Friday, April 24, 2009

SPRING Nature in Bloom

Hello Everyone I completed this lo for the April Rusty Pickle Challenge Using the April Sketch and these guidelines.
  • use your choice of Rusty Pickle patterned paper
  • must use Rusty Pickle Trims on the project
  • project must contain 80% of Rusty Pickle product
  • One entry per person
I used for the background pp I used RP68 Baby Ivory, the top sheet RP 456 Baby's breath, The blue pp is RP 453 Summer Sky and the matting is RP 135 Aqua Flower. The trim are from Pickle Trims PT02. The chipboard is CB1443 Spring Chicken. I distressed everything, and painted the chipboard with Liquitex Modeling Paste and also put some on the flowers of the green pp. The buttons are RP too. I used hemp to tie the bows behind the buttons. The wings are from a DSR stamp and Nature was printed on the computer. The Spring was cut from Cricut at 1 1/2 from Lyrical Letters, the bird also from LL cut at 1 from cardboard. Bloom cut from LL at 1 1/2. and the sunflower was cut from WIMG at 1 1/2 for the L in Bloom. The silver accent is SU. I also sewed with my sewing machine. Ranger liquid pearls also used. The pic is of Cooper and Dusty March 2009. TFL!!!!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Basic Grey Challenge #31 ~Tilda~

Description: Hello everyone I finished my first Magnolia stamp last night of Tilda. I completed this for the Basic Grey Challenge #31 paper piecing. I used Basic Grey Oh Baby Girl pp. Tilda is colored with copic markers, paper pieced, and Tim Holtz inks. This is my very first Tilda stamp and coloring, so go easy on me! LOL! The log was cut from Cricut from Pooh and Friends at 1. The tulips from Wimg at 1 1/2, the turtle from wimg at 1. The sun I made from a 1 punch, and sewed the card. MS punch for the border and distressed. TFL!!! Oh yeah the inside says Hello Sunshine.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Swimming By to Say Hi

Description: Hello everyone I finally did it......I haven't made a card in I think over a year. The more I keep seeing all the cards....I'm like I wanna make some cards again. So last night I did this one. Not to sure about taking pics for cards bare with me. I first stamped the back ground with a create-a-stamp I heated it with the embossing tool then pressed unto e-beads making the bubble background with a teal ink. The branch stamp with green ink. Then taking a brush and dabbing versamark , then pouring on embossing powder and embossing. Then I stamped the fish in black ink. I colored in the fish with marvy markers and stickles, the eye with diamond glaze. The grass was cut with the cricut from LAB at 1, 1 1/2, 2. The coral also from LAB cut at 2 and 3. I then put stickles on them. The corner pieces I used as fillers are from accent essentials cut at 1. The shells I had forever. The inside says Swimming by to Say Hi. I printed off my computer. TFL!!!!!!!!!!

Sunday, April 19, 2009


Hello everyone I had made this for the BBTB contest with Regina....
The contest rules:. You must use at least one cartridge cut and the project must be NEW STUFF with a blog date no earlier then today 4/5/09
2. All previous bbtb winners are welcome to enter.
3. All international crafters are welcome to enter.
I made this Teacher Appreciation gift for my entry. My boys love to give! First I purchased an Ice Breakers Iced Tea w/lemon mint tin. Pulled the label off (easy peasy) The using Cricut with Mini monograms cut the first scallop at 3 and then the second at 2 3/4. The Stamped image is SU from the Wishing You the Best set. Says enjoy. The tiny ribbon is brown gingham. The Top was made from Basic Grey Porcelain at 6x4 1/2 scored using the score it folded and then punched w/MS punch and attached to Wilton food safe bag. The tiny shreds of paper in the bottom. The scallop Happy Summer was printed on my computer using the curlz mt at 28 then punched with the scallop SU punch. The lemons are from LAB cut at three and then cut to look like a wedge. This is my favorite part. The square was cut from George at three and then cut at each corner to make the pinwheel. Queen and Co. brad and yellow gingham ribbon. A very tiny piece of dowel rod. Now just imagine sitting in the sun the wind blowing and drinking a cool glass of iced tea. TFL!!!!
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