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Monday, August 31, 2015

A Hexagon Box & A Tiny Book of Messages

Hello people!

Today I wanted to share two projects, but they were not done and intended to be a set or something, they are separate ones and I'm just sharing them together in one post.



So the box is made of chip board completely from scratch, and covered with the Bo Bunny papers from the Heritage Collection. It measures around 5.5" X 4 3/4" X 3 3/4":






The second is a key-chain book of messages. The original idea that I had was to make a mini book which I could took along with me, to entertain my 2 year old daughter once she gets bored on our shopping trips :) That's the reason I used the stamps from the Tim Holtz set called "Mini Baby Blueprints" and decided to use envelopes as well, so that I could put a tiny card inside and write several messages from me to my daughter (who knows, maybe this book will survive till she will start to understand what I really wanted to say with those messages).

The book measures 3" X 2 1/4" and has 6 envelope pocket pages. I used the tiny envelopes which I got a long time ago from AliExpress:














That's it, I hope you like both of these creations. Thanks for looking.



Hugs,
Alexandra






Friday, August 28, 2015

Back To School - La-La Land Crafts

Hello everyone!

My Friday post always goes to La-La Land Crafts design team, where this week all of the members have been sharing with you projects made under the "Back To School" theme.

I up-cycled one of the projects I made a year ago and used the colored image of the Backpack Marci on a new creation - a Post-It Notes Holder, which measures 4" X 6":



Marci was colored with the following Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, RV21
Hair: E11, E13, E15, E27
Apple + Shoes Headband: R59, R37, R35, R32
Leggings Shirt: V99, V95, V93, V91
Skirt: W7, W5, W3, W1
Backpack: BV29, BV25, BV23, BV20

                  V09, V06, V04, V01

The holder has a magnetic closure and here is how it look inside:



Here are several close-ups from the cover:


I've used the following La-La Land Crafts dies:
Notebook Border Die (from the November 2014 Club Kit)
Filigree Stars Die (from the January 2015 Club Kit)
Stitched Sun & Clouds

I'm grateful for your visit!


Hugs,
Alexandra

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Mama's Boy from Saturated Canary and LDRS

Hello dear friends!

I hope all of you are doing well and having a nice day so far.
I want to share with you a quick CAS I made using one of the stamps (called "Mama's Boy") from the recent Saturated Canary release at the Little Darlings Rubber Stamps.


The stamp is quite small and it take no time to color it! Perfect for putting on a CAS style card.


Here are the Copic colors I used:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000
Hair: N9, N7, N5, N3
Pants: T5, BG18, BG15, BG13, BG11
Shirt: T5, E09, E07, R24
Tie: E15, Y38, Y35
Shoes: E77, E74, E71


Thanks for stopping by.



Hugs,
Alexandra

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

August Club Kit from La-La Land Crafts

Hello dear friends!

Today I'm here with a DT post for La-La Land Crafts and two projects made with the August Club Kit, and as you know in our Club Kit projects we are only allowed to use the dies from the kit and no others.

This is what the product kit includes:
Stamps
- Butterfly Marci
- Flutter By Stamp Set
Dies
- Loopy Border
- Loopy Butterflies
- Daisies
(this Kit is valued at $72.85 )


My first project is a 5" X 5" box:



Marci is colored with the following Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000
Hair: E11, E13, E15, E18
Wings: W7, W5, W3, W1
             E15, Y38, Y35, Y11
Outfit: BV29, BV25, BV23, BV20
            T5, BG49, BG13, G00, G000 + YG0000


The second one is a card, with the same cute Butterfly Marci:


The image on the card was colored with the following Copic markers:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000
Hair + Skirt: T5, E15, Y38, Y35, Y11
Purple: V09, V06, V04, V01
Wings: R37, R35, R32, R30
             W5, W3, W1

Please hop over to the La-La Land Crafts inspirational blog to have a look at the projects made with this kit by my team mates.

Thanks for watching and have a great day!



Hugs,
Alexandra

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Sizzix Suitcase Box with a tiny mini inside

Hello lovelies!

This will be a quick post to share with you another suitcase that I've made, it's not an album, but it has an itsy bitsy album inside and a couple of tiny envelopes too. I made it using an XL die from Sizzix - Bag, Suitcase.

There's also a demonstration video available on my You Tube here:













Thanks for visiting me today!


Hugs,
Alexandra

ATC size mini album using Kaisercraft "Pitter Patter" paper collection

Hello dear visitors!

There's a new video tutorial available on my You Tube channel for creating the following ATC-size mini album ( 3" x 4"), using Kaisercraft "Pitter Patter" paper collection.

The album can hold up to 36 2" x 3" photos and make a wonderful handmade gift for any occasion, it's easy and fun to make and gives you the opportunity to get rid of the leftover papers due to its really small size.

In the video description I've stated all of the measurements for the album covers, spine and pages.
I'll double then here as well:

Chip board for the covers - 3 1/8" x 4 1/8" (2 pc)
                                               1 3/4" x 4 1/8" (1 pc)

Base pages:
8 1/4" X 3" (6 pc) - scored at 4" and 8" on the long side

Flip-out pockets:
8 1/4" X 2,5" (6 pc) - scored at 4" and 8" on the long side

Photo-mats:
5" x 3 7/8" (6 pc) - scored at 2.5" on the 5" side

Journaling tabs:
3 7/8" X 2 5/8" (6 pc)

Hinges:
3/4" X 3 7/8" (6 pc) - scored at 3/8" on the 3/4" side

Here are the photos of the finished mini:










Thanks for watching and have a great Sunday!



Hugs,
Alexandra