Friday, July 27, 2012

Paper Hoarders DT Sunglasses Projects

So our premise today at the Paper Hoarders DT slot was to create something with sunglasses/something bright as the theme.  Tanya, our PH guru, has a listing of all the DT offerings on her blog at so check out the other talented "shades" today.

Mama LoveBug up first today with a perpetual birthday/any special days calendar.  I used DCWV Sunglasses paper and fussy cut some darling beach bears and a Bahama Mama bear from Paper Piecings by Nikki - 3 different collections that go together.  I also gold-embossed some beach props and added Stickles and gel-pens for accent.  Here's a perpetual calendar to share One Fine Day with someone as a sunny treat!

                                      Hi there!!!

Wasn't Mama's project ADORABLE??? So cute and creative!! :)

For my project I made a shadow box! It started off black so I painted it blue...then added some crackle medium and repainted it green! LOVE THE EFFECT (however not sure you can really see it in the picture!

For the outside I used the Tim Holts "Tattered Florals" die for the flowers as well as Stampin' UP! Brights Collection Paper. I added some twine that I actually got out of the packaging from a toy!

For the inside I used an Imaginisce Stamp and the  SU!Brights Collection Ink to make my background. I computer generated the Wood Sign and Lettering. I popped them up on pop dots to make it stick out a little more! I hope you enjoy my shadow box!!!

Now don't forget to leave us some love & check out all the other Paper Hoarder DT Members! :)

                                            Bug hugs,



Tanya said...

OMG.. you BOTH ROCKED this bright project!! Mom, your calendar is brilliant!! The bear in the bikini just cracks me up!! Great job!! Kimi.. WOW!! What a fab idea!! LOVE the flip flops.. the FLOWERS!! Wow.. you do amazing work!! The twine was a great addition!!! Thank you both for being Paper Hoarders!!


Paper Craft Island said...

Love love love this, Mom!!! The calendar is such a fun idea and you definately made it even better! Love the beachy bears!! So cute and love the way you combined the different patterns! You rock!


Boni said...

I love these Mama bug you must have alot of patience to fussy cut !I mso trying to learn that ! Lov ethis calender ,it makes me want to hug it ! And Kimi filps have never looked so good ...that would be awesome by the pool least it would remind me Im suppose to be having fum . Hugs to you both I love these <3

Pamela Pattison Lash said...

Oh, Kim........too darling and I enjoyed your write-up of how you put it all together - very detailed. I love everything about it and those flowers are lovely!!

Christy said...

I just die for those bears everytime I see them on a project....ADORABLE!! The shadowbox is totally beautiful too!

Zeni said...

What a great idea for a calendar! I really like those images, they are super cute. Kimi... your shadowbox is just adorable! I love all those bright colors!