Friday, January 31, 2014

Flying Unicorn February 2014 Kit of the Month Reveal

We are so excited to reveal to you the February Kit of the Month!

We begin with out MAIN KIT and the INCLUDED off the page project :

You get the latest and the greatest in the main kit to get your creative mojo flowing and we will always include an off the page project ( OTP) that will inspire and sometimes challenge your inspiration- but always creative fun! Our February kit is filled with Your Passion .Your Art !

Welcome to the Mixed Art! Our new add on kit will always come with a canvas and a variety mediums, mists, tools that compliment that main kit.

Our Mixed Passion add on kit if filled with flowers, ribbons, trinkets and more. Jam packed with embellishments that compliment the main kit.

Small Art. Big Passion is exactly what this new add on kit is filled with. Papers that are on a smaller scale that will compliment the main kit and embellishments that are scaled to compliment the main kit or to entice you to create cards, tags, atc's and so much more !

On February 01, 2014 we will spotlight and showcase all the amazing creations from our Guest Designer Aida Domisiewicz - but for now - enjoy the sneak peeks !
Look at the incredible inspired projects:

Our educational creativeness explodes this month with amazing creations and tutoriasl by Erica,Tammy and Mish.

Join Erica on February 4th 2014 - In our BAP forums to create a gorgeous heart.

Join Tammy on February 6th on our You Tube Channel where she show us some amazing techniques creating a layout.

Join Mish on February 7th in our BAP forums as she created some mixed media heaven using the February kit of the month

February's YOUR ART. YOUR PASSION. IS NOW AVAILABLE! Like the years past - Art should be a passion and not an obligation - so there are no sign ups for our kits and once they are gone they are gone!

Hope you come and join us!!
Have a wonderful day!!

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

My Sweet Princess- Prima's Something Blue Collection

For my giveaway press HERE

Here is another project I created using the Something Blue collection. Check out all the projects on the Prima blog.

I wanted to use the Something Blue collection for a non-wedding theme. It is a very feminine collection so I thought it would be perfect to create a layout about my daughter. 

I fussy cut lots of flowers from one of the papers and then used the leftover pieces as a shadow for the flowers. The effect was quite interesting as I always throw out the leftover pieces after I cut and now I don't have to. You can see the irregular shapes under the cut-out flowers in the picture above.

573010- Something Blue Metal clips
813437- Something Blue- Enchanted blooms
813475- Something Blue- Goin' to the chapel
813482- Something Blue- Just Married
571511- Le Mia
565992- Mini Sachet winter
565947- Mini sachet sunrise
572259- Lace sticker words
572907- Princess wood embellishments
571139- La Tela
572242- stencil

other products: Light molding paste, Shimmerz, Pearl pen, old music sheet

Well I can't believe the first month of the year is almost over!!
hope it was a good one for all of you!!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Key Holder OTP- Prima's Something Blue COllection

For my giveaway press HERE

I'm up on the Prima Blog today to showcase this OTP that I created for CHA. It is an altered key holder from the dollar store featuring the new "Something Blue" collection.

Isn't this collection beautiful?

This wooden piece cost me 2 dollars and I was able to cover it wight he papers and embellish it with flowers and resins.

It was an easy simple project to do and only took me about half an hour to make. If you are looking for a simple project to make, this is the one for you.

Prima Products:
813437- Something Blue-  Enchanted blossoms
566357- Tatiana Coaral
565398- Hello Pastel colors
570644- Alphabet stickers
570002- Resin keys
573485- Resin angels

Hope you are all having a wonderful day!!

Monday, January 27, 2014

What do you do with your unused stash?- Here are some ideas

For my giveaway press HERE

I've seen this question asked many times. What should you do with all your unused scrapbooking stuff.

Over the years I've had many giveaways to give back to all my followers but it also helped me purge some of the amount of scrapbooking supplies I've bought over the past 10 years.

I've also given some to my scrappy friends around here and sent some abroad for some of my new friends too.

I also gave some of the more childish stuff to my daughter's kindergarten teacher a couple of years back so she can use around the classroom.

However I still found a lot of old unused stuff from my beginner days that I just didn't know what to do with.
My husband came up with the  idea to give it away to the old age home where my grandmother was staying.
I collected old papers, alphas, embellies, gems, etc and put them in two huge bags and donated it to them.

I was so happy to hear that they put it into good use. They made signs for each person's room with their name on it and hung it by the door. They decorated the inside of the shadow box that is in front of each room which holds the person's family photos. 
and they even used it to create their own arts and crafts decorations.

When I went to visit my grandmother right before she passed away, I was able to take some photos to show you how they had used my stash.

If you don't know what to do with your unused, unwanted stash this is a great way to get rid of it.
One person's junk is another's treasure!!!

Here are some photos of what they created:

The first one is the sign on my grandmothers door with her name on it.

This is another door with the person's name right on it.

These are the shadow boxes, they used the papers as background

How cool are these swans made out of different scrapbooking papers.

Aren't these projects so cool???

 Well that's all for today. 
Hope you're having a wonderful day!!

