Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Try It Tuesday~with Trudy:)

Hi everyone~glad to be blogging today.  Had a big scare yesterday but all is good thanks to Julie Tucker Wolek I won't go into it, but just to say,  if Google asks for your cell phone numbe ~give it to them or they will disable your blog until you do:):):). I learned the hard way!!!


These are pins I made using egg shells and I learned this over at True's Gifts From The Heart!!  This girl is on Helmar's design team { Trudy Sjolander} and is pretty crafty!!  She posted these on her blog and I asked her if I could share the technique on my blog.  She has an amazing tutorial on her blog that will walk you through step by step.


These are the two pins I did ~a heart and butterfly using these~EGG SHELLS{yep, from a chicken}!!


I did mine a little different~I used Claudine Hellmuth's sticky back canvas to cover my Tim Holtz's grunge paper.  I used things I had and they worked fine. I used Helmar's decoupage to adhere the egg shell and then put a coat of sealer over it to give it a glossy shine.  I hope you will go see the video up on her blog~HERE is the direct link. Please tell her I sent you!!!
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and my news~I'm a Vintage Street Market Design Team!!!  Have a great day~ I'm sure gonna try to have one!! See ya soon!!

13 comments:

Sylvia said...

*yay* Connie! so glad your blog is up and running again :) Isn't it great to have online friends like Julie?! :-)
Your pins are gorgeous! Have to check out Trudy's blog for these.
And congrats on your DT spot! They must be happy to have you on their team :)
Sylvia xx

Mary Pat Siehl said...

talk about cute! love them!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Egg shells??!!??!?! WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! You are AMAZING!! That is soooooooooo cool...and they turned out GORGEOUS!!! WOW WOW WOW!!! What a cool thing to do... I will have to check Trudy's post to see this!! :):):):):):):) Glad to help yesterday (in fact tomorrow on my blog I am going to have a little step by step showing how to add that phone # issue!) :):):):):) And HUGE CONGRATS on the DT!! That is AWESOME! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Lisa Rukin Swift said...

This is recycling at its finest (LOL) and look how pretty it turns out! :)

Lynn said...

Wow!! Eggshells. Absolutely amazing. And telephone numbers. sheesh.

Lisa Dorsey said...

Congratulations on your new team and those pins are wonderful! Thanks for sharing this!

Sue @ Cakeballs, cookies and more said...

so neat!

Jingle said...

Very cute pins!

Alison said...

Cute pins...and glad you got the Blog sorted out
Alison xx

Debby said...

Your pins are amazing. I am glad your blog made it through the crisis.

Sarah Webb said...

Congrats!

Izzyb said...

Oh, wow, so creative! Gorgeous! And congrats on the new DT.

Casey Wright said...

Congrats! You're so super creative!