Cocoa Daisy Dec. Kit

Nov 30, 2006

It will be in the Win­ter 2007 issue of Scrap­book­ing and Beyond.Click here to view more projects Cocoa Daisy has the Dec. Kit up and ready to sell. I will be adding a few oth­er lit­tle projects from the kit lat­er in the month.

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Be of Good Cheer

Nov 30, 2006

Here is one of my favorite paper dolls I cre­at­ed last year. You do not want to miss out on all the neat projects the design team cre­ates as well as the upcom­ing events hap­pen­ing with MR. Tomor­row, Jess will be putting up lots of orna­ments the design team cre­at­ed using all kinds of Maya Road prod­ucts.

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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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Cookie Tin Mini Album

Nov 26, 2006

Click here to view more pho­tos This is a real­ly easy mini album to cre­ate. Sup­plies Need­ed to recre­ate this mini album: Any Size Cook­ie Tin Pat­tern Paper Sol­id Card­stock Rib­bonEm­bell­ish­ments Vel­lum Christ­mas Quote Book (Flair Designs) Crafty Cut­ters Embell­ish­ments (Melis­sa Frances) Hole Punch Binder Rings Kry­lon Leaf­ing Pen

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Catching Up “LONG”…

Nov 25, 2006

I will post the Brine recipe at a lat­er date in case some of you cook turkey for Christ­mas and want to give this a try. My BIL Dou­glas and Ans­ley had a cute lit­tle duet going on the piano.

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Trial Run…

Nov 22, 2006

What a nice vis­it Ans­ley and I had with my par­ents. While we were down, Ans­ley made her first pump­kin pie. On our next vis­it Mom is going to teach her to make a cus­tard pie.

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Terri and her new baby…

Nov 18, 2006

Sad­ly, a few days ago my old­est daugh­ter Ter­ri had to put her kit­ty to sleep due to a seri­ous ill­ness. Well, last night Ter­ri came to see me with her new baby. It is nice to see a smile on Ter­ri’s face.

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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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It is always nice…

Nov 15, 2006

Ans­ley is so excit­ed that I was cho­sen to be one of the newest mem­bers of the 2007 Maya Road Design Team. Thanks Stacey, I can’t wait to start a project. Off to cre­ate a project for my Mom. It is such a fun and easy lit­tle project to make.

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The 2007 Maya Road Design Team

Nov 14, 2006

of Bryan, Texas — Judi V. of Nia­gara Falls, NY — Kim­ber­ly C. of Lagu­na Niguel, CA — Wendy R. of Chi­no Hills, CA — Fiona C. of North Rich­land Hills, TX — Car­rie Z.

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Cookie Recipes

Nov 14, 2006

but­ter 4 tbls pow­dered sug­ar 2 tsp vanil­la 1 tbls cold water 2 c flour 1 c fine­ly chopped pecans Cream but­ter and sug­ar. brown sug­ar 1 tsp cin­na­mon White bread 5 eggs 1 1/2 cups whole milk Pow­dered Sug­ar Melt one stick of but­ter in the bot­tom of a 9 x 13 pan.

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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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Wake Up Santa!

Nov 12, 2006

Click here to view more pho­tos Yep, San­ta is real as I have lived with him all my life. So for those of you that leave com­ments on my Blog until Dec. 1st, I will put your name in San­ta’s hat and send the win­ner a won­der­ful RAK.

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Early Morning…

Nov 12, 2006

I can’t tell you how many times Dad and I as well as my broth­er and sis­ter had to sit in the car wait­ing for Mom to go back in the house while she made sure the cof­fee pot or iron was unplugged.

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Free Templates?

Nov 11, 2006

First, not that I am count­ing or any­thing, BUT I have two days down and three more to go until I find out if I made the 2007 Maya Road design team. Many peo­ple have asked me about the but­ter­fly and East­er egg pat­terns I cre­at­ed and used in my “Fly” and “East­er” mini album.

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My Maya Road DT Entry…

Nov 10, 2006

I think I have final­ly calmed down from my fab­u­lous day yes­ter­day. I must say I don’t think I have ever been so sur­prised over an unex­pect­ed gift as I was that day. Well, wish­ing every­one a won­der­ful day and thanks again for all your sup­port.

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It just got even better!

Nov 9, 2006

It was brought to my atten­tion by Shan­tay that Ali Edwards… It real­ly has been a fab­u­lous scrap­ping day and one I will most like­ly not be able to repeat for a very long time.

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