Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Torn cardboard art project swap

This was another Swap-Bot swap and it took me out of my comfort zone.  It had to be an art project on a piece of torn cardboard.

Used acrylic paint from Michaels to make the background.  I used my Tim Holtz die to cut out the chipboard fence and painted white.  The gnome was fussy cut from some paper in my stash.  The butterflies, birds and birdhouse are 3-D dimensional stickers from my stash.  The paper flowers are some that I made with my CTMH Cricut cartridges.

My swap partner liked it so I'm pleased.  I want to get more comfortable with paints and other media so this is a good start.

Happy Crafting peeps!

Monday, April 28, 2014

Product Review- Close to My Heart Art Philosophy and Artiste Cartridges

I received the Close to My Heart Cricut Art Philosophy and Artiste Cartridges from my hubby for Christmas.  I've had so much fun using them.  Each cartridge has 700 images and comes with 3 stamp sets and 3 chipboard dimensional elements that coordinate with the stamps.


Granted they are not cheap.  Santa hubby was very generous.   Each cartridge was either $99 or $100.  BUT THEY ARE WORTH EVERY PENNY.  I have made so many paper flowers and delicate/intricate doilies. 

I've started binge cutting sheets and sheets of various die cuts in varying sizes so I can hoard them and use them later. 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Christmas in July Episode 2

Using Photo Play's Mad for Plaid Collection This paper is so beautiful is doesn't need a lot of embellishing. Have a great da...