Friday, December 31, 2010

Episode 43 - Scrunched Flower

Hey everyone, I hope you had and awesome Christmas/Holiday :) I know I said I was going to do a video about 3 weeks ago but Christmas just caught up with me and I ran out of time :) and I have also been hanging out with my family spending time and Christmas money together :), but I got a chance to film a video tonight :) I am going to be getting back into the swing of things now, I still haven't gotten all of my Christmas gifts put away yet but I am in the process lol :) I got some Cricut Cartridges and some other awesome things so I might do a video showing you some of the gifts I received :) Ok for today's video it is the Scrunched Flowers, so simple and very realistic in my opinion. I love to make them!

Here I used Worn Lipstick and Scattered Straw, two awesome distress ink colors :) but of course any color would do. I also thought glimmer misting them would be nice as well. Really skies the limit :) Ok I hope you enjoy the video and I will be posting more soon :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Wow!!! :)

Hey everyone just thought I would do a quick post :)... I have been super busy lately... first was my birthday this weekend, then I got to hang out with my sister and brother in-law on Sunday... last night I went out with my grandparents to celebrate a late birthday with them... and I am crazy busy trying to get my Christmas shopping done :)... I am going to try and make a video some time either tomorrow or this weekend, I will have to see how it goes... I am going to be making the scrunched flowers, like the purple one from my giveaway... Whitney on youtube asked me to do a video :) Well that was all just wanted to do a quick update for you and let you know there will be a video soon... Have a great day and Happy Crafting !

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Winner! :)

Thank you all who participated in my first giveaway! :) Now to the winner...

Friday, December 3, 2010

On The Twelfth Day of Christmas...

Wow I didn't think I would make it through lol... This is the first time I have every done something like this, I am pretty happy with myself to have been able to keep up and not giving up :)... Ok so for today's video I went ahead and decided instead of sending the giveaway as a surprise and wrapped I couldn't wait and wanted to show you what you are entering in to win :) So here is the video,

Also if you haven't done so already make sure to leave you comments and a way to get in touch with you. I will be picking the winner sometime tomorrow around 3-4pm est time... maybe a little later but I don't want to make you wait to long :) Ok well good luck and I will see you tomorrow to see who wins :)

Thursday, December 2, 2010

On The Eleventh Day of Christmas

Well only one more day to go :) Ok so for today's video I made very cute (in my opinion lol) Candy Cane Holders... This would be a perfect gift for just about anyone... I cut the Santa and Mrs. Clause out of the paper doll dress up cartridge at 3"... super simple and fast to put together :) Ok well have a great day! Happy crafting and I will catch you tomorrow for the last day :)

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

On The Tenth Day of Christmas

Hey everyone sorry about the late post... my Internet has been acting up all day and I was finally able to get the video posted, So for today's video a very easy and simple box :) Here are the measurements -

Cardstock - Top - 6" x 6"

Cardstock - Bottom - 5 7/8" x 5 7/8"

Pattern Paper - Top - 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"

Pattern Paper - Sides - 3 3/4" x 3/4"

Ok here is the video, I hope you enjoy. I will catch you tomorrow (or later today lol) for day 11 :)

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

On The Ninth Day of Christmas

Hey everyone and welcome to day 9, I went out shopping with my mom and sister today and got a nice start on my holiday shopping. It feels so nice to buy presents :) I also couldn't resist I bought my self the new Epic Mickey game for wii. I am such a geek lol :) Ok so for today's video I made tags, I always like to add that extra special touch and I really think the homemade tags do it :) Very easy to make them. I also do not have a close up picture of them. I totally forgot to take the picture and I ended up using them on my gifts today lol :) so any who. Enjoy the video and I will catch you tomorrow for day 10, Happy Crafting!

Monday, November 29, 2010

On The Eighth Day of Christmas

Hey everyone :) Today's project is a very simple gift bag, I really love the way this project turned out. I think this would be a perfect thing for all smaller gifts. The completed bag is 5" x 4" perfect size for almost anything :) Although I decided to stamp mine you could add pattern paper or embellishments, etc. anyway you want to decorate it. Here are the measurements -

Card stock - 11" x 6" -

Scored at (6" side) 1" - 5" - (11" side) 5" - 6"
Ok here is the video, I hope you enjoy and I will catch you tomorrow for day 9. Also don't forget to leave your comment to enter the giveaway :)

Sunday, November 28, 2010

On The Seventh Day of Christmas

Hey everyone :) For today's video I wanted to do a non-traditional color card. I started making the card and looked up at my camera and noticed it had died on me :( I hate it when that happens. But I wasn't too far in to making it to have to restart it, but then I kinda felt like I was so I just went ahead and started where I was... so it is not one of the best videos but you will get the idea I was going for :) Tomorrows video will be better I promise :) Ok here are the measurements for today's card -

