Tuesday, May 26, 2009

anyone catch my boo boo when i posted this Wed??

Take a look at the unfinished project at the beginning of the post,
(under 'this is where we left off')
Now look at the very last photo that I said was the finished project.
Wrong pic!!!

Here is what the finished treasure really looked like.

You guys better keep an eye on me. =0))

It's Paper Crafting Wednesday

over at Kelli's House

Paper Crafting Wed.

Be sure to go over and see other great paper crafts,
and enter the drawing each week!!!

This is my "To be Continued' post from last week.

This is where we left off.

I had you gather up your supplies of trims,
buttons, laces and whatevers to finish trimming.

Here are some photos of different ways I did
some cards using the same idea only simplified..
Instead of using a mat, all is done on a piece of card stock,
each piece dry brushed and glued on as you go.

In the above grouping I have 3 different sayings,
finished 3 different ways.
It's fun playing, and i like 'more',
but for the "Enjoy the Simple Things.." card,
I thought less was good.

Here is another example of different trim,
and also an envelope.
I always add something to the envelope to match the card.
This time just simply dry brushing the edges of the flap.

close ups

And this is the finished piece from last week.
I just add things till it says 'done' to me.
You can't see the hanger well, but it is a piece of black ribbon,
tied in knots at the ends and glued on.
I did not take a photo of it, but i like to finish the backs
gluing on dictionary or music paper.
Just gives them a little surprise when they turn it over.
(Oh, idea!!! Could add a verse or leave room for a special note too.)

If you have any questions on how any of this is done,
or are interested in purchasing any of these items,
Please email me.

Blessings, and Happy Wednesday!!

Barbara Jean


I can't wait to see what i get.
This is my lucky week!!!!


Pearl said...


Tami said...

Congrats on your win!! Adorable sheet music items!!

Have a great day!

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

wow! These all look great!~ You're so creative.

Robin said...

All of these are just fabulous Barb! I really love the key to friendship one...that old looking key just adds the perfect touch!

My Little Raggedy Blessings said...

Love all of them Barb , I need to get out my music sheets , cardstock ect and play thanks for the inspiration hon .

have a good day !!

Karen Valentine said...

Hi Barb! It was so nice of you to come and visit my home and garden blog, and leave me such a nice comment. I have enjoyed looking at your beautiful creations. The things you made with the sheet music are just lovely. I have an art blog as well. I love making things with paper, ink, vintage images too. Maybe we will cross paths again. I would like that.


Wildflowerhouse said...

Love your cards and the sayings.Sharon

Clare said...

Just lovely. I posted your craft goodies a few days ago should be with you soon, give me a hola when they arrive so I know the postal service did what it is supposed to.

Lisa said...


The dB family said...

Oh! They're lovely!! I have a piano teacher that would love to receive a card like yours!

nancy said...

Great stuff. A beautiful way to use the music manuscripts.

Terri said...

They are beautiful. I love the music paper!

Kelli said...

I love the lace and especially the key! So beautiful!