Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Hey, it's almost new year's - so of course the was a reason to make more treats:)
I had actually planned to make pillow boxes of treats for some my packages this year - even bought clear acetate sheets and then I had an aweful time working with it - finally gave up and right now I feel like throwing my pillow die away - any help/tips out there for me?!!
Monday, December 28, 2009
Sunday, December 27, 2009
Saturday, December 26, 2009
Friday, December 25, 2009
Merry Christmas to each and everyone - may God's blessings be with you today and in the year ahead! Today's project is some garland ornament frames I made for and of my family - one of my greatest blessings:) (Almost all supplies came from that old Country Living Holiday Collection:))
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Monday, December 21, 2009
One of the presents I got a friend didn't come with a box and it was going to be hard to wrap without one - and since necessity is the mother of invention, I put this together (same idea as the tag box I posted with a link to instructions a couple of weeks ago:)
Sunday, December 20, 2009
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Friday, December 11, 2009
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Every year at work we have a week of Secret Santa where we get someone's name and either give them gifts throughout the week or a big gift on Friday. I found a great Friday gift at a local giftshop called Creekside and decided to make some little gifts for the other days of the week. This snowflake ornament is one of them:)
Monday, December 07, 2009
In my last post, I told you that I was trying to use up Christmas supplies I had before buying new, so it seemed natural after making my card swap cards to use the scraps and make a few gift tags. I've put a few in with each of my swaps for fun this year:)
Saturday, December 05, 2009
I finished my cards for this year's Christmas card swap. I tried not to get too complicated this year - the last couple of year's I've had some finick-y parts to my swap cards that took forever when you're trying to make 12-14. Also, this year I used what I had so there are 3 different colour themes to the cards.
Actually, I haven't purchased any Christmas dsp this year (well 2 sheets that I haven't used yet from the LSS, but that can hardly count;) I still had more than enough paper from the last year and the year before that I told myself I wanted to use up first.
I was inspired by a layout from the Sunny Stampin' Studio on these. The card base is textured SU cardstock (in real red/old olive/chocolate chip) with snowflakes from the Holiday Collection clear embossed on them. The DSP is all from last year's SU collection and the sentiment comes from the Holiday Collection as well. This was actually part of the Country Living Holiday Collection which I didn't purchase last year but rather this year for less than $20 (including all sorts of dsp, chipboard, glues, glitters, ribbon and the stampset) - now that's a good deal!
Sunday, November 29, 2009
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
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Friday, November 20, 2009
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
I've been looking at the Christmas Blitz tutorials on Splitcoast over the weekend and only had time to try this one. I'm not completely happy with the tags inside... I tried using a colour that I just don't seem to use. I guess I'm just not a big fan of 'bermuda bay', so I made myself use it in this project;)
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
A friend of ours had a death in the family on the weekend. I always have a hard time making a sympathy card. Words frankly just do not convey enough - so on this one I just tried to use colours and images that would hopefully be something my friend would choose....
Saturday, November 07, 2009
7 years ago today, I married the man I love...and today, I'm more in love with him than ever! Happy Anniversary, Les!
I tried to capture the feel of Paris in this card since for our anniversary we were able to go there, but without necessarily using any of the icons of Paris... The buildings have this yellow hue of aged plaster that my husband and I both liked, so that is where the colour inspiration came from...also clocks are a big part of architecture there and seemed fitting for anniversary card celebrating a marking of time.. All supplies were from Stampin Up except for the ribbon and charms. I picked up the charms (there's one inside too) at my LSS and the ribbon was a find on ebay, that I've had in my stash fover (big bolt!)
Friday, November 06, 2009
I'm not sure if I was missed, but wanted to apologize for how long it's been since I've posted... A dream came true and my husband and I went to Paris! We got back a bit ago, but then our daughter got sick and so crafting hasn't been happening lately...and I miss it! But I LOVED Paris! Our 7th anniversary is tomorrow, and each year in October we usually try to get away, just us two, usually somewhere within driving distance of here. This year, by God's grace, we were able to do Paris:) I'll be back tomorrow with the anniversary card I'm making for my husband...thanks for visiting my little blog!