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~ Winter Concert ~

Hello Friends 🙂

I am so very excited to share this project I’ve been working on this week.   A little back story first…  I am surrounded by musically inclined people.   My husband sings like an angel and plays the accordion (yes, the instrument illegal in most states..LOL).  My oldest son fancies the drums.   My second son is self-taught on the guitar and sings wonderfully.  My third son plays piano, guitar and sings, and my youngest plays the guitar.  Me?  Well, if I had to sing to save my life then I’d be in severe trouble.  Ms. Tin Ear.

I love it, though.   Being surrounded by their talent just brings me great joy.   So, when I came upon a blog post by KimberlyRae (Kreations by KimberlyRae) that you can see HERE, I was smitten.   I knew I had to make one, but I don’t have the SVGcuts availability (no machines here!)…. so I set out to recreate the project and make it my own the old fashioned way… measure twice, cut once.

Here is what I came up with…

I cannot even tell you how much fun (and frustration) went into making this!

Here’s a different view:

I had all the pieces cut a couple days ago and just fiddled with them between other projects to make sure when I finally started gluing together it would be what I wanted.

Here’s a close up:

I chose these BoBunny Snowfall papers because… well, they’re just gorgeous.  They have a glittered snowflake  motif… thus the name Winter Concert.

Here’s a picture of the bench detail:


I was super happy when I got the thumbs up from each and every man in the house!

Here are the details:

Stamps:  JustRite Stampers’ Cast All Your Cares clear set

Papers: GP White, Night of Navy, BoBunny Snowfall (although I used the 12×12, it can easily be reproduced with 6 x 6)

Ink: Chocolate Chip

Accessories: 1/2″ Wrinkled ribbon (brown) , 1/8″ silk ribbon (sapphire), Heart nestabilities, Kaisercraft wood embellishments, Kaisercraft brown 1/2 pearls, Prima Avon Rose Pixie Glen and Romantique flowers, Aleene’s Fast Tack glue, sticky tape, dimensionals, Darice hearts embossing folder, ruler, sharpie and sponge.

**** Items highlighted have been provided by Stamp Simply Ribbon Store ****


Thank you so much for indulging me as I geeked over my family.   I really do love them.  They bring music to my life :).




14 Responses to “~ Winter Concert ~”

  1. on 26 Jan 2012 at 20:29ChristineCreations

    Absolutely precious Holly! What a work of love! You have musical giftings too…it just comes out in other ways 🙂

  2. on 26 Jan 2012 at 20:33KimberlyRae

    Simply Stunning! I’m Amazed with your work and humbled you liked my project so much you would replica it. 🙂
    Hugs and Blessings

  3. on 26 Jan 2012 at 20:43Dawn Easton

    Oh my goodness! This is AMAZING, Holly! LOVE it!

  4. on 26 Jan 2012 at 21:05Piali

    Amazing Holly!!! I don’t have perfect words for it….just gorgeous!!!

  5. on 26 Jan 2012 at 21:52Marisa

    You are not the only one with a tin ear LOL! I pity the people so sit in front of me in church on Sunday as I truly do make a joyful “noise” 😉

    Your project is AMAZING!!! Who cards about the singing, girl, you have amazing spacial talent!! Showed my daughter, our piano player, and she loved it too. You knocked this one out of the ball park!

  6. on 26 Jan 2012 at 23:22Harriet Skelly

    Wow!! Holly this is totally awesome – wow!!!

  7. on 26 Jan 2012 at 23:50KimberlyRae

    Hello again, Holly!
    I really want to THANK YOU for giving Me credits. I really respect you for that and again I’m honored.
    The sight with the SVGs is here they are all a wonderful loving and caring community and I know they’d love to hear from you. Hugsss

  8. on 27 Jan 2012 at 03:39Juliana Swanson

    Absolutely FABULOUS!
    I love the colors, the details, and most definitely, the DESIGN!

    Beautiful and Amazing!

  9. on 27 Jan 2012 at 06:15Jane Bosi

    WOW!! Holly, this is absolutely amazing!!!!! I’m in awe!

  10. on 27 Jan 2012 at 08:58Theresa W

    Holy crapola woman – this is AMAZING!! I can’t believe how amazing this is. I can’t wait to come up and see it in person. It’s simply gorgeous!!

  11. on 27 Jan 2012 at 09:10cheryl

    Oh wow this is stunning teressa told me to pop over too see what you have done,as I do a lot of this kind of work too just amazing brilliant detail Hugs Cherylxxxxxx

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  13. on 28 Jan 2012 at 06:45Sharon Johnson

    Holly, this is just amazing — I can imagine the work to figure it all out — great project!

  14. on 28 Jan 2012 at 10:23Monika/buzsy

    Oh, my Holly! This is just FABULOUS! Love the piano and the bench. So creative and the papers are lovely. You must do a tutorial on this one! You are so creative girl!

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