Sunday, January 26, 2014

You are my Treasure- Prima's Instascrap Tag

For my giveaway press HERE

The New Leeza Gibbons collection for Prima this Winter CHA is called InstaScrap and its up on the Prima blog.

It has many different sized packages of Small frames, ATC cards, transparencies and more.

I created a personal tag with a picture of my daughter. I framed it in one of the Instascrap frames and added an Instascrap ATC framed with the inside of the same frame type.

971274- Instascrap frames
971250- Instascrap ATC cards
971267- Instascrap frames
571528- Le mia pink
571580- Audrey yellow
572907- Princess Wood embellishments
572242- Stencil

Other products: white card stock, ribbon, gesso, pearl pen

Friday, January 24, 2014

Adorable You- Shimmerz DT Layout

For my giveaway press HERE

Hi Shimmerz Fans!!

I'm on the Shimmerz blog today with a bright and girly layout of this cute baby girl.
She's just so adorable and I just thought I needed to use bright and cheerful colours for her layout.
This layout will be hanging in her room and it incorporates all the colours from her room perfectly. I've  used matching Shimmerz, Papers and flowers that are the exact shades decorating her walls.

Shimmerz Products used:

Lemon Drop
Pucker up pink

Tickle me turquoise
Flashee Fuchsia

The Frame and Title chipboard is from Blue Fern Studios. The flowers, resins, nest and gems are of course from Prima

I've used the Lemon Drop Dazzlerz to colour in the title, the frame and to mask the flower stencil in the background.

I used the Sunny Shimmerz to paint all the mini white flowers in yellow, to match the layout.

If you would like to purchase any of the products above, make sure you mention my name during checkout, at the instruction to merchant box. If you do, you will receive a free Shimmerz sample product of your choice from either: Dazzlerz, Dimensionz or Texturez.
Just go shopping HERE

Bazzil white card stock
Japanese paper- unknown
Prima paper: Anna Marie and Instascrap
Blue Fern Studios Chipboard
Prima resin birds, metal zipper, gemstones and nest
Prima flowers and vines
Cheese cloth
Golden Gesso
Flower stencil: Prima
Circle stencil: Heidi Swapp
Golden Light Molding paste

Thank you for visiting my blog today!!
I really appreciate your comments!!
Have a wonderful day!!


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Huge 7 Dots Giveawa!!!!!!!!!!!

The new 7 Dots Studio Collections are out and
you have the opportunity to win the collection of your choice from one of them.

Some of the 7 Dots DT members are having similar giveaways on their blogs so make sure you check out the different blogs to increase your chances of winning.

The new collections are just outstanding and today you have the opportunity to win one of the collections from my blog.

All you have to do is:

1. Be a follower of my blog.

2. Leave a comment telling me which collection you'd want to win.

3. If you share the giveaway on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or personal blog come back and leave a comment you did. It counts as another entry.

International entries are welcomed!!

First Up is:

 Nature Walk
You can view the collection 


Next up is:

you can view the full collection


and last but not least:

Cold Country
Designed by the talented Finnabair.

You can view the full collection 


So which collection is your fave?
Leave me a comment and let me know!!!

You have until Valentine's Day February 14th 

I will announce the winner a few days after!!!

Have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Wired Pencils- Prima OTP

One of the new Prima products this year for winter CHA is Wire thread.

It comes in a variety of colours and you can use it for so many different projects.

I thought it would be a fun ans simple idea to wrap a the wire thread around a pencil. I think my daughter would absolutely love writing with a fun and funky pencil like this. To decorate the top, I created a flower on one of the pencils and a butterfly on the other.

Once I wrapped the pencils, I created a little design on the top. The first one was a flower and then my son gave me the idea to create a butterfly with the other one. I think every little girl would love to write with a cute pencil like this one.

Prima products
572006- Wire Thread Rose Red
572129- Wire Thread Hot Pink
572112- Wire Thread Lime green
572075- Wire Thread teal
572082- Wire Thread Sunshine
572037- Wire Thread Coral

Other Products
Miscellaneous Prima flowers

Sunday, January 19, 2014

You Shine- Blue Fern Studios Reveal Part 2

This is my second layout for my first reveal at the Blue Fern Studio blog

In this bright and cheerful layout of my son I have used a few pieces of the Tattered Diamond bits. I cut them in different places so I could spread them throughout my page.
They were first covered in Turquoise acrylic paint and then stamped with a script stamp using a darker shade of acrylic turquoise paint.

You can see the diamond bits in a close-up below. I also smeared some white gesso on them to blend it with the rest of the layout.

The title "You Shine" is from the Optimist Word Set.  It was covered in the same dark hued paint from above.

Blue Fern Studios chipboard used on this layout:
Tattered diamond bits
The optimist Word Set (You Shine)

Other products:
White Cardstock: Bazzil
Papers: Prima Hello Pastel, Zephyr
Prima packaging
Golden White Gesso
Prima flowers
Prima harlequin mask
GOlden light moulding paste
Shimmerz: Chikadee, SeaFoam
Golden Acrylic paint
Script stamp: Glitz design
Checkered stamp: Prima Finnabair collection
Prima Blue jeans chalk edger

Hope you are having a great day!!