Faux Mosaic Clay Pot…

Aug 29, 2008

Products Needed: Small Clay Pot, Webster Page’s, Tera Leigh’s Faux Mosaic Kit, Butterfly Punch, Square Scallop Punch, Collage Pauge Instant Decoupage Sparkle, Paint (inside of pot), Rhinestone Button, Maya Road Jewel Pins If you try this technique please email me your finished project.

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Faux Mosaic Name Tag

Aug 27, 2008

To recreate this tag you will need Webster’s Pages patterned papers, Tera Leigh’s Faux Mosaic Kit, 1 page from a Maya Road Butterfly Coaster, Maya Road Jonathan Alphabet Rubons, approx 15 small Rhinestones and enough White Seam Binding to tie a bow.

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Well we all survived…

Aug 26, 2008

I say we because the first day of school is just as hard for us parents as it is for the kids. (sorry for the not so great photo but I was doing good to get this one) And here is Amanda’s last first day of high school photo “as said per my sister”.

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Faux Mosaic Tag…

Aug 25, 2008

To recreate this tag you will need: 1 Medium sized Office Tag, a 1″ square scallop punch by Martha Stewart, patterned papers by Webster Page’s and Tera Leigh’s Faux Mosaic Kit by Ranger, 1 Flower and some ribbon.

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Fabric is fun…

Aug 23, 2008

Using fabric in place of patterned paper is always a fun change and it adds lots of interesting texture. Hitting the remnant section in fabric stores is one of my favorite things to do. Digging in the bins is like digging for hidden treasures… you just never know what wonderful patterns you are going to find. I’m so excited that my first book deadline is fast approaching and I am actually right on target. Which just so happens to be the main reason I have been a bit of a bad blogger as of late. But this is the deadline were they use items for the cover of my book and I want every rhinestone, button, rubon, ribbon and piece of glitter in the perfect spot. Oh one other thing… I have been thinking...

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I can’t believe it’s so…

Aug 21, 2008

Melissa Blair Dover, AR Christine Drumheller Zeeland, MI Kim Frantz Oxford, PA Summer Fullerton Tigard, OR Veronica Jennings Waldorf, MD Amy Martin Colorado Springs, CO Gretchen McElveen Helena, AL Anabelle O’Malley Hockessin, DE Ronda Palazzari Thornton, CO Jaime Warren Rentz, GA

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Family Artifacts…

Aug 19, 2008

I was given a Masters Challenge and thought sometimes it’s not about the people or the moment I like to scrap about but the item. So here is my challenge…. “Get out your trim, buttons, chipboard and patterned paper and create a layout about a childhood toy or family artifact that still brings you joy. Post your responses to the creativity challenge in the forum at memorymakersmagazine.com/masterschallenge. The hobby horse shown in this layout was put through some very vigorous rides. My brother Richard would rock back and forth as far as the springs would allow and go as fast as he could. Sometimes this action would lift the metal frame off the floor which scared me. He rode this hobby horse like a true cowboy on a mission. I on the other hand...

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Guess where I will be teaching…

Aug 11, 2008

Three mini album classes and 2 layout classes. This store is incredible and it will be great seeing everyone again. That booth was filled with loads of Maya Road products and lots of other great scrapbooking supplies.

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I like to paint…

Aug 8, 2008

Whimsical cats and dogs… I love painting miniature pieces and did so steadily for a good year. I have lots stored in a box. This seems to be my method of storage because this is how I store all my layouts too…

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I LOVE golden retrievers…

Aug 5, 2008

I was lucky enough to get to train and put two field titles on my golden retriever Sonny. We adopted Sonny from Dallas Fort Worth Metro Golden Retriever Rescue when he was 10 weeks old. So how many of you would have ever thought I would be up at 5 a.m. driving way out into the country to train in muddy water, mosquito ridden and chigger infested places just to play with my heart dog?

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More Maya Mists talk…

Aug 2, 2008

Here is the other make n take I did using the Maya Mists, Bird Coaster Album, Snowflakes Chipboard Set and Sheer Ribbons. Completely cover the bird and snowflakes using Bue Maya Mist, and remove the Chipboard Snowflakes setting them aside.

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