"If I had a Star for all the times you made me smile,I would Hold the sky in my hand."

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Christmas and Halloween Card? Why Not

I decide to do this Card for Challenge I stumbled upon, because I thought it was a a really Fun Idea. Basically I had to Combine a Card with the theme of Christmas and halloween into one! Hope you guys love the Card as much as I do..Below will be a link to the Challenge and a list products used.

Creating the base of the Card
Putting it all together! 
Images Colored with Copic Markers
Color's I used for mr.penguin  (N9, N7, N5)
I just love Mr.pumpkin head
Color I used for Pumpkin (YR07,YR04,YRO2)

  Pumpkin head image by: Krafting kimmy

 Penguin and Snow flakes By :Lawn fawn (Critters in the Snow) set

Distress Stains used: Shabby Shutters, Tumbled Glass

  Puffy Paint in White for snow effect

Other Inks Used :Momento (London Fog),(Danube Blue), Versa Color Pigment ink (black).

Day 12 We wish you a...  <<( Challenge site)


Feel free to Ask questions about anything else you may be curious about!

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Handmade Jean Purse

Hello Everyone! 
I was going through a few old boxes earlier today and found a purse I made a few years ago in high school and I thought I would show it to you guys! I'm not great at sewing ( So be Kind) and keep in mind I did this by hand because I've never owned a sewing machine. Anyways I was pretty proud of my little purse and the fact that I recycled an old pair of jeans to make it so I decide I'm gonna use it to inspire me in my paper crafts as well, so who knows what I'll come up with! 

This is the front of the purse
Close up
Back of purse ( which I planned on adding things too)
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(I'll be making a video soon showing my great buys from that site!)

Monday, December 26, 2011

Challenge Inspired Card

Merry Christmas Everyone!!
Just a Card I made for a friend and to enter into a the TGF challenge (www.farmfreshchallengeblog.blogspot.com), and also Shopping our Stash #32  Challenge which was to use ribbon, twine or ric rac on our project. I really love all the colors in this card and how it all turned out. I custom made the background using some Glimmer mist , magical mica's and a aqua pen and some let over tissues paper from Christmas. The image itself is colored with copic sketch markers and has been distressed with some tim holtz ink pads. The flower center in the photo is a mulberry rose from wild Orchid crafts ( luv there flowers). The letters in sentiment were stamped from Lawn fawn set (Smitty's Abc's) and I think they look darn cute! lol  Hope you guys like it !! Leave me a comment 

Greeting Farm Stamp (soo cute)
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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Mixed Media Art Journal

Hey Everyone! 
I can't believe Christmas is only a few days away! This month has just flown by. When I was a Child it felt like it took an eternity for Christmas to finally get here and now I blink and Christmas is upon us. I wanted to share with ya'll another one of the pages I'm working on in my art journal! I'm still thinking of adding a few more things to this page but I haven't decided what that is yet. (It's a work in Progress) I hope you guys like the page and that your all having a happy holiday! 

I used acrylic paints and glimmer mist

I also used Copic and Zig markers
Any questions Just leave a comment below! If you guys are interested in seeing a video of me working on my art journal let me know...Thanks for stopping By and Don't forget to please follow my blog.

(Best Glue for this type of thing is PPA ) I find it gives a very good finish and your pages won't stick together.
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Friday, December 16, 2011

Diy Christmas Ornament

Hello!  Crafty Friends

I made a Christmas Ornament earlier during the week and I wanted to share it with ya'll! I actually made this for my fur baby (daisy) hehe.. My dog daisy is part of my family so I wanted to make her something cute to hang on the tree! In this picture she was at the beach with us and she looks so stink'in cute in this photo that I just love to look at it. Daisy really loves the water ( when she was a puppy she use to dive into anyone's pool who didn't have some sort of railing). Hope you guys are finding sometime to craft during this busy holiday season! 

Added Some foe stitches with my signo Uni-Ball
Isn't she a cutie!
                                                              Detailed Instructions
I started with a plain wood Ornament from a hobby store and I painted it with two different tones of brown. 
Distressed the edges with Vintage photo/Walnut ink distress ink.
I used my signo uni-ball pen in (white) to create foe stitches and I then went on to use some white acrylic paint for the icing.
For the Bow I used red liquid pearl which I let dry ( but before it was fully dry I added some glitter) and I sealed the bow with dimensional glaze.
Eyes (just some bobble eyes) for a fun look.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

DT Project ( Mixed Media Mini art Book)

This is the Cover of the Mini art Book

First Page of Mini

Second Page of Mini 

Third Page
Fourth Page
fifth Page
Sixth Page

Seventh Page

Same Page as above but without acetate
Last Page
*Detailed Instructions For this Project will be Posted Shortly On my Youtube Channel : Starsinpalm*

Monday, December 12, 2011

Mixed Media Mini

Hey, Crafty Friends

I had all these plans of things I wanted to do this week, but I've been super busy! It was my Bf birthday this week and I also find my self feeling very sick (I hate being sick ughh). I'm also working on a mini art journal that I will be entering for a design team , so I've been putting a lot of work into having that finished by Dec 15. I can't wait to show ya'll the finished Art journal and to post a tutorial video of how I created everything. Hopefully this cough and runny nose will be gone soon so I can be at 100 % very soon! Here is a sneak peak at one of the pages I'm working on currently ( hehe)... Enjoy and I hope everyone had a great weekend.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Whimsy Flower

