Saturday, June 1, 2013

Brought to you by the Krazy Crafting Crew

Our independant hop team is bringing you colorful delightful creations for summer time projects!
If you have just stumbled upon the hop, Robin Lane from "Create-a-Latte" will be your host today, you can start from the beginning and work your way through, to get all the inspiration we have to offer. The whole line up will be provided at the end of this post.
This is what I have came up with for a colorful summer..
I spend way too much time on Pinterest, as I'm sure many of you do...anyway I saw this great wreath that screamed Summertime!! And since I had made a quilt in the same theme for my granddaughter, decided she needed this wreath for her room! So here's my Flip Flop Wreath:
I added a purple bow, since Purple is her favorite color.. I covered a stryofoam wreath shape in light purple grosgrain ribbon, thinking that would be easier to adhere the flip flops too since so many glues say not to use on stryofoam.. still hard to find an adhesive that would hold the shoes on. I picked the shoes from the children's section so they had that youthful feel, and she loves the Peace Signs. I added some clip on bling to a couple of them.. Now let me show you the quilt, and now that she has her own room, I think it's a great set!!

I used fat quarters to get a variety of fabrics and traced one of her flip flops for the patterns. I appliqued them onto white 12 x 12 squares, added matching borders and put them all together. We added cute buttons to the toe straps, some with the same theme as the fabric. So cute! It's not award winning sewing, but she loved it and I loved making it for her! Now to take the wreath off my door and hang in her bedroom window for a summertime feeling there every day!
Don’t forget to keep an eye out for some blog candy offered throughout the hop. Our host is giving away this awesome prize!

Some blogs are offering extra perks! They all have their own rules for you to win, so don't forget to read the rules for each one. when they are offering candy, every blog has different requirements for entries.
I hope you have enjoyed my creation today, I would love for you to visit again, we have hops with new themes every first Sunday of each month.
Thank you for stopping by and hopping with us! We love to inspire you so be sure to come back for more!
Here is the line up to help you navigate through..
Robin Lane from "Create-a-Latte" 
Janet's Creative World   You are here


  1. VERRRRRRY FUN projects, Janet! I too spend way too much time Pinning. It is an addiction!

    Ellen (CardMonkey)

  2. Fabulous job on your granddaughters wreath. Beautiful job on the quilt.

  3. What an adorable wreath and blanket!

  4. Love both the wreath and the quilt!


    sherii at cfl dot rr dot com

  5. Stunning projects with fun objects. Who would thunk it? Great! Thanks for shring

  6. I am flipping over that great flip flop wreath and quilt. How totally cool!

  7. Fun projects! I LOVE your blog header!

  8. Great wreath - and love love the quilt! TFS

  9. What a great idea -- it turned out so colorful and I'm sure your granddaughter will love it! TFS :)

    Love 2 Create

  10. I don't do Pinterest so I have never seen anything like that! Awesome work and I lov e the quilt too. I'm sure she will LOVE it!

  11. Love the wreath and adore the quilt!! Love that they are matching.

  12. Your wreath is adorable!! That's such a fun idea and it goes perfect with the quilt. Thanks for sharing.

    racincrafts at aim dot com

  13. both of your projects are just great and the wreath is unique, great job!!!!

  14. Wow, what a cute and creative wreath!! LOVE your've got a winner there!

  15. WOW would have never thought to make a wreath with flip flops I know your granddaughter is going to love this.

  16. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! Love the wreath. Perfect for any young lady's room. And the quilt is beautiful.


  17. Love your quilt and wall hanging. Great colors. Very cute!
    (I know I commented before because you emailed me but I don't see it here. lol. You can delete this one if you just haven't had time to okay the first one. Just wanted you to know I love your projects)


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