Thursday, April 19, 2007

fancy pants entry

this is also my LO quota for last week which i finished only this monday.

my nephew Jasper made a hot rod car instead of the usual sand castle during our last beach outing. his creativity and his brother Syoti's patience in doing their little project really impressed me!

Fancy Pants paper from the Vintage Summer line; base cardstock is plain blue Bazzill distressed with 5 colors of MM paints (espresso, shopping bag, wheat, cornflower, white), orange polka dot PP circle cut and edge distressed with Distressing Ink in aged mahogany; wave border freehand cut with a handheld Carl rotary cutter; diecut letters: title Hot Rod is a dark gray Bazzill cs embossed first with Cuttlebug A2 embossing folder (textile) then inked with white to raise the design, then diecut with Sizzlit Roundabout dies, after which edges of letters were inked with Colorbox (red); swirls are Nita's Technique Tuesday stamps stamped on transparency using StazOn black ink and attached with Glue Dots for Vellum; picture cut with circle swivel-knife template and Coluzzle knife; Karen Foster Biggie Brads doodled with asterisk and circles; MM black brads; gel pens for journaling.

items available at Simply Scrappy ScrapArts store used in this project are:
Bazzill cardstock, MM paints, Distressing ink, Cuttlebug A2 embossing folder; KF Biggie Brads, swivel-knife templates, Coluzzle knife; Glue Dots for Vellum


Jeff & Pia said...


Alam mo ba napatingin talaga ako sa LO mong ito! Ang galing! May lahi talaga kayo ng mga artistic no!

Gusto ko yung sketch mo? Ano bang size ng mga photos mo dyan? Scraplift ko naman, ok lang?


C70 said...

wow, AU!!!!! i love this page! like Pia said, your sketch looks great!

I love how you created your own paper by mixing several acrylic paints together - it looks really cool! how'd you do that?! hmmmm.... while we're on the subject of 'how'd you do that?', pwede ka ba mag-tutorial pano gumawa ng banner for the blog, ahehehehe.... tagal ko na iniisip to hindi ko pa rin ma-execute!

Great job!

jennifer said...

au...jaw dropping ang layout mo! everything is great -- from the picture, to the title, to the deconstruction! ang galing galing!

leira said...

Bravo!!! clap!! galing mo how do you ever come up with your ideas?? sana maambunan ako maski virtually lang PLEASE!!!!!!

Au Lim said...

Ay! kakakilig naman comments nyo! thanks very much! This is one of the few times nga na i didn't rely on a pagemaps sketch. Minsan kasi ginaganahan. kaya so happy naman ako that you guys liked it. scraplift me?! Ay, my honor yun! Kasi palagi akong kumukuha ng inspiration sa beautiful LOs mo!

Christine, hahaha...di talaga ako actually magaling gumawa ng banner in terms of HTML...ang secret, nangopya lang ako ng html code ng ibang may blog na may banner...hehehe...pero as far as doing it in Photoshop, dun puede kita i-assist :-D

Wow Jenn! Sarap naman ng adjective mo! Thanks!

Leirs, salamat...heheheh pero chamba-chamba lang din ako...minsan maganda output, minsan so-so lang. I get inspiration din from our local scrappin' divas and my scrap goddesses!

Thanks ladies!

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