Friday, November 30, 2012

Chalkboard Tags

I found these wooden tags at Impress and couldn't wait to get them home and paint them with chalkboard paint.  Now I'm all set for reusable tags for Christmas this year, I'm pretty excited about them!
 
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Dance Recital Layouts

I had so much fun creating these layouts for my pictures from my daughter's dance recital.  I found the perfect paper kits for each dance, it was amazing!
 



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Monday, November 26, 2012

Peacock Card Box

I love how this box turned out!  It is a recipe box, but thought it would be perfect to hold cards instead.  I just painted the edges, added the peacock paper and then Mod Podged the whole thing.  I added the sparkle flourishes to finish it off.
 

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Friday, November 23, 2012

Paper Purses

I made these for a birthday party project for one of my club ladies.  They were made with the Artiste Cricut Cartridge.  The first one was made with the Clementine paper and the second one with the La Belle Vie paper.  I think they turned out adorable!
                     

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Pumpkin Prizes

These pumpkins turned out so cute!  I used the Artiste Cricut Cartridge and cut them at the relative size of 4.5" for both the pumpkin and the coordinating leaf.  I used some hemp to tie it all up and with a few treats inside them as my prizes for my card workshop.  Love them!
 


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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

College Dorm Layout

I found a sketch idea book at Archivers that uses divided sheet protectors and I love the ideas in it.  Just because you are using a divided page protector doesn't mean that it can't be cute, because let's face it, cute matters.  I used the Scholastic paper and creates some extra design elements to the divided pages.  This is the day my daughter moved into her college dorm and I thought this paper worked out perfectly.
 


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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Family Card

 
I made this card for our team blog using the Make It From Your Heart idea book Pattern 19.  I used the Avonlea paper and our beautiful silver ribbon.
 
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Friday, November 9, 2012

Happy Halloween Studio J Step-by-Step

To make this layout on Studio J, just follow the step-by-step instructions below:
 
 
1-Log in with the "Already have an account" or the "Not ready to create an account?  Enter Studio J" box.
2-Select "Create a new project."
3-Input a name & select the "create project" button.
4-Select "Start uploading photos now" or "upload photos later."
5-Select "Create your own custom layout."
6-Choose the "Moonlight" kit & continue.
7-Select the "Click, Click, Click" pattern & continue.
8-Select "Kit Mix 1" & continue.
9-Choose the "Paper" tab on the left side of the screen.  Drag & drop the owl pattern over the Smokey Plum pattern to replace it.  Drag & drop the solid Goldrush color to replace the Whisper color.
10-Select the ribbon on the left page, select the colors button in the pop-up menu & choose Goldrush.  Repeat on the knotted ribbon pieces.
11-Choose the photo hanger, select the colors button, select Smokey Plum, repeat with the brad in the photo hanger.
12-Select a Button, select the colors button, select Smokey Plum.  Select the thread in the Button, select the colors button, select Colonial White.  Select another Button that you want to be a different color, select the colors button then before choosing your color, select the "only this item" button at the bottom then select either Black or Goldrush.  Repeat with all other buttons you want to change their color.
13-Select the journal block on the right page, select the trash can to delete.
14-Select the "My Stickease" tab on the left.  Select the "Quick Title Tool" and type "Happy" and change the scale to "70" then drag & drop to the spot where we just deleted the journaling block.  Repeat with "Halloween."
15-Select the journal block on the left page, select the colors button and choose Colonial White.
16-In the My Steackease menu select "Quotes" in the drop down menu, select the "spooky" tab, drag & drop onto the left page.  After dropping it onto the page, use the curved arrow button to spin it into place next to the small picture.  Repeat with the "creepy" tab onto the right page.  If you need to zoom in for easier placement use the 100% tab at the top.
17-In the My Stickease tab select "Medium Accents" in the drop down menu, select the "Frankly Frightful" image, drag & drop next to the "Happy Halloween" title.
18-Drag & drop your photos into place and your page is complete.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

November Cards

These are the cards that I made for my November card Workshop:
 
Made with the Perfect Fit - Christmas stamp set and Pear & Partridge paper

Made with Capture the Date stamp set and the Scholastic paper
Made with Pun Fun stamp set and the Flirty paper

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