Monday, June 26, 2017

2017 Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Well it's that time of year again for one of the greatest blog hops ever!!!  And I am happy to be entering this card.


A coffee themed shaker card I made for a friend's birthday....and she will probably see this post before the card arrives...oh well.  And that adorable image is Sherri Baldy's pre-printed 3D Coffee Bestie but I just used a single layer for this card.

Be sure to check out the 2017 Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!!!  CLICK HERE

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Thursday, June 15, 2017

NEW SHAKER CARD!!! Lace & Pearls Variation

I have been wanting to share this for a while....and now it's time.  A Lace & Pearls shaker card!!!  In some ways it's your typical shaker card....BUT NOT....I have used LACE in place of the acetate normally used.  And I have used 3mm PEARLS in place of the sequins normally used.  These changes create an elegant card suitalbe for a wedding, anniversary, adult feminine birthday, sympathy card, and more.


For more details on the making of this card, and for links to products used, please CLICK HERE to watch my YouTube video.  Links will be in the description box.

Check out the challenges...
Modsquad Challenge Blog - Make It Square
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog - #59 Make It Pink
Crafting From The Heart - #163 Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Challenge #37
Dream Valley Challenge #158 Square Cards Only
Crafting When We Can Challenges - #146 Shabby Chic
A Gem Of A Challenge - #196 Wedding or Anniversary
(I used the top row Lace Flowers Bling)


Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Tulle Shaker Card - Inspired by Jennifer McGuire

I don't know about you but I love shaker cards.  Recently I learned a new way to make them, thanks to Jennifer McGuire, and wanted to share it with you.


It's not your normal shaker card.  Instead of using acetate for the window, you use TULLE!!!  But there is more to it than that.  You will have to watch my video to see how it's done, but I think you are going to LOVE this!!!

CLICK HERE watch my video and see how it's done.

A few good challenges...
Modsquad Challenge Blog - Spark It Up
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog - #59 Make It Pink
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge #162
Crafty Girls Creations - Challenge #37


Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Easy 4th of July Home Decor Project

I was asked to be a Guest Designer for Honeybunnies Treasures and was given the Stars And Stripes Mini Page Kit to work with.  Since I really don't do much scrapbooking I thought I would show other ways to work with it.  This week I have created an easy to make home decor piece for the 4th of July.


All of the details are in my YouTube video...
to watch it just CLICK HERE 

I found a few challenges...
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge #162
613 Avenue Create - #198 Anything Goes
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog - #253 Celebrations
(you inspiration photo made me think of a 4th of July picnic)

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Thursday, June 1, 2017

4th Of July Picture Frame & Easy Pinwheel Tutorial

I was asked to be a Guest Designer for Honeybunnies Treasures and was given the Sweet Liberty Mini Page Kit to work with.  Since I really don't do much scrapbooking I thought I would show other ways to work with it.  This week I decided to decorate a frame and make an easy pinwheel.


Last weeks project was a birthday card for my daughter, 
and this frame is also for her birthday.

All the details are in my video, including the easy pinwheel tutorial and links to the products used.  Just CLICK HERE to watch my tutorial.

Guess what...there are challenges for this!!!
Hiding In My Craft Room - #302 Any Holiday
613 Avenue Create - #197 Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - #161 Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - #342 Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - June Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft - #45 Anything Goes
(Your inspiration photo made me think of a 4th of July picnic)


Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Saturday, May 27, 2017

April Showers Bring May Flowers - Part 4

Welcome to week #4, the final part of my series on making fabric flowers.  Each week in the month of May I have posted a video on YouTube showing you a variety of ways to make fabric flowers that are beautiful and easy to make.  Each flower offers a variety of options so you can create the look YOU want.

For week #4 I will be showing you how to make a fabric flower the does not involve sewing.  They can be made with 1 or 2 layers and you can add a pearl, button, earring, brad, or whatever you want to the center creating beautiful and unique flowers to fit any need.  The possibilities are endless (hmmm...again, sounds familiar)


CLICK HERE to watch

And if you have missed the first 3 parts
here are the links...

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

4th of July Birthday Shaker Card

I was asked to be a Guest Designer for Honeybunnies Treasures and was given the Sweet Liberty Mini Page Kit to work with.  Since I really don't do much scrapbooking I thought I would show other ways to work with it.  For this week I decided to make some cards for the 4th of July, and the one I'm sharing here is the shaker card.


The kit included this 4" x 6" panel with the Statue of Liberty on it and I used a craft knife to cut out the image leaving an opening for the shaker part of the card.  I not only added red, white, and blue sequins to the shaker, but added a few to the front of the card too.  And then I added a strip of the red and white striped paper (also in the kit) down the side and embellished it with stars cut from blue metallic cardstock and added a silver sequin to the center of each star.  I decided the words Celebrate Freedom did not stand out enough, so I underlined it with red Stickles.

Believe it or not, this will be a birthday card.  My daughter's birthday is near the 4th of July and she is very patriotic.  But not only that, she will be 18 years old...and what does every 18 year old do?  They CELEBRATE FREEDOM!  I actually made another card for her from this kit, but decided I am giving her this one instead of the other one.  

To see the other card I made using this kit and to learn more about this kit just CLICK HERE and watch my YouTube video :) 

Challenges...
Mod Squad Challenge Blog - Birthday Bash
Crafty Creations Challenges - #342 Anything Goes
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps - Wonderful Wednesday AG
The House That Stamps Built - M2417 Anything Goes
CAS On Sunday - #108 Shaker Card
A Bit More Time To Craft - #44 Anything Goes


Thanks for watching and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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