Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Craft Hoarders Anonymous September Blog Hop


Welcome to the very first blog hop with Craft Hoarders Anonymous Hop! You should be coming to my blog from Tracey Sabella. After visiting me, hop over to Bonnie Garby next! To start at the beginning of the hop, and for the full list of Bloggers, go to Gloria's Blog or I have included the list at the bottom of this post.

Here is my post for this September blog hop. I have chosen to make a shadow box using the Graphic 45 shadow window box and Graphic 45 Botanical Tea papers. I LOVE Graphic 45 papers and embellishments, so creating with them is ALWAYS fun! The Botanical Tea paper is so beautiful.  I love the vintage look of it.  I must say, I love all the beautiful paper's that Graphic 45 creates. Sometimes it is so hard for me to use it.  Yes I love hoarding it!  I hope you enjoy looking at my project as much as I have enjoyed making it.

This is the window shadow box, I decided not to use the clear backing that came with  the box.  I love the background papers that I chose for each window.    I added lots of  embellishments, using the chipboard pieces of the collection and the metal brads.  The G45 feet I painted with ranger patina paint for metal.  I wanted the feet to complment the box.  Below are close up of each section.

Here I painted the Tim Holtz cage with the Ranger patina paint and added some paper in the back.  I did lots of fuzzy cutting in this project.  I added a little glossy accent to the humming bird's eye to make it shine.  

 Here I fuzzy cut the roses and flowers and popped them up with dimensionals.  I added the metal bird.

This window, I fuzzy cut the butterflies and added the clear wink of stella to the wings.  I used one of the stickers that says  "Tea Party" to the glass bottle.

 Here I fuzzy cut the bird and the flowers.  Add this cute pearl  embellishment and hung it to the box.  I also added a little glossy accent to the blue bird's eye.

Thank you so much for stopping by to check out my project.  Please join in on the blog hop and check out all the talented ladies creations.  Some of the blogs have some blog candy, so check out everyone's post to see what you could win.  Don't forget your next stop is  Bonnie Garby.


Vicki Robertson - http://www.validationofvicki.blogspot.com/

Debbie Seyer - http://www.debbieseyer.com/

Ginny Nemchak - http://pollyspaper.wordpress.com/
Pam Bray - http://www.pammejoscrapbookflair.com/
Jacquie Southas - http://jacquiesouthas.blogspot.com/
Glenda Brooks - http://glendabrooks.blogspot.com/
Amber Milone - http://www.pinkchicpaperdesign.blogspot.com/
Tracey Sabella - http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/
Donna Idlet - http://myblogidlet.blogspot.com/
Bonnie Garby - http://www.maketime2craft.com/
Nancy Dynes - http://mytatteredtreasures.blogspot.com/
Wendi Robinson - http://scrappydayinparadise.blogspot.com/
Teresa Horner - http://victorianpaperqueen.blogspot.com/

Kathy Clement - http://www.kathybydesign.com/
 Jan Ennenga - http://re-creations4him.blogspot.com/

Barbara Rankin - http://blackholeartstudio.blogspot.com/

Karen Zueger-Brownell - http://lostcoastscrapper.blogspot.com/

Marisa Job - http://www.marisadesigns.blogspot.com/

Christy Houser - http://creatingwiththegirls.blogspot.com/

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Thanks a Bunch!

Hello everyone,

I am here with a2z Scrapbooking August challenge which is embossing, you can use embossing paste on your project, or use embossing powder or embossing folders. I choose to use Hero Arts clear embossing powder on my project.  The technique I am using is heat resist.  I inked my stamp set up with versa mark and stamped my paper.  I put the clear embossing powder on the paper and used my heat gun to get the embossing.  I then took a sponge and the Hero Arts ombre ink and added the color to my paper.


Hop on over to a2z Scrapbooking blog and play along. Don't forget to use at lease one Hero Arts product. You also have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the a2z Scrapbooking Store. The winner will be announced on September 7.

If you are a Hero Arts lover, the a2z Scrapbooking store has some wonderful items in the store. Please use donna15, to receive 15% off your items.

Good luck and please come back again!



Sunday, August 16, 2015

You Can Count on Me! - MFT Color 27 and Sketch 241 Challenges

Hello everyone,

I am back again with MFT Color 27 and Sketch 241 challenges.  The colors were a little challenging, but I think I  made it work.  The colors are from Stampin Up - Midnight Muse, Pink Pirouette, Cajun Craze and Lucky Limeade.   Here is my take on the challenge:





Thank you for stopping by, please leave a comment if you like my card, I really love reading them. I will be back again soon for some more inspiration.


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