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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Any love left?

Hi everyone!

Today I'm wondering if you all have any love left in the month?  It is the month of love, right?

Well .. over at Trendy Twine we are wrapping up the month with the Valentine Cherry Cupcake Twine.

To close out the month, I've made this cute heart card by welding Little Scraps of Heaven Paper piecing files together to create this card.

A side view

Cute rhinestones to add some sparkle

And a close up of the sentiment stamp from Catslife Press

 I've used the following supplies to create this card:
~ Trendy Twine ~ Valentine Cherry Cupcake
~ Little Scraps of Heaven Designs ~ Tags, tags and more tags
~ Catslife Press ~ Sentiment Stamp
~ Clearsnap ~ Colorbox Chalk Inks
~ American Crafts cardstock

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Kissy Kissy

Here's a fun two page border that I've made in celebration of the upcoming Valentine's Day celebrations.

1. Paper piecing patterns from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs - Kissy Kissy Kids
2. Patterned paper ~ Martha Stewart Crafts
4. Clearsnap Colorbox Chalk inks

This border is available for purchase HERE 

Beauty - A vertical border with a digi stamp

Well .. I did it ... I FINALLY did it.... I mean I've only been THINKING about it for forever ...

It feels so good to have it done and I must admit I'm extremely pleased with it.

I've always wanted to get better at my shading .. and I've decided to branch out from the paper piecing into the world of digi stamps.

AND here is what I've created:
It's a vertical border.  I combined paper piecing techniques to give the dimension that I love oh so much with the digi stamp.  I think I pulled it off ... I think it's cute ... HECK, I LOVE IT .. he he

Now, I know my coloring is very amateurish.  And I do need some improvement in the shading/light source areas.  BUT .. for me .. doing is learning ... and no better way to 'DO' than to practice..

Here is the full border.  It measures 12" high x 5" wide

A close up of the sun and clouds paper piecing

The title

The girl
 A side dimensional view

Feel free to leave your comments and criticisms .. I'd love to hear them and am open to ALL suggestions!

Supplies used:
1. Digi Stamp by Tiddly Inks ~ Poppy
2. Misc copic markers
3. Patterned paper by Heidi Grace
4. Paper piecing patterns from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs ~ Sun from Out 2 Sea
5. Twine from Trendy Twine - Lemon Tart
6. Clearsnap colorbox chalk inks

This vertical border is available for purchase HERE.

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by today.
Take care.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sweets for my Sweetie ~ A Trendy Twine post

Happy Monday!

We are kicking off the month over at Trendy Twine with a "Sweets for My Sweetie" project.

Perfectly fitting for the month of Love .... and Chocolate .. don't ya think?  he he

The challenge this month has the following requirements

  • Must be some form of treat packaging using the colors pink and red
  • Use candy or some form of dessert embellishment ((button, die cut, charm, stamp, etc)
  • Use Trendy Twine

Here is what I created for this months challenge:
It is a super cute owl treat package

Here is a close up of the owl

And I completed it off by closing it with some trendy twine tied in a bow.

~ Owl Treat box from the Silhouette Store
~ Patterned paper by Martha Stewart Crafts
~ Clearsnap Colorbox Chalk inks

Little Scraps of Heaven Sketch Challenge

It's Monday ... and that means another challenge over at Little Scraps of Heaven Designs.

This week's challenge is a sketch challenge.  I know I've said it before .. but I like sketch challenges!  I'm always motivated to make a personal layout if I have a sketch to work with... and I did just that this week!

Here is the sketch for the week:

To see all the details on the challenge head on over to the Design team blog HERE.

Here is a view of the full page

A close up of the paper piecing

A close up of the mat with pull out tags

The second mat

The title

A small bit of journaling to capture the date and some 'key words' for the day.

To create this layout I've used the following supplies:
~ Paper piecing Patterns by Little Scraps of Heaven Designs ~ Cruisin'
~ Patterned Paper by Basic Grey ~ Fact
~ Clearsnap Colorbox Chalk inks

Friday, February 1, 2013

Watch me Grow vertical border

Good morning everyone!
Today I'd like to share with you another vertical border that I've recently completed titled "Watch me Grow".

It's a super cute border, perfect for any page featuring your favorite little boys!

Her is the full border.   It measures 12" x 5".

A close up of the cute giraffe face

The upper part of the border

The title

This border is now available on ebay HERE.

~ Paper piecing patterns from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs
~ Patterned paper ~ Me & My BIG Ideas ~ baby boy
~ Clearsnap Colorbox Chalk inks
~ Misc. buttons

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