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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Happy Tuesday Everyone!!  Have you ever felt you were in a rut and just keep creating cards or paper projects.  I do...last week I posted mostly all projects with the exception of 2 cards...Well today I challenged myself to creating with material for home decorating.

Using the stamps from Randi's song at Our Daily Bread Designs, I created coasters to match a table runner I created.  I just loved the material at Jo Ann Fabrics and had to create with it.  Here are my creations.

Here is a picture of the runner.  The colors in this photo do not do it justice.  It looks more like the top photo than the dull color here but it gives you an idea....
The leaves were embossed with gold Ranger embossing powder on tie dyed looking green fabric and then cut out.  A button was sewn on in the middle to fasten the leaf to the coaster.  All the edges were sewn with gold thread.  The material used for the coaster background is quilted and pretty thick.

 Challenges-
City Crafter- leaves falling color challenge (red, yellow and orange)
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin- Anything but a card
The Ribbon Girl - Red and Green
Papertake Weekly- sparkly and bright

Today was my day to do the Time With post at Our Daily Bread designs.  I created or altered another item for my home and have step by step directions on how I created.  Here is a sneak peak of what I altered at the ODBD blog here.


Thanks for stopping by and for your comments!! I so appreciate you!!

blessings,

24 comments:

Anneke said...

Wow this is really amazing!!!!
Hugs Anneke

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Love your color choices..great project. yes fun to break away once in a while to use more of our imagination.Fabric and paper are kinda an obession. Have a great week.

Our Little Inspirations said...

What a stunning, gorgeous runner you created! Looks like very intricate work! LOVE the coasters and all the amazing stitching!

Marjon said...

This is really beautiful,love the warm colours.

Grtzz Marjon

Dawn B. said...

Oh my goodness...this is amazing. I LOVE it Chris. I didn't know you liked to sew.. It is really my first passion.. If I read this right you embossed right on the fabric??? I have never seen that before.. It is awesome.. Such a great project. Way to go girl.. Stamp for fun one of these days.. :)))

chris said...

Such a talented lady you are, stunning work.

Anonymous said...

Hi Chris
love your runner & coaster's, also loved what you altered.
hugs
Sandra (craftynan)

Danielle said...

What a beautiful project Chris - your quilting is gorgeous! Such a treasure to have on your table - you are a lady of many talents!!!
Hugs, Danielle

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
These are absolutely gorgeous. I love the colours and patterns. Beautiful project.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Ms. Jen said...

How beautiful Chris. What don't you do? LOL Thank you so much for your well wishes for my grandmother too. It means alot to me.

Julie E said...

Wow! Simply gorgeous. I love quilting, but go with paper because I feel like I get so much more accomplished in a short amount of time. You are sooo creative. Will the embossing hold up in the wash?

Holly said...

Chris this is gorgeous! You will have such a beautiful table setting this year. Off to check out your tutorial now!

Marlene said...

Wow!!! GORGEOUS!!! You are so crafty!

Crystal said...

WOW WOW WOW GORGEOUS Work Chris, this is one AMAZING project!!!!! I LOVE LOVE these colors, you truly made a masterpiece here GF!!!! Big Hugs!!!!

Lori said...

How beautiful! Wow Chis, you are so talented!

Traci S. said...

Hi Chris!

Your lamp and your runner are absolutely amazing! Are they upcoming blog candy, by any chance? LOL I love the colors in the runner. I have never seen one like that. It is fabulous! And, your lamp is amazing! I love lamps like that. You velcroed the string of beads on to the lamp? Is that what you said>? You could easily string bright colors to match your runner if you wanted to keep the two pieces in the same room...and when the season is over...go back to that gorgeous sample you showed us! I am stunned by the beauty of both pieces, and also by your phenomenal talent!

Thank you so much for sharing!

He IS Able,
Traci S.
Big Challenge!
4 part series on
Mercy!!

Annette Bowes said...

STUNNING Chris! Love the vibrant colours you have used and so much beautiful detail, you are far too talented by far lol! Take careX:)

Christine Riley said...

WOW, this is absolutely stunning Chris! Love the colors. Absolutely gorgeous!
Hugs, Christine

Gina said...

WOW, so pretty, I absolutely love the colors.

Joan Ervin said...

OMG, Chris...your table runner and matching coasters are absolutely gorgeous!!!! Such beautiful colors and I love how you added the leaf to the coasters!!!!

Kimberly S said...

What a gorgeous set Chris, and such pretty colors you chose to work with! :)

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Girl, I am sorry I am late visiting you here on your Blog.....I left you some love at the ODBD Blog already though ;D;D. Chris, I have to tell you, this is the MOST BEAUTIFUL runner and coaster set I have seen in a REALLY long time!! I can't believe how creative you are!! God has truly blessed you with creativity and talent my friend!!! I want one!! :D:D Hugs, Sabrina

Grace said...

Chris this was such a totally gorgeous project! LOVE the fabric you found for the runner! It in itself is gorgeous, but add your stamped coasters and you have a beautiful table setting.... then add the "other" project and well, I'm out of words! Fabo project my friend!!!!
Hugs,
Grace

*Vicki* said...

Oh I just knew you were a sewer!! I love both projects girl!! You're so talented!! TFS!!

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