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Friday, December 4, 2015

Sparkle and Shine with Really Reasonable Ribbon

Coffee of the Day - Bourbon Pecan


Today begins a new challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge blog. the challenge will run for the entire month of December and the theme is 'Shimmer and Sparkle with ribbon.' I hope you will stop by the blog to see all of the beautiful projects made by the team to inspire you. Be sure to play along with us, too! :)

I decided to make another of my altered almond cans, but this time with a Christmas theme. these are really fun to make. I have a feeling I might just be doing these for various holidays.


The can itself was coated with several coats of gesso, sprayed with pearl glimmer mist, coated with rock candy distress stickles, and then a final coat of icicle stickles was added.

The ribbon spools were painted white and then sprayed with red glimmer mist prior to decorating. sorry the one in front in the photo looks to be leaning. I was trying to get all of the sides in the photo and that one got a bit wonky. ;)

the bird & pine cone pick is from Michael's. I added touches of frosted lace stickles to add not only sparkle but the look of snow to go match the bottom of the tower. Iridescent white metallic string was used to create a large bow that is centered with a rhinestone, also from Michael's.

The ribbon spools are decorated with both vintage buttons and tiny buttons, candy cane stickles, and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. paper is from the Authentique Tidings collection. I will list the other supplies below.

ribbons and trims:
1/8" diagonal stripe parrot green
5/8" swiss dots olive
2 1/2" plain cotton blend
1 1/2" red gingham
lipstick red seam binding (sprayed with Mr. Huey's shine mist)

Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and leaves:
10mm and 15mm red open roses
cream cherry blossoms
green cherry blossoms
cream hip rose buds
green hip rose buds
red rose buds
small and large holly leaves
red tuscany rose

thanks so much for stopping by! I'll be back tomorrow with another project to share. :)

Challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks - winter
Craft Rocket - anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
DL Art - Christmas
Scrap and Craft - anything Christmas
Crafting by Designs - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes/bling it up
Decorate to Celebrate - anything goes
Little Red Wagon - traditional Christmas colors
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - let it snow
Pile it On - use red and green
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes with winter/Christmas theme
Papertake Weekly - anything goes with holiday gift option
TTCRD - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Ch - time to decorate
Sisters of Craft - anything goes

21 comments:

Joan Bardee said...

wow these came out beautiful!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Wonderful handmade goodies with detail. Thank you for entering DLART Christmas challenge.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
DLART Guest Designer

Nancy Hill said...

Love what you did with the cans and top. Very beautiful flowers with the ribbons. Gorgeous project. Nancy Hill RRR

Lisa J said...

These are a great idea and they look amazing. Thanks for sharing with us this month. Lisa DT Craft Rocket Challenges

Bad Kitty said...


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

Lilian YF said...

These are awesome!!! So pretty!
Thank you for joining us at Decorate to Celebrate!
Lilian
The Leaf Studio

Heather said...

So very pretty and they will make wonderful Christmas decor. Thanks for playing along with us at Little Red Wagon this week.

Colleen said...

Absolutely Stunning d├ęcor.
You don't happen to have a step by step tutorial on your decorated cans.

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Oh, I'm giddy with glee! All that sparkly Christmas goodness topped off with sweet winter birds! You've got my number, girl! These are just fabulous!!

Stampsnob. said...

Love this project Thanks for sharing at Craft Rocket Challenges,,,,,,,,,,,,Lis DT

Patricia Alvarez said...

Amazing project. A lot of work! Thank you for joining us at Inspiration Destination, good luck!!! Patricia DT.

Cathy Potosky said...

These are beautiful! so many details! This would make a great entry over at Emerald Creek Dares Challenge! :)

Dawn Lancaster said...

These look fantastic Jennifer!
Great work!
HUgs
Dawn xx

Stacey Schofield said...

Gorgeous work. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Keep Smilin',
Stacey xxx
TTCRD DT
Lasata's Crafty Hideout {My Blog}

katieo said...

Beautiful projects. I love all of the sparkly details and the pretty ribbons you used. I can't believe what you did to an almond can. Fantastic. Thank you for joining the DL.ART December Linky Challenge. Katie-DL.ART-DT

Leanne said...

Love these, not sure which one i like more...awesome, and thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Leanne DT 4CC

Norma said...

WOW! these are fabulous and so pretty. I bet these almond cans would be great in other Holidays maybe we'll see one for Valentines Day:) :) TFS and Thank you for joining our challenge over at Decorate to Celebrate.
Hugs,
Norma

Tracey said...

OH my gosh....wow, these ornaments are fabulous!

Wendy Batchen said...

Lovely project, thanks for sharing with us at Sisters of Craft and good luck. Wendy DT x

Lisa Minckler said...

OHHH my word! Absolutely had my eyeballs buggin' out on these. Was so excited that they enlarged in the photo so I could literally drool onto my keyboard. These are AWESOME, chica. So much detail and fun and wintry bliss and there are THREE OF THEM...EEEEK! I love them so much.
Had to swing by and see what you've been up to for the holiday fun frenzy and I see that you haven't sat still either....but you've been cranking out amazing cards and crafts, for sure!
Big hugs to you,
Lisa xx

Helen Haines said...

Wonderful gifts such a great idea. Thank you for joining us at Crafting with An Attitude. Helen DT