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Bits & Bobs for the Holidays!

Christmas is only 36 days away!
Can you believe it! As usual, I am behind! The project I am sharing today is just one of MANY I have in mind before the big day!
For these little Spool Angels, I used various bits & bobs from Altered Pages & my extensive stash of such things.
Inspired by Pinterest
I covered the large spool with some Glitz Joyeux Noel paper & then hammered in nails onto the top edge. Then I added beads & charms to some chain that hangs from the nails. Then I cut out the Angel from the Ivory Angels collage sheet & adhered her to a broken pencil I hot glued into the center of the spool.
There's a Religious Saint Medal in there too!
For this angel, I painted the spool white & then covered it with the Music Washi Tape before embellishing it with tinsel trim & a vintage rhinestone button. I used some French book pages to give this girl wings.
the last Angel sits atop a different spool with tinsel trim & ribbon with a paper button in the middle.
On all three Angels, I used the fabulous Wink of Stella to add some glitter to the various gold parts on the images. LOVE that pen!! (the angels are attached to a broken pencil sticking up through the spools.)
Lastly, I made some ornaments too…
Here, I wrapped a small spool with tinsel (the loose kind), trimmed it up & then added the pom-pom trim. Then I threaded a silver tinsel pipe cleaner thru the opening in the spool & hung a Saint Medal Charm on the end.

To see more pictures & the rest of the spools, visit my blog, 
Thanks for stopping by today & don't forget to enter our Elf Challenge this month! You can find all the details HERE.

AP Supplies used:

Vintage trims & buttons
Beads & p
Other spools
Tinsel, trim & pipe cleaners


  1. Becky, this is so my kind of thing! LOVE IT!!!!!!

  2. I have had it in the back of my mind, that I want to do something with old family photographs of some of the women in my family . . . turn them into some kind of a Christmas family tree. You have inspired me :)
    I love your spools.
    Keep Smiling,
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

  3. So glad I happened by your blog! I think this is so beautiful!!

  4. All these pieces are just gorgeous Becky, I would so love to come and rummage through your bits and xx

  5. OMG!! Becky these are AMAZING!! And the photography WOW YOU ROCKED THIS GF!!!!!

  6. These are just gorgeous! I love spool art and you really rocked them all.

  7. Love Your pretty pretty work :)


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