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Monday, March 4, 2013

Rock it out! Day 1



This week we've have some super fun projects to share with you that some of our DT created using the i-rock tool and lots of bling! Now who doesn't love bling?! That added touch of sparkle can add a smile to just about anyone's face!

The i-rock tool is super fun & so easy to use.  It will rock your world!!

It adheres rhinestones & other gems to paper, ribbon, fabric and even furniture! No glue is needed ... therefore no messy clean-up. The i-rock uses 3 AA batteries.

It can be used with our Glam Rocks which come a wide assortment of colors & shapes; with the Compacts that include Crystals (in a multitude of colors) and Glitter Hot Rocks.


So would you like to see some projects?
Ok ... let's get rockin'!




"Bubble Fun"

I LOVE that the Childhood Memories collection has some “bubble” elements in it because I have so many pictures of my kids playing in bubbles! Who doesn’t? Playing in bubbles is such a fun part of being a kid! 

For my layout I wanted to replicate all of the bubbles and all of the fun colors that are in my daughter’s bathing suit. I created 3 different types of bubbles. The first I used a small circle punch and punched out the medium sized bubbles from the patterned paper, the second type was made from gluing down twine in a circle, and the third is simply stamping with the Bubbles stamp. 



I love that the Hot Rocks were the perfect touch for the shine on all the bubbles and they were so easy to apply!




Supplies Used: Imaginisce Childhood Memories (patterned papers, alphas sheet, sticker stackers, Bubbles stamp), Good Dog (patterned paper), Makin’ Waves (patterned paper), I-Rock tool, Glitter Hot Rocks, Jewel Hot Rocks, Lighted Tweezers
Other supplies: Bazzill cardstock, The Twinery twine, Elmers white pen, Silhouette Cameo




"Bad to the Bone"

Did you know the i-Rock can be used on more items than just paper? You can jazz up hats, shirts, etc ...  I decided to add some bling to my dog Satchel's new coat. He was so happy with it he could hardly sit still for me to take his picture :)



Some tips if you want to try this: 
1. Make sure the fabric you are applying the gems to is heat resistant. You don't want to melt it. 
2. You can create templates for shapes or words using your Cricut or Silhouette like I did. 
3. Do not put your i-Rocked items in the dryer. This will loosen up the glue and the gems may fall off. Hang dry instead.
I hope you give it a try.

Supplies:  Imaginisce i-Rock, Hot Rocks compact (Pink, Black, and Clear assortment), Hot Rocks compact (Crystal assortment)


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GIVEAWAY!
Would you like to add some sparkle & bling to your life??
Well, now's your chance!

We're giving away 1 i-rock tool, 1 compact and 1 tube of Glam Rocks.
All you have to do to enter is leave a comment on today's post and let us know what you would use the i-rock tool for.
(Winner will be announced Fri., March 8th)

33 comments:

Amanda said...

Love using it on cards and layouts. Now that I am into making small albums will have to use it on them.

craftymom205 said...

I would use it on cards and scrapbook pages.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Mary Pat Siehl said...

girls, awesome job!!!!

Laurie Dunham said...

Awesome projects! I use them on almost everything. I love the i-rock tool so much.

Margie said...

What a pretty way to add sparkle!! Love today's samples-that dog is stylin! I would use it for layouts and cards, mostly, but I could see making a few shirts for my girls, too!

littlen said...

i make a lot of cards, so i'd use it to add bling to the cards.

Guiseppa said...

Wow...awesome use of the I-Rock ladies!

donlambson said...

looks like its gonna be a FUN WEEK!
gotta love the Bling!
:)

Iris said...

I would use it to add bling to cards. Iris

StefanieH said...

Awesome, i would use this for scrapbookinf and my kids clothes :)

Denise Bryant said...

Great ideas! Looks like a fun tool! I would use it to add some bling to cards!
DeniseB

Ange said...

Awesome! I would totally use it to make some of those bubbles. Brilliant!!!

Sue D said...

Great way to add a little bling. I would use it on my cards.

Romy said...

What an awesome lay-out! So fun and pretty! I would love to add some bling to my clothes with this tool.

Kerie's Kafe said...

I would love to learn how to use the I-Rock. I would start out by using it on t-shirts... adding a little bling to everything :-)

CathyinMN said...

I would use it to add bling to my cards and scrapbook layouts. I may even venture out for clothing although it will be hard to remember not to put it in the dryer. Thanks for the chance to win!

Carol said...

I would use it on cards that I make to submit for publication in magazines! It would really make my projects stand out.

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

sharon g said...

Now that I've seen the bone, I'd like to make some cute clothes for my doggy woggy woo!

Robin B. said...

Great projects. I would use it to add bling to layouts, cards and mini albums.

scrappin2babygirls said...

I'd use it for scrapbook layouts and cards :D thanks for the chance
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Melissa said...

I love the idea of no excess glue. I would use on cards and scrapbook pages.

Carla said...

Cute, really liked the bubbles and gems used.
I'd use the I-rock on a fun
layout I'm doing for a expo I'm going to.
Carla from Utah

Scrap2day said...

wow..I have never thought to use it on fabric! The I-Rock is so so cool...seeing as how I have two grandchildren coming into the world..I would use it on their clothes for sure. But..I'm a hard core scrapbooker, card maker so I would use it on those also..and oh my goodness I'm thinking of all kinds of things! You could use it on jeans, pocketbooks, even make your own glamed up pot holders! oh yeah!!

quiltma said...

Wow if I won what would I use it for... well I have 11 grandchildren 6 of which are girls so I can see purses, decorated jeans, jackets, shirts..... I could go on and on and on
So maybe you should just put it in the mail to me, I promise to put it to good use.

Rhonda Miller said...

What a gorgeous layout. I love the glam rocks. If I won I would use it to add some sparkle to my cards and Smash* book pages.

Sandra said...

i have 4 daughters what i nice tools for us!!!! Will like to have it! Thanks for the chance to win!

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

Oh these are so cute. I would use it for my cards and other projects that I make. But I think I will have to add a lil something to my daughters clothes too. She would be so happy if I won one and did that for her. Thanks for the chance. HUGS

SandiB said...

I would use these on my alphas or other die-cuts to give them some sparkle and a blingy look. Thanks for the chance to win.

ajmaluck said...

I would use the i-rock tool on my cards and layouts. I like how you can make your own design with them. Would love to win these.

Kathy S. said...

I love adding bling and sparkle to the cards I design. This tool would be perfect! Thank you for the chance to win.

Wendy Brassart said...

I would love to use the i-Rock on layouts! Just for that added sparkle! : )

Melinda said...

I'd use it for layouts and cards! And share it with my daughter, who'll go crazy blinging everything up!

Marianne said...

I'd use it on my cards, but if I had a dog with a coat (I only have cats, though), I would definitely bling it up like Marcia did. So cute!

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