Sunday, August 8, 2010

A Little Bliss Break

I don't know about you, but my days seem to fly by faster than I want them to. 
Slow down girlie - time for a bliss
Lori of Mudpie Studio sent me some sweet paper covered clothespins.
They are so cute and inspired me to make a quick bliss break for a crafty girl.
Here are the supplies I gathered:  Some yummy Martha Stewart paper,  old book pages, Mod Podge, foam brush, clear chunky glitter (go to the kids craft section of your local craft store - it is cheaper than the clear German glass glitter you will want to save for other projects) and of, course clothespins.  What
package did you spy?  Oh, yes, that would be the Heidi Swapp Tattered Angels Glimmer mist (eep, just makes me jump for joy, lol)

Glimmer mist just makes a girl happy, don't you think?
This is Viva Pink and
Silver Sugar

This project is a great way to recycle some of your pretty paper scraps.  (is it silly to think some paper is just too pretty to toss ~ even if it is just a snippet?)

Once you have trimmed all of your papers, adhere them to your clothespins using Mod Podge.  If you are going to use some distress inks, do that before you Mod Podge over the top of your papers.  Swipe more Mod Podge generously over your clothespins and press into your glitter.

I must confess - I was so excited about playing with this project that I used the book page scraps I had already cut out previously to glimmer misting the other book page.  I think they still turned out beautiful.  (When I finish a project with the glimmer misted pages I will do another post on that, lol!)


Another idea - I white washed some clothespins with diluted white paint for a shabby, distressed look prior to applying Mod Podge and paper.  Here are the Martha Stewart paper covered clothespins.

Thanks for stopping by ~ I hope it was a bliss  break for you!  Have fun my Sugahs!
xo's, Heidi


Francie of The Scented Cottage said...

Where are you darlin'? Hope you are getting ready for or are having some great fun !

Tracy Boyle said...

Heidi! This idea is so adorable! I love these...

Devonay@LumpkinAndMe said...

Beautiful! I love the glitter! I made some last year at Christmas. I stained them with oak stain prior to mod podge with my scraps.