Thursday, June 30, 2011

Little Black Dress

ALL CLASS INSTRUCTIONS - instant download :)

Wow, several more hrs and we'll be able to order from the new Stampin' Up! idea book and catalog. You will be able to order starting 2pm EST, or noon MT. As well at that time the new catalog will be posted online.
I can't wait to place my order tomorrow. And you will not be disappointed with the new SU! catalog. A lot of new goodies are in there.
Until then, here's a little and simple card I made while ago. I made it in a shape of a dress. Added some pearls, ribbon and flower, and voila... :) Hope you like it.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Owl be yours pillow

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Hi all,
I have had this idea to make an owl pillow based on my Owl Ensemble templates, I made over a year ago,  for a while now. And finally  I sat down and did it. For he first trial run I used non-SU! fabric to see how things turn out. And they turned out well.

The size of the pillow is approx 10" (width) and 7 1/2" - 8" height. Besides fabric I used the 3 1/2" circle die, the fabric adhesive sheet, and the circles die for the center of the eyes and the middle part of the eyes, and feeling for the pillow.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Snow Much Fun

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Christmas in June, oh how I wish Christmas temperatures outside. I am done with the summer, and it just started. Can you tell, I am not really a fan of the summers in Georgia. Philly was the same. Me and humidity don't get along too well. And the low blood pressure doesn't help either. LoL.

Anyway, this is the last project I  made for my sneaky peeky online class.  I used the Christmas set from the new catalog Sneak Peek items called Snow so much.

More about this class you can find HERE

Pocketful of Posies and My Friend

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Hi all,

Here's the 4th project I  made for my sneaky peeky online class.  I used My Friend stamp set and the coordinating Pocketful of Posies dsp.

More about this class you can find HERE

Friday, June 24, 2011

Inkspirations Challenge #75

Hi all and welcome to the Inkspirations challenge #75 and this is sketch challenge.
Again, I used one of the sneak peek sets from the new catalog, and again, another Hostess set, this one is called Precious Butterflies. I decided to use Rich Razzleberry, Old olive and Tempting Turquoise (and whisper white of course)

Make sure you visit the Inkspirations Blog-  HERE

Visit the rest of the design team member blogs to see what they came up with, you won't be disappointed :)
Ilina --> you are here

Friday, June 17, 2011

Inkspirations Challenge #74

Welcome to the Inkspiration Challenge #74 and this is a color challenge, the colors are: melon mambo, basic gray, old olive and whisper white.

For today's card I decided to use another sneak peek set, Array of Sunshine. This is one of the hostess sets. I love the bold images. I am usually into line images that can be watercolored, but these flowers are just amazing.
Make sure you visit the Inkspirations Blog -> HERE

Make sure to visit the blogs of the rest of the DT

Ilina -->you are here
stamps: array of sunshine, petite pairs
ink: melon mambo, basic gray, old olive
paper: melon mambo, basic gray, old olive, whisper white, old olive dsp
other: old olive button, whisper white taffeta ribbon, white bakery twine, corner rounder

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

UStamp Pass Winner

Hi all,

Sorry, I am little late with the announcement of the USTamp I Love the Holidays free pass winner.

And the winner is # 15, which is Dawn Evans

Handcrafted By Dawn said...

Love the purse holder for the cards. Thanks for sharing your talent and the blog candy!

Dawn, please email me you email address, so Dawn can send you the invite when the UStamp I Love the Holidays opens.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Ustamp With Dawn and Friends - Blog Hop

Welcome to the UStamp with Dawn and Friends!! World Showcase Blog Hop
If you have been following the Blog Hop from the beginning, you have just been amazed by  Lori's project.

If you are just joining the Blog Hop, no problem as you can start at any point. All the Designer's Blogs are linked together so you will be able to see ALL the super projects we have for you.

For my project I chose the New Catalog Sneak Peek items, the Flirtatious dsp and the Delicate Doilies stamp set.
I decided to make a purse bag that can fit few cards. In my case it fit 3 cards. For the colors I used melon mambo, regal rose and peach parfait

As a Special Thank You for stopping by my blog I am giving away BLOG CANDY!! Please leave a comment about my project to be entered for a chance to win a FREE PASS to the next UStamp with Dawn and Friends!! session - I ♥ the Holidays!! I will randomly select a winner to be announced on Monday, so please check back to see if you are the lucky recipient. If you have already joined I ♥ the Holidays!! for the Special Party Pricing and you are selected as the winner, you will get a FREE Pass to the NEXT event after I ♥ the Holidays!! which will launch in the Fall.

AND now for the really cool part!! You will NOT want to miss out in THIS!!
By clicking this really cute blinkie...yeah...go ahead and click it!!...
you will be taken to
Of course it's ***FREE*** to join and there you will find the tutorials for all the blog hop projects,
PLUS live chats, challenges and more prizes!!
You will even have an opportunity to be considered for a spot as a Guest Designer!!
Yes!! It is all FREE, so tell all your friends and join the fun with UStamp with Dawn and Friends!!

AND last but certainly not least, please hop on over to NEXT BLOG where you will find Betty with an amazing summery project
Thanks again for stopping by!!

Inkspirations Challenge #73

Hi all and welcome to the Inkspirations challenge #73 and this is sketch challenge.
I am slowly returning into the stamping and created mode. And  I am back with the Inkspirations challenges.
This week is a sketch challenge, and I decided to use the sneak peek products from the new catalog 2011-2012. I used the My Friend set and Pocketful of Posies dsp.
The colors I used are Baja Breeze, Night of Navy and Rich Razzleberry.
Make sure you visit the Inkspirations Blog-  HERE

Visit the rest of the design team member blogs to see what they came up with, you won't be disappointed :)
Ilina --> you are here

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

New Sneaky Peeky Online class

Hi all,
I am back from vacation and slowly getting back in daily routine. Things are not since we still haven't unpacked from our move, still a house full with boxes. Oh well....

Anyway....I am so excited that this year I am ATTENDING CONVENTION!!! Yes, finally :) My vacation days worked out and in 5 weeks I will be on my way to SLC. And another great news, I am display stamper for convention, so the next few days I will be busy finishing my projects, so won't be posting much. But that wouldn't mean that I am not creating, although I did take a long break from stamping. But getting back to the routine now. How ever, most likely, I won't be swapping at convention. I know!!! But it's for my own sanity.'s time to announce the next online class, which will feature products from the New Catalog Sneak peek. This online class will have 5 projects and will last 10-11 days. Meaning, projects will be posted every other day on average. I need to space out the project a little bit, as it's little crazy here and being all day at work.

Start Date : June 15th
End Date : June 25th
Where: Online. I will send you invitation to join the site around June 14th, and for each project I will post the templates, videos, pictures and supplies. Note: there are NOT going to be PDF tutorials, you will need to watch the videos.

The site will be available for at least 3 months after the class starts, so you can watch the videos at your own pace.

Price: $17.

You can register by clicking on the Add to Cart button bellow.

Ustamp with Dawn and Friends Blog Hop STARTS TOMORROW

Hi all,

I am back, sort of.
Get ready to "hop" everybody!  This is going to be a super hop featuring the talented designers from UStamp!  Dawn came up with a fun idea for a hop with FREE PDF's for all projects posted.  Hop begins June 10th and runs through June 12. 
I have my project ready, and be prepared from some new catalog sneak peeks :)
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