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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Welcome, Boo Bucket Tutorial and Giveaways

 
I am so excited that the day has finally arrived to kick off The Creative Patch!  Heather of Speckled Egg, Sarah of My So Called Junky Life and I have been working hard to bring you inspirational tutorials, digital downloads, kid’s corner, trash to treasure feature and special kits to help your creativity bloom.  We are excited to have Leah of Family Matters and Everyday Chatter, join us this month as our special Guest Gardener.
Do you have a special treat to share with your ghoulish goblin?  That special treat would look delightfully creepy in these cute Boo Buckets.  So simple and easy to assemble that you will want to make a lot of these Boo Buckets for all your little ghosts.
Supplies Needed:
Peat Pots
Burlap
Wire
Buttons
Glitter - Various Colors
Black Paint
Black Ink
Glitter Glue
Glue Sticks
Wire
Ribbon
Various Pattern Paper
Scalloped Circle Punch
Plastic Spider Rings

Dry brush black paint on burlap.  Let dry and adhere painted burlap and ribbon to pot.
Cut 2 strips of 1 1/4" x 12" Pattern Paper - and accordion fold each approximately 1/4".
Edge with black ink if wanted.

Adhere together to form circle.
 Push center down and adhere circle punch on front and back to hold pinwheel in place.
 Edge scalloped circle with glitter glue and add German Glass Glitter for a vintage look.  Add tulle if wanted.

 Using spider and assorted plastic rings for a fun accent on your boo buckets.
Add glitter glue to rings.
 Dip ring into glitter.  Once glue is dry cut off ring and adhere to boo bucket.
For handles use wire and punch hole through sides and wrap back around handles.  Using buttons and ribbon as accents on the wire.

You'll want to make all your little pumpkins these fun and easy buckets to fill up with yummy goodies.

Have fun creating!

And now for more fun....


We all joined together to offer 3 wonderful giveaways


Heather is offering...


I am offering some vintage goodies, including ephemera, vintage lace, vintage photo album pages, buttons, vintage millinery and a bottle of German Glass Glitter.
Sarah is offering....
ENTER TO WIN:
You will have until midnight on October 5th to enter. 

You will have three chances to win.
1.  Leave a comment here
2. Leave a second comment here letting us know that you added The Creative Patch button to your blog.
3. Leave a third comment here if you are a follower.  You won't want to miss all the tutorials, trash to treasure features, kid's corner, digital downloads and exclusive kits... so stay tuned by following.

It is that simple!  This giveaway is open to US bloggers only. Sorry!
 If you don't have a blog be sure to leave your email. 

Be on the lookout between now and Oct 6th for another creative tutorial.

Come back on October 6th as we announce our 3 winners
AND
we will be bring you some exclusive kits to help your creativity bloom.

See you soon here at The Creative Patch.

Sheila

93 comments:

  1. Good luck with your fantastic endeavor!! Looks great.

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  2. I have all the stuff for this one!
    thanks

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  3. Beautiful boo buckets..love them:) Don't know if I can enter this giveaway, but I just wanted to say it's an awesome one!! Someone is going to be a very lucky winner!
    P.S. I am a follower and the button is on my blog sidebar;)

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  4. WELCOME to BLOGLAND! I was so excited when I saw what Heather had written about Creative Patch! GREAT IDEA! And goodness knows, I can USE some tutorials! THANK YOU!

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  5. I also added your button to my blog!

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  6. And, yes! I JUST added you to the blogs I follow! TA-DA!!!! LOL!

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  7. posting to enter the giveaway .... I look forward to seeing what's in store here!

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  8. What a great tutorial!!! I am always amazed at people's creativity!!!

    What wonderful giveaways, WOW!!!!

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  9. I'm already a follower :)

    xxoo
    Marsha

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  10. Your button is on my lefthand sidebar!!!

    xxoo
    Marsha

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  11. Put my name in the hat, pretty please!

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  12. What an adorable idea! I love these buckets.

    I added a button, I am a follower, and I am excited about this giveaway.

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  13. Yes, please enter my name in the drawing!

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  14. This looks to be an inspiring blog! I am a new follower...#33.

    Connie

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  15. I follow you in Google Reader

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  16. I added you button to my blog

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  17. I'm excited for the Creative Patch and all you ladies have in store!

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  18. Oh, what adorable little basket! I've never thought of using the square peat pots before. What a great idea! I'd love to win any one of the giveaways. I'm also following the site.

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  19. I love it! What a great idea. I can't wait to see more and I will definitely be making these adorable little baskets. I have everything on hand except the spiders and peat pots.

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  20. Cute buckets! Great use of the little peat pots!

