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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Halloween Wreath-TOW


Did you see my post over on the Therm O Web blog yesterday?  Well here it is:)
Today’s blog post is definitely a page turner! (Sorry we could not resist!!)
Designer Jenifer Cowles shows how you can upcycle a book into an amazing Halloween wreath for your front door.
Our Therm O Web Silver Glitter Dust is the perfect way to finish it off!
Book Halloween Wreath by Jenifer Cowles
Therm O Web Supplies:
Therm O Web Silver Glitter Dust
Therm O Web Jumbo Zots
Therm O Web Large Zots
Other Supplies:
May Arts ribbons
Vintage book
Styrofoam Wreath
pins
patterned paper
Stamps
Doily
Hi Jenifer here with you today to share this fun wreath I made for Halloween.  It was simple to make in just a few steps.
Step 1:  Tear pages from an old book.  Roll the pages so that the point is at one end.  Pin them to a styrofoam wreath.  Once you get the fullness you desire spray with Glitter Dust.
Step 2:  Create the center.  Cut out a large circle from a 12×12 piece of paper, this will be the base.   Cut 4 3″ Strips and do an accordion fold every inch attach the ends so that you create a large medallion circle.  Attach the center with a Jumbo Zot.  Attach a doily to the center of the medallion with a Jumbo Zot.  Make a smaller medallion to the doily.  Stamp your Greeting and attach using Large Zots.
Step 3:  Use your favorite ribbon to attach it to your door hook.  I used the new May Arts 1 1/2″ Chevron Twill Stripes in Black and Orange.
Here is a close up of the Silver Glitter Dust.  It just adds the perfect touch to all of your projects. Consider cutting the pages into shapes such as leaves, flowers or snowflakes for a really unique look as well  I hope you have enjoyed my project today, make sure you come back tomorrow for even more inspiration.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Halloween Challenge at Scrapalicious

Scrapalicious is having a Halloween challenge.  For this challenge I created a 8x10 wall canvas.
I used Haunted Raven paper and Haunted Harlequin Paper and these flocked stickers from My Minds eye.
I hope you have enjoyed my Halloween Canvas today.  Please join the challenge I can't wait to see what you come up with.
Jenifer

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Glitter Dust Fall Leaves Banner-Therm O Web


Go check out my quick fall glitter leaf post up on the Therm O Web blog:)

I love fall and with the leaves changing colors I wanted to do a quick fun project with the kids.
Supplies used:  Large Zots, ribbon, leaves and gold glitter dust.
Spray the leaves with the glitter dust and sandwich them between the ribbon. and you are done:)  Quick and easy.
Here is a close up of the leaves with the glitter on them.  They turned out pretty cool.  I have all sorts of Ideas for thanksgiving now.
Thanks so much for stopping by today.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Congratulations Card -WOW


Here is a quick card I have up on the Wow Blog today.  Go check it out.
Jenifer here with you today with a quick but elegant card.  I used the brocade, funky border strip and the Everyday Sentiments stamps.  I used the Skyline Grey Puff, and Opaque bright white embossing powders.  I really love how the feathers turned out.
I hope you have enjoyed my card today make sure you come back for some more inspiration.
Jenifer

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Tag Challenge at Scrapalicious

We have a fun Tag Challenge up on the Scrapalicious blog It would be so fun if you played along.  I am not very good with tags so here is what I came up with.
How fun are these feathers.  If you would like a tutorial on them let me know and I can put one together:)
I used this paper from My Minds Eye, this stamp set from My Minds Eye and these pearl embellishments from Bo Bunny and Tim Holtz distress ink.
The embossing powders are from WOW and the ribbon and lace are from May Arts.