Wednesday, August 31, 2011

McVic is 36 and we are having a birthday hop today

Hi and welcome to McVIc is 36 birthday hop! Please sit down and stay awhile, and enjoy the cards, or crafty projects we have made. Also make sure you comment on each blog, kc is going to give away some birthday candy to a follower who comments on all the blogs and lives in the united states. There may be other candy along the way. I have candy for you , If you leave comments I will pick from those for a free mini album of your choice will announce winner thurs

If you just happen upon my blog today, and would like to play along. Please start over at kc's blog I wouldnt want you to miss out on any candy!
If you have come from you are in the right place

the project I made for kc's birthday first of all is a note pad for her refrig its magnet
used chip board covered in her favorite colors, cut out a cake from b-day stack glued clip to hold pictures or notes or whatever she pleases. I have mailed your b-day presents you should recieve them soon. I also made a birthday cake mini so she can remember her wonderful birthday and all the friends she has that really care about her. hugs kc have a great birthday

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

decorate to celebrate first place winner for family reunion challenge

cong rats to claire scrap my way she was winner from last challenge family reunion. she won a free mini along with entry into monthly prize. she wanted a cinderella princess castle mini . this is the front some of the inside

and the back. sorry typing is short hate typing on this laptop! will mail it soon

sorry having computer issues /contact here on laptop

will be using laptop till i get main computer back here is the contact email for it is if you would like to get ahold of me while my main computer is down also sorry carrie at doubleclickconnections it wont let me leave comments on your blog

reminder wed aug 31st mcvics 36th b-day hop

please join in and wish my good friend kacee a very happy bithday.

celebrate the occasion challenge no.28

the challenge this time at we had to follow sketch above

I made this card 5 by5 used paper with writing on top chose a brown for bottom

faux stitched around card and ribbon is made out of paper. added sentiment wish for a birthday card now wont you join us for a fun challenge a birthday card using sketch above. have fun

Friday, August 26, 2011

M.A.G. challenge no. 41 sweet treats pg 45

this challenge was quite fun. You can only use the pg 45 from sweet treats. I hope you will join in on the fun. I made party favors for a princess!
cut 3in party favor box
layout and decorate with bling
cut at 3in shift on crown cut four times to get enough to put on both sides of crown
and inside and cut layers hearts cut 3 in glue on both sides add bling in the middle

cut tag 2in ink around edges of heart and tag tie to wire gold handle
added alittle boa inside along with other girly favors ( rings, necklaces etc

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

decorate to celebrate challenge no. 7

time for another challenge, no 7 wedding, bridal or engagement party decorations. I have decided to do a bridal shower. These shoes are seating placements and the purse below is a party favor for the guest to take home. Hope you join in on the fun and a chance to win a wonderful prize at end of month.

here is the shoe and the purse together. I included instructions if you would like to make.

shoe cut 7 in from here comes the bride cart ( the man and women shoe) use man shoe to base of shoe then form the bottom from this. I cut 1in strips and 1 and a half strips to make front of shoe accordian these strips. for the heel it is a party blower this holds the shoe up.

for purse cut 2in forever young cart for the place ment card it says if the shoe fits, sit here!

cut 6 and 3/4 purse for party favor then just decorate the way you please.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

blog award from audrey (cute and some) thank you

I was so happy when I saw I got this beautiful award from audrey she is so sweet and has become such a dear friend. I wish everyone would hop over and check out all her talent, she is amazing. Now for the rules for this award
you must answer these 12 questions then give award to ten others.
here are the questions

name your favorite color I like pink

favorite song I love all the areosmith songs

favorite dessert this is forbidden for me most time so I like strawberries sprinkled with sweet n low

what wizzez me off at the moment My sons girlfriends ha

black or white I love both colors hard to pick

best feature my eyes

biggest fear dying after my husband

everyday attitude pretty much happy and easy going

what is your perfection everything must be in its place

guilty pleasure buying scrap supplies and sneaking them into grocery bill ha

when I am upset I clean, clean , clean cleanest house in town. ha

now here are the ten I am passing onto no particuliar order











free aug mini album dora belongs to kristan Richard

Kristan wanted a dora album for her daughter so I handcut and drew all the book. It is all hand pieced. this is the front of the book

heres the inside each dress is a different color

here is the back. I have already mailed this out to you. It will take some time since it to canada.

enjoy. hugs

Sunday, August 21, 2011

thank you peggy- sock monkey mini album

The other day I got such a sweet email saying she didnt know me but loved my work and had tryed to make mini albums but had no luck, so out of the kindness of her heart she is mailing me materials to make more mini albums. This is my way of saying thank you all though she said she needed nothing in return. How sweet, this really made my day, to think a total stranger would do this for me. wow. Well I dont like so much to make cards so this is my thank you mini to Peggy
she mentioned she loved my sock monkeys and she loved them so this is what I came up with.
I hand cut all and pieced all myself. no machine enjoy peggy and thank you from the bottom of my heart.