Base - A2 - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"

Layer 1 - 5 1/4" x 4"

Layer 2 - 5" x 3 7/5"

Present - Smiley Card cartridge, I love this cart :) - cut at 3"

Stamped sentiment piece - 2" x 1 1/4"

Ok here is the video... and again sorry about the video, don't forget to enter in to the giveaway :)

Saturday, November 27, 2010

On the Sixth Day of Christmas

Hi everyone, I know this post too is a little late but I have been really busy today :) I hope you understand... For today's project as I said in yesterday's video it is another gift card holder but using the Circut. I used the Wild Card cartridge and cut the gift card holder... makes for a fast and easy project... Here are the measurements

Gift card Holder - Wild Card cartridge - cut at 4 1/4"

Pattern Paper - 4" x 2 1/2"

Joy - Create a Critter - cut at 2"

Ok here is the video, I hope you enjoy :) I will try to get up tomorrow video earlier :) Don't forget to leave your comment.

Friday, November 26, 2010

On The Fifth Day of Christmas

Hey everyone sorry for the late post, my sister was off today and her husband had to work, so I got a chance to just hang out and have some sister time, we spent the whole day watching a new favorite show "Destination Truth" So for today's project it is a very simple Gift card holder, Here are the measurements -

Card stock - 5 3/4" x 4" - scored at 1 1/4" - 3 3/4"

Pattern paper - 1 7/8" x 4 7/8"

Ok here is the video enjoy and don't forget to leave a comment, I will catch you tomorrow for day 6 :)

Thursday, November 25, 2010

On The Fourth Day of Christmas :)

Hi everyone and Happy Thanksgiving! I will make this post quick because my family is just about to get here, For today's video I made a very simple card and I love the way it turned out :) Here are the measurements -

Base - A2 - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"

Layer 1 - 5 1/4" x 4"

Layer 2 - 5" x 3 7/5"

Santa - 4" - if your using the gypsy it is 4"w x 1.74"h

Moon - 2.18" - I am using my gypsy but an 2 1/4" would work fine

Ok here is the video I hope you enjoy don't forget to leave a comment. Have a great Thanksgiving and if you go Black Friday shopping, stay safe :) I will catch you tomorrow for day 5.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

On the Third Day of Christmas

Hi everyone and welcome to the third day of Christmas :) Today I have very easy bookmarks. I found the cut on the Black letter cartridge and thought it looked like a bookmark, so needless to say that is what I turned it into :) The animals came from Create a Critter. Here are the measurements -

Poster Board - 3" - I used my gypsy, I put the lock on, width to 3" so it makes it 3" x 0.84"

Pattern Paper - 3" - Exact same

Christmas Tree - 1.76" - again same thing with lock 1.76"w x 1.44"h

Reindeer - 1.82" - lock 1.82"w x 2.26"h

Penguin - 1.92" - lock 1.92"w x 1.96"h

Ok enjoy the video and make sure you leave a comment to enter in to the giveaway! Have a great Thanksgiving and I will catch you tomorrow for day 4 :)

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

On the second Day of Christmas

Hey everyone and welcome to my second day :) This project gave me such a headache lol... I wanted to make a Andes Mint Holder and it was the first one I had ever made one so... needless to say I had a few difficulties but I think I finally have it straight :) The box is simple to make, it was coming up with the original measurements that was the hard part :) I hope the video isn't to confusing for you :) Ok here are the measurements -

Box - 3 1/4" x 3 5/8"

Slider - 5 1/4" x 1 7/8"

Pattern Paper - 1 3/8" 1 3/4"

Enjoy the video, and don't forget to leave a comment, and please note *Only comments posted on my blog will count* Happy Crafting!

Monday, November 22, 2010

12 Days of Christmas Series

Hello everyone and welcome to my 12 Days of Christmas Series :)... Over the next 12 days I will have a video everyday including - Cards, Tags, Boxes, Bags, etc. I am then going to finish it off with my very first giveaway. Kinda like a present from me to you and a thank you for being a subscriber :) Ok now for the rules for the giveaway, I ask that you please become a follower to my blog, and please only become a follower if you like my blog and plan on staying, so we can keep this fair to the followers I already have :) To enter just leave 1 comment on each video post leaving me a way to get in touch with you, that gives you 12 chances at wining :) I will be choosing the winner on Dec. 5. So on the first day of Christmas...

