This week on SCS I found a link to a video tutorial for a Jacob’s Ladder. I had to try it out today! I was itching to do it yesterday, but by the time we came back from the beach the good light was gone. This is such a cool project.

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There is nothing stamped on this one. I used 4×4 lightweight coasters, Stampin’ Up! ribbon, Fancy Pants and My Mind’s Eye Rubbons as well as My Mind’s Eye Papers. I used Adirondack Acrylic Dabber paint on the outside of the coasters. I took pictures for a quick tutorial. I am simply tickled pink. I never had a Jacob’s Ladder and didn’t know what it was until I saw the tutorial! I know my kids will LOVE this!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For those of you who are like me, and don’t know how a Jacob’s ladder works:

You hold the album up so all the coasters hang down. Turn the top coaster upside down and all the coasters will flip over! Did I mention I think this is super cool! I am still giddy like a kid!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

17 Responses to “Super cool project”

  1. I had one of those when I was a kid. I loved it. Oh My…I think I need to make one of these, even if it is for me! Wow, that you for sharing that this is out there. Oh, I am soooo excited.

  2. Beate, this is just so cool, beautifully decorated too. So when can we expect the tutorial, lol?
    It’s such an awesome gift for someone.

  3. Looks neat. Of course you did a wonderful job on your first one. Can’t wait for the tutorial.

    Jamila

  4. This is so, so cool Beate!!! I have to make one of these so I can play with if for hours!!! I can never seem to put them down! 😉

  5. Isn’t this just the sweetest! I can’t wait to try it! Have I mentioned how much I LOVE everything you do? :)

  6. Wow!! This is cool! I’ll have to get coasters just to try it! My boys have toy blocks that do this. Cool idea!!

  7. Very very cool. Thanks for sharing!

  8. wow-you are just amazing at finding and making the COOLEST projects!
    sehr gut!
    (did I do that right?LOL)

  9. Hi Beate. Your Jacobs Ladder came out gorgeous! But then you always do gorgeous work. :) Looks as though you and your family had a great time at the beach. I love the beach and as soon as it warms up here a little more that is where I will be going as often as I can.

    Mary

  10. Where can I find the Bella stamp? I am in San Antonio, TX and have been to Stamp Antonio and they do not carry it. Please help me find this stamp selection, I have almost every stamp but his one. :-)

  11. OMG-Totally Cool! This is such a great project. Mother’s Day I get to create all day in my stamp room – this is on my list of things I must do!!! Thank you as always for your inspiration.

  12. Wow this is really neat. I love flipping these back and forth and this will make a great stamp camp project.

    You’re simply the BEST! You always have super cool tutorials for us. Keep it up!

    http://stamps-n-inkspot.blogspot.com

  13. That is awesome! I loved those when i was growing up!

  14. What a cool project!

  15. I love this project! How cool…and the pictures are wonderful! Thank you for sharing.

  16. WOW, a BLAST from the past!!! I had one of these as a child and I was VERY fascinated by it, of course there were no photos on it.
    You did an AWESOME job!! I can’t wait for the tutorial! TFS.

  17. Beate, this is just too much fun! I can’t wait to try it.

    You got a Shout Out over at Card of the Week.com.

    You can check out the posting at http://www.cardoftheweek.com/2008/06/card-of-the-w-2.html

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