Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Last Minute Gift Idea

I cannot believe Christmas is only 3 days away!  My how time flies.  I needed some last minute gifts to give to some kids and I thought since our youth is so into reading books (insert sarcasm here), that I would make some book markers.  I used an image that is from AiFactory as it's just a simple image that I printed in black and white, punched out with my scallop punch and added a jewel brad.  I tied the end of the ribbon with a button and ta da!  A book mark!  Hope you enjoy and don't forget to head over to AiFactory for some great digi images.  Happy Holidays!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Quilled Chocolates

In taught a class on quilling chocolates and wanted to share the photos and instructions with you.  Thank you Anne for taking the photos and for allowing me to use your craft studio to hold my class in.  Here's a short video of the photos with instructions.  If you want to print out the instructions you can do that by clicking here.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Tree made from a square scallop punch

Here's a simple tree made from a square scallop punch. So easy for Christmas cards or scrap books.
Scroll down for the video.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Scrapbooking & Crafting Friends

Since I'm on the design team for Scrapbooking & Crafting Friends, I thought I better get my rear in gear and post my card for the project!  The theme is angels (fitting for Christmas).  My Grafico is our sponsor.  I used the angel kitty digi stamp that just came out.  I also post my sketches on my other blog, visit me there for some inspiration if you're stuck.  Enjoy!

Over The Top Award

I received an email from Cassandra today over at Altered For Him.  She gave me an over the top blogger award!  I am so happy.  Thank you Cassandra, it is much appreciated!  Don't forget to visit her blog and see her great works!

Here are the rules I have to follow to accept this award:
(No laughing as I thought this was great!)

Answer the following questions using single word answers. Then pass the award to 5 other people. (I'll try my best with the 1 word thing, but that is hard!)
Your cell phone? Ringing

Your hair? Thinning

Your mother? Outspoken

Your father? Heaven

Favorite food? Pasta

Your dream last night? None

Your favorite drink? Coke

Your dream/goal? Pianist

What room are you in? Craft

Your hobby? Quilling

Your fear? Drowning

Where do you want to be in 6 years? Beach

Where were you last night? Kitchen

Something you aren't? Confident

Muffins? Yuck

Wish list item? Kitchen

Where did you grow up? NM

Last thing you did? Dishes

What are you wearing? PJ's

Your TV? Huge

Your pets? Dogs

Friends? Lots

Your mood? Anxious

Missing someone? Dad

Vehicle? Honda

Something you're not wearing? Socks

Your favorite store? Micheal's

Your favorite color? Brown

When was the last time you laughed? Now

Last time you cried? Today

Your best friend? Honest

One place that you go to over and over? Kitchen

Face book? Addicted

Favorite place to eat? Kitchen

The five wonderful bloggers whom I have chosen to pass this on to:

If you have visited my blog and made it all the way down to reading this sentence, then this blogger award is for you too!  Grab it for you and pass it on!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

December 2009 Artist Of The Month

I'm a big fan of folded books.  I even shared my first folded book project right here.  You can see the post here.
But I wanted to showcase Heather this month.  I am a big fan of Flickr, so many great artists post their photos of their artwork there.  That's where I met Heather and let me tell you, her folder books are gorgeous!
  I started doing folded books but nothing compared to her works of art.  They are amazing.  She also has an Etsy shop where you can purchase them!  Here a few of her works from her shop and you really should go visit the rest.

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