Monday, November 8, 2010

Karen's Creations scrapbook retreat

Came back yesterday afternoon from Karen's Creations retreat.  It was fantastic.  Great food, lots of laughs, great roomie (thanks Kristie) and lots of scrap booking was done.  It was held at the Super 8 motel in Port Elgin, Ontario.  Great service, lots of amenities and pretty close by.   Here are some samples of what I did complete:

The first two are contests off of the page maps blog:

materials used:  cardstock:  bazzill, pp:  shabby green door; pen: staedtler (black); ribbon:  unknown; adhesive:  scrapbook adhesives and zip dry; letters:  cricut lyrical letters

materials used:  PP- Harmonie, Basic grey, crate paper (fussy cuts); cardstock - prism; frame - Prima; tiny type - Kaiser Craft; Thread - Coats; ink - tim holtz "brushed courdory"; adheasive - zip dry

 The next four are my own designs:

materials used:  pp - bo bunny; letter stickers - fancy pants; pen - staedtler (blue); pop dots; adhesives - scrapook adhesives, zip dry; 
diamond stickles 

materials used:  pp: bo bunny (OLD); flowers - unknown; pen - staedtler (blue); diamond stickles; tiny type - Kaiser Craft; large letters - fancy pants; cardstock - bazzill

materials used:  diamond and emerald stickles; tim holtz "tea dye" distress ink; zip dry and scrapbook adheasive adheasives; coats thread; bazzill cardstock

materials used:  bo bunny pp; bazzill cardstock; taterd angels brown mist; title from sports mania cricut cartridge; walmart buttons; unknown ribbon; tim holts brushed courdory ink; weRmemory keepers eyelets; staedtler brown pen; unknown green thread; pop dots

 This next one is my version of a pagemaps sketch too.  There just wasn't a challenge on the blog, that's all.
materials used:  bo bunny pp; bazzill cardstock; tim holtz distress ink; pop dots and zip dry adheasive; coats thread; wild card cricut cartdridge for title; ek success circle punch (thanks Tara - I borrowed it)

I had a blast this past weekend. Notice the new addiction to stickles!  I am already beginning to save for next fall when we do it all again.


1 comment:

  1. Too retreat was at a Super 8 in Barrie. This weekend as well.