Thursday, April 23, 2015

Baby Onsies

My Niece is expecting twins. This is what I made for the babies shower.
The card  is an A6 and I found the buggy and foot prints in the silhouette store.
let me just say " I LOVE  LOVE HEAT TRANSFER VINYL - LOVE IT!!!!" it is a blast !!!! I only have pink and lavender but I WILL stock up on all the colors!! I also bought some more onsies too ha ha ha...


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Monday, April 6, 2015

Birthday card

LOL! Birthday card I made for my brother. I got the design (speedy excited-looney tunes) from the Silhouette store. I can't help but laugh every time I see the card!!! its FUNNY!!! and my brother is giong to laugh too...HA HA HA


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Birthday card

Birthday card I made for my niece. The card is an A6 - 6.5"h x 4.5"w. I used the cricut cartridge. "Paper Doll Teen Scene". The doll is cut at 4.83"h (pg 34 workout). The letters and sentiment were done on the silhouette.


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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Easter cards

Here's my Easter cards, I made 16 - 2 each color. I got the design from the Silhouette store, its an A2 card.
FYI- for the card to stand I sliced 1/8" off the bottom.

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on the inside the text color matches the color of the card.(ex. purple card with purple text)


Birthday card for niece

Here's a card I made for my niece. The card is 9" h ( scored at 4.50 and folded in half). So the card is 4.50"h x 6.50"w.   I got the princess image from Lettering Delights -"more Happily ever After", she measures 4" but I took the knife and cut her about 1/4" under her fingers, then did a no cut and added her to a background that measured 6.25"w x 4.25"h . I made the window 3"h x 2.75" w and found the shutters in the Silhouette store -"build a house" and they measure 3"h x 1.37"w and I welded tabs 2.75"h x.25"w to the shutters so I could open and close the shutters. I just love how it came out!

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Birthday cards

Here's some birthday cards I made for my niece and her husband.
I used my cricut and Create a Critter cart.
the hippo was cut @ 2.86"h, water @ 1.42"h and phrase @ 1.75"h. inside was done with the Silhouette.

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the beaver cut @ 2.91"h, tree stump cut @ ?(don't remember) and "DAM" is from Lyrical letters cut @ 1.27"h, inside was done on the silhouette
















Thursday, February 19, 2015

Creative storage

My work area isn't that big and my xyron machines are on my work desk. Where can I put them? think..think...!! A few weeks ago Michaels had the jetmax cubes on sale(buy one get one free) and I had a 20% off total purchase coupon so I got a few LOL....anyway I got the file drawer and after putting it together I was surprised it didn't have a bottom....OH DEAR! I need a bottom......think think... think some more....brain getting very tired .....here's what I came up with and SURPRISE!!! it works WONDERFULLY!!!!

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jetmax /Recollections file drawer















that's the xyron: 5", 2.5" and 1.5"












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I held a pencil along the slat and drew a line, then punch 1/8" holes above the line and 1/2" apart and wrapped yarn around the bottom slat













bottom of file drawer...LOL I used the front and back of the box. I cut the cardboard 13 1/2 wide x 12 5/8 h. On one piece draw your lines and punch your holes FIRST! then glue the pieces together and after a few hours repunch your holes.

















side view of bottom, the cardboard piece lines up perfectly with the slats













TA DA!!! that my crafty friends is creative storage!!!! Now my xyron machines are off my craft desk but within easy reach. LOVE IT!!!!
I'm back to rearranging my craftroom and ORGANIZING my crafts!!! have 3 more jetmax cubes to put together....