Monday, July 1, 2013

Celebrating the 4th of July with Bella Blvd

Star Wreath
I was waiting for the perfect time to make some 3D stars, using my Cameo they were very easy to cut and fold (I cut 36).  I used my trusty glue gun to glue the different stars around my circular frame which I painted white.  We've just recently moved to a beach area, so my hubby thinks everything in our house should be beachy, so I added in a few shells, but gold hearts/stars would also look great!  I strung the word America on twine that covered some thin wire I have, this gives my word stability and also allows me to bend my word to fit what I envisioned.

Supply List:
All American:  American Pride, United We Stand, July Sky, Seeing Stars
Ciao Chip Everyday Elements:  All American Icons

American Decor
I love canning jars that hold little scenes, they are so much fun to make and now with an abundance of shells and sand I can make these all the time!  I started by decorating my jar with some stickers, chipboard, and other pieces that I fussy cut from the papers.  I then strung my banner of stickers across some twine and tied it onto these little sticks I just found at our grocery store (aren't they cute?).  I couldn't resist trying out a few feathers in red and blue and then completing my project with a pinwheel.

Supply List:
Flags:  All American Words, All American Icons
Button Market:  assorted
Feathers:  Surf N Turf, McIntosh
All American:  Seeing Stars, Just Write Journaling Stickers, Alpha+Bits

Here's one more that I made when the American Collection was first introduced at Bella Blvd

Stop on by the Bella blog to see even more projects using this great line!


  1. Beautiful! Love all those stars :)

  2. All three of these are fantastic projects! Love them!