Sunday, November 17, 2013

Tilda Under Glass

I’ve made a little project using an old bell I found at a thrift store …
I think they now call it “Re-purposing” when you take something you might throw away & turn it into something useful. I stamped mini “Tilda as Christmas Angel” & cut her out with a doohickey tag die I got from Diana at Magnolia-licious … Isn’t she just adorable !!! Since the glass bell didn’t have a bottom I found a jar lid that fit perfectly, filled the lid with Flower Soft & put the bell on top of the lid.
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I slid some pretty gold trimmed ribbon through the sentiment & glued it to the lid.
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Wrapped the same ribbon around the top & tied a bow with bells hanging from it.
I’d like to thank my husband for having the patience to take me to Hobby Lobby & spend so much time there looking & helping me find little bells in gold, silver & red … I was looking for TINY little copper colored bells which we never found but he called me 3 times on my cell phone to say “Janie, come over I found a Bonanza” … They had bells in a dozen different places. Not many men would take the time to do these small things that make a women happy. He’s a keeper. The thrift store he didn’t enjoy so much. He thought it was JUNK I thought it was full of TREASURES !!!
Tilda was colored with Copics
Stamps : Mini Tilda as Christmas Angel, A Joyful Christmas sentiment & the Vintage Doohickey Tag die all from Diana at Magnolia-licious … They offer great prices, fast service & right now are having a fun “Blog Hop” so go check out what her talented design team has made for you .. I’m sure you will find some amazing cards & projects that will inspire you to create something wonderful & make a little trip to the store to check out all the stamps, dies & other great things Diana carries.
Hugs, Janie