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FaveCrafts Feature!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Hello Friends!
Happy Thursday!
I gotta say I am truly honored that I was featured on FaveCrafts! An album I made was featured on Favecrafts together with a neat tutorial as well! There is also an amazing opportunity to win a yummy Prima prize! About a week ago I made this album and gave it to a very nice and close friend of mine, who essentially changed my life! She really liked this album and now I am happy to see it has been featured on FaveCrafts! woohooo!

Click here to go check out the tutorial and giveaway:















I love it! I hope you get a chance and stop by the Fave Crafts blog! Leave me some support there!
Thanks for stopping by!
xo

Amazing Event! 12 Days of Christmas!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Hello friends!
Sorry I have been away!
Been working non-stop on PaperHaus Magazine Winter, and let me say, it is amazing! Filled with so much good stuff you will all love it I hope!
We have this amazing event coming up starting December 1st to the 12th, 12 days of Christmas giveaways, surprises, tutorials, techniques! SO MUCH MORE! Let me just say, you will want to be part of this! It will be a fun time!


I also wanted to share my Live With Prima Class I will be teaching on December 6th at 6:30PM PST! I will be creating these lovely paper bag cards!!! Aren't they so lovely? LOVE THEM!











See you then!
xo

Christmas Ornament With Prima

Monday, November 19, 2012

Hello Everyone!
Frank here sharing some nice Holiday cheer! For me the most exciting thing about Christmas is the tree of course. Every year I go out and buy ornaments for my tree, it has always been a gold themed tree with gold colored ornaments. This year though, I decided to make a little ornament of my own. We sometimes have a few leftover flowers, or maybe a small embellishment or two left and cannot find a way to use it. Here is a nice and simple tutorial on making your own Christmas Ornament Prima style.


First here are some supplies you will need:

Prima Supplies:
#561383 Interlude White Flowers
#547424 Precious Metals Col Gilded
#891480 Fly Away Resin Birds
#560010 Zephyr Trinkets

Also these items you can find at your local craft store:


Clear glass or plastic ornament, fairy dust, and super gloss heavy gel, glitter

Instructions:
  • Begin by taking your plastic ornament and pouring some glitter inside of it. You can choose any color you like. I just chose gold because it's my favorite. 
  • You can also add a bit of the fairy dust inside too. This is basically fine broken up glass. It has a very beautiful shimmer.
  • Next, take your super gloss gel medium, this has a thick matte consistency but dries clear. Using a brush, cover the bottom half of the ornament with this gel. Make sure to give it a thick coat.
  • Pour some fairy dust onto a glitter tray. Take your ornament and cover the gel medium with this dust. Make sure to cover it completely.
  • Next, let this completely dry. Depending on the temperature it will take a few hours to completely dry. Once it is clear it's dry.
  • Take your leftover embellies and begin layering your flowers, leaves and the resin.
  • Finally tie a nice bow and hang on your tree! Watch as the fairy dust leaves a beautiful shimmer effect with the lights of the tree!





Have fun!
xo

Almanac Album

Monday, November 12, 2012

OK! Finally! Hello!!!!!!
Happy Monday friends! Have you ever had a project idea in mind you had been wanting to create but kept putting it off because you didn't have the mojo and that one thing that would make it happen? Well that was me with this project. I gotta say, making min-albums is TIME CONSUMING, but at the end it's so much fun! Love how they turn out. I had been picturing an Almanac Album using the Prima Collection of the same name. Lovely creams and browns, beautiful scripts and ledgers. sigh. Yes I finally finished one. Thanks to my good friend Jodie Lee who inspired me to get creative! Here it is!

Warning Picture OVERLOAD










Some inside pages:











Yes, I gotta say I am in love with how it turned out. This wasn't made for anything specific, just for me I guess. I love it so much! I'll try to get a tutorial together! Hope you are getting creative this week!

Thank You for stopping by.
xo

A Great Class & A Fun Saturday!

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Hi friends! I gotta say I had so much fun today! Got a chance to go to the Carson Stamp show with my friend Jodie Lee! She is an amazing friend and did I mention she is awesome to hang out with? I feel so lucky hanging out with her!

So we got to the stamp show and there were tons of stamps being sold, super awesome designs and amazing booths. Oh and in the middle of it all, Tim....yes THE TIM! AHHHH The fangirl in me woke up again lol! I just love him! Such a talented and amazing individual! He recognized me too! He's so amazing! Take a look at my day!



Had some yummy lunch and got our fortune cookies :)



Also yesterday was my class over at Scrap & Yap! it was so much fun! Here are some highlights!













I really want to thank these ladies for allowing me to teach them some amazing and fun techniques! We had a blast!

Thanks for stopping by today and hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend!
xo

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