Friday, April 1, 2011

My Mind's Eye Spotlight by Melissa Phillips

Home Wall Hanging by Melissa Phillips


Lost & Found Lovely Glittered Chipboard Album Cover Kit by My Mind’s Eye

Fine and Dandy Tickled Pink Paper by My Mind’s Eye

Stella & Rose Memories Woven Die-Cut Paper by My Mind’s Eye

Stella & Rose Mother Layered Stickers by My Mind’s Eye

Stella & Rose Fancy Label Stickers by My Mind’s Eye

Stella & Rose Lovely Sticker Tags by My Mind’s Eye

Emma’s Shoppe Eclectic Buttons by Crate Paper

Portrait Eclectic Buttons by Crate Paper

Portrait Alpha Label Stickers by Crate Paper

Houses Corrugated Shapes by Jillibean Soup

Wood Mini Spools by Maya Road

Alencon Collection 12MM Lace Trim by Prima

Ivory Solid Wrinkled 1.5” Ribbon by May Arts

Green/Ivory 3/8” Grosgrain Striped Ribbon by May Arts

  1. Trace Woven Die-Cut Paper to fit across bottom half of the album cover, ink edges to distress, and adhere.
  2. Attach sticker in upper left corner of cover, and on right. Embellish below the stickers on the right with an Eclectic Button.
  3. Attach sticker tag in lower left corner, and adhere a spool wrapped with ribbon to the center. Tie a bow from button twine and adhere it to the top of the tag.
  4. Wrap ivory ribbon around cover just to the left of center and tie in a large bow at the top.
  5. Using a 4” embroidery hoop, choose fabric and place into hoops. Trim excess from around the edges, and adhere hoop to the center of the cover.
  6. Attach trim around edges of hoop.
  7. Adhere “home” sticker and paint corrugated house with cream acrylic paint. Once dry, adhere just above the “home” sticker.
  8. Cut a strip of floral paper to fit front of house, stitch around edges and adhere to house. Embellish house with sticker strips trimmed to fit and a heart.
  9. Adhere Eclectic Buttons to both sides of the house.
  10. Punch holes at top of the cover, thread with ribbon, and tie to form a hanger for your wall hanging.