Sunday, August 28, 2011

Blog Candy Time!











I know I have gone a bit "blog candy" crazy this month but hey it's my Birthday month! What better way to celebrate?! :0)

Just to let you know that I will be going back to my regular blog candy schedule, which is the last Sunday of every month.

OK, lets get down to business! hehe I have 5 blog candy prizes to give away! I have 2 of the Kaisercraft Chanteuse Collection, 2 of the BoBunny Gabrielle Collection, and just one of the BoBunny's Barefoot & Bliss Collection. So now for what is in each prize package:

Kaisercraft Chanteuse Collection includes:

1 clear stamp set(love the frames!)
1 printed chipboard(7 pieces)
10 12x12 solid cardstock(5 each of 2 shades of pink)
16 12x12 double-sided decorative cardstock
5 "roundo" (it's the lovely round shaped frame)
1 4piece glimmer mist set(colors include: star fish, apple, sugar mist and patina)


BoBunny Gabrielle Collection includes:

1 pack 19 pieces(includes cut out journaling cards and the pictured cardstock sticker sheet)
1 12x12 chipboard assortment(37 pieces)
1 sheet rub-ons
1 sheet dimensional stickers
1 pack 6 piece trinkets(so lovely!!!)
1 pack 19 piece assorted brads(love the glimmer ones!)
1 4piece clear stamp set(I love how you could use them as corners or together to make a frame)

And last but not least, something to end the summer with. This is all summer fun theme! :0)

BoBunny Barefoot & Bliss Collection includes:

1 19piece collection pack (includes cut-out journaling cards and sticker sheet)
2 packs(66pieces each) of matching colorful buttons
2 packs(24pieces each) of matching colorful brads
1 pack of large white fabric flowers
5 stickles!!!! (1 orange peel, 2 purple and 2 firefly)

So here is how to enter. Just post your answer to my blog candy question on this post. I will be drawing the winner on Sunday September 4, 2011.

The question is:

I've seen a big trend towards fabrics used in card making and scrapbooking. Do you use fabric in your paper crafting?

I have used it. And now with the "glubers" I will be trying my hand at making flowers with them. I'll post them once I figure it out. :0)

I look forward to all your answers! Good luck to all!

Till my next post...

20 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday! Wow what gorgeous candy! I could sooooooo use one of these packs! I'm crossing everything!
    Funny that you ask about fabric in card making ... because last night I spent the night looking at that on the internet and also trying to work out how people 'stitch' on their cards. I can't decide if I should try and get myself a little sewing machine or if I should just 'draw' stitches. And as for the fabric ... well I haven't used it for cardmaking but I have stamped on fabric. I did a baby cot sheet set by stamping gorgeous little animals and a lovely border using ColourBox Fluid Chalk inks. If you heat set this ink it is waterproof! I have also used it to pretty up some white t-shirts.

    Never thought about using it on my cards .... hmmm will have to try that. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

    What are 'glubers'? I don't know how to make flowers ..... can't wait until you post that one!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks so much for the chance to win Shirley ..... hugs and warm wishes to you.

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  2. Happy Birthday month to you, Shirl. I drag mine out for weeks too. But I don't give out such fabulous candy like you do. To answer your question, I don't use fabric in my card making. I have made a few flowers with fabric, but I use them as pins on my sweater or purse. I don't know what glubers are either. I'm sure you'll teach us. Thanks again for your generosity.

    Babe
    youiesmom@att.net

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  3. Hi Shirley, you are amazing!!! I am so glad you had such a nice Birthday - you deserve it! I have some fabric, but have not yet had the opportunity to use it on any of my cards. I am hoping to get to try it soon.

    Have a great day.
    Lisa Sabula

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  4. Happy Birthday Month Shirley! You are so sweet to offer presents to everyone else to celebrate your birthday.

    I have used fabric on my scrapbook pages, and in my art journals. I don't think I've used it on cards yet though. I've used it to make flowers, and also as if it were patterned paper.

    Hugs
    Kelly

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  5. I love using fabric on my layouts and projects. Anytime I can recycle and repurpose is a bonus! My favorite technique is to use my boys' old denim jeans. I love cutting out the a large square (particularly if I can get a shredded knee spot), fraying the edges and matting it behind a photo in place of cardstock. I also like using the pockets for tags or on a card as a gift card holder. So many options! Happy Birthday and your blog is fantastic!

