Feb 27, 2011

Owl B-day Cake

This week is my "little" girl's 15th b-day. She really likes owls so I had her help me make her an owl cake. It turned out really cute, so I wanted to share it with you. It was a lot of fun making!

Feb 22, 2011

Upcoming Cricut Classes

Here is some information on my upcoming Cricut Classes. Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to attend one of these classes.

Feb 19, 2011

January's Memory Page

Like I mentioned in an earlier post I have decided to scrap a montly page this year in order to cherish events and memories on a monthly basis. Here is my January page.

I soon will have quick pages available for sale for $1.25, making it easy for you to cherish your memories easily. If you are interested please be sure to e-mail me at:

Feb 14, 2011

Valentine Projects

Here are a few gifts I worked on and gave as Valentine gifts this year. This first one I had my kiddos help with to give to their "World Class Dad".

We painted the piece of wood black, let it dry and then rubbed some wax from a candle stick over it in different areas and painted it red. Once the red paint was dried we used a scouring pad to rub off the wax which let the black show through. We all went through magazines looking for words that best described or reminded us of the wonderful man in our lives, I call "Hubby" and they call "Dad". Once we had enough to fill a heart shape we used Mod Podge to glue them on and to seal over them and the whole board. Once that was all dried we added nails in a heart shape and useed a combination of black cord, thread, and wire to complete the heart. We then added twine, so it can be hung. It will also look good on an easel.

This next project I made for my son's teacher. I filled a frappuccino bottle with Rolos and then added the sentiment. I used copper embossing powder for the car and on the blue paper I think it "pops" nicely. :)

These next projects are digital projects that I put together for my son's class Valentine Party. I included a couple of ideas for the coupons and left four others for them to personalize. I made covers with owls for the boys and ones with birds for the girls. They were a big hit and I know that the receiver of these coupons will be very appreciative as well.

Feb 5, 2011

Digi Scrapping

Another thing that I enjoy doing is Digi Scrapping. I started scrapbooking when my daughter was born, almost 15 years ago, and started Digi Scrapping about 3 years ago. For me I love technology and digi scrapping is less messy and since my wonderful husband got me a laptop for Christmas a couple of years ago I am able to do it on the road!

As I mentioned in my last post, January was filled with many events and activities. My youngest turned 10, I helped a lot with an upcoming Benefit Auction, and we celebrated my dad's 60th b-day. For my dad I had fun going through 60 years of pictures and putting a DVD video together for him.

For this year I have decided to scrap/journal monthly events and activities. I will be posting my monthly pages in hopes that whether you do traditional or digi scrapping that you will continue to be inspired to cherish daily memories by scrapping! I am currently working on my January 2011 page and will be posting it soon. Here are a few pages that I completed recently of my kiddos b-days last year (yes, even with digi scrapping I am behind).

Party Favors

Wow, January blew by fast and was so jammed packed with events and preparing for events that I didn't have time to add posts. I was able to do a variety of fun projects and thought I would share them with you.

First off I spent a lot of time last month helping our Christian school prepare for their big upcoming Benefit Auction, which is tonight! In among the many responsibilities that I take on with that, I got to do some fun projects too. :) I love designing with the computer, so I designed flyers, programs, posters, etc. We are also offering a couple of VIP tables this year, so I offered to make and donate table favors. The colors of the Auction are silver, black, white, and burgandy so here are a few pictures of the favors that I made.

I used white cardstock, the Tags, Bags, Boxes and More Cricut cartridge, black and silver embossing powder, stamps, burgandy tulle, and a variety of chocolates. Fun and easy to make!