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Thursday, April 17, 2014

So...I didn't make a card today, but...

I do want to share this really great video with you all!

This lady's name is Vicky and she is a wonderful artist.  She makes cards, does mixed media and is just all around very talented!

Stop by and watch her video(s), maybe subscribe and even comment on her videos! 
I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Enjoy,




Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Can you believe...?

Me...Blogging two days in a row? What?  HaHa

Yep, I'm here with another card share for everyone.

A little while back I bought a stamp set from Stampin Up called "Lovely as a Tree" but never used it!  Ooops.

Well, I finally inked it up!  Here is what I did...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Makeshift modeling paste...

So, I watch A LOT of YouTube videos...I mean A LOT!  :)
Well, in one of Thefrugralcrafter videos she said you could use white window caulk in the place of embossing/modeling paste!  WHAT!?  How great is that!
So I tried it... and not only did it work great, it's way cheaper!

Ok, so I also came across this young man's blog and just had to share... http://thegreencricut.blogspot.com/2014/04/hogs-and-kisses-cricut-pig-card-giveaway.html

He used embossing paste and while it was still wet he sprinkled on some embossing powder, let it dry completely and then heat embossed it.  Did you see his adorable card?  I think it looks great! So I had to try it for myself!  :)
Here is my go at using white caulk as embossing paste and silver embossing powder TOO!

(oh and for the backgrounds in these cards, I tried out my new distress markers too.  I scribbled on my craft mat and then spritz it with water, then smooshed some water color paper around on it and tada!  )

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Time to get crafty...

I just adore getting "happy mail"!

Whatever shall I make? :-)

Saturday, March 15, 2014

New video tutorial...

I just uploaded another tutorial to youtube.  This time it is ''how to draw your own cupcake in Silhouette Studio''.



I'm looking to do more of these tutorials, so if you can think of anything YOU would like to draw in SS, leave me a comment and I will see what I can come up with.

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, March 8, 2014

I am so nervous!




So I made this card (products listed below)





I drew the sun and clouds using the Silhouette Studio program that comes with the cameo.  A friend asked me to show how I did that.  So, I made my first screen capture video and put it on youtube.  *EEEKS*

Here is the video





Please leave any comments of suggestions you may have, but PLEASE be kind!  HaHa


Over at Vicky's blog, she shows how to list your products on your blog and youtube videos!  AND she is having a giveaway!




Here are the products I used on this card:
  

Monday, February 24, 2014

Monogram on a burlap canvas

Recently I ordered a Silhouette Cameo from HSN.com and I love it!
I mostly am into paper crafting, but I can easily see vinyl becoming an addiction!