Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Try It Tuesday~ The Curtsey Boutique & Darkroom Door, Muslin Bag!

Hi guys!!
Thanks for stopping by for Try It Tuesday :)
I have a project using those super cute muslin bags, you know the ones, they come in 
all different sizes and have a draw string ~ I stamped one!
Take a look~
The embellishments are from The Curtsey Boutique and the stamp I used is from Darkroom Door.
I used Archival ink by Ranger.  I stamped straight on the bag.  

The seam binding trim was dyed with Dylusions Ink Spray/Lemon Zest.

I thought this worked so well with the Burlap Butterfly from The Curtsey Boutique.
I added some homemade soap and had a beautiful ,handmade gift.
These are easy to make and really add to the gift by using this as the gift bag.
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Tomorrow, a showcase of projects with Clear Scraps and Imagine Crafts.  You can join in on all the fun on Clear Scraps Blog :)
See ya soon~

Monday, August 25, 2014

Darkroom Door ~ a layout with all three ladies!

Hi guys!!!
We had a  very fun weekend~
A wedding (the son of a very good friend), went to the Fair in a neighboring town and
 saw the daughter of a friend and had tons of fun with two of the grands and their parents:)
Came home tired~and that's OK too!!!
I have another project for you using the Art Line /Ladies from Darkroom Door.

 The two girl grands are face timing with each other.  The Art Line girls were perfect
 for the focal  point on this page.  They are stamped on white cardstock with Ranger ink.
  The paper is by Jenni Bowlin Studio.

 I also used:
Darkroom Door: Frame~ Polaroid.
Darkroom Door: Texture ~ Weathered Stripes
Darkroom Door: Background ~ World Map
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Friday, August 22, 2014

Epiphany Crafts~ custom embellishments!

Hi guys!!
I had the opportunity to Guest Design for Epiphany Crafts in August. 
 I so, enjoyed working with the Studio Tools. 
I loved making my own custom epoxy embellishments.

I started making button cards, but there is more than meets the eye~
take a look~

#1  ~ EC  Butterfly 25 bubble cap ~ embellishments for cards and scrapbook pages or use the button card as the embellishment.
#2 ~ EC Round 14 bubble cap and the Vintage Settings/Tea Room ~ embellishments for any project.
#3 ~ EC Round 25 bubble cap ~ embellishment card with pearls added to center of bubble caps.
#4 ~ EC Round 14 bubble cap and Vintage Settings/Clubhouse ~ embellishment card with enamel dots added to center of bubble caps.
#5 ~ EC Star 25 bubble cap ~ stick pins!  The Star is glued to a pin to make a beautiful embellishment.
#6 ~ EC Round 14 bubble cap and Vintage Settings/Clubhouse ~ magnets!  Glue a magnet to the back of the Vintage Setting.
#7 ~ EC Scalloped Circle 25 bubble cap ~ Glue the bubble cap to the top of a paper clip.  Cover the back with a small piece of felt.
#8 ~ EC Heart 25 bubble cap ~ hair pins!  Glue the bubble cap to the top of the hair pin.  Cover the back with a small piece of felt.
#9 EC Star 25 bubble cap ~ Thumb Tacks!  Glue to the top of a thumb tack, for a decorative push pin.
All of  these projects were glued with hot glue.  The button cards are by October Afternoon.
Have a great weekend and I'll see you soon~

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Mini Heart Key Ring with Clear Scraps~

Hi guys!!!
 I have a heart key ring made with the acrylic heart shapes by Clear Scraps.
  There is a full tutorial up on Clear Scraps.

Clear Scraps has so many of these cute little mini album's, that will make really neat gifts, 
 and the kids could get in on the creating also.  Cupcake, tree, heart, flower just to name a few.

The album comes with five pages and really easy to add some picture to and
 create a special key ring.
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Thanks for stopping by~
See ya soon!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Try It Tuesday~The Curtsey Boutique and Bingo!!!

Hi guys!!
Thanks for stopping by for Try It Tuesday!! My favorite time of the week.
I took some old, vintage  Bingo cards and made a little notebook.  It is really cool to take things like that and bind them into a book~
The Bind-It-All comes in real handy for this:)

 The cover embellishments are handmade by The Curtsey Boutique ( remember I told you that I would tell you when they are opened ~ they are opened:)) ****yeah****
Check out the Burlap Butterflies~my favorite:)

 Also on the cover is a vintage slide mount.  I love the deep blue color around the edges.  The blue matched with the Bingo card perfect.

I'm also Linking this up at~
(vintage bingo card, vintage slide mount and Burlap Butterfly.
See ya soon~



Monday, August 18, 2014

Darkroom Door~ Line Art Flower Lady

Hi guys!!
I had some fun working with the Line Art stamps by Darkroom Door. 
 The line consist of six ladies and each one of them is fabulous in her own way:). 
This one is called Flower Lady~

I used chalks to color her and sprayed her with a Fixatif by Krylon.  It keeps the chalk in place.
The papers are out of my scrap bin so I'm not sure who made the beige polka dot paper~sorry!
I did two other projects that I will be posting soon but if you would like to see the projects now~ go to Darkroom Door's Blog

You can find the other ladies in the Darkroom Door Store.
Thanks for stopping by~
See you tomorrow for 



Friday, August 15, 2014

The Perfect Gift~

I thought this deserved  the spotlight alone. The chippy bird photo clip was my birthday present from my mom, but what she clipped to it was awesome.
My dad's military dog tag.   It is on my work table and I look at it everyday~
yes, he is with me always.
I love you mom~perfect gift:)
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Have a great weekend!!!
See ya soon~