do you love to SHIMMER?

my friend Molly has been gracious enough to include me in the creation (ok i only did the playing UH i mean testing) of these incredible shimmering paints called Inspirations and i have just fallen in LOVE with them. the colors are amazing and the shimmer is off the charts!

i am covering the following challenges with today’s post:

Mojo Monday – Sketch
ABC Challenge - N is for New - heart charm
Stamp Something – Love Somethings

 

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today i have a project to show you that incorporates TWO techniques with the paints.  want to know how i did them?  then afterward i will tell you where to find the tutorial as well as a YUMMY blog truffle!  sound good? sweet let’s go!

My card uses Creative Inspirations Paints in TWO fun ways. one for the stamp and another for the background. the cuttlebugged background is a FAVE technique of mine called cuttlebug smoosh but this time i used CI paints instead of ink from an inkpad.  i used Pink Highlights Shimmer Paint so there is loads of shimmer with a hint of pink when the light hits it just right!

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i also used CI paint for my heart stamp – quick, simple technique.

now how cool is that??? what? you need more info on how to do these?  then head over to the CI blog and check out my post there – same project but more in-depth instruction.  you don’t have any of these cool paints yet?? well you’re in luck – that’s where the blog truffle comes in!

Molly has SO generously offered to give one lucky randomly chosen winner their choice of FIVE pots of these yummy paints!!!!

what do you have to do???  you will find the instructions on the CI blog too!

then on Monday i will be posting another project to the CI blog using this stamping technique plus yet another technique for a cool background. after that post i will have a winner AND a BIG announcement for you!! you WON’T want to miss THAT!!

Want to know where you can purchase these paints?  all of the colors are IN STOCK at SCACD!!

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tips on acetate cards

hi all!

what a busy week!  the cold has been unbelievable! and snow AGAIN last night but just an inch or so.  let me tell you it had better NOT snow when i am leaving for CHA!!!!

my poor hubby has been working a HUGE amount of hours still which means i am on my own in the evenings – i am not the best at the bedtime routine since hubby usually does it.  and LORD don’t look at the kitchen EEK!!!  my craft room clean up has had to be delayed but i am so hoping to get more done this weekend!  i am planning on having LOTS of patterned paper up on ebay!  gotta make room for more – i just took a look at the new lines coming from SEI (LOVE SEI) and the are fabulous!  that birthday line MUST come home to live with me!  you can check them out here:

http://seilifestyle.blogspot.com/

i am excited to see what else will be unveiled by some of my other faves – bo bunny, imaginisce, basic grey – the list goes on and on!  so OUT WITH THE OLD!  some will go to my step mom *waving* as she has already put in a request for it :)  She got me my first cricut and created the monster i have become and then my dad got her an E and she is getting to be just as bad as me!

now a few updates & such…
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i want to start off by letting y’all know that the 40% off sale is over for some of the items in the store but i will continue to have many things on clearance so be sure to check the clearance page.  and a big thank you to everyone who helped me create some space in my storage area!

some product updates for you – my ENTIRE shipment of glittered skittles arrived WRONG so i am out of mnay colors & working to correct it ASAP but since they are custom made OVERSEAS it is a bit of a lengthy process.  also the skittle spiders/bats are sold out and will not reappear until possibly next halloween.  I AM considering some easter skittle designs…..skittle eggs anyone???

Polkadot Pie Chocolate Treats sets have been selling out faster than i can get them in but more will arrive next week.

A question about the special order Martha Stewart microbeds sets i am offering – some of the colors in the sets are the same BUT the finish IS NOT.  the regular set has a luster/pearl type look to them and the metallic has a metallic finish.

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and now as promised some tips for layering your acetate cards.  so sorry for the delay!

i am using the acetate card from my microbead tutorial.  once the front of the card is done this is what you see from the back of the card – not particularly attractive…SO the answer is in the sandwiching your layers & acetate.  so here is how:

the first step is to hide the back of that front piece with the foam tape showing.  to do this i cut another light blue nestie shape the SAME SIZE as the piece used on the front.  i put adhesive on the bck and laid it adhesiv eside up on my table.then WITH THE CARD OPEN i laid the card on top of the nestie piece so i could be sur eto line it up exatly with the front piece.  this way it cnnot be seen from the front of the card but when you ope the card you can no longer see the foam tape.

