Home Sweet Home…

Jan 18, 2010

Sneak Peeks for Day 4 are ya ready? Look at this sweet new stamp set. It is called Our Town. This stamp set includes 12 houses in various sizes and the words Home and Sweet. I misted the new Deborah mini alphas with Bronze Maya Mist and outlined them using a Black Jelly Roll Pen. You get 65 letters that range in size from 0.6″ to 1.2″. The base of this tag is a page from the new Modern Label Chipboard Coaster. You get six pages on a chain and the first page is embossed. I accented the tag using a new Crystal Pin (60 per pack) and a Dangling Chandelier Bead (3 different sizes and over 70 per pack). These flowers are the new Brown & Cream Ruffle Blossoms. You get 8 blossoms...

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New Products I love…

Jan 16, 2010

Since Maya Road sneak peeks will continue Monday I thought I would show you a few products already revealed that I really love. I love how gorgeous this Red Medallion Flower accented with a Crystal and Vintage Black Pearl Pin looks next to an Uppercase Philadelphia Chipboard letter that is altered with fine silver german glass glitter. You can bet I will be tinting some Crystal Pins with my copic markers or alcohol inks using this Tim’s cool fillable pen in the near future. I love how cute this heart and arrow from the Love Mini Chipboard Set looks altered with vintage sheet music and fine silver german glass glitter. It is attached to one of the Mixed Scallop Triangle Banners from the Mini Set. And I think this button from the Mini Button...

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Vintage Doily Basket…

Oct 30, 2009

I think this doily basket is the perfect size to hold items for a fun filled vintage themed holiday swap. Once filled and wrapped in cellophane then tied with red and white baker’s twine and accented with holly leaves and berries… well you have a perfect gift. If a vintage holiday swap is not in your future this vintage doily basket would also look sweet sitting on a co-workers desk filled with peppermints or other holiday candies. Several hanging on a feather tree filled with goodies would be cute too… as you can see there are lots of possibilities for this sweet basket. Instructions: Completely saturate a Cotton Crocheted Doily using Aleene’s Stiffen Quick. Place the wet doily over the cap of a 32 oz. Gatorade bottle (this is the perfect size for this...

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Vintage Pink is so pretty…

Oct 23, 2009

Here is a really quick ornament to create that is perfect to make if you are in an ornament swap with a bunch of ladies that love pink. But the color scheme could easily be changed to any that you prefer. Instructions: Using a paintbrush apply Instant Decoupage to the entire medium sized silk flower, apply crystal coarse glitter all over wet decoupage, shake off excess and let dry. Apply Instant Decoupage over white dove, apply clear and iridescent glitter all over the wet decoupage, shake off excess and let dry. Using a hot glue gun attach the medium silk flower on top of the pink satin ornament. Using a hot glue gun attach some silver curly tinsel to the center of the flower. Create a hanger and small bow using white seam binding,...

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Got a pair of plain gloves…

Oct 8, 2009

If not, I found this pair along with pink, brown and navy in the $1 section at JoAnns. Cut out some flowers from cream felt using a Sizzix die Flower Layers #3. Accent them with a simple backstitch using #543 embroidery floss. Cut three leaves free hand and make a butterfly out of the 2nd to smallest flower on the Sizzix die Flower Layers using the same cream felt. Stitch a simple backstitch on these as well using the same #543 embroidery floss. Attach a pearl bead in the center of two vintage buttons using #543 embroidery floss. Create 2 tulle flowers using white tulle gathered with #543 embroidery floss. Trim the edges of the tulle flower with pinking shears. Layer the flowers together and attach each flower layer using Fabri-Tac  (I layered the...

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So much going on…

Sep 5, 2009

Lots of creating and preparing going on in my scraproom. I tell ya it looks like a bomb went off I have so many piles here and there but it is a good thing as it seems to be the only way and best way I know how to create. Here is a little run down of my creative week… I finished the second project for my “Homespun Inspiration” workshop. Those that have registered now have access to the supply list. The project tutorial will be posted on the 15th. Just about have my “All Hallow’s Eve” workshop ready to go. All the photos have been taken and the tutorials have been written and scheduled. Just tweaking a few things here and there. And this is exciting, I will be teaching at Crop-Paper-Scissors in...

