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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July club Kit from La-La Land Crafts

Hello dear visitors!!!

Another monthly club kit from La-La Land Crafts was reveled and today I'm sharing two projects made with it.

This is my first card:


Marci is colored with the following Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000
Hair: W9, W7, W5, W3
Strawberries and Basket: T6, E09, E07, R24
                                            G99, G94, G24, YG03
                                            E39, E37, E35 + T6
Outfit: R05, R01, R00, R000
             BG05, BG02, BG01, BG000
             W3, W2, W0

I love the dies in this kit! If you making a card without a colored image you could use these dies only. You could turn a Loopy Doily to a basket and fill it with strawberries.


By the way, this is what the whole kit includes:



The second card I made is this:


Marci was colored with the following Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000 + RV21
Hair: E11, E15, E18
Outfit: T5, YG67, G24, G12, YG00, YG0000
             T6, E09, E07, R24, R22
             W5, W2, W0
             YG25 + R21 (Pants)
Strawberries and Basket: T6, E09, E07, R24, R22
                                              G29, G09, G05, G02

                                              E23, E27, E29


The tag on top may be pulled out:



Thanks for stopping by!


Hugs,
Alexandra

Monday, July 27, 2015

Fly By - Dollhouse - Little Darlings Rubber Stamps

Hi all!

My today's post is for the Little Darling Rubber Stamps DT and I chose to make a card with the "Fly By" from the recent Doll House release:


The image is colored with Copic markers:


Here are some more of the details. Among other dies I used a Dewdrop Circle die from the LDRS: 



The tag may be pulled out. I stamped on it a sentiment from the "Enchanted Wishes" set:


The flowers I'm using are from I Am Roses.


Hugs,
Alexandra

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Another Mini Album - I Am So Much Loved

Hello lovelies!

I've made one additional album with the pictures of my Eva. I always forget to print a full bunch of photos in the studio for the case that I have an inspiration and need some of them for an album.

And what happens is that I don't have a choice but to print a few pics on my laser B&W printer. Of course I try to keep the quality of the print to the fullest, but it can never compare to the quality of the photo printing.

I'm explaining you that, because on the close-ups the pictures look gritty (they look less gritty though in real life).

The papers I used are from the Simple Stories and I had 3 pads to chose from - "I Am..", "24/Seven", and "Hello Baby".

Anyhow, the album measures 4 1/4" X 4 1/4" and has 5 pocket pages. The spine is 1 7/8". I added a rubber band closure from the right side to keep the album securely closed:




I had several round 1" epoxy stickers and used them for creating additional embellishments in the album:










On the cover the word "loved" is also under one of those epoxy stickers which I simply stuck to the paper and then used my 1" circle punch to cut it out:


Eva loves to flip through this album, mostly because it's a small size and she can easily hold it in her hands and another reason are tons of tiny rhinestones which she adores :)


Thanks for watching and have a great day!



Hugs,
Alexandra

Friday, July 24, 2015

Baby Girl Mini Album - Kaisercraft Pitter Patter Paper

Hello lovely people!

Sometimes I take a break from creating cards with colored images and run away to creating mini albums, using just pretty papers and cutouts.

Since I'm pregnant again, there's a good reason for creating baby albums and this is exactly was I have been doing in the past few weeks.

Today I want to share an album for which I used a gorgeous paper stack from Kaisercraft "Pitter Patter".  I've also used a cutouts set and I love how it turned out.

For the binding I've tried for the first time Kathy Orta's Faux Post Binding method. It allows you to keep on using the hidden hinge binding system and also use fabric for the covers and create a bended

The cover looks like this:






The album has 8 pocket pages and you may have a look inside, watching this video.

Thanks for visiting!




Hugs,
Alexandra

Christmas in July

Hello dear friends!

Today I'm sharing a card for the "Christmas in July"theme at the La-La Land Craft Inspiration blog .
I've used a stamp "Christmas Lantern Marci" and the following dies:
Winter Branches Dies from the October 2014 Club Kit


Marci is colored with the following Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000
Hair: E11, E15, E18
Outfit:  E47, E43, E42, E41
              T6, E09, E07, R24
              G99, G94, G24, YG01


Here are more of the close-ups:



There's a pull-out tag from the top left side:


I hope you like this one. Thank you very much for visiting my blog and viewing this post!


You can view the cards of the rest of the team here.


Hugs,
Alexandra

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Paper Doll Marci - Hearts

Hello guys!

Today I'm quickly sharing a card which went live on the La-La Land Crafts inspiration blog yesterday for the "Anything Goes" theme.

On my card I used one of the stamps from the Paper Dolls series - Marci with Hearts and the following dies:
Open Hearts Doily Border
Heart Fan
Heart Scroll Corners


Marci is colored with Copic markers:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000
Hair: W9, W7, W5, W3
Dress: Y17, Y15, Y13, Y11
Pinks: RV34, RV95, RV63, RV91
Blues: BG11, BG0, BG0000 + BG70


The close-ups follow:

 

You may find the works of the rest of the team in the post here.


Have a nice weekend dear friends and thanks for visiting!


Hugs,
Alexandra

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Anything Goes July Challenge at the I Am Roses

Hello lovely people!

The 15th of every month brings along the beginning of a new "Anything Goes" Challenge at the I Am Roses blog and you are more than welcome to submit your entries (read the rules of the challenge at the bottom of this post).

My DT inspirational card features a Magnolia stamp "Tilda With Arrow":


She's colored with Copics markers:


You can view the close-ups here. I used several of the Noor Design dies and also the arched window die (on top) from La-La Land Crafts:





So here are the rules of the challenge:
Contest runs July 15th - Aug 8th (Ends 11:55pm PST)
Theme: "Anything Goes"
Minimum (2) I Am Roses Products
One project submission per participant
One winner will be chosen
Participants will upload their project to their blog or forum, Label it “JULY IAR Challenge”
Participants will add a direct link to their project using the InLinkz tool provided. (*if you are unable to use the tool, leave a comment to this blog post and leave a direct link to your project)
Must Subscribe/or be a Follower of the IAR Challenge Blog
Winner will be announced alongside the next NEW monthly challenge on the 15th


Here are the links to the flowers from I Am Roses which I used on this card:





Thanks for visiting.



Hugs,
Alexandra