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Archive for the ‘Embellishments’ Category

Christmas Thanks —

Harlequin stamp: Jenni Bowlin Ink: Color Box Seattle Sky (harlequin), Versafine Deep Lagoon (Thanks) Thanks stamp: Close to My Heart Silver paint dots: Tulip fabric puff paint

Easy Bat Embellishments —

These little guys were too easy to make. They are made of paper punches. One 1.5″ square and one 1″ circle. Just use decorative edge scissors to cut the square diagonally in half and adhere to the back of the circle. Add googly eyes and draw on fangs and a mouth and you’ve got Halloween [...]

Custom Stamped Background Paper —

If you have some stamps that coordinate with a theme you’re creating in your scrapbook or on a particular layout, then consider making your own background paper. Here I stamped a grey button on white paper for a layout in a quilting scrapbook I made. Despite questioning my sanity and decision-making abilities about half way [...]

How to Preserve Rub Ons —

Store them in zipper baggies so they won’t dry out before you use them. I’ve found the quality rub ons stay pliable and easy to transfer to my projects if I store them this way.   Another idea illustrated here is to go ahead and rub them onto small pieces of paper which you can [...]

Use Ink Pens to Add Flair —

There are two great ink pen elements on this “On the Lookout!” page. I had this great picture of our beloved black lab when she would sit and look through the fence toward the neighbor house. So when it came time to scrapbook it I was stuck on a design for awhile. I finally decided [...]

Use Leftovers and Scraps to Make Christmas Cards —

Last Thursday night, I made a bunch of Christmas Cards at a workshop hosted by my friend Gina who is a local Close to My Heart Consultant. Her card designs are adorable and here are the ones I made in the workshop: We didn’t use all the dimensional elements from the Sparkle & Shine Complements [...]