The measurements for this card:

Base - A2 card 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Green pattern paper - 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Red pattern paper - 4 1/4" x 3"
Cream cardstock - 3" x 2 1/2"
Red cardstock - 2 7/8" x 2 3/8"

Ok now for the video :) Enjoy and Have a great day! and Happy Crafting!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Michael's Fun :)

Hey everyone, just thought I would tell you. I went to Michael's and found a few small things (mostly from the $1 aisle) for my giveaway :) I am really looking forward to it! :) The 12 Days of Christmas starts Monday so join me then :) Until then Happy Crafting! Have a great weekend!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Christmas series update :)

Well after some thinking and figuring. I have decided I am going to do a 12 day Christmas series, starting on Monday Nov. 22, until Dec. 3, I will have a video everyday. I thought about just doing cards but then changed my mind. I am planning on doing cards for the first 3 or 4 days and then moving into gift giving, i.e. Gift card holders, bags, gifts, etc. Then to finish it off as a early Christmas present from me to you, I will be having a small giveaway! I will give more details as we get closer :) so until then have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Episode 42 - Candy Cane Card

Hi everyone, I know I said to be looking for a video in the next day or so... but I decided I felt good enough so I did a video tonight :) It is just a very simple Christmas card but I hope you enjoy :) Also I mention in the video I want to do a Christmas series and I do, I am just not 100% when so keep an eye out and I will let you know what I decide :) Ok for the measurements (only 3 lol)

Red Base - 8.5" x 5.5" - A2 Card
White - 4" x 2.75"
Green - 4" x .25" - after it has been punched

Here is the video enjoy :)

P.S. Here is a picture of the candy cane shirt I mentioned in the video, you can't tell in the picture but it has glitter all over it. I am addicted lol :)

Staying Crafty Entry :)

Hey everyone, you might have noticed oven on Amber's blog (Staying Crafty) she is having a contest :) All you have to do is make something for gift giving to make the gift look more special. So here is what I came up with :)
Just 4 simple tags, I used a sheet of acetate and cut it out using my Sizzix tag die. I then stamped the images on using StazOn. To color them in I flipped them over and colored them in with Sharpie markers, please note if you do this make sure you FLIP them over or it will just rub off the ink on the front. To finish off I stamped to and from, added a eyelet to the top and some glittery red string. I really love how they turned out! The picture really isn't that good they look better in person :) I plan on making more for all of my gifts :) Ok I am going to be working on a video that will probably be posted some time tomorrow or Tuesday so be looking for that. As always have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Hey everyone :)

I am still sick and I am biting at the bit to craft so much, I just have no energy to do so yet :( I thought I would post a few pictures from Dollywood. It was so ridiculously cold, in the time frame of 3 hours we got to see it rain, sleet and snow! I am guessing that is where I caught my cold but hey it was worth it :) As soon as I get some energy and my voice back I am going to be trying to film a video, but until then I am going to try and make a card and post pictures but no promises lol :) Ok here are the pictures, enjoy! Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Ripley's Believe it or Not Aquarium

Here is just a real quick video of just a few of the fish, sharks and what not we got to see at the Aquarium. If you ever go to Gatlinburg TN you have got to check it out!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Episode 41 - TN Haul

Hi everyone, I hope you have been having a great week so far. I really wanted to do a haul video in TN but I just didn't get a chance to so I finally got a chance to film it tonight. I am sorry about the sniffles and the weird voice, I have a cold so I sound a little funny :) I got so much stuff that I had to turn this into a 2 part haul :) So here are the videos. Happy Crafting!!!

Monday, November 8, 2010

I'm Home!!!

Wow! I had a great time on my trip to Pigeon Forge, but I am so HAPPY to be home!!!! We didn't get back until around 11pm and it seemed like FOREVER to get here lol. Nothing feels better than your own home, that's for sure! While I was there, I went to a place called "Your Scrapbook Store" and it was a pretty neat store. They have their main store and then they have a clearance center. I am going to do a video later showing you what all I found. It was an awesome place. I spent way more than I should of but, it was a trip right? lol I was going to do a video in TN but I was just to worn out we didn't stop until around 3am and had to get up at 7am so needless to say... :) I do have a couple of videos to share with you of the Ripley Believe it or Not Aquarium and of Dollywood. If you ever go to TN you have got to go to these two places! The Aquarium had penguins this year. Oh my goodness to to cute! :) Well I will have the videos posted sometime either tomorrow or later tonight :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Episode 40 - Christmas Tree

Hey everyone, I hope your week has started out great :) I have a new video up today. I am a little disappointed in it. I some how deleted the ending of the card? :( I was almost to the end so it was not a complete loss, but... I also had to do some creative trimming to fit it in the 15 min time limit. Other then that it is a pretty neat card. I got the idea for the Christmas tree from the Paper Crafts Nov/Dec 2010 Magazine. I hope you enjoy. I am going to try and get one more video filmed this week before I go on my trip :) I can not wait to go! I am definitely going to be posting pictures and some video as well from all of my fun :) I want to make a card using the new smiley cartridge I got in the Gypsy update today! I was so excited to hear about the six free cartridges :) If you have not heard it is for registered gypsy owners only, they have switched from gypsysync to cricutsync and when you update you get six free cartridges! I did not own any of them so I was super excited! :) Ok on to the measurements of the card,

