Showing posts with label Fall. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fall. Show all posts

Nov 26, 2013

Last Minute Thanksgiving Decorations

Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Can you believe it is this week? If you need a few last minute decorations, be sure to visit our website here!
 Garlands & Banners  |  Acorn    Fall Leaf    Thankful    Memory
 Pillow Boxes  |  Fall Leaf    Krafty Owl    Dictionary Print Owl
 Pockets  |  Utensil    Treats
 Tags & Place Cards  |  Fall Photo    Pumpkin Tags    Scalloped Pumpkin
Treat Boxes  |  Pilgrims and Indian    Turkey    Owl    Dictionary Owl

Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 7, 2013

Wood Craft Sale : November 6 - 11

This couldn't wait! I know there are many fall wood craft lovers out there. Don't miss out!

Oct 31, 2013

LDS November Visiting Teaching Message and Treat

Just finished making our Visiting Teaching Message for November, and I couldn't wait to share! Each little sack is filled with a Heath candy bar, snugly wrapped up in one of our paper doilies, with a neatly folded visiting teaching message. They are now ready for pick up in the store or online. Group your orders together to save on postage ($2.99 each)!
 The message this month is from Elder Dube's inspiring October LDS General Conference talk, entitled Look Ahead and Believe. Feel free to remove the message to use as a simple "pick-me-up" for a much loved friend!

Oct 30, 2013

THANK YOU Pinterest!

Sometimes with Pinterest, I get so busy gathering that I don't actually try to make anything. But I have had this in my head all season long. Chicken pot pie weather is here!
Sunday night I made individual Chicken Pot Pies for everyone... using the Pioneer Woman's recipe (perfection), although I did add some potatoes. I also added pie crust legs and some sliced black olive for eyes. Yum!
Nothing says fall like Chicken Pot Pie!

Find this idea on our Pinterest pin board here
Find the recipe here

What's your family's favorite fall recipe? 

Oct 25, 2013

Beautiful Fall Leaf Garland : Paper Crafts

I am so excited to share the latest garland we've made! If you enjoy fall as much as I do, you will love this beautiful fall leaf garland. I was inspired to create it after watching the maple trees near my home turn colors. At their height, some of them literally seem to glow. It's mesmerizing!
This garland is made up of 105, 3.5" paper leaves. Total, there are 7 different assorted fall colors in each kit. All leaves are made from premium textured cardstock. I especially like how long it is...30 feet! You'll have plenty of length to hang it up just about anywhere. I think the crinkled leaves give it an authentic fall look. Its' simple assembly makes it an easy fall project (should take you no more than 20 minutes). I love how it came together and hope you do too!
Fall Leaf Garland  |  KIT     Pre-made

SHOP ALL OF OUR FALL DIY KITS AT OUR PEBBLES IN MY POCKET SHOP

Oct 14, 2013

Acorn Banner

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you had a fantastic weekend! I was able to winterize the garden and play with the family, so I am feeling energized and ready to go. Have any of you bought your Halloween pumpkins yet? I'm kicking the week off with my brand new Acorn Banner
This banner's design is simple, crafty and a completely new style for me. I especially love the gold-glittered edging along the acorn caps coupled with the natural twine. These help create its' charming, playful feel...don't you think? Once hung, this banner could easily be left up for the whole fall season.
Acorn Banner | KIT     Pre-made

Which Pebbles banner is your favorite?

Oct 11, 2013

Gobble...Gobble...Gobble

Our newest fall wood craft is a definite crowd pleaser. Don't you just love this guys little face?
I am in love with the four coordinating paper patterns used in this kit! Beautifully designed, the colors are neutral enough to match any color scheme, yet festive enough for fall. Also, it is only an easy 60 minute project (we like to keep things easy around here)!

Turkey Wood Craft | Unfinished Wood Only   Wood &  Supplies   Pre-made

Happy Crafting!

Oct 10, 2013

Thanksgiving Friends

It may not even be Halloween yet, but inside the shop and late into the night we are busy creating for Thanksgiving. So far we've made a utensil pocketbanners, and a beautiful Thanksgiving sampler.  We also have several fall wood crafts available. Todays post is about another one of my favorite fall wood creations. These Thanksgiving Friends are or so cute, don't you think?
The wood and supplies to make these guys are now available and you have three purchase options. You can either buy the unfinished wood kit or the unfinished wood kit and supplies (for crafters like me who to make it themselves). Or, let us do the work for you and buy it pre-made (a nice option if you are short on time). I anticipate a more Thanksgiving/Fall creations to come your way in the weeks to come, so look for them. Meanwhile, get our wood in your hands and start dreaming of these easy to create projects!

By the way...what is your favorite Pebbles fall creation?

Oct 8, 2013

New Dictionary Print Banners

It has been fun putting together new custom banners for this holiday season. I wanted to make a few that were more simple in design, shape and color. Here are two of my latest creations.

What I love about this banner is its' country charm. Can't you see this hung over a Thanksgiving table or along a hearth?  The pennants are hand-stamped and made with dictionary paper.

