Do you want to see more? Sure you do! I've written a blog post for the Simon Says Stamp blog where I show you how I stamp on my scrapbook pages. I share a couple easy tips that will get you stamping in no time.
Today my first post as a creative squad team member for Papercrafter's Corner went live and I hope that you will all click over to the Papercrafter's Corner's blog to see all of the fun projects that I created. I am demonstrating 4 different techniques using twine. There is also one project that I created a short video for.
Here is a little sneak peek at one of my cards.
This is an easy technique, threading twine through buttons, but maybe you haven't tried it before and you really should. I just used a little Tombow dot adhesive to hold the button in place. Pierced the paper through the button holes with my paper piercer, threading a sharp needle with twine and then started sewing. I started in the middle with the button that has a bow so that I would have ends when I was done stitching to tie the bow.
As a bonus for stopping by my blog today, I want to share with you another card that I made using the Starburst technique that Kimberly showed us yesterday. It was such a fun technique I just had to try it.
Be sure to learn to read all the posts for this week showcasing techniques using twine. There is a lot of great information to learn. A lot of duhs, and ah has too.
And I guess that is my motto for today, Don't Worry Be Happy! Wishing you the same!
Supplies: Twine from The Twinery, Echo Park: Hello Summer , Lily Bee: Handmade, Stationary
I just wanted to share with my local scrapbooking friends about a cards class that I am teaching this Saturday, June 23rd at 1:00p.m. in Birmingham, Alabama. Actually if you are not in my area, a kit is always available. Just email me and I will get you more information.
We will be using Simple Stories newest line Summer Fresh.Here is one of the six cards that we will be making during the class time. I might even do a couple extra with you if we have time. But be assured that you will have plenty of supplies left over to make a dozen or more so please let me know if you are interested in attending my class. My class is part of a Summer Scrap Camp hosted by My Scrapbook Mania. You can get all of the details by emailing India Davis.
I would like to wish a Happy Father's Day to my husband for being the best dad to my children. I couldn't have asked for a better man to fill this role in my life. He loves his children so deeply and completely. Thanks honey for all that you do for our kids. They love you and so do I.
Here is a Father's Day layout that I made for the Petaloo website that has been posted today. I'll give you a sneak peek here but if you would like more information on how I put it together please click over to their site and check it out. I've got some close up pictures and describe a little on how I design with Petaloo flowers.
Journaling reads: Two peas in a pod, that's what I always say becasue you are both very much alike. You both share a love for fun times, humorous cartoons and jokes, and even a bit of stubbornness. So glad that you both have that special best friend, father daughter bond.
I also want to wish my dad a Happy Father's day. I can't tell him in person, he passed away 22 years ago when I was very young, but I am sure he hears me tell him how much I love him and wish he was still here. He was the best dad a daughter could have and I miss him.
Happy Father's Day Dad!
I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating today! I know I will!
Each month I put together a card kit featuring adorable stamps that are fun and easy to color with Copic Markers. Here is a picture of June's card kit. You will receive all that you need to make this card in your kit, including the stamp, a 6x6 paper pad and embellishments. This month our stamp is Amy from Whimsy Stamps and the paper pad is Double Dutch from LilyBee Designs.
You will also receive all of the coloring instructions, the name of the markers and where I put the colors, and a full color copy of this picture and a closeup of the image. If you would like to be part of this kit club please email India at the Scrapbook Mania Marketplace. Of course if you have any questions about the card kit or subscribing you can always contact me via email too.
I used to make these card kits for my LSS but since the store closed we are working on moving these fun new kits for sale online. If you are in the Birmingham, Alabama area we can arrange a pickup or if you outside our area, we will ship it to you for a small fee.
I also have a few scrapbook kits left if you are interested. Please visit my Etsy shop or contact me via email if you would like to purchase one.
It seems as if I have put myself on a blogging hiatus, but truthfully, it's really more that I have been working so hard on projects coming due that I haven't had a single second to post. Plus Garrett is getting so mobile now that I'm pretty much running after him all day long.
So.... here is a layout that I created for Got Sketch that I've been wanting to share. I had so much fun with this sketch and the papers. The paper is from Pink Paislee, their Home Time Summer collection and I have had it sitting in my stash for the longest time just waiting for the perfect moment.
You might notice the title. That was me playing around with my Silhouette a little. Love that look of the outline around the solid letters.
If you like sketches you will definitely need to stop by the Got Sketch blog and check out all of the sketches that Valerie has created. Don't forget too, that if you want to take any of the classes that were given in the past, Valerie has an option to buy all of the sketches and pdf's that go with them, in a downloadable format. You won't be disappointed.
Petaloo's "Featured Artist of the Month"... is Tim Holtz and his Ideaology line.
On the Petaloo blog, the design team members are sharing how well Tim Holtz papers and embellishments work with the newest colors of the Darjeeling flower line. I've posted a sneek peak here of my project. Please stop by the Petaloo blog to see the rest and learn how to make one of your own.
I just created my first smash style page using SRM Stickers. I never thought that smash style books would appeal to me but when the design team assignment came up, I thought I would give it a try. It was fun!! I still have more of the mini book look to my pages but I think if I keep working on new pages, I'll let go of my fear of messing things up. These two pages were dedicated to Garrett's first day of life and 10 things that make me happy about him. Everything that you see on the two pages that aren't pictures or my handwriting is a SRM Sticker. I love that they are clear so you can layer them on top of each other and pictures. Just fun!
Here is a little sneak peek of my pages but you can see it all up close on the SRM Stickers blog today.
Note: This is actually not a Smash book. It is a book by Fancy Pants which is similiar but is filled with kraft paper, pockets and picture sleeves.
Tomorrow I'll have a post for you using Petaloo flowers. A decorated frame, Tim Holtz product, subway art and flowers. You'll love it!