Thursday, September 03, 2009
Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Oh, sorry. Want to know what "it" is? We have been here almost 6 months! Only 2 1/2 years to go! So, with that realization, I got busy cropping. Cause I'll be so busy with grands when I move home, that there won't be time to catch up!
Never quite satisfied, I dug through my bling and added pale pink & white bling to the dots on the circle. Really girly!
The second page was fun to play with. I covered the Grungeboard alphabets with paper from the kit. They were a bit small for that and it was a challenge not to rip them. Regular chipboard would have ripped, but the Grungeboard is very sturdy. Thanks Tim Holtz!
I cut the cupcake circles out of one of the paper and mounted them on a double mat of brown & then pink, as are the photos.
Then I added paper to the chipboard "cupcake" and glued to layout. The frosting was in the same brown as the mats and I popped it up with dots. I plan to put some bugle beads on it, to make it look like candy confetti. But I have to buy some first!
THEN, as if this wasn't all enough...I flocked my cherry and stem! I wish you could feel it! I used Crushed Velvet Flock by doodlebug designs. (Also purchased from Memory Works). They make a "Stick With It" adhesive, but it says on the back you can use your favorite glue pen or double sided tape. I used ZipDry that I rubbed around with my finger to cover it entirely. I've learnd you have to press the flock firmly to get a good bond. I think it turned out great. Can't wait to use the flock on Christmas cards.I know this was long. I don't write often enough, but when I do, I just get carried away! Hope to be seeing some of your work in the Dream Talkin' Forum. And until then...