I am attempting to maintain a blog filled with random bits from my life and family as well as my adventures in crafting.

Monday, September 18, 2017

BBTB2 - Apple of My Eye

Happy Monday!

Welcome to another challenge over at BBTB2!
I am hosting the challenge this week and decided
to channel my love of the Harvest and especially the
Apple Harvest on my project.
There are so many fun apple cuts with the Cricut,
 I am sure you will be able to create something amazing!


I decided to use the fabulous apple from Doodlecharms -
it's seriously perfect.
I used up some more scraps from my stash
and pulled out some fun red patterned papers.
Added a few green gems for embellishment and
the sentiment is from Craftin' Desert Divas.

I hope you will join us over at BBTB2 this week!

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Cut It Up! Johnny Appleseed

Happy Friday!!!

Oh my! Life is SOOOOOOOOOOOOO Busy!!!
I can't believe it has been so long since my last post.
Seriously LIFE!!!

Today over at Cut It Up we have a new challenge starting!

Cut It Up

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Johnny Appleseed - Use an Apple

Sponsor:
$20 Store Credit

My Project:
I decided to make a sign that kids can hold up
on the first day of school so parents can take their pictures.
Isn't your Instagram feed inundated with those like mine is?!?!
I am one of those parents so I am just as guilty :)

Anyway, I used Locker Talk for the cut,
DCWV Grade School paper for the background,
and some textured red cardstock for the base.
I used some foam tape to pop up the image.

I love the bold colors and fun theme for this sign,
so perfect for those school shots ;)

I hope you will join us over at Cut It Up for our challenge.

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Cut It Up! Friendship

Happy Friday!

Welcome to another challenge for Cut It Up!

Cut It Up

This week we want to focus on Friendship!

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Our Sponsor:
Heartfelt Creations
$20 Gift Certificate

My Project:
I decided to follow a card from the cartridge
"Just Because" Cards.
All the cuts are set at 8" and it is a good sized card.
I love the pink and green papers together.
My base pink paper is from Echo Park.
The green overlay paper is from DCWV.
The papers I used for the owl and saying were just
in my scrap stash.
I think this is a fun friendship card :)

I hope you will join us over at Cut It Up!

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Monday, July 17, 2017

BBTB2 - 3D Projects

Happy Monday!

Welcome to another challenge over at BBTB2!

This week the challenge is all about 3D Projects...
SO FUN!!!

I decided to make a cute little pillow box from
Something to Celebrate.

My paper is from American Crafts.

I also decided to add a 3D butterfly.
I used Art Philosophy to cut out this cute image
and just popped up the
middle section of the layer to create the effect.
I used a rhinestone for embellishment.

My sentiment is from a stamp set from
Craftin' Desert Divas.

I hope you will join us over at BBTB2 this week!

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Monday, July 3, 2017

BBTB2 - July 4th

Happy Monday!!!

Welcome to another challenge over at BBTB2!
This week was my choice for the challenge and seeing
as how the 4th of July is tomorrow
I though we could channel our inner
Red, White & Blue.

I used the cut from Designer's Calendar for July 4th - LOVE.
I pulled some papers from my stash and just kind of
criss-crossed them for this fun layout.

I love the 4th of July and all that it stands for...
I also love the fireworks ;)

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Friday, June 30, 2017

Cut It Up! - Red, White & Blue

Happy Friday!!!

Can you believe July starts tomorrow?!?!
C.R.A.Z.Y.

Today over at Cut it Up! a new challenge has started!
Cut It Up

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Use Red, White & Blue
and/or a Patriotic Symbol

Seems fitting with the 4th right around the corner ;)

Our Sponsor:
Heartfelt Creations
$20 Gift Certificate

My Project:

For my card I used the stars from George
and all my papers are from my scrap stash.

The enamel dots are from Michael's
and the sentiment is from Craftin' Desert Divas.

I hope you will join us over at Cut It Up
for this week's challenge.

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Monday, June 12, 2017

BBTB2 - Happy Father's Day

Happy Monday!

I have the craziest week ahead and to top it all off...
Father's Day on Sunday!

Not. Even. Close. To. Being. Prepared!!!

At least I have a card ready,
thanks to BBTB2 ;)

Our challenge this week is
Father's Day.


I picked up a new paper pad at Hobby Lobby,
I haven't bought new paper for a LONG time!
I really love the masculine colors and patterns.

I used Summer Celebrations for the tie cut
and was inspired by a sketch from Mojo Monday.

The sentiment is from a $1 stamp set I picked up
along time ago at Robert's.

I hope you will join us over at BBTB2 this week!

Thanks for checkin' in!!!