There is a very happy…

Dec 22, 2007

per­son in my house and that per­son would be ME!!!

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Cocoa Daisy December Kit…

Dec 15, 2007

Maya Road 6 x 6 Binder Book and Philadel­phia Chip­board Num­bers Sil­ver Adiron­dack Metal­lic Acrylic Paint Dab­ber by Ranger Fine Antique Sil­ver Glass Glit­ter by Art Glit­ter Insti­tute Maya Road Birds Chip­board Key­chain Got­ta get busy cre­at­ing some things with my Cocoa Daisy Jan. kit.

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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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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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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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Magic Reindeer Food…

Dec 11, 2007

Thought I would share a lit­tle recipe to cre­ate some mag­ic rein­deer food for those of you who might have some lit­tle ones that feel the need to help guide San­ta’s rein­deer to their house on Christ­mas Eve.

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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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You’ve Been Grinched…

Dec 8, 2007

I do believe Ans­ley and I just might have to Grinch a few peo­ple in our neigh­bor­hood. Send them to two unsus­pect­ing friends-you must include pic­tures of the Grinch and a copy of this let­ter so the next Grinchee can send off his/her orna­ment!

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A few “Getting to know you” Christmas Questions…

Dec 6, 2007

Here is a fun “Get­ting to know you” Christ­mas ques­tion­naire. When the girls were lit­tle we opened one on Christ­mas eve and the rest Christ­mas morn­ing, now we cel­e­brate on Christ­mas Eve. I love the room dark with just the glow from our tree and a few years ago it actu­al­ly snowed here on Christ­mas Eve.

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Ansley LOVES Pink…

Dec 4, 2007

Mom paid more to ship the tree to Ans­ley than she did to pur­chase the tree. The one iri­des­cent tree real­ly bugs me in this pho­to but dur­ing the day and at night it looks so pret­ty and does not stand out as much as in this pho­to.

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Paper Dolls and Holiday Photos…

Dec 3, 2007

Last year, Ans­ley still had her lit­tle girl look, which by the way I was hold­ing on to like mad. Ans­ley 2006 Ans­ley 2007 Ans­ley loves her lit­tle dog Zeusy.

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Candy Cane Wishes and Gingerbread Kisses

Dec 2, 2007

Alan and I are work­ing on a down­load­able tuto­r­i­al for this adorable one of a kind paper doll. My tuto­r­i­al will include the tem­plates to cre­ate this paper doll, close up col­or pho­tos, a list of prod­ucts you need to pur­chase and step by step instruc­tions as well as a few help­ful tips.

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