unbranded and branded dies

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unbranded dies from Amazon Prime {China}

I only bought these three dies to start with but boy do I wish I bought more they are just right to exchange the hair and clothes . love mixing and matching items.   started a bunch of cards need to color in some checks and add freckles and basic shading to them but they are to cute and I had to share them.

 

The outside of the coffee card ….                          the inside has a pocket for a coffee GIFT                                                                                           CARD.

 

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swimming beauties

I made the swim shorts by hand using ruffles from dress and made them head bands by hand and circle punch for knot.

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swinging bye

to say HELLO and to say happy birthday .

now these are my favorite my grand daughters have favorite animals. Nora loves RABBITS, Abby loves DOGS, hence doberman, And  Elizabeth has my love for CATS… oh and we made them Stickers !!!!!! …….

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animal CRAZY girls…

hand made ears and hand gloves just made extra arm with hands and cut it shorter and then cut of the fingers to fit ………. ok back to playing dolls….. later all….

 

Mr. Duck torn paper art.

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This was inspired by my nephew TEDDY… He used to carry a stuffed Mr. Duck every where he went.. Hard to believe , He is all grown up now……  I am enjoying tearing papers and fitting them like puzzle pieces. its a slow long process . The best part of this is if you don’t like something you can always glue an other piece over the one you didn’t like…. added some mulberry paper to fluff him up some…..

Dalmatian puppy …Torn paper by Rose Guerin….. loved doing this guy such fun …took forever but I finally finished him… If you look close the words are all information about Dalmatians I thought it would be a kick to print it out and then tear the papers to fit.. Its like doing puzzles once you get the hang of it, pieces seem to just fit into place. ok now gotta go pick up all the torn pieces of paper that flew around ………

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torn paper , collage WINE

 

Drew my image’s and  then painted back ground paint background  ,  just do some basic colors  helps to keep it proportioned. then start tearing papers to form an image. and glue… add white torn paper for glass glare .

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star filling in spaces …………………….

 

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I love doing this type of art. it relaxes me….

 

 

 

 

 

 

making new postcards look older

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making a new postcard look old

 

cut the white off or leave it on for centering pleasing the eye. added some gold ink around edging ……..

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Clear embossing ink is a lot cheaper then versa mark and works the same………..

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But  I really love this TSUKINEKO GOLD  embossing POWDER

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gives it that old fashion look….

you could distress it  on the edges, little cuts, bends, and tears..

 

DIY Divided Page Protectors and Shaker pockets WITHOUT a Fuse tool!

Hi Friends! Did you see the nifty looking Fuse tool from We R Memory Keepers that debuted at CHA this year? It is a hot tool that allowed you to make shaker pockets or divided page protectors (like…

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paper embroidery feather

Using heavy water color paper. draw your feather of glue a photo of feather to paper to follow your color patterns. I use an Aul, to pre poke the holes make sure you have plenty of space between holes so you don’t tear new holes or over side an hole. its pretty easy you can do backstitching works good or reusing a stiched hole already in place.  then added beads ..fun and pretty. also made a green book mark. working on more of these everyone seems to want these…

my green feather book mark  . I love the colors light and dark greens, and crystal glass beads in the center. beads are all  Glass seed Beads…………….

 

Working on an Victorian type journal

Flip Envelope Journal

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4 or more envelopes

attach your envelopes  spray stamp or paint.

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flip envelope book you can make into a SCRAP BOOK or a JOURNAL.

I used this beautiful paper from Recollections signature paper pad collection…. then used some decorative tape on the edges. and added paper snaps and string to open and close it.

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stamped the env and added papers

I add some paper for either photos or journaling.. I plan on adding photo card and placing it in the envelope with the bike photo.flips open left to right.

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Memories has an envelope slot to add more fun items………

Also added papers to the inside of env…..  LOVE THE LIVE SIMPLY… statement

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more pockets ….

I have a thing about feathers , its a sign of angels watching over us. so I added a plastic window with Feathers made of paper in it…. I still have so much more art work and things to do.. but thought Id share this now…

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flip side

 

Recollections signature paper pad collection

another Hand made book and decorated paper clip.

13770238_10206823221523542_4585084214742047381_nThis cover was done with a lot of different napkins , It’s a NAPKIN DECOUPAGE COLLAGE  book cover plus I used some water colors to blend it all in to give it a more orange color to match the matt board covers.

save those Clementines creates?…

OKAY so cool to turn into caddys .  used homemade glue.. {look in search my blog} and glue paper towels to create helps keep it sturdy and helps cover up the staples they use. do as many layers as you like. painted mine black to go with the napkin collage design . make sure you peel the 2 layers of paper off the napkins first.

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pencil , pen, paint brush holder… in the tube glued to the frame wood piece.

peeled the layer of napkins and glued with my glue mix to paper towel…. pretty napkin design….  This holder is made for holding all my book sewing things. painted sides black

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Glued napkins to sides  and then painted the sides black..

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a better view…

 

making homemade books

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drilling holes with rotary tool

 

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2. choose threads
Choose a book thread color for your book….

