Thursday, February 21, 2019

Lucky Charm Desk Organizer with Xyron


Hi to all my Xyron fans!!!
It is that time of year to get organized and what better way to start but with Xyron!
Today I am sharing with you this perfect little desk organizer! 


Begin by die cutting one Sizzix Wrapped Journal Die from mat board. 
Cut pieces of  Authentique Clover pattern papers to measure the sections of the 
Wrapped Journal Die. 



Remove from adhesive sheets; add to out side of Wrapped Journal. 
Repeat for the inside of Wrapped Journal. 
Sand edges lightly with sanding block. 


Adhere Authentique Clover pattern papers together using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive to form a mat. 
Add to front of page by adding pop dots on 3 sides to form a pocket. 
Adhere Authentique Elements to top of front cover using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.


Create two tags using the Authentique Clover pattern papers; add tan twine bow. 


Place inside of formed pocket on front page. 


Cover small piece of mat board using Authentique Clover pattern paper using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Add to inside page with pop dots on 3 sides to form pocket. 
Decorate with Authentique Clover Elements. 
Create small waterfall page to insert into pocket that was formed. 


Insert into pocket; decorate with Authentique Clover Elements using 


Decorate small spiral notebook with Authentique Clover pattern paper using


(HINT: Use Xyron 1.5 Sticker Maker with Permanent Adhesive for small pieces.)


Add silver nailheads gemstones and green enamel dot to finish the cover of the spiral notebook. 


Die cut just the center part of the Wrapped Journal to create a small pocket.
Adhere to center page of Wrapped Journal. 
Decorate with Authentique Clover pattern paper and Elements. 
Add small green enamel dots. 



Place small prepared spiral notebook inside of pocket. 
Add small pens. 


Cover a small Composition Book with Authentique Clover pattern paper along with some Epherema from the Elements sheet.
Punch 2 holes in side bind and tie prepared notebook with elastic to secure it into place.
(HINT: Both the notebooks and waterfall pages are easy to replace when needed.)


Add two small photo squares to back page. 




Decorate the front of Lucky Charm Desk Organize using Authentique Clover pattern papers and Epherema Elements. 
Layer pieces together using the Xyron Creative Station Lite with Permanent Adhesive
Wrap the desk organizer with green ribbon; adhere circle pieces over top of ribbon with pop dots. 
Adhere small fussy cut image to top of desk organizer with Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.
Tie ribbon in pretty bow. 

Hope you are inspired to create a few Valentine or other special occasion treat bags using Xyron products. 
Pam



Supplies:
Xyron Creative Station Lite with Permanent Adhesive
Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Xyron 1.5 Sticker Maker with Permanent Adhesive

Sizzix Wrapped Journal Die
Sizzix Little Sizzix Mat Board
Authentique Clover Collection
Circle Dies
Small Spiral Notebook
Small Composition Book
Sanding Block
Green Ribbon
Tan Twine
Silver Nailheads
Green Enamel Dots
Deco Corner Punch
Pop Dots


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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Welcome Spring Card with Southern Ridge Trading Company


Hello to all of our Southern Trading Company Fans!!! 
Are ready to "Welcome Spring"!
In Memphis, TN it has been raining a lot but we are seeing the signs of Spring...
Robins, Cardinals and my favorite Bluebirds are coming home to build their nest. 
Of course the daffodils are trying to peek through the ground!
All a sure sign of Spring!!!
SO....
I decided to celebrate with creating a beautiful "Welcome Spring" Card using several of Southern Ridge Trading Company Chipboard Elements along with the Bubble Wrap Stencil. 


Begin by adhering a distress piece of pattern paper to the top of a 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" Kraft card base. 
Lay Bubble Wrap Stencil on top; apply white gesso using palette knife. Dry


Punch image from pattern paper with circle punch; adhere to top of paper doily. 
Adhere to top of card front. 


Emboss Swirly Flourish Element and  Demask Corners with Chunky Rust Baked Texture using embossing powder and embossing gun. 
Repeat with Patina Oxide Baked Texture on one of the feathers from the Tribal Feathers Mix.


Adhere embossed pieces to top of card front. 


Fussy cut small bluebird from pattern paper.
 Add to top of card with pop dots. 


Add fussy cut leaves to card along with ribbon and twine bows. 


Fussy cut "Welcome Spring" from pattern paper; layer to Kraft card stock. 
Add to front of card with pop dots. 
Add small metal brad to front of card. 


