Monday, July 15, 2019

Day 3 LLC Retreat Rose Hat Marci Album

Day 3 Last Retreat project designed by Alexandria Morein - her blog can be found here. Project size: 6-1/4" x 6-1/4" x 1-1/4.  All papers used for this project supplied at retreat. There are four unique pages in this album. Stamps used: Rose Hat Marci, Absolutely Perfect Clear Stamp set, and Wood Planks Background (which has the "flower" stamps included).  Dies used:  Stitched Tags Die, Spring Flourish Die, Bohemian Feather Die, Long Flags Die, Stitched Elements Die, Filigree Leaves Die, Love Always Die, Stitched Circles Die, Large Stitched Die, Pointy Flowers Die, and Curved Pocket Die. Stamp and dies can be found here.
Front Cover:  Popped 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" white card stock mat with a 4-3/8" x 4-3/8" decorative paper mat.
Here's a closer look at Rose Hat Marci colored using Copic pens.
The die cut flowers and Copic colored Cactus flowers here:
The die cut flowers and Copic colored Cactus flowers also on the bottom right side:
The spine: A solid color card stock mat with stamp. Copic color, trimmed "flowers". Slits are created to thread through the satin ties.
View of inside front cover and first page:
Inside front cover: Decorative paper used to die cut the Curved Pocket. Insert the Stitched Tags Die. Add the stamped message and die cut label from the Curved Pocket Die set. The stamped, Copic colored "flower" is added.
Page 1: interactive oval which moves up and down (sliding mechanism) revealing the insides of the decorative squares on this page.
Here the oval can be moved up to allow the decorative flaps to open.
Behind Page 1:
 A simple decorated page with a die cut Long Flag, die cut Bohemian Feather and Copic colored "flower". A photo can be slipped under the Long Flag since it is only attached at the top of the page. 
Page 2:  is the same details as behind page 1 except there is a 2" pocket to slip photos or other memorabilia.

Pages 2 and 3:
A 1-3/8" wide vertical decorative band with a die cut tag and stamped message. Add a Copic colored "flower" to complete this embellishment.
Page 3: Decorative Frame with a acetate window. Slip the photo from the top opening.
Behind page 3, page 4: reveals a spinning circle (Stitched Circles die) in the center. This was a very cool mechanism to create.
Another view:
Pages 4 and back page view:
Behind Page 4: a simple decorative mat with a Copic colored "flower".
Inside back cover: Decorative paper used to die cut the Curved Pocket. Insert the Stitched Tags Die. Add the stamped message and die cut label from the Curved Pocket Die set. The stamped, Copic colored "flower" is added.
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. This is the last project from the 3 day La-la Land Craft Retreat. I hope you have enjoyed all the posts.  Have a crafty day!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Day 3 LLC Retreat Silent Night Card

Day 3 LLC Retreat project designed by Irina Blount (owner of La-la land Crafts).  As you can see, Irina loves making these gorgeous White and Gold Holiday cards.  This finished card size is 5-1/2" x 5-1/2". Shine Bright Background Stamp Set used on the inside of the mat - ink used is Antique Linen ink after masking off the mat.  Dies used for this project:  Double Stitched Squares, Filigree Moon, Winter Hill, Postage Stamp, Poinsettia Wreath and Star Wreath die.
 Dot stencil used on the Natural card stock mat inside the Postage Stamp.
Gold acrylic paint is applied to the die cut Filigree Moon chipboard, Gold card stock is adhered on top to create this effect. Filigree Moon is popped with foam tape. Add small adhesive flat back pearls on top pm the Ponsettias.
 Card inside: how about double mat and double mat for a great effect?
Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  There is one more project from this retreat event - stay tuned!

Monday, July 8, 2019

Day 3 LLC Retreat Rose Hat Marci Instax Album

Day 3 Retreat project designed by Martha Tucker - her blog here. Original design used the Jaunty Luka image. This version uses Rose Hat Marci. All papers supplied at the retreat.  Finished project size:  4" x 4" x 4". Stamps used for this project: Rose Hat Marci, Wood Planks background, Just for you Background Stamp.  Dies used for this project: Build-a-House and Hello Tag Die.  Removable tags and a 3-1/2" x 2-1/4 folded insert for additional instax photos.   
 Rose Hat Marci Copic colors;
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Face: R11, R20, R21, E000, E01, E02, E11
Hat: R32, R35, R37, YG93, YG99
Sweater: R32, R24 and White Gel Pen
Dress: R24, R32, R35, R37
Inside the container are die cut "houses" to hold the photos. Here is one of the stenciled tags and card stock pulled out.
Side view of project:
Back view of project:
Thank you for stopping by to visit today. There are 2 more projects from this retreat which will be posted soon.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Day 3 LLC Retreat Christmas Trinket Box