Base - A2 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Red - 5 1/4" x 4"
Black - 5" x 4 1/2"
White - 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"

Ok here is the video, I hope you enjoy :) Have a great week and Happy Crafting!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Drew's Challenge Entry :)

Hi all so I saw that Drew was having a challenge over on his blog for a Christmas card using thin layers. Well you know I have been into Christmas cards lately so I had to enter his challenge. Here is the card I made...
I love the colors! I used the Cosmo Cricket 8" x 8" Wonderland Pad, It has some really awesome muted colors for Christmas. I then used the Paper Doll Dress Up cartridge for the two reindeer's. The eyes are from Peachy Keen Stamps. Very simple card, but I like the way it turned out :) Ok well have a great rest of the weekend and Happy Crafting!

Episode 39 - Give Thanks

Hi everyone, I hope you are having a great Saturday! :) Here is the Thanksgiving card, I mentioned in my last video. It is just a very simple card. I used my sharpie markers to color in the pumpkins, I love to do this to get some shading and depth to the image. Here are the measurements for this card:

Base - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Orange - 5 1/4" x 4"
Kraft - 5" x 3 3/4"
Cream - 5 1/4" x 4"
Small Orange - 2 1/4" x 2 1/4"
Small Kraft - 2 1/8" x 2 1/8"
Small Cream - 2" x 2"

Ok here is the video. I hope you enjoy. Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Episode 38 - Glitter Christmas

Hello everyone! :) Ok so I didn't get a chance to upload my video yesterday as I had stated. I went to Target and bought the new DS game Crafting Mama, I am such a game geek lol :) So I got wrapped up in playing that and totally forgot about the video. I filmed it tonight so I finally have it up now. I tried a new technique, I learned in the Paper Crafts magazine Nov/Dec 2010 issue. You make glitter borders with double sided tape, not that this is really a new technique. I just loved the look of it. I decided to make a Christmas card, because for some reason I have really gotten into a major Christmas mood. Maybe it had something to do with seeing all the cool new Christmas stuff at Walmart lol :) Well anyway here are the measurements for today's card...

Bright Blue card base - 5" x 10"
Green - 4 3/4" x 43/4"
Red - 4 7/8" x 4 7/8"
White - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2"

I hope you enjoy the video :) Oh and also while I was filming we had a thunderstorm roll through so you will hear thunder and very heavy rain in the background lol :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Episode 37 - Mini Owl-bum

Hi all! I have a new video up for you. I really like how this mini album turned out. I am not sure as to what I am going to put in it quite yet but oh well :) I hope you enjoy the video, I filmed it later then usual so I might not make quite much sense lol, but I wanted to get it filmed and posted for you. I have been thinking about making it for a while now :) I plan on finishing it up over the week and I will post pictures and possible a video of the finished album, Now here are the measurements -

Owl - Cindy Loo - 4.35"w x 4.50"h
Rectangle - 2.58"w x .86"h
Square - 1.07"w x 1.00"h

Ok here is the video I hope you enjoy, I am sorry it ran over, so it is in 2 parts :) I will have another card video up as well probably tomorrow :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Heads up voting has begun :)

Hey just wanted to leave the link to the Voting Page, Please remember the vote button is Above the card, My card is number 10. Please only vote it you truly like this card. Thank you, Happy Crafting!

Friday, October 22, 2010

Episode 36 - Quick Haul Video

Hey all, I was going to post my haul video yesterday. I got so busy, I totally forgot about it so here it is. Basically it is stuff from Scrapbuck, man you have got to check this website out if you never have. They have so much stuff and for great prices too. Ok hope you enjoy the video. Have a great weekend and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Papercraft Star Challenge 18 ~ Entry :)

Hi all I hope you are having a awesome week so far, it feels like it is just moving right along :) Here is the card I made for the Papercraft Star Challenge 18. The theme is Thank you, with a few requirements: i.e Thank you project, Dry Embossing, Cricut cut or Die cut, also has to have metal. So for my card I did a "Thanks Sew Much!"

I used patterned paper from the K&Company Day Dreams pad. I then cut out the letter I from the Cindy Loo cartridge and added string around it to make it look like spools of thread. To bring in the metal element, I added wire shaped like a needle and added a little bow to it. I almost forgot the dry embossing so I added a strip of light blue cardstock to the bottom and embossed it with the, cuttlebug Swiss Dots folder. I also cut out the little tag for the saying in the same blue and embossed it as well :) I was so happy with the way it turned out :) If you really like this card please vote for it :) Voting starts in 2 days and if I figured it right it will be on Saturday. You can either click the link above or when voting starts I will leave a link to the actual voting page. My card number is 10 and to vote all you need to do is click the vote button, the one *Above* the picture of my card :) I would really appreciate it :) Ok well that is all for today, oh and also I will have a haul video up tomorrow. I got a few goodies from, I will have to show all of the awesome stuff :) Ok have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

New video :) Episode 35 - Turkey Anyone?

