Thursday, February 23, 2012

Home Sweet Home Inspiration

Hello!  Happy-whatever-day-it-is-today :P  I actually had some time this week and when I was looking over challenges for inspiration I came across the Moxie Fab World- Home Sweet Home Tuesday Trigger. Wow....I was instantly inspired by this house ornament:
Really inspired.  So inspired that I HAD to make a little house ornament :)  today.

I came up with my own design and I used some leftover fleece I had from a previous project and some fabric remnants.  I  folded the fleece in half (the fold is at the bottom so I didn't have to sew that part) and then cut out the sides and top in the shape of a house.  I decorated the front with fabric, felt, buttons, etc. and then flipped it inside out to sew the edges and stuff.   Here is what I came up with:

I kept the basic color theme and the fact that it is a house and went from there.  Created a cute little hanging house to display in my stamp room....or somewhere :)

Other supplies:
Sticker sentiments- Life is Good (SRM Stickers)
Dies- Fresh cut grass, Contempo Cage (bird) (My Favorite Things)
Vellum- The Paper Company
Baker's twine- Caribbean (The Twinery)

And....Since I am aware that I didn't follow the rules----I did create a PAPER crafted project that was inspired by the trigger as well:
Again, I was inspired by the colors and the house theme on this one...I definitely wanted to include the wood grain :)  I popped up the hand stitched heart with a Helmar Zapdot!  Love this quote and I thought it fit well with the house theme.

Supplies:
White cardstock- Gina K Designs
Patterned paper- Finally Fall: At the Patch (Bella Blvd), Little Boy: Rock Star; Playground: Red (Echo Park)
Sentiment stamp- Inkadinkado
Ink- markers-Red, black (SU!), Tea dye distress ink (Ranger)
Slit punch (SU!)
Dies- Homespun Dienamics (My Favorite Things)
Stick pin- Maya Road
Baker's twine- Honeydew (The Twinery)
Corrugated cardboard
Helmar Zapdots


That's it!  Hope you are inspired to play along!!! Click HERE to find out about all the challenge details!

Thanks for stopping by!

19 comments:

Chris - Creations in Bloom said...

What a great gift set that would make! (can I give you my address???) LOL. - Ok, seriously, your house is adorable and I love how you added the Life is Good tag. Your card is totally fab. That wood grain heart is perfect.

Diane said...

Love your house and card...and it is inspiring!!! I hope to do the challenge myself and "build" my own house...if I can get my creative room cleaned up enough to work...LOL!!

Dawn Easton said...

Oh my gosh! I LOVE this! Fabulous inspiration piece and you've created the sweetest house! Awesome!

Charlene said...

Soooo cute! That house rocks and the card is just adorable!!

Donna said...

Darling ornament and card! When you get inspired you do a great job! Hugs to you.

Patti J said...

You are such an inspiration! I am literally itching to enter this contest this week! Sigh....no time! Love your projects, Cammie - thanks for sharing, my friend!

Marlena M. said...

Wow, what great projects you created!

Melanie said...

how did I let you leave Texas without sewing something for me??

PS (pssst yours is totally cuter)

Michelle said...

Awww! What a cute little house! I totally love it. :-) The little house and the card are the perfect set.

Jill Grace said...

Oh my gosh - that ornament is just too stinkin' cute!!! Love the card too :)

Glenda J said...

Of course you had to make a fabric house! Love it! Your card is brilliant too... love the house.

Susan said...

Two great projects -- I just love the little fabric house you made. A great Moxie Fab inspiration!

Sue from Oregon said...

Oh I love the sewing project...I miss having the time to sew. Great card too..."you done good C!"

lostinpaper said...

Both your creations are totally fab! LOVE your card!

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Paula Laird said...

Holy cow, that fabric house is A-Dorable!!!! The card is fabulous too! Love these!

Debby said...

these are really sweet!

Cath said...

Hey Carolyn1 Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Virginia L. said...

This is amazing, Carolyn!! Love your take on BOTH of your projects! Your work is simply inspiring!