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Patricia Serrano, March guest designer.

by Ruby Rock-It Bella! Fundamentals | March 29, 2012

 

Pat Serrano RR GBdesigner March2012

I'd like to introduce you to Pat Serrano, our March guest designer. I had the pleasure of meeting her at our recent Winter CHA Show.

Here is what she shared with us:

I am so excited to finally share what I have been working on…

In January I was lucky enough to attend CHA.

While I was walking around checking out all the fabulous new goodies

I ended up doing a make and take at the Ruby Rocket booth and met the beautiful

Rachel Carlson as we sat there we talked about scrapbooking and crafting she was in the

process of looking for guest designers!!

I submitted some of my past work that very night. I was notified a few days later I was one of the lucky ones!

 I was given the complete line of “August Moon” I loved this paper line as soon as I had it in my hand.

  Pat Serrano design 1

Here is my first creation.  A one page layout. I love the look of this.  I used four of the papers from the line using both sides I made a few pinwheels.  I used lots of pearls to create half circles.

  Pat Serrano design 2

For my second creation I altered a wood frame from Michael’s.  I used my cricut to cut out flowers and inked them.  I used my Martha Stewart punch for the butterflies and of course I added som pearls and used a few scraps of ribbon from the collection.

And for my third creation…

Pat Serrano design 3

I used this beautiful mini album.  It is pretty much done for you.

So easy for a quick gift add photos and few embellishments.

Pat Serrano design 4


Pat Serrano design 5

I used the remaining pearls, scraps of ribbon and paper.

I used my Martha Stewart butterfly punch.

Pat Serrano design 6

 

Pat Serrano design 7

(This paper line yelled out butterflies and vintage to me).

I used my Tim Holtz pinwheel die. I love the simplicity of this mini album. I used a couple of the tags that came with this line to create my title base and tied them together. I love the tags that come with this line…they can be used for added detail. I used up the stickers I had left on these pages. Butterflies and pinwheels are every where on this book. I love it!!

I hope I have inspired you in some way!

I have enough scraps and paper to make a couple of cards..

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs Pat

We asked Pat a few questions:

Where does your inspiration come from?  I get my inspiration from magazines, blogs and from my scrap friends.

What is your go to tool? My punches have become my favorite tool.

What is YOUR signature item (the one thing that ALWAYS ends up in your projects)?  The one thing that always ends up on my projects are flowers...any and all types I love the dimension they add,  I also use my sewing machine  a lot too!

Name one thing that people might be surprised to know about you?  People are always surprised that I can crochet and knit and love to sew

Do you have any other hobbies? Sewing, knitting, crochet, snowboarding, golf and photography

You can find Pat's blog and more of her mini book photos at:

Thank you very much Pat for joining us as a guest designer.

Creative cheers!

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