April 18, 2015

MFT Sketch and Color Challenge

Hey peeps.  Back with a quick card.  I'm joining in on the sketch and color challenge for My Favorite Things.  Thought I would make my card do double duty today.



Gotta run peeps.  I hope you enjoyed my little card today.  I'll see ya all soon.

Go forth and be crafty~

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April 17, 2015

Really Reasonable Ribbon Aqua and Coral Challenge

Hey peeps.  Are you getting crafty today?  Well if you need a tad bit of inspiration then join us for the Aqua and Coral Challenge over at Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The ladies on the dt have some beautiful cards to show you using these gorgeous color combo.  Let me show you my card.

April 15, 2015

SCS536 - It's Sketch Time

Hey peeps.  I'm back with a quick card.  Not feeling my best today but I wanted to make sure you didn't miss out on the new sketch challenge over at Splitcoaststampers.  I attempted to make a tutorial for this card but my migraine got the best of me.



I used the Thinking of You stamp set from Simon Says Stamp along with some of their inks.  The paper is an older SEI pack that I have had forever now.  It's one I love going back to.  Don't know what I'm going to do when I run out. 

Thanks for swinging by today.  I hope you have a fantastic hump day!

Go forth and be crafty~


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April 14, 2015

Endless Summer- Crafter's Companion

 NOTE:  This is my second post of the day.  See my book review here!!

Hey peeps.  Are you ready for summer yet?  I can't wait to go stick my feet in the same and get my tan on.  It seems like the winter dragged on forever this year.  And my poor family and friends in NJ had to deal with way too much snow.  So I have a card that will get you in the mood for summer.

20+ Creative Scarf Projects - Make Your Own Stylish Scarf

Hey peeps.  How's it going?  I had the pleasure of receiving a wonderful craft book called Creative Scarves.  Tiffany Windsor has done it again.  She has created a book packed with 20+ stylish projects to craft and stitch.  Just looking at the cover of this book has me wanting to clear my craft room table and get busy making scarves. 


This amazing book is packed with full size pictures of the incredible scarves you can make.  These photos are like eye candy.  Super beautiful and so pretty.  The step by step detailed tutorials for each project are laid out to make it easy to follow.  What I love most is the helpful hints and tips to make sure you are successful in having a beautiful finished project.  Let me show you just a few pictures of the incredible scarves in this book.


Also this book is fabulously broken down to seasons so you can explore what project you want to work on for the season you are currently in.  The index is brilliantly designed for you to just do a quick search of a particular style you may want to start with.  There are even FREE patterns in the back of the book that you use to help you design your scarves.

What's amazing are each of the techniques.  You can stamp, bleach, paint and bead your way to some amazing scarves.  Tiffany has mastered the way of creating amazing and beautiful year round craft and stitch scarves.  Once you have completed your project she even shows you how to wear them.  You can wear the classic loop, twist or loose drape to show off your new fashion accessory.  Scarves are one of the "must have" accessory you should have in your closet.  With this book you will be making one of a kind scarves to show off your unique style. 

Now is the fun part.  Tiffany will be hosting a giveaway that will include a signed copy of this book along a $100 gift card from Dharma Trading to one lucky winner.  There is a blog list on her site along with links to all the participants.  You can also pick up a copy of her book over at Amazon.  Thanks for hanging out with me today and don't forget to take a leave a comment for your chance to win this amazing prize.

Go forth and be crafty~

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April 13, 2015

Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog Hop

Hey peeps.  It's the 13th of the month.  Time to grab your favorite beverage and start hopping with Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The ladies and I have a ton of inspiration for you along the hop.  So are you ready?  Let's get this hop started.

April 11, 2015

Making Glitter Paper

Hey peeps.  I love browsing YouTube and Pinterest.  There is so much inspiration and beauty to be seen.  It still amazes me all the creativity we have in this world.  I ran across a video by Kristina Warner (she's awesome) that inspired me to get in my stamp room and create.  So I have a card to share with you today and a quick tutorial.





I know you're saying "well there's nothing special about this card".  And you are right but see that pretty flower with all it's sparkle?  Well I made that with my own glitter paper.  Let's take a look at my tutorial.


So did you like my little tutorial?  I hope you'll give it a try yourself.  I'm heading on line to purchase me more glitter.  I love this technique.

Go forth and be crafty~

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