He makes me happy…

Sep 27, 2008

AND he needs a name. If you want to play please help me name my newest cre­ation. Just leave a com­ment (US only please. I’m so sor­ry but inter­na­tion­al ship­ping is too expen­sive). If I pick the name you sug­gest I will send a sweet lit­tle win­ter RAK that includes some Maya Road Snowflakes. I am going to see if I can teach this as a class local­ly. We will see if there are any snow­man lovin peo­ple in Texas. Mis­ter Snow­man stands about 24″ tall so he is a big­gie. After all he is in Texas and every­one knows “Every­thing is big­ger in...

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Kit SALE…

Sep 24, 2008

I just dis­count­ed some of the kits I had left over from teach­ing at the Crafty Scrap­per this past week­end. If you are inter­est­ed now is the time to snag them up. Each kit is FULL of prod­uct and comes with step by step instruc­tions and col­or pho­tos. I do not count out sin­gle but­tons, chip­board let­ters or cut up my papers. I give you entire tins, full sheets or pads of pat­terned papers and yards of rib­bon. On top of the already dis­count­ed price if you order two kits you get an addi­tion­al 10% off — 3 kits an addi­tion­al 15% off and 4 or more kits an addi­tion­al 20% off. I ship flat rate so sev­er­al kits can fit into one box. I must say I had such a fun day Sat­ur­day....

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Last years project with this years tutorial…

Sep 23, 2008

I have had sev­er­al peo­ple email me regard­ing this “Spook­tac­u­lar” sign. So I thought I would do a lit­tle tuto­r­i­al since the prod­ucts are in stores right now.… So here ya go… Prod­ucts: Maya Road Philadel­phia Upper­case Alpha­bet Maya Road Mid­night Black Vel­vet Ric Rac Maya Road Star Coast­er Album Maya Road Motifs Chip­board Set Black Boa Wide Orange Rib­bon Daisy D’s Spooky Dot (any Hal­loween pat­terned paper will work) Stick­les (Orange Peel) Ranger Adiron­dack Acrylic Paint Dab­ber (Gold) Martha Stew­art Glit­ter (Flo­ren­tine Gold) Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Glit­ter (Black) Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Paint (Black) Pre-paint­ed Wood­en Plaque (Michael’s) Tools: Hot Glue Gun Paint Brush Paper Trim­mer Fiskars Scis­sors Liq­uid Adhe­sive Fiskars Hand Drill Instruc­tions: Accent all orange paint­ed areas on the wood­en plaque using Stick­les Orange Peel… Cov­er inside por­tion of your wood­en plaque using pat­terned...

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Mini Wall Hanging Tutorial…

Sep 21, 2008

Wan­na make one of these? If so, check out Scrap Scene for com­plete how to...

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They’re in the mail…

Sep 17, 2008

I will tweak and tweak and tweak until I make myself nuts! I have to make at least two trips around the store before I can focus enough to think about pur­chas­ing items. I tell ya if you have nev­er been to her store because you wor­ry about the dri­ve.

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Teaching a class…

Sep 15, 2008

I thought I would share a lit­tle sneak peek to a class I am teach­ing Jan. 15th — 18th at Split Rock Retreat for Scrap­pin’ Away Vaca­tions. This Maya Road Town­house and Mini Album kit is loaded with lots of Maya Road prod­uct, vin­tage items and gor­geous Web­ster’s Pages.

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“Family” Triangle Banner Book

Sep 14, 2008

Class Length: 3.5 — 4 Hours Skill: Inter­me­di­ate This “Fam­i­ly” class is full of tech­niques that can be incor­po­rat­ed into future projects and lay­outs. Just remind your­self the impact they cre­ate on your projects and lay­outs makes the time spent worth every sec­ond.

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“Time Flies”

Sep 14, 2008

Class Length: 1.5 Hours Skill: All Lev­els In this class you will cre­ate an adorable whim­si­cal home using tem­plates I cre­at­ed as well as dec­o­ra­tive scis­sors, but­tons and embroi­dery floss. A few fam­i­ly facts can be kept behind the front door or writ­ten along the inner por­tion of the house.

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“Stories Told by Me”

Sep 14, 2008

Class Length: 3 Hours     Skill: Inter­me­di­ate This unique 4″ binder fea­tures “Sto­ries Told by Me.” I want this to be an album that incor­po­rates your style and theme so please feel free to change around the paper designs pro­vid­ed.

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Altered Coffee Tin…

Sep 12, 2008

Prod­ucts Used: Cut­tle­bug Emboss­ing Fold­er — Script, My Lit­tle Yel­low Bicy­cle Christ­mas Mag­ic Col­lec­tion — Rib­bon Stripe, Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Ledger Paper, Maya Road Sheer Blos­som, Vel­vet Pleat Blos­soms, Vel­vet Pleat Blos­soms — Red &

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So what do you think…

Sep 11, 2008

Yes­ter­day I was won­der­ing how a small brown paper bag would emboss using an emboss­ing fold­er well… I used the tex­tile emboss­ing fold­er (seems to be my favorite) then cov­ered the embossed bag using Ranger Dis­tress Inks in Vin­tage Pho­to and Spiced Mar­malade.

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Maya Road Sheers and Alcohol Inks…

Sep 10, 2008

This can­dle accent was cre­at­ed using a Maya Road Sheer Oval Key­chain Set, Alco­hol Inks by Ranger in Ter­ra Cot­ta, Lat­te and Pearl, Maya Road Jonathan Chip­board Alpha­bet, Adiron­dak Metallics Acrylic Paint Dab­ber in Gold and Gold Glit­ter from the Regal Glit­ter Col­lec­tion by Melis­sa Frances.

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Sheer Blossoms meet the Cuttlebug…

Sep 8, 2008

Addi­tion­al Prod­ucts Used: Maya Road But­tons — Earth, Maya Road Trin­kets Met­al Ele­ments — Blos­soms, Maya Road Philadel­phia Upper­case Alpha­bet, Adiron­dack Metal­lic Acrylic Paint Dab­ber — Gold, Melis­sa Frances Regal Glit­ter Col­lec­tion (Gold), Melis­sa Frances Autumn Splen­dor Vin­tage Trans­fers, Floss, Tulle and a Berry Spray.

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Trying to find balance…

Sep 6, 2008

Gosh, I so stink at this blog­ging. I guess they like my blog even though I am a bad blog­ger. Then link the per­son you received the “I Love Your Blog” award from. Then put links to those blogs on your blog.

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