Thursday, October 30, 2008
There are also some fabulous new releases today!! Here is a glimpse at 2 of them: All Santa's Reindeer & Trinity Trio
Stamps: All Santa's Reindeer
Paper: PTI, Oh, Joy dp
Accessories: red rain dots, SU! ribbon, nestabilities, jolly rubons, copics
Now hop on over to the WONDERFUL Jen for some eye candy!
Also, be sure to post HERE for a chance to win the Paper Crafts Gourmet magazine! Food + Paper = Utopia!
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Stamps: Jacks World, hero arts (alphabet)
Paper: sage shadow, pumpkin pie, whisper white, Chemistry dp
Ink: pumpkin pie, sage shadow
Accessories: martha stewart ribbon, janome sew mini, corner rounder, paper piercer, chemistry button fashions
Remember, you have until Saturday to post in the Paper Crafts Gourmet thread HERE to have a chance at winning a copy of this SCRUMPTIOUS magazine!! :-)
Paper: October Afternoon dp, Tinkering Ink dp, PTI
Accessories: 1 1/4" circle punch, PTI ribbon
Don't forget to post a comment in the PC Gourmet magazine thread BELOW to be eligible for a FREE magazine!!
Stamps: remember happiness
Ink: brilliant blue
Paper: sassafras dp, PTI
Accessories: oval punch, sponge dauber, satin ribbon, blue rhinestones
Don't forget to post to win the Paper Crafts Gourmet magazine blog candy HERE. Over 50 original recipes and 110 projects!
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
|Paper: Offbeat dp (basicgrey), PTI, pixie pink|
|Accessories: martha stewart rhinestones, may arts ribbon, nestabilities|
Don't forget to check out the 'real' Jacksonbelle card BELOW.
AND you still have time to post for the Paper Crafts Gourmet magazine giveaway HERE.
Stamps: bird assortment (Inkadinkado)
Paper: offbeat dp, PTI cardstock
Accessories: circle punch, may arts ribbon
Don't forget to check out the other fabulous peeps.
HERE to win the Paper Crafts Gourmet magazine! Food + Paper = Utopia!
Monday, October 27, 2008
Here was our menu:
Bistro Roast Chicken, New Potatoes w/ Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette, Cheesy Garlic Drop Biscuits
Pear Pie w/ Streusel Topping and Caramel Sauce
Let me tell you, those biscuits ARE YUMMY! Don't forget to post HERE to win a Paper Crafts Gourmet magazine with over 50 original recipes and over 110 projects! My favorite combo: FOOD & Paper! :-)
Now that I am completely stuffed, I am ready for bed! Before I hit the sack, I wanted to share some cards I made for various sketches. I dusted off some old sets and paired them up with some NEW Chemistry paper. LOVE it!
This first one is for Amy's Friday sketch. I can't believe that this coffee set from AMUSE has been neglected!!
|Stamps: coffee break set|
|Paper: PTI, Chemistry dp|
|Accessories: copics, SU! ribbon|
Next, I finally made some time to complete the Weekend Sketch Challenge. Beate is always so inspiring!! Now don't be shocked.....this is a Stampin Up set!! :-) Boy, it has been awhile!
|Stamps: Big Bold Birthday|
|Paper: bravo burgandy, PTI cream, Chemistry dp|
|Ink: bravo burgundy, regal rose|
|Accessories: dazzling diamonds, oval punch, nestabilities, rhinestone sticker, offray ribbon|
Now on to Jen's fabulous Sketch For You To Try. Isn't this a fun one?
|Stamps: Birthday Cupcake|
|Paper: PTI, groovy guava, Chemistry dp|
|Accessories: copics, nestabilites, SU! ribbon, corner rounder|
Yep, I am a week behind on Julee's Mojo Monday sketch! :-)
|Stamps: Cupcake Affair, happy thoughts|
|Paper: PTI, Chemistry dp|
|Accessories: copics, SU! brads, offray ribbon, slit punch|
I love the clean and simple look of Lauren's sketch.
|Stamps: Green Thumb|
|Paper: PTI, Chemistry dp|
|Ink: regal rose, certainly celery, memento|
|Accessories: satin ribbon|
I went for little party hats from Cornish Heritage Farms for Taylor's Cupcake Challenge.
|Stamps: U R A Hoot|
|Paper: PTI, Chemistry dp|
|Accessories: copics, 3/4" circle punch, PTI ribbon|
I just love this little layout for last week's LAD Sketch Challenge.