NEXT we want to put something on the inside of the card so you can write inside, put a sentiment, etc.  HOWEVER you need to be aware of how this will look from the FRONT of the card.  i decided i did not want any part of the inside visible from the front of the card.  so i cut nother nestie piece ONE SIZE SMALLER than the piece on the front.  in the 1st pic i have put adhesive on the back of the piece and LAID IT ON THE INSIDE of the card so i can position it correctly in reference to the front piece.  this way it is centered perfectly.  in the 2nd pic i just closed the back page of the card over the piece so it sticks right where i want it on the inside page of the card.  you can also see how the dhesive now shows on the bck of the card.  we want to cover that up. so the 3rd pic show WITH THE CARD CLOSED i put my adhesive on the back page making sure it will be hidden by that inside piece we just placed.  my back piece will be a mat for that inside piece so i cut it from yellow and it is the SAME SIZE as the front piece of the card.  now in order to make sur eit is placed perfectly i lay the mat piece face up on my table, pick up the whole card and plce it on top of the mat.  this way i can make sure i line it up perfectly so it CANNOT be seen from the front of the card.

END RESULT:

pic 1 shows the front of the card.  pic 2 shows the inside with the yellow mat showing around the smaller inner piece.

what do you think??!!

now have y’all dug out those microbeads??  i have a whole SET of ideas for you coming soon plus more ideas – they will NOT be sitting unused anymore!  if you can’t get them near you i am holding a special order for some MS sets – you have until MONDAY the 11th to order – there is a luster set of 12, a metallic set of 12, a valentine iridescent set of 3 and packs of mini spoons.  all at a 25% discount to boot!!  >>CLICK HERE<<

we will be out in the snow today! i hope you have fun with your day too!!
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TIOT & microbead tutorial!

GOOD GRACIOUS!  apparently while ushering in the new year i also passed 100K blog hits! a thrilling thing i gotta say!  i LOVE my visitors and always look forward to them!  comments are the highlight of my day!  i think this calls for some blog candy!  tune in tomorrow and i will see what i can put together for ya!

yesterday pez & i braved the FREEZING cold again to run errands.  the bin that holds my shower stuff in the shower broke so i went and got another one.  i have to have the suctio cuppy kind so i can have it low eough to reach.  the hannging kid are too high for me.  WELLLLLL the new one did not last though the first shower ad fell off the wall GRRRRRR!  i did not even have much on it!  anyone have anything they can suggest for me??

ok enough chattin as i have ALOT to post today!  it is Try It Out Tuesday (TIOT) over on the SCACD blog PLUS i have a tutorial for ya!

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Our challenge from Suzannefor TIOT over on the SCACD DT blog Follow Your Heart was to welcome in the new year by creating a welcome project.  All of the projects posted on the blog are awesome so be sure to pop over there after this post and check them out!  

since my neighbor is pregnant i decided to get to work on her welcome baby gift set:

This set includes an acetate card, soup in a jar mix, and homemade oatmeal milk bath for the mom to be!

i will start off saying this card covers numerous challenges i addition to TIOT:

Pile It On – clear (two challenges are up right now PLUS a chance to get on the DT – FUN!!)
Sweet Dreamers blog group – sketch (i had done this for studio G but i have had little response on that challenge)
Crafty Creations - glitter & bling – i used loads of super shimmering Creative Ispirations paint!
Paper Play - New Beginnings
Our Creative Corner – Clean & Simple
and my own personal challenge – ways with microbeads!

 

ok back to the project!

The jar and card both use a Lockhart stamp from SCACD – an adorable quilt – which i stamped with Versamark, embossed with black embossing powder and then painted in with my friend Molly’s incredible shimmering Creative Inspirations paints.  i LOVE these and they are so easy to use!  by embossing first it is even easier to just paint the image in!  here i used aquamarine & sunshine.  you can get these at SCACD and the colors are vibrant and AMAZING!  Many of the Lockhart stamps have PERFECT quilt like designs for this technique!

i matted my main images on a labels 3 nesties die (the blue mat is inked with a foam blending tool as in >>my videos<< but the yellow one i left uninked)

 

 

this pic attempts to show the shimmer but it is not as shimmery as in real life…

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my card uses the same image as the jar but i painted it in opposite of the one on the jar.  my base is acetate – simply a transparency sheet from staples.  I will post a tutorial on the acetate tips & tricks tomorrow!

