Monday, July 16, 2018

Home Sweet Home @ Creative Embellishments

Hello!  I really had fun making these Artist Trading Cards, very different from other cards I have created.  I loved the mini houses and created the cards around them!  This set of cards will be traded with others all over this country later this year.  So-you still have 2 WEEKS for join this month's challenge @ (click & go) -> CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS and a chance to win $50 in their wonderful and reasonable products!  Hope to see you there!

ARTIST TRADING CARDS:

CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS PRODUCTS USED:  
Mini Houses:  I left 1 natural, the others I used a brown sharpie and sanded them after.  Sun:  I used Tim Holtz distress paint in mustard and then yellow stickles around the edges.

SOME CLOSE-UPS:

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Mid Month Sketch-JULY @ Let's Get Sketchy!

Hello! This was the perfect sketch for the photos I had from the day I took my grandsons, Brian & Talan to the Build-a-Bear Store.  I also, found BG paper at the convention last summer from all  our favorite places-like this one!  This is the 2nd of 2 monthly sketches @ (click & go!) -> LET'S GET SKETCHY.  Hope you will be able to join us this month!

HERE IS THE SKETCH:

MY LAYOUT:
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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Classes with JULIE NUTTING!

Hello!  I have been traveling frequently to Florida this past year to help my mother.  Imagine my luck when I saw that Julie Nutting was coming to a LSS 20 minutes from where my mother lives!  I was able to join in on her 2 Saturday classes on June 9-what an opportunity and just so much fun!  So I combined my love of Julie's dolls with my love of the products @ (click & go) -> CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS.  Please try to join us for July's challenge for a chance to win $50 in their fabulous products!

MY LAYOUT:
Creative embellishments Products Used:
Coffee Mug:  I colored this with a Sharpie and applied a coating of Glossy Accents.  Ivy Wreath & Grunge Arrow & 2018:  I applied Tim Holtz Picket Fence Distress Paint.  Scissors:  I used a blue and a silver Sharpie, added a gem and a coat of Glossy Accents.

Some CLOSE-UPS:

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

It's July @ CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS!

Hello!  Happy July!  This is such a festive and fun month with July 4th just a few days away! It always brings Red, White & Blue to the forefront and this is exactly what the inspiration @ (click & go)-> CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS brings with this month's challenge.  The twist is to use color blocking.  Hope you can join us for a chance to win $50 in their fantastic and reasonable products!

THE INSPIRATION:

MY LAYOUT:

This is my grandson Brian, just hanging out!  I used the following 
CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS PRODUCTS:
2018 piecesMoments, which I overlapped to make this page title.
Capture the MomentStarburst, which I used on the right side of this page.
Stars, I inked these stars and scattered them.
Distressed Square Stencil, I used navy & white ink on the color blocked area.

Here are some Closeups:

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Chillin' into July @ Let's Get Sketchy!

Hello! It's July!  Enjoy your 4th if you celebrate and I hope you are having a great summer so far!  I am here today with the 1st of 2 monthly sketches @ (click & go)-> LET'S GET SKETCHY.  I have been on this Design Team quite a long time and I ALWAYS LOVE the sketches Brenshevia creates-they easily inspire me!  I hope you can join us this month!

THE SKETCH:

MY LAYOUT:
(of my grandson Talan!)
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