Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Never too old to fluff your feathers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 Wanted to share the birthday hats my gd's made for party hats for me. How funny and cute. Want
to wish each and everyone a very happy thanksgiving. gobble gobble. hugs
Heres my cute little turkeys (chicks) Aleeah and Eriona. I am 25 today lol please don't bother turning the numbers around flatter me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

decorate to celebrate challenge

 Time for another challenge at Its all about Christmas. We would love to see your Christmas trees real, fake, paper etc. I made a alice in wonderland tree. the teacups are cut from tbbm2 cricut cart at 4in and the hats are handcut The doll on top I bought this summer at a garage sale she come in handy and is a great tree topper. It looks so cool in person and the girls love it. Its hard to get it all in and close.
 here is the free mini album for this challenge to the winner. So lets see your Christmas tree.
 heres a picture close up of tree the spades and clubs hearts and diamonds cut from indi cart at 3in
can you see the pins in the hats different colors and teapots. Hope this inspires. hugs

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

non tradional christmas card

This is a funny Christmas card, It is non-tradional ha entering into challenge no red, no greens etc
suppost to make anything except with those colors. go over to to enter your non-tradional Christmas card.
Now the message here is don't eat yellow snow. I embossed the snowman on yellow cardstock and cut dog 10 from the  four legged friends cricut cart. I hope it makes you smile. have a wonderful day.

shaped christmas card

 I been wanting to make this card for awhile now I am entering it into challenge 119 Christmas shaped cards at I used my cricut and wild card cart for door it is a tri-fold card. I cut one in a light shiny blue and one in white to layer the door pieces. Took a pipe cleaner made it into my wreath frame and used Christmas ribbon and embellishments.
 here it is to show the fold on card
here it is standing up.  hugs

thank you from the heart

 Today I am entering my gingerbread man treat bag. The challenge is at challenge 143 Thank you. The cut is from cricut cart jolly holidays. I cut it from a paperbag then sewed around edges, use pinking shears around after sewed.
decorate the front before filling with candy. I used little nerds to fill mine. Fills like a little bean bag. ha
I slit a cut in the back the flap goes down and you can get your candy. The peppermint is a stamp cut out. It says open my flap. Used brown ink for the thank you and from the heart stamps. These would look really cute with many in a basket to grab for party favors etc. hugs

Monday, November 25, 2013

reindeer tag gift

I am entering this into the linky party tags. I used my cricut and the cart wild card with the envelope cut WOW! It called out reindeer to me. ha I cut envelope at 4in added trees for antlers, used punch for nose, cut 2 in strip across and made paperbow. the eyes are also punched. The tag is cut for tbbm at 3in with tiny clothes pins to hold the 2in boots cut from paperdoll cart. I am going to put tags in this and give to my friends.

Friday, November 22, 2013

a sweet birthday party for the sweeties

 My ex daughter n law ask me to make some birthday party favors and so for my granddaughter, she is throwing her a surprise party for her and her other baby at the same time. She wanted a candy theme. I used the mini monster cartriage for the candy shaped pieces and for the favor bags use tbbm2 the boxes u see are to put candy in for the dishes and you can label on front of the candy. the banner is candy pieces also this is just part of it. the big piece in background is going on top of cake
and the lollipop suckers are the cupcake toppers.
there are so many pieces just couldn't figure out how to get it all in. they are going in a box so wont be set up at my house to show you when completed. hugs

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

 I am posting these cards to apply for Mae Sunshine Designs to go give it try go to For the application.
 Well as you no sometimes be crafty can be a curse. lol. When your birthday,etc rolls around You get no cards because you can make them, ha In my case what do I get that I cant make that's what hubby says. ha. I made this card for myself since I am a big turkey my birthday is Nov 28th turkey day.
 Since I made myself one I might as well make two, and also use it to try for the dt.
And her is a Christmas card, I had no ribbon for this one, the ribbon above is what I won from little scrap pieces, Its so beautiful and fun to work with. Wish me luck,(I will need it) lol

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

christmas card

 Its time for another challenge a sketch challenge at  The sketch is above. I started off with cardstock cute to  5 and a half and 7 and a half in. Cut a blue strip for the long width of card and then an white embossed page on top of it then the snow man embossed
made the bow out of oval cut on George cart stamped Christmas wishes
here is a closer look at the embossing.

