Wednesday, October 22, 2014

3x3 mini's

**** very long post. sorry ****

Evening , how are you doing tonight? I am extremely tired. So many health issues and doctors appointments this month, i just can't get motivated.

I wanted to come and share with you two 3x3 mini albums I made for a swap on FB. I used this video for inspiration Part 1  and  Part 2 . Was simple to make. Consists of 2 chipboard covers, 816 pages, 6 pockets, 6 tags, ribbon for closure. Any decorations you want to add.

First one is a Thanksgiving mini.
















Next mini is labeled Sioree. I fussy cut everything from 2 sheets of the DCWV All about girls 12x12 stack. the base paper and covers also came from the same stack. There is 2 of each tag. Came from a valentine/love tag book.

















Thanks for stopping by and looking.

If you would like to purchase one of these lil cuties just let me know.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Baby file folder card....

Good morning, good morning, good morning. How are you all doing? It's 4:20 am for me and I wanted to get this post up before I call it a night.

I made another file folder card, because I loved the first one so much. This was for a baby card swap over on FB. The recipient said she never received the first 2 so I mailing the 3rd and file one, this one.

Here is all the supplies I used to create my file folder card.
* Martha Stewart score board
* Cricut paper trimmer
* Scissors
* Scotch pop up foam squares 1/8" thick
* Flower ribbon
* Baby digi
* Nana's nursery baby boy mat stack
 * We R Memory Keepers envelope punch board



Although I used a boy paper pack, It can also be for a girl. 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

snowman easel card

Good morning, I wanted to  share with you my very first easel card. It is a snowman one. Let it be known I have never made one of these types before. Always looked to challenging to me. I tried today, all day, to make this. He is a file from Creative Kuts over on facebook. You can also find her store right here . Cheryl, the owner, was a big help to me .

I know someone who loves snowmen and I am going to give my snowman to her.

Let's get on with the show shall we?

I used a JPEG of the file and cut it all out by scissors. I couldn't get the cricut to work because it was not cutting up and down like I had it, instead it was cutting everything side ways. I wasted so much paper that way.

Let's just say it like this Snowman 4 - Me 1 .

I got so mad at him he won't lay flat, I glued his toes to the base. I used 2 Christmas stamps I had in my stamp stash. There nothing special, just from Michael's dollar bin. 


I am entering my snowman into the following challenges before this post gets to long and he melts to a puddle.

* Decorate to Celebrate- challenge #86 - anything goes
* Through The Craftroom Door's challenge- Anything goes
* MilkCoffee- lot of layers (he is all layered)
* Creative fingers challenge blog - challenge #53- anything goes

Thanks for stopping by . I can't wait to see yours.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

File Folder Halloween Card

Can you believe it, Halloween 2014 will be here in just 19 short days? It's true, it will be . So since we don't have to much longer I want to share with you a new card I made. It is called File Folder Card and you can find the tutorial I used right here. It was super easy and I will be making a different themed one as soon as i am done with this post. How fun is that?

Here is all the supplies I used to create my file folder card.
* Martha Stewart score board
* Cricut paper trimmer
* Scissors
* Acrylic block
* Scotch pop up foam squares 1/8" thick
* Black archival ink
* Orange and black embroidery floss
* Wonderfully Wicked stamps from craftin desert divas
* Doodlebug Design 6x6 paper pad Halloween Parade
* We R Memory Keepers envelope punch board



I used black card stock as my base. Used the doodlebug paper as the front cover. The paper was double sided.  Using the envelope punch board I made it look like a file folder. I then took the thread and made a bow. I got out a piece of white card stock and stamped the witch and the saying and then popped them up with the foam squares. Inking the edges with the same ink I stamped them in. Ops I used the punch board again to round the corners.

A simple but fun card to make.


So what did you think of my card?

