I have had a pile of hessian (burlap) in my stash for a couple of months now and when I saw the colours of the paper I knew it would match beautifully with the fabric. So, lots of sketched designs in my little notebook and I finally came up with an Autumn Wreath idea. I've even incorporated some precious twigs from my dearly departed plum tree with keeled over during Summer.
The Autumn leaves were created using my Cricut and the 'Straight From the Nest' cartridge which is fast becoming one of my favourites. I also covered the i-top brads in the hessian to add a little feature.
As much as I love the look of the hessian on the wreath, it has left the biggest mess in my craft area as it drops fluff everywhere and no matter how careful I was it still left its mark on my clothes, in my hair, on the floor, all over the desk and my poor Cricut has had to have a good old vaccuum.
The good old plum tree was very giving as it has graced my layout page as well. I couldn't resist adding some more twigs to the page and I went completely overboard with the leaves but was trying to give the impression that my kids were sitting in a big pile of leaves on the page too!
I've used some of the My Little Shoebox alpha stickers as they just happened to have the perfect colours of brown and teal to match with the Imginisce Happy Harvest collection. And for those of you who know me very well... yes you can see glimmermist. LOL! I never, ever use glimmermist but after recieving a few bottles for gifts I figured I'd better do the right thing and have a go. And the best part... I didn't make a mess like I thought I would, might just have to give it another go - sometime! :)
Who would like to win their very own set of Snag 'Em stamps from the Happy Harvest collection and a set of Snag 'em Stamps from the Happy Camper collection?
I will give two followers the chance to win a set each. All you have to do is leave a comment to enter and I will draw two winners on the 14th of July and announce the winners on the 15th here on my blog.
From farm to you...