Saturday, June 25, 2011

Having Some Fun Doodling!

Come have some fun doodling with me!

Grab some markers and paper , pull up a seat and come get creative with me!  I would love to see your creative doodles so email your wonderful pics to me and your name will be entered in to receive a few of my favourite doodling pens and papers.

So get doodling!


Friday, June 24, 2011

Enjoying some 'Girly Dots'!


I LUV playing with Samantha Walker & Unity Stamp Company's stamp sets. I really enjoy the whimsical feel of the Girly Dot set that I played around with on some canvas pages. After stamping on my image I used Tattered Angels to blend and color in the image. I used acrylic paint to accent up the corners. And how fun is it to accent the page with some organza ribbon roses from Maya Road and wonderful beads!






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Have a fantastic week-end everyone!!!!


Friday, June 17, 2011

Doodling up a quick Father day Gift with the Kiddos!

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So for a quick and easy Father's Day gift, I got out some of my 'Live in Color' paper collection from Susiebee Studios Inc.  and some of my ZIG Memory Writers from Kuretake and I made some nifty 'coupons' to give to Dad.

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By folding a piece of Beautiful Daydreams paper and lacing it up I was able to make a carrying case or envelope for the coupons. To keep the coupons from falling out I laced the edges together using craft cording. I had fun distressing the envelope by using Tattered Angel glimmer mist over a Tim Holtz mask.

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For my lettering I used ZIG Painty~Gold&Silver which is an oil based pen and covers beautifully on most surfaces!

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father day girt 3     The kiddos and I came up with coupon ideas which I doodled up to put into the laced envelope.father day girt 5     

I then gave them one last spray on Tattered Angels Chalkboard.father day girt 4

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Fabric, Fabric , Fabric


My new summer quilt still a work in progress!

Besides my paper obsession, I adore fabric! I love all types of fabric, but I have to admit the my favourite is simple cottons that are all decked out in all kinds of lovely whimsical patterns! I LOVE the wonderful colors that fabric come in today! How fun is it to sew up a lovely quite or place mat with some of the beautiful palettes that are available!!!

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!Veggie quilt yesInstead of throwing away my fabric scraps, I love to make them into gifts to give to people. Fabric can put a smile on anyone's  face. You can find so many different fun quilt patterns and designs in the library or on the internet.

20110615_34 So this past month, because I have been busy with kiddos, hubbies, deadlines, work, house, and everything else live throws me, I have found it extremely relaxing to pull out my sewing and have a little 'me' time just to unwind and relax! Plus, I got excited because my own fabric samples that I designed came in that I get to play with next month.

So take a little time for yourself and play with some wonderfully, whimsical color fabric. Trust me…. you will be smiling!

Have a AWESOME day!




Wednesday, June 8, 2011

I Am Having a Party!

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That's right…. I am having a Party and who doesn't like a party!?!?

The sun is shining, the days are nice and warm, it is summer….. so what a fantastic time to have one big party! All summer I will be posting party ideas here on my blog. Your will also find my ideas at FaveCrafts, and Create Scrapbooks, plus I will doing webisodes that will be lots of fun so please join me….I will be posting dates!

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Plus when you have a party you have to have presents and prizes! So I am going to be getting out my party hat and my gift wrap and wrapping up some of my favorite crafting supplies to give away during my summer party! Oh Ya!!!! I am so excited! So get on your party clothes and  get out your crafting stuff and join my this summer for some fun!!!!!

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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Antique Mirror Makeover

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antique mirrorr makeover 2I found this lovely old antique mirror for sale at a really good price, so I decided to buy it and recycled it. First I took some painter's tape and cardstock and I covered over the mirror.antique mirrorr makeover 1

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         I then gave it a lovely coat of acrylic paint. I used Gecko, and Turquoise and mixed in splashes of Antique White. With my Gecko I used a Color Float so I could play with the color and decide where I wanted to put it. I also applied a crackle medium.antique mirrorr makeover 4

After the crackle medium  was dry I put some Tim Holtz Distress Inks from Ranger on a cloth and rubbed it gently into the distressed cracked to complete my age look.

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I then glue on some beach glass. I LOVE beach glass!antique mirrorr makeover 6 

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I also glued on some nifty buttons.antique mirrorr makeover 8

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antique mirrorr makeover 11After a bit of lace and rhinestones, my antique mirror is now complete! So cool and easy to do!

Gotta love re-crafting things! You have to give it a try….you will love it!

Have a super crafty day!