Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Try It Tuesday~ decorating eggs, some ideas!

Hi guys!
I did some fun projects with plastic eggs!!  One of then came from
 Tim Holtz~ he has a tutorial on his blog.  It involves alcohol inks and plastic eggs.  I just used what I had. My plastic eggs are yellow and my ink selection is earth tones~ 
but hey, here come camouflage eggs.

The boys will like these :)  One set has more green tones and the 
other  set I added more brown.

This one was inspired by wrapping a soda bottle with twine
 (granddaughter craft project), so why not an egg.
  I did a big plastic egg.

I used a strong wet glue and just started at one end and slowly wrapped the egg.
I stamped a small Butterfly (Darkroom Door) and added it to the top and the word "joy".

These are eggs I did several years ago. Ukrainian Easter Eggs.  You can find
 another post I did on "Pysanky" HERE.  These are duck eggs.

And here they are all lined up~
Thanks for stopping by~
See ya soon.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Juice, as in Carrot with Darkroom Door!

Hi guys!
Just a fun scrapbook page to start the week off.
We love to juice and try all kinds of concoctions.  This one is apple and carrot. The juice will last up to three days in the fridge, but we never have to worry about that~it is always gone.

One of my favorite stamp sets ~ Paint Splats from Darkroom Door~
This set is great for adding just the right amount of color to a project.
Other products used:
Bella Blvd.
American Crafts
October Afternoon
Ranger Archival Ink
buttons and trim
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Friday, March 27, 2015

Catalina Island by Quick Quotes!

Hi, Connie here with a scrapbook page using the new papers by Quick Quotes called Catalina lsland. The blue's have never looked better.  Stripes, polka dots and flowers look amazing together.

Instructions~
* Cut CI 300  to 5" X 12"
* Round one side with a border punch.
* Cut CI 100 to 5" X 12"
* Round one side with a border punch.
* Ink both pieces (5" X 12") with Coconut  White PowderPuff Chalk Ink.
* Cut two different pieces of paper ~  6" X 6"  (CI 100 and CI 300)
* Layer behind photo.
* Cut frame, flowers and leaves from die and ink with Caribbean Blue PowderPuff Chalk Ink.
* Cluster in corner under photo.
* Add " Just Because" Phrase Strip ~ Everyday Moments

* Ink chipboard #6 with Caribbean Blue PowderPuff Chalk Ink.
* Add journal strips to the side of the page. 

Products used by Quick Quotes~

Other products~
Blue cardstock
chipboard
small pearls
leaves die cut by Elizabeth Crafts
American Crafts / stickers

Thanks for stopping by~
DT Member

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Try It Tuesday~ A gift that will be a hit!!

Hi guys!
I have a little gift project to share for Try It Tuesday!!!
Very easy project, but super cute :) doesn't have to be hard to be cute!!!

The necklace is made with glass tiles.  Sealed with Glossy Accents.  The picture
 (bird) is printed from a laser printer.  Felt is on the back of the tile charm.

This one is using the EC (Epiphany Crafts) Round 25 tool and the Rhinestone Charm setting by EC to create this charm to complete the necklace.  To make the gift extra special, stamp on a couple of small muslin bags to use has jewelry bags.  Beautiful presentation!!!
The gift (and you) will be a hit:)
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See ya soon~

Monday, March 23, 2015

Stamp Carving~ flower set!

Hi guys!
I've been doing some stamp carving.  I did them a little different ~instead of leaving the shape solid, I carved out the centers.  Making the shape in an outline.  
I need more work on this, my lines aren't the same size.  Need to keep practicing~

Here are a few photos showing my process~


I try to get them as clean and precise as possible so I wear "cheaters" 

 Here is my card~ 
Just used scraps, to create this using the  flower set!

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See you tomorrow for 
Try It Tuesday~

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Sewing Loft~ a shout out!!!!

Hi guys!!!
This is a shout out for The Sewing Loft.  I have gotten tons of blog traffic
 due to my spool pincushion making her 100 plus list.
You can find the original post here and the tutorial hereon how to make
 your own spool pincushion.
I hope you will check out The Sewing Loft, especially if you love to sew.
Thank you Heather!!!

A small acrylic clipboard~ Clear Scraps!

Hi guys!! I have a  project using one of the new, small clipboards by Clear Scraps.  For this project I used the small Scalloped Landscape Clipboard.  This is so cute, actually all the clipboards are keepers!!!  I decorated this one, keeping in mind, I wanted to use it as a clipboard. So with that said, here it is~

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The paper is by Kaiser Crafts. The photo can be changed out for paper . Either way works out great!!!  And it has the "super cute" factor going for it too!

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This is just one, of many different styles and sizes.  They all have one thing in common ~ super cute !!!  
See ya soon~