Welcome to the: Happy "Owl-A-Ween" Blog Hop!
We have some of the very best crafters showcasing their projects using an owl with a Halloween theme! You will see cards, layouts, and altered art projects! We hope that our projects will inspire you to get crafty!
A grand prize will be sponsored by: Zannie Berry http://
We know this is a rather long list of crafters, so we're giving you TWO days to hop through all the great projects (Oct. 28-29, 2012.) The grand prize winner will be announced on November 1. Yahoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Some crafters will also be giving away blog candy at their blog hop stops!
To be eligible to win the grand prize, you must visit all of the stops in the blog hop, become a follower of each blog hop (if you are not already), and leave a happy comment on each site! (Some crafters may have their own criteria for the blog candy they are giving away at their blog hop stop.)
Good luck! Happy scrapping! Have fun! Happy Halloween!
Hello, and welcome to my stop on the hop! You should have started at Zannie Berry's blog. If you did not, please go back and start from the beginning. You surely don't want to miss out on any of the wonderful owl projects!
In case you get lost along the way, here is the entire line up:
Blog Hop Line Up:
1 Suzanne http://www.zannieberry.blogspot.com/
3 Sheila http://2pawprints.blogspot.com
4 Charity http://www.thebookinroom.blogspot.com/
5 Christine http://hotberrydesigns.blogspot.com/
7 LLuvia aka misses crafty http://sweetbirdmemories.blogspot.com
12. Shawnee http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com
13. Robin C - http://cutonedesignsbyrobin.blogspot.com
15 Diana ~ http://daisylovecreations.blogspot.com
16 ClaireR http://threewaterscreations.blogspot.com/
19. Melissa http://papershenaniganz.blogspot.com/ - *YOU ARE HERE*
20. Jearise - http://
lorbysworld.blogspot.com - *GO HERE NEXT!*
Now that we have all the "business" out of the way, let me show you what I've made.
The square base for this home decor wreath is an old canvas. I just cut off the canvas part. For the fabric, I recycled old tshirts in orange, green, and purple (or some combo thereof) that no longer fit, etc. I even cut up a pair of jeans that I no longer wear. I cut them in varying widths and just double knotted them around the wooden frame. Super simple. Couldn't get much easier than that. I didn't worry about edges fraying, as I think that just adds to the character. I then cut out the owl using the Nate's ABC's Cricut Cart. This owl is cut at 6 inches. I then took different sheets of paper and punched one edge using the threading waters border punch from Fiskars. Then, I layered the different pieces on the owl for his "feathers" and added two bottle caps for his eyes. All in all, this project was really simple, but the outcome is just too cute. Hope you enjoyed my project, and I hope you make your very own version!
Next stop on the hop is Jearise.