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My crafting resolutions:
1. To create more than 50% of my projects with either recycled materials or scrap left over materials to cut waste and excessive earth fillers. Currently at about 45%)
2. Teach paper craft classes.
3. Create Dies for Spellbinders(done)
4. Learn everyday what it takes to be patient, understanding, tolerant and giving.
made it to CHA, and work for embellishment company I love, demo classes all in 2012-13

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Whimsy May Release Review

Crissy Armstrong - Baby Ellie and Shape EZ
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Last Chance for my Die Candy here
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Today the Whimsy Inspirations blog is sharing some extra makes from the May Whimsy stamps release and this one is no exception!  I'm usually a ALL copics girl but I have found that I adore the water color of painting with Ranger Distress Inks.

I have some terrific water color paper by Strathmore Windpower 140lb 300 g/m that has always given me a very satisfying outcome and it is always extremely forgiving as well. I'm just a beginner with distress water color, so forgive me if today's little ditty has a few errors that I've "sorta" hidden !  But all in all, I was  pleased.  The bag took less than an hour after painting for about 45 minutes so the entire project is less than 2 hours!  I've made this for the perfect little shower gift bag and I adore the paper with the cute little safety pins.

Challenge entered:
By the Cute and Girly - Cute as a button
Really Reasonable Ribbon - flowers and ribbon

INGREDIENTS:
Image is Baby Boy Ellie by Crissy Armstrong w/Whimsy
Sentiment is Raindrop Echo Design w/ Whimsy "Summer Garden stamp and Accessories"
Country Heart and Picket Fence Shapeology Die w/Whimsy
DP is Creative Imaginations "Safety Pins
Handmade rolled Flowers
Spellbinders NB Big Scalloped Rectangles
Creative Papers Online - rolled flowers


 MEDIUMS: 
Water Paint with Ranger Distress Ink
Faded Jeans - outer scalloped edge
Tattered Rose - cheeks, feet, inner ear
Black Soot - outside and under elephant shading
Pumice Stone - further outer edge of elephant
Peeled Paint - Hat and eye
Brushed Corduroy - hat and stick
Chipped Sapphire - light shade inside elephant
Stormy Sky - dark shade inside elephant
Victorian Velvet - from wash cloth


 EMBELLISHMENTS:
The Twinery "Denim"
Dress It Up "Things that go zoom"
Teddy Bear charm from Whimsy Stamps Store
American Crafts Sapphire Ribbon "marine" from Archivers
Smooch Nautical Navy,illuminate, pink


 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Crying doesn’t indicate you’re weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are, in fact, alive. 
- Unknown


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If you enjoy a good 3D project or just need a special box or bag, stop by the Whimsy Stamps Store available today for my Shape "EZ" product line of Cut templates like bags, boxes, flowers, and cards with tons of add on's! These templates can help you make any project just the way you like it. Over and Over again! The NEW Shape "EZ" cut files are available today!

Thank you for visiting,
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10 comments:

  1. Girl
    Oh my gosh you are so very talented
    This is so gorgeous. I love water coloring with distress and you made this gorgeous. Just beautiful!

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  2. WOW! This is fantastic!!! Great inspiration!!!!

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  3. This is so adorable!! Love your coloring and such a fabulous card design!

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  4. Oh what a beautiful creation Tammy!
    XXX Heidy

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  5. so gorgeous tammy.i love your colours and details and the image is stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

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  6. FABULOUS Tammy!!! This is Soooo CUTE!!!!!!! Love it!
    Hugz

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  7. Adorable! your colouring of the little elephant is amazing.

    xoxo Carly

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  8. Your bag is so cute and your coloration looks so fantastic. Thanks for joining us at By the Cute and Girly.
    Hugs, Uta

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  9. Great cute project, lovey image with the lollipop. Thanks for joining us at By The Cute And Girly this month, hope you can drop by for the new challenge tomorrow.

    ** Kate **

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