Thursday, June 11, 2009

Fruit Collage June Special

I'm back!! It seems like forever since I've had access to the internet, but in reality it has only been one week. We are moved (not quite all unpacked yet, but we're making progress).

I wanted to share another one of the June projects that I designed for The Angel Company's Promotional Playlist.

Originally, when I started the design for this jar I thought that it would be great for homemade strawberry jam (or grape since that image is also included in this set) but since I don't can, I didn't have any on hand. But, then while in a checkout stand I saw strawberry licorice!! What a fun gift idea!

Below, you can see a closeup of the image. It is colored lightly with aquacolor crayons and a dove blender. The image is stamped on TAC Kraft paper and embossed with black embossing powder. LOVE how that turned out!

Here is the lid. I used some makeup sponges to pad the lid and then glued it down inside using a hot glue gun. The flowers on the top were also hot glued on and they are from one of the Buttons & Blossoms embellishment jars that TAC sells.

To decorate the side, I tied the ribbon around the jar and attached it with red-lined tape (super heavy duty tape for scrapbooking), also in the TAC catalogue. I tied two little bows to accent the jar and also glued them on and then added the buttons.

Hope you enjoyed this gift idea! Be sure to check out the other projects on TAC's June Promotional Play List and REMEMBER that these sets are ONLY available until the end of JUNE with a $30 order!!


Chris said...

Your jar looks amazing - can't believe you found time to make this. But still, we have to "treat" ourselves when we can! tee hee... I love this.

Bridgett Owens said...

What a yummy idea! I love, love, love your project! The candy is awesome, the stamped label is fabulous and I love the embossing on Kraft cardstock. Too fun! Your lid is cute, too and all the bows and's adorable! Terrific gift idea!

Trudy Osborn said...

This is FANTASTIC!!!! I loved it on the main page, but am glad I can tell YOU how much I like it.

Laurie said...

I love this! I didn't realize it was yours! So cute!

Kim said...

Jen fantastic job on all your creations! This has such a great country feel it caught my eye right away...I love all the little details & embellishments!

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