Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Sing Out Loud (and a quick update)

Hi Everyone

My quick update is that 2 weeks ago I broke both my arms from falling off my bike (wish I could tell you it was something more exciting ;) )  As you can imagine this has put all crafting on hold for a few more weeks.  Fortunately I had already made my projects for Terri over at A Scrap N Place, so she is very kindly photographing my projects and posting them on her blog - thanks soooo much Terri.

Here is my first project.


For more details please check out A Scrap N Place.

Michelle

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Little 'Love Convict' Card (A Scrap N Place)

Hi Everyone

Thanks Terri for having me over at A Scrap N Place as guest designer today.  I have another card today using the Bo Bunny 'Love Letters' paper and one of the Prima dolls.  When I finished paper piecing this doll, I thought that she looked like she had a convicts outfit on, hence the project name.



 The sentiments down the side of the card are  from the 'Love Letter' sticker sheet.






Thanks for stopping by and checking out my project today.  See you next time.

Michelle

Friday, January 30, 2015

Family Scrabble Wall Art

Hi Everyone

Today I have another home decor project to share with you - this one I actually did last year but never shared it on my blog.



These are actually 6x6 canvases, the letters are cut out with vinyl (using the Silhouette Cameo)  I used grey acrylic paint to highlight the letters where our name intersected.  This really was a very simple project to make, the only difficulties came when my husband (with his OCD tendencies!) had to hang them STRAIGHT.

Quite pleased with how it turned out, I think I may try to add some photos to canvas to add to this arrangement.

See you next time.

Michelle

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Happily Ever After (A Scrap N Place)

Hi Everyone

Today I am guest designer over at A Scrap N Place - thank you Terri for having me.  Today I have a very special card using both a Julie Nutting Prima Doll and the Jeremiah guy stamp from C Thru The Woods.  I had the idea in my head for a cute couple sitting at a soda fountain sharing one drink with two straws.  This is what I came up with.




I used a file from the Silhouette online store to cut out the awning and shop front, then used a wood-grain washi tape to finish it off.  Here is a look at the inside.




I used 'Love Letters' paper and stickers from Bo Bunny for the background and sentiment.  The root beer float is also a file from the silhouette store cut using my Cameo.





I used a piece of acetate to make the widow, and cut the word 'Cafe' from some frosted vinyl.



I love how this card turned out, and whilst I made it with Valentines in mind, this would also make a great engagement or anniversary card.

Thanks for stopping by today.

Michelle

Thursday, January 22, 2015

No Disguising It Card

Hi Everyone

Time for another C Thru The Woods Guy Stamp card - this time using Charlie.


It was fun to add some brad sunglasses and a mustache (Impression Obsession die) - Charlie is coloured completely with ProMarkers, the background paper is from Teresa Collins 'Family Stories', and the sentiment is computer generated.  The sentiment inside simply reads 'I love you.'



Thanks for stopping by.  See you next time.

Michelle

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Simple Valentines Day Cards (A Scrap N Place)

Hi Everyone

Today I am guest designer over at A Scrap N Place - thanks Terri for having me.  Today I have 2 very quick and easy Valentines Day cards for you, both of these I found on Pinterest.  The first one is a really cute idea, especially if you have a large quantity to make.



Such a quick and easy card, all you need are some 'googley' eyes, a heart and some rub-on or sticky letters.

My second card is a little more elegant, and could be used as an anniversary or wedding card.




I used a fine Sharpie marker to draw the lines, some die cut hearts and a little bling.




The sticker sentiment is from Bo Bunny 'Love Letters' sticker sheet.




Thanks for stopping by today.  See you soon.

Michelle

Friday, January 16, 2015

"Life Is Better At The Beach"

Hi Everyone

Today I have something a little different, a home decor project using a glass block.  I have seen lots of projects using glass blocks, etching cream and Christmas lights, but I wanted something a little different that I could have on display year round.


This is one of my favorite family photos from our holiday last year in Siesta Key FL, the sand and shells are also from there too.  There is a large rectangular hole in the top of this block - large enough to fit a 4x6 photo in, which is then covered with the tulle.

All that was needed to finish it off was a sentiment that I cut out of vinyl using my Silhouette Cameo.



I also added some paper from Authentique to the back of the photo, with info as the where/when the picture was taken.



I hope that you have enjoyed my project today - thanks for stopping by.

Michelle