Friday, December 31, 2010


Wishing all of my followers a Happy New Year. Looking forward to new projects and more blog hopping. Enjoy the pic above "Time Square-NYC" click on the pic for a better view.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Tissue Box

I was tinkering around with some paper this morning after seeing Beth's tissue box. I decided to make my own using scraps from my large pile. Very simple and easy to make. You can make one for every occasion. This box fits the Kleenex brand tissues.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas

Wishing all of my followers a very Merry Christmas.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Holiday Goodie Basket

Every Christmas season I make baskets filled with goodies and other little gifts. This basket has chocolate covered pretzel rods with holiday sprinkles, it also has chocolate covered Oreo cookies drizzled with white chocolate, and thin pretzel covered in white chocolate. These are a big hit at the office and great for gift giving.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Christmas Tree

Here is my Christmas tree decorated by my daughter and nephew. They did an awesome job. I didn't have a topper, so I made this one in a hurry with one of the dollar store dolls that I had lying around.

Friday, December 17, 2010

M&M Mini Reindeers

These reindeers was first posted using the clear plastic tubes, but I found out that the M&M Tubes works just as well. These were a big hit at the office.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Homemade Hotpocket

I was watching a video the other night on how to make this delicious 20 minute meal. Well, it got me up and motivated to make one of these myself. Inside is turkey and mozzarella cheese and the outer layer is Pillsbury Croissant Rolls. I had no leftovers for the next day. These would be great for movie nights, parties, football night. Bakes in no time.

Monday, December 6, 2010

A "Minty" Season's Greetings

These candy treats are made with vellum papers and the ornaments were cut with the Cricut E and "Joys Of The Season" cart. These are great party favors to give out at your next holiday party. Very simple and easy to make thanks to Dandelion Designs for her instruction. Happy Crafting!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Let It Snow Holiday Card

Hello everyone, I have decided to try a few greeting cards for the holidays. Here is my first one. This card I used the new cartridge Winter Lace to cut the snowflake and I used the Cuttlebug Snowflake folder for the embossing.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Red Nosed Reindeer Treats

Creating sweet treats for the holiday season can be fun. These little reindeers are the sweetest creme rolls. So simple with the Cricut E and the Doodlecharms cart. Season's Eatings.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Frosty The Snowman

Here is a project that is very simple to make and great for the Xmas holiday. Thanks to Beth for her vision on this project. I didn't have the punches she used, so I used my Cricut E to cut the face and the square piece for the hat.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Holiday Reindeer Towel

Here is one of my favorites to make for the holidays. It's a door hanger, very simple and easy. It is made from one bath towel. Great for that holiday decor.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Holiday Candle Centerpiece

Working on decorations for the Xmas holiday. I am starting with this centerpiece. A dollar ceramic bread pan with greenery and pics and topped of with the scented candle. These would look great with the rest of your holiday decoration. They are great for gift giving and the candles smells nice too.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Popcorn Santa

This Santa was made with paper punches, cardstock, ribbon, wiggly eyes and popcorn. These would make great stocking stuffers for the upcoming holiday season and it's great snack to eat. I want to thank Ann from stamperdog for her great tut on making this Santa treat. Directions can be found HERE.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Kitchen Towel Cake

I have started to make small gifts for the holiday season. And I want to thank Jennifer from "It's A Wonderful Life" for sharing this project. I just used the holiday colors for my sample. This would make a great gift. (Dishcloths, Dish Detergent, Pot Holder, Clips, and Wooden Utensils).

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Christmas Treat Boxes

This will be the start of my holiday crafting. I created these boxes using the "TBBM" cartridge and the ornaments and star were created using the "Joys Of The Season". The ornaments can be used as tags (to: & from:) These would look good on on the tree.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Rudolph Candy Holders

These little cuties will be a hit this Christmas at the office. They will be holding jellybeans. I was inspired by Julie over at "Thoughts That Stick", which is where you can purchase the pattern for these. Great for the upcoming holiday. And check out my good friend's blog, she has been doing well with the diaper cakes and it is her first time making them: HERE

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Ribbon Angels

I created these using last years leftover ribbon (2.5"). These cute little darlings are run and easy to do. Great project to get the kids to help out with. Thanks to Heidi at Embellished-Dreams for her directions on makings these cute little angels.

