Hello friends! It's no secret that I joined the RG Avenue Design Team in October, but today is my actual debut on the RG Avenue social media accounts. Each new DT member was given a specific day to be featured and today is my time to shine! I have thoroughly been enjoying my time over the last month on the RG Avenue team. RG himself has been very welcoming, supportive and so unbelievably generous with his products! Seriously, you should have seen the TWO large DT boxes I received last month - to include ink (Sugar Cubes), cardstock, stamps and more! Kerry, the DT Coordinator is very organized (love that!) and my fellow teammates are equally as creative and complementary. I feel very fortunate to be afforded this opportunity.
Today I have created a picture frame using the Safari Boho stamp set. I chose this stamp set because it reflects my love of animals and of the color blue. This is an 11" x 13" gold frame with an 8 1/2" x 11" mat that I found at my local Wal-Mart store for $12.
I cut a 8 1/2" x 11" piece of kraft lattice paper to mount in the picture frame opening. Using the Lawn Fawn Grassy Border dies, I cut the grass from Tangy Apple cardstock. I die cut the letters "W-I-L-D" from Rich Blueberry cardstock using large letter framelit dies. Since the Boho Safari stamp set is a digital image, I printed the image onto Neenah Solar White Smooth cardstock and cut the images out using my Scan & Cut 2. I colored each image using Copic Alcohol Ink markers and added highlights to each image using a Uniball White Gel pen. I adhered the images to the kraft paper before inserting the entire image into the frame.
Here is the Safari Boho stamp set I used to create today's framed image:
I would like to send a big thank you to RG, Gabby and the entire RG Avenue team in Arizona, as well as the DT coordinator, Kerry Urbatch, for selecting me to be a part of this creative family.
I also thank each of YOU for following along on my creative journey and for taking the time out of your day to visit my website or other social media accounts.
Your kind comments, feedback, support and encouragement keep me creating!
Many, many thanks today and always,
Hi, I'm Crystal!
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