25 Day Countdown to Christmas

Nov 23, 2012

Today, I’m mak­ing a 25 day Count­down to Christ­mas project with my nieces Made­lyn and Bel­lie. As you can see from the pho­to they are lov­ing their new match­ing jam­mies. New flan­nel jam­mies are the best espe­cial­ly when you find match­ing ones like my mom did with a mon­key print design. Ok sor­ry, back to the project. Both lit­tle sweet peas will dec­o­rate 12 stan­dard sized card envelopes using stick­ers, self adhe­sive gems, then stamp the num­bers need­ed on each of their bags. Made­lyn will stamp the odd num­bers and Bel­lie the even num­bers. I will dec­o­rate enve­lope 25 for them to either use as a sam­ple or for inspi­ra­tion. Once all the envelopes are dec­o­rat­ed I’ll fill each one with 2 pieces of can­dy and a print­ed strip of paper that has one...

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Dream Tag

Aug 9, 2012

Here is a fun tag to cre­ate that is filled with all kinds of lit­tle tech­niques that are per­fect to use on oth­er pro­ject­sl. I start­ed with a plain mani­la office tag and cov­ered it with vin­tage ledger paper. Next, using the Maya Road Ornate Frames stamp set and Jet Black Archival Ink, I stamped the frame images onto the ledger paper. Next I took the new Maya Road Flo­ral Gar­den Fab­ric Tape and filled the inside area of the frames. I then accent­ed the flow­ers with Dia­mond Stick­les and let it dry. Once dry, I cov­ered the Fab­ric Tape with Glossy Accents and let it dry. Make sure you have a pin handy to pop any air bub­bles that occur. Here is a lit­tle tip: I like to leave the stamps on the acetate...

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Artistic Journey 2012 Sneak Peeks

Jul 31, 2012

Check Out The Project Peeks For Artis­tic Jour­ney! Artis­tic Jour­ney 2012 is brought to you by The Crafty Scrap­per. This event fea­tures 3 of Maya Road­’s design­ers and they are set to inspire you to try new tech­niques and learn new things on your Artis­tic Jour­ney. Check out the details below for peeks of each of the fab­u­lous 3 hour class­es. We have a spe­cial make and take that you will love for our Fri­day meet and greet! So join us on this Artis­tic Jour­ney, Octo­ber 5th — Octo­ber 7th, 2012. We Want To Learn About The Teach­ers And See Peeks Of Their Class­es! Meet Dina Wak­ley: Dina Wak­ley lives Ari­zona with her hus­band and three boys. She love every­thing about art…making it, talk­ing about it, teach­ing it. Dina dis­cov­ered scrap­book­ing in 1995. Scrap­book­ing...

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Antiquated Collection Designer Samples

May 14, 2012

I just had to show you some of the adorable cards, tags and projects my design team cre­at­ed using the new Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion Spring Release stamp sets. I am so in love with these new stamps sets. Susie Moore cre­at­ed these three adorable projects using the new Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion ~ Sweet Lit­tle Girls and Knick Knack stamp sets. Each piece is detailed to per­fec­tion with pearls, flow­ers and trims. As you can see by Susie’s projects these stamp sets are fun to col­or in with inks and mark­ers. I love how Susie used the Scoot­er Boy. This lit­tle plaque just screams boy with the base­ball accents, domi­no piece and all the red, white and blue. Thanks, Susie. Karin Aguirre cre­at­ed these two super sweet tags using the new Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion ~ Dar­ling Lit­tle Ones...

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Make-n-Take Madness

Apr 2, 2012

A SUPER FUN time was had by all at The Crafty Scrap­per, Sat­ur­day. All you could hear was laugh­ter, oh and the occa­sion­al DARLENE… GENA from Car­olyn as she need­ed help off and on. It was so fun­ny watch­ing Dar­lene and Gena come run­ning with some fun­ny lit­tle smack down com­ment. It kept every­one laugh­ing. Car­olyn’s make-n-take was by far the messi­est. She had ink and mists and stamps and sten­cils all over her table. I even got inky doing her make-n-take and will show it to you in a lat­er post. It is CUTE. She used all the new dylu­sions ink spray, sten­cils and stamp sets. I plan on using Dyan Reave­ley’s back­ground and bor­der stamps with my Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion stamp sets. I think vin­tage meets quirky will fun to cre­ate. My “Trunk...

