Ruby Rock-It

Honoring Moms | Mother's Day project with Alicia

by Erin Yamabe | May 26, 2014
Honoring Moms | Mother's Day project with Alicia

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This month for my Ruby Rock-It assignment I have been asked to work on our "Special Occasion" theme. This is where we get to focus on a particular even going on around us, and show a way to showcase that in our crafting. This month being Mother's Day both here in Australia as well as in the States, this was the perfect event to commemorate.

I hardly ever seem to end up in the camera shot with all of my kids, so being Mother's Day I requested we take some shots especially. Can you believe that this was only the second or third shot we took. I am so lucky to have very photogenic children. I really love this precious photo..so much in fact that you may notice I used it on a Memory Maze layout as well. I couldn't resist.

So, I found this small plastic gumball machine at the local thrift store. I had been wanting to make one of these for ages, so it was a great find. I'm so happy with the way this turned out. I'm thinking I may take it to work to sit on my desk.

I have used used the apricot colours from the Oriental Chic range, along with the blue flowers that match, along with some additional birds from one of the Fundamentals decoupage papers.

 
From the side:
 


A close up of the flower embellishments with a 3D bird sticker.


The photo and inside of the ball.


 From the other side:

 


Ruby Rock It materials
Oriental Chic paper collection
Oriental Chic 3D stickers
Oriental Chic florals
Fundamentals decoupage Pack
Arcadia Trim

Spellbinders S4-379 Decorative lables one, S5-086 Bitty Blossoms
Fiskars Good Times Quotes Stamps

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