Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Graphic 45 featured ABC Primer Projects

Hiya All!  Happy Tuesday!!    Thanks so much for dropping by today!  O Where did this summer go???
It's back to school time already, and my baby is growing up too fast!!!  Friday Skyler will start her first day of Kindergarten.  I am Having very mixed emotions about all this, but she is very excited!!  
So hard letting them grow up... So in celebration of Back 2 School, Graphic 45 is featuring ABC Primer Projects from myself and the wonderful Laura Denison.  Make sure to stop by G45 and leave your comments for the giveaway and check out Laura's awesome piece..  So onto the inspiration..

This first project is something I created using an old hand chalboard from an antique store. 

This would just be sooo cute in Skyler's room!   Perfect for leaving little love notes, or even chores etc.  To create this effect with the metal brads.  Paint white, allow to dry then ink raised surfaces with Staz on Black. 

Supplies used: 

Papers: Graphic 45 An ABC Primer Collection
Building Blocks
Grammar School
Embellishments: Grraphic 45 Chipboard Buttons
Graphic 45 Metal Buttons
Graphic 45 An ABC Primer Chipboard Tags 1
Tim Holtz Grundgeboard
Punches: Martha Stewart Ornate Lace Border
Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Inks( Frayed Burlap)
Staz On ( Jet Black)
Adhesives: Glossy Accents
Tombo Mono Glue Stick
Other: Silk Flowers, Pip Berries, Vintage Chalkboard, White Acrylic Paint

For the next project, I created a super cute layout uaing lots of fun images from the ABC Primer Collection.  The chipboard letters are imaginarium design, with a litte rock candy overtop for shine. 
Such a fun easy layout that could be great for so many things!

Supplies Used:

Cardstock: Bazzill Nathan Burlap
Papers: Graphic 45 An ABC Primer Line
The Three R’s
Grammar School
Building Blocks
Alphabet Soup
Calico Kids
Bedtime Stories
Embellishments: Graphic 45 Chipboard Buttons
Graphic 45 Trim
Dies: Spellbinders Blossoms 2
Punches: EK Success XL Scallop Border
Stamps: Crafty Secrets Clear Stamps (Sweet Stuff)
Inks: Tsukineko Versafine ( Onyx Black)
Tim Holtz Distress Inks( Frayed Burlap)
Colorbox Cat’s Eye ( Dusty Rose)
Title: Imaginarium Designs Chipboard
Basic Grey Capella Letter Stickers
Adhesives: Tombow Mono Glue Stick
Scrapbook Adhesives 3D foam squares
Glossy Accents
Scor Tape
Other: Tim Holtz Distress Stickles( Rock Candy), Vintage Buttons, Chipboard, Salmon Colored Pencil
Thanks so much for stopping by on this fun day of inspiration! 
Don't forget I have a giveaway going on till Friday, so click here to leave your comments for a chance to win!
Have an amazing week!
Nicki Chicky


genagirl said...

Ohmygosh! both of these are super cute - but that little chalkboard is my favorite. I was just thinking how wonderful it would be on the headboard of the bed, each child's name and little messages! So cute!!

NanaBeth said...

Adorable!I have mine on pre-order.can hardly wait for it to get here!

Jo said...

gorgeous work, i can't wait to get my hands on this collection!