Julie Moenck

Card making, home decorating and an occasional random musing.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

More Welcome Homes

Welcome home seems to be a recent theme around here. This was the second project at Mary's house, though I'll spare you the step-by-step on this one. It's called Many Welcomes, and doesn't it look just perfect in her family room? Thanks for letting me exploit your home, Mary, for the benefit of my blog!

These are so easy to install (just takes a bit of patience), and they'll come off clean, so no damage to the walls. I need to get some in my own house....oh, I ordered one for the bathroom. I just need to take the time to put it up.

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Mary and Julie install some art

Vinyl wall art, that is. My friend Mary wanted a way to keep a chore chart on the wall that wouldn't fall down when her teenage sons breezed in and out the laundry room door. She loved the new chalkboard Decor Elements from Stampin' Up! Let's hope this also helps the chores get done!

The chosen space (above).

Me peeling back the "transfer sheet" after thoroughly rubbing it onto the wall (above).

Mary works on applying the second layer, the "chore chart" part of the project (above).

The finished product! I'll have to check in with Mary to see if the chores are all done this week...

Have a great Sunday,

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Welcome Home

One of my best friends from high school moved back to the Midwest two weeks ago after spending several years on the East coast! To help her, her husband and their toddler warm up their new place, I made this simple hanging "Home" sign. I love making these, because they're so simple, but make a statement.

I used the Big Shot, a Stampin' Up! designer paper pack (subtles collection), Very Vanilla and Early Espresso cardstock, and 3/8" twill tape. The Big Shot dies were the Scallop Square and Circles #2.

I'm so happy you're here, Kahla (and J and little S)!

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Monday, August 9, 2010

The one about laughing with my nephew

My nephew, Daniel, is 2 1/2. He's a riot. Seriously. Check out this photo. It's from last Halloween, and I don't even know what was so funny. I just love this photo, and though I don't scrapbook much, thought I'd use this photo as a perfect sample to show off at workshops.

Paper: In Color 6x6 patterns paper stack (Hostess), Pear Pizzazz; Peach Parfait card stock; Early Espresso for die-cut letters
Dies: Sizzix sizzlet "Naturally Serif" alphabet; "L" from Serif Essentials die set

And, if you were wondering about the two workshops I had last Thursday and Sunday, they were great! Thanks to Elizabeth, Barb and Amanda for being such gracious hostesses! I look forward to helping them close out their parties and choose their free products!

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The one about getting ready for two REAL workshops

My first real workshops, as in not hosted by myself, are this week! One will be hosted by my coworker, who had gotten away from stamping when she had her beautiful children, and whose husband is now wondering why I had to appear on the scene! Thanks, Elizabeth! The second will be hosted by my neighbors, mother and daughter duo Barb and Amanda. They are avid card makers and scrapbookers, so I better get my game face on!

At the workshops, the make-n-take will use Stampin' Up! Presto Patterns Designer Series Paper. This stuff is like the old lemon-juice-on-paper trick! Use a little ink on a sponge, and presto! the pattern appears. Here's a sneak peak at the project.

Stamp sets: Because I Care (Hostess set--ask me how to earn one!)
Paper: Presto Patterns Designer Series Paper, Certainly Celery Cardstock, Concord Crush Cardstock (one of the limited-edition "In Colors")
Ink: Concord Cruch, Certainly Celery
Tools: Modern Label and Scallop Oval Punches

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