I'm excited to share I have been asked to join the AMAZINGLY talented Eileen Hull Inspiration Team! I guess it was obviously my love for 3D creating not only to my followers but to Eileen as well. I am floored to be apart of something I adore. You know me and mySizzix Obsession!
Welcome to a CHA Preview
for Eileen Hull's new Sizzix 2015 release, Vintage Travel. Over the coming weeks I'll be sharing with you my projects I made to display at CHA over at Sizzix Booth for Eileen's new Vintage Travel dies.
These projects arrived only a couple of days before Christmas so I literally had them done in a day. It's a tight turn around to ship back to the US especially over the holidays...especially with online Boxing Day Shopping. I can tell you the WHOLE Team busted their butts to get this done.
Here is a small peek at what I'll be posting in great detail over the coming weeks.
Check out what the rest of the Inspiration Team has to show you. You'll be blown away!
I am so excited to share this Tutorial with you!
This is a tutorial on how to "draw" an image to scale! How to take a small image and make it life size using a grid pattern. I'm sure if you are on Pinterest like I am you've seen The Grinch stealing Christmas lights. I looked for a tutorial on how to make my own but I couldn't find one. Not to say someone hasn't created a tutorial. So, I decided to create my own. With the help of my husband who created the Grid pattern for me to make these characters come to life. Much like he did for my daughter's Union Jack Headboard.
Keep in mind, this is NOT A COPY of The Grinch. Before you consider purchasing the class...you will have to DRAW him yourself. In this class you'll be shown how to grid a print out and grid your plywood so you can "DRAW BY NUMBER" if you will. Even if you can't draw... you can draw the lines in each grid connecting them to the next grid. I can draw but not s…
I stamped the Woodland Winter Santa designed by yours truly onto watercolor paper and used my Scribble sticks to add a little color.
I cut a piece of clear packaging and ran it through my little Xyron Disposable Sticker Makerto create a cover for my Santa. Perfection!
Sometimes it starts with an idea... like silver rich brush bottle trees. OH YA IT DOES...
Do you remember the ghostly cloche... well I am repurposing the cloche for Christmas. Why buy more when I can use it again by simply creating a removable base.
There's the empty cloche and a new cut out base. Gather a bunch of trees and ink up some glittery paper for die cutting.
More inking and die cutting the Snowman Scene snowman then assemble this adorable snow stopping snowman. I had some left over gold deers from last year so I snapped them up for a little added gold.
Here's the inspiration... this brushed pewter brush bottle trees. Once dry brush some distress collage medium coating the trees and coat in distress glitter.
They look like flocked Canadian trees. Too add more gold I inked up an adornment star with alcohol ink topped to the tree.
Mini Holiday Green cut and the little berry's in more gold. I rolled up woodgrain paper to look like wee logs. Then wrapped the b…