DIY Valentine’s Day Charm Bracelet

Jan 23, 2014

This bracelet came to mind as I was strolling the aisles of Hob­by Lob­by. I love just roam­ing around look­ing at things and real­ly love it when inspi­ra­tion hits. I’ve cre­at­ed this tuto­r­i­al so you too can cre­ate this super cute charm bracelet to wear for Valen­tine’s Day. To make your bracelet you will need to head to the Valen­tine’s day aisle to get these cute minia­ture cook­ie orna­ments (on sale right now for 30% off) then head to the jew­el­ry aisle to get this chain bracelet, some sil­ver 2″ head pins, sil­ver jump rings to make wire wrapped bead charms and some sil­ver ear­ring hooks. I already had pink and red rasp­ber­ry beads as well as iri­des­cent (large & medi­um) and pink (small) glass beads to make the triple bead charms. If you...

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Valentine’s Day Tag

Jan 14, 2014

I’m get­ting a jump start on cre­at­ing some Valen­tine’s day tags and thought I would share this one with you. I think my lit­tle Hand­made Kew­pie Doll fairy looks adorable hold­ing her “I Love You” vin­tage heart pick. Her wings are altered using white ink and Dia­mond Stick­les. The red iri­des­cent rhine­stone trim is gor­geous against the red satin pleat trim. It’s hard to tell in this pho­to but gosh, I promise it’s so pret­ty. To top off the tag, I cov­ered the chip­board cen­ter heart with sil­ver ink and fine sil­ver Ger­man glass glit­ter. Swoon! And you are in luck if you want to cre­ate a tag just like this as I have a lim­it­ed sup­ply of kits list­ed in my Etsy Shop. I even include easy to fol­low step by step instruc­tions...

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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Charm

Mar 8, 2013

Remem­ber the Valen­tine’s Day charms I showed you last month, well you can just as eas­i­ly cre­ate charms for St. Patrick­’s Day too. All you need is a lit­tle gold and green glit­ter a few Maya Road Mem­o­ry Glass Vials and some Tim Holtz Screw Eyes and you’re done.  I filled these St. Patrick­’s Day Charms with sev­er­al dif­fer­ent kinds of glit­ter. I placed gold glass glit­ter inside the larg­er glass vial then Martha Stew­art Peri­dot Fine Glit­ter and Rec­ol­lec­tions (Michaels Brand) Gold Tin­sel Glit­ter inside the small­er glass vial. I think these would look cute filled with green and gold micro beads as well. Now you have the per­fect green acces­so­ry to save your­self from those pesky pinch­ers that are always look­ing for those who for­get to wear green....

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Valentine’s Day Charms

Feb 10, 2013

These lit­tle charms are so sweet (I know, excuse the pun but I could­n’t help it) that I can hard­ly stand their cute­ness. They are a per­fect accent for any sweet Valen­tine to wear all month long. When Maya Road released their Vin­tage Glass Mem­o­ry Vials I was so excit­ed because they are the per­fect minia­ture size for charms of any kind. You get 10 Vin­tage Glass Mem­o­ry Vials, five of each size per pack­age. I’m going to make a few using the sand I brought back from Greece and Italy then met­al stamp a charm with Mykonos and Bel­la­gio to attach to each vial as a fun memen­to. I love funky jew­el­ry and plan on hav­ing loads of fun with these. The sup­plies need­ed need­ed to make your charms are a pack­age of...

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2012

This sweet Valen­tine’s Day card was cre­at­ed and sent to me from my Aunt Lin­da. I was so sur­prised when I opened the enve­lope as I don’t think I have one item from her that is hand­made, so this is a true trea­sure. Aunt Lin­da retired a few years ago and lives in Flori­da where she fills her days with fam­i­ly, friends and GRANDKIDS, gosh does she ever have fun with her grand­kids. But NOW it looks like some of her time is filled cre­at­ing cards and I must say her choice in stamps is fab­u­lous. And it real­ly made me hap­py to see she even used GLITTER. Thank you, Aunt Lin­da. I love you. I hope your day is filled with love....

