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Friday, November 21, 2014

Fall Banner-DCWV

I am so excited to be sharing my first post with you today for DCWV- I still am in shock that my name was on the list. I am so excited to be working with them to bring you some amazing projects.  I couldn't wait to get started so I put together this fun Fall banner.  It is super easy to do with the 6"x 12" stacks that they have out now.

This is the banner hung on the wall.

See how easy, there are not very many supplies involved, and should only take about an hour to put together.

Here are some close ups of the individual banners.  I went around the edges with the gold pigment ink and sprayed a couple splotches with the Gold Texture spray.  I had these large letters forever but they were covered in Halloween and Valentines paper so I sanded them down and really roughed up some of the areas then covered them with the same gold inks to make them look like they are almost metallic.  All of the ribbons and flowers are from May Arts and some Blue Moon beads in the flower centers.

Supplies used:
6"x 12" Fall & Halloween Stack
Blue Moon Beads
May Arts Ribbons
Imagine Crafts-Irresistible Texture Spray and Delicata Gold Pigment Ink

Thank you so much for stopping by today,

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Kids Crafts-May Arts

I was trying to figure out a super fun craft for the kids to make for DAYS and couldn't come up with anything fun and exciting.  As the deadline was approaching my 12 year old daughter came to me with this hoop and some scraps of fabric she put together and asked if she could use some ribbons.  Absolutely :)  She picked out the ribbons and put the entire thing together.  I did hot glue the PomPoms around the hoop but everything else was all her.
I think she did a fantastic job on her new little hoop memo board.  I guess she doesn't need me to plan crafts for her, she can do it all on her own. 
May Arts ribbon used:
462-Pom Pom
BK32-Striped Grosgrain



Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Simply Wonderful-Ruby Rock-It Scraps tutorial

Welcome to the Ruby Rock-It blog for my Tuesday Tutorial.  If you are anything like me you have a bunch of scraps that you just can't seem to part with and I would like to show you a fun way to use up some of those scraps.

After finishing another project I had a bunch of 1 1/2" x 6" scraps left over. Using a edge punch I punched one edge on the scrap and then sewed a scrap of eyelet ribbon under each piece and then layered them on top of each other.  I love how the eyelet enhances the country feel the country cookin collection.  The rest of the layout came together pretty quickly.  I love how it turned out.

Here is a close up of my layers.  I hope I have inspired you to use up some of your scraps.
Thank you for stopping by today.

Ruby Rock-It supplies used:

Other Supplies used:
May Arts ribbons
Martha Stewart punch
Foam Squares-Therm O Web

Monday, November 17, 2014

Baby Mine-Ruby Rock-It/WowHop

Hello Ruby Rock-It Fans and WOW Embossing Powder fans!  We are delighted to have you join us this week for the fun with our blog hop!

We are very excited to be partnering with this fabulous company and their amazing designers, so here's all the info you will need...and then come and join and hop along!

Here's the blog hop order, all you need to do to be eligible for our prize, is to leave a comment on each designer's blog and then come back to our blog letting us know you have done so!  Comments will be closing on Friday, November 21st at 11:59pm PST.

Here's our beautiful prize:  The Essence East Coast collection! [album not included]

And here's my project! 

Here is the layout I did for the hop.  I took an awesome piece of patterned paper from the Ruby Rock-It Country Cookin collection and cut it apart and then put it back together again on point, like a quilt.  I then took a Wow pen and the Green pearl embossing powder and embossed in between the squares.  I am so pleased with how this turned out and how perfect the colors go together.

Here is a close up of the flower and of the embossing powder.

Patti Hamil is next on the list, stop by and leave her some love.

Enjoy the hop!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Dream-May Arts/ Core'dinations Hop

Welcome to the May Arts Core'dinations hop, I hope you have enjoyed everything so far.  I received a pack of the Chalk core and it went from there.  Have you seen this blog?  Louise's work is just so free and beautiful and inspiring that I new it was time to give it a try.

This was pretty easy to do.  The first thing I did was "chalk up" my black paper.  I then sprayed it with Imagine Crafts and then let it run down my paper by turning it this way and that.  When dry do your layers.

May Arts Ribbons:
451-Waxed cording

Other Supplies Used:
Core'dinations chalk core and Spotted pack
Imagine Crafts ink
Stickers-My Little Shoebox





                 Charlene Driggs

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Hedgehog Kindle sleeve-TOW/Handmade Holiday

Hi this is Jenifer here with you today, I am so excited to be participating in the Handmade Holiday hop.  I loved making this Hedgehog book bag so I thought that a little mini version to hold a kindle would be fun.  My daughter will be receiving these for Christmas and I thought I would share how easy these are to make so you can get started on your Christmas gifts.

Hedgehog Kindle Sleeve: Designer Jenifer Cowles
Therm O Web supplies:
Jennifer Jangles Supplies Used:
A Walk in the Woods book
Other Supplies Used:
May Arts Ribbons
Embroidery floss
2 each -6 1/2" x 8 1/2"  for the outside fabric, lining and Fusible Fleece

Copy Mushrooms and Hedgehog at 50% and cut out as the book instructs
Adhere the HeatnBond® Fusible Fleece to the wrong side of the outer fabrics, using fusible fleece makes it so that you will not have to use any pins when you quilt this top layer.

On one end of the outside fabric adhere the hedgehog, grass and mushrooms using HeatNBond® feather lite.  Liquid Fabric Fuse™ helps keep the really small pieces such as the eye and nose in place.  Sew all the pieces down using your favorite stitch.  Go around all the pieces with embroidery floss to give it some fun and special touches (optional).

Sew the sides and bottom of the main fabric.  Sew the sides and bottom of lining making sure you leave a 2" section not sewn for turning.
 Turn and press.
Pin a ribbon loop at the top so you have a way of closing your bag, you will stitch this down with the next step.
With right sides together and the 2 bags inside itself sew around the top.  Turn using the 2" section at the bottom on the lining.  Sew the section closed.
Sew on a button.
Here is what the back looks like, how cute is that plaid.
I hope you have enjoyed your stop today in the Handmade Holiday Blog hop I'm sure you will be inspired.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Secret Recipe-Ruby Rock-It

Hi Jenifer here with you today to share a fun shadowbox featuring our Country Cookin collection.  My daughter has recently taken on baking as a hobby, which is great for her but not so good for my waistline.  When I finished my shadowbox she immediately claimed it as hers, I can't say that I blame her.
Using foam squares to give the pieces some dimension and sequins for sparkle this fun little piece came together fairly quickly.

Here is a close up of some of the sections, I love the way the felt pieces look like little doilies that would be on a table.
I used some large beads for the top and as legs on the bottom of my box to give it some character.  I hope you have enjoyed my project today, I would love to see your creations if you leave me a link I will be sure to visit.
Ruby Rock-It supplies used:

Other supplies used:
Ribbon-May Arts
felt doilies
Embossing Powder- WOW
frame Mold-Martha Stewart