Thursday, November 21, 2013

Fog is in the air

Hello.  I swear I'm walking around in a fog.  My brain can't retain anything anymore.  Lot's more to think about going on around here.

Anyway, I've stopped by to share my creation for the Creative Knockouts challenge this week.  This week the challenge is snowflakes.  Show us your snowflakes.  I have used a beautiful image from the sponsor, Sweet N Sassy Stamps.  It's called Chickadee & Berries.

I hope you will join us this week. Take care.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Fashion Restructure

Hello all.  I realized I haven't shared any of my sewing project in a while.  My daughter and I have gotten into refashioning clothes from Goodwill.  We saw so many mens shirt refashions on Pinterest so we have been trying a few.

I forgot to take the before pictures but here's a the finished result.  I took one man's dress shirt and a t-shirt to make the top.

My daughter couldn't wait to get into the finished outfit.  LOL!

Take care.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Christmas is coming

Hello all.  Sorry I've been gone for so long.  It's really rough around here. I have been busy trying to put some things together for my daughter's upcoming birthday, Christmas and still looking for a job. So my days are pretty packed with activity, just not a lot of crafting.

I came to share today a card I did get to make.  I used an image from Deedee's Digis. I guess this is the start of my Christmas cards for the year.

The sentiment is from TLC Creations.

Well, I hope to be back soon, but no promises.  Take care.

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Let's Get Punchy

Good morning, it's challenge time at Creative Knockouts. This week our challenge is Get Punchy!  So let's dust off those pinches and get busy! Our sponsor this week is the super fun Dr Digis!  They have kindly donated 2 digis to one lucky participant. 

I worked with a super fun image from Dr Digi called I'm Dreaming of a Wide Christmas .This digi was really fun to color up and my snowflake punch was perfect for this week's challenge.

Hop over to the blog and take a look at all the wonderful creations the DT made and then link up for your chance to win.

Take care.

Challenges entered:
Crafting By Designs - Anything goes
Divas by Design - use a digi
Inky Impressions - Dies and Punches
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Ribbon Carousel Challenge - Holidays & Celebrations

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Bugaboo Tutorial - Z Fold with a Twist

Good Morning.  It's tutorial time at Bugaboo Stamps and it's my turn to host.  I'm excited because I have finally sat down and created the tutorial for the Z-Fold with a twist card that I made so long ago.  

I used the super adorable Sewing Bears - Thread on the front of my card.  I know, I looks like a regular Z-fold card, but there is a surprise twist there for you - keep looking.

See the twist?  Isn't that cool?!!  I thought so.  If you're like me there is never enough writing space on cards so here is a way to add some added space or you could create a pocket back here and include a gift card or cash.  See?!!

So here's what you need to do to create the card.

1 - Start with an 8 x 11 piece of card-stock. 

2 - Score on the 8 inch side at 4 inches.  

3 - On the 11 inch side score at 2.75 & 5.5

4 - Cut off the two right smaller pieces.

5 - Now fold on your score lines and decorate.

I'm visual so here's a couple of photos to illustrate what I am talking about.

These photos represent the steps 1 thru 4.  (I added pencil lines so you could see the score marks, you don't need to mark anything when you make yours.)

These photos represent how you will fold everything.

I hope this helps and you'll give it a try.  I would love to see what you do with this, so please add your link to the comments section.  I want to see!!!!

Take care.

Challenges entered:
Creative Card Crew - Teddy Bears
Die Cuttin' Divas - Anything Goes
LEJ Designs -Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door -Anything Goes 

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Gardening Nut

OMG - I am so late with this one.  I made a card for Nut day, which was last week.  Yeah, I'm late.  But I wanted to share anyway because I love how this little card came out.  I found another use for some of the punches and dies I have in my stash and that is always a good thing.

The image is from Bugaboo Stamps, Gardening Nut.  She is adorable.

Check out the Bugaboo Store, there's some really cute digis there.

Challenges entered:
Die Cuttin' Divas - Anything Goes

Through The Craft Room Door - Alway's Anything Goes
The Crafting Cafe - Anything Goes

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Creative Knockouts - Twine/Ribbon

I have really lost my mind last week.  I forgot to post my card for the new Creative Knockouts challenge.  We were sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps and the challenge is to include twine/ribbon on your project.

Please join us and link up your creations for a chance to win.

Take care.

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