Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Snowflakes from Say It With Letters

Hello! Here is my most recent project from 'Say It With Letters'; a trio of snowflakes. We've already had several inches of snow and I love it! These snowflakes are going to grace my decor for months to come. :)

I put several layers on my snowflakes. I started with a lime green coat of paint on the wood snowflake shapes, then brushed over that with a carribean blue color. Once they were dry I added some patterned paper to the front. I added silver ink to the edges and added some embossing powder and heat embossed areas on the front for dimension. I really disliked how it looked at this point... it was nothing like I had envisoned, so I brushed white paint over the front and sidesto tone it down. I finished with a few spritz's of Glimmer Mist, some glitter and I was pleasantly surpirsedwith the outcome. I finished them off some embellishments, twine and bells. They look so much better IRL. I have been wanting to try to be more "artsy" with someof my projects and I just love how these turned out. I think this is one of those projects that I am most proud of. :) It's always a great feeling to have something that you once thought was a hopeless mess turn into something you never imaged. (and I still cannot beleive that I created these. lol)

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a beautiful Thanksgiving!
Take care,

Monday, November 9, 2009

easy ornaments featuring E.A.D Designs rub ons

Just a quickie today showcasing 2 really easy ornaments I created using the 'Fun in the Snow' rub ons from E.A.D. Designs. I purchased some plain glass ornaments from Michael's, applied the rub on, added a few details and that's it. Eash took just a few minutes. There are a few crinkles in the rub ons, but this is due to them being so thick... just smooth out the best you can.

(There are snowflakes on both sides. It was a big challenge to get a decent picture.)

I hope your week is off to a great start!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

"joy" frame

I have 2 fun scrappy things to share. I have been holding onto this secret for months and I am so glad I can fnally share... I am now a Design Team member for E.A.D Designs!!!! Thier products rock and I am thrilled to be a part of the team. I look forward to getting to know the other super designers as well:

Secondly, I am one of the Guest Designers for Ally Scraps this month! My first project this month is this "joy" frame. You find find a how-to on the Ally Scraps blog.

Have a super day!