Thursday, August 13, 2009

Jessica- Scrap Within Reach & FREE GIVEAWAY!!

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"Your Adorable Chubby Cheeks"
by Jessica Summers

Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Scrap Within Reach "Emerson Collection"
Embroidery Pattern: Sublime Stitching "Kurt Halsey Artist Series #1"
Embroidery Thread: DMC
Embroidery Needle: Bazzill "In Stitchez"
Alphabet Stickers: Doodlebug, Making Memories
Journaling Spot Template: The Crafter's Workshop "Orchid"
Brads: We R Memory Keepers
Name Plates: Joann's Craft Essentials
Paint: Ranger Adirondack Paint Dabber

First I took an embroidery pattern and ironed it onto a piece of paper then stitched the design. I cut it out, carefully getting as close to the edge as possible.
Cut out various sized rectangles and layer under your photo.
The journaling die cut is made using a template from "The Crafter's Workshop." First trace the bracket onto a solid color. Then make the middle circle using patterned paper. Following the template, mark off even spaced dots, then stitch on these spots. Use a paper piercer first to assist in the stitching.
The edges are distressed with paint dabbers.


Zarah said...

Just adorable!!

fanny367 said...

so cute!!!

Wendy said...

sooooooo cute!
i love the little bird & embellishing!
fab jess!