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Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop – Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz

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Ann Butler has designed a new set of stamps that she calls Faux Quilting (for their patterns) and they are way too much fun!  There are several packs of designs to choose from, so the combinations and uses are fan-zillion-tastic!  Ann set up this blog hop to show many of the ways the stamps could be used.

 


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I had the pleasure of working with the Leaves All Over and Stripes.Dots.Hearts. sets.  I immediately pictured polymer clay tiles textured with Ann’s wonderful designs!  And, oh my heck, WHAT FUN!

Materials:

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Polymer clay – I used black
Pasta roller
Water Spritzer
Tissue blade
Metallic paste – I used Inka Gold purple and green
Clear dimensional sealer
Aleene’s Super Thick Tacky Glue
Aleene’s Decoupage matte
Gems
Papier mache box
Decorative paper
Scissors
Paint brush

 

Anns Heart Box 1 Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop   Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz .Roll out your clay on the largest setting on the pasta roller – about 1/8″.Spritz the stamp lightly before each imprint
Anns Heart Box 3 Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop   Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz You can make some interesting quilty patterns before cutting your tiles.
Anns Heart Box 2 Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop   Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz Use your tissue blade to cut irregular shapes and sizes.I bent the blade to make curved edges.Bake the clay according to the directions.
Anns Heart Box 4 Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop   Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz After cooling, apply metallic paste with your fingers over the raised areas.Brush each tile to get rid of dried paste bits before the next step.
Anns Heart Box 6 Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop   Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz Apply even coats of dimensional sealer to the tiles.I dropped gems onto the lovely dotted pattern pieces.Allow to dry over night.
Anns Heart Box 7 Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop   Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz Prepare the box by decoupaging with decorative paper and metallic paste.Sand the hard edges of the paper and apply metallic paste wherever you like.
Anns Heart Box 9 e1367547710216 Ann Butler Unity Blog Hop   Tiled Heart Box by Candace Jedrowicz Arrange the tiles on the top of the box and glue in place.Use leftover tiles to add interest on the lower part of the box.

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Ann Butler Designs & Unity Blog Hop !

You can find the Ann Butler Designs Stamps Collection on Unity Stamps Co.

1. Ann Butler
2. Beth Watson
3. Candace Jedrowicz
4. Candice Windham
5. Carol Heppner
6. Cheryl Boglioli
7. Cindi Bisson
8. Debra Quartermain
9. Denise Clason
10. Eileen Hull
11. Fabrizio (Fab) Martellucci
12. Jen Goode
13. Jonathan Fong
14. Kristin Kelly
15. Lisa Fulmer
16. Lorine Mason
17. Madeline Arendt
18. Theresa Cifali

 

Cool2Craft Angel Collection

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The Cool2Craft design team LOVES angels! Here are a few of our favorites!

Steampunk Angel Door Hanger by Lisa Fulmer

Wire Ribbon Angel by Ann Butler

Reverse Collage Tissue Painting Angels by Tiffany Windsor

Cinnamon Stick Angels Garland by EcoHeidi Borchers

Angel of Light Candle Cover by EcoHeidi Borchers

Mosaic Angel Box by EcoHeidi Borchers

Tea Forte Angel by EcoHeidi Borchers

Paper Doily Angel by EcoHeidi Borchers

Tassel Angel by EcoHeidi Borchers


Wire Ribbon Angel by Ann Butler

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It’s easy to create adorable angels with wire ribbon! Ann Butler shows you how to fold and assemble these heavenly cuties! Featured on Cool2Craft TV.

Watch Ann’s super cool Wire Ribbon Angel YouTube video tutorial!

Materials:

1 ½” – 2” wired ribbon – one 10” and two 4” lengths
12 mm pearl bead
18 gauge Wire
Aleene’s Fast Grab Tacky Glue
Scissors, Wire Cutter, ½” dowel

Instructions:

  1. Pleat ribbon ¼” – ½” for the entire length (10” section is the body, 4” sections are the wings).
  2. Wrap wire around dowel to create halo, cut leaving 2” stem; put the bead onto stem.
  3. Find the center of the body, add a drop of glue and place stem of halo in place; let dry.
  4. Place wings halfway up on either side of body. Use wire to wrap in place, spread wings and body out.

