Wow it's day 3 already! Only one more to go! This is a really easy project to do. I took two frames I got at Michaels for a $1 each. I covered one with burlap and added some alphabet stickers and the other I cut out this cute girl from Robyn Meierotto's Michevious collection!
I was asked by Rebekah to participate in her annual Halloween blog hop! Here is my first project! This project was made with small plastic/paper drinking cups, "Mischievous" paper line by Robyn Meierotto for My Mind's Eye and a string of white lights.
I traced a piece of paper around the cup to get the arc shape and made this my template. Then just cut as many pieces as you have cups. Pierce a hole in the top of the cup and push the light through. Now you have a cute lighted Halloween garland! Be sure to check out what the other girls are creating by "hopping" on over to their blogs!!!
I don't know how Robyn does it but she comes up with the coolest kits ever! This week's "Sweet Autumn" is no exception! Here is a peek! Don't forget to stop by DHD and see all of her collections! She is amazing! I am so excited for her as she continues to create her awesome collections for My Mind's Eye!!! Woo hoo girl!
This is a technique that I taught at Creative Journey in Texas earlier in the month. It was a BIG hit so I thought I would share it on my blog. This technique will give your layout or project a little bit of glam using two products. First you will need some Maya Road Glitter (I used Regal Gold for my example) and some Distress Crackle Paint by Ranger in Clear Rock Candy.
First pour out about a quarter sized amount of the Rock Candy paint.
Next, add your glitter!
And then mix!
The concoction you now have will go on clear and leaves a great shine to anything you paint it on. Since I love fabric I tend to paint it on those items more frequently. I have also painted on canvas, paper, zipper trim, ribbon, you name it.....you can paint it with this stuff....even photos! The bonus part of using this paint on fabric is that it stiffens things so you can "mold" your cut out pieces for more dimension!
The next time your project of layout needs a little added sparkle feel free to try this technique. You will be hooked!!!!!
I LOVE washi tape and so I came up with a cheap way of making your own. With this technique you can make your tape whatever color you want and give it whatever print you want by using stamps you have in your stash! You will need 1 inch masking tape, Maya Mistby Maya Road, a cotton ball, and a stamp of your choice, and ink (I chose Staz-On)! I used my Ranger Craft Mat for this project.
First layout of a strip of masking tape:
Next put a dab of Maya Mist on a cotton ball and "color" your tape:
When it is dry your tape is ready to adhere to your layout of project. For a little added "umpf" use a stamp from your stash on the tape! I used a wood-grain stamp for this example.
How cute would this be to frame a photo, make a pocket from two pieces of paper, or to trim!? The beauty is that you can color your washi tape the color that best matches your photo, layout, or project! I like the 1 inch tape as it allows me to wrap around things!
How gorgeous are these lines?!! There are also stamps, brands, twine, stickers, garland, and borders just to name a few!!!! I am so happy for Robyn! She is an incredible designer and I know her work is going to find it's way into a lot of scrapbooker's and crafter's hands!!!! Congrats girl!!! Don't forget to stop by Design House Digitals to grab her digital work too!!
I had SUCH a great time this weekend in Waxahachie, Texas, for the 2nd annual Artistic Journey weekend sponsored by Maya Road and The Crafty Scrapper! We played with Maya Mist, canvas, fabric, glitter,and stamps in my class! It was so great to meet new people and my fellow teachers Dina Wakley and Lisa Pace! A big thank you to Caroline Lau and Carolyn Ross for hosting this amazing crafty weekend! Here is a little peek at the album we made! Thanks to all our students and all the girls at The Crafty Scrapper for making it such a successful event!!!