Welcome to my NEW BLOG!

Welcome to my NEW blog! For many years my projects could be found at my previous blog - www.fatcatcreations.blogspot.com. Since my business has evolved and is now known as Cindi McGee - Behind These Eyes™ instead of Cindi Bisson - Fat Cat Creations - I thought this was the perfect time to launch a new blog. Since I've been on this creative journey for almost 16 years - I have a LOT of project links out there in cyberworld! If you are looking for a particular project you have found on Pinterest, Facebook, FaveCrafts, HomeTalk, Twitter, etc. and the link is not working for you, please feel free to email me at cdjb11@yahoo.com and I'll be sure to get you the new link to the instructions. Have a creative day and remember to DARE TO BE DIFFERENT!

Monday, April 21, 2014

Craft Attitude™ Mother's Day Blog Hop - "Bee Happy"



I am thrilled to be a part of the Craft Attitude™ Mother's Day Blog Hop!  Be sure to follow the links below to see what other creative projects these amazing designers are sharing featuring Craft Attitude™ Film.   And now. let' me "bee-gin" sharing project ..

Remind mom to “Bee Happy” this Mother’s Day with this framed mixed-media home-decor accent featuring Craft Attitude™! 

Materials: 

Craft Attitude! Decor Attitude™ Printable Film 

Wooden picture frame 4” x 6”
Burlap 
Black & tan checked/gingham patterned paper 
Bee print cotton ribbon (Michael’s) 
Black paint, paintbrush 
Sandpaper 
Scissors 
Glue stick

Instructions: 

Paint frame with black paint and let dry. Lightly sand painted frame to achieve distressed/shabby chic effect.  (One of my favorite places to get picture frames to repurpose is my local Goodwill store - great assortment for great prices and  you are helping out those in need!) 

Cut 4” x 6” piece of black & tan checked paper. 


Cut 3 1/2” x 5” piece of burlap.  Gently remove some threads from left and right edges for a frayed effect. 






Download vintage bee image and size to 3 x 4 1/2”.  Follow manufacturer’s instructions and print onto Craft Attitude™ Decor Attitude™ film.  *Note - if printing text, be sure to reverse image before printing! Let dry 2 hours before proceeding to next step.

Coat printed image with glue stick, mount to center of burlap and let dry. 


Mount burlap with bee image to center of black & tan paper. 


Cut two strips of 4" bee ribbon. 

Mount bee ribbon at top and bottom of burlap, overlapping burlap, just above “Bee” and just below “Happy”.

Insert into distress painted frame. 

Check out more great projects featuring Craft Attitude™ from these Designers - 

Tues. April 22 - Amy Bowerman, http://pluckingdaisies.com 
Wed. April 23 - Lyneen Jesse, http://dreamingofcastles.blogspot.com
Thu. April 24 - Lindsay Obermeyer, http://loops.typepad.com/serendipity/
Fri. April 25 - Cheryl Boglioli, http://cherylswindow.com
Mon. April 28 - Debra Quartermaine, http://www.debraquartermain.com/ceoblog
Tue. April 29 - Jonathan Fong, http://jonathanfongstyle.com
An InLinkz Link-up

7 comments:

  1. very neat project, possible some up cycling in there. Very neat!!! Looking forward to the week of great ideas.

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  2. Cindi, the Craft Attitude worked great on the burlap!!! I love your project!!!! I want to try it on burlap now!

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  3. OMG, I love how this turned out. I never would have thought the transfer material would work so well on burlap, but your project is just awesome. TFS

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  4. Cindi This is fabulous! Love burlap and you shared a wonderful project

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  5. Such a lovely creation! I adore the bees and the black/burlap colors. THANKS for sharing it!

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  6. Very very nice! I love the way the product worked on your burlap - it looks terrific.

    Thanks for sharing!

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  7. this is so wonderful -love this new product

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