Friday, August 30, 2013

Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week
Hope your day is filled with more bubbles than troubles

Friday, August 23, 2013

a|s Consultant Recipe Swap Round #2

The recipe swap I hosted in March/April was so successful that we couldn't wait for round #2.  Everyone did such an amazing job with their recipe creative!  Not only am excited to add more pages to my recipe book, but I'm also excited to try these delicious recipes. 
Without further they are.
We'll start with my page.  Being from the Pacific Northwest, seafood is a favorite.  I went with another seafood dish for this recipe swap:  Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Basil.  It's fairly easy and quite delicious!! 

I started out by drawing a template of a shrimp that I found on Google.  I'm not as good at drawing by hand as I used to be, but I think the template turned out.  I used different Microsoft applications (paint, publisher, word) to print out the template with the recipe printed on the shrimp.  Then, I cut out each template by hand.  I was pleasantly surprised at how well the colors (Blush and Poppy inks) turned out for the shrimp using the sponging technique.

I made the sand using Cocoa cardstock and dabbing dots using various Copic markers (sorry I didn't save the name of the colors).

The seashell, sand dollar and starfish are from the Sea Shells set.  They were colored with Copics, fussy cut and embellished with stickles.

Item number: SJEH003

 The base card is Sage layered with Sky.  For the bubbles, I used the circles stamp from Tini Time with Sky ink.

Item number: SJEM010

Once I had all my pieces ready, I started to adhere.  I used Crystal Clear Glaze over the circles.  The sea shells images were adhered with 3D Foam Adhesive.  And lastly, I added clear skittles (yes, the first time I heard about skittles, I thought it was the candy LOL).

Here's a close up picture: are the fabulous pages from my fellow consultants.









Didn't everyone do an awesome job on their recipe page?!?!?!?
Thank you to all the a|s consultants who participated in this swap....can't wait for Round #3!! :)

ETA (edited to add):  I found a great app for my phone that creates photo collages.  So, I thought I would make a collage of everyone's recipe pages. :)

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Picture of the Week

This isn't a picture, but it's a hilarious video!!!  I was crying, I was laughing so hard.


Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Fantastic projects from 2013 Holiday Catalog & freebies on a|s Facebook!!

Have you seen the A Muse Studio 2013 Holiday Catalog yet?!!?!?!  My wish list gets longer and longer each time I browse the catalog!  You can view the holiday catalog HERE.

A Muse Studio is having a fantastic giveaway on their Facebook page.  You can win your favorite item from the holiday catalog.  Check out the details HERE.

Here are some projects from the holiday catalog that were featured on A Muse Studio's Facebook page:

You can see these projects and more on A Muse Studio's Facebook page
Reminder:  I can't believe that August is almost at an end.  Where did the summer go?!?!?!?  Remember, the August Spotlight Special ends August 31, 2013 at 11:59PM.  The specials can be seen on this   post.
Here are some projects using this month's spotlight special:

Feel free to contact me at bjlee717"at"comcast"dot"net if you have any questions or would like to place an order.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

August Spotlight Special

August Spotlight Special
Welcome to the A Muse Studio Spotlight!

Where each month, selected stamp sets will share the spotlight with a gorgeous color palette to create projects that showcase the versatility of paper crafting.
For August, the following stamps are 10% off regular price:

And, for a limited time, order the special Summer Fiesta Cardstock Assortment Pack – an easy way to get the look showcased in this month’s spotlight.
 Assortment pack contains four (4) sheets each:


Item number:  PAST813  $7.65

Spotlight pricing is good through 11:59PM Eastern time, August 31, 2013.

Contact me to place an order or if you want more details about these projects.  bjlee717 “at” comcast “dot” net