|Stamps: celebration Frames|
|Paper: groovy guava, Chemistry dp, PTI|
|Accessories: copics, PTI ribbon, slit punch|
This adorable project is by Alisa Bangerter…
SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (ivory) Dye ink: (Black) Stewart Superior Corp.; (Summer Sun) Stampin’ Up! Specialty ink: (Mango Lemonade color wash) Stewart Superior Corp. Color medium: (black chalk) Craf-T Products Accents: (black brads) Making Memories; (chipboard bat, moon) Melissa Frances Fibers: (black striped ribbon) Pebbles Inc. Font: (Black Family) www.dafont.com Adhesive: (foam tape) Finished size: 3″ x 4 1/2″
1. Make tag from cardstock. 2. Crumple tag and smooth out. Spray edges with color wash; let dry. Apply chalk. 3. Ink chipboard moon; let dry. Chalk edges and adhere. 4. Ink chipboard bat; let dry. Adhere with foam tape. 5. Print sentiment on cardstock; trim and tear edges. Chalk edges and adhere with foam tape. Attach brads. Attach ribbon with brad.
Cheesy Garlic Drop Biscuits
This is a perfect recipe to pull out if you are short on time because there is no rolling or cutting. The cheese and garlic add extra kick to a plain biscuit, and kids love them. They are the perfect accompaniment to serve with soups or stews, and are great served with a salad.
2 c. flour
2 tbsp. granulated sugar
4 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 c. butter or margarine
1 1/2 c. grated cheddar cheese
1 1/4 c. milk
Mix together dry ingredients. Cut in butter with pastry cutter until mixture is fine. Add cheese and mix well. Add milk and stir until just moistened. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Sprinkle top with chopped dried or fresh chives if desired. Bake at 400 degrees for approx. 15 minutes.
Do YOU want this YUMMY magazine?? You can order it HERE and/or leave a comment in the post below to WIN a free copy! You need to post a comment with your email address by November 1st at 11pm PST to enter and then I will select the winner from random.org
Stamps: Unlucky 13
Paper: PTI, Haunted dp
Accessories: Haunted blackboard, Offray ribbon, American Crafts brads, copics
I am sure that you already checked out the other fabulous peeps hours ago but here are the links anyways! :-)
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Paper: PTI, Chemistry dp
Accessories: copics, american crafts brads, SU! punches, PTI ribbon, corner rounder
Saturday, October 25, 2008
|Stamps: gratitude=joy, worn grid|
|Paper: always artichoke, PTI white|
|Ink: purely pomegranate, always artichoke, veramark|
|Accessories: pomegranate ribbon, embossing powder, brayer|
#6 is an accordion challenge. This is my first time making one of these. I used some YUMMY Chemistry paper from Cosmo Cricket that arrived YESTERDAY! Can you believe it is even better in person???
Paper: Chemistry dp, basic black
Accessories: PTI ribbon, Chemistry die-cuts, string
|Stamps: mix up of cuteness|
|Paper: wanted dp, PTI|
|Accessories: copics, martha stewart ribbon, circle punches, feathers, martha stewart rihinestones|
The fourth challenge of the night is to be inspired by the costumes of Moulin Rouge. I picked this dress.
|Stamps: butterfly beauty|
|Paper: PTI, gcd dp, real red|
|Accessories: Michael's ribbon, Martha Stewart gems, paper piercer|
The second challenge of the night is to use scraps!! Perfect for me!!
Stamps: Cupcakes A La Yummy
Paper: american crafts dp, PTI kraft & white
|Accessories: copics, american crafts brads, offray ribbon|
Paper: Jacks World
Accessories: Chipboard frame, Jacks World Blackboard shapes and adhesive diecuts, SU! star punch, impress eyelets, mayarts ribbon
Thursday, October 23, 2008
New RELEASES!!! Here is a peek at two of them: Do Not Open & Christmas List.
The Christmas List card uses yesterday's sketch on SCS. I got out some kraft paper, in honor of AJ! ;-)
Christmas List card Recipe:
Stamps: Christmas List
Paper: Oh, Joy!, PTI
Accessories: rhinestone stickers, may arts ribbon
I used some Tinkering Ink Yuletide Finery on the Do Not Open card. Isn't that patch FABULOUS??
Stamps: Do Not Open
Ink: stampin up markers
Paper: Oh, Joy, PTI
Accessories: Tinkering Ink Yuletide Finery, may arts ribbon, SU! ribbon
I finally got my hands on the new October Afternoon paper.....the perfect match for Cuter Than Most. Can you guess where I got the box from??
Stamps: Cuter than Most
Ink: SU! brilliant blue, memento by Tsukineko
Paper: Night Light paper by October Afternoon, SU! pumpkin, PTI cream
Accessories: Michaels blue ribbon, SU! striped ribbon, Impress eyelet, star punch, making memories paint, Copics, Spica glitter pen by Copics, Cropadile from We R Memory Keepers
I also made a Monogram card set. I just LOVE these letters, Formal Alphabet. I thought this would be perfect for a Bridal Shower gift. I used a photo box and some fleuriste dp from Cosmo Cricket.