Thank you for stopping by today!
 I hope you are staying dry, warm and ready to create with your Southern Ridge Trading Company Chipboard Elements and Stencils!
 Enjoy Pam

Supplies:
Southern Ridge Trading Company Swirly Flourish Element
Southern Ridge Trading Company Tribal Feathers Mix
Southern Ridge Trading Company Demask Corners
Southern Ridge Trading Company Bubble Wrap Stencil

Other Supplies:
Emerald Creek Supplies Baked Texture Embossing Powder: Chunky Rust and Patina Oxide
Stamperia Garden Collection
Gold Ribbon
Tan Twine
Tan Paper Doily
DecoArt Media White Gesso
Palette Knife
Metal Brad
Kraft Card Stock
Adhesive
Pop Dots
5 1/2" x 5 1/2" Kraft Card Base

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Kisses Everyone .... Happy Valentine's Day


 Kisses Everyone!!!!
It is Valentine's Day!!!
What better way to celebrate but go back in the achieves of post and discover this gem of a project!!!
I am excited to re-share my Crazy Birds Kisses for everyone with you today using 
 Emerald Creek Crafts Supplies!!!

 
I am sharing  two projects...
First is my Kisses Tag!!!


 Begin by inking tag with distress ink. 
In this order...
Fossilized Amber
Abandoned Coral
Cracked Pistachio
Barn Door
Mermaid Lagoon
Keep applying ink using blending tool until you get the color you like. 


 Stamp with a dye ink and stamp. 

 
Apply crackle texture paste using stencil and palette knife. 
Allow it to dry completely.
Ink over the top of dry texture paste using Abandoned Coral.
Spatter with Picket Fence Paint. 
Allow to dry completely.

 
Apply distress markers on watercolor paper with a paint brush.
Use a mister to blend the ink together. 
Allow the watercolor paper to dry completely. 
Stamp bird with dye ink.
Fussy cut out.

 
Apply more of the ink from the distress pens using paint brush to help shade and highlight areas of the bird. 
Allow the bird to dry.

 
Adhere metal band to the bottom of the tag. 
Adhere border strips over the top.

 
Ink frame with Fossilized Amber and Vintage Photo. 
Stamp with mixed media stamp using Picket Fence Stamp.
Allow to dry completely.
Adhere over journal piece. 
Cut hearts out from chipboard. 
Ink hearts with Abandoned Coral.
Stamp with mixed media stamp using Picket Fence Stamp. 
Allow to dry completely.
Adhere border strips, prepared frame and hearts to top of tag. 


 Adhere piece of metal to side of tag. 
Add Emerald Creek Supplies Crafts Button Brad. 
Add ribbon to top. 


 My second project is a fun little I Love You Mini Album using Eileen Hull's new Needle Book Die. 
Die cut Needle Book with chipboard.


 Ink top of needle book with Broken China using a blending tool.
Stamp top of needle book directly with the mini Broken China ink pad.
Stamp mixed media stamp to top of needle book with Picket Fence. 
Spatter with Picket Fence.
Allow to dry completely.  


Apply I Love You to edge of needle book with Crackle Texture Paste.
Allow to dry completely.
HINT: Mask the back of the words with washi tape to keep from getting paste or ink on your project leaving only the words that you want to paste.

 
Apply distress markers on watercolor paper with a paint brush.
Use a mister to blend the ink together. 
Allow the watercolor paper to dry completely. 


Stamp bird with dye ink.
Fussy cut out.

 
Apply more of the ink from the distress pens using paint brush to help shade and highlight areas of the bird. Allow the bird to dry.

 
Add bird to front on needle book. 
Adhere borders and journal piece to front.

 
Add latch to top of needle book.
Add Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Button Brad to front of latch.

 
Score and fold a 3" x 12" piece of pattern paper. 
Add to center of needle book with pretty ribbon bow. 


Until we meet again. 
Smooches!
Pam

Supplies:
Eileen Hull/Sizzix Needle Book
Sizzix Large Tag Die
Sizzix Mini Heart Set
Stampers Anonymous Bird Crazy Stamps
Stampers Anonymous Mixed Media Stamps
Graphic 45 Place in Time February Paper
Distress Markers: Salty Ocean, Spiced Marmalade, Festive Berries,
Distress Mini Ink: Fossilized Amber, Abandoned Coral, Crackled Pistachio, 
Barn Door, Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China
Wendi Vecchi Crackle Texture Paste
Picket Fence Distress Paint
Stampers Anonymous Flourish Layering Stencil 
Stampers Anonymous Valentine Stencil 
 Black Indian Ink
Palette Knife
Paint Brush
Metal Decorative Border
Yellow Seam Binding
Sheer Blue Ribbon
Mister
Blending Tool
 Metal Brads