Prints On Canvas

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Smash Book Challenge

Don't forget the Smash Book Challenge ends tonight!  Make sure you link to the original post.

Stash Faves - ATG Gun

Laurel here again with a quick post about one of my absolute favorite things in my scraproom that I couldn't live without. The best purchase that I ever made was that of my ATG Gun. It is so quick and easy to use with no mess or drying time. I have to say, if you are wondering if this is something you need, I think that the answer is yes!

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Here's a look at your new inspiration!

The new Stash Girls that is!  We're slowly switching over to the new team and thought we'd share them with you!

US Stash Girls
(l-r) Alyssa Mc Grew ST Coordinator, Jennie McGarvey, Shellye McDaniel and Kristin Powell

International Stash Girls
(l-r) Jessy Christopher, Sharm Nidyanandan and Yvonne Yam

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

A Scrappy Tidbit

I used to be quite happy in my 'box'. I created with items just how they came in the package and I was happy. Then I slowly stepped out of the box, I started by cutting images from my hoarded pattern paper, and now I am always cutting things apart. For instance take this Echo Park paper from the Splash Line:

I cut apart the journal card in the top left and used it as a title on my layout. I mounted some of the letters on foam squares for dimension. Love the effect.

Don't be afraid to cut things up and use them for things other than intended, the results are worth it and it is just so much fun!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Monday, Monday

So good!

We have more markdowns for you this week.  Don't you just love CHA time?

Girls Paperie Jubilee - 25% off
Girls Paperie Kitch - 25% off
Girls Paperie Vintage Whimsy - 25% off
Little Yellow Bicycle Elizabeth Park - 25% off
Hambly Studios Winter release (papers, transparencies, rubons) - 25% off
Echo Park 6x6 pads (older lines) - 25% off
My Little Shoebox Heartfelt - 25% off

Don't forget the June coupon code when you checkout.  JUNE15 saves you an additional 15% off your order.

Happy Stashing!

Friday, June 24, 2011

Sketchy Time!

Hey hey!! How's your week so far? It's of course Sketchy Time again. This time I've included some flowers on the sketch. Who doesn't love them eh? I hope you like what you see.

Here's my take...
I seriously had so much fun with the October Afternoon 5 & Dime collection. It's so beautiful and the colors are just perfect!! Those Girl's Paperie resin flowers are to die for :)

Would love to see your take so share soon ok? Have fun!!

Xoxo Jessy

Thursday, June 23, 2011


Oh, my goodness!

I was so excited when I got my box this month. Not only because I have a limited amount of time to create my projects this month due to my military move to Texas, but most of all because the goodies that were in it were GORGEOUS.

I ripped that box open like there was no tomorrow! I was so pleased to see the SWEET THREADS line from Basic Grey. I then proceeded to create a bunch of cards like a crazy woman. In a short amount of time I was finished and sitting in front of me were 5 cards. You only see 4 here cuz the other one is turned in for something else. ;p

Anyway, here are my cards.

I went a little butterfly and embossing crazy!

I used a mixture of cut up pattern papers, coordinating stickers, ribbons and journaling spots to create the cards. The colors in this line are just GORGEOUS.

Just in case you want to pick up the SWEET THREADS line, you can go HERE.
The store carries a variety of other embellishments that go along with the line and they are just so pretty and fun to play with.

Have a great day!

Michelle M.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Under a pile of orders....

but I thought I'd pop in and let you know there are some new pre-orders up.  And a reorder of Smash items.

June coupon code is JUNE15.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Scrappy Tips

Hey creative people! Let me share with you simple scrappy tips on how I created the above layout using FAB products ie: Jillibean (Dutch Mustard Soup) & Maya Road chippies (Green Thumb) that you can get at the YSS store. They went well perfectly. I decided to create a garden theme around the layout but using a non-themed photo. Interesting rite?

I started of with painting the MR chipboards. Painted them using the Jenni Bowlin Paint dabbers & also ink. It is so easy to just dab as they absorb pretty well. Of course, they are less messy too that way!

Chipboards are awesome to use as layering on your projects. It gives a very interesting dimension.

I always love to journal on my layouts. Journaling does not have to be long all the time but something you can look back & just smile someday :)

Ok, those line of dots are created by using tracing wheel. I emphasized those lines by using ink and a blending tool. Just to give a more define line. Lastly I just drip some mist around the layout. Yup, that's about it!

Hope these tips will spark ideas in you now. Happy scrapping :)
Xoxo Jessy

Monday, June 20, 2011

Its Monday!

You know what that means.  Monday Markdown time.

This week, we've added the following lines to the Clearance section.

Echo Park Playground
Bella Blvd Family Dynamix
Bella Blvd Tail Waggers
Bella Blvd Mr. Boy
Belle Blvd Sopisticates
Websters Pages Yacht Club
Websters Pages Country Estate
Websters Pages Ladies & Gents
Websters Pages Trendsetter
Websters Pages Spring Market
Websters Pages Bloomers and all trims
Tim Holtz Tissue Tape
Tim Holtz Kraft resist paper pad

All lines are 25% off.  Use your June coupon code to save even more.  Enter JUNE15 to the coupon box during checkout.