Hey all, I used my new camera tonight and it turned out great! I am going to have to figure out a few new things, but I think it is a awesome camera! :) Ok now on to the card I made.

I think this card turned out very cute, if I do say so myself :) For the measurements I used my Gypsy to design everything:

Red Base - Scallop Tag from Gypsy Wanderings: 8" x 5.55"
Brown layer - 5" x 3.5"
Orange layer - 4.75" x 3.25"
Turkey - create a critter cartridge: all layers are cut at 2.56" h
Tree limb - wild card cartridge: 2.20" w x 2.63" h
Tag - george and basic shapes: .93" w x 2" h

Ok here is the video I hope you enjoy :) as always Have a Great Day and Happy Crafting!

Monday, October 18, 2010

My Camera is Here!! :)

I am so excited my new camera came today! :) I can't wait to give it a try :) I had planned on doing a video tonight but it got too late and I was too worn out to film a video... I spent the day out at my Grandparents cleaning to earn some trip money :) I will definitely be making a video tomorrow, Tuesday... I am thinking about trying to do videos on Tuesdays and Fridays... Tuesday would be Tune in Tuesday and Fridays would be TGIF! Thank goodness it's Friday!. I would add extra videos in when every, but I would like to try to at least do two videos a week, so be looking for that soon. I have decided I am out of the Halloween mood, because it is getting so close so I am moving on to Autumn/Fall/Thanksgiving cards :) Those would be more my style anyway lol :) Ok well I am definitely going to be a video tomorrow and as always. Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Camera Update! :)

I just wanted to keep you up to date. I have been looking at different camera's trying to find something, I liked as well as thought would be good. Well the search is over and I have a new camera on its way YEAH!!! I can not wait to get it, and as soon as I do I will definitely be making more videos :) SO be looking for some videos soon. I am hoping to get in at least one more Halloween card/project. Then on to Thanksgiving and my personal favorite Christmas! I have some pretty good ideas so I can't wait to get started. I just want to thank everyone again that took the time to write me back and let me know what type camera you use. It was a big help :) Well as always, Have a great day and Happy Crafting! :)

Papercraft Star Challenge 17 Entry :)

Here is the card I made for the challenge on Papercraft Star. The theme is from a Martha Stewart picture. I used the orange, yellow, black and white colors, in the card and the background. I cut out the little candy corns with a pair of scissors and stamped their little faces using Peachy Keen Stamps. Using a scallop circle punch, I punched one of the corners of the candy corn to make it look like someone had taken a bite. lol. I also added a spider web to kinda go with the spider, and did black and white ribbon to do the stripes. The white background piece I ran through my cuttlebug using the polka dot embossing folder. I then used sharpie markers to color in some of the dots. Then I used my gypsy to weld together the word "boo" and printed out on my computer the saying "You Monster!!!" lol. To finish it off I used stickles to add glitter to the little spider web and white gel pen to the eyes. I really love how it turned out :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

MPS Challenge Entry :)

Here is a quick card I made for Robyn's Challenge. I used Stampin' Up cardstock and patterned paper. I cut the seal using the Create a Critter, at 3". I used Peachy Keen Stamps for the face and finished of with a few stickles and a black gem for her nose. Turned out pretty cute, don't ya think? lol :) Ok well as always Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Digital Camera Fail :(

Ok so tonight I sat down and filmed a video, with my digital camera. Well when I was done, I hooked it up and went to edit the video, not only was there no sound the video was awful. SO sorry there will be no videos until I get my new camera. I did find one, I like the looks of. So there will be videos again, I promise! Ok so I didn't have a video but I do have a picture of the finished project :)
I made Halloween treat bags for my little cousins. I used the Create a Critter pumpkin. I used my Gypsy to weld the blackout pumpkins together and cut that in black, for the size I think it was about 4" high. I then cut out the little pumpkin on the regular cut and then layer two, the little face. I cut the stem from the green layer and just glued it to the top of the pumpkin face. I then did some doodling and highlights. To finish I took a cello bag and filled it with some goodies and then placed it between the "card" and stapled it together. I glued on the pumpkin face to cover the staples and finished off with "Too Cute To Spook". I think it turned out awesome and I can not wait to see what my little cousins think :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Two new cards :)

Hi all I hope you had an awesome weekend. I am still camera less but I am going to try to do a video tomorrow using my digital camera. I am doing some research right now for possibilities. Thank you everyone for emailing me back to my question of which camera you use :) Ok so on to my new cards. The first up is a card I made for my little cousin, she will be turning 7 this December so I thought I would go ahead and have it ready for her. I found this awesome blog. I think it might be in Norwegian? but she has the cutest free digi stamps. The blog is Bodil's Scrappeverde, When I saw the digis they reminded me so much of my cousins :) So here is the card...
I wanted to keep it very simple because I know she is just going to throw it to the side and head to the presents lol :) but I also wanted to keep it very girly. I also had to include her favorite color, purple. I colored her in Crayola markers. I think it turned out kinda cute. Ok now on to the next card.

