Thursday, September 28, 2017

Getting Ready for Halloween @ CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS!

Hello! Getting into the Halloween Spirit today with a tag I made to swap and for  (click & go ->)CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS.     You only have 2 more days to join in for this month's challenge for a chance to win $50 in their terrific products so if you have some time--take a peek!
Here is my project...
Creative Embellishments Products Used (click & go right there!)

LARGE TAG: (5.5 x 10!) :  I covered it with October patterned paper.
BRANCH:  I used a black sharpie and sanded after coloring
TRICK OR TREAT: I colored this title with sharpies, added glossy accents to the candy and added a puffy candy corn over the chipboard candy corn in the title.
GHOST: I used color box frost white and topped with a layer of glossy accents.
BATS: I colored the 2 bats with a black sharpie and finished with a coat of Glossy Accents.
Partial Circle w/Stars: I cut this piece and colored it with a black sharpie and Color Box frost white.
GRASS Border: I used green acrylic paint as well as microbeads for dimension.

Here are some CLOSEUPS:


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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This is why you MUST join in.......

this month's challenge at (click & go)->CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS.

It is their 4th ANNIVERSARY and their already reasonable and beautiful products are 20% off!!!! AND- if you join the challenge instead of 1 chance at winning  $50 in their product-there are 2 CHANCES this month!...as of 9-19 there are 10 entries.

THE INSPIRATION FOR THE CHALLENGE

and use some stamping in the background!

HOPE YOU CAN GIVE IT A TRY!!!!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Time for the 2nd Monthly @ LET'S GET SKETCHY!

Hello!  Time for the 2nd sketch for this month!  Hope you can join in at (click & go->) LET'S GET SKETCHY...

THE SKETCH:
MY LAYOUT:
of my stepdaughter's rescue, BREW.

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Monday, September 11, 2017

2nd Sketch @ THE MEMORY NEST #96!

Hello and Welcome to the 2nd SKETCH @ (click & go->) THE MEMORY NEST.  Hopefully, if you have children, they are all settled back into school and you will have time to join us!

SKETCH:

MY LAYOUT:
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Starting with HALLOWEEN & Creative Embellishments!

Hello!  POCKET LETTERS...hmmm.  I have been addicted to ATCs for over 5 or so years-add another?  Well I took a class at the Creating Keepsakes Convention in July, joined my first swap in August and couldn't wait to make another...so.....hmmmmm: we shall see! LOL! I am a little ahead of myself with Halloween, but it's such a fun topic so I created this for (click & go->) CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS-I don't even have a swap partner yet!  Take a look at this month's challenge--you have all month -for a chance to win $50 in their wonderful products!

POCKET LETTER:
CE PRODUCTS USED (click & go!)
Halloween FLAIR: used on the side seam of this PL
Ghosts: covered w/white ink
Branches: one is natural and the other is partially inked in black
Bats: covered in black ink and glossy accents, added tiny pearls for the eyes
BRICK PIECE: used black and rust sporadic ink
Grass: cut a piece and used green ink

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Monday, September 4, 2017

1st Sketch @ THE MEMORY NEST #95!

Hello & Happy SEPTEMBER! This is the first of 2 monthly sketches at (click & go->) THE MEMORY NEST.  If you have some time, come on over and join us!

THE SKETCH:

MY LAYOUT


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Friday, September 1, 2017

Star Wars @ LET'S GET SKETCHY!

Hello!  It's September! Really?!?!?! I am trying to wrap my head around how fast this year is going!  Anyway--it's time for the 1st of 2 monthly sketches at (click & go!->) LET'S GET SKETCHY
Hope you will have some time to join us!

SKETCH:

MY LAYOUT:

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School! with Creative Embellishments!

I know School is just about to start or for some HAS started.  I just got around to creating a layout of my grandsons LAST DAY of school in mid June! Actually I did this for (click & go->) CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS.  It is the beginning of a new month's challenge.  Be inspired by the following photo and the twist is to stamp an image.  you have ALL MONTH TO PLAY!  -for a chance to win $50 in their wonderful products! Hope to see you there!

THE INSPIRATION:
and this is exactly why I thought of my grandsons last day of school photo!

MY LAYOUT:

Creative Embellishments Products Used
(Click & go!)
Schools Out for summer:  I used a navy Sharpie and used Tim Holtz Mustard Seed Distress Paint
Distressed # Stamp:  I used Navy ink around the edges and photo
School Set:  I used various colors, stickles on the pencil and glossy accents to highlight

Here are some CLOSE-UPS:

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