Thursday, August 8, 2013

friday favorites on thursday

Citrus Twist is planning a big blog hop tomorrow, so I thought I'd go ahead and get this week's Friday Favorites posted today. There's nothing like a fresh batch of crafty inspiration to get you ready for the weekend!

ff august 9

From the top left:

  • Christin Gronslett makes creating a gorgeous mixed media background look easy in a guest post on Shimelle's blog.
  • Dawn McVey shows how to stamp this gorgeous watercolor floral background.
  • Learn how to crochet these cute stars at Repeat Crafter Me. Found via this post at Punk Projects.
  • I'm in love with the Viewmaster reel motif lately, and Lisa Moorefield wrote a great post with nine ideas for using them on scrapbook pages.
  • You can find DIY instructions for making these fun glittered gem cupcake toppers at Design Love Fest.
  • Betsy Veldman does a superb job of re-creating yet another fun typography trend with stamps, this time tackling shadowed script.
  • I love Julie Kirk's musings on scrapbooking, and this time she's written a great piece with her thoughts on identifying your signature style.
  • Jessica Lohof shows in photos how she created one of her lovely layouts from start to finish.
  • Christine Newman shares several of her favorite tips for getting out of a creative rut in a post at Write. Click. Scrapbook