What do I do….

Apr 30, 2007

I made all the ribbon flowers last night using some Maya Road ribbon. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with the other four flowers but I do know they will make it on some project for sure.

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Cocoa Daisy is featured…

Apr 30, 2007

in the June issue of Memory Makers. Hillary Heidelberg featured the February kit and created an adorable layout titled: the Ringbearer. Just wait until you see the June kit… it is wonderful and my little Owl mini album will be one of the add ons!

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Using Crackling Medium

Apr 29, 2007

Pace Supplies Needed: Acrylic Paints, DecoArt Weathered Crackling Medium, Paint Brush and chipboard (example is Maya Road Scroll Corners) I have found that when using crackling medium, foam brushes are not as effective as using a paint brush.

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It is nearly the first of the month…

Apr 29, 2007

which means Cocoa Daisy kit debut for May. I loved creating with this kit and it looks as though our guest designers (yep two this month) had a wonderful time as well. The kit is a card kit.

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What a fun 24 hours…

Apr 29, 2007

Friday night and Saturday, I got to hang out with some of my Maya Road friends… After our IKEA adventure we headed to Colleyville to do some make-n-takes at the Scrapbook Pad. After our lunch we headed to Richardson to pick up items from the Magic Scraps garage sale.

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I LOVE kids aRt…

Apr 27, 2007

especially my own kids so you will just have to hang in there with me as I show some of what my girls have created. I feel she has a true talent and this is my favorite art piece she has ever created.

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I’ve been TAGGED!

Apr 27, 2007

At the end of your blog, you need to choose 7 people to get tagged and list their names. Sande Krieger cause I love her digi work and am always so inspired by her layouts.

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The next tutorial…

Apr 25, 2007

will be how to use crackling medium to alter chipboard. I love the way the crackling medium looks on the front, spine and back of my “Spring” binder by Maya Road. I use the 3/16″ hole punch side and set a 3/16″ eyelet.

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What a day and night…

Apr 24, 2007

Well Terri’s birthday has come and gone. Just scroll down under “From the Boards” and you will find the layout I created of Sophie and Sonny using the adorable Maya Road chipboard crowns.

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Today is a very special day…

Apr 23, 2007

It is my “Sweet Angel” Terri’s 19th birthday.

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Please help me wish…

Apr 21, 2007

my friend Tricia, owner of Cocoa Daisy a very “Happy Birthday.” It would be so nice to flood her inbox with birthday wishes throughout the day. So, if you want to send a little wish her way here is her e-mail address Tricia@cocoadaisy.com Happy Birthday Tricia!

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This post…

Apr 20, 2007

So we are now headed for the Rough Riders game (AA baseball and farm team to the Texas Rangers) we thought it would be a fun night since he likes baseball to show him our stadium and watch the game.

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It is getting closer…

Apr 19, 2007

to May which means the new Cocoa Daisy kit will be out. Today I am working on some cards for a kit add on. I’m loving the colors of the products I was given to work with…

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Ribbon Flower Tutorial

Apr 18, 2007

Starting at one end of your ribbon weave your threaded needle in and out of the ribbon as shown (I thread my needle with the thread still on the spool. Glue the cut ends of your ribbon together making sure the glued ends point to the underside of the ribbon flower 9.

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A project sneak peek…

Apr 18, 2007

Here is just a peek of a project I am working on this week. They are so quick and easy and make a great impact on any layout or project. I will be able to show you the entire project next week.

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Having fun…

Apr 17, 2007

I was using crackling medium and decided that I did not want to use two different paint colors on the spine as I did on the front and back cover. I never would have thought in less than one year of deciding to be on a few design teams I would be on 3 fabulous design teams.

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ScrapGal Challenge

Apr 15, 2007

tomorrow is my day to host the Manic Monday challenge at ScrapGal. So my challenge layout this week shows Sophie and Sonny when he was 10 weeks old and teething, poor Sophie.

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The story of my life…

Apr 13, 2007

Terri’s friend Ashley called me to tell me she saw Martha Stewart talking about my layout on her show this afternoon and I MISSED IT! I am working on a few cute projects and will most likely be able to show you this weekend.

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Nothing like playing…

Apr 12, 2007

I just love the way they look on my projects. I love the Maya Road crown peeking out from the bow. I’ve also been wanting to try to make these little embellishments since I see them just about every place I look.

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I thought it was finished…

Apr 11, 2007

I painted the box with MM manila paint as well as two blossom coasters by Maya Road, stamped the flowers (stamps also by Maya Road) onto the box using my favorite Color Box Fluid Chalk Ink, Creamy Brown, glued a blossom coaster onto the top of the lid and the bottom of the box, then spread Scrappy Glue on the petals and sprinkled glass shards onto the glue.

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I love Peeps!

Apr 11, 2007

I changed the original photo as I felt the first one looked to small and the peeps really not as much of the focal point as they should be since the layout is about peeps.

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