Thursday, May 21, 2015

You Light Up The Room

I've started using my washi tape as ribbon by backing the tape with an identical pattern. This time I went a step further and made a ribbon rose.
~ You Light Up The Room ~
Stop by these blogs for a tutorial, close ups, and product information:
and

Supplies:
Paper:Craft Smith
Washi:Love My Tapes
Bling:Recollections
Sentiment:My Minds Eye
Circle Cutter:Kreaxions
Corner Punch:Kreaxions #901

Scrap On!

~charity~

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Every Child is an Artist

SWAT 
This months Mood Board is all about May Flowers.
What catches my eye is the lettering and the watercolor look. I tried to reproduce that with my letters and shapes.
~ Every Child is an Artist ~
 Sidewalk chalk makes every surface an artist dream. I have outlawed the siding...but apparently that doesn't include the fence. Here my children were detailing animals for a very important game.
The alpha is a fabric based do-it-yourself style. I painted and dribbled mist on to the letters to get the watercolor effect. My washi tape shapes were a snap to make with all the bright colors that Love My Tapes offers.
The full quote as attributed to Pablo Picasso is:
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
Supplies:
Paper:Blue Fern Studios
Washi:Love My Tapes
Alpha:American Crafts
Mist:Tattered Angels, Dylusions
Stamp:Inkadinkado
Pigment Ink:Clearsnap
Embossing Powder:WOW
Shape Punches:EK Success, CTMH, 
Uchida, The Paper Studio, McGill

Scrap On!

~charity~

Thursday, May 7, 2015

With Wings Out Spread

One of my favorite things about a photo shoot is the random-pose photos that can be cut out and scrapped with imagination. For this one Annalys was standing on a curb in front of a bush. Her foot tucked behind and arms relaxed looks just like a fairy in flight.
~ with WINGS out spread ~
 Detail shots and product information can be viewed on these blogs:
Love My Tapes 
and

Supplies:
Paper:Craft Smith, Crate Paper
Washi:Love My Tapes
Stamps:Hot Off The Press
Pigment Ink:Clearsnap
Embossing Powder:WOW
Tiny Type:MME
Mask:Memory Box
Glitter Paste:Bo Bunny
Shape Punch:Kreaxions #604
Border Punch:Kreaxions #901

Scrap On!

~charity~

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Princess Gift Box

Altering, covering, repurposing...these activities are SO much fun!
Here's a sweet little box I made just for the fun of it.
~ Princess ~
My daughters received charm bracelets in wonderful paperboard Jewelry boxes with magnet latches and ribbon. They have figured out the ways of the world and traded them to me for chocolate!
To begin with I removed the ribbon and magnet that latched the box.
I covered the box with a Craft Smith journaling card and Love My Tapes washi on the back.

For the front I used Kreaxions tools to make this flower, then dipped the edges in mist.
I replaced the ribbon latch with washi tape.
The embossed Princess Crown adds to the glitz and glam of this box.
Find the Fun Fare stencil I used here.
FunFare stencil, Princess crown, food decorating stencils

Supplies:
Paper:Craft Smith
Washi:Love My Tapes
Stencil:Funfare
Pigment Ink:Clearsnap
Embossing Powder:WOW
Circle Cutter:Kreaxions
Border Punch: Kreaxions #918
Mist:Tattered Angels

Scrap On!

~charity~

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Paper Fans for Washi Lovers

Every time I use my fan die from Just Imagine Crafts I get gorgeous results!
This time I paired it with Washi tape and Craft Smith paper.

Stop by the blogs listed below for product links:
Love My Tapes
Just Imagine Crafts

Supplies:
Paper:Craft Smith
Washi:Love My Tapes
Trim:Stash
Flower:Pebbles and Co.
Brads and Eyelets:Recollections
Fan Die:Just Imagine Crafts
Border Punch:Kreaxions #916

Scrap On!

~charity~

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Butterflies and Flowers

Spring is here...for some of us...and I am loving all the birds and tulip tips I'm seeing!
This card combines bright pink washi tape and lime paper.
 I love how it gives the tape a coral tone.
For tips and product links visit the blogs listed below:
Love My Tapes
and
Just Imagine Crafts
Supplies:
Paper:Craft Smith
Washi:Love My Tapes
Twine:My Minds Eye
Border and Corner Punch:Kreaxions #302

Scrap On!
~charity~

Monday, April 6, 2015

Blessing

Last summer's family photos look great with Authentiques Easter collection for this year. So GLAD I'm a procrastinator! Haha. Or not. 
But I am thrilled that these colors are so perfect for my photos.
~ Blessing ~
 The inspiration for this layout comes from this weeks challenge at Red Carpet Studio:
Create a Unique Background
Here is my background mid-design.
I used white embossing powder for the flourishes at the top right.
I inked a star mask with grey ink, then used the same mask to add glitter paste stars.
Of course once I matted and set my photos I added more to the page.

Supplies:
 Paper:Authentique
Sentiment:My Mind's Eye
Pigment Ink:Clearsnap
Embossing Powder:Zing
Stamps:Inkadinkado
Gems:Recollections
Wood Bits, Trim:Stash
Star Mask:Memory Box
Ink:CTMH
Glitter Paste:Bo Bunny 
Punch:Kreaxions #907

Scrap On!

~charity~