Sunday, October 25, 2009

Happy Haunting ~Rusty Pickle~





Hello everyone this is made by using a wooden ghost set and I covered it with Rusty Pickle Costume party line pp and then used Tim Holtz crackle paint on the edges. The buttons and the sign, and trim are Rusty Pickle. Happy Halloween!!!!!!!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Closer to Nature Closer to You



Hello Everyone and Happy Thursday, I did this lo for a challenge over at the My Mind's Eye Blog. The challenge is to pick a advertisement out of a magazine and then make a lo out of the ad. Well I called in my 5 yo son Colby on this one. I gave him several magazines and told him to pick an ad that you want mommy to create a lo on. (I knew if I picked it, it would be what a wanted to do) so this way I had to do what he picked. The ad came from a Woman's Day Magazine Halloween one, the ad is for the National Arbor Day foundation. I think I know why he picked this he was asked at school to adopt a tree, back in Sept. We took a walk and he picked one over by his club house, which is a very different tree, it grows real long then up. We have been going to visit the tree at least once a week, he has noted changes and each time he sees something different. The whole family has been involved in the project. So I hope that gives you an idea of why he picked the ad. So it was a little different but I thought it turned out okay. He was happy with it!!! Everything is 100% My Mind's Eye except the brown Bazzill cardstock and the stamps from Hampton Arts, and the brick stamp from Prima. I used the Cricut to cut the leaves from A Walk in My Garden cut at 1/2, and 1. The title was cut from Street Signs cut at 1 1/2, and 1. The branches are from Camp Out cut at 3, 2, and 1 1/2. The window is from Christmas Cheer cut at 2 3/4. and the girl in window cut from Child Year at 2 3/4. TFL!! Have a WONDERFUL Day!! Dawn

Monday, October 19, 2009

Batty Over Halloween ~Rusty Pickle~ New Thriller


Hello everyone, well my Chef box arrived on Friday and I was soo excited to finally hold the new line THRILLER in my hands. Gorgeous pps and cardstock coupons!!!! Well you know I wanted to play right away, having to work the weekend, I started right away and here is my first lo with Thriller. It is a pic of Cooper from last Halloween as a vampire so I thought what a great title this was for him.
Products Used:
*Rusty Pickle Thriller Line RP912 Eerie Night, RP014 Haunted House, RP915 Tombstone, RP917 Zombie
*Rusty Pickle Thriller Tag set CT33, and RP Black alphas ST119
*Rusty Pickle trims Thriller PT44
*Martha Stewart drippy goo punch on Alphas
*Cricut Storybook cut at 2 1/2 swirl accents over ribbon
*Cricut Paper Dolls fence cut at 2
*Hampton Arts stamp for RP journaling tag
*Tim Holtz ink weathered wood
*MM tiny alphas Spellbound
*Atg gun, bling
*Yellow Sizzix bat die
*Quickutz bat dies
I will have more pics on my Blog
http://creationsbydawn.blogspot.com/
I also did this lo for the Halloween Challenge with Mel.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Spells and Potions










Hello everyone I made this Spells and Potions books for the challenge over at My Minds Eye create any home decor using either Spider's Web collection or Boo to You collection. I used Spider's Web collection using almost the whole pack but two pages. The children really liked it.
I even printed off some so called spells from Flikr, to be realistic. I have a pretty long list of supplies. See below. Thanks for looking and Have a WONDERFUL Day. Dawn
Products Used:
  1. Paper Mache Book
  2. My Mind's Eye Spider's Web collection (Haunted Parlor, Halloween Night, Cauldron Bubbles, Witches Lace, Toil and Trouble, Spider's Silk, Spider's Web accessory sheet, and Scaredy cats)
  3. Bat die cut from Sizzix yellow die
  4. Quickutz frog and Goosebumps embosser
  5. Cricut Paper Dolls spider web cut at 7 3/4
  6. Cricut Blackletter cut title at 2 1/2 , 2 1/4, and 2.
  7. Cricut Storybook cut at four
  8. MM black paint, Rusty Pickle buttons, keys, ribbon, Tim Holtz ink weathered wood, and antique linen,moss, computer font calligraphy.
  9. Heidi Swapp ghost bird XL
  10. Zva foam dots