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Maya Road Make-n-Take Schedule

Jan 25, 2011

Okay here are the super fun and super cute projects Car­o­line cre­at­ed for me to teach in the Maya Road booth (#761) dur­ing CHA. These are going to be fun, fun, fun and I know as always I will be super busy. You guys keep me jump­ing. Day 1 will be this cute Art Ban­ner then once the ban­ners are all gone we will make a cute Resin Ring. Day 2 I will be show­ing you how to make this cute Kraft Flower Doilie Pin then once the Doilie Pins are all gone these cute Pleat Flower Pins will be made. Day 3 we will be mak­ing this cute Valen­tine’s Day tag Day 4 we’ll be mak­ing a lug­gage tag that is per­fect to attach to your tote or suit­case. Oh here is a...

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Seek Joy

Jan 20, 2011

I was asked to cre­ate a few things for Ranger to dis­play at CHA. One of the prod­ucts they want­ed me to cre­ate with was their Ultra Thick Emboss­ing Enam­el (UTEE). I had not real­ly played around with this all that much but let me tell you I now have a seri­ous addic­tion… real­ly, if you have not cre­at­ed with this you need to give it a try. It is FUN and comes in sev­er­al dif­fer­ent col­ors. I used their Plat­inum, Black and Gold to cre­ate this wall hang­ing. Sup­plies Used: UTEE — Black, Plat­inum, Gold, Clear, Plat­inum & Crys­tal Stick­les, Dis­tress Emboss­ing Ink, Maya Road Philadel­phia Upper­case Chip­board Alpha­bet, Maya Road William Mini Chip­board Alpha­bet, Per­fect Medi­um, Per­fect Pearls — Per­fect Pearl, Per­fect Pearls Mist — Per­fect Pearl, Heavy White Card­stock, Archival Ink...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Feb 14, 2010

Lit­tle Red Wag­on is one of my all time favorite stamp sets by Pink Per­sim­mon. You will find a tag I cre­at­ed using this stamp set on page 66 in my book Delight In The Details. And the above card is a card I cre­at­ed last year (which just hap­pens to be my all time favorite Valen­tine’s Day card) if it looks famil­iar to my long time blog read­ers. If you are new to my blog you can learn how to recre­ate this card here. I have been busy cre­at­ing some adorable vin­tage inspired East­er Orna­ments that can be used as either orna­ments, tags or accents on a spring gar­land. This class will be taught in the morn­ing on March 6th at Crop, Paper, Scis­sors in Waco. And the cool thing is you will...

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Did you know…

Jan 9, 2009

Maya Road has a Valen­tine’s Day release? If you did­n’t you need to check out this cute lit­tle “Love Tick­et” Sin­gle­ton Stamp. I love that the words are seper­ate stamps too, so per­fect for lit­tle sen­ti­ments on tiny tags. Then they have this adorable “For­ev­er Postage” Sin­gle­ton Stamp. I real­ly love this trio… so per­fect to accent your Valen­tine’s or can­dy wrap­pers. They also have this won­der­ful Maya Mist set of Red and Sil­ver… gor­geous col­ors used sep­a­rate­ly or in com­bi­na­tion. The “Love Key­chain” set is so cute and has so many pos­si­bil­i­ties for projects… no favorite here as I love each one. And last but not least they have this real­ly cute “Key Key­chain” set. This set would also be cute as embell­ish­ments for a new home or car for those of you...

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New Tutorial for Sale

Feb 4, 2008

DH Alan uploaded a new Valen­tine tuto­r­i­al of the “Secret Sen­ti­ment Box” shown below. This project does not only have to be giv­en as a gift for Valen­tine’s Day, it could also be giv­en as a gift for “Moth­er’s Day”, a “Birth­day”, “Just Because” or “Think­ing of You”.

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Not being able to share…

Oct 7, 2007

This cute snowflake is going to be an embell­ish­ment for a mini album and believe me more will be made for hol­i­day projects, gift tags etc. Today I post­ed a lit­tle project using one of the “Tis the Sea­son” stamps designed by Sande Krieger and some shrink plas­tic.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2007

I hope you are all hav­ing a won­der­ful day with your loved ones. All week I have been receiv­ing Valen­tine’s Day cards from a swap I’m in at Scrap­Gal.

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