Celebrations Blog Hop

July 2015 Blog Button-001 resizedWoohoo!  Time for another Di’s Country INKers blog hop!  This month we are focusing on Celebrations, and one of my favorites is the 4th of July!  Family gatherings, barbecues, fireworks – I love everything about the 4th!  This year we, as a nation, have an awful lot to celebrate as well.  My project today has no stamping on it whatsoever.  I know, weird, huh?

beelinestamping.com 7-1-15a Several months ago I saw an alternate project using last year’s My Paper Pumpkin ‘Pinwheel Party’ kit that I just loved, (it was done by Peanuts and Peppers Papercrafting) but I had used up all the supplies that came in mine a long time ago.  No problem!  One of the perks of being a  My Paper Pumpkin subscriber, is that I am able to purchase refills of some of the past kits. This one is still available for now, but it’s about to be retired soon.  All you need to do is subscribe not only will you get a great kit each month, but you too will have access to some seriously cool past kits.

I covered a foam wreath with some navy blue satin ribbon from my stash, and then went to town making pinwheels and hot glue-ing them onto my wreath.  It needed just a little more pizazz, so I got out my Big Shot and the Stars Framelits and made some multi-layered stars to tuck between the pinwheels using Real Red, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper and Night of Navy cardstock.  Some large rhinestones finished them off.

beelinestamping.com 7-1-15I wish I knew a trick for getting glittery things to photograph better, but here’s a close-up of one of the layered stars.  It’s so sparkly!  (I must be hanging out with my Granddaughter too much – I just heard that last sentence in Lil’ Agnes’ voice from the Minions… lol)

beelinestamping.com 7-1-15CAnd speaking of sparkly… My daughter gave me a great mani this morning!  My fingers and toes are all ready for this Saturday’s celebrations as well.  Thanks, Jen – Love It!!  Mwah!

Thank you so much for joining me. Hope you enjoyed todays’ project – now off you go to see what Crystal is celebrating.  And in case you just joined us, make sure you go back to see what Diana has for you.  If you get lost at any time, all our hoppers are listed below.

 

Diana                    http://www.stampingwithdi.com

Barb                      https://www.beelinestamping.com

Crystal                  http://www.stampinonroodfarm.blogspot.com

Mary                      http://www.doggandponyshow.blogspot.com

Ashley/Susan     http://www.stampinwith4hands.typepad.com

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4 Responses to “Celebrations Blog Hop”

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  1. Susan Beach says:

    Love the wreath what a great idea.

  2. Crystal R. says:

    Love it!!!! PINWHEELS!!!! Sparkly nails!!!!

  3. Ellie Wilkins says:

    Great job Barb!! Happy 4th! Love your nails too!

  4. Diana Gibbs says:

    I love this idea, and I love the sparkly nails…and YOU too. Smooches and hugs, Di

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