Decoupage Card Making Demo at Spotlight, Singapore

I thought I should share a demo that I held at Spotlight sometime ago for Ruby Rock-it. It was a hands on session making using the Decoupage range.

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It was a pleasure to work with many curious children and we all had a blast.

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Here are some of the cards that we made:

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I love how easy it was for the kids to make their own cards and the colors are so happy.

Cheers,

-JuneGoh

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Paper Dollies Tutorial

Today I have a tutorial to share with you. Paper dollies are pretty but they are usually white or pink. That’s just so common so I thought it would be nice to make some to make whatever paper I’m using for my layout.

Here are the basic steps:

1. Trim your paper into a square.

2. Fold the square into a triangle.

3. Fold it again into a smaller triangle

4. If you are able to fold further, fold your triangle into a smaller triangle.

 photo Paper Dollie Tutorial B_zps76eb44hy.jpg5. Draw a curve at the top of the triangle.

6. Trim off the curve and you have a basic dollie.

7. Continue cutting tiny holes into your triangle if you more details on your dollie.

8. Open it up and admire your hardwork.

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Here is a layout I made with my own handmade paper dollies:
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Some closeups:
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Do have a try. Drop me a link to your work if you made some dollies too.

Cheers,

-JuneGoh

ATC Inspiration

Some days I fall into a design rut and nothing seems to work. On days that I need a boost of inspiration, I try to attempt a small project to get my creative juices moving. Artist Trading Cards or ATCs have been around for a long time. I like that they are small – 3X4″, which make them less intimidating compare to a 12X12″ layout.

Here are some that I did for my RRBF assignment last month.

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Here are some closeups of the ATCs:

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So when you feel uninspired, trying working on something small and it might just be the start of something beautiful.

 

Cheers,

-JuneGoh

Exciting News

Exciting News! | Ruby Rock-it & Essence Creative Team announcement! – See more at: http://rubyrockit.typepad.com/ruby-rock-it/2014/04/our-new-ruby-rock-it-creative-team.html#sthash.h1dHXDVZ.dpuf

So excited to finally be able to share the good news. I’m on the new Ruby Rock-it Creative Team for 2014 !! I can’t wait to work with all the talented ladies. Congratulations to everyone.

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Cheers,

-JuneGoh

Saying Good Bye to a Good Year with RRBF

It has been a good year working for Ruby Rock-it and I had a blast working with all the talented ladies in the team.

Here is my last project using the lovely Fusion papers. I like that the opposite sides of each sheet of paper is a contrasting pattern so it looks great when you make them into pinwheels for a party or just as decorations.

 photo PinWheel2_7Mar14_zpsd5e81efb.jpgI love how you can give a simple pinwheel a more adult feel just by cutting a fancy edge instead of the usual straight lines.
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Cheers,

-JuneGoh

Birthday Cards

Sharing the cards I made for RRBF this month. Since there are Birthday Cards, I wanted to add lots of happy colors to the cards. I hit the left card with mist. Lots of mist ! The effect just made me happy.

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I added curled strips of paper to compliment the party hat. It reminds me of party streamer and party popper.
 photo BirthdayCard4_4Mar14_zpsc22e6f68.jpgYou can’t go wrong with glitter for a Birthday Card and these die cuts have just the right amount of happy written all over them.
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-JuneGoh

August Recap – RRBF

Hello September and good bye to the month of August. I had a blast with my Ruby Rock-it projects last month and thought I would summarize all of them in one post.

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1. Paper Envelopes
I love the new Celebrate line. Elegant yet understated. The┬ácontrasting damask pattern compared the the lines of the other side of the paper gives the envelopes a nice surprise when it’s opened.

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2. Tiny Birdhouse

I was inspired to create a little birdhouse after looking at various mantelpiece displays on the internet. I love the pastel colors of the line and the rest just fell into place.

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Don’t forget that you can still catch the projects over at the Ruby Rock-it Bella! Fundamentals blog.

Enjoy your day.

-JuneGoh