for the narrow strips in the sketch i used cardstock puched with an MS border punch. then i put a strip of microbeads across each one to accent them.  i added a rattle cut from the new arrival cricut cartridge as my embellishment.  i finished it off with a few pezabling acrylic embellishments on the two outer corners.  (7 new colors will be available later today for Easter! **please oh please take a nap today pezzy**)

now onto the tutorial portion – Installment 1 for microbeads!  so dig out those microbeads you stashed away or got for christmas.  we are going to start with some basics first.

don’t have any microbeads??  check out the new sets of 12 colors from martha stewart at Michaels! 

there is a regular set & a metallic set plus a 3 piece valetine set of gorgeous iridescent beads:

IF YOU CANNOT GET THESE near you i have a special order page for you – the 12 piece sets are $15 and the 3 piece is $5.50.  >>CLICK HERE<<  this is a ONE TIME thing for those of you who want to keep up but don’t have these near you.

now on to the tutorial – today is a picture tutorial – my fave method so i can print them off and take them with me.  i can also go as slow as i need to & refer back!

**TUTORIAL**

we will start with storage for ALL of your microbead fun!  i am ALL ABOUT the gerber second foods plastic containers – these ROCK.  so search out your friends with babies ya’ll!  i use these for glitter, embossing powder and microbeads.  second – mini spoons.  fit PERFECTLY into the container and are THE BEST utensil for dumping your stuff onto your paper.  the wide rectangular opening gives you somewhere to dump over with less mess AND they are still small enough not to be too much of  storage nightmare!

the spoons come in a set of 10 and are also on the special order page for you too if you need them

Supplies:

SCOR-TAPE - this is a MUST HAVE for lots of things!  this is an amazing tape that comes in numerous widths and is invaluable when you REALLY want some holding power.  So for microbeads it is wonderful.  i also have the various pieces of my card laid out and the inset pic shows you the microbeads in the container with the little spoon.

Next we will begin adhering our beads.  now this takes a couple extra steps for this card because i am working with an acetate base BUT you can do this right onto your cardstock of course!  i started by attaching my cardstock strips to my acetate base ON THE INSIDE with scor tape – this gives me a nice exactly even straight line of adhesive so it will be easier to mask.

you can see in the 2nd pic once they are attached you can see the adhesive through the front of the card.  this is where my microbeads will come in.  in the 3rd pic you see i placed another strip of  scor tape on the front of the card EXACTLY over the adhesive that was showing through.

then i held the card over the open container of beads and spooned beads on to the adhesive.

the pic on the left shows the strip of microbeads after you first dump them on – notice there are some blank spaces.  so what i do next is dump a bit more beds on and this time i rub my finger over them and get some more smooshed down int o those empty spaces.  the pic on the right is after smooshing.

easy peasy!! and a fun alternative to a strip of ribbon across a panel of your card! now i started off easy but don’t worry i have more ideas in store!!

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Just Buggin: Just Bling it & tutorial(s)

well i am pleased to report that Pezzy appears to have decided she will go ahead and use the potty full time now.  i must say she was easier than my middle one – i didn’t think he was going to get to go to kindergarten!!

now on to the show *hee heee* – ya might want to grab a cup of coffee and get comfortable – there is ALOT packed in here!!!  but i have a little reward at the end *wink*

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the challenge on Just Buggin is to bling up your die cuts – oh samantha were you reading my mind???  i will add bling to ANYTHING if it sits still long enough!  the question was NOT how am i going to do this but how am i going to narrow down all of my options….there is always the easy and obvious – cover them in STICKLES!  then i came across a reference on one blog that led me to another blog which led me to a youtube tutorial - y’all know how that goes – and next thing i know i was doing some experiments so i thought i would share the results with all of you for those who want to know.  first my project – page 1 of a 3 page LO that also incoporates TWO challenges:

Just Buggin: just bling it
OCCC –  inspiration challenge – pumpkin stack people
PageMaps – not so much a challenge as the greatest source on the planet for scrapping & cardmaking sketches!

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the pics are from last winter – daddy took pez out and taught her how to build a snowman :)

i used papers from the peppermint forest stack – i am finally starting to embrace all the odd off beat colors of christmas and thought the whole pink snowflake theme would match pezzy’s pink clothes nicely. 