heres the inside pages the photos go inside the mouth

and this is the back. hugs

Saturday, August 20, 2011

birthday mini album for a 21 year old

my friends daughters birthday is this week, and she has been wanting me to make her a mini for it. I made this beer pitcher. this is the front

the suds slide out of pitcher this is where the pictures go on both sides

this is the inside so she can journal about her 21st birthday

and this is the back. I know she is going to love it. hugs

Friday, August 19, 2011

Please help me welcome a new friend

I got a suprise on my email. peggy over at is kind enough to send me some materials to make mini albums, she says she has no use for them, and thought of me. I think this is the sweetest thing, I would like to repay her and I need your help. would all my blogging friends hop over to her blog and become a follower and tell her thank you for me. this would really be appreciated. That would make my day to see her followers build up. thank you hugs to all my blogging friends.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

blog candy winner for back to school hop

vicki is the winner of back to school hop. her blog is please hop over and congrat her. her mini album is grandmas house

here is the back enjoy your mini and thank you for visiting. thank you all that hopped on the back to scool hop aug 15th hugs

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

blog comment hop winner Kcee you had me at scrap

Kcee at you had me at scrap visited everyones blog on the comment hop over at So she won a free mini of her choice. She wanted something to put her daughter who is 3 ballet pictures in. This is the front

this is the inside of book

and the back. kcee I will mail it out soon. thank you from me and amy and all the other blogs you visited and left comments. hope you enjoy your mini.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

celebrate the occasion challenge#26

this challenge is all about a birthday easel card. This is my first time ever to do one of these types of cards. I decided to make a lap top card. this challenge is #26 please come over for the fun and join in. heres how I did it.
cut a 4x12 strip of cardstock
score at 4 in 6 in and 8 in
add adhesive to inner fold of the 2 in section
attach to back of what will be your upright panel
I then cut 3x3 cardstock in blk for computer and 3x3 for panel fo computer and screen
cut vellum to look like a real computer screen and used my computer to print out happy birthday I cut strips to put around computer front then colored in the letters on computer to say doug ( the happy birthday person).

heres a side view. thanks for stopping by and dont forget to play along.

aug free mini lego-starwars for Jessica Esch

Jessica was one of the names picked for aug. she wanted a lego- starwars mini album, her son
and her build leggos and wanted something to put pictures in. so here is the front I made each page to look like a lego character.

this was a hard one to draw.

and this is the back. I have already mailed it so you should recieve it soon. hope you enjoy it.

Vicki (mawmawsthoughts) winner of blog candy (back to school hop)

First of all I want to thank everyone who commented and became new blogging friends. I am very grateful you took the time to do so. I put all names in a can and drew the name Vicki
her blog is She has won a mini album of her choice.
so vicki when you read this please email me with what you would like. thanks again hugs

Monday, August 15, 2011


Welcome to the back to school blog hop

We're so happy you could join us for this super-fun hop showcasing cards, layouts and projects for back to school!!! You'll find an array of ideas throughout the hop--From teacher gifts to lunchbox notes, we hope you will enjoy each and every project along the way!!

Class is just about to start, so let's get hopping! If you have hopped over from Crafty then you are in the right place!! If you have just

popped in to visit my blog and you'd like to join our school- time fun then please click here to start at beginning with Lynda's blog!!! Several stops along the way will be offering some nifty prizes, so please be sure to keep an eye out for that!

For the hop I have created this teachers gift a lunch box to keep goodie in and hidden!!!!

the instructions are below For blog candy I will be offering a mini album of choice , I will pick a name from the comments and announce tues. 16th

thank you so much for hopping through the back to school blog hop today! I hope you will

enjoy the rest of your hopping experience! your next stop in the hop is

here is a list of the entire blog hop, in case you get lost along the way or want to revisit anyone:
I made this teachers gift lunch box.

cartriage- sweet tooth

cut tool box bottom at 9 1/4 (2cuts) cut lid at 9 3/4 in

cut handle at 9 3/4

inside box cut the two hole insert(optional) at 5 3/4in

decorate as please and fill with goodies for teacher

the teacher on box is left over paper doll cut at 3in pddu cart

Now on to all the talented ladies on the hop next is

now you have all you need, so wont you go visit each and everyone and leave some comments.

Theres alot of talent and inspiration on this hop. thank you for visiting hugs. hoppy hopp'n

Friday, August 12, 2011

M.A.G. challenge #39 tbb and more pg 89

This weeks challenge #39 is on page 89 can only use whats on the page only. I decided to make a tag mini album. heres how I did it.
cut 12 tags with holes at 7in in heavy cardstock glue two together to make a total of 6 tags
cut 12 in paper of choice at 7 in and glue on top of your white tags
cut 4x6 rectangle in paper of your choice glue on and ink the edges
cut 4 x 2 3/4 in for tag pocket glue around sides and bottom leave top open
cut tags at 5 in (12 no holes in brn these go inside the pocket for pictures, distress each one in walnut
add lots of embellishments and stickers and you have a nice photo mini from simply a tag shape. now hop over and join the challenge

m heres some more of the mini just for some idea on how to finish

and this is the back. remember you can only use the page 89 on cart tags, bags, boxes and more

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

congrats to callyann over at decorate to celebrate bbq challenge

callyann was winner of decorate to celebrate the bbq challenge along with winning she gets a choice of mini album so she wanted one for her daughter which is going to be a senior this year and she wanted her school logo on it which she sent me a picture and I drew it on a heavy piece of cardstock and glued on front of book.

heres the inside of book has lots of pockets made out of sm brown mailing envelopes.

heres the back just a envelope to put special things in and it open and shuts and this is what keeps the front closed too. Enjoy and have fun filling it with lots of fun memories.