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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Craft-Dee Bowz and USArtQuest!!!


It's time for my post this month here at Craft-Dee Bowz and thismonth we had a little extra challenge! We had to use the colors tan and blue, keep a beach theme, do a double loop bow, and use some fabulous products from USArtQuest. We got Dicrofibers, Prills, and Mica flakes.

This is my layout, this is one of my very good friends beautiful daughter. I had fun mixing in these products, they were mostly new to me, so it was quite a challenge, but fun!


First of all I used the "Dicrofibers". They are fibers that look like cotton candy! You use a rubber stamp and cover it with StazOn, then you put the fibers of your choice on top, cover with the included paper and heat with an iron!!! The iron melts the fibers and you just peel off the design!! I then use the different colored "Prills" in the center. I attached with "Perfect Paper Adhesive", also from USArtQuest, this is a fabulous glue, it dries totally clear and it's not sticky to touch. I used a hibiscus stamp and just cut into a circle.


I took the light blue "Prills" and first covered the swirl stickers with the "Perfect Paper Adhesive" and then poured the Prills over it. I let it dry and then shook off the excess! I used the Mica flakes in the bottom corner and across the bottom of the mat to mimic a sand look.


Here is a better view of the Mica flakes!


I used some Moxxie paper and stickers, the little leaves are stamped and the little blooms are just small blooms layered together and scrunched! I had so much fun playing with these products!!! I urge you to check out all the fantastic products that USArtQuest has to offer!

Thanks so much for stopping by, I really appreciate it, and please check back to see what's next!!!!

Patti~

8 comments:

Vicki said...

Patti, Love your LO! Fresh colors and design!

Donna Maligno said...

Patti, what a delightful project! There's so much texture going on that you almost feel like you're at the beach. USArtquest products are so versatile and you worked them into your project beautifully! The layered bow gives the feel of sand and sparkling surf to top it all off.

Barbara Bruder said...

Patti, Your project is so pretty and bright. I love how you used the Dicro Fibers for your flowers and the Prills are a great fit for the flower centers. They look spectacular on this L/O. Great use of the Mica Flakes. USArtQuest has a great array of products!!!Loke how you layered the bow, too!!

Brenda Frame said...

Patti, your layout is just beautiful! You showcased everything so well! I wished I had come up with more ideas, but you gave me some great ideas for another project! Thanks

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Patti! What a wonderful masterpiece! Love the way you have incorporated that great bow with multiple ribbons into all the other interesting textures and shapes and the pretty photos. hugs, Donna {Creative Smiles}

Avril Ann said...

Superb layout, Patti, and what a beautiful daughter, you friend has, gorgeous work xxx

starqueen said...

Hi Patti,
What a beautiful page! It's so fresh and summery, with a gorgeous bow to give it the right touch. Thanks for sharing!

Mary T said...

Great layout, you had a great subject, very photogenic. The bow is awesome!