Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Vintage Shabby Chic Box

Hi Everyone,

   Today I want to share this Vintage Shabby Chic Box that I made for a friend of mine.  I used some of her favorite colors, browns, creams and vintage pink.

This was a wood box that I painted brown and used a mask to create the script on the box.  I used some of my favorite trims, fabrics and this beautiful beads applique for the flower center.

I hope you liked this box :)

Monday, September 24, 2012

Romance Novel Frame Configuration Box

Hi Everyone,

  I want to share with you another one of my Frame Configuration Boxes and this one is using the Prima Romance Novel Collection.

I made this one specially for a wonderful friend of mine... she loves this collection.  I used a lot of prima flowers and embellishments as well.  This paper collection and prima flowers and embellishments you can find at Discount Paper Crafts Etsy Store.  She has a variety of gorgeous scrapbooking products!!!!

Love the romantic colors in this collection..... I also created a little card to go with it too :)

Love making these Frame Configuration Boxes and I can't wait to share more of them with you!!!!

Thank you for stopping by!

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Shabby Chic Musical Box - The Scrap Cake Music Day

Hey Everyone,

   I want to share with you this shabby chic music box that I made for The Scrap Cake Music Day.

I altered this little wood box using the Sweet Childhood Collection and made it into a little music box.  I love collecting musical boxes and I wanted to create my own little box.  It has a little drawer on the bottom too and I am keeping vintage music sheets inside.  I love pianos and I like to play piano …the little bit of piano I know. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did putting it together :)

This altered box is up for sale at my Etsy Shop HERE:

Thank you for stopping by!!!!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Hi Everyone,

   I want to share this Romance Novel Layout that I had created for Prima Summer CHA using this beautiful romantic collection. 

I used a lot of new Prima flowers and I fuzzy cut a lot of pieces from the collection as well :) 

I love working with this collection :)  

Monday, September 17, 2012

Prima Firefly Layout "You Are My Joy" from Simple to Stupendous

Happy Monday Everyone.

  I would like to share with you this Simple to Stupendous layout that I made using the Firefly Prima Collection. 

I love the colors in these collections I had a lot of fun working with pinks, purples and teals :) In these first set of photo you can see how you can turn a simple layout into something stupendous with just a few steps and adding a few more embellishments.

By adding more flowers, letters, banners and embellishments you can really decorated a layout and make it your own :) 

I hope you liked this layout and inspires you to create one!!!

Thank you for stopping by!!!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Vintage Shabby Chic Wall Tag Hanging Signs

Hi Everyone!!!!!

   Happy Weekend!!! I have two wall hanging signs that I made using beautiful laces and trims from AThingforBling Etsy Store. 

A Thing for Bling have a variety of trims and laces and I wanted to created something fun with them.  You can find these trims at AThingforBling Etsy.   I made a vintage hanging sign and a shabby chic one.  I have both of these listed for sale at my Etsy Shop IluvVintageScrap.  I am selling some of my work on my Etsy :) 

This first tag has a vintage couple and I embellished with this beautiful black venise trims and cream laces.  I also added some seam binding and a beautiful Prima flower.  

For this second wall hanging sign I used very shabby chic pastel colors.  It has a beautiful ephemera image of a little girl holding her kitten :) Love this because I love my kittens too!  It is altered with cream laces from Athingforbling :) 

I hope you enjoy these! They are so much fun to make and they make perfect decorations and gifts!!!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Tea Thyme Mixed Media Journal - "A Small Key Can Open Big Doors"

Hey Everyone!

   I want to share with you this Mixed Media Journal that I made using the Prima Tea Thyme Collection and mixed media journal.

  I am very excited to be part of the Hopscotch Crafts store design team and for my first project I created this journal.  They carry a variety of Scrapbooking products and supplies.  I had a lot of fun working with Prima flowers, resins and embellishments. 

This is one of my favorite collections so I wanted to use some shabby green colors and creams ;) 

Below are a few pictures of the journal..... I hope you can visit Hopscotch Crafts store the shipping is very very affordable ;) 

Thank you for stopping by!

Monday, September 10, 2012

A Ladies' Diary Cigar Box & Frame

Hey Everyone,

    So to start the week I have a Cigar Box and Altered Frame that I made for my friend Bonnie using A Ladies' Diary Collection by Graphic45.

 Altered Shabby Chic Vintage Frame 

I am in love with this collection its so shabby chic and very vintage :) I had a lot of fun altering the cigar box.  I did a lot of layers and used beautiful trims and laces from Created by Martha Zibbet Store.

I am a guest designer for her beautiful store and she carries gorgeous trims, laces, buttons and much more.

Below you will find more close up shots of the cigar box and the altered frame :)

Thank you for stopping by and please be sure to check out Created by Martha Zibbet Store.


I created a little book out of the paper to look like an open diary :) 

I made some of my handmade flowers too for the frame :)