Thursday, March 21, 2013

Zva Creative & Authentique Paper Celebrate Spring... Day 2

Hi crafty friends!

Over the next two days a couple of Zva Creative design team members are teaming up with Authentique Paper  to bring you a little dose of Spring by showing you projects created with Zva’s blings and Authentique’s new Hope collection which is a beautiful collection for Easter or Spring projects.

So I'm happy to share an Easter card that I made for the hop! 

Our second project is brought to you today by my friend Nicole Martel. Please be sure to hop on over to her blog to check out what she has created.
And don’t forget to hop on over to Authentique’s blog too to see an additional project made just for you!
Authentique’s Blog

And you can also visit my friends who shared some projects yesterday if you are just joining us:)
Zva Creative will be selecting two lucky winners who comment along the three day blog hop to win a Zva prize package worth $30 and Authentique’s Hope collection.  All comments must be received by 11:59pm on Monday, March 25th EST.  The winner will be announced on Zva’s blog on Tuesday, March 26th.
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Authentique Paper is the hottest new brand in the paper craft industry, best known their our signature heavy weight textured paper. Their style is vintage with a modern twist and their products are always made with the crafter of all levels in mind.
Authentique’s mission is to promote the belief being genuine is the only way to live! Their products reinforce this message through quotes, saying and the names of our Collections. They are designed to enhance the authentic side in each of us, hence Authentique Paper.
Zva Creative produces many beautiful color groupings of high quality pearls, flowers and crystal embellishments that can be used on scrapbooking, card making and mixed media projects. You can visit Zva’s gallery or blog for many great project ideas and find a list of stores and online retailers that sell Zva HERE.

Thanks for stopping by today! 

Friday, March 01, 2013

Spellbinders Explore Beyond Blog Frenzy Day 5

Hello friends! Thanks for visiting today! You have stopped by on a real special day here because it is Spellbinders Explore Beyond Blog Frenzy time! Yeah!! If you are new to Spellbinder’s Blog Frenzy, then you are in for a real treat because Spellbinder’s designers are showcasing some of Spellbinder’s latest and greatest products!

Are you ready to see what I created to share with you?

Supply List:

To Create Notebook:

1) Cover face and back of composition book with kraft cardstock. You may also cover inside flaps as well.

2) Cut patterned paper to 6 5/8 x 5 3/4” and adhere over ribbon onto face of notebook.

3) Cut a piece of kraft cardstock that measures 6 5/8 x 5 3/4” with S5-164 Grateful Lattice die template. 
Note: Align paper just below the cut edge of the die template.

4) For a continuous piece, run die through the Spellbinders™ Grand Calibur® GC-001 die cutting and embossing machine a second time after carefully repositioning die on paper so that the pattern repeats.

5) Adhere lattice die over patterned paper.

6) Cut/emboss kraft cardstock quilling strips with S5-014 Bauble Blossoms Two and monogram mat with S5-161 Radiant Rectangles (#2 Insert and #3 Border) die templates.

7) Adhere quilling strips at top and bottom of lattice and set notebook aside.

8) Cut/emboss S5-161 Radiant Rectangles #4 die template. Remove foil from template and sand.

9) Stencil S5-161 Radiant Rectangles die with black ink.

10) Tie bow on notebook and embellish with crystal lines.

Stack kraft die over foil rectangle die and adhere to notebook with foam squares. Add monogram and gems.

See how fun Spellbinder’s new dies can be? Are you ready to create something today? Here’s another idea to get you started.

For Official Contest Rules… Click HERE

To Enter Today’s Giveaway… Click HERE

A most sincere thanks for spending some time with me today! Please be sure to also visit Becca Feeken’s blog as well to see what she has created for you and for more chances to win!