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SEI + Wall Hoop Decor Trio

        Hey there friends!! Spring is here! Next week is spring break from teaching, so not only will I be working on an online class for professional development (code for BLEH!) But, I'll be crafting, crafting and crafting all week long! YAY!! It's nice have uninterrupted time to create. Usually, I come home from work around 4 and have a couple hours to craft, and then I stop to cook (okay, attempt to cook) and then spend time with the hubby. 
     Today, I'm here to share a lovely home decor trio using SEI's Field Notes collection. The deep colors, lovely foil accents and dynamic patterns offer a plethora of project ideas. I explored the elements of texture, line and shape in this project.

Try to find new uses for common items. Embroidery hoops are trendy, easy to hang and come in a variety of sizes. Best of all you can change out the decor for different seasons or styles. 

To create the backdrop base for the hoop, trace around the outside of the larger hoop. Trim the circle a little bit larger than the traced circle. Trim small slits around the entire circle being careful not to go beyond the traced inner circle. Secure paper to hoop with a strong adhesive.
 Modeling paste creates some fun texture. Apply it with your finger tip to the patterned paper. Now, if you're like me, you'll not want to wait for it to dry. I sped up the drying process with my heat gun.

I enjoy combining a variety of colors, patterns and textures in my projects. This could look like a hot mess if I didn't incorporate a unifying element throughout the trio. 

I also used the elements of line and shape to unify the trio. Strong lines are evident in the ribbon and patterned paper strips that are on each hoop. Circles are seen in the shape of the hoops.
That's it for me today. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!



  1. Sorry I've been MIA---amazing as ALLLLLLLLWAYS! LOVE those papers and the cluster of papers and lace/etc. LOVE everything you make:)

  2. These are SO pretty, Emily! Love the colors and all the bits and bobs you added on! :)


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