Friday, June 17, 2011


The 2011 July-December Stash Girls (click on their names to link to the blogs)

The US Team

Jennie McGarvey
Kristin Powell
Shellye McDaniel

The International Team

Sharmandeswari Nidyanandan
Jessy Christopher
Yvonne Yam

We'll feature more on them in July AND have a welcome Blog Hop.

A new sketch for you, from Sketchabilities.

Hi this is Bente!

I thought I would share a great sketch with you today, and the layout I made with it.

I was chosen a couple of weeks ago to be guest designer for the current sketch # 48 @ Sketchabilities. It is a sketch site run by Karan Gerber that has beautiful sketches and even keep an archive so you can go back and search for what takes your fancy!

I used patterned papers from the "Basic Grey" collection "Hello Luscious".
I chose a yellow and green scheme to make something that would look a little out of the ordinary. The collection has a great variety of beautiful colours. The green trim is also from the store, as well as the "Jillibean Soup" letter sticker sheet that I used.
This is the sketch. I think you can see the similarities.
I just love the little die cut shapes for photo mats.

My page is about how happy my daughter was when we visited my sister and Beatrice could say hello to her four horses.To her it was it was a little bit like heaven!!

I made a small collage so you can see some close ups too.

Thanks for looking. You are very welcome to see more on my blog:

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Altered Hair Clip - Maya Road Zipper Trim

I got Maya Road Zipper Trim for May's DT kit and I wanted to make something fun out of it. And I thought of hair fun!

Here's how I created the flower out of the zip...

First separate the zipper, so you will get only one side of it. For the zipper flower I created, the length was 12".

Then, just sew "slip-stitch" until till the end.

Once you get to the end, do not end your knot but to slowly pull the thread so the thread will gather.

Once you are happy with it, sew a knot at the end and cut off the excess of the thread. Next, all you have to do is to roll the zipper. As you go along, remember to adhere fabric glue/hot glue to secure it.

Sew a Maya Road Wooden Button at the top and voila... here's your zipper flower :)

Adhere the zipper flower onto the hair clip and you are good to use it!

Hope you will try this zipper flower. This is perfect for layout, card and of your altered projects! Have fun trying :)
Xoxo Jessy

Monday, June 13, 2011

Monday Markdown.....its A BIG one!

This is a BIG markdown.  Huge!

We just marked down a group of products from 50% to 75% off in the FINAL clearance section.  Papers as low as 18 cents!

Pink Paislee Old School and Sweetness - 50% off
Glitz Designs - 50% off
KI Memories - 50% off
Shabby Chic Crafts tags - 50% off
Basic Grey Basics, Oliver and Olivia - 75% off
Basic Grey Wander and Jovial - 75% off
Echo Park Life is Good - 75% off
Echo Park Happy Halloween - 75% off
Cosmo Cricket Pixie-Licious - 75% off
Jenni Bowlin - 75% off
Fancy Pants Its Your Day, Happy Together and Tradition - 75% off
Sassafras Lass Count Me In - 75% off
Older Maya Road - 75% off
Bella Blvd Sunny Happy Skies and Midterm - 75% off
Lily Bee Catching Fall, Domestic Bliss and Christmas Town - 75% off
Echo Park Merry Christmas & Everybody Loves Christmas - 75% off
Jillibean Soup Monster Stew, Pasta Fagioli and Atomic Soup - 75% off
Older Studio Calico - 75% off
Bella Blvd One Fall Day and Hello Beautiful - 75% off
Girls Paperie Tinsel & Twig and Toil & Trouble - 75% off
Pink Paislee Hocus Pocus - 75% off
Echo Park Wintertime - 75% off

More items added to the Clearance section this week:

My Little Shoebox Tiny Alphas - now 25% off
Basic Grey Hello Luscious and Life of the Party - 25% off
Pink Paislee Hometown Summer and Butterfly Garden - now 25% off
Pink Paislee Daily Junque and Soiree - 25% off

We've also restocked some of your favorites from:

Studio Calico
Maya Road
Ribbons and Trims
Pink Paislee
Jenni Bowlin ink pads
And more!

We have a few new lines in this week from Echo Park and Tattered Angels.  New lines are added each week to the NEW and PRE-ORDER section.

**** Special Note:  Our Design Team call ends on June 15th.  Thats Wednesday.  If you are applying, please have your application in before the deadline.  ***

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Sneaking in.....

Its been kind of crazy around here with all the orders and new products coming in.  I feel like we haven't done a proper post lately showing off the new stuff.

Here is just a quick look at some of the new stuff we've received in the last few weeks:

Echo Park Country Drive is arriving on Monday.
Maya Roads' early Summer release is in stock and ready to ship.

Some new colors of cardstock from Bazzill and some really cute pleated borders!
Two new lines from Kaiser.  Chapter One and Party Animals.

New Tattered Angels mists, glazes, glams etc (Just a few of the awesome colors!)

Staying with the mist trend, the new October Afternoon Sprinklers:

How about some new Bakers Twine colors?  Two new ones.  Plus we restocked the other colors.  Please note, we will be discontinuing the older colors of twine.  Its the original colors (green/white, red/white etc)  They are all on sale now so stock up!

And ribbon.  Yummy ribbon from May Arts.

And thats just a taste of whats in the NEW section of the shop.  Don't forget to check the SALE and Clearance sections to see the markdowns.  We're currently marking lines down to make room for the new lines form Summer CHA.