Monday, October 24, 2016

Spooky ! ...not so much

Hello friends and welcome :) 
I needed a little creative challenge so I decided to create this layout ( my take ) on the October My Creative Scrapbook sketch.

Spooky!...not so much.

I created this Halloween themed layout with the Doodlebug Designs Boos & Brews cute, right ??

The circle elements were made dies from Spellbinders .
Here's a look at the sketch.

Thanks for the visit :) Have a terrific week !

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

It's been a long time

Holy cow, I have some serious catching up to do !!!!! This poor blog has been neglected :(
I'm going to start sharing more , I promise.

These are a few cards I've created with the new Echo Park -Christmas Delivery collection !!

Jingle all the way
Love that little truck :)

Here's a close up.


The wreath was made with a Spellbinders die.

In other news...... I'm going to be creating cards for my friend Kristine at Creative Scrappers !!!
(starting in November )

Thanks so much for stopping by today, have a great day !

Friday, December 18, 2015

Coffee gift card- The Ribbon Resource

Happy Holidays !!! I went to a crop a few weeks ago and I went on a Holiday card making frenzy. This is one of the cards I created that day.

The Ribbon Resource supplies:

Other Supplies:
Patterned Paper-American Crafts
Stickers- Simple Stories
Stamp-Lawn Fawn
Black Ink- Spellbinders
Small Black Clothespin- Canvas Corp

Step 1- Create a top folding 5" X 6" card from white cardstock.
Step 2- Trim snowflake paper 4 3/4"  X 5 3/4" ,adhere to base card with tape runner,trim the kraft layer slightly smaller and adhere with 3D foam squares. Trim black/red paper 2 1/2" X 4", also adhere with foam squares. 
Step 3- Wrap 1/4" chevron ribbon around 2nd and 3rd layers, tie in a simple bow.
Step 4- Add sticker to tag and attach to ribbon bow with red paper cord and small black clothespin.

Step 5- Stamp sentiment inside card. Adhere a strip of red/black paper across the bottom of the card. Create card holder by machine stitching a 2 1/2" X 4" piece of coffee cup patterned paper. 
Add gift card .....yummy Starbucks !

Here's a side view of my card.
Hope you've enjoyed this quick and easy tutorial !
Be back soon to share some more cards !!!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

A quick share of a Christmas card I've create for Spellbinders using the new Fairmont Labels and Houndstooth texture plate.
The how to's can be viewed of the Spellbinders blog.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas card 

Happy Crafting !

Friday, December 4, 2015

Joyeux Noel Festive Door Ornament

Happy Holidays and welcome to The Ribbon Resource Blog Hop !
Today I am sharing this festive door ornament..

May Arts Ribbons supplies used:
Kraft Decorative Tags- 1 large tag

Other supplies:
Patterned Paper
Small oval chalkboard clip
Decoupage glue
Evergreens,twigs,berries and lantern


Step 1: Dip red paper cord in decoupage glue.

Step 2: Shape cord into letters, let dry.

Step 3: Prepare tag , as shown. Glue letters to tag.

Step 4: Tie evergreen ,twigs and berry branches with wire, form a loop at the top for hanging.

Step 5: Tie large bow at top of branches, attach tag with clip and lantern with more wire.

The prize for this hop is 2 to 5 yards of Christmas ribbon :)

Here's a list of the other designer's blog to visit for more inspiration !!!
Thanks for visiting.
Happy Crafting !

Friday, November 27, 2015

Christmas place setting holder

Hello and welcome to the Ribbon Resource blog hop.
Today we are sharing budget friendly holiday projects.
I chose to make these simple festive place setting holders for my Christmas brunch !

May Arts Ribbon supplies used:
2.5 inch Snowflake Print Cotton Ribbon- 14 inches
Red Burlap String- 1.5 yards

Other Supplies:
Ivory felt
Snowflake dies ( Spellbinders)
Ivory and kraft cardstock
Small ivory pearls
White gel pen


Step 1-Cut a 3"X 7" piece of ivory felt and a 14 inch piece of Snowflake Print ribbon.

Step 2- Turn 1/2 " seam at bottom of ribbon, machine stitch and turn top of ribbon 3 ".

Step 3- Pin ribbon to felt and machine stitch together.

Step 4- Cut and emboss 2 snowflakes in ivory cardstock, Attach snowflakes with red burlap string, tie bow. Add small pearl embellishments.

Step 5- Make small tag from kraft paper, write name with white gel marker and machine stitch into place, as shown.
Here's a close up of the holder opening.
That's it for me to find time to make 10 more of these !!!

Please make sure to visit my fellow designers during the hop for a chance to win some gorgeous ribbons from the Ribbon Resource !!!
Here's a list of blog to visit during this blog hop:

Thanks for visiting .
Happy Crafting !!!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Fun with badges

Hello and welcome once again !
Today I am sharing these fun badges created for the Spellbinders blog with the new  Badge of Honor Steel Rule die set.
I used felts and metals to create these fun playtime badges !

The step by step instructions are available on the Spellbinders blog :)
Happy Crafting !