Here is a sneak peek into the projects that I will be presenting at the Tombow booth at the2015 Craft & Hobby Association Mega Show this January in Anaheim. Tombow will be introducing some new exciting products! If you are going to the show, you will be the first to create with these products at the booth and the Tombow workshop! If not, you will just have to stay tuned to the blog to see all the new stuff and the complete projects!!
Wishing everyone a great holiday season and a wonderful, creative New Year!
Have you tried making your own Homemade Enamel Dots? It’s super easy! Just put perler beads in the oven for 25-30 minutes at 325 degrees in parchment paper and it looks great! Make sure you use the Perler Beads brands because other brands come out a bit wonky. Once you make your batch just use the Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue to glue them in your project.
Merry Christmas! Next week the DT will be taking the week off to spend with our families, so I wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas now.
Today I have a fun little holder created with a waxed paper bag that can hold a hot chocolate packet and a tea bag as well as a candy cane.
I folded the bottom 2/3-ish of the bag up and adhered the sides with Xtreme Adhesive. This creates a pocket as well as the pocket at the top from the natural opening of the bag.
To add some contrast, I cut some checked designer paper to the bottom pocket I created with Xtreme Adhesive and then added a paper doily with Mono Adhesive Dots. Some coordinating washi tape, a fun bauble, and some gold twine ribbon finish it off.
To make the Santa bauble, I punched a 1″ image from some designer paper and adhered to the 1″ flat back marble with Mono Liquid Aqua Glue and then adhered to the front of the double pocket bag with Xtreme Adhesive.
There is enough candy cane to stir into some hot chocolate, hot vanilla tea and to enjoy by itself. This is a perfect little gift to give and easy to whip up.
Beth Watson has been designing and crafting since childhood, her creativity blossomed at age 12 with the gift of her first painting set. In high school and college, Beth started a specialty painted clothing business that thrived. Graduating in just three years with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ringling School of Art and Design, she majored in Graphic Design with photography and illustration experience.
While making a living in the Advertising and Marketing Industry, Beth dove into the craft design world again creating original projects with paint, wire, canvas, wood, beads, rubber stamps and paper. She enjoys bringing a unique twist to her designs by incorporating traditional materials in unconventional ways.
She has extensive experience in advertising, marketing and copy writing. Beth has taught a variety of craft classes to adults and children. She also enjoys the challenge of new product development and original project design.
Beth lives with her family in sunny Southwest Florida and in addition to her creative work, she enjoy traveling, cooking, boating and reading.
Our newest Sticky U Student has Bea Quilter. Bea Quilter lives in North Carolina. She is an avid quilter and long arm quilter. She has quilted since 2004, long arm quilted since 2008. She won her first international quilt show ribbon in 2009 and have won more locally. She was published for the first time in McCall’s in Sept 2012.
Bea is a Stay at home/work at home mom of 3 great kids (11,9 and 18m).
Fun Fact about Bea: “She is originally from Denmark”
Jessica owns Color Cast Designs. She is married to my biggest fan. She lives in Colorado and has 3 kiddos. She started scrapbooking 12 years ago and now does Project Life exclusively.
(Well, except for the occasional mini album.)
Jessica loves crafting and DIY projects and filling her home with these projects. In 2013, her husband got a laser for his business and it quickly became something that she started started playing with too. Together, they started making acrylic and wood embellishments just for her to use and that quickly progressed into what would become Color Cast Designs. She now sells a variety of wood veneer sets, acrylic sets and kits that include both wood and acrylic. She also just recently started selling some of her pieces individually.
Jessica says, “I am passionate about preserving our history in a fun, creative way. I feel so blessed to be contributing to such an awesome hobby.”
Check out the awesome layoutshe created for Sticky U!
This week has been fun hoppin’ with Fancy Pants! Here is my project that was inspired by wanting to present a gift of creativity! Designed to capture memories in a Christmas Scrapbook and make it easy for busy parents of young children!
The Oh, Deer! Collection, and the Be Original Mini Brag Book from Fancy Pants were perfect for this gift idea! I decorated the large tag and the front of the book with papers, stickers, and buttons from the collection and adhered them with Dot Adhesive, Xtreme Adhesive for the heavier embellishments and Foam Tabs where a little dimension was needed.
The inside of the book used more fanciful accents from the collection – so easy and fast to put together when everything matches! Any journaling was added using the Dual Brush Pens.
Pages were decorated to help suggest photograph ideas, and the pocket pages were filled with embellishments from the collection to be added as the book is created. All they need to do is take and add the photographs!
The gift will include everything needed to finish the book! Cut papers and embellishments from the Oh, Deer! Collection from Fancy Pants, Dual Brush Pens for Journaling, a Glue Pen for small embellishments and to add glitter, Xtreme Adhesive and Dots Adhesive Stamp Runner to put it all together!
Today is my turn to post for the Fancy Pants/Tombow Blog Hop. I have been a huge fan of Fancy Pants Designs for a very long time.
I was inspired byTHISpin on Pinterest to make this star Joy banner. The stars were cut with Cutting Cafe’s new3D Star Set. The rosettes are made from Tim Holtz dies using designer paper from Fancy Pants Designs’ “Oh Deer” designer paper pack. This pack is filled with lots of fun goodies!
Thank you Fancy Pants Designs for all the fun goodies. Now be sure to visit the Tombow and Fancy Pants Designs blogs again tomorrow for more inspiration and leave a comment for a chance to win the prizes shown below.
Happy Wednesday! This is Jennie and this week we are hopping with one of my favorite companies, Fancy Pants Designs! For my project I used the Oh Deer! Collection to make these Christmas project life pages.
***Tip: The QR Code is a little video of my daughter laughing. It’s super easy to make first I upload my videos to You Tube as Unlisted, that way, only people with the link can watch it. I put the link in www.qrstuff.com where I can change the code to the color I want and download it to my computer. I once I have a few codes I put them in Word Documents and I drag them by the corner to make it as big or small as I want to without distorting the image. Using the Tombow Xtreme Permanent Adhesive I glued a frame around it and next to it I used Tickets from the Oh Deer Collection.
Like always we have an amazing prize! Make sure that you comment on both blogs everyday for more chances to win!