Friday, August 31, 2012

Note Card Set

Hello - 

Today I am sharing a note card set I made using a book I just received for inspiration.  I recently purchased Card Making with Cricut.  This book has been out for a while but it has a bunch of cute ideas in it.  I highly suggest it for a cricut user.

Supplies:  Cardstock (DCWV & Georgia Pacific), Stickles (Ranger), Cricut & Home Decor cartridge (Provo Craft).

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Happy Birthday

Hello - 

Today my "baby girl" is 19!  Wow!  She is a full time college student and works so hard.  I could not be more blessed to have such a wonderful daughter.

I thought I would share a birthday layout I made using the DCWV Celebration stack.  I used the Everyday Pop Up cartridge for the banner and Elegant Cakes for the Happy Birthday.

Supplies:  Cardstock (DCWV & American Crafts), Cricut, Everyday Pop Up Cards & Elegant Cakes cartridges (Provo Craft).

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Cupcake Birthday Cards

Hello Everyone - 

Today I am sharing a quick and easy cupcake card I made from the Sweet Treats cartridge.  I am using one for a birthday card this week and since I could fit two card bases on one 8 1/2"x11" sheet of cardstock I made another to have on hand.
This was such a quick and easy card.  I used the card feature and cut the corresponding layers.  

Supplies: Cardstock (DCWV & The Paper Studio), Cricut & Sweet Treats cartridge (Provo Craft).

Friday, August 24, 2012

Kickin' Back

Hello Everyone...

I have taken a few days off work and I made it into my craft room to play.  I was looking at the images on the Just Because Cards cartridge.  I decided to make a couple of cards with the cute cowboy (or girl) boot. 

Supplies: Cardstock (The Paper Studio & Bazzill), Ribbon (CTMH), Cricut & Just Because Cards (Provo Craft).

Thanks for stopping by.  :)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Wedding Card

Hello -

Today I am sharing the card I made for my cousin's wedding.  I used my favorite card from the Wild Card cartridge.

Supplies: Cardstock (Recollections, Bazzill & Core'dinations), Cricut, & Wild Card (Provo Craft) & Pearls (CTMH).

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Wedding Shower Card

Hi Everyone -

Today I am sharing the card I made to go with the wedding album gift.  I used both the Wild Card cartridge and A Child's Year.
Supplies: Cardstock (Bazzill & Recollections), Cricut, Wild Card, & A Child's Year (Provo Craft).

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Final Pages for the Wedding Album

Hello -

Whew...I am done and I finished the album before the shower!  I was a little worried I'd run out of time.  Here are the last 3 two page layouts.  I really liked using the DCWV formal affair for the album but I started to run out of paper's so I decided to make some backgrounds the the Cricut.  I used both the positive and the negative of these background cuts.

Supplies: Cardstock (Bazzill, DCWV & Core'dinations), Cricut,, Embossing Folder, Art Philosophy, Wrap it Up, Winter Woodland & Sophisticated (Provo Craft) Tulle (Wilton), Ribbon (Offray) Epoxy Sticker (Cloud 9 Designs) & Stickles (Ranger).

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Almost Done with the Wedding Album

Hello -

Here are 2 more two page layouts I made for my cousin's wedding album.  I am almost finished.  I really hope she and her husband enjoy this album.

I even broke out my Sew Easy for the heart boarder at the bottom of these photo mats.  I really love how easy that tool makes sewing on my projects.

Supplies: Cardstock (Bazzill, Core'dinations & DCWV), Cricut, Art Philosophy, & Elegant Cakes (Provo Craft) & Ribbon (CTMH), Sew Easy & Floss (We R Memory Keepers), & Stickles (Ranger).

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

More Wedding Layouts

Hello All - I am half way finished with the wedding album...I seem to be doing nothing but work lately so I hope I can finish in time for the wedding shower.
Supplies: Cardstck (DCWV & Core'dinations), Epoxy Stickers (Cloud 9 Designs), Cricut, Art Philosophy & Wild Card (Provo Craft) & Ribbon (Offray).

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Reception Layout

Hello Everyone - This is the layout for the Reception in the wedding album.
Supplies: Cardstock (DCWV & Core'dinations) & Stickers (K & Co.) Thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Engagement Layout

 Hello-  Here is the 2 page engagement layout I made for the wedding album I'm working on.
Supplies: Cardstock (DCWV & Core'dinations), Stickles (Ranger), Epoxy Sticker (Cloud 9 Designs), Cricut, Art Philosophy & Martha Stewart Elegant Cake Art (Provo Craft) & Ribbon (Offray).

