Saturday, November 16, 2013

All That Stickles - Black Diamond Deals Blog Hop

Welcome to the Black Diamond Deals Blog Hop brought to you by the All that Stickles design team!

The biggest shopping day of the year is just around the corner, and the ATS design team has put together some fun, sparkly shopping projects to help inspire those shopping lists! (And maybe the shine from all the glitter will help wake you up in the middle of the night to hit the stores!)

 If you've come from Angeline's blog, you're in the right place! If you've just come across the hop, please go to All that Stickles to see the WHOLE hop!

Photo frames are a great gift, so I made went to Michael's and bought a $1 frame and spiffied and stickled it up!  

I used Bo Bunny Back to Basics paper, some flowers from my stash and Timeless Twine to create the frame.  I decided to give it to one of my cousins who is going through some tough times.  I thought it would be nice to include an inspirational "picture" for her (with the idea she can add a photo of her own later).  This stamp from Unity Stamp Company was PERFECT.  I underlined "Big Hugs" in Black Diamond Stickles and used Firefly Stickles to glue the twine around the opening of the frame.  Here's a close-up:

We have blog candy for those who are a follower of All that Stickles and leave a comment on every stop of the hop! Winners will be announced Wednesday November 20th at All that Stickles.

$15 Gift Certificate
7 Digital Stamps of Winner's Choice

3 Digital Stamps of Winner's Choice
(If you email TSC letting them know you're hopping with us, you'll receive a free image!)

2 Digital Stamps of Winner's Choice

Your next stop is Karen S's blog!

Here's the complete lineup:
Thanks for hopping! :) Don't forget to check out our Let's Talk Turkey Linky Party!

Craftily yours,



  1. Your cousin will love this! So pretty!

  2. GREAT job repurposing the frame! Your cousin will love it!!! (Can I be your cousin, too? ;) ) Thanks so much for sharing . . . and for the inspiration!!!


  3. Great project. I would have NEVER used Stickles to 'glue' twine. Nice idea!

  4. Cool gift! Love how you decorated the frame!

  5. Great Idea and very thoughtful! Love the saying...

  6. What a thoughtful gift, I'm sure your cousin will love and appreciate it. I love the twine around the picture opening, and those flowers are the perfet touch!

  7. What a sweet gift. Very thoughtful.

  8. What a sweet gift, I love the pretty colors and I love the subtle way you used the black diamond stickles as an underline.

  9. Pretty, pretty, pretty!! Great work

  10. BEAUTIFUL... love the colors and that sentiment is fabulous.
    Have a creative day.
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