Saturday, July 30, 2011

GAB 26-Surprise Challenge

Today's Surprise Challenge is Christmas Gifts. Please play along and create a 3D project for Christmas Gift Giving.
Monday, July 25, 2011

Crayon Roll

Hola Amigas! Happy Monday! I am GLAD that the weather is not as SEVERLY HOT as it has been...Have you seen the new fabric from Stampin' UP! LOVE THEM! There are three new additions to the fabric line. Here is a new project I have made not only for my nephew's birthday but to also sell at craft fairs...

Here is the Crayon Roll opened. It holds 16 crayons. Never LOSE a crayon in the car or on a trip again! And the next picture shows it closed. I added ribbon so you can just Roll it and tie it up.

These make GREAT birthday gifts, stocking stuffers and MORE! If you are interested in one or more of these please email me atouchof_sol@yahoo.com

RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN' UP!

Ribbon: Real Red 5/8' Grosgrain

Accessories: Candy Cane Christmas fabric, non-SU (thread, interfacing, crayola crayons)
Saturday, July 23, 2011

GAB 25-Technique Challenge

Hola Amigas! What a BEAUTIFUL Saturday! What plans do you have today? Today we have a Technique Challenge: Rock N Roll at Gimme A Break Challenge Blog. I hope you will play along with us. Here is my sample...What do you think? This is my first time using this stamp. I like it...I haven't done this technique in a long time...LOVE IT! Gotta use it more.

RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN UP

Paper: Chocolate Chip, Marina Mist, Very Vanilla, Greenhouse Gala DSP

Stamp Set: Ornate Blossom

Ink: Marina Mist, Chocolate Chip

Ribbon: Pear Pizzazz

Accessories: Pearls
Friday, July 22, 2011

Stamp-a-Holics Challenge 179-3D Challenge

Hola Amigas. How are you? Are you surviving the sweltering Heat Wave? Today we are going to see Kung Fu Panda 2. Then to AC Moore to buy more decorative Duck Tape. Then HOPEFULLY back home for lunch and naps. Today our 3D Challenge is brought to us by Nancy Dawson. The challenge is to make a 3D gift idea. This is what I came up with. A cute way to gift a bracelet to my neice. I saw this idea when Demo Reporters from SU Convention were sharing all the ideas they got to see In Person. Look how cute? This is one of the stamps in the NEW IB&C. It's called Kidoodles. Do you see the tie dyed paper inside. It's a coffee filter. You will need a plate and two to three ink refills. Place a couple of drops of each on the plate. I used Pretty in Pink, So Saffron and Tempting Turquoise. Then spritz with water and lay the coffee filter over it.
You can let it air dry or use your Heat Tool.

I hope you will play along with the Stamp-A-Holics.

RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN UP!

Paper: Melon Mambo Textured, Pretty in Pink

Stamp: Kidoodles

Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Refills (Pretty in Pink, So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise)

Ribbon: Pretty in Pink Taffeta

Accessories: Pretty in Pink marker, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Crop-o-dile, Cutter Kit
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Diva Coffee Break Designs 237-Sketch Challenge


Hola Amigas! Here is another with the Divas! I can't believe we are halfway thru summer vacation. We just got back from a long vacation at the shore. It was FANTASTIC. Solimar and Joaquin had such a GREAT time. And it didnt stop there...We got back and then headed back to the shore on Sunday and then to the lake on Monday. The icing on the cake was I also was able to spend time with my friends the Crafty Chicas on Saturday to stamp and create...

Here is my take on this week's challenge. I hope you will play along.

RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN' UP!

Paper: Chocolate Chip, Rose Red, Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla

Ink: Rose Red, Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla Craft

Stamp: Precious Butterfliese (Hostess)

Accessories: Pearls, Dimensionals
Saturday, July 9, 2011

VC Rocks Blog Hop-Anything but a Card

Hola Amigas! How are you on this GORGEOUS Saturday. Yesterday my mom took Solimar, Joaquin and I out for lunch and then to a movie. My youngest sister, Sally also came with us. We saw Cars 2 because Joaquin is OBSESSED! It was really cute. And she also let them pick out a toy! Sally bought them popcorn an Icee. Thanks MOM and Sally!
Starting today we have a FA-BU VC ROCKS Blog Hop.

The theme this month is Anything But a Card.
My first and second projects are an Acrylic Frame Post It Note Holder with matching pen. These make great inexpensive gifts for teachers, secretaries and more.

Look at what a difference our DSP takes on the same project.

And my last project are Jumbo Paperclip Bookmarks. I made these for my Girl Scout Troop.


Friday, July 8, 2011

Stamp A Holics 177-Color Challenge


Hola Amigas! I can't believe its Friday. Where did the week go? Have you been enjoying this beautiful weather? Solimar, Joaquin and I have! Well this week we have a GREAT color challenge brought to us by Mitzi. I hope you will play along with the Stamp A Holics.

Here is my card for this week.

Looking forward to seeing your artwork. Have a GREAT Weekend!



RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN UP

Paper: Perfect Plum, Very Vanilla, River Rock

Ink: Perfect Plum, Baja Breeze

Stamp: Bliss (SAB 2011)

Accessories: Big Shot, Framed Tulips EF, Pearls

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