Today is wash and pack day but…

Jul 17, 2007

I used one of the pages from the new bird album by Maya Road and altered it using their crown, scroll and velvet ric rac as well as vintage buttons and some Martha Stewart seam binding.

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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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Altered Paper Mache Egg

Apr 9, 2007

the banner saying, Happy Easter, Happy Spring! as you know, anytime I get to use silver pipe cleaners I’m pretty dang happy. Hope you all have a happy day.

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This really is the last post…

Jan 26, 2007

Charm bracelet 1 MR Bottlecap 5 MR Sheer Flowers MR Stamps (stamp onto Sheer Flowers) MR Twill (Journey East Brown) Ledger paper Silver Pipe Cleaner (to use for Monogram) Prima Flower Rhinestone (flower center) Making Memories Glitter (to cover front and back of Sheer Flowers) 10 Buttons (front and back of Sheer Flowers) Floss Whale of a Punch (circle) (Punch 2 circles and adhere one to the bottlecap then using deco scissors trim the second circle then bend edges upward and attach to top of first circle) 5 White Brads 10 jump rings (2 for each Sheer Flower) Crop-a-dile (used to punch a hole into the bottlecap and sheer flowers as well as set brads) Staz On (Timber Brown) Crystal Lacquer (used to adhere glitter to Sheer Flowers) Hot Glue Gun (used to adhere buttons to Sheer Flowers) Deco Scissors (Pinking) Okay I really am off to finish my packing and then to bed.

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Maya Road Altered Heart Box

Jan 21, 2007

Here is a sneak peek of the heart shaped box I have been working on for Maya Road. I am still working on the heart shaped binder and am just about finished.

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Maya Road Sneak Peek… Twill

Jan 19, 2007

Look at all the wonderful new twills Maya Road will be debuting at CHA. The big heart is a page from their heart binder and the 2 smaller hearts are from their heart mini album.

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Maya Road Sheer Alphabets

Dec 8, 2006

I am so loving the sheer alphabet letters (Upper and lowercase Atlanta) by Maya Road. If you would like to purchase some sheer alphabets online I love to order from the service there is unbelievable.

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Super easy project…

Dec 6, 2006

Here is a very simple project using a Bazzill Mini Mono Album. Supplies needed are as follows: Bazzill Mini Mono Album Silver Pipe Cleaner (I’m addicted to these) Heidi Swapp Bling (I cut up the rectangles) Rhinestones Pattern Paper White Cardstock Jump Rings Metal Eyelets (numbers or letters) FYI…

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Altered Coaster

Nov 29, 2006

To recreate this coaster you will need the following supplies: Chipboard Coaster Pattern Paper Stickers (letters) Fluid Chalk Ink (Chestnut Roan) Colluzzle (tree) Fibers Button Embellishments (jingle bell, charm, Clip) Mini Card (cut to appropriate size) Have fun and remember, if you recreate this or any of my projects please send me a photo so I can start a gallery of inspiration.

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Christmas Card, Gift Holder and Envelopes

Nov 28, 2006

Click here to view more photos I LOVE to create templates. So, for a few family members I created Christmas envelopes to match their gift card holders as well as Christmas cards.

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Altered Letters

Nov 27, 2006

Making sure to trace your letters backwards, then cut out Apply Mod Podge to your letters, place your your cut out letter on top and smooth out all bubbles, set aside and allow to dry Cut ribbon make sure to allow enough ribbon for a double knot and attach the jump rings to the metal eyelet letters Once letter is dry using a Krylon leafing pen outline the edge of the paper on the letters as well as covering all the white or wood on the top, bottom and inside of letters.

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define naughty…

Nov 17, 2006

5 x 7 inches) I altered a few months ago using BasicGrey Blitzen papers, rub ons and chipboard as well as Go West Studios products. Right now, I am working on an Ad Challenge for Cocoa Daisy today as well as boxing up my altered Jars using the Maya Road Blossom II chipboard to send to Paper Trends.

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Just a peek…

Nov 16, 2006

at a project I am working on right now. I’m just a bit nervous since I will be the one cooking the turkey this Thanksgiving and I’m not a cook! My Mom can cook the best turkey!

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Tussey Mussey

Nov 15, 2006

For those of you not familiar with a tussey mussey here is a little bit of info I found on the web. During the Victorian era, tussey mussey bouquets were the rage for weddings, with delicate, lacey looking silver flower holders being very popular. I’ve posted more photos of this Tussey Mussey in my photo gallery.

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Holiday Recipe Box

Nov 13, 2006

Supplies needed: a wooden box (found mine at Michael’s), sanding block (Michael’s), Glue, pattern paper (two different patterns), red paint, silver bookplate, brads (red), mini clip (white), ribbon (green and white), cardstock (red, green and white), quotes (I used Flair Designs Christmas Quotes), Fluid Chalk Ink (Chestnut Roan) by ClearSnap, Dymo label maker and some index cards.

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More Maya Road Projects

Nov 3, 2006

I LOVE to alter and make gifts for my friends and family and I must say Maya Road has loads of fun products to alter. These are really easy to make and the sky is the limit in regard to themes.

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