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May 2009 posts

Next Tuesday I'm heading back to Cleveland for another round of taping episodes for Scrapbook Memories. This is getting to be a regular kind of gig, eh? I've been cranking out the projects and I thought I'd give you a bit of sneak peek of all the Sakura happiness.... This layout is for a segment on creating your own backgrounds. This card is for a segment on recycling. The butterfly wings are made from a Tyvek envelope. This layout features customized buttons. Here's a close up of the buttons: This layout combines Sakura products with the awesome metal embossing tools... Read more →

This month's kit from Label Tulip is totally fabulous! I had a great time mixing and matching and playing will all of the latest goodies! Plus, Emily Falconbridge is the guest DT member this month and I am beyond psyched to see what she comes up with! Here are some sneaks of what you can expect for the big reveal on May 15: Thanks for stopping by! Read more →

This would be on it! Watch this video and drool... Craftervidz: Screen Printing with Yudu from Handmade Detroit on Vimeo. It's the new Yudu Screen Printing Machine and it allows you to make your own screens and everything! And I'd get to go to this event... It's Art & Soul: Portland - a week of mixed-media classes and shopping! Sounds like serious fun! Thanks for stopping by! Read more →

April was the month that two of my favorite manufacturers combined forces. The Prima and Tattered Angels (makers of Glimmer Mist) design teams were asked to mix the two manufacturers' products together. Here are the two layouts I made: • Who says you can’t put flowers on a boy page? I think one of the keys is to keep the color fairly neutral - all nine flowers are a variant of brown. • I used three colors of Glimmer Mist to create the background, using the frames as a mask. • Glimmer Mist can be used as a paint. Simply... Read more →

Did you miss me? How about a few photos from what I've been busy doing? This has been an unbelievably trying week. But, we opened three shows, including the one pictured above, and are just waiting for all of the reviews to come in. Therefore, today, I'm getting back into the swing of things. Some crafty things on my "to do" list include: Clean desk. Finish articles for Quilting Arts Magazine. Update blog with Prima projects. Upload Project Fifty-Two stuff. Unpack sewing machine (it has been at the theatre for the past week). Start working on Sakura samples for Scrapbook... Read more →