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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Welcome to Fairyland

We have houseguests this week! Which is why it's been so long since my last post, and probably a little slow to get another one up after this. I've been busy getting the house ready - guest room cleaned, craft room "in order," and everything put away that shouldn't be out in the first place.

I did give myself some time to make this hanging for the guest room door. (I apologize for the terrible photos - we finally got rain here in TX and I waited until then to take photos!)

I used a piece of recycled chipboard for the base and covered this with a piece of Prima "blooming happiness" paper and a layer of peachy pink tulle. I added stitching around the border of the paper.


I printed out the vintage image, which I had altered by adding "Welcome," and then centered it on the background. I added some Stickles here and there to make the fairies sparkle. Then I added a ribbon border and started layering on the flowers - some vintage and some new. Here's a closeup of the "bouquet":


I added a hand-dyed crinkled seam binding hanger and tied on more vintage trims to complete the piece. Then I made a nighttime dash to Walmart to find those little sticky hooks so I could hang this on their door.

5 Comments:

Blogger Lillian Child said...

I love having house guests - it's one SURE way to get me to clean my house (grin). That's such a sweet door hanger! Enjoy your company and the holiday weekend ahead!

June 30, 2010 at 7:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know I would feel VERY welcomed if I were your guest!
That is simply beautiful!

Gloria McAllister
Roanoke, Virginia
gloria.mcallister@roanoke.com

June 30, 2010 at 8:01 AM  
Blogger Riet said...

Beautiful creation, you must be so proud of it.

June 30, 2010 at 8:31 AM  
Blogger Julie Boeck said...

You made such a beautiful welcome sign! I love the image and the flower arrangement is just perfect! :) Enjoy your visitors!

June 30, 2010 at 9:25 AM  
Blogger dianapena8 said...

Very Beautiful!!! you are making your guests feel more Welcomed :)

June 30, 2010 at 9:53 AM  

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