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Some more fun things with Clear Scraps Acrylic and Chipboard

14 May

Today over on the Clear Scraps Blog, I have a project up that I am sooo proud of.  Here is a sneak peek of some of the supplies I started out with.

Are you curious to see what I made?? If so, head on over to our blog and see what I’ve done.

http://clearscraps.typepad.com/clear_scraps_kit_club/

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You can also like us on the  Creating Made Easy Kit Club Facebook Page.

You can also see my other 2 projects I did this week by going here:

http://clearscraps.typepad.com/clear_scraps_kit_club/2013/05/chipboard-fun.html

Here is a sneak peek from that post as well.

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I sure so hope you head on over and visit Clear Scraps Kit Club Blog to see what I have been up to and also the great creations by the rest of our team.

That is it for me for the May Kit.  I will be back again for June with Clear Scraps. Ta ta for now.

Home Decor with Acrylic Words

4 Apr

Hello again, I am here with another sneak peek at the project I have up over on the Clear Scraps Kit Club blog.

I am trying to do things a little different for a little while by only showing a portion of my project, hoping that any of my followers that are interested in seeing what I’ve made, will visit the company that I have actually made the project for.

I am designing for Clear Scraps, on their Kit Club Team.

Each month they put together such a fabulous kit.  This is the 3rd month  have had and I have been so impressed with the product in each kit.

Head on over to the blog and see what I have created for today’s post.

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If you happen to leave a comment, be sure to let them know Jeannie sent you over.

You can also find us on Facebook Here:

Kit Club:   http://www.facebook.com/ClearScrapsCreatingMadeEasyKitClub?fref=ts

Clear Scraps Main Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Clear-Scraps/70440658130?fref=ts

I am back…..Valentine inspiration

30 Jan
Hello Everyone!
It is me, Jeannie.  I am back today with a fun project I hope will get your attention!
I am using products from a fabulous kit from Clear Scraps February Kit club.
This little project I’ve made is a home decor piece.
I am using the itty bitty Unity set called You Make me Mushy.
This is done on a leftover 6 x 6 acrylic page I had from February’s kit.
I also used some Inktense pencils to shade the mushrooms.  I am hooked in those pencils after my first use,
Don’t you love how colorful and happy this looks?
A special thank you to Jamie for my mushroom embellishment on top.  I only use them on the most special of projects!
I hope you like this!  It’s good to be back making things!
I will be back next week with another WOWZER!  Until then!
Ta ta for now!
This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today’s I Heart Ippity’s post.

From Trash to Treasure

27 Jun
This might sound so cliche, but I am so excited to share what I have made today!

My daughter could not find any shorts in the stores that she likes(they were all too short) so, we bought pants and I made them into shorts.  Call me a hoarder, but I have a tough time throwing anything away.

Here are the pieces of denim I cut off the pants.

A normal person would have just chucked them in the garbage.  But, I am far from normal!
I thought it would be cool to emboss in white on the denim, I tried that first, but the white actually absorbed too much into the denim.
Here you can see I have all my supplies ready to go.  I have the denim on top of some large acrylic stamping blocks for a hard surface to stamp on.
Here you can see I stamped all the supplies wanted to use, denim, Mary Engelbreit fabric, twill tape, and organza ribbon.
Here is the final product after I put it all together on come thick chipboard and mounted it on some fabulous coordinating Canvas Corp Papers.
I am using the set called:  Let your Heart take Flight.
The lettering is much darker in person,
I just had a blast making this picture.
It’s so fun to find buttons and beads to add to projects like this.
The puffy heart pillow really adds a fun touch to this.
So there you have it, my attempt to WOW you!!
How did I do??
This has been my version of from Trash to Treasure, with Jeannie from The Polka Cabana.

