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Thank you for visting my blog. I am fortunate to have friends that love to craft. I hope to meet new frinds as time passes. I have been an avid scrapbooker & crafter since July 1996. Thanks Char. I hope that I can inspire others to enjoy crafting as I have.



Saturday, January 14, 2017

Valentine Gift Set

Hi, It's that time of year and love is in the air. Love is an expression of an intense feeling of deep affection. There are many ways to express such intense affection.  These valentine gift set is for those who want to share their affection with those they care about.  This gift set consist of a large tag, a shaped gift tag, two small embellishments and a dangle charm.


The red pouch was made from red burlap(KS4U) lace trim with a row of pink mesh plink attached to the lower lace trim. around the middle of the bag a rainbow mesh bling was added.   the corners of the center was turned down to create a V the bag enter embellishments on top of the rainbow mesh bling consist of a small paper heart, roses leaves an sprays.


Large tag embossed with a beautiful heart. The tag was then distressed with distress ink "festive berries." distress ink by Tim Holtz.


a charm dangle was attached to the large distressed tag. Many charms were attached to the chain.
all charms came from KS4U, bronze keys, an anchor, rose, steampunk  clock, black gears, beads


The shaped gift tag was created by using a Sizzix die "Heart with Wings #2" I cut out 5 layers of the die glued together to create a chipboard, the chipboard was then covered with patterned paper. The tag was then embellished with roses, sprays, charms and a Tim Holtz ticket. On the back of the tag 

Two tiny embellishments, a mini frame & a placard. On the mini frame distressed with white gesso and metallic rub on's.  Finished by adding 3 roses in two corners. On the LIVE placard it was distressed with white gesso on the corrugated board & painted with metallic red acrylic paint.

Supplies Used:
KS4U  
Lace/trims
Roses
Charms
Mesh Bling

Embellishments from my stash
Die Cuts:
Sizzix
Accu-cut

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Dream Big with 49 Shades of Grey

Welcome quick quote friends and family, Kathi here to share with you today with you two beautiful cards, I used Quick Quotes "49 Shades of Grey,".


Dream big with 49 shades of grey full view



 Dream big card is a 51/2 X 51.2" card card base is calypso coral with an olive green then layered with 49 shades of grey #105 embellished with an olive grosgrain ribbon  with a large flower and two 49 Shades of Grey Die Cut Stickers. 



Happy Birthday is a 41/4 X 51/2" card, the card base is an olive green layered with 49 shades of grey #101. and a small strip of paper with a flourish bling. The large flower was created by using 49 shades of grey 101 & 105.

Supplies Used:
Quick Quotes patterned paper collection -
  49 Shades of Grey #101 and
  49 Shades of Grey #105
2016 Barn Board PowderPuff Ink,
2016 Green Leaf Powderpuff Ink

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

2017 Thanks for the memories Mini Albums

My hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas, & looking forward to a wonderful new year.  My project today is highlighting a mini book for 2017. There are 12 mini books to highlight a special time each month of the year.

Full View of all 12 mini books

 Top View of Bookcse

Front of mini albums 

Inside mini album 


Supplies Used:
Quick Quotes pattered paper collection: Chiffon
 Paper scraps used from all of the papers within the collection,

Be Blessed &  Have a Happy New Year

Kathi

Friday, December 16, 2016

Christmas Skates Christmas Cards

Hello, Quick Quote friends, today I have two Christmas Cards using two collections from quick quotes - Farmhouse and Chiffon.

 Both Cards

Card 1 
Card 1 was created with Quick Quotes Chiffon Collection QQP-CF100 The card has glitter paper for the sole of the shoe and the blade of the skate. The boot is laced with a thin red ribbon. finished embellished the skate with three roses, one red & two cream. 


 On the inside of card 1 there is a small envelope for a gift card or a letter for the recipient.

