Monday, January 3, 2011

First attempts...







Soon after the Christmas decor was put away I was itching to do something for the next holiday. I dont' really have any Valentine's Day decor...the craft shows usualy do not carry those items as the shows in our area our usually centered around Christmas, or Fall. The spring shows are usually Easter based...hence a big issue in why I am lacking. I put around a hurricane with a candle with cranberries inside around the candle, and did this with another glass bowl... Cute, but you can only do but so much with cranberries.... In order to satisfy my urge before I can get to a craft store or heck the dollar store, I put out my Southern Living at Home ribbon plate on the stand. I found some ribbon that we got on a package at Christmas that looked Valentine Dayish,and put that around the plate with a small bow. Then I used my Cricut to cut out this wording. My cricket was the first release, so I have had it for a while. I have not ventured into vinyl, as I just never think to buy any when I am out...So I made do with some scrap red paper, and some gummy glue dots to hold it on the plate. It serves my need, and didn't cost me a thing, as everything was here at the house... I do need to get some vinyl and give the Cricut a whirl with it....In the mean time I am just faking it this way =)





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3 comments:

Jenny @ Embellishing Life said...

It turned out cute! Perfect for Valentines day. I love those plates that you can thread the ribbon through! I ,too, have a cricut and have yet to give vinyl a try on it!

Jamie said...

I love it!! Nice Job!

Lindsey@ Harpersville Home said...

Cute cute idea! I have a plate similar to that that I never know what to do with! Think I'll use your idea. I too am lacking in V-day decor. Thanks for the inspiration! :) Have fun on vacay! And I wanna know what a Hobby Lobby is like so do tell when you return!