Thursday, December 22, 2011

Happy Holiedays

Hello.  This blog thing has been a really fun hobby.  I can't wait to see all of your 2012 creations.  I haven't posted for a while because my camera screen has a huge crack.  Hopefully Santa replaces it with an easy to use version.
Cheers
Katie

Friday, December 16, 2011

Holiday Bags for Co-Workers

Here is an example of a Bag I am making for my co-workers.  Inside is anti-bacterial soap and a sequined holder.
FORMULA
Papers:DCWV
Ribbon:Walmart
Cricut:Jolly Holiday (penguin) 2.44;Plantin Schoolbook (bag)8.59"
Adhesive:ATG;Recollections Dimensionals

Monday, December 12, 2011

Christmas Card Version #1

Hello, I have been working on my holiday cards.  Here is the first version.  It is hard to see the subtle color differences ofs shades of white and off-white





FORMULA
Paper: base card-Recollections; all other card stock Paper Source.
Embossing: Cuttlebug with Sizzix Large Snowflake folder
Ribbon:Offray
Sticker:Recollections
Adhesives:Sookwang double sided tape, ATG

Friday, December 9, 2011

MAG CHALLENGE #55

Happy Friday and welcome to MAG Challenge.  This weeks challenge is to use page 43 in the Forever Young booklet.  Remember for MAG Challenges you can only use cuts from the specified page.  You can not use any other Cricut cartridge, page or cut from other cartridge (even if it is in your stash). Feel free to use stickers, stamps, punches and whatever else you have in your stash.  
I decided to modify the handbag and make into a teapot.The label in the back is the emblem shift key.
Be sure to check out what all of the talented MAG designers have made.magchallengebythepage.blogspot.com.  I'd love to see your interpretation of this challenge






FORMULA
Papers:Colorbok
Cricut:Forever Young Label 4.41" and 4.06"; purse 2.76' (Hid cameo with gypsy)
Cuttle bug with Spots and Dots folder
Ribbon:Inspirations
Gems:misc from stash
Stamp:Fiskars with VIVID ink

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

"S" IS FOR SCOTTIE DOG

Hello, Hope everyone is keeping warm.  Here is another banner I made for my Annual Coffee Mamas breakfast.  I also made a matching card to enter into Cardz TV "Say It with "S" Challenge"  My friend has two scotties, one is black and one is wheaton.


FORMULA
CARD
Paper:black base-core'dinations; plaid-from my stash;glitter papers DCWV
Cricut:Just Because Card-dog 5.24"; Lacy label 3.94"
Trees:Confetti from Target
Circle Die:My Creative Time Stitched Scalloped Circle Die
Star:Jolees
Polka dot border:Mrs Grossmans
Stamp:My Creative Time "all Around Christmas"
Ink VIVID
Adhesives:ATG; Recollections Foam Squares
BANNER
Papers:solid green and red, glitter papers-DCWV; green foil-Recollections; Polka dot Heidi Grace
Cricut:Birthday Bash(banner)3.59"; Letters Birthday Bash 2.18" ; dogs-Just because Cards3.71"
 Ribbons:Offray, the striped one doesn't have a label

Challenge
CCC   "Say it with "S" Challenge"http://cardztv.blogspot.com/2011/11/cricut-cardz-challenge-96.html

Saturday, December 3, 2011

WINTER WISHES BANNER

I am making banners for my friends from my old neighborhood.  We have been meeting for coffee on Saturdays for over 20 years.  The good news is I have finished two.  I don;t have a vision for the others yet,
I have until Friday.

FORMULA
Papers:DCVW,Cloud Nine and Colorbok
Cricut:Banner-Birthday Bash 3.59";  Letters-Birthday Bas 1.71"; Snowmen-Winter Frolic  2.76"; letters-Cricut Classic Font 1.71"
Stamps:Peachy Keen Everyday Character Face Parts with vivid ink
Gems:from my bottom of the drawer stash
Ribbon :Offray

Friday, December 2, 2011

UNICYCLE HOLIDAY CARD

Here is a fun little card I used with my new PKS stamp set "Happy Lashes"  I am entering it into their sketch challenge.   His scarf blew off when i was photographing it outside.  At least I caught the card before it fell in the pool.
FORMULA
Papers: base-Heidi Grace; all other DCWV
Stamp:PKS Happy Lashes, sentiment-Craftsmart
Cricut:Jolly Holidays
Flocking and twine: Martha Stewart
Sticker and border:K&Company
Pom Pom:Walmart holiday ribbon from last year
Pens:Sharpie
Adhesives:Aileenes Tacky glue, ATG

Challenges:
FCCB:holiday card http://fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com/2011/11/challenge-me-monday-88.html
Peach Keen:sketch http://peachykeenstampschallenge.blogspot.com/2011/11/peachy-keen-stamps-sketch-challenge-66.html