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How to Make Sheet Music Angel Ornaments


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

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Welcome to the last Pals Blog Hop of 2014. This month we want to help you start your holiday wish list by sharing projects featuring our favorite Stampin’ Up! papers, stamps, tools and accessories. Get your wish list ready as you move along through the blog hop.

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from #36 Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the project.

So this year, I’ve made a LOT of handmade ornaments.

I mean a lot … using up ribbon scraps, last year’s Christmas cards and also something brand new, like these angels I’m featuring today made with Christmas sheet music.

I have a thing for angels. And this year I feel like I’m really enjoying my love for angels more than ever before with this Christmas season’s crafts.

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I’ve made this size ornament which measures about 4.5″ by 4.5″ as well as an 8″ tall table top angel and a 16″ angel you could use as a tree topper or a statement piece on your buffet serving piece.

Here’s how I made them….

You’ll need circle punches in your desired size. For tiny ruffles, I used the 1 1/4″ circle punch, and for the larger wing ruffles, I used 1 3/4″ circle punch, and for the larger angels, I used the 2.5″ circle punch. You’ll also need a hot glue gun, mod podge (or something similar), poster board, Christmas sheet music (I used old hymnals), Stampin’ Up! ribbon in desired colors and finishes, round wood or other material for the heads…. and a whole lot of time! Also for the larger angels, I purchased the cone shapes from a craft store because the poster board is not sturdy enough to support the weight of the larger angels.

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To make the beautiful wings, punch out a LOT of circles from your music. Because the SU punches are so great, you can punch several sheets of music at the same time. Then, you want to create this beautiful shape out of the circles by hot glueing them into place. Repeat until finished.

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For the cone base of the ornaments, simply cut out your poster board and decoupage the sheet music on both sides, then hot glue into your cone shape. The larger angel bases are trickier because you have to decoupage the inside of an already-made cone. You use the same process with the wings, except you only need to decoupage the back of the wings. The front will be covered with your “ruffles”.

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For the wings, glue in a pattern like I did with this large angel pictured here.

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This is the largest angel. I made this one for my mother for her birthday a few weeks ago. She’s magnificent, isn’t she?!

These angels look beautiful on the tree. The satin Stampin’ Up! ribbon is my personal favorite on these ornaments.

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These have been such a huge hit!! I’ve made and sold over 30 of these this year and finishing up 4 16″ angels this week! I’m so in love with these this season! See the supply list below.

Merry Christmas!

The next stop is #38 Becky Volpp at InkBlossomWithBecky on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you in 2015.

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  1. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  2. Shannon Hokanson at Paper Works by Shannon
  3. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  4. Sherrie Gross at Stampin Sunshine
  5. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  6. Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
  7. September Gray at www.septembergray.com
  8. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  9. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  10. Nancy Gleason at MyStampinSpace
  11. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  12. Debbie Crowley at expressivelydeb…
  13. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  14. Amy Whelan at Amy’s Inklings
  15. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  16. Amy Williams at Stamps and Spice
  17. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  18. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  19. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  20. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  21. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Create With Susan
  22. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  23. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  24. Amy Hoptay at Inking of You!
  25. Lynn Kolcun at Stamping with Avery’s Owlery
  26. Beth Beard at My little craft blog
  27. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  28. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  29. Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
  30. Rae Harper-Burnet at WildWestPaperArts.com
  31. Deb Cozzone at Deb Cozzone’s Stamping Zone
  32. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
  33. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  34. Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
  35. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  36. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit
  37. Natalie Bradley at Natalie Bradley Events << you are here! 
  38. Becky Volpp at InkBlossomWithBecky 

Supply List:

 

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© 2003-2014 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley Events

Want to use this post in your E-newsletter, blog, or website? You can as long as you include this complete statement: Athens, Georgia Event Planner & Designer Natalie Bradley publishes the “Soirée Secrets” blog filled with secrets, tips and how-tos for planning your fabulous event. Get your exclusive inspiration, tips and tricks at http://NatalieBradley.com. Soirée by Natalie Bradley Events is an event planning and design company based in Athens, serving Athens, Georgia, Lake Oconee, Northeast Georgia mountains, Central Georgia and select wedding and event destinations


Downtown Athens Wedding


This sweet couple tied the knot at The UGA Chapel and Little Kings in downtown Athens, Georgia, this fall and our team had the pleasure of working with them. Thank you Caroline Fontenot for capturing these incredible photos of the day! By the way, can you tell that Kari and Joe are one happy couple?!

