Friday, April 18, 2014

FIRST FLOWERS..PHOTO SHOOT..APRIL AND MAY

Hello friends........I must say I really enjoyed having my craft room photographed this pass Monday by Mark Lohman.....here is a sneak peek that my son took.......more to come on a bit later as to what this was all about....
One thing I love about the Spring time is that all of my backyard flowers seem to come in so nicely. I love to cut them and bring them indoors...Here is the first cut of this year:



and lastly just a few cards from the new release over at The Cutting Cafe:
thanks for stopping by............HUGS

Friday, April 11, 2014

HOPPING WITH TOMBOW USA - MOVIE REEL SET

 Hello friends, I am soooooooooooooooooo SUPER DUPER excited to be a guest designer for Tombow USA..OMG OMG OMG.....Thanks so much Kasey.

Okay first things first, you should have arrived at my blog from Marie.
Secondly, remember there are some AWESOME goodies you could win:


 Xtreme Adhesive
Refill, Xtreme Adhesive
MONO Adhesive Removable
Refill, MONO Adhesive Removable


In order to enter to win the prize, please comment on all the Design Team’s projects this week as well as “Like” TombowUSA and The Cutting CafĂ© on Facebook.

 As a guest designer for Tombow, Kasey sent me some goodies that I have now made the decision that I CAN NOT LIVE without and one in particular is the XTREME High Performance Adhesive. It was perfect for my project:
Recently the Cutting Cafe released this fun set that can be used for all sorts of fun invites and more. I did mine for a birthday party:

THIS IS THE ROUND BOX - perfectly secure using the XTREME adhesive.

 Here is the reel inside of the box
 Film Strip
 Film Strip
 Few more pics



 Thanks so much for stopping by and now your next stop is back to Tombow's Blog.

Here is the line up just in case I was your first stop: Tombow Blog
Debbie
Melissa
Jennie
Marie
Regina Easter -YOUR HERE
Tombow Blog


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

WALKING THROUGH THE TULIPS

Awe the sun is shinning and this whole week is going to be in the upper 70's to low 80's.........OH MY SUMMER will be here soon.
I enjoy the Spring weather here in Sac town, the Summer's are another story - 100 plus weather......

Anyhoo today I want to share some fun TULIP sets just released from The Cutting Cafe.
Three new sets:

TULIP SHAPED CARD SET

 

TULIP BASKET SHAPED CARD SET

 

 

 AND finally but not least.............

TULIP CARD SET

 

Be sure to check out these 3 sets, they are perfect for just about ANY occasion..............hugs

Monday, March 31, 2014

GEMS & FRIENDS SPRING FLING

Hello all just wanted to pop in and let you all know about a VERY EXCITING spring fling - hop that is taking place starting today..........you won't want to miss out on this fun event.

Sponsored by:
Elegant Embellishments
Which Craft Do You Do
SpareMarbles
The Cutting Cafe
One Little Dreamer
Natasha’s Scrapbookorner
Memory Making Crafts

The event starts April 1 and ends May 7.
May 7-10 on Elegant Embellishments Channel you may qualify for prizes. 
Each vendor will be offering prizes.

Please watch Elegant Embellishments video to see how to qualify for prizes.  
The video link to qualify for prizes will be listed below.

Links to stores and designers will be listed below.

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Video on May 7-10 to qualify for all prizes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11cJaTi2itw (Preview)

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Sponsor store links:
Elegant Embellishments: http://www.zibbet.com/elegantembellishments
Which Craft Do You Do::  http://www.zibbet.com/whichcraft

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DT'S & Guest DT'S Dates & Channels:
May 2:     Ivett Carrillo ~ http://www.youtube.com/user/icarrillodesigns
May  7:    Rosanne ~ http://www.youtube.com/user/roxycar11

Please be sure to check out the videos every 3rd day starting with Rina today..........

Friday, March 28, 2014

SUPER QUICK EASTER PROJECT

Hello friends, just popping in with a super quick Easter Project.
I used a brown baggie that I got some goodies in from a online craft order.
Some pretty yellow floral cotton fabric and a hot pink bow - among a few other misc items.

