Thursday, May 18, 2017

Happy Day Sketch Reveal

Today I am excited to share my take on this week's Sketch from Sketches in Thyme!  This one was a little outside my comfort zone  as it has a lot of white space!   But working outside your comfort zone is always a good thing!  This layout uses the brand new papers from Dare 2 B Artzy! 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

End of your Rope- Encouragement Greeting


Today I would to share this quick encouragement card I created with Sin City Stamps!  Often you need a quick greeting to send off to a special friend as a note of encouragement.  This card is just the thing! Check out all the details on  their blog

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Dare 2B Artzy Coasters

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Hi today I am excited to share these decorative coasters I created with Dare 2B Artzy Stamps!  To get all the details hop on over to their blog

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Dare 2B Artzy's May Challenge

Today I am sharing my take on this month's Dare 2B Artzy's Monthly Challenge! this month we were challenged to create something girly!   For this challenge I used
Dare 2B Artzy's Totally Tracy Journal Quotes 
Dare 2B Artzy's Big Bloom Stamp Sets
Dare 2B Artzy's Premium Inks - Totally Black & Pomegrante
Dare 2B Artzy's  Fields of Joy papers

Be sure to hop on over to their blog to see all of the creations!

Friday, May 05, 2017

Sin City Stamps VIntage Spring Greetings

Today I am sharing this sweet spring-y birthday greeting I created for Sin City Stamps!  As a bird owner (Mr. Pickles the Quaker Parrot) I am addicted to all things bird-y!  So I HAD TO HAVE these stamps - Vintage Sheet Music with Birds!  Check out all the details on the Sin City Stamps Blog! 

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Sin City Stamps national Crafting Month Blog Hop

In honor of National Crafting month in May, Sin City Stamps is hosting
a (open to the public) blog hop showcasing Arts and Crafts made with
Sin City Stamps. All the projects are created by our Inspiration Team
Members and friends from our Fan Club!
The premise is to share the love Sin City Stamps, to meet new people,
and inspire others!
The hop will begin on May 3rd, 2017, and ends on May 9th, 2017.
Giveaways for the hop will include assorted crafting supplies for you to
have fun with!
To be eligible to win, please visit all the blogs participating, then comment
on the Sin City Blog and let them know about some of your favorite
projects! Be sure to Start at the Sin City Stamps Blog.
Have fun hopping!
For the hop I created this Spooky Tag.
Supplies used include
Kraft Tag (7 Gypsies), Fibers, Glimmer Mist Sprays
(Tattered Angels),
Black Cardstock,
Black Archival Ink

Start by stamping the Fall Bare Tree with Archival Ink onto your tag.

Stamp Barbed Wire over tree on bottom of the tag. Then Stamp
Halloween Cobweb onto top Right of Tag.

Stamp Happy Haunting onto a scrap of White Cardstock with
Archival Ink.
 Spray Tag and Haunting greeting with Glimmer Mists, layering
Purples, oranges and green Mists.


Once dried, Mat tag onto black Cardstock and add greeting.
Finish tag by tying on fibers.
Here is another view of the finished tag! Hope you are inspired
to get crafting!  



Friday, April 28, 2017

Dare 2 B Artzy Spring 3D Blog Hop


Welcome to Dare 2B Artzy's Blog Hop!!
Who's excited for Spring?!
Here are D2BA we are super excited for some sun shiny days and warm weather!
To celebrate we decided to have a Spring 3D Themed Blog Hop!! 
We are super excited to have two Guest Designers joining us for this hop!!


You should have arrived here from Michelle 's blog!  If you haven't and would like to hop along with us, please go back to the Dare 2B Artzy Blog to start at the beginning!
Be sure to follow each blog and leave comments along the way for your chance at winning!  We will randomly choose a winner from one of the blogs, so the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!!
Winner will receive a stamp set and ink pad of their choice!!
Blog Hop will end Sunday, April 30th at 7:00pm Eastern. 
We will then post a winner!!
Hop Order:
Vicki  - April GDT
Michelle - May GDT

Today I am excited to share this 3 D canvas I created!


Supplies 
4 x 4 Canvas
Gesso
The Crafter's Workshop - Chickenwire Stencil
Distress Ink- Pumice Stone
Canvas Corp Brands/Tattered Angels Chalkboard Paint -  Splash
Fiskars- Flower Punches (medium and large punches)
Hole Punch
Scallop Punch
Leaf Border Punch 
Ribbon, Buttons, Brads

Step 1 - Create flowers 

Punch flowers.  Large flowers use 2 large punches and 2 medium punched flowers.  Medium flowers use 3 punched flowers. 

Punch center of flowers with hole punch. Layer flowers and add brad to center of the flowers.

Mist flowers with water. (you want them to be wet but not soaking wet.)

Scrunch flowers.

 Separate each petal of flowers and let dry.


 Step 2 Create canvas.

Paint Canvas with Gesso. Let Dry.
Splatter canvas with Tattered Angels Splash Chalkboard paint. Let Dry.

Layer stencil over dry canvas.  Sponge Distress ink over stencil.




Step 3 -Assemble Canvas.

Stamp Sentiment onto white cardstock and punch sentiment with scallop punch.  Attach to right side of canvas. 

Add flowers. Punch leaf border and trim.  Add among flowers. 

Fussy cut butterfly from Fields of Joy papers. Attach to top right of canvas.  

Finish off the canvas with a ribbon and button accent. 

Here is a close up view of the canvas.

Thanks for stopping by! 
Your next stop in the hop is Tonya's blog! 
We hope you are inspired all along the way! 
Check out all D2BA's products here!
Happy Hopping!