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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Pin Wheel Rosette


Good morning everyone. I hope every one is surviving this allergy season. I am barely surviving it. This morning I was going and visiting some blogs. I stumbled on a project tutorial that I have been wanting to learn how to do for a while now. I know its an easy project, but these are the simplest instructions I have found. So I tried it out and it was so easy. I found this on a new blog that I am following, thanks to Momo. Please check this blog out, she has a lot of great crafts on it. http://jinkyscrafts.blogspot.com/   She has an instruction sheet you can print out, with very easy instructions to follow.

  I made this rosette with just some scraps I had laying around. I added a Shrinky Dink flower I made with my friend April. I know Shrinky Dink is old school, but it's still so much fun to play with.
 Please stop by and give Jinkyk some love on her blog. She is also on Facebook, so please make sure you like her.


 Have a great day, and Happy Crafting.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Versatile Blogger Award!!

 Good Morning all, Today I was awarded the Versatile Blogger Award by Cecy Garcia(http://cecygarcia.blogspot.com/) . Thank you so much Cecy for the recognition, it means a lot to me.  This is also my first Blog award, and I am pretty excited. I am so happy for all the new followers I have gotten this week. Thank You,Thank You,Thank You.

Here are the rules for this award:
1- Thank the person who sent it to you!
2- Tell us 7 things about yourself       
3- Reward this to 15 bloggers

7 THING ABOUT ME
1. I am a stay at home mom of a 3 year old daughter and a 4 year old son, named Corrina and Anthony
2. I am in total peace and relaxed state when I craft. Especially when I am with friends.
3. I am addicted to buying crafting supplies, especially paper. LOL
4.I am a wife of almost 6 years now, and I am loving every minute of it.
5. I love to spend good quality time with my family.
6. I really enjoy camping, in the great outdoors with my family.
7. I take a lot of pictures of my kids. LOL


Ok here is the hard part, to pick 15 blogs to award. This is very hard because I have seen some really great blogs.



If you get a chance to check out these blogs, please leave some love. And if you like what you see, become a follower.

Have a great day, and Thank you again.

Happy Crafting.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

New Followers

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday to you all. I want to thank all my new followers for stopping by and checking out my blog. I have tried to visit all of your blogs when I get a chance and add myself as a follower. If by chance I missed one of you. Please know it was not intentional, Please send me a email at cricutmomof2@gmail.com ,and I will sure make a point to get to your blog and become a follower.

 Thank you to Momo, for a great op0pertunity.

Hope you all have a great day, and talk to you soon


 Happy Crafting

Monday, March 28, 2011

Cute Easter Treat Bag

  Good morning, and happy Monday to you. I really didn't have much time to make a project this last week. My kids have been battling the stomach flu, and I also caught a cold this week-end. But we are all on our way to recovery :).

 I find that I spend a lot of time on YouTube, which is where I found this cute and easy project. The video I found is by Stampwithtami.com. Thank you Tami for your great video.

 I forgot to add a little handle to my bags, oops. I will add it later.

 I did ink all the pieces with SU Basic Gray Classic ink, using a sponge. To assemble these cute bags, Is very easy, so I won't bore you with directions. I know this is very short, but I am still not feeling well. I hope you all have a wonderful week, and Happy Crafting

Stampin Up Supply List:
Bigshot #113439
TopNote Die #113463
Build A Flower Sizzlit #2 die ,#113446
Fancy Favor Die #115965
Extended Crease Pad#117630
Basic Gray Classic Ink # 109120
Pretty In Pink Classic Ink #111838
1" Circle Punch #119868
3/4" Circle Punch # 119873
1 1/4" Square Punch #119865
Heart to Heart punch # 119881
Pretty in Pink C/S
Whisper White C/S
Pumpkin Pie C/S
Basic Black C/S
Daffodil Delight C/S
Uniball Gel White Pen # 105021
Dimensionals # 104430
Sticky Strip # 104294
Spong


Sale-A-Bration ends this Thursday. Time is running out, to take advantage of this great sale. For every $50.00 you spend you get a selected item for free. How great is that. If you would like to get any of the supplies for this project, just click on the Stampin Up link, on the left side of my blog.
Thank you Again.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Super Cute Petal Cone Die Projects

  OMG! What a cute Easter Carrot treat holder, This was made using the Petal Cone Bigz L Die. I met with my friends for some crafting therapy (LOL). But there are so are different things you can do with this great Die, check out the following pictures:
 This bustier is an actual goody bag LOL
 Oh, and this is not even touching the surface of what you can do with this awesome Die.  I would have made some more projects for you, but I ran out of time. But I just love this Die, Now it has made my wish list, among other things LOL. I would like to let you know, that none of these are my original designs. Some of these I found on Sandy Hancock (My Upline) blog. I did case these from some very crafty ladies.

