Category Archives: Home Decor

Lighthouse Art Leftovers

I used some of the leftover pieces from the You’re My Paper Pumpkin kit to create some cute home dec items.  Its a great ways to stretch the paper pumpkin kits and these are perfect for summer decorating.

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Spring Book Bouquet

2018_06_24IMG_3221 Here is one of my latest book folding creations.  I took the class at a local bookstore and what a great result.  The flowers were made from recycled flyers and the book was an old encyclopedia.  I added some green leaves cut using various leaf framelits and punches.

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Going bananas

I admit it I have gone bananas for the Tutti-Frutti DSP #145606, the Apron of Love #145835 stamp set and the Apron Builder Framelits #145661 in the Stampin Up Occasions Catalog.  Unfortunately the Tutti- Frutti DSP is a last chance item and will not be carried over in the 2018-2019 Stampin Up Annual Catalog.  The Apron stamp set and the Framelits will be carried over but will not be a bundle and save item.  For the mini composition book I just covered it with 2 sheets of coordinating DSP and added the sentiment from the Crafting Forever #143958 stamp set onto a punched piece.  For the freestanding apron, I cut 2 aprons using the Apron Builder Framelit and constructed a box between the aprons so I could add a cellophane bag of banana chips.

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OH-IO

Congratulations to the class of 2018 at The Ohio State University which just so happens to include my son!  He graduates today with a BS in Materials Science & Engineering degree.  He worked hard and graduated in 4 years which is quite a feat for an engineering student especially at OSU.  To commemorate his degree I the OH-IO book fold book from an old text book.  How firm thy friendship……. OHIO!

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Book folding vase

2018_05_01IMG_3221 I have found a new love!  The love of book folding.  Today’s post is one of my favorite pieces yet.  It started out as an old encyclopedia and then it turned into a vase of beautiful flowers. It is a perfect addition for a mantle or shelf and can be completed in just a few short hours.  The flowers were hand made using recycled color flyers and adhered with a glue gun,  I added the leaves cut from the flyer with the  Leaflets Framelit.

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Christmas Sampler

2017_12_25IMG_2889 Merry Christmas.  I made this beautiful Sampler for my friends birthday using a lot of the products in the Stampin Up holiday catalog. Be sure to check out the Stampin Up Year End Sales Event  to see the items that will no longer be available after Jan 2.

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Google Eye Wreath

2017_10_30IMG_2840.JPG Posting a second post today to showoff  what a lucky girl I am.  My sister Blair loves all things google eyes and has a vast collection in all shapes, sizes and colors! Well she would not dream of parting with her collection but when she saw the google eyes at Dollar Tree she bought 6 bags and a wreath to make me this adorable wreath simply by using a hot glue gun to hold the eyes on. It is so cute!

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