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Shabby Chic Envelope with Attributes of Love for ReneaBouquets

Hello friends! Welcome to my blog. I am sharing a very special project with you today, as I am thrilled to be invited as a Guest Designer for ReneaBouquets this month! To make use of her absolutely gorgeous projects, I decided to make a piece inspired by 1 Corinthians 13. In this chapter of the Bible, we can read about the Attributes of Love. I was inspired to use this as the message of my home decor piece.  This is a metal and wood envelope, and as you can see, I was able to alter it and make it a gorgeous piece that would be suitable for home decor, or to celebrate any special occasion!
I began by painting the base of the envelope with gesso, and adding designer paper to the inside. I then used gel medium, and Diamond Chunky Glitter Glass to give it a shabby distressed, but classy look. Of course I had to make use of some of Renea's absolutely gorgeous Vintage Blue Mulberry flowers.  I love Gardenias and Roses, so these had to make it on the front. I surrounded a Beautiful Boar…

Christmas Crafts Snowman and Chunky Mini Album

Hi friends! I am sooo excited to share some of my most recent projects. This one was my favorite of 2019, but it is just now that I am placing this little gem into the pages of my blog. To begin, this was made to share in a collaboration with some amazing crafters in a youtube hop celebrating all things Christmas. (Details in video) I was smitten with this little snowman when I first saw him on Silhouette Studio, so I gave it a go, and was so very pleased with the results. If you watch the video, you will see he has a little surprise to share! To match, I made a super sweet mini album, as well as a card, which I share in the video as well.

Just look at that face!!
He is so sweet, and I took advantage of every but of space on his Top Hat to decorate with all the little bits and baubles that would make him look festive. Did I mention all of the flowers are HAND MADE? Yes, they are!!
  I added hand-colored poinsettias, which I made with dies from John Next Door, and Dress My Craft, as u…