Sunday, October 28, 2007
Monday, October 22, 2007
Well, yesterday, I quit at the Butler Michaels. It's like a HUGE weight lifted off my shoulders! I no longer have to drive all the way up there for NO reason! Now I can focus on ONE Michael's! I really hope to get a lot of people to come to my classes! I hope that I can create some awesome projects! What a task! I'm really looking forward to it! I just have a feeling that I'll be better off at the Mills. I have more creative freedom, and since it's a new store, I'll be able to daw people in. Come back often to look at my blog, because all these new projects will be on here! Hope they'll be appetizing enough to want to make on your own!
Wish me LOTS of luck!!!!
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Here are a couple pictures of cards that I have made for birthdays. Boy are there a lot of birthdays in October! I'm trying to keep up! I have one more to make, and then I should be ok.
The first picture is one that I stole the idea from Splitcoaststampers and modified it. I made it for my Grandmother who turned 88!!!! The technique on this card is paper piercing aroun the white paper.
The second picture is my cousin's card. He's turning 12, but I just love the Loads of Love stamp set! And the technique in this one is kool-aid mixed clear embossing powder which makes: scratch and sniff!!!! Thanks to Heather Casey for giving me that idea!
The third card I made is for my other cousin's birthday who is turning 14. The only stamping I did was the eraser on the end of a pencil to do the polka dots. I know it has ribbon, I'm just hoping that it's "manly" enough for a 14 year old! I love using chipboard. I made the letters myself, because I don't have letter stencils that large. That was fun, let me tell you.....
Friday, October 12, 2007
Yesterday I finished my frame for Michael's in Butler. See picture.... And I have fabulous news! I was just hired at the Michael's at the Mills! So now my friends can come to all my classes!!!! Hopefully my crafts will be well received at this new Michael's. I will be doing everything that I'm doing at the Butler Michael's. Scrapbooking, stamping, cards, paper crafting, you name it, and I can teach it! I'm looking for some really cool ideas, so once I make them and get them approved, I will post my classes on here.
I love doing these frames! It's a scrapbook page on a frame! I found the picture on the Internet, GOD it's hard to find a 5x7 picture on the net! Then I "frosted" the bottom of the glass with White Craft Ink (pigment ink). The tag at the top was embossed with clear embossing powder mixed with cinnamon! Mmmmmmm! I embossed the letters with versamark and silver embossing powder. And I made the tag and crimped it closed. They sell this tool at Michael's. I LOVE IT! I had to draw the holly and berries because I took the holly stamp back to Michael's. Duh! And the paper is from a slab of Christmas paper. I embossed some swirls in the corner before I put the holly and berries on. I LOVE swirls! This frame is very easy! Once I got the idea, it didn't take long to complete. Oh, and Craft Spray adhesive is my new best friend!!!!!! Note: Spray your stuff OUTSIDE!!!!!!!!!!
I will be teaching this frame class on Nov. 29th from 6:30-8:30 at the Mills Michael's if anyone is interested!
So, off to make some cards!
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
To answer the comments, the red thing was to resemble a sled. I didn't want to add anything else to it so it would take away from the rest of the page. I just doodled a design on the sled, there aren't any words. At the bottom, it says Jackson, 2 yrs. Playing in the snow with Daddy. Jan. '07. That's it. I'm glad you guys like it! Now I can work on my Christmas stuff!
I'm pretty happy with the weather! I don't like cold at all! It is an oxymoron (one of my favorite words) that I'm working on snow pages when it's breaking the heat record for this late in the year!
Oh well! I have to be ahead of the game, so I must continue my Christmas projects! Hopefully I'll be able to get some projects done for Thursday..... ;)
Off to Michael's to grab some ribbon and the full set of chipboard alphabets!
Sunday, October 7, 2007
Thursday, October 4, 2007
Ok, below is a picture of a Halloween wreath my friends and I made this past weekend. I took the pictures at 8:00am on Saturday morning. The fog was a PERFECT backdrop for these SPOOKY pictures!!! We had so much fun making this wreath!!!! Can't wait to do one for Christmas!
Hi! Today is Oct. 5th, 2007. I just created this blog, and I have NO idea what I'm doing!!!! I wanted to create a blog so that my friends can see my latest craft creations instead of me emailing all my pictures and hogging up their inbox space!
Let's get crafting!