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Cocoa Daisy Blog Hop

Mar 10, 2012

Cocoa Daisy has done some remod­el­ing and updat­ing, mak­ing our home a place you want to be. Drop in and see how our scrap­book home is your scrap­book home too. To help cel­e­brate, we are doing a blog hop and give­away. Just leave a com­ment to be entered to win a $10.00 Cocoa Daisy Coupon. I will pick a win­ner, Sun­day. The cel­e­bra­tion does­n’t end there, we’re also offer­ing a cou­ple of pro­mo­tions for new sub­scribers: 1.Sign up for a 6 month kit sub­scrip­tion and you will receive 20% off your first mon­th’s kit. 2. Sign up for a 6 month kit AND a 6 month stamp sub­scrip­tion and you will get 20% off your first mon­th’s kit and stamps PLUS an exclu­sive Cocoa Daisy Tote bag. If you are com­ing to my blog...

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2012

This sweet Valen­tine’s Day card was cre­at­ed and sent to me from my Aunt Lin­da. I was so sur­prised when I opened the enve­lope as I don’t think I have one item from her that is hand­made, so this is a true trea­sure. Aunt Lin­da retired a few years ago and lives in Flori­da where she fills her days with fam­i­ly, friends and GRANDKIDS, gosh does she ever have fun with her grand­kids. But NOW it looks like some of her time is filled cre­at­ing cards and I must say her choice in stamps is fab­u­lous. And it real­ly made me hap­py to see she even used GLITTER. Thank you, Aunt Lin­da. I love you. I hope your day is filled with love....

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Upcoming Creative Weekend

Feb 8, 2012

I will be going to my Hap­py Place, The Crafty Scrap­per in Wax­a­hachie, for a fun filled cre­ative week­end, the last week­end in Feb­ru­ary. My sec­ond book “Delight In The Sea­sons” debuted at CHA and I want to show off my beau­ti­ful new vin­tage inspired, stamp line, Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion by Lisa M. Pace. Car­olyn is going to help me start the week­end off Fri­day night, Feb­ru­ary 24th from 6–7pm for a book­ing sign­ing fol­lowed with a fun make-n-take using my new stamps. If you have my first book “Delight In The Details” feel free to bring it along too and I will glad­ly sign it for you. And just so you know Car­olyn will have both books and all the stamps from Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion for sale in her store. I will be leav­ing sam­ples cre­at­ed with...

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Maya Road Sneak Peek 4

Jan 23, 2012

This Sam­pler Piece is one of my favorite projects I cre­at­ed for CHA. It show­cas­es all kinds of Maya Road embell­ish­ments as well as stamps from all the Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion stamp sets. The base of the can­vas is cov­ered with linen and all the altered square and rec­tan­gle chip­board pieces are from the Maya Road Foun­da­tions Chip­board Set. I cov­ered them with vin­tage ledger paper and vin­tage sheet music. Then stamped all the images using Jet Black Archival Ink. So on to the Maya Road win­ter release items… the top mid­dle rec­tan­gle has their new Vin­tage Met­al Trin­ket Dress Form Hang­ers. The sec­ond row first square show­cas­es their new Wood Mini But­ter­flies and the sec­ond row third square show­cas­es their new Can­vas Ship­ping Tags. In the upper left cor­ner you can see a new...

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Stamped Muslin

Dec 16, 2011

Here is a won­der­ful way to cre­ate cus­tom rib­bon for any project or gift. All you need to do is tear strips of nat­ur­al or bleached muslin about 1″ wide and as long as you desire. Then place the Laven­der Salts stamp from my Anti­quat­ed  Col­lec­tion ~ Per­fumery Stamp Set ~ Pink Per­sim­mon onto an acrylic block, ink the stamp with Cof­fee Archival Ink and stamp all along the length of the torn muslin strip. I alter­nat­ed the top, mid­dle and bot­tom areas of the stamp to cre­ate a col­lage look. Super sim­ple and so pret­ty. This would look gor­geous tied around a gift wrapped in butch­er block paper and accent­ed with a sprig of pine, hol­ly or mistle­toe. May Flaum post­ed a tuto­r­i­al on her blog “Con­fes­sions of  a Choco­holic” show­ing you how...

