Today is wash and pack day but…

Jul 17, 2007

I used one of the pages from the new bird album by Maya Road and altered it using their crown, scroll and vel­vet ric rac as well as vin­tage but­tons and some Martha Stew­art seam bind­ing.

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Nothing like playing…

Apr 12, 2007

I just love the way they look on my projects. I love the Maya Road crown peek­ing out from the bow. I’ve also been want­i­ng to try to make these lit­tle embell­ish­ments since I see them just about every place I look.

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I thought it was finished…

Apr 11, 2007

I paint­ed the box with MM mani­la paint as well as two blos­som coast­ers by Maya Road, stamped the flow­ers (stamps also by Maya Road) onto the box using my favorite Col­or Box Flu­id Chalk Ink, Creamy Brown, glued a blos­som coast­er onto the top of the lid and the bot­tom of the box, then spread Scrap­py Glue on the petals and sprin­kled glass shards onto the glue.

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Altered Paper Mache Egg

Apr 9, 2007

the ban­ner say­ing, Hap­py East­er, Hap­py Spring! as you know, any­time I get to use sil­ver pipe clean­ers I’m pret­ty dang hap­py. Hope you all have a hap­py day.

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This really is the last post…

Jan 26, 2007

Charm bracelet 1 MR Bot­tle­cap 5 MR Sheer Flow­ers MR Stamps (stamp onto Sheer Flow­ers) MR Twill (Jour­ney East Brown) Ledger paper Sil­ver Pipe Clean­er (to use for Mono­gram) Pri­ma Flower Rhine­stone (flower cen­ter) Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Glit­ter (to cov­er front and back of Sheer Flow­ers) 10 But­tons (front and back of Sheer Flow­ers) Floss Whale of a Punch (cir­cle) (Punch 2 cir­cles and adhere one to the bot­tle­cap then using deco scis­sors trim the sec­ond cir­cle then bend edges upward and attach to top of first cir­cle) 5 White Brads 10 jump rings (2 for each Sheer Flower) Crop-a-dile (used to punch a hole into the bot­tle­cap and sheer flow­ers as well as set brads) Staz On (Tim­ber Brown) Crys­tal Lac­quer (used to adhere glit­ter to Sheer Flow­ers) Hot Glue Gun (used to adhere but­tons to Sheer Flow­ers) Deco Scis­sors (Pink­ing) Okay I real­ly am off to fin­ish my pack­ing and then to bed.

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Maya Road Altered Heart Box

Jan 21, 2007

Here is a sneak peek of the heart shaped box I have been work­ing on for Maya Road. I am still work­ing on the heart shaped binder and am just about fin­ished.

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Maya Road Sneak Peek… Twill

Jan 19, 2007

Look at all the won­der­ful new twills Maya Road will be debut­ing at CHA. The big heart is a page from their heart binder and the 2 small­er hearts are from their heart mini album.

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Maya Road Sheer Alphabets

Dec 8, 2006

I am so lov­ing the sheer alpha­bet let­ters (Upper and low­er­case Atlanta) by Maya Road. If you would like to pur­chase some sheer alpha­bets online I love to order from the ser­vice there is unbe­liev­able.

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Super easy project…

Dec 6, 2006

Here is a very sim­ple project using a Bazz­ill Mini Mono Album. Sup­plies need­ed are as fol­lows: Bazz­ill Mini Mono Album Sil­ver Pipe Clean­er (I’m addict­ed to these) Hei­di Swapp Bling (I cut up the rec­tan­gles) Rhine­stones Pat­tern Paper White Card­stock Jump Rings Met­al Eye­lets (num­bers or let­ters) FYI…

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Altered Coaster

Nov 29, 2006

To recre­ate this coast­er you will need the fol­low­ing sup­plies: Chip­board Coast­er Pat­tern Paper Stick­ers (let­ters) Flu­id Chalk Ink (Chest­nut Roan) Col­luz­zle (tree) Fibers But­ton Embell­ish­ments (jin­gle bell, charm, Clip) Mini Card (cut to appro­pri­ate size) Have fun and remem­ber, if you recre­ate this or any of my projects please send me a pho­to so I can start a gallery of inspi­ra­tion.

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Christmas Card, Gift Holder and Envelopes

Nov 28, 2006

Click here to view more pho­tos I LOVE to cre­ate tem­plates. So, for a few fam­i­ly mem­bers I cre­at­ed Christ­mas envelopes to match their gift card hold­ers as well as Christ­mas cards.

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Altered Letters

Nov 27, 2006

Mak­ing sure to trace your let­ters back­wards, then cut out Apply Mod Podge to your let­ters, place your your cut out let­ter on top and smooth out all bub­bles, set aside and allow to dry Cut rib­bon make sure to allow enough rib­bon for a dou­ble knot and attach the jump rings to the met­al eye­let let­ters Once let­ter is dry using a Kry­lon leaf­ing pen out­line the edge of the paper on the let­ters as well as cov­er­ing all the white or wood on the top, bot­tom and inside of let­ters.

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define naughty…

Nov 17, 2006

5 x 7 inch­es) I altered a few months ago using Basic­Grey Blitzen papers, rub ons and chip­board as well as Go West Stu­dios prod­ucts. Right now, I am work­ing on an Ad Chal­lenge for Cocoa Daisy today as well as box­ing up my altered Jars using the Maya Road Blos­som II chip­board to send to Paper Trends.

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Just a peek…

Nov 16, 2006

at a project I am work­ing on right now. I’m just a bit ner­vous since I will be the one cook­ing the turkey this Thanks­giv­ing and I’m not a cook! My Mom can cook the best turkey!

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Tussey Mussey

Nov 15, 2006

For those of you not famil­iar with a tussey mussey here is a lit­tle bit of info I found on the web. Dur­ing the Vic­to­ri­an era, tussey mussey bou­quets were the rage for wed­dings, with del­i­cate, lacey look­ing sil­ver flower hold­ers being very pop­u­lar. I’ve post­ed more pho­tos of this Tussey Mussey in my pho­to gallery.

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Holiday Recipe Box

Nov 13, 2006

Sup­plies need­ed: a wood­en box (found mine at Michael’s), sand­ing block (Michael’s), Glue, pat­tern paper (two dif­fer­ent pat­terns), red paint, sil­ver book­plate, brads (red), mini clip (white), rib­bon (green and white), card­stock (red, green and white), quotes (I used Flair Designs Christ­mas Quotes), Flu­id Chalk Ink (Chest­nut Roan) by ClearSnap, Dymo label mak­er and some index cards.

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More Maya Road Projects

Nov 3, 2006

I LOVE to alter and make gifts for my friends and fam­i­ly and I must say Maya Road has loads of fun prod­ucts to alter. These are real­ly easy to make and the sky is the lim­it in regard to themes.

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