Saturday, August 31, 2013

Damask Divas Pro Player



Welcome to the Damask Divas ProPlayer blog hop.  My name is Traci Williams and I am an Independent Consultant with Close To My Heart.


If you came from Mandy Leahy's My Passion for Scrapbooking, you are in the right place.  If you have jumped here and just discovered our blog hop, feel free to check the list at Damask Divas blog to find the complete list of blog hop participants.


My project features an A2 sized card suitable for any young fellow who loves monster trucks and dirt!!  The ProPlayer paper pack has so many options, I used the red circuit board B&T for the background of this card.  I cut it to the A2 size for a perfect fit.



The stamped images are from the Maximum Force stamp set, stamp set from Laughing Lola Cardmaking Workshop on the Go and December 2013 Stamp of the Month.  Using the Maximum Force set, I used the tire tread stamp, "This is how I roll" stamp, and the monster truck stamp.  The mud look behind the truck was created from the "smudge" stamp in the Laughing Lola Cardmaking WOTG.  The "Gently Wash" title is from the December 2013 SOTM. 

For embellishments, I used a couple of new products.  From the ProPlayer Assortment, I placed 2 colored corrugated cardboard shapes (blue chevrons) and 1 twist tie from the Slate Striped Twist Ties set.  I then added some square shaped Durables to the card.

The inking was done using Close To My Heart's Pigment Ink and as instructed by my 4 year old grandson.  For the color on the monster truck, I was handed Sunset, so I inked up the entire stamp in Sunset.  I was then asked to make it look dirty so using the color he handed me; Chocolate, I inked around the outer edge of the stamp to give a dirty look to the truck.  Since tires are black, I was handed the Black ink and informed to make the tires look "real".  He is so creative!!  Best part, he even helped with the clean up after card was done!

The next blog on the list is Teri Hanson's DiGizines by Teri. Hope you have a great time on our hop and checking out all the creations using ProPlayer paper pack. If you get lost, just hop on over to Damask Divas blog for the full list.


~You don't want to miss this~  Here is the promotion for September!!  It truly is a "Deal of the Century"!!  With any $50.00 purchase, you can purchase the "You are My Happy" stamp set for $10.  There are 3 "D" size stamps in this set, one is a complete alpha (cute written font with dots on ends), a stamp set of shapes (birds, owls, stars, hearts and more) and then a stamp set with phrases suitable for all occasions!!  Each "D" size stamp set retails for $17.95!!  Look at the fun made below!!



Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Win a FREE ZINK hAppy printer

Good day to everyone, as some of you know, there is a neat little ZINK hAppy printer that uses NO inks to print up to 2 x 2 self adhesive print outs.  You can design with over 2,000 images and fonts on the FREE downloadable app for Apple or Android Gingerbread and higher, small compact machine that does a bunch of neat projects!!

Visit 4 men and 1 lady today to sign up for a free giveaway!! 

If you want to purchase one, HSN has them for $249.95 and on Flex Pay!!

Here is the bundle HSN is offering:

Friday, August 2, 2013

O is for OOh bOy For Everything's ABC Blog Hop

Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter O. This may be the name
of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has
chosen as their O element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you are at the beginning of the hop.

For Everything's ABC Blog Hop, I thought I would use a picture of my grandson to express that he is the "Ooh Boy" of our family!!

Using the new Artbooking Cricut Collection from Close To My Heart,  I chose Star Photo Mat (4 x 4) and changed height to 11" to fit the page.  I then used the Borders to cut the stars and star border.  I then selected "All Boy" keeping it as original size along with the letters "OOh bOy".

The paper pack is an older set from Close To My Heart but thought it would be the perfect paper for the theme and colors from my grandson's bicycle.

Assemble the layout how you want, move around the letters, I purposely positioned the "b" to scale my grandson's back and worked the rest of the letters around that.

Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is Shalana Glass ~ Scrappin with Shalana.

Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way :)

1. Traci Williams ~ Paper Crafting 101 <-------You are here
2. Shalana Glass ~ Scrappin with Shalana <----Next stop
3. Theodora~ Celebrate Crafts
4. Linda Norman - Scrappy Therapy
5. Shelly Nemitz - Just One Piece             
6. Janna Gray - The Creative Princess
7. Catherine Nowak ~ Cat's Scrapbooking