Monthly Archives: February 2015

‘Clockwork Princess’- Emily

Hello my creative friends:) This morning I want to share with you my first project of my 2015 Bloom Girl Season using the stunning ‘Emily’ in all of her gears and glory! I must tell you how much I adore gears and anything mechanical, when Jamie released Emily and Quentin, my heart skipped a beat. I knew my first project had to be filled with metallics and gears! 

Check out the Bloom Girl blog for the how to and to check out some more amazingly beautiful inspiration! But for now here are a few snippets:)

 Full view 

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 Close ups

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Supplies used: Prima Bloom Girl-Emily (#980306)
Prima primary paper- white (#845797)
Prima 6.5″x10.5″ bubbles stencil (#961299)
Prima art basics light paste (#961404)
Prima art basics heavy gesso -white (#961442)
Blue Fern Studios- large Roman clocks and gears
Indigo Blu Mega Flakes kit

Thank you so much for checking out my project and I hope you enjoyed! 

 xoxo Sherry


Custom orders

I have recently had many requests for custom orders, so I have added this option to my page! I have added a new page in which you can contact me and we can discuss options for items you may want to help store your memories! Check it out for more information!!!


Quentin, so handsome:)

When Jamie Dougherty asked me to be a part of the Bloom Girls DT for the 2015 team I was beyond excited!! Then we got sneak peeks of the January release of stamps and stencils and I could barely wait!! Quentin was by absolute favourite… Not only is he the first Bloom Boy, but he is all full of gears and gadgets and that is a man after my heart! So I had to play and enjoyed every second of creating this steam punk projects!! Check out some other beautiful inspiration from my fab DT friends up on the Prima blog today!!

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Supplies
Prima
-Paper-primary textured paper pack, black (#845797)
-Stencil-Clocks(#564858)
-fluid chalk ink- dark bark and black coal
-Memory Hardware, Pearls(#990381),
-Memory Hardware, Louviers antique chains (#990305)
-Memory Hardware, La Vie antique cloches (#990312)
-Sunrise/Sunset Collection, mechanicals (#960353)
-Bella Rouge, brads (#579296)

Bloom Girl
-cling stamp, Quentin (#980337)
-stencil, Phrases (#980436)
-Metal Floral embellishments(#980221)


Happy birthday:)

So I am a handmade card kind of girl. Giving a store bought card when I have the supplies and means to make a card doesn’t seem like an option to me! So when my sisters bday came I bought her the perfect gift, wrapped it just right and realized I had 5 minutes till I had to leave to meet her!! So simplicity was my method for her card! Simplicity can be beautiful, stunning and impactful! Here is the beauty I made her in 5 minutes tops!!

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Supplies
Prima Marketing
-Bloom Sprays, Iris (#573744) and Peony(#573904)
-Bloom Girls- water-colour paper(#980269)
-Sharon cling stamp(#980177)

Prismacolour water colour pencils


Interpretation

So I’m not sure why or how it took me so long to discover and truly enjoy sketches. For anyone who isn’t sure what a sketch is in the crafting world, it’s a ‘template’ for a design…. For example it’s like a map to follow to creat a projects, it’s there to inspire you…. Wether it’s a color pallet or a layout with specific elements, it’s a guide to inspire… The great thing about a sketch is that it can be take anyway you want! Everyone’s interpretation of what the sketch can look like will be different and that’s the beauty of it!
So here was my original inspirations…

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I loved this sketch from Sketchabilities. Mixed media, layered layout mind went to work… First off,for some reason my mind kept seeing the sketch rotates clockwise, so with the composition decided I went to work adding layers and layers of beautiful texture:) and this what I came up with.

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SUPPLIES
7 dots
Dreamer Collection (#SDPP0012)
Thoughts Keeper (#SDPP0116)

Prima
Coffee Stains cling stamps (#580247)
Liquid chalk ink-branch bark

Liquitex
Super Heavy Gesso (found here)

Stencils
Affirmation stencil (MD41238)
Mini Tiny Circles stencil (TCW361s)

Lindy’s Stamp Gang
Limor Webber sprays (c’est vie cerise, chateau rosé)

Tim Holtz
Distressed ink (walnut stain)
Cling stamp-papillon (CMS106)

Indigo Blu
-FlitterGlu and Mega Flakes

Limor Webber
-Rugged Edge cling stamp
-Industrial lamps cling stamps

Design Memory Craft
Gelatos-gold and metallic mint

Silhouette die cuts


Sketchabilities DT:)

I have had a very lucky year so far:) This year, I have decided, will be a great year for me… And to add to the awesomeness,

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I just wanted to share my entries into the call. 🙂 there had to be three layouts, one of which had to be based off of a previous sketch…

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Time for round 2!

Omg I’m still pinching myself! I have been given the amazing opportunity to be a part of a Bloom Girl dream team… for a second season!!!!! Whhhaaaaaaat?!  photo Bloom_zps4c9b875d.gif
With that said, I am proud to announce I am once again a designer on the Bloom Girls Design Team. The talented Jamie Doughert has wrangled a star studded cast of crafters to showcase her amazing Bloom Girls (and Guys). So without further a due, lets get this party started with an Instagram hop! All you have to do is start the hop on Jamie Dougherty’s instagram and follow along:) The contest is open until Feb 4th 12am PT. One winner will be chosen and will receive the goodies shown, along with a $30 gift card to amazon.com. (must follow, like, and share to win)

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Stay tuned for my next post with links to all the ridiculously talented team that’s I’m lucky to design alongside.