This banner's design makes it perfect as a background decoration for any harvest themed party. Its' pennants are made from dictionary paper as well, yet are more narrow. Simple and charming, don't you think?

Thankful Dictionary Banner      |  Kit    
Kraft Dictionary Narrow Pennant Banner |  Kit    Pre-Made

How would you decorate with these banners?

Oct 4, 2013

Personalize The Season : Customized Tags

Happy Friday everyone!  I can't wait to get out and enjoy some of the weather before it gets too cold. In the past 2 days I've spotted several pumpkin "for sale" stands and the colors outside are simply glorious! Fall is here and I intend to enjoy every minute of it. Today I am sharing 3 unique tags created to help you personalize this holiday season.
Make a really cute "gratitude tree" with these Photo Kraft Dictionary Tags and some paper leaf cut-outs. Simply collect branches, cut out leaves, make tags and assemble!
"Give Thanks In All Things".  These darling little Pumpkin Tags make perfect gratitude notes on a Thanksgiving table.  Ask your guests to take a minute and jot down something they are grateful for! 
For a blast from the past, use these Polaroid Frames to create memorable frames for your pictures. I especially like to use these as frames for pictures of my family's earlier years.

The way I see it, any type of holiday decor is much more interesting when personalized. It makes everyone feel welcome and remembered.  Who doesn't love that?

Photo Kraft Dictionary Tags  |     KIT     On Silhouette
Pumpkin Tags  |     KIT     Pre-Made     On Silhouette
Polaroid Frames  |      KIT     On Silhouette

Have a great weekend!

Oct 1, 2013

Fall Samplers

Happy October 1st everyone!  Are your Halloween decorations up yet?  I can't wait to see all my little grandkids running around, dressed up in their costumes.  To celebrate the season, I've just released two special Fall Samplers; one for Halloween and one for Thanksgiving.

These exclusive 8 x 10 prints are printed on 8.5 x 11 ledger-aged card stock. Each sampler is also available as a 12 x 12 sheet of 3 x 4 cards.   Follow the links below to order.

Thanksgiving Sampler | 8 x 10 sheet     12 x 12 sheet of 3 x 4 cards     Silhouette pattern
Halloween Sampler     | 8 x 10 sheet     12 x 12 sheet of 3 x 4 cards     Silhouette pattern

I like to mount mine inside a frame, which has been spray-painted with a coordinating color. I usually pick my frames up from a local thrift store. The smaller cards look great when hung from our Basic Dictionary Print Memory Banner...a perfect way to display your family photos throughout the holidays.

Your Turn | What would you use our Fall Samplers for?



Sep 17, 2013

Perfect Fall Packaging : Pillow Boxes

Today I am going to share with you some adorable pillow box ideas I've recently created.  If you love fall like I do, then you're going to love these creations for packaging up some treats to enjoy the next you and your family get together.
The pillow box from Pebbles In My Pocket is absolutely perfect for storing just about any individual treat or small gift for your guests.  Once assembled, simply fill the boxes and fold in the ends.

Since I am all about presentation, I am happy to tell you that I have created many different fall-themed pillow boxes for you to choose from.  You can see all of them here.  Below are samples of my newest creations.
Aside from creating memorable family gatherings, how about these fabulous ideas for using my fall pillow boxes:  packaging for party favors, gift packages for teachers (or students), "thank you" gifts for friends and neighbors.


Follow the links below to find these easy to assemble kits:
For Silhouette users, you can download the following patterns from the links below:
I hope you enjoyed the ideas I've shared today!

Sep 13, 2013

Thanksgiving Table Decorations

Here are some fall favorites of ours!  All dressed up for Thanksgiving, they make the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving feast.  Stylish, don't you think? 
Each one is easy to put together and embellish!  No fuss...just fun.
  • Easy to assemble Pilgrim & Indian found here
  • Easy to assemble Scalloped Pumpkin Place Card found here
  • Easy to assemble Owl Treat Box found here
  • Pre-made Owl Treat Box found here
  • Easy to assemble Turkey Treat Box found here
  • Pre-made Turkey Treat Box found here
Of course, for those of you who use Silhouette, here are your links:
  • Download Pilgrim pattern here
  • Download Indian pattern here
  • Download Scalloped Pumpkin Place Card here
  • Download Owl Treat Box here
  • Download Turkey Treat Box here

Sep 2, 2013

Happy Labor Day...Hello Fall



Happy Labor Day!  It is now the "official" start of fall.  Don't you love this time of year?  Leaves turning colors, kids heading back to school, the smell in the air...fall is slowly creeping up on us and my creations are reflecting this.  For example, these cute little pumpkin ornaments!