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Basic Grey Challenge Week 5

BG Sketch 2
Hello I created this card using Basic Grey Lime Rickey, and a stamp from the Greeting Farm. The card was created using the sketch at the Basic Grey challenges this week. http://basicgreychallenges.blogspot.com/
They have a fabulous sketch to follow.
The Products Used:
*Basic Grey Lime Rickey pp
*Bazzill orange cardstock
*SU Groovy stamps from 2001
*Greeting Farm Peace girl
*Copic markers
*Ek Success flower punches
*Janome Sewing machine
*Spellbinders Nestibilities
*Judikins

Thanks, have a Wonderful Day, Dawn

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

St. Patrick's Day Cards ~Rusty Pickle~





Hello everyone, I know you are thinking what?? St. Patrick's Day cards....well it was like this I only had a few things with me when I was in the car, and I thought I could make these cards and kinda put them together when I got home. So while I was waiting at the bus stop for the kiddos I put together these simple cards. I say simple because if you know me, I don't do simple. Of course the ones with die cuts I did when I got home. I also am making a card holder for my daughter who is in the Army and always needs cards to send to family and friends and this was a start.

Products used:
  • Rusty Pickle Lucky pp
  • Rusty Pickle cardstock coupons
  • Rusty Pickle trims
  • Cricut Storybook
  • Martha Stewart loopy punch
  • Copic markers
  • Hampton Art stamps
  • Spellbinders nestibilities
  • Prima flowers
  • K&Co. bling
  • Rusty Pickle buttons
  • Martha Stewart branch punch
  • Momento Ink
  • Bazill cardstock
Thanks so much for looking and have a wonderful day!! Dawn

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Simply Irresistible


Hello everyone I know I have been MIA....well I can explain. I had this lo done last week but left for Georgia to complete the Copic certification class and was unable to post. I did this lo for the Scrap and Stamp Saturdays the whole idea is to use at least one stamp on your lo. Well I used two. It really was nice because I was a stamper long before I ever scrapbooked.....and here lately I hardly ever stamp....and believe me it is not because I am short on supplies..lol!! So when I came across this challenge via Chef Pamela Young I was like yeah!! I really need to incorporate more stamps in my los. Thanks Pamela!!!
Products Used:
  • Basic Grey Indian Summer line
  • Prima felt embellishments
  • Fall Butterfly from Michaels (last year on sale)
  • Prima flowers
  • Autumn Leaves stamps
  • Zva pop dots
  • Cricut Jasmine and Home Accents and Storybook
  • Stickles
  • Tim Holtz crackle paints
  • SU pearls
  • Crafters Workshop stencil
  • Martha Stewart heart punch

Thursday, October 1, 2009

The Taste of Fall ~Rusty Pickle~


Hello everyone we were giving this wonderful sketch by a very talented lady Chef Sarah Carrington to create a lo with a dish of fall...you could interpret that in any way of your choice...of course me I thought of my favorite pumpkin bread recipe and pumpkin butter. I was having a super busy day and yes I was complaining to the girls, well next thing you know I have stopped and decided to make up this basket to take the pic of for the sketch. Well let me tell you I have paid for it......lol!!!!! Not only now when I say of I 'm soooo busy, blah blah, they say of lets stop and make a basket.......and every time they see a basket they are just joking me!! lol!!
SarahOctobersketch
You can do this months challenge at the Rusty Pickle Blog by clicking HERE!! There are always awesome prizes and fun. Can't wait to see what you create!!
Products Used: Rusty Pickle pp French Market
Tim Holtz alcohol inks, Cricut Calendar Designs the leaf cut at three under Sept. then using alcohol ink on top. Then the circles were cut from George!! The file folder and the raw chipboard are Rusty Pickle.
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