I stamped my first layer

stamped second layer to add interest

Added Some ink Color

Adding  glimmer mist

Scrunching and drying flowers

Ta-Da !!!
This was a just for fun project! I wanted to make a flower that would lay flatter then others I've created in the past, to possibly be attached to the front of my art journal. Normally the paper flowers I create take more time so it was nice just to throw some things together to create something that's beautiful! I decided to call this flower ( A whimsy Flower). I think I'm gonna start naming all the flowers I create just for fun.. Hope ya'll enjoy my flower and get inspired to create your own versions

Note : All the flower layers were attached by adding a few drops of Glue to each Flower layer. I drew all the flower shapes but you could easily use a flower die ( I choose not to use a die because I was trying to achieve a certain look)

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Mixed Media Art Journal and Craft Haul !

Hello Friends!
I hope everyone was is having a great weekend! I decide to do craft haul Video to show ya'll some of great things I got on black friday  so checkout my youtube channel very soon ( to Checkout the goodies) . I also wanted to show you a page from my mixed media art journal that I worked on over the weekend! I love to hear from you guys so feel free to comment and I hope this inspires you to find some time to be Artsy! <3

My Timeless flower.

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Ribbon Rose

Hey Crafty friends!

 I hope everyone is having a great weekend! (little update) I never had a chance to work on that thanksgiving banner I wanted to make but I did get a chance to make a new type of flower (new to me anyways).I made a ribbon rose ( as I call it ) , I've never made one before nor have I seen one made, but I was in a creative sorta mood so I decide to go for it and I think it turned out just great! Best part about this ribbon flower is it's super simple to make! All you really need is a ribbon (with wire running threw it) , some thread or sewing floss ( a color that matches your ribbon), Needle (of course), Pearls for the center (or whatever you prefer as the center).

I just love this!
(strip I used to make a small ribbon rose)
I used Blue Moon Pearls.
 Step 1: Get your ribbon and fold it over so it looks like one strip, then do a straight stitch along the edge. (Note : I used a wide ribbon with wire running threw it)
Step 2 : Remove the Wire from one side of the ribbon and tie a not in the other side of ribbon so wire does not come out ( Note one side of the ribbon must remain with wire running threw it in order to make this work correctly)
Step 3: Now that your ribbon is stitched closed ,you will pull on the wire that is left on the one side of the ribbon making sure it's ( Not) the side where you tied a knot in the wire to make sure it does not come out of the ribbon.
Step 4: Now that you have completely pulled the ribbon towards the knot so the ribbon is all bunched up ,start rolling it around itself (using your hot glue gun  every layer apply a small amounts to secure the flower)
Step 5: Add the final details by adding some pearls or a cute button..whatever you fancy!
 (Note: I tied together pearls with red floss to secure to flower and added small drop of hot glue to the bottom)

*( I will post a video soon showing this process for you guys so that you can see the process in better detail) *

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Mixed Media Album

I can't believe how this Month is just Flying by! Its almost thanksgiving and yet still so much things left to get ready (crafty things that is lol)..I'm blessed enough not to have to cook on this holiday , so all I have to do is just enjoy family and feasting! I would like to make a little crafty gift to the Thanksgiving cooks if time permits me ( cross your fingers). I've got quite a few projects in the works and the first one is a (Mixed Media album series) that I will be doing over on my youtube channel (starsinpalm). Naturally all my Blog followers will get to see each page and the final album all put together at the end but feel free to follow along with the video series as well! This is the current page I'm working on but that will get all the small details once all the pages are ready to be bound... ( basically its not fully done yet) 

Album is meant to be in a Cup shape.
Thanks for stopping by my Blog! 
I love how the color turned out.

Supplies Used ;
Gesso (Golden Brand) but any brand can be used
Soft gel Meduim Matte (Golden) other brands work well too.
Arylic paint (Americana) you can use whatever you prefer
Paint brushes ( I forget the brand but whatever you have is fine, Note: The better the brush the less hairs in your project)
Lumiere paint : Halo Blue Gold
Chipboard ( can be store Bought or you can use an old cereal box and be green!)
For any extra info or questions feel free to comment below! Thanks

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Christmas Card

I have finally made my first official Christmas Card of the year! I was inspired to make this for a challenge I had in mind and because I just love Christmas (hehe). This card came together very organically and I decide to record the process on my laptop camera so you guys could finally see a little bit of my creative process ( This will be on my youtube channel shortly). I really love sharing my passion for crafts with you guys, and reading all the positive and encouraging words! Thank you so much for following my blog, and feel free to let me know what you would like to see more of on here or if you just have a question on anything!

Supplies List:
My Minds Eye (paper)
Stampotique (Main Image)
Memento Ink ( Tuxedo Black)
Felt Sheet (Red)
We R Memory Keepers floss (Red&White)
Chip Board Element
Kraft Cardstock
American Crafts Cardstock
Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Barn Door, Black Soot , Vintage photo, Tea dye, Shabby Shutters)
Gold Wire ( use with Jewelry Pliers)
Image was Colored with Copic Sketch markers
Corner Chomper
I wanted the focal point to look like an ornament.
simple stitch on felt