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Monday, October 25, 2010

Halloween Witch

I can say that I am still in the Halloween mode. I created this witch for my desk at work, she will be holding a few sweet treats. Her body if made from an Ivy bowl that is covered in Halloween fabric. Isn't she the cutest.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Candybar Cake

I am still making Halloween items for the ladies at the office. I completed this candybar cake in just under an hour. I cut the boot with my Cricut E, using the Happy Hauntings cartridge. This cartridge was a must have for my Halloween projects.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Spooky Tree Centerpiece

I worked on this tree today, trying to get it done for that specific spot at the office. The skeleton was not working with me thou. I had a time getting him to stand up properly. Overall I think it came out ok. I may add a few pepperment patties with spooky sayings.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Halloween Tussie-Mussies

I am still in the Halloween mode and I made these Halloween tussie mussies for my Spooky Tree. This project can be found at Stampinbythesea. Hop on over to her site and check out the video tutorial.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Air Freshner Ghost

I had a hard time sleeping this morning, so I made this Ghost using two face towels and a Renuzit Air Freshner. This is a great home decor for Halloween.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Blog Candy & RAK

I am getting pretty close to 100 followers and 10,000 visitors. I think I will be doing a blog candy and a RAK when I hit those numbers. I will post this weekend.

Happy Halloween Mug

I created this mug after seeing Sarah's tutorial. This is the cutest little mug and it took no time to make. Just decorate with your favorite card stock & embellishments then fill with your favorite treats. If you wish to try out this mug and see other samples you can check it out HERE.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Halloween Treat Boxes

I attended Angies UStream class and learned how to make these little cute Origami fold boxes. They can hold quite a bit of candy for your trick-o-treaters.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Halloween Layout

Trying my hand at a few Halloween layout with some of the old paper collections that I have. I made this simple layout.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Altered Composition Notebook Swap

I participated in the Altered Composition Notebook Swap on the Cricut Messageboard and I received my swap today. I was all smiles when I opened the package Davelor did a wonderful job on these, and she used her Cricut to cut most of the pieces on the notebooks. Love the papers, Glittered effects, Prima Flowers, which I do not see in my Michael's, they are doing some rearranging and clearing out items in the store. I am glad I participated.
Thank you so much Davelor.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Mentos Pencil

I saw this pencil in the Creating Keepsakes magazine and decided to give it a try. Only difference is that I used Mentos candies instead of Rolos. This is a great back to school gift for the teachers. Just place them in a pretzel bag with a tag. These are real simple and can be made up in not time.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Skulls & Roses Composition Notebook

This is a great project just cover in your favorite fabric or even cover with your favorite cardstock. I also added batting to give a soft feel. These altered composition notebooks are great for gift giving for the Holiday Season. Have fun crafting this project.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Halloween Shirts

I am still in the Halloween mode. So, I decided to the origami shirt a little further this year by making Halloween shirts with a small treat inside. Great party favors for the guys at the Halloween party.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Halloween Treat Envelope

I think I am in Halloween mode now. I created this using an envelope which I glimmer misted and glued the envelope to a piece of Halloween cardstock. Embellished with buttons, ribbon and stickers. (The rosette and pin were made by me.) These are real simple to make and they can hold treats and gift certificates for the trick-o-treaters.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Altered Composition Notebook/Halloween Treat Bag

Well, I couldn't sleep this morning so, I decided to alter a composition notebook for myself. Giving myself a test run for the swap. And I did another cardstock treat bag with a spooky Halloween theme.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Bag of Treats

This bag is created with one piece of cardstock. You can create dozens of these in no time for the treat or treaters, or for party guests.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Remember This Day

Remembering This Day September 11th. God Bless The USA.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Treat Holders

Here is a cute and quick project to make for your next get together. You use the Mini Monograms Cartridge to add initials. Add a twizzler or any other type of flat candy or even an ice tea to go packet for those who don't eat candy. There is even room on the reverse side for your information. This will definitely be one of the projects at my next Cricut class. This project was shared by Dawn5377.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Beaded Pins

Once again I have been watching a few videos and and saw these pretty flower pins. So I decided to give it a try with the beads that I already have. All I have to do now is just at the glue to the pieces. Sorry for the crappy picture, click on pic for real size.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Baby Girl Mini Album

I created this cute Baby Girl Mini Album with my Cricut, using the "New Arrival" cart (Tags) and the Sugar & Spice cart (Frames) and added a few embellishments I already keep on hand for party favors. I was inspired to do this project after watching a few videos. This was a pleasure to make and took most of the day. So, I did a fulls days work and a wonderful creation. I still need to find some large brads for the rings to preserve the holes. Thanks for stopping by.