Friday, January 23, 2015

New Year's Resolutions.....NOT!

I'm not a fan of resolutions.....they seem so easy to break and then feel bad I'm on track this year to just take one step at a time to be a healthier better, exercise more, relax more!  I've made a little tracker for this using some fun Fancy Pants Designs and stamps from The Rubber Cafe' KOTM for January:

See the chalkboard washi along the bottom edge?  I can write with chalk to change my goals as I go....and the last page is about remembering to take some me time....something easy to forget sometimes.

Want to see more?  All the details and a written tutorial are over at The Rubber Cafe' blog.

Thanks for stoppin''s gonna be a GREAT 2015!!

Friday, January 9, 2015

New at The Rubber Cafe': January KOTM

Happy Friday!!!  TGIF!!!  Hope everyone has some crafty fun time worked into their plans this weekend!  I'm working this weekend, but it's at the LSS, and we have a work seems like play!  Love it!  It's time for a new kit over at The Rubber Cafe' and I'm up over there with some inspiration!  I'm a huge fan of cute little coffee cups....and sequins!  And best yet....Fancy Pants Designs....yep, you'll find them all in this kit!  Here's a little peek for ya:

Want to see more....and all the details on how to create this card?  You know the place....over at The Rubber Cafe' can find the post HERE.

Thanks for stoppin' by today....have a creative weekend!

Friday, January 2, 2015

January Challenge Time: Snowflakes!

Over at Scrap It Girl we are rolling out the New Year with a great challenge!  Share your projects with snowflakes!  We've got some inspiration over on the blog and make sure to link up your projects HERE.

I was inspired by some new Tim Holtz and Prima goodies, to create this tag:

The soft sweater pattern in the background is from a Tim Holtz stencil and Picket Fence Distress Spray, and the blue is Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean Inks blended together.

The Prima girl is layered by stamping on blue cardstock, Doodlebug paper, and AC glitter paper.  Queen and Co. rhinestones, and Doodlebug twine, Sprinkles and clothespins, and a bit of DCWV burlap paper add fun touches.  And I added some baubles and bling with Tim Holtz goodies too.

Here in Illinois....we are getting ready for our first real snowy weather this weekend.....this tag is the glittery pretty winter wonderland I'd prefer!  

Thanks for stoppin' by today....remember to join us over at Scrap It Girl!

Thursday, January 1, 2015

New Year, New Team....Ringing in the New with Paper House!

Happy New Year--Happy 2015 everyone!!  My year has started with a bang!!  I'm excited to announce that I'm joining an amazing group of ladies over at Paper House as a 2015 Design Team member!!

They have so many exciting collections coming for CHA 2015!!!  I feel truly blessed and I'm looking forward to a fantastic 2015 as a part of this team!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Packer Backers and Happy New Year!!

Almost time to ring in the new!  Where did the year go?!!!  I know where this past weekend went....we spent it watching our Green Bay Packers win the division!!

After the high of that amazing game, and the family fun time....back to, house cleaning, etc.  But also back to some blogging!  I have so many projects I've made and haven't gotten to share this year!!  My new year's resolution is to post to my blog a MINIMUM of twice a week!  We'll see how I do.....but for now, I'm sharing this one:

I used Teresa Collins Candy Cane Lane collection....Was a fun and easy Christmas Home Decor project for the LSS as a display.  Love the chipboard in the pretty!

So next time I will be blogging in 2015!!  Can't believe how fast this year went!  Happy New Year to everyone, and looking forward to a wonderful 2015....hope you are too!!

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Makin' it Merry

A Merry, Merry Christmas Holiday to all!!

A wish for joy, peace and happiness in the year to come!!

(Card created using Simple Stories DIY Christmas collection, Trendy Twine, and AC glitter paper).

Monday, December 22, 2014

Quick and Easy Christmas Cards!

Today I'm sharing a few cards I made lickity split....I wanted to try to keep it clean and simple....especially to keep my cards from needing a hand cancel (the PO is getting a little more picky about that!), but these were quick too....because I used journal cards from Simple Stories DIY collection:

I love their enamel dots with this collection and the tags mix and match for creating cards!

and last but not least:

Again, simple and sweet.

Thanks for stoppin' by today!  More quick and easy cards in the next few days!