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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Foil Painting

Good morning! Yes, it's still morning here.

I tried a new technique this past weekend, and the results were stunning. I need to scan a picture so you can see what I mean. And it was very easy to do.

I stamped on acetate with Staz-On, let dry, then colored in with markers. Next I crumpled a piece of aluminum foil and put behind the acetate. I attached the "sandwich" to cardstock with brads (or eyelets). It was gorgeous! I really must scan it.

Another technique I want to try is encaustic wax. I think it's so cool, and I remember doing something similar as a child. We would shave crayons into waxed paper, then put leaves on top of that, then more waxed paper. Then iron. The crayons between the waxed papers would melt and hold the waxed paper together, and the leaves were added embellishment. I think I remember making a frame for this and hanging it on the wall. So now I just need to get out the old crayons and play.

Below is one of the t-shirts that are available from My Paper Moon. You need to check them out. I'm adding more as quickly as I can.

There is a storm in the Atlantic named Chantal, but she's moving north, so we don't have to worry about her. The next one is rolling off the coast of Africa (so I've been told), so I'll have to keep my eyes open for that one.

Ok, need to get to work, so will talk to you soon.

Monday, July 16, 2007

Scrapbooking T-Shirts and Stuff

Wow! I can't believe it's been a month since I've posted anything! My only excuse is that I've been very busy!

I have new Scrapbooking Maniac T-Shirts for sale on my, but I'll give you a little sneak peak here...

These are done up on white t-shirts, and are very cute. I'll be adding other t-shirts, so be sure to check back often for updates.

I've been on a mini vacation, since I was last here...I visited with my sister and her family in Ormond Beach the end of June through the first part of July. We had a lot of fun and I got a little tan.

I also have joined Soldier's Angels, a very worthwhile organization which helps support our troops. You can visit their website here: I have joined some of the card teams, since that is what I do best, but there are all kinds of teams there and many ways you can help to make a soldier's life brighter.

Well, I promise not to stay away so long....

Until we meet again.....