A Joyful Snowman

Dec 3, 2014

This is one of my very favorite ornaments I’ve ever created. It was originally posted on December 4, 2009 but I love it so much that I thought I would repost the tutorial again today. All the different textures and the color scheme make me super happy. Sup­plies Used: Paper Mache Rec­tan­gu­lar Orna­ment (Hobby Lobby), Cream Felt, Crys­tal Coarse Glit­ter, Vin­tage Sheet Music, 2.5″ Sisal Brush Tree (Christ­mas Sec­tion of most large Craft Stores), Maya Road Mini Snowflakes, Maya Road Mini Noah Chip­board Let­ters, Fab­ric Rem­nant, Red, Cream and Black Embroi­dery Floss, Rhine­stone, Gold Self Adhe­sive Gems, Gold Ger­man Glass Glit­ter, White Seam Bind­ing, Gold Jin­gle Bell, 3 — Vin­tage But­tons, 24 Guage Wire, Fabri-Tac, Col­lage Pauge Instant Decoupage — Glossy, Sizzix Snow­man Die, Adiron­dack Metallics Acrylic Paint Dab­ber — Gold, Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Acrylic Paint...

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Always On The Go…

Aug 30, 2011

Since I have been a bit sentimental about how time seems to be flying by so fast with my girls I thought I would share with you a mini album I created of little Noah when he was just a wee one… I would go over and watch him off and on some days when Caroline was bogged down with work. It was always so fun watching him explore his surroundings. I created this mini album documenting one afternoon with him and as you can see he was “Always On The Go.” This is another album that is pretty easy to recreate if you need a fast album to make. The mini album, rubons, ribbon and chipboard embellishments are by Maya Road. That patterned paper is Piggy Tales. Pages 1 & 2 Pages 3...

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Let it Snow…

Dec 4, 2009

I gotta say I am impressed with myself today… two big blog posts in one day…. As promised here are the instructions for this sweet snowman ornament that was part of Debby’s 12 Days of Home for the Holidays. You want to make sure to keep checking Debby’s blog because she has a new designer featured each day. I love reading how others preserve their holiday traditions. How do you preserve yours? Instructions: Using a paintbrush apply Manila paint all along the sides of your paper mache ornament, let dry. Cover the top of your ornament with vintage sheet music. Using ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink – Creamy Brown, ink the edges of the paper mache ornament. Using a paintbrush apply Collage Pauge Decoupage – Glossy all over the top of the vintage sheet music...

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Tomorrow…

Jan 22, 2009

is CHA time… I leave with Caroline, David and little Noah bright and early in the morning. I cannot wait for everyone to see all the new products being released in person. FABULOUS is all I gotta say. So many great things that will become a staple in my scrapping supplies. For those of you that collect the Maya Road stickers below is what this shows sticker will look like. Believe me you will go bananas when you see all the fabulous product and what the design team created with all this fabulous product. Remember, if you get caught wearing this little cutie you get a wonderful goodie bag of Maya Road products. Hope you all have a great...

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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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Boo…

Oct 13, 2007

I created the ghost using a Sheer Paisley by Maya Road. The velvet ric rac is Midnight Black by Maya Road. They are their Black Berkely Stickers. I coverd the word “BOO” using Black Diamond.

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Maya Road Sneak Peek… #4

Jul 12, 2007

old) now known as the “Big Sister” of the house (never mind that Amanda “THE BIG SISTER” will turn 16 in just a few days) said this the day Isabella Kate came home.

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What a fun 24 hours…

Apr 29, 2007

Friday night and Saturday, I got to hang out with some of my Maya Road friends… After our IKEA adventure we headed to Colleyville to do some make-n-takes at the Scrapbook Pad. After our lunch we headed to Richardson to pick up items from the Magic Scraps garage sale.

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