Monday, March 28, 2011

Crafting Life's Pieces Blog Candy

Check out Crafting Life's Pieces for some great blog candy. Chelsea will pick a winner on April 5th.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cranberry Orange Muffins Anyone??

If you are looking for a really good recipe for cranberry orange muffins then try this one here.
I did make one change I substituted the 1/4 cup of oil with applesauce, a great way to make them even healthier.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Blog Candy over at Created by Katie

Check out this blog candy over at Created by Katie offer is only good until Friday, March 18th at Noon MST time.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Mojo Monday 181

Here is my Mojo Monday interpretation. I used paper from My Mind's Eye new collection Stella and Rose, Gertie. The stamp image is one I have had for a long time from Stampabilities, called phonograph.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

I Won!!

I was so excited to find out last week that I won all of these goodies from Love My Paper. Emily already claimed some items for herself. I can not wait to use my new Cricut cartridge for Emily's dance recital pictures. Thank you La-kesha for this wonderful gift of goodies.

Monday, March 7, 2011


I have been meaning to post this for awhile. I made Emily's Christmas dress along with one for Rebecca her American Girl doll. For Christmas she got a My Twinn and a dress to match also. I know enough about sewing that when you make more then one item and add up the amount of fabric you need for each to purchase you will have some extra, since you can move the pattern pieces around to fit better and save fabric, but more then three yards extra was a lot. With all of the extra fabric I decided to make myself a skirt to match, I still could of made something else out of what was then left.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

The Last of A Delightful Waste of Time Blog Challenges

First I am sorry for the quality of my picture, but I had to use my point and shoot to take the picture. This was for a color challange over at A Delightful Waste of Time.

Sketch Challenge

Here was the sketch challenge from A Delightful Waste of Time.

I used Wings workshop stamp set from CTMH. Stamped and then embossed with CTMH red embossing powder.

Gift Packaging Challenge

I decided to post this for A Delightful Waste of Time's blog challenge on gift packaging. I just used a plain brown bag for this with white tissue. The papers are Close to My Heart from the Creative Basics Mistletoe Collection along with the Adorn-able stamp set to create the ornaments. The Merry Christmas came from the St Nick set. I embossed most of the stamping on this. The bottom picture I am showing you how the bag covers look from the front and back side. To make the bag topper cut it the width of your bag and then decide how far you want it to come down and then double that length. Fold your paper in half and cut a slit a quarter of an inch wide and for the length cut it a quarter of an inch longer on each side then the width of your handles. The bottom border I used a Martha Stewart boarder punch. For the tissue paper I random stamped using CTMH All the Best stamp set in cranberry, cocoa, and new england ivy.

Photo Courtesy of Martha Stewart

This was the inspiration photo for Meredith's blog birthday challange over at A Delightful Waste of Time.

The paper I used was Brenda Walton from K and Co. which I have had for a long time, the Rose sticker is also from Brenda Walton. I ruffled my own ribbon using my sewing machine.

A Birthday Blog Challenge

Meredith' s Birthday Blog Bash first blog challenge over at A Delightful Waste of Time
was to create something for a birthday. I used an empty Ovaltine jar for this, the stamp set is Waltzing Mouse Rescue Remedies which goes with Spellbinders Labels 4 dies. Papers are Close To My Heart Veranda.