Sunday, June 27, 2010

I finally broke down and got a Gypsy. I won it on ebay for a great price(less than $100) but I haven't received it yet!!!!!!!!!!!  I just received notice that it has been shipped. I am really looking forward to trying it out.
I received a couple awards from friends but have no idea how to get them on this blog. I am so sorry to those that have given them to me. If and when I can figure it out, I will certainly let you know.I have been working on some layouts for myself and my daughter.
The Cricut board has a weekly sketch to follow and I have been trying to do them each week. Here area couple from different vacations we have been on.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Animal ATC Swap

This are the other 4 ATCs that I made for the same Animal ATC Swap.

I try and do something different for all my ATCs but I eventually run out of ideas. You will see that all of these are certainly "outside the box".They certainly are unique and I am not sure where my mind was at the time. I like them and hopefully you will also.

1---Zoo Animal--Meercat It was aTV series on Animal Planet for 4 years and DH & I loved it!!!! (Looks like the Soprano's ad)

2- Bird--What can I say???? I used flocking and added google eyes

3--Wildlife--What is more wild than Wild Horses? I love the saying.
4-Farm Animal--Patchwork Pig. I glued a bunch of scraps together and then cut the pig as an overlay.\Sorry he posted sideways!!!!!!

Another butterfly ATC

Here is my Butterfly for Group 1 of the Animal ATC Swap on the Cricut MB.
I went for the Vintage look and used 4 layers starting with the background in brown, then a mini doily, then yellow cardstock, then mesh and finally the image with another butterfly popped. I ink all the layers and added some pearls as the final touch.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Butterfly ATC

Here is a sneek peek of my Butterfly ATCs for group 2 in the Animal ATC Swap on the Cricut MB. All the flowers a double layers(store bought) and the butterflies are metal with jewels. I bent them up a bit and adhered them to one of the flowers. The edges of the patterened paper is also inked.
The butterflies and the flowers are different but the design and papers are the same.

This is her apartment in Manila.

Layouts for Rebecca

I have been trying to get some layouts done for my daughter's album before she gets home. I have done quite a few and here is one of my favorites.

I love this photo of my her sitting on the wall in Narragansett RI. I wanted to do a simple layout using the photo and the quote that I found. I think they go perfect together. If you can't read it, it says "The voice of the sea, speaks to the soul".

Vacation ATCs

I filled in for a friend who is having a hard time right now and made a couple more sets of ATCs for Tammy's Vacation Swap. I used some photos that my daughter had taken on her many travels. The first one was taken in Tuscany Italy and I just love the photo. The 2nd one was taken at the Albuquerque NM Balloon Fest. I made the picture black & white and just left 1 balloon on color to do something different.