Archives for February 2012

{Dragonfly} Post-It Note Holder & Card

When my good friend, co-worker, and crafting bestie, Jennifer -- told me she found another job that would be better for her & her family I knew it would be hard to say good-bye…..{sniffle} I'm sooooo sad to see her leave us but excited for her new venture….because I know it's something she really wants. YAY Jen!! I knew I'd have to create something very special for her…..and I definitely … [Read more...]

{Craft Punch} Organization

I have an obsession with craft punches -- my favorite punches include the ones by EK Success with the Martha Stewart Crafts coming next.  I also have a big selection of Fiskars, The Paper Studio and other ones in the mix.  I wanted to find a more organized system to display my punches and have them out where I could see them.  Here is a few ideas I found while searching online for my own … [Read more...]

CJToo Crafty Designers Design Team Day! Green & Gold Projects!

  Green & Gold     What a wonderful and talented group of ladies I have on my Design Team!!  The Design Team assignment this week is Color challenge : use green and gold   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 … [Read more...]

Monogrammed Cards – My Pink Stamper Design Team Day!

Pin ItWelcome to the February 2012 edition of the My Pink Stamper's Design Team projects hosted by Robyn, My Pink Stamper.Today -- our projects are all about using as many My Pink Stamper stamps as we could -- that was a pretty big challenge because Robyn has tons of great ones in her collections.I decided to create a set of monogrammed cards just to have "on hand" when I need to grab one for a … [Read more...]

Introduction to {Pinterest}

Pin ItThank for all of your feedback on my post re: blog likes and dislikes -- I really appreciate your suggestions and opinions.   A few followers wanted to know more about Pinterest -- so this video tutorial is for you -- I hope it answers most of your questions but if you continue to have more -- let me know and I'll do the best I can.  If you need an invitation to pinterest -- email me -- … [Read more...]

Blogging Likes and Dislikes — Your Ideas!

I read blogs about crafting, diy, recipes, and home improvement. Thank goodness there are so many wonderful blogs out on the www to touch upon about any subject. My blog reading preferences include things I like, bloggers with the same interest as mine and those who inspire me to take "this" and make "that" out of it.Now one blog that I visit often is Ms. Karen from Sew Many Ways. With a blog … [Read more...]

{Candy Bouquets} – Great Gift Ideas!

For some reason I completely forget about candy bouquets as an option for Valentine's Day, birthdays, showers, holidays and more.  I was surfing the net looking for ideas for the upcoming months and thought I'd share them with you too….enjoy! click on the link next to the number {below} to be taken to the website.   1). Bee in Our Bonnet - If you are going to see a little ballerina, a mini … [Read more...]

{Football} Heart Valentine

Pin It Sometimes I think it would be easier to buy valentines for our kid's classes -- it would definitely cut down on the time it would take to get everything together and make them -- but then that wouldn't be any fun would it? lol! Let's Craft! When I asked Spencer what he wanted to do for friends valentines he said a "football heart" {he is REALLY into football right now}. hmmmm….I asked … [Read more...]

{I Choo Choose You} Boy Valentine!

Pin ItHello and welcome! Being the mom of a little boy I'm always on the look out for "boy" valentines.  I thought this lil' train from Cricut's "Boys will be Boys" would be a great card for a valentine.  Pairing it with "I Choo Choose You" from My Pink Stamper's Boy Crazy set -- seems to be the perfect match!  These are so super simple and can easily be mass produced -- even at the last minute. … [Read more...]

My Pink Stamper’s Pink-alicious Blog Hop ~ February 2012

Pin It This month's Design Team challenge -- a circle the color red a pink ribbon My Pink Stamper stamps  Perfect Treat Holder for candy, chap stick, gum, small post it notes, office supplies, small trinket, coupon, gift card,  lotion, basically any small little item will work inside.  Stick to bottom of treat holder using ATG or double-sided tape.   SUPPLIESMy Pink Stamper … [Read more...]