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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

So You Call Yourself a Beach Bum?!

Are you a beach person?

Do you dream of white, sandy beaches, crystal clear blue water and days of sitting and doing nothing? (I know I do!!)

Where do you like to go? What's on your wish list? Just gotten back from a trip?

Fancy Pants two lines...Beach Babe and Beach Bum are perfect for capturing all those memories from your favorite beach and more!

Today Designers Audrey Pettit and Kristen Swain show just how diverse you can create and craft!!

Soakin' Up The Sun Gift Bag 
GlueArts Designer: Audrey Pettit

Glue Arts Supplies:
Glue Glider Pro with High Tac Adhesive
Ribbon Adhesive
Extreme Adhesive Squares
Micro Extreme Adhesive Squares

Fancy Pants Supplies:
Beach Babe Collection
Patterned Papers, Alphabet Stickers, Chipboard, and Buttons

Hero Arts Number Stamp
Fiskars Border Punch
DSD Carnation Creations Die Cuts for Spellbinders
Stampin'Up Ink
May Arts Ribbon
Doily, Hemp, Vintage Lace

Instructions:


1. Measure your gift bag, and cut several strips of patterned paper to size, the second piece being approximately 2" shorter than the first. Cut two thin strips of solid paper and cut one edge of each using a decorative border punch. Cut two strips of lace to size.

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2. Layer the paper, border strips, and lace and adhere the layers using the Glue Glider Pro with High Tac adhesive and Ribbon Adhesive. Wrap hemp cord around both the top and bottom of the panel, hiding the paper seams.
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3. Attach this paper panel to the gift bag using Extreme Adhesive Squares.

4. Cut a round doily in half and attach one half to the top of the top layer of paper. Decorate gift bag with printed chipboard embellishments.
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5. Die cut or punch several layers of flowers from patterned paper.
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6. Layer the flower pieces together and secure with a mini brad. Top with a round chipboard embellishment.
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7. Adhere flower to the center of the doily using an Extreme Adhesive Square.
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8. Create a small tag from patterned paper. Embellish with a paper strip, more chipboard, and a sentiment created from alphabet stickers and number stamps.
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9. Tie ribbon onto gift bag handle and add your sentiment tag. Add buttons to the gift bag and tag using Extreme Adhesive Squares and Micro Extreme Adhesive Squares.
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Enjoy!

Calvert Cliffs State Park Beach 12x12 layout
GlueArts Designer: Kristen Swain


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Supplies:
paper/diecuts-Fancy Pants Beach Bum collection
Glue Arts High Tac, UCutIt foam, Mini and Regular Adhesive Squares
Buttons
twine
Diecut machine- Cricut Expression and Gypsy Handheld Device
Cartridges- Gypsy Font( script font), Street Sign( block letters), Doodlecharms(sun), and Cricut Everyday (oval tag)
cardstock- American Crafts
sewing machine

Instructions:

1.Cut 1 inch from one side of kraft cardstock, then cut 2 inches from top of kraft cardstock. Layer onto blue paper using High Tac to adhere to paper, then use sewing machine to add sewing lines around edges of cardstock.

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2. Cut wave paper border by cutting along lines of waves. Adhere to layout with High tac adhesive.

3.Print and trim photos, add to layout with High Tac, then add diecuts from paper collection to layout as shown, using Adhesive Squares. I crumpled my cloud to give it more dimension. Use UCutIt foam on the dolphin.

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4. Use diecut machine to cut out diecut suns and lettering for title. Adhere with High Tac adhesive.

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5.Adhere fish to wave border using UCutIt foam and Mini Adhesive Squares.

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6. Finish layout with buttons and journaling.

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So how would you like to try out our Glue Glider Pro and our Perma Tac Adhesive?

How about our Extreme Adhesive Squares?  

How about our 3D Combo Pack filled with our dimensional clear Raisen's and our U Cut It Foam?

