Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Club Scrap Artist Team September 2016 Technique Challenge

Artist team member Donna C. came up with this month's sketch based technique challenge.
Visit the Club Scrap Blog for details.

I used Washi Tapes which fit nicely into Loree's Tool/Stash Challenge over on the Club Scrap Forum. Click this LINK for details.

I chose to create a layout based on this card sketch.

I turned the card sketch into a 12x12 layout sketch.

Product List -

Club Scrap Sunflowers:
Deluxe papers
Lite Stencil
Jumbo UM Rubber Stamp - Quote
Art Nouveau UM Rubber Stamp - Checks
Washi Tape
Sparkle Stickers

Club Scrap Garden Shed:
Art Nouveau UM Rubber Stamp - Butterfly

Club Scrap other:
Retreat 2015 Pure & Simple Washi Tape
50s Kitchen Polka Dot Washi Tape

Botanical Washi Tape from stash
Thickers Title {bloom} from stash

Club Scrap Hybrid Inks - Onyx, Earth, Topaz, Neon Yellow, and Tangerine

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Pinspired Butterfly card

I saw this gorgeous card on Pinterest and loved how Maria's butterfly image jumped off the page.

I chose to recreate this card with Club Scrap's Garden Shed collection.

Stamp the Garden Shed Olive paper with the word collage from the Jumbo UM in Versamark ink.

Stamp the Art Nouveau UM Butterfly image onto Mint paper with India Ink. Add color with markers.

Layer the sentiment stamped onto an Olive panel onto black paper panel. Add additional stamped bug images and fibers to complete the card.

Club Scrap Garden Shed Deluxe Kit
Club Scrap Garden Shed Jumbo UM
Club Scrap Garden Shed Art Nouveau UM
Whispers Dual Tip Markers by SugarLoaf

Thanks for stopping.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Club Scrap Sunflowers Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Club Scrap August Blog Hop featuring the Sunflowers kit. If you have arrived from the super creative Roni's Inkstains Blog then you are in the right place. If not, hop back to Karen's post at the Club Scrap Blog to see a complete list of all the talented bloggers.

Combine the art of ribbon embroidery with paper crafting for stunning results! Scroll down to the bottom of this post for details.

Next up on the hop is Anne Marie's Artfully Balanced Blog.


Stamp the Sunflowers Jumbo UM Collage onto mixed media art paper with CS Earth Hybrid Ink.

Pierce holes through the paper at the top and base of each petal.

Thread the Sunflowers Fiber Pack sheer multi color ribbon onto a blunt tapestry needle.

Carefully stitch each petal with the pierced holes as the guide.

Pierce a large hole into center of flower.

Insert dual color twine fiber into the hole. Wrap the end with clear tape to assist in threading the hole.

Wind the twine into a circle and secure with hot glue.

Make a leaf shape with the wide green satin ribbon. Check out this video for more details.

Stitch the leaf into the paper with thread. Secure onto the back of the paper with a knot.

Cut smaller leaf shapes from the satin ribbon with scissors. To prevent fraying, melt the edges with a lighter.

Insert the leaf stems into pierced holes near the main flower stem under the large leaf. Secure the ends on the back of the paper with clear tape.

Add a small dab of Bookbinding Glue to the tip ends of both leaves and attach to the paper.

Cut a stem shape from the satin ribbon, melt the edges to prevent fraying, and attach into the paper with the same technique for attaching the small leaves.

Finish the panel with a stippling of Earth ink to distress the paper.

Layer with Foil Copper Embossed Art Nouveau UM check pattern on a Brown panel and a Sunflowers Deluxe 8.5x11" print.

Attach to the front of a manila mailer envelope mini album.  Visit this LINK for detailed instructions for creating this album.

Complete the mini album with Big Top adhesive pearls, Sunflowers Washi Tape and additional dual colored twine.

Adhere Sunflowers Deluxe paper photo mats to each page of the envelope mini.

Thanks so much for visiting and see you next month!

Friday, August 5, 2016

Stamping Star Cards

Club Scrap is having a 40% off sale on the Stamping Star UM sets from Retreat 2015.

Visit Karen's BLOG POST for details.

In honor of this sale, I created some cards using Color Burst and Neon Dabbers resist techniques.

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to visit the shop to pick up these sets for yourself!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Club Scrap Blog Hop Office Space

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Welcome to the Club Scrap July Blog Hop featuring the Office Space kit. If you have arrived from the super creative Roni's Inkstains Blog then you are in the right place. If not, hop back to Karen's post at the Club Scrap Blog to see a complete list of all the talented bloggers.

Pinterest is always a constant source of inspiration for me, with so many wonderful home and office decor ideas. I found an adorable bookend set and knew it would work perfectly with this month's theme.

Scroll to the bottom for detailed instructions.

Up next on the hop is Anne Marie's Artfully Balanced Blog.

Box Gather List:

Book Board
2 - 3x5 7/8" divider wall pieces glued together to make double thickness
2 - 6x6" front and back walls
2 - 3 1/4x6" side walls
1 - 3x6" base

2 - 3 1/8x5 7/8" side panels Office Space White Print
1 - 5 7/8x6" back wall panels Office Space White Print
Misc. paper pieces - Office Space Jade, Coral, Manila, Retro Pattern, and Orange for paper succulents

Cork Boards
2 - 6x6" Front wall pieces glued together to make double thickness

Assembly Instructions: 

Cut one 12x12 cork board into four 6x6" pieces using a craft knife.

Sandwich two cork boards and two divider wall book board pieces together with Bookbinding Glue to make double thicknesses of each. Set aside to dry.

Draw a pencil line to mark position of the divider wall on the base. Add glue inside the marked areas and adhere.

Lay the base on its side and add glue to the edges of the book board.

Attach the front wall, and repeat for the back wall.

Finish the box by attaching the side book boards.

Glue the cork board onto the front of the box with Bookbinding Glue.

Cover the back and side walls with Office Space White Prints leaving an 1/16" reveal around each panel.

Stamp Office Space images from the Jumbo and Greetings UM sets onto shrink plastic to create thumbtacks embellishments. Fussy cut the images and shrink with heat tool.

Sand the tops of metal thumbtacks to prepare for gluing.

Allow the tacks to dry for up to 12 hours before use.

Punch and die cut papers to create paper succulents for the box.

Add rocks to the smaller box compartment and attach paper succulents with hot glue.

Admire your completed project :)

Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop!