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Nov 18, 2010

Hip Hop! Scandinavian Chip Art Ornament + a BIG Sale!

*Don't forget to check out the post below for your chance to win some great Unity stamps!

You're going to LOVE this week's Hip Hop theme!  The Unity & Ippity girls are posting Christmas projects for kids & holiday ornaments.  It's going to be a very merry hop! :)

The idea for my project today came from the folksy flower found in this month's KOM:
I love the look of Scandinavian holiday decor & thought I'd try to recreate it myself by altering a chipboard snowflake.  

I pulled out some of my Chip Art tools (by Melody Ross) and stamped "God Jul", (which means "Merry Christmas").  If you look really closely, you'll see some flower images debossed around the snowflake's edges.  

I used a mixture of red paint, Mod Podge & spray mists to get the finished product.  Then, once everything was nice & dry, I stamped the folksy flower image & paper pieced the details.  I added one more coat of Mod Podge for good measure & misted/antiqued some baker's twine to top it off.

Have you been to the Unity blog yet?  I am SO excited because there are SO many new sets available for purchase ON THE UNITY SITE!  You'll also find TONS of stamps for sale, along with FREE SHIPPING!  I'm so excited about the new co-branded stamps that are now available!

Websters Pages stamps

Samantha Walker HOLIDAY Line - on sale

And... there is SO much more!  I just don't have room to post it all.  So make sure to check it out for yourself!

Now... make your way to the next blog to see what
Jen Erickson has been up to!

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  1. What a beautiful snow flake. Love it in that vibrant red. Your cards and crafts are one of my favorites. Your originality is wonderful. Thanks for inspiring me to keep on crafting.

  2. Great project! I love seeing the holiday goodies!

  3. Darling - i need to use my chip art tools more often!

  4. that is super cool looking. i like how shiney you got it.

  5. OH....I could COVER my tree in these :)

  6. love this Julie.. and in the red is it so beautiful.. would look great in my tree too!!

  7. Oh what a gorgeous snowflake! I read your blog but hardly ever (maybe never before) pop out to say hi :) It's funny, but I just did a post on snowflakes too... and here I am, hopping around, and everyone is into snowflakes too! Neat coincidence :) Let it snow! (I feel pretty dumb because out of all of you, I'm probably the only one who's NEVER seen snow in my whole life, LOL!) ...


  8. I only speak the truth when I leave comments--and JULIE--this is sooooooooooooooo cute! I love that snowflake--and how CLEVER are you? RED! LOVE IT! I could make these any color to match my Christmas decoration/theme! LOVE IT! Thanks for always sharing your talent--I wanna be like YOU!!!


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