March 3, 2011

Twine flowers and leaves

Yeah, I know it is March and not the beginning of the year, but I made a calendar! I have had this wooden set for probably a year sitting there waiting to have some love. And well it finally got the love it deserved! Jillibean Soup's Pasta Fagioli and Dutch Mustard Soup! I have decided that my dream scrappy room will be decorated with items altered using these 2 collections! I already have a clock (you can see it HERE) and now I have a calendar! What's next? Who knows, but I do have some ideas!!!
As you can see I had fun creating some fun little flowers for this project. I used Jillibean twine and created my own version of the new Bean Blossoms. I used Bean Stalks (twine), Cool Beans and Corrugated Shapes. I covered a piece of chipboard that I had cut into a circle and three leaf shapes with double sided adhesive. I then adhered the twine in the patterned I desired. I finished off the flower by adding the corrugated flower and button with my hot glue gun.
Jillibean Soup Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Pasta Fagioli/Clove Fresh Garlic, Romano Cheese, Meatballs, Shell Macaroni, Blended Beans; Dutch Mustard Soup/Creme Fraiche, Whole Grain Mustard, Gruyere Cheese, Cornstarch
Corrugated Alphas: Kraft, White
Corrugated Shapes: Flowers
Bean Stalks: Multi Stripe Ribbon, Stars Ribbon
Cool Beans: Brown

Other Supplies: Wooden Calendar by Hobby Lobby, Font Bernard MT Condensed

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Hugs!
Juliana

9 comments:

  1. This is so cute! Love what you did with it.

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  2. So cool! Very clever too. I'd like something like this in my craft room - definitely!
    How about a small shelf unit next?

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  3. Gorgeous Juliana, I just love the colours, your scraproom is going to look awesome! :)

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  4. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [04 Mar 12:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  5. This is such a fun idea. So stinkin' cute, too! I love your twine flower and leaves. Such great texture.

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JULIANA