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Friday, June 10, 2011

"What's New" Blog Hop

So Whats new? Thank you Angie for hosting this blog. :) If you are just starting please head to http://atuttletime.blogspot.com . Angie had asked that we used at least a couple of new things or new to use and a new technique. :) Well I can tell you I did just that. I had just got a few new things that I had never used before and found a really cute idea. Let me just tell you I see making a lot of what I will show you.

My new items that I used for my projects
The Big Bite
eyelets
Seam Binding
"Plastic Paper"
DCWV The Mod Retro pack
paper bags



 That is the finished card that I made using all the new iteams listed. Now you might be asking what is "Plastic Paper". I will tell you I found a really great website and found this idea. http://www.followingthepapertrail.blogspot.com/, I do believe this lady thinks of everything. You can find the video http://youtu.be/d9pe5oXYYxU . I do have to tell you that I dont use an iron that often that this was a little tricky at 1st and make sure to do it on a surface that is heat proof. I wasnt thinking that and almost had a problem. LOL but the problem did go away.. :)


I really did like this idea. Tips I can give you is remember to keep the iron moving or you will melt the plastic. Make sure the iron isnt crazy like mine.. For some reason the one I have didnt have marked settings. but then again I cant complain it was in a box from Walmart that was $20. As you can see I also used just acylic paint to paint the bags. I used the basic brand from michaels. The plastic paper is also my new technique.  I used the pastic paper to make a cute little tag. The stamp I used was also new. I also dont sew and on this card I did. I cute the same patteren on paper bag and used the bag as the patteren paper material you would find when buying a pattern from mccalls or any of the other companies.

I also have a new technique for card folding. I have the photo up of the card already up on my blog but I will post it again. Just to let you know I found this card idea from http://dostamping.typepad.com/dostamping_with_dawn/2010/03/dawn-stampinup-howto-video-triangle-trifold-card.html




Thank you for hoping by. please leave a comment. Your next stop is Mary, http://marebearscraps.blogspot.com  

Thank you again
Amanda
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16 comments:

  1. Pretty neat! Thank you for sharing!

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  2. Love your card and what a creative idea
    Trish
    krazykcrafters at msn dot com

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  3. So beautiful!! Fabulous new ideas. I've been wanting to try coloring some of the seam binding that is so popular right now.

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  4. These are SO cute, I can't wait to try this plastic trick and I'm glad you got to use your Big Bite! ;) Great job!

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  5. I just love your colors...You always pick happy light colors...which I love. :) Thanks for sharing your project and hope you enjoyed trying out new stuff. I am inspired to try another new technique...hope to get to do it tonight and post about it tomorrow. Have a great weekend. Thanks for being in this hop.

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  6. Cute card! New follower! I really like the fence card - I downloaded either that free digi or one very similar & haven't been able to figure out what to do with it (I'm challenged with digis)... Thanks for the ideas.. I don't sew either....
    www.craftycardgallery.blogspot.com
    craftycardgallery at gmail dot com

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  7. I love your card. What a great idea. I am a new follower and look forward to your wonderful projects.

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  8. Very neat and sweet! I love just because cards...I watched Laura's video on the plastic paper. You are right, she thinks of everything!
    bootsandbling@gmail.com

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  9. Great job. Thanks for sharing your new products. I want to learn how to do digital scrapbooking. That's my goal this summer. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

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  10. Great project! I'm going to watch the video and give it a try. Thanks for sharing!
    kmgillon at yahoo dot com

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  11. Wow, what a cool card! I'm definitely going to watch the video to give this a try! TFS!! :)

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  12. I have to hand it to you...that is something I never would have figured out how to do without help! In fact I'm sure I would hurt myself bad....I don't iron much either-thank you GOD!
    Great folding technique...very cool:)

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  13. Never heard of plastic paper; thanks for the tips. I avoid ironing if at all possible.

    http://digipage-blog.everything-digital-scrapbooking.com/

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  14. Cool! your could make some really neat embellishments w/ this plastic paper.
    mbchoj at aol dot com

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  15. super cute! I love the way the card opens up! Thanks so much!
    Lisa
    summer_sunset54 at hotmail dot com

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