And to top it all off.... products from the Fancy Pants Beach Bum kit!


Just leave us a comment and we'll pick a random winner next Monday to receive this fun prize!

44 comments:

  1. what fun summer projects.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  2. love the summer papers & the page layout! thanks 4 a chance 2 win!

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  3. I would love to try these products. Great projects. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  4. Oh what a cute bag. That LO page is great!

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  5. Great summer gift bag and I love how you used the adhesive for the buttons etc. Thanks for the helpful ideas!

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  6. Makes me want to go down the shore right now! Love the fish under the sea. Cute stuff.

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  7. Such fun projects! Glue Glider Pro has been on my wish list for awhile now.....my fingers are crossed!

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  8. Love it!! So cute, these papers are adorable! Can hardly wait to use them!

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  9. Love that layout! Great for my Bahamas pictures! I will look for them at the expo on Friday!

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  10. I would LOVE to try all of the above!! I already <3 my GGP!! Such great designs!

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  11. I would love to try your adhesives!

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  12. Love both projects a lot! Fantastic inspiration with your fantastic glue

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  13. Great projects! I would love to win this line to use with the pics we will take in August when my sister and her family come to visit!

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  14. My my my what great products you have!

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  15. wow....love the awesome giveaway and the great projects!

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  16. Cute, cute, cute projects!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  17. What cute projects!! THANKS for sharing them with us!! THANKS also for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS DAY!! =)

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  18. Love the beachy theme! Thanks for the great ideas.

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  19. Super cute and I would love to try out these fabulous products!

    staci dot jones at gmail dot com

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  20. Love that gift bag even without a gift in it!! Great lo, such a neat design!!

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  21. I never thought about decorating a gift bag, guess I needed this inspiration!

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  22. Love that scrapbook layout, so well done!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  23. Love these projects. My Glue Glider Pro is wonderful, I would love to get to try the Perma Tac, and the Adhesive Squares, The 3D Combo pack looks like fun! thanks for the chances.

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  24. oh my gosh! I would LOVE to win this~ all the project I could do ! WHat an amazing giveaway!~
    kacee

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  25. I would love to try it all and the Fancy Pants collections is great! Awesome post today!

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  26. Wow I would love to win this...thank you for the chance!!!!
    Tracy D.
    Washington State

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  27. I never have enough adhesives, so I would love to try all of these! Love the great projects!

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  28. These projects made me want to head for the beach!

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  29. Who wouldn't want to try this out??? I'm crossing my fingers and toes :)

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  30. What a nice Beach Collection! Love the gift bag - it's sooo nice!

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  31. I love the beach and I love everyone of hese projects. I am going to make that book. TFS

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  32. I love the beach and these projects!

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  33. AWESOME layout and that gift bag is simply adorable! Loving the handmade flower embellishment...wow!
    I would love to try a Glue Glider Pro as I have been looking for a new adhesive to use. THanks for the chance to win !

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  34. Beautiful layout and cute bag too.

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  35. This is a super cute collection, I have cruise photos that will go perfect with it!

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  36. That dolphin page is adorable!
    braundk@comcast.net

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  37. Too fun!! I love the gift bag but that State Park page really ROCKS!!

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  38. How fun!! Everyone did a fabulous job showing off this super cute line...
    - April W

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  39. Gorgeous beach projects with the Fancy Pants lines: Beach Bum and Beach Babe!! Love Glue Arts blog for all my inspiration!

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  40. Loving all your projects..you ROCK!! with your giveaways..they are always the coolest newest stuff!!

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  41. Adorable gift bag and layout! We spent time at the bean today, and I do believe I've got several lauouts' worth of photos to scrap . :) Beach Bum would be perfect! thanks for the chance to win this, plus the always-incredible Glue Arts products!

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  42. Fantastic projects! I love the FP line, and of course I adore Glue Arts products! Thanks for the chance to win them!

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  43. I don't have a Glue Glider, but I would love, love to have one!!!

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