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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #85




Today's sketch was so easy to make into a card.
I have to say it again.. the cards just make themselves.

My card today is a sympathy card.
I didn't add the four corner pieces..as I like my sympathy cards simple.




Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Christmas Cheer and A Little Blog Candy



It's December 3 and Christmas is coming fast...
Lisa and Monica wanted to spread some holiday cheer...

Today I am introducing a new challenge blog...


We are offering up a total of 7 prizes.
Here are the details:

  • One person will receive the full mini kit.
  • One person will receive both paper sets (patterned and textured).
  • One person will receive the word art set.
  • One person will receive all three element sets (frames, lace/ribbons, brads).

HOLIDAY HOOPLA KIT







  • One person will receive all twelve papers that were offered up during the 2014 season of the link up PLUS two bonus papers.

12 MONTHS OF CHRISTMAS PAPERS - 2014




  • One person will receive the Happy Holidays word art set.
  • One person will receive the White Christmas word art set.

                    To qualify to receive any of the prizes offered up, you must

Be or become a Follower of the 12 Months Of Christmas Link Up blog
 through Google Friends Connect.
  1. Add the candy badge to your sidebar.
  2. Leave us a comment letting us know your favourite holiday tradition.
  3. Link up through the Inlinkz on the 12 Months of Christmas Link Up
We will post the winners of the blog candy on Thursday, January 8th, at 6:00 PM.


Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Countdown To Christmas



Today I am posting for Sin City Stamps.
I made a Christmas canvas.
It was a long process but FUN!


You check out my post will all the details
here.. at Sin City Stamps..





Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #84



Here is another fabulous sketch...







This stamp is part of a beautiful CTMH stamp set..
Chrismas Post Holiday


Come and join us ..
I challenge you...

http://atlanticheartschallenge.blogspot.ca/2014/12/sketch-84.html

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Pretty Paper Flowers.... Tsunami Rose

I am in love.....
with these pretty paper flowers...
I used a few different pages from Charming Fragments..
The new journal from Tsunami Rose Designs..
If you have been at my blog before you know that 
I Absolutely LOVE all of Daisy's digital papers..
I cannot tell you how much I LOVE Charming Fragments..
It's just so rich and vintage and pretty.
I got to make paper flowers with it today.
(which are another new addiction!)
Beware there are LOTS of pictures...
I used four different die sets for the flowers..
Heartfelt Creations sunflower die (3 different flowers)
and three other dies that I had.  (Two are spellinders)
I had watched a few videos on how to do paper flowers 
and these flowers have all the techniques I learned.

These three flowers are all made with my sunflower die.
The one on the right I made like a dahlia.
The bottom one the tips are pinched.
The top on is a regular sunflower.
Three totally different looks..
from ONE die...




 This is one of the spellbinders dies.
I used my Susan's Garden Tools to make these.
A must have when you are making paper flowers..
This flower I sprayed with Perfect Pearls Mist.



I added pearls to the centre of the flowers.
This one is sprayed also with Perfect Pearls Mist.

 



This flower is a little different.
I worked from the inside out using a hot glue gun.
I made the center then added the layers.



These two are using flowers of the same die layered 
differently and also textured differently.



Two more... layered a few different pages and dies with these two.




Here they are all together...




I have added some tags that are in the journal..
I haven't put the flowers on yet as I can't decide 
which to use where....
but I will be adding pearls and lace...




It think this flower will be going on this tag..
Wouldn't it make a beautiful gift tag for a special present.



Here are a few more tags that I am going to use..
Aren't the colours gorgeous...



Thanks for stopping by.
Come again soon..
LAura









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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Merry Christmas - Mojo Monday Sketch




I made this cute snowman and deer card for a friend.
She loves pink. 
Different for Christmas but I really love how it turned out.

I used Mojo Monday's Sketch 372, but I turned it sideways.


I added some Stickles on the hat and scarf.. 
and on the bell and collar of the deer.
The snowflake under the blue is a die.
I added a snowflake brad that I dipped in two colours 
of blue acrylic paint.



I am entering this card in the Mojo Monday Sketch #372

Thanks for stopping by...
Laura

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #82


Another fabulous sketch made  into a card..
I have to say it again.. love these sketches..
The cards almost make themselves.



Lovely Daisy is a CTMH stamp from a few years ago..
I love it still.


Come and join us... 
I challenge you ..