Saturday, January 28, 2017

My Gorjuss Valentine

I absolutely love Love LOVE Santoro Gorjuss Girls!!!
I thought this little Gorjuss Girl was perfect for a Valentine.  She is #24 Heartfelt .  I also used Docrafts Artiste watercolor pens and EVERYTHING I colored on this card was colored with them....including the Petaloo Color Me Crazy Flowers , the stamped sentiment, and the edge of the cardstock I layered under the printed cardstock.  Mostly I used the pens with my waterbrush so I was actually watercoloring.  I have never used Docrafts Artiste watercolor pens before and

To hear more about this card CLICK HERE to watch my YouTube video.  I will have other videos coming up in February about the techniques I used so keep your eyes open.

Here are some challenges...
Modsquad Challenge Blog - Show Your Love
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge Blog - #335 Watercolor
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #400 Love/Valentine/Anniversary
In The Pink - Challenge #111 What's New? (my watercolor pens)
A Gem Of A Challenge - #186 Hearts and/or Flowers
Hiding In My Craft Room - #286 Any Holiday (Valentine's Day)

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Things I used

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Valentine Project for Kids and Adults!!!

With Valentine's Day coming up I have been asked to share a project with a Valetine theme that is appropriate for children AND adults.  What is better than and UNloaded envelope for kids to LOAD up with Valentines!!!  And for the adults....a Loaded Envelope to give AS A Valentine!!!

Here is my video share of this Valentine idea...

And here is the video TUTORIAL on making these (the Christmas

I hope you watch these videos and get inspired to create some of your own :)

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

heART of Worship Sundays - Matthew 7:5

In my Bible journaling today I am in Matthew 7:5, one of my favorite verses....and I am doing something I have pictured in mind for a long time so it was exciting to see it all come together.   Below is a list of products I used.  Just click on each one...they are links to where I got mine.

I hope you like what I have to share :)

Dura-Lar an acetate alternative
Creative Worship: Amazing God clear stamp set from Sweet & Sassy
Jewel Dazzles Stickers from Paper Wishes

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God Bless You!

Friday, January 13, 2017

Bugaboo Shaker Valentine

Valentine's Day is sneaking up on us and I'm going to be prepared!  This card was inspired by the Scrapbook Blessings Club challenge on Facebook.  The theme is Shaker Cards, and the sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps and I used "Girl Big Heart" because I immediately saw the possibility of a shaker card by cutting out the center of the heart she is holding.

After printing out the digital image I used my stitched rectangle die to cut out the front panel of my card.  Then I cut out the center of the heart with a craft knife, and made sure I didn't cut off her hands.  I colored the image with Inktense Watercolor pencils.  I colored the ruffle around the heart with my red Sakura Stardust Gelly Roll pen.  I lightly chalked around the image with red (you almost can't see it in the picture).  I filled the shaker with metallic red hearts, and added a few of them to the front of the card as well.  The word LOVE was cut out with an old Cuttlebug die set I have, I cut it out of white and inked it with "Festive Berries" Distress Ink and attached to the outside of the heart.  A lot of info for such an easy card...hee hee hee :)

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ArtBin Magnetic Die Storage Case Review

Hi everyone!  I normally don't do reviews, but I received some amazing gifts for Christmas and decided to share my thoughts on one of them and show you how it works and the advantages.  This review is on the ArtBin Magnetic Die Storage's a must see :)

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Holder For Cell Phone, Business Cards, Eye Glasses, Etc.

When I first discovered that people were making cell phone holders out of TOILET PAPER ROLLS it seemed a little cheesy to me.  I made one and liked the concept but still wasn't impressed....UNTIL...I realized it didn't have to be a paper craft and had a lot more potential than what I had been seeing.  I discovered a whole new way to look at it!!!

I made one for my husband for Christmas and covered it with Faux leather from Cricut, edged it with foil tape, and added some silver studs.  I was quite happy with the end results.  So I decided to make a video showing how to make these.

During the making of the video I ended up making an elegant one and discovered they are also GREAT for holding business cards, glasses, and more!!!  Watch my video and see for yourself.  CLICK HERE to watch.

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