Senin, 31 Januari 2011

It's a Ming thing

Check out this months Dazed & Confused to see the beautiful Ming Xi in a dreamy editorial created by Will Davidson and Joanna Schlenka. The ethereal styling and flowing movements create a poetic feature, celebrating innovative Asian fashion.

Minggu, 30 Januari 2011

Day 2 of CHA

 Our display at the Plaid booth.  This is to kick off our new show, Plaid Craft Tv - Coming Spring 2011!

 Mark Montano, Amy Anderson and Michael Jolly.

 Seriously love this product!  Mod Podge is like candy!

 Make and Takes gong down!

 Lots of crafters are loving Hot Glue Gun Helpers!

 Loving my friend Drew the Crochet Dude and his designs!

 Matt and Casey from Plaid Craft TV are filming live from CHA!

 It is a rockin show!

 Drew holding crochet court with the ladies ~ Traci Bautista joins in the fun!
 How cute is Sonya!!!  She is going to give birth in two weeks!!

 Amy Anderson from Mod Podge Rocks, Megan Nicolay from Generation T and Plaid Craft TV guest, Sonya Nimri

 Stefanie Girard and Margot Potter joining us at the Plaid Craft TV set.

 Stefanie Girard joining us on Plaid Personalities. 

 me, Vicki O'Dell, Sarah Hodson and Jenny Barnett Rohrs from Craft Test Dummies.

Sabtu, 29 Januari 2011

Day 1 of CHA!

Here is the still work in progress display for Hot Glue Gun Helpers!

This is our display for the Innovations Award Presentations.

Hot Glue Craft: Paper Roses Frame

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Sewing ARt
Amy from Mod Podge Rocks and me playing peek a boo with steve.

Lamp shade from burlap and old books - made with hot glue.

We see you!
Even pendants are hot glued!

Hot glued scrapbook

This year I am really ready to FLY - so I made this to keep me inspired!

Paper flower birds nest.

time to hat

setting up our display in the innovations cabinet

We are so thrilled that our new tools made it into the Innovations Awards!

Ready to go!

Glue guns are heating up!

Giving a chit chat on why our tools ROCK!

Jumat, 28 Januari 2011

Sneak Peek: Plaid Craft TV

Plaid Craft TV
 Coming this Spring to

Steve and I are so thrilled to share a sneak peek of our new crafting web-series, Plaid Craft TV!

Backstage antics...or lack of!

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the world’s most glamorous catwalk shows? As much as we would love to reveal a scandalous world of tantrums and catfights the reality is far less exciting, especially for the models. Check out these shots of Elite girls behind the scenes at the couture shows...backstage must haves include: ipod, phone, snack, book and a cup of tea!

 Caroline at Valentino & Julia at Chanel

 Julia S at Dior & Olga at Jean Paul Gaultier

Sigrid at Dior
Images taken from

Challenge 46 - White

Thank you to all our entrants who played along last challenge... so many adorable Fairies and Angels!

The winner of a Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamp of their choice is:

Mel S.

The winner of a Wags 'n Whiskers Digital image is:


Congratulations Mel and Karen! Thank you for your beautiful fairy creations. Please contact me to claim your prizes.


Mariska has a great challenge this week and is asking for your creations to be:

only the image in colour

Don't forget our challenge is now open. Anyone can play along and you DO NOT need to use a Wags 'n Whiskers image.

Each challenge we have two prizes:

One random participant will win a

Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber stamp of their choice.
Any entry using a Wags 'n Whiskers image on their card will be entered into a drawing for a W'nW Digital stamp of their choice!!

Therefore, anyone who uses a Wags 'n Whiskers image will be entered into both prizes of a rubber stamp and a digital stamp!!

The only requirements are that you link directly to your challenge project - not to the main page of your blog. You must have a new project (no back linking) and you must link your card to the challenge post.

If you do not have a blog, you can still enter the challenges by uploading your cards to an open gallery such as Splitcoaststampers.

Here are the DT's stunning cards for your inspiration:

Now it's your turn!!!