Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Always Remember Me

Upon driving home from the art store I was inspired by all of the beautiful papers in the scrapbook section. While I have a lot going right now I just couldn't help working on a few of my own. While there are not many in the store right now I plan on filling it up very soon.

All of the scrapbook pages are designed from the very beginning to the end by me. Each page takes around 2-3 hours starting by designing and drawing the backgrounds (by mouse none the less) on each "paper" then the random artwork is made and all put together in true scrapbook style.

Each page is easily customized by you, no more cutting and pasting paper, buying all of the embellishments that quickly add up or worrying about finding the time. All you need to do is upload your photos, change the text and titles, and add anything you want, you can even change the size of the paper if you want something bigger. Each page can be beautifully framed too!

Blue Easter Bunny Scrapbook Page Green Easter Chick Scrapbook Page posters

Need something special right away? Feel free to email me.

to be continued...


Saturday, March 14, 2009

Welcoming Baby Cards

New Line Of Baby Cards On GCU!

I often times overlook Illustrator but on occasion I get around to opening it up and playing around with it. Since I don't have a drawing tablet Illustrator is not my first choice to use but I wanted to do another line of simple baby cards for single up to quadruple births and I wanted to make them multi-cultural.

First I started out with the background, I made a small swatch of polka dots in light and dark pink then added it to the swatch pallet. I applied it to my card background and added type on top. To draw the baby I started out with a circle for the face, drew half circles for the eyes, two small circles for the cheeks and placed them accordingly. To make the pacifier I made an oval and placed a half oval on top for the handle.

To make the bonnet and bow I began with a oval made from the pentagon tool. As I was stretching it I held the up arrow so the sides increased to around twenty or so. I used the "pucker and bloat" filter to make the billows in the bonnet. I then added a smaller regular oval to serve as the lip. For the bow I made a triangle and moved the anchor points to round it out. I copied and pasted in front of the first triangle and reflected it to form the other side of the bow. Add a circle for the knot, some lines for the creases, and the bow is finished. For the tails I just drew them freehand with my mouse and repeated the copy, paste, reflect for the other side. I moved the bonnet behind the face and the bow in front and placed it on my card. To change complexions and colors was easy from there by just selecting the items and picking the colors from the color palette. To add extra babies I copied the face after grouping all of the shapes and pasted them.

There are cards for single, twins, triplets and quadruplets and if you need more babies feel free to drop me a line and I will be more than happy to make one up for you. Cards are $2.79 with bulk purchases being lower.

to be continued...

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

NEW! Fun & Funky Bookmarks & Stickers

Say It With Color has just released Bookmarks and "This Book Belongs To" Book Stickers - Great gifts for the avid reader in your life.

As with all of my designs the text can easily changed or added to

Rainbow This Book Belongs To Sticker Rainbow Bookmark profile cards
Ocean This Book Belongs To Sticker Ocean Bookmark profile cards

Bookmarks come in a set of 20
Book Stickers come in either sets of 20 - 1 1/2" or 6 - 3" sizes

Check back often as new designs are always being added

to be continued...
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