Your Turn To Shine- No. 12

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Your Turn To Shine- Link Party


I can't believe Christmas is two weeks away! I still need to finish start my Christmas shopping! Hopefully you've been a little more productive than I have! ;)

Your Turn To Shine will be taking some time off to enjoy the holidays with family and friends. I hope that you all will be able to spend time with loved ones as well! Enjoy the party today, and we'll see you back here on the week after New Years on January 8th!


Christmas Home Tour

Friday, December 12, 2014

Holiday Home Tour

Hi there! Welcome to the holiday home tour at the B's house! Come on in and take a look at our simple holiday decor. I hope you'll visit some of my friends' home tours listed a the bottom of this post too :)


Your Turn To Shine- No. 11

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Your Turn To Shine- Link Party

Can you believe Christmas is only two weeks away? I still have shopping to do and DIY gifts to put together! Eeek! Better hop to it!!! Can't wait to see what you've been up to lately and to find some more holiday inspiration!



Monthly DIY Challenge- Feather Boa Clear Glass Ornaments

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

See what 14 different bloggers did with clear ornaments in the December Monthly DIY Challenge! #monthlydiychallenge

Hello, lovelies! Hope you have all been enjoying the holiday season! It's a busy time of year! Things have been a little quiet on the blogging front for me lately so that I can enjoy this season with family and friends, and so that I can catch up and get some important things done before the new year! I do have some fun projects to share with you coming up, starting with today! My blog friends and I are back with the Monthly DIY Challenge for December! This month, in light of Christmas being right around the corner, we chose to use clear craft ornaments. They could be glass or plastic, and we could use as many as we wanted. Some of the girls got really creative with it! I can't wait for you to see their projects! I chose to make.... ornaments! Ha :)

The ornaments I created are actually a spin off of some ornaments my mom and I made years and years ago (I think I was in high school!). We gave ornaments as gifts to family and friends. They were decorated with red and white feather boas, red, green, white, and silver paint marker designs, glittery puffy paint shape outlines, and loose glitter on the inside. They were so stinkin' cute, and they were a big hit with the family! Now that I'm old enough to have my own Christmas tree (I can't believe I'm so old!), I decided to make my own version of those, and I think they turned out rather adorable if I do say so myself ;)

Monthly DIY Challenge- feather boa ornaments

Materials:
  • Clear glass craft ornaments from Michaels
  • Gold metallic Sharpie
  • White feather craft boa
  • Red 1/8" satin ribbon

View blog post for supplies

DIY:
Monthly DIY Challenge- feather boa ornaments
1. Purchase some clear glass ornaments (or plastic if that's your preference!). Clean the surface of the ornament so that there is no dust or finger prints that might mess up your design. I used a paper towel sprayed with Windex. 

2. Use a hot glue gun to glue a short length of feather boa around your ornament. I wrapped my boa around twice and used three or four dots of glue on each ornament.

3. Use your metallic sharpie to create a design. I made four different ornaments, each with a different shape (circles, triangles, swirls, and crosses) which you can see in the last photo on this page.

4. Use a small ribbon to create a hanger for your ornaments. I simply tied a knot at the top of the ribbons. 

Monthly DIY Challenge- feather boa ornaments

I love how they turned out, although my husband described them as looking "scandalous." What a goof :) They add a little bit of glam to our tree and bring out the gold and white accents throughout our holiday decor. They were really easy and quick to make. They are also easily customizable to any colors and designs that you like! 

Monthly DIY Challenge- feather boa ornaments

Ready to see 13 more amazing clear ornament projects? Hop on over and visit my friends!
 






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Your Turn To Shine- Week 10

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Your Turn To Shine- Link Party

Hello, everyone! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week! We're back in action this week with some exciting news! We would like you to join us in welcoming our new hostess, Lauren from Bless'er House!!! Lauren's blog is full of great DIYs and beautiful home decor! She's definitely got something that will inspire you! Head on over and say hello!

Now on to the party!

YourTurn To Shine- Week 9

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Your Turn To Shine- Link Party

Happy Thanksgiving, my friends! Hope you are all having a fabulous day with your loved ones and remembering all the things you are thankful for! Enjoy some turkey and other delicious Turkey Day treats! Thanks for linking up! :)