Card 2
Card 2 was created with Farmhouse Collection QQP-FA101  The card has glitter paper for the sole of the shoe and the blade of the skate. The boot is laced with dark blue brads, with two - two tone roses and one blue flower. 


Inside of the card is a small envelope for a gift card or a small letter.

Quick Quotes Supplies Used:

Thank you for stopping by Quick Quotes, Have a blessed day.

Kathi

Friday, December 2, 2016

Sleigh in Blue & Silver

Hi, Kathi hear to share with you the Quick Quotes monthly challenge, this months challenge is blue & silver. I created this project by creating a mini album that sits in the center of the sleigh,  the mini album is a 6 X 6 using the collection "Winter Bliss",



I covered a wooden sleigh with the paper collection, trimmed with silver trim and silver bling, the sleigh runners were painted with silver glitter paint. then the silver and crystal bling was then added over the glitter paint.  The sleigh also is a center piece, using floral foam and floral embellishments created a beautiful center piece.

 Sleigh and Mini Album

Middle of the mini album.  Mini Album will hold over 24 photo's. 

Quick Quotes Supplies Used:

Paper Collection: Winter Bliss ***New
Want2Scrap: Enamel Dots
Sentiments Quotes Cards 

KS4U Supplies Used:
Silver trim
Silver mesh bling
Spellbinders thinlet dies
Stampin Up Ornament thinly dies


Friday, November 25, 2016

Christmas Tea Mini Album

Hi, Kathi here today to share with you a mini album using a new paper line Winter Bliss by Quick Quotes with a chipboard mini album from Want2scrap.  Winter Bliss is such a vibrant colors of teal & bright pink (like a fuchsia) & white.  I created this mini album using embellishments from KS4U such as the ribbon's, trims & flowers.


I used turquoise and White enamel dots on the front of the small pocket envelope from Want2scrap 



Also from Want2scrap I used Couture Swirls - White Pearls to dress up around the photo mat.
I used Couture Swirls - White Pearls to dress up the flip open journaling card.

The snow flake was cut from the patterned paper line using a spellbinders thinly craft die. This tea cup and saucer chipboard mini album is also a product from Want2scrap

Products Used:

Quick Quotes:
Patterned Paper: Winter Bliss,

Want2scrap:
Enamel Dots - Turquoise,  Hot Pink &
Pearls: Gun Metal

KS4U:
Roses: White, Fuchsia, turquoise
Trims: .25 white trim, Braided Turquoise trim, 

SpellbindersL Snowflake die
Scorpal: Pocket envelopes craft dies


Thanks for stopping by.
Kathi






Monday, November 14, 2016

Giving Thanks Loaded Envelopes

I am excited to share with you two loaded envelopes using Earth, Wind Fire by quick quotes.  I incorporated Want2Scrap embellishments. These envelopes are stuffed with journaling cards, tags, & goodies. These measure 6 X 9 with pockets on the front & back.  Join Quick Quotes & Want2Scrap blog hop. Come check out all the designers & their projects.

 Envelope 1 





Close up of envelope 1
I used Xyron sticker maker & tape runner to adhere pieces to the outside of envelopes, tags, or on bag toppers using embellishments.  I used the sticker maker to layer the FALL pennant, The large flowers on each envelope from KS4U then each was spayed with distress stain. 


Envelope 2
Each envelope was filled with tags, embellishments, flowers & goodies. 

Supplies Used: Quick Quotes
Patterned Paper: Earth Wind Fire 
       QQP-EW108
       QQP-EW106 
       QQP-EW105
       QQP-EW 101
Quick Quotes quotes " Autumn Leaves & Thanksgiving (older quotes from my stash)
Want2Scrap Bling - jewel bling
Xyron Sticker Maker & tape runner

Petalo flowers
Leaves from the Dollar Tree
Stampin Up Banner Punch
Martha Stewart edge punch
Fabric flower from KS4U
Chiffon  Ribbons

Thanks for stopping by,

Kathi