Archives for November 2011

CJToo Crafty Designers Design Team Day!

Kicking off the Holidays  What a wonderful and talented group of ladies I have on my Design Team!! The Design Team assignment this week is This week we are presenting projects to kick off the winter holidays, decorate the home, start a family tradition, etc. To see more about their fabulous creations - you can visit their blogs by clicking on their names or on the photo of their … [Read more...]

My Pink Stamper Design Team Day!

Welcome everyone to the My Pink Stamper Design Team day post!   As a team we continue to spotlight stamps from Robyn's latest release.  I'm using More Fabulous Phrases on my Easel Card today.   The adorable gingerbread man is cut from the Cricut Lite cartridge - Jolly Holidays Both phrases on this card are found in the More Fabulous Phrases stamp set by My Pink Stamper (see photo shot … [Read more...]

An Update & Christmas Craft Show

Hi everyone ~ I hope you are all doing well!  Just a quick update on me and my world.  Spencer is doing well and adjusting to his meds to treat his ADHD as well as can be expected.  We continue to see improvements in his behavior at school and home because he isn't always getting into trouble….It's definitely building his self-esteem and self-confidence.  We had a fall parent/teacher conference … [Read more...]

Fun Fall and Thanksgiving Ideas!!

Fun fall and Thanksgiving things I've found to share!!Click on the links below the picture to go to the website listed.   1.  Thanksgiving Subway Art2.  Thanksgiving Turkey Pop3.  Pilgrim Candy Wrapper4.  27 Gobbelicious Turkey Cupcake Ideas 5.  Turkey Bow6.  THANKS Jars Home Decor 7.  Turkey Treats8.  M&M Turkey Treats 9.  Gratitude Turkey Jar10.  Easy Pumpkin Cupcake11.  Thankful Wreath12. … [Read more...]

Pinkalicious Blog Hop – November

Welcome to the November edition of the Pinkalicious Blog Hop hosted by Robyn, My Pink Stamper.  If you're following the hop you should have arrived from Sharon's blog.  For my project I chose to make a 12 x 12 scrapbook layout featuring sentiments from the new set More Fabulous Phrases (see photo below) and the adorable elephant from Birthday Bash by Cricut. This sentiment is from the new set … [Read more...]

Using those Scrap Cuts!

We all have them; lots of them….don't we?? Well at least I do.  Lots of "extra cuts" from paper that I cut on my cricut machine of projects that were never completed, images cut too big or too small, or I "changed my mind" cuts.  So I have a big ole drawer that I throw all of those cuts into to use "later"….maybe….  or to keep things straight…. if it's a project with a specific theme I will use … [Read more...]

CJToo Crafty Designers Design Team Day! Thanksgiving Projects!!

Thanksgiving  What a wonderful and talented group of ladies I have on my Design Team!! The Design Team assignment this week is Thanksgiving! To see more about their fabulous creations - you can visit their blogs by clicking on their names or on the photo of their project. Let's get the creativity rolling shall we?? ~~~~~~ Shawn at Shawn's Fireside Crafting Room has this wonderful napkin … [Read more...]

Clay Pot Table Top Trees and Potpourri Holder

I had a viewer request to show a closer view of the fall lighted tree I had in my craft show display here.  Thanks for your feedback on my hand painted crafts.  :)  During my craft show days I made many of these clay pot table top trees in lots of color, themes, seasons and used many materials to embellish these fun decorations.  I hope they may inspire you to create one too.   … [Read more...]

"That’s Punnylicious" Animal Cards!!

I'm super excited to show you these fun animal cards I created using the brand new stamp set by My Pink Stamper, "That's Punnylicious"!  This set is packed full of fun "puns" that can be used for many occasions including birthday, get well, friendship, encouragement, admiration, love, good luck and many many more.  Kids and adults alike -- love getting funny cards or gifts so this set is perfect … [Read more...]

Fall Wood Pumpkins

Here is some wood pumpkins I created several years ago and thought it would be fun to share with you.  Pumpkins are not very hard to draw out -- they are basically an oval, round, or oblong shape.  I love to use 1" pine boards for my wood crafts with accents of 1/4" thin ply board.  I'm so lucky to have a handy hubby to cut all of my wood for me.  :)Lots of shading, doodling, accents and more make … [Read more...]