Thursday, September 5, 2013

September Swirlydoos BLOG HOP and Reveal!

Welcome to Swirlydoos' September Kit Reveal Blog Hop Block Party!!


If you came here from Angelica's blog, then you are on the right track. If not, go back to Swirlydoos' blog and start from there. We have some amazing projects for you to see today !! Make sure to leave a comment on all of the blogs for a chance to win!!! Check out Swirlydoos on Facebook and Like Us!!!

I am sooo thrilled to be back this month. This is the first time in months that I have played with paper, paint, and anything crafty, and it just felt great. :)) Trust me when I say that the DT has knocked this reveal out of the park, honestly, I just can't get over how we all get the same kit and come up with completely, and totally, different projects!! ENJOY!



 "12"
A project about my girl, that one who is in junior high, who has her ups and downs, who is sometimes unsure of herself, but always and forever, beautiful. :) Love my Ahna.
  I fussy cut like crazy (I mean after all, it had been MONTHS, lol) , layering, framing, and of course adding some color with paint.


 "Xander 'Suger Dumplin' Kelley"
Seriously. This child's face. :) Even my three year old boy can't resist his brother, having dubbed him "Sugar Dumplin'" and it totally fits. (Especially because we call Jax "Cookie") 
 I totally dismantled the fringe in this kit, used it to frame my photo, and then brushed on a thin layer of glue onto the page and dropped the cut fringe on top. I then drizzled some gold paint, and flicked some spots everywhere of course.
 The Prima feathers were so fun to add, gave it almost a nest like feel, or perhaps a bit like an Indian Dream Catcher? (I hope so, that is what I was going for.) My hubs and kids have a bit of Cherokee Indian in them and I have never added anything like it into our pages, sooo I thought I would give it a shot!
Next up, we go wedding gift-ish. Using some of the flowers and embellies, I thought it would be pretty to dress up a simple, white, package.
Just a simple cluster, made wow with some paint splashes & flicks.
Of course, the present needed to have a card to go along with it...
After cutting the pieces of paper that I wanted for the card, I dressed up the envelope to match, simply by adding a rectangle of the paper, then splashing with paint and outlining it as well.
Did you like what you saw? Here is the gorgeous kit "Gilted Pleasure"

Well, that's it for now! Thanks SO MUCH for popping by, it is fabulous to be back as a Swirly girl.

Here's the nitty, gritty, details of our hop...

You have until midnight, eastern time, on 9/5 to complete the hop. Winners will be announced on the Swirlydoos Blog on Friday 9/6. In order to qualify to win here is what you need to do:
1: Visit all of the blogs and leave a comment on each. This way we know you were there. Become a follower if you're not already. Take your time. There are REALLY beautiful things to see along the way.
2: Before you leave each blog, look for the “special” words and write it down.
Once you have visited all the blogs and collected all the special words, they will create a sentence.
3: Finally, go back to the Swirlydoos blog and leave a comment letting us know how much fun you had, tell us the sentence that was created with all of the special words you collected. Can't wait to hear from you.


My special word is : LIFE

The party continues over at Vicky's blog. Have fun!


The name of the kit is Gilted Pleasure.
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73 comments:

Stephanie said...

Love all of your projects Heidi, especially how you used the fringe!

Taking paper to a whole new level! said...

FANTASTIC LAYOUTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

luv46kdz said...

What gorgeous work. Love all your techniques. One day I'll be brave enough to just drop paint on my layouts. Till then I'll live vicariously through amazing artist like you ;)

Paula

Kim said...

Great work Heidi. It is always so different.

Tigrulya said...

So gorgeous works!

Manda_K said...

WOW!! Love to see you back!!!

Monica said...

LOOVE everything, but especially the first layout! The paint splats really make the page shine and add so much to it. thanks for the inspiration!

Paulien van den Bosch said...

So GOOD to have you back honey. We missed your amazing projects. And you did came back with a BANG!!!!!

Erin Smetak said...

Your pages are amazing! Love the wedding gift and card too!

Buffy Esser said...

Just wow...all your projects are simply stunning the sugar dumplin oen I just adore!

Kavitha Vadhri said...

lovely layouts and awesome idea of paint splashes.

Christina L said...

Loved your Layouts!!!!!!!Great work!

CT Johnson said...

I am just speechless, first at the beauty of your designs and secondly that I did not know about your wonderful blog until now. You are now right in my favorites! Thanks so much for the chance to win and the design inspiration!

DogsMom said...

It is amazing how people can start with the same kit and come up with so many variations.

Merrihew said...

So glad you are back! Beautiful LO's! I always admire your use of negative space!

Chantelle Zur said...

Such great work, so different!

Sharon said...

Amazing layouts. So creative.

