Saturday, August 29, 2009

Sketch 71: Cards, an ATC, an Altered Canvas &

I hope you have been enjoying the Shimmerz creations using Sketch 71! Today we have a lot more for you including a layout I didn't post yesterday! So, sit back and enjoy, and be sure to note your favorite Shimmerz colors!

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Chelsea
Papers: My Minds Eye Bloom & Grow
Shimmerz Paints: Shimmerz Blingz Gold Glimmer (painted on the wings of the butterfly and the centers of the flowers on the background paper)
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co. Butterfly Beauty, Inkadinkado sentiment
Ink: Versafine Black Onyx
Tools: Sewing Machine with white thread, Creative Memories Circle cutting system
4 1/2 x 6 Card by Danielle H.
Papers: Bazzill, Crate Paper
Shimmerz Paints: ?
Stamps: SU cupcake stamp
Embellishments: Doodlebug gems, Darice gems, Crate Paper, Scenic Route rub-on
Card by Danielle W.
Papers: Bazzill, Lily Bee
Shimmerz Paints: Flashee Fushcia Blingz
Tools: EK Success Deco Scissors, Swiss Dots Cuttle Bug Embossing Folder, EK Success Circle Cutter, Marvy Uchida Scalloped Square Punch
Embellishments: Lily Bee rub-on, SU grommet, SU ribbon, Prima flower
5x5 Card by KellyJean
Papers: SU Handsome Hunter, Melon Mambo, Basic Black
Shimmerz Paints: 4 Leaf Clover Spritz w#2 paint brush
Stamps: SU Love You Much
Tools: SU heat tool, Circle Scissor Plus, and tool kit
Embellishments: SU Crystal Clear embossing powder, SU Melon Mambo ribbon
Note: I spritzed the Spritz around the edges of my white circle before applying it to my card. I used the paint brush to color in the "LoVe" with the same Spritz.
Card by Kim Dellow {Shimmerz DT} Card by Lori Renn {Shimmerz DT}
Papers: Bazzill Basics
Shimmerz Paints: Paint: Shimmerz Spritz in Ruby (on scalloped circle), Shimmerz Fire Engine Red (on heart)
Embellishments: Archiver's Yours Truly scalloped circle, We R Memory Keepers lace hearts, Teresa Collins chipboard sentiment, Heidi Swapp tulle, Me and My BIG Ideas jewels, machine stitching
Card by Melissa Bove {Shimmerz DT}
Shimmerz Paints: Shimmerz Spritz in Cotton and Truffle, Shimmerz paints in Pink Poinsettia, Hotty Pink, and Celery
Stamps: Flourishes
Tag & Card by Melissa Sauls {Shimmerz DT}
Wedding Tag
Shimmerz Paints: Baby's Breath Spritz (I inked up my backgrounder in Versamark, sprayed the Shimmerz Spritz all over, and then embossed.)
Layout by Stacy Cohen {Shimmerz DT}
Papers: Bazzill, Graphic 45
Shimmerz Paints: Lilac Shimmerz (on the lace), Sea Foam Spritz (used with the masks on the white cardstock)
Embellishments: Prima flowers, leaves, and crystal flourish, Basic Grey alphas, Stickles, Heidi Swapp mask, misc. lace, misc. butterfly
Altered Canvas by Susan
Papers: Basic Grey Lemonade
Shimmerz Paints: Magenta
Embellishments: Basic Grey chipboard, American Crafts Thickers, misc. ribbon
ATC by Tanis
Papers: We R Memory Keepers Grandma's Kitchen collection, Bazzill, Crate Paper Lillian collection
Shimmerz Paints: Apricot and December Sky
Stamp ink: Tim Holtz Antique Linen
Tools: hole punch, Martha Stewart circle cutter
Embellishments: misc. blue grosgrain ribbon, Making Memories Love Notes tiny alpha stickers, misc. button, fine tip black marker
Wow, just amazing work and inspiration from BOTH teams this weekend!!! Be sure to get your entries in by Thursday, Sept. 3rd, by 11:59 p.m. Central Time. Post a link to your entry in this thread here. A winner will be announced the next morning! Have fun, and see you next week!

Friday, August 28, 2009

Sketch 71: Layouts & Shimmerz!

Oooh, do we have an exciting weekend for you! Shimmerz Paints is sponsoring Triple the Sketch this week! The Shimmerz design girls also played with our sketch so we have lots of amazing inspiration ahead for you today and tomorrow! And a HUGE thanks to Stacey of Shimmerz Paints for offering today's prize and sharing her amazing products with the TTS design team!
And now for even more exciting news! Shimmerz is offering a selection of a Spritz, a Shimmerz, and a Blingz to one lucky reader! You can see all of their amazing product here. How do you enter? Create a layout, card, tag, or altered item using Sketch 71, and post a link to it in this comment thread by Thursday, Sept. 3rd, by 11:59 p.m. Central Time. One random winner will be drawn to receive this amazing prize and posted next Friday! :) Let's look at the sketch all of the designers worked with: Now, if you haven't played with any Shimmerz products yet, I hope you will be excited to try them after viewing these stunning layouts.

