Continuing on today with my self-proclaimed challenge to actually use some neglected scrappy goods I recently uncovered in the wreckage of my craft room. Last week, you may remember the little gift wrap package I made with Teresa Collins’ adorable Everyday Moments collection. And today, I’m sharing a bit of summer fun with you from the Therm O Web blog using the same line.
The nautical trend has been very hot this year, so I thought I would join in with a bit of nautical fun myself. The prints and colors of the Everyday Moments collection fit the bill perfectly for watery themes, and nothing says summer more than a beachy little sailboat, in my humble opinion. Ahoy, mate!
After a bit of experimenting, I came up with a quick and easy way to create the bottom of the boat. The process is very similar to the way I’ve been making my own pillow boxes from scratch. Just a few easy scores and folds, and you have a simple sailboat. Add a twig from your yard, and bit of scrap material and string, and a sailboat is born. I’ve got the complete step-by-step instructions up on the Therm O Web blog, if you’d like to learn more.
My little sailboat is hanging out in my sun room these days for a bit of summery decor, but I can’t help thinking…….
Wouldn’t these be fun filled with small trinkets or treats and used as table settings or party favors at your next gathering?
Today the girls and I are getting together for our weekly crafty play date, but before I head out, I have one more bit of summer fun to share with you today. I am so excited to say that I am this month’s featured artist over at Scrap n’ Art Magazine! And to celebrate, Scrap n’ Art has given me a free 30-day subscription code to share with all my bloggy friends! All you need to do is sign up for Scrap n’ Art (http://www.scrapnart.com/) and use the coupon code “Aug2013FA30.”
Thanks so much for stopping by, my friends! Wishing you all a fabulous weekend!