Thursday, November 15, 2012

Quick Quotes and Clear Scraps Hop - Day 4

Clear Scraps and Quick Quotes Blog Hop!
~ Day 4 ~

Welcome to a week long BLOG HOP with amazing inspiration not only from the Quick Quotes Design Team but also from the Clear Scraps Design Team as well!  

Our companies have partnered to bring you a fun filled week of projects and prizes, all you have to do is be sure to visit each of our blogs this week and leave a comment to win.  Easy, right?

There are five prizes, one per day!!!


Hello friends!  Quick Quotes and Clear Scraps has teamed up to bring you some hopping fun!  Be sure to check out the Quick Quotes Blog and Clear Scraps Blog for some CUTE projects.

While shopping at an antique shop, I spotted this large wooden and screen type box.  I asked the owner what it was and he said he thought that it was something that, in days gone by, had been used to dry grain or seeds.  The piece is quite large and measures 1’ x 2’.  Perfect for a home décor project!

I’ve used Cracklin' Rose 200 on the center and tips of the snowflakes.  I made large rosettes for the center of the snowflake, using Cracklin’ Rose 300.  The seam binding bows were made using Bloody Mary, PowderPuff Chalk Ink.  I’ve used the Snowflake Mini by Clear Scraps.

clear scraps

Close up.
snowflake 2 cu


I hope I’ve inspired you to alter an item for your home Smile

~ Jan


Hi Quick Quotes and Clear Scraps Fans, Christine here today to share a home decor creation with you!  I decided to take the tag album that I received in a different direction and turn it into a one of a kind frame for my house.

I used the Cracklin' Rose line to decorate the tags.  It is the perfect match for the earth tones in my house.  I love the way the browns and maroons pop against the acrylic tags and the cream paper. 

I have a new little 7 week old baby so I had to leave a blank spot for a picture of him.  I tried to keep my design uniform and simple to fit with my own decor style.  Each tag is identical to the next one other than the actual picture.

I used pieces of scored cardstock to serve as the hinges between the tags. This was a simple project to do that anyone would love as a could easily put one together for a family member for Christmas!

Quick Quotes Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps Supplies Used:

~ Christine


Now, hop over to the Clear Scraps to see what their designers have created with our products!!!

Hopping Instructions:
  1. Visit the Quick Quotes and Clear Scraps blog each day of the hop and leave a comment. 
  2. Be sure to be a follower of the Quick Quotes blog.  : )
  3. You'll be entered to win a fabulicious yummy prize*!
  4. Be sure to stop by each day this week, Monday - Friday for fabulous inspiration!!!  
  5. Comments will be open until Saturday evening at 7pm PST.  
  6. One comment, per person, per day please.
Winners will be posted on Sunday, 11/18.

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Me-Ma Kim said...

Cute altered projects! Love the papers used. TFS and have a GREAT Day,
Me-Ma Kim

Jan Hennings said...

What a great combination of products :) A fun hop, indeed!

Ruth said...

Lovely altered screen box, it would look great in any home. I also like the simplicity of the tag album. Thank you.

Iris said...

Really cute projects. Iris

littlen said...

really nice projects. tfs.

Liz said...

Kudos for the fun acrylic...
Love the fold out frame.

Cathy said...

Love these projects...adore the tag frames Christine! What a great piece of decor!

Crafty Aunt Dee said...

Fun projects. Love that the tags were used as frames and not an album and what a clever use of the screen. Great jobs.

Beatrice Lawson said...

What great idea to use the album as a multiple frame!

Jodi said...

fun projects!! love that you created decor with an old screen!!!

Jill Rugg said...

Great ways to use cracklin' rose-never would have thought to use it for a winter project!

P Myers said...

I really like the simplicity of the tag album.

Kathy said...

cute ideas said...

Love these home decor projects and am enjoying this weeks pairing!

Amanda said...

Unique & inspirational~luv these blogs! Thanx~prhmangel(at)gmail(dot)com

Barb Craft said...

Great projects! Love the Let is Snow decoration! So clever! And turning the tag album into a frame was a brilliant idea!

barb :)