Friday, December 2, 2016

Faux Rusting

Hi there!  Today I will be sharing my faux rusting technique that I used on my pick-up truck card.  The items you will need most of you will already have in your home.  They are: craft paint, mod podge, cinnamon (yep the spice), and a heat tool.

Since I am rusting small things, I'm using a q-tip to apply the paint and a toothpick to apply the mod podge.  Of course for larger items, you would use a paint brush.  The first thing to do is apply some paint to your object.  The color you use depends on the look you want.  Rust has many color variations, so you could use black, brown, yellow, orange, get the idea.  

Once the paint is applied, sprinkle some cinnamon on the paint.  Use your finger to really push it into the paint.

 Next, apply a thin layer of mod podge over the paint/cinnamon.

 Now, using your heat tool, start heating the painted area.  You will see the mod podge start to bubble and the texture starting to form.  Heat until the mod podge isn't white anymore.  It only takes a few seconds!

If you want more texture, simply add more cinnamon to your object while it's still warm, then sprinkle with cinnamon again, then heat set it.  The more layers, the more texture!  This technique can be used on most any type of material. I have not tested it for outdoor use, so I'm not sure if it would hold up or not.

Thanks asking about the tchnique I used, and if you have any questions or comments, please leave them below!


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Happy Fall!

Hope you're having a great day after Halloween!  I here to share a step card I created using files from the Scrappy Dew Vault.  I have found an amazing amount of great files the Vault!

For this card I used Sprinkled with Love (which is in the Scrappy Dew Vault), and the sentiment is from Squirrely Fun.  For the centers of the sunflowers, I used Stampendous Fragments in Copper.  I think it gives the flowers just the bling they need.  The background paper is from Canvas Corp.  if you've never tried their paper before, you need to!  It's heavy weight and they have a lot designs to choose from!

Happy Crafting!!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Happy Birthday

This is one of my favorite color combos!  It was a super easy card to make too. For the borders, I used templates from Kiwi Lane Designs, and the Tattered Flower die by Tim HoltzH

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Vinyl Projects

I'm stopping in today to share 2 vinyl projects I recently completed.  The first is a coffee mug which is perfect for your child's teacher for back to school!

The second is an HTV tank top I made for a special nurse!

These projects are quick and easy to do!  If you need a quick gift, get out your vinyl and electronic cutter and you can be done in a matter of minutes!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Hooked on You Anniversary Card

Hey there all you Scrappy Dew fans!! My 34th wedding anniversary is approaching, so I thought I'd make my husband a card to celebrate the occasion. He is an avid fisherman, so I'm sure he will enjoy this card!! After all, it's made by his "perfect catch" haha.
I used the Hooked on Fishing file from Scrappy Dew Creations, and changed the wording to suit my needs. Hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating this card! Have a sunny day!! ~ DT Deb


Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ocracoke Islsnd, NC

Hey!!  Hope you all are keeping cool in this sweltering heat!

Today I am sharing the cover page for my Ocracoke Island album. I replicated the Ocracoke Lighthouse, and added a pirate ship and a pirate because Ocracoke is the home of Blackbeard! The files I used for this project are Lighthouse and Pirates by Scrappy Dew Creations! 

The texture on the lighthouse was achieved by covering my cut with Faber-Castell Bead Gel.  The "whitecaps" on the waves is Liquid Applique which I heated to make it puff up.  And lastly, the cross-stitched die is by Gina Marie Designs.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it!!  


Sunday, July 24, 2016

Penguin Cutie

While everyone is posting their Christmas in July projects, I can't even begin to think about winter!!  It's hot and humid here, so I am still in Summer mode. This is a cute little card I made using a sentiment and sequins  from Virginia Turtle stamps and svg from Kadoodle Bug Designs.  I really enjoyed making this card.....I think it just looks like "happiness"

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Be Unique

Today I am sharing a card I made using Scrappy Dew Creations Scrap Factory Plum Fruity Diva. The theme for this card is something that really breaks my heart.....Bullying!!! This is for a teenager I know who was bullied at school for her sense of style. I believe everyone should be "unique" and "be their own person". 

The Fruity Divas are soo much fun to make!!  I added a little Wink of Stella to the plums and to her belt, and I found the perfect quote by Orson Welles. ~ DT Deb

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Brighten My Day

I just love the "happy" vibe of this card!  I used the a Sunny Days Ahead stamp and Pink Lemonade sequins from Virginia Turtle Craft Supplies, and the Sunshiny Bears svg from Kadoodle Bug Designs.  This card was a lot of fun to make, and I'm sure it will brighten the recipients day!!

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Who Loves Cupcakes?

