Lol­lipop Orna­ment

Dec 2, 2014

I’ve been searching through my “Blog Archives” and thought I would re-post this cute hol­i­day ornament that was originally posted on December 3, 2006. It’s a fun holiday craft that’s perfect for any age. Get­ting the triangles just right is a bit tricky but once you get the hang of it this project moves along quite fast. Sup­plies Needed: Pat­terned Paper, 2″ Cir­cle Punch (I used the Whale of a Punch), Adhesive, Craft Stick, Ribbon, Eye­let, Jump Ring, Embroi­dery Floss, Stick­les (Crystal) Tools Used: Crop-a-dile, Scissors Instruc­tions: Punch out 10– 2 in. cir­cles. See Image One Fold up the edges of each cir­cle so that you form a tri­an­gle in the cen­ter of each cir­cle. See Image Two Glue 5 of the folded cir­cles together mak­ing sure the tops of the tri­an­gles are point­ing up in order to form a cir­cle. Make sure to...

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What a fun weekend…

Jun 14, 2010

This past weekend was filled with loads of fun at The Crafty Scrapper. I taught three sold out classes, 2 – Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend and 1 – Tuscany and Roses. I actually remembered to bring my camera AND take some photos. Although I must admit I forgot to take photos of the first class. I get so wrapped up in teaching and laughing that my camera is the last thing i think about BUT I put the camera in my apron for the 2nd and 3rd class and made myself remember. So here are a few photos of all the fun being had. This is Friday nights Tuscany and Roses Class And here are photos from Saturdays Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend Class. AND… since so many were not able...

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Heritage Pennant

May 17, 2010

This is one of my favorite photos of my Mom and her Mother. I am guessing this photo was taken around 1944. I think photo booth photos are the best. So wanting to be able to see this photo more often I decided to create a little heritage style pennant. Now I can display it however I wish. Tips, Techniques and Tutorials I had a super fun Saturday at The Crafty Scrapper. I took two soldering classes 101 and 201. Trisha is a great teacher. If you ever have a chance to take a class from her I suggest you do. You will be so happy you did. I will show you some of the charms I made later in the week. Have a great day. I’m off to send Carolyn the info needed...

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Valentine’s Day is just…

Feb 6, 2007

around the corner and here are some really quick and simple cards I created for a swap. all you need are blank white cards (DCWV), pattern paper (Twitterpatted), scalloped scissors, a boa, Color Box Fluid Chalk Ink (rouge) and the Whale of a Punch (heart).

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This really is the last post…

Jan 26, 2007

Charm bracelet 1 MR Bottlecap 5 MR Sheer Flowers MR Stamps (stamp onto Sheer Flowers) MR Twill (Journey East Brown) Ledger paper Silver Pipe Cleaner (to use for Monogram) Prima Flower Rhinestone (flower center) Making Memories Glitter (to cover front and back of Sheer Flowers) 10 Buttons (front and back of Sheer Flowers) Floss Whale of a Punch (circle) (Punch 2 circles and adhere one to the bottlecap then using deco scissors trim the second circle then bend edges upward and attach to top of first circle) 5 White Brads 10 jump rings (2 for each Sheer Flower) Crop-a-dile (used to punch a hole into the bottlecap and sheer flowers as well as set brads) Staz On (Timber Brown) Crystal Lacquer (used to adhere glitter to Sheer Flowers) Hot Glue Gun (used to adhere buttons to Sheer Flowers) Deco Scissors (Pinking) Okay I really am off to finish my packing and then to bed.

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