Monday, September 30, 2019

2019 Recap Part 2

2019 Recap Part 2
I saw 2019 with a giggle since this year isn't over yet, I'm just so 
behind on my blogging. Let's chat about Christmas crafting it's one of our
favorite things to do during the holiday season. This one is super fun and
 budget friendly for the family! 

Handmade Cards
Simple and easy just take a toilet paper roll cardboard center and wrap
q-tips around the paper roll using a rubber band to hold them together.
Gather a few different green paints, 1 red paint, and 1 yellow gold paint color.

Dip the paper roll wrap in the green paint and gently pat down onto
your card base of white card stock. As I dipped and pat down I would rotate
the paper roll wrap to give more texture.

Repeat the same with the yellow gold paint.

For the red paint for the berries....I wrapped three q-tips
together...dabbing it into the red paint also I rotated it 
around the wreath to give the berries different placement.

This was a super fun project grab a few supplies and get crafty!
Thanks for popping in today!
Peggy Lee 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Where did 2019 go....RECAP Part 1

Where did 2019 go....I realize that I haven't blogged all year! Say WHAT!
So why not do a RECAP of 2019 so far.
But first we have to jump back to Christmas of 2018...right now it's a blur to me!
Thank the Lord for photos....this is why I snap a ton of photos and why I do memory keeping.
Our photos tell us a Story.
Here we are us girls we started a tradition a few years back of matching pj's or close to matching that we thing I have learned is buy matching pj's early in the season..they sell out fast.
But this Christmas my girls got us pj's...
I looked high and low for black and red plaid pj's...ugh

I love family time....a house full of laughter, chatting and movie time is the best.
Here is my girls and my hubby oh and yes lets not forget Mr. Vincent!

Funny thing is I haven't even done my December Daily from 2018 I do have the photos printed..
just not in an album yet...I best get scrapping.
I adore this photo-this photo of my daughter Emilee and her new favorite Christmas shirt...
Just screams Christmas Cheer!
oh and she

Now onto New Year 2019
to be truthful Jan. and Feb. are such a blur to me....its awful how forgetful I have become.
I need to get better at writing down what we do everyday (like I have done in the past).
Haha my mom would say your getting old....yup I am!

Winter months here in New Hampshire are spent inside in the warmth of the house well at least for crafting is my winter fun...I love to create and share with others the joy of crafting.
I had a few leftover primitive clothspin snowflakes...oh so adorable!

Mr. Vincent loves the Christmas tree we can't keep him out of for the past two years 
we really haven't decorated it the way we love to...cause of Mr. Naughty loves to lay 
on the branches and watch everyone. LOVE HIM

One of my favorite traditions to do during the holidays and winter months is surprise my 
hubby with fresh baked chocolate chip makes him so happy! 

Looking back on 2019 so far is bringing back so many memories and happy times...I can't wait to share more with you. I'll be back to post more about 2019 year so far...time to get back into sharing my everyday life with you all. 
Tell Your Story!

Monday, October 22, 2018

CCB "Good for the Soul-Think Pink-Challenge"/Altered Letter Envelope

Altered Letter Envelope

“Think Pink” - Breastcancer awerness month so you need to create monocramatic pink

*Use any technique/material you want but it must be 75% CCB products.

Here is the art inspiration of a monocramatic pink color tones!

We are in October (Fall) season and support for the "Think Pink" - Breast Cancer Awareness Month....we are sharing our support in CCB of the Good for the Creative Soul Challenge for 2018, I would love to share with you all my "monocramatic pink" project.....I created an "Altered Letter Envelope" I hope you all enjoy and are inspired by my project. As I created this envelope I couldn't stop thinking of my grandmother who lost her battle when I was just a young child...and many others family and friends who have fought the fight and won and lost. I love them all and pray for a cure of cancer. I know creative ART can heals the broken spirit and heart with beauty and can bring a smile upon their faces as it as done for me...

I started with a plain letter envelope 5x7 size tore it apart and used it as my pattern template. I traced the envelope pattern onto a Canvas Corp Pink & Ivory Dot Reverse paper, cut it out and adhered back together in envelope form. Next I used TCW Light n Fluffy modeling Paste and stencils to create the raised patterns on top of the envelope, allow to dry. Stamped randomly over the front of the envelope in black ink, heat set the ink with a heating tool.

Gathered a few of my favorite Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in pink tones. Using a round paint brush I dipped in the glimmer mist and patted in a few places over the envelope. Sprayed with a little water and let the glimmer mist run over and around the raised modeling paste patterns. You can add more or take away with a paper towel or wet wipe. Dry with heat tool. While I had the Tattered Angels glimmer mist colors out I painted a few other items like the burlap flower, ivy tissuestock pieces, cheese well as the 2 x 2 stretched natural canvas. Dry with a heat tool and set aside to dry completely.

