Thursday, November 24, 2011


I just wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! I am so thankful for everyone who takes the time to visit my blog and leave supportive comments. You have no idea how much they mean to me!

The little hanging above was created using the Tim Holtz Thankful Silhouettes stamp set. I used Terra Cotta and Cranberry (how appropriate!) Paint Adirondack Dabbers and stamped onto a piece of rough muslin. The muslin was stitched to a piece of burlap and then attached to a ribbon-tied stick with Trinket Pins.

How cute are these?! They're little pearl acorns that I made by coloring large pearl beads with Terra Cotta and Butterscotch Adirondack alcohol inks. I popped the real acorns out of the cap and replaced them with the pearls. They are so pretty - I think they would make adorable little Christmas ornaments too!

Happy Thanksgiving from Cheepers too! Don't forget to check back tomorrow - I have a really pretty project to share with you and a coupon code for Black Friday!


  1. Beautiful project to celebrate Thanksgiving Shelly, love the faux acorns:)

  2. I love Cheepers. Your project is fantastic for Thanksgiving and I love your acorns. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. Tracy x

  3. Great Thanksgiving banner and I hope you had a wonderful celebration.
    JoZarty x

  4. You are just so creative and imaginative. What a wonderful art piece!
    Have a happy, healthy Thanksgiving.

  5. Love your little hanging!! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

  6. Fabulous! The acorns are sweet.

  7. wow, so simple, yet so pretty! love the hangings you made, great idea :))) and thank you, for sharing your creativity with us :)

  8. the white cloth seems to be tilted and the holes for hanging are also not at same level, which obviosly makes it clumsy when hung.
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  9. the acorn ornaments are just a fabulous idea!! hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving!

  10. I also love the acorn ornaments...We had a wonderful Thanksgiving and my birthday boy LOVED his box..thanks for a smashing idea, and I enjoyed every minute making it.

  11. Love the pearl acorns. What a clever idea and nice way to dress up a project. I will definitely be trying this.
    Alison J.

  12. Your pearl 'acorns' are absolutely stunning!

    How creative ... and inspirational your blog is! I've falling in love with creating all over again!!

    Bless you and happy holidays!


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