Wednesday, August 30, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 1 - Gate fold Fabulous Molli Box Album

Project #7
This project uses the newly released Fabulous Molli stamp (which can now be found here)Whoo-hoo, this stamp was in our goodie bag at retreat.  All paper used for this project was cut enclosed in our bag.  This project will house lots of photos and has a pull out drawer.  Project size is 9-1/8" x 7" x 3-1/4". Lots of photos below. Unfortunately, no specific measurements will be given in this post, that's one of the big perks from attending the annual retreat.

La-la Land dies used: Heart Handles, Chandelier, Fabulous Word, Fabulous Dress, Ornate Scroll Flourish, Filigree Elements, Stitched Tags, Postage Stamps, Koi Circle, Small Lacey Border, Pierced Scalloped Circle, Double Stitched Circle, Stitched Circle, Scroll Corner, Love Doves.  All dies can be found here.

Outside box is made of La-la Land Crafts chipboard available in the store.  The chipboard is easily scorable to achieve this finished project. A black marker has been used to concealed the edges of the front of this box.  Finished box on stand size is: 9-1/4" x 7-1/4" x 3-1/4"
A quick glimpse of front Gate folded box with Fabulous Molli. 
Left side view: Note the metal corners (supplied at retreat) adhered using Glossy Accents. The Ornate Scroll Flourish die has been cut in half, smeared with Viva Gold Paste, then adhered over the stand to achieve this effect. Add small adhesive rhinestones as shown.
Right side view: 
Left side: Partial tag extended past the front. Small cluster of flowers in the corner (not part of the original design)
Gate fold details: The Koi Circle, Sritched Circle, and Pierced Scalloped Circle are cut in half, then adhered to the edges.  Koi Circle has been smeared with Viva Gold Paste. Adhere Metal closure usibng Glossy Accents.
Fabulous Molli Copic colors used:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Face: E000, E00, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Headband: R00, R81, R85
Dress: Paper pieced, W3, W5, W7
Shoes: W3, W5, W7, R81, R85
Trim and cut, then pop Molli with foam squares
On the right side under Fabulous Molli is a hand bag die cut using Black card stock, adhered onto chipboard.  Original design had a die cut Eiffel Tower.  The handles and flap are smeared with Viva Gold Paste. Finish the hand bag with a small adhesive rhinestone.
Finally: open the left side to reveal the pattern paper with black card stock mats.  Original design did not have any embellishments - the Filigree Ornament Boder was added to the narrow box side (since a photo would not have fit).   
Center box was embellishe with a border at the bottom of the page (not part of the orignal design). 
Life open the left side (there is a right side flap, too) to reveal deisgner paper covering the chipboard (with black card stock mats).  
Final layer is the box that holds the drawer.  The box is embellished with a circle popped with foam squares, wmbellished with die cut Filigree Elements Border cut in half for each side of the circle.  Original design had the die cut Fabulous word across the dres but since the dress is popped with foam squares, it is positioned at the bvottom of the box.
A closer look at the dress. Simply embellish the popped up dress with one single adhesive rhinestone at the waist.
The drawer: with a die cut Heart Handles in black card stock and chipboard sitting on top of the Ornate Scroll Flourish (smeared with Viva Gols Paste). Brads secure the handles.  
This photo shows the drawer pulled out.
Thank you for stopping by to visit. Stay tuned for more projects fromt his retreat!

Monday, August 28, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 1 - Lovely Marci Card

Project #6:
A simple and cute card for any occasion to give.  Papers were supplied at the retreat. The Lovely Marci stamp can be found here.  La-la Land Crafts dies used are: Two Leaves, Stitched Ovals Border, Shabby Flourish, and Daisy which can be found here.  Smaller white card stock mat is 5" x 5". Popped patterned paper circle is 5" in diameter. Left side Decorative paper is 1-3/4" wide with the Stitched Oval Border tucked underneath.  Finished card size 5-1/2" x 5-1/2". 
Copic colors:
Hair: W2, W4, W6. W8
Skin: E000, E00, E01, E02, R11, R20, R21
Dress: Y02, Y08, Y15, Y17
Ribbons: B34, B37, B39
After coloring, trim and pop with foam squares.
On the left side: die cut Shabby Flourish leaves sit behind the die cut Leaves.  Popped stacked sizes of the Daisy have a yellow button for the center.
 Co-ordinating yellow buttons on the right corner:
Card inside:  There is a white card stock mat: 5" x 5". The embellishment was planned to be on the card front.  Moving it to the inside worked out well so it would not be plain.
Thank you for stopping by today.  Stay tuned for retreat project #7 - it is amazing!!!

