Sheer Blossoms meet the Cuttlebug…

Sep 8, 2008

Addi­tion­al Prod­ucts Used: Maya Road But­tons — Earth, Maya Road Trin­kets Met­al Ele­ments — Blos­soms, Maya Road Philadel­phia Upper­case Alpha­bet, Adiron­dack Metal­lic Acrylic Paint Dab­ber — Gold, Melis­sa Frances Regal Glit­ter Col­lec­tion (Gold), Melis­sa Frances Autumn Splen­dor Vin­tage Trans­fers, Floss, Tulle and a Berry Spray.

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Faux Mosaic Tag…

Aug 25, 2008

To recre­ate this tag you will need: 1 Medi­um sized Office Tag, a 1″ square scal­lop punch by Martha Stew­art, pat­terned papers by Web­ster Page’s and Tera Leigh’s Faux Mosa­ic Kit by Ranger, 1 Flower and some rib­bon.

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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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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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Surprises are fun…

Jun 29, 2008

Not much going on today just CHA projects in the works. But today, I want to share with you two lit­tle projects I made last night as a lit­tle thank you for two sweet peo­ple.

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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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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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It’s a great day…

Feb 7, 2008

We will be using prod­ucts from our Chip­board Crown Album, Heart Coast­er Album, ATC’s, Blos­soms, Post­card Stamp, Crushed Vel­vet Rib­bons and Scal­lop Ric Rac. Here is the design team can­vas I cre­at­ed for the design­ers wall that will be in Maya Road­’s booth.

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Maya Road Sneak Peek #4

Feb 5, 2008

I have my “Sweet Sen­ti­ments Box” tuto­r­i­al list­ed for those of you that are inter­est­ed in cre­at­ing this for a loved one. Okay on to Sneak Peek #4 I LOVE the new Maya Road Bird Coast­er Books… I loved cre­at­ing their fan­cy wings with the new Scrolls from the Scrolls II Col­lec­tion.

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Another Maya Road Star Ornament…

Dec 14, 2007

I used pat­tern papers by Daisy D’s, a page from a Maya Road Star Album, Maya Road Vel­vet Ric Rac, Star Dust Stick­les by Ranger, Vin­tage Mica, Vin­tage Mer­cury Glass Bead from old gar­land, Hol­ly Leaves, Jin­gle Bells, Jump Rings and a Maya Road Tin that once held some of their Rib­bon Slides.

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Clear Ornaments…

Dec 13, 2007

Sup­plies Need­ed: Clear Orna­ments Trans­paren­cy Maya Road Rubons Rib­bon Faux Snow Tools Need­ed: Coluz­zle (cir­cle) Instruc­tions: Print wal­let sized pho­tos in greyscale onto trans­paren­cy Cut out pho­to using your Coluz­zle or oth­er form of cir­cle cut­ter to appro­pri­ate size for your orna­ment Roll up trans­paren­cy and place inside of orna­ment (you might need to flat­ten it out just a bit, I used the eras­er on top of a pen­cil) Add Faux Snow to inside of orna­ment Using Rubons place a word or date along the front of the orna­ment Tie a bow to the hang­er Enjoy.

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Something about Mittens…

Dec 10, 2007

Mit­tens hang­ing up to dry just makes me smile. Not sure why because I’ve lived in Texas for 37 years and we cer­tain­ly don’t get the oppor­tu­ni­ty to hang mit­tens up to dry very often. So I thought I would make some as a win­ter accent for the house and grabbed a cup of hot cof­fee, a pen­cil and some paper.

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3D Maya Road Star Ornament

Dec 9, 2007

Wan­na learn how to cre­ate this orna­ment? If so, please check out the Mem­o­ry Mak­ers 2008 Mas­ters Blog. I post­ed a quick tuto­r­i­al that includes the sup­plies need­ed as well as step by step instruc­tions.

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Busy Project Day…

Nov 28, 2007

Alan will be adding items for sale on my blog (includ­ing these) sev­er­al times a week, so if you want orig­i­nal one-of-a-kind items check back and see if I have any­thing you might like. I paint­ed the entire box and added white boa, glit­ter tin­sel, pink pom pom trim, bot­tle brush trees, satin seam bind­ing, a bal­le­ri­na, snowflakes, rhine­stones and iri­des­cent fibers.

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Holiday Ornament

Nov 25, 2007

Here is an orna­ment I cre­at­ed using lots of Maya Road prod­uct. First I paint­ed a page from a Maya Road Sheer Snowflake Coast­er Album using Spot­light Paint by Mak­ing Mem­o­ries. I paint­ed two Maya Road Roy­al­ty Chip­board Crowns using a Metal­lic Gold Paint Dab­ber by Ranger.

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Need a quick and inexpensive gift…

Oct 27, 2007

I placed the sheet of rubons onto my paper cut­ter hor­i­zon­tal­ly then cut 2 strips 1.75″ wide, wrapped one strip of rubons around the can­dle hold­er and applied the rubons, wrapped the sec­ond strip of rubons around the can­dle hold­er and applied…

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What a fun day…

Oct 15, 2007

Sun­day I was invit­ed to take a sol­der­ing class at Aunt Aunie’s Beads. Any­way, I’m alter­ing a Maya Road Secret Box and Secret Album and a Maya Road Tri­an­gle Ban­ner Coast­er Album using some Philadel­phia Upper­case Alpha­bet let­ters as an accent.

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Wishing you a Spooktacular day…

Oct 11, 2007

I used their Philadel­phia Upper­case Chip­board Alpha­bet, Mid­night Black Vel­vet Ric Rac, a star from their Motifs Chip­board Set and a page from one of their Star Coast­er Albums. The larg­er star is cov­ered in Black Glit­ter from a Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Shim­mer Glit­ter Kit.

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A little Foof House

Aug 24, 2007

I used a page from the new house album Maya Road debuted at CHA‑S and one of their new scal­lop frames. The quote reads: Every house where love abides and friend­ship is a guest, is sure­ly home, and home sweet home, for there the heart can rest.

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