I got the image from the same blog (link above) and I thought it screamed Halloween. I colored her with Crayola markers as well and I think it turned out great! If I do say so my self :) I cut the tree the same way as my Challenge entry at 5.5" in fact this is the design that inspired my entry. I also cut the witch hat, vultures, and tombstones from Paper Doll Dress Up. I embossed the red card stock with D'vine Swirls. Ok hope you enjoy and Have a great Monday! and as always Happy Crafting!

MPS Saturday Challenge Entry :)

Well I am a little behind, but here is the card I made for Robyn's Saturday Challenge, it is a winter theme this time around :). I decided to do owls, my favorite! The card measures 5" x 7", the tree is from Paper Doll Dress Up and is cut at 5.5", I randomly added Saukra star dust gel pen to the edges of the tree, to resemble ice. The owls are cut in random sizes all only about 1/8" from each other. I also cut the little hats and scarfs from paper doll dress up as well. I then used my computer to print out the saying "Whooo... It's Cold Outside". To finish up I added glitter paper to the bottom with a scallop edge and white gel pen to the paper to make it look like it is snowing. I really like how it turned out! Hope you enjoy it as well :)

P.S. I am sure you know this but you can click the picture to get a larger view :)

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge - My entry :)

Hello everyone I hope you have been having a great week :)... I have a card today I made for Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge, the challenge this week is to make a shaped card, include orange and use the create a critter cartridge... so here is the card I came up with...

I used the milk bottle, layer 1 for the base of the card... I then cut out the little flame, printed out the saying "I burn for you"... after I came up with the saying, I thought I wanted to make it look like the edges had been burned, so I used my Tim Holtz distress tool on the edge. Then I sponged the edges in brown and black ink. To finish it off. I did some faux white stitching and added stickles, in star dust. Really simple but I like how it turned out... I had every intention of filming a video on the process I did, but... My flip broke again last night :( so I am in the process of seeing how to get that fixed. It is doing the same thing it did last time... so I will probably be using my camera for now so we will see how that goes :) Ok well as always have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Episode 34 - Swap, Haul, Card

Hello everyone :) Just wanted to share a couple of things with you, so here is my newest video :)... I did a ATC swap with Whitney and I just got a chance to film it to show all the great stuff she sent! :) I also wanted to show what I found at the dollar store, a couple of bracelets I made and a Birthday card I made for my sister :) So I hope you enjoy the video and I am working on doing some more tutorial videos. :) I mentioned in my video some things I have found so here are the links :)

SoCraftastic Rubber Band Bracelets
Simply Betty Stamps
Whitney ~ Youtube Name - WhitneyFletcher

Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Papercaft Star" Challenge 16 - Entry

Ok so here is my entry into the Papercraft Star Challenge 16... I followed the sketch that was given and came up with a pretty simple Halloween card :) I used purple, green, orange and black/orange papers. I printed out a free digi stamp from Digital Doodling and used my sharpie markers to color her in. I then typed the saying "Stupid Mortals". I think it turned out pretty good. Hope you enjoy it and as always Happy Crafting!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Episode 33 - MPS "Spooky" Challenge

Hey all well if you have seen MyPinkStamper's blog you will know she is having a Spooky Challenge, so here is the card I came up with :)...

I wanted something different from your average card so I decided to make a mummy and wrap it in some tea stained cotton material, and if I do say so myself it turned out kinda cute :) I wasn't going to, but I decided to film a video so here is the video, Hope you enjoy. Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Episode 32 - Necklace Holder

Hi everyone, I hope you are having a great week, I am so glad it's Friday! I have a new video up for you... Do you ever find yourself looking for a necklace and it is tangled in a mess that seems impossible to ever get apart? well this is for you then, last night I was going through my jewelry and what not cleaning and trying to organize it, well my necklaces were killing me, so I decided I needed to come up with an idea for storing them, So I thought Chipboard! (I know kinda weird?) but it worked so well. I just had to share with you... So here is the video for you, sadly it had to be two parts but I personally think it is worth it lol :) Ok enjoy the video. Have a GREAT Friday and Happy Crafting! :)