Monday, November 18, 2013

altered notebook for sketch

 Monday challenge sketch challenge above at my craft spot.
 I decided to make this notebook by the sketch. My g-daughter can use this to hold her picture cards she has to study during homeschool. This is a good place to keep them to look back on. I used a camera cut from my cricut and used this as the holder for the picture.
here is the inside the pictures on the right are the ones still have to study in future. and the ones glued to the pages with the information wrote on the page is the ones studied. Hope you will go over and join this sketch challenge.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

nutcracker advent calendar for cut it up challenge

Entering My nutcracker advent calendar into the Its the countdown challenge no.32 My granddaughter loves nutcrackers so I decided to figure out how to make one for her to make counting down to Christmas to be fun. she loves it.  I used tbb&more cart
I used the box cut on pg 119 because you can put it so it will open to the front. I cut 44 boxes and assembled by hot glueing together. the numbers are cut from scrap paper I glued the entire nutcracker on a music box for a little extra cuteness. He looks so cool on my fireplace. He is about 2 ft tall when finished. Have any questions on how to make this just email me I will try to explain it better. hugs

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Time for another challenge at Decorate to celebrate

 Yes Its time for another challenge, Thanksgiving two. Congrats to all the winners and cant wait for you to hop over and join in on the fun.  The winner will win this mini album made from the mini album cart from cricut. You can use for recipes, family fun etc.
 here is some of the pages has plenty of pockets and pages.
heres one more view. Hope you will join us. hugs

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

christmas card

Entering this card into mojo sketch above  I folded cardstock
5 by 6 in card cut strip for center of card, circle in the middle is cut 8 in and small circle is cut 4in the wreath leaves are cut at 2 and a half inch and banners are hand cut stocking is from x-tra cuts I had the cart I used for this card is home for the holidays fall and winter cart.

A christmas tag

Christmas tag made from different cricut carts all cut at 3in tag is from tbband more cart
Entering into the following challenge at challenge 210 a Christmas tag.

snowman poop!

 Thought I would put a different twist on the snowman poop gift. I used the tea cup to start with the bottom of the stool. cut at 11in tbb&m2 cart then I used the cart chores cart for the toilet lid top of toilet cut at 8 in  the snowman is from winter cart and cut off broom to look like a plunger. I am actually giving this to a person she has a great personality last year I gave her a bag of coal. The toiled lid opens and closes with strong magnet. I am entering this into the challenge Frosted designs-Friday challenge give a gift. and also entering into challenge 4crafty chicks anything but a
 heres a picture with lid open I plan on putting tic tacs in it I also stamped merry Christmas in the bottom.
heres a closer look at the snowman and verse plunge in chimney drop!!!

sm turkey favor box

This would be cute for school favors super easy. Used cricut carts tags bags boxes and more the flower box cut at 8 in assemble then flip the front lid for head cut off back and glue to the front of the back of box. Instead of cutting another just for the top of head trace two and glue on top of head. punch eyes 3/4 in and beak is drawn along with gobbler cut 3 2in scallops for belly Used a button to keep lid shut and the back feathers are cut from create a critter cart. at 6in cut off legs and glue to back of box.

Monday, November 11, 2013

turkey basket

 Heres a turkey basket made from cricut cartriage tbband more 2  Cut pumpkin basket at 11 and 1/4
hand drew the head, beak and wings used create a critter cart for acorn and leaf tag cut at 3in
Entering into linky party no.19 Happy thanksgiving
heres a side view.


 Heres a thanksgiving card I made to wobble and entering into CAS-action wobble challenge
 I used stretch ur image cricut cart for turkey cut at 3in
used crinkle ribbon I won a while back, button tag and a pinecone drew the stem on it the tag is stamped with happy fall yall!!! stamp. Also entering challenge 186 ribbons and buttons at

heres a picture just to show you it wobbles couldn't catch it in action not fast enough ha. hugs

Saturday, November 9, 2013

My craftroom space plus homeschool room

 I have a big room so I have a lot of pictures couldn't fit all in one. This is the preschoolers desk I made out of her old baby bed Its got everything she needs abc's are around top her colors etc.
 This is the art desk for class stamps and so on  on the back wall which is doors for tables
 Heres the main learning area desk are made out of old dresser draws and a door covered in cardstock chalk board is made out of an old refrig door large bullentin board covers wall is ceiling tiles covered in wrapping paper
 This is just a different view the sun is shining sorry.
 now we start on craft room side this is some of my extra cuts I have labeled in boxes I made
 This is just a small corner keeps supplies desk computer and cricut carts
 Here is my working space along the wall
 some cute little house displays I bought at a flea market and use for my supplies
Heres my cricut machines in middle of floor and I bought these work benches at g sale they are perfect. Just wanted to share. hugs

christmas wreath

Yes my mother made me make her a wreath after seeing the fall ones. She loves red and white. She hasn't seen it yet hope she likes it. hugs