Friday, October 30, 2009
These are photo tiles I did for each of the girls in the band flute section. I had a hard time keeping the ink from bleeding. I tried every suggestion I got! No matter what I did, if I put mod podge on top of the photo, the colors would bleed. What I finally did was use mod podge to apply the photo to the tile (printed on tissue paper) and then just used several coats of acrylic sealer on top. I also coated the tissue paper photos with a light coat of sealer, BEFORE I adhered them to the tile. The first few I did had a lot of wrinkles in them, but I got better as I went along. These were smooth ceramic tiles I had. I think it might have worked better with stone tiles too. It was definitely a learning experience!!!!
Thursday, October 29, 2009
I made these with the triangle box from TBBM, and added a scalloped circle tag. Nothing original here, just quick and easy!!!
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
I couple people have e-mailed about problems with the slider panel. I've been trying a few things to make it work smoother, and here is what I have come up with.
Heavy cardstock works best. The thinner the cardstock, the more issiues I have noticed. To solve the problem, I have added a chipboard support strip. (cereal box!!) See Picture. You may even want to go 4" wide with it.
Posted by Denise Hill at 6:26 AM
Sunday, October 25, 2009
Saturday, October 24, 2009
SLIDER FIX UP A FEW POSTS!!!!
This album is a spin-off of the double slider card. I saw it surfing the web. There were no instructions for making it. Half (or more!!!) of the fun for me is in the making. So I watched Dawn Griffeths double slider card video again, and proceeded to figure it out! Here is the result. I do have a cut file, although it isn't necessary. It's just rectangles. I will post both the cut file and cutting dimensions. I am going to do a video tutorial for this one. It's not hard, but it will be easier to show you than tell you. Hopefully I'll have it all posted in the next few days.
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Here is this weeks flute section treat. This is the last week of regular competition. The championships are Nov. 1, then we are done. It's a little sad this year, one of my daughters is a senior, and marching band has been a big part of her life.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
This is for my nephew, who LOVES all things Transformer!!!! I used Kut-N-Prints technique for cutting out the transformers with my cricut. The words and logos are contact paper. I think he will like it!
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Saturday, October 17, 2009
Tomorrow is Pastor Appreciation Day at our church. We are having a fellowship dinner after the service. We have a wonderful pastor & pastor's wife, and I wanted to make a nice card for them. I used the same paper that I used to make the favors and placecards. It took me FOREVER-I am not good at cards!!!! It takes me way to long to decide what to do!
Friday, October 16, 2009
This is my latest scal project. I'm sure you are getting sick of boxes! I don't know why I am so hooked on them. Anyway, I'm going to use this to package cocoa and coffee gifts this Christmas. I just threw this together, it's nothing fancy. I would love to see any you might make!
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
This is a smaller version of my cardholder box from a few days ago. I'm going to fill them with candy for the flute section this weekend.
Monday, October 12, 2009
The files are fine. You cannot double click on a scal file and have it open. For instance-if you download a file to your desktop and double click on it or right click and "open with", scal will open but there won't be any objects on the mat. You need to go to file and open the downloaded file. I know this is different than ds or svg files, but that's how it is! I have been in touch with craftedge, and this is just how it works. If you continue to have difficulty, please contact me so we can get it figured out. Thanks!!!!
There seems to be a problem with downloading my scal files from 4shared. If you are unable to download a file you would like, please e-mail me and I would be happy to send the file directly to you. I am very sorry for the inconvenience!!!!
Posted by Denise Hill at 5:45 PM
This is what I spent all day doing! I made 150 favors for our pastor appreciation dinner this Sunday, along with place cards for the head table. The tags for the place cards were made with my tag template system. I printed them on my computer, then cut them with my cricut. I used the same avery label as before, and just added another shaped tag to my cut file. I really love how this works.
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Sunday, October 11, 2009
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
I'll have something new soon, I promise. I've just been busy with other things. I am making the dresses for my son's wedding, and i promised his fiance I would have a couple of different dresses we liked togehter when she came home on her first college break-which is tonight!!! So I have been sewing and taking care of some of the other things that get neglected while I'm playing with paper! Thanks for being patient.
Posted by Denise Hill at 2:44 AM
Thursday, October 1, 2009
I did my first project with iron -on vinyl today and decided to make a video while I was at it. I am very happy with how it turned out. You need to try it!!!!!