Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Little Black Dress February Kit

Five layouts and a tag (look for the tag later this week) this month with the Little Black Dress February Kit: Life's A Game. 

I got out my Quickutz diecutting tool....yes, I said Quickutz...remember those? It's the original blue one, not even a Squeeze. Anyway....I used the photo corner die for the chevron look on the "rays". Love the colors with the black and white photo.
Little Black Dress February kit--patterned paper: Crate Paper, Glitz, & Sassafras | small alpha stickers: October Afternoon | white trim [non-kit items: kraft cardstock: American Crafts | punchinella mask: The Crafter’s Workshop | paint: Liquitex | Quickutz photo corner die, sewing machine, & thread]

Look for a tutorial and hopefully a cutting file regarding this next layout on the Little Black Dress blog later this month. I'm obsessed with that quilted star/flower shape I created. I'll show you my inspiration behind that embellishment in the tutorial too. I want to put them on everything!

Little Black Dress February kit --patterned paper: October Afternoon, Glitz, Crate Paper, Sassafras | small alpha stickers: October Afternoon | corrugated alpha: Jillibean Soup | buttons [non-kit items: cardstock: American Crafts | Silhouette SD machine, thread, Studio Calico Mister Huey | geometric flower pattern created by me and cut with Silhouette SD]


Played along on the Studio Calico blog last week and completed this challenge. I had actually planned on doing this layout anyway this month, so it was simply perfect timing.


Little Black Dress February kit--patterned paper: Canvas Corp., Crate Paper, & Glitz | feather & button [non-kit items: white & kraft cardstock: American Crafts | font: Lobster 1.3 & Helvetica (cut with Silhouette SD) | label punch: EK Success | stamp: Studio Calico | ink: Stampin’ Up | vintage typewriter, sewing machine, & thread] 

I created this 3-D star in the Silhouette Software this month too. Very simple to do--just put some score lines through a star shape.

Little Black Dress February kit--patterned paper: October Afternoon, Glitz, Canvas Corp., Sassafras | small alpha stickers: October Afternoon [non-kit items: white cardstock: American Crafts | 3-D star shape created by me in Silhouette Studio Software and cut with Silhouette SD | Studio Calico Mister Huey | starburst circle punch: Creative Memories | vintage typewriter, sewing machine, & thread] 


I cut around the negative star shape from the above layout for the stars on the below layout. I always challenge myself to use a few scraps and the negative shapes when using my Silhouette or punches. It really allows you to stretch a kit and get the most out of it. Loving the font Blackout right now.

Little Black Dress February kit--patterned paper: October Afternoon, Glitz, Canvas Corp., Sassafras | “L” tile 
[non-kit items: kraft cardstock: American Crafts | mist: Studio Calico | font: Blackout | label punch: EK Success | star punch: Fiskers | Silhouette SD machine, sewing machine & thread, The Crafter’s Workshop template]


1 comment:

Amy said...

Your are so talented! I love your layouts! so glad to see them in the SC Gallery!!!!