Thursday, June 02, 2016

Fun Layout Using Helmar Adhesives



Hi, I just posted this cute layout over at the Helmar blog - we have a new design team so go on over and see what the other team members have created.


Today I wanted to use my BoBunny 6x6 mini pad.  As you know their pads of papers have so many pages and I get a thrill of using every last piece.  Whether it is on albums, layout or cards I have an obsession to not waste my beautiful papers.  So for this project I have some left over pre-made pages that came in my pad. 


Below are some photos of my process.  I was able to use the premade pages by fussy cutting around them and making this 12x12 layout.










I used the Helmar Scrap Dots for my 3D effect and adhered the papers with Helmar Permanent runner.

I also used the matching BoBunny embellishments that went with my paper pad and embellished with the same ribbon, flowers and brads that were in the paper design.






Thank you for stopping by today, wishing you a happy scrapping day!


Helmar Products Used:




Other Product Used:
Collection Used:  BoBunny - Annasophia; Paper 6x6 premade pad, ribbon, brads.  BoBunny Precious Petals (Gypsy Lily); Cardstock Stickers: BoBunny (friend)


Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Helmar Adhesives - Making Birthday Cards





It's my turn over at the Helmar blog today.  These cards are being featured along with the process of supplies, instructions and tips to make these cards.  So please go on over to the Helmar blog today.


These two cards were made with the same design in mind.  I slightly altered the second "Happy Birthday" card with size and added more pennants. 




To follow the instructions to make these cards please go to the Helmar card I went through the process for the smaller "Celebrate" card.  For this yellow "Happy Birthday" card I used yellow Bazzill cardstock and changed the color and pattern of the ribbons.




I also changed the Sizzix embossed folder pattern to dots.  I added some patterned paper and made this card 5x7.


I used three Helmar Adhesives.  One of my favorites is the 450 Quick Dry Adhesive




I also used the Helmar Scrap Dots to adhere my ribbon bow to my card





Lastly, I used the Helmar Zap Dots 3D white round




Here is the small white "Celebrate" card which I made first








Hope you enjoyed my card making today.  When making cards and you already have all your supplies out, you might as well make several.  It takes just as much effort to make one card than it does to make two or three.  Use the same design for all so as not to reinvent the wheel.  All you need to do is alter your cards with size, color or added embellishments.






Thank you for stopping by ...






Helmar Product Used:


Other Product Used:
Paper: Bazzill, American Crafts, Colorbok; Ribbon: May Arts; Stickers: Me & My Big Ideas; Tools: Sizzix emboss folders, Big Kick, Cuttlebug



Friday, May 20, 2016

Inspired by Finnabair Prima Marketing Clock





Hi, I have been seeing this clock all over FB and have been wanting to make one of these for my daughter for sometime.  Finally my girl friends and I got together and I was able to make this clock.


Have to tell you I am loving Anna Dabrowska's Art Basics products and also the paint and mica powders line.  I have been a fan of Finnabair and Prima Marketing for years.


Hope you enjoy my Anna Dabrowska inspired clock.









My daughter's living room has blue and green as her color scheme so I made this for her as a house warming present since she just moved.

Thank you for stopping by, happy scrapping ...



Product List:


Prima Marketing Inc:  Clock, Flowers, Leaves, Metals;  Finnabair:  Mica Powders; Art Basics:  Modeling Paste, Texture Paste, Black Gesso; Sandra Evertson - Relics and Artifacts; Viva D├ęcor (green yellow) Paint; Misc Embellishments: Tim Holtz, K&Co., Magenta, Kaiser Crafts (clocks), Tools:  Art Basics brushes, Princeton Catalyst spatula







Sunday, May 08, 2016

Happy Mother's Day





Hope all the mom's out there have a very Happy Mother's Day





Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Bookmark with Helmar



Hi Everyone, today my Mother's Day Gift (Bookmark) is being featured over at the Helmar Blog so please go on over for more photos and process.




My family and I are avid readers so I wanted to make a cute bookmark for my daughter.   This particular bookmark is for my daughter's Midori Bullet journals.


I used Helmar's Fabric glue on the felt, beads and buttons knowing that it's great for adhering.  I also used the Helmar Silicon Sealant for gluing the felt flower arrangement to my 7 Gypsies rubber band.








This was an easy and fun project and I plan on making more bookmarks.  You can also go to a fabric store and buy some elastic instead of using a rubber band.






Thank you for stopping by and please go by the Helmar blog and check out my featured Mother's Day Gift Bookmark.

Happy Scrapping ...




Helmar Product Used:    




Other Product Used:
7 Gypsies, Kaiser Craft, Felt, Buttons, Floss

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Helmar Birthday Frame



Hi today I am sharing with you a cute and easy project I designed for Helmar.  Please go on over to their blog where my frame is featured to see more photos.

My girlfriend's birthday is coming up and I am getting her a gift card which I know she wants; but I couldn't just put a gift card in an envelope.  I decided to make her this cute frame and attach her gift card to the clipboard.  She can later clip a family photo or notepad to the frame if she wishes.

I used Helmar's Tacky Craft Glue  and also 450 Quick Dry Adhesive for this project.




I bought the clipboard frame at Michael's Craft store and gathered some of my stash.


I had some of the small wood pieces in my stash that I also bought at Michaels.  The butterfly I decided to glitter with "wow" fine glitter by first coating the wood with Tacky Craft Glue.  The flower I decided to paint with Delta craft paint.



I then cut out a nice 5x5 photo frame that I adhered with the Helmar 450 Quick Dry Glue


I know my girlfriend will be surprised and enjoy this cute gift.  I hope I have inspired you to try out an easy Home Decor Gift using Helmar Adhesives.



Thank you for stopping by and please go by the Helmar blog and check out my featured Home Decor Frame.

Happy Scrapping ...



Helmar Product Used:    


Other Product Used:
Frame: Michael's; Paper: Fancy Pants; Embellishments: Chipboard (Fancy Pants), wood butterfly and flower (Michaels); Glitter: American Crafts "WOW"; Paint: Delta Yellow; Ribbon: May Arts

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Helmar Mixed Media Layout
























Hi, its my turn over at the Helmar blog and I am sharing this mixed media layout of my daughter's trip to Joshua Tree in California.



I decided to try painting my background for a rich bold look.  Below are some photos of my process:








Primed my cardstock with gesso


Taped off my page so that I would have a clean border


Mixed my colors to get a rich blue


Painted my base page


Used gesso and Crafter's Work Shop stencil to get my pattern, then dropped some black ink blots


Using Helmar Decoupage and Craft Glue to glue down my embellishments


Using Helmar Craft glue to adhere my chosen photos


This page was fun to create and using Helmar made it so much easier.  Hope you enjoyed my work today and please stop by the Helmar FB page and blog today.




Thank you for stopping by today,









Helmar Product Used:


Other Product Used:
Paper:  Bazzill, Reminisce (unwritten); Embellihments: Reminisce (unwritten); Stencil: Crafter's Workshop; Paint: Delta, DaVinci, Gesso:  ProArt; Art Basics: Misc: Micropens
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