Day 3 Trinket Box designed by Mindy Beverly - her blog here. Papers, box template, and instructions supplied at retreat.  Box finished size: 3" x 3" x 3". Stamps used for this project: Christmas Ornament Marci, Deck the Halls Clear Stamp Set.  Dies used for this project: Double Stitched Stars Die, Star Wreath Die, Gingerbread Add-on House Die, and Filigree Candy Cane Die.  Additionally, the Magical Sparkles Stencil used on the box.  Both stamps and dies can be found on the La-la Land Crafts store here.

Gingerbread man Copic colors: E31, E35, E37, E41, R21, White Gel Pen
Box sides and inside drawer: use the Magical Sparkles Stencil with Tsukineko Galaxy Gold Ink on the white card stock. 
Christmas Ornament Marci (Digital Version sized to 3-1/2" tall)
Hair: C2, C4, C6, C8
Face: E000, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Ornament: E35, YR21, YR24, YR27, Y08, Y11, Y15, C2, C4, C6
Sweater:  G29, YG61, YG63, YG67
Dress, Shoes: R22, R24, R29, R37
Socks: C2
 Lots of popping up!!!!!
Two sides of the box have this star design: Die cut Double Stitched Stars: bottom layer is a gold card stock. Popped layer is using blended Salty Ocean Distress Ink, spritz with a light mist of water.  Candy Cane Copic colors: R22, R27, R5, White Gel Pen
 The other two sides have this design:
 Open the box revealing:
 Here: almost fully opened inside Drawers: three inside 1" high.
 Here is a view from the top with the box opened:
 Box bottom: that small extension on the right sides helps to secure the box closed.
Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  This was a great project to make.  More Day 3 Retreat projects will be posted.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Day 3 LLC Retreat Mermaid Banner


Day 3 Retreat project designed by Mindy Beverly - her blog here.  All papers supplied at the retreat. Each banner size is: 4" x 6-1/2". Stamps used: Summer is Here Collection Rubber Stamp, Sassy Moili, Sitting Mermaid Baby Marci, and Mermaid Princess.  Dies used for this project: Fishing Net Die, Ship in a Bottle Die, Sea Shells Die, Nested Frames Large, Nested Frames Small, Heart Anchor Die, and Stitched Nested Circles.  Both stamps and dies can be purchased at La-la Land Crafts here.  Original design to use Salty Ocean and Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide ink on the Nested Frame Small but since I did not have them, Copic Pens used as an alternative.  To create the horizon, mask off across the frame with Washi Tape using the following colors:
Top "sky": BG000, BG02, BG05 - Bottom "sea": BG000, BG02, BG05, BG07
Left Banner:

Sassy Mermaid Molli Copic colors:
Hair: E31, E35, E37, RV04, RV10, RV21, RV000, White Gel Pen
Skin: E000, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Sea Shells: B05 Y06, C3,  and a White Gel Pen
Tail: B00, BG09, BG13, B23, BG45, White Gel Pen
 A closer look at Sassy Mermaid Molli
Center Banner
Sitting Mermaid Baby Marci Copic colors:
Hair: RV04, RV10, RV21, E31, E35, E37
Skin: E000, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Tail: B00, BG09, BG13, B23, BG45, White Gel Pen
Ship "water" Copic colors: BG02, BG05, BG07
 A closer look at Sitting Mermaid Baby Marci:
A closer look at the rosette and sea horse: Make a Splash Sea Horse Copic colors:
RV04, RV09, RV21, RV66, White Gel Pen
Right Banner:
Mermaid Princess Marci Copic colors:
Hair: RV04, RV10, RV21, E31, E35, E37
Skin: E000, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Crown: Gold Smooch
Tail: B00, BG09, BG13, RV04, RV09, RV21, RV66, White Gel Pen
 A closer look at Mermaid Princess Marci
 Thank you for stopping by today to visit. More projects will be posted from the retreat.