Sunday, January 25, 2015

Abbey Road :)

Hi everyone :) 

Today I wanted to share a canvas I made ..... my co-workers teenage niece made something very similar and I fell in LOVE with it and made one similar to hers  :) 






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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

With a cherry on top :)

Hi everyone :) 

I wanted to share some more Christmas gifts I made this past year  :)  I saw this while cruising Pinterest and it inspired to make these :) 

Little cupcake ornaments :) 





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Monday, January 19, 2015

Octopus -- and the best compliment EVER :)

Hi everyone :) 

Recently Audrey sent me the "Never Been Stitched" book ... I loved all the projects in there and decided to make a stuffed Octopus for Brian's baby cousin for Christmas :)

I altered my plans just a bit -- as the instructions said to use a 3 inch Styrofoam ball for the head -- but knowing this was going to an almost 1 year old -- I changed that to actually stuffing from the craft store -- I also used a fleece blanket I picked up at Wal-Mart instead of actual fleece material (hmmmmm ... $2.88 for the whole blanket, or $4.97 a yard for fabric ... let me think about that! LOL!!) ...

So here is what I made :)






And the BEST.COMPLIMENT.EVER. ??????


Brian and Adam came home the day I made this -- saw it sitting on the table, and asked me where I bought it!!!!!!!

I said,  "I made that"  :)

They were impressed!! They seriously thought I had gone to the store and bought it ... 

talk about best.compliment.ever. :) :) :) 




And here is Brian's little cousin with it on Christmas Eve ... (along with his ball and my mom's foot.... lol!!) :)







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Sunday, January 18, 2015

A New Me -- featuring Graphic 45 :)

Hi everyone :) 

Our latest challenge is live at Frosted Designs and this time it was my turn to host!! 

My challenge is --- "A New _________"  -- fill in the blank (ie...a New Car, A New Tradition)!!! :) 

I used Graphic 45's "Renaissance Faire" and "French Country" collections on my page :)


As of 01/24/2015, I will be one year smoke free :) 


This page is about that accomplishment :) 








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Friday, January 16, 2015

Paper Sweeties January Release Rewind!

Hi everyone!!! :) 
Today, we are continuing the celebration of the January Release for Paper Sweeties!! :) 
I used the dies and stamps from Paper Sweeties January release -- I also used Authentique's "Classique: Pretty" papers and some Dear Lizzy brads :)
 I created my background using Paper Sweeties stamps! :) 





Make sure to check out what the other DT members created!! 



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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Paper Sweeties January Release Party!

Hi everyone!!! :) 
Today, we are continuing the celebration of the January Release for Paper Sweeties!! :) 
I used the dies and stamps from Paper Sweeties January release -- I also used Authentique's "Classique: Pretty" papers and some Maya Road flowers :)




Make sure to check out what the other DT members created!! 



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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Paper Sweeties January Release Countdown!

Hi everyone!!! :) 
Today, we are continuing the celebration of the January Release for Paper Sweeties!! :) 
I used the dies and stamps from Paper Sweeties January release -- I also used Authentique's "Classique: Pretty" papers and some Bella Blvd. crocheted hearts  :)
 
 




 
 
Make sure to check out what the other DT members created!! 



 
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Paper Sweeties January Release Sneak Peeks!

Hi everyone!!! :) 
Today is the release of the January Release for Paper Sweeties!! :) 
I used the dies and stamps from Paper Sweeties January release -- I also used Authentique's "Classique: Pretty" papers and some Bella Blvd. feathers :)
 
 









Make sure to check out what the other DT members created!! 



Sunday, January 11, 2015

Nutcracker Frames - featuring Bella Blvd. :)

Hi everyone :)

I wanted to share a layout I made for the latest sketch at Let's Capture Our Memories :) 

I used Bella Blvd.'s "Christmas Countdown" collection and some Pretty Little Studios tags :)












And here is their sketch :) 



 
 
 
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Friday, January 9, 2015

Crazy little Elf named Timothy -- featuring Chic Tags :)

Hi everyone :) 

It seems that the "Elf on the Shelf" gets a pretty bad rep out there ... you either love him/her or hate him/her ... in our house .. he is a sweet little guy named Timothy ... and Brookie just LOVES him!! :) 

So this year once again, I have made her a mini-album of all the antics he got into while visiting us over the Christmas season :)

I used Chic Tags "Good Tidings," "Cloud 9," and "25 days" collections for the mini I made for her :)  I also used an Elf tag from Pretty Little Studios :) 



PS ... she loved it!!!!! :)


































I love using Chic Tag papers -- if you have never used them before, I strongly encourage you to --- they are heavy duty papers, and I just LOVE that!!! :) 


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