Bee Happy Print & Cut Card

Posted by on Apr. 23

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It is that time of the year when the birds are singing, the sun is shining and the flowers are blooming……..so we should all try and “Bee Happy”.

I made my shaped card using one of the elements from the Banner Box cutting file in the Pazzles Library. As you know I love making shaped cards and if you follow the Video Tutorial called Making Shaped Cards, you also will find them easy and fun to make.

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Cut and Paste Sketches: Take Note Layout

Posted by on Apr. 22

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Making boy layouts is always a bit of a challenge for me. I just seem to freeze up when I can’t use flowers on a page. Today’s layout is perfect for a boy or a girl and can be adapted to any theme. Use the idea behind this layout to create other themed layouts. For example you could do a 3rd birthday layout by adding 3′s in various fonts and sizes. Have fun creating something fun!

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Stained Glass Butterflies Cutting Collection: WPC, AI and SVG Files

Posted by on Apr. 21

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I had a lot of fun creating this Stained Glass Butterflies Cutting Collection. What started out as just one little Monarch, quickly grew to an entire collection. I guess my mind was fluttering with ideas. The best part about these butterflies is how easy they are to make, but they look extremely detailed and intricate. That’s the benefit of an overlay; you can have only two layers of paper, but done right can create a big impact. This is a great project to use your ink pads, markers, colored pencils—anything you want to create the background of your butterflies. I used ink pads in an assortment of colors to create mine. I started out using lighter colored ink on the center of the wings. Then, I inked more heavily on the outside edges using a darker color to create some drama. It added the perfect variance to make the wings look as realistic as possible. I was happy with the results, and hope you’re happy with the collection.

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No Class: April 20, 2014

Posted by on Apr. 18

Klo's ClassroomHave a Happy Easter!

There is no class this weekend, this is a great opportunity for you to watch past classes or videos  or just spend an evening creating.

~Klo

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Easter Candy Toppers

Posted by on Apr. 18

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I work in a Reception class at school and the staff always have a hard time thinking of some fun treats that can be made in bulk, whilst still on a budget! This year, I decided to make some Easter toppers for treat bags but they could so easily be made into cake toppers, tags etc.

Firstly, I decided on the size I would like to make my circle using my Pazzles software. I then imported the adorable cutting files by Miss Kate Cuttables, found in the Craft Room Library, Chick in Egg and Spring Bunny. The elements of the file are all separated, so you just have to spend a few moments layering all the pieces, whilst referring to the image to make your Print & Cut topper. When you are happy with your image you will need to group it and arrange it in the circle.

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