Friday, September 30, 2011


I wanted to let everyone know that loves halloween. That I have teamed up with Jean over at jeans crafty corner for 31 days of spook-tac-lar halloween fun projects. We will be making a halloween project for the whole month of oct. This is our way of giving you all a halloween treat. It will be double the fun, double the projects, double the ideas and double the give aways.
Hope you join on starting this sat oct 1st.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

haunted house candy holder

I wanted to make a candy holder to hold alot of candy plus hide it from the kids ha
I use the princess cart cut the castle at fit to page which is 11 and a half cut four times put together I cut out an extra for a pattern so I could glue on inside to cover up windows and make it solid to put candy in added lots of little stickers and there you have it.

heres a side view

from top

inside. happy hauntings. hugs

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

its a disney/pixar blog hop link up party until oct 3rd

when I discover amy over at was having a link up party and giving away goodies well I have to enter. As you know my granddaughter is turning 2 so we are doing the mickey minnie theme so yes I have something to enter. I made this minnie cupcake favor box
here is the how to.
just use sweet tooth box cart cut at 10 in
then use mickey and friends cart minnie at 3in glued to a 2in scallop punch so the box will still open. then I sprinkled with stars. now who doesnt like minnie or mickery hop over to amys and enter your 3-d project also have links for cards and scrapbook layouts. you have till oct 3 then she will pick a winner for some goodies. hugs

welcome to the first challenge for cuttin up with class

jani at has started a new challenge blog every tues called she gives everyone a cut from her files either svg or pdf template to copy and make something using that image anywhere on their project. you can make anything as long as the image is somewhere on the project. to read more about the challenge hop over to her blog. we have a very talented design team which you can find their names and link over to their blog from the top of my sidebar. well now onto the challenge. Its a pumpkin cut you can either us the lg pumpkin or small I choice the large and kept it the same size as the original I printed. I cut 5 sets out of pattern paper- glittered the leafs and added middle of the pumpkin with pop up stickers to give a lift away from the main pumpkin. then i drew the faces on glued pumpkins along the picket fence box which I bought at a g-sale and altered it. the flowers on fence are cut at 2in from princess party cart. glued on and added glitter. I made this as a halloween card holder and made the monster cards from wild card cart cut them at 4in and the envelopes at 4 and a half. now I hope you can join us every tues for some fun.

heres a close up of monster card cut at 4in from wild card envelope 4 and a half

here it is all together.

celebrate the ocassion no.32

this week at celebrate the ocassion it is challenge 32 any ocassion but must use ribbon
I cut this shoe at 4in from rock princess cart cut four times to make the card shoe
take two shoes lay side by side and glue a strip to each side to make the card then fold and glue on the other two cuts to cover up strip on inside. cut layers of shoe 4in add a ribbon and you have a cute birthday card which says. wishing "shoe" a happy birthday. now hop over and join in on the challenge

Sunday, September 25, 2011

mini album for the winner of dtc challenge anything goes

congrats to ana she won over at last challenge which was anything goes she won first place on her very cute halloween bag. She requested a mini album for her two princesses so here they go a castle to put all there dress up pictures in. this is the front with the two little girls with their names on front of book

heres a few of the inside

heres more of the inside

and the back. enjoy ana and your adorable little girls. and congrats on your first place project. to visit ana and tell her congrats you can go to

Saturday, September 24, 2011

I am on a new design team called cuttin with class challenges every tue

hop over to cuttin with class and become a follower and recieve this cute cut-file below I am super excited to be on this team hop over by and below is her main blog if you would like to visit that also our host is Jani from There will be a challenge every tues.

hope everyone can join when they can. it will be lots of fun just hop over to see all about the challenges.

here is the free cut file for just becoming a follower.

Friday, September 23, 2011

mag challenge by the page n0.45

todays cart id doodle charms pg 105 i have chose to do a bear charm necklace
cut 5in on a shrinky dink sheet color with colored pencils and use heat embossing tool to shrink now string on beads and i added a little glitter on bear. now come on over and join in dont forget mag is a design team call so if you are interested on being on this wonder team hop over and get all the info.

