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Monday, July 18, 2016

My Tim Holtz Project


I was in a Tim Holtz class yesterday at the Crafty Scrapper and made this project.  It was a great organized class and I learned lots of new techniques.  I can't wait to play with all my distress stuff this weekend.  Thanks for stopping by!
Charlene

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Gender Reveal Party Invitations


I'm throwing a gender reveal party for my friend Marie at the end of the month.  She sent me a picture of printable invitations available on Etsy and I used the theme to create my own version.


I used my Cricut to cut images using sweet treats cartridge.
I printed the "What's in the Oven?" onto yellow card stock. 


I printed the inside details using Microsoft Word.  I stamped some yellow using Stampin UP Swirly Bird stamp set for additional color. 



They stand up easily.  


I used circles embossing folder to give extra dimension to the cup cake wrapper. 

I hope she enjoys the party.  Boy or Girl what will it be…  you'll have to check back later to see!

Thanks for stopping by!
Charlene

Friday, June 17, 2016

Swap Your Heart Out: Bag Card Swap Photos

I am in the best crafting swap club ever called Swap Your Heart Out.  We meet every 6 weeks and make projects based on a predetermined theme.  Sometimes it is a one on one swap, meaning you only make one project to trade.  Sometimes it is a group swap, meaning you make one item for each member in the swap.  Here are some pictures from our last swap.  I hope i did not miss any projects.  Our group is full but I thought I could share photos for you to get inspiration.  Happy Crafting!














Thanks for stopping By!
Charlene 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Baby Shower Banner



My Co-worker was having a baby shower for her daughter.  I made a simple banner to match the colors of the shower.


I used chip board for the base and multiple layers of paper with pop up dots to give it  more dimension.  I used my Cricut (Schoolhouse) to cut the letters. 

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Sending Love From Texas Card


I wanted to make cards to send to some friends out of state.  I went to my stamp drawer and found a Texas stamp I had not used in a long time.  I decided to make an Easel Card.  I have been making them for years and I'm sure there are tutorials on You Tube.  Just a little way to send some Love from Texas.



Supplies used for this project
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Punches: Scalloped, oval, heart (Stampin Up)
Stamps: Texas Stamp B&J's Art stamps, 6 piece stamp set Momenta (Tuesday Morning)
Tools: paper trimmer, crimper, ATG gun




Paper sizes
Base
(Cream) 4 1/4" x 11" (Scored at 2 3/4 & 5 1/2)
(Cream) 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Front:
(Blue) 4 1/4" X 5 1/4"
(Red) 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"
(Cream) 3 1/2' x 3 1/2'
(Kraft) 4 1/4 " x 1 1/4"
Inside
(Blue) 4" x 2 3/4"
(Kraft) 3 3/4" x 2 1/2"
(Cream) 3 1/2" x 2 1/4"

Thanks for stopping by!
Charlene

Monday, May 23, 2016

Watercolor Swap Cards



These are cards we made in my craft swap.  The theme was water color with a touch of gold.  I love how they all turned out. 

Thanks for stopping by!
Charlene

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Bridal Shower Banners


I made these Banners for my friends Bridal shower.  The above banner was 
made after a picture she gave me (I think from Etsy) I made it with chip board
paint, distress, and cricut letters. 







I made a burlap love banner 


Thanks for stopping by!
Charlene