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Thank you to these vendors for making this wedding so fabulous…

Wedding Coordinator :: Natalie Bradley Events
Ceremony Venue :: UGA Chapel
Reception Venue :: Little Kings Shuffle Club
Caterer :: home.made catering
Flowers :: Moonflower Design
Photographer :: Caroline Fontenot
Ceremony Music :: Classic City Strings
Reception Band :: friends

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© 2003-2014 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley Events

Want to use this post in your E-newsletter, blog, or website? You can as long as you include this complete statement: Athens, Georgia Event Planner & Designer Natalie Bradley publishes the “Soirée Secrets” blog filled with secrets, tips and how-tos for planning your fabulous event. Get your exclusive inspiration, tips and tricks at http://NatalieBradley.com. Soirée by Natalie Bradley Events is an event planning and design company based in Athens, serving Athens, Georgia, Lake Oconee, Northeast Georgia mountains, Central Georgia and select wedding and event destinations

 


Are you looking for the perfect wedding dress? I found it for you…


I’m completely obsessed with my friend Maggie Evans and her gorgeous wedding dress designs. I mean they are incredible!

maggie evans photo, maggie evans designsSo let me introduce you to Maggie Evans. She is a designer, seamstress, and dressmaker extraordinaire AND she is helping so many brides find the perfect dress…. for them! Located in Boulder, Colorado. She believes in soul mates and love and well-crafted, magnificently amazing wedding gowns. If you are looking for a dress that you just cannot seem to find, Maggie is your gal. She can design and create your dream dress from scratch, as well as offer you one of her uniquely designed styles that can be customized.

Just wait … here comes the eye candy you’re going to flip over!!! Today I want to share 2 of her wedding gown designs to inspire you.

As we’re entering our winter wedding season…

I thought you’d enjoy this stunning bohemian gown featured in this snowy winter wedding shoot! I love the funky bohemian details in this one!!

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Isn’t this dress just incredible?!

Okay here’s another that I’m in love with.

Honestly, this gypsy style dress is one of my favorites. I just can’t get over the detail and how very different this gown is. My jaw actually dropped the first time I saw it!

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Aren’t you in love?!

I hope you will check out her website and schedule and consultation appointment. You’ve just got to meet her!

Vendor Credits:

Bohemian Snow Queen Shoot
Venue: Devi’s Thumb Ranch
Wedding Planner: Organically You Events
Photographer: Casie Zalud Photography
Florals: Bella Lu Floral
Jewelry: Moonspun Jewelry
Suit Jacket: Multiblazer
Wedding Dress, Flower Girl Dress, and men’s scarf: Maggie Evans Designs

Gypsy Wedding Photo Shoot
VenueCasa Colorado
Photographer: Alison Vagnini
Planner: Feather and Twig
FloralsEuropean Flower Shop
Paper: SWEET Letterpress
JewelryBohemi Jewelry
Cake and Sweets: Juliana’s Bakery
Dress Design: Maggie Evans Designs

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© 2003-2014 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley Events

Want to use this post in your E-newsletter, blog, or website? You can as long as you include this complete statement: Athens, Georgia Event Planner & Designer Natalie Bradley publishes the “Soirée Secrets” blog filled with secrets, tips and how-tos for planning your fabulous event. Get your exclusive inspiration, tips and tricks at http://NatalieBradley.com. Soirée by Natalie Bradley Events is an event planning and design company based in Athens, serving Athens, Georgia, Lake Oconee, Northeast Georgia mountains, Central Georgia and select wedding and event destinations


Thanksgiving Craft- DIY Give Thanks Cards


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Welcome to the November Pals Blog Hop, we are thankful you stopped by.  This month we are showcasing projects that show our thanks, including both thank you and Thanksgiving themed projects.

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Amy L. Lazzell at Just A Thought…Cards by Amy on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing projects.

October and November have gone by in a flash for me and have been beyond busy in my family and businesses. So, for Thanksgiving planning, crafts and dinner details, I’m keeping my life extremely clean and simple. And today’s project reflects that need for simplicity and streamlining in my life. Here’s a super simple tutorial I did making DIY “give thanks” tags using My Digital Studio (MDS). The best part of this project is that I didn’t even have to design anything really. This beautiful “give thanks” graphic comes with the MDS software and I just printed it out on white card stock and used my “angled tag topper” punch to create the tags. Then finished off the project with pumpkin pie ribbon.

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How fabulous and super simple is that?! See the process I used below…

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The next stop is September Gray at septembergray.com on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you next month. Happy Thanksgiving! 

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  1. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  2. Angie Valle-Peters at Paperluxuries
  3. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  4. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  5. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  6. Rae Harper-Burnet at WildWestPaperArts.com
  7. Amy L. Lazzell at Just A Thought…Cards by Amy
  8. Natalie Bradley at Natalie Bradley Events << you are here!
  9. September Gray at septembergray.com
  10. Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
  11. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  12. Amy Whelan at Amy’s Inklings
  13. Amy Hoptay at Inking of You!
  14. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  15. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit
  16. Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
  17. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  18. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  19. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Create With Susan
  20. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  21. Beth Beard at My little craft blog
  22. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  23. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts By Patti
  24. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  25. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  26. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  27. Debbie Crowley at expressivelydeb…
  28. Kim Jolley at Stampin’ Artfully
  29. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  30. Becky Volpp at Inkblossomwithbecky
  31. Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
  32. Sherrie Gross at Stampin’ Sunshine
  33. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space

 

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© 2003-2014 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley Events

Want to use this post in your E-newsletter, blog, or website? You can as long as you include this complete statement: Athens, Georgia Event Planner & Designer Natalie Bradley publishes the “Soirée Secrets” blog filled with secrets, tips and how-tos for planning your fabulous event. Get your exclusive inspiration, tips and tricks at http://NatalieBradley.com. Soirée by Natalie Bradley Events is an event planning and design company based in Athens, serving Athens, Georgia, Lake Oconee, Northeast Georgia mountains, Central Georgia and select wedding and event destinations