Wednesday, September 29, 2010

September Workshop by Anabelle O'Malley

Floral Necklace by Anabelle O'Malley


Cognac Grand Dame Flowers by Prima
Gold Magigold Caravan Flowers by Prima
Vintage Groove Brass Large Oval Simple Strand by Making Memories

Vintage Groove Silver Clasps Hardware by Making Memories

Vintage Groove Tools Kit by Making Memories
Vintage Groove Cameo & Glass Charms Kit by Making Memories
Vintage Groove Filigree Heart Design Combo by Making Memories
Taupe 22mm Lace Trim by Prima


1. Add clasp to chain.
2. Lay chain on workspace. Drape a piece of trim over chain and arrange flowers as you'd like to have them. Carefully slide trim and flowers off chain.
3. Hot glue flowers onto trim.
4. When cooled, stitch the flowers/trim to the chain. Trim edges of trim so that it doesn't extent beyond the flowers.
5. Hot glue flowers to trim.
6. Add charms to chain, at the edge of flowers.

Monday, September 27, 2010

September Workshop by Lisa Dorsey

Thinking of You Card by Lisa Dorsey


Carte Postale Butterfly Postcards by Cavallini Papers & Co.
Blue Topaz Glass Microbeads by Martha Stewart Crafts

Brownstone Glass Microbeads by Martha Stewart Crafts

Paperie Mocha Toile Paper by Making Memories

Lost & Found Perfect Damask Paper by My Mind's Eye

Clear Designs Everyday Sayings by Hero Arts

Hero Hues Neutrals Mix Pearls & Gems by Hero Arts


1.Create card from cardstock. Cut card front slightly smaller using a decorative punch for the bottom edge.
2. Attach lace and round the top corners. Ink and attach to card.

3. Create tabbed card out of pattern paper. Ink edges and attach to card.

4. Cut butterfly from postcard. Attach micro
beads to pattern on butterfly using liquid adhesive.

5. Cut thin strips of cardstock for antennae and curl. Attach to butterfly. Adhere butterfly to card.
6. Embellish with pearls and stamp sentiment.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

September Sketch Project by Lisa Dorsey

Carte Postale Card by Lisa Dorsey

*see sidebar for this month's sketch by Melissa Phillips*


Chunky Charms Chocolate Swirls & Brackets Chipboard by Bo Bunny Press
Memories Embossed Charms by Making Memories
Lush Brown Damask Pattern Paper by My Mind's Eye
Pink Pearl Andorra Butterfly & Flower by Prima
Lost & Found Home Sweet Home Collage Paper by My Mind's Eye
Spirit Pink Floral Paper by Creative Cafe
Paperworks Cardstock Stickers by Melissa Frances

Monday, September 20, 2010

Go Green Project by Jessica Witty

Thanks Goodie Jar by Jessica Witty

*Jessica recycled a baby food jar to use as a gift and filled it with yummy candy!


*Use a hammer and nail to punch a hole in the lid, then add the brad.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Go Green Project by Anabelle O'Malley

Packaged Notecard Set by Anabelle O'Malley

*Recycle product packaging! Anabelle used the Prima packaging and a plastic envelope from Underwear to hold her beautiful notecard gift set!


Clay Zazi Flowers by Prima

Seafoam Zazi Flowers by Prima
Strawberry Kisses Cupckae Pattern Paper by Prima

Strawberry Kisses Berry Splash Pattern Paper by Prima

Strawberry Kisses Journaling Chipboards by Prima