Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Special Mini Album

 Hello people.

Just wanted to late post this special mini album I recently made but had not shared in the blog.  I guess blogs are disappearing and other social media platforms such as facebook and Instagram mainly, are taking over.  However, I like to post my projects in the blog because it is like my personal library. So, even though followers and commenters have moved or grown over other platforms, hope I can keep my blog.

This mini album is quite simple in terms of the style.  It is a CAS (Clean and Simple) style project.  I have clarified in the past that mistakenly some people think that CAS style is minimalist.  even though it can often be based on minimalism, what I've learned is that CAS style also refer to projects that can be easily replicate.  You can use several techniques and still be creating CAS.  In my case I sometimes just want to make something without stamps and painting or use of powders, etc...  so that for me is CAS.

So, the album is special because it is about my goddaughter.  And it is also special because it is CAS. I essentialy used patterned papers, stickers, cutouts, chipboard, sequins, enamel dots, rub-ons and tiny photos.

My goddaughter graduated from Junior and she looked stunning for her ceremony, and her prom.

But most importantly, she is a good student and a good girl.  She's healthy, she's smart, humble and beautiful.  What else can someone ask for?

She laughs with us, she share her feelings and she enjoys the simple things...

like baking... LOL!

We love her.  She's very special.

Hope you likely mini album. :)

Sunday, July 14, 2019

TakeIt Make It Challenge (from Craft Stamper Magazine)

Hey cool people. Hope you are fine.

I am trying to come back to my hobby more actively after a year with many things happening... All good.  Just a lot of work and family duties... and I guess one gets used to changes after all.

I made two little tiny canvas for the current Take It Make It Challenge from Craft Stamper Magazine. (click to see more).  I've collaborated with this magazine and I used to participate a lot in this challenge just for fun ... so I said to myself... Let's come back. :)

I applied gesso and acrylic paint to the mini canvas.

In one of them I stamped the image first, then colored.  I then applied with mod podge little strips of patterned papers to frame the image.   I didn't worry about covering part of the image 'cause it was on purpose...

I stamped the image again to "take it out" of the frame and make it pop.

For the second tiny canvas, I stamped the image in a separate paper, colored, and along with other images from patterned paper, I fussy cut and placed in the canvas.

I also used some enamel accents to provide some dimension. 

When dry, I applied mod podge as well and some glitter.

Here's the final project of the canvas duo.  I will of course share with my friends at the Craft Stamper magazine blog.  Wish me luck because there is an amazing prize :)

Hope you like my mini tiny little canvas by Scrapper Myra :)

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Latest Projects and Happy Father's Day

Hello beautiful people...
Just stopping by to say hello and share the last several projects I've made and haven't posted in the blog.
This layout was about a wonderful afternoon we had after a long weekend working for a convention.  It was very relaxing knowing the event ended and that we didn't have to go to work the day after.  I'm not a Summer girl even though I live in the tropics, but I think I had forgotten how wonderful was to just chill out under the Sun in a pool or beach.  :)  The page was made in a very simple way using stickers, elements, papers and more from Simple Stories brand.
This card is for Father's Day and I used this cool stamp from Deep Red Stamps.  I have to admit I wasn't sure when I was going to use this image and still don't now if it was 100% suitable for the card, but I have to admit I enjoyed so much coloring the image...  It's a rainbow trout so I tried to emulate the colors and then used glossy accents and glitter to emphasize on them.  I then fussy cut the image to create a 3D image.  Love it.  The background was colored with watercolor painting.  Sentiment stamp is from Unity Stamp Co.

Finally, this layout was another quick and easy way to document a moment.  I used Pink Fresh products mostly and was kind of sarcastic with the page.  This was a Sunday that we were just so tired of so many happenings in our life and just stayed home to relax.  I was seated relaxed and took a photo of the flower but my husband is in the background as he didn't notice.  Suddenly I received a photo of myself... that my husband just took almost at the same time.  So the layout shows the Sunday Funday … but we were really tired and kind of bored LOL.

Thanks for stopping by.
Happy Father's Day to the fathers in your lives.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Welcome baby boy Armando...

Hey beautiful!

Hope you are all fine... I love that I made some time to play a little bit and made this card for a coworker who just became a grandma.  And when I say that I "made some time" is no joke... I've been trying to make time for the hobby lately 'cause I really need a balance.  Somehow the last year several issues has changed and the time has been split differently... so I will be back...LOL!

Anyways, made the colorful card using different patterned paper and cardstock scraps.  Also stamped the name and little friends and fussy cut to assemble my scenery.

When card is opened, it bends to stand out the name and it can be displayed with the sentiment inside that says:  precious, adorable baby boy...

Tried to add this boomerang so you can see the movement.  Hope it comes out when this post is published... Otherwise, you can visit me in Instagram (ScrapperMyra) and see how the card opens.

You can also follow me on Facebook (under Scrapper Myra as well).

It's simple in concept... but I know that the new grandma will love it... :)  The intention is that she uses it to give to his son and daughter in law.

Hope you like it too.  Thanks for stopping by.


Sunday, May 12, 2019

Happy Mother's Day

Yes... Happy Mother's Day!

And Happy Sunday.

Let's celebrate the one and only, the chef, the teacher, the driver, and the friend... The ones still with us, the ones no longer here...  

The cooks, the wine lovers, the crafty, the workers...

Happy Day to all of you.

I made some tags to celebrate moms with positive sentiments and messages.  

Because we love every mom... some are stronger than others, some are sporty, some are executives, some are housewives, some are through processes...   

We love them just the way the are...  they are special and they are not alone... because they are daughters of God.

They are always in our hearts...  They worth a million... more than gold!

Some of them are in the moment to shine... their best moment and they have to take it.

Moms are courageous... they are beautiful.

They are fabulous!

They are unique!

They fight and fight for us all the time...  and they succeed.

We love our moms... even though they are imperfect.

I will share this post and creations with my friends at Latina Crafter, for the May's challenge with the twist of the love for our moms.  All the stamps and stencils used in these mixed media tags are from Latina Crafter.  You can still participate in the challenge if you want.  You can either use the twist as I did or use the sketch they provide (#94), or both.  Click HERE for more information.

Thank you for stopping by. :)

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Sharing some ATC love...

Hello My dear Friends...
I have really been very busy with other aspects in my life and unfortunately am missing my hobby so much.  I hope 2019 will be different and I could find again a good balance.

I have made some ATC's that I've shared in Instagram and Facebook but hadn't posted here.  Even though a blog is not so popular nowadays, I want to continue posting my creations here and somehow keep documenting this creative journey with you all.

Hope you like my latest creations and let's make a toast for a wonderful beginning of 2019!  Cheers!

And for those who would prefer to make the toast with some coffee... here's this cup of joy!

The important thing is that we keep united by the love we have for creativity... 

… and let the wind guide us through this wonderful journey...

Thank you for stopping by...