  S-A-B ends March 31st, so please check out my Stampin up website to take advantage of some free stuff. The Petal Cone Die is found in the Occasions Mini Catalog on page 15 #121810 $32.95


 Please, I would love to hear you comments, or suggestions.


 Talk to you soon, and have a great day

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Beautiful Easter cards


 Today I was able to go to my friend Erlinda's house for an Easter Card class. These are the 3 cards we made, I think the are really beautiful. I met some new people and saw some other people I had met before. This was a lot of fun. It didn't take us very long to make these, I think we spent more time talking to each other, and sharing crafting ideas and techniques.

 You can check out Erlinda's Blog at
 http://stampinwitheerlinda.blogspot.com, she has some great tutorials to share.  She also has a list of upcoming classes.

Stampin Up! Supply List
#121809 Framed Tulips (Embossing Folder)
#121905 Easter Blossoms Stamp Set
#113463 Top Note Die
#118138 Beautiful Wings Embosslits Die
#113439 Bigshot
#119856 Scallop Oval Punch
#120907 XL Decorative Label Punch
#104294 Sticky Strip tape
#119247 Basic Pearls
#117286 Read Red Satin ribbon
#121812 Fun Flowers Die
#104430 Dimensionals
#101406 Stazon Jet Black Ink pad
#119277 Elegant Lines (Embossing Folder)

  If you need any of the supplies to make you very own beautiful Easter cards, just click on the Stampin Up  link to the left side of my blog. You still have time to take advantage of Sale-A Bration. You get a FREE selected stamp set for every $50.00 purchase. S-A-B ends on March 31st.

I'd love to read your comments, and Thanks again for stopping by.

 Have a great evening, talk to you soon.


Thursday, March 17, 2011

Card/Calendar Book part 2

Hello there, I hope you are doing well on this Gloomy day.  Here is another sample I made this morning. Grandpa came to visit, so while he was playing with the kids, I put this sample together.
 This time I thought I would show you how it looks like with a card in the pocket, since the pocket is very hard to see in the pictures. I didn't take a picture of every month, but I think you get the idea.

Supplies I used
SU Pawsitively DSP ( clearance)
SU Certainly Celery 1/2" Grosgrain ribbon (clearance)
SU Pretty in Pink 1/2" Grosgrain ribbon (clearance)
SU trinket box,(discontinued)
Tim Holtz Vintage Photo distress ink (buy4less)
Cinch 1" white wire (Joann's)
Chipboard (craft Store)


Please take advantage of the great deals available during Sale-A-Bration.
With ever $50.00 you spend, you can get a selected item for FREE!!!!! Free stuff, can't beat that.
Clearance items do apply.
To see all clearance items, click on the clearance rack link on the left side of my blog.

Have a wonderful day everyone.
Talk to you soon.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Card/Calendar Book

 This week I met with some friends for some crafting time. This week we decided to learn how to use a Cinch binding machine. We decided to make this very handy card holding calendar book.
  We started with some bare chipboard and covered it, I covered this one with diamond plate vinyl,which I got off of Ebay. I needed this to be masculine for my Father. For the inside I used Textured card stock that I got from The Crafting Place (there is a link to her store at the bottom of my blog Buy4less). I also used Tim Hotlz Gear Die for the Bigshot/Bigkick, which I also purchased at buy4less. I put those on the cover to break up the chrome look a bit.
I matted the calendar with red card stock to break up the gray and black a bit. I also matted the months with black and gray but in opposite of the page. I did use Stampin Up Ticket corner punch (#119867)to add a little something to the mat.
I also cut the months with Cricut Designer Calendar Cartridge along with my handy Gypsy. I used white card stock for that.

 To do the binding we used a Cinch machine, and 1" wire in silver, that I got from Joann's.

 It's kind of hard to see but each page is a pocket to hold cards. I am making these in different paper combinations. I am hoping to sell some to support my crafting hobby. If you are interested, please contact me at cricutmomof2@gmail.com

 I will be posting other samples later this week. I hope you like my post today. Please leave your comments, I love to hear what you have to say.
  Have a great evening and talk to you soon.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Beautiful Flowers

 Yesterday I met with my friends Emily and Erlinda, to learn a new Bigshot project. This was what we learned how to do. How to make fabric flowers. This doesn't require a lot of fabric or time. A simple fat quarter can make about 3 flowers, depending on the size you make.
This one was made by Erlinda at my 1st workshop.
This was made by Erlinda for Corrina, she put it on a head band. How adorable.

Supplies needed
Bigshot #113439
Extended Cutting Plates #113478
Flower Folds Die #115970
Hot glue gun
Clips,pins, or headband depending on how it's going to be used.
And  Simple embellishment for the center.


  If you would like to learn how to make this please contact me at cricutmomof2@gmail.com

If you would like to purchase the supplies needed, please click on the Stampin' Up! link on the left side of my blog.

  Thank you for stopping by, and have a great day.
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