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Friday, November 20, 2009

Unity's FWFF!

Friends with Flair Friday and it's been a busy week!  My son just had his braces put on, so I'm having to make "soft" foods for dinner, since his teeth are sore.  Good thing Thanksgiving is coming...lots of mashed potatoes for him!

I hope you enjoy all of the yummy Unity goodness as you browse through all the customer blogs...so much to see!

Today, I am sharing my entry for the final Unity Bachelor Bro Challenge. There were seven of us participants, and we were to send in an altered gift to our "boyfriend Bro"! Even though I did not win, it was so fun, and I was honored to be able to join these talented gals in this last challenge!  Take a look at their fantastic creations here!

I sent Ryan a magnetic calendar, created from a picture frame.  All of the days on the calendar, and the sentiments to be placed under the "today" sign, are all exchangeable (magnets).  I painted the overall frame, distressed it a little and then modge podged it.  Then I put all the embellishments along the outside of the frame.
Here's a full view:
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The top half view:
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The bottom half view (oh btw...the round circles are magnets too, and you can just put them over the appropriate month and day):
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Now, if you want to check the details out closer...here are some detailed views of the outside frame.
Around parts of the frame I stamped in Versamark and heat embossed with SU Classy Copper Embossing Powder:
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This sentiment is tied with twine to the ribbon, and popped up on the frame:
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I stamped Ryan's name and popped up the letters:
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Rock-On cut out and more heat embossing:
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I paper pieced the guitar, popped it up, and used twine for the guitar strings:
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Popped up the heart and placed an arrow behind it:
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This is the small 3x3 card to Ryan:
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This pouch has various embellished sentiments that I made to exchange daily (or whenever) to be placed under the 'TODAY' word on the top half of the calendar:
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One last photo of everything:
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Sorry for such a long post, but I wanted to get these pic's in.  Make sure to explore Unity's sales items too!  Thanks for coming by and have a fabulous weekend!

20 comments:

Katy said...

Your project was absolutely amazing!! I wouldn't have wanted to send it off to anybody :) Love all the magnets and the great detail that went into it.

Jennine Chambers said...

This project is just amazing! I really want to give this a try! I don't think I would have been able to pick a winner with all of the amazing projects that were submitted. Thanks for the inspiration from this outstanding project!

Bogner's said...

Jen this is a super duper amazing calendar! It is too cool. I am so glad you posted all those close ups. I never noticed the stamps on the frame. Beautiful. I love how you did the guitar. Amazing!

JenMarie said...

WOWza, this is FABULOUS!

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

This came out awesome Jen!!!!

Stephanie said...

Oh my goodness Jen, your Bachelor Bro project was absolutely amazing! I truly admire all of the work and details you put into this! Absolutely gorgeous!

Ang said...

I saw this on the Unity blog yesterday and was astounded at the talent! Thanks for sharing even more pics.

Krista said...

Jen your project is amazing! Simply amazing.

Laurel said...

My goodness, so fabulous!

Martha said...

wow!

~~Audrey~~ said...

What a gorgeous creation! Luv all the little detail!

Diane Jaquay said...

Wow, this is just FABULOUS! You really put a lot of work into this!

Kelly Landers said...

Jen, your calendar is amazingly creative, and stunning! I love your work!!

Tenia Nelson said...

WOW!! Nuff said..lol!! Awesomeness!!!!!

Dawn K. said...

your project rocked!!

stampjourney said...

Absolutely FABULOUS! Love, love, love your Bro project!

Robynccgirl said...

Awesome Jen! I was stunned when I saw this, it blew me away! Great job!

the whimsical butterfly said...

WOW WOW WOW!!!! This is absolutely GORGEOUS in every way! You totally blew me away w/ all the elements to this project-it's just STUNNING!!!

Randi said...

This was such an amazing project idea Jen!! And you have so many beautiful details! I LOVE the embossed copper on the frame! And the little bag of interchangeable sentiments is brilliant!! You really rocked this challenge!

Mary(OhioMary) said...

Wow! This is amazing! The attention to detail really makes this sooo fabulous!