 

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Choose red sew up then back down . as shown

 

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This is a close up of a green one.. sewn…

5. glue 6 sections of 5 page signtures

5 pages sewn together . makes 6 sets of these. then we glue sets… glue edges and place it one on top of the other.lining the edges even

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lined up and glued  then added the matt board cover top and back .

9 using my rotor sanding tool to sand edges even all 3 sides of book

.Sanding the edges so its even rotary dremel tool…..{  LOVE THIS TOOL }

Just a few of the books I made….

paper Roses oh how real they seem to be!!!

Lately I ve gotten to see how pretty all the paper flowers are and thought I d try to make some of these …

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some flowers I made this week

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some are made with my Cricut 

Some of the flowers I got a pattern off the internet there name is on the pdf file, sorry I forgot where I got it. These flowers were hard to make some of the cricut cuts were a guess and mix and match of flower parts. but they are cute. Shout out to Elizabeth Humphery !! Thank you for your beautiful paper flowers they were so inspiring  I had to try them… and thank you for all the fun in a box…   Flower 123WhiteRoseTemplatePaperRoseInstructions2

Hope you enjoy the flowers ……………………

Napkin journal swap #139

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kind of did the wine and a themed front and back page , added a piece of wine cork for decoration. did some outlining on it.

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The inside I used 5 different napkins and tore and pieced them to look right.

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this is the back side and the envelope all pretty and sparkles….. says   LEAVE A LITTLE SPARKLE WHEREVER YOU GO!

I had so much fun making these …I ll post mine that people send me also , I just don’t want to ruin anyone’s surprises…buy posting too early

This was the first one to start off in the group my one on one…

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The swap was a nature one….. this is the front lots of pens sparkles markers.

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this is the inside it took hours to fill in  with torn papers and some markers for high lights. I love how he turned out. 

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this is the back I made a fun tag and pocket for something different and some foo foo strings…

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front of tag…

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back of tag…………

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And my envelope

 

This is the one I got in return  so cute!!!!

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cute chicken…with the folk look! sweet…..

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this is the other side… so fall 

File folder into a art journal………………

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secret garden grow inner peace, love,tradition, and change.

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I glued the folder s together so a giant tag comes out on the right side…… welcome mat …

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some positive feed back…. 

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It says Life is like a Piano.What you get out of it depends on how you play it.

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change your life for better.

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top left says  Don’t take things personally. What other people say about you is their reality, not yours.

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Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.

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more positive…

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FORGIVENESS is not something we do for other people.It’s something we do for ourselves, to move on.

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back side with my art card.

8×8 Journal page made from a folder………

The Journal page is made from a regular file folder . measure 4 by 8 when closed and opened its 8×8. these are so fun to make and decorate. this one I made for a group Iam in. its a 1 on 1 trade. I hope she likes it.. The trade was a nature.. I  had a lot of fun with this one..

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this is the decorated envelope and the front page of the journal. I used watercolors, pens,and colored pencils.

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back side of the envelope 

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inside I did torn paper art with gift wrap papers, art papers painted in green and blue. torn and glued yes it takes hours to do but look how cool it looks!!!

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added a pocket with some foo foo bling  pens markers chalks ………………

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up closer to see the water lily.

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on the other side of tag is information of trade . person traded with, date and one on one. And my artist information.

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just a little thank you to hostess ………..

Make a charm with buttons……………..

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I used Dress it up Buttons but any brand with clip ins will work.

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dress it up buttons they are  sold at most hobby stores by the bag full.

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press down on the card stock to make a circle pattern in the paper and then cut it out.

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Set the photo inside and check for fit trim if needed,Now add glue to button and place photo inside.

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rosebudinnh homemade charms

Enter paper glaze of choice this is what I had at the time. { now I use Crystal lacquer}

let dry add to fun project!!!!

more artwork finished love this I am on a roll!!!

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Art by rosebudinnh Rose Guerin..  love the simple lines saw this on an art class someone was doing. they drew the simple lines I tore papers  instead, I love love, CATS!!!

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Love how she turned out, torn paper and used the scissors because I couldn’t tear the black paper thin it was scrapbook paper and It didn’t want to tear for me.I even tried wetting it with water, but it shedded to much.

A day on the beach,walking the shoreline……

Torn tissue paper and White gesso layered papers .This one is way better in person then on line. My art journal is almost finished..

 I love the pearlized paper for her see thru shirt and sleeves. And the layered yellow and orange in her dress I tried to make it look like she was holding up her skirt to keep it dry.really need to work on that more.. walking the shoreline at the beach by rosebudinnh

purple dress torn paper art

mix media art torn paper, magazine papers,tissue papers,and scrapbook paper. I added magazine pieces of grass and mountains and some flowers I sort of made it a collage as I didn’t have enough of the same photo to cover the back ground I was so excited to just add wheat and grass and flowers and it looked like it belonged.’I also gave her a cool slip showing and used earth tone colors for the ground this is a great way to use my scraps of scrap book papers.the socks is White texture “BASIC ” paper.  I tore it straight up and down to give the socks a ribbed look. and I hand made the pansy flower on her shoe,with matching black and purple tissue paper. I did layers on her dress of light blue and then purple strips. love how she turned out………

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purple dress

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