Here she is:
Our Lady of Plaidbunny, The Guardian of Scissors and Protector of Safe Cutting.
I just so happen to have this wood coffin in my Halloween decorations and I thought it would make an excellent grotto for Our Lady of Plaidbunny. I lined it with scrapbook paper and decorated it with found objects, pom poms and of course more glitter!
You may be wondering how I got those great little glitter bunnies on Our Lady of Plaidbunny. Well let me tell you:
First I used a paper punch to punch out a bunch of bunnies from paper (in a coordinating color to my Crafty Chica Glitter-Bollywood Blue.
I then rolled a tube of Scotch tape with the sticky side out and placed it into a Snappy Tray. I then spread a bit of white glue onto each paper bunny and stuck it on the sticky tape tube.
I sprinkled the glitter onto the bunnies and allowed to dry. Then I poured the excess glitter back into the container.
The bunnies were ready to then glue onto Our Lady of Plaidbunny. I just love how the black (Be Bop Black) glitter has bits of green in it that pick up the green in the plaid fabric
If you need a bit of inspiration for your Empowerment Guardian or anything else you have that needs your special touch, grab a copy of The Crafty Chica Collection
Beautiful Ideas for Crafts, Home Decorations and Shrines from the Queen of Latina Style and get crafting!
Over 60 colorful craft projects, decorations, and shrines that celebrate “Latino Style”.
Kathy Cano Murillo, known as the Crafty Chica, launched her publishing career with two lively books: Making Shadow Boxes & Shrines and La Casa Loca, which means “the crazy house.” All of the projects that she designed for those two books are now featured in this classy-meet-campy companion collection of Latino-American pop art. The projects include everything from party gear to home decorations; garden accessories to gifts; and shrines to jewelry. More than 60 fabulous ideas incorporate paint, fabric, collage, embellishments, and a heavy dose of glitter. A book that every hip crafty chick needs in her collection.
Kathy Cano Murillo is a syndicated crafts columnist for The Arizona Republic and Gannett News Service. She is known for her pod-cast and web site, www.CraftyChica.com, which receives 900,000 hits a month. She is the author of five creativity/crafty books and makes regular appearances on local and national TV demonstrating her projects.
Here is the info for the Contest the Crafty Chica is holding-The Deadline is Friday!!!!!
1. Decorate one of the Crafty Chica Empowerment Guardians. Available at select Michaels stores or on Amazon.com.
2. When you are finished, take two pictures of it: One of you holding it, and another of it by itself.
3. Upload the picture to the Flickr Crafty Chica Inspiration Gallery with the header: CONTEST ENTRY. In the caption area, share the name of your Guardian, what her theme is and how you hope she will inspire you.
4. Send The Crafty Chica an email with the link to your Guardian, your name, age, and city you live in.
Deadline is Friday October 10th. A panel of crafty folks will choose a winner and The Crafty Chica will announce it on November 1st.
Entries will be scored on creativity, originality, innovation, and the personal inspiration that went into it. It can be healing, comical, kooky, happy, serious - whatever moves you! *Enter as many times as you want (a different guardian for each entry)!*
Winner will receive a paid spot on the Crafty Chica 2009 cruise.
You'll share a room with another cruiser - however if the winner has a
family member who wants to go, that family member will receive a
reduced rate! That is a smokin' deal! Keep in mind, they depart from
San Diego, so you will have to provide that transportation. The prize
pack includes your room, all workshops, meals, and basic beverages.
Does not include incidentals, you will need a credit/debit card upon
boarding for those.
If you are already signed up for the cruise, you can still enter and win!