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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.
2. Teach paper crafting classes and share the Joy.
3.Custom Design Products I love to use and share.
4. Learn everyday what it takes to be patient, understanding, tolerant and giving.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Whimsy August Release Review Day + Candy winner!


WHIMSY AUGUST RELEASE REVIEW DAY

My August Candy Winner for the Spangled star Shapeology Die is . . . drumroll . . .  14 players . . . one winner . . . and it is . . . Yvonne at Yvonne's Craft Corner. Per Random.Org the #1 is the winner!   Congratulations and I have emailed you and await a mailing address.  Thanks again to all players and September will have another new release die, so keep an eye out!

For the full display of DT creations, be sure to stop by Whimsy Inspirations Blog and the entire release is available in the Whimsy Stamps Store today.

Whimsy is reviewing the August stamp,paper,digi's and Shape EZ release today and I've decided to show you all this adorable little muslin bag that I've decided could make a perfect gift package/storage bag for any piece of beautiful jewelry for that special friend or someone special.

I've never decorated a bag like this so I was a bit nervous!  I spent some time contemplating how to emphasize stamps and the bag at the same time?  I discovered that the color of the bag was limiting my imagination so I quickly changed it to this beautiful rich burgundy with a touch or gold and green too!  Now I had the basis of a beautiful design and my crafty side took over.  Hope you enjoy it and I have to say, it was really quick and simple and loads of fun!  I hope it inspires you to change the base of a project if you have trouble designing with it the way it comes to you!

I died the muslin first, stamped the X's and O's from Raindrop Echo w/Whimsy, colored in some of the letters and started the pull string embellishment. The bead dangle ribbon was added first, the flowers were altered and added with the feather.  I added the dangle beads and tag to add some elegance and voula' the project was spritzed with some Pearl Angel Glimmer spritzer and it's done!

In my defense, I did try to edit the photo's in photobucket and unfortunately the editing brought down the pixels so bad that I've reloaded my originals so excuse my photo's and I hope you admire the project anyway!


INGREDIENTS: 
Tim Holtz Grunge paper
Sentiment is "Spell It Out" by Raindrop Echo Design w/Whimsy Stamps


 MEDIUMS: 
Ritz Coloring
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - Gold, Meadow Green, 
Ranger distress ink Peeled Paint, Seedless Preserves, Vintage photo
Quick Dry Tacky Glue
American Crafts Ink Gold
Momento White pigment ink
Versafine black ink


 EMBELLISHMENTS: 
Kaiser craft paper blooms - AuberginenSpare Parts The Paper Studio flowers
beaded ribbon from stash
Spare Parts feathers
American Crafts medium eyelet
Prima flowers Avon Rose Printery


 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:

When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best - that is inspiration.
- Robert Bresson

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!
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