Friday, September 22, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 2 - Fabulous Molli Step Card

Project #14
This step style card makes a great greeting for any occasion. Card is with a white base card stock.  All papers used were supplied at the retreat.  Finished size 5-1/2" x 6".
La-la Land Fabulous Mollie Stamp used. Yay - this was in our goodie bag! Molli sit on top of a Stitched Oval. 
La-la Land Crafts die used: Fabulous, Filigree Bow, Shabby Flourishes, Two Leaves, Stitched Elements
Copic colors used:
Face: E000, E00, E01, E11, R11, R20, R21
Hair: E21, E23, E25, E27
Dress: RV91, RV93, RV95, RV99, C1, C3, 0
After coloring, pop Fabulous Molli with foam squares.
A decorative bow in the top left corner using decorative paper:
Rolled roses in decorative paper in both corners:
The Fabulous is die cut twice for a thicker effect:
 Card side view:
 Card inside with a purse:
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. Stay tuned for more projects from Day 2 Retreat.

Monday, September 18, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 2 - Stay Sassy Small Explosion Box Album

Project #13
Project #12 was the outer explosion album box (previously posted) which holds this smaller explosion box.  This smaller explosion box was a make and take. This box was designed by Tamara (her blog here). All papers shown was supplied at retreat. Finished size 5" x 5" x 3-1/2".  The lid has a 1" lip.  
La-la Land Crafts dies used are: Fabulous word, Strawberry Blossoms and Stitched Bow which can be found here.
The Stitched Bow die used for the waist gives the image more dimension:
Strawberry Blossoms die cut in two diff colors with stamens poked through the center for a realistic flower effect.
Remove the lid to reveal: four sections with decorative paper mats.  The center is a album with a ribbon to close it. 
Untie the ribbon to reveal a accordion style album. There are four pages measuring 4-3/4" x 4-3/4".
This photo shows the smaller box inside the larger box.
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. Stay tuned for more projects from Day 2 Retreat.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 2 - Fabulous Marci Explosion Box

Project #12
This project was amazing.  This was a class at the retreat. It is an explosion style box where upon removal of the lid, the sides fall down revealing pages that can be embellished or have photos.  This was designed by Tamara (her blog here). All papers shown was supplied at retreat.  Fabulous Marci stamp was in our goodie bag. Yay!! Finished project size: 6-1/2" x 6-1/2" x 6-1/2". 
Lid: size is 2" deep.
La-la Land Crafts dies used:  Stilettos, Two Leaves Rolled Rose (Small, Medium and Large), Book tab and Labels, Glasses and Stitched Tags which all can be found here. Fabulous Marci and Stiletto is popped with foam squares.  
Fabulous Marci is stamped on watercolor paper, then colored with Ranger's Distress Inks - a different look than using Copics to color. Distress inks details:
Skin: Vintage Photo
Cheeks: Worn Lipstick
Hair: Antique Linen, Black Soot
Dress, shoes: Worn Lipstick, Black Soot
Hair Band: Worn Lipstick, Black Soot
Roses: Barn Door, Black Soot
Add Glossy Accents to her eyes.
Box side one:
Box side two:
Box side three:
Box side four:
There are four panels that "fall down". A waterfall effect where each panel has three 5-3/8" x 4" page for photos. Use a Corner chomper (1/2") to round the corners.
Each panel has this designer paper as the mat:
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. Stay tuned for the album (being posted next) which goes on the center of this box. 

Monday, September 11, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 2 - Winter Wonderland Polar Bear Bag

Project #11
This is a bag made from a sheet of Kraft card stock.  Paper for this project was supplied at retreat. La-la Land Crafts Winter Blessing Polar Bear stamp used. Project finished size is 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" x 2".
La-la Land Crafts dies used:  Stitched Nested Circles, Ornate Snowflakes, Christmas Tree, Icicles Border.
Copic colors used:
Bear: 0, W1, W3, W5, W7
Scarf: E40, E41, E43, E44
Use a white gel pen to make the snow in the background.
Here are the metallic flakes and sequins inside the acetate circle. The foam used to make the shaker can be cut using the Stitched Nested Circles die.
The snowflakes are layered on top of each other, then adhesive flat back pearl is added.
The stamped message:
 Side view:
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. Stay tuned for more projects from Day 2 Retreat.

Friday, September 8, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 2 - Girly Secret Box

Project #10
This project has been altered from the retreat. Papers used are from my stash. Original design is with 4 boxes inside. It now has 3 boxes and is a bit shorter in height. Sometimes this type of box is called a "magic box", too. Finished box size: 4-3/4" x 3" x 3".
A 1", 1-1/4" EK Success Circle Punch used for the lid bottom so the Filigree Hanger is more visible. 
La-la Land Crafts Die used: Rolled Roses (Small and Medium), Rolled Rose (Large), Dress Die, Purse Die, Filigree Hanger Die, Stiletto Die, Filigree Bow Die
CC Designs Die used: Scalloped Circles Die
Jaded Blossom Die used: Stitched Circle Dies
Robert Addams All Occasion Dies used: #065 Shoes, #049 Purses
This photo below shows two of the four sections.
The other two sections:
Top of the lid: Recollections Metallic Paper used for the La-la Land Crafts Purse die handle. Rolled roses and top of the high heel shoe are brushed with Clear Wink of Stella. Scallop Circle and High Heel is popped with foam squares. 
Remove the lid to see the top of the first box.
Here are the four sections:
Each section has a Filigree Hanger, Dress, Purse and a special pair of die cut shoes. Each dress is embellished with adhesive rhinestones.
A black dress, too:
Slowly open the box:
To reveal the boxes embellished with die cut purses
Fully opened box:
On the left side is a dress:
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. Stay tuned for more projects from Day 2 Retreat.