February 4, 2011

Faber-Castell, Day 5 and CHA pics

Today, I am going to provide you a few links to check out some projects by other artists using the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft product line.
*You'll LOVEEE this background that Gina K. created using the PITT Pastel Pencils. Check out her card and video HERE.
*This altered canvas by Mou Saha is sooo bright and adorable -- see it HERE.
*THESE monochromatic ATC's are butterfly heaven!
*And if you've been wondering about the new Color Gelatos by Faber-Castell, HERE'S a great video showing a fun technique featuring these fun "color chapsticks."

And
I just couldn't resist sharing a card of mine today, too! :)And here's a peek at the gorgeous shimmer- much prettier in real life: This card was created using the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft gelatos in silver and gold metallics. I first stamped and embossed the script text (Purple Onion Designs) using VersaMark ink and clear embossing powder on dark blue cardstock. Then I colored directly on top of the blue cardstock using the silver and gold gelatos. I blended these colors using my fingers (the embossed script acts as a resist to the rich gelato color). I used the same technique with the butterfly stamp (Purple Onion Designs). I stamped and clear heat embossed it on orange cardstock and colored over the top using the gold metallic gelato.
And now, time for some CHA photos! My trip to LA by train was tons of fun and filled with lots of laughter. :) Lisa (the owner of my LSS, Mementos) and Peggy (an awesome instructor at Mementos) began our journey at 3:30 AM at the small Yuma train station (i.e. a slab of concrete next to the train tracks...LOL)-- all aboard!
Here's the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft booth and pictures of me posing with some of my samples. It was sooo surreal to see some of my cards at the show! Then it was time to head to the Hero Arts booth and meet a few of my favorite crafters, Jennifer, Shari, and Lisa! Seriously, such an honor! Oh and what a thrill it was to meet the BEYOND sweet and designer extraordinaire Kathy!
I also got to meet my good friend, Nancy, but my picture of the two of us is on my friend's camera, not mine, so I will post as soon as I can. I hope you've enjoyed my photos (if you made it to the end of this long post)! HUGS!

12 comments :

Sarah said...

Great post, Jill! Love seeing all your CHA pictures! Gorgeous card too! :)

Joy said...

Your card is gorgeous Jill, I also have thoroughly enjoyed seeing all the pics, so many beautiful memories, big hugs!

Anonymous said...

Great card & such nice pictures. Thanks for sharing. MOM

Kathy said...

I can only imagine how surreal it must have been for you to see your work highlighted-but I'm not at all surprised, Jill. You are one creative gal and your work is just beautiful. Looks like you had a blast! Off to check out the links:)

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Another wonderful card!
And loved seeing the photos of all of you! Such fun!

Tiffany said...

What a great time at CHA!! So glad you got to meet the HA ladies and our crafty Flickr friends too! So sweet! Thanks for sharing!

Nancy said...

Hey Jill!! How sweet and talented can one girl be, I mean really, you are such a sweetheart! How happy am I to finally meet you and to see those wonderful samples up close and personal. Thanks for the links, can't wait to start using all those great products.
blessings~

Kimba's Kreations said...

Jill...you are TOO CUTE!!! You look like you had a BLAST!!!! I hope that CHA comes to NYC so that I can meet some of those talented HeroArt ladies!!!

Kelly Booth said...

Beautiful cards....How fun to get together with awesome people and friends...sounds like you had a wonderful time Jill!!

Sharon D from Canada said...

Thanks so much for sharing these very sweet pics, Jill! It's wonderful to see all you happy and incredibly talented girls together! I especially love the shot of you posing with your gorgeous cards!

donna mikasa said...

Hi Jill! Gosh, I saw tons of shots of you on other blogs! So glad you enjoyed CHA and got to meet so many dear friends! Welcome home!!!

CanadianScraps43 said...

Jill I am so happy for you! You are one gorgeous gal. Love your smile so much! Lol! I am so happy to see you hear with the HA scrappy gals. It must be so surreal to see your cards displayed with an amazing company as Faber-Castell. I have been eyeing their product at the craft store lately thanks to all that you do with them, and looks like maybe another thing to add to the wish list. I don't know if my hubby will like that! Lol. So proud of you sweetie and so happy to see you have your day in the spotlight. So well deserved. Miss you and hope to catch up sometime. Big Hugs.