Saturday, January 3, 2015

Upcycled Shutter with My Favorite Knobs

Farmhouse Shutter with the Coolest Knobs

5ft long shutter
 After partially painting over the peeling black paint, the colors now match the mirror I have hanging  in my mudroom.

Check out the "keyhole" knob in the favorite!!

  The knobs came from Hobby Lobby but I made sure to get them at their 50% sale otherwise, there would be about $90 in knobs on a shutter I paid $1 for!!

This project is in the process of being linked to these fun Challenges!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Mini Wooden Birdhouse

This JOY banner is for sale on My Etsy

This cute little wooden birdhouse is the one craft I was able to finish this season other than some candy and special recipes for gift giving. The cute little face below is the reason!!

She is a darling though!!

Merry Christmas bloggers!!!

Monday, July 22, 2013

A New Adventure/Red,White & Blue Lay-Out

For this lay-out I chose to have an 8x10 picture and I wasn't too crazy with the way the design was turning out.  It  was tough for me as it really needed to be simple and tell the story. BUT, then I discovered the "boing" factor as the tiny metallic threads curled beautifully (and" boinged") haha :) when I pulled it from this braided trim.  It added the little extra flair I needed after trying to keep this page from looking too busy. I do love this picture of my girls with their best buddies!
  (The extra embellishments will finish the lay-out on the opposite page as well as the rest of the title.."With our Best Buddies")

This is for the  "word challenge" over at "About a Girl" We are to use the word New somewhere on the page.

This project is also linked to:
Scrap Our Stash, Red, White&Blue Challenge
 Scrapbook Obsession
Scrap It Girl: Red,White&Blue Challenge 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Bold Colors/Patterns/Chipboard Embellishments

I won this super flower stamp from last week's challenge. Click here for  This weeks challenge
"anything goes". Keeping up with a few challenges really helps to get caught up with my scrapbooks. At least one page a month at this point is my goal!!

2 Cute

A little sanding, stitching, cutting out flowers and lots of layered chipboard, my girls have a few more fun memories in their book. The twins are their best buddies!

The lower left picture has layers of bubbles as a tag to open for more pics.

 This link has some gorgeous girl lay-outs!
"About A Girl" Bold Colors/Patterns Challenge

Scroll down to see my last post for the first June challenge with doilies, for About a Girl.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Lay-out with Doilies,Stamped Clay Embellishments for All Crafts Challenge, Dies Challenge/June Challenges

 This lay-out was created for 
Scrap It Girl Use your Dies Challenge check out the goodies for the winner!

The flower on the lower right is layered scrunched up doilies sprayed and inked. I also folded them into triangles for additional embellishing within the other white flowers.
There are so many beautiful lay-outs within this blog...go check it out for some "Girly" inspiration!

 I made the 3 black and gold squared from baking Perfect Pearls into polymer clay. The dies are the Sizzix branch and Bigz Lattice.

Here is a set of my little polymer clay squares stamped with  Pearled Powder and sealed.
 These were really fun to make! It was a new challenge away from making my faux clay seals...a new way to work with clay

My Clay Embellishments are linked up to Elaine's party at:

All Crafts Challenge  

Friday, May 31, 2013

Sunburst Lay-Out

To continue with the May challenges with  About A Girl I finally finished the SunBurst design.

Today I thought was last day for this challenge..but it's June already! But I love how it came out for my little animal lover.  I added the girly girl touches but I really wanted to reflect who she was at this age.
Check out the link for some beautiful end results and the tutorial on how to create this design. It's so easy, I actually go two pages done this week!

This layout has some cool crinkly mulberry paper, vellum pieces and Petaloo flowers.

This project is linked to:

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

"Little Ladies" Scrapbook Pages

The May challenge is to introduce the Little Ladies 

in our life for the super About A Girl blog. 


These are my beautiful girls. My lay-outs are for Sears pictures that you
never can say no to when you pick up your pictures and they made up extra sheets for you to purchase!

(When I took this picture, it left a bit of shine from the protected sleeve)


I used my Sizzix Flower Layers and Sizzlits Branch w/Leaves dies in the BigKick to create this page. The flowers are layered with some lace backing the largest flower.

I then dotted the Glossy Accents to adhere the Twinklets Diamond Dust to give sparkle to the flowers and some branches.

Friday, April 19, 2013

I'm a Challenge Winner with SpeedyTV/Clay Seals


I am excited to share that my last post, Psalms 139 pages, won last week's stamping challenge.  Check out this weeks Recipe Challenge.  The designer team already has some beautiful inspiration.

I won this "Little Church Mini" stamp set!!!! So sweet!

Another way to use your Clay Seals

Enjoy Crafting!!

 A few more of my Handmade Clay Seals for flower centers, memorabilia envelopes, cards, ect..
 This project is linked to: