Welcome to my mind. I love color, I love textures, and am looking forward to showing you what I come up with!

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Monkey Vine Banner

I've been working on making a banner for my daughter's 3rd birthday party and at first she wanted a Curious George party, so I started this.  Now she wants a Dora party, so I'm going to work on that banner next, but I still love this one and will hang it! I created and drew my own coconuts and drew my own face on the monkey from Create A Critter to try and make him look more like George.  The leaves are from CAC also, I believe and the letters are from Carousel.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Teacher Appreciation Week

This week my project was two-fold!  It's teacher appreciation week and I love my sons' teachers.  I am so grateful for them.  I decided to try my hand at making one of the goody cakes and put some candies, notes, etc in each piece.  I had a lot of fun doing it and it was pretty easy, though it did take a while!  I also used my something old and something new cartridge by using Tags, Bags, Boxes, and more, one of the first carts, PC released, and Letter Envy, the last one I got!  I used Paper Trimmings for the center of the cake and my stickles to glitter it up!  Enjoy!

Saturday, May 5, 2012

2 Hour Timed Sketch Challenge

This challenge was to create a project using the sketch provided:

Here's what I came up with.  It's another part of the PTA book I'm doing for my son's school.  I'll be honest, I will probably add a couple things to it, but it's not too shabby for just over an hours worth of work.  This got me moving again!  Of course, my craft area is a disaster now!

NSD Crop: Recipe Challenge

In honor of National Scrapbooking Day, there are lots of fun projects going on.  One of them is the recipe challenge.  In this one, we need to:

Use at least three Cricut Image Cuts
Three patterned papers
A butterfly, Bird, or Bug
Machine, Pen, or Hand-Stitching
The color yellow

I had fun making a card in honor of teacher appreciation week for my daughter's music teacher that we love so much.  I used 3 Birds and was able to use some new cute from my Imagine carts!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Fun With New Carts!

So excited I finally get to post some of the projects I made during the Shawnee Crop. We had the privilege of playing with the new carts and I really enjoyed doing that!  I am going to have to buy these now!
For this first one, I used the Cricut inks for the first time and loved them!  I used the new banner cartridge to cut the banner.  For my stamps, I used Pink By Design.  Another wonderful woman I had the privilege of meeting there!  Thanks Sarah!

These were made out of Wild Card 2.  A SUPER cute cart that is simple with detailed and fun designs.  I love the cards that it can make!