Saturday, November 12, 2011

Santa's Bell hoop layout

I had a lot of fun with this project.  First of all I was inspired by this inspiration at Stampin Royalty:



I took the challenge literally and upcycled an old embroidery hoop I had laying around - making this good for the Simon Says Challenge.  I LOVE the new Teresa Collins Christmas paper and couldn't wait to dig into it when it arrived.  When the kids were about 5 and 2 we found one of Santa's bells in our driveaway so it is one of my most special Christmas decorations to put out.  I have a small photo of it on this circular layout.  All the paper is from Teresa Collins Christmas Home.   I used my Cricut to cut the circle of paper (Plantin Schoolbook) and the Santa Hat and Holly Border (Joys of the Season).  This is thus also for the Cricut Circle challenge - borders.  Finally it is for the Papercraft Star challenge - number.  I also love this Red Colored Wired String it is just so fun!  It is one of the new items available to you at Ribbon Carousel and don't forget that this weekend there is a sale.  Coupon Code: Veteran10 for 10% off your order.




A couple of close ups.  The letter stickers are from Glitz and the coarse glitter is Martha Stewart.

Love the glitter paper included with this collection.  I have used some PTI felt on the hat as well.

ETA:  I see that this project is in the 2Peas Top 3 by Views and Most Bookmarked!  That makes my day!




19 comments:

Sleepy Stamper said...

Laurel this is so creative! I love that you used an embroidery hoop for this LO. The glitter paper is wonderful along with all the little details! Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Papercraft Star.

Anitra

Julie E said...

Love this! Great story too :>)

Jeanne said...

Wow, thanks for sharing that sweet story. What a gorgeous way to showcase the bell! I'll say it again, you never cease to amaze me with the projects you create. Fabulous!

TesaB said...

Ohhh, such a fabbie loop!!!! Fun story about the bell, and such a good idea to scrap it!

Karen B. said...

Wow Laurel, this is amazing. Love all your details.

Bananastamper said...

This is fabulous! How fun and creative!

Brenda said...

Oh Laurel! This is so pretty!! You really should sell these on Etsy!!

Chris and Paige Evans said...

NO WAY this is sooo cute! I want to make a whole bunch just like your inspiration picture and hang them for the holidays.

lynn said...

just fabulous, laurel! i love the inspiration pic too!

~amy~ said...

love love love!!!

Sylvia said...

Fabulous card, Laurel! Love all the fun embellies and the wire string is so fun!

Terry said...

Hey there Laurel, thank you for joining the DT from Simon Says Stamp and Show with your amazingly made hoops, love the images and colors you have used. Thank you for sharing Hugs Terry xxxx

Karen Pedersen said...

How fun and festive!

Regan said...

Laurel, this is absolutely beautiful! I have seen your inspiration photo and wanted to try one myself. Yours is fabulous, you rocked it and have provided me with more inspiration! I love the Santa hat, holly and bells! I am so glad you played along with us this week at Papercraft Star!

ferrellgraph-x said...

I'm so thrilled you shared your project with us at Papercraft Star!
It's so fabulous!
Kindest regards,
Jennifer

anewinkonlife.com said...

Oh my gosh this is fantastic. I just love the embroidery hoop and how you embelished it. What a great project. Thanks for joining us this week at Stampin' Royalty

Tracy said...

Great project Laurel! That hoop make a great form for creating and you added some really great elements. Thanks so much for sharing this with us this week at Papercraft Star!

Audrey Pettit said...

This is gorgeous, Laurel!! Such a fun inspiration photo and I love your altered hoop project. how cool that you guys found one of Santa's bells! Adorable!

1CardCreator said...

What a cute idea! Looks fab!

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