Debbie L Gregory said...

I am SO excited you are creating again. You definitely took all these months of pent up creativity and showed them here, Over the top!! LOVE LOVE IT!!

Debbie L Gregory said...

PS Forgot to tell you, Adore the new hairstyle!!

Janie Boots said...

Ummm WOW I am totally blown away by your creativity.

Tasha said...

Love the projects thanks for sharing!

GA said...

You are so talented in your crafting! Thanks for sharing!

Shanna Shands said...

I love the wedding package and the layout is so adorable.

L. Akins said...

I'm happy to see you back to scrapping! Lovely work

Hanne said...

Love to see you back! Gorgeous projects.

JustCardsBy Sara said...

Wow love your work and how u can create something so magical for such simple things thanks for sharing your work with us and teaching us new ways to look at things sara

artoutwithyourheartout.com said...

Welcome back Heidi! I love your art style!

melanie wilson said...

Beautiful layouts, love the blues with the black and white!

Anna Giller said...

Interesting work. It differs from any other layouts I've seen. I like your stile!

Hope Amen said...

Such creativity...love the layouts!

Anita's blog said...

Great Layouts, love it!

Wendy said...

Beautiful work! I love seeing all of the creativity! Thanks for sharing!

Regina Hamilton said...

your layouts are amazing. i love the splash of color.

langeatheart said...

Awesome layouts Heidi I love your style! This looks like an amazing kit! All the best!

Marianela Guevara said...

Wow! I'm really inspired, turquoise work well, which is often not achieved in a good way, but you do it great!! This Blog Hop, it's lovely, because we do travel for each blog, In 1 super inspiring!!

Big Apple Jovi Girl said...

I really like the more "modern" look of your layouts. A very different take than the typical vintage. Awesome.

Jodie said...

Beautiful layouts!

Lisa Reynolds said...

So creative love your splashed paint effect.

MARCH said...

magnifiques créations ! et merci beaucoup :-)

Scrapycandy said...

So interesting the use of the paint! Thanks for the inspiration!

MZule said...

Glad you are back Heidi, missed your beautiful creations! And you certainly didn't miss a beat with this kit! I love how you cut up the ball fringe on your Zander LO!

aallen66 said...

I like the paint splats, I'll have to give that a try

Robin said...

WOW! Love your layouts and gift topper. I've missed your inspiring projects.

ginger jarnagin said...

First I wanted to tell you that I say that I am "playing with paper", I loved that you said that too. And second OMG I think I am in love - with Sugar Dumplin. He is way too cute for words!!

Sherrenae - Sherri said...

Love the paint splatter look - great projects thanks for sharing your talent.

linda161 said...

Love your layouts and the colors you used.

Cherene said...

So beautiful, love all the paint splats

Debbie said...

WOW!!! Sooo gorgeous, love the negative space, you balance it so well....

cghundley said...

Beautiful work
on these projects.
Carla from Utah

Amante del Papel said...

I loved the touch of turquoise highlights and beauty is much more noticeable

Diana Adams said...

Awesome pages! I love the black, white and turquoise colors.

Lynn Good said...

Awesome pages. Very very inspirational. Thanks so much for sharing.

Lura said...

love the projects and products. amazing giveaway and fun blog hop. xoxo

Karen said...

Wonderful stuff!

Susan Goodell said...

Great ideas here! Hop, hop!

Art4me said...

Wow, I love your work. I am glad I found you!

Annette

Colette Nederhoff said...

so creative!! lovely

Patti Katai said...

Beautiful layouts...thanks for sharing!

Lore Harris Olmedo said...

OMG Heidi... fantastic LO's!!! Love them!!! Grettings from Colombia

Lynne said...

Your layouts are simply beautiful and your gift wrap and tag are a gift in itself!

Kimberly said...

pretty pages.

MiMi63 said...

Gorgeous LO's So much time and talent seems to go into all your projects!

Rae said...

Heidi, it so gooooood to have you back! I love your creative eye! Fabulous projects, doll!

Linda Pekrul said...

Wow! You have an amazing style! I LOVE the layout of your little boy!!

LuvinMyCricut said...

Beautiful! Especially like the "12" LO and your card.

paperpapier said...

gorgeous layout..love the artistic touch of it.

Erica Ortiz said...

Wow, very inspiring! I love all the colors used and the use of paint, just perfect.

Amy Lou said...

I love the pop of teal on your first layout!

Vicky Alberto said...

your style is just too cool!

Sonja said...

Wonderful projects!!

LindaSS said...

Totally love Your first layout... so amazing

Emmy said...

Gorgeous creations! Love the way you combined the papers and embellishments!

Beatrice Lawson said...

Seriously gorgeous projects, love the layering and clusters:-)