Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Fall Inspiration - HSS #141

Fall has arrived!  I am a summer girl for sure, but fall is my second favorite season of the year.  I just love all of the beautiful colors! 
This weeks challenge over at Hand Stamped Sentiments is to create a project using inspiration from this beautiful picture:

So pretty!

I've been playing around with some Mason Jar projects and decided to make a candle holder.  This would be fun to put on your table for Thanksgiving. 


I wish you could see the candle glowing in the jar because it is really pretty.  But, it was way too dark in my house this morning to take a picture without a flash :(

Supplies Used:
Paper ~ Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, More Mustard
Other Supplies ~ Autumn Accents Bigz Die, Paper Doily Sizzlits, Linen Thread, Cherry Cobble Seam Binding Ribbon, Brushed Bronze Buttons
Non Stampin' Up! Items ~ Burlap, Mason Jar

I started out with out the doily, but it just didn't look quite right.  Adding the doily gave it just the right added touch, especially when it is lit up.

And a quick shout out and congrats to my good friend Katie over at Sweet N Spiffy for her Artist Pick.  Her Halloween creation with the inked up embossing folders was amazing!!!

Happy Stamping!

8 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, what a great idea and gorgeous! LOVE the doily die. Great job with the challenge and thinking out of the box. Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  2. Love this, hope I get a chance to see it in action! and thanks for the shout-out (aw shucks!) Another great project you crafty girl you!

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  3. Very Cute Idea!!! Love the Doily accent- just perfect!! Beautiful decor item!!! Thanks for playing along with Hand Stamped Sentiments, Diane

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  4. What a cute idea! Love the doily and the leaves. I will be using this idea for my table. Thanks for playing with us this week at HSS!

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  5. That's a perfect idea for fall! I'll bet the doily does make a pretty pattern when lit. Did you pick a pumpkin spice candle?! :D I'm glad you joined us at HSS! Erika

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  6. Thank you all so much for the super kind comments :)
    No pumpkin spice candle. Had to stick with a battery tealight...with my hubby being a firefighter/paramedic, he isn't a fan of real candles :( Thank goodness for Scentsy!!!

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  7. Awesome! Thanks for the idea, I hope you don't mind if I "borrow" the idea for my next class. :) Love the doily! Thanks for joining us at HSS!!

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    1. Thanks Krista! Please "borrow" away :)

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