Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Day 3 LLC Retreat - Beautiful Life Marci with Calendar

Another wonderful project from the 2017 November La-la Land Crafts Retreat.  Original design is by one of the Design Team members: Elizabeth Elton - her blog here. Original image was using the Flapper Marci Rubber Stamp along with Flamingo, Old Telephone, Old Typewriter, Fabulous and Postage stamp dies. Finished project size is 5-3/4" x 6" x 1/2". Here is a version using the same papers supplied but stamp is Beautiful Life Marci.  Original design had a extended chipboard base which has been replaced with white mat board to provide stability. 
Card opened with tray exposed:
Beautiful Marci Copic colors used:
Hair: T2, T4, T6, T8, Copic Black Multi ,01 Copic Black Liner
Face: E000, E00, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Dress: R000, R32, R35, R37, G20, G24, G40, G94
Fan: G20, G24, G94
Dot  areas with White Gel Pen (Fan and Crown)
Trim and pop Beautiful Life Marci.
Cherry Blossom die along with a Temple die used for the background:
Postage stamp die used as the mat for the calendar:
Card fully opened:
Side view:
Inside tray size is  5" x 3" x 1/2", embellished with a die cut Cherry Blossom in red card stock.
Dies used for this project: Postage Stamp, Cherry Blossom, Pagoda, and Lantern dies. These dies can all be found here.  Thank you for stopping by today to visit. 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Day 3 LLC Retreat - Winter Countdown Calendar

Day 3 projects are so much fun. I am so glad to be able to share them with you. This project was designed by Mindy Beverly.  Her blog here.   Original Design is using the Winter Critters Stamp Set. I used the Inuit Marci (used the smaller size 2-1/4" tall) and Winter Blessing Stamp Set used for this project. This project is 5-1/2" x 7-1/2" x 2-3/4".
Top half of the calendar: a Snowflake Border is die cut to be positioned across the top of the project. The snowfalkes create that shaker effect.
These boxes are 2" x 2" x 2".  Numbers are in each of the sides to enable a combination of dates for the count down.
Copic colors used:
Inuit: E21, E25, E29, E30, E33, G24, R29, R59, T4, T6
Trim and pop with foam squares.
Copic colors used:
Polar Bear: R00, BG10, BG70
Polar Bear Scarf: G24, R29, R59
Trim and pop with foam squares.
See the background for the sky? It is made using Blue Lagoon and Chip Sapphire, then use a white gel pen to dot the sky for the "stars".
Side view:
Back: Use the Postage Stamp die to create a mat for the Christmas Trees at the bottom right corner.
Those cute little boxes do open so little treats can be inserted each day of the count down.
La-la land Crafts dies used for this project are: , Snowflake Border, and Triangle Lace Border, Winter Hill, Two Trees, Merry Christmas, Fancy Numbers, Mittens, Postage Stamps die.  All these dies and stamps used can be found here.  

Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  Stay tuned for more crafty projects from the La-la Land Craft Retreat to be posted soon.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Day 2 LLC - Marci with Camera 3 Album Drawer Box

Original Design for this project designed by Martha Tucker. Her blog can be found here. My version is using the papers from my stash purchased from Tuesday Morning, made by We R Memory Keepers. Solid color card stock from Recollections. Each album has dies used as follows: Recollections Travel Die and La-la Land Crafts Ticket Die, Photo Elements, Gift Card Holder Slot. Finished project size is 4-1/2" x 4" x 4". Front of project shows  Marci with Camera rubber stamp. Original project used Paper Doll Marci rubber stamp. All papers are lightly sponged using Vintage Photo ink.

Left side of box: images here are using both La-la Land Crafts Photo Elements and Recollections Travel Die.
Box top:
Right side box:
Box back:
Box bottom with wooden feet.
Stamp: La-la Land Crafts Marci with Camera
Copic colors used:
Hair: T2, T4, T6, T8
Face; E00, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Hat, Shoes, and Bag: E31, E35, E37, E41
Camera: T3, T4, T6
Top: T2, T4, G43
Skirt, Hat Band Socks, and Hearts: G20, G40, G43
Trim and pop with foam tape.
"2018 New York" is computer generated, die cut, light sponge with Vintage Photo and crumple.
Slide out the front to reveal a tray holding the three albums:
Tray removed showing the box.
Here's what the holder looks like pulled out.
These are the three 3-3/4" x 3-3/4" x 1-3/8" albums in the box. Each album is embellished with a different image.
The tray holder:
One of the album covers:
Inside cover: first page is an added flap with brown/white twine used as an embellishment. each album has the same layout.
Flip the page to reveal:
Two small tags and a brown card stock mat inserted into the left side pocket.  Right side is another flip up page with brown/white twine.
Last page:
Ticket die inserted into the Gift Card Holder Slot:
Back in side: Photo strip washi tape used on the left side page.
This is the last project from Day 2 La-La Land Crafts Retreat. Stay tuned for Day 3 Projects from the La-la Land Crafts Retreat to be posted soon.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Day 2 LLC Retreat - Cowboy Boots Marci Traveler's Notebook

This mini album was designed by Mindy Beverly for the La-la land Retreat.Mindy's blog here. All papers used in this project supplied at the retreat as well as the instructions.  Stamp used is Cowboy Boots Marci.  Finished book size is 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" x 2".  There are 3 signatures in this Notebook. Book  is kept together with a black elastic cord. Note the Postage Stamp die used is distress ink colored using: Blue Lagoon, Carved Pumpkin, and Mustard Seed.
Spine and back view of notebook.
Overhead view showing pages:
Cowboy Boots Marci Copic colors used:
Hair: T2, T4, T6, T8
Skin: E000, E00, E01, E01, E11, R11, R20, R21
Dress: C1, C3, C5 B00, B05, B12, RV000, RV10, Rv21, Y06, YG11,0
Boots: E31, E35, E37, E50, E59  
Trim and pop Marci 
On the front top right corner is the Southwest Sun and Cactus. Cactus is die cut in white card stock, then inked using Mermaid Lagoon Distress Ink. Southwest Sun  is die cut, then inked lightly with Vintage Photo ink. The Postage Stamp die gradation of colors can be clearly seen here.
Open the book to reveal: Vellum pocket with another die cut Cactus and a note card. Right side is Floral Pocket die. Inserted into the pocket page is a tag with a paper bow.
Here are the Clipboard (a die) and the small Stitched Tag decorated with a bow and Southwestern Border die.
Next page shows a Deco Corner Pocket die with a Chipboard tag.
Inside the second page pocket is a small tag with a small rolled rose.
On the second signature is a die cut Coyote and a stamped horse paper clip.
A closer look at the horse paper clip.  Copic colors used 0, E00, E31, E35, E37, E59, 100, C1, C3, C5, Y06, Y17, R21. Use a white gel pen for accent.
Continuing to the following page is a die cut Bison
Center page of the second signature is a double pocket page:
Another Deco Corner Pocket die. This pocket has a larger tag.
A closer look at the larger tag with a rolled rose.
Third signature with Floral Pocket die.
Middle of the third signature page:
Back inside cover:
All dies used for this project can be found here.  Thank you for stopping by to visit today. Stay tuned for more crafty projects from Day 2 La-la Land Retreat.