The problem with upcycling boxes is that people think that you like to collect empty boxes too...and proceed to pass you ALL of their empty boxes....*LOL*
Actually I'm rather picky about boxes...they have to be sturdy and at the very least clean....[I've gotten some pretty disgusting boxes...]*LOL*
Supplies: Lily Bee patterned papers, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Crate Paper sticker, Gauche Alchemy embellishments.
P/s: Hope you are enjoying the last few days of 2011 my friends! I'll be taking a little bloggy break. See you in 2012! :)
Wishing you a Merry Christmas my friends! Thanks for your wonderful support this year...I really appreciate your visits and encouraging comments. :)
I'm entering this card for the challenge at the Play Date Cafe and Inspired By #3.
Supplies: Making Memories and Jenni Bowlin patterned papers, Stickles, button.
P/s: Have an amazing holiday weekend with your loved ones....hope you got presents that were on your wishlist! *fingers crossed* :)
Hey there friends! Are you ready for Christmas? I already got some lovely presents. :) Just wanted to share a quick upcycled gift box I made. :)
Supplies: Crate Paper patterned paper and chipboard, May Arts ribbon, Craft Affair ribbon, buttons, tulle, old book paper.
I found a very old and torn vintage photo of my maternal grandma washing clothes in the 1950s. A little Photoshop touchup and it's good to go! :)
I used the sketch at Let's Capture These Sketches. Also entering it for the ribbon challenge at Frosted Designs.
Supplies: Lily Bee patterned papers, Jenni Bowlin buttons and letter stickers (red), Heidi Swapp chipboard letters, Gauche Alchemy lave and punchinella, SRM stickers, EK Success sticker, Sam and Lucy stickers, Martha Stewart punch, paper blooms, bling, ribbon and pearls.
I was thinking how clever I was when I used this Tim Holtz mask...because the birds could perch nicely on it....then I realized it wa barbed wire...notice that one bird sitting right on the sharp edge? Boy he must be in pain! *LOL*
Just sharing a layout I made for my cousin's wedding album. I used Echo Park Paper which is perfect for the 'E' challenge at Scrapbookers Anonymous. :)
Supplies: Echo Park Papers and stickers, Maya Mist, Tim Holtz mask.
Hello friends! As promised, another of my cousin's wedding layouts with a cheesy title..sweet nothings..*LOL*
I used the sketch at Frosted Designs.
Supplies: Webster's Pages patterned papers and trim, Toga and SRM stickers, Prima canvas letters, button, twine and wood tag.
P/s: Have a fabulous weekend friends! :)
So I've been busy making wedding decorations for my cousin's wedding. Here's a glittered mini hanger...and yes, that's a plastic tiara! :)
Love that I found these heart-shaped clear Christmas ornaments...:)
Supplies: Heart-shaped Clear Christmas ornament, American Crafts glitter cardstock, Spellbinders die, pearls, paper flowers, Gauche Alchemy's Wedding Night Mixed Media Color Kit, mini hanger, Martha Stewart glitter.
Hello friends! :) Today I'm sharing my project for LESSology Challenge #8: Frame of life. :)
My friend K wanted me to decorate this frame for her. I covered each panel with remnant fabric and spray painted the toy furniture pieces. I misted some chipboard frames and added photos of my friend K's family.
Supplies: Frame, Maya mists, fabric, Krylon Make it Pearl spray paint, pearls, mini ceremic pots, faux plants.
A super quick 4x4 card. A little misting, inking at the edges, a strip of scrap paper and a strip of ribbon, brads, stickers and twine. XOXO. :)
I was inspired by the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays.
Supplies: Lily Bee patterned papers and stickers, May Arts ribbon, Making Memories brads, American Crafts butterfly, Maya mist , Ranger Distress Ink , corner rounder and twine.
And a big thank you to those who particiapated in my "You've got mail!" giveaway. The randomly picked winner is...
Woohoo! Congrats Hussena! Please send me an email with your mailing details so that I can get your RAK sent out to you! :)
Hello friends! How was your weekend? I was busy making stuff for my cousin's upcoming wedding and babysitting my nephews. :)
Inspired by the sketch at My Mind's Eye.
Supplies: Patterned papers and chipboard letters from My Mind's Eye, Fiskars border punch, Bo Bunny letter stickers, wrinkle ribbon.
I love working with chipboard. There are so many things you can do with chipboard - paint them, mist them, emboss them, cover them with patterned paper...and they add so much interest to your creation without being bulky. For this creation, I misted on a button chipboard which forms part of the tree in my little upcycled packaging scene. The background is gessoed old book paper which was misted.
Here are 9 other previously shared projects that feature the use of chipboard.
A 5-minute tag with an inked up chipboard as the centerpiece.
Using a pretty chipboard as a photo frame.
Using a chipboard to "frane" a sentiment.
Using chipboard as part of an embellishment cluster on a tin box cover.
Using chipboard on a clipboard.
Layering pieces of chipboard for a fun mini album cover.
Covering chipboard with patterned paper.
P/s: I thought I should try out for the Imaginarium Designs DT call - love their chipboard! Happy weekend friends! :)
Posted by yyam at 12:30 PM
You might have noticed that I LOVE altering boxes. *LOL* There's something magical about boxes, an air of mystery about what's inside them and a sense of urgency when you open them.:)
What about you? Do you like boxes?
Supplies: Crate Paper patterned paper, button, sticker, trim and chipboard, Prima/Tattered Angels canvas sheet, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists and, Pink Paislee swirl.
P/s: Don't forget about LESSology Challenge #7: You've got mail! It ends on Sunday! Also, you still have time to enter my "You've got mail! " giveaway! :)
Hello friends! Just a simple baby card to share today. :)
I'm entering it for the challenge at CPS.
Supplies: Simple Stories Baby Steps patterend paper, May Arts ribbon, corrugated board, Maya Road chipboard button, Ranger Distress Ink and twine.
Apparently the crazy aunt [aka me!] can't wait for her niece's hair to grow out...Help was clearly needed to make her look more girly [all the pink is not enough *LOL*].
Disclaimer: No child was hurt in the taking of these photos even though adults nearby laughed out very loudly.
A little fun with some twine action [it's an obsession of late..*LOL*]
Some Gauche Alchemy embellishments. I was inspired by the sketch at Lily Bee.
P/s: Don't forget to enter my "You've got mail" giveaway and the Bows and Berries digi giveaway! :)