Ep. 963 – Embroidery on Photos

Scrap Time - Ep. 963 - Embroidery on Photos

A few weeks ago Gemma and I attended an Etsy Craft Party. We were asked to bring in 4×6 copies of some photos. I brought in a bunch of photos printed off on my laser printer in black and white. We were then told that we were going to do embroidery on our photos. So I decided to use a photo of an art journal page I had made. We started by adding masking tape over the entire backside of the photo. This prevented the paper from ripping. Then we poked holes where we wanted to embroider, to make it easier for the needle to go through and to see where we were placing the stitches. Above is my finished piece. We adhered it to a post card once it was done.

Scrap Time - Ep. 963 - Embroidery on Photos

This is Gemma’s finished piece, that she gave to her friend the next day. She was able to finish it in the 2 hours we had. She was very happy with her final results! This is a great activity for kids, as it is quick and simple to do!

On the next episode I am showing you the Ranger Mini Distress Inks!

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Crafty Toronto – Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Last weekend was the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit. This is one of my favourite Art Shows. It takes place at Nathan Phillips Square the first weekend in July. I have included some of my favourite Artists from the show.

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Amber Zuber’s ceramic pieces.

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Jenanne Longman’s pottery.

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Tropical Iceburg Glass – love those robots!

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Nesslee’s Wooden Pins – she also has a lot of non-child friendly pieces you may like.

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Becca Wallace Photography.

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Patti Harris Mixed Media Collage and Assemblages.

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Anne-Yvonne Jouan’s Collage.

Crafty Toronto - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2014

Lorette Luzajic’s Mixed Media.

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Ep. 962 – WRMK Albums Made Easy Dies

Scrap Time - Ep. 962 - WRMK Albums Made Easy dies

Today I am showing you some of the latest WRMK Albums Made Easy Dies! They have come out with an Instagram Die set! These dies will fit into your 3×4 pocket pages. However, I am showing you ways to use them on cards! I have used the Inked Rose papers for all of these cards! For each of the cards I used the Instagram Die as my base, then added die cuts from the Text, Icons and Arrows sets.

Scrap Time - Ep. 962 - WRMK Albums Made Easy dies

On these 2 cards I used both the large and small Instagram Die. I also used a Text die to cut a word out of the frame. I show you how to do this in the video.

You can get 20% off when you use the Promo Code “SCRAPTIME” when you shop at www.ShopWe R.com!! However, American Crafts just bought WRMK, so I am not sure how much longer this deal will be available! So shop today!!

All of these dies are also available at Simon Says Stamp! When you shop at Simon Says Stamp using our links, Scrap Time receives a percentage of the sale and we appreciate your support!

On the next episode I am showing you an embroidery project!

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WW – July Update

Yummy meringues

This past month has been a challenge. So much food and barbecues! Ice cream, burgers, hot dogs! Some weeks I gained a little, some weeks I lost. I made meringues for a BBQ and for Gemma’s Grade 6 grad! I love meringues and they are a great calorie wise treat! The meringues I make have 4 Egg Whites and 2 1/4 cups of Icing Sugar. I bake them at 200F for 3 hours with the door propped open. I like to pipe the meringue, it makes them lighter. I also love to add in some chocolate chips. I make small meringues, so the mix will make about 50 meringues. So the next time you need to bring a treat, think about bringing some meringues!

By the end of the month I was up by 0.4lbs, from last month. Not bad for maintaining, but I want to use the Summer to lose a bit of weight before heading into the colder months.

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Ep. 961 – Making Embellishments with the Ranger Alcohol Inks

Scrap Time - Ep. 961 - Ranger Alcohol Inks

This past Winter Ranger updated their Alcohol Ink line. They changed their packaging and added a few new colours. I am showing you the Mariner Collection which includes Indigo, Mermaid and Teakwood. I decided to use the 2 blues with some Alcohol Blending Solution on a piece of glossy paper. I inked up the entire sheet. You can easily use this for a card background, but I wanted to cut out butterflies from my Brother Scan n Cut. I decided to cut the solid butterfly as well as the piece that would typically be layered on top. The Scan n Cut, cut the glossy paper perfectly! I now had some great butterflies to add to my projects! You can also put the glossy paper through a manual die-cutting machine. I think the Tim Holtz Butterfly Frenzy die would be great with the alcohol inked background!

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On the next episode I am showing you some new WRMK Albums Made Easy dies!

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