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Saturday, November 17, 2012

"Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece" ~ Fall Blog Hop!

Hello everyone!

(Today, the 17th, is the November Blog Hop for 
"Just A Few Friends" on Facebook, by Elsa)

I have been invited to join a wonderful group of artists led by Elsa at 
"Just A Few Designs", called "Just a Few Friends" on Facebook!!

This group is made up of artists who want to dedicate a project or more a month. This is mainly to keep up mojo and lend support and encouragement through the art of crafting!

I am the newest added "cub" to this "den" of artists!
(You can see a list of everyone in the group over on the left 
side of my blog under the "Roar With Pride" banner! )
So, today is my first blog hop with the "Den of Friends".

Weather you're coming over from Yvette's blog or just dropping by,
 I thank you for coming over! 
But you may want to start from over at Elsa's blog 
then follow the line up from there!

Here's the list!! I'm at the end...:)
Elsa: http:/justafewdesigns.blogspot.com/
Krystal: http://krystalsnight.blogspot.com/
Kimi: http://uniquescrappiness.blogspot.com/

then me!:)

Here is my project for the month of November which was to create a Fall Home Decor piece! So, I created a Thanksgiving Table centerpiece with some cork trivets from IKEA my husband picked up for me while he was on a trip! He's so sweet, he said he thought I would like them and maybe make something out of them....which I did see once before and almost got, but then I put them back, trying to be frugal.....I'm glad he grabbed them for me, now I don't feel so "spendy"...not that they were, but you get what I'm saying!

I made some handmade Fall Mum Flowers in my last post, here they are again...
Ah, they're so pretty...I hope you like these! 
I did make a video tutorial for them you can watch HERE! :)

So, here is my centerpiece!
(I have also made these burlap rose buds 
I sell here on my blog, you could find them at this link)



Some close-up's






Top view....
Here's my video tutorial on how I put it together, enjoy....

  I hope you like this!! It is a great feeling when you make something beautiful for your family....and on a special day of Thanksgiving! I can't wait to put a little tea light in it and place it on our table for our traditional 
Thanksgiving dinner....just around the corner!

I do pray you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day with your friends and family this season! Sending you hugs today!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you leave me a comment and let me know what you are planning for Thanksgiving! If you're creating a project or something, please share with me! I would love to see....just email me a picture ok!!

Here is a list of what I used!
1~flowers, white daisy blooms from http://www.wildorchidcrafts.com
(Tutorial on how to make them is here)
2~From IKEA, cork trivets (pack of 3)
3~Random nuts from a potpourri bag
4~Pine cones from my stash
5~Acorns from Hobby Lobby
6~Hemp cord/twine from Walmart
7~Cornhusks from Walmart
8~Natural skeleton leaves from WOC
9~Fall berry spray from my local Mike's or Joann's
10~pom pom flower centers from Walmart
11~Burlap flowers handmade by me
12~Large green rose leaves from WOC
13~American Crafts card stock, Ivory
14~Maple Leaf punch by McGill
15~Small 2-tone copper open roses from WOC
16~Distress inks (info on previous post)
17~Lindy's Stamp Gang Sprays (info on previous post)

Have a very blessed weekend and a Happy Thanksgiving!!!
HUGS from the Pride!!



22 comments:

  1. Super beautiful Jules!!! Love it to pieces :) big hugs and blessings, Violet

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    1. Thank you so much Violet! I appreciate you girl so much:) xoxo

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  2. Wow Jules love your centerpiece looks great, great way to use the potpourri I love your style I follow your blog and your videos

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    1. Hello Ms Vicki!!! My moms name is Victoria! LOVE that name!!!:) Thank you so much for the support, I so appreciate you and thank you so much for watching and commenting sweetie! HUGS!!! Jules:)

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  3. First and foremost....yay on your first Den project. It is GORGEOUS. You are so talented. I followed your flower tutorial and made a few. It was so easy, thanks for sharing how your creative mind works. I look forward to more of your work. Blessings and have an awesome Thanksgiving.

