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Friday, October 10, 2008

CTI Paper Sale



I spent $75 on my big purchase which includes:
all 12 x 12
100 ct medium totally tan
50 each pearlescent swirl lavendar, jade, copper, and pink
24 pearlescent swirl gun metal
12 pearlescent swirl white
50 translucent vellum kiwi, watermelon, orange and marbled white
25 pewter
25 granite gray
30 each chip board 12 x12, 6 x 12 and 8.5 x 11
24 each in 12 x 12 and 8.5 x11 assortment:
lovely lilac & groovy grape
morning mist & heritage,
orange dream, peaches & cream, terra cotta
creamy cocoa, coffe brown & totally tan
mostly mauve, pretty pink & fairy tale pink
caribbean coral & desert dune
terrific teal & awesome aqua
perfect plum & racy raspberry
outdoorsy isle, grassy green & luscious lime
icy indigo & tempting tanzanite
merci-gold & sunshine yellow
all 8 1/2 x 11
50 each jazz fusion orange and red
50 money paper
30 printable translucent vellum
15 natural vellum with leaves
10 nature vellum with flowers
10 translucent green vellum
10 translucent vellum variety pack
500 envelopes green stripes 2 1/8 x 3 5/8
250 envelopes autumn hay A6

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Halloween Wreath


I saw a wreath with leaves for thanksgiving. After a few days of thought I came up with this. It was simple. I cut a circle fit to page and 2, 3, 4, and 5" pumpkins from ppdu. The letters are 2" from plantin schoolbook. I embellished with google eyes, ink and glitter ink.

While assembling I found the center of the circle. Placing several pumpkins together to form a focal point. I also used eyelets and ribbon to allow for easy hanging.

I gave it to my mom for her wall.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Save the Ta Tas- Card Class


You guessed it an other Hobby Lobby class. This one was directed towards breast cancer. All pink! They were very easy to create and this time it was stress free.

I even learned how to Brier (sp). Top right card. Was very simple to do but took a lot of caution to not mess up.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Ghostly treasure


This is the newest addition to my Halloween stuff. I made the ghost with 2 cheese cloths (cut in half, giving me 4 pieces) and a bottle of fabric stiffener. Blow up a balloon to the size you would like. I used a 11" and placed on a coffee can. Place wax paper down on your work surface. Then mix the stiffener according to the directions. I did a 3 to 1 mix. Place the cheese cloth and stiffener in a zip lock bag. Mash everything together, then pull out the cloth. Lay it over the balloon with some wrinkles. After all it is a ghost and shouldn't be perfect. I put a ribbon around the ghost for a more decorative look.

For the eyes I used George cut at 3". Bat and spiders are from paper dolls. Bat is 5" and spiders are cut at 3". Using 2 faced puffy foam to attach. They seem to be holding on great.