12x12 Layout by Alisa
Papers: Bazzill, Fancy Pants Sweet Peas
Shimmerz Paints: Silver Bells and Pink Poinsettia Blingz
Alphas: Heidi Swapp ghost alphas
Embellishments: Making Memories brads, flowers, butterfly paint, & buttons; American Crafts ribbon
Layout by Deanna Kroll (Shimmerz DT) 12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
Papers: Studio Calico, Bazzill
Shimmerz Paints: Shimmerz Coal {used on the red flowers}, Shimmerz Ultra Marine {chipboard flower}
Tools: CM corner maker
Embellishments: misc. ric rac, Making Memories letters, October Afternoon letters, Pop Dots, Zig black writer

12x12 Layout by Gloria
Papers: Bazzill, K&Company, Creative Imaginations
Shimmerz Paints: Shimmerz spiced cider
Tools: Edge distressing tool (Close to My Heart), Circle dies (Spellbinders), computer with Ariel font for journaling
Embellishments: Close to My Heart fibers, Heidi Swapp flower, misc. brad
Note: The Shimmerz was applied to the white silk flower with a foam brush.
Layout by Jana Eubank (Shimmerz DT)
Shimmerz Paints: Hi Ho Silver Blingz, Sapphire Spritz
Note: Blingz put over white crackle paint on the chipboard flower and chipboard border. The Spritz was used on the background.
12x12 Layout by Jen
Paper: We R Memory Keepers, KI Memories
Shimmerz Paints: Shimmerz Sugar Plum, Spritz Sea Foam
Alphas: K&Company, American Crafts, CK Ali Edwards Offical Font
Embellishments: Kaisercraft rub-ons, Making Memories ticket, spray paint, thread, ink, & notebook paper
Note: Used a recycled element to create the painted "holes" on the paper with the Shimmerz. Added the photo. You can use Ranger Inc's Blending Tool or just a cosmetic sponge to apply.
12x12 Layout by KellyJean
Papers: SU Baja Breeze, Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip card stocks, Frickle Pickle Lucky
Shimmerz Paints: 4 Leaf Clover Spritz
Embellishments: Frickle Pickle die cut elements and buttons
12x12 Layout by Marcee
Papers: Cosmo Cricket Everafter
Shimmerz Paints: Butter Cream
8x8 Layout by Rebekah
Paper: The Paper Co. white CS, Me and My Big Ideas
Shimmerz Paints: Sunny and Plum Pudding Spritz
Embellishments: Basic Grey rub-ons, yellow tulle, old clothes from my stash to make a couple of the flowers
12x12 Layout by Susan
Papers: Basic Grey, Bazzill
Shimmerz Paints: Ice Lavender and Magenta
Embellishments: Basic Grey, American Crafts, misc. ribbon
Layout by Tanisha Long (Shimmerz DT) We hope you have enjoyed ALL of the incredible creations today! Tomorrow we have LOTS of goodies to share too!! So, stop back then and get working on your entries. Have a blessed Friday!

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Sketch 70: Cards, an ATC, & an Altered Canvas

I sure love Saturday's when the designers take our sketch and make it into anything! Friday's we always have amazing layouts but on Saturday's you never know what the design team will come up with! Today we have a great variety of goodies for you using Sketch 70. Let's see what they created for you!

ATC by Chelsea
Papers: Basic Grey Wisteria
Stamp Ink: Colorbox Fluid Chalk Chestnut Roan
Embellishments: Flower from One Bright Spot Etsy shop
Note: This ATC was created for Triple the Scraps Scripture Challenge Week 26.
6x6 Card by Danielle H.
Papers: Bazzill, Scenic Route
Embellishments: Making Memories rub-ons, American Crafts rub-ons

Card by Danielle W.
Paper: October Afternoon Duck Row, Bazzill, Melissa Frances
Tools: EK Success Deco Scissors, Glue Dots, Stampin' Up! label punch and corner rounder, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder
Embellishments: Melissa Frances small frame, pearl, and rub-on; Sunny Shimmerz Paint; Target ribbon
5 3/4" x 5 3/4" Card by Gloria
Papers: Bazzill, Heidi Grace Designs
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co.
Stamp Ink: Staz-On
Embellishments: Heidi Grace Designs cardstock sticker, Prima flowers, Basic Grey pearls, SEI button, twine from craft store
16x20 Altered Canvas by Jen
Alphas: American Crafts
Embellishments: Fancy Pants Designs ribbon, K&Company ribbon, Making Memories tickets & stickers, Amy Butler and other unknown fabric, my own design flower (Etsy One Bright Spot), Bistro Chalk Marker from Marvy Uchida, Sakura paint pen, misc. canvas, thread, vintage dictionary, acrylic paint, Tim Holtz’s Tiny Attacher
6 x 7 1/2" Card by Rebekah
Papers: Creative Imaginations, Paper Co. white CS
Embellishments: 7gypsies gaffer tape, Tim Holtz grungeboard letters, Amy Butler fabric, Heather Ross fabric, misc. buttons, Craft Smart paint, ZIG Memory Writer
Card by Tanis
Papers: misc. patterned paper
Stamps: SU Pocket Silhouettes stamp set
Stamp ink: SU Chocolate Chip craft ink
Embellishments: Prima flowers, Hemp twine, misc. button
Now please remember to join us next week. We have an AMAZING sponsor that we are SO excited to share with you! I know you will love them too! Happy crafting and see you then!