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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