Friday, August 25, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 1 - Birthday Cake Mollie Drawer Box

Project #5:
This cute project can be a nice container since it has a drawer - and is perfect for a birthday, too.  The stamp used is Birthday Cake Mollie.  La-la Land Crafts dies used for this project are Heart Handles , Today Stitched, Celebrate You, Two Leaves, Pierced Circles, Double Stitched Circles, Stitched Tag, and Notched Flowers (Small). All papers were supplied at the retreat. Finished size: 4-1/4" x 6" x 1". Note the Pierced Circle is popped with foam squares. A small ribbon used to "lift" up the front cover.
 Opened box showing spine and back: Love the smaller Pierced Circle in the back.
 Overhead view:
Birthday Cake Mollie Copic colors used:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Skin: E000, E00, E01, E02, R11, R20, R21
Dress: YG01, YG23, YG93
Headband: T3, RV55, YG23 (Dots)
Cake (Pink): RV00, RV34, RV52, RV55, RV63
Cake (Chocolate): E11, E13, E18
Candle: RV55, RV63, B00, B02
Candle Flame: Y02, Y28, Clear Wink of Stella
Plate: Y21, Y23, Y24
After coloring, pop cut image with foam squares.
 Stacked layers of the small Notched Flowers create this look. Add pre-made ribbon roses to the flower centers.  Leaves are die cut using Green shimmer paper.  
Bottom of box is the Stitched Today die cut in vanilla card stock with the Celebrate You word adhered on top.
 Inside: the Stitched Tag
 Drawer pull on side made using the Heart Handles die:
Drawer pulled out:
Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  Stay tuned for retreat project #6.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 1 - Fabulous Mollie Clutch Box

Project #4
This project can hold cards or it can be a gift box for anything tucked inside. The shape is like a clutch.  Solid paper supplied at retreat.  Decorative paper is from my stash.  WE got this newly released Fabulous Mollie stamp at the retreat in our goodie bag! La-la Land Crafts dies used for this project are Dress, Filigree Hanger, Purse, Double Stitched Circles, Double Stitched Squares, Pierced Stitched Circles, Fancy Doily Border, and Flower Border Elements.  All dies can be found here. Finished project size: 5-3/4" x 4-7/8" x 1-1/2".  Note the white card stock in the back of Fabulous Mollie is scored 1/4" apart for some texture, then a black mat (popped with foam squares) behind it is adhered to the box.  
Copic colors used:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8, W10
Skin : E000, E00, E21, E13
Dress and Roses on Shoe:  R81, R83
Ruffles on Dress: E70, E85, E89
Headband, Shoes, and Dress Band: BG10, BG11, BG13, BG18
After coloring, trim and pop with foam squares.
 "Be fabulous, Be you" stamped message on the Double Stitched Circles die.
 Love this dress.
 Side view: Spine top is scored 1/8" apart (does not show up in the photo). 
 Clutch box opened: This clutch has a magnetic closure.
 Side view:
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. Stay tuned for retreat project #5.

