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Rain or Shine?

It's cloudy and a glorious 64 degrees...ahhhhhh!  But, that's not necessarily the entire reason for the title of my post :)
I try to keep up with all of the 'trends' and 'hot colors' of the season.  Seems like yellow and gray are amongst the hottest color trends this year; if you follow the newest releases in scrapbooking, then you're probably familiar with Authentique's Blissful
I found that the color combination soon began to grow on me so why not make some crepe fringe to match? You can now find --Rain or Shine-- Handmade Crepe Paper Fringe at my Dot & Whimsy Etsy shop!  Colors of marigold, gray and white have been machine-stitched, doubled, machine-stitched again and then carefully handcut to create a fun and festive fringe.
On a BETTER note, tomorrow we are hosting a fantastically fun BLOG HOP at Paper Issues.  
Tons and tons of prizes to be given away!
  My prize give-a-way? One winner will receive THREE skeins of --On The Fringe-- Handmade Crepe Paper Fringe!  I have tons of color schemes; you get to pick your very own three :)  What do you do with fringe?  The fringe that I make isn't necessarily the kind that you hang from the rafters;  rather, I created this fringe to outline the tops of baskets and bags, to add a little pizazz to cards and scrapbook pages, or to embellish party hats, clay figurines and prim dolls...there are literally tons of possibilities.  Everyone seems to ♥ ♥ ♥ tha FRINGE!
So get ready tomorrow, Friday September 16th to begin hopping with us!

I have some more FUN news!  It seems like so many of my Paper Issues, My Scrapbook Nook and Your Scrapbook Stash gals are getting in on  a lot of Design Team action...Doodle Bug, American Crafts, Pebbles...whew!  I'm very excited for ALL of my friends; well-deserved :)
So, for me?  I've been asked to be a Guest Designer at Kraft Outlet.  Oh. My. Goody.  Have you visited? 
This girl LOVES some kraft goodness ♥  It's a staple in my stash.  
My design month will be March 2012...I'm all ready looking forward to it...I will get a head-start by doing a little shopping beforehead LOL

The Kraft Journal
Okay, all!  I will be back tomorrow bright and early to get things going for the Blog Hop!  I hope you stop by...lots of prizes and cool tutorials broken down into Scrapbook/Art Journal, Altered Project (me) and whatever your heart desires, we've got you covered :)


  1. I also love me some Kraft! I will have to check that out for sure! Your fringe is fantastic! I love the yellow and grey color combo! =)

  2. Kraft is so awesome, I can't even tell you. Congrats on another great gig! And I do love your fringe, so dang creative!

  3. I agree- awesome colors for the frige- beautiful!

  4. Just wanted to stop in today to tell you how delighted we are to have you scheduled as our Guest Designer in March for the Kraft Outlet and The Kraft Journal... we're looking forward to working with you!!

  5. Your fringe is so fun & festive. And congrats on your GDT spot at The Kraft Journal. :)

  6. Shellye, I am saving this idea to use with my grandsons..I think they will flip over this. So adorable.


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