Quick Card for Dad…

Jun 4, 2009

This card is sim­ple to make (once again using my Cocoa Daisy June Kit Scraps, Card­stock, Rub On and Alpha Stick­ers) Cut a piece of card­stock to 5.5″ x 8″, fold it in half and ink the edges using Col­or­Box Flu­id Chalk Ink (Creamy Brown) Cut a piece of pat­terned paper to 3.75″ x 5.25″, stitch a straight stitch around the inner edge of the pat­terned paper using a sewing machine, ink the edges using Creamy Brown Ink Cut anoth­er piece of pat­terned paper to 1.75″ x 5.25″, trim the edges using scal­lop scis­sors then poke a hole in the cen­ter of each scal­lop using a paper piercer, ink edges using Creamy Brown Ink Cut a piece of card­stock (same col­or as card) to 1 1/8″ x 5.25″, ink edges using Creamy Brown Ink, adhere...

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Cocoa Daisy Layouts…

Jun 1, 2009

I final­ly get to share the lay­outs I cre­at­ed using this months kit by Cocoa Daisy. As you can see the June Kit and the Add On Kit are very ver­sa­tile. It was loads of fun play­ing the Daisy Divas once again. I used Vin­tage Pho­to Dis­tress Ink to dark­en the Eye­let Card­stock. Traced a din­ner plate to cre­ate the cir­cle out of pat­terned paper, cut out leaves and but­ter­flies from a piece of Web­ster’s Pages pat­terned paper using a craft knife, attached Maya Road green pom pom trim around the edge, cre­at­ed a scal­lop bor­der using scal­lop scis­sors and a paper piercer, accent­ed the hor­i­zon­tal strip with self adhe­sive pearls then used my sewing machine to add addi­tion­al tex­ture by sewing a straight stitch along the cir­cle and hor­i­zon­tal strip. I want­ed this lay­out...

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Mini Wall Hanging Sneak Peek #2…

May 29, 2009

Just a few teasers of the Mini Wall Hang­ing I cre­at­ed using my scraps from the June Kit by Cocoa Daisy. I am pro­vid­ing Tri­cia with a PDF of all the tem­plates so Cocoa Daisy sub­scribers can recre­ate this piece if they choose. Next week I will show you how to make these adorable vel­vet rib­bon...

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Cocoa Daisy Sneak Peeks…

May 27, 2009

I am the guest design­er in June for Cocoa Daisy. And let me just say Tri­cia did a won­der­ful job putting the June kit togeth­er as it is so inspir­ing. I am pro­vid­ing a lit­tle PDF so that those who pur­chase the kit can down­load the tem­plates need­ed to recre­ate a lit­tle wall hang­ing. I will share sneak peeks of this project lat­er this week. And just so you all know, one lucky Cocoa Daisy sub­scriber will win a free pass to my Amer­i­cana Work­shop. I won­der if it will be you? Thanks for ask­ing me to play Tri­cia. It was great to once again be among the Daisy...

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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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“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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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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Let the Sneak Peeks begin…

Feb 1, 2008

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new Vel­vet Sparkle Blos­soms… To see an addi­tion­al project I cre­at­ed using the Jan. Kit by Cocoa Daisy and some more new release Maya Road prod­ucts go check out the MMM Blog.

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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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Rain, rain and more rain as well as something new!

Jul 5, 2007

I tell you I think we are going to wash away here in Texas. it’s a kit club called Bad Girls Kits. Still avail­able is a real­ly cute project kit called Beach Beau­ty and two add on kits called Sun­set Love and Angel Baby.

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I’m home…

Jun 8, 2007

There is noth­ing like a new baby to bring loads of hap­pi­ness. I can almost smell the “Baby Mag­ic” lotion on Isabella.…why does “Baby Mag­ic” lotion smell so good on babies and not on adults?

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A really quick project

Mar 28, 2007

I love using crack­ling medi­um on chip­board and think it gave the piece a real­ly nice shab­by chic feel which is how Made­lyn and soon to be Isabel­la Kate’s room is dec­o­rat­ed.

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Cocoa Daisy

Oct 20, 2006

Cocoa Daisy the fab­u­lous new month­ly kit club I have the hon­or of design­ing for just went live. It is full of won­der­ful inspi­ra­tion. It is packed full of prod­ucts and Tes­sa Ann Wat­te is the Novem­ber Guest Design­er.

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