Monday, October 20, 2014

So Thankful!!

Hey friends!! Thanks for stopping by; I truly do appreciate each and every person who stops by my blog and post such wonderful comments!!  You're all THE BEST!!

This "Thankful" project is created for The Cutting Cafe's October 21st design team post.  This week we were about to play with two files Halloween and Fall in a Jar or Halloween and Fall Shaker Cards.  I wanted to play with my Perfect Pearls for a while now and upon seeing these files I KNEW this would be the perfect (no pun intended) project!! :o)  I used the Halloween and Fall in a Jar printable set for my card project.  The file also comes with sentiments; however, I had this one in my head so I went with it!!  Check out some pics below:

 I love the way the leaves shimmer on the card front, so glad the camera was able to pick that up.  The heart was a stick pin that I dismantled so I could use it here.  

These are the Perfect Pearls colors I used:  

Thanks so much for checking out my post for today;  I hope you all have a fantastic week ahead!!



Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sweet Treats & Pumpkin FUN

I know I've said it before, I LOVE FALL!!  Yes, Fall is my favorite season.  I love to watch the changing colors of nature, the school children waiting at the bus stop to be picked up for a day of learning, testing new soup recipes in my kitchen, the new styles and colors of clothes, jeans, boots.....I LOVE IT!!  :o)

I'm especially fond of pumpkins too!!  Although I do not celebrate Halloween in the way most do (no spooky shenanigans), I always try to have some candy on hand for the office and the little baby trick or treat'ers!!  This basket now sits in my office and I will also use it on Halloween to hand out candy!!

I used a the Pumpkin Trio Shaped Card file from The Cutting Cafe to create this adorable basket to hold all my sweet treats!!  Check out a few photos:

These flowers I created using the leaf cut file that comes with the set.  I just duplicated it several times, colored and layered the piece together!  The centerpiece is a circle with brown shading.  I love how they turned out.

Whelp, thanks for stopping by today!!  I hope you've enjoyed my project as much as I enjoyed making it!! 

 Have a Scrap-ta-stic day!!


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Fall is in The Air

Happy Tuesday!!

Just wanted to come by and share a card I made last night using some supplies and papers I've had on hand for quite sometime now.  The center quote is a vellum sheet I fussy cut to fit in the center of the star!!

Here's a picture next to the papers I used.  The stars came from a graduation sticker sheet, they were the leftovers.  

I am submitting this card to Scrappy Moms - Terrific Tuesday Challenge Blog.  Thanks for stopping by!!


Saturday, October 4, 2014

Pumpkin LOVE

Welcome back!!

This week's post for The Cutting Cafe is ALL ABOUT THE PUMPKIN!  I love fall, it is my favorite season!!  I'm not a big Halloween fan but PUMPKINS.....just adorable!! ;o)

I really wanted to go outside of my comfort zone on this one and because I've been wanting to create some "Fall Inspired" decor for my home I decided to use the Halloween Trio - Printable Stamp Set to create this here.......

.........a centerpiece for my kitchen!!  I used a clear glass jar from Ikea (came as a set of three), added some spray paint and my drippy goo punch to create this look!!

 And here are my pumpkins!!  I cut them out with a double-sided paper, alternated the colors, added a leaf to each and wah-lah!!  They go 360* around the jar!!  The glass acorn and leaf pieces I picked up at Target and the straw came from my stash.

Here's a view from above showing off the beautiful flower arrangement I picked up at ACMoore....with a coupon of course!! :o)

Whelp, I hope I have inspired you to get your fall crafting ON!!  I know I did!!  Truth be told I brought a few different items to alter but decided on the jar for now so don't be surprised if you check back here and I've upload another project!!  Its addictive!!  

Happy Crafting!!


A Diddle Diddle.....

Boys are a Mommy's Dream come True!!

Wanted to share some of the awesomeness I created for a friend's baby shower this past weekend....3000 Miles away from home!!  As it turned out it was "most cost effective" to take the items with me on the plane than to ship them!!  who knew...any who.... checkout some pics!!

The theme was "Music Please";  Mommy & Daddy to-be are both musicians.  This Dollar Store banner I altered came out so perfectly for the space!  I truly love it!!

 I created these simple tags using a file from The Cutting Cafe and attached them to an organza bag filled with a candle. A small gift for each guest to take home.

The table centerpiece (above and below) was inspired by two pinners on Pinterest. They inspired me; I added my own flare and pulled this together and YES that is a genuine vinyl record!! :o)

And finally......A fun baby carriage file I enlarged to create this cute card box; which can double as storage for baby items now that the shower has passed.  The base is a baby wipes container.....

Hey, thanks for checking out my post!!  Happy Crafting!!