Tuesday, February 1, 2011


Yay, it's February! That means the new Creative Crew gallery is open on Splitcoaststampers.com! Thought you like to see my projects. There are 4 themes for you to play along with this month. "Catalog Focus" is to make a project using beads, baubles, trinkets, chains and charms, "Colour Focus" is to use Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso, Daffodil Delight, "Seasonal Focus" is the make a project to use at a dinner party, or dinner party related, "Scrapbook Inspiration" is a sketch which you should be able to find on the Creative Crew thread.

My first project incorporates the dinner party AND trinket theme. I made wine charms using the trinket crowns form the Occasions Mini Catalogue! Love how this turned out :)

and a close up of the charm :

Also included in my Dinner Party theme is this recipe book. I used my Zutter binder to hold it all together.

Here's my menu for the dinner party. I've invited my dear friend Patty {she's the one who makes the Creative Crew happen ... she works really hard behind the scenes} who deserves a treat, don't you think?! Here's her place name and menu which also incorporate February's colours!

AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST, IT'S A NEW KIND OF CARD-FOLD. I think I'll call this one the Box Arm Card. Not very original, but it works by two 'arms' folding outwards to create this:

Here's another angle to see if it's making sense yet!

... and if you still haven't 'got it', here it is from the side. See? Clever isn't it?

I made one more box arm card using a trinket key. Here are a couple of pics of that one. It's portrait this time, vs. landscape.

Want the tutorial? I'll be providing a link on SCS this time, I was inundated last month with requests for the bendy fold, so I've put the tutorial on my side bar ... right at the top!

Please let me know what you think, I always love to hear from you :)

Now go and play with this month's challenges. Use these KEYWORDS when you upload so we can all find your creations:

CCREW0211CF (catalog focus)
CCREW0211DF (design/colour focus)
CCREW0211HF (holiday/seasonal focus)
CCREW0211SF (scrapbook inspiration focus)

Can't wait to see what everyone makes. Happy Stamping!


Debra said...

Wonderful projects Emma! I love everything.

MY Inky Fingers said...

Oh my! Fantastic! You never cease to amaze me with these awesome cards! Yes, awesome!

jill said...

Now we know why you haven't been around. You have been creative haven't you. I love them, every single one. WOW!!!

juniperbarn said...

Fabulous!! Grand Canyon awesome, my dear! I loved every one!

Debra said...

Okay, sorry I HAD to post again. LOVE, love, love the last card!!! WOW!

Lorien Clark said...

Wow! You are something else girl. But I already knew that.

Fabulous cards!

Kim said...

Love it, absolutely love it!!!

Peggysuez said...

Emma these are fabulous!!! You are the new card technique creator extraordinaire! Such lovely colors too.

Laura said...

Holy Crap! You knocked it out of the park, Emma. These projects are FABULOUS! I love them all! That Nature Walk card might find itself in my purse. I've always wanted to be like Lisa H. :-) YOU ROCK, Lady!

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Dawn Marie said...

Oh my word Emma! Beautiful projects! I love them all and you are so creative! TFS

Lorraine said...

What wonderful projects. You are such an inspiration!

Heide said...

wonderful projects!
What a cool card fold!* Hint-club*
I really love how the college card tuned out. Very nice.

Patti said...

Emma I love love love that last card it's beautiful!!!

Scrapcollectr said...

Looks like I'll have to leave the bendy foldy card behind, finally, cuz this new foldy card is the next one I want to master. I'll keep you posted on what I create with it! Thank you for the inspiration!!

SHELLY said...

Emma..out did yourself again,,I to think It would be fun to do at club...please...Beautiful

Tema said...

I love your box arm card & would be very interested in atutorial. I'm always looking for different shaped cards. Keep up the great creations.

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