Lastly I love to embellish I gathered up a few pink color tones products to use and started to build my altered letter envelope. Inside the envelope I created a shabby chic card using the 7Gypsies Gypsy Moments 4 x 6 Printed File Folders as my card base. Added the adorable 2 x 2 Stretched Natural Canvas tucked in. The show stopper is the fabulous Canvas Corp Burlap Flower painted and adorned with my handmade fabric flower, Canvas Corp Tissuestock die cut floral petals and 7Gypsies Architextures Angel Wings tucked in and around the burlap flower. Finishing touches are sequins, buttons, enamel dots. To help give depth to the envelope I used Ranger's Distress Ink in Black Soot sponged around the edges of the envelope. Now it's ready to give as a gift to someone special.

Thanks for stopping by, besure to stop over at the CCB Blog, Here.
To be inspired by the other CCB Crew Members projects for the challenge.
We would love to see yours, please share!

Get Crafty-Peggy Lee 

Products I used listed below:

Canvas Corp Brands Products

Canvas Corp Tissuestock White

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist
Tattered Angels Pink Coral 
Tattered Angels Wedding Pink
Tattered Angels Silk
Tattered Angels Red Tipped Roses
Tattered Angels Rose Gold

Other Products/Supplies I used listed below:

The Crafters Workshop: Script Stencil,
Light & Fluffy Modeling Paste and Clear Gesso
Tim Holtz: Harlequin Stencil, Burlap Stencil
Ranger: Archival Jet Black Ink, Distress Ink Black Soot
Kaiser Craft: Script Stamp
Petaloo: tiny pink flowers
Handmade fabric flowers pink by Me
Ivy die cut pieces
Cheese Cloth
Enmal Pink Dots
Metal charms
Vintage Mother of Pearl Buttons

Friday, September 28, 2018

CCB Fall Blog HOP! Altered Paper Pumpkin Canvas

  Hello Friends, it's Peggy Lee! Thank you so much for stopping by today. You are in for a treat! Today I am participating in a MEGA BLOG HOP!!!!!! There are over 30 fantastic designers world wide that have come together to showcase terrific fall projects that you can recreate and put your own artistic touches on in your craft room. You have seen a lot of these designers featured on sites like Tattered Angels, 7 Gypsies and Canvas Corp Brands! Do you see a trend?
 This is the CCB Fall Blog HOP! Each of these designers have created a project to share with you on their blog. Some are offering prizes, so please hop on through to each blog. If you are inspired would you be so kind as to share the hop with others? We would truly appreciate it!
If you came here from Natassa Blazaki  you are hopping along....welcome!     

Let's get started with my Fall project.... An Altered Paper Pumpkin Canvas!
I knew I wanted to create a paper pumpkin, I grabbed a couple of the 
to create the paper pumpkins...I love the old wallpaper feel 
and florals with hints of old text. 

I first started with a hand drawn template onto chipboard, cut out a 
base template and then the pumpkin template pieces.

Here is a closer look at the 7Gypsies Architextures papers cut out in 
paper pieces. To help give depth to each piece I used Vintage Photo 
in Distress Ink to distress the edges of the paper pieces. 

I glued down the outer edges of the paper pumpkin pieces, and to 
give depth to the pumpkin I popped up the middle piece to help
give pumpkin life and movement.

Now onto the canvas, I started with The Crafter's Workshop 
White Gesso painted on a few layers to prime the canvas. 
I do love how this Gesso goes on so smoothly!

I went into my scrap drawer I gathered up a few paper scraps of 7Gypsies, as well as Tissue Stock Kraft and burlap  by Canvas Corp
Using up your scraps and fiber leftovers to create
beautiful backgrounds for your canvas art is a fabulous way to add texture. 

Next I grabbed a few stencils and TCW Light and Fluffy Modeling Paste
 placing them in a few areas over the canvas. Allow to dry.

After the canvas dried completely I started to give the canvas layers in color using Tattered Angels glimmer mist is a ray of colors. Please forgive me I was so into painting the canvas I forgot to snap a photo to share with you....oops! Once the canvas was dry I lightly brushed over the stencil patterns with Gesso to add highlights. Then I used a charcoal pencil to give shadow and depth to the canvas and around the pumpkins after I adhered the pumpkins to the canvas. Here is a  close up paper pumpkins on the canvas. I hope you have enjoyed my Fall altered paper pumpkin canvas. 

