Just a quick note and shout out to all the Dads, Pa, papas, whatever name you go by. God bless you on this special day.
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY May 10, 2009
Happy Mother’s day to all of you mommy’s out there that are celebrating Mother’s day today. Last week was mother’s day here in Portugal and it was a lovely day. So then, I am celebrating two weeks in a row, hehehe!!
Today I made this card for all of you that are reading this blog. I love how it turned out and thanks to my friend K, who gave me the idea to coordinate the base CS (card stock) and and the DP (designer paper). I stamped the flower on white CS and then stamped again on another piece of white CS. I cut out the sides of the flower and popped up on dimensionals. One of the leaf was done in the same way. Next, I used my 2-way glue pen on the edges of the flower and a leaf, and then sprinkled the glitter. I made sure to cut the DP in and area to capture the flowers. Each strip of paper is cut to 2 1/2″ x 5 1/2″. The ribbon was tied to the lower portion of the stamped flower strip. I used Scrapbook adhesives Ez-runner to apply the DP strips to the green base CS. The entire stamped flower strip is popped up on dimensionals. And Whalaaa! A beautiful card made for you.
Ok, the card is a 6×6. I used DCWV DP (Spring ’09 Glitter stack) and CS (Metallic Stack).
Stamps set is Bodacious Bouqet from SU (Stampin’ Up!)
Inks: SU Summer Sun (flower), Certainly Celery (stem), Bashful blue (for inking the edges)
Chalk: Pebbles Inc Pearlescent Chalks for chalking the flower background (love this stuff!)
Ribbon: American Crafts
Glitter: Stampendous ultrafine glitter
Thanks for looking. Bless!
Free Curvy Frame .scut file April 23, 2009
Hi Crafters, here is curvy frame.scut file I created that will make a fabulous frame for your cards, or that you can use on your scrapbook pages. I know that it would be a great idea for me to post a project where I used the file also. Anyhow, that is why there are backlinks. If you use this frame, send me a jpeg of it. Alternatively, you can send a link of the page on your blog, and I will gladly backlink it here on this post. Send Mail
Have fun creating!!
13 Free FREE cute Fonts you can snag at SNF April 15, 2009
Here I go again with my font obsession. ScrapNFonts is giving away 13 free fonts. I particularly adore the LD Vanilla font. Here is the link that will take you to the page. SNF Free Fonts This offer won’t last so snag ’em while you can.
Installing fonts is quite easy and SNF has an excellent tutorial on how to do it. You can cut any of these true type fonts with the Cricut machine using the SCAL program. Also, by adding these fonts to your collection, you will make more unique titles and journaling for your scrapbook pages, card sentiments, and give a different look to documents and presentations. Let me know if you have any questions.
What are you waiting for? Go get them! 🙂 Enjoy!!
Happy Easter Message April 12, 2009
Hello Dear Reader,
Just wanted to wish you all a very Happy Easter! For me this is a wonderful occasion to celebrate. In my Catholic faith, this is what it all boils down to. Jesus dying on the cross, and 3 days later rising from the dead to be our Saviour. And boy, do I need to be saved! If you don’t know who Jesus Christ is, or just have not been giving him the time of the day, look him up, it might just be that missing piece of the puzzle that will make your life complete.
Be Glad for He is Risen!
Cuttlebug Challenge April 8, 2009
Good Day Readers,
I decided to do a Cuttlebug Challenge today. If you are not familiar with challenges, they are simply motivational and inspirational ideas or projects to get your creative juices flowing. Now there are some awesome bloggers with really cool ideas that set up these challenges, so you can search for card challenges and I am sure you will find some great ones.
Check out the Cuttlebug Challenge I participated in today. The criteria for this Cuttlebug challenge, well was to use the Cuttlebug machine, black, white, and craft paper and to keep the card CAS “clean and simple” .
I used DCWV pattern paper and Cardstock and Inkadinkaddo Stamp set, with the Cuttlebug folder. Honestly, I am not too happy with the way it turned out. Will probably redo.
Okay so I made some alterations by adding the sentiment on a white oval CS, chalked the edges with gold chalk, added 2 flowers at the ends, and added 2 rhinestones on the flowers.
Now I am contented. 🙂 Thanks for looking.
Yesterday, I designed a logo for ZERGmoney.com. I emailed it to Cameron (one of my Twitter friends) and he actually posted it on his site. I simply can’t believe it, I feel quite honored. After I checked out his website, I see that the competition is ON!! A bunch of other logos are also competing to be the official ZERGmoney.com logo. There is even a voting poll. How fun! Anyway, check them out, and the logo you see below is the one I created, except it is showing a bit different on his site, so I will try to resubmit. I was trying to embed the image here so you can see, but for the life of me I could not figure it out. So click on this link to have a view: ZERGmoney.com Logo
and you can visit http://zergmoney.com/ to vote on the #4 logo I designed.
There are some good ones I must fore-warn you, so even though I want to win, (hehehehe) I also want the best design to win. Vote for the best!!
Thanks a bunch.