Friday, April 29, 2011

Stuck On You Sketches Using the Harry Potter By Creative Imaginations Paper

Stuck On You Sketches
Who doesn't love a Friday when its a SOUS 
reveal? I do I just love all the amazing talent at SOUS.
Be sure to check out all the awesomeness of this weeks reveal
and be sure to join in on the fun!!!!

The title was cut on the Cricut using the Blackletter Cart.
Various punches for the stars, glitter, the papers are the fabulous Creative Imaginations Harry Potter Line.
The scroll I handmade using papyrus paper, DAS clay (love this stuff), and cording.
The frame is actually in the paper collection from Creative Imaginations.
Look closely and see Dusty's forehead he was 9 3/4 months old (WINK) and learning to stand and walk
he had a crash....and of course Cody and his imagination says.......He looks like Harry Potter, well the rest is history! Love it!
When I bought the paper I said in the store.....Dusty Potter I Presume!!
Our whole family loves Harry Potter!!!!! We could forever watch the movies!!!
Not to mention the book.....over and over!!

The owl was from Silhouette SD called snowy owl. I loved how it turned out.
I used Copics C00-C02 to add the highlights.

Here is the sketch I worked from by PageMaps.
This weeks Sketch at SOUS
Can't wait to see your take on the sketch.

Hello all so glad you stopped by for this weeks reveal over at SOUS. I just love what the designers have come up with go take a peek. I hope you can join in on the fun......can't wait to see what you do with the sketch.
I am spending this whole week at Art & Soul, today I spent the whole day with friends and Susan Lenart Kazmer.  Be sure to check out on the artfulness! Cyber Hugs and have a wonderful weekend!! Dawn Gallop

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Mixed Media Canvas Peace Sign

The canvas I made for my daughter Alexis who turned 22.

I used the Crafter's Workshop stencil and modeling paste.
Hello again a quick post this is a 12x12 canvas I did for my daughters Alexis 22nd birthday. I had so much fun making it and couldn't wait to give it to her. Hope you like it. I am getting ready for her graduation on Sunday right now...and Art &Soul retreat so my post will be real quick. Have a great week!! Cyber Hugs, Dawn

Saturday, April 23, 2011

The front of the One Word Journal

The back of my page.
She designed a life she loved. Donna Downey stamp

Made 22 of these pages for the One word Journal Swap

Many stamps used. Hero Arts, PSX, Stampendous, Stampers Anonymous,
Donna Downey, Kaiserkrafts, Making Memories, Donna Downey

I really enjoyed making these for the swap, can't wait to see every ones creations!!!

     Hello all well tomorrow is time just flies...but sure am enjoying the warm weather. These journal pages are for the swap for the Donna Downey Inspired coming in three short weeks. Can't wait to see everyone and enjoy the camaraderie and just being with the girls! I was happy to see these get mailed...I usually do not sign up for swaps because it gets hard for me to get them done and just making the time. Have a Happy Easter just in case I don't get to post again before. Cyber Hugs, Dawn Gallop

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Say It With Letters Dress Bodice for Hair Clips and Bows

Dress Bodice from Say it with Letters which trust me the photos don't do it any is SOOO GORGEOUS!
It looks just like a real dress. This is to hang on little girls walls to place their hairbows and clips.

The bodice is great to decorate in any color and style
a perfect gift for any little girl.

The tulle is shiny and soft. The ribbon is satin and the ric-rack is the Disney Tinkerbell roll.

I first lined the bodice with batting to help give it that soft look and and deminsion.
I used a hot glue gun to glue the items on. I bought everything at Wal-Mart yeah our Wal-Mart still has fabric!!

I had so much fun making this and it went together real fast.
I love the colors and the texture I can just see it hanging on my granddaughters wall.
Shhh a birthday gift for Miss Abigail!!
She will be five in June!

This bodice can be purchased at Say it With Letters also check out the Say it with Letters Blog.
       Hello again, I know as my head hangs low....I have MIA......It has been the craziest past two months. I had posted before about my 17yo dd breaking her leg (who just turned 18), well she had surgey on a Thursday in March. My oldest dd Alexis who is graduating from college calls us on her 22 birthday after we had just went to town to get her gift an hour from my house, she says " Daddy I just broke my leg" my husband was like YOUR KIDDING! No she said and we left and drove over two hours to the hospital she had broke and dislocated her leg. She had her surgey the following long story short exactly one week the two girls had surgey on their legs one right and one left! WOW! I have been trying to adjust to all this and now I feel like I have and able to add Amandas chores and duties to my list of to dos. I have been a little late with things and behind on some stuff...but I am catching up and rolling again. I of course still have had my garden going, and it looks AWESOME!! I have made 40 charms fro Inspired and 29 charms for Art and Soul. Twenty two journal pages front and back for Inspired, and 20+ ATC I have not been short on creating. Anyhoo here is a post of the bodice with details under each picture. I would love to see your version if you direct me to it. Thanks so Much!! Hope everyone has a great weekend and happy creating! Cyber Hugs, Dawn Gallop

Friday, April 1, 2011

Stuck On You Sketches "The Lips of an Angel"

SOUS Blog Challenge this week using the ever so talented Beggahuna.
Using the wonderful papers of Graphic 45 Once Upon a Springtime Collection
The picture is of my beautiful granddaughter Abigail who is four. Her lips are red from the lipstick
she was wearing playing dress up. She even has a feather boa around her neck.
The flowers are Prima and the rub ons are Basic Grey.
Tulle around the ring.
I inked and stamped the background using the Tim Holtz Distress Inks by Ranger.

The wings are chipboard painted then crackled. The pins are Maya Road. Vintage lace and buttons. The pink butterfly
is from Wal-Mart. The other butterflies are handmade by me. The title is cut from Silhouette SD.

Abigail is like an Angel to us..and I thought this quote fit so well.
Angels are direct creations of God, each one a unique Master's piece.
~Eileen Elias Freeman
The wonderful sketch by Beggahuna
Awesome sketch!!


Hello again and welcome to another week and awesome sketch at SOUS.
If you have not had the chance to check out some of the amazing tutorials the DT
has been posting every other Friday on SOUS then check them out....they all
Amazing talented ladies!
Hope you can join us at SOUS this week!

I also wanted to share some really awesome news for Amanda she had her surgey today
and did wonderful! She is of course in pain as expected and sleepy. Her orthopedic doctor said
she should be fully recovered in five weeks..which is wonderful news. She has one screw in her
ankle and she will be started on the bone stimulator in two weeks.
I want to thank everyone for your prayers and well wishes for Amanda, it really meant a lot to Amanda and our family.
A huge THANK YOU!!
I will keep you posted but I really feel now we are on the road to recovery!! YEAH!!
Happy dance here!
I better go to sleep...I have only had three hourse of sleep in over 48 hours...
My oldest daughter ALEXIS will be 22 on Saturday..Happy Birthday ALEXIS!!
Have a wonderful weekend!!

Big hugs, Dawn Gallop

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