Tips:

**This can be done with various widths of ribbon just adjust the bead for head accordingly.

**Try this with paper lace, lace, fabric and other materials.

**Use a wooden bead in place of pearl bead for head.

**If using fabric stiffen it first with Aleene’s Fabric Stiffener

**Use pipe cleaners for the halo

**Add a pin back for a pin

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Cardboard Tube Napkin Rings by Ann Butler

Cardboard Tube Napkin Rings by Ann Butler

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Watch Ann’s awesome Cardboard Tube Napkin Ring YouTube video tutorial!

Materials:

Cardstock: A Ladies Diary Collection #4500505  (www.graphic45.com)
Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue (www.ilovetocreate.com)
Micro beads (www.darice.com)
Paper towel roll
Scissors (www.westcottbrand.com)
Ruler, pen, paint brush

Ann Napkin Rings 1 Cardboard Tube Napkin Rings by Ann Butler Measure and cut paper towel roll into 1 ¼” pieces.
 Ann Napkin Rings 3 Cardboard Tube Napkin Rings by Ann Butler Cut cardstock into 12” x 1 ¼” strips (one strip for each napkin ring).  Cut these strips in half.
 Ann Napkin Rings 2 Cardboard Tube Napkin Rings by Ann Butler Glue one strip to the outside of ring and one to the inside of the ring. Stripe side showing.
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Ann Napkin Rings 7 Cardboard Tube Napkin Rings by Ann Butler Curl up the edges of the flowers, using paint brush place glue onto flower layers and inside and outside of napkin ring to stiffen; let dry.

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Glass Jar Bank by Ann Butler

Glass Jar Bank by Ann Butler

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Easy as pie!  That’s what this super cool Mason Jar Bank is!  Ann Butler shares the the skinny on making your own fun and fabulous glass jar bank!  Featured on Cool2Craft TV.

Watch Ann’s super cool Glass Jar Bank YouTube video tutorial!

Clean jar with lid
Krylon interior/exterior spray paint (www.krylon.com)
Your choice of fabric
Raffia (optional)
White acrylic paint (optional)
Old toothbrush
Double edge chisel or large flathead screwdriver
Hammer (www.impressart.com)
Stamping block (www.impressart.com
Aleene’s Tacky glue (www.ilovetocreate.com)
Scissors (www.westcottbrand.com)
File (www.flex-i-file.com)

Ann Glass Bank 2 Glass Jar Bank by Ann Butler Place lid (right side up) on stamping block.  Using chisel and hammer make a 1 ½” opening in center of lid.  Turn lid over and pound opening flat against the inside of lid, file as needed to get rid of any sharp edges.
Ann Glass Bank 4 Glass Jar Bank by Ann Butler Spray jar and lid with color of choice, 2 to 3 coats until covered as desired, letting paint dry between coats.
Ann Glass Bank 5 Glass Jar Bank by Ann Butler Cut fabric motif and glue onto jar.Tie raffia around neck of jar.

April 2011 Cool2Craft Creative Play Contributor Ann Butler

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Ann Butler is a mixed media artist, designer and instructor for the creative industries. She works with a variety of mediums and loves to mix mediums within a project. Her designs appear in multi-authored books, magazines, booklets, manufacturer tradeshow booths and websites. When Candace the Muse asked Ann the Cool2Craft Creative Play Theme question “What’s Your Cup of Tea?” she replied “My passion is sharing my creativity with others through teaching as I am here doing Make and Takes at the NAMTA Show”

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Ann told me:
“This was my first time attending the NAMTA SHOWand it was a wonderful show filled with inspiration. NAMTA is the International Art Material Trade Show and is the largest trade association dedicated exclusively to the ART Materials Industry.
I was doing demos in the ART Clay World Booth for Makin’s No Bake Polymer Clay.  People who had never tried Makin’s No Bake Polymer Clay were impressed with the results!”
Thanks so much, Ann!  You’ve earned another CooCash Smacker.
Candace the Muse