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A new online Class is coming…

Jun 19, 2009

The sentiment “Home Sweet Home” can make you think of many things… special items in your home a spring garden and most importantly those special people and pets. This project highlights all of the special things that help make our home a “Home Sweet Home”. Showcased in my album are photos of my brother’s trumpet, family members, flowers from our garden, Sonny and Buster our special canine companions as well as a few family quotes. In this four day altered class we will be altering a Maya Road Townhouse and Mini Album using a faux mosaic created from 4 beautiful Webster’s Pages patterned papers. Then accent the house and album with lots of Maya Road products such as their Vintage Sequins Edging, Pom Pom Trim, Double Stitched Velvet, Blossoms, Jewel Pins, Buttons and Rubons....

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Velvet Flower Tutorial…

Jun 2, 2009

Here is the wall hanging I created with scraps kept from my Cocoa Daisy June Kit. I provided Tricia with a PDF of all the templates I created in this piece. If you are a subscriber she will have this available for download. The mini velvet flowers in this piece are super simple to create. All you need is scallop velvet trim (provided in the June Kit) , scissors, a sewing needle, 3 strands of embroidery floss, adhesive and a rhinestone. Cut the trim so you have 9 scallops (approximately 3.25″) thread 3 strands of embroidery floss into a sewing needle and begin gathering at one end. Continue to gather the trim along the sewing needle all the way to the opposite end of the trim Pull the embroidery floss together tightly until you have...

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Book Page Flower Tutorial…

May 8, 2009

Okay those of you that love to make flowers here is another tutorial. I really hope you all show me what you created with these tutorials. I would love for you to share how you use these to embellish your projects, cards, tags or layouts. Next week will be another week of tutorials just not sure what the theme will be… certainly will be thinking about it over the weekend. Wishing you all the best. Enjoy! Supplies Needed: Sizzix Die (Flower Layers #3) 2 – Old Book Pages ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink (Creamy Brown) Maya Mists (Iridescent Pearl, Silver Metallic) Platinum Stickles 1 – Large Pearl Cabochon or Button Studio 490 Wendy Vecchi Funky Flower Art Leaf Stamp Cream Felt Embroidery Floss (DMC #543) Tools Needed: Sewing Needle Fabri-Tac Liquid Glue Martha Stewart Seal...

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Tissue Paper Flower…

May 6, 2009

Since my previous flower tutorial was so popular I thought I would make another one using the same Flower, Daisy #4 Sizzix Die. Hearing how much everyone enjoyed Sewing Pattern Flower Tutorial it certainly made creating the tutorial worth it as it is a bit time consuming. I love to share and hopefully inspire so thanks to those that left comments and sent a personal email. I really appreciate you taking the time. Now on to this tutorial. I think this flower would be super sweet with a small office tag attached with a little To: Mom with love and placed on top of an altered box, in a tiny milk glass vase or just placed on her bedside table as a morning surprise. Again, Enjoy! Supplies Needed: Sizzix Die Flower, Daisy #4 Tissue...

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Happy National Scrapbook Day…

May 2, 2009

Today I finally get to debut my “Vintage Sampler”. This is the first of many free online workshops I plan to share. For those of you who do not know about this workshop you can check it out here. Here is a little snippet of my thoughts behind the creation of this project. I wanted to create a project that incorporated items that reminded me of home as well as the strong family bond most of us share. I decided a vintage sampler would be the perfect project to accomplish this task. The letter “P” symbolizes my family name, the milk cap symbolizes how we as families nourish each other, the buttons and pearls symbolize how we mend each others spirits during difficult times, the vintage flocked flowers symbolize how families help each other...

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I’ve been working on…

Apr 20, 2009

a little something for National Scrapbook Day and thought I would share a sneak peek. It is a little vintage ephemera sampler and will be offered as a free online workshop project May 2nd, for all who wish to make it. Here is the list of supplies needed to recreate the sampler exactly as I created mine. But remember as with all my workshop projects you can recreate the project with items you already have on hand. 1 – 6” Square frame with approximately 3.5” square opening (Found mine in the $1 section at Target) 6 – Maya Road Mini Chipboard Tags Maya Road Mini Chipboard Alphabet (Noah) Maya Road Microchips (Hearts) Maya Road Crushed Velvet (Cream) 1 – Jenni Bowlin Tangerine Dream (Mini Papers) 5 – Vintage Buttons 3 – Pearl Beads (Cream)...

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“Home Sweet Home”

Oct 1, 2008

Class Length: 4 Hours Skill: All Levels The sentiment “Home Sweet Home” can make you think of many things… special items in your home a spring garden and most importantly those special people and pets. This project documents all of the special things that help make my home a “Home Sweet Home”. My album includes photos of my brother’s trumpet, family members, flowers from our garden, Sonny and Buster our special canine companions and a few family quotes which I have included in each kit. In this class you will alter a Maya Road Townhouse and Mini Album using a faux mosaic created from 4 beautiful Webster’s Pages patterned papers. Then accent the house and album with lots of Maya Road products such as their Vintage Sequins Edging, Pom Pom Trim, Double Stitched Velvet,...

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WOW…

Jul 28, 2008

We used pages from several of the many Maya Road Chipboard Coaster Albums, placed one of the cut sheer sheet templates on top of the chipboard page, sprayed the Maya Mist Orange on top (hold about 6″ from the page for best overall coverage), removed the Sheer Die Cut Sheet and sprayed the Maya Mist Metallic Gold on top of the masked chipboard page.

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So many things…

Jul 14, 2008

Here is a really fun new product that will be hitting the stores in Aug. This mini album sheet by Maya Road is so cool. So here is what I created using this fun new product…

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Finally the time has come…

Jul 13, 2008

Here is a project I created for CHA-S using loads of new Maya Road products. You will be seeing lots of these new felt beaded flowers, the clear stick pins (be still my heart) and the cherry blossom chipboard sets in future projects and layouts.

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Just two more days…

Jul 12, 2008

The Felt Beaded Blossoms come in three different sets, Brown and Cream, Lt. Pink and Dk. The Suede Stitched Blossoms also come in three different sets Pink and Cream, Red and Orange, Blue and Brown.

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MM Scrapbooking Idea Gallery…

Jul 10, 2008

I really like how this layout of my grandparents turned out and feel the little vintage rhinestone button placed in the center of the flower is the icing on the cake.

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MM July – Aug issue…

Jul 3, 2008

On page 34 you can learn how to make these flowers.

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Got Worries, Dreams or Wishes….

Apr 23, 2008

Supplies: Small Matchbox (2″ x 1.5″ x .5″) 2 – Patterned Papers or 1 – Double Sided Seam Binding Flowers Jewelers Tag Tools: Martha Stewart Starburst Punch ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink (Chestnut Roan) Strong Adhesive Instructions: Cut a strip of Patterned Paper to 2″ x 4.5″, ink edges using Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink Wrap strip of Patterned Paper around Match Box and adhere using a Strong Adhesive Ink outer edges and the sides of drawer portion of the Match Box using Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink Using the Starburst Punch, punch out Starburst from Patterned Paper and adhere to center/left top portion of the Match Box Wrap Seam Binding around the Match Box and tie a bow Place a small bunch of Vintage Flowers under bow Tie Jewelers Tag to center of Bow Open Match Box and fill with your worries, dreams and wishes

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Maya Road Photos take 2…

Feb 21, 2008

These projects were created by Wendy, Jessica (sure wish someone would get a blog Jess) and Caroline. The projects shown are created by Wendy. The projects shown were created by Wendy and Katie.

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