12.16.2010 Teacher Gifts

I had to make eight teacher gifts this year. Not because I have eight kids but work at a school. I found these letters on sale at Craft Warehouse and thought they were really cute. I then painted them with Chalkboard paint and tied a piece of chalk to each one.

I also made each teacher a card. The card is made with Echo Park and My Minds Eye papers. The embossed Christmas wording is from Tim Holtz.


11.21.2010 Day 2: Mother-in-Law Gift

So I can't decide. Candle inside or photos of grandchildren. hmmm... What do you think?

Either way I will hang cute little butterflies from the inside of the dome.


11.20.2010 Craft Warehouse Assignment #3

About two weeks ago I submitted my Design Team Assignments for project #3. This month we worked with Echo Park's "Everybody Loves Christmas" and Basic Grey Lines "Wander" and "Pyrus." It was so much fun. I wish I would have had more time to take some great photos of the projects. This project was a quick one due within three weeks and it was really hard to get into the Christmas swing of things. :)

11.19.2010 Mother in Law Gift: Day One

OK...The project is started. I started last night glimmer misting Eight 6x6 BasicGrey papers.

This morning I punched over 50 retro flowers from the Glimmer Misted paper. I used four flowers to make each rose. I glued each layer together and then put a pearl in the middle of each one and curled each petal. Then I finger painted stickles on the top of each flower.

Now it is back to thinking time. I would like to cover the bottom of the lantern with the flowers and somehow get a picture of her Grand kids in there but I need some height . I thought about using one of those battery powered candles to put in the middle but would have to hot glue the flowers on the bottom so she can move the candle in and out to turn it on and off. What do you think?


11.13.2010 Josh & Mr Yeow Board Book

Every time my son looked at these pictures a huge smile came across his face so I decided he needed his own book. This book was made with the new My Minds Eye papers True Blue, chipboard, 7 Gypsies Cable Rings and a ton of ModPodge. Since Josh would be playing with it I wanted to make sure things were securely glued down and simple.

Sorry for the blurry photos. My battery was going dead but I wanted to get photos posted before Josh started playing with it. :)


9.10.2010 Having Fun Watching Shows with Shawn and Scrapbooking

I am having a lot of fun tonight scrapping and watching TV with Shawn. Tonight I am using new papers from the My Minds Eye Alphabet Soup Boy Collection. It is really cute. I also used Sassafrass Flag Stickers, Stickles, and Websters Letter stickers. Turned out simple and clean.


8.8.10 Going Away

I wanted to make a going away gift for Marjorie, Jeremiah, and Judah. So in the afternoon after I got home from Yearbook Camp in Spokane I put this little book together. I used some scraps of paper and cut them at a quarter inch strips and then sewed then to another sheet of paper and attached that sheet to the book. The album is meant to be a journal for their time as Missionaries in Bolivia so the Creative Cafe journal album was perfect. It was fun and personal.


7.22.2010 Craft Warehouse Design Team Assign. #2

This is another part of our design team project for August. We had to design a layout using the Sassafrass line and then design a card using only Prima flowers and cardstock. It was a challenge but it was fun.

7.15.2010 Beach Book

This was a really fun way to scrap a lot of photos at one time. I scrapbooked 90+ photos in a little over three hours. The result was simple but looks good. This is the multimedia album with 7gypsies cable rings on the side. I also used Cosmo Cricket papers and stickers then painted over them with Tim Holtz Rock Candy. The rock candy gives it a distressed old look.


7.14.2010 Another one for me

I knew I would have to give the other board away so I decided I needed another one for me. This time I stayed in the greens and blues and added shells we found on the beach to the embellishments. :)