Quick Card for Dad…

Jun 4, 2009

This card is simple to make (once again using my Cocoa Daisy June Kit Scraps, Cardstock, Rub On and Alpha Stickers) Cut a piece of cardstock to 5.5″ x 8″, fold it in half and ink the edges using ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink (Creamy Brown) Cut a piece of patterned paper to 3.75″ x 5.25″, stitch a straight stitch around the inner edge of the patterned paper using a sewing machine, ink the edges using Creamy Brown Ink Cut another piece of patterned paper to 1.75″ x 5.25″, trim the edges using scallop scissors then poke a hole in the center of each scallop using a paper piercer, ink edges using Creamy Brown Ink Cut a piece of cardstock (same color as card) to 1 1/8″ x 5.25″, ink edges using Creamy Brown Ink, adhere...

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Cocoa Daisy Layouts…

Jun 1, 2009

I finally get to share the layouts I created using this months kit by Cocoa Daisy. As you can see the June Kit and the Add On Kit are very versatile. It was loads of fun playing the Daisy Divas once again. I used Vintage Photo Distress Ink to darken the Eyelet Cardstock. Traced a dinner plate to create the circle out of patterned paper, cut out leaves and butterflies from a piece of Webster’s Pages patterned paper using a craft knife, attached Maya Road green pom pom trim around the edge, created a scallop border using scallop scissors and a paper piercer, accented the horizontal strip with self adhesive pearls then used my sewing machine to add additional texture by sewing a straight stitch along the circle and horizontal strip. I wanted this layout...

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Mini Wall Hanging Sneak Peek #2…

May 29, 2009

Just a few teasers of the Mini Wall Hanging I created using my scraps from the June Kit by Cocoa Daisy. I am providing Tricia with a PDF of all the templates so Cocoa Daisy subscribers can recreate this piece if they choose. Next week I will show you how to make these adorable velvet ribbon...

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Cocoa Daisy Sneak Peeks…

May 27, 2009

I am the guest designer in June for Cocoa Daisy. And let me just say Tricia did a wonderful job putting the June kit together as it is so inspiring. I am providing a little PDF so that those who purchase the kit can download the templates needed to recreate a little wall hanging. I will share sneak peeks of this project later this week. And just so you all know, one lucky Cocoa Daisy subscriber will win a free pass to my Americana Workshop. I wonder if it will be you? Thanks for asking me to play Tricia. It was great to once again be among the Daisy...

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Kit SALE…

Sep 24, 2008

I just discounted some of the kits I had left over from teaching at the Crafty Scrapper this past weekend. If you are interested now is the time to snag them up. Each kit is FULL of product and comes with step by step instructions and color photos. I do not count out single buttons, chipboard letters or cut up my papers. I give you entire tins, full sheets or pads of patterned papers and yards of ribbon. On top of the already discounted price if you order two kits you get an additional 10% off – 3 kits an additional 15% off and 4 or more kits an additional 20% off. I ship flat rate so several kits can fit into one box. I must say I had such a fun day Saturday....

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“Stories Told by Me”

Sep 14, 2008

Class Length: 3 Hours     Skill: Intermediate This unique 4″ binder features “Stories Told by Me.” I want this to be an album that incorporates your style and theme so please feel free to change around the paper designs provided.

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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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Let the Sneak Peeks begin…

Feb 1, 2008

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new Velvet Sparkle Blossoms… To see an additional project I created using the Jan. Kit by Cocoa Daisy and some more new release Maya Road products go check out the MMM Blog.

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Album Sneak Peek…

Dec 14, 2007

This project is going to be one of my class projects this year. Tomorrow, I will be posting a project I created using the December Kit by Cocoa Daisy…

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Rain, rain and more rain as well as something new!

Jul 5, 2007

I tell you I think we are going to wash away here in Texas. it’s a kit club called Bad Girls Kits. Still available is a really cute project kit called Beach Beauty and two add on kits called Sunset Love and Angel Baby.

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I’m home…

Jun 8, 2007

There is nothing like a new baby to bring loads of happiness. I can almost smell the “Baby Magic” lotion on Isabella….why does “Baby Magic” lotion smell so good on babies and not on adults?

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A really quick project

Mar 28, 2007

I love using crackling medium on chipboard and think it gave the piece a really nice shabby chic feel which is how Madelyn and soon to be Isabella Kate’s room is decorated.

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Cocoa Daisy

Oct 20, 2006

Cocoa Daisy the fabulous new monthly kit club I have the honor of designing for just went live. It is full of wonderful inspiration. It is packed full of products and Tessa Ann Watte is the November Guest Designer.

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