Thanks again for stopping by the blog and don't forget to hop along to the other bloggers we all have amazing Fall Inspiration to share with you. We hope you are so inspired that you join along with us, please share with us. Be sure to leave a comment here on my blog post for your chance to win a SURPRISE giveaway gift from me! You won't want to miss out!!!

Hop along to Nadine Carlier blog to see her Fall project!

Again thanks for stopping by,
Peggy Lee

Blog Hop List

Peggy Lee Baker (Your Here)

Canvas Corp-Tissuestock-Kraft, Natural & Green Burlap
7Gypsies-Architextures papers-Travel Habit, Made Fresh
Tattered Angels-Glimmer Mist-Apple, Graphite, Pistascho, Aged Brick
Partridge in a Pear Tree
Tattered Angels-Chalkboard-London Fog & Sandy Beach
The Crafter's Workshop-White Gesso, Light & Fluffy Modeling Paste, Clear Gesso
Ranger-Vintage Photo Distressing Ink
Aleene's Tacky Glue
Cheese Clothe
Chipboard pieces (scraps)

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Altered Wedding Cake

Who doesn't love weddings....

I sure do, over on the Canvas Corp  Brands Blog
I'm sharing my 
Altered Wedding Cake decoration.

More pics and details on the Canvas Corp Brands Blog, HERE

Thanks for stopping by,
Peggy Lee

All supplies-over on the Canvas Corp Brands Blog.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Celebrating Birthdays Together

Wow where has the month of June gone, it's fading fast pretty soon we all will celebrating the 4th of July and our Freedom. Well before that happens my hubby and I get to celebrate our birthdays!
That's right our birthdays are only a day apart, the funny thing is that my whole life I have shared my birthday with my twin brother, then I marry a man  and we continued on for the past 26 years of sharing our birthday celebration. And we love it! Oh yes I have said a time or two gosh I have never had my own birthday day! Haha I wouldn't want it any different.

My hubby loves me so and I him, he feels my cup with joy!
We've been married 26 years and still going strong.

Lee is so busy with is music gigs and I tag along with him to support, carry guitars 
and love to hear him sing and play. God has blessed this man with a beautiful talent
and he loves to share it with others. He is a keeper, my man!

Oh this pic, just beams the love and joy we have for each other.

Happy Birthday babe!

Peggy Lee

Friday, May 4, 2018

Altered Vintage Style Mailbox for CCB Crew Challenge: 12 x 12 Kraft Envelope

Over on the Canvas Corp Brands Blog, HERE is showcasing all the 
amazing artwork from the CREW...
"It is All About The 12 x 12 Kraft Envelope Crew Challenge

Here is my take on this challenge using a 12 x 12 Kraft
Envelope I received in my design team package.

Altered Vintage Style Mailbox

I even used Canvas Corp Brands Names on the mailbox
CCB, 7g and TA

I dug through my stash for embellishments as well as created a little
 "welcome" banner using 7g Architextures papers.

I so love how the CCB Tissue Stock with layers of 
Tattered Angels glimmer mist and paint gives such great texture! 

Our challenge was to create a piece of art with the envelope we
personally got in our design team package. 
You can purchase these envelopes over on the Canvas Corp Brands
Shop, HERE.

I received the 12x12 Kraft Envelope in my design team package, 
and this was a super fun challenge. Here is a small walk through
of how I turned a plain 12x12 Kraft Envelope into an 
Altered Vintage Style Mailbox!

I started by laying the envelope down on a scoring board, scoring about an
1 inch in on both sides and bottom.
Fold your score lines a few times helps to give a good crease .

Fold  in on the fold lines to create a bag like shape.
Glue down the two triangle points to the bottom and on the top
fold the closing flap in half as well as the front flap to the envelope.

Not shown-I took chipboard and cut to size of all sides, front and back including 
the closing flaps. I cut to sizes, taped together to create a box shape to slide inside
of the envelope to give strength and shape to the envelope.

I took Canvas Corp Tissue Stock in Natural and Ivory (color doesn't matter)
I crinkled up the tissue stock and glued down to the envelope.
Created chipboard seams and painted with Gesso- white washed everything, this will help the Tattered Angels glimmer mist, glimmer glaze and high impact paint to stick to.

Before painting the final layer this is when I glued down all the 
embellishments like the 7G Architextures Tin Tile, hardware and letters.
Painted it with a layer of  Light Blue of Tattered Angels High Impact paint.

Grab your favorite Tattered Angels glimmer mist and glimmer glazes and color away.
Many layers of mist just keep adding til you get the effect you are looking for.
Allow to dry and then embellish even more, I created a little 
"welcome" banner using 7G Architextures papers.
 I created a little stack of faux letters and adorn it with spring time florals.

Don't forget to jump over to the Canvas Corp Brands Blog, HERE
to see the rest of the Creative Crew's works of ART.

