The Life of the Habitual Hobby Starter

Happy Birthday!

Posted in Uncategorized by frostedandstamped on April 28, 2010

First of all, so sorry I have neglected my little blog this month, it has been a busy whirlwind of a month, but I have loved every second of it.  I started the month with a goal to make a card everyday, well that lasted for about 4 days ok maybe 2 but that is because I got an order for invitations and an order for cupcake boxes and cupcakes for a birthday so my attention has been turned to that.  Enough about that I am back hopefully, I have a huge event at work next week so dont count on me to much until after mothers day, but then I will be back!!!!

Todays post and well for the 28th of every month I am going to post a birthday card!  Why you may ask, well today is my birthday so it just makes sense that we celebrate for the whole year!


Technique Time!

Posted in Uncategorized by frostedandstamped on April 1, 2010

So I am going to start on the 1st of every month sharing a technique!  This months technique is using Crystal Effects.  And I am not one to toot my own horn, but I figured this baby out all on my own I am so happy to share it with you!

I was making a chipboard album for my aunt and I covered all the pages with patterned paper, it was non SU paper, however I found a way to include some SU flair to my project. As I was looking through the pages I thought they needed a little something Extra!!!! So I went through and painted crystal effects on accents of the images on each page, what I ended up with was beautiful pages with cool texture. I know we have all seen the “gloss” scrapbook paper and I have always loved it, but this is a cool way to include that gloss look in your own way with SU products!!!

This picture compares what one of the pages looked like with the Crystal Effects and the Page without!

All the pages together!