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Yay, My First Rocksbox!

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Have you heard about Rocksbox? It's a great way to add jewelry into your life with out the clutter, big price tag, and boredom you sometimes get from trendy pieces when the trend is dying out.

Here's a video of what was in my first box:

 

When Rocksbox first asked me to try out their jewelry I wasn't too sure about the whole thing...I'm really picky with jewelry...but my stylist did a great job with figuring out what would work for me based on their style survey. I love that the three pieces they sent in my first box work great together and on their own mixed with things I already own. Now the tough part is figuring if I just want to continue to borrow it or if I should splurge and buy it!

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Chime in if you have an opinion!  I'm really thinking about keeping the necklace...it's too versatile to pass up!

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Hurry on over to Rocksbox and use code: erinbff528 to get your first month FREE!!

 

sponsor: Rocksbox

Disclosure: I have received jewelry from Rocksbox to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own and based on my use of the product. This post contains affiliate links. If you buy from this link it won't cost you a penny more but I make a little bit of money (not enough for a pony)

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TruthScrap - Celebrating the Intersection of Faith and Art

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Yay, I'm really excited to share with your that I'm going to be teaching at TruthScrap in January! I really hope you will be able to join us for this event!  TruthScrap is the ONLY online, live virtual art and crafting event focused on celebrating the intersection of faith and art. With inspiration brought right to your desktop, there’s no need to change out of your PJs because you’re logging on, right from home!

If you want to learn more about the HOW and WHY of infusing your creativity with your faith, Truth Scrap is the event for you. Learn new skills while getting a new take on old favorites! And with seven energizing, talented instructors, you’re sure to be inspired.

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The class I'm teaching is on Faithbooking...which is a way to scrapbook your faith. I will be sharing ideas on how you can do that and why you should! I can’t wait for you to join us! Click here for more info!

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Desktop Wallpaper

Do you use desktop wallpaper on your computer? 

I love it!  I used to be really diligent with creating a new cute one every month to spiff up what I spend so much time on...it was kind of the equivalent of buying myself flowers. Well, with moving I got out of the habit, but since Typepad (my blog host) was down yesterday I had some time that I had scheduled as computer time so I whipped up a quick one.

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What made it so quick to do? -I used a free digital scrapbooking template from Soco Scraps and Gennifer Bursett created all the digital papers and doodads that are free from Pixels & Company. I love free, so thanks Soco Scraps, Gennifer, and P&Co!

So since these digi freebies are sized for 12" x 12" scrapbook pages I just added my papers and doodads like you would normally do for digital scrapbooking and then resized them for my desktop.  Here's a video on how I did it (for all of you that will surely send me an email asking me how):

 

 

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Scan N Cut: Wall Decor

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I'm not going to lie.  I LOVE how this turned out!!  {You can see the video tutorial of how I did it below, or click here.} This idea would make a great holiday gift too if you're looking for ideas!  I happened to find this dessert plate at a thrift store, but I've also seen them on eBay!

 

 

I used one of those vintage dessert pans, some scrapbook papers & transparencies, and the ScanNCut™ machine to make it, and believe it or not it's a pretty quick project to make since the machine does most of the work!

I started off by cutting out a bunch of different shapes of flowers out of all the papers, and then cut out some leaves out of the transparencies.  The Scan N Cut cut through it like butter!  

Once all my die-cuts were cut out I just layered each flower individually and stuck a brad through the center of it.  Then I just used foam adhesive to adhere it to the pan.

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Next, I cut out the corrugated paper with the Scan N Cut...once again easy cutting!  After it was cut out I scuffed & sanded it to distress it a bit.  I also hand-sewed around the edge of it.
BIC - Decor2I also cut out those letters with the Scan N Cut to spell out "home".  By cutting them twice in different papers I was able to give them a bit of a shadow.
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To see the tutorial on how I created this decor, watch this video:

 

disclosure: Brother International

Disclosure: I am a paid consultant for Brother International Corporation and have received a ScanNCut from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own and based on my use of the product.

 

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Turn your SVG and FCM files into ScanNCut files with Canvas!

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Exciting news for all you who have been wondering what to do with all the great SVG and FCM die cut files you already own...Brother has developed the cloud-based ScanNCut Canvas to go along with your ScanNCut™ !  And it's FREE! -Thank you Brother!!

I've had been playing around with the beta version of it and I really like it so I'm hoping to squeeze in some time to play with the new public version this weekend. Let me know what you want to know more about and I'll report back on it for those of you who are still on the fence about getting a ScanNCut...oh, and if you're ready to buy, you can get your ScanNCut online HERE.

 

 

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Check this out!

Did you hear the BIG NEWS???

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Brother™ International is introducing the FIRST home and hobby cutting machine with a built in scanner!!! 

 

Here's another sneak peek of how I used it to draw letters right onto my cardstock and also cut out fonts, love that look!!

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Sign up HERE to be a part of the fun and get the latest info on this awesome new product! There's some NEW updates and videos on the ScanNCut site to check out too!

 

 

Sponsor: Brother International Corporation

Disclosure: I am a paid consultant for Brother International Corporation and have received a ScanNCut from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own and based on my use of the product.

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Hey Scrapbookers and Papercrafters...

Did you hear the BIG NEWS???

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Brother™ International is introducing the FIRST home and hobby cutting machine with a built in 300dpi scanner!!!  Woo-hoo!

Here's another sneak peek of how I used it to cut out some die-cuts out of a transparency...

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Sign up HERE to be a part of the fun and get the latest info on this awesome new product!

 

 

Sponsor: Brother International Corporation

Disclosure: I am a paid consultant for Brother International Corporation and have received a ScanNCut from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own and based on my use of the product.

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Have you heard the BIG news?


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Brother™ International is introducing the FIRST home and hobby cutting machine with a built in scanner!!! 

And I have been having FUN with it! Here's just a peek of the how I used it to cut out my own handwriting!

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Sign up HERE to be a part of the fun and get the latest info on this awesome new product!

 

Sponsor: Brother International Corporation

Disclosure: I am a paid consultant for Brother International Corporation and have received a ScanNCut from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own and based on my use of the product.

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