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Check Out My Pants!

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As promised, here are the pants (trousers!) I stamped over the summer.  It was a lot of fun and very cool to alter the fabric like this.   For this project, I used the large flourish stamp from Baroque Motifs.

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Unfortunately, although I drafted up the pattern to fit me, I drew it up last October when I was about to compete. So, I will have to give myself another month or so before I can get my bottom into this pair. Not so clever of me.

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 It was a little tricky to get these two patterns to match with the pocket, but it's a patch pocket, so I had a little play.

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It took me a couple days of pondering to figure out how I could use those fabulous Antique Brads as a button.  In the end, I cut the legs of Brad and hot glued him to a an existing button shank.  I'll have to be gentle with it, but it will work great.  So no cookies when I'm wearing these.

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I love how the back turned out!  I'm glad I stamped on the yoke bit, too. 

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I used my bedazzler (I know, very 80's) and blinged up the flourish a bit.  Who doesn't love a few rhinestones on their bottom?

To see how to stamp on fabric, check out my video tutorial!

Hope you enjoyed and feel inspired to try your stamps on something new!

 

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Stamping on Fabric

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Moviemonday

Yes, I know it's not Monday – at least not in New Zealand!

But wanted to share a quickie video with you all today just for fun. The finished product will be posted soon  . . . just not quiiiiite done with it.

Enjoy!

 

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Make a Shaped Card with the Big Shot!

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Yesterday just really got away from me!  I had four huge boxes arrive with orders, so many of you can expect your Last Chance List items to arrive shortly.

This is a very very cute project taken from a swap from convention.  The swap is not mine, so I don't have a name to give credit (If someone does, please add a comment), but it's darn cute.  Thanks so much for creating this!

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See how to use your Big Shot to create many, many various shapes cards here:

 

 

Supplies Used:

Colours: Pink Pirouette, Whisper White

Other: Whisper White ribbon, Eyelet Border Punch, Small Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch, 1 inch circle punch, 3/4 inch circle punch, Metallic Brads, Large Scallop Circle Die, Big Shot

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{Movie Monday – Faux Suede}

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This beautiful card is strongly based on a swap given to me by the lovely Vanessa Webb at last year's Incentive Trip to Noosa Heads.  I just loved it!

So I've redone it up here with current colours and a few tweaks:

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I just love those large, vanilla pearls. So elegant and they are the absolute perfect thing for an antiqued project.

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Although the layout is simple, this project features a couple of great techniques.  One of which is the faux suede:

(My girls were competing today for cheerleading, so had to snag the first person to knock on my door.  thanks Bron!)

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{Movie Monday – Tissue Paper Flower}

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This is a really neat 3D embellishment for your projects and layouts!

See my sample here.

Hope you enjoy!

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{Reflection Technique}

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Moviemonday

I don't know why, but it's often on Monday that my computer throws a tantrum and won't play . . .

Stampinupgoodneighbours So once again, Movie Monday is on Tuesday!  We'll just consider it a bonus.

This time I'm sharing with you a little technique you can use with your stamp images to create a mirror or reflection effect.  This is also a good way to flip your image if you want, for example, a bird facing another way or something like that.

Check out the video below and keep your eyes peeled for a little free offer within:

*The project origianlly designed by Michelle Zindorf

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{Quick Colouring Technique}

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Moviemonday

On a Tuesday!  🙂

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