Saturday, March 18, 2017

Z Fold Card Made Easy - Beginners to Advanced

I have some followers and subscribers that are beginners at cardmaking and have requested to see some cards that are easy to make without the use of craft tools and machines that they may not have.  So this is for them....BUT...for you advanced crafters....I know you can take this easy Z Fold and go crazy with it creating something amazing!  Even you beginners can do amazing things with this fold :)


The cupcake was made with my Cuttlebug and Sizzix Balloons and Cupcakes stamp and die set.

CLICK HERE to watch my easy to follow tutorial

And now for the challenges...
Cuttlebug Mania - It's A Sketch
Crafting With An Attitude - Challenge #25
Crafty Girls Creations - Challenge #34
Cute Card Thursday - #469 Celebrations
Creative Craft Cottage - #83 More Than One Fold
Happy Little Stampers - March CAS / Die Cuts
Happy LIttle Stampers -  March Anything With Dies
Hiding In My Craft Room - #293  3x Designer Papers
Crafty Friends Challenge - #53 For A Child



Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!



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Saturday, March 11, 2017

DIY Vinyl Nail Wraps

I don't know about you, but I get tired of my nail polish chipping, and I don't want to spend a fortune on the "famous brand" of nail wraps.  Being a crafter I also do vinyl graphics and know that adhesive vinyl is known as "temporarily permanent" and withstands the elements, so one day I decided to make my own nail wraps.



My daughter and I love these and have been doing it for a while and finally decided to share it with YOU!

CLICK HERE to watch my tutorial on YouTube

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!



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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Chasin' That Neon Rainbow

I made this birthday card for my oldest daughter.....she has an old blue VW bus and she loves rainbows so it was perfect for her.  It was also inspsired by the song "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" by one of my favorite country artists Alan Jackson.


The rainbow was made using Tim Holtz Distress Crayons with CTMH Shimmer Brush over the top to make it sparkle.  The sentiment is also from CTMH but is no longer available (sorry...I don't ever remember how old it is).  The VW bus is a Marianne Design Creatables cutting die, and I added an acetate windshield.  The flowers are Petaloo .  The woodgrain border was created using a woodgrain embossing folder and Tim Holtz Distress Ink .  It's a fun card and everything came together beautifully.

I actually found some wonderful challenges for this...
Hiding In My Craft Room - #291 Spring Colors
Heart 2 Heart Challenges - Time To Dream
Make My Monday - #41 Colours of the Rainbow
Kathy's Waffle Sketch File - March "Allsorts, Layered"
The House That Stamps Built - Tic Tac Toe M817
(I used the center column...diminsion, bright colors, and birthday)
Fab 'n' Funky - #341 Inspired by a Song
Mod Squad Challenge - Song Inspiration
Happy Little Stampers - March - Anything With Dies

Thank you for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Bible Journaling For The Creative Soul - Using Distress Crayons

I love reading about Noah and his faith and obedience to God.  It fills me with hope and strengthens my faith.

For today's Bible journaling I decided to use Tim Holtz Distress Crayons.  I love that I can watercolor with them and they don't bleed through.


To watch my video please CLICK HERE 


Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY JOURNALING!!!


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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Transfer Your Photos On To Wood - Beautiful Home Decor & Gifts

Last week I showed you how to transfer photos and digital papers onto ceramic tiles and stone tiles....and...this week I'm going to show you how to create beautiful home decor projects by transferring your favorite photos onto WOOD.  These also make great gifts and are easy.


CLICK HERE to watch my tutorial :)

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Saturday, February 25, 2017

How To Transfer Photos & Digital Papers Onto Ceramic & Stone Tiles

I want to share one of my newest addictions with you!!!
I recently started turning ceramic and stone tiles into pieces of art that can be used for coasