Posts tagged EMBROIDERY
'10 YEARS' LAYOUT

THIS WEEK, I'M SHARING A LAYOUT TITLED '10 YEARS' THAT IS A 6" X 12" SPREAD. IT IS GROUNDED WITH A FULL WIDTH 4" X 6" IMAGE AND THEN JAZZED UP WITH METALLIC PUNCHES. I MADE THE TITLE FROM JUMBO SILVER CHIPBOARD LETTERS WHICH I EMBROIDERED ONTO THE PAGE AND A TYPEWRITER STRIP THAT I BLANKET STITCHED FROM THE '1' OF THE TITLE FOR EXTRA DIMENSION. I LAYERED SOME TAIGS AND EMBELLISHMENTS UNDER MY PHOTO AND SCATTERED SILVER SEQUINS WHICH I MINI STAPLED DOWN TO THE SPREAD FOR SECURITY. THAT WAS IT FOR THIS LAYOUT! IT WAS PRETTY QUICK TO COMPLETE ONCE I HAD A LAYOUT IN MIND - THE LONGEST STRETCH (AS USUAL) WAS THE EMBROIDERY OF THE CHIPBOARD NUMERALS BUT I THINK IT WAS WELL WORTH IT! 

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 47

KEEP IT SIMPLE

THIS WEEK IS ALL ABOUT KEEPING IT SIMPLE! BY USING ONE SIMPLE SHAPE IN REPETITION, THIS SPREAD CAME TOGETHER QUICKLY - AND YOU CAN DO IT TOO! SIMPLY SCATTER CIRCLES AND GROUND THE PAGE WITH A BOTTOM LAYER OF PATTERNED PAPER AND YOUR SPREAD IS READY TO GO. SEE HOW I COMPLETED THIS SIMPLE LAYOUT BELOW, AND CHECK OUT THE PRODUCTS I USED, TOO! >>>

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FLORAL EMBROIDERY | QUICK STEPS TO FOLLOW

HI ALL, I'M BACK! SORRY FOR THE ABSENCE THE PAST COUPLE DAYS BUT I WAS WORKING TIRELESSLY AROUND THE CLOCK TO FINISH A PROJECT FOR MY GRAPHIC DESIGN COURSE - AND IT'S A HANDMADE ONE - YAY! RIGHT UP MY ALLEY. WELL, IT'S COMPLETE AND I WANT TO SHARE PARTS OF IT WITH YOU SO THAT YOU MAY TOO CREATE SOME STELLAR HANDMADE PROJECTS IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN GIVING IT A GO! >>>

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SUNDAY SKETCH SERIES NO. 41

THIS WEEK'S SKETCH

THIS WEEK, IN HONOR OF REMEMBERING 9/11, I WANTED TO DO A LAYOUT SPECIFICALLY TO MAKE A TOP 10 LIST - A LIST OF THINGS I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO, AND THINGS I MAY HAVE TAKEN FOR GRANTED HAD SUCH A TRAGEDY NOT SPARKED THE FEELING THAT WE ARE NOT INVINCIBLE, AND THAT WE SHOULD LIVE EVERY DAY TO THE FULLEST. ALTHOUGH I MADE THIS SKETCH IN REMEMBRANCE OF 9/11 AND LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST, THIS SKETCH IS PERFECT FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO MAKE A LIST OF ANYTHING FROM THEIR FAVORITE FOODS, TO THINGS THEY WANT TO ACCOMPLISH! IF YOU'RE READY TO GET TO LISTING, CHECK OUT THIS SKETCH AND SEE HOW I TURNED IT INTO MY LAYOUT TITLED 'LOOKING FORWARD'. >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 40

TIME SAVING TIPS WITH SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT 'BE YOUTIFUL'

THIS WEEK'S FAST + FABULOUS LAYOUT IS TITLED 'BE YOUTIFUL' IS A FUN COLORFUL SPREAD ALL ABOUT CELEBRATING YOURSELF IN THE PRESENT. ALTHOUGH THIS LAYOUT DIDN'T TAKE MUCH TIME TO COMPLETE, THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF FUN ELEMENTS TO KEEP IT INTERESTING AND MY PERSONAL FAVORITE EMBELLISHMENT ON THIS SPREAD IS THE UNIQE EMBROIDERED ELEMENTS AND THE INTERACTIVE POCKET THAT HOUSES A JOURNALING TAG! TO SEE HOW I KEPT THIS LAYOUT QUICK AND FUN, KEEEP ON READING! >>>

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TUTORIAL | DIAMOND EMBROIDERED BACKGROUND

HOW TO CREATE PATTERNED BACKGROUNDS FOR YOUR SCRAPBOOK LAYOUTS WITH EMBROIDERY

THIS WEEK I'M SHOWING YOU HOW TO CREATE EMBROIDERED BACKGROUNDS FOR YOUR LAYOUTS WITH MY PAGE 'HELLO NEW YORK'. KEEP SCROLLING TO SEE A STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL ON HOW TO EMBROIDER A DIAMOND PATTERN BACKGROUND AND HOW I INCORPORATE IT INTO A FINISHED LAYOUT. KEEP READING >>>

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SUNDAY SKETCH SERIES NO. 16

THIS WEEK'S SKETCH

THIS WEEK'S LAYOUT TITLED 'DOER MAKER DREAMER' COMES FROM A FUN AND WHIMSICAL 12X12" SKETCH WITH EMBROIDERED CLOUDS, STRIPES OF COLOR, AND STRIPS OF PHOTOS AT THE BOTTOM. I WANTED THIS LAYOUT TO BE VERY PLAYFUL AND FOR THAT REASON, I CHOSE MY SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CRAFTING. FROM THERE I CHOSE MY 3 TITLE WORDS 'DOER. MAKER. DREAMER' AND PICKED NUMEROUS IMAGES FROM MY CREATIVE BURSTS OVER THE PAST COUPLE MONTHS. KEEP READING FOR ALL THE DETAILS ON THIS SKETCH AND HOW I MADE IT INTO A REAL LIVE LAYOUT! KEEP READING >>>

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'ESCAPE'

THIS WEEK I WANTED TO PLAY WITH SOME NEW ARTSY TECHNIQUES AFTER DELVING DEEPER INTO HYBRID SCRAPBOOKING FOR MY 4X6 PHOTO THIS WEEK. 'ESCAPE' IS A LAYOUT INSPIRED BY THIS WEEK'S MOODBOARD. IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THAT, HEAD ON OVER TO THIS POST AND CHECK IT OUT! OTHERWISE, KEEP SCROLLING' TO SEE WHAT THIS LAYOUT IS ALL ABOUT ...

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