Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hello There, It's Been A While....

Sorry blog, I haven't been by much in October... but I made it back just in time for one more October post before the end of year activities descend on us...

The Ngoo house has been all about exams the past few weeks but now those are done, its time for the Critters to play again.  So, this project is appropriate I think:
Quick, quick, guess what this is made of?

It's actually a pizza box (not a recycled one though) and instead of pizza, inside there is this:
Compartments made of paper with lots of happy colourful mini albums.

I had a lot of fun 'playing' on this project especially with:

The cute retro images (courtesy of October Afternoon's cakewalk collection)

Glitter!!! (made easier with Cosmo Cricket Glubers)

And a little 'box within the box'
With it's own mini album inside
I reeeeeally wanted to have a 'jack in the box' spring out of there, but Benny wouldn't let me have the spring from his toy.... :( 

The mini albums are bound with paper straws and made of just cardstock and bits of other things
You can tell this project took quite a bit of a very big pat on the back and super mwak thank you to all the lovely ladies who spent their day with me working on this!  I think we'll take a rest from full day class for a while eh?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Chinese Cooking

Wanna see what this Chinese girl cooked up with the lovely lovely Chinoiserie that is Graphic45's Birdsong collection?

It's a recipe book!  And since I don't cook (except when in danger of starvation), this is obviously to be given away to someone who actually does cook.  :)

This book is actually made from Graphic45's 8X8" Easel album.... disassembled, sliced and flipped inside out.... Its' really hard to explain in words, so maybe this will help:

 I was hoping to have little Graphic45 images on each page to match all the categories (soup, veggies, pork, beef, fish etc...) but the only one that I could find was the flying pig from the Olde Curiosity Shoppe collection....haha.. oh well.

Stamped Metal Brads - large
Bird Song 12x12 Pad - I used all the different designs of pattern paper in the pad so that each page in the book is different
Bird Song Stickers

String - May Arts
Dimensional Pearls - Ranger