Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

New Listings for the week

I ended up only getting 3 new items listed on eBay yesterday. I had company so I wasn't able to add everything I wanted. I may list some more items tonight, we'll see how the day goes.

If you saw my Work Tray Wednesday post from last week, I had purchased a bunch of items from Good Will. This is one of them. After giving it a good scrub, sanding and paint job, this little tray is the perfect size for holding your Project Life cards on your desk
Another of my Good Will finds, this hand made candle box lost it's bad stain job and was rejuvenated with paint and a waxing.
Lastly I put up a summer mini album for sale. There is a video in the listing that shows all of the goodies inside. This album will hold up to 50 photos!
This is all for now, but like I said, I may add some more things this evening if I can get to it. Click on the eBay button above to visit my listings.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Mini Book #24

Oh Hellooooo! That's right I'm finally back with another mini book in my Roxi Philips Mini Books, Make it in Minutes. It's been 11 months since the last book and that is way too long! You can check out the video for this book right HERE.

If you didn't see my post from earlier today I uploaded another album, a mixed media piece, make sure to check that one out as well! Thanks for watching!

New Video!

I know! It's been a while!
I dusted off the video camera and got to work creating this framed mixed media piece. You can watch the video HERE.
Guess what else? While I had the camera set up I filled another installment in my mini book series! I'm editing that video now, so you can expect it today or tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Work Tray Wednesday

Took a trip to the local good will today. Wait til you see what I create with all of these gems! The best buy? The large Langenberger basket for $3

Monday, April 20, 2015

Sketch N Scrap Card Challenge #48

Our last challenge of the month over at Sketch-N-Scrap is this fun card. Make sure you upload yours to the blog by the end of the month for a chance to win a prize!
I have been inspired lately by youtube videos. When I can't run outside and I'm stuck on my treadmill, I set my ipad up on it to watch videos while I plug away miles. One video that I watched featured watercolor backgrounds on cards. The technique was called Watercolor Smooshing. I used Distress Inks and got a bigger coverage than they did in the video but it was fun to add a unique color pattern to the cards. You'll see more "smooshing" on my cards in the future.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Sunday Listings

I've been busy this week creating some new goodies! Here are just a few things I have listed on eBay now. Click on the eBay button above to go to my current listings!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Work Tray Wednesday

Sketch N Scrap Layout Challenge #79

I have another great sketch for you to play along with. Head on over to the Sketch-N-Scrap page to see what the other designers came up with and don't forget to upload your take on the sketch to the blog for a chance to win.
On this particular night I was scrambling to get things done. The kids had played outside and were covered in dirt. I asked their dad to help out by getting them in the tub. He decided to let them take a bath in MY tub. Not realizing that jets can create a lot of bubbles he poured in ample amounts of bubble bath. There was no complaining out of the kids!
Items I used in this Layout:
Card Stock • Kraft
Basic Grey • Hello Luscious • Inviting
Basic Grey • Little Black Dress • Haute Couture
Basic Grey • Spice Market • POTM
Basic Grey • Indie Bloom • Panache
Tim Holtz • Distress Tool
Adobe Illustrator
Cricut Expression
Distress Stickles • Clear Rock Candy
Ranger Glossy Accents
Scotch ATG

Monday, April 13, 2015

New items listed...

I have a couple of punch needle pieces up for consideration on eBay. I finished these two recently and they are one-of-a-kind. Click on the photos to visit the auctions!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

April Twistback Challenge

It's time for April's twistback challenge over at Sketch-N-Scrap. This sketch is from October 2012 and the twist is to use a mask or stencil with ink or paint.
I used two different stencils in my layout. The first one I pulled out was this herringbone that I just purchased at Hobby Lobby. I found it in the isle with all of the home decor stencils. I actually purchased a few different patterns. They are pretty inexpensive as far as stencils go. Not as thick of plastic as craft ones so I don't know how long they will hold up or if I'll be able to use them with my dimensional pastes. Time will tell, but it was certainly worth the $3 to try it out!

 The second stencil I used was on the green butterfly. This one was a Tim Holtz burlap stencil. 

Our neighbors raise goats and we went over the other day to check the babies out. It happened to be feeding time so everyone got a turn bottle feeding a baby goat. The kids want to walk over daily now to check the other "kids" growing progress.
Items I used in this layout:
Card Stock • White
Herringbone Stencil • My Stash
Mister Huey's Color Mist • Honor Society
Mister Huey's Color Mist • Doris
My Minds Eye • Fly a Kite • Everyday Alpha Paper
My Minds Eye • Fly a Kite • Genuine Bingo Paper
My Minds Eye • Life of the Party • Happy Day Argyle Paper
Ranger • Archival Ink • Monarch Orange
Tim Holtz • Distress Tool
Tim Holtz • Burlap Stencil
Script Stamp • My Stash
Faber-Castell • Pitt Big Brush Art Pen • May Green
Faber-Castell • Pitt Big Brush Art Pen • Orange Glaze
Brads • My Stash
Basic Grey • Hopscotch • Mini Mono Stickers
Basic Grey • Little Black Dress • Stickers
We R Memory Keepers • Anthologie • 6x6 Paper Pad
Papertrey Ink • Beautiful Blooms 2 • Die Set
Sizzix • Butterfly #12 Die
Sizzix Big Shot
Scotch ATG

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Work Tray Wednesday

Getting ready to practice my penmanship. 

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Sketch N Scrap Card Challenge #47

Here is another card sketch for you to play along with from Sketch-N-Scrap.
I started my card by digging through my scraps. Once I pulled out the background paper I knew using red for the banner would accent the red in the floral pattern. The sentiment piece was made using product from PaperTrey Ink.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A great day to make cards

I found myself in need of a large quantity of cards this week. For various reasons and occasions. So I decided to take this opportunity to play along with a few sketch blogs. Each one is unique and so much fun. You can click on the sketches below to visit each site.
 I hope you are inspired to play along with some of these challenges as well!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Work Tray Wednesday

Working on cards today!

Sketch N Scrap Layout Challenge #78

Happy April first! No jokes here, I have a great sketch for you play with! Put together an awesome layout and upload it to the Sketch-N-Scrap blog for a chance to win a prize!
We recently had a streak of warm weather here in Nebraska and the kids have been itching to play in the sand. To keep them from falling in the pond, I dug out their old water table and filled it so they could make sand castles. They would build and the puppy would destroy. It kept them busy all afternoon.
Items I used in this layout:
My Minds Eye • Lime Twist • Life of the Party • Love Sprinkles
My Minds Eye • Stella & Rose • Gertie • You and Me Numbers Paper
My Minds Eye • Lost & Found • Market Street • Happy Birthday Tapestry
Jillibean Soup • Kool Kraft • Corrugated Alphas
Tim Holtz • Distress Paint • Antique Linen
Tim Holtz • Distress Tool
My Minds Eye • Stella & Rose • Hazel Special Title
My Minds Eye • Stella & Rose • Mabel Love Label Stickers
Ranger • Distress Ink • Walnut Stain
Scotch ATG