Friday, March 8, 2013

Pinque Peacock March Release Hop!

Celebrate National Craft Month with Cricut!
  How are all of our Pretty Little Peacocks Today? 
      Welcome to the Pinque Peacock March Release Hop! Wait 'til you see the fun projects we have for you with the beautiful PP products. If you came from Pinque Peacock's Blog  then you are in the right spot. Be sure to hop along with all of us over the next 3 days to get your Mojo going.

     This is our 2nd Blog Hop as a Team, and we are thankful for all of you being here!

     We hope you will enjoy your time as you hop and that you feel inspired to create after visiting the Talented Pinquettes' Blogs! This hop will showcase projects that have been created using some of the March NEW RELEASE Products from Pinque Peacock.

     Our March Release is full of gorgeous products that highlight the Colors of Easter and Spring.

     After hopping, be sure to visit the Shop on FB to order the New Release items to beautify your Easter and Spring Craft Projects.

                                       !!!!Now, let's talk PRIZES!!!!
One winner, who has hopped all 3 days (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) will win this
Do YOU want to WIN?           

Here is How****:

1 – Hop to ALL of the stops over the course of the 3 Day Hop and comment at each Pinquette Blog (Lineup for all 3 Days is below)

2 – Follow the Pinque Peacock Blog and Facebook Page  and Shop

3 – Follow EACH of the Pinquettes’ Personal Blogs who are participating as Hop Stops this weekend.

****You MUST do ALL of the steps above to be included in the random drawing for the prize. We would hate for you to lose out on winning just because you didn't follow these easy rules :( ****

The Hop will remain open until Monday, March 11,  8:00 a.m. EST.
The random drawing will be held during that week and announced by Friday, March 15th.

     This month the theme is all about Spring with wonderful colors and also Easter projects. Yup, after a long snowy and cold winter, who isn't ready for Spring? For my project I decided to decorate some "purses" for my 3 grand daughters for Easter rather than a basket. The grand sons may get the baskets, lol.
     I bet you are saying "what the heck is that? Well, I had some clear purses and decided to ink some up. I first used some alcohol inks in the following colors: watermelon,pitch black,sunset orange and pearl. I inked this from the inside and used plenty of alcohol blender until I got the colors and look I wanted. Next I taped it down to my table with a piece of foam underneath my purse. This is because I wanted to do some stamping but didn't want it all over but just on the front piece. I always stamp on top a piece of foam. I found this gives me a nice crisp print.
     This is a close up with the stamping. I wanted to add some dimension so I used some rhinestones and liquid pearls to make the flowers pop.
     I had inked the handle with just the pitch black alcohol inks and then added some gold braid that I had in my stash. Are you ready to see what I did with my Pinque Peacock flower and stick pin?
     Yup, I used it as the faux closure on my purse! If you haven't tried any of these products then what are you waiting for? I particularly LOVE these sweet stick pins! They are simply gorgeous! I stuck mine through this beautiful felt flower and chose the stick pin that matched the button. I curved the bottom of the stick pin up and added a small love charm. You can purchase these wonderful products @ the Pinque Peacock store HERE.
     Here is the completed purse:
     All I have to do now is fill it with some goodies!
Next stop: the amazingly talented

Now, if you find yourself Hopping off the Path on any of the three days, you can use this Lineup to get back on the Right Track . . .
DAY 1 (3/08/13):
Mary M. ~
Jessie M. ~
Marji F. ~
DAY 2 (3/09/13):
Paula D. ~
Janet R. ~
Heather F. ~

DAY 3 (3/10/13):
Rhonda R.:
An’Jenic aka AJ ~
Shelley P. ~
Kristin K. ~
Tracy ~

Thank You for hopping along and we hope you had Loads of Fun!
Peacock Hugs

For a Quick Reference, Here is a Full List of all the Pinquette Artists' Blogs
so you can stop in and visit :)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

For The Love Of Art: Put Me In The Story Books

For The Love Of Art: Put Me In The Story Books:      I have a wonderful product to share with you. It's called: Put Me In The Story. This is a wonderful company that allows you to per...

Put Me In The Story Books

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     They have many books to choose from.I especially love this one by the Olympic skater Kristi Yamaguchi. This was taken from Kristi's blog explaining how wonderful it is for her children.

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