JB 1next i used everyday paperdolls and doodlecharms cricut carts for the little girl, the snowfamily and the snowflakes.  i inked the edges of all the pieces for the girl & snowmen.  the faces are peachy keen stamps - kathy makes the MOST adorable faces i have ever seen!  i used some crystal ice stickles to highlight the snowmen and also gave the faces some color with copics.  i added ice stickles to the pattened snowanimal paper too. 

JB 2now the snowflakes  i have lots of different things going on with them for comparison’s sake so if you want the deets on them just continue reading!

 

 

 

 

 

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I put a rose red glittered skittle in the center of each snowflake…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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the title piece has yet another snowflake and a cute little glittered skittle snowman.  i stamped the title with a studio G stamp and brilliance pearlescent poppy ink.

 

 

 

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i wanted to call your attention to the large pic – i took a class with jessica sprague and learned loads of fun stuff to do including this frame overlay technique.  i plan to do more altering on my photos as i go and highly recommend the classes to anyone interested in getting alot more out of photoshop elements!

 

 

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now for the fun and messy part!!

glitter die cuts

you’ll need to start by gathering some supplies All of these can be found on my website except the glitter – let me know if there is something you can’t find):

Here you can see the snowflakes.  you need primas or die cuts or whatever else you want to glam up (either white or colored), pearl mist (i prefer to make my own from perfect pearls, water & reinker – see my tutorial here), UTEE (Ultra Thick Embossing Powder, fine glitter, small container with lid, versamark/embossing ink pad, heat gun.

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Step 1: give your items some color and shimmer.  here i sprayed the die cuts with pearl mist made from water and perfect gold perfect pearls.  this gives them an all over shimmer.  now this alone can be a GREAT place to stop.  in fact i sprayed the patterned paper on my LO with it as well so it became shimmer paper :)  let these dry completely – at the end you can speed them along with a heat gun.  they MUST be completely dry before using UTEE.

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now make your glittering UTEE – i did not measure this – just dump a little UTEE in your container and dump in some glitter – shake it & mix it up well.

 

 

 

 

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now just smoosh each one really good into your versamark pad – be sure to get it good and covered.  something i noticed about this step – it made them much darker than their original color because they were wet…and the color stayed that way so several of mine ended up being much darker than i wanted them to be.  this *might* be why the person in the original video started with primas that were white not colored.  i have a second experiment drying downstairs and waiting for the next step.  it will be up tomorrow with deets.

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After coating them well with versamark you will pour on the UTEE glitter mix.  carefully shake them off and place them on a surface where you can use your heat gun (i swear by my craft mat!)  you can see here they are very coated.  nw heat them until it all melts.  this can be the tricky and seriously messy part.  i recently switched to the ranger heat gun after my marvy one got water in it (don’t ask).  i will be honest it seems not as hot, not as quick and not as easy to aim BUT – and this is a biggie for me – it blows out softer so it does not send the UTEE flying in every direction.  IF you have a more forceful type gun be sure to hold it high above the UTEE and start the heating process, as it warms and begins to melt you can slowly move the gun closer.

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ok this pic kinda sucks BUT here they are.  next step – you need another coat of UTEE – either plain or the glitter one if you want more glitter.

the effect is glitter trapped in glass almost and very sparkly!

 

 

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here are the flowers from yesterday – i tried three different things – the flower on the left is blue and no pearl spray, the top right is blue and has gold perfect pearls mist on it, the bottom right started out white and i sprayed it with a perfect pearls mist with gold perfect pearls AND a bright blue reinker.  they start off looking almost identical in color…

in the bottom pic the flowers are in the same place.  you can see how much darker the two larger flowers became from the embossing ink.  the one that started out as white sayed truer to color.  the pearl shimmer IS somewhat visible once they are covered with UTEE & glitter and i think does add to the effect tho it is not necessary.

 

glitter die cuts 6HOWEVER i wasn’t sure if it was my fave way of just blinging it.  so i created several different styles.  here they are for you to compare.  in addition to the 2 demonstrated above i have 1 large one done by sandwiching a layer of perfect pearls between layers of UTEE, the small green one is just pearl mist and the bottom middle is covered in gold ICE stickles.

