Month: June 2017

SU This Little Piggy

June 30, 2017

Just a quick and simple little card today.

I wanted to play with the new embossing paste, and this was my first attempt!

I was inspired by Nance’s sketch at The Paper Players Sketch # 350.

 

I added Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to the paste after I put in on the card- maybe a little too much glitter….

it looks like it is our Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper, huh?

The Embossing Paste is so easy to use! Here is a SU video showcasing how to add  Embossing Paste to your cards:

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Craft Project Central’s June Bonus Project

June 27, 2017

Craft Project Central’s June Bonus Project!*

Seasonal Shadow Boxes

  Created by  Buffy Cooper  

Celebrate all four seasons with this shadow box ensemble. Using the Colorful Seasons Bundle and the Color Theory Memories & More Card Pack and Designer Series Paper Stack makes this project a snap to create. This group of shadow boxes will brighten any room, and they’re so simple to create. You can make one set for yourself and one to give away. The beautiful card can be sent separately or used as a gift card. This would make a wonderful class project.

*Bonus projects can be obtained by subscribing to any of the three, six or 12 month subscription packages which includes the month for which you would like the bonus.  

SU Oh So Eclectic for Creating Pretty Cards Challenge #72

June 26, 2017

Hey there! I finally got around to playing with Monika’s sketch at

Creating Pretty Cards Challenge #72 at Craft Project Central.

I have to say it has a lot of elements but in the end, it all came together:)

 

I used the SU Oh So Eclectic Bundle to create the focal point and used up some scraps of Color Theory DSP.

I loved how the solid flower stamp goes beyond the lined image stamp of the flower –

no white outline when die cut. See what I mean? Nice touch, I think.

I only used a simple stamp and die on this card but there are some other REALLY cool things in the bundle!!!

Take a few minutes hear what Shannon West from the SU office has to say about the Oh So Eclectic Bundle:

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Bitty Banners Big Shot Die Framelits

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Craft Project Central # 5

June 22, 2017

Now, here’s a clever technique shared at Craft Project Central!

Variety of VersaMark Refill Techniques! 

Created by Michelle Wecksler 

Do you love to make the most of your supplies?  This tutorial is all about stretching the limits of your VersaMark refill!  You will learn to use your VersaMark Refill in the bottle for simple and complex freehand drawings.  You will also sketch and apply VersaMark using a paintbrush.  Finally, you will discover how to transfer a photo onto watercolor paper and apply VersaMark to create works of art that are suitable for framing! From simple to more challenging, these techniques can be fun for adults and children alike! Let’s stretch your VersaMark refill to its limits…and beyond!

Don’t forget to play along with the Creating Pretty Cards Challenge # 72!

Craft Project Central # 4

June 17, 2017

It’s my turn to share on Craft Project Central!

Pick a Daisy, Make a Smile!  

Created by me- Cindy Brumbaugh 

A Daisy…the rose among wildflowers, a friendly flower that puts a smile on one’s face.

In this step-by-step tutorial, you will make a bouquet of daisies that never wilts to brighten up a room or give as a gift along with a sweet little note card. You will also get instructions to make two fun fold cards using the new Daisy Delight Suite in the brand new 2017-2018 Annual Catalog.

Comment today on my project at Craft Project Central and you could win a FREE month’s subscription of your choice to Craft Project Central🙂