more cha cha cha goodness

I had a lot of fun this year at CHA and was able to create a lot of little bits that were scattered throughout our booth.  Here is a quick look at them, with a few basic instruction notes…

burlap wreath with birch bits, fabric flowers, chalkboard paint, and chevron ribbon rlap wreath with birch bits, fabric flowers, chalkboard paint, and chevron ribbon

For this one, I took a chipboard circle and covered it with burlap.  I then added in pre-made flowers and some more bits of birch branch.  On one of the bigger pieces, I painted blue chalkboard paint and then drew a heart in pink chalk.  I made it in about 10 minutes!

living room scene with art wall for Fiskars booth at cha

This was the living room scene in our booth.  I was lucky enough to make a few small pieces in this area as well…

CHA 4 antlers with paint, antlers with yarn, birch bark, chalkboard coasters, and small heart painting

I painted a rough heart on a piece of paper and then outlined it in thin Sharpie marker and wrote “home is where your heart is.” Super simple.  Messy and easy.  It wasn’t supposed to be perfect.

I also wrapped a set of antlers in yarn, securing it with strong glue (E6000).  On the other set, I used painters tape for clean lines, and then painted them with small bands of color.

I brought some of my chalkboard coasters with from home as well and then staged it all with fake succulent terrariums and pieces of birch bark.

birch bark art piece and then yarn wrapped letter for wall decor.

Finally, I rough cut an “F” out of cardboard and wrapped it in yarn as well.

I took the glass out of a frame and put a flat piece of bark inside.  Then I glued a more dimensional piece to the outside of the frame and then create a flower to add to the corner.  Both were 5-10 minute projects as well.

What I loved about all of these was that they were all quick and simple, but added to the staging of the booth.

It was a great time and I look forward to designing the booth for next year!


more cha cha cha goodness — 2 Comments

  1. Love the wreath and have everything to play off your idea and then some. Your both had to be a big hit. Wish I could go to CHA…….so many great ideas. My stamp store ,Stamp Asylum, in Plano, Texas shares a lot from the show..

  2. Thank you Vicki! Hopefully you can get to CHA in the future – I would love to say hi!

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