Sunday, October 31, 2010

CSNSTORES $35 gift card giveaway!

Check it out! $35 gift card giveaway!!!!  Love chances to win!!!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Think Pink Week Challenge

This week at My Pink Stamper, Robyn challenged us to create something with pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness and some specific ladies she knows that are struggling with cancer.  We all have or have had people in our lives that have struggled with cancer.  Let's show our support to them by "Thinking Pink". Below is the "Think Pink" ribbon I made.  I'm a little disappointed with it because my laminator/magnet maker crinkled the material.  I was trying to make this without going out and spending any money.  I didn't have any pink vinyl so I used what I had on hand.  Not bad for a newbie, huh?  It's the thought that counts right?

I used the Cricut Geoege and Basic Shapes, Cricut Cutting Up, Xyron 510 Magnet/laminator.

Monday, October 25, 2010

A sad, sad story of a once beautiful ornament

On Saturday night I was busy at work making baby shower favors (see previous post for details).  Once done with the favors, I decided to make a "Baby's 1st Christmas" ornament as a gift to the baby.  I was so proud of my creation, I wanted to take a picture of it to post. (Somewhere in the Bible it says, "pride comes before the fall.")  Well, I carefully tied a piece of ribbon so I can hang it to take my picture.  You guessed it.....I dropped it and glitter was everywhere and so my beautiful ornament was now a damaged ornament. Not worthy to be called a gift any longer. What a horrible feeling!  Such joy, such pride, such elation over my creation to be destroyed in an instant! boo-hoo-hoo! It was late (for me) and I didn't have the energy to try and make another one. 
Here is a picture of the damaged ornament.

I will try to salvage the vinyl and use it on another.  YES! There will be another, and another.  I will not be brought down by one broken ornament.  (I will be experimenting with plastic ornaments next.)

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Baby Shower Favors

I had the pleasure to help a friend with favors for her future grand-baby's shower.  She bought the bottles and filled them with hot cocoa mix.  She sent me a picture text of the bottles and said "this needs something."  I quickly volunteered to embelish them  Below is a picture of the finished product.  I had so much fun making them!  Notice the little touch of color on the baby's cheeks?  Too cute!  Anyone else out there need favors for a future occassion.  Give me time, and for a reasonable fee, I can accomodate.  Just email me. 

On this favor, I used the Cricut Stretch Your Imagination cartridge, Cuttlebug embossing folders and Stampin' Up! markers and chalk.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Hello Thursday Cartridges

Check out the new Cricut cartridges that just came out today.  The link below has some sample projects to stir your imagination.  I like Wrap It Up and Iron Works. What about you?  What will be on your Christmas wish list?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Someone's turning 50!!!! -Birthday favors

I had so much fun today making these little favors for our guests on Friday.  My DH is turning 50 and I invited some of his closest friends to help celebrate!  I used the Cricut Tags, Bags and More cartridge, Cuttlebug Embossing folder, Stampin' Up! stamps and ink and Glitter Mist.

DCWV Inc.- new product announcement and giveaway!

Check it out DCWV Inc., the makers of all those awesome paper stacks has just announced 12 x 24 adhesive backed paper.  They are also doing a giveaway.  For a chance to win follow this link and do the things she suggests for your chance to be a winner.  I love giveaways!  Good luck!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Skateboard dude birthday card

My Pastor's son had an "Extreme" Birthday party so I had the to get the Cricut out and the Everyday Paperdolls cartridge and create!!!  The card turned out really cute.  The mom said the card was a "keeper".  She has it on her mantel!!!   Aw!!!! The joys of creating.


I used Everyday Paperdolls, Cuttlebug embossing folders, spray glitter mist, eyelets, ribbon and various cardstock.

Christmas ornament

I discovered these pretty & easy ornaments to make as gifts.  I think this will be our craft for our Thanksgiving get together with the Thorntons.  Clear ornaments, glitter, ribbon and Cricut vinyl.  More pictures to come.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Can you see what I changed on the glass block?

I can be rather obsessive at times.  I love the original glass block I made but there were just a few things bothering me about it so I corrected it.  Can you tell what it is?  Leave a comment if you do. 

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Christmas gifts-second one made

Check it out!  I'm having a blast making these.  Anyone need one for a gift.  I customize too! Let me know.  Items used: Cricut vinyl, Gypsy, Creative Memories Cheerful Seasons cartridge and Sizzix Sizzlet die and 12x12 ceramic tile.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Christmas gifts-first one made

Check out what I just made with cricut vinyl. It was so much fun.  for more info on how you can get one of these, contact me by email: