Saturday, January 28, 2012

GIFT CARD HOLDER FOR VALENTINES

Peachy Keen stamps is having a photo inspiration challenge. http://www.peachykeenstampschallenge.blogspot.com/2012/01/peachy-challenge-02-photo-inspiration.html The photo reminded me of some two sided paper I had.  I really wanted to show both sides of the paper.  When I was browsing through Google Reader I saw these cute little treat holders made by Liz at Liz's Paper Loft.  She has a great video on how to whip up these pouches.Check out her awesome bloghttp://www.lizspaperloft.com/2012/01/hi-everyone-happy-saturday-did-you-see.html

back side
FORMULA
Paper:Me & My Big Ideas; solids scraps
Cricut:Mothers Day Bouquet
Cuttlebug with Swiss Dots
Die:My Creative Time "Scalloped Stitched Circle"
Stamps:Peachy Keen Eyes-Funshine Face Parts; Mouth-Everyday Character Face Parts: Sentiment from Michaels $1 bin 
Ink:Vivid
Chalk:Hampton
Adhesives:ATG

Friday, January 27, 2012

CROCHETED THANK YOU CARD

Diana at DL.ART http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/2012/01/january-19-2012-thankful-thursday.html is having a challenge to make a thank you card that has Kraft paper, twine and a flower on it. I crocheted the flower out of Martha Stewart bakers twine.  It wasn't the easiest thing that I have ever hooked.
FORMULA
Papers:DCWV Crafty Stack;Recollections Kraft cardstock
Cricut:Classic Cricut Font
Cuttlebug with Floral Fantasy folder
Twine:Martha Stewart
Brad:Marvy
Adhesives:Xyzron Create a Sticker;ATG

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Scrappy Mom's Rock Princess Challenge

Scrappy Mom's is having a challenge using "Rock Princess"  I love their stamps, I have 3 sets (I can't find one)  Amazing animals has the saying "You're the Cat's Meow!"  That was my inspiration.  I used the cat cut on page 53.  I decided not to cut the layers.  I really wanted to showcase the papers I used.  I also used the diamond cut on p 56.  Check out Scrappy Mom Stamps at http://scrappymoms-stamps.blogspot.com/  I haven't decided if it will be for Valentines or a birthday.  My daughter, Lanie loves cats.
FORMULA
Papers:Black foil-Recollections:Black Pearl-Core'dinations;Glitter-DCWV"The Dazzle Stack"
Cricut:Rock Princess
Stamp:Scrappy Moms Amusing Animals
Die:My Creative Time Stitched Scallop
Ink:Brilliance Pearlescent Coral
Ribbon:Celebrate it
Pearls:Recollections
Silver Sharpie for head phones
Adhesives:ATG; Recollections dimensionals
 Sorry the picture is a little fuzzy, this paper is so sparkly and I am getting used to my new camera

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

SO EXCITED

  Over the Weekend I participated in "My Creative Time's" "MCT January Stamp Release Blog Hop"  There were so many cute ideas from Emma's DT.  You should check out her new stamps and Dies. My Creative Time.  The grand prize was a $100.00 gift certificate to Custom Crops.
http://www.customcrops.com/index.php?cPath=276 And guess who won?  Lucky, lucky me.  I can't wait to shop.
A Big Thanks to Emma and the folks at Custom Crops
KatieO

Monday, January 23, 2012

Tea Time

I made this card for my mom's birthday.  I was so happy to see it fits in for 2 challenges.  Birthday Sundaes has a challenge with a birthday sentiment on front  http://birthdaysundaes.blogspot.com/.  Fantabulous Cricut has a challenge to use a label that is not a circle http://fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com/2012/01/challenge-me-monday-95.html

FORMULA
Papers:base-Colorbok;Patterned and green shimmer-DCWV;tags-Core'dinations Whitewash
Cricut:Damask Decor card feature
Dies for tags:My Creative Time
Stamps:Youre Tea-riffic-Fiskars; Happy Birthday Dots  ink:G Studio
Embossing:Cuttlebug with Sizzix folder
Pearls:Recollections

Friday, January 20, 2012

June in January

I made this card for a challenge at CCC cricut cardz challenge http://www.cardztv.blogspot.com/2012/01/cricut-cardz-challenge-100.html The challenge is to make a summer themed card.  Even though this is summer themed, I may use it for Valentines Day.
FORMULA
Papers: base-Colorbok; Popsicle Core' dinations Whitewash ; all other DCWV
Cuttlebug with Divine Swirls and Swiss Dots folders
Cricut:Just Because cards
Ribbon:Offray
Adhesives:ATG;Recollections Dimensionals
I am really enjoying playing with Core'dinations "Sand it, tear it, emboss it, love it" collection.  The popsicle is the Whitewash collection.  It is white over green.  When you sand the embossing the green pops out.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

WINTER BIRTHDAY CARD

I made this cute little snowman cupcake card for my niece's birthday.  It fits the guidelines for two challenges.  Birthday Sundaes http://birthdaysundaes.blogspot.com/2012/01/challenge-39-inspiration-photo.html is having a photo inspiration challenge and it has to be a birthday card with a snowman on it.   Fantabulous Cricut http://fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com/2012/01/challenge-me-monday-94.html is having a challenge where you have to have a snowflake or snowman on your project.
FORMULA
Papers-Solids DCWV; stripe and polka dot-Recollections
Cricut-Snowman-A Child's Year; Cupcake Card-Wild Card
Flower Die:My Creative Time
Stamp:Dots
Ink-Vivid
Adhesive:ATG;Recollections Dimensionals
Snowflakes:World Market 2010

Monday, January 16, 2012

FIRST PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Today I made a a card "Big Sister" to give to the little daughter of a friend who just had a baby.  I hope to post the baby card soon.  I have a new camera and I am not quite used to it yet, so please excuse the photo.
FORMULA
Paper:Core dinations Sand it, Tear it, Emboss it, Love it; Back ground K&Company; Silhouette-Colorbok
Cricut:A Childs Year; Cuttlebug with Divine Swirls folder
Ribbon:Recycled
Sentiment:hand written with Sharpie
Adhesives:ATG

Friday, January 13, 2012

I'M BACK

This is the first time since the day after Christmas that I have been on my blog.   Right after Christmas my family got the stomach flu, then coughs.  I was unfortunate enough to get a reoccurance of the flu a few times.  The good news is I lost 15 pounds with out trying.  On top of that I worked some crazy graveyard hours for inventory,.  Today I am celebrating feeling great by doing some crafting.