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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Scare Crow Easel Card

 Hello Card Makers. Today I have a Scare Crow Easel card for you. If you came over from CAD blog.  WELCOME!!!  I am the designer for the today at CADB. If you havent been to the CAD blog please stop by.  We have a different card 365 days a year there.  Click here to see  the great card selections        www.Cardaday.blogspot.com

I found the cutest Scare Crow treat box on youtube. I wasn't interested in making a treat box but I did think he would make a great easel card. So I made one.

Check out where I got the idea. Here is Tami's video.
Her video is a Stampin Up video. I do not own any SU products. So I used my Cricut and made a scare crow just as cute as her treat box Scare Crow.
Tami's video here  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRzcw21HX3A

This is what I did. After you watch her video you will see the cuts I used .
I used a cut from Elegant Edges on page 33. I cut one for his face and two for his hat. I used the oblong cut to make my Top Note. My Top Note  was cut 4.5 inches.

For his hair I used my MS fringe scissors from brown card stock.
I did not have a bird cut that was small enough, so I hand cut a bird from light blue card stock.
I used a  circle punch for his eyes.
I hand cut a triangle for his nose.
I used a stamp from my stash as my sentiment.

If you want to watch how to do a Easel card...I have a video here   that shows  me making an easel box. It will show you how to fold an easel card.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Christmas , already???? Sure!!! Never To Early

Two weeks ago, I bought my first Imagine cartridge, even though I do not own an Imagine machine. With my Cricut Expression, I can cut the images that are on the Imagine cartridges. I just cant print any of them.

When I was at Hobby Lobby last week they had 5 Imagine cards marked down to $10. So I got 2 of them. The others looked to be pattern paper Carts. I would not be able to use any cuts from those carts. So I passed them up.
The cute little Reindeer I made for the front of my card came from that cartridge.
The reindeer and the blanket were cut at 3 inches. The bird I thought was to small at 3 inches. So I recut it at 3.5. The back ground paper came from last years UNDER THE TREE Premium Scrapbook kit papers. The sentiment came from that 12x12 stack too.
I know you wont be able to tell by this picture but the deer and bird are popped up with foam tape. The bird was cut with some glitter paper. I used 2 red wooden buttons from my stash for the sentiment. The bling for his eye and nose was a pearl I recolored with my Bic markers. The blanket was to be cut with some fringe. However it cut so small my cricut kept ripping it. So I trimmed off the fringe and glued the blanket to some white card stock. I cut around the blanket (slightly bigger than the blanket) and re cut the fringe. I know it is hard to see in the picture.
This original post was posted on the CAD blog where I was the designer last week. I never had time to post this card on my own blog until tonight. I do have several  othwer cards I want to post but I'm waiting to do a video. I hope to get it done on Thursday and get it all posted.
Thank you for stopping by
Happy Crafting in 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012

My Sons Art Work

 Today I wanted to share with you some of my son James, art work. They are all drawn with pencil and hand colored with water colors. I can not tell you how thrilled I am that he has allowed me to show off his work. I love his talent.

I love the Pooh ones.
He is  still working on this one. I cant wait to see the finished painting.
Thanks for letting me share these with you.

All the art work is for sale. Email me if your interested.
Happy Crafting

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

5 Halloween Boxes

Hello card makers! Today I don't have any cards for you. I do have  5 boxes that I will be teaching at Joann's Fabrics. If you want to learn to make these boxes check out the classes at your local Joann's. If your in the Ft Worth area come take a class with me. The classes will be offered on  Oct 9th at 11:00- 1:00 and  Oct 23  6:00-8:00m. For information on the classes email me Sugarlite02@aol.com

                                SPINNER BOX

  slide cover box
                       J CARD
                                   (place a bag of candy inside)
                                Pyramid Box

Thanks for stopping by
Happy Crafting in 2012