“Bird of Friendship” Mini Kit

Apr 30, 2008

This “Bird of Friendship” mini kit goes on sale May 1st over at Cocoa Daisy. So, leave me a post telling me what you think about the site and I will randomly pick a winner for a Maya Road RAK.

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I’m not the only one…

Apr 28, 2008

I have been watching momma and daddy bird care for their two babies over the past month. I’m sad knowing the babies are gone but something tells me I will be busy enough these next several months that bird watching will be slim to none.

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Just a little idea… UPDATE

Apr 26, 2008

If I get enough people I can set up a private Ning forum for the online class and rework my “Our Home” layout so you can download the free templates, instructions and type of supplies and tools needed to create the layout shown below.

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It went a little something like this…

Apr 25, 2008

At 9:44 a.m. I see Betterway Books on my caller ID, slight panic as I wasn’t expecting a phone call this morning more like an email this afternoon. I answer thinking some changes need to be made to my book proposal.

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Got Worries, Dreams or Wishes….

Apr 23, 2008

Supplies: Small Matchbox (2″ x 1.5″ x .5″) 2 – Patterned Papers or 1 – Double Sided Seam Binding Flowers Jewelers Tag Tools: Martha Stewart Starburst Punch ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink (Chestnut Roan) Strong Adhesive Instructions: Cut a strip of Patterned Paper to 2″ x 4.5″, ink edges using Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink Wrap strip of Patterned Paper around Match Box and adhere using a Strong Adhesive Ink outer edges and the sides of drawer portion of the Match Box using Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink Using the Starburst Punch, punch out Starburst from Patterned Paper and adhere to center/left top portion of the Match Box Wrap Seam Binding around the Match Box and tie a bow Place a small bunch of Vintage Flowers under bow Tie Jewelers Tag to center of Bow Open Match Box and fill with your worries, dreams and wishes

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DT Call and Sneak Peek…

Apr 23, 2008

Cocoa Daisy is looking to add two very talented, creative and motivated scrapbook artists to join our design team, the Daisy Divas. We are looking for design team members who will be very present on the Cocoa Daisy site (both on the message board and in the gallery) and will actively promote the site elsewhere.

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Butterfly Frame…

Apr 19, 2008

Here is a little kit I put together this afternoon using patterned paper by Rhonna Farrer, Butterflies by Maya Road and a frame I picked up while shopping. It includes step by step instructions with color photos for you to download after purchase.

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Just playin when I should be workin…

Apr 18, 2008

It makes me so happy to know people like my work well enough to want me to visit. I know you are wondering what is up with that but seeing all the products put together knowing people are excited to create the project gets me excited.

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Just a little pretty…

Apr 15, 2008

The base of the wall hanging is a page from a Maya Road 2-Ring Heart Chipboard Book, the scroll is from their new Scrolls II Chipboard Sets (LOVE THESE) the smaller heart is a page from their Heart Coaster Album and the flowers are their new Trinkets Velvet Pleat Blossoms and you know I love these!

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Thanks so much…

Apr 11, 2008

I don’t know how you all do it month after month after month but I am clapping and bowing to you all. I have searched high and low for Fiskars new “THREADING WATER” scallop border punch and I’m so happy to say she found one and is mailing it to me.

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WOW… I am shocked!!!

Apr 8, 2008

Family Banner/Mini Album ($40) 1 – Maya Road Triangle Banner 1 – Maya Road Philadelphia – Uppercase 1 ½ Yards Maya Road Scallop Ric Rac (Chocolate Brown) 1 Yard Maya Road Velvet Ric Rac (Cream) 1 Yard Vintage Seam Binding 1 Yard Tulle (Light Blue) 1 – Dream Street Enchanted – Once Upon A Time 1 – Dream Street Enchanted – Wish Upon A Star 1 – Dream Street Enchanted – Story Time 1 – Dream Street Enchanted – Happily Ever After 1 – Cream Felt 2 – Large Vintage Cabochons (Cream) 8 – 12” Strips of Crepe Paper 1 – Embroidery Floss #543 Pom Pom Trim (white) Additional Supplies needed to Complete this kit: Ranger Distress Crackle Paint and Ink (Brushed Corduroy), Ranger Stickles (Platinum, Diamond), ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink (Chestnut Roan) Stories Told by Me ($45) Maya Road 4” Binder Book 3 – Maya Road Scrolls II (my choice) 4 – Maya Road Velvet Sparkle Blossoms 1 – Maya Road Buttons (Grass) (complete tin) 1 – Maya Road Buttons (Rain) (Complete tin) 1 – Maya Road Rubons (Border Scrolls) (complete sheet) 1 – Maya Road Rubon (Scrolls) (complete sheet) 1 – Maya Road Rubon Alphabet (Jonathan) (complete sheet) 1 Yd.

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What a weekend…

Apr 7, 2008

They are the Time Flies and Stories Told mini album kits and Happiness is you/Two Sisters (you will create 2 – (1-12 x 12 layouts) Layout Kit, and the Our House 1-12 x 12 layout kit. She showed me the layouts she had been working on during the retreat and each one she added some of the tecniques she learned in class and told me where she planned on adding other techniques to other pages.

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Fun projects using Fiskars tools…

Apr 1, 2008

Template Embossing Border punch Circle Border Punch Large and Small Heart Squeeze Punch Eyelet Tool Texture Plate and Stylus/Texturizing Tool Stamp Press Clear Stamps Additional Supplies: Cardstock and Patterned Papers (Cloud9) Sand Paper Black and White Pens Pencil Scissors Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink Foam Dots Adhesive (wet or dry) Ribbon Just two more days until I head out to Lasting Memories.

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