Monday, October 31, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
I love the Art Glitter Videos, and one of my favorites is the Glitter Lace Card by Barbara Trombly. You can find the video here (link is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdljEFJ57po). This week I set out to see if I could get the same look on fabric and enter it in the Moxie Fab Challenge: Autumn Woods Tuesday Trigger Challenge. The Moxie inspiration photo is at the top. The lace look is a bit more subtle; on fabric, but just as beautiful with Art Glitter! Here is what you will need to make this card:
Another Glue that dries tacky such as The Rubber Café or Zig 2 Way glue
Ivory Canvas Fabric
Ivory Calico Fabric
Metallic Card stock
Cut a piece of canvas at least 1 “ larger than your Art Glitter lace sheet on all sides. This is more than you will need for your card, but will allow for cutting later. Press any wrinkles out of your fabric and allow to cool. Working on top of a sheet of Parchment paper (shiny side up) or a Teflon craft mat, apply your dries tacky glue and smooth over the surface of your ivory canvas fabric. I used the Rubber Cafe glue. Here is a photo of the canvas fabric with the dried glue.
You will want good coverage so that the surface for the lace will be flat when glue dries. Allow to dry overnight. In the morning, remove the canvas from the Parchment paper and apply the Art Glitter Lace on top of the glue. Because these glues (Rubber Cafe or Zig 2 Way) dry tacky you will be able to reuse your Art Glitter lace later! Smooth the lace onto fabric and make sure it is adhering well. Begin by pooring your darker color first (for this card Chestnut) and tap off the excess. You will want to see the video for the specifics! Then remove lace and poor on the Angel Dust glitter. Highlight the flower centers with the Art Glitter Dries Clear Fabric glue and apply the Ensalada color. Allow to dry.Cut the card base with metallic card stock. Cut the calico smaller than the card base and pull a few threads on every side to achieve a frayed look. Glue the calico onto the card base with the Art Glitter Dries Clear Fabric Glue. Glue the glittered lace fabric on top using the Art Glitter Dries Clear Fabric Glue.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Two weeks ago I started a new feature called Minion Monday, and today I picking up with the feature and sharing a blog that I follow: Amazing Paper Grace. The first Minion Monday I shared a follower of my blog, today I am sharing one I follow. Please check out Becca's blog for beautiful paper crafting and great inspiration! Always pretty, with perfect touches you will find gorgeous cards, tutorials and more at Becca's blog!
Sunday, October 23, 2011
these days, it got me thinking...what could I make for my boys birthdays with cartridges I already have? How about a treat box that looks like a Wii remote? Above you can see my photos and you can find the Cricut DS file here. I would love your comments if you like this enough to download. And please, do not sell these items or my file. If you want to share the cut file, please refer your fellow Cricut lovers to my blog!
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Monday, October 10, 2011
I'm starting a new feature today and sharing with you some of my followers blogs, in random order. I'm calling it Minion Monday, after my son's picked up a new favorite word "Minion." I looked it up, and follower is one of the definitions. So, each Monday I'll be featuring a blog of one of my followers that I have enjoyed visiting and follow.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Saturday, October 1, 2011
World card making day! You know you are a serious paper crafter when...you know it's World Card Making Day! So, I'm celebrating here in Illinois with a card made with my newest Cricut cartridge: Damask Decor and I found a challenge just perfect for pulling it out of the box! I'm entering this in the Case Study CSC59 challenge!