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Archive for April 25th, 2009

By mistake I found that it’s easy to make your own glue dots… I frequently use a glue that dries tacky, Klaeber-fix, which I accidently left a few drops of on my nonstick worksheet overnight… The morning after they worked like glue dots! Yay! I immediately started making more and have used them for a week now.

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Not if you’re a scrapper! I still have photos from Christmas to work with, here are a few of them

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I played around some with my Gazelle here, this was my first attempt at welding alphas – and it worked!

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My last play with the Fiskars cutting system – the day after I made this layout I handed the cutter and all the templates over to my daughter, Jessica.

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Back to the Gazelle! The paper embellishments are all made with it. The journaling is written on handmade paper from Svartvik.

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Hey, no cuts? That’s right. I can still create without it, although it’s hard…

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… so I dug deep in the jewelry supplies instead!

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A felt border from a nearby store and a skeleton leaf from IKEA.

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The alpha “buttons” are made of FIMO-clay, I added some Alco Inks to them and topped with stickers from Mrs Grossmans.

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The glittery flower center is a PopUp dot from Glue Dots covered with Doodlebug Sugar Coating.

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This felt border is from Panduro. I added some dots with Liquid Pearls to it.

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Except for the Prima flowers, all paper embellishments are cut with the Gazelle. The Poinsettia is cut in gold cardstock and painted with Distress Inks.

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This is an acrylic frame that got dressed up with some gold leaf and Alco Inks. I was very pleased with the result and will make more of those!

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