A House of Cards

Thursday, August 4, 2011

October Afternoon + May Arts

Hey everyone!  Just stopping by to share a project I did for the October Afternoon blog.  October Afternoon and May Arts have teamed up this week, and so all the projects on the OA blog are adorned with beautiful ribbon.

I have had a little embroidery hoop in my stash, and I have been wondering what to do with it.  When I found out that we were going to showcasing ribbon this week, a little light bulb went off in my head:  ribbon as a canvas.  

I cut strips a bit longer than the hoop and stitched them together to create the background for my little scene.  I then created the little house from papers from Farmhouse, Boarding Pass, and Thrift Shop and added chipboard embellishments from Boarding Pass and 5 & Dime.  For the heart, I adhered some ribbon to a scrap piece of paper and hand-cut the heart.  All in all, a pretty easy project.

And just so you know, October Afternoon is having an awesome giveaway of the entire Boarding Pass collection along with 5 yard each of five coordinating May Arts Ribbons.  Just head on over to the OA blog HERE, and leave a comment for a chance to win.  But you have to head over there ASAP because they will be announcing the winner tomorrow, Aug. 5th! 

Good Luck to you all! 

Hope you have a wonderful day, and thanks so much for stopping by!


Beth Norman said...

Such a cute card. What a wonderful idea to use an embroidery hoop.

Cheryl Nelson said...

cuter than cute! couldn't love it more!

Crayola58 said...

Hello Roree...I haven't been to visit in a while but am stopping by now to say hello...and I love your hoop project. What a cute and unique creation.

Cloclo said...

je découvre et j'adore!