December 9th Copic Card Class at The Page...

There may be a couple of openings left in my upcoming All Occasion Cards - Flowers, Copic Class at The Scrapbook Page on December 9th 6:30-8:30pm... I haven't checked yet :)  But I thought I'd show you what we'll be making:

We'll be coloring a spring flower, a summer sunflower, a holly sprig (winter flower), and a graphic kaleidoscope flower.  The graphic flower one is actually a gift-card holder inside!

If you want to know the details about these, you'll have to come to class :)  Sly, right?  Just go to The SBP's website for sign-up info:

What do you think?


Steampunk Annie & a CARDS blog challenge...

Hello again my friends!  Today I wanted to share a mini-card... the challenge came from the CARDS blog.  Just click the link to find out the details :)

I love mini-cards... they do not have a lot of 'real estate' with which to work, so the challenge comes from trying to foof up a pretty small canvas :)  I worked with one of the new Steampunk Gang digis from Simply Betty Stamps... LOVE them!  She commissioned a new artist that has such a wonderful style.

I chose salmon, olive & mustard as a color palette, which I think compliments the image very well.  I added lace & velvet trims along with the metal elements to add to the whole vintage steampunk genre.
I packed this little 3x3 card with quite a bit of punch, no?

Digi:  Steampunk Annie (Simply Betty Stamps)
Paper:  Bazzill & Caboodles white cardstock
Ink:  Burnt Umber Palette
Other:  MM mini-eyelets & oval pearl, Nesties, misc. lace & velvet trims, metal findings, foam tape
Copics:  E000, E00, E01, R02, R05, R08, YG93, YG95, YG97, YR20, YR21, YR23, YR24

What do you think?


Deck the Halls Blog Hop

To get all the information on how YOU can play along with this hop, just head over to Mischelle's blog!

Well, I ran out of time to do something fabulous for this hop, so I'm just sharing a couple of no-frills Copic Christmas cards that we made in my Hostess Club & Creative Class Night this week :)

First up, super simple and all in pink & green... a little snowangel :)

Other:  Crystal Stickles, misc. sheer ribbon, foam tape
Copic Markers:  0, B000, E55, E57, RV00, RV10, RV11, YG01, YG03, YR15, YR18

Next up, a Christmas Duck decked out in teal...
Photos aren't so hot... this looks waaaay better in person... trust me  >:)
What I was trying to show in class was different ways to color white... because white isn't really white.  The snowangel has a blue-white tone, however I wanted the duck to be a bit warmer but still look white.  Ta Da!  It worked, right?  :)

Other:  Amberly Grace ribbon, Scor-Bug, Signo white gel pen, misc. buttons
Copics:  0, BG0000, BG72, BG75, BG78, E53, YR0000, YR21, YR23, YR24

That's it for today, peeps.  Have fun hopping along!
What do you think?


{tap tap tap}... yes Laurie, this thing is on :)

OMG... another post so soon?!  Did you just fall out of your chair?  :)  Well, I thought I should post about my upcoming mini-album class at  The Scrapbook Page before it's over ;)  The class is on November 30th and is a Winter-themed multi-media album.

WTH is multi-media?  Well... it has acrylic, chipboard & canvas/denim pages, a TON of ribbon & trims, crackle paint, Stickles, Crackle medium, chalkboard ink, and a lovely little snowman digi made by me :)  Also, all of the pages are shaped differently... a house, fence, birds, scallop squares, file folders, hearts...
I'm tellin' ya', it is awesome {pats self on back}  ;)

I put a ton of work into this so you don't have to.  Just contact The Scrapbook Page at 913.383.1552 to sign up!  It's only $35 for a 9"+/- album with about 16 pages (including cover), plus pull-out tags, and each kit comes with a full bottle of Rock Candy Distress Stickles {LOVE}.

I wish I could show you all of the pages, but I won't  >:)  They are soooooo much better in person...
... which means you'll have to come take the class {insert slightly evil grin here}
The only thing I'm not looking forward to doing, is cutting out all of those pages out of chipboard & acrylic :)  It's gonna take forever, even WITH the die cutter at the store... but I'll do it for you :)
I do love this, and it was nice to get down-n-dirty with some different products.  Sometimes I forget that there is more to papercrafting than Copic markers :)
What do you think?



... just sayin'.  It's been a whole month since I've posted on this blog!  At least I have a good excuse... October is OBVIOUSLY reserved for all things creepy, and therefore I was posting more on my HauntedDesignHouse blog :)  But now that THE BEST HOLIDAY EVER is now over for the year, I guess it is time to start doing a little sumpin' sumpin' over here ;)

First up, since I am sooooooooo horrible at marketing my classes, I thought I'd share what we did on November 1st at The Scrapbook Page.  These are 4 of the 5 cards we made... I was an idiot and didn't get a photo of THE BEST ONE, which was a realistic looking candle lantern image by Stampendous.  But here are the rest (sorry about the sucky photos... it was at night for the first 3):

The leaves are Tim Holtz's & the snowman is also a Stampendous.  I wonder if I can con Cameron into giving me a pic of the lantern one?  It was on this heat-embossed glittery blue/violet damask paper from Bo Bunny.  

Anyhoo... I'm actually going to post a few pics from my upcoming multi-media mini album class for November 30th, so tune in to my next post :)  But in the meantime...

What do you think?