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Patriotic Layout by Tonya Gibbs

Patriotic Layout by Tonya Gibbs

We recently celebrated our Independence Day here in the USA.  I love to see everyone dressed in their red, white & blue to show their patriotism. My Sister In-law shared this photo of her and her beautiful daughter.  Since my niece is all dolled up like a pageant queen, I wanted my layout to resemble a parade float.   The colors needed to be rich and vibrant, but feminine and soft, so I turned to my stash of Gelatos®. Their creamy texture and rich pigments were just what I needed to make this layout pop!

When I use Gelatos® I'm often asked these two questions:

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4th of July Gel & Gelatos Glass Jars

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Hi, folks! Margie Higuchi here with a 4th of July themed project of coloring these stinkin' cute mini glass jars! We have a new Goodwill Store open in our shopping mall so when I checked it out...well, who could resist?! LOL!!

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Valentine Love Tag



Hi there Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® fans! Lisa back with you today sharing another fun (and a VALENTINE!) project. Well, I think so anyway. ;) I have lots of pictures to share, but don't let that scare you off, okay? GREAT!! Here we go...

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Simple, Fun & Sweet Love Note Display

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I've had this chicken wire picture frame for about six months.  I had so many ideas for it when I ordered it but I've barely touched it except for moving it from one side of my craft room to the other.  Until now!  I've decided to prepare for Valentine's Day by adding little love notes to it from now until February.  Then it will be all ready to celebrate the month!  YAY!  Here's how I made my first love note for the display.

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Metallic Gelatos In The New Year

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Happy New Year~! How about a shimmery and metallic New Year's card for the occasion! I used Design Memory Craft® Metallic Gold Gelatos® to do a faux letterpress technique on Spellbinders® 3D M-Bossabilities™ E3D-006 Framed Labels Eighteen Folder. Stamped a New Year's sentiment using JustRite® Papercraft Grand Christmas Sentiment Cling Stamps with Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush Pen - Black.

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Mixed media winter girl

Hey sweet creatives how goes things?
Rita Barakat here and  I was finally able to carve a little creative time
into my schedule this weekend- OK not really, but I did it anyways! 
The weather around here this week has been chilly (mornings in the 30's) so I was inspired
to make this mixed media winter girl painting. Of course today it was 87! But that's Texas!

She is one of four weather girls collection I have created.
Here are some pictures in progress...

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Ringing in the New Year Mixed Media Mini Canvas

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 I hope your Christmas was wonderful!  It's not long now and we'll be ringing in a new year.  I thought this cute telephone stamp would be a funny way to ring it in on a mini canvas. 

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Christmas Card


Hello there! I can't believe it's only 9 days to the end of Year 2013! Come 2014, there will be new resolutions to be made (none of which I'm sure I will keep up to LOL) and new beginings..With the holiday season drawing close, I'm sure many of you are busy prepping up cards to send  to your loved ones near and far..

Here's what I came up with for you Mixed Media enthusiasts.

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Paper Crafters Crayon Speckled Ornament

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Happy Holidays! Margie here with a fun holiday ornament I created using Design Memory Craft® Paper Crafter Crayon™ in a combination of red and pink colors. Not only was it FUN to make but I love how the design reminds me of crushed candy canes :) I scraped the Paper Crafter Crayons using the Palette Knife from our Gelatos Tool Set. I took about two teaspoon full of shavings and placed them into a round glass ornament.

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A Watercolor Pencil Winter Penguin


Hello friends! Lisa here with you today to bring you a fun and easy card using the Art GRIP­® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils. These pencils are my babies (haha!!). I love them and can't recomend them enough.  The colors are just luscious and so true. There is no learning curve to using them, either. Just color and wet to blend. Easy peasy!

Here's the cutie card I made for you today to show off (I hope) how great these pencils are.

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  • D~DesignsByDragonfly on Blog Hop with Unity Stamps! Day 5 with Jen

    WOW this is amazing. LOVE the great colors. Thank so much for sharing!
    Crafty hugs,

  • Judy on Be Happy Mini Canvas with Video

    What a fun little canvas. I must say though that I had a hard time hearing your voice. Is there any way you can adjust that? I tried on my end but it doesn't work. Thanks for sharing a sweet project with us.

  • Judy on Blog Hop with Unity Stamps! Day 5 with Jen

    What a pretty project. Love the stamped image and the layers you used in your design. Thanks for sharing with us.

  • Carol Mc on Many Thanks Card

    Your card is gorgeous. Those colors are fabulous.
    Thank you for the inspiration.

  • Carol Mc on Texture Art with Jen

    I have quite a few unfinished projects.
    Your piece looks awesome with all that texture.

  • TracyM #6773 on Texture Art with Jen

    CONGRATULATIONS on getting your project finished Jen - I can totally relate and have to confess that I have too many to mention that have been put aside, waiting for the right moment & mojo :)
    YOU LOVE color & texture - I LOVE the colors & textures of your AWESOME piece - WOW - it is eye candy and makes me happy!!!

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