Friday, January 28, 2011

Scrapbook Pal Valentine's Hop!

Welcome to the Scrapbook Pal's Valentine Hop! Scrapbook Pal is a fabulous online store offering everything from Cricut cartridges to ink and they have super fast shipping and offer FREE shipping on orders over $25, a great deal hard to come by anymore! For your chance to win a Cricut cartridge of your choice be sure to leave me a comment as well as hop to all the DT members blogs leaving a comment at each stop and sign up to be a Follower of Scrapbook Pal to be entered to win.

Moving into my new home I have been very inspired to create home decor, so for my project I have another wall hanging! This time it is love themed and perfect for displaying at Valentine's. The backing for my hanging was found when we moved in up in the attic. It had a super old faded picture on it that peeled right off and gave me the perfect canvas for my project. Here's the details of how I made it.

Using the Cindy Loo cartridge, cut Tree1 at 5 1/4" with and without the shift feature.

*Emboss the tree trunk using your Cuttlebug and the Damask folder.

*For the sentiments Love and Hope, use the Home Decor cartridge and cut with the shadow feature on, cut Hope at 1 1/2" and love at 1 3/4".

*For the Faith sentiment use the Home Accents cartridge and cut at 1".

*For all the sweet little hearts and dots hanging on the tree, using the Cindy Loo cartridge cut the layer feature on filigre1 with you REAL DIAL SIZE ON. at 1/2" in desired colors.

*Emboss hearts with Swiss Dots embossing folder.

*Adhere everything in place and finish with a punched border, and some shine on the embossed hearts using the Sakura Clear Star pen. Hang and enjoy!

Now on to the see the fabulous projects by the rest of the DT, and be sure to leave a comment at each stop and back at the Scrapbook Pal blog for your chance to win your choice of Cricut cartridge! Thanks for hopping by:)

Tomi Ann (http://tomiannie.blogspot.com/ )

Tammy (http://theeventqueen.blogspot.com/ )
Amy (http://www.scrappingmommy.com/ )
Cheryl (http://sweetdesignsbycheryl.blogspot.com/ )
Jamie (http://jamielanedesigns.blogspot.com/ )
Crystal (http://crystalscraftycreations.blogspot.com/ )
Leah (http://paperblossoms.blogspot.com/ ) *you are here*
ScrapbookPal (http://scrapbookpal.blogspot.com/ )

44 comments:

jacque4u2c said...

Wow this is just amazing! I just love it!

CraftyGirl said...

Don't you just love it when you can take something old and make it new?! This is beautiful!
Barb :)

2Bis2DO said...

I love those little hearts on your tree, what a clever idea.

olsond_d@digis.net

Bobbi said...

That is so pretty. I love the colors. TFS

Lillian Child said...

Such a lovely home decor creation!

Stacy said...

I love the hearts mixed in with the leaves on the tree!! Too cute!!

shelly said...

hi leah...i know its been forever!( lots of personal saddness the past year) i do keep up with you and you know i simply adore everything you do. youre as warm and lovely as your projects. this one is one of my favorites.
my cindylou cart is arriving in todays mail im sooo excited! this blog hop has been so much fun. you ladies are so inspiring and talented. thanks!!! :)

scrappinmomma said...

THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL

http://ikolinda-scrappinmomma.blogspot.com

Debra said...

So very cute and I love the composition of the piece! luvreading53 @comcast.net

Aimee said...

How nice! Thanks for sharing!

hla2425 said...

That is a very beautiful wal hanging!! I love it... TFS

hla2425@yahoo.com

Charlotte said...

I just love this. I love the way you embossed everything. So pretty!

The Fillhard's said...

Very Beautiful, I too have been trying to do more home decor with my Cricut.
Thanks for sharing!
Christi

Belinda said...

Stunning home decor hanging! Just fabulous! The embossing is wonderful!

Cheryl Walker said...

Beautiful hanging, I love the tree with hearts!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Sharon G. said...

BEAUTIFUL...LOVE IT!

Sandy S. said...

Your frame is soooooooo pretty. Something to treasure and put out every year. Love it!

Sandy

K-E Kreations said...

What great repurposing! Love the wall hanging. Thanks for the great directions for making it.

Jana said...

I have just begun making home decor with my cricut and I think you have inspired a new project for me! Thanks so much!!!

polkacabana said...

OH MY GOODNESS!! It is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo gorgeous. I made a card almost like it for the St. Judes Childrens Hospital Card drive. But mine was a digi stamp...If you have time, stop by and see :)

http://polkacabana.wordpress.com/2011/01/16/valentines-for-the-st-jude-children/

That is the direct link to the post with my card:)

Heidi said...

AWESOME - think you just gave me a starting point on a card! Truly love, love, love this!!

jenni said...

Darling idea! I need more valentine's decoration, I might have to copy this one!
jpshirley@ymail.com

CathyinMN said...

Love your Valentine wall hanging. Love the tree with the hearts idea.

LesleyfromWI said...

Wow...this is amazing. I love it

Pamela said...

SO gorgeous...I love this project.

Paula Puckett said...

What a sweet wall hanging! Very nice, Leah! TFS

Fleasbenz said...

love the hearts on the tree. super cute

Marilyn said...

Love this project...thank you for the detailed instructions!

Amanda said...

LOVE this! Amazing! I might have to give this a try! Thanks for the inspiration!

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

katieo said...

Great idea.

KSD Creations said...

great creation

PAT said...

Beautiful !!!! I loved how you used hearts instead of leaves...so clever and perfect for valentines.

My stuff blography said...

Too cute. I love the hearts.

Carol said...

love reusing and refurbishing old stuff, TFS

stefeni said...

This is so beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

nikkigirl said...

I love your idea...something different :)

nicern1 at gmail dot com

SuziQ said...

Ooh, I love this! Beautiful.

Clare D. said...

How did I miss this cut on Cindy Loo? Thanks for showing me and the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

Heart2hand said...

I LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It's well done...very inspirational...YOU did a great job on it...

HUGs
rhonda

ruthann said...

I love the embossing you do.

tomiannie said...

This is FABULOUS! I just love it!

Karen S. said...

This is absolutely beautiful! The more I see Cindy Loo used, the more I think I need it!

Amy C said...

This is wonderful Leah!! I ♥ the colors and embossing.

Stampvanwinkle said...

So Cute Leah, It will look so nice in your home. Thanks for sharing your talent.

Blessings,
Deb