Friday, June 16, 2017

Sweet Hearts Layout

I made this layout just for fun. No challenges or design team work. I decided I needed a moment to just step back and do something without any restrictions and I love how it turned out. You really can't go wrong with the Cute Girl collection from Crate Paper.
I took random scraps from my 6x6 paper pad and built the layers at the top and bottom of the page. I tacked them down with some tape and then ran my sewing machine across them and left the thread hanging at both ends. I decided to do the same with all the other tags on the page. I finished it off with some thickers and enamel dots on the ice cream cones. It took me a long time to figure out what title to use and then where to put it.
Supplies
Crate Paper - Cute Girl
My Mind's Eye - Enamel dots
Thickers - Amy Tangerine
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Hello Baby Girl Picture Frame for PHP

Hello! Today I am on the Paper House Productions blog where we have teamed up with Pen Blades. I decided to go off the page and make a picture frame.
I'm so happy with this frame. Take a look at the before picture and you will see why!
Look at that awful frame! I'm so glad I kept it in the hopes that a better idea would come along. The Paper House Productions craft set did just the trick. The papers are actually decals and there are some 3D embellishments and alphas. All I needed to do was trim the decal with the pen blade and add embellishments.
Here you can see that I covered the front with one piece then I cut out the middle and folded it around.
Here is the finished recovering of the frame and the pen blade.
I made the fan by accordion folding a long strip of paper every quarter inch after scoring the paper. I taped the ends together in a circle and punched some circles to cover it. I used a glue gun and pop dots to hold it all together on the frame. I finished it off with some puffy stickers that can be found in the Hello Baby Papercrafting Kit or bought separately.
Supplies
Frame - Michael's
Craft Kit - Paper House Productions Hello Baby Girl
Puffy stickers and paper - Paper House Productions Hello Baby Girl Papercrafting Kit
Pen Blades
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Monday, June 12, 2017

Your Time To Shine - Sketches In Thyme

I got to work with another great sketch this week by Bev Code at Sketches In Thyme. It had so many possibilities. I decided to use some cut files to fill the empty space and photos taken by my friend Darlene. She was able to get some pictures of my daughter at nursery school while I was at work.
Here is the sketch:
I hope you will find time to join in for a chance to win a great prize!
Supplies
Simples Stories: Hello Fall
Stickers - Simple Stories: Bloom & Grow and Heart Simple Set
- Bella Blvd: Simply Spring
Black fine tip Sharpie pen
Clouds: Paper Issues cut files
Title: Scrapbook and Cards Today cut file
Sun: Amanda McGee cut file in Silhouette Store
White thread machine stitching
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