Hello everyone! Life seems to be running away with me!
I haven't been swapping as much, actually I'm not too sure what I have been doing besides making an ever growing to do list... OH and I made this single scrapbooking layout too! ;)
This is my first ever page I made about myself.
I used this lovely raspberry colored paper, and embellishments from the Scrap'n with Flair June kit.
I used a different technique on the photo, I mirrored it then color faded with pink!
I added a paint chip behind it and matted it all over a piece of red & pink paper/ heart print from the Sweet Things collection (left over from my Feb/ 2012 kit)
I also added the large heart rhinestone from my personal stash.
I embellished the left corner with a crocheted Prima doily from my personal stash, some I am Roses from the kit, a ticket embellished with rhinestone heart from my personal stash, and some of the rhinestone trim also included in the kit.
close up of my ticket
close up of the trim
I made the paint chip into a pocket to hold a journaling tag, also included in this lovely kit.
I inked the edges, added some fibers and a pearl from my personal stash.
I also used a stamp from my personal collection, and did some free hand journaling.
Creativity often leads me down the road to self discovery.
I hope this will be a first of many pages to come.
I also would like to announce my next swap:
This month we will be doing a BLING swap.
I think I will do 2 different categories for this one to keep it fair to all people swapping.
1. $10 worth of new packaged bling.
2. $20 worth of newly packaged bling.
Basically you go and buy or send new in package items you already have with the $ amount totaling either $10 or $20. Depending on the # of people that join will depend on partnering.
If you wish to receive $20 worth of bling you may be mailing out to 2 different partners,
so PLEASE TRY TO BUY $10 worth of bling per time.
If you wish to send more that is up to you, but totally NOT necessary.
It would also be great to include a card or tag made by yourself .
as I do currently have US and Canadian swappers, to keep shipping costs down for this swap.
Here are some of the items you could send:
Glittery paper (6x6 size is probably better)
ribbons with glitter or rhinestones,
Stamps with bling,
Stickers in rhinestone shapes
rhinestones or pearls,
charms with rhinestones/ pearls,
or flowers with rhinestones/ glitter or pearls
or even stick pins
or even brads, the list goes on and on....
Basically you can send anything that sparkles, and adds glamour to a project!
If you are not sure about the items or swap details, just email me.
To sign up email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I need your name, blog address, and mailing address
Partners assigned via email on June 27th, 20012
Mail due out by: June 29th, 2012