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Mother’s Day Gift Set…

14 Mar

Good Morning!

It has been ages since I have made a blog post!  I took a little break but I am back crafting up a storm!  I have loads of things to share with you and I will be posting regularly again 🙂

Gift Set 001I put together this pretty little gift set a couple of weeks ago.  I love how feminine it is.

Gift Set 002

The box can hold treats or possibly some jewelery.

Gift Set 003I decorated it with some purchased already made flowers as well as the big white flower that I made using my Cameo.  The butterfly punch is by Martha Stewart and I picked up the Punch Around the Page set as well as this single butterfly from The Cutting Garden.

Gift Set 004I decorated a white gift bag to match the set for the box to go in.  I love hand made gifts, they truly are the best gifts to receive because the recipient knows how much effort you put into gifts like this.

I hope what I have shared with you today inspires you to create something beautiful.

Thanks for stopping by!




24 Jan

Hi All!

I love relaxing in my craft room on Friday nights.  Tony has been busy watching the hockey game, but not too busy to stroll in here to take a look around and make a sarcastic comment on how full my shelves are and how I can’t possibly fit anything else in here.  He mentioned a couple of Joy Clocks that I had on my shelf that I bought a while back with the intention to alter.  So to keep him quiet (er)  hehe!  I decided to dig out my gesso and get one done!

Joy Clock 001Joy Clock 002

Joy Clock 003This was a totally easy project and I got the chance to use my new Tim Holtz Distress Crackle paint that Kim ordered in for me from the Cutting Garden.  I really love how this clock turned out and I doubt I will be able to part with it.  I might take it into work because my new office is desperately in need of some more decorations.

I hope you all have a great weekend!


Are you making any special Christmas Gifts?

9 Dec

Well I am!  I love LOVE home made gifts.  To me they are extra special because of the time and effort the person puts into what they made.  To me, that makes it truly a “Gift”.

Good Morning and Happy Monday!!

I had a very busy weekend…. Friday night was my work Christmas party and as usual, I had a total blast!  I danced and laughed all evening, it was a great time!  Then on Saturday night it was shop and crop at The Cutting Garden… Look what I managed to get done….

Boxes 001Boxes 002

Pretty Jewelry boxes!  Inside they have mirrors so they can be used for make up or what ever you would like to keep in them.  These are going to make lovely gifts 🙂

Well I am off to work!  Have a fantastic Day!!!


Picture Frame Class…

24 Sep

Good Morning!

This is another quick post for me as I am off to work again today.  I have made up another pretty altered picture frame for a class at The Cutting Garden.  Here’s a peek at what we are going to make….

Frame 001Frame 002This is going to be a really fun class.  I love making altered projects!

I hope you all are having a great week and thanks for stopping by!


For Baby….

13 Aug

Hey There!  Yes this is my second post for today, I want to try to get caught up with my posts!  My craft room is becoming a bone yard for cards!

This is a gift set that a friend from work asked me to make for her….

Baby 1Baby 2The sweet little baby image I used for the card and box is by Graphics 45 called Little Darlings.  I am so sad that I only have a little bit of this paper left!  I keep forgetting to ask Kim if she is able to get anymore in.  I love making cards with this paper!

Baby 3Okay…. Now I really am off to get ready for work!  Have a great day!!


Gift Box and Card….

24 Jun

Good Morning!  I can’t believe the weekend is over so quickly and it is Monday again!  I didn’t spend much time in my craft room this weekend, the weather was just too fantastic and I spent most of my time on the deck and tending to my little garden.  I took some lovely pictures of what is blooming here at my place and I will share them with you later. A friend at work asked if I could make a gift box and matching card for a friend of hers that is retiring… Box 1Box 2I used the Martha Stewart Flower Bed border punch to make the lovely band of design paper around the entire box and then wrapped it with pretty ribbon.  I just punched both sides of the strip of design paper, it gives a lovely effect.  The butterflies are also from a Martha Stewart punch. Did that little white frame catch your eye?  That is a new toy I found at The Cutting Garden, It was made from the Martha Stewart Crafter’s Clay Heirloom starter kit.  What a fun little tool this is going to be!  It is a beautiful little set and will work wonderful on any mixed media projects or cards.  LOVE IT!  This kit comes with 4 molds and lots of clay to get you started. Box 3Box 4I am off to work!  I hope you have a great day and thanks for stopping by!Signature

Altered Box and Card…

13 Jun

Good Morning!  I’ve been a very busy crafter this week!  Another co-worker asked me to make a gift set for her sister for her birthday.  She asked for an altered box and card and I was only too happy to make it.  Have a peek….

Altered Box 1Altered Box 2Altered Box 3I am totally happy with how this turned out.  She asked for dark wood and rose colors.  I managed to get this set done in a couple of hours which was really great!

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great day!!