I recently purchased the Cricut Explore and I wanted to try it out on importing a Svg from the Cutting Cafe and on some fabric....it did great on both....
The bunny is from the EASTER BUNNY SHAPED CARD 2
and the Sentiment is from
The yellow hemp is from one a new company I love called Hemptique.
HUGS
 

 
 

Thursday, March 27, 2014

GOING TO THE CHAPPEL AND WERE GOING TO GET MARRIED...........

well not me............but LOL
Here is a fun card I made using the new set over at The Cutting Cafe.
I used the new WEDDING WORD SHAPED CARD......There are a few weddings coming up that I will need to make a few more of these.

thanks for stopping by..........HUGS

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

HONEY BUNNY EASTER BOX

Hello all, just popping in with a new little Easter project...........
This is a new set called EGG GOODIE BOX from the Cutting Cafe...it is super easy to put together and comes with lots of egg overlays....
Well that's it, have a fabulous day.......HUGS

Friday, March 21, 2014

LOTS TO SHARE

Hello friends........boy what gorgeous weather we have been having here in California...LOVE IT...
Okay today I want to share a few projects using some new sets from the cutting cafe:

B IS FOR........used the following new sets:

A-Z IS FOR SET 2 PRINTABLE SET

 ALPHABETIC WINDOW CARD TOPS

 Love these new letter window top cards........and the new sentiment sets.

 That little for baby tag is from the BABY MINI WORDS

Up next I released some new FRATERNAL TWINS to go along with the ELISHA JEAN AND FRIENDS SET....they are called ELENA JEAN AND FRIENDS...these girls are 6 inches tall.....

Elena Jean, Rose B, McKenzie


Here is Rose B.

 

I am still a bit rusty on coloring dark skin, but I think she is cute.

The tag also uses the BUTTERFLY TREAT BOX SET 

The set also comes with their outfits in a paper doll form, so I made a set of paper dolls with LOADS of clothes from paper scraps. 

 AND.........i boxed them up in the new LARGE GIFT BOX set.




 and finally another new set called ALPHA PAPER CLIPS.........I used the letter E for my daughter.

 Those little note papers are from the

MINI NOTE PAD AND CARD SET

thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

hugs

 

Thursday, March 6, 2014

SO LUCKY TO HAVE A FRIEND LIKE YOU...........FRIENDSHIP BLOG HOP

http://muddypawsinkyfingers.blogspot.com/

Hello all, I am so happy to be a HOPPING to celebrate Julie's 2nd blogoversary. 
Julie is such a sweet, talented and caring lady..........congrats girlie......
and here's to many more blogoversaries.......

You should have arrived here from Chris's blog. 

With St. Patrick's Day being next week, I decided to make a fun card for my bestie......


 I used one of the newly released sets from The Cutting Cafe called:

LUCKY SENTIMENT CLOVER SET

This is such a cute little set to send someone a card rather they celebrate St. Patrick's Day or not...

Okay before I send you along to Kathy - did you see all the FANTASTIC prizes up for grabs? 

WOWZER..........check them out below

AND remember please be sure to comment on all of the people in the hop to be eligible to win one of the prizes.

2 $10 gift certificates from Unity Stamp Company (donated by Unity!)

3 sets of winner's choosing from The Cutting Cafe (donated by Regina Easter)

A ribbon bundle from 3 Girl JAM

Timeless Twine -- Rainbow Party Pack (Donated by Timeless Twine)

Close To My Heart Stamp Set

Close To My Heart Stamp Set

$15 Pinque Peacock gift certificate (donated by Jessica Shelton-Buffa)

Embossing folders (2)

 2 $25 Gift certificates for My Scrap Chick store (donated by My Scrap Chick)

Websters' Pages 6x6 Sweet Notes pad, an embellishment set and a Websters Pages Stamp set, plus a Unity Cloud background stamp -- donated by Lucy Evans

A background stamp from Flourishes and 3 Aqua markers -- donated by Ruth & Erin Carnes

WOW, now that is a lot of YUMMY CRAFTY GOODIES.............
Okay - on to Kathy's blog....... 
ALSO, if you happen to get lost in the hop, here is the line up:

           
Julie 

Rebecca

Brenda

Paula 

Kary

Erin & Ruth

Miwa

Angeline Choo

Chris


Regina   YOUR HERE

Kathy

Donna K

Gwen

Rachel

Polly

Lucy

Corrie

Mary

Maria

Karen


thanks so much for hopping with us.
HUGS

Monday, March 3, 2014

BIG EXPRESSIONS..............

Hello all and happy Tuesday to you all..........Did you see the new BIG EXPRESSION sets over at the Cutting Cafe...I love this new release...there are actually a few new releases....movie tickets, movie reels, lucky st. patricks....etc.....

Here is my take on the new BIG EXPRESSIONS.......

LUCKY:

 and my take on the NEW OMG EXPRESSON:

Aren't these fun.......I love the new big words with small phrases....this OMGhttp://thecuttingcafe.typepad.com/the_cutting_cafe/2014/03/omg-big-expression-printable-and-cutting-file.html card also uses the ELEPHANT SHAPED CARD...i just made it really small.
Thanks for stopping by............hugs