Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Snow - Words & Paintery

Hi everyone!  Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  I sure did.  Spent time with my family. 
Today I have a layout to share that I created for the current challenge at Words & Paintery.  I was one of the Creative Winners for their October challenge and was invited to design for their current December Challenge.

I used papers from Blue Fern Studios and lots of 2Crafty Chipboard.

Here is the December Challenge Inspiration Board:

A few closeups:

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Peace Love Joy - 2Crafty Chipboard

Ho everyone.  I'm back to share my final project for 2Crafty Chipboard,  another Christmas layout.

I embossed the Formal Flourish 3 and Flower Doilies a deep red.

I embossed the words from the Christmas Mini Word Set 2  gold,  Corner Swirly Set deep red and the Foliage Set 3 a deep green.

Here I've used another piece from the Foliage Set 3

2Crafty Chipboard used:

Christmas Mini Word Set 2
Corner Swirly Set 
Flower Doilies
Foliage Set 3
Formal Flourish 3

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Christmas Cuties - 2 Crafty Chipboard

Hi everyone!  December is my last month designing for 2Craftychipboard. I've enjoyed designing with their beautiful chipboard. I have a Christmas layout to share today.

My two kiddos from several years ago, just being silly!

On both sides of my photo I used the Winter Twig Branches embossed with a dark green/gold embossing powder and a piece of the Holly Vine Wreath.

Beneath the photo I placed the Holly Vine Wreath, Decorative Disc Set 1 and the title embossed gold. 

Beneath my layering I used the Festive Music Noted embossed gold.  Placed around the photo I used the 6" Circle Dot Frame, also embossed gold.

2Crafty Chipboard used:
6" Circle Dot Frame
Christmas Cuties Title
Decorative Disk Set 1
Festive Music Notes
Holly Vine Wreath
Winter Twig Branches

I'll be back in a couple to days to share another layout.
Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friends - 2Crafty Chipboard

Hi everyone!  Back to share another layout created for 2Crafty Chipboard.  I'm a little late posting this one.  Got sick with the flu 2 weeks ago and can't seem to get rid of the head congestion and cough.  

I love this picture of my grandmother and her friend Mrs. Wells taking a stroll through the woods.

Lattice leaves, Corner Twisted Vines and Freda's Butterfly.

Corner Twisted Vine, Flourish Adornment Set 4, Lattice Leaves and Freda's Butterfly.

Lattice leaves and friends title.

I have a picture tutorial to view on this layout over on the 2Crafty Chipboard blog.  
You can view my post here.

2Crafty Chipboard Used:
Ariel's Spray
Corner twisted Vine
Flourish Adornment Set 4
Freda's Butterflies
Lattice Leaves

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Amazing Day - 2Crafty Chipboard

Hi everyone!  It's that time of the month when I get to share my two projects created for 2Crafty Chipboard!

I love fall colors with their deep rich tones.  I used a picture of a dear friend of mine and was inspired by the colors in the picture. I applied some random misting on the background.

I embossed the Frame Handrawn Heart with a mixture of spice and chili powder.  On each side of my photo I added Addy's Butterflies, embossed with spice, sage and turquoise embossing powders. Beneath the butterfly is the new Swaying Branches embossed with a distressed brown powder.  

A close up of the Swaying Branches and Leafy Rounds Chipboard pieces.  I added some twig and paprika microbeads.

Here I've used the new Amazing Day title embossed with brown and chili.

2Crafty Chipboard used:

Addy's Butterflies
Frame Handrawn Hearts
Amazing Day
Leafy Rounds
Swaying Branches

I'll be back in a few days to share my second project.

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Thanksgiving!

. . . Debbie

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Simple Moments - The International Scrapbook Garden

Hi everyone!
I'm back today to share another project, a canvas,  reated  for The International Scrapbook Garden, using  the Garden Kit, Sunkissed.

I did a lot of fussy cutting with the beautiful Lemoncraft papers from the kit to created lots of layers.
On the background of the canvas I used two different stencils.  I added a very small amount of the Lindy's Stamp Gang Flat Fabio Spray Hisbiscus Rose from the main kit to some paint first and covered the canvas.  I then used the same mixture with a flourish stencil.  Next I added a very small amount of the 13 Arts Turquoise paint from the Mixed Media Bonus Kit  with some modeling past and added some flowers.

Here are some close ups:

I hope I've inspired you today!  Head on over to the store to purchase your Sunkissed Kit.

My DT package arrived  full of beautiful Autumn papers, flowers and embellishments.  Can't wait to create and share with you.

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Monday, November 13, 2017

Happy News!

So excited to be chosen as a design team member of the 2018 Design Team for Blue Fern Studios!  

Thank you to everyone who responded to our design team call.  We reviewed every application, visited your blogs, and could not stop talking about your amazing projects.  You are truly a very talented group.  But, then came the challenging part of this process...narrowing it down.  It is difficult knowing that many of you will be disappointed.  We wish we could have a huge team for 2018 and include everyone who took the time to respond to our call. 

