Saturday, October 31, 2009

Lovin' the Crop Addict November Kit!

I had so much fun with this kit! It has such a variety of supplies that you can create so many different projects with it. It features papers from the Pink Paislee Twilight Collection and Dream Street Papers Urban Ink collection. And with a variety of Fall, Halloween and urban-themed embellishments from Making Memories, Heidi Swapp and Scenic Route you are sure to get a variety of pages out of this kit. Check out the seven layouts I created below!

Painted Journaling Block Technique!

Another scrappy friend posted this technique and I thought it was too cool not to share so here is my take on it!
1. Gather your supplies: Two colors of paint, brushes, small scrap piece of cardstock, and cardstock/patterned paper where your journaling block will go.
2. Using one color of paint and a brush, paint a block of paint onto your layout.3. Add your second color of paint to the edge of the piece of spare cardstock.
4. Push the painted edge of the cardstock down onto your painted block to create journaling lines.5. Allow your paint to dry.
6. Add your journaling with a pen or marker.

Crop Addict Manufacturer of the Month: Dream Street Papers

This month Crop Addict is featuring Dream Street Papers - one of my personal favorites! I had the opportunity to work with the Sam Collection which is such a fun twist on the traditional Autumn-themed supplies. With multiple designs of thick double-sided paper, chipboard alphas and embellishments and awesome rub-ons, this collection is perfect for all those Fall projects!

Stamping With Real Flowers Technique!

1. Gather your supplies: Flower (free of debris), acrylic paint, foam brush and non-textured cardstock.
2. Paint your flower with a thin layer of paint. Stamp on some scratch paper first to test how much paint you want on your flower to achieve your desired result.
3. Stamp your image onto the cardstock.
4. Now you have stamped flowers!
NOTE: Leaves also would be good for this technique!