I love to scrapbook and to do crafty projects. It is my therapy. It is an outlet for me to be creative. Doing so helps me relax and keeps me sane. I wish I could get paid in doing what I love to do. Since I love to scrapbook and be crafty, I figure why not show what I create.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Fall Wall Decor

Well a couple of weeks ago, I had mentioned before that I went to my LSS Scrapbook Generation for their 7th anniversary of being opened.  My friend Erica and I were looking around the store after our crop session when we noticed this cool wall hanging decor.  We really loved it!  So we went to see if this was a kit that we can purchase.  We learned that it was not a kit but it was done by Katrina Hunt(click on her name to see her wall decor), a teacher of the mini-card class for the birthday celebration.  She told us what product she used and how she made it.  Well I really wanted to make one as soon as I could.

Here it is, the final product of my fall wall decor.  I love how it turned out.  I used pretty much the same products as Katrina.  I used the Little Yellow Bicycle "Hello Fall" collection.  It is so pretty.  Perfect fall paper.

To start off, I didn't have any chipboard of this size to do this project.  So I had to be creative.  My son has a big coloring book with a cardboard on the back to hold in all the large size coloring pages.  So I reused the cardboard backing and cut them up into three sections. (Being environmentally friendly!)  It worked out perfectly!  On all the panels on this wall decor, I pasted on the different beautiful paper and roughed up the edges with a file.  Then, each panel has a second layer of paper that I chalked the edges using the color Chestnut Roan.  I then just simply added on some chipboard shapes, some clear cuts shapes and a mini banner.  All from Little Yellow Bicycle.

On the last panel, the words came from a 12x12 sheet of boarder strips that I simply trimmed it down to be able to fit onto the blue matte paper.  It is a quote from Emily Bronte... "Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree."  Also on the last panel, I cut up the little leaves falling, from the clear cuts shapes, provided in the package.

I used an orange plaid ribbon that I had to hang this wall decor.  I also cut up the ribbon into several small strips and tied them up onto the rings connecting the panels.

I have to say that I really enjoyed doing this project.  It inspired me so that I would love to do one for each season.  I will be looking for some pretty winter/Christmas paper and embellishments next to create a winter wall decor.  I will post them as soon  as I get them done.



  1. Ok, I LOVE your version!!!!! I am so glad that I got to talk to you girls that day!!! And I want your ribbon instead of mine!!! BIG HUGS, Katrina

  2. Of course I saw it as it progressed, but I still love it!