True to our Pebbles style, these are incredibly easy and fun to make.  Simply curl green strip with round object (like a pencil).  Then, place 3 circles on top of each other, lining the scalloped edges up.  Fold the pumpkin stem in half and place on top with the curly stem tucked underneath it as shown.  Then, sew a straight seam down the middle, reinforcing at the beginning and end (begin with extra thread on top for hanging).  Trim bottom thread and tie the top threads into a 1/2" knot for hanging.  These are especially beautiful when hung from a natural or black spray-painted tree branch!  Check the links below for ordering.

  • Easy to assemble kit is found here
  • Save time and let us do the work for you is found here
  • Paper from Thirty Once collection found here
  • Download this pattern on Silhouette here




Jul 24, 2013

halloween crafts


I am delighted to introduce our newest fall wood projects in the Pebbles family... each is my favorite. How can this be? The pumpkins will easily welcome Halloween into your home and stay up to delight you through Thanksgiving. Our Boo Blocks are covered with past Halloween pictures to display, making this project a memory keeper that will bring you joy. Get a head start and order your projects right away... add on kits with paper will be here in first week in August :)

Nov 13, 2012

fall family and friends sale

I want you each to know how much we appreciate you. For our customers that live close by, it has been a joy to visit and get to know you better. My favorite part of Pebbles are the people... the ones I am blessed to work with and our customers. I know you can choose to go anywhere for your paper crafting supplies, but I want you to know that you are very much appreciated when you come to Pebbles in my Pocket. Small businesses everywhere need our support. Thank you for keeping us and other small businesses in mind. For our growing number of online customers, I am glad you found us and want you to know we are a phone call away. Please call if we can help you in any way 801.226.2632 or email us orders@pebblesinmypocket.com.

Thanksgiving is a quick 1.5 weeks away. To say thank you, we are offering Family and Friends 25% off when you purchase any 3 or more Fall / Thanksgiving paper crafts kits found here.  Feel free to spread the news to all that love this papercrafting world of ours. While supplies last :) 
Please mention this promotion at check out in stores. For online please use code FFF12

Thank you!
Brenda Birrell




















Nov 9, 2012

give thanks in all things blocks


Our GIVE THANKS IN ALL THINGS unfinished wood project is just out today and in time for this season of Thanksgiving too... making a beautiful reminder in our home to give thanks each and every day. It's pretty easy breezy to make and can be made with your favorite printed papers. The dark brown vinyl letters and embellishments can be purchased separately. Use our sample as inspiration :) Wood can be found at Pebbles in my Pocket and online here.

For our Give Thanks in all Things Giveaway                                                    Be sure to LIKE AND CLICK SHARE ON FACEBOOK to all of your crafty friends anytime today through Friday November 16 and we will randomly select a winner of 'Give Thanks'. You can find our facebook page here. Thank you and happy sharing!!!
Have a wonderful week... 
Brenda

Oct 31, 2012

we welcome wood



We are excited to bring wood into Pebbles in my Pocket... this cute little owl is our start and we will add more quite often. We all have our favorite printed papers and so I thought it best to just sell the plain wood and you can pick your own paper, either from our website or from your stock at home. I am working on an easy tuturial for you that I will post on the blog in the next day or two. As I drew up my first pattern for you, it felt a bit awkward, but as I started working with the wood again, the ideas are starting to pop in my head. This will be a fun project and the wood will be available for you at our store and online here.

This is our first wood giveaway to help spread the news...           LIKE and CLICK SHARE on facebook to your crafty friends anytime today through Monday November 5 and we will randomly select a winner of our woodsy owl. We will have a FREE giveaway for each new pattern we release. You can find our facebook page here. Thank you and happy sharing!!!

Have a wonderful day!
Brenda


Oct 21, 2012

owl box tutorial


Owl Pillow Box Tutorial

Supplies Needed:
A standard pillow pattern that can be found on the Silhouette or the Cricut.  The one shown is 3” x 4’
Favorite printed paper, cream & golden yellow cardstock
Red Double Stick Tape
White craft glue or small glue dots
Pebbles Inc. Candy Dots (black)
Craft blade

Instructions:
1. Draw small half circles onto the inside of the pillow box with pencil as shown. Cut carefully with craft blade. Fluff upwards. 
2. Place a strip of red double stick tape across the entire side tab of the pillow box, making sure it covers the edge completely. Extra tape can always be folded and pressed back onto the edge as shown. Press together. 
3. Gently fold in the notched tab first, followed by the solid tab on both ends. 
4. Hand cut and attach eyes and beaks as shown. 

These cute little owls make great party favors and place settings gifts. Keep plenty handy and fill with your favorite small gifts, gift card or treats.

Our Owl Pillow Box pattern is now available on the Silhouette here 
Owls are precut and available as Kits here
Owls can also be purchased premade here

Oct 10, 2012

everything is coming up banners


Everything is coming up banners at Pebbles! Fall is in the air and we are loving every bit of this season... hope you are too. We are here to help you create the banner of your dreams that will make your home feel warm and welcoming this season of thanksgiving.
Save money and time with our affordable Paper Crafting Kits found here
Save time and let us do the creative work... Premade Paper Crafts are found here
Have a wonderful day! Brenda



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