Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Day 3 La-la Land Retreat Projects

Day 3 La-la Land Retreat projects:I couldn't wait to make this cute cute card: Kimono Marci with Fan by Design Team member Sue (her blog here) - image found here. Dies used are the Berry Flourish, Cattails Die, Bridge Die, Rolled Rose Large Die, Rolled Rose Small and Medium Die all can be found here. Card size is 5-1/2" x 5-1/2".  I got an extra rose in my kit so I decided to position it on the top right corner of the card.
 I absolutely LOVE how Sue used  gel/spica pens to make the pattern on her dress. The dots using the gel/spica pen on the fan are also very clever, too.  The paper selection for this card is so perfect!
 And, here's a closer look - darn, photo does not capture the shine from the pens.
 Love those rolled roses:
I wanted to make use of the circle cut from the front of the card so I used it on the inside along with using the Bridge Die.
Thank you Sue, for your inspiration using Kimono Marci with Fan and card layout.
Next Project: Trinket Box designed by Irina. Trinket Box can be found here. This is the second project in the retreat using the Trinket Box - there are a variety of projects using this very versatile, eh?  and each one so different. This one is a quick and simple box using the Christmas Tree Die and also the Tuffy (the Dog) from the Christmas Ornament Luka stamp set found here. Edges of the tree are sponged using Ranger Distress Vintage Photo, then embellish it using Viva White Pearl Pen for the snowy effect.
 Side view of the Trinket Box:
 Here's Tuffy:
 The Tree:
Inside the Trinket Box - I think I must have lost the Poinsettia that was suppose to go on the inside cover........oh well............
Third Trinket Box designed by Irina. This Trinket Box is unrecognizable with the easel effect on the top and the inside surprise.  The Christmas Tree Die is used her for this project but the snow effect using the Viva White Pearl Pen is on the circle with the Christmas Lantern Marci Stamp found here. The Grosgrain ribbon with a double bow acts as the perfect embellishment for the easel.
 Side view:
 A closer look At Christmas Lantern Marci with the Viva White Pearl pen used for the snowflake effect:
 The ribbon which works to hold up the easel:
Inside Trinket Box: A cover over the opening was make (pretty smart!) with an acetate over the circle to reveal contents: like tea lights, chocolates, and other surprises.
 The message:
 The box "lid" removed:
 And don't you just LOVE how the feet were created?  They are all stacked circles............very clever!
Thank you Irina, for such great ideas how to use the Trinket Box in so many lever ways!
But wait -----stay tuned tom for yet more projects from Day 3!!!!!


Debbie Pamment said...

Have just been catching up on all your retreat posts - you did and AMAZING job on everything and I'm soooo glad to hear how happy you were with everything :) Looking forward to seeing you again next year - in the meantime my cute little bear will be there to remind me of the laughs we shared <3

koala said...

What's a beautiful job,Patti !!! Wow , amazing coloring and details !!!
I just started coloring many Marci images ..., long way to go for me ... (^.^)"""

Jan Castle said...

All are wonderful, but I like the first project you show here the best - perfect in every way!!!! Amazing job Patti!