Sunday, April 14

♪ ♫ ♪ Day 3 - April New Release Blog Hop "Peacock Beauty" @ Pinque Peacock ♪ ♫ ♪

~~~~ Click HERE for the Pinque Peacock 300 Blog Follower Giveaway ~~~~


Blends, Dear Sweet Blends!  
Oh, How I have Missed You So!

I am super delighted to be able to share some of my creativity with all of you.  Just like "Old Times".  Things with Pinque Peacock are going so extraordinarily well, that I have had to put my creating and crafting on a bit of a "vacation" for a while.

But I am thrilled to say that I have made, not 1, not 2, but 3 projects this weekend.
1 of the projects will be shared today!
But you will have to come back on Monday, to see the 2nd and 3rd Projects.
I promise, it will be a fun and totally worth it!!!

Now, without further adieu'
I would like to
Welcome YOU to
Pinque Peacock’s
April New Product Release 
"Peacock Beauty"
BLOG HOP

AprilRelease

Today is Day 3 of the April New Release Blog Hop. 
If you missed Days 1 and 2, be sure to head back to all the Blog Stops on the lists below.  You definitely don't want to miss out on any of the SPECTACULAR Projects that the Pinquettes have shared this weekend.  They are truly MAGNIFICENT!!!
AND....
Today is Full of MORE, MORE, and MORE Peacock Splendor!

We hope you will enjoy your time as you hop and that you feel inspired to create after visiting the Talented Pinquettes' Blogs! This hop will showcase projects that have been created using some of the April New Release Products available at Pinque Peacock.

We are thrilled to have you joining us this month as this is a very special New Release of products and we are all so very excited to share it with all you!
Our April Release is full of beautiful color palettes, wonderful inspiration from the Pinquettes, and fabulous sparkle and shine as we celebrate PEACOCKS.

After hopping, be sure to visit the Pinque Peacock Shop on FB to order the New Release items to jazz up tons of your projects.

You also will want to stop back on Monday, to see More Wonderful Creations and Our Announcement of yet, another Prize Giveaway
that will be available as we sponsor
the Craftin Desert Divas'
Newest Link It Up Party!


!!!!Now, let's talk about the 
BLOG HOP PRIZE!!!!
One winner, who has hopped all 3 days (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) during our Pinque Peacock April New Release Blog Hop
and followed the RULES BELOW will win this . . . .
a Mother Load of Pinque Peacock Products
 
$15.00 PAQ BUNDLE PRIZE
which includes all of this . . . .
(4) Beaded Stick Pins 
(6) Large Felt Poppers
(2) Layered Garden Beauties
(2) Large 1.5" Fabric Covered Buttons (FCB)
(6) Small 3/4" Fabric Covered Buttons (FCB)
(1) 2.5" Splendid Swirl (w/Embellished Center)


Do YOU want to WIN?     

Here is How*:

1 – Hop to ALL of the stops over the course of the 3 Day Hop and comment at each Pinquette Blog (Lineup for all 3 Days is below)


3 – Follow EACH of the Pinquettes’ Personal Blogs who are participating as Hop Stops this weekend.

*You MUST do ALL of the steps above to be included in the random drawing for the prize. We would hate for you to lose out on winning just because you didn't follow these easy rules :(

The Hop will remain open until Wednesday, April 17th, at 8:00 a.m. EST.
The random drawing will be held sometime during the week that follows and announced by Wednesday, April 24th.

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Here is my Project that I am WAAAYYYY Excited to Share with You today!

My Handmade Hairpiece
using all sorts of Goodies from Pinque Peacock!



I have been wanting to create some new products for the Pinque Peacock Shop, and this one has been a long time in the making.


I started with a 1/8" plastic headband and some luscious London Blue Crinkle Ribbon from 3 Girl JAM to dress up the white plastic. 

I made a couple of the Splendid Swirl flowers

using the Gorgeous Silk Fabric from the April New Release 

and even was able to create a flower from a few pieces that didn't cut very well when I was making some Fabric Covered Buttons.
I did add a Button to the center of my "oops" flower to dress it up a little.

The peacock feather was created using  a fabulous wood block stamp that my sweet friend and Pinquette sister, Teresa K, gifted me last Christmas.