Give away by My Memories Digital scrapbooking

I was offered a chance to use this digital software, Well at first I was hesitate, because I am very computer challenged. But I decided to give it a try, and I am so glad I did. It is super easy to use and if you do run into problems there is a help line there for support. If you like scrapbooking card making, photo books, calendars just anything this is a great software.
simply pick your template or make your own choose your colors, rearrange the possilbilities are endless. You can save and print many copies to give out to all those family members for gifts etc. You can make many books at once in little time. Now doesnt that sound great. I have been given a free version and I am able to give one of my followers a free version also of memories suite! This software has been ranked no.1 on Amazon.
I will be giving software but if you would like to order something or do not win and would like to get the software you can use my code which is STMMMS88348 and you will recieve a 10 dollar discount off the purchase of My Memories suite software and a ten dollar coupon for the my memories. com store a twenty dollar value.
to visit the blog go to
now for the rules.
go to and choose your favorite layout, then comment on my blog telling me which one you like best.
for more entries for winning just go to
blog above my memories
http:/!my memoriessuite
now I hope you go take a look and come back here and tell me what you think I will be announcing the winner on sept 30 which is on a friday. this gives you plenty of time to enter.

follow the rules above go to and pick out your favorite layout and tell me by commenting on my blog and becoming a follower on both blogs. winner will recieve a free version of software. believe me it is super fun.

here is a layout page available and you just click and drag your picture into place and you can write any text you want and just print It doesnt get easier than that. You can make professional looking books like they do at certain printing shops and photo shops. would make great gifts for someone who loves to make incredible layouts etc without all the mess.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

baby suitcase mini album winner suzanne (fall blog hop)

suzanne is the winner of a mini book from the its all about fall blog hop. she has three small granddaughters so its all about pink! I made this going to grandmas suitcase to put there pictures in. This is the front of the suitcase.

here is the inside opens like a suitcase each pocket has a coat and rabbit stuffed animal and plenty of room for pictures

This is the back. hope you enjoy suzanne I will be mailing out soon. hugs and thank you everyone who left comments .

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

winner of its all about fall blog hop is suzanne pipitone

first I want to thank everyone who hopped on over to the hop and visited me and left such nice comments wish I could give all of you something alittle bit, but not rich. ha I will give back by visiting all my blog friends when I can. hugs and congrats suzanne I will post your mini when I am done.

challenge #9 at decorate to celebrate baby birthdays

my name is aleeah and i am having a minnie mouse party on my birthday in dec. grandma made me all these cute things

bag favors tbband m cart

cut fit to page gift bag cut

cut tulle sew on bag before putting bag together

sew ribbon on bag then put together

minnie mouse invites are magnets also used mickey and friends cart

cut mickey shadow 4in wht circle to write on is 3in from george cart

minnie mouse hair piece to replace party hats cut ears from mickey cart at 8in sandwich on headband then add bow

sucker favors giant lollipop cover with 6in mickey head

now wont you join us for this fun challenge remember no cards no layouts just party decorations invite are fine

Sunday, September 18, 2011

ballerina and witch sock monkeys

heres a little gift I made for my sons girlfriend she loves sock monkeys so I made a ballerina one with a tutu and below my grand daughter had to make her a halloween one.

eriona is my granddaughter she is 5 I sewed the monkey but she decorated it the way she wanted even the colorful tutu. this is her witch shes so proud of it. ha

halloween party favors for my g-daughters kinder class

I made witches shoes for the girls and smashing witches on a door with a candy kiss for hat and a match box to fill with candy

I made this witches hat for teacher started with a styrofoam cone and filled with candy the rim of hat is a cake circle covered with paper of choice cut 2 in larger then circle

heres a close up of the witches shoes filled with whoppers and made my own tags for shoes

here is a close up of witches smashing on door which is also a match box to fill with candy
thought I would get started on some halloween fun I love halloween.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Welcome to the all about fall blog hop

we are so happy you could join us for this super fun hop showcasing cards, layouts, and projects that are all about fall! You will find an array of ideas throughout the hop---from decorations to gift ideas and more, we hope you will enjoy each and every project along the way! This is a two day hop so be sure to catch both days for maximum ideas. You will find the entire line up below my post. now before the leafs change color and fall let"s get hopping!!!
If you have hopped over from Bobbi Jo you are in the right place. If you have just popped into visit my blog or reading this via e-mail and want to join our all about fall fun, then please click on Lyndas blog to start at the beginning
We have a wonderful grand prize for one lucky hopper today, a twenty-five dollar gift cert. from designs on cloud 9

to be eligible please visit each blog hop stop, and leave a comment . One random winner will be chosen on Wed sept 21st. this will give you plenty of time to finish hop. For more details on what you could choose if you are the winner, please visit our sponsor at
For the hop today I have created an apple bushel basket for fall centerpiece on my table

Start with a 8 in cake circle for bottom of basket, cut 8 2 by 5 in strips of brn. I used antique

spray and sponged off- and then sponged yellow and more browns for it to look like real basket

glue now glue your strips at bottom of cake circle then cover bottom with another cake circle to cover up your strips.

now connect three strips together with glue for top. now cut 1 in strips to weave in and out of basket. cover all strips at top with 2 in red strips on inside and out.

handles are on with wire and made the handles wrapped with green out of the plastic on tampax ha

now it is ready to fill with all those fall goodies, tag is cut from wrap it up cart at 4in and stamped all for me!