Friday, August 18, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 1 - Winter Luka Window Card

Project #3:  
A very adorable holiday card to send with the Winter Luka Rubber Stamp which can be found hereLa-la Land Crafts Dies can be found here: Double Stitched Hills Border Set, Arched Window Die, Three Christmas Trees Die, Castle Border Die.  All papers were supplied at the retreat. Card base is Kraft card stock, then a vanilla mat, then decorative paper.  Finished size: 6" x 6"
Copic colors used:
Hair: W2, W4, W6
Skin: E000, E00, E13, E21, R20
Sweater: B91, B93, B95, B97
Scarf and Hat: R22, R24, R29, R39
Pants: E40, E41, E43, E44
Cuffs, Shoes, Lantern: W1, W3, W5, W7, Gold Smooch
Coat: BG90, BG93, BG96, BG99
Flame in Lantern: Y11, Y17, White Gel Pen
After coloring, trim, and pop with foam squares.
Stamped message: hand trim the flag ends.
Here is a closer look at the scene outside the window:  Use a white gel pen to make some snow on the Kraft card stock skyline. 
Card inside: 
Thank you for stopping by today. Stay tuned for retreat project #4.

Monday, August 14, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 1 - Skater Marci on a Tube With Drawer

Project #2 
This project is quite unique.  It is using a chipboard tube cut 2" high. Original design made by Tamara (her blog found here) had Penguins decorated on the lid.  All papers used supplied at the retreat. The small size skater from Winter Fun stamp set is used here. La-la Land Crafts dies used for this project: Three Christmas Trees, Pierced Scallops, Double Stitched Circles, Double Stitched Hill Border, Stitched Elements, and Small Snowflakes which all can be found here.
Here's a closer look at the top: Clear Wink of Stella is added to the tree tips and top of the hillside. The top and bottom of the "box" is using the Pierced Circle and Double Stitched Circles dies.
 Stamp is called Winter Fun from La-la Land Crafts and can be found here.
Copic colors used:
Face: E000, E00, E01, E11, R11, R20, R21
Hair: W1, W3, W5, W7
Hat, Scarf, Mittens:
Dress: BG000, BG02, BG05, B00, Clear Wink of Stella
Socks: BG000
Boots: W1, W3, W7, Silver Smooch on skate blades
 The banner (from Stitched Elements die) is cut twice: one in Kraft and the other with the stamped "Winter Fun", then popped with foam squares.  
 The drawer: White acrylic paint is used for the top of the tube front.  The actual drawer itself is made using the white card stock. The paper is wrapped around the front to back for a clean finish. The drawer opening is also wrapped to the inside as well. 
 Here's a side view:
 The drawer pull: Note the circle is die cut from the Double Stitched Circle die.
Thank you for stopping by today. Stay tuned for retreat project #3...............

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 1 - Fabulous Marci Closet Card

Project #1:
This card is a gate fold style card with a closet of dresses inside. The La-la Land Craft
Fabulous Marci Stamp used in front. La-la Land Craft Dies used: Fabulous Die, Dress Die, Stiletto Die, Purse Die, Postage Stamp Die, Stitched Circle Die, Book Tab and Labels Die, Pierced Scalloped Circles Die, and Filigree Elements Border Die Set. All papers were supplied at the retreat event.  Oh, by the way,  we got this Fabulous Marci Stamp at retreat in our goodie bag!!! Whoo-hoo!!!  Finished card 6" 6-7/8". Stamp and dies can be purchased from the La-la Land Crafts store found here.
Fabulous Marci  is popped with foam squares.
Copic colors:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8, W10
Face: E000, E00, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Dress, Shoes, and Headband: R81, R83, R85, Clear Wink of Stella
 Book tab die cut is cut in half for each side of the card. Addan adhesive flat back pearl.
Open the card to reveal a closet.  Shoe and purses on the left side and a mirroe with a dresser on the right side. 
 Here's a closer look at the left side:
 Purses have the die cut chain detail and a finishing touch with a adhesive flat back pearl.
Center panel: A Filigree Elements on top to decorate the edge. The Fabulous word and on e of the dresses are die cut in pink glitter paper. Add metal wire hangers from my stash for the dresses.

 Here's a closer look:
Right side: a dresser created with some rectangles and flat back adhesive pearls for dresser handles.  Die cut the Postage Stamp die using Silver paper for the mirror.
Love this card! It can be made for other clothing themes..........anything is possible.  Enjoy! Thank you for stopping by today. Am finally posting the completed projects from last years retreat There are a total of 23 projects from the 2016 Retreat, so stay tuned for the posts forth coming.