You can find Ann at:
Ann’s blog
Ann’s Facebook page
Ann on Art of Green Mixed Media (featuring my most favorite project of Ann’s)

CoolCash30 April 2011 Cool2Craft Creative Play Contributor Ann Butler Whenever you submit an entry to a monthly theme you earn one CoolCash Smacker.  When you’ve earned four Smackers I’ll send you some handmade swag from my studio!
With the Queens of Green Factor, you can earn DOUBLE COOLCASH – just submit an entry that is earth friendly, uses gifts from the earth AND is uplifting to the spirit and you’ll get that extra Smacker!

Cool2Craft34 April 2011 Cool2Craft Creative Play Contributor Ann ButlerLaunched in October 2009, Cool2Craft TV broadcasts weekly internet TV episodes and special live-streaming events featuring industry recognized hosts, reporters, designers, authors and manufacturers. Visit www.cool2craft.com to watch this week’s show via the LiveStream player. Visit our Blip.tv channel for full archived episodes, our YouTube Channel for project and technique demo videos and check out our current programming schedule for upcoming LIVE-streaming events. Visit www.cool2craft.com for current programming schedule.


Cool2Craft LIVE TV – January 3, 2011

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Featured Guests:

Ann Butler – Quick & Easy Glitter Votives

Eileen Hull – Quick & Easy Guest Towel Cupcake

Candace Jedrowicz – 5-Minute Drop Earrings

EcoHeidi Borchers – Quick & Easy Gift Wrap Pins

Tiffany Windsor – Quick & Easy Embellishments

Click here to print the Cool2Craft Channel – 2011 Show Schedule

On Cool2Craft LIVE, we have creative experts who join us from all over the world who demonstrate live and then answer your questions LIVE! It’s easy to tune in! Facebook members can log-in at http://apps.facebook.com/cooltocraft or log in on-line at http://www.linqto.com/rooms/Cool2Craft.

For the full creative and cool experience, It’s really great to watch the weekly shows LIVE but if your schedule says otherwise, each show is recorded and archived for several weeks and video demo clips are posted to the Cool2Craft YouTube channel so you can watch at your leisure!

Get Creative! Get Inspired! Be COOL

Ann Butler – Quick and Easy Glitter Votives – Cool2Craft LIVE TV

Quick and Easy Glitter Votives by Ann Butler

In this video, Ann shows how to use Velcro to create interchangeable glitter dots on glass votive holder. As featured on Cool2Craft LIVE TV Quick & Easy 5-Minute Craft projects – http://www.cool2craft.com

Watch Ann’s Glitter Votive YouTube video tutorial

Ann Butler on Cool2Craft LIVE TV – Quick & Easy Glitter Votives – Monday January 3, 2011

Quick and Easy Glitter Votives by Ann Butler

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Ann Butler demonstrates how to make glitter votives on Monday January 3, 2011 Cool2Craft LIVE TV! The show theme is Quick & Easy 5-Minute Crafts! Watch LIVE from your computer at noon Eastern! Join in the LIVE chatroom! Ask your questions LIVE! Did we mention it’s LIVE!

Facebook Members can log-in here or everyone can log-in here through our general link to watch the show! If this is your first time watching Cool2Craft LIVE TV, click “allow”, enter your name and click enter room! Then sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

If you can’t watch Monday’s live show, click here to view archived show clips!

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Check out our broadcast schedule of upcoming shows featuring live craft demos and chat!

Mondays at noon Eastern (11 am Central, 10 am Mountain, 9 am Pacific).

Ann Butler – Fleece Flowers

Fleece Flower by Ann Butler

In this video, Ann Butler demonstrates how to create fleece flowers from the Sizzix Beauty Bloom Flower Die by Brenda Pinnick. The lush, thick texture of these fleece flowers make them a holiday wearable favorite. Attach to your favorite headband or ear warmers.