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Wonder

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sometimes when i sit back and i think of life i wonder. i wonder how i got where i am, how i got the courage to work as hard as i do. i wonder how i got lucky with some of the things/people that have come into my life at the right time. i am just full of wonder, and this project depicts my wonder. the look on my face and the tones of the photo are all things that make me feel the wonder of my life.

Without making you wait any longer, here are a few sneaks and close ups of this tutorial of wonder:)

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For the FULL project and tutorial, plus the supply list head on over to the Limor Webber DT blog! While you’re there make sure to check out more inspiration from the other amazing DT ladies!! and be sure to pop into the shop and check out the relish goodies available to be shipped anywhere in the world!!

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Freedom

Hey all my crafty friends, today i’m here with a splatter filled layout that I had a lot of fun making!

Sometimes we forget that many of our supplies have multiple uses and can be out to work on more projects! I also HATE cleaning up my workspace so i tend to get creative and use what’s already out!!  So pull out a few sprays and grab whatever embellies you have in your reach and create with me!! (for full supply list check out the Limor Webber Designs DT blog)

 Step ONE

I selected a soft neutral background, this is important so that my color sprays will stand out. Then I pulled out my variety of sprays and unscrewed all of the tops. I lightly spritzed the page with water to damped the page. (hint:this is important, if you dont pre-moisten the page the spray will instantly soak onto the fibres of the paper and not work as well for this technique)

Then, I dipped the ‘straw’ of one of the tops into its spray bottle and tapped the liquid onto the sections on the page where I wanted. ( I have already determined where my focal point would be)

I continued this between all of the colors will i felt there was enough on the page, then I picked up water with a dropper. And tapping the end of the dropper I created a bit of water splatters over the already placed, not yet dry, color splatters. Allow this to dry.

Step TWO

Next up are the AMAZING and NEW large industrial stamp set. Once I knew where my photo would be I ‘hung’ lamps and chains so the would peek out and show around the edges of the photo area. i did some in black ink and some in IndigoBlu Mega Flake metallics kit. (This starter kit is one of the most amazing little gems in my stash right now… if you don’t have one or haven’t heard of it you NEED to check it out! You’re welcome!)

Step THREE

Since I know where the location of my photo and embellishments are going to be situated, I spread glass beads along a few of the edges and on some of the corners. Once it was dry I used my finger to press clear gesso onto the clear beads. This will create a great base for my Magicals to stick to. Allow gesso to dry.

I pulled out a couple magicals that match (or closely match) the splatter colors and sprinkled them one at a time onto the clear beads and sprayed them with water. I kept layering these colors till they were just right!

Then with a bit of liquid glue I adhered some bundles of thread!

Step FOUR

I splattered a few tags with the same colors as the background and along with a few other embellies I had kicking around on my workspace I created a layered stack of deliciousness! I like to use pop dots when I create these layers and they will make things more dimensional and stand out.

Using the same Mega Flakes metallic kit I applied the word ‘Freedom’ to the bottom left corner.

Step FIVE

I found that the word I put in the corner of the layout didn’t stand out well enough so I use sticker letters and repeated the same word, overlapping the slightly.

Pop the layout into a frame and Ta-Da, it’s ready to be displayed!!

Now for a few close ups to check out the details a bit better!

 Thank you so much for stopping in and I hope you enjoyed my slice of heaven.  Creating should make you feel happy, it should make you feel like you’re leaving a little piece of you on the project. It doesn’t matter how you create or what you create, what’s important is that you create.

Take a few minutes to check out my Instagram and Facebook for more sneak peeks and upcoming tutorials!!

And don’t forget to shop, I promise it’s ok!!!


‘Live Everyday’ Limor Webber Designs GDT

This is my second GDT project for the amazing Limor Webber Designs! I must start with how honoured I feel to be a part of this team. I have felt my creative mind grow and become inspired:) I have had the chance to work amongst some talented women and have had the opportunity to work with amazing product! I feel like this is just the beginning for me:) 

This project shows my love of stencils:) sometimes I think that we don’t use stencils to their full potential so I hoped to use them in a few different ways, with a few different mediums!! Head over to the Limor Webber BLOG for a full how-to tutorial! 

   

  

   


I’m A Dreamer

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Today i am bringing you a little taste of the tutorial that is up today on the Limor Webber DT blog.

I created this layout with an open mind and open heart. I wanted to create a tone of simple yet effective layers! sometimes we add layer and layers and layers but don’t think how effective they will be all together… What happens to be is i dream of layouts… I dream of the layers… i dream of the process. And I’m not always sleeping when it happens! I’m an avid daydreamer! I stare off into space from time to time and what i am doing 99% of the time is dreaming up new ideas and new pretty things! some people keep dream journals and diaries, I keep idea book and an application on my phone to document all the ideas that flow through my head faster then I can write!

Anyways, rambling is now over! here is a look at the full layout!

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And a few close ups.

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For the full tutorial and supply list head on over the the Limor Webber DT blog (you can also peruse the DT blog for more amazing inspirational tutorials by my DT member friends!! and also pop into the shop and pick up some amazing supplies! For my fellow Canadians she is local!!! For those international she will ship anywhere!!

xoxoxoxoxo


Busy Being Happy

I have recently decided i enjoy color:) LOL!! i used to always veer toward neutrals and soft colors when i was designing projects and embellishments, but lately I have been so into color! So here is my next layout using fun bold reds!

I am featuring a layout on the Bloom Girls blog today, that is where you will find a full tutorial and supply list! also make sure to pop over to my facebook and instagram for more sneak peeks of whats coming up and more tutorials on fun projects and new products!

Here is a look at the full layout:)

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And a few close ups to see the awesome details and dimensions!

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Thank you so much for popping in and checking out my sneak peek into my tutorial! make sure to head over to the Bloom Girls blog for the full tutorial and other inspiring projects by myself and the rest of the talented DT!!

xo