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Crafty, Scrappy, Happy: Crafty Scrappy Happy Me-Thursday {5} & a fall project

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Crafty Scrappy Happy Me-Thursday {5} & a fall project

Hello friends!  Is it just me or has this week gone by awfully fast?!  I can't believe that it is time to link up already!  This week I am doing things a little differently---you are stuck with a craft from me andddd no co-host.  I hope that is okay...  I will get the co-hosts back in the line-up soon.  But until then---here is what I have been up to this week!

I made this fall sign:

Which was inexpensive and simple---both are great if you ask me!

I used some fall fabric that I am loving right now, and some canvas wrapped "art" that I picked up from Michaels in the dollar section awhile back---I figured I would come up with a fun way to up-cycle them!

I think the entire project costed about $7

I used a staple gun to fold and fasten the fabric around the canvas.

{If you wanted to you could add some paper to the back so that it had a more finished look---but I wanted the back open so I could hang the canvases up}

Then I cut Fall {the word} out on vinyl with my silhouette cutter and placed the vinyl onto the fabric wrapped canvases

and just added paint.

Sweet and simple right?  
The bad news is that this is only the temporary "home" for my fall art...
it will end up on my mantle that I am still working on.... 
butttt look for the fall mantle reveal soon!  
And of course lots more fall inspired crafts as well!

I am linking up to a few of my favorite link parties!

And now it is time to party here!!! 
Here are ideas for what you might want to link up at this party!

Crafty-yep, anything and all crafty posts are SO very welcome---lets see it----I can't wait to be inspired!
Scrappy-any fun finds from a thrift store or garage sale that someone else might have scrapped but you saved and re-purposed?!  Be sure to share those posts too!
Happy-I would love to learn more about YOU-share posts about whatever makes you happy!
No huge and crazy rules....just the normal stuff.

Please be a follower of Crafty Scrappy Happy!
Post anything related to Crafty, Scrappy or Happy---no giveaways or etsy shops.
Link to your specific post you want us to see.
Anddd add my party button to your post or to your party list on your blog----pretty pretty please!!??!!


Now go and do some exploring---get to know other wonderful blog friends and be inspired!


Blogger Just Jaime said...

Loooove your homemade canvases!

September 21, 2011 at 7:24 PM  
Blogger Miss Kitty said...

Oh! I LOVE your Fall sign and can't wait to see your Fall mantle too! Thanks for hosting the party today!

September 21, 2011 at 7:26 PM  
Blogger Kim@todayismysome-day said...

Well, it was meant to be! I came over to comment on your cute little Fall sign only to realize that I had earlier commented on your Halloween bag and asked where you got the linen bag. Then I realized you were hosting a link party right now. So, I'm a new follower linking up for the first time. I'll be back many times, I'm sure :)

September 21, 2011 at 7:43 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

Thanks for hosting! And I love the orange fabric you picked!

September 21, 2011 at 7:44 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

Oh my goodness Jaime! Your canvas are adorable! You ooze with creativity, my friend!

September 21, 2011 at 7:47 PM  
Blogger Laura Beth said...

I'm IN LOVE with your Fall sign. It is just as fabulous as you are :) I know it's all going to look even more fantastic when it reaches it final resting place on the mantle!

September 21, 2011 at 8:05 PM  
Anonymous Angela @ Our Family Journey said...

I envy those who have Silhouettes or Cricuts. The canvases are awesome! Saw you on Shabby Creek Cottage :)

September 21, 2011 at 8:51 PM  
Blogger Della said...

Your Fall sign is awesome! I can't wait to see it on the mantle.

September 21, 2011 at 11:35 PM  
Blogger Erin {Lavender and Lemon Drops} said...

I love your fall sing! Awesome :)

September 22, 2011 at 1:23 AM  
Blogger Heather A. said...

I love how you used those cheapy "art" pieces! What a great idea! Wish I had a cricut or silhouette, but I think I might try the idea of using carbon paper and tracing a print out of the letters, then filling in with paint. One of these days I'll find the time to try it! : ) Thanks for hosting!

September 22, 2011 at 5:39 AM  
Blogger I am LOVD said...

A strange thing happened to me last year. Every major holiday, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, had me or one of my family members laid up, sick, or in the hospital. I didn't bother decorating for any of the holidays, with the exception of Christmas, but only to put up and decorate the tree. So this year, knock on wood, we are healthy and the only bug biting me is the decorating bug. Your post has helped inspire me to get out of my laziness and get to prepping the house for fall. Thanks!!!

BTW, great giveaway from my own Wednesday's post and inspirational post today on life's journeys!

September 22, 2011 at 6:49 AM  
Blogger Darby Hawley said...

Gorgeous fall sign! I just linked up and I can't wait to look through everyone else's projects :-)

September 22, 2011 at 7:30 AM  
Blogger Cynthia said...

Love your new fall sign! That fabric is adorable!... and of course I love your window, as well! Great party, too!

September 22, 2011 at 8:16 AM  
Blogger Maggie Massey said...

Jaime-girl! Love love love your fall's just perfect. Thank you for hosting!!!!! Your party is THE best...;)

September 22, 2011 at 10:12 AM  
Blogger The Painted Parlor said...

love it!! so 'fallish' ;) i need to get out all my fall deco as soon as our garage isn't stacked to the brim with junk....were finishing our basement right now so my fall items are very much buried! but can't wait, i LOVE fall :)

September 22, 2011 at 12:06 PM  
Anonymous Shannah @ Just Us Four said...

Love the fall sign! It looks so great and how awesome that you made it so inexpensively.

September 22, 2011 at 4:57 PM  
Anonymous kelly said...

wow, i love this! so perfect for autumn!

September 23, 2011 at 5:23 AM  
Anonymous Cathy @My 1929 Charmer said...

Those are so simple and cute. Great idea. Thanks for sharing!

September 23, 2011 at 7:39 AM  
Blogger Shelly @Crafty Creative Studio said...

I really like your Fall sign. Fun tute to follow too. :)

September 23, 2011 at 12:00 PM  
Anonymous Renee said...

I love your Fall sign and all of your upcycling! You should definitely share this at my Shabby Shares link party over at Rustic Crafts ~

September 23, 2011 at 1:08 PM  
Blogger Kelli W said...

I love that fabric! It is perfect for fall!

September 23, 2011 at 5:39 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

I love this fall sign!! Thanks for this sharing this at last Monday's "What In The Gunny Sack?" link party!

September 25, 2011 at 8:46 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Fabulous!! Great redo on those canvases!!
Thanks for partying with us at Show & Share!!

September 26, 2011 at 10:28 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

So cute girl! I love when a bargain turns into something beautiful. Got to love hidden potential. I really like how versatile that space is becoming for you! I think it is so cool how you are able to flip it around so easily.

September 28, 2011 at 8:38 AM  
Blogger Lolly Jane said...

of course it's darling, jamie doll! featuring your tomorrow, you're among the top clicked [of course!] ;)

xoxo, kelli & kristi

September 29, 2011 at 9:35 PM  
Blogger WhyCuzICan said...

...Jaime--- #1 Fan" here it seems, signing in :ROTFL:

from Midwestern Sewing Girl's linky party for Everything Halloween of course!
~Sign me "What's her name" *
(I think you will now have about a million comment emails from me tonight)


October 2, 2011 at 6:47 PM  

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