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Monday, November 23, 2015

Altered Table Decoration for Thanksgiving

Winner at My Sheri Crafts

Coffee of the Day - Dulce De Leche

Happy Monday to all of you! and a big hello to my newest followers as well. :)

I have a fun Thanksgiving project to share with you today. it's part 2 of the gift set I began showing you last week on this post.

I mentioned that I am notorious for saving ribbon scraps. what I didn't say was that I save all kinds of things for my crafting. my project for today shows you how fun it is to re-purpose everyday items found around your home! :)


The base to this decoration is actually an almond can. the top 2 pieces are old ribbon spools that were spray painted white. Miscellaneous ribbons, Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, vintage buttons, digital scrapbook paper (from Far Far Hill), burlap and silk leaves, and foam fruit decorate the tower. touches of various stickles add sparkle and shine.


I'll fill this with a yummy nut snack mix and then hubby will give it to some friends of ours this week.


I hope you are inspired to create something fun of your own with things you have around your house! Really Reasonable Ribbon has so many gorgeous trims and ribbons to add the perfect touch! :)

Ribbons and trims used:
tower - autumn diagonal striped grosgrain, delicate stitched satin old gold, wired woven check brown/white, seam binding dusty olive, burlap string orange
card - silky crush olive, shimmer satin tangerine with gold, autumn diagonal striped grosgrain

Wild Orchid Crafts flowers:
10 mm open roses, 15 mm open roses, cosmos, cherry blossoms, rosebuds

Thanks so much for stopping by! :)

Challenges:
Dragonfly Dreams - fall colors
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
My Sheri Crafts - Happy Thanksgiving
Catch the Bug - bingo: button, texture, flower
Art by Miran - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Whimsy Inspires - anything goes holidays
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wed - anything goes

11 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

this is wonderful
have a nice day
>^.^<

Marilyn Webb said...

Wow!! It's gorgeous!! Thanks for joining our WW challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
hugs
Marilyn DT

Gaby Dierx said...

Fabulous!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

Glenda said...

Lovely Thanksgiving project! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

Glenda's Cards

Georgia Ehrmann said...

simply beautiful what you can do with up cycled objects Jennifer !
I love it!
Hugs

Crafting Vicky said...

totally awesome work!!!! hope you have a really happy Thanksgiving!!!

applejack cards by sue said...

My goodness, these are wonderful projects, I am sure they will be treasured.Thank you for sharing this with us over at Simply Papercraft. Sue DT xx

Sandy Palmer said...

What a very creative and fun project! I am sure who every receives these will be thrilled! Thanks for sharing them with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

Angela said...

Wow, these are awesome...great way to recycle! Thank you for playing along with us at Catch the Bug!

Sasha Jundt said...

This is brilliant idea to use so different materials in you work and the way you can re-cycle thing! This project is really beautiful and i am sure your friends will love it! Wow! Stunning!
Thank you very much for sharing this wonderful creation with us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Good luck and hope to see you next time too!
Sasha

Laurian said...

What a fabulous project!

Thanks for joining us this month and I hope we see you again soon!

Hugz

Laurian
Dragonfly Dreams