Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Forever Calendar by Rhonda Helm

Good morning crafters. Today I am here to bring you a awesome project. I am a guest designer today for Robin's nest and the Chattering Robins. Boy am I all excited and nervous.

My project for today Is a Forever Calendar. I used a piece of wood that was 6" x 14". The board is a pine surface. I used a lot of Robin's nest dewdrops. Dewdrops are so fun to use and very easy to glue down. I use paper that I got from Robin's nest a few years ago. The green and white mini rosettes are from Micheal's. The word family is from colorboc chipboard alphabets. I painted it in country tan and inked it in blue. I used dewdrops in Crimson – DD 195 on my letters. I put antique lace on the top and the bottom of the plaque. I added sea green string of pearls to the top lace. I used white lace flowers on the bottom of the plaque with flat back flowers in the center. I put 21 green rosettes and 19 white rosettes along the edges of the plaque and the top. I hung 12 chipboard squares sized in 1 inch with 12 gold jump rings and 12 gold eye hooks. I covered the squares with the same paper as I used on the plaque. I inked them in the same color as I used for the letters. I used dewdrops in Pansies and Sprinkles-DD 159 on the top of my squares. I put dew stackables between the white flowers. I used Hillside and Riverside dewdrops as designs on the plaque. To adhere everything down on the plaque I used glossy accents, the hot glue gun, and inkssentials glue n' seal. I found out that using the Marvy  jewel picker was the best option for gluing all these dewdrops down. It was a big help in my project.On the back I put two silver eyehooks and some antique lace to hang it up.

The following is a few photos to show you how I did it and the outcome of my forever calendar.


 
 
I hope you enjoyed my forever calendar and it inspired you to go and get some dewdrops from the Robin's nest and use them on your creations. Make sure you check out the Robin's nest for a lot of awesome products and make sure you also visit the chattering Robin's blog to see some more awesome creations from wonderful women all over the world.

Before you head on over to The Robin's Nest I want to also share with you some letters I made also using dew drops. Man I love using them. There so easy and so fun.


The Robin's Nest  has put together some fantastic card kits and tag kits, and there on sale until January 31st. So hurry up and get you some and don't forget the dewdrops.   Just use the code:  cardkitpromo for a 20% savings.

Have a wonderful day ~ Rhonda Helm 

8 comments:

The Robins Nest OCrowley said...

Great project Rhonda!! I love your tutorial too :)

Terri Sproul said...

i really like this project

Bev said...

stunning, beautiful and elegant.. love it

juscrap said...

gorgeous job! i love this..

Robin O'Crowley said...

fun

Camille Short said...

I love your project....just lovely!

Barbara Rankin said...

Wonderful project, Rhonda! TFS

Tonya said...

Awesome project and love the soft colors you used. Thanks for sharing :-)

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