Saturdays With LeAnn

Reverse Embossing Paste Coloring

Welcome back, all my crafty friends, on this beautiful summer day!  Are you ready for some inspiration overload?  I am so excited about the wonderful creativity that has been popping up in our social media feeds each day, and I have some amazing projects to share with you.  I hope you will feel the same inspiration I did as I came upon these outstanding projects.  With that said, sit back, relax, grab a cold drink, and enjoy!

Postcard From Summer By Tina Ollett

What is more beautiful than gorgeous flowers placed perfectly on a layout?  Tina used different sizes of flowers when creating her flower clusters.  She dry brushed them with a little white gesso and added some art stones along with some seashells to give it a beach feel.  You can create a very distinctive layout using various artistic elements just by using the same items and taking them throughout your layout.  Tina certainly created a masterpiece using this technique.  I hope you have been inspired to add a little extra to your projects.

Postcard Of Summer

I know your curious minds are dying to see what supplies were used to create this amazing layout.  Click here and I will be happy to take you over to Tina Marie’s Forever And Always blog so you can check out the original post.  You will love her technique and creative mind, so be sure to look around her blog at all the other fabulous projects.  A big hug to Tina for sharing her talent with us.

Reverse Embossing Paste Coloring By Catherine Cowles

Embossing pastes are available in a wide array of colors.  However, you can create your own shades and hues by applying white embossing paste.  At first it will look white, but as the paste dries the colors come through in a beautiful, softened tone.  This beautiful technique of reverse embossing paste coloring will give your project a bit of a romantic look.

Reverse Embossing Paste Coloring

You know me, I always go crazy over a creative and different background!  You can always create a spectacular background by using embossing paste and stencils.  Cathie walks us through each step that she took to create this beautiful background, and how she applied the reversed embossing paste coloring technique.  Click here and I will take you over to Daydreams In Paper where you can follow along with Cathie as she shares exactly how she created this outstanding card.  Cathie always has many wonderful projects that are so inspiring that you will be lifted up by her talent!

Lucky Clover With Tim Holtz Assemblage By Audrey Pettit

Have you ever taken the time to make your own jewelry?  I have to say it is a lot of fun and very exciting to add more jewelry to your wardrobe.  This piece will fit your eclectic style with its mixed metals, assortment of various charms and chains, and asymmetrical design.  It looks very vintage and can be worn with many different items.  Creating jewelry is like making a mini piece of art.

Tim Holtz Assemblage is so easy to work with.  Everything you need to make jewelry is included in this collection, from toggles and clasps to chains and charms.  All you need to do is piece it together, lending a visual flair to your jewelry projects by creating unique designs.  Your beautiful necklace will certainly be a conversation starter.  You will get many admirers and compliments over your fabulous necklace.  You can find many different pieces of the Tim Holtz Assemblage line at Simon Says Stamp.  Come with me over to Audrey Pettit Designs where you will see the different pieces she used to create her fun necklace.  Have fun creating, my friends!

Lemon Cream Puffs With Fresh Fruit By Glory Albin

These gorgeous Lemon Cream Puffs with fresh fruit are the perfect summer dessert!  This impressive recipe is surprisingly easy to put together.  What a refreshing and light dessert to accompany a heavy meal, and a fun dessert to have when family and friends pop on over to visit.

Lemon Cream Puffs With Fresh Fruit

Wouldn’t these be fun to serve at a shower, tea party, or even a luncheon?  With just a few ingredients you can create an impressive dessert.  Click here and I will be happy to take you over to Glorious Treats so you can print out the recipe and begin to bake.  Be sure to check out more of her fabulous recipes.  Enjoy!

Thank you, all my crafty friends, for stopping by today, and I hope you have been inspired by these fun projects.  I hope you all have a lovely weekend.  I look forward to spending more time with you next Saturday and I will have more fun projects to inspire you.  See you next week!

Hugs to all,

LeAnn

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