Saturday, December 29, 2012

What's new!

NEW Sizzix Thinlits
Sizzix Thinlits create dazzling detailed shapes for more creative cardmaking and papercrafting projects. Sizzix Thinlits wafer-thin chemical-etched die sets are designed to cut a single sheet of cardstock, paper, metallic foil or vellum. Sizzix Thinlits are simple to use, compact and portable for cutting at home or on the go. 
New pretty packaging so you can store the dies easily.
Papers used are Crate Paper Fourteen Collection.
Lots of dry distress stickles glitter for sparkle!
I show this album at the end of the video above.
Gesso and dry/ rub with embossing ink pad in spots / add clear embossing enamel over the ink / heat set / add mist colors / embellish with your favorite pieces.
Products used in the video

NEW Ali Edwards Stamps
New Technique Tuesday stamps with hugs and kisses designed by Ali Edwards. Technique Tuesday clear stamps are made in the USA and always provide a crisp, detailed stamped image.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

For the record -- I'm nuts about you!

Such a beautiful layout from Julie Tucker-Wolek!

"Don't you just LOVE it when you find the perfect papers to match your photos!?!? That is what happened with the gorgeous Crate Acorn Avenue papers I used on this layout! I love how well it matches my photo!" ~~Julie

Products that Julie used on her layout:

Saturday, December 22, 2012

What's new!

NEW Sizzix Die Cutting
Wonderful choices for die cutting and paper crafting with this NEW Sizzix release. Repositionable magnetic dies designed by Eileen Hull for Sizzix. Scrappy Cat Sizzlits and super cool boxes designed by Eileen Hull. 
Buy Sizzix Die Cutting on Sale 10 percent off every day at
Mica Flakes
Mica Flakes are natural organic flakes that are beautiful, and heat resistant. A diverse selection of colors makes Mica Flakes ideal for any fine art, craft or papermaking project. From shimmering metallics to transparent colors, simply apply mica flakes with any clear adhesive or apply directly to any tacky surface.

NEW Art Journaling and Sommerset Studio Magazines
The Winter 2013 issue of Art Journaling has something for everyone. If you are interested in creating pages that beg to be touched, Kelly-Ann Halberts use of three-dimensional elements will definitely inspire you. Roc Nicholas shares how to transform gorgeous spreads into a handmade journal that really pops. For artists who struggle with the blank white page, Mary Freeman shows how to create vivid backgrounds with everything from paint to paper to rubber stamps. Last but definitely not least, this issues Artist Portfolio will delight every artist, featuring the beautiful journals and artistic journey of Mary Ann Moss.

Somerset Studio Magazine- Kick off the New Year with 2013's most popular and innovative techniques.  Somerset Studio newest issue shows you how to create texture in your artwork, and perform breathtaking photo transfers on wood.  Along with a stunning Artist Profile on superstar Sarah Ahearn Bellemare, we reveal the imaginative results of our Aqua Challenge and share amazing mixed-media art that you can wear. You won't want to miss unforgettable tips and inspiration from today's hottest artists – like how to create a haven for your art journals – in this dazzling issue. Somerset Studio by Stampington.

Buy one of these NEW issues and receive a FREE, older issue date, Somerset Studio magazine.  
Ends January 15th or while supplies last.  
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Your Free issue will not be the Feb 2013 issue.  You can let us know which past issue you would like.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Me & You

A gorgeous journal page from Mystele today!

the new "fourteen" collection by crate paper was the perfect touch for this commissioned painting for newlyweds. the papers are absolutely gorgeous, and it was so hard to cut into them but well worth it in the end. crate paper has designed yet another incredible line! ♥ mystele

Products that Mystele used on her page: 

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Season's Greetings

A wonderful layout from Julie Tucker-Wolek!

"I just love the holidays! And what I love even more is using non-holiday scrapbook papers for my Holiday photos!" ~~Julie
Products that Julie used on her layout:

Saturday, December 15, 2012

What's new!

NEW Echo Park
Moments like fill my Heart with Joy. Capture those hugs, smiles and joy with the New Echo Park Love Story Collection. Double sided Echo Park Paper and girly stickers. Scrapbook, card making, altered art and Echo Park LOVE STORY.

Sample card using Canvas Corp GLOSSY WHITE 
Fun items to match up with the Love Story collection
Chromatic Markers Bubblegum set /
Kaisercraft Wooden Flourishes/  Sizzix newest die by SCRAPPY CAT Flower, 3D And Vine  Sizzix always 10% off at BlueMoon.
NEW Jenni Bowlin Fiskars Hand Punches
What a combination, Jenni Bowlin Design and Fiskars Hand Punches. Easy to use Fiskars squeeze punches and Fiskars hand punches. Jenni Bowlin has created a series of scrapbooking punches with pinwheels, quilt star, label and file this. Shop Jenni Bowlin Punches online today. Add distinctive style to craft projects of all kinds with a Fiskars Squeeze Punch that is 2X easier to squeeze than other punches on the market. A specially engineered squeeze motion with ergonomic handles has made our punches the only punches to be awarded the Arthritis Foundation Ease of Use Commendation. In addition, an open punch head lets the user see where they are punching for a perfect punch every time with no more wasted paper.
Chromatix Markers
American Crafts Chromatix Markers are easy to use, alcohol based blending markers that add color, shading and detail to any project. Dual tipped, brush and fine, American Crafts Chromatix Markers come in pre-matched shades of ink, allowing for realistic highlights and low lights in every drawing. Each American Crafts Chromatix Markers package includes three color coordinated markers that are acid free and archival safe.

NEW Magnolia Dies
Detailed with a myriad of possibilities, Magnolia Rubber Stamps. Design that inspires creativity, whether it be a marker or paint medium. Bring these Fabulous Magnolia Rubber Stamps to life with your splash of coloring and add them to your scrapbook layouts, home decor or card making.

NEW Our Daily Bread Stamps
Our Daily Bread Stamps is a Christian based stamp line features high quality stamps with beautiful Christian images and verses. Card making, scrapbooking, art journaling and more are ideal with cling mounted rubber stamps from Our Daily Bread stamps.