I stamped the feather using Gold Metallic Dew Drop Ink and some Coordinations Card Stock.  I lighted sprayed some Perfect Pearls Mist over the image to mimic the natural shine that a REAL Peacock Feather has.  I added details using Watercolor and Permanent Whisper Strokes Markers, Folk Art Paints, and some delicate trimming.
The fibers near the paper feather were also left over pieces (trimmings) of the Silk Fabric that I gently pulled apart and placed behind the Splendid Swirl and other Flower.

To give the Adornment Cluster on the Headband added strength, I affixed them to black felt, which was pre-cut into a large flower shape (these are used to create the Pinque Peacock, Layered Garden Beauty Flowers).

I added some Aqua Rhonestones, from Want2Scrap, to jazz up the felt and then added another layer of felt on the underneath portion of the Flower Cluster on the inside of the Hairpiece (headband).

I finished off the piece with Pearl Beaded Stick Pin, also from the New Release this month.

 *******QUICK LINK*******
April New Release Products

For Family Fun, I had a little Photo Session with my Sweet Little Peacock Princesses!
(Modeled by the 3 youngest of my Precious Little Peacock Princesses)

Haylee (3 y/o)


Ariana (5 y/o)

and
Gabriella (9 y/o)
 
Now, if you find yourself Hopping off the Path on any of the three days, you can use this Lineup to get back on the Right Track . . .
                                                                       
DAY 1 (4/12/13):

DAY 2 (4/13/13):

DAY 3 (4/14/13):

Thank You for hopping along and we hope you had Loads of Fun!
Peacock Hugs
~Jessica and the Pinquettes
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Remember 
to 
Keep Crafting, 
Because 
♫ CRAFTING ♫ 
♫ ROCKS ♫ 
\m/-_-\m/ 
:O) Jessica

17 comments:

  1. WOW!!! Jess this is simply AMAZING!!!! I love the colors and the awesome new products!! FAB job my friend!
    Thanks for sharing and what a GREAT 3 days of projects!!!
    Enjoy your Sunday!!!!

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  2. Jessica... this is a spectacular piece!!! Your love for what you do shows in every detail. I think your little models are adorable as well!!! It has been a great hop, for sure! Happy Sunday and big smiles to you!! ~Donna K

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  3. ooooo my...this is beautifulll...how very pretty Jessica...<3 it...the flowers are gorgeous....wow...love the look and feel of it...:D

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  4. OMGosh!! That's beautiful. I love it. Your daughters are so pretty, must take after their mom. Can't wait for the start of the linky party tomorrow. Your items are just fabulous, I love the pins I have.


    Tara

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  5. Jess this headband is so breathe taking. It looks like you may have to make a couple more so the girls (who are gorgeous BTW) don't fight over them, lol.Incredible hop on all 3 days!Hugs~Mary
    http://Mary-fortheloveofart.blogspot.com

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  6. Just beautiful, you did an amazing job! Love how you used all the Pinque Peacock items and the handmade flowers/feathers are just beautiful! Proud to be part of your team!!!!

    Susie
    http://scrappyrandomness.blogspot.com/

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  7. Oh Jessica!!! I love this... The colors are sooo awesome... and the girls are tooo cute :)
    PINQUETTE Rhonda :))

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  8. wow. amazing beautiful headband!! :)

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  9. Great project. Love the colors and it is adorable on the girls.

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  10. Okay Jessica these are simple amazing. You know you should sale this in the store they are elegant and just beautiful. TFS AJ-

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  11. This headband turned out so AMAZING. I think your "mistake" flower is my favorite :)

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  12. These are truly wonderful headbands! I wished I had a little girl to dress up with something this exquisite! Of course, I could TRY to put one on Layla (my pretty grrrrrrl pooch, but she'd probably just shake it off and eat it!)

    Thanks for such a great release of some fab products this weekend!

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  13. Wow!! I love the headband you altered- beautiful! I'll have to remember to stop by tomorrow to see your other projects!

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  14. Beautiful hair band Jessica and super cute models too!!!

    Pinquette Shelley

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  15. Love this so much and those models are just too cute for words!!!

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  16. Your most beautiful work are those precious little models! How cute they are to show off your handiwork!
    What a fantastic piece you made! Oh my...what talent you have Jess!
    Love you twinnie!

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I so enjoy reading your comments and love hopping back over to your blog to see your latest and greatest!
:O) Jessica B.
Keep Crafting
Cuz Crafting Rocks
\m/-_-\m/

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