Saturday, April 22, 2017

SPECTRUM NOIR, COPICS, AND MORE

We all use some kind of markers and we all need a way to store them and travel with them....

CHECK THIS OUT!!!



Click above or CLICK HERE to watch my review of this marker storage case...you have to see it in action!!!

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Step Card Made Easy

I have a few followers and YouTube subbies that are beginner cardmakers and they don't have a lot of craft tools and machines.  I few requested I share some easy card folds that can be done with basic supplies.  I chose to share the Step Card.

There are many different Step folds....Side Step, Center Step, and more...but this is just the basic Step Card.


I know....a Christmas card in April right...lol  Well there are a lot of challenges that do Christmas cards year round :)

To watch my quick video on this easy card fold
just CLICK HERE 

The wonderful stamp and die set I used is "Woodland Wishes" from CTMH, but it was seasonal and no longer available.  I have to say that's one of the things I don't like about CTMH is that some things are only available for a few months and then gone...sorry.  And I wish the lighting had been better so you could see the sparkle (glitter) from the CTMH Shimmer Brush

Challenges
ABC Christmas Challenge - "H" is for Home, "I" is for Informals
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Anything Christmas
A Snowflakes Promise - #39 Anything Goes
Season's Greetings - #5 Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - #3 Anything Christmas
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - #243 Create A Scene
Crafty Friends - #55 Animals or Birds
HIMCR #297 - Tic Tac Toe (used center column)

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Upcycle - Distressed Weathered Shabby Chic Vintage Crackled Technique

It's amazing how you take something like a bottle or old cutting board from a yard sale... OR... old furniture... OR even a $1 picture frame... and turn it into something beautiful.  I love upcycling and I am LOVING this crackle technique!!!


I haven't yet decided how I'm decorating the old cutting board, but I am so thrilled with how the frame and bottle came out.  I will be doing this on a "ladder" plant stand next... and who knows what else :)

To see how easy this is too do and what I used to do it, just CLICK HERE to watch my tutorial on YouTube.

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!



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Sunday, April 2, 2017

Bible Journaling For The Creative Soul - Psalm 27-1

I don't always do my Bible journaling in My Creative Bible...
I also enjoy  using a little binder I got from CTMH, it's called an Instalife Album , and that is what I used today.

The verse I used is Psalm 27:1


I hope you watch my video to see how I created this page and to hear my thoughts on this verse.  Links to products used are in the description box of my video.
CLICK HERE to see more.

Thank you for stopping by and....
HAPPY JOURNALING!!!


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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Double Pocket Diamond Easel Card

Some of my favorite creations are a result of experimenting ...
and this card fold is no exception!
My Double Pocket Diamond Easel Card Fold


You might recognize the pink card in the middle....I believe I shared that a couple years ago.  I discovered this fold over 2 years ago and now I'm ready to share it with YOU. 

To watch my tutorial on how to make this card


Happy Birthday Maranda!

And here are some challenges....
A Perfect Time To Craft - Challenge #04
Creative Craft Cottage - #84 For The Girls
Crafty Girls Creations - Challenge 35
Crafty Creations Challenges - #338 Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - #116 Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends - Challenges #40
Crafting With Dragonflies - #77 More Than 2 Folds
Simon Says - Anything Goes


Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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