Candy makes every day a little better, right? With Pebbles Candy Dots you can make your projects a little bit better too! Choose from Classic, Glitter or Crystal to add that little extra dimension to your projects. This brings us to our Monday Craft Madness Theme:
Add some extra dimension to a project. Try some of the ideas in this post, use pop dots, buttons, flowers...whatever strikes your fancy!
We are lucky today to have Stephanie Eaken as our guest designer. Her style is inspiring, I am going to try some of her ideas in my own projects!
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My name is Stephanie Eaken and I am a 40 year-old stay-at-home mom. I have two kids who keep me busy, entertained, and scrapping! I love all things related to scrapbooking. I started scrapping about 9 years ago when my oldest was a baby and have not stopped! I intended to make a book of her first year only. Well, there was no looking back for me once I began. I was hooked!
I look forward to my scrappy time in my space in our basement. I would describe my style as eclectic. I love trying new and different things and techniques. I also tend to like the hot, new trends. I am always evolving. I scrapbook 12x12 pages, mini albums, and occassionally make cards and OTPs. I love working with kits, sketches and online challenges! Paper and glue have been longtime friends of mine!
The first is a thank you note. I used butterflies punched from various scrap papers to create a bit of a mosaic heart. The alphas are MME from the "Lush" collection. I used the Pebbles candy dots in various spots on the heart to cover empty spaces & in the sentiment of the card.
We have several family & friends' birthdays coming up this month, so I figured a gift tag was in order! I kept it pretty simple to be applicable to either gender. I used papers from Pink Paislee & fussy cut the doiles from a sheet of paper by Echo Park. The alphas are American Crafts Thickers. I adhered the Pebbles Candy Dots around the perimeter of the larger paper doily and placed one in the center of the butterfly. I also used a larger clear dot in the center of the doily. LOVE them!!
My third project is a layout of my daughter & one of our dogs. I started by placing the doily under the patterned paper (from Studio Calico); I punched 2-inch circles from coordinating scrap papers. The butterflies were also punched from scrap papers (I love using up my scraps!). I then began the layering process & added Pebbles' candy dots to the center of all the butterflies. I also scattered them randomly around the fiished page to add more color!
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Thanks Stephanie, for sharing your talents with us. I love all of the dimension great and layers on the projects. Visit Stephanie's blog for more projects, you will definitely come back inspired.
In case you haven't had a chance to join in Monday Craft Madness for this month, you have until May 31st to play along. Here are the themes we've done so far:
If you’d like to enter to win the May Monday Craft Madness prize:
Create a project (a card, layout, altered project, or any other craft your heart desires) using any of our weekly themes! You have until the Friday after the final theme is posted to create your project and upload a photo of it somewhere online with a link to this post in the caption. To enter to win, simply leave a comment on our blog with the link to your project! We'll choose a random winner and they'll be the lucky recipient of a $20 prize pack from ScrapbookSteals.com at the end of the month!
Just note that this is separate from Mid Week Mojo, so you'll have at least two fun projects a week you can dive into. :)
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Now for the winner of our April Monday Craft Madness prize...Congrats to Loriann Starr. Here is Loriann's submission on our Family challenge -
Loriann, send an email to email@example.com and let them know you have been chosen as the Monday Craft Madness prize winner for April.
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Make sure to check back tomorrow for an awesome How To-sday from Deborah Johnson.