P.S. Here is a couple of links to brads... but I have NOT bought these so I am not 100% sure they are the same I used for my necklace holder so you might want to just look at you local scrapbooking store:

Hot Off The Press: 200 per package
Brad Pack: Citrus Brad Pack: Chocolate Brad Pack: Autumn

Scrap Essentials
Pastel Brads Metallic Brads

Ok also as I mentioned in the video I wouldn't get Making Memories, the fasteners were to big to fit through the 1/8" eyelets.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Episode 31 - Haul Video

Ok so in my last post I mentioned the fact that these videos got reversed from the way I filmed them but no big deal :)... I ran to my local Michael's today to look for some stamps I saw on smscapper's video and I was able to find 1 of them along with 1 I had never seen and then I went to my other Michael's and was able to find the other stamp I wanted... I bought a few other things but not much... So anyway I hope you enjoy the video and Happy Crafting!

Episode 30 - Mini Desk Notepad

Hi all here is a quick video for you... I made an Mini Desk Notepad, I have seen this idea before using I believe the 4" x 6" Photo Frame? but today at Walmart I found a 2.25" x 3.25" one and it was only $.50 so I had to get it and give it a try... It turned out great and I think would make awesome cheap homemade Christmas gifts :) Also just a note, I filmed a haul video and this tutorial in that order but when I was editing I reversed the order so... any who here is the video, I hope you enjoy and Happy Crafting! :)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

New Video :) Episode 29 - ATC Cards

Hi all hope you had a wonderful weekend :) I have just gotten over a cold myself so I hadn't felt like making videos or posting, but I am happy to say I am back :) Last night I was busy making ATC cards... I have become addicted to making them lol :)... I already posted a picture of the first 4 I made but I figured I would do a video and explain what I did on them :) I also made a couple of Halloween ones for a swap, I was suppose to make 1 and got so carried away I made 3 instead, but anyway lol... If you are interested in swapping with me just leave a comment on this post or you can email me and let me know, I would love to swap :) Also in the video I mentioned the colors of Tim Holtz Distress Ink but I couldn't remember the names so here is the list of ones I used...

Broken China
Black Soot
Spiced Marmalade
Peeled Paint
Scattered Straw
Vintage Photo
Dusty Concord
Worn Lipstick

I hope you enjoy the video and as always, have a great day and Happy Crafting! :)

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Episode 28 - Halloween Card 4

Well here is the last of the 4 cards from the "My Little Monsters" stamp set... This is not going to be the last of the Halloween cards I make but it will be the last using this stamp set :)


Spellbinders - Scallop Circles - although I bought mine at Michael's with a coupon :)
Spellbinder - Circles - Same with this one as well :)
Green Ribbon
Polka Dot Embossing Folder - same with the others, I bought at Micahel's using a coupon

Ok enjoy the video and have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Episode 27 - Halloween Card 3

Hi all, I have decided since I love the "My Little Monsters" Stamp set and it has 4 monsters. I am going to make 4 Halloween cards using it, so here is card number 3 :)

Base is a standard A2 Size card 4.25"x5.5"
Green strip is 1.75"x5.5"
White is 1.75"x2.5"
Purple is 2"x2.75

Ok on to the video :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

My very first ATC's

Just wanted to share a quick photo of my first ATC cards I made... I have always wanted to make some but somehow never got around to, well I have to admit I am addicted now lol :) If you are interested in swapping just leave me a comment and we could work something out :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Episode 26 - Halloween Card 2

Hi everyone, so Halloween is more of my sisters holiday but I have fallen in love with my new monsters stamp set so I had to break it out again and make yet another Halloween card :)... Ok so the card is a standard A2 size... Here are the dimensions of the card stock I used

Black card stock 4"x5.25
Orange Polka Dot card stock 3.75"x5"
Small Black card stock 1"x1.75"
White card stock .75"x1.5"

I tried something new I got a new Cuttlebug Embossing folder in Polka Dot and I embossed the orange card stock and then everywhere there was a polka dot I put Glossy Accent, I will admit it took a while to add all of the dots, but the end result was well worth it :) I also used the Spellbinders Nestabilities in the "Circle" and the "Scallop Circle" I think it turned out pretty cute so now on to the video... As always have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Episode 25 - Halloween Card

Here's a quick Halloween card I made using my new stamps I got today :)... This little guy reminds me so much of the purple people eater :) I colored him in using my sharpie markers... the dimensions of the card are,

4.25" x 11" Black card stock scored at 5.50"
4" x 5.25" Purple patterned paper
3.75" x 5" Green glitter paper
2" x 3.75" Black card stock
3" x 4" Cream card stock

Also the punch I used can be found on EK Success website it is called "Scallop Diamond Punch"

Ok so here is the video hope you enjoy! Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

P.S. Sorry about the sound I am still trying to figure a way to make it louder.