 

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here is a close up of the perfect pearls sandwich.  the cool thing about this technique is the reaction between the perfect pearls and the UTEE.  the top layer of UTEE drips through the layer of perfect pearls as it melts.  you can also see the gorgeous thick smooth finish UTEE gives you.

 

 

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here is the one that is just sprayed with the perfect pearls mist – this is a far subtler look of shimmery-ness.

 

 

 

 

 

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this is the snowflake covered with gold ice stickles – frankly this one has the biggest bling factor.  however all of them are superb and have a unique look to them.

 

 

 

 

and now i have a surprise for those of you who are still with me – A GIVEAWAY!!!  leave me a comment and tell me which method is your favorite. on friday i will draw a random name and that person will receive all of the items needed to make his or her favorite style (minus the cricut cartridge to cut the shapes out of course)!!  so if you want to give one of these techniques a try but don’t have all the goodies you need sign up for this giveaway!!

ok i am off to attempt to talk Pezzy into napping…..

thanks so much for stopping by!!!

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Piling It On: goodies for lil goblins

good morning!  well it is stiiiiiillll raining here.  apparently i need to figure out how to build an ark with my cricut or something……best of all Pezzy the Wonder Tot has been up since 4.  no thats not a typo.  i didn’t let her out of her bed til 6 but 2 hours of bed police instead of crafting time makes for a very grumpy mom……

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as promised i have some great projects to share today.  they incorporate 6 challenges for the Pile It On challenge:

1. Pile It On – Halloween

2. Cute Card Thursday Challenge – spookfest

3. ABC Challenge - F is for flying

4. Paper Play - (with our very own Sandie) – use your favorite embellie

5. Sweet Dreamers – use bugs

6. Daring Card Makers - clear – either the whole card or an embellishment

i could have included more because so many are focusing on halloween but ….

can you tell i am loving the Pile It On blog???  i feel like it gave me permission to be ok with combining challenges!  now on to the PICS!!

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remember the cookies i am giving to a few of the neighbors?  here are the treat holders i made for them.  These are from the same Picnic Basket template set - it has the large one and then a mini size too.  i made them extra tall and left out the lids.  i put the cookies in these tall cello bags i found in the baking section at joanns, tied a ribbon to keep them closed and attached a halloween tag  from my current Studio G challenge set to each one.  The current Studio G challenge is to use halloween colors – orange, black, green and purple – we only have a few entries so far so that means good odds of winning!!

here are some closer looks at each gift set:

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i kept the boxes pretty simple.  each one has a spider web (my clear item for daring card makers).  want a GREAT tip for making your own ghost shapes?  you know the hard plastic packaging alot of things come in – like cricut cartridges and cuttlebug goodies?  well don’t throw it away!  it cuts wonderfully in the cricut with the deep blade housing.  at first it looks like it didn’t cut through but they just pop right out!  i put a little pearl metallic mixative on them for a bit of shimmer and to help them stand out a bit.  all of the cuts are from the paper dolls cartridge.

 

 

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Carys’s bag has a few extras because her granma is visiting *wink*

 

 

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I cut the ghost out of the hard plastic too.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition to the box of cookies Pezzy and i made a fun and easy little pumpkin tea light holder for each family:

Pumpkin lights

We made one tall one for us and mini ones for giving away. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

here they are lit:

Pumpkins LIT

Wanna know how i did it??  i got the idea from Roni – THE BEST for tips and tricks on using all things Ranger.

Roni used several colors and gave hers a more mottled effect – i used one color and went for more complete coverage.

the jars are baby food jars – i knew i saved them all these years for SOMEthing!  all i did was squirt some alcohol ink in – actually pezzy squirted it in and then we swirled it around on the inside of the jar until it was completely covered.  i let any excess drip out and then let it dry for a couple minutes.  the tall one is terra cotta and the small one is Sunset Orange.  Next i took black diamond stickles and just hand drew a simple pumpkin face on and let it dry.  tie a ribbon around the top and you’re done!

i wanted to try some metallics too so i did a few more in christmas colors. here is one with sail boat blue alcohol ink and silver metallic mixatives. 

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after it dried i used some white snowflake SU rubons around the jar.  the mixatives are not transparent so i don’t know if it will have the same effect with the tea light but i do think it would be cute holding a little bag of candy!

i did a few other combos but no pics yet – i did one with meadow and gold mixative, one with just clover, and one with red pepper and pearl mixative.  the pearl is somewhat transparent and shimmery.  not sure yet what else i will do one the outside but i am thinking some simple cricut cuts might look good….

