Monday, April 18, 2011

Projects to Share

Hey Blog Friends! Happy Wednesday to you! I never know what to title my posts. Do you ever have that problem? I always try to think of something catchy, but there are more times than not it escapes me, so I went the easy route....projects to share. LOL!

I have a variety for you today, all are projects previously created for and published in Scrapboook News and Review Magazine. My file of things to share from there is unbelievably huge! I'm not sure I'll ever get caught up, but it'll be fun trying. The April issue will be available soon, you should head over to get your subscription!! You won't be disappointed at all.

First up a LO. I'm not sure what call I did this LO for. I have a feeling it was for a sketch call and I changed up the size to make a 6x12. I really like 6x12 LOs and now that I can work the sewing machine, YAY!, I can actually modify my page protectors!!

U and I

This is a picture of my hubbie and I. These pictures are so special because they are few and far between. I wish I had more of us together. I used some cardboard for my base because I knew I was going to be adding some goops to my LO and that makes your pages a bit heavier. All the patterned papers I used are Cosmo Cricket from the Circa line.

In this close up, you can see the texture of the background a bit better. All around the photo and bellies I used some glass bead gel mixed with some metallic paint. I really love not only how this looks, but how it feels. I am such a sensory driven person. I feel the need to touch everything!

This is another shot where you can see the texture of the background. This area really highlights the tissue paper I laid down with some gel medium and then painted over with metallic paint. The frame holding the journaling is from K&Co, I believe, and I went over it with some alcohol inks.

Moving on to a card now.

You Hold the Key

For this card I cut, embossed, tore my patterned papers (Crate Paper), and then wrapped it with the hemp cord. I tied on the key and some little beaded charms I made. I am all about the beads these days! I have a huge stash of them and am having a blast creating all sorts of charms, stick pins, etc.. Next, I adhered my patterned paper to the base of my card. Then I went around the edges with some blended fibers gel. I let the card dry overnight and added some metallic paint to the gel the next day. The heart circle was stamped and then I used some paint markers to color the heart in and write around the edge.

And last for today an ATC


This ATC was done for a movie themed ATC call. I had to go with Scarlett O'Hara because after all, my full name is Scarlett O'Hara. Yeah, you read it right, LOL! My middle name is O'Hara, my mom totally loved the movie. It seemed appropriate for me to do this ATC sharing with the world I am the in real life Scarlett O'Hara. No big screen for me, just a regular gal living a blessed life.

The base of my ATC is made with beeswax that I colored. I laid the image I pulled from he internet down into it, along with the stars. Then I added a little more wax so I could get the picture of myself on. To finish it off I added some gold mica flakes, my letters, and some bling.

That's it for today, are you still with me?! LOL! This was along one. Thanks for hanging in there with me. I love knowing you stopped by and hope you have a blessed day.


  1. I have the same problem titling my posts.

    Lovin' all the texture on your creations! Beautiful work!

  2. Love all the texture in your work! Amazing!


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