The inspiration for this card came from a sentiment on the Candy Shop Girls stamp set by I think it's a cute and simple card, the cupcake is paper pieced with embossed and inked icing, and Sugar Rush sequins also available at Virginia Turtle Craft Supplies.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Create Your Own Sunshine

Here's a really quick and easy shaker card!!  For this card, I used a sentiment from Virginia Turtle Stamps freebie stamp set, and a 3d sun from the Silhouette Store.

I cut the sun using the instructions on the image page.  Then I stamped and foiled the sentiment, and using my Gina Marie die, cut a rectangle using the cross-stitch die.  I filled the center of the sun with Lemonade Mix sequins fromVirginia Turtle, which is now a retired product.

To me, this sentiment has a lot of meaning!  If you don't create your own sunshine, no one will do it for you!!!

Have a crafty and sunny day!!


Sunday, May 8, 2016

Sea Therapy

Today I am sharing a card I created using stamps from, and card borders from

To begin this card, I stamped and fussy cut a seahorse, seaweed, and coral.  For the seahorse, I used several colors of Tim Holtz Distress ink, and then covered the whole seahorse in Clear Rock Candy Distress Paint.  This paint is awesome!  As it dries, it actually starts to crack some here and there!!

The two borders at the bottom were cut using the Delight card border set from  I must say, that I am kinda obsessed with Kiwi Lane's borders!!  I use them a lot on my scrapbook pages, and just recently started using them on my cards.

The sentiment is from a Julie Nutting stamp set, which I embossed with Gold embossing powder.  I then cut the sentiment using a Gina Marie Round Cross stitch die!!

Hope you enjoy my little taste of the Sea!!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Hey there!  I am here to share with you a card I made using Scrappy Dew's Puddle Jumper file.  I have to say, I really enjoyed making it!  For some reason, this file makes me smile lol.

I wanted my images to fit on an A2 size card, so I cut them at 4.24" high.  For the rain jacket and hat, I used DCWV canvas.  I had to set my machine to double cut because the canvas is so thick.  I used pop dots to raise the eyes on the umbrella, and added Glossy Accents to the rain drops and the puddle.

Have a great day!!


Saturday, March 26, 2016


Hope everyone is having a wonderful Saturday!  I took some time out today to make a few small Easter Gifts...nail polish holders and an EOS bunny. Both of these files can be found in the Silhouette Design Store

Thursday, March 24, 2016


Happy Hump Day!! Today I am sharing a card I created using Virginia Turtle's Oh Crap stamp set.  Its really just a simple card with humorous tone!  To make this card, I used Gina Marie's a round cross stitched die to cut out the image.  I then colored the image with my Spectrum Noir markers.  The glitter dots are a retired product from Virginia Turtle Craft Supplies.  Enjoy!!

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


For my DT project for Scrappy Dew Creations, I created this bunny mixed media tag.  Sometimes I just need to go "out of the box" when making new things.  For this tag, I used the Egg Shaped Bunny file from Scrappy Dew Creations.

When I first started this project, I had no idea which way it was gonna go.  I started out with a tag, then cut the sun and rays out with the Silhouette.  I used this cut as a stencil to add the sun and ray to the tag using Faber Castell Whipped Spackle.  I added the yellow color to the spackle using Squeezed Lemon Tim Holtz Distress Paint.  The clouds were also cut out with the Silhouette and I used Faber Castell Glass Bead Glitter Gel which was tinted using Sail Boat Blue Adirondack Alcohol Ink.

From there, I added the Egg Shaped Bunny and grass which was also cut on the Silhouette.  The grass is part of the Easter Egg Hunter file from Scrappy Dew Creations, as well as the little eggs.  I just played around placing and moving the eggs until I thought they looked ok. The sentiment is from a retired set of stamps by Virginia Turtle Stamps, the fibers at the top of the tag are from my stash, as well as the flower adorning the Bunny's ear!

Hope you enjoyed this "out of the box" tag!!

Deb R.

Thursday, March 10, 2016


Good afternoon! I'm here to share a shaker card I made using Virginia Turtles Magical Day digi file!!  The file can be found at

I started out making the card base in Silhouette Studio.  The base is the size of an A2 card.  The scallop circle and stitched rectangle were all cut from Silhouette Studio.  I then fussy cut the digital image and used my Spectrum Noir markers to color.  The glitter enamel dots and sequin mix are a retired product from Virginia Turtle.

If you would like the cut files for this card, leave me a comment and I will get them to you!!

Have a great day!!


Tuesday, March 1, 2016


Egg Hunt

Hey everyone!!  I'm here to share my lastest Design Team post for Scrappy Dew Creations.  This is a step card I made using two of Scrappy Dew's fabulous files,"Easter Egg Hunters" and "Egg Shaped Bunny".  All of the elements I used on this card are from those two files.  I did use Wink of Stella to highlight the little girl's dress, basket, waistband, and hat.  For the distressing on the fence, I used Prima's Shabby Tote chalk ink.  I hope this inspires you to make your own version!!!!!

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