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September 29, 2016


Hello! Today I have a card to share which was created with the DCWV Paint and Create Heart of Gold Paper.  Instead of using the water colors which come with this set, I used my Chameleon pens to color the flowers.  I was a bit intimidated to color but was amazed at how easy it is to use the Chameleon Pens.  I love the shading on the flowers with these pens.
The sentiment was cut using a die and adhered to the colored page.  I trimmed the colored image to fit a 5x7 card.  A few die cut flowers and sequins were the finishing touch on my card.
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a fantastic day!

September 27, 2016

Oriental Trading - Halloween Cards

Hello!  Today I have a special project to share featuring some Halloween products from Oriental Trading.  I was amazed at how many fun and festive items are available for Halloween.  For my cards I used the Halloween Basic Pattern Paper Assortment and mixed several of the different patterns.  I focused each card on the images available in the paper collection and the embellishments complimented the focal point.
Each card was accented with some Halloween flowers and metal embellishments from the Fall Embellishment Kit.  The clips and brads from the assortment are only a sample of the items from this kit.
My cards were also embellished with the Halloween Washi tape set.  The fun patterns were the perfect compliment to the pattern papers and embellishments on my card.  The finishing touch on each of my cards was some coordinating Trendy Twine.
I hoped you enjoyed checking out my projects using my new goodies from Oriental Trading. These items are available in the Halloween Headquarters from Oriental Trading. Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a great day!

This review is based strictly on my opinion.  I was provided the samples free of charge by Oriental Trading to provide my honest review.  No other type of compensation was received.  All ideas and opinions are my own.  

September 26, 2016


Happy Monday!  Today I have another card to share created with the new Peachy Keen Stamps released for Halloween!  They are absolutely adorable!  For this fun card I used the Silly Spooky Stamp Set and the new digital images.  Since coloring is really not my thing,  I simply printed the digital image on colored card stock and fussy cut it to fit the frame of my card.
My Martha Stewart Drippy Goo punch was used to add the border along the top edge of the frame and accented with a few enamel dots.  I tied on a sentiment from the APB Happy Halloween stamp set with some Lime Licorice Trendy Twine.  A tiny bit of washi finished off my card.
Head on over to Peachy Keen Stamps to take advantage of the promo pricing! Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a wonderful day!

September 23, 2016

Happy Halloween

I am so excited to be sharing a Halloween card created with some new Peachy Keen Stamps.  As my crafty friends know I love my Peachy Keen Stamps and am always up for the opportunity to play with them. The first pumpkin is from the new Itchy Stitchy Face Assortment and the second one is from the Funny Fangs Assortment.  How cute are these faces with their adorable fangs!
The base of my card was created with the DCWV Fall & Halloween Combo Matstack.  I layered a pumpkin doily on top and added a sentiment from the Scrappy Moms Bewitched (retired) stamp set. Spooktacular Taffy Trendy Twine was the perfect color combination for the tiny bows on the pumpkins.
These adorable stamps are available over at Peachy Keen Stamps.  Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a fantastic day!

September 22, 2016

DCWV - Treat Jar

Hello! I have a project to share over on the DCWV blog featuring the new Lia Griffith Fall Paper Flowers and the Tags and Labels Stacks available at Joann stores.  Since today is the first day of Fall why not share a gift giving idea for the upcoming holiday season.  I created a "cookie mix in a jar" for a gift and wrapped the jar with some DCWV Gold Threaded Burlap. Although hard to see in the pictures, this burlap has sparkly gold accents throughout and is so beautiful.
The large flower was the perfect compliment to the treat jar.  I scrunched it up a bit since it was oversized and I didn't want it to cover all of the burlap.  A couple of leaves from the same stack were tucked in behind the flower and adhered with several glue dots.  Some jute was wrapped around the lid and a tag from the Lia Griffith Tags and Labels Stack was tied to the lid.  The finishing touch was a scalloped circle punched from the remaining scraps which was was adhered to the the lid of the jar.
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a fabulous day!

September 19, 2016

Trendy Twine - Beach Day

Happy Monday!  I have a single page layout to share over on the Trendy Twine blog today featuring some Lemon Peppermint Trendy Twine.  With the end of Summer upon us, I needed to get one last Summer layout in my scrapbook.  My layout page was created with papers from the DCWV Tahiti Beach Stack.  I used several different patterned papers which all coordinated perfectly with the Lemon Peppermint Twine.
The title was cut from the Baby Steps Cricut cartridge and welded together using my Cricut Explore. The arrows were cut from different dies.  The twine was used to accent the background paper by adhering it in a half circle directly on the paper.  I added a Manila Tag to the center of the twine circle and stamped a sentiment and arrow from the Documenting Everyday stamp set.  A Trendy Page Dot was used to embellish the tag along with some paper and more twine.  The tiny stamped arrow and all of the other sentiments are from the same stamp set.  A couple of metal buttons and some enamel dots finished off my layout page.
Check out all of the crafty products used on my project in the store. Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!

September 15, 2016

DCWV - Shadow Box

Hello! Today I have project to share over on the DCWV blog with one of the new Halloween stacks available at Joanns. Why not take all of these cute elements from the DCWV Halloween Night Stack and create a fun decor shadow box.  This could not be easier to put together.  Some quick measurement of the shadow box and I quickly lined it with the festive papers from the stack.
Each box had it's own design anywhere from a simple title, some word art, a rosette center piece, to a pumpkin patch or spooky scene.  A few die cuts from my collection of Halloween punches were the perfect accents to these gorgeous papers.  I added a few embellishments including a fun brad, a "31" chipboard piece and some Orange Licorice Trendy Twine from my stash.  A couple of skeleton head charms from Blue Moon Beads were tied to the top with some more twine.
This was a quick and fun project to create for a home decor item.  It's also a great way to use up those scraps left over from other projects.  Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a crafty day!