Saturday, December 29, 2012

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Over the holidays I was able to make a few gifts for friends and family. I took toiliet paper rolls and covered them in paper and put little candies inside them and folded the ends down. I finished them off by putting bows on them.

 I also made an advent calendar for the grandkids. I think it turned out really awesome. I used some Christmas paper I got for my birthday. I had fun making it and on the other side of the little boxes I decorated for Halloween.

I also made some pretty little boxes. I intend to make cards to put in them to give as gifts throughout the year. I only made a few and gave the empty boxes to a few people. I found a tutorial on Gina K. Designs to make the boxes - really easy and very cute.
That's all that I have for now - I have very limited space and supplies but I will try to make projects more frequently. I really enjoy it and it helps to keep me balance. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and are looking forward to the New Year!!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

What doesn't kill us!!

I have high hopes of being able to start posting crafty things again soon!!  I have made a few things for Christmas: an advent calendar for the grandkids and some little candy treasures out of toliet paper rolls decorated with paper and filled with candy for friends and family. And last night it snowed a whole bunch, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here!! I'm going to be spending Christmas at home and a couple friends said they'd stop by so I'm looking forward to that. I'm on the road to recovery after having emergency surgery to untwist my bowels a week ago - that was a trip! But all is well now, hopefully the world doesn't end tonight!!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Spring Balloons

I made another couple cards today. The hardest part about making cards for me is finding a color pallete that works and doesn't take forever to put together. I also have noticed that I don't have stamp sets that are just simple greetings...I'm going to have to start keeping my eye out for some good deals. Anyway, enjoy the cards!

Sunday, April 8, 2012


My daughter made a wonderful Easter dinner - yummy ham, homemade scalloped pototoes, beans, ramaki, stuffed mushrooms and a relish tray...soo good, sooo full!

Anyway, I created a monkey card today cause my granddaughter is a bit of a monkey but she's so cute you can't resist her. I used the Birthday Bash and the Once Upon a Princess cartridges, a martha stewart border punch and of course some stickles and a little bow. Enjoy!

Monday, April 2, 2012

Bright Spring Colors!

I made another card yesterday. For Christmas my grandchildren got these markers that are simply circles in all kinds of bright colors. One day we spent some time making background back by stamping all different colors of circles all over white paper...turned out really cute and the grands enjoyed doing it. That is the paper I used for the mat on this card. The grandkids each made a card as well but I don't know where they are or I'd post thier creations as well! Anyway - here it is. Enjoy!!

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Another Card

Hi again! I made another card! I used the Rock Princess cartridge for the rose. I rounded the corners of the background papers and added some stickles to bling it up. I had fun making this card. I'm working on another card that I will post later today or tomorrow - it's not quite finished...


Friday, March 30, 2012

As Promised!

Wow! It's been a long time since I was able to post anything! I finally got my Cricut out and starting making cards again. I'm excited to be able to do what I love, even if I don't have much room to do it in!!

Here is an Easter Card I made using Doodle Charms and Designer's Calendar. I also used the Cricut Craftroom application to weld "Happy" and "Easter" together and then cut. It got bumped before it was completely dry, thus the smear. Oooh!

I made this card as well. It was colored for me by my!

So there it is! I'm back...yay!!