Episode 24 - Michael's Haul

Ok it is official I am just going to stop saying I am saving for my trip. I have never seen so many deals before lol :) Well I went to my Michael's today and with a $40 budget I came out with $85 worth of stuff? How does it happen so fast? but I will say on a good note everything but one item, I got on sale so that is good and I only got stuff I needed/wanted :) So here is the video with everything I bought, oh but I didn't show it in the video I bought 6 spools of ribbon as well they were 3 for $1... I did also fully intend to buy my "Simply Charmed" Cricut Cartridge but they did not have it in stock at my Michael's (probable a good thing they didn't lol)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Episode 23 - Cardstock Storage

Ok so as I said in a previous post, here is how I store my cardstock to easily find what color I am looking for... Hope this helps some of you :) I personally have found it to be the best way for storing it, it makes it so compact and neat.

Episode 22 - Coupon Holder

Ok so I have a new video up for you... I made my mom a coupon holder to add some organization to her never ending coupons lol :)... I bought the chipboard from Joann's in the 4"x6" and the 8.5"x11"... the envelopes can be any size you want depending on what you plan to store in it, I didn't even think about it til I started filming the video. I am going to make another one and turn it into a mini album, I will definitely post pictures as soon as that is done and maybe a video of some of the process :) So anyway here is the video super, super simple. If you would like an actual tutorial please leave a comment and let me know :) Have a great day and Happy Crafting! :)

P.S. I am still trying to figure out how to make the videos a little louder.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

I broke my craft free promise again lol

Well I just slipped up yet again on the trying not to buy any crafts until after my trip lol :) I have been to Michael's twice this week, I know, I know but I had 2 50% off coupons and 2 40% coupons I couldn't resist lol... now I am finding all kinds of things I want and with great prices too :) so I figured since I am trying to behave I would at least share my finds with you :) Although I am off to Michael's again next week with 5 50% off coupons, The ad had a ton of great deals in it, Card stock is 40% off, All Scrapping Storage is 50% off, Stamps, Stickers are 40% and Paper Punches (which are personally my favorite) are 50% off... and also Cricut Cartridges will be $39.99, come on how can you not buy stuff lol... ok well on to some of my finds :) First is the new Cricut cartridge I have had my eye on for a while now they finally have it on Craft-e-Corner one of my favorite websites (they offer free shipping with any order) The cartridge is called "Simply Charmed" Oh my goodness just some awesomely cute cuts on there kinda like Create and Critter but not only animals :) The next thing a stamp set that Kwerner used in one of her videos and I thought it was awesome! the Jumbo Lowercase Stamp Set from Amazon although it is for kids she said to use it for cards, I thought what a great idea :) Ok and now the biggest thing I would love to buy is this awesome desk, much bigger than mine and has a built in file holder which is the perfect way to store cardstock (I will show you how I store mine now) Ok as always have a great day and Happy Crafting! :)

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

New Video :)

Hi everyone, I have a new video up :) although it is called a haul it isn't really :) why I put that I don't know?... I just mentioned a few items I found around town and really that's it lol... Also the sound is kind of low, I think this is due to the way I was filming... The camera was quite far, I had it attached to a shelf on my wall... so you may need to turn up the volume, I will try to get better for you on that :) Ok so the card is a 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" card... using an awesome stamp from Micheal's $1 aisle ( you gotta love the $1 aisle lol ) the stamp says "just batty about Halloween" so cute :) the patterned paper is from target :) Also sorry the video is a little choppy the camera shut off while I was filming so I lost cutting out the scallop circles but I think you should get the gist lol, If you have any questions please feel free to leave a comment or email me :) as always have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Hey I changed the background again :)

I know, I know all I ever seem to do is change the background and stuff but I am still looking for something that I like please bare with me as I try to find something lol ;3

Monday, August 30, 2010

New Video ;3

So it's not the best video in the world but... I really wanted to show you these buttons I found on They are called Buttons to cover and when I saw them they reminded me of the iTop so I thought why not give them a try for only $1.50 for 6... well my opinion they are a nice substitute for now... Here is the link to the brand I bought (Link) but they have other brands as well so you might want to check them out too... I am trying to keep from buying anything until after my trip... my family and I go on a yearly vacation to TN... I am really looking forward to it so I am trying to save up but I have already broken down once and bought some craft stuff from Generation Crafting but I am back on track and have not bought anything for the last week lol... I made the junque journal for movie tickets and random memorabilia from trips I take and am getting ready to take it was and is far from being done but I will try to add some pictures of it as I fill it up more... Now for the links mentioned in the video... Whitney on youtube as WhitneyFletcher and Robyn from MyPinkStamper... Well I think that is all and here are the pictures of the junque journal before I added the two pockets... Have a great day and Happy Crafting!!!