Welcome back, my dear crafty friends, to Weekly Scrapper! Don’t you just love Saturdays? It is one of my favorite days of the week, and especially because I get to share my passion of crafting with you. I just love spending the day in my craft room and do the things I love to do! I hope you will be able to take some time for yourself today and have fun with your crafting.
Best Weekend By Missy Whidden
When creating a layout, the photo itself is the major guide to your process. Any time you are using a black and white photo, you can incorporate a lot of color on the remainder of the layout to balance the lack of color in the photo. Have you ever noticed that black and white emphasizes the faces in the photo? Missy did such an outstanding job on this layout. The colors she used really give the photo a pop and helps it really stand out.
Missy added some fun arrows and arranged them for her background, adhered them, then went over them with gesso. She added some shimmerz paints, washi tape, and embellished with some die cuts, tags, sequins. To top it off she did some machine stitching through the center of her arrows. This is such a fun and eye catching layout! Let me escort you over to Little Nugget Creations where you will find a step-by-step video, along with many more outstanding projects created by Missy. You will always leave her blog feeling very inspired.
Plaid Watercolor By Debby Hughes
Today’s card is all about the plaid background. Can you believe this gorgeous plaid was created with watercolors? You can get an intense background with watercolor paints! Not all watercoloring has to be soft and subtle. The beauty of plaids is that they can be used for both a masculine or feminine look. I just love this plaid card; it is so eye-catching and a very fun technique! Handmade cards instantly brighten up anyone’s day.
Step outside the box and create unique watercolor plaid backgrounds in all colors. You can create a card and design a greeting for any occasion from birthdays, holidays, and invitations to general correspondence. There is so much joy that comes from a card made with a lot of love. A pop of color can make it look perfect! Let’s pop on over to Lime Doodle Design where you will be inspired by Debby’s talent. You will want to jump right in and create one of your own handmade treasures!
Love You To Pieces By Shari Carroll
Here is a fun card full of inspiration. Watercoloring is such a beautiful technique and there are so many different water-based coloring mediums to choose from. I love working with watercolors; it is such a great way to add beautiful colors to your cards. This card was created using the Heart of Flowers Wafer die cut on top and a watercolor panel beneath the die cut. What’s not to love about this adorable card designed by Shari Carroll? A perfect card to say you are thinking of that special person!
This die is so much fun to play with you just want to jump right in and create one of your own handmade treasures! The possibilities are absolutely endless! Shari has so many wonderful projects that you don’t want to miss out on. Let me take you over to her blog My World, where you will find endless inspiration.
Turtle Peanut Butter Cookies By Dorothy Kern
Cold winter days are a good reason to go into the kitchen and bake some nice warm cookies. These turtle cookies have every indulgent flavor you could pack in a recipe. Peanut butter, caramel, chocolate, all topped off with a pecan. You’re ready to make a batch, aren’t you?
These are the simplest cookies you will ever make! Peanut butter and caramel are a dynamic duo, and of course the chocolate enhances both peanut butter and caramel flavors! The chocolate on top adds a nice surprise, and the pecan adds a little extra flavor and texture. Now that you are craving this cookie, click here and I’ll take you over to Crazy For Crust, where you will find the recipe to get you started making your cookies now. Enjoy!
Thank you for stopping by on this beautiful winter day. Stay in out of the cold and enjoy doing some crafting! Be sure to visit again next week, as I have some more fabulous projects to share with you! Have a great weekend!
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Good evening LeAnn – those are nice crafts you shared ! Those cookies look great! Have a good week!
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