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Member Since February 2008, 74 forum posts, 3 public projects

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Treat Yourself to Some Coffee by Lia Abdullah

And to let the people around you know that you're on a 'coffee break', hang up this sign!

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Anybody who knows me know that I love my dose of caffeine so I was ecstatic when Maya Road created the Coffee Cup Coaster album - perfect for my coffee-related projects! Here is one for you to make for yourself!

 

Supplies
Maya Road Scallop Ring Book
Maya Road Coffee Cup Coaster
Maya Road Scroll Chipboard
Maya Road Trinkets Textured Knit Blossoms
Maya Road Jonathan Chipboard Alphabet Set
Maya Road Jonathan Mini Alphabet Chipboard Set

Patterned paper
White pom-poms
Inks and white paint
Glitter
Clear dimensional lacquer

 

Instructions

Step 1: Ink Jonathan and Jonathan Mini chipboard alphabets, and a piece of trimmed Scroll Chipboard. Set aside to dry.

Step 2: When dry, generously cover the inked Jonathan Mini alphabets with clear dimensional lacquer. Set aside to dry.

Step 3: Apply a fair amount of liquid glue over inked Jonathan alphabets. Sprinkle glitter over glued alphabets, shake off excess glitter and leave aside to dry and set.

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Step 4: Cover a page from the Coffee Cup Coaster book with patterned paper. Ink edges.

Step 5: Adhere white pompoms near 'rim' of coffee cup to create faux marshmallows. Adhere beads for faux chocolate sprinkles. :) Embellish coffee cup further with patterned paper cut-outs and Textured Knit Blossoms.

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Step 6: Paint sides of one page from the Scallop Ring Book with white paint. Ink edges with your favorite ink color.

Step 7: Cut a piece of patterned paper to fit into centre of painted scallop page. Distress edges of paper. Adhere to scallop page.

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Step 8: Assemble the different prepared elements as shown.

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Step 9: Tie a ribbon through the pre-made holes at top of the scallop page.

Step 10: Hang the sign up as and when required. :)

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I hope you'll have fun making this project, just remember to pour yourself a favorite beverage before you begin creating!

 

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Family Vacation Calendar Page by Sandy Wiley

For an upcoming trip to Disneyland, I made a March calendar page using lots of Maya Road goodies. Skylar doesn't know yet that he will be in Disneyland in 2 days so it will be a huge surprise for him. This layout is pretty much all chipboard pieces and sheers. I used green Maya Road mist for the word "March" and chipboard man, yellow paint for the bird, and the rest are directly from Brilliance ink stamp pads. Once the color is applied to the chipboard the fun begins by playing with stamps to add a little interest to the piece.

Products Used:
Urban Lily Calendar Page
New York Uppercase Alphabet
Bird Chipboard Set
Bracket Chipboard Set
People Keychain Set
Black & White Sheer Tickets
Sheer Scallop Cards
Boy Rubons
Jonathan Alphabet Rubons
Clock Stamp Set

Family vacation 1


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Family vacation 3 
Have a great day!
Sandy

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~PS I Love You Air Mail ~ by Katie Watson

 

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Have you seen the Airmail mail box with the postage stamp edge mini album inside?  I think it gets missed sometimes and it is such a cute project to make.  I have had this cute little mailbox sitting on my shelf for a bit now just waiting for me to start it. 

  I had several ideas for it...but then I rented the movie, "PS I love you" and I knew that was the title that I would use.  I just did a simple family album inside but there are many different things you could do with the mailbox.  The possibilities are endless. 

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Maya Road Supply List-

Air Mail Mailbox and Postage Stamp Album

Cherry Blossoms and Birds Chipboard Set

Cream Pom Pom Trim

Pink Pinwheel Blossom Flower

Love Ticket Singleton Stamp (words from it)

Trinket Velvet Pleat Blossoms

Mini Flowers Chipboard Set

Scallop Ric Rac

Other Supplies-

Basics (trimmer, scissors etc)

Fabric Glue

Brown Ink (Ranger Distress Ink)

Patterned Paper

Ranger Crackle Paint (to match your papers)

Colored Ink (that matches your papers)

White paint

Razor knife

buttons

large vintage style flower or rose

brad

ribbon

letter stickers

ink pens

1. Paint or ink edges of mailbox with white paint.  This way if there are edges peeking out, they will be covered.  Set aside to dry.

2. Paint edges of postage stamp mini book white, set aside to dry.

3. Cut a piece of patterned paper to apx. 11 3/4" by 7".  Ink edges in brown.  Adhere to mail box starting from bottom edge (your bottom of your mailbox will be a separate piece of paper) and wrap around the top. 

4. Trace and cut bottom and ends of mailbox.  Ink edges and adhere.

5. Cover flag with patterned paper and exacto knife the edges to trim off excess. Ink and add bits of crackle paint to add a chippy paint distressed look to it.  Poke a hole through the brad hole going from the inside of the mailbox out.  Secure flag using provided brad.

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6. Ink and crackle paint embellishments (I used the Cherry Blossoms on my mailbox.)

7. Using fabric glue adhere pom pom trim to outside edges of box.

8. Tie ribbon around front of mailbox.

9. Poke hole through front of mailbox and then using a long brad secure large flower to front of mailbox.  Adhere paper on the inside flap to cover brad.

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10. Apply "PS I Love You" to box using letter stickers.

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11. Sand edges of mini album for a shabby look.  Ink with colored ink lightly in random areas and add touches of crackle paint for a chippy paint look.  Do this to the mailbox also.  Go light and easy.

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12. Cut papers for mini album to a 3"x5" size.  Ink edges and outline with black pen. Adhere to mini album pages.

13. Add pictures to mini album.  Embellish with chipboard pieces, trims, flowers and letter sticker.

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14. Tie bow to chain. Done.

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Just think, you can always have a "good mail day" with this little mailbox and album!

 

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