Friday, December 16, 2011

Music, Santa & Glitter

Last week, I gave you my first version of Music and Santas. This week, I took it to another level and added a bit of glitter.  I think we all agree that Christmas needs a touch of glitter.....

So, once again, I started with Santa and specifically, this classic Victorian Santa from the Christmas book Chatterbox 1920 that I found at Graphics Fairy.

I then needed to find vintage christmas sheet music for my background and selected Santa Claus So Jolly.  Another great Graphics Fairy download...

I then spread Aleenes Clear Tacky Glue on matting and over the Santa Claus and sprinkled Martha Stewart's Crystal Coarse Glitter over the tacky areas.  In retrospect, I should have used spray adhesive because the picture buckled a bit from the glue. 

I had recently purchased a frame at HomeGoods that needed just a little gold to spruce it up. Rub'N Buff to the rescue once again. Victorian Santa Claus sits proudly on my Chinese Red Victorian front hall chest greeting all during the holiday season.

Let me know what you think....

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Holiday Craft Party @ Censational Girl
Homemade Projects @ TipJunkie
Brag Monday @ The Graphics Fairy
Creative Bloggers @ Homemaker On A Dime
Made By You Monday @ Skip To My Lou
Just Something I Whipped Up @ Girl Creative
Amaze Me Monday @ Dittle Dattle
Newbie Party @ DebbieDoos
It's Creative Me Monday @ The Southern Institute
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
2011 Christmas Home Tour @ The Inspired Room
Mad Skills Party @ Mad In Crafts
Motivated Monday at Be Colorful
Making the World Cuter Monday at Making the World Cuter
More the Merrier Monday at DIY Home Sweet Home Project
Savvy Homemade Monday at Home Savvy A to Z
Tutorials and Tips Tuesday at Home Stories A to Z
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
It's A Party on Thursday at A Creative Princess
Show and Share on Thursday at Southern Lovely
Open House Party Thursday at No Minimalist Here
Remodelaholic's Anonymous at Remodelaholic
Addicts (not so) Anonymous on Friday at Addicted 2 Decorating
Inspiration Friday at At the Picket Fence
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Potpourri Friday at 2805
Sunday Showcase Party at Under the Table and Dreaming

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  1. I might steal this for cards. How lovely!

  2. Love this idea. Stopping by from the blog share. I am your newest follower. Stop by for a follow back. I love Homemaker in Heels, too!

  3. Definitely agree Christmas needs glitter! And I have that graphic from The Graphics Fairy...hmmmm. Thanks for sharing at this week's BFF Open House!

  4. I think your latest work of art is absolutely beautiful...It must look so lovely where you have placed it & you will get lots of compliments from your guests when they enter your home at Christmas...

  5. Magnificent art creation, love it.
    Merry Christmas
    TTFN ~

  6. These projects are just so cool that you are doing. I like that vintage look even though my decorations lean a bit more funky. I wish I had more houses or at least more trees to do all the different themes that I like. :0
    Thanks for linking this up to Motivated Monday at BeColorful.

  7. I really love the vintage Christmas look - great job :)

  8. What a magical piece of art you made. Merrry Christmas and thank you for sharing at Bacon Time.

  9. Very creative ideas. Thanks for linking up to my newbie party. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  10. This is such a special idea, Larrisa!

    Thank you for sharing the season at Potpourri Friday! May you have a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of Holidays!

  11. Very pretty! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home and have a very Merry Christmas!

  12. so pretty! thanks for sharing this with us. have a lovely week!