Monday, April 27, 2020

Muddy Buddies



As you know I have been playing with Vellum I was looking through my supplies and discovered a stack of Grafix Clear-Lay Plastic Film.  I thought why not try to emboss it, works like a charm.  It is a really nice clear plastic film.

I thought since the little girl has an umbrella her cat should be holding one also.

Materials:
Cuttlebug - Polka Dots Embossing folder
Impression Obsession - Girl with Easter Basket
Memory Box - Tiny Stockings
Poppy Stamps - Curios Cat & Stitched Umbrellas
Grafix Clear-Lay Plastic Film


Gardeners Supply Grow Shelter
The wooden garden boxes were already here when we purchased the house but we have such a short growing season in Washington.  A lot of times in September it starts to rain and just ruins my tomato plants.  I was so excited to find this grow shelter it is 4 feet by 4 feet.  It fits on top of the four posts inside the box.  It comes with clamps and screws to keep it is place.  It has large zippered openings on all sides for ventilation.  We let you know how it works this year.





Monday, April 20, 2020

Get Well Soon

A friend of mine fell recently and now has a black eye,  her arm is in a sling and she is really bruised.  I thought I would send her a little love with the card design.

As you can tell for some reason I have recently discovered vellum and I am having a great time figuring out how to use it.

Would love to hear from you about what brands of glue or adhesive you are using that don't show through the vellum. 

Materials:
Cuttlebug - Polka Dot embossing folder
Poppy Stamps - Madera Corner
Spellbinders - Ribbon Banners
Vellum
Flowers are just a circle hole punched that I shaped.



Thursday, April 16, 2020

Duck Crossing



Greetings, hope you are all well.  Thank you for your lovely comments on my previous design.

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Farm Girl & Duck Set
Mama Elephant - Framed Tags Union Square Creative Cuts
Memory Box - Stitched Clouds
Papertry Ink - In the Meadow

Monday, April 13, 2020

Adventure Awaits


Another vellum design.  I had to watch a video to figure out how to attach vellum so the glue doesn't show.  I thought a fun shadow design would be something different.

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Girl with Easter Basket
Memory Box - Grand Alder Tree & Small Alder Tree
Poppy Stamps - Patient Pup
Spellbinders - Matting Basics A
Vellum

Fritillaria Rubra Maxima
I have tried several times over the years to grow these plants.  This time I bought the bulbs in the Fall and planted them in a pot. Then just left the pot in my garden shed over the winter and around February I noticed they were starting to grow. So I placed them outside near the house.   They are not as tall as I think they should be but I still am happy I got them to do anything.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Life is an adventure


Something different from me, I decided to use Vellum on the inside, too bad you can't tell that.  I also wanted to extend the clouds like they were moving through the card design.  

Materials:
Art Glitter - Crystal
Heartfelt Creations - Small Camellia Carnation
Impression Obsession - Tiny Flowers, Duck Set & Farm Girl
Memory Box - Stitched Clouds & dragonfly
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Yellow
Papertry Ink - In The Meadow
Vellum



Sunday, April 5, 2020

Petal Power

I decided to create an all white design.  I added a little mounting tape to the back so the frame had a little dimension. I die cut the two smallest square dies together then glued the Petite Four Border to the back to create the frame.  I thought it made for a fun design.

Material:
Art Glitter - Crystal
Heartfelt Creations - Small Camellia Carnation
Impression Obsession - Wide Tree
Mounting Tape
Memory Box - Willow Dragonfly
Poppy Stamps - Petite Four Border
Spellbinders - Grand Squares


Thursday, April 2, 2020

Everyone loves flowers


First, I would like to thank everyone who had the time to stop by and leave comments.  We are still in the stay at home order which was updated today to extend now until May 4.   I guess it will be reevaluated again at that time.  Now they are asking everyone to wear a face mask when out in public.  It is too bad each state is not having companies make non surgical masks for the public to be able to pick up someplace.   Stores are still dismally 
stocked, they have purchase limits on a lot of the items.  

I hope you are all well and managing thorough this very difficult time.

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Tiny Flowers
My Favorite Things - Stitched Rectangle Scallop Frame
Memory Box - Candy Jar
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Orange
Poppy Stamps - Little Hummingbirds
Spellbinders -  A2 Matting Basics A


Funny but real 
Yes, now toilet paper bouquets are worth more than roses.

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