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Thursday, March 1, 2012

CardMaker Magazine ~ Imaginisce Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone!

Welcome to the CardMaker Magazine - Imaginisce blog hop!



Imaginisce was super generous (Thank you Imaginisce!) and sent CardMaker lots of product to share with their designers.
We are all going to be showing you projects today made with those products.

For my card, I made "flower center" buttons out of Imaginisce's pretty "All Kinds of Happy" designer paper collection that I already had on hand. The other designer papers on this card are Imaginisce also. I LOVE their fun papers!


How did I make the buttons you ask? ;)
With the AMAZING i-top Tool and 22mm i-top Brad Daddies.
I used their 22mm i-top Punch to punch out the cupcakes and the sentiment from some of their designer papers. I created the brad buttons then added some gloss medium to make them shine. :)
The loops are made out of seam binding from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
The pearls are from Want2Scrap.

I also made a quick little pin using fabric and an i-top Badge Daddie.
I was going for a retro-vintage look so I put some mulberry roses and some Want2Scrap Sage Green Pearls on the pin, then added green glitter and several coats of gloss medium to give it a kind of "plastic/tacky" kind of look. :)


The i-top Badge Daddies are really cool because the pin back is already attached! :)



Here are the other girls who are playing along in the hop.
I am sure they will have some super fun projects to share with you!

Trudy Sjolander (You are here)
CardMaker blog

Please make sure and leave comments on all of the girls blogs so we will know you played along on our little hop. :)

BTW...f you haven't signed up for my Want2Scrap blog candy yet, CLICK HERE.

Also, I would like to invite you to visit Imaginisce's blog and see some of their team's projects made with the i-top and other cool tools and supplies.

Thanks so much for stopping by.



22 comments:

Lora Brinkman said...

I love your plastic/tacky pin. I don't think it's "tacky" at all, though. Love the machine stitching on your card, too.

Melanie said...

how fun is that pin? So, so cool!

Patti J said...

Oh my gosh, True - I never knew "tacky" could look so good and be so much fun! Great job! Love your card too - thanks for sharing!

Brooke said...

You are so creative-lovely projects!

CheckerBeads said...

love your projects! I would love the pin/badge maker- super cool!

Anne

Sol said...

WOW.. This pin looks Amazing.. Beautiful Colors.. Lovely Details and Fab with the glitter! :o)

joy said...

Love the cute ribbon brads!

Nancy said...

great projects :) love them both and now I'm off to see what the others have created, tfs!

connie said...

love how you did the brads on the card and the pin is beautiful!

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Wow these are so beautiful-I just love your pin
Your so creative!

Kimberly Crawford said...

Love the loopy flowers and then that PIN!! WOW!!! :)

Kris said...

Wowsers! I can only thing of one word for this.... AWESOME!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Carolyn King said...

plastic/tacky look? Girl, you crack me up! love your adorable card and that wonderfully creative pin!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, these are both fabulous. I love the flowers you created for the card. TFS.

rlovew said...

Love the pin you made- I will have to try something like that with my i-top.

Dee in N.H. said...

Beautiful True!! Love that gorgeous pin!

Chris - Creations in Bloom said...

love the stitching and how you used the seam binding. Pretty.

Michele said...

I love your creative artwork True! I'm having so much fun looking all your projects on here. I have come to the conclusion that I want to come over and watch you craft aaaaallll day:)

centralNYscrapper said...

I love your card, but I want to thank you for showing the pin. I would not have tried dressing up the badge. Now I will. Thanks for sharing.

Golda said...

I absolutely love your card! Those flowers are amazing! Your centers are just perfect.

Scrapalajen aka Jen said...

Both are beautiful projects! Love the gloss on those brads and the glitter.

mani said...

A unique design of creating the card , flowers of ribbon are looking cute.
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