“Bird of Friendship” Mini Kit

Apr 30, 2008

This “Bird of Friend­ship” mini kit goes on sale May 1st over at Cocoa Daisy. So, leave me a post telling me what you think about the site and I will ran­dom­ly pick a win­ner for a Maya Road RAK.

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I’m not the only one…

Apr 28, 2008

I have been watch­ing mom­ma and dad­dy bird care for their two babies over the past month. I’m sad know­ing the babies are gone but some­thing tells me I will be busy enough these next sev­er­al months that bird watch­ing will be slim to none.

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Just a little idea… UPDATE

Apr 26, 2008

If I get enough peo­ple I can set up a pri­vate Ning forum for the online class and rework my “Our Home” lay­out so you can down­load the free tem­plates, instruc­tions and type of sup­plies and tools need­ed to cre­ate the lay­out shown below.

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It went a little something like this…

Apr 25, 2008

At 9:44 a.m. I see Bet­ter­way Books on my caller ID, slight pan­ic as I was­n’t expect­ing a phone call this morn­ing more like an email this after­noon. I answer think­ing some changes need to be made to my book pro­pos­al.

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Got Worries, Dreams or Wishes.…

Apr 23, 2008

Sup­plies: Small Match­box (2″ x 1.5″ x .5″) 2 — Pat­terned Papers or 1 — Dou­ble Sided Seam Bind­ing Flow­ers Jew­el­ers Tag Tools: Martha Stew­art Star­burst Punch Col­or­Box Flu­id Chalk Ink (Chest­nut Roan) Strong Adhe­sive Instruc­tions: Cut a strip of Pat­terned Paper to 2″ x 4.5″, ink edges using Chest­nut Roan Flu­id Chalk Ink Wrap strip of Pat­terned Paper around Match Box and adhere using a Strong Adhe­sive Ink out­er edges and the sides of draw­er por­tion of the Match Box using Chest­nut Roan Flu­id Chalk Ink Using the Star­burst Punch, punch out Star­burst from Pat­terned Paper and adhere to center/left top por­tion of the Match Box Wrap Seam Bind­ing around the Match Box and tie a bow Place a small bunch of Vin­tage Flow­ers under bow Tie Jew­el­ers Tag to cen­ter of Bow Open Match Box and fill with your wor­ries, dreams and wish­es

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DT Call and Sneak Peek…

Apr 23, 2008

Cocoa Daisy is look­ing to add two very tal­ent­ed, cre­ative and moti­vat­ed scrap­book artists to join our design team, the Daisy Divas. We are look­ing for design team mem­bers who will be very present on the Cocoa Daisy site (both on the mes­sage board and in the gallery) and will active­ly pro­mote the site else­where.

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Butterfly Frame…

Apr 19, 2008

Here is a lit­tle kit I put togeth­er this after­noon using pat­terned paper by Rhon­na Far­rer, But­ter­flies by Maya Road and a frame I picked up while shop­ping. It includes step by step instruc­tions with col­or pho­tos for you to down­load after pur­chase.

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Just playin when I should be workin…

Apr 18, 2008

It makes me so hap­py to know peo­ple like my work well enough to want me to vis­it. I know you are won­der­ing what is up with that but see­ing all the prod­ucts put togeth­er know­ing peo­ple are excit­ed to cre­ate the project gets me excit­ed.

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Just a little pretty…

Apr 15, 2008

The base of the wall hang­ing is a page from a Maya Road 2‑Ring Heart Chip­board Book, the scroll is from their new Scrolls II Chip­board Sets (LOVE THESE) the small­er heart is a page from their Heart Coast­er Album and the flow­ers are their new Trin­kets Vel­vet Pleat Blos­soms and you know I love these!

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Thanks so much…

Apr 11, 2008

I don’t know how you all do it month after month after month but I am clap­ping and bow­ing to you all. I have searched high and low for Fiskars new “THREADING WATER” scal­lop bor­der punch and I’m so hap­py to say she found one and is mail­ing it to me.

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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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What a weekend…

Apr 7, 2008

They are the Time Flies and Sto­ries Told mini album kits and Hap­pi­ness is you/Two Sis­ters (you will cre­ate 2 — (1–12 x 12 lay­outs) Lay­out Kit, and the Our House 1–12 x 12 lay­out kit. She showed me the lay­outs she had been work­ing on dur­ing the retreat and each one she added some of the tec­niques she learned in class and told me where she planned on adding oth­er tech­niques to oth­er pages.

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Fun projects using Fiskars tools…

Apr 1, 2008

Tem­plate Emboss­ing Bor­der punch Cir­cle Bor­der Punch Large and Small Heart Squeeze Punch Eye­let Tool Tex­ture Plate and Stylus/Texturizing Tool Stamp Press Clear Stamps Addi­tion­al Sup­plies: Card­stock and Pat­terned Papers (Cloud9) Sand Paper Black and White Pens Pen­cil Scis­sors Chest­nut Roan Flu­id Chalk Ink Foam Dots Adhe­sive (wet or dry) Rib­bon Just two more days until I head out to Last­ing Mem­o­ries.

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