Sizzix Blog Hop – Eileen Hull Tea Cup

Blog Hopping again using Eileen Hull’s new Celebration die cuts by Sizzix .  This is the neatest die I have seen in a while tea cup die.

Mothers day is coming up so I thought I could create a little something for her.   I hand stamped cardstock with Hampton Art stamps and a variety of Chalk inks by Clearsnap .  I then cut out three teacups and three chipboard backers glued them together  with Aleene’ Original Tacky Glue and inked the edges with my all time favorite color – Chestnut Roan Chalk ink.  I repurposed a glass jar by adding a little paint.  I used Aleenes Tacky Glue to hold the skewers in place and also the tag on the front of the jar and stuffed the jar with glass beads.  The tag on the jar is made all from Sizzix  – an embossing folder, Tim Holtz alphabet, and a label die cut.

Sizzix Bloh Hop - Vote for me
If you like what I’ve done with my project, please take a moment to Vote for Me!

To vote, visit Eileen Hull’s blog and leave a comment saying you like my project or any of the others.


Look at these cool blogs for some more great ideas on using this die…

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Just a Thought or Two

Make your own pretty scented tea cup flower bouquet by JGoode Designs

Modern Surrealist 2 in 1 Bohemian Tea Cup Magnet for the Sizzix Blog Hop!!!

ScoreBoard Teacup

Sizzix ScoreBoard Blog Hop Tea Cup

Tea Cup Party Favors

Tea Cup Pin Cushion

Tea Cup Vase

Tea for Two in Blue

Tea for Two, Two for Tea…

Life in the Craft Lane

Sandy Laipply’s Sizzix Score Board Blog Hop Project

Bonnie Bruns

Einat Kessler

Debra Quartermain

Melony bradley
Michelle Cummings

Lisa Rojas

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Friend, Wife, Mom and an all around crafty old soul. Artist, Writer, Creative Director and Style Maker. Lover of old, fond of the new. Craver of excitement, establisher of the calm. My website http://365daysofcrafts.com Bio- Growing up in a small mid-western town, Niki Meiners was surrounded by a modest, resourceful and very entrepreneurial family. Her simple upbringing spurred her "Can do" attitude and gave her the confidence to try any challenge placed before her. She knew there was more out there than just her small town and set off after high school to explore the world. It was through these travels that she discovered her love of art and her desire to make the world a prettier place. It was not until she suffered a paralyzing illness that she realized she wanted to reconsider her corporate career as a Chief Paper Pusher, and her thoughts immediately turned to her first passion, art. In 2003 she began an odyssey that would take her from product design to publication and everywhere in between. She is known for her distinctive, high quality creations that feature a diverse mix of styles and highly creative approach to even the smallest detail. Niki is an Idea Architect, easily outlining every project from concept to completion. Her creations are simultaneously beautiful and functional and her in depth knowledge of the industry allows her to produce projects with a specific understanding of both the consumers and the manufacturers. This knowledge has allowed her work to be featured in the industries leading craft and lifestyle publications and manufacturers’ websites. nikimeiners at gmail.com
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13 Responses to Sizzix Blog Hop – Eileen Hull Tea Cup

  1. JGoode says:

    Niki, I love the colors and technique you’ve used. This is a fantastic gift for any mama!

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  3. I lovethe sparrows and cherry blossoms you incorporated into this design. What a beautiful gift!

  4. Great project, Niki! very cute idea!

  5. Teresa Godines #6857 says:

    love the project. This would be a great indoor plant decoration.

  6. Angel Plank says:

    This is a great idea to add to a bouquet for Mother’s Day. Very pretty.

  7. Madeline Arendt says:

    Nice idea Niki! Don’t you just love combining
    all the wonderful Sizzix products.

  8. Ann Butler says:

    Niki this is a great project and perfect gift idea!

  9. nikimeiners says:

    Thanks for all of the nice comments. If you have a blog please feel free to leave your blog addy. I would like to share some of the “blog love”

  10. Laura Bray says:

    You could use this idea in so many ways. Great inspiration Niki.

  11. What a great idea and so pretty!

  12. Tealapsketa says:

    Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
    I’ve been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

    Thumbs up, and keep it going!

    Cheers
    Christian,Earn Free Vouchers / Cash

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