Sunday, August 21, 2011

Resist paper...

so maybe you have played with this already - if not then I get to show you something cool! This line of paper with a built in resist was part of the "House of Three" release from Pink Paislee, we still have a little bit left in the store...we did teach a class with it at the last Creative Gathering event!  Pink Paislee is releasing a follow-up version of products to this line called Mistables, which will be in the store VERY well, I ordered a tonne of these so we can show off the product in a Fabulous class!
In the meantime, while I am waiting for all that great stuff - I wanted to "play" with some of the old line and this is what I did:-)
using Mr. Huey's mist I sprayed the paper

once the page was sprayed, I did go over it with a paper towel to reveal the resist

 using Glimmer Glaze from Tattered Angels, I drew a line on the outer edge of page
here is page 1 complete - I did the same techniques on page 2

 I used glimmer mist on the Ivory "Rose" ribbon, the metal word is from Prima, the sticker words are from Authentique as is the ledger background paper.

Page 2 -

I hope you feel inspired this week:-)

Monday, August 15, 2011

getting ready for Red Lake...

so once a year I head up to Red Lake, Ontario - for a Scrapbook weekend
We bring the store along (Don't worry we don't bring it all- so you are still able to shop here back at home:-)
And we offer a variety of classes - here are just a couple I am doing there this time around!

7Gypsies altered tray

Burnished Velvet on your scrapbook pages

Butterfly Mini-album

Grungeboard mini-album

Tim Holtz tags, summer mini-album, Cricut basics, Sew Easy on your scrapbook pages - and a few more!!  So the kits are pretty much ready, I am just working on some last minute instructions, and need to make sure I get some sleep and have a voice for all the talking I have to do for 3 days straight!!
 It is always such a great time, just a couple more days and we are on our way...

I hope you feel inspired this weekend!

Friday, August 12, 2011

Getting creative with those items in my stash...

just a few layouts to inspire you today...

 These layouts using "Togetherness" from Cosmo Cricket - paper and chipboard, Pipe cleaner flowers from Basic Grey.

 This layout is using "Pixie-licious" from Cosmo Cricket, the layout was inspired by one I saw on their Blog a while back:-)

 also Pixie-licious &and some Ali Edwards stamps...

this one I may have posted before...but love the mix of Material Girl & Garden Variety, the colors are just soo perfect together - once again proving you need ALL the paper from a Company, because the colors work together so well for ALL your pages!!:-)

Lots of Aubrey pages sorry to those of you with Boys out there!!! I promise more "Boy" inspiration will be coming your way shortly!!
I hope you feel inspired!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Hey - let's Play!

did you miss me?  I took off some time to spend with my hubby & kiddies, and then spent some time with my Sister, niece and nephews:-)  but now it's time to get back it!
So I have been planning to play with "Playground" by Echo Park for a while, what better excuse to work with this paper line than to Scrap Dain's Picnic Day at the end of the school year!

Layout #1 - 

Using 2 pieces of Bazzill Kraft a the bases - The Playgound Element Stickers, the letter stickers and paper - "Merry go Round" & Jump Rope" , Buttons are from Fancy Pants - Beach Bum - perfect colors!!

Layout #2

here I used Prismatics Orange as a base on the left side - patterned paper on both sides is Double Dutch, the striped paper used as a mat on the left is "Monkey Bars" I used the backside of "Capture the Flag, Double Dutch & Kick the Can" for matting photos. Lots of Element stickers again!  

Layout #3

the final layout (for now:-) uses backside of  "Jump Rope" as the main page, arrow paper is "Kick the Can", orange paper is backside of the "Journalling cards", and then smaller mats are the backsides of "Kick the Can & Capture the Flag".

there you have it 5 pages, a couple of pieces of paper, stickers and no more excuses - I have all this great product in the store, come in and get it and then "Scraplift" these layouts - just think of how quickly you will get them done!!

I hope you feel inspired!