Sunday, May 1, 2011

May design team

For this month's design team kit each member was given a Jillibean Soup collection to work with. Well that made me really happy as I am a huge fan of jillibean. I received the super fun 'spotted owl soup' which is all about birthday.
I made the usual card and layouts but also thought that, given the theme, that a few other birthday decor items were in order.

Banners are everywhere right now and I'm a fan. I cut these ones out of a patterend paper and stitched a string for them to hang on. I made buttons into balloons and used up some very old Heidi Swapp chipboard letters.

More banners! LOL

I love the corrugated shapes that jillibean comes out with

I popped up my owls and used just a tiny bit of liquid adhesive to hold the strings in place

Here's my little extras...

I used a foam ball inside this cupcake wrapper then used pins to push in crumpled 1" circles. The pins add a fun touch and are so great on cards too.

Although most of this line is very fun and full of bright colours and patterns this patterned paper is a little softer so I added a Prima felt stem and used the 'bean blossom' under a die cut to form the flower. I used baker's twine to decorate the handle and voila, a pretty little gift bag for one of my friends!

This banner was cut out on the store's Accucut. There are lots of fun things that we can do for you with this die-based system. Keep your eyes on the store's blog for more amazing ideas. I added some chipboard letters then embellished with lots of fun bits and pieces. I used the baker's twine to string it up.

Another fun kit!
Make sure you check out what all the other ladies did over on the TSF gallery!

6 comments:

Dr. J said...

Just amazing reveal Shelby! Love the big banner, the little "cupcake" potted plant and your layouts are gorgeous!

Lori S. said...

Stunning reveal Shelby. Love it all. Colours combinations are amazing! I too love the banner. Great thing to use over and over.

Deanna said...

Awesome girl, I seen it at the store yesterday and wow really good! I esp love the banner! Gorge!

Laura said...

what a great reveal this month Shelby! congrats!

Regan said...

sut up with the cupcake...you are amazing!

Joanne said...

Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous!
Joanne xo