I would like to thank lynda for including me in the all about fall hop, this was alot of fun.

also want to thank all my good friends and followers who take the time to hop through and help make this a fabulous hop. Now whats a hop without candy. I will make a mini of chose to one of the comment bloggers. If you want to become a follower this would be a wonderful thing but that is up to you. I will pick winner on the 21 st of sept also. thank you for joining all the talent we have and now here is the line up of all these wonderful ladies

here is the names of the entire hop for two days so you dont miss a thing.


now here is line up for day two sept 16th please join for some great fall ideas

now here is a side view of my apple bushel basket just so you can get a better view of it. I really wish i could get a better picture it really looks like the real basket. thanks for hopping with all of us at the All about fall blog hop sept 15th and sept 16th

Tuesday, September 13, 2011





celebrate the ocassion challenge no. 30

this times challenge at is to make a tall card birthday with a present on it some where. I chose this card from just because cards the card is cut at 8 in (rocket card) then I used the cart birthday bash for the llama cut at 5in and I shaded it and colored presents with markers cut out happy birthday from a piece of cardstock. now wont you join us for this super fun challenge.

Friday, September 9, 2011

would you like to win a halloween mini for your kiddo pictures?

hi everyone, hope everyone is having a great day. I have some news to share, If you are a follower over at my and amys challenge blog one lucky follower is going to win a halloween mini. When we reach 200 followers I will pick a name out of the followers, If you can tell your friends and get us up to 300 I will make a second halloween mini. You can look at my sidebar and see some of the halloweens I have made in the past. If your name is chosen I will get ahold of you and will need your address and a idea of what kind of halloween mini you would like. thank you for making our challenge blog an success we love all our blogging friends. hugs

mag challenge no. 43 forever young cart

welcome to another challenge at todays cart is forever young and the page is 43 use any image on this page only and add embellishments etc. I chose to the purse for some girls party favors I cut at 4in and the insert is cut at 2in assemble all added bling and glitter. easy and cute for a little girls party. now won't you join us for the fun.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

challenge 8 any theme for decorate to celebrate

over the hill party decorations, "down in the dumps"! the sign on the door of the truck says we haul old dirt! the dump truck is for a centerpiece, used sweet n low box cut dump truck 7 in from b is for boy used tiny beads for dirt.

caution cones - lifes a party cart the party hat cut at 6in
street sign- used clothes pins and cut out strips, says no dumping old fossils here, if caught fine $50.oo

stop light favor box- long box cut 1 and a half in circles and write stop nap and shuffle
now I hope you find some sort of decoration for any party this is a easy challenge. please join us for some fun we would love to see what you come up with

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

first place winner at decorate to celebrate for challenge 7

first place winner at brenda (creativity is only a state of mine. brenda entered into the wed, bridal or engagement decoration challenge. her cake favor boxes were beautiful and she won first place with first place comes a free mini album of choice and your name in a monthly drawing for a wonderful prize. brenda loves elephants and the colors pink and purple so I mixed the two of them and made this mini album for her. this is the front

heres a few of the inside pages all the elephant is hand cut and pieced.

here is the back. congrats to brenda and you can hop over and take alook at her beautiful project

this is winner of comment blog hop challenge famlily reunion

this is late being posted because of computer problems the is the winner of last challenge blog comment hop over at shannon was the winner and she had gone to a animal farm in the mountains and wanted a album to reflect that so she could put her pictures in. so I started off with a barn added mountain, and trees for the woodsey look.

part of the inside

and this is the back. enjoy and will be mailing out soon. congrats to shannon mylow

Sunday, September 4, 2011

winner of kcee b-day blog hop is dana

dana was the winner of a haunted house mini, picked her name out of all the wonderful comments for kacee birthday hop, this is the front each part opens.

heres a few pictures did not take all every page is filled with a different halloween scene

heres another picture of inside

and here is the back. hope you enjoy your mini and thank you for visiting my blog and joining kacees 36th birthday hop. hugs