Monday, August 18, 2014

You Can Make It....

Hello friends and hello Monday...

I know that Avocado Arts has really fun adorable stamps, but they
also have amazing messages in some of the sets, like this month's set
You Can Do It is definitely inspiring to me.

I created this bubble frame- believe it or not it is chipboard LOL and I 
added the stamped sentiment onto cork paper. 
I just wanted something to hang in my room and remind me to keep
on trying every single day.

BE SURE to hit up Avocado Arts and comment on my post- they are giving away
prizes this month for commenting!!

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Friday, August 15, 2014

NEW Stamps! Back To School Crafts...

Hey friends, it's the 15th that means it's my day to post for 
Avocado Arts with their new stamp set, this one is called 
"You Can Do It" how fun is that?

I decided to create some lunch box notes from mom using the stamp,
I used Clear Scraps acrylic pieces and added the patterned paper to the
top of them, then added cork paper for the cookies. 
This is the stamp set...fun right??! :) 
Then I decided to make little pencil tags just for fun, 
why not jazz them up and pass the out in the treasure box. 
You can find all my projects on the AA blog sometimes today!
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

DON'T DISTURB Homework MOM....Blog Hop!

Hey friends, it's that time again- time for the 
Samantha Walker giveaway and blog hop! 
That means a FREE SVG file and some fun projects.

My project is a "Don't Disturb" sign for that teenager 
who wants to keep it quite while doing homework. 
It's my month to use the free file Samantha is giving 
away see the cool file below- I just love it. 
Use your Silhouette to cut out the free file with hot pink card stock. 
Use the Samantha Walker Perfect Susan Font to create the Don't Disturb
words in light pink. 
Adhere words flourish to painted tag album page. 
Add Liquid Pearls to tag-
Add crystals and ribbons. 
Create door handle hanger using ribbon. 


I used black Krylon paint for the tag itself and 
it sort of looks like chalkboard.

Ok here are the blog hop details!!

The blog hop will begin on Wednesday 08/13 at 12:01am MDT and you have to comment by Sunday, 08/17 at 11:59pm MDT in order to be eligible for the free SVG/Silhouette file as well as the prize...which will be on PixScan Mat from Silhouette.  

We will announce the Blog Hop Winner on Monday, 08/18 on Samantha's Facebook Page.


The next stop is the amazing- 

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Hello Summer...Goodbye Summer...

Hey there friends, can you believe it? I blogged
TWO day in a row with a project!

 I used a clear acetate frame from Simple Stories and cut it down to
fit the bottom flap, then added Liquid Pearls to the half scallop. 
 I love the beachy theme and feel.
 I was going to use alcohol inks but I loved it the way it was...
the only thing I wish I had was some Mudd Puddles sand to add! 
That would have been perfect!
That's it for me, don't forget the SW blog hop tomorrow!
Happy Tuesday friends.....
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Monday, August 11, 2014

Vintage Frame School Gift Idea

It's back to school and that means back to creating!
Our first day was Friday but before I share my creation I wanted to share my boys. 
 As many of you know I am divorcing and this is our first school year 
just the three of us...it's a good time and we are at peace. 
Ok on to my project....
I have a blog post on CutCardStock today that shares exactly how I created this 
cast acrylic (glass like) Clear Scraps Tri-Fold Frame. 
You can see the post here:
I will see you with another project tomorrow! :) 
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Back From Vacation! W/ Mustache Mini!

 Hey there friends, well it took me a minute but
I am finally back from vacation ad semi- back to normal. (not really).

I have a fun project I created with the brand new 
Creating Made Easy August Kit- this Oh Happy Day album. 
I thought it would be fun to add photos later since my printer hates me these days LOL
 Pretty much everything except the spray paint (Krylon Coral and Black) 
is from the August kit- it's amazing. 
I will have a couple more projects I will be sharing. 
The vintage My Mind's Eye paired with Clear Scraps is just beautiful.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Xyron, Maya Road BLOG HOP!

Welcome to the Xyron & Maya Road blog fest this week, 
check out the cool prizes they are giving away and my project today! :) 

These are my very vintage mixed media cards I created using MR and Xyron. 
I am going to give a quick rundown of how I created these. 
If you make cards and DO NOT have a Xyron 9" Creative Station
trust me YOU NEED ONE! Like now...it makes card making so easy I love it. 
 Trim patterned paper to 4.5X6" Trim cork paper to 4X5.5" and use
Xyron 9" Creative Station to layer papers. 
In fact I fold my card base and run it right through my Xyron 9" Creative Station
so the cover on the cards sticks evenly and perfectly every single time. 
 Using Maya Road Canvas Coaster Album stamp sentiment onto
canvas itself. Using Xyron Adhesive Dots adhere canvas coaster
to front of card. 
 Love Clip to front of card.
 See?? Xyron really does make adhesive for EVERY project and every medium. 
 Be sure to head to the Xyron blog and check out the prizes and
enter to WIN BIG!

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Vacation Time!

Hey there friends, 
I RARELY take time off the blog but I am headed to photograph a wedding
then off to vacation with no internet or cell phones even...
I will be gone until the 26th but will have a fun Xyron post up the 25th. 
See you all when I return!
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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Surf Rider Window Decor

Here's a fun summery window hanging,
Connie Crystal Suncatchers. 
Trim out patterned paper to coordinate with acrylic circle, 
Adhere to circle.

 Punch top and bottom holes. 
 Thread Sun Catcher using clear line- then cover with bow using 
ribbon from your stash.
 Thread ribbon through top and hang. 
 The colors are perfect for summer!
LOVE this kit!
http://www.clearscraps.com/product_p/july2014main.htm
Love the whole idea of the summery projects...so fun.