Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Pocket Page Layout with Graphic 45's Typography

 
Today over on the Graphic 45 Blog my Project Life Layout is featured.
 
 I had never created a pocket scrapbook style layout and I really was challenged by it at first, not sure why? I actually adore the way it turned out when all was said and done and not sure why I made it so scary.  The colors of the Typography paper with the black and white photos just really make it POP.  
 
The theme of my layout is of my best friend Cindy at Crossfit  workout.  She is the most beautiful person I know inside and out so I had to be sure the layout did her justice.  I think I pulled it off, LOL with the help of Graphic 45.   
 
In the middle of the layout is a mini book that holds more pictures.  I have a great Snapguide tutorial to show you how to make your own little mini book for your layouts or journals.
 
Check out How to Make a Mini Book for a Layout With Graphic 45 by Lori Williams on Snapguide.
 
 
 
Here are more pictures of the mini book with detail pictures inside and out. 
 
 
 
 

 
 
And here are close up photos of the layout in general
 
 
 

 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Planes, Trains and Automobile with Graphic 45

 
Everyone loves to travel so I thought it would be cute to make this travel models that encompass different forms of travel.  I've made a video that walks you through covering a $1 model for a vintage retro toy.  I've used the Good Ol' Sport collection which has a great masculine feel.  See lot of details pictures below and be sure to let me know what you think. 

 
 







 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Gaze into my Crystal Ball with Petaloo and Graphic 45 Blog Hop

Have you been hopping along this week with Graphic 45 and Petaloo?  I hope so.  Not only will you see some amazing Halloween Décor goodies, but you can win a great prize pack. 
 
 
 
I am a sucker for Halloween and Halloween decor.  I'm not one for the gore and blood but I love the vintage Halloween decorations that have become so popular.  I think I pulled off that vibe with my pair of crystal ball centerpieces.
 
I love the way I trick the eye and you think there is a floating image in the center.  I achieve that will a little smoke and then stamping on transparency with Staz-On ink and some Steampunk Spells stamp set.  Once they are placed inside the glass ball they really look like they are floating in mid air...it's so cool. 
 
 
 
The paper line I used is Eerie Tale from Graphic 45 and the colors really lend themselves to that retro Halloween theme.  I just adore the little spider I stamped....just the small details can really boost your projects. 
 
 
The flowers I used from Petaloo were beautiful but they had white centers...no problem I just sprayed them with some purple dye/stain and then they were perfect to nestle into my grouping.
 
 
 
 
 Remember to head over to Graphic 45 Blog and Petaloo's and enter for your chance to win, win, win and as they say in Disney...BOO TO YOU AND YOU AND YOU AND YOU 
HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!
 
 Supply List
12 x12 Eerie Tale:  Wicked Whimsey  8 x 8 Eerie Tale Paper ,Fanciful Fable,,Grand Illusion, Eerie Tale Flowers ,Eerie Tale Tags and Pockets, Eerie Tale Chipboard 1 ,Eerie Tale Banners Staples: Large Ivory Tag, Steampunk Spells Stamps, Petaloo Flowers
Other Products Used:
Christmas Balls, Candle/Smoke, Transparency Sheets, Staz-On Ink (Purple) ,Hot Glue, Rhinestone Strips,  Dries Clear Glue, Zip Dry Glue, Ribbon, Spray Paint, Candle Sticks  
 
 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

IT"S HERE!!! Heartfelt Creations Classic Sunflower



I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this collection I get to share with you today....Classic Sunflower.  It's stunning and you are going to want to get the whole collection, just beautiful.  Be sure to head over to Heartfelt Creations Blog, see lots of various projects with the Classic Sunflower and leave a comment...you might just win the whole thing. 
 
I created this amazing tag with the collection and I'm in love with the flowers.  Don't you just love them.  Sunflowers have always been one of my favorites so I really was thrilled.  The papers are rustic home colors and just perfect for the fall season. 

 
Be sure to stop back in tomorrow, as I'll be featuring a spooky projects for Halloween with Grapic 45 and Petaloo. 

Monday, September 8, 2014

Festive Christmas Final Card with Heartfelt Creations


Today I'm showcasing my final card using the Festive Christmas collection from Heartfelt Creations.  It's so easy to create a stunning card with Heartfelt Creations using their flower stamps and die.  You can encase any image with flowers and make it POP.  My lantern was stamped and colored and it's pretty but the poinsettia's really make it shine.

 
Be sure to come back on Wednesday as I'll be premiering the Classic Sunflower Collection from Heartfelt Creations and it's going to be one you will have to have...it's stunning. 
 
Remember you can always see lots of inspirations and pick up any Heartfelt Creations products on HFC website/Blog. 
 
See you Wednesday!!!!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Raining Cats and Dogs with Graphic 45


Have you had a chance to see the latest collection from Graphic 45?  Raining Cats and Dogs is a sophisticated animal collection with the classic G45 vintage feel.   This is a card I created and I love the newsprint flowers...awesome. 


I used lots of layers and it works well with all the different patterns in the collection. 


Don't forget to make the inside pretty as well as the outside....



Now if you want to see some more stunning work, hop over to Graphic 45's blog.  Nichola has some amazing cards inspired by the Harry Potter series...LOVE IT!!!!!

Monday, September 1, 2014

Thinking of You This Labor Day


Happy Labor Day.  I hope everyone is getting to stay home and enjoy this time to be with family and friends.  Today's card is one I created for Hampton Art using Graphic 45 stamps and paper.  I love the little bee stamp...he's my favorite.  I stamped him and fussy cut him out attaching him with foam tape...buzzing all around my card, LOL. 


I'll see you on Wednesday with a project for Graphic 45 that I can't wait to share....see you then. 

Friday, August 29, 2014

Raining Cats and Dogs with Hampton Art and Graphic 45


Hi Everyone...the weekend is almost here and I can't wait.  I'm going to have a long weekend of crafting and I can't wait.  Of course I'll be sharing my projects with you in the up coming days.

Today's card is one that I used stamps and paper from the Raining Cats and Dogs from Graphic 45 and Hampton Art.  It's a simple card but it really shines. 


Enjoy your weekend and I'll see you on Monday!!!!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Christmas Joy To Everyone with Heartfelt Creations


It's Heartfelt Creations Wednesday and I've got a great Christmas Banner I made this week.  It just brings the elegance of Heartfelt Creations Festive Christmas and home décor together.  Of course I had to add some Heartfelt Creations Flowers to the banner, or it just wouldn't have seemed like Heartfelt. 

HAVE YOU VOTED????  Please if you haven't remember to vote for the current design team members you want to stay on.  I hope I'm one of them...but the best part is you can win a $50 gift certificate just for voting....CLICK HERE TO VOTE.

Now take a close look at everything that is going on with this banner and don't forget to check out Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Design Team projects and directions.