A little about me…

Jul 31, 2008

Since I had so much fun meeting and getting to know people at CHA I thought I would share a little about myself while working on projects for my first book deadline. Well a few days later Mrs. McDonald had me come up to her desk and asked if she could enter my piece in the State Fair art contest.

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Congrats to my dear friend…

Jul 29, 2008

Wendy’s stamps are large cling mounted stamps (I think there are 24 all together) and she has a really cool clear album to store them in when not in use. Oh and not only was she debuting her own stamp line, she was also doing demos for Ranger using Perfect Pearls which now I have got to start using cause they are so cool.

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Jul 28, 2008

We used pages from several of the many Maya Road Chipboard Coaster Albums, placed one of the cut sheer sheet templates on top of the chipboard page, sprayed the Maya Mist Orange on top (hold about 6″ from the page for best overall coverage), removed the Sheer Die Cut Sheet and sprayed the Maya Mist Metallic Gold on top of the masked chipboard page.

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CHA here I come…

Jul 15, 2008

I thought before I left I would share one last post showcasing more new Maya Road products. I made this little ornament from a few pages from their new Butterfly Coaster album… This one is their new Square Scallop album. These are great to interchange with their Square Scallop Chipboard Album.

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I do believe…

Jul 15, 2008

Well I say this now but I’m sure Caroline and Deb will come up with another design I love even more. There are some fabulous projects from the design team showcasing many of the new release items.

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So many things…

Jul 14, 2008

Here is a really fun new product that will be hitting the stores in Aug. This mini album sheet by Maya Road is so cool. So here is what I created using this fun new product…

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Finally the time has come…

Jul 13, 2008

Here is a project I created for CHA-S using loads of new Maya Road products. You will be seeing lots of these new felt beaded flowers, the clear stick pins (be still my heart) and the cherry blossom chipboard sets in future projects and layouts.

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Just two more days…

Jul 12, 2008

The Felt Beaded Blossoms come in three different sets, Brown and Cream, Lt. Pink and Dk. The Suede Stitched Blossoms also come in three different sets Pink and Cream, Red and Orange, Blue and Brown.

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MM Scrapbooking Idea Gallery…

Jul 10, 2008

I really like how this layout of my grandparents turned out and feel the little vintage rhinestone button placed in the center of the flower is the icing on the cake.

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Something fun for all ages…

Jul 9, 2008

Here is a little charm bracelet I made yesterday using all of the Trinket Beads by Maya Road (Birds of a Feather, Hearts and Butterflies and Tutti Fruity). I used 8 of each bead design and tied a little piece of Trinkets Marigold Ribbon at one end.

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Jul 8, 2008

I love finding different uses for things other than their original use… so I was very excited to find this idea on Rebecca Sower’s blog…. It now holds a few threaded needles, pins, mother of pearl buttons and a rhinestone bauble. Notice my salt and pepper shaker find…

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Inspiration Board…

Jul 7, 2008

So I used scraps of fabric I have been saving, some chicken wire found in our garage and an old frame a friend of mine gave me years ago. Also, if you want to see some great new release items from Maya Road check out their blog.

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Sprucin’ up the place…

Jul 5, 2008

The buttons run all the way down the front of her skirt and look so pretty when the light hits them. I think the little bird resting on some mother of pearl buttons looks as though she is telling a few of our family secrets.

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Wishing you all…

Jul 4, 2008

A fun filled day with family and friends.

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MM July – Aug issue…

Jul 3, 2008

On page 34 you can learn how to make these flowers.

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Did you know…

Jul 2, 2008

When you turn 5 you can feel your legs getting longer in bed and yep… Happy Birthday Madelyn you are my favorite 5 year old niece. if your parents take you out to eat at your favorite restaurant and the employees come to sing you “Happy Birthday” you will sink into the booth and raise your hand so that only your fingertips can be seen from the table…

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