Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Friday, April 25, 2008
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Monday, April 21, 2008
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Monday, April 14, 2008
Sunday, April 13, 2008
Instead of a layout, I am making a card with a Bingo Card on it. Will post it later when it is finished :-)
Today I am having a 25% off sale on any order over $30.00 (before postage)
Simply put the code SALE in the coupon box at the checkout to get your discount
PS( pass onto your friends that may be interested!).
A Passion For Craft
Online scrapbookingand craft store.
Saturday, April 12, 2008
Friday, April 11, 2008
1. Punch out some heart shapes - each heart will make two leaves. I used the Creative Memories Heart Punch for this, but you could use any heart shape you like.
2. Cut the hearts in half.
3. Trim the two pieces to leaf shapes.
4. I used a gold pen to draw in the leaf veins.
5. Arrange your stems, flowers and leaves to suit your page.
Please feel free to give me constructive criticism about whether or not these instructions were easy to follow! Thanks!
The little paper roses I made for a page layout a couple of days ago are easy to make. I was taught how to do this by a Creative Memories consultant, Vanessa. For those of you wanting to make your own, here are the instructions.
Start with some thin designer paper that you have cut or punched into smallish squares (if you want smallish flowers). I used the Creative Memories square punch, the largest square. If you use thick cardstock, it is a lot harder to fold your flowers flat.
For each flower:
1. Fold a square point to point, then unfold and do the same with the other points, so you wind up with a square that has a 'cross' in it. Make your folds really crisp and as accurate as possible - use a bone folder to crease if you have one.
2. Unfold your square and fold the points all in to the centre.
3. Unfold your square. Pinch it together to make the shape shown and crease well.
4. Fold two points up towards the point (not down, unless you want a more elongated shaped flower) to make the petals - widen them out so you have a 'middle' to the flower.
5. Fold the other two points up to meet in the middle of the back of the flower. You don't want them to show so they should be as close together as possible. Place some adhesive on the back and stick the back folds to the flower to make it flatter.
6. Cut some thin, green strips of paper and fold over the bottom of the flower to form the base. Stick them down at the back and trim the ends so they don't show when the flower is turned over.
I then used a gold pen to embellish the flowers a bit more. You could use the same colour pen instead, to cover any white bits still showing.
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Monday, April 07, 2008
Thursday, April 03, 2008
1. You pick five blogs that you consider deserve this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and also contribute to the blogging community, no matter what language.
2. Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his or her blog to be visited by everyone.
3. Each award winner has to show the award and put the name and the link to the blog that has given her or him the award itself.
4. Award-winner and the one who has given the prize have to show the link of Arte y Pico blog, so everyone will know the origin of this award.