Saturday, November 30, 2013

Reindeer Poop

These cute reindeer from the Silhouette Online Store by Stinkin' Cute Paper Piercings go perfectly with Jaded Blossom's Reindeer Poop stamp set.  The 3 x 4 bags are from Jaded Blossom also, these make adorable candy treats for Christmas!  I used some Peppermint Stick Trendy Twine and the Candy Cane paper is from Echo Park's Tis The Season.


Thursday, November 28, 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013

Penguin Kisses

Here's a card I made for my last post as Guest Designer for Sparkly Sweet Craft Notions.
This blue and white sheer textured May Arts ribbon from Beckie's shop is absolutely beautiful, I love it!


The pretty Trendy Twine is one of the new Christmas colors, Peppermint Icicle.
Stamp sentiment is from Jaded Blossom's Merry and Bright set and snowflake button is from Buttons Galore and More.
The penguin is from the Silhouette Online Store by Michelle Renee.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Carta Bella Magnetic Christmas Board With Drawer

Here's my new Carta Bella Design Team project, a refinished magnetic board with drawer!!
For my project I had to pick something from the Tis The Season Idea Book that inspired me.
I chose Kandis Smith's Christmas frame, it's beautiful!
I really enjoyed making this project, I bought the piece on clearance from Burlington Coat Factory awhile ago.  The wood was very dark and I really wanted it white so I primed and repainted it, first with black paint then white.  I used So This Is Christmas Collection to decorate, I really love how it came out.


After painting I distressed it with some sandpaper, you can see the black paint showing through.
I cut up some old magnet business cards and glued them on some of the decorative brads from the collection.  You can see they worked nicely to hold up the cards.


The Christmas tree and gift boxes are from Lori Whitlock's store, I love these little presents you can put a couple of small treats inside.
I used Peppermint Stick Trendy Twine for the chipboard ornaments and Holly Berry on the presents.


I just love this whole collection, it's so beautiful.  That gorgeous May Arts ribbon I bought from Sparkly Sweet Craft Notions shop.

Hope you enjoyed this project, It's really a lot of fun to do over wooden pieces with pretty scrapbook paper.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Warm Winter Wishes

I always forget that this card is in SVGCuts Gingerbread Chalet Village kit.  I think it's so cute, I added a cuff on it, I originally was going to add a piece of candy but totally forgot, oh well!


The paper and love element is from Echo Park's Tis The Season collection.  The stamped sentiment is from Jaded Blossom's Winter Wishes, Trendy Twine is Peppermint Stick and the cute little Merry Christmas button is from Buttons Galore and More.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Turkey Day Treats

I have a post today over on the Trendy Twine blog
using this months featured twine

Here's a sneak peek, hope on over and check out the whole project!


And don't forget to check out all the new Christmas colors!!


Don't forget to visit...
the shop.  
Trendy Twine's Facebook page.
and the Twine It Up Facebook group.
Have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Operation Tag - A Birthday Celebration

The Design Team and some Trendy Twiners made
Lesley Ann's mom a special tag for her Birthday!
Happy Birthday Janice,
hope you have a wonderful day!!


Here's my tag, I used some Cotton Candy and Chocolate Truffle Trendy Twine.
The cupcakes are from SVGCuts and the digital paper is Echo Park.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Merry Kissmoose

I'm lovin' these cute Christmas moose from Stinkin' Cute Paper Piercing.  They go so well with the freebie stamp set I receive from Jaded Blossom with my order, I love them!!
I'm guest designing for Sparkly Sweet Craft Notions today and I used their red chevron twill ribbon.
Digital paper is Echo Park's Tis The Season.


Saturday, November 16, 2013

Moose Kisses

I received my Jaded Blossom stamps in the mail today and just had to use the freebie Moose Kisses, so cute.  The Christmas pnc moose is from the Silhouette Online Store, it's one of Stinkin' Cute Paper Piercing. If you haven't seen Trendy Twine's new Christmas colors check them out, I used the Christmas Mint, twists of red, white and lime, so pretty!
The bag is a regular size brown lunch bag, I just stamped some white snowflakes from Unity's Season of Joy set, simple, I love this look.


Friday, November 15, 2013

Heat Transfer Santa Bag

How cute is this Santa from SVGCuts kit Noth Pole Express, I love him I think he's my favorite cut file!!
In this kit Mary has a pnc of him so I printed it out on some heat transfer paper, I used Avery Light transfer Paper and ironed it onto this muslin bag.
I cut some fabric and added the pom pom for this hat and glued it on.  I also took out the string that comes on the bag and replaced it with one of Trendy Twine's new Christmas colors Cherry Limeade.
I tie the twine on the end of the string and when I pull the string out it pulls the twine around, so easy.


