Tuesday, March 18, 2008

"Twilight...aka Twilly"

12x12 LO based on a sketch posted by the host of my yahoo group. Journaling reads: "aka "Twilly;" 3 months old; Mar 10, 2008"

Photo is of my DD & DSIL's newest kitten.

Supplies used:

All papers by Basic Grey -

Two Scoops Collection:

Ice Cream Parlor (smallest piece, behind photo)

Spumoni (next piece)

Non-fat Yogurt (large square, on top of circle)

Watermelon Ice (circle)

Periphery Collection: Syrah (background sheet)

Title: Fiskars clear acrylic alpha stamps, brown StazOn and white opaque StazOn inks

Large circle embellishment: Syrah paper, punched with Marvy scalloped circle - Mega/Pink punch; stamped with journaling circle stamp by 7 Gypsies; journaled using a blue glitter marker by Sakura; also added dots in each scallop using same marker and made a heart at the bottom of journaling using pink glitter marker by Sakura

3D Sticker embellishments: Kurio (a division of K & Co) Inked the edges of all papers and embellishments with Vintage Photo distress ink by Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries

To see the original sketch by a gal named Sara, go to http://stucksketches.blogspot.com/ (scroll down to "Sketch #31")

TFL ~ klb

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Remember Me?

It's been quite a while since I last posted and I apologize for that... I haven't actually finished many projects lately, but here are a couple of my more recent ones.

Birthday card for my daughter, Jen's, 24th birthday. White cardstock; two pattern papers from the new Basic Grey line, "Two Scoops;" giga scallop circle punch by Marvy; heart punch by EK Success; distressing ink by Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries

12x12 LO made for a sketch challenge at the Scrappin Sisters yahoo group. The theme was "Spring" and we had to use at least six of about 22 items (ribbon, buttons, glitter, etc). I used 13, I believe. Photo was taken April 11, 2007.

Supplies: Chatterbox patterned cardstock; DCWaV textured cardstock; felt flowers were cut out using Cuttlebug dies; snowflake brads; ribbon bought at Michaels; chipboard title cut out using Sizzix alpha dies; large scallop circle by Marvy; chalk; buttons; wood-mounted rubber stamp ("Alaska"); acrylic stamps ("S" in journaling block; flourishes in right hand corners; journaling block); acrylic tag was cut out using a Sizzix tag die and plastic packaging; StazOn ink ("Alaska" and "S" in journaling block); journaling done by hand using blue, fine point Sharpie marker; white acrylic paint (title); glitter (title).

TFL ~ kimB