I am on the search for some good kids crafts for the holiday so if you have any ideas or links to projects please let me know in the comments :) I am going to do some online searching myself so I will post if I find something fun :)
I did do a little surfing tonight & found an awesome & unusual artist via the Midnight Rooster Club site. The artist's name is Sophie Blackall - she is an illustrator & creates this awesome artwork based off real "missed connections" she finds on internet personal sites - how cool is that?? Here are a few of my favorites . . .
In addition, I found this fabulous musician on the Midnight Rooster site as well - Mindy Gledhill - check her out (be sure to turn off my music in the sidebar) . . .
On to the scrappy :)
I had some fun creating the other night - I thought the idea of a framed layout might be neat so I created this page . . .
It is FULL of beautiful papers & goodies from Fancy Pants new Happy Together line. I must say it is a must have - I didn't realize just how gorgeous it was until I saw it in person - WOW!!! Such a beautiful combo of blues, greens, yellows, and browns. If you look closely I created the "frame" with 4 strips of patterned paper the I punched with a border punch. Then I outlined the border design & glued it down. To create the lacing effect, I simply used a small hole punch to punch holes around the entire border. Then I laced through & tied on the left there right next to the tag.
Behind the series of pics are 2 of Fancy Pants gorgeous glitter die-cuts that coordinate with this line - love the look of them overlapped and peeking out from the pics :)
Finishing up some more guest design team projects tonight & will post them in the next day or two - maybe another STASH CASH giveway as well :) Keep checking back!!!
ttyl - julie :)