Silent Night Framed w/ The Crafting Chicks!

Hello all of you lovely I Heart Nap time readers! I am Jen, one of the six ‘chicks’ from The Crafting Chicks. We are six friends who love to create. We love being moms and together we have 21 1/2 little ones! Sometimes, we need a little ‘craft therapy’. :) We really enjoy sharing all of our ideas with each other and with all of you!
I am so excited to be posting over here on this fabulous blog today! I am so happy I can share some Christmas decor with you.
I LOVE Christmas. The sights, the smells, the sounds, and all of the yummy treats! One of my very favorite things about Christmas time are Christmas songs. I have a few favorites. I love the feeling I get when I hear these songs being sung. One of my very favorites is ‘Silent Night’. Such sweet words. I decided that I was going to frame the words and display them in my living room by my Christmas tree this year.
For this project, you will need:
An 8×10 frame
Paint in whatever color you like
Glitter
The words to your favorite Christmas song typed up
*I have included a free download for the Silent Night words that I digi-scrapped at the bottom of this post. :)
First I took the back off and the glass out of my frame and painted it. I used a shimmery silver paint since my Christmas colors in my living room are silver and green.
While the paint was still wet, I sprinkled some sparkley white glitter all over my frame. I shook off the excess and let it dry.
After it was dry, I put in the words to my song and I was finished. I used the December kits by Crystal Wilkerson. Us girls at The Crafting Chicks love Crystal and her awesome digi-kits. :)
I really like how it turned out. I love that my children see these sweet words and can stop and remember what Christmas is really all about. :)
Here is the free download so you can make your own. Just right click on the image and save.
I hope everyone has a very special holiday season!
Thank you Jen and all you lovely crafting chicks for kicking off the Crazy Christmas Crafters event! I absolutely LOVE this project. This is a simple and inexpensive, yet B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L craft project that anyone can make! It turned out so cute!
Make sure to go check out the crafting chicks blog, they have SO many great ideas on their fun blog!
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  1. Hattie posted on November 2, 2010 at 8:36 am (#
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    What a cute idea! I'm not too crafty and this is something I could actually do! Ha! I'm heading over to check out their blog. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Krafty Kat posted on November 2, 2010 at 9:37 am (#
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    I just love it! Silent Night is one of my favorites too!

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  3. Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com posted on November 2, 2010 at 9:43 am (#
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    That is so pretty!! I love things like that – that are easy to do but so eyecatching. The glitter frame is a great touch!

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  4. Becky posted on November 2, 2010 at 2:49 pm (#
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    LOVE the glitter on the frame. Glitter is so fun. What a fun idea.

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  5. ellie g posted on November 2, 2010 at 4:07 pm (#
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    Ooohhh….LOVE that glittery frame, Jen!! Silent Night is one of my favorites too. What a great idea to frame lyrics! Hmmmmm…that got my wheels turning! You rock!

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  6. CreationsForEleanor posted on November 2, 2010 at 5:38 pm (#
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    What a fabulous idea, this could be so cute throughout the house. It will also make wonderful gifts. I am already thinking about it!

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  7. Leslie posted on November 2, 2010 at 5:44 pm (#
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    LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!!

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  8. Leslie posted on November 2, 2010 at 5:49 pm (#
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    I am on a Mac – might be the problem – but not seeing where/how to download the silent night. I can always just type it up myself. Doing this asap!!

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  9. BuyWoWDeathKnight posted on November 3, 2010 at 12:43 am (#
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    oohh~ getting ready for christmas. hehehe. i alsolove christmas because i know there will bw lots of sweet treats. hehehe
    the design is great. it is simple but yet, it looks like a $100 item.

    ~Architectural Rendering~

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  10. Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com posted on November 3, 2010 at 4:30 pm (#
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    Just adorable! I love that idea and I love the Crafting Chicks!! What a fun party Jamielyn!

    xox
    Jen

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  11. Kathy posted on November 7, 2010 at 8:53 am (#
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    I just love this idea -Thanks for the download too -Silent Night is also my favorite hymn. -We sing at Christmas eve service every year with only candlelight.

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  12. Rebecca posted on December 2, 2012 at 8:03 am (#
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    I love this idea and downloaded it to print out . . . until I saw that radiant was misspelled. :-(

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