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Miniature Charms

Dec 14, 2011

I’ve been hav­ing fun cre­at­ing these minia­ture charms in between work­ing on CHA projects and oth­er design com­mit­ments. Yes, it’s that time of year again… CHA‑W is just a lit­tle over a month away. I will be work­ing in the Maya Road booth again with some won­der­ful make n takes lined up and have two book sign­ings for my new book “Delight In The Sea­sons”.… I can­not wait for this book to debut. I’m so proud of it! Ok on to the charms… the base mea­sure 3/4 inch­es square and are actu­al­ly vin­tage bin­go pieces. I attached heavy white card­stock on the top of each bin­go piece then using Cof­fee Archival Ink and sev­er­al dif­fer­ent Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion stamps I stamped parts of the images from the Per­fumery (crown), Pock­et Watch and Robe Pat­tern (Fine...

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Scented Sachet

Nov 23, 2011

This sweet scent­ed sachet is per­fect to hang any­where in your home or leave the twine hang­er off and place it in a dress­er draw­er. I am thrilled with how well Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion stamps on muslin. Each lit­tle detail of Dr. Warn­er’s Corsets stamp, stamps beau­ti­ful­ly. If you want to make a few of these sachets for gifts it real­ly does not take much time at all. Sup­plies Need­ed: Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion ~ Dr. Warn­er’s Corsets Stamp, Acrylic Block, Jet Black Archival Ink, Muslin, Cream Felt, Brown & White Bak­er’s Twine, Cream All Pur­pose Thread, Vin­tage But­ton, Maya Road Hang­ing Chan­de­lier Bead, Pale Pink Seam­ing Bind­ing. Cot­ton Balls, Favorite Per­fume or Essen­tial Oils, Fab­ri-Tac Tools Used: Sewing Machine, Scis­sors, Sewing Nee­dle, Pink Shears, Straight Pins Instruc­tions: Using Jet Black Archival Ink, ink your Dr. Warn­er’s...

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What a journey…

Nov 21, 2011

Way back in 2005 nev­er in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would end up where I am today. I have been blessed with guid­ance, encour­age­ment, deter­mi­na­tion, a lit­tle bit of tal­ent and end­less sup­port from fam­i­ly and friends. I am lucky and I know and appre­ci­ate it great­ly. I try my best to give back and help those try­ing to break into this indus­try and feel a bit of my suc­cess is pos­i­tive Kar­ma com­ing back my way. So the next bit of fun that has come my way is work­ing with these three won­der­ful ladies… Ron­da Palaz­zari, Kris­tii Lockart and Karin Aguirre. They are mem­bers of my “Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion” Design Team. Yes, I am now coor­di­nat­ing my very own Design Team. I know there is no way I can show the ver­sa­til­i­ty of my...

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A Very Heartfelt Thank You…

Nov 20, 2011

Some days you know you are stand­ing exact­ly where you should. I say “some” days because there are oth­ers when I feel as if I’m beat­ing my head up against the wall or slow­ly rid­ing a bike up the steep­est moun­tain in Amer­i­ca and I’m ask­ing myself why I stay in this indus­try. The answer– always– is that I love it so much. I under­stand that with suc­cess comes frus­tra­tion. You just have to work your way through it and keep mov­ing for­ward, even if mov­ing for­ward means just one step a day you are still mov­ing for­ward. So, with all that said, at this moment I feel I’m exact­ly where I should be stand­ing. … because yes­ter­day was one of those days. Filled with antic­i­pa­tion, excite­ment and fear. Lots and lots and lots...

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How about some more sneak peeks…

Nov 17, 2011

This sneak peek shows images from three dif­fer­ent stamp sets. I love how you can mix and match all the stamp sets to cre­ate lots of unique projects. Tomor­row, I will be show­ing you some sneak peeks from a few design­ers I asked to cre­ate sam­ples. I can­not wait to show you what they cre­at­ed. You will see how the Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion stamp sets are so ver­sa­tile and per­fect for all cre­ative styles. And I’m hap­py to tell you, Car­olyn own­er of  The Crafty Scrap­per in Wax­a­hachie, Texas ordered the entire Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion line. I heard they shipped Tues­day, which means they might be in her store, this week­end. And Michelle with Paper Tales in San Diego, CA plans on car­ry­ing the line in her store soon. Become my Friend On Face­book and share this...

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A little birdie said…

Nov 14, 2011

There will be sneak peeks all week long of my new stamp line “Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion by Lisa M. Pace”. I cer­tain­ly thank Dar­cy and Judi with Pink Per­sim­mon for help­ing me turn this dream into real­i­ty. When we chat­ted over the sum­mer about the ideas I had for this line I told them I want­ed very detailed stamps and my good­ness they did not dis­ap­point. Each stamp in my new line has such detail it makes me squeal in delight, just like I did as a lit­tle girl on Christ­mas morn­ing. I cre­at­ed a Face­book page for “Anti­quat­ed Col­lec­tion” where I will be post­ing projects, sneak peeks from oth­er design­ers, upcom­ing info and give­aways, so make sure you click Like and Share the page with your friends. It’s going to be a fun week...

