Tuesday, May 29, 2012

"Dear Lizzy....You Are Delightful!" Said GlueArts!

Soft sweet colors, feminine embellishments....flowers, ice cream, strawberries and more!

All of this is part of the beautifully delicious Dear Lizzy Neapolitan collection!

Today Designers Kristen Swain and Audrey Pettit are going to have your sweet tooth crying out...they're just so soft and sweet! GlueArts Adhesives though..can't be beat! (nothing wrong with a little rhyming on a Tuesday!)

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Delightful Wall Hanging
GlueArts Designer: Kristen Swain 


American Crafts- Dear Lizzy collection- ribbon, paper, stickers, chipboard, ribbon,buttons

ribbon- May Arts
chipboard album- bobunny and Maya Road
sand paper

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1. Cover each album shape with paper, glue into place and sand off edges.

2. Adhere chipboard pieces together using Adhesive Squares.

3. Add foam tape to back of stickers and chipboard and adhere to butterfly.

4. Adhere ribbon tulle to bottom of chipboard using Adhesive squares, also add ribbon bow and button on knot.

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5. Add U Cut It Foam to large banner, then adhere to butterfly. Make banners with stickers, toothpicks and U Cut It Foam.

6. Punch holes at top of banner, thread ribbon through and tie knots.

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Just a Little Sunshine Hanging
GlueArts Designer: Audrey Pettit


Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro+ High Tac 
Glue Arts U Cut It Foam Adhesive
Glue Arts Extreme Adhesive Squares

American Crafts- Dear Lizzie Neapolitan Collection:
Patterned Paper, Stitched Ruffle Paper, Accent & Phrase Stickers, Printed Chipboard Shapes, Ribbon, and Buttons & Accents

Corrugated Board: Zutter
Brad: Basic Grey
Twine: The Twinery
Ink: Clearsnap
Paint: Delta
Corner Rounder: EK Success
Wool Fabric and Burlap

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1. Paint corrugated board with white acrylic paint.

2. Cut two pieces of patterned paper to size for your corrugated board. Layer with contrasting papers. Round the corners of some of the papers and machine stitch in place. Edge blocks with brown ink and adhere to the base.

3. Adhere strips of Stitched Ruffle Paper. Wrap twine around the ruffle paper and tie into simple bows.

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4. Embellish with cardstock stickers, chipboard, brad, and buttons. Adhere some of the pieces with Glue Arts U Cut It Foam Adhesive for dimension. Use Extreme Adhesive squares to attach others.

5. Roll small strips of wool fabric into flower rosettes and adhere using adhesive squares. Adhere small strips of burlap fabric for texture.

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6. Punch two small holes in the top corners of the corrugated board. Tie with Twine to create a hanger. 

So tell us...are you are love with this amazing collection yet?

Our incredibly generous (did we say generous?/!!) friends at American Crafts were kind enough to send an amazing kit filled with the Dear Lizzy Neapolitan collection. It's filled with papers, stickers, buttons, alphabet stickers...and on and on. We'd like to send this to you...so please post us a comment. We'd love to hear how many of you are using GlueArts Adhesives. And if not...what is first on your list to try.

Then we'll select one random winner from this week's comment and post their lucky name right here next Monday. All it takes is one comment and it might be YOU!

Do stop by tomorrow...we have so many beautiful projects to share with you this week that we know you will not want to miss a day!

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