Thursday, July 14, 2016

My Boy

I am up today on the Chattering Robin's blog with this altered embroidery hoop.
Stop by for step-by-step directions and product links
~ My Boy ~
Supplies:
Embroidery Hoop:Darice
Bicycle Charm:Michaels
Twine:Twinery
Dew Drops, Cardstock: Robin's Nest
Circle Cutter:Kreaxions

Scrap On!

~charity~

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Dragons and Mermaids

My very first project is posted on the Chattering Robin's blog today!!!
Stop by and see where you can get the horde of gems I used to decorate my fancy new shoes.

The dragon and the mermaid are from an idea book by Chris Down.
His work is fabulous and perfect for using my Sharpies!!!

Scrap On!

~charity~

Make a wish...

ATC's are little morsels of goodness that can be designed anyway you want.
The only official rule is that they measure 2.5 x3.5 inches.
~ Make A Wish... ~
Just as the title says, they are Artist Trading Cards. 
This set of ATC's is in the process of being traded with 12 other designers.
Can't wait till I get my set of trades. The group is ultra talented
 and very diverse in their decorative choices!
This lovely rainbow paper is a Kreaxions product. 
The fade from dark to light adds to its novelty.

Supplies:
Paper:Kreaxions
Stamps:Close To My Heart, Teresa Collins
Ink:Ranger and Color Box
Embossing Powder:WOW

Scrap On!

~charity~

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

New Design Team Announcement

In May I participated in the Robin's Nest Design Team Hunt with this altered book.
~Captured Memories ~

I am THRILLED to announce that my venture was a success!!!
I will be joining the Robin's Nest Design Team for the July to December term.


Follow along with my newest crafting experience at Chattering Robins.

Scrap On

~charity~

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Happy Birthday To Me

I like to do a Birthday post each year just to share how grateful I am that God has seen fit to keep me here, enjoying this AMAZING life!!!
Today is no different. I got places to see and people to go. 

But first, I've been wrangling with watermark technology. After several paths of misdirection I found this SUPER helpful post on beginner beans. It's an older post...but it checks out!!!
With the help of this post I finally have my OWN watermark for craft images. But why stop there? Here it is on my latest head shot...needed a new one for some upcoming DT announcements!!!



And there it is again, on my jeans...how silly, just like me and my dear friend Venetia! What a day we had wandering around Tacoma and drinking coffee!!!


And this one...nothing short of magical!
 For the longest day of the year a friend and I hiked up Beacon Hill and came down in the moonlight!


Yep, nothing like a good watermark to make your life a dream come true!
Have a fabulous day, I sure plan to!!!

Scrap On

~charity~



Saturday, June 18, 2016

Hello There

Today's project is a card for Just Imagine.
The circle frame with punched design uses Kreaxions Circle Cutter as well as Punch #916. I can't say enough how perfectly the Circle Cutter measures out the dimensions exactly. Reproducing a project exactly is a snap!
~ Hello There ~
I like to think inspiration is everywhere. For this card I found the following image on Pinterest and knew I wanted to use it as a sketch. Sticks don't make it through the mail to easily so I settled for modeling paste and a similar shape.
Do you find sketches and inspiration in unexpected places?

Supplies:
Paper:Craftsmith
Modeling Paste:Liquitex
Metal Charms:Michaels
Flowers:Previous Kit
Stamp:CTMH
Ink:Colorbox
Embossing Powder:Zing
Feather Die:Lawn Fawn
 
Scrap On!

~charity~


Saturday, June 4, 2016

Celebrate

I've been seeing beautiful mixed media cards with twine and other items looped to add depth to a card. I decided to recreate this look with paper.
~ Celebrate ~
The pink shreds of paper were simple to create and look so striking against the black paper. For this card I cut a 5" circle with the Kreaxions Circle Cutter. I reset the cutter to 1/2 inch smaller and repeated the process till I had several circles. I cut the circles in half and adhered them to the card front.
I trimmed the ends individually until I had a staggered look. I misted a flower to match the paper shreds and and attched it over the top with leaves. The gold crowns have a dot of adhesive and a strand of twine that lets them drape from under the flower.

Supplies:
Paper:Glitz, Fancy Pants, Craftsmith
Florals:Prima
Twine:Queen and Co
Stamp, Ink:Close To My Heart
Crown Punch:Kreaxions #611
Circle Cutter:Kreaxions

Scrap On!

~charity~