**YES alcohol inks are flammable – WHEN WET.  once dry the alcohol has evaporated and you are left with just color.  i let mine sit overnight and then lit them with no problems.  NEVER leave a candle unattended!!**

what do you think???

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SC250 & then some: Let It Snow

i am covering quite a bit here – cookies, a project and a tutorial for the Cake in a Box i did…

it is getting quite chilly around here!  i LOVE IT!!  sorry no project post yesterday but Pezzy The Wonder Tot and i DID finally ice the halloween sugar cookies we made.  a number of people asked to see a pic once they were done so here are a few for ya:

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can you guess which one was totally pezzy done…?

i will be giving a few of this set to our closest neighbors’ kids:

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boy did she have fun!  She is QUITE pleased with herself!

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she did actually help – i did the outlines on the cookies and once hardened she helped squeeze the icing and fill in the shapes.  took quite a bit of self control hee heee!  we got sprinkles ALL over the place so once we were done she was sure to scoop up as many as she could!

i DO have a project for PDD Friday though!

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SC250 sketchAs i mentioned i LOVE the concept behind the Pile It On challenge blog and spent way too much time checking out all the links on their blog.  SO i started with the SCS sketch – which i loved!!!  i had SO many ideas for this and the gallery was outstanding for this one.

i coupled it with the challenge at the cuttlebug spot - monochromatic and the cute card challenge – use a charm (i am a little late for this one but oh well.)

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i used an oldie but goodie for this one – alcohol ink on tin foil.  This is a super easy technique with alot of WOW factor!  I did a very detailed tutorial awhile back if you want to try it yourself!  the foil pieces were so dark i decided to mat them with pale blue cardstock and edged one piece with icicles using and MS edger punch and crystal stickles.  both large foil pieces have the snowflake embossing folder on them but then i realized the smaller squares fit some fancy squares so i used them too and i am really glad i did!  I usually go over the embossed portions with black staz on but in this case i chose white staz on and it really made the embossing pop!

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 Rather than the usual stamping i decided to make a focal point using a sheer ribbon bow and some layered snowflake die cuts i did with my cricut.  i finished off the main piece with a cute lil’ snowflake skittle and added two more to each of the other squares.  The largest snowflake is cut from the same alcohol inked foil – works MARVELOUSLY in the cricut!!

i thought for sure i had a silver snowflake charm but didn’t.  however i did find this little *believe* charm.  i wanted it to dangle but it had a hole in each side so i dug around in my beading stash and made the little bead dangle hanging from the bottom.

Alcohol inks are an INCREDIBLY useful product to have around and nothing else can do their job.  They are formulated for slick surfaces – glass, metal, slick porcelain and can only be used on glossy cardstock.  ranger works the best.  I was a little intimadated by them at first but it turns out they are actually incredibly simple to use and very forgiving – the techniques are real free and loose which is nice.

 

 

want to check out more about alcohol inks?  take a look at some of my other tutorials:

Twist & dismount

Custom Background

Lightswitch Plate

Painting on a Transparency

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I have received many questions about how i did the cake in the cake in a box project (which appeared in the cricut chirp too!!!).  i do not have a tutorial per se but i can tell you what i did.  using your cricut or nesties cut three consecutive circles 1/2″ different in size.  so if your smallest is 1″ in diameter next would be 1 1/2″ and the 2″.  for the bands i cut 1/2″ strips of paper and then estimated the length of each by wrapping it around the circle.  vary the width of your strip depending on how high your cake will be and whether or not you will punch the edge with an edger punch.  getting the layers to stick together was the trickiest part.  I made little thin strips of paper to use as tabs – 2 for the top layer and 4 for the other two layers.  i attached them to the insides of the layers extending below the bottom and then bent them bent them in flat with the bottom.  i attached this part to the layer beneath – make sense?  i recommend Scor-Tape for attaching everything as it is super super strong.  so i don’t know if that is helpful or not – i hope so!

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Paper: SU bashful blue; Ranger glossy white
Ink: Alcohol inks - stonewashed, cloudy blue, sailboat blue, denim; Staz on – white
Accessories: pezadoodle – skittles, cricut, MS icicle edge punch, stickles – crystal
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