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This is one of the scrapbook pages I entered in the Artisan Award contest. I'd never done a black and white scrapbook page but I spotted a page online a while back and wanted to case it. I lost the original photo when my computer crashed but I remember the circles and polka dot paper and liked the look. I made another one of these and framed it for my daughter's room.
One of my favorite things about convention was seeing all of the Artisan Award projects on display. Here are a couple of my favorites. I can't post them all but here are some more pics if you want to check out more of the awesome projects that were on display Download Winning Artisan Award Projects 2011
This is one of the scrapbook pages I entered in the 2011 Artisan Award contest. I forgot to take a photo of it until it was boxed up and on it's way out the door.
A lot of the features don't show very well in the photo. The letters have icecycle drips using crystal effects then sprinkles with dazzling diamonds. I covered the chipboard with Pink Pirrouette cs before cutting them out with the Big Shot. The ribbon is embossed with the tulip folder by sticking the ribbon to a scrap of card stock before embossing it. You can't see this in the photo at all but I covered the whole page with a big shot adhesive sheet, peeled the backing then cut a swirly decorative strip from the backing sheet. I placed the swirly die cut down the left side of the page then covered the remaining page with faux snow. After dusting off the excess snow I peeled off the swirl and sprinkled that area with dd. It looks very pretty in real life. I also added some snow flakes, pearls and clear bitty buttons. This way my favorite page but then I'm a sucker for pink.
You can find the tutorial to make faux snow using SU products here
This is one of the scrapbook pages I made for the 2011 Artisan Award contest. This was my first chance to play with the baker's twine. It looped like that on its own so I just added my tags and left the loops where they were.
I made the ship in 3 separate pieces. I cut the neck of the bottle from a window sheet, sponged around the edges with White Stazon and attached it to the page with Big Shot Adhesive so it wouldn't show. The ship was stamped on white card stock and cut out around the top. For the bottle, I made a tube and rounded the edges with the corner rounder punch. The seam is hiding under the card stock. I left the top puffed up a little to give it a 3D effect.
Stamps: The Open Sea
Cardstock: Not Quite Navy, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Nautical Expedition DSP
Accessories: Window Sheets, Jumbo Eyelets, Bakers Twine, Circle and Tag Punches, Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding, Vintage Trinkets
I forgot to take photos of a couple of my entries for the Artisan Award before I shipped them but I found them on display at convention so now I have the complete set. I’m looking forward to entering again next year. I didn’t win but I really enjoyed the challenge and it was pretty cool seeing my stuff on display.
Here are all 10 of my entries for the 2010 Artisan Award.
This was one of my scrapbook page entries for the Artisan Award contest. I used one of the printed window sheets so the page is see through. I matted the photo, title and journaling so I could make the page two-sided when placed in an album. I added a couple of dangling elements to finish it off.