I am entering this into the following challenges.
* Decorate to celebrate- challenge 85 - anything goes
* Through the craft room- anything goes
* Milk Coffee Challenge - lots of layers
* The crafters cafe - challenge 85 - black + orange 1 +  color
* Creative fingers challenge blog - challenge 52 - anything goes

Lets see what you make and enter into these challenges .

Saturday, September 27, 2014

My Bois

Today I wanted to introduce you to my bois. There names are bucky and leo and they are my precious parakeets. Bucky is green and got his name from bucking us when we tried to pick him up. Leo is yellow and he got his name from the month I got him.

These bois are so loving. They love to chirp in different tones to music, wrestling, you while your on the phone. They love watching tv. In fact there chirping softly now as they watch tv.

I made a LO of my bois and want to share with you.

I used a light blue as my background. On the left I tore a sheet of white in half and used the decorated part. I outlines the white butterflies with green and yellow gel pens. I put a small piece of fabric sticking out of the white piece. Made 3 brown hexagons above the photos and outlined in the green and yellow pens also.. I rounded the corners of paper and photos. I took the green pen and made some lines and dots around things. Stuck a poofy butterfly into the center of one of the white ones. Using rub-ons I made my title to say My Bois.

Shall we see the bois now?


Friday, September 26, 2014

Life is so sweet digi l







Hello, how are you doing on this fine day? Good I hope.

I am here to share with you a digital LO I made using a cute humming bird  from http://www.sunsationalstamps.com/ . He is just the cutest little thing, or i think he is. Works well with any colors and also with digital or traditional paper.

I used the colored humming bird I colored and used on a card before. this time I took him into My Memories Suite and put him onto a background paper. Matted my photo.I then found some flourishes for the corners and add the words that come with the humming bird, and there you have it .

My digital creation:



Let me know whatcha think.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Happy Birthday Lo

My friend Mary, whom lives across the street, has a daughter whom just turned 8 at the end of August. Mary sent me the only photo's she had of the special day and I finally got them in my order. So not wasting any time I scrapped them. I am going to take it and the extra photos and also the drawing Kiara made her tomorrow.

Let's get on to the LO shall we?

I used a sketch I found online.


I then found this Tic-Tac-Toe challenge .


I chose to go diagonal and use the 3 photos, a sketch and bling.


Only thing that was not in my stash for many years was the photos. I am so thankful I was so able to use up some stash items.


I am also entering this into the following :

* Creative Fingers Challenge-49- anything goes.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

rain, rain, go away....

It has been raining all day and night and it doesn't seem to be stopping. What can a girl do in all of this rain? Can't go anywhere because when it rain's my  car looks like it is sitting in a gigantic puddle and my shoes get wet way above them. SO what else can a girl do you ask?

So that's just what I did.

I'm a part of a swap called LOTW . It means you can chose a word you would like others to create for you. Then you chose letters of the other ladies words that you want to do for them. They pick the size of the letter, the colors, the theme and you create it.

So I am going to list the names and letters I did,with the theme.

Names:                                                      Letter:                               Theme:

* minions                                                  i                                         minions
* McIssaccs                                              s                                         minions
* pre kindergarten                                     t                                         school
* abigail                                                    b                                         bling
* kindergarten                                           r                                         school
* South Dakota                                         k, o                                    red/gold leaves
* swofford                                                 S                                       to match a LO she posted
* birthday                                                 i                                         lions, giraffe, zebra
* sunshine                                                 s                                        sunny
* bear paw                                                p                                        carnival
* valdez                                                    e                                        alaskin fishing
* sadie                                                      a                                         dog
* lucy                                                       y                                         dog
* shyann                                                   n                                         artist
* karinna                                                  r                                          butterfly

Following the list above you should be able to figure out the letters.













I used all scraps of paper, cricut craft room for the letters, stencils, gems, ink pads, ink pens, markers, tag with tickets on it I received in a swap, stamped images of butterflies from a friends wife, leaves from a ruined wreath and clip art.

Took me several hours to complete these. Hardest part was matching colors and themes.

What have you been working on ?