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 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!

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!
Love the whole idea of the summery fun. 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

3 Card Of Encouragement

Good morning friends, 
I have a few projects to share and a warning, I will be leaving Friday and won't
be back until next Saturday with  no internet or phone, so my blog will be ON VACATION! :O 
I hope you will come back when I do :) 

My first card is the lighthouse image from Enjoy the Journey with 
the Let Your Light Shine sentiment, I cannot wait to share this card with a friend.
I used Xyron Double Sided tape for the glitter strip. 

My next card I used the cute tennis shoes and stamped them onto cork
paper and added twine- perfect for an encouragement note. 

And this last card I used the Enjoy The Journey set but I also added
The sweet turtles from the Takin' It Slow mini set.
Aren;t these amazing stamps?? I love them! :) 


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Xyron, Simple Stories And May Arts FUN!

I usually have a tutorial for my projects but this time I am going on vacation 
so I decided to make it short and sweet. 

For this project I used my Xyron 9" Creative station to adhere
the papers to the Tri-Fold Frame, Simple Stories Good Day Sunshine 
paper and embellishments. 
in place, and Xyron Adhesive Dots to pop up the stickers. 
 Then I tied it together using the 3/8" May Arts Satin Reversible Ribbons. 


Friday, July 11, 2014

Wedding Favor Box Idea

Good morning and happy Friday friends,
You saw the box I created the other day but I wanted to share just one more
because they would make fantastic Wedding Favor Boxes.
Check out my step by step tutorial on CutCardStock
 Where I share step by step how I created this box-wouldn't it be
fabulous with the bubbles or almonds that weddings have?
Easy to make and totally affordable too!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Spellbinders Giveaway, FREE SVG and Tutorial Project!

Hey there and welcome to the monthly 
Samantha Walker Creative Team Blog Hop!

I have  fun project today this little cookie basket I am in love with. 
Samantha Created these cool baskets and they are perfect for the 
Summer Lovin' paper pack!

Using your Silhouette and the COVER Cardstock cut settings-cut file. 
 Assemble basket using brads, 
Assemble bow using glue dots. 
 Wrap basket with ribbon- adhere. 
Then adhere paper bow to front. 
 Using brads- add handle. 
Use Liquid Pearls to create fun dots around border- to offset strips. 
 Add one of the adorable journaling cards from the paper pack. 
 Fill with cookies and make a NEW best friend! :) 
 Now head out to the other blogs to see if you can win today!
The blog hop begins on Wednesday 07/09 at 12:01am MDT and you have to comment by Sunday, 07/13 at 11:59pm MDT in order to be eligible for the free SVG/Silhouette file 
as well as the prize...which is the 

The Blog Hop Winner will be announced on Monday, 07/14 on Samantha's Facebook Page.
Be sure to enter to win! 

See you tomorrow! :) 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Keepin' Cool With Samantha Walker

 Hello friends, and HELLO Tuesday...
I have this fun card on the Samantha Walker blog with full
instructions even if you want to check it out today!
I can always find something creative to do with her Cut Files, Papers and
even stamps...such a great designer. 
Check out the tutorial and let me know if you try to make one!