Saturday, May 17, 2014

Creating Keepsakes Convention - Manchester,NH

On May 2nd I attended the Creating Keepsakes Convention in Manchester,NH. It has become my way of treating myself to some "me" time. 
This year I took the Cool Closures 3 class. It was taught by Kristi Coy from Dollar 
This is a class that was designed by Karen Burniston. I love her work. We were taught to do 3 different closures that could be used on a mini album. This is the sample I worked on.

Here are some samples of my unique diaper creations!
(Let me know what you think)

Owl diaper creation

Sleeping baby boy:

Wedding bears made from towels

Friday, May 16, 2014

Baby Diaper Cakes

Diaper Cakes

I make Diaper cakes that are created using both Cloth and Disposable Diapers. Most of them also include items such as but not limited to, Bottles, Socks, Rattles, Teething toys or other baby items. Each of my cakes are original and are created after consultation with the customer. This makes it easy to design this based on color or theme preference.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Cardmaking! Double-slider Card

This is my 1st attempt at a Double-Slider Card

Upcycled Encyclopedia Flowers

This is a tutorial explaining how I created the flowers that are depicted in my background picture.
1. I used my Sizzix Big Shot and the flower die shown in the picture. There are many different styles of die and I'm sure your favorite will work as well.

2. I layered about 10-15 pieces per flower, It's ok to mix styles of the layers. I used my Crop-a-Dile to add an eyelet to secure the layers. (Yes, a brad would also work.)

3. I then crushed/crumpled the flower. Each layer at a time and then the flower as a whole.

4. Next, take the flower in one hand and lightly dab and drag your ink pad all over the edges of the flower. Some of the best ones are flowers that used multiple colors of ink.

5. The finished examples are seen below.... Hope you enjoy! Try it out and feel free to share your examples.


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