Stamps: formal alphabet
Ink: memento by Tsukineko
Paper: fleuriste dp by Cosmo Cricket, SU! burgundy, PTI cream cardstock
Accessories: Martha Stewart ribbon, SU! scallop and circle punch, Cosmo Cricket ribbon, photo box by Cosmo Cricket
Now HOP on over to Amber.....my stamping IDOL! :-)
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
The carrot gift card is attached with a temporary adhesive. It easily comes off and on without permanently attaching it.
Carrot For You Recipe:
Stamps: flirty flowers
Ink: mellow moss, bravo burgundy
Paper: hey sugar dp, bravo burgundy
Accessories: SU! buttons (yep...I used them!!), embroidery thread, SU! ribbon
I used some hardware to keep the gift card in place on the star card.
Oh Happy Day Recipe:
Paper: Get Happy dp, PTI cardstock
Accessories: Get Happy rub-ons, Get Happy Ribbon, We R Memory Keepers hardware, paper piercer
I was hoping that the ribbon on the whale would look like water squirting out. Not sure if I pulled that off! ;-) I think I will have to work on the shape a bit too.....
Lil' Squirt Card:
Stamps: mix up of cuteness
Paper: Storytime dp, PTI white, basic black by SU!
Accessories: Elementary rubons by Cosmo cricket, Me & My Big Ideas rhinestones, Michaels ribbon, janome sew mini, SU! circle punches, cutters kit, sanding block
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Stamps: School Rock Star, Sentiments O' Simple, Friendship.Love.Miracles
Ink: SU! & Memento tuxedo black by Tsukineko
Paper: Honey Pie dp, Papertrey Ink white cardstock
Accessories: Get Happy ribbon, American Crafts brads, copic markers, Janome Sew mini, cutters kit & sanding blocks by SU!, Me & My Big Ideas rhinestone stickers, Martha Stewart gem stickers, SU! slit punch, Heidi Swapp ghost star shape
Stamps: batch of bitty fun, trifle sentiments
|Paper: PTI, Cosmo Cricket|
|Accessories: copics, Martha Stewart ribbon & pearls, slit punch|
Stamps: gingerbread man
Paper: Cup O' Cheer paper from the Imaginisce Snowy Jo line, PTI
Accessories: offray ribbon, copics, Me & My Big Ideas rhinestone stickers
Don't forget to check out all the other fabulous dt gals:
Monday, October 20, 2008
Be sure to check out the other fabulous challenge peeps: AJ, Amber, Brooke & Jennifer.
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Happy 7th Birthday Bag & Card
Stamps: Gizmos & Gears by Lizzie Anne Designs
Ink: memento by Tsukineko
Paper: Cogsmo by Cosmo Cricket, PTI kraft, velum
Accessories: Cogsmo journal tags, rubons, ribbon by Cosmo Cricket, Janome Sew Mini, SU! scallop punch, Me & My Big Ideas rhinestone stickers
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Paper: Oh, Joy, PTI cream
Accessories: offray ribbon, Oh, Joy tag & die cuts, Buck Naked Ornaments, American Crafts jumbo brads, Janome sew mini
Get out your sewing machines........look at this YUMMO Cosmo fabric: Hey Sugar. You can read more about it on the Cosmo Blog HERE.
Miss Paper Jane is having a FABULOUS 31% off ALL of the Cosmo Cricket Haunted Collection. That is right.....the HOUSE album, blackboard, paper collection, stickers, rubons & ribbon are ALL on sale!!!
Friday, October 17, 2008
I really liked how my card for the color challenge turned out so I decided to make a little gift box to go with it. Perfect for holding a large candle or a bridal shower gift.
Stamps: distressed dots, flirty flowers by Unity Stamp Company
Paper: PTI white, basic black & pretty in pink by SU!, October Afternoon dp, acetate
Ink: memento, pretty in pink
Accessories: Heidi swap clear extras, build-a-brad, SEI gems, SU! circle punches, Offray ribbon
Next, I decorated a bag and made a card to go with it. Nothing fancy but I LOVED the way it turned out. So cute. Now I am prepped for the next boy who is turning five! :-)
Robot Birthday Bag & Card
Ink: memento tuxedo black
Paper: Sassafras lass printed paper, basic black & brilliant blue cardstock from SU!, PTI cardstock
Accessories: SU! star punch, We R Memory Keepers jumbo white eyelets, Offray ribbon, retro mix blackboard letters by Cosmo Cricket