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Hi Again, girls!

I think I told you all it is going to be one crazy busy week!    Well, here I am starting it off with a bang.   Today I am going to give you a little sneaky peek of what’s coming from Our Craft Lounge.   The new sets are due to release later this week, so keep your eyes peeled as I will have a sneak peek every day until the release!

When I got a look at the new images coming, I got all excited once again.   So much fun and some really heartwarming images, too!

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I combined two sets…. Oceans of Fun and Bubbles Happen to make this little shadow box.   Now I know you are going to want to know how I did this, so I am going to give you a quick synopsis and then I will do a tutorial on it next week.  

Ok, so basically it comes down to this….. I took a piece of heavy cardboard (the backing from a pad of paper is perfect) and cut it into a 4″ square.   Then I cut another piece to 2 1/2″ square and placed it on top of the 4″ square (center it) and traced around it.   Then I cut that 2 1/2″ square out with an Xacto knife.   I covered the ”frame” I had made by using sticky tape to adhere it to my designer paper.   I cut and X in the middle of the frames center and folded the pieces around to the back (this needs a visual, but if you have ever wrapped a frame, you will know what I am talking about).    Then I cut a piece of coordinating cardstock to 4″ square.   I scored all sides at 1/2″ and 1 1/2″ ~ Now you will have to see the attached to see what I cut out ~  The grayed areas are cut out and the broken lines are cut.   Form your piece into a box  and use the tabs left over to attach to the back of your frame.

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Here are my deets:

Stamps:   Our Craft Lounge’s Oceans of Fun, Bubbles Happen

Colors: Baja Breeze, Urban Garden dp, GP White

Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black, copics

Accessories: cardboard, acetate, tiny 1/2 pearls, sticky tape, dimensionals, ribbon, circle punch, button, floss

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Thanks for stopping by for the peek!   Remember to come back tomorrow for more :)

    ~~ Holly ~~

9 Responses to “~ A Little Sneaky Peeky for Our Craft Lounge ~”

  1. on 27 Apr 2009 at 13:04Connie

    Oh my goodness, Holly! This is just amazing!!

  2. on 27 Apr 2009 at 13:58Kim P

    Oh my gosh! This is soooooooooooo cute! I have some young stampers coming by later this week. May try this project!

  3. on 27 Apr 2009 at 15:24Christi

    OMG Holly this is fantastic!!!

  4. on 27 Apr 2009 at 19:41MelissaC

    Love it!! Thanks for posting the directions as well!! You rock girl!! Blessings and hugs!!

  5. on 27 Apr 2009 at 20:53Cambria Turnbow

    YOU ARE MIND BLOWING AMAZING! This is SOOOO cool! ROCKSTAR! :)

  6. on 28 Apr 2009 at 10:18Tosh

    Love this cute fish box Holly! Darling!!

  7. on 28 Apr 2009 at 10:19joyofstamping

    THUD! I looooooove this Holly! WOW! Thank you for making sunch amazing things with our stamps. Your work is AMAZING!

  8. on 01 May 2009 at 13:30Patricia St Martin

    This is the cuteist. I love everything.

  9. on 14 Aug 2009 at 14:04Kelly

    OH my this is an absolute vision of loveliness!! AMazing!!!!!!!!!!

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