Friday, August 15, 2008

A Guest Dezigner, Me?

You must be mistaken! That was the first thought that ran through my head when I read the email from Kim Ross, manager of Shimmerz! I was so honored to be asked - of course I accepted! Thank you so much Stacey and Kim for this fun opportunity!

I'm pretty sure if you've been to my blog before - you know all about Shimmerz! I LOVE it - I'm pretty sure I'd marry it if I wasn't already married...but don't tell my husband that! So, Shimmerz...well, it is this awesome paint that is soo shiny and it glimmers beautifully, um, maybe that is where they got the name...Shimmerz! I even got to use new - never released colors! They are limited edition colors - released just today! Sage Brush, Beeswax, and Rustic Red - don't they sound gorgeous - just in time for Autumn too AND Lindsey has them already at Jacksonbelle Embellishments! So you want to see what I made with them?

Here Ya Go!

Cute, don't you think? I've had this plastic container for a while. It originally came with gumballs and the kids begged for them every day! I told them as soon as I figured out what I was going to do with it - they could have them! They were so thrilled to see me working on this the other day - the just wanted to know where the gum was! I just think it is soo cute with the mini scoop!

Lovin the Shimmerz!

Okay, so back to the project! It is actually quite simple! I stamped the Kitchen Sink Stamps Squirrel with three different colors of ink onto white paper. Then I painted the paper with the Beeswax Shimmerz - I love the golden warm color it created! I layered that piece on top of a piece of Cranberry Crisp SU paper. I used the Rustic Red Shimmerz to pain clear Michael's baubles - and they matched as close to perfect as you can get! Thrilled! I thought they made really cute corner embellishments! My friend Heather sent me the ribbon; I believe she said it was May Arts - and it is delish and I knew I had to use it! The leaves came in a Prima Poinsettia tin and I thought they looked kind of cute on there too. My husband loves nuts, so I plan to give it to him. I really wanted to put "Got Nuts?" on it....I thought that would be funny! I may have to change it!

Thanks for looking! Be sure to check out the Shimmerz blog - the design team has some great creations with the new colors! I have a few other projects I'm working on and hope to share them soon! I didn't use the Sage Brush Shimmerz on this project so be sure to look for that on the Shimmerz blog (and of course, in my next projects!) - it's beautiful!


Heather Lee-Reppen said...

Congratulations on being their guest designer, but honestly you can't be surprised! You are a genius with the Shimmerz! Terrific card, it is adorable!

Anonymous said...

WAAAAHHOOOOO KISA!!! You so totally rock! I LOVE that lil' box you did, it's just darling!!!!! :D

Kim Ross said...

Congratulations, Kisa! You've done such a wonderful job showcasing the Shimmerz! :)

Tammy Hershberger said...

Congratulations, Kisa! That's awesome, and I LOVE what you did with this Kitchen Sink squirrel! Totally adorable!

Kitchen Sink Stamps said...

Fabulous project!!!! Oh, and the Shimmerz is calling my name!!!! Sure love how it makes the squirrel shimmer! :D

Sankari W. said...

Congratulations Kisa!!! You are an awesome artiste - so its no wonder that you were asked to design for them!! Your project is awesome and I have to admit that I love the "got nuts" sentiment a little more :) that cracked me up :) I love how the Shimmerz - totally Shimmerized your card into a glimmery shimmery wonder - it is awesome and that little squirrel is so sweet!
Congratulations again!!!

Beth said...

Congrats on a much deserved honor, Kisa! You totally rock! Absolutely love this little squirrel card. It is fabulous!

Stac said...

You've made me proud. I'm so glad you accepted and are a guest designer for Shimmerz. You are doing a great job of showing the versatility of Shimmerz. Thanks so much for your enthusiasm, time and effort and talent!


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