Sunday, June 29, 2014

Simple Birthday Card

Good Morning fellow crafters!  I finished a simple birthday card several days ago and now I can post it.

 I love white on white cards, but here I wanted to add a very pretty teal accent and of course some diamond stickles sparingly throughout the background;  very simple, didn't take too much time and yet very pretty.

Supplies used:
Dies:    Marianne Creatables garden branch and Anja card stand, Cheery Lynn butterfly and flowers from the  baby's breath set, Impression Obsession tiny flowers, Spellbinders labels 18
Stamp:  Hero Arts
Ink:      Brilliance pearlescent jade

Thanks so much for "stamping" by,

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A Little Black Box

Just as every woman likes to have the perfect little black dress in her closet, so goes it for us crafters and the little black box; perfect for so many occasions. 

I love making these boxes since they look so professional.  Once you make the box, you only need to decorate it and you are done.  (And if you use printed paper, there is not much decorating needed.)

I decorated the top with the Tattered Lace florentine bow dies.  I know that when I first saw those dies, I thought, "why are they called bows"?  Well, if you curl them and sort of fold them in half, but not all the way, you have the loops!  I layered two loops and then used the Cheery Lynn cuties to make the flower in the center.  Added some leaves from the rose leaf embossing punch and that was it;  pretty black and white with a bit of red!

If you would like to learn how to make this decorated origami box, as well as 3 other kinds of boxes, join us for class this Saturday, June 28@1PM.Be sure to call or email to reserve your seat!

Supplies used:
Dies:  Tattered Lace Florentine bow set, Cheery Lynn cuties 2
Punch:  Large rose leaf floral punch & embosser by Nellie Snellen

Thanks so much!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

RAIN - A Tribute to the Beatles!

I had the opportunity to see Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles at Bethel Woods this past Friday and wanted to share some photos.  The show was great - really went down memory lane and the actors were so very talented!  It was also so nice to see 3 generations come, sing and mouth the words to the songs!!!  Who would have thought back in the 60's, that 50 years later we would be at such a concert.

I remember as if it were yesterday when I went to the movies to see A Hard Day's Night! And the screaming even at the movie was unbelievable.  I didn't get it.  I couldn't hear anything and I found it frustrating.  It always makes me laugh when I think of Cathy (she was older and took me and my sister) and at the end of the movie she said, "Oh I would really want to stay and watch it again because I didn't scream enough!"  Really!  But we didn't stay because no one wanted to sit through the other movie again.  (Remember double features?)

To my surprise, the pictures came out much better than I had expected.  I did crop them and did get rid of as many backs of heads as I could.

Hope you enjoyed the journey back into time and thanks so much for stopping by,

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Father's Day Make & Take

Just a quick post of the card we will create in today's Make & Take!  Perfect for Father's Day.........or a "guy" card for any occasion.

In addition, learn the basics of Pinterest during today's presentation and join this fun group that is the fasting growing social media on the net today!!! Even faster than Facebook and Twitter!

Looking forward to seeing you,