Thursday, October 19, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 3 - Purse Mini Album

Project #22
Original design used pre-made envelopes.  The pattern paper used for this project had been used but the dominant color altered to Purple card stock from my stash.  The envelope pockets and tags were made along with a binding on the left side. Project finished size: 8-1/2" x 4-1/2" x 3/8". La-la Land Craft dies used for this project: Stitched Circles, Filigree Elements Border, Stitched Tags, Photo Elements, Cherry Blossom Branch, Build a Frame (Large and Small) and Book Tab and Labels die which all can be found here. There is a magnetic closure underneath the flap.
Here's a closer look at the front closure:
Open the flap to reveal:
Open the bottom flap to reveal envelope pockets:
The flap is embellished with half of the book tab:
Flap right side:
Overhead view of the pocket pages: Use a 1" and 1-1/4" Circle punch on the envelope pocket.
First Pocket page: Photo Elements Die cuts in pink card stock used - acetate is behind the photo mat so a photo can be slipped in from the top.
Each of the envelopes have a removable tag:
Here are the other envelope pockets:
This last page is using the Build-a-frame (large and small) dies along with an acetate behind the frame. Slip a photo in from the top.
Cherry Blossom Branch die cut in a pastel pink card stock:
Tag can be removed:
The printed message:
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Monday, October 16, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 3 - Snow Queen Card

Project #21
Original design of this project was a painted wooden frame.  Project was altered to a regular 6" x 6" card.  The card base using White Shimmer paper from my stash.  All other elements for the card were supplied at the retreat.  La-la Land Snow Queen stamp is the main focus. La-la Land Crafts dies used: Large Snowflakes 1, Three, Icicles, 3 Christmas Trees, Double Stitched Hills, Christmas tree, Lamp Post, Reindeer 2 and both stamp and dies can be found here.
Copic colors used:
Face:  E000, E00, E01, E11, R11, R20, R21
Hair: W2, W5, W7
Dress, Hat: B21, B23, B24, B26, B28, Star Dust Stickles
Beads below Hat: C1, C3
In the top left corner sits two snowflakes sponged using light blue ink, popped with a small foam square and a adhesive rhinestone in the center.
In the bottom right corner is the Christmas Tree, Reindeer 2 and the Lamp Post. 
The background is printed snow on acetate.
The whole scene is popped with a large piece of foam as shown on the side.
Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  Stay tuned for more projects from Day 3 Retreat.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 3 - Selfie Mollie Flip Album

Project #20
This project is a unique style album with many interactive pages. It is using the La-la Land Crafts Cell Phone Mollie stamp found here. La-la Land Crafts dies used: Loopy Corner, Heart Handles, Flower Elements Border, Stitched Tag, Pierced Scalloped Circles, Stitched Nested Circles, Garden Bench. Album size is 7-3/4" x 7" x 3/4".
Copic colors:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W9
Face: E000, E00, E01, E11, R11, R20, R21
Hat, Pants: E81, E84, E87, E89
Coat, Clock, Protective Glasses: W2, W4, W5, W7, W9
Vest: B24, B26, B99
Scarf, Hat belt, Belt: Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17
Boots: E44 (buckle), W3, W5, W7
Globe: W2, W4, W6, W9, YG03, YG05, YG09, BG21, BG23, BG24, BG26
Stamped message here tucked under Selfie Marci
Love how the Flower Elements Border is used here to make this effect on three sides of this album:
Viva Inka Gold Rose #905 Paste on top of Bench Die which was cut using chipboard. Original design was using a Green color paste.
Flip up the front cover to reveal:
Next: flip from left to right side to reveal:
Now flip the left side flap to reveal;
More flipping!  Flip the right side flap up and over to the right to reveal:
Flip the right side flap down: revealing a printed Bicycle pocket with a tag:
Tag removed:
Album back:
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Monday, October 9, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 3 - World Traveler Luka Flip Book

Project #19
This fun project was designed by Martha (her blog here ) It is using the La-la Land Crafts World Traveler Luka stamp found hereLa-la Land Crafts dies used: Stitched Today, Postage Stamp, Stitched Tag, Steampunk Border, Ornate Scroll Flourish, Steampunk Heart Cogs. Glossy Accents is added to Luka's Glasses and pocket watch.  Finished size is 6" x 4-1/2" x 1-1/8".
Book spine and back:
Copic colors:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W9
Face: E000, E00, E01, E11, R11, R20, R21
Hat, Pants: E81, E84, E87, E89
Coat, Clock, Protective Glasses: W2, W4, W5, W7, W9
Vest: B24, B26, B99
Scarf, Hat belt, Belt: Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17
Boots: E44 (buckle), W3, W5, W7
Globe: W2, W4, W6, W9, YG03, YG05, YG09, BG21, BG23, BG24, BG26
After coloring, trim, and pop with foam squares.
Love the globe colors and the use of the white gel pen on the continents. Globe is popped with foam squares.
The Heart Cogs die is drench in Versamark ink, then scattered with some embossing flake powder to achieve this texture:
The stamped message is crushed and edges lightly inked for an aged look.
Book inside: inside edges are all lightly inked and distressed (using the edges of a scissor).
Steampunk Border die cut n embossed with "flakes for this effect. Removable tag inside the pocket.
There are four waterfall distressed 3-3/4" x 3-3/4" pages. Use a 1/2" Chopper to round the page corners.
Page 2:
Page 3:
Page 4:
Back page: 
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Thursday, October 5, 2017

LLC Retreat Day 3 - Winter Luka with Cube Box

Project #18
This cute project is using La-la Land Crafts Winter Luka. This project was designed by Debbie (her blog here).  Debbie's instructions were so clear and this card was easy to make. Love the background paper used for this project. The La-la Land Crafts dies used: 
Three Christmas Trees, Reindeer #2, Picket Fence, Stitched Ribbon, Double Stitched Hills Border, Heart Snowflakes and can be found here.  Finished card size is 6-1/2" x 4-1/4.  Snowflake cube size is 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 1-1/2".
That little snowflake decorated cube sits in the slot and is removeable.
Copic colors used:
Face: E000, E00, E11, R11, R20
Hair: W3, W5, W7
Jacket, Hat: E40, E43, E44, E49
Pants: B91, B95, B97
Scarf: R22, R24, R27, R29, R59
Lantern: R08, R27, Y17, C3, C5, C8
After coloring, trim, adhere using pop squares.
Reindeer #2 die is Kraft paper card stock with some coloring using Copic E54 on the back and edges sponged with light brown ink. Pop reindeer with foam squares.  Antlers have Gold Stickles.
Card side view:
Cube box inside treats:
Thank you for stopping by to visit today. Stay tuned for more projects from Day 2 retreat.