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  6. Hi Shirley

    So glad you had a Happy Birthday! I love the blog candy this month! It is just my style!

    I have used satin to make flowers for cards. I burned the edges of them. I would love to try making some of those zipper flowers with Glubers. I also have used rick-rack on cards. As far as just a piece of fabric, I have never done that but you have given me an idea. With all the cute calicos and plaids, the possibilities are endless!

    Denise

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  7. Hi Shirley,
    Hope you have (or have had) a wonderful birthday. We love birthdays and use to celebrate 1/2 birthdays...I really should get back to that.
    I love all the blog candy you have for this month, your blog is new to me and I am thinking I love your taste.
    I have not really used fabric in any of my papercrafting but I did try it once and it did not work out too well. It is now sitting in my scraps drawer waiting for a second try. I love Karrie's ideas and will have to make another attempt at using it.

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  8. Hey Shirley!
    You are over the top AGAIN! Great, great collections! Yes, I have used fabric on cards, and I've also used patterned paper to create a "quilt" look on cards, too, but I don't use the technique too often. I'll have to try it again. Thanks for the opportunity to win your fabulous blog candy!
    Clickersister

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  9. LindaN sent me here :) beautiful things on your blog!

    I am scared to use fabric lol.....I dont sew and for some reason I can't get passed that to use it! I do love how others use it :)

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  10. I have not used much (any?) fabric. I guess it's mostly because I relate it to sewing, and I do NOT sew, so I don't think to use it.

    But I recently saw a couple of really cute stacked flowers, with circles of fabric and netting, that were super cute, and I bet I could make them.

    I also recently saw a layout with layers of fabric squares between layers of paper as a mat behind a large photo print. Made for a very dimensional effect. I might try it!

    As an aside, I'm doing a giveaway, too (much less exciting than yours, though!) to get people to comment on how to fix a layout. If you want to look at it and give any ideas, I appreciate it!

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  11. Hello, Shirley! All I can say is "WOW!" Once again you've put together a great candy package. I used fabric on layouts only a couple of times, but wasn't thrilled with it. I do use ribbon quite often and generally like those results. Maybe someone could show us........, hmmm, wonder who could do that?

    Jeanne

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  12. Hi Shirley what nice blog candy. I have used fabric a few times to send cards. I must say that I have found that you can get a great backround with fabric. I also have found that depending on the fabric can make the difference on how I mount it to my card. Thanks for a chance to win such great blog candy. JVH

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  13. Sent here from your friend on columbus scrappers. I haven't used fabric on cards but I want to try it.

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  14. I personally have ot used it but I want to try a project. You know me I am up for anything. LOVE BOTH SETS THE GABRIELLE AND THE CHANTEUSE SET.
    TODAY IS THE FIRST OSU GAME WITH AKRON JUST ABOUTTO LEAVE FOR IT.

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  15. Hi Shirley I have not used fabric on any cards myself. My sister used fabric on a scrapbook page in a scrapbook she made for each of the family members. Mary

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  16. Hi Shirley.

    Thank you for taking the time today to explain some stamping techniques to me. I really appreciate it. I have only made a few cards but nothing with fabric. I have seen cards with fabric and like the look. - Joy

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  17. Hi Shirley I have used scrapes of frabric from pieces of clothing to embellish on cards and also for scrapbook pages. I like that it adds something new and diffrent to my projects. I have seen the flowers made with frabric on youtube but have yet to make one as nice as they do. I am looking forward to seeing how the frabric project you do turns out. Kathy S.

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  18. You got me really curious about what you do with the Glimmer Mist! I am intrigued Shirley. DianeM

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  19. Not sure if it's too late to join in on the fun =) Happy birthday!! Thanks for doing such lovely giveaways to celebrate your birthday month lol. I have yet to use fabric on my creations as I think i'm' still mastering paper and stamping lol... maybe one day. Keep up the fabulous work =)

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  20. May be too late, but I'll post anyway. Have not used fabrics - would be interested to see ideas other have though.

    You have beautiful stuff on you site. (I am Denise Mackey's sister). Thanks for sharing ideas.
    Susan

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