We are excited to announce that we finally have it narrowed down, and hope you will join us
 in welcoming the following designers to the 2018 Blue Fern Design Team:

Debbie Burns - USA


France Ringuette - Canada


Jennifer Jacques - Canada


Jessica McFall - USA


Joanne Bain - Australia


Lanette Erickson - USA


Megan Gourlay - New Zealand


Sharon Fritchman - USA


Tartine Peluche - Canada


Vera Shelemekh - Russia


Yuko Tanaka - Japan

We hope you will visit their blogs and get to know them a little better.  
You are going to be amazed by their creativity and the variety of styles. 

Looking forward to designing again with their beautiful products!

. . . Debbie

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wonder - The International Scrapbook Garden

Hi everyone! I have another layout to share using the Sunkissed Garden Kit,  by The International Scrapbook Garden. I'm in love with the beautiful Lemoncraft papers and ephemera cards.  Lots of beautiful images to fussy cut and add to your layout.

The background paper is part of the main Sunkissed kit.  I did a lot of fussy cutting from other papers in the main kit and the Bonus Paper Kit.  I used the Lindy's Magical, Yodeling Yellow from the Mixed Media Bonus Kit on the background.  I mixed some of the magical with a little water and added some white paint.

A piece of yellow foamiran comes in the Embellishment Bonus Kit.  I've never worked with it before.  I've seen videos on making flowers with it, but I decided to use a doily die with it.  The pretty rose badge is also from the Embellishment Bonus Kit.

 Here you can see multiply layers of fussy cut items, along with the doily cut from the yellow foamiran.  I added some pearls and flowers, both from the main kit.

The chipboard title is from my stash.  I colored it with the Lindy's Flat Fabio Spray, Hibiscus Rose which comes in the main Sunkissed Kit.

Again, lots of layering from elements in the Sunkissed Main Kit and Embellishment Bonus Kit.

There are still kits available to purchase.  Check them out here in the store. 

Products from my stash:
White Paint
Prima Doily Die
2Cratfy Chipboard Title

I hope I've inspired you!
Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Monday, October 23, 2017

Be Your Own Kind Of Beautiful - 2Crafty Chipboard

Hi everyone!  I' m back to share my second layout created for 2Crafty Chipboard.

Soft colors adorn this layout from the background paper with added distress stains, stamping and paint splatters.  Touches of  detailed chipboard encircle the photo, a picture of my friend's beautiful daughter. 
I used paper and embellishments from Prima Marketing Zella Teal.

The Celebration Swirls and 6" Circle Dot Frame were embossed teal.  The Decorative Disc Set 1 and Foliage Set 3 embossed gold.  Gold microbeads were added to the Celebrations Swirls.

Here you can see more of the Foliage Set 3 and Celebration Swirls.

2Crafty Chipboard Used:

6' Circle Dot Frame
Foliage Set 3
Decorative Disc Set 1
Celebrations Swirls
Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Friday, October 20, 2017

Beauty - 2Crafty Chipboard

Hi everyone!  It's that time of the month when I get to share my layouts I created for 2Crafty Chipboard!

I love this time of the year.  Usually the temps are on the cool side and the leaves are changing colors,  but so far we've had an unseasonably warm Autumn.  Thoughts of Autumn past spun around in my head and lead to me create this layout featuring a picture of my grandmother.  I was also inspired by the October Challenge at Words &  Paintery.  Love the deep rich colors of their challenge, the gold in particular as it reminds me of the changing leaves that come in Autumn.   I added several colors of distress stain to my background paper along with some stamping, micro beads and glass glitter.

I love the detailed Marianne's Butterfly.  I embossed it with some Nutmeg embossing powder and added paprika, twig  and gold micro beads.

Lots of warms Autumn colors.  The Corner Vine Leaves embossed with Sage embossing powder,  the Large Leafy Vine embossed dark brown and beneath them I used the Corner Lorena, embossed with an antique teal powder. 

Tucked under my photo I used the Large Leafy Vine, Corner Vine Leaves and Mini Flourish Bits, and my title is from the Mini Word Set 1.

2Crafty Chipboard used:

Corner Lorena
Corner Vine Leaves
Mini Flourish Bits
Marianne's Butterflies
Mini Word Set 1
Large Leafy Vine

I'll be back in a few days to share another 2Crafty layout.
Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Dream - The International Scrapbook Garden

Hi everyone!  I'm back  today sharing my second layout created from the 
Garden Kit, Sunkissed, by The International Scrapbook Garden.

I used a floral mask from my stash and added a few drops of the Lindy's Hisbiscus Rose Flat Fabio Spray to some modeling paste on the background.  I love the beautiful papers in the kit by Lemoncraft!

I added some of the Lindy's spray to some watered down white paint and added paint splatters to the background.  Flowers used are from the main kit and the Extra Blooms Kit.  

I did a lot of fussy cutting of flowers from some of the papers in the kit to add some layers behind the photo.

Here you can see more of the layering with the cut flowers, along with a butterfly and Dream badge from  the Embellishment Bonus Kit.  You can check out the full contents of the Sunkissed Garden kit here.

Products from my stash:
Modeling Paste and Floral Mask
White Paint
2Crafty Chipboard
Prima Die
White Cardstock
Prima leaves

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie