My Little Monkey

Heartfelt Creations super cute Monkeying Around Collection made it very easy for me to create this adorable scrapbooking layout of the special little man in my life.

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Mixed Media Canvas using Heartfelt Creations Sunrise Lily.

Today I wanted to share a mixed media canvas I created.  I had purchased the wooded door /porch from one of the craft stores and adhered it to a canvas.  I used a brick stencil and moulding paste to create the bricks, glued some drywall tape down here and there for some texture.  Primed the whole canvas with gesso.  Allow to dry then dry brushed with  paint.  I distressed the door with a scratch tool.  Dry brush a little more gesso for some hi lights.  Allow to dry then I used inka gold in blue and green for shadows.  Die cut your window and distress the window, bicycle, door handle and gate with paint, adhere to canvas.  The couple  in the window is from the Graphic 45 Mon Amour collection.  I also used a piece of acetate on the window.  The wreath and trees on the porch are from Tim Holtz which I sprayed with Tattered Angels glimmer mist in key lime pie.  The Lily’s are from Heartfelt Creations Sunrise Lily collection.  The tiny flowers on window, gate are from the Flowering  Dogwood collection.  The bird bath, wheelbarrow and grass are from the Wildwood Cottage collection.  Critters and birds are from the Woodsy Wonderland collection.

Hope this inspires you to get creative and let your imagination run wild.

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Monkeying Around

Heartfelt Creations lastest collection “Monkeying Around” is to adorable for words.  I adore these little guys.  They remind me of home in South Africa,  when they used to visit my garden. They were very mischievous and steal food from my kitchen.

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Lavinia Stamps

I came across these stamps a couple of weeks ago and ordered a few online. They are from the UK and I am loving them. I am a “push over” for anything Mermaids or Fairies.  Check them out at http://www.laviniastamps.co.uk.  Their shipping is reasonable and they ship very quickly. I will defiantely be ordering more.  I finally found some time today to play.

For the backgrounds I used Alcohol ink, distress inks and colour bursts. I used Yupo paper for the alcohol inks and water colour paper for the colour busts.  It was very messy and lots of fun.  As I did not have enough Lavinia stamps to complete my cards, I used a couple of Lindys Stamp Gang, Stampscapes and Dylusions Stamps.

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Heartfelt Creations Gate Fold Tag Card

A card I made today for a special person.  I used the Heartfelt Creation Classic Rose Collection Paper.  The Botanical Rose stamp and die as well as the Regal Humming Bird stamp and die.  I edged the tri fold card with a Marianna Die.  I embellished the card with prills and a Spectrum Noir sparkle pen.

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Flowering Dogwood Collection

I am very proud of these cards and flowers I created for Paper Lane Studios, for their release party they had for the latest Flowering Dogwood collection.  I am very honoured to be doing this for LeeAnne. Heartfelt creations did an awesome job with the Flowering Dogwood collection.  Love love the whole collection.

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