Sunday, June 10, 2012

TaDa Creative Studios: Beach Buddies

I am posting on TaDa Creative Studios' FaceBook Page today. Using 6 x 6" Sunny Skies Mini (laser cut cardstock) from the Poolside Collection, I made a frame from scratch.

Beach Buddies Frame by Margie Higuchi
Supplies - Cardstock: American Craft; LaserCut Cardstock, Patterned Papers, Stamp: TaDa Creative Studios (Poolside and Sizzlin' Summer Collections); Mesh Ribbon: Creative Impression; Ink: Ranger (Distress Ink/Tim Holtz) and Clearsnap; Marker: KURETAKE ZIG; Sand Paste and Shells: Mudd Puddles; Dies: Spellbinder Paper Arts (S5-029 Nested Lacey Pennants and S4-273 From The  Sea) and Sizzix (Easel/Tim Holtz); Stencil: Crafter's Workshop (Clouds); Texture Paste: Golden (Light Molding Paste); Ink Mist: Tattered Angels (Glimmer Mist Bronze); Adhesives: ScraPerfect (The Best Glue Ever); Other: Crab Eyelet, Decorative Tape, White Paint

These are the materials I used to make the frame base...6 x6" cereal thin cardboard, 3 1/2 x 6" patterned paper (Poolside Snippets & Clippets Side B) adhered on the top and Sunny Skies Mini Paper is placed last. I forgot to add in the easel die cut that I cut from Tim Holtz Collection.



Then put the cloud stencil on top and add molding paste as shown - let dry. It will dry translucent so I add a little white paint. Let dry I sprayed Glimmer Mist on top half of the frame. A happy accident! The paper popped up especially around the sun to give it dimension! COOL! LOL! I stamped Beach Buddies (Sizzlin' Summer Acrylic Stamp Set = SOLD OUT, sorry!) on the pennant tail and placed it on the top right corner.


After placing the matted picture on the frame, I cut and embossed the fish. I stenciled with a rainbow chalk ink through the die template and touched up the colors when I popped the die cut out of the die template. I adhered the mesh ribbon and the fish on top - added bling as its eye :0)


What's a beach scene without sand?! Mudd Puddles is a great place to purchase sand paste - love their stuff!! Those mini shells also came from them too. Aren't they a wonderful addition?! Then I had this crab eyelet for years and finally has a home on this project! LOL!!


I hope you enjoyed all the details on this homemade frame!
Thanks for stopping by :0)
MargieH

18 comments:

Lisa Rukin Swift said...

I'm loving all of the ways you added texture on here, Margie! Such a great display piece!!

Johanna said...

Wow, I love the layers, colors and textures! Beautiful :)

Sarah said...

Love the bright, summery colours you have used on this layout. Awesome photo too!

Dana Tatar {datatar} said...

Fabulous! I love all the fun texture you added to this frame! The fish is gorgeous!

Mary Jo Rhoda said...

Very, very cool! :)
I love all of the texture details!

Connie Mercer said...

wow girl looks fanatstic!!!

soapHOUSEmama said...

this is so fun! Love all the little details and those cut outs!!!

cori in wa said...

That picture is stunning!!!! Gorgeous colors!

Izzy Anderson said...

Margie, I love this. It's so fun and summery. Beautiful work. Love the colors too.

Marisa Job said...

Love all the bright colors in this layout!! The boys look so cool!! LOL! Hugs!

Loni Redden said...

Great techniques! Love that fish accent.

Sarah Webb said...

That fish is lovely!

laura whosthischick said...

That is a great frame. I love the fish. Great job.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Gorgeous project Margie! LOVE the bright bold colors! So fresh and fun!

Alyssa said...

What a terrific photo! And I love what you've done with this layout. So bright and fun.

Norma G. said...

Hi Margie! I love your layout and all the different elements you used to add texture. The laser cut clouds and sun are really great too :D

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving me a nice comment!!

Erica said...

How fun is this??? I love it.

Christa said...

Love your technique! This is such a beautiful card!