Celebrating America

22 Jun
It’s hard to believe that we are nearing the 4th of July, but it is just around the corner.
Right now on the challenge blog the theme is Red, White and Blue for You, so today my project is based on that theme.
I started with a canvas from Canvas Corp and used lots of Canvas Corp paper to make this adorable 4th of July altered canvas.
I took my inspiration from the Mary Engelbreit image you see on the canvas.  This was from a small desk calendar I have.  I use the calendar on a lot of different art projects.
The strip for the base I cut with the Wittle Weavers.
The swag on the white fence is called Patriotic Swag and the fence is called Victorian Picket Fence.
The small flower by the phrase is the Medium Rose.
I also used the Scalloped Rectangles and squares,
The little banner is just made from cut of squares.
So there you have it, my take on Red, White and Blue for You.
I hope you can go over to the challenge blog and play along.
This has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana with today’s post.

Authentique Paper Guest Post + Giveaway

13 Jun

I am so excited that I was invited to have the opportunity to do a guest spot for Authentique Paper.

I am mostly using papers from the line called CAREFREE.

I came across this thing at my local thrift store.

I have no idea what it was originally for, but I have needed a cute napkin holder for my kitchen table for a long time.

I used lots of different prints from my 6 x 6 Carefree bundle.

I love Authentique’s different alphabet stickers and have quite a few from their different lines.

 I used those alphas to spell out gently manner reminders that I am always needing to remind my kids of.

I applied all the papers with Modge Podge so this would last a long time.

I also mixed in some old sheet music to add some different colors to the project.  The blue paper is from Authentique Paper’s Genuine Line.

I sometimes create things for posts I have no need for, but this is one thing I will use everyday!

Red is my favorite color and goes perfect in my home.

I hope you like this as much as I do.

Next, using the same Carefree Line, I made a small plaque that could be used as a gift for a new mom.

Wouldn’t this be perfect sitting on a shelf or hanging on a wall in a baby’s room?

Using Authentique Paper’s different alphabet stickers, you can customize something like this any way you’d like.

I just love the floral print on the purse!  I would love to have some FABRIC in that print!  AHHHHHH!

I hope you have enjoyed my small visit back with my lovely friends at  Authentique Paper.

Do you know anyone with a baby named MAE?  Do you just love this plaque and want to change the name yourself??

Leave a comment, I could be persuaded to send this to you.  Leave a comment here and on Authentique Paper’s BLOG,

letting me know which of the Authentique Paper lines in your favorite and I will choose a random winner next Wednesday to send this plaque to!

TO QUALIFY YOU MUST HAVE LEFT A COMMENT ON MY BLOG  & AUTHENTIQUE PAPER’s BLOG.

I have said it before and will say it again, it is NEVER a chore to work with their product and is always such a pleasure to make things with their products!

Hope you have a great Wednesday!

This has been YOU KNOW WHO…tempting you with some CAREFREE fun from Authentique Paper!

“All DOLLED UP!” with Cheery Lynn Dies and WOW Embossing Powders

6 Apr
Today I am using my Cheery Lynn Dies along with some fabulous stamps and embossing powders from Wow Embossing Powders by the lovely Suzy West.
I cam across this adorable bookmark on Etsy:
I always look at things and think..ooh, I could do that even though I do not have the exact supplies the original was made out of.  With all my Cheery Lynn Designs dies, I knew I would be able to make my own version of this Japanese Kokeshi doll.  I also knew I wanted to use all of my WOW EMBOSSING GLITTERS and WOW STAMPS to accentuate the patterned papers I was going to use for the doll.
Here is my version…
My doll is much bigger than the bookmark and I have turned it into a plaque rather than a bookmark.
For the doll and clothing I used Scalloped Circle Stackers and Scalloped Oval Stackers.
I enhanced the dies and patterned paper with the Wow Embossing Powders and Stamps. You can see the sparly patterns on the dress and the background and I used one of the WOW STAMPS from the “CALL ME” for the doll’s hair.
The flower and lace embellishments are made with the dies called:  Queen Anne’s Lace, Buttons1 and the MediumMiniature Roses.
The final touch was applying the sweet sentiment attached to an individual Pennant.
I just love how this cute little doll turned out and I hope you do also.
This has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana with today’s post.
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