A little about me…

Jul 31, 2008

Since I had so much fun meet­ing and get­ting to know peo­ple at CHA I thought I would share a lit­tle about myself while work­ing on projects for my first book dead­line. Well a few days lat­er Mrs. McDon­ald had me come up to her desk and asked if she could enter my piece in the State Fair art con­test.

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Congrats to my dear friend…

Jul 29, 2008

Wendy’s stamps are large cling mount­ed stamps (I think there are 24 all togeth­er) and she has a real­ly cool clear album to store them in when not in use. Oh and not only was she debut­ing her own stamp line, she was also doing demos for Ranger using Per­fect Pearls which now I have got to start using cause they are so cool.

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WOW…

Jul 28, 2008

We used pages from sev­er­al of the many Maya Road Chip­board Coast­er Albums, placed one of the cut sheer sheet tem­plates on top of the chip­board page, sprayed the Maya Mist Orange on top (hold about 6″ from the page for best over­all cov­er­age), removed the Sheer Die Cut Sheet and sprayed the Maya Mist Metal­lic Gold on top of the masked chip­board page.

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CHA here I come…

Jul 15, 2008

I thought before I left I would share one last post show­cas­ing more new Maya Road prod­ucts. I made this lit­tle orna­ment from a few pages from their new But­ter­fly Coast­er album… This one is their new Square Scal­lop album. These are great to inter­change with their Square Scal­lop Chip­board Album.

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I do believe…

Jul 15, 2008

Well I say this now but I’m sure Car­o­line and Deb will come up with anoth­er design I love even more. There are some fab­u­lous projects from the design team show­cas­ing many of the new release items.

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So many things…

Jul 14, 2008

Here is a real­ly fun new prod­uct that will be hit­ting the stores in Aug. This mini album sheet by Maya Road is so cool. So here is what I cre­at­ed using this fun new prod­uct…

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Finally the time has come…

Jul 13, 2008

Here is a project I cre­at­ed for CHA‑S using loads of new Maya Road prod­ucts. You will be see­ing lots of these new felt bead­ed flow­ers, the clear stick pins (be still my heart) and the cher­ry blos­som chip­board sets in future projects and lay­outs.

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Just two more days…

Jul 12, 2008

The Felt Bead­ed Blos­soms come in three dif­fer­ent sets, Brown and Cream, Lt. Pink and Dk. The Suede Stitched Blos­soms also come in three dif­fer­ent sets Pink and Cream, Red and Orange, Blue and Brown.

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MM Scrapbooking Idea Gallery…

Jul 10, 2008

I real­ly like how this lay­out of my grand­par­ents turned out and feel the lit­tle vin­tage rhine­stone but­ton placed in the cen­ter of the flower is the icing on the cake.

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Something fun for all ages…

Jul 9, 2008

Here is a lit­tle charm bracelet I made yes­ter­day using all of the Trin­ket Beads by Maya Road (Birds of a Feath­er, Hearts and But­ter­flies and Tut­ti Fruity). I used 8 of each bead design and tied a lit­tle piece of Trin­kets Marigold Rib­bon at one end.

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Repurposing…

Jul 8, 2008

I love find­ing dif­fer­ent uses for things oth­er than their orig­i­nal use… so I was very excit­ed to find this idea on Rebec­ca Sow­er’s blog.… It now holds a few thread­ed nee­dles, pins, moth­er of pearl but­tons and a rhine­stone bauble. Notice my salt and pep­per shak­er find…

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Inspiration Board…

Jul 7, 2008

So I used scraps of fab­ric I have been sav­ing, some chick­en wire found in our garage and an old frame a friend of mine gave me years ago. Also, if you want to see some great new release items from Maya Road check out their blog.

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Sprucin’ up the place…

Jul 5, 2008

The but­tons run all the way down the front of her skirt and look so pret­ty when the light hits them. I think the lit­tle bird rest­ing on some moth­er of pearl but­tons looks as though she is telling a few of our fam­i­ly secrets.

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Wishing you all…

Jul 4, 2008

A fun filled day with fam­i­ly and friends.

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MM July — Aug issue…

Jul 3, 2008

On page 34 you can learn how to make these flow­ers.

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Did you know…

Jul 2, 2008

When you turn 5 you can feel your legs get­ting longer in bed and yep… Hap­py Birth­day Made­lyn you are my favorite 5 year old niece. if your par­ents take you out to eat at your favorite restau­rant and the employ­ees come to sing you “Hap­py Birth­day” you will sink into the booth and raise your hand so that only your fin­ger­tips can be seen from the table…

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