Thanks, Peggy Lee

Canvas Corp Brands
Canvas Corp-12x12 Kraft Envelope
Canvas Corp-Tissuestock
7Gypsies-Architextures-Tin Tile, papers
7Gypsies-metal charms, butterfly stamp
Tattered Angels-High Impact Paint-Light Blue
Tattered Angels-Glimmer Mist
Baby Blue
Snowy pine
Bahama Blue
Mint Julip
English Ivy
Tattered Angles-Glimmer Glaze-Bon Bon
Ranger-Tim Holtz-Distress Collage Medium-Vintage
Waverly Wax-Antique Wax

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Farmhouse Style- Windmill Wall Decor Distressed with Tattered Angels & Tutorial

Do you love the farmhouse style? I sure do, but sometimes wall decor
can be pricey. I knew I really wanted a windmill wall art piece and 
  I knew I could create one. I gathered up supplies and my favorite colors
of Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists and got creating. Here is a simple tutorial
for you to follow along with me. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy.


Creating the pattern panels
I hand drew my own pattern, but there are patterns/coloring
 pages to use online just pick one that you like. 
Next I traced the pattern onto chipboard and cut it out (I did 7 panels). 
Now glue the chipboard panels down onto tinfoil (yes you heard me right TINFOIL).
It's amazing what you can create with chipboard and tinfoil together. 

Once you glue the chipboard to tinfoil cut around the chipboard 
panel leaving a 1/4 inch boarder all around.
 Wrap the tinfoil around the chipboard with glue.
 Next I covered the back with piece of tinfoil to fit.

Dry Texture: Embossing

Grab your favorite embossing folder and carefully run the
chipboard panel through the embossing machine.
 I had to run it through a couple of times to cover the whole panel
I love how tinfoil looks embossed.
Sand down the top of the chipboard panel after you emboss it, this will
help the Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist to stick to the tinfoil. 

White wash the chipboard panels with Gesso or white paint.
(white wash-brush on paint and wipe it off with a baby wipe, etc.).

Tattered Angels Time

Now onto the FUN PART-Coloring with Tattered Angels
Glimmer Mist. Canvas Corp Brands has a ton of beautiful colors of Glimmer Mist
 for you to choose from. Follow this link to the Canvas Corp Brands Shop, grab
your favorite color of Tattered Angels Glimmer mist

Coloring the Panels

I started by spraying the lightest color down first and worked out to the darkness.
Now it's a good idea to let the mist pool together and blend...dry in between the
layers of glimmer don't want mud color to happen. 
I think I sprayed and painted with a brush to help move the color, 
I used a heat tool and paper towel to dry and dab off the excess of color. 
(I used many different colors of glimmer mist, you can use two or four colors. It's 
really up to you and the look you are going for.)

Here is what the windmill panels look like once the glimmer mist
is dried. I just love the old time feel it gives using tinfoil.

The windmill blades needed more texture so I grabbed a few
embossing powders and I added a few layers over and over.
Sanded down the melted layers to take away the shine and
 give tooth for the glimmer mist to hang onto.

Here is a photo of the back of the windmill to 
help give depth on the canvas I added chipboard pieces
 around the windmill. 

I created a backdrop onto a canvas using chipboard strips
cover with wood grain pattern papers. Distress edges with
Oxide Ink-Walnut Stain..glue down, off set the paper slats.
To give the faux wood grain look to the background.

After the windmill was attached to the canvas and hung
on the wall I could step back and see where the piece 
needed more texture. I used Metallic-Rubs-ons colors brushed
onto with my fingers, highlighting the textures to help bring them out.

Loving the textures....

Thanks for stopping by today!
For more Tattered Angels Inspiration
 check out the Canvas Corp Brands Blog 

Peggy Lee


-Graphite, English Ivy, Curious, Boardwalk,
Mint Julip, Bahama Blue, Sun Sisters, Key Lime Pie,
Dragonfly, Snowy Pine, Bronze
Baseboard-Blue Bird, Leaf
Simply Sheer-Imperial Blue, Baby Blue
Glimmer Mist-Slate and 
Chalkboard-Cornflower Daze (no longer available).

16X20 Canvas
Wood Grain pattern paper
Sizzix-Tim Holtz-Embossing Folder-Carte Postale
Versa Mark-watermark ink
Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel-Platinum
Ranger-Embossing Powders-Princess Gold and Silver
Ranger-Tim Holtz Oxide Ink-Walnut Stain
Viva-Ferro Special Effect Paste-Graphite
Aleene's Tacky Glue
3-in-1 Beacon Glue
3D Foam tape
Gesso-white paint
Hot Glue
Heat Tool