Showing posts from May, 2011

Vacation Blog Hop

Hello Everyone!  I hope you're having a great day and enjoying the Vacation Blog Hop so far.  You should have come to my blog from Jill's

Instead of a traditional project incorporating pictures, I stepped out on a limb and did something out of my comfort zone.

Our vacations usually involve water of some sort, the beach or lake.  My project is a swimsuit made of mostly paper. 

I did cut up a bra I bought awhile back that was very uncomfortable and used it for the form of the top.   The skirt/bottoms, I used wrapping paper and traced around a pair of my swimsuit bottoms to get the base.  I taped the front and back panels together.

The roses are crepe paper streamers.  I cut the streamers in half length-wise and then did lots of rolling and twisting.  I actually covered the entire front and back of the skirt in these silly flowers.  I didn't count to see how many I actually made, but just to give you an idea there are over 100 on each "cup" of the top.  If I rememb…

Blog Candy Winners!

Sorry, I'm late in getting this post up.  I do want to congratulate the blog candy winners from Jenn's Birthday Blog Hop. 

Someone also asked if they could "scraplift" one of my projects.  Please, feel free to scraplift away!  I'm very flattered and honored at the thought of someone wanting to scraplift.

Melissa - Very nice project, great job! My best birthday gift had to be getting my new cartridges I wanted last year!

Jill/TheScrapoholic - This is so gorgeous! I remember going to someone b-day party and there were a bunch of games and one was bobbin for apples and I lost one of my top tooth while bobbin but got the apple while loosing the tooth!

And, I added one more, just because it was so sweet I teared up when I read it!

Christine - Wow! I would love to make these flowers for my scrapbook room but don't know if I am talented enough to do it! Just beautiful. Ok here is another "favorite birthday story" when my son Brian was in kindergarden, my 30t…