Copyright Information

Thank you for stopping by my blog! I hope you enjoy the things that I create and share! I do have a copyright on my original creations (see logo on my sidebar below).
If you create and post a creations based off of mine, please refer (with a link) back to my blog. Please do not use my ideas for files, profit or for contests. Thank you!

My Craft Goals for 2015

My Goals for 2015:

1. Update my goals for 2016 in January of 2016 :)
2. Maximize my crafting time!
3. Keep plugging away at scrapbooking photos!!
4. Learn how to Heat Press!!
5. Have fun!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

2nd Grade LO

Today starts a new challenge at Let's Scrap Sketches!!  I took Tanner's composite class photo from last year and finally got it scrapped!!

I used elements from both pages to make my one page layout.
I love using sketches as a guideline to creating my pages! 
I made a banner out of wood pieces and twine.   I also used the letters T M A (Tanner's initials) instead of the ribbons.  He has been asking to write cursive since kindergarten!!!
I added a little heart because he loved his teacher so much!!! 
I love how this tuned out!  It is hard to match the flag background in the photo!

I hope you join us at Let's Scrap Sketches to get/stay caught up on your scrapbooks!!!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Tanner Spring Picture LO

Today begins a brand new challenge at Frosted Designs - Splatter!!  I watered down some brown acrylic paint and flicked it off the paint brush onto my paper.  I also took some Dirty Martini Dylusions Ink and poured it in a cup.  I took a paintbrush and flicked it on the paper. 
I inked the photo mat and stapled a strip of burlap behind my picture. 
This little journal card was perfect for this layout - this is his spring school photo!
I cut my title using my Silhouette Cameo with brown cardstock.

This layout was fun!!  Boys are messy and I see lots of splatters in my house!!!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Baseball Sign

I made this sign for my friend and fellow baseball mom Lindsay.  Our boys play on the same team and we spend a lot of time together!!!  Our husbands are both on the board of our organization - so this sign can hang almost year round!!!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015


Today I am featured at The Buckle Boutique BLOG!  I make a lot of wine glasses and am very lucky to be able to sell them at a local Sip and Paint Shop called Twisted Vine Collective (  Lately I have been playing with glitter vinyl from The Buckle Boutique!  It is a little thicker to cut, but more delicate to work with.  The glitter is just beautiful on the glass - hard to capture in a photo!!

I designed my word Cheers on my computer and cut out the glitter vinyl using the Vinyl Setting but adding a double cut. 
The negative piece just pulls away super easy. 
I used my dental tool to weed out the inside pieces. 
Regular transfer tape does not stick well to the glitter vinyl, so I use painter's tape.  I burnish it on with a scraper. 
I use my spatula tool to gently start the vinyl - encourage it to come off the backing if you will. 
I clean my glass surface with rubbing alcohol and let it dry.  Then position the word where I want it and burnish it again.  Slowly peel the tape away.
And I am now ready to celebrate!!!

With all of my vinyl decorated wine glasses, I recommend hand washing! 

Have a Blingy Day!!

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Gift Card Holders

I hope you had a wonderful Easter!!

Today I am a guest designer at my friend Sheila's BLOG.  Today I am sharing some fun gift card holders.  My aunt wanted some gift card holders for her grandkids and friend's grandkids.  I got out my Cameo and got to work!
I used these pieces from a Silhouette file to create the pocket.  I used the butterfly for the girl card holders.  I used bright papers!
The pocket pieces were folded and adhered inside the card using my ATG gun. 
I placed them right above the slit. 
I added a little washi tape on the front.  I used chipboard pieces for the boy cards from Boys Rule.  I added gems to the butterfly body and bent the wings up.

These were fun little card holders - I love the versatility of the design and will use this design again!!

Thanks Sheila for having me on your blog today!!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Spring Pictures LO

Today begins a brand new challenge at Let's Scrap Sketches.  I found this gorgeous Quick Quotes paper in my stash and it looked so nice with my son's spring photos - so I had to put these together!!!
This sketch can be used as a 2-page layout, or you can use one of the pages to make a single layout.  If you are a card maker, you can use the design to inspire a card.  I did not have a large photo, so I created a collage of three photos instead. 
I added some wood bugs in place of the flowers - as a mom of all boys I don't use many flowers!!! 
I printed the title from my Silhouette Studio using a font that I purchased (Desire).  I cut scrapbook paper down to 8 1/2 x 11 and ran it through my printer.
We have traditional fall photos every year and do a spring photo session as a school fundraiser.  The backgrounds are outdoorsy and fun.

I hope you join us at Let's Scrap with your project!!!  You may just win the prize!!!

Monday, March 30, 2015

New in the Nest Onesie

My friend Robin has a darling store in downtown Springfield, Nebraska and I have sold several crafty items there the past two years.  I have been having fun making Onesie Shirts and posting them on Facebook - Robin requested a "nest" shirt for the store.

She has a darling little section for baby and asked me if I wanted to add some shirts to it!!!  I was so excited!  Here is the shirt I made.

You can see more of my Onesie designs HERE in my Facebook group.