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    1. Thank you sweetie!! Did you make them? I'm so glad you liked them! They are so cool right?? Did you use the same daisy flowers or something else!? :) I wanna see, will you share them on FB?? Please share ok:) xoxo

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  4. This. Is. BEAUTIFUL!! Welcome to the Den, I'm glad you are here!
    Hugs and Roars,
    Michelle

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    1. awww....Michelle that is so sweet of you! Thank you so much, I am so honored to be here, you guys have been the sweetest to me and so welcoming! Thank you:) xo

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  5. Hermana!!! Welcome to the Den!!! I am stoked your part of our lil group! Your project is just beautiful and will add such beauty to your table!!! I want one! lol Your so talented and it's been a blessing getting to know you and being able to call you a friend this year!! Take care of you...
    xoxo
    Elsa
    Besitos

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    1. Same here my friend! You've been so supportive and encouraging to me!!! It means a lot to have you part of my life! Thank you so much for the invite! Luv ya!!! Jules:)

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  6. Jules! I am so glad to see you have joined the Den - congrats! I am already a huge fan of yours and I am thrilled you have joined Elsa and the others!

    This centerpiece is just gorgeous! We celebrate Thanksgiving twice - once with my family (about 30 of us) on the Sunday before Thanksgiving (tomorrow) and then on Thanksgiving day with my hubby's family (about 11 of us). I never really do any decorating for Thanksgiving or fall, but this hop is making me want to! I love this centerpiece... I don't think I will get one made before tomorrow as I am still up to my eyeballs in pie baking (I took a break for this hop!), but maybe by Thursday? Thanks for the inspiration!! I LOVE THOSE MUMS!

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    1. Hey there Ms Becky! I'm so happy you stopped by and watched, read and left a comment! Thank you for following my work, it's because of sweet friends like you that I do this! This group has been the most warmest and the most welcoming! I am so much more than honored to be part of it! Thanks again! Huge Hugs, Jules:)

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  7. First of all, welcome to our den. It's awesome having you with us. I'm thrilled. And wow, your centerpiece is perfect and beautiful. I love it. I can't wait to watch your YT to see how you created it.
    hugs
    Roooaarrrr!!!!
    Yvette

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    1. Hey Ms Yvette! Thank you hon! I am so thrilled as well to be part of this group!! I keep telling Elsa that I hope I can keep up...but you guys make ma feel to part of the family, I don't see me not being part of it, we'll see! :) I appreciate you guys! Love ya'll, Jules:)

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  8. Jules...WELCOME TO THE DEN MY BEAUTIFUL PAPER SISTER CUB!!!! I am elated to have you join us as you are so incredibly talented. I can't wait to go and make some of those beautiful flowers with your tutorial. Your centerpiece is EXQUISITE!!! I love Love LOVE it!! I am so blessed to be in your company...I can learn a lot from you!! You have a beautiful family Girl...and a most beautiful blog!! I hope that you don't mind that I visit often and ask a ton of questions?!? I hope that we can become true friends as it seems we have a lot in common!!! Big Hugs...Yvonne "Bon" :)

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    1. Bon! You're so sweet!! Thanks for your welcome! I appreciate it! I don't mind if anything I do inspire you on anything, it would be an honor to see what you create! BTW, We're already friends girl! xoxo Jules:)

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  9. First of all let me welcome you to the "PRIDE". I have been a youtube follower of yours for some time now and have always enjoyed your projects! I saw the teaser you posted on our Facebook group and couldn't wait to get a look at the whole project and it did not disappoint! I love it! Thank you also for posting the video! I looking forward to our next group adventure!

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    1. awww...Sue! Thank you so much hon! I appreciate the welcome:) I'm glad we can share this part of our lives together and inspire others while in this group! :) Big Hugs, Jules:)

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  10. Drooling Jules Drooling....your flowers are just divine....OMG girl you rocked the hop!! AWESOME centrepiece. Can't wait to try your flower tutorial. {{hugs}} Kimi xx

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    1. Thank you Ms Kimi!! I want to thank you for your help while getting ready for this hop! It helped so much:) You are a keeper my friend! LOL:) Luv ya, Jules:)

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Thanks for visiting! Jules