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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

You light Up My Life & Week # 2 Winner




Today I am going to share an out of the box type project,I had an idea about using a CD from Crafter’s Companion called   Paintbox Poppets Interactive Papercrafting CD-ROM to show you how I can make an altered piece using a Quality Glass Block.
 

 I was recently asked to do a review for Quality Glass Block.Let me share my experience.


 I was so surprised when I opened the box & saw all the options I had with this glass block.
This glass block comes with 3 plastic inserts
:It has an insert with a slit for a bank, one that fits an electrical cord, & it even has an insert that completely closes the block off if you’d like to do that. (I was thinking a block full of candy or gifts for a party) 

On this paper crafting CD-ROM you'll find gorgeous design sets and coordinating backing papers, frame cards and alphabets, along with toppers galore including decoupage sheets, ribbon sliders, sentiments and the ever-popular Card Companions.


 This is the decoupage sheet I printed from the Paintbox Poppet CD and the glass bloc as I started to design.
I used this sheet to layer on the inside and the outside of my decorative wavy block.Using the base layer I used Mod Podge on the top of the image and attached in the inside of the glass block. It gives a crackle look as it is drying
I also attached the layer 3 to the outside of the glass block-careful to line up to the base layer in the inside.I filled the inside with crinkle filling. I left an area for a light string in the bottom.It was to hard to get a picture of the light.
Next I went to work  decorating the outside with various flowers, greenery, and bling.Most of my flowers are from Wild Orchid
Many of the flowers are from I Am Roses, the bling swirl is from Want 2 Scrap.

 I even decorated the top with the same floral spray and a rich satin ribbon from my stash.

I hope I gave you some inspiration to try something different using products from Crafters Companion CD ROMS...there are so many wonderful designs available.
Was this a great out of the box type craft??? Hope you pick up a Wavy Deco Block from Quality Glass Block
Would love to see what you create.
I also want to share that I will be sharing several cards made with this Crafter's Companion CD in the June 15th Issue of Paper & Pixels Magazine, I hope you are a subscriber and join me then.

I am entering the following challenges:
The CD Sunday Challenge-Use something from A CD
Great Impressions- Anything Goes
Order Of The Opus Gluei- Beyond The Garden
Scrappers Delights Paper Crafts- Flowers
Card Caravan-Flowers


Week # 2 NEWEST Giveaway Winner is
3
ScrappyRae10 said...
How exciting!! Thanks for the chance!
Scrappy Rae 10 please contact me with your  full name and address so we can get your prize in the mail- If I don't hear from you before May 21st I will have to pick a new winner.

Make sure you enter this week # 3 Giveaway RIGHT HERE.

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25 comments:

  1. Congrats Jessica!

    Wow this is amazing! I love the different element you used. TFS AJ~

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  2. Such a fantastic use of that neat block. You really outdid yourself, Dawn!

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  3. Wow wow wow wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!! This is GORGEOUS!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee that little girl image, the flowers... just EVERYTHING is AMAZING!!!!! WOW!!! And big congrats to Jessica!!!!

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  4. i've always like those glass blocks and only know them as a window-type but you? you rock!!! this is gorgeous! GOR-G-US!!!!

    congrats on your good news. keeping busy AND getting paid for it is always good. now you can save $$$ to come visit! AND you sound happy.

    looking forward to talking with you soon.

    big hugs sunshine!

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  5. Dawn, this is absolutely beautiful, through and through. I love the crisp clean look of the block with the soft girl image and satin ribbon. Gorgeous!
    Super excited to see that I was chosen as a winner, but I was already contacted by the other Dawn (guess it's my lucky day with the Dawns..LOL) saying I was chosen as a winner at her blog, too.
    Please do, take a moment to choose another winner and share the love!
    :O)
    Jessica S

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  6. Oh Dawn, that is the prettiest thing I have ever seen... how I wish I knew how to make one!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  7. So you made this? I saw it on the CC blog. NICE!

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  8. WOWZA Im super excited!!!!! THANKS A MILLION!!!

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  9. Wow! what an amazing project. Thank you for joining us this week at CD Sunday.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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  10. Wow - this is so gorgeous and so 'out of the box'. Thank you for sharing this with us at Cd Sunday.
    Carol x
    CD Sunday DT

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  11. Dawn, this is a stunning project! Love the beautiful image, and that block is wonderful! Great idea, and gorgeous project! Thanks for sharing...

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  12. Congrats to Scrappyrae! I just love this block idea Dawn! So gorgeous and it looks easy to do - I am always a fan of easy :) You have definitely inspired me to try this!

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  13. Beautiful project Dawn! I've always wanted to try one of these! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  14. OMG Dawn this is awesome, wow, this is an amazing project, so beautiful.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  15. What a neat project! Bet it's extra pretty lit up. Great job with it. Congrats to your winner,
    R/

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  16. What a beautiful project! Love the flowers and soft pinks you used.

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  17. This project is wonderful-you've inspired me to run out and find one of those glass blocks! Thanks for your delightful take on our theme and thanks for playing along with us at Opus Gluei this week!

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  18. I have been looking for these blocks everywhere. Love what you did Dawn. Super beautiful!

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  19. First time I have seen these blocks - beautiful creation! Thank you for joining us at Scrappers Delight this week!

    Chrizette
    DT Member
    Celestial Things

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  20. What a clever and delightful take on our Garden theme, I love this! The dimension of your layers really is a terrific idea.

    Thank you so much for sharing this creativity with us at Opus Gluei! C'mon back over for more themes with us!

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  21. how awesome to alter a glass block, love it Dawn, what a pretty image!

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  22. Such a different idea and it's just stunning. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  23. Great project! I have always wanted to decorate one of those glass blocks...yours is just marvelous!!

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