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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

3 Projects using a "My Minds Eye" collection!

Hello and thanks for stopping in!

I want to share these projects with you guys because I was so ansy to make a special gift for my friend Misty.....projects made with her adorable baby girl Hailey!! I only had 5 sheets of designer paper and I am amazed that 3 projects came from it!! So here we go.....

I had purchased MME "Lime Twist" with my friend in mind. She loves cupcakes and these colors were perfect. I thought to make 1 LO at first but I could not stop....finally I ran out of paper and had to stop....well, 3 projects later!! But I love them all!  I used Authentique's bi-fold paper card stock for the base of the LO and the dress on the name banner. Also used my fav flowers and embellishments form Wild Orchid Crafts! I have a list at the end of this post of items used!

I will start with what I made first, the LO! This was the only project I was gonna make, but I'm glad I got the most out of what I bought!

~12x12 canvas LO, painted in pink and covered with MME paper....then added a bunch of little stuff including my favorite thing right now...the banner at the top!!  






Then I wanted to make a stand up frame, so I made an 8x8 LO and added some chipboard on the back to have it stand on it's own! Using my Accucut die (Accucut cupcake die sets for sale here) with the cupcake....I cut one out to use as a dimensional photo matte!!






This is what the back side looks like! My first one so the glue is a little.....not so pretty, but I will be perfecting my method as I go:)


The name Banner with Haily's name on it was a bonus for me to make!! She is so adorable and such an inspiration....I felt the banner would complete this gift set!






The cupcake card I made in the last post is for the mom of Hailey, Misty!!
Hope she likes the gifts I made! :)

Here is the video sharing all of what I did to make these. 




Supply list:
~My Minds Eye, "Lime Twist"
~MME Lost and Found "Lovely" button assortment
~Authentique, "Uncommon" Bi-fold 12x24 paper and Alpha Stickers
~Sizzix dress die (I sell these cuts, details here)
~Accucut "Sweet Treat" cupcake Die
~ Making Memories acrylic paint
~Apple Barrel acrylic paint
~$1 bin flat pearls and bling
~Spellbinders Nestabilities dies, "Eyelet circles", "Circles"
~Best Occassions chipboard alpha letters
~Martha Stewart punches ("Flower Bed" & "Olive Branch")
~Fiskars border punch, "Uppercrest"
~Maya Road Chipboard alpha set "Audrey"
~Wild Orchid Crafts, various flowers and twine
~Lindys Stamp Gang, various matching colors
~Medium Weight chipboard for dress cuts and cupcake cuts
~Vintage lace from my stash
~Ruffled lace form Joann's
~Stampin Up, tab punch
~Patsy's wrinkled ribbon (find her Etsy store here)
~WRMK wide eyelts (Cool metal pack, I sell these, PM me for details)
~American Crafts, flat pearls pack


I believe that is it!! lol

Please let me know if you have any questions about these projects or what I used. If you leave me a question in a comment , please leave me your email address too or I can't get back to you....so hard to try and hunt you down....please... or you can email me directly. My email address is linked to the "Contact Me" button at the top of my blog! Thanks!

Have a great day!! xo, Jules:)

5 comments:

  1. OMGoodness . . . LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the BIG Cupcake frame!!! Jules, it's absolutely adorable! :)

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  2. Jules, you did an awesome job on your projects. The banner, LO and the frame are beautiful. TFS :)

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  3. Beautiful work Jules...I'm sure Misty will treasure all of these!

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  4. W-O-W!!! First of all, I canNOT believe you did all of that with only 5 sheets of paper! Second, these projects are quite possibly the most beautiful things I have ever seen! Third, WOW!!! I am your newest fan! Fantastic work! Priceless! Take care! (WOW!)

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    1. Hi Lisa! Thanks so much for your sweet comment here for me! You really made me smile:) Hope to see you back for another project! Have a beautiful day! Jules:)

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Thanks for visiting! Jules