Hey Petaloo Peeps! Ginny here to share a bright and cheerful card created to celebrate a graduation.
I’ve got a garden full of gorgeous Petaloo flowers layered over patterned papers.
I’ve got a lot of pattern going on here but solid borders between the layers keeps everything from being jumbled up.
These flowers have such fun bright colors and match the paper perfectly. This arrangement has a sweet bow in a chevron printed twill and some loopy twine bows to work as filler.
The smaller arrangement on top has a lovely metal charm with an inspirational message.
I love the depth achieved with the large flowers. I’ve used spacers between the papers layers also and a pretty crisp white doily to complete this card.
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Okay that’s all for my project. On a very personal note. I’d like to express how much I have treasured my time working for the Petaloo Brand. Cheryl has been such an inspiration for me to create with the amazing flowers and embellishments . Her support for the team and all of her hard work behind the scenes to make us shine will never be forgotten. I consider her a wonderful team leader and friend. Speaking of wonderful team…..I couldn’t ask for a better group of designers to work with. Not only are they top notch in their field…but they are really sweet and funny and generous and I am lucky to know them. With the ending of the Petaloo blog we’ll all be on to different things…but we will still be together in spirit. And last but not least a big thank you to all of you who supported our team by enjoying the blog and commenting and sharing your appreciation for our creations. We couldn’t have done it without you.
Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G
Hey there Paper Peeps! Ginny here with an extra special project I created as a gift for my Daughter in Law for her Birthday. The story behind this project is our first vacation we took all together after she joined our family. We went on holiday to the beach as we do for Christmas and had a wonderful time. She and I happened into a craft store and she found a little package of glass bottles and she mentioned how much she liked them. A light bulb went off and I decided right then and there to create a shadowbox for her and include a tiny bottle filled with sand from the beach from our first family trip.
Loads of flowers to coordinate with the beachy color scheme and to disguise the structure holding the tiny sand jar. There’s a printed bible verse in the frame with a lovely sentiment to let her know how much we love her.
I created faux netting by spraying cheese cloth then twisting it in and around the flowers and inside the box. A few little loops of roping completes the nautical embellishing.
1. Wipe down the chippies to prepare them to be altered. 2. The base is finished with a layer of flat white acrylic paint and the flourish pieces are dabbed with Distress Paint in Peacock Feathers. 3. I’m incorporating the portion of the chippies that would usually be discarded to create the front opening of the box. It’s been finished with the Distress Paint and the snipped Deco Frame pieces are also. Using 3D Matt I adhered the flourish pieces to the frame base and allowed it to set. 4. The Deco Frame pieces are added to the box front and ready to attach to the candy box. I filled in the frame with Sugar Glitter Paste then sprinkled in 3D Powder and Micro Beads. This took quite a while to dry but well worth it!
A generous coat of Glitter Paste tops off the frame. I decided to grunge up the sides just a bit too which you can see in the finished pictures : )
Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G
Hey there Peeps! Whose ready for a fabulous new Creativity Kit. I am. I am . I am. I do so love to make up a kit then treat myself to one so I can get my craft on. This time it’s a Bee theme….so I’m even more happy. Andddd to make it even more funner I’ve added kraft and black paper doilies, Bakers twine, wooden clothespins, a large Graphic 45 Staples tag, and a super fun coin envelope.Here’s a look at the projects I was able to complete with this Beautiful Bees Creativity Kit 2017…..
Bee Kind Mixed Media Arch Topped Tag
I am so in love with this kit!!!! I have just a little bitty bit of papers left over so I can make a tag or two. If you want to check out this kit and get a detailed list of what’s inside hop on over to the shop….Beautiful Bees Creativity kit 2017.
Some additional items used to created these projects…..
Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G
Hey Peeps! I’m coming at ya today with two very different cards made from the same paper collection. It just really shows the versatility of Down by the Sea from BoBunny. I have 1 card that is just a bit glam chic with pinks and golds. The other card is really beachy and outdoorsy.
I think these cards would be perfect for just about any occasion.
To create these flower embellishments I stamped the floral image and added gold embossing powder. Once it was heat set I added a little Pearlecents for a really subtle bit of color and clipped it out leaving a small border. There’s a die cut doily there tucked in under the sentiment and starfish and a layered chipboard sticker on top.
I am now completely obsessed with Confetti Paste and this gold matches my project perfectly!
This is the second card and it is really cute and beachy.
With the first card, I layered the cut aparts…but this time I added stitching for a subtle detail and texture. The focal point here is the layered chipboard sticker. Pearly accents work great with the natural feel of this card, and give it a touch of an upscale underwater feel.
I’ve tucked in a smaller doily this time….but added the same confetti paste and I think it looks great on both cards.
Hey there peeps! I’m dropping in today with cards for the Dad’s. These are CAS cards….which I’m learning to get better at. It’s a little easier with masculine cards since they don’t want all the fluff and froo froo anyway.
Okay that’s all for me. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day : ) G
Hey there Petaloo Peeps! So very excited to share the projects I created for the Petaloo ~ Maja Design product spotlight.
I decided to create favors since every party is more funner when you get to take a treat home. These pockets have tags but there’s still plenty of room to tuck in a little gifty.
These pockets are created with the gorgeous patterned papers from Maja Design.
I’m using the same basic layout for all of the pockets and layering them on burlap for a consistent look. The natural fiber adds a nice texture as well.
A tiny crocheted doily is a great shabby chic accent and creates a nice base to layer on the beautiful flowers.
I’ve lined the pockets with a coordinating patterned paper so it will look just as nice without the tags and treats.
Tags are a great place to add a picture or some journaling on the back. Or maybe even affix a gift card?
Stitching around the pockets is a nice subtle detail and adds structural stability to the pocket so you can fill it up without worrying about it coming apart.
I’ve tucked in some pearly picks coordinating ribbon to enhance the flowers.
Vintage buttons are added to the top of the pockets.
Adding a matching bow and flower to the top of the tag helps to bring the balance to the top of the pocket.
All of the paper layers have been distressed and inked.
I’ve tucked in a generous band of die cut paper border to add detail to the pocket.
A layer of 110 lb cardstock is added to the back to give a little more sturdiness to the pocket.
Fussy cut images and clocks are adhered to the tags along with a bit of twine strung through.
Botanica Magnolia Mix x 5 Soft Pink- RS5015-101/4
Botanica Ranunculus x 14 Royal Blue- RS5017-122/4
Botanica Baby Blooms Blue-RS5007-122/4
Okay that’s all for me. I hope you enjoyed viewing these party favors as much as I enjoyed creating them. Remember to participate in the giveaway you’ll need to join us on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.