Friday, May 29, 2015

There's Something Bloomin'!

At Linnie Blooms you’re going to find oodles of fun projects to really take your mixed media in a new direction.  We met this new company at CHA in January and we immediately had heaps of ideas for using her clever products.  What a new dimension to journals, canvases, books, and scrapbook pages!  We know you’re going to love seeing the inspiration from this week’s hop!

Plus, there are prizes!  Three lucky winner will each win a set of Linnie Blooms Fabric Mini File Folders just like they provided four our team.  Plus, you’ll receive a Dreamweaver Stencil background and our Vintage Press Perfectly Clear™ Stamps Set.  You’ll be creating Mixed Media fabric accents in no time!  These winners have to have a US mailing address, but, Aussie Fans, good news!  The Stencil Specialists are sponsoring one Australian prize for this collaboration!  You could win a Stampendous Stamp, an LL-sized Dreamweaver Stencil of your choice, a silicone buttons mould, and a Stampendous Embossing Powder (your color choice)…Wow!!  Be sure to let us know you’re from Australia in your comments!  Wait!  There’s more!  Linnie Blooms will be giving away a FREE all new DIY Home Decor Kit!  Make sure to comment on their blog and their designer’s blogs posting in our hop this week!  Now, on to my project for today:

Here’s what I used to create my project:

Linnie Blooms Mini File Folder
Stampendous® Single Adirondack 
Stampendous® Coral Tree
Stampendous® PenPattern Seaside Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
Stampendous® Seaside Chair Perfectly Clear™ Stamps

Stampendous® PenPattern Mermaid
Stampendous® Encouraging Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
Stampendous® PenPattern Fish
Stampendous® Goldfish Pair
Stampendous® Seashell Jar
Archival Inks™ in Jet Black, Emerald Green, Viridian, Vermillion, Sienna, Manganese Blue, Cobalt
DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paints, colors too numerous to list
DecoArt® Metallic Lustre™ Champagne Ice
May Arts Ribbon®

Here’s what I did to create my project:

Paint sand and sky/water on each page
Stamp images and paint as desired
Punch two holes on left side
Add rings and tie on bits of ribbon to each ring

Here’s the complete list of teammates posting today:

Lea Kimmel (Me!)

Remember, if you don’t see the Blog Hop post as soon as you click the link, you may need to click on the header or home button of the blog and scroll a bit to find the post.  Some bloggers post for more than one thing each day.  If you have trouble commenting on a blog, please let us know at  Thanks for your patience, designers across several time zones mean every post may not be active immediately.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Don’t forget to comment to be eligible to win a prize.  I’ll see you again soon.  Have a wonderful weekend!



  1. So cute and beachy fun. I definitely love the clever way of binding the folders!

  2. Beacharific!! LOVELOVELOVE this mini! Your scenes are so fun and colored to perfection! It has a very relaxing feel to it and is just lovely! TFS!

  3. By the sea, the glorious sea!!! I so want to be!!! Beautiful mini album.

  4. Sweet! Love each of your scenes!!

  5. How darling. Love the mermaid. Each page is cuter than the previous one.
    A unique idea to make a beach-themed album - especially using the file folders as the base.
    thanks for sharing a wonderful album.

  6. gosh you have worked hard in here. loved it.
    LInnie Blooms team member

  7. Inspired to take a trip to the shore after seeing this stunning work. Fabulous job on this Leadonna! Thank you for sharing this great mini album this week!

  8. How fun this project is!! Thanks for hopping with us!

  9. This is so awesome! It would be a great way to remember a trip.

  10. Oh this is the funnest!
    Loving all the great pages
    and images! Too cute.
    Carla from Utah

  11. Beautiful--makes me want to go to the beach.
    Sue in Ohio

  12. How delightful! Just loving this!

  13. Wow, wow, wow! Great project!

  14. I truly appreciate your piece of work, Great post.

  15. I couldn't refrain from commenting. Perfectly written!


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