A House of Cards

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

I thought I would share...

a little Provo Craft project I did last month. I was asked to make a Disney autograph book. I haven't used the Mickey and Friends and Mickey Font cartridges too much, and I am really not sure why. I really enjoyed working with them.

This book was actually a lot of fun to make. Time consuming, but fun. ;) I didn't realize how long it would take to adhere all those little pieces. The page shapes were cut out at 6", so it would be very easy to carry along on a trip to the Magic Kingdom. Unfortunately I couldn't keep this one, but I will definitely be making another before our next trip to Disneyworld.

Hope you are all having a great week. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, December 8, 2008

More Christmas projects...

to share. :)

I was recently asked to be a guest designer for Cut Card Stock this month. They sent me a box filled with some gorgeous metallic cardstock and cards. These products were very easy to use, and they cut and embossed beautifully with my Cricut Expression and Cuttlebug machines.

For my first project, I decorated a mini album in a tin. This could be sent to a loved one as a card and then used as a holiday decoration. For this project, I used the Amythest Stardream Metallic, Morphing Mauve Curious Iridescent, Plasma Blue Curious Iridescent, and Cyber Grey Curious Iridescent for the backgrounds, the Malachite Stardream Metallic for the background letters, the Anthracite Stardream Metallic for the snowman background, and the Cryogen White Curious Iridescent cardstock for the snowman and snowflakes.

For my next project, I created a holiday card and matching gift box. For this, I use the Anthracite Stardream Metallic for the card base and box, the Ruby Stardream Metallic for the hearts, the Emerald Stardream Metallic for the holly leaves, and the Cryogen White Curious Iridescent for the card background.

I made one more Cut Cardstock project, but I will be back to share that one later in the month.

Be sure to check out the Cut Card Stock blog too. You can find more wonderful projects by Norma Kennedy and December guest designer Linda Beeson.

Lastly, I wanted to share a little toot. :) This month, my cards are featured on the cover of the December issue of Cards magazine. I just love this magazine, so I was very excited when Alisha Gordon emailed me to ask if they could use my cards on the cover. Such a dream come true.

Thanks so much for sharing my excitement and for stopping by. Hugs!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

every where you go. I just love it! Christmas is such a special and magical time of year. It just makes me happy. :) I think we are going to get a tree today. But I need to make a stop at the grocery store first so we can get some hot chocolate, marshmallows, and candy canes. We always love to sip on hot chocolate and play Christmas music while we decorate the tree. If we are going to do it, we need to do it up right, huh? ;)

Have you all started your Christmas cards yet? Recently, I was asked to create some Christmas cards for Right at Home Scrapbooking. They have put together a wonderful kit that can be purchased at their site. It is full of Scenic Route Garland Collection (papers, sticker sheet, and chipboard accents), Pink Paislee alphabet stickers, and lots of cardstock, buttons, brads, and trims. Here is one of the cards I made from the kit and a little sneak peek of the rest:
With the purchase of this kit, you will also receive photos and step-by-step instructions to recreate the five cards I made and will have lots of leftovers to make more. Click here to find out more.

Well, I need to go get ready to do some Christmas tree shopping. I hope you all have a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!