Sunday, May 31, 2009

6x6 Mini

I was recently asked about what I use to make Mini Albums. I thought I would share with you my inexpensive way of using cardboard. I mostly use Cereal Boxes. When my kids are finished with a box of cereal they know NOT to throw away the box! The box goes on Mommy's craft desk. I started this mini and took pictures after I cut the box down to a 6x6 and 2x6 pieces. I used a paper pack from Close To My Heart. It's called "Key to My Heart". Here is the pictures of the paper

Here are the pieces of cereal boxes after I covered them with designer paper and cardstock.(Front and Back)

Here is the final product:

I hope you like it and more cereal boxes go in the trash! Have fun with this one and give it a try! Here are the supplies I used: Close To My Heart, Making Memories, Cosmo Cricket, American Crafts, and Stampin Up.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Weekly Planner

I bought this Weekly Calendar about 3 weeks ago from Suzette, my local Close To My Heart Rep. I had a hard time finding the perfect cover title but with lots of advice from all my friends at Cafemom and my dear cousin Yvonnia I finally made a decision. I took a few pictures of the inside also. I stamped the months with Close To My Hearts "Playful Caps" alpha letters. This project was inspired by a blog named Altered State of Mind. I just had to make my own planner. Here is the link to her blog:

Another Mini

Here is another Mini I made with the left over paper from the last Mini. I left the cover plain because I'm not quit sure what I'm going to put inside yet. I hope you like it.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Mini Album

This is a mini album I have been working on for the last two days. It's for a mini album swap I have coming up. I just love the bright colors.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

What I did today.....

My mom put in a special request for a Wedding Card and Birthday Cards. So here they are.....I also added some any occasion cards for fun.

May ATC's

The theme for May is Fairies.....I bought a Ketto stamp from Stamping Bella just for these cards! I used the Far East Matstack for the background and the Scallop Oval Punch from Stampin up.

I hope you have a Fairy Good Day!!

Waterfall Card

I made this card also 2 weeks ago at Scrap-n-Stamp. When you pull down on the ribbon pully it creates a waterfall affect. It's super cute....I can't wait to make another one!

Oh Boy Mini Album

I made this super cute Mini Album 2 weeks ago at Scrap-n-Stamp. (A locate scrapbooking store in Elk Grove, Ca.) It was SO easy....I just love making things there.

Mother's Day Flowers

I know this is late! Sorry....My boys painted these flowers for their Grama Esther, Grama Suzy, and Aunt Amber. They had a blast with the paint! (It's a good thing I made them paint these outside) :)

Friday, May 8, 2009

Another Bargain Find! Giveaway Also!

As you know I LOVE to go out and find bargains on supplies that are often times SO expensive. I went to the Beverly's Crafts in Carmichael today and everything was 50% off the red sticker price. I spend a total of $30.00 for everything on the table!

When I find great deals you know I love to share! I will send a package with 5 items from the loot to the 3rd person to leave a comment on this posting! Good Luck!!

Randy's School Picture

This project is long over due! The apples and school bus embellishments are on foam stickers to give them dimension. I made another one for his "Student of the Week" Awards.

Monday, May 4, 2009

National Scrapbook Weekend

This was my area:

These were some presentation boards with lots of ideas:

This was Suzette's area! She was working on a 18 page book for an upcoming class....very cute!

Everything on this table was for sale!!

I was invited by Mrs. Suzette to attend her all day crop. Suzette is my Close to my Heart Consultant and one of my sweetest friends!

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Mother's Day Gift Card Holders

I made gift card holders for my Mother and Mother-In-Law. I used Stampin Up's: Top Notes Die Cut, Close To My Heart Stamp Set: Ms. On the Go. Some American Crafts ribbon. I attached the tutorial that inspired this card holder.

April ATC's

Here are my April ATC cards. I had fun with these ones...if you would like to join the ATC Club, you can at the group name is: Creative ATC Club.