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  21. I have your button: http://jensunchartedterritory.blogspot.com/

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  22. I am not a fan of spiders (real ones) but if a spider must be in my home, I would hope it would be a glittery one. Cute little project. I would love to enter the giveaway.

    Danielle

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  23. These boo buckets are adorable! I will definitely make them with my boys. TFS!

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  24. Thanks for the great tutorial-love those boo buckets! And the giveaway is the best!

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  25. and putting your button up on my blog right now!
    Congrats on this new and wonderful venture!

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  26. love*love*love -
    and i don't even
    "DO" halloween!!!

    can't wait for
    more!
    xoxoxoxoxo

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  27. Thanks so much for the chance to win some boo-teeful goodies!
    roxy

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  28. I don't think your Follower link is working :(

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  29. Figured it out, I'm a Follower!!

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  30. This is so exciting, looking forward to all you have planned!!

    Nancy

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  31. I am following your Blog!!

    Nancy

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  32. I posted your Button on my Blog Sidebar!!

    Nancy
    coeurdalenegifts.blogspot.com

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  33. Fun tutorial and great giveaway! thanks a bunch!
    xo natalea
    kandeland@roadrunner.com

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  34. Hi Ladies, This is such a wonderful idea and love the new blog. I am so excited to see all the wonderful things you talented ladies come up with. Thank you for the opportunity to win your wonderful giveaway and I mean wonderful. Hugs, Terri

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  35. I am also a new follower, this is wonderful! Thank you ladies. Hugs, Terri

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  36. I am off to add your button to my blog. Have a wonderful week. Hugs, Terri

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  37. Added the Button! thanks for sharing, Kris

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  38. very cute idea....I could adapt this for other seasons, uses..just change the colors,etc. thanks!

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  39. I am now a follower...looking forward to your great inspiration and tutorials

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  40. Sounds like your having a lot of fun over here so I'm joining in.Drop by and say Hello if you like.

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  41. Oh oh,your friend connect box disappeared for now. I'll try to join later.

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  42. I am so excited for the new blog. I love a good creative blog that will help to inspire me!

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  43. How wonderful, Sheila! Love this new blog of yours...and what a fabulous project & tutorial--I love it!

    Wishing you the loveliest week, my friend...

    Julie

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  44. Looking forward to more great tutorials..

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  45. I posted on my sidebar.. have a great day!!

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  46. Am excited to try this with the boys tomorrow. :D

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  47. I am a follower. THanks for such a great giveaway!

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  48. So glad to have found this wonderful blog! I'm looking forward to seeing more. Thank you!

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  49. Posted your button on my blog.

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  50. this is such a wonderful new blog idea. i am so excited for you gals. i need help fueling my creativity and i think you can help me. congrats!!

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  51. I love this beautiful new blog! Please add my name to the giveaway. I can't wait to try some of your ideas, so fun!
    Kathy

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  52. And..... I added your button to my blog. Thank you.

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  53. So glad I received a note from Speckled Egg with a link to this site . . . looks great! I love tutorials. Thanks for the chance to win a gift certificate.

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  54. I just joined to follow your blog!

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  55. Now that's the kind of spider I like! Sparkley ones! :)
    I love your tutorial. And thank you for the chance to win!

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  56. I am a new follower and I love your blog! :)

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  57. I just can't get enough of "My so called Junky Life!!!" Your sites are amazing and so inspiring to me!
    jennabeecrafts.blogpsot.com

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  58. I am officially a follower! So looking forward to see more of your ideas!!~

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  59. Love the glitter rings! My daughter and I will make these this weekend! The giveaway is Spooktacular! resetink@aol.com

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  60. I am a Stalker, I mean a follower, LOVE LOVE LOVE your blog! resetink@aol.com

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  61. Here is my first comment. Love the blog. Off to join and grab the button
    Janice

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  62. Just joined so here is the 2nd comment

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  63. and I just grabbed the button to put on my blog. Do come and visit.
    Janice

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  64. Those are fantastic prizes! I would love to win!

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  65. I am a follower now!!
    www.tellyourgirlfriends.com

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  66. Wow - this looks like it is going to be a terrific blog! Looking forward to all the new stuff you'll be sharing! Thanks for the chance to win!
    casserole14 at gmail dot com

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  67. What sweet Boo Buckets. Thanks for the tutorial.

    I'd love to be entered in your giveaway!

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  68. I am now following the blog. Looking forward to more fun ideas!

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  69. Please add AJ to this giveaway. She has been having problems leaving a comment. Her address is ajbennit@sbcglobal.net. Thanks Sheila!

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  70. Whew! Just made the deadline. I can't wait to see all the fun tutorials on this blog!

    Steph @ Tart Deco
    tartdeco at gmail dot com

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  71. Following!

    tartdeco at gmail dot com

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