Monday, January 31, 2011

week 5

Tissue paper!!!!
Who doesnt love tissue paper? Who doesnt have some laying around your house right now?
I love it and the versatility of it. You can so many unique things to do with it.
So heres a couple layouts me and renee wanted to share with you!

Heres Renees layout, She made the most gorgeous tissue tape flowers!(she included some close up for you)
I just love these flowers she made! such a great look and texture!

 heres my layout with tissue. I used some turquoise tissue to layer and give a little depth under the ribbon and title.
I love the fun texture it gives here. it really is a versatile product!

share with us what your making with tissue and we will add it into the readers gallery!

renee and val

Friday, January 28, 2011

more ruffles from val

ruffles are fun! amazing! what better sweeter way to get texture on your projects.
I used many different materials, fabric, paper, ribbon,tulle!

Show me your ruffles. leave a comment!

val and renee

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

amazing ruffles from renee

amazing amzing ruffles from renee! just look at that bra she altered! sheer genius!!!!
Renee is overflowing with creativity!

show us your ruffles, what are you inspired to make?

renee and val

Monday, January 24, 2011

Week 4 challenge

This week we wanna RUFFLE things up a bit! Ruffles are super sweet. They add the perfect touch to just about anything! we are going to share alot of ruffled layouts this week.
To get started heres a couple.

I adore the instant texture you get by ruffling some tulle or fabric on your project!
Show us what you are adding ruffles too!

renee and val

Friday, January 21, 2011


were you inspired by all the buttons this week?
what did you make?
Did you make some button art?

share all your button art with us!
We would love to see it!

val and renee

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

using your buttons

lets craft with some buttons! the options are endless!
what about a button bouquet? fabulous!

I love this all! the skulls are so perfect. but the tags and tree card are sweet too!
what were you inspired to make?
email it to us or send us a comment and we will share it in the gallery!

val and renee

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

more buttons

Want some fun ways to accessorize with all those amazing or not so amazing buttons in your stash!
well heres some eye candy to get your creative mind moving!

what are you making with your buttons?
share with us here in the comments or send and email!
we would love to hear from you!

renee and val

Monday, January 17, 2011

week 3 challenge

this weeks challenge inspiration is buttons. small buttons. large buttons. fun buttons.
lets see what you can do with amazing or unique buttons!
this tag has a large pink heart button used in the middle of the butterfly!

share all your creations here and we will add them into the readers gallery!

val and renee!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

some more

cross stitch love for this weeks inspiration!
 you can do it on paper....
 make a purse...
 make jewelry...
and make buttons!
remember to share your projects and ideas and we will post them in the readers gallery.
you can email anything to us at
val and renee!

Monday, January 10, 2011

week 2

Hello readers!
Did the yarn inspire you?
Well this week we want you to add even more texture to your crafts.
Get out some of that old CROSS STITCH FABRIC!
use it for something new and exciting! recycle it into a different project.
use it as ribbon on a card or layout.
paint it, mist it, fray it!
be creative!
renee and val

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

some yarn fun

heres some fun yarn things I wanted to share!
I hope they make you smile as they did me!

Have you made anything with yarn yet this week, leave us a comment or email it to us we would love to see it and we will post it in our readers gallery!!!

val and renee

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

a few things I love

to keep in the theme of yarn this week, which is our challenge. I thought I would share afew beautiful ideas I found online!
found this on primas blog, by miss stacey cohen.
found this pretty on weheartit! I love the felt mixed with yarn!
also found this one on weheartit, simple little yarn balls yet look at the elegant result!

I hope you are enjoying this weeks challenge and getting super crafty!

renee and val

Monday, January 3, 2011

and the last winner for us is....


way to go maria!
please email your addy and we will get your prize out to you asap!!!!

renee and val