Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Mia's Cinderella LO

This is for the daughter of my DH's co-worker. She gave him homemake pretzel's for Valentines day and this was the tag. How cute she is!!

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Easter/Spring Challenge Swap Gift from Karen (Katiepoo)

This is all the wonderful gifts from Karen.

Karen you are so talented, every item in the box was beautifully wrapped and had such amazing detail. I'm not sure I'll be able to part with any of the cards and I can only hope someday I will be able to create such wonderful items. Thank you so much for being such a wonderful swap partner and I look forward to meeting you!

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Marie's RAK

I took the pic sideways to eliminate all the stuff in my garage. But you get the idea. Hope you like it!!!!

SuzyB's Magice Color Pencil technique Challenge

I made this card for SuzyB's challenge. Thanks Suzy for all the inspiration, you do amazing work!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Wish list as of 3/17/08 and SS questionaire

Carts I have:
Plantin Schoolbook
All Mixed Up
Paper Pups
Accent Essentials
Stretch Your Imagination
Dreams Come True
Happily Ever After
Mickey & Friends
Indie Art

Cuttlebug folders I have:
D'vine Swirl
Mickey Celebrates
Happy Birthday
Flower Circle
Fancy Corners
Spots & Dots

Xyrons I have:

Carts I would like to have:
Paper Dolls! and any
I don't have

Programs I would like to have
Sure cuts a lot

Ink refills-
Scor pal
Any embellishments except flat stickers.
Accessories for Bugs (mats, markers, blades ect.)

What Cricut Cartridges are on your “wish list”? any I don't have.
Do you plan on getting the Expression? I have it.
Do you have a Cuttlebug? Yes
What C’bug folders/dies are on your “wish list”? Any I don't have. *I would really love swiss dots.
Do you have the Cricut Toolkit or Spatula? I have a tool kit, could use a new hole punch.
Do you have a Bind-It-All? No, been considering, but not convinced yet.
What size/color binding do you prefer?
Do you have sizzix/quickutz? No.
What adhesives do you like to use? (xyron & size, glue, tape, dots, etc.) See above. Zip pens.
What rubber stamps do you use? (clear, SU, CTMH, none, etc.) I have SU stuff, but have been partial to clear sets lately.
Are you a scrapbooker or cardmaker or both? Both
Size/Brand of Scrapbook? All
Are you a simple or detailed scrapbooker? Both, I like to try new things and it really depends on the inspiration.
Do you use a heat embosser/tool/gun? No, but I would like to try it. I would love a heat tool but don't know what to buy.
Favorite embellishments to use? Flowers and brads. But I like everything! I love when I get cricut cuts I don't have!
What is your favorite "tool" to use? (besides cricut- thinking Crop-a-dile, fascinator, etc.) I have a crop a dile, but can't get the hang of it. I love the CB embossing folders. My favorite tool is a friend to crop with (Hi, Marie) What are your other crafting hobbies? I just like all paper crafts.
Do you do altered crafts? Yes(tins, boxes, etc.) If so, what kind…if not – are you interested in trying? Definately, I love the chipboard stuff, but my stores don't carry it.
What hobbies do you enjoy outside of crafting? I run, well walk/jog you can visit my running friends here http://www.runnerplus.com/ or at Nike+ I am Ashjoy.
Are you married? Yes, to a wonderful husband Ed. Children? Yes a beautiful daughter Ashlyn, she is 16. Pets? we are pet free.
Is there a major event(s) coming in this next year? Not really, Anniversary is Aug 29.
If you were to have a day of “pampering” – what would that include? (I would rather be crafting, but a manicure, pedicure would be nice) What is your favorite food/candy? I love Vanilla Caramels from Gertrude Hawk Chocolates.
Are you allergic to anything (food or scents)? No, but I really don't like anything strong, it tends to give me headaches.
Is there a particular food/scent that you do not like?
Do you enjoy reading? If so – what author/genre? I would love to have a collection of papercraft books, but I haven't started it yet.
Do you collect anything (outside of scrappin’ supplies)? No.
What is your favorite color? I always say green, but right now I am on a Pink/Brown and Blue/brown kick.
Do you have stickles glue? yes What color/s is/are your favorites? all of them, but I would love to try scribbles, and perl dots.
What is your favorite brand/company for scrapbook/cardmaking supplies? Any.
Favorite store to shop (either scrapbook or general store)? I love to shop at Bon Ton, WM and ACM. Those are our only local shopping stores. I have to drive about an hour to anything else.
If you were to get a gift certificate, where would you want it to be from? Your favorite online craft store.
Do you wear jewelry? Minimal, just for special occasions.
Favorite brand?
Do you have an Italian Charm bracelet? No.
If so, what kind/size of charms do you like?
Favorite restaurant? DiSalvo's http://www.disalvopasta.com/
Favorite scent for body or candle type products? I like bath & body works, but am game to try anything that isn't too strong.
Is there anything else you want your person to know? I have a new home and it's not yet decorated so any insentive there would be great! I have tons of winter decorations and snowmen type stuff but am really bad at the rest of the year or just general wall decor.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Explosion box

I wanted to try something new today and came up with an explosion box. Here it is. I can't wait for my Stampin Up order to get here. I already have ideas for the next box.