Saturday, March 20, 2010

♥ my guys

I enjoy the weekly American Crafts blog challenges so much and can't wait until a new one is posted! This week the challenge is to use two green American Crafts products on a card or a layout. I made a layout about my husband and son with green papers and a green flair!

American Crafts Supplies
Pattern Paper: Compliments from the Letterbox collection, Friendly Fern and Raindrop Rapture from the Dear Lizzy Spring collection, and Howdy from the Everyday collection
Thickers: Bliss from the Dear Lizzy collection
Flair: Smiley from the Dear Lizzy collection
Button: Elements glitter buttons "elegant"
Brad: Elements pearl brads - green

Maya Road Supplies
Borders Chipboard

Floss: DMC
Hemp Thread: May Arts
Pen: Sharpie
machine stitching

Thanks so much for looking,

Thursday, March 18, 2010


Made this layout using the fabulous Botanique papers from American Crafts!

American Crafts Supplies
Pattern papers:  Amelia, Elanor, Opal, Blanche, Edith, Viola, and Joyce from the Botanique collection
Flair:  Botanique

Other Supplies
envelope, key, and decorative pin:  Maya Road
embroidery floss:  DMC
buttons and pom pom ribbon

Thank you for looking,

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

[a] sequence

American Crafts Supplies
paper: Molten Melon Heat, Maverick Mang, Bodacious Banana, and Pretty Papaya from the Heat Wave collection
thickers: Rootbeer Float (black)

cardstock: Bazzill
ink: Maya Road
embroidery floss: DMC

Have a super day,

Monday, March 15, 2010

[a] fun dish towel!

Good Monday Morning!

I just posted a tutorial over at the Maya Road DT blog on how to alter a dish towel...

Have a great day!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Art Freckles Online Crop!

There is a very fun crop happening this weekend over at Art Freckles!

I posted a tutorial on how to make this card....

(all products from the Dear Lizzy American Crafts collection except for the Bazzill cardstock)

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

[a] smile!

close up of flower...

All pattern papers and flair from the American Crafts Dear Lizzy line.
Cardstock by Bazzill.

Thank so much for looking,

Monday, March 8, 2010


I made this 10 X 8 canvas to place on the shelf at our front door.

All the materials are from the American Crafts Dear Lizzy Collection. 
The "one" thickers are Letterbox Salutations.

Thanks for visiting :)
Have a really great day ♥

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

[a] tiny love

(if you click the picture it gets much bigger and
then you can read the journaling)

This weeks challenge on the American Crafts blog is to create a layout
with a "love theme". I remembered that I never made a page for
 Em about her little guinea pig "Tiny" who died. 

American Crafts Supplies
paper:  Gidday and Aloha from the Everyday collection
buttons:  glitter buttons (elegant)
thickers:  Rootbeer Float (black) and Subway (powder)
"date" sticker:  journaling sticker (Dear Lizzy - Flicker)
pen:  precision pen (03)

cardstock:  Bazzill
butterfly:  Creative Cafe
embroidery floss: DMC

Monday, March 1, 2010

having [a] ball!

I'm totally in love with making these flower balls!

The Dear Lizzy papers are so springy and perfect for the fun design!

"This self paced class is a part of our Little Giftables series, providing you with easy to make gift ideas when you need a present in a pinch! In our Have A {flower} Ball Class, you'll learn how to create charming centerpieces and pomanders using supplies that you already own! These make a great decorations for wedding or baby showers and are easy to make as well as easy on the budget!"