Saturday, June 26, 2010

Crate Paper Creations

Yesterday, I spent my first day of summer vacation scrapping. Hooray! This birdhouse had been in my "to-be-altered" pile for about 5 years.

I used some Crate Paper Little Sprout patterned paper for the roof and fringed it. The birdie peeking through the hole is actually a fabric button from Brenda Walton that had just been sitting on my desk. It worked perfectly with the Crate Paper Lillian"Home" pattern that I used to cover the front. I had a bunch of coordinating Crate Paper die cuts so I layered a few
for the peak. I love the little leaves with the words on them. Too Cute!I used the backside of the Home pattern (pink) for the eaves. I cut them with a scallop edge and then adorned them with some Basic Gray rub ons that I always have in my stash. Lots of rub on surgery required but I happen to love that kind of thing. Some pretty mini wired prima's wound around the front perch finished off the front.
I used one of the pretty glittered diecuts as a hanging tag off the perch too.
I love the way it turned out and I think it will grace our mantel for the summer.

Today is my niece Diana's 28th birthday! Can that be right? I love the woman that the spunky little girl has become. I made her this glittery birthday card. I hope she likes it!

I cut out a large hydrangea image from a piece of Crate Paper Samantha Collection and glittered the edges with purple glitter. I then pop dotted the image over the same piece of patterned paper for a 3D effect. I also added some green glitter to the leaves and stem.

I topped the card off with a doily, some buttons, a blingy inked butterfly and some pretty sheer ribbon.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

This page I made for Color Combos Galore was chosen as a featured page last week. I thought it was so cool to click on the gallery and see Jessica's sweet baby face staring back at me!

Only a few more days and I will be done with work. I am looking foward to the lazy days of summer! I am also looking foward to spending some time at my scrap desk.

I did this layout for the sketch challenge at Challenge Masters where I am part of the design team. Loved Audrey Yaeger's sketch!