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.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Birds, Bee's & Dragonflies

Hi, fellow crafters I'm here to show you spring project, What say's spring more than birds, 
bee's dragonflies, flowers?

Full View

The honeycomb frame was painted with black distress paint, White with black pock a dot paper placed behind the honeycomb. the top was left open to place photo's. 

The collage Boarder was painted with distress paint.accentuating some of the elements 
such as the birdhouse, flowers & butterflies. 

Close up of Laugh - laugh was painted white then sponged with pink distress paint. 

Close up of flowers, dragonflies & bee's. Dragonflies were painted with distress paint & placed on the flowers on the lower right. Two pretty stick pins placed in the center flower. 

Supplies Used:
Photo display tray-honeycomb
Dragonflies Fancy
Collage Boarder - Spring
Large Word Laugh

Monday, March 23, 2015

Hannah's Banner

A KS4U DT project 

Hello, here is a banner I created for my granddaughter, using Garden Fairies,  
crochet doilies, lace. flowers & bling

 Full view of Banner

 Close up of one of the fairies & flowers.

KS4U supplies used:
Peach roses, 
Crochet Doilie

Gina's Designs: Garden Fairies

Other supplies used:
Lace that I tea dyed
Flat back beads
Sizzix letters
Ribbon & Trims 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Inspire Layout

Kathi here to share with you my fence project, I layered graphic 45 birdsong paper on the fence,  


 Photo frame grape vine


Supplies used:
Glina's Designs:
Picket Fence Wall Panel
Grape Vine Frame
Large Word "Inspire"

Other supplies used:
Graphic 45 paper - Birdsong
KS4U - Rose's 
Fabric roses
Pearl sprays
Fabric spray (KS4U)

Monday, March 16, 2015

Altered cigar box

I created a purse from a cigar box, for a friend.

 Front of box

 Close up of flowers

 Sides of box

 Back of box

 Inside of purse (bottom)

 Inside top of puse

Video link 

Supplies Used:
Box pleated trim
Lace & satin trim
Pink Fabric flowers
White Fabric flowers
small roses
Med roses
Pink diamons
Vinice Lace
Square doily

Other supplies used:
flat back pearls
cigar box
braided trim
purse handles 

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

"Times Nouveau" Cigar Box Purse

Hello fellow crafters, today I am sharing a project that was loads of fun to create. I took a cigar box added a purse handle to create it into a purse.



 Front close up

Close up of lower left side

 Inside full view

Close up of top of lid (inside)

Supplies Used:
Gina's Designs: 
6" Eiffel Tower
Scribble Frame - Flower
Butterfly Corner
Cardstock Doilies - Intricate

Other Supplies Used:

Graphic 45 paper "Times Nouveau"
Chipboard cutouts from the paper line
Doily - Prima"s Trim
WOC - Pearl Spray
Metal Butterfly from KS4U
Wood accent
Trims from stash
Heart Doily
Figurine by Tim Holtz

Be sure to stop by Gina's to see all the new products,

Thanks for stopping by & have a great day, Kathi

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Breanna's Birthday Banner

Kathi here to share with you my first project for March, I had fun creating this banner playing with garden fairies, flowers, & doilies, not to mention all the bling, ribbon & trims. 

It spells Breanna
Each one of the pennant's has a different white trim.

Ribbon, trim & bling hanging from the pennant 

Intricate doilies were sprayed with Lindy's Stamp Gang Spay. 

Garden Fairies were painted with white gesso, then I added glossy accents then while wet I dipped them in chunky white glitter. Each letter was covered with glossy accents.

Supplies Used:
Gina;s Designs:

Other Supplies Used
Quick Quotes Paper
White Gesso
Lindy's Stamp Gang
Wild Orchid Crafts - Roses