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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Thinking Outisde the Yoke Her Craft Kre8tions first ever Blog Hop



Welcome to Her Craft Kre8tions first ever Blog Hop which we are calling Thinking Outside the Yoke. Each Design Team Member was given a paper mache egg and were to transform this into something other than what was given to them originally. Our Design Team is to think outside of the "card" and do something other than cards and layouts. What a challenge .... could you meet this challenge?

Check out our incredible creative Design Team . . . .

Let's start with thinking outside of the yoke of our eggs . . . .
For my egg-citing project I decided to create a vase with flowers! cut the top of the egg off pierced a hole in the ends of each piece. Painted it with Apple Barrel Acrylic paint in China Blue 2 coats. Stamped little butterflies on both pieces with Tim Holtz Broken China  Distress ink. Found the perfect bead for the stem at Wal-mart in their dollar bead collection. The floral trim is from my stash of craft supplies crochet a bunch of tiny flowers in different colors, wired them with a bead for the flower center and tiny green 5 petal flower on the base and hot glued them together I cut fern pieces in two sizes and 3 different shades of green from the Cricut "Spring Cottage" cartridge.Stuck the flowers into a piece of foam packaging wrapped Spanish moss around it and put it in the cup added the ferns randomly and here it is.


Hope you enjoyed your stop and Like my transformation.  Your next stop is Kimberly on this wonderful Egg-venture! Don't forget to leave some love for a chance to win  the awesome prize offered by the group!

HerCraftKre8tionsDesignTeam ~ http://her-craft-kre8tions.blogspot.com/




We wanted to give you the complete list of the Design Team to check out their creativity. Our hops are going to be once a month which is the 2nd of each month. Please leave comments on each of the hops along the way - there is one great prize to be offered to one lucky winner with commenting on each of the stops along the way!!!

Thanks for stopping by!Big Blog Hugs, Janet

5 comments:

Becky Dunham said...

This is totally amazing and gorgeous Janet! I would never have thought to make this out of an egg! I love it!

Edwina said...

I love your vase!!! It is so beautiful! I told Mom about it and am going to show it to her this afternoon. You did a great job! Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

rlovew said...

Lovely arrangement- such an elegant use of the egg.

Rachelle said...

I agree! Your project is totally amazing!
I am so happy to be on the team with you.
Rachelle

Colleen said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!! Great job!!
~Colleen