Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Jen's LIttle C's Challenge #3

Hi Everyone!! I created this project last night for Jen's Little C's Challenge #3 . . .wanna play? Well, stop by Jen's blog site "Pieces of Me" for the details!! Isn't the little girl image such a cutie or what? Well it's a Sarah Kay stamp "Precious Moments" that I bought at Jen's store Little C's Stamps n' Things. This brand of stamps are sooooooooo darn cute. . .I want them all.

Jen's challenge is to alter something. . .well, as I was reorganizing my craft room (yes, I'm still at it). . .I found a bunch of candles that I bought on sale a while ago and I thought "oooh, this will be a fun item to alter".

Anyway. . .I colored the Sarah Kay image with my Copic Markers, cut it out and mounted it on a K&Co designer paper which was cut with my Nestabilities Classic Oval Scallop die. I then tied an organdy ribbon around the candle and hung a metal charm with a silver metallic cord. That's basically it.

Check out the other projects for this challenge from these talented ladies:

BIG ideas from a little girl... Teri
Pieces of Me... - Jen
Scrapbook Mama - Ellie
Hawaiian Angels - Jodie
Kiyomi Krafts - Jenn

Since we're on the subject of altering something. . .I bought this iron bodice thingy a few days at a store that sells all kinds of really cool home decor stuff. It was only $12.00 so I decided to buy it. When I saw it, I thought it would be perfect for my craft room.

I have a lot of scrap piece of ribbons stuffed in a jar but I really hate digging through it to look for a ribbon that I want to use for a project. I thought this iron thingy would be a perfect item to hang my small scrap ribbons.

LOL! This is what I did with my scrap ribbons. I decided to decorate the iron thingy with the ribbons. I didn't have enough small pieces to cover up the dress but now I can see what scrap ribbons I have. All I have to do is pull them off when I need them. Whoohoo!

By the way, today is my birthday!! I'm a Leo. . .can you tell? Nah, not really huh. . .but I can be commanding and demanding when it comes to house cleaning. I can roar pretty loudly when my kid's don't clean up!! Other than that, I'm a pussy cat.

To celebrate my birthday we're going to see "The Mummy" then eat at a nice restaurant. That's it. My husband took the day off so we can see an early show.

Well, hope y'all have a wonderful day! I have a big announcement tomorrow so be sure to stop by, okay!


2 Worlds said...

Very very cute

Rita said...

Happy Birthday Maria!!!

This candle is so beautiful! I luv the colors & that stamp is awesome!

Luv your idea for your scrap ribbon. If you ever decide to get rid of it give me a call...I luv this thing!!!

Tracy.H said...

So cute Maria! And HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! :0)

Teri said...

Hi Maria! Love your altered candle! and HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY SISTER!! Hey!, no wonder we get along great, we're leo's!! Hope you have a fantastic birthday! xoxo, Teri

AnnMarie said...

Happy birthday to you!! Happy birthday to you!! Happppppyyyyyyy biirthdaaaaaay, dear Maria!!! Happy birthday to yoooooooou! Hope you have a really wonderful day! You deserve it! Great big hug! : )

All Pink girl said...

Happy bithday wishes xxxxxx
fabulous work as always ,fabulous ,Dawnx

Paper doll said...

Thats adorable and it will look fabulous when its full.


PS I love the Mummy, hope pt 3 is better than 2

Jen Young said...

Happy Birthday my sister!!! OMG!!! I have to let the world know!!!! =0) Thanks for your beautiful creation... and look at that bodice, you're going to make it all pretty with those ribbons!!! OMG!!! Happy birthday girl!!!!

Big Hugs!!!

Scrapbookmama said...

HAPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPYYY WONDERFUL BDAY my sweet darling friend.. Many more blessing and love sending your way!! (((((HUGS))))


savitri said...

Happy birthday!!!! Hope you have a great one!!! CUTE projects too!!

Diane said...

Hope your B'day was a wonderful one!
Love your candel,so pretty! And your idea for the ribbon is so cool! You are so brilliant Maria!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Nice candle Maria! I love the cute image. I think I have that but haven't had time to ink it up YET! Love the ribbon rack... so unique. Can't wait to see your 'new' craft room. After that... do you want to come over and re-organize mine? :o) TFS!

Ila said...

Happy Happy Birthday Maria!! I hope your day was Wonderful!!
Your candle is gorgeous....and your new ribbon holder Rocks!!
...Big Birthday Hug!!!...Ila

Marie said...

Happy Birthday! Love what you did with your projects.

De said...

Happy Birthday Maria!!!!!

Gabby said...

OH MAN...that is CUTE!!! Both the candle AND the bodice thingy! I want one!!! LOL! Anywho mah dahlin'...HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY SWEETIE!!! I miss "chatting" with you since you left HMCWL and I closed it down! SMOOCHIES!!!

Chrissy said...

Happy birthday! Hope you enjoy your dinner and movie!

Kadie Labadie said...

Awesome Wire Thingie.....I think it would look awesome hanging from the ceiling.
Happy Birthday Maria! Hope you enjoyed your day-and the movie. Kadie

malieta said...

Hey there Leo!
I'm right next to you as far as the signs go, I'm a Virgo:)
Your altered candle is very pretty and I think the iron bodice you brought is very cool!
We went to see the Mummy and I thought is was pretty good also:)

Mel M. M. M. said...

WAY too cute! Love how you made that skirt! :0)

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