Carta Bella Wooden Christmas Tree

Hi everyone!  I have another Carta Bella project to share with you using
This was inspired by a Christmas tree I saw on pinterest from the made from 2 x 4.
The website is Under My Umbrella, some awesome wooden projects.
 
 
I used 4 x 4's in lengths of 12", 10", 8", 6", 4" and another 4" for the bottom truck.
I'm going to place mine on the floor so I wanted the blocks wider then the 2 x 4's.
It can be glued together with wood glue.  I didn't glue mine, it stands over 2' so it's easier to put away  and because of the chuckiness of the wood it doesn't move and stands very nicely.  If you use a 2 x 4's I think it would have to be glued then.
 
 
I love this Christmas collection, great colors, patterns and elements.  I kept it pretty simple, just adding some buttons, peppermint stick trendy twine and berries, along with some stickers and chipboard elements from the collection.
 
 
I wrapped some pretty shimmery gold ribbon around the bottom tree block.
 
 
The star I picked up at Michaels, it's actually a birdhouse, it fit perfectly on top.
 
The hardest part of this project was picking which patterns from the collection I was going to use, when I had it on the floor either side looked great!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Carta Bella Wildflower Wall Decor

I have two inspirational wall art projects to share with you today using Carta Bella's Wildflower collection.


This is such a pretty paper collection, I really enjoyed working with it.  It's fresh and hip but yet it brought me back in time, I just love it! 


The pink and green paper for the background of each canvas looks just like paint strokes. I kept it simple just adding the matted print n cut phrases and element stickers.


The frames are actually 8 1/2" x 11" cardboard kid paint kits that I picked up at the dollar store.  Perfect to cover with pretty pattern paper.  I added a couple of different colors of Trendy Twine and some buttons.  These are going in my craft room.


Print N Cut Penguin Christmas Tags

Hi everyone!
I have a tutorial over at Lori Whitlock's blog today on creating these cute quick and simple print n cut Christmas tags.  Paper is Echo Park's Reflections Christmas and Trendy Twine is Peppermint Stick, there's some Holly Berry on the package.


Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Harvest Hill Farm Cards

Here's a couple of simple cards using files from SVGCuts Harvest Hill Farm collection.  These are very quick and easy cards to recreate and have on hand, directions and tips can be found on my SVGCuts design team page here.


Some closeups...



Sunday, November 10, 2013

Look What's Inside SVGCuts New Kit!!

 will be out soon, here's a look at what's inside, it's so amazing!!
This kit will be free this week with a purchase of $9.98
Use code FREEGIFT


Here's the full kit...


Candy Cane Treat Holder File

I picked up The Big Candy Cane stamp from Unity and made this candy cane holder for it.  I thought it would look so cute on the tree or great for school treats or even work.  I have two files the studio which is what I created it in and an svg, I had to copy and fix it in mtc, but I cut it and it looks the same.  I have a medium size candy cane inside and it fits nicely, I also had a larger one but the top hook came out past the paper, so you'll have to test candy canes.  The files are down below.


The sentiment is also a Unity Stamp from the August 2012 KOTM.
I used Trendy Twine's Candy Cane and the cute little buttons are from Buttons Galore and More.

Studio file here
SVG file here

Friday, November 8, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving Guest Designer Card

I'm the guest designer over at The Sparkly Sweet Craft Notions Blog today, here's my card using some pretty chevron ribbon from Beckie's shop, hop on over and check out all the wonderful goodies she has! 


Monday, November 4, 2013

Gobble Gobble Turkey Place Cards with Trendy Twine

Hi everyone, this month's Trendy Twine spotlight is on Thanksgiving Orange Truffle.
Love this color, I use it often on many of my fall projects like these cute turkey place cards I made up for Thanksgiving day.


I chose this turkey from the silhouette store because it's cute but quick and easy to put together since I was doing a bunch.  I also used Jaded Blossom's stamp set Let's Talk Turkey on each one, so cute.


Here's a closer look, I just love how the twine looks.


Check out the Party Garnish section at the shop,
so many cute supplies like these adorable cups...


Don't forget to visit...
the shop.  
Trendy Twine's Facebook page.
and the Twine It Up Facebook group.
Have a wonderful day!!

Entered into the Jaded Blossom November Challenge

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