Wednesday, December 1, 2010

I'm Back and Rolling with the Holidays! 9 Projects today Gals! #21-29 in CADWCA Series.

Hello again, I'm back from the Thanksgiving break and have missed you all!  It's December 1st, Oh my, panic!! But I am vowing to enjoy each and everyday and remember the reason for the season. So here are the latest in my series, Craft a Day While Colt's Away.  I did a few before I left and a few when I got back.  Get that coffee or hot chocolate and enjoy this ride.  This is a long post....9 Projects in all!
Okay, for the first three, I used Feed sack Dish Towels I got at the Dollar Store.  3 LARGE towels for 2.50..
I made a small pillow, used embossing ink and powder. I heated the sack and actually burned it to give it an aged look.
Made a Large "Joy" pillow using Freezer Paper to make the Stencil and Red Acrylic paint
I saw this Ho to the Third power (Ho, Ho, Ho) in a Boutique in Dallas and made one for my Oven Door.
Used Freezer Paper to make a Stencil, Red Acrylic Paint and Glitter Glue to Outline.
Simple Dollar Store Tags, Aged with Distressing Inks and Stamped with Christmas Words and Numbers.
I'm using them on my Christmas Packages
I took two Colors of Scrapbook Paper and cut them to equal size. I used Embossing Ink and Powder to monogram them with the Letter J in Silver.  Tied the 9 pieces together with ribbon to make a tag pad 
I used an Old Silver Tray from Goodwill that I got for a $1.00--I put a piece of Scrapbook Paper on the bottom and used my bottle caps to make magnets.
More Bottle caps with Scrapbook Paper and Glitter.  Attached to a $1.00 unfinished Michael's frame painted Black.  Covered the paper insert with Scrapbook paper.  Waiting for a picture...
This is a $1.00 Michael's Wood Cross that I painted Black and added Different Colored Marbles too..


And lastly, I took a canvas board that my Daughter, Maisie had painted and distressed.  There are so many wonderful layers, textures and colors on it.  I just put old Metal pieces on it and used more Bottle Cap magnets to make a sweet and interesting note holder! This is my favorite! Junky and Colorful.
Make it a Wonderful Day. 

Denise
Linking up to these Wonderful Parties!

16 comments:

  1. Hi, Junkdoggie Denise! All these amaze me. You have such a wonderful eye! Love the burned pillow, love the magnets on all 3 creations, LOVE the marble cross. I'm so glad I found your blog! Happy December, gulp. You're pretty far along on gifts, though, look at all this stuff!

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  2. WOWZA! You've been busy! It all looks great!

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  3. LOVE all of it! Esp the cross. Thinking I might venture out to Michaels & do our own! So glad I found your blog thanks to our Aunt Tonya.

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  4. Hi there Denise....see I told ya I would follow ya back. LOVE your blog and OMGOSH all the awesome ideas in this post. Thanks for sharing sweetie.

    Hugs,
    Regi

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  5. Thanks for referring me over. I LOVE your style. So, now I'm a follower and will soon be adding you to my sidebar.

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  6. Awesome job! Thanks so much for linking it up to gettin' crafty on hump day! :)

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  7. Regarding the last project - what an interesting idea for a note holder! I like it. :)

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  8. Oh wow! A whole blog about recycled and repurposed crafts! I love that!!! right up my street!!!

    Thank you for visiting me at Red Ted Art,alwayslovely to meet you new bloggies (following now too!)

    I am doing a "Recycled Get Crafty" on 1 Jan. Do you want to pick one of your favourite projects for a feature? (here is the currently themed Winter Get Crafty as a reference: http://www.redtedart.com/2010/12/01/winter-sparkle-get-crafty/) Or I can pick something?

    :-)

    Maggy

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  9. Hi denise....

    Thanks for finding me so I could find you. Your projects are so unique and creative. I love the magnet board and gift tags in particular.... I am your newest follower..

    Have a great weekend...

    Lisa

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  10. Because I love your blog so much, I am giving it a blog award. It will post on Tuesday.

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  11. LOVE your crafts they make me happy :D Soo glad Colty got that creative gene from you! Ho^3 is one of my favs and I LOVED those bottles you did with the beads awesome!!!

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  12. I LOVE all of your ideas! I especially love that you upcycled all of them! Amazing! Thanks for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party and for following.. I am now your newest follower! Can't wait to see what else you come up with.

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  13. Your projects look great! Love the Ho to the third power. Thanks for linking up to my Christmas Party! I am following you back now. :)

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  14. I love recycled art and yours is so creative!

    Newest follow on GFC, Check us out at
    http://closertolucy.blogspot.com/

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  15. Just to let you know, I featured you today on "Recycled Get Crafty" - http://www.redtedart.com/2011/01/01/recycled-get-crafty/. Thank you for a fabulous craft idea!

    If you like you can grab a Featured button here: http://www.redtedart.com/get-crafty-badges/

    Many thanks

    Maggy

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