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Monday, August 5, 2013

Beach Themed Lantern Swag

Well Hello! I know it's been too long and I apologize. This summer is just flying by and I have been preoccupied with Facebook, orders, and other summer activities. I sure didn't mean to put my blog on the back burner! I am going to make a point to post at least once a week even if it's just one sentence and one picture! I will have a lot to show you in the upcoming months.
 
Those of you who follow me on Facebook might have seen this beach themed swag I shared last week. I think it was my most popular Facebook post ever! I am ordering materials to make more similar to it.


 I used greenery that resembles plants and corals you might find in the ocean. There is even moss that resembles sponges around the fish. 
 There are starfish, shells, and large glass beads to resemble bubbles with a beautiful fish swimming among them. I used beautiful light aqua ribbon to resemble the ocean water along with an open weave ribbon that resembles rope or a net.  


My customer was very pleased with it! She is giving it to her friend and now she wants one for herself. I will post on Facebook when my materials come in.  I'll be back soon! Have a great week!

 

10 comments:

NanaDiana said...

Wow- Kristen- That is REALLY cute- I love how it turned out- xo Diana

Dawna (Stitches from the Tub) said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Carol said...

This is so adorable, Kristen! So nice to have you back!

Becca said...

Gorgeous, Kristen! I know you must be getting your "Fall" groove on already, too! Dare I say I'm already thinking of seasonal decorating? :)

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, this is so pretty! Can't wait to see your new creations!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Love it....Hope you were not at market and I missed you...I AM HERE ALL WEEK

Jodi said...

This is wonderful and so creative!

Lisa @ Texas Decor said...

Love the lantern swag and the starfish too! Beautiful! Good to see you posting again! :)

debbies said...

Oh my how beautiful!!!! I will be checking out your facebook later.

Linda Shay said...

I love this lantern that you created.....so smart !! I would love to have one like this for my dinning area. My house is decorated in Beach Cottage Decor & I'm always looking for new & fresh ideas. Thanks for the inspiration, You are a very creative lady !!

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