Monday, July 16, 2012

Bridal Shower Layout

Hello - I am so happy to share another layout I made for my cousin's wedding scrapbook. This is the two page layout for the bridal shower.
Supplies: Cardstock (DCWV & Core'dinations), Cricut, Embossing Folder, Art Philosophy, & Elegant Cakes (Provo Craft) & Stickles (Ranger).

Saturday, July 14, 2012

What Have I Been Up To???

Where has all this time gone??? I can not believe how long it has been since my last post. I have been up to a lot. First let me go back to the preparations for my daughter's graduation from high school and her party. I was lucky enough to find a great sale on couple of Sizzix brass embossing folders. I picked up these folders for fifty cents each at Custom Crops a few months back.
I will be back soon with some pictures from another project I have been working on.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

April is Here!!!

Where has the time gone.  I am still spending far too many hours at work.  That means not only has my craft time suffered, I have not even had time to enjoy this awesome weather.  Recently my daughter was asked to be a bridesmaid in my cousins wedding.  My daughter asked me if I could make a scrapbook for my cousin as her bridal shower gift.  I thought that was a great idea since she doesn't scrapbook herself.  I went to JoAnn's and picked up a wedding album, the DCWV Formal Affair 12x12 stack and a few embellishments.  I also grabbed some of their new cardstock by coredinations.  I grabbed a pack that had a hot pink that is close to the color of the bridesmaids dresses.

Now for the hard part....making this album.  I always find it harder working on pages for someone else.  Will they like the products I picked?  Will they like my design?  Will they ever put pictures in this and use it?  Needless to say all those questions in my head creates some serious crafter's block.  Does anyone else ever feel this way?

Since I couldn't get my mojo going I started in the last page because the pattern paper really is the focus.

Supplies: Cardstock (DCWV & Coredinations), Liquid Pearls (Ranger), Epoxy sticker (Cloud 9 Designs), Butterfly punch (Martha Stewart Crafts), Cricut & Wrap It Up cartridge (Provo Craft).

I will post the other pages as I complete them.  Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Spring Wreath

Hi -

Seems like forever since I updated my blog.  Hope I remember how!  LOL.  I have been just super busy with work and my weekends have been packed with family stuff.  About a week ago I cut several paper flowers from the Close to my Heart Art Philosophy cartridge.  I just had then out and was rolling and gluing them as I watched TV.  When I got them all done I glued them along with some green silk leaves I had in my stash to a chipboard circle and tided a ribbon to the top to hang it.  These little flowers are quite addicting.
Supplies: Chipboard, Silk Leaves (Oriental Trading), Cardstock (The Paper Co.), Stickles (Ranger), Ribbon (Offray), Cricut & Art Philosophy cartridge (Provo Craft).
Thanks for stopping by.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Be Mine - Banner

Hello - 
I hope everyone is doing great.  I am feeling a bit under the weather today.  I made a banner last weekend before I caught this cold.  Since I can't do much else today I thought I would share a picture of it with all of you. 

It was my first banner attempt and a little difficult to photograph.  I like it but don't really have a great place to put it so I am going to send it to school with my daughter for one of her teachers to hang in their classroom. 

Supplies:  Cardstock (The Paper Co. & American Crafts), Stickles (Ranger), Crop-o-dile & Eyelets (We R Memory Keepers), Ribbon (CTMH), Cricut, Gypsy, Celebrate with Flourish, Chic & Scary, MS Seasonal Cake Cart & Storybook cartridges(Provo Craft).

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Cricut Cake Cartridge Sale Alert...

Hi Everyone-

I recently purchased these three cartridges for $15 each at Big Lots and was so pleased I did.  When I saw these on sale at I knew I had to give you a heads up.  I don't own a Cake machine but they also work in my Expression.  I LOVE them.  They are so versatile.  You can't beat less than $15 for what you get on these.  I call these hidden treasures because they also all have GREAT fonts on them.  Check them out HERE.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Birthday Bunny Card

Today I am sharing a super simple card (not that I know how to make any other kind ;).  This is from the Give a Hoot cartridge and I just thought it would make a cute card for a little child.
Supplies: Cardstock (The Paper Co.), Stamp (My Pink Stamper), Cuttlebug embossing folder, Cricut & Give a Hoot cartridge (Provo Craft).