Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
The class will be held on June 6th from 10:30 am-12:30pm. The cost will be $32.00 so if your local to me and want to learn some fun techniques and make this "my secret garden" picket fence album be sure to sign up as soon as you can as the class is limited.
This album is full of Jenni Bowling New products and some amazing vintage items such as flowers, lace, ribbon, buttons and much much more. You will learn why Tim Holtz crackle paint is amazing and a must have and how to make sure it doesn't crackle off of your project. You will also learn and play with crackle accents and Glossy accents and trust me when I say you will fall in love with these products. Come on in to Lila's to see the entire album and sign up for the class.
Here is a very short list of things you will need to bring with you to the class.
- 3-4 photos that are at least 3x3 or smaller
- your favorite brown ink pad (we will have a couple for the class to share)
- your favorite adhesive
- trimmer (really not needed unless you will need to trim your photos)
- Be ready to have some fun
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Here is a layout I did of a friend I scrap with... Her name is Katri (pronouced like Daughtry) don't ya just love her name... She is so fun to chat and scrap with and I love her down to earth attitude... She was showing me some photos on Monday and I just adored this one and asked if I could scrap it and of course she said yes...
Lily Bee "French Couture" pattern paper and Die Cuts
Kelly Panacci "Twit Twoo" Clear Stamps
Fancy Pants crochet flower
Kaiser crafts flowers and pearls
Dew Drops ink
Colorbok "my wild life" chipboard
Copic Cardinal red marker
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
I do a lot of these canvas on consignment for nursery's and kids rooms in lots of different sizes... Here are a few more of the owl canvases that I do...
This one will be going up on Etsy soon
I also have a toot... I am now a "Cowgirl" I received a phone call at 9am on Saturday from Vennita at Purple Cows... Welcoming me to the Purple Cows design team... I am totally excited and so stoked to get some of there goodies to play with and use while I scrap everyday... hehe
Here is the announcement on the Purple Cows blog...
It has been a long month for a lot of very talented Designers, but the time has come….. we have chosen our winners! We want to thank all of you who entered. Every single one of you gave us beautiful pages and projects to look at. The lucky winners will be receiving some fantastic tools and products from or partners, and of course, they will be paid for their projects we publish for them. Since we loved everything that everyone sent, and because we want to make sure that everyone who entered our DT Call knows how much we appreciate their hard work and enthusiasm for Purple Cows, EVERYONE who submitted and entry will be receiving a prize!
But there were so many who entered, and only so many spots to fill. So without further ado, the winners are listed below, along with their geographical location. (In no particular order)
Cory Phillips – San Francisco
Cristal Pinky Hobbs - Nashville
Jing Jing Nickel – Twin Cities
Krysten NG – New York City
Robin Gibson – North Carolina
Samantha Sibbet – San Diego
Tanisha Long – Newark/Philadelphia
Elisa Kammerdiener - Seattle
Liana Suwandi – Dallas
Paula Nelson-Hart – Salt Lake City
Cecilly Hart – Provo
Vennita Wilson – Las Vegas
Lynn Warner - Illinois
***Special International Design Team Member***Michelle Jackson-Mogford - United Kingdom
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Genuinely Jane Studios Heart Locket wood album
Creative Imaginations "Marah Johnson" pattern papers and Rub-ons
Cricut "Indie" cartridge
Glimmer mist "Gold"
Vintage glass glitter "red and gold"
Heidi Swap Flower
Thanks for looking.
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Coming to stores near you in May... If your liking what you see be sure to tell your LSS owners that ya want some of the new Moxxie...
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
The magazine is awesome and if you happen to have the April/May issue turn to page 100 to see my project... hehe
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Chipboard pieces, die cut pieces or lace cardstock
White core cardstock such as DCWV, Core'dinations etc
Take your piece of cardstock and place it over your chipboard pieces.
Holding down firmly on your cardstock start to sand on top of your cardstock
When done brush off all the sanded cardstock and your cardstock will look very similar to the pattern you made with your chipboard pieces.
You can also do this with die cuts and even that awesome lace cardstock that cost $2 a sheet. This is a great way to get more out of that lace cardstock. It will NOT damage your lace cardstock, die cuts or chipboard.
I cut down my green piece of cardstock and used it as my "pattern paper" on my card.
This is my finished card.I hope you like the technique and will use it on your next project. Be sure to link me up so I can see how you used this technique...
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Here are some photos of my eggs. I just love the way they turned out.
To make eggs like this here are the things you will need...
Silk (silk ties and scarfs are great to use)
glass or enamal pan
- You will need to cut your silk and cotton down to about 5x5 squares
- wrap a raw egg in silk with the silky side on the egg & tie ends with a scrap piece of cotton
- wrap you silk wrapped egg in cotton and tie ends with a scrap piece of cotton
- continue wrapping till all your eggs are wrapped
- place all your eggs in a glass or enamel pan
- fill your pan with warm water till it covers all your eggs
- add 3 tablespoons of vinegar to your pan
- boil your eggs for 20 min
- once boiled take them out to cool for a few min and then unwrap
- You can rub your eggs with a little cooking oil and then wipe with a paper towel for a shiny looking egg.
I hope you like the eggs and if you make these please comment with a link to yours.
Friday, April 10, 2009
So one of the challenges is Paper... How do you store it? Do you like the way you store it? How is it organized etc etc...
So here is a photo of my paper storage... The first photo was taken a few months ago and My paper was a mess... My cropper hoppers had just pieces of this and that shoved in etc.
All my cardstock, chipboard and scraps are now stored in my Cropper Hoppers that sit on top of my white cabinet. My cardstock is all done by color.
So if you need to spring clean your scraproom head on over to Serendiptiy and do it one challenge at a time.
Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Items you will need:
Clear Scraps Circle embellishments (or what ever shape you like)
Tim Holtz Ranger Adirondack Alcohol inks (I used the color lettuce)
Alcohol ink applicator
Ranger Adirondack Dimensional Pearls ( I used cranberry)
or Liquid Pearls
Take your alcohol ink and apply it to your felted tool and start dabbing your acrylic and let dry
Then flip your piece of acrylic over and take off the protective coating. ( I had you leave it on so you didn't get any ink on the other side.) Open up your dimensional pearls OR your liquid pearls which ever you have will work and put a nice amount onto a scrap piece of paper.
Then gently lay it down on top of your acrylic and press down firmly several times. (be sure to not let your stamp move.)
Your piece of acrylic will now look like this
This one is with pink liquid pearls
I hope you will try this technique to emboss your Clear Scraps acrylic and other items. I would love to know what you thought of it and see your examples of your projects. It's really simple and gets you using some of those fun supplies you have.