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A Blast from the Past…

Aug 25, 2011

I thought it would be fun to show you some lay­outs I cre­at­ed using Cocoa Daisy kits from around 2007. Now that Ans­ley is a senior this year I find these lay­outs even more spe­cial. She grew up way too fast. In the lay­out above I felt there was too much white space in the back­ground of Ans­ley’s pho­to so I used the end of my paint­brush and some acrylic paints to cre­ate a pol­ka dot back­ground. I like the pop of col­or the pol­ka dots cre­ate and they fill in the white space per­fect­ly. To pop the pho­to a bit more I paint­ed yel­low acrylic paint all around the edge of the pho­to cre­at­ing a bright col­ored bor­der. To fill in the white space on the pho­to above I attached clear but­tons to...

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Just a note.

Aug 19, 2011

Hel­lo again! Chris­tine from Cocoa Daisy here to share a cou­ple fun cards I made using this mon­th’s kit “Siren’s Call”. Every month before I put my kit away to start work­ing with the next one I like to make a cou­ple cards with the left­over bits on my desk. This mon­th’s kit had the per­fect bright, pri­ma­ry col­ors to cre­ate a cou­ple cheery cards. For this first card I punched 1″ cir­cles from the Cos­mo Crick­et paper and then ran them through my sewing machine, let­ting the machine run a few stitch­es in between each cir­cle to cre­ate a ban­ner like affect. I laid them out on the card in ran­dom order, plac­ing foam adhe­sive under some to add a lit­tle dimen­sion. I fin­ished off the card with a tag and this cute...

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Magnetic Clothespin Note Holders

Aug 10, 2011

Hi, my name is Dar­cy and I am rep­re­sent­ing Pink Per­sim­mon today.  My sis­ter (Judi) and I first got to know Lisa when she used some of our stamps in her first book “Delight in the Details”.  We are hon­ored to be includ­ed as one of her guest blog­gers this week.   One of our tal­ent­ed Cre­ative Team mem­bers, Andrea Bud­jack, made these adorable mag­net­ic clothes­pins and we’d like to share a lit­tle how-to here today. Andrea first cut three cir­cles using her Sizzix Cir­cles die, but you can use any cir­cle punch or cir­cle cut­ter that match­es the stamp sizes.  She then stamped two images from the You’re a Jew­el stamp set and the “a lit­tle note” stamp from Flower Greet­ings. She added a lit­tle dis­tress­ing to the edges with ink and then...

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Adore

Jul 15, 2011

Cameos… one can nev­er have too many cameos and now you can stamp them on any­thing you wish. Maya Road has a new set called just that “Cameos”. The stamp set includes three ornate frames, an oval cen­ter stamp, four dif­fer­ent sized  ladies, small accents and words. You get 17 stamps total. I will cer­tain­ly be using this set a lot. I accent­ed the lady’s hair using one of the new “Vin­tage Paper Posies” and three self adhe­sive pearls to cre­ate a tiny chok­er. The pat­terned paper used are scraps from my Cocoa Daisy “Urban Loft” kit. Sun­day, I’m off to Chica­go to meet up with Ron­da and then Chris­tine, Mon­day for CHA. It’s going to be a blast room­ing with them again. The last time I saw them we were room­ing togeth­er in...

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A Moment In Time…

Jun 8, 2011

To cre­ate this tag I used the super cute Amper­sand stamp in this months Cocoa Daisy “Cher­ry Soda” kit along with the “Coor­di­nat­ing Paint and Ink” and Word Stamp Set Add On Kits. I think the Amper­sand and Word stamps make an adorable back­ground pat­tern for this tag. The but­ter­flies are cre­at­ed using a Martha Stew­art punch, 2mm self adhe­sive pearls and Dia­mond Stick­les accents. I like the pop of yel­low under each but­ter­fly as it com­pli­ments the card­stock stick­er so well. I cut the jour­nal­ing tag that came in the main kit to place at the bot­tom of the tag then attached the red brads in each of the four holes on the tag. The trim used is from the “Choco­late Malt” Add On Kit. I then attached a strip of 5mm self adhe­sive...

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