Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Take a Bite 12x12 scrapbook layout share

Hi everyone! It has been a while since I blogged. I should be fined & put to scrapbook-landia jail! kidding :P
I'd like to share a 12x12 layout I made for a monthly challenge on the www.filipinoscrapbookerschallengeblog.blogspot.com  I've wanted to join the monthly fun for a while now & haven't entered since I am busy with work/business. After the "Valentines & Prom" business rush, I finally found time to scrap! And so I did from 1:30am-4:30am haha! So here's the layout.

I started out w/ "shopping" from my humble scrapbook stash the night before looking for items I'd want to use in the layout. Here's my calm before the storm photos of the papers & embellishments.


I wanted to use a photo of my niece from my cousin's Facebook album. I'm still single w/ no kids so I use my cousins, niece & nephew's photos instead. I can't really tell from what collections the papers & embellishments came from. Most of it was gifted from my fellow youtube crafters 2-3 years ago. haha! Thanks ate Arlene a.k.a butterflykisses12 for the laces, Claudia for some of the papers, Marie for some of the embellishments, Lena for some of the die cut pieces, Ate Ethel for the stamped notecards. Oh so many to mention THANK YOU! the rest I purchased from online shops & sourced locally. Here's the finished layout!

The papers used are from K&Co. from the Wild Saffron collection & the DCWV handy-dandy stack. flowers from Prima, note card of the pocket was from Cosmo cricket Joy Ride mini deck. The camera & the word "TAKE" w/c is part of the title was cut using the silhouette machine, the string I used is just from a spool of knitting thread. The rest are just a mixture of random embellishments I had on hand.


That's it for this layout! I hope to join in next month's challenge too :)

Take care!
xoxo,
ER

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Happy New Year Crafters! Better late than never ey?

I've been neglecting this blog for a while now (I feel bad), and I can give you a lot of reasons why. But I wont state all of them here because this is my creative space and I intend it to be very positive. :) So let me share my most recent project:
Yep it's Tink! and she is not a mini album hehe


A lot has been going on since late last year and I could sense that my business looks promising this year. I have a lot of plans for 2012 and I hope I accomplish them all. On another note, I haven't been paper crafting for a while now, the only paper crafting I do is when I need to make paper bags as packaging for my items. I've been into claying now and please don't get me wrong, I <3 LOVE scrapbooking and I'm not giving up my stash of goodies for that. It's just that my business is inclined on polymer clay art and I'm even planning to re arrange my scrapbook corner to cater my newest hobby and my job as of the moment. I might show you my set up sometime (hopefully) soon. I still buy scrapbooking products here and there and I'm looking forward to be able to just sit and scrapbook all I want. I might need to schedule that  though haha.

I'm also planning to put up a physical store in a mall near my area but honestly, I'm a little scared to do it, Polymer clay is such a new concept that I dont know how people in our little city would react to it. But we shall see if by the end of 2012 I'd have my own store. For now, I only have it on facebook. I'm planning to post it on etsy too. What do you think?

here's a little bit more of how Tink was created(not a tutorial):
Tink is 2.5 to 3 inches in height, made all out of polymer clay. I used a wire to support her body to make sure that she wouldn't tip over :) next time I'll show u how to make little creatures like her on this blog :) I made her wings sparkle by brushing on mica/shimmer powder on it before baking. after 20 mins (5 min. intervals) in the toaster oven she's ready to catch your attention :) enjoy!


Sunday, November 20, 2011

Preparing for a December bazaar

Here I am again with another post about how busy I am. (It's not healthy) I know haha. I would like to share a few photos of what I made so far. The bazaar will be on Dec 12-17 a one week event. I have placed a lot of effort on this thus making no progress w/ scrapbooking lately. So here are a few photos that may or may not inspire you hehe. anywhoo let me know what you think about these:




I cant really describe them more. I'll let the photos speak for themselves.





Sunday, July 17, 2011

It's been a while. . .

It has been a while since my last post,
I have to admit sometimes I feel lazy to scrap. . . maybe because I have been uninspired to work with my stash, it bothers me though.
But when I have the itch to do some scrappin' I get drowned with to many "other" things that i had to get done.

As of the moment, I am managing my small local online business based in facebook, called "clay goodies". It caters to both of my passion; fashion and crafts. I sell ready to wear clothes for women, and polymer clay items. (since i have not gotten an office job yet) I get to work with my business management skills and my creative skills through this. and Im happy. however, sometimes. . . it eats up my energy and I dont get to scrap as often as I did before. I miss It. . . so much.

But I know. someday that "mojo" will find me again. . . or I might find it again. haha! I love scrapbooking and Im not giving up on it. and I miss you girls/ladies! I still watch your vids often though :)

But for now, let me share my latest venture: Polymer Clay




I will do a couple of tutorials on these, and a few more videos which were requested by my subbies :)

till my next post. . . God bless!


Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Shabby Chic Altered Box

I haven't posted in a while but here's a little project I made:




I altered this box using the DCWV papers Mariposa and Once Upon a Time. I used prima flowers, handmade flowers, pearls from raks and swaps, trims, some flatback pearl stick-ons, stamps and other embellishments.

It's very simple and shabby chic.



Have a wonderful day! Until my next blog!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Arts & Craft Episode 1

Hi everyone! How are you all doing? I havent been able to scrap a lot lately. But here's an easter treat for everyone! I have a video of this project on my youtube channel (selectionsbyer). but here's a photo of what we did. (i made this with my little cousin)

An Easter Banner


Here's my little helper: w/ our puppy :)



video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qplnRtvb0SM&feature=related


I had a lot of fun making this project! I will be posting a lot more really soon!

love & hugz,
Ellen

Saturday, February 12, 2011

come and visit my store blog :)

here's my store blog:




http://www.selectionsbyer.blogspot.com

and here are some items that i have in my blog!







i also have a video about my blog in my youtube channel :)

thanks! and happy shopping!

Monday, January 31, 2011

bling beads galore!

hey everyone! i wanted to share these finds:



these are crystal beads displayed at my local bead supply store. Im very lucky to have stores like this close to where i live. :D even though i dont have a scrapbook store nearby i get to work with what i have, which makes me more resourceful and creative. :D I've been contemplating on selling some of these items in the near future. so that international scrappers can get a hold of these "beadily" finds too.

here are some more pictures:



I wanted to take more pictures but i was worried ill get cought haha!
next time ill be showing u pictures of the lace store that i go to :D they recently remodeled their store. and now its more beautiful! :D cant wait to shop for laces.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Shabby Chic Mini Album

I just finished cleaning up my craft area and some claygoodies polymer clay orders that i had to do. so i decided to finish the shabby chic mini album that i started and never got to finish. until a couple of days ago :) i made a video of it on my youtube channel "selectionsbyER". dont forget to comment, rate and subscribe :)

here are a couple of pictures of the mini:

















Tuesday, December 21, 2010

GIVEAWAY on my youtube channel!





hey everyone!
Just a quick shout out! come visit my channel on youtube and comment on the video there. and get the chance to win some gifts from me this Christmas :) take care! and have a fun fun fun and wonderful holiday!

here's the link:
http://www.youtube.com/user/selectionsbyER?feature=mhum

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