Sunday, March 27, 2016

Butterfly Jar

After adding the glitter to this jar, it still needed something more. I had several ideas running through my head, but nothing really panned out. Then, I found this butterfly. I enjoy the way it sort of peeks through the glass from the other side.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Pixie and Fairy Dust - Take 2

I previously posted the jar below, with some slight variations (view here). After viewing opinions for other crafters, I came up with this final product.

Pixie and Fairy Dust

I glittered the jar, then had trouble figuring out what should be added. I didn't really have a plan for the jar. I just wanted to try the glitter technique, which is very easy.

I found the $2 jar at HL on sale for 50% off. That's right, I got it for just $1. I decided that was a low enough cost to practice. I haven't decided yet whether I should use the lid with the rhinestones, or without. What do you think?

The little pixie, relaxing on the glitter, is from Silhouette Design Store.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

My Dog Bailey!

This afternoon I decided to play with photo tracing with my Silhouette. This is the process of using a picture and creating a traced image which can then, using the Silhouette, be printed on fabric or paper, or cut on vinyl.
Any time I want to try a new Silhouette technique, I go to Silhouette School. She has a great blog and some e-books, to help with various techniques. 
Any way, below is a picture I had of my dog, Bailey, and the traced image of the picture!

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