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Paonia, CO, United States
I have discovered that life is a roller coaster and I'm learning to enjoy the ride! I am a married mom of 4. I work part-time outside of the home and, of course, more that full time as a wife and mother! I do classes from my craft room in the basement...which is why we call it the "Craft Cave."

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Flower Coaster

A while back I showed some pics of some Hobby Lobby buys. I went on the hunt for the felt flip-flops Mischelle had turned into a mini scrapbook. I found those, and also some really cute pink flower coasters. They came in a pack of four, and so I sent a couple to my friend Julie, crafter extraordinaire, and challenged her, and myself, to see what we could do with these.

Now, obviously, they could be made into the front & back cover of a mini book, but, what else could we do? Well, great minds, or maybe just us eccentric paper-crafters, sort of think along the same lines..... You can see the FABULOUS little wall hangings Julie made with these here.


I thought it would make a cute frame for my own little flowers:


I used some paper from the Lilianna collection for the tags and also created a stand for the back. (Sorry forgot to get a pic of that. It's just a 3 x 8 strip, scored at 3, 3.5, 4, and 7, glued the 1" flap over & then the stand to the back of the coaster.)

How do you like that accent circle? That came from the packaging for that cute little green flower, a Target $1 spot special. Cool when you can use something like that, huh?

So, I ended up with a standing photo frame and Julie's was a wall-hanging.

But I still had another coaster left.....

so, I also created a little door hanger note holder for Rebecca:




















There you have it! Pretty simple, huh?

9 comments:

Seleise said...

super cute!!! love it!!

StampinCarol said...

So cute! Our "Michaels" is 30 miles away and doesn't have much of anything. I sure miss H.L.! (But it was 110 miles away when we lived in WY!) Love your projects!

Stampin' Meg said...

Super cute project.

Barb said...

These are so wonderful!!! Love it.

Emma said...

Simple? Barb these are fantastic!! I love the photo frame and your family are gorgeous! Hope you are well. Hugs Emma.x

Angela K said...

What a great idea!! I wish I could find some of those coasters around my area! Very cute!

"Jany" said...

Those are cute. Needed to read because I thought they were felt petals or hearts used as petals. Great work!

Liz said...

That is fabulous! Lovely blog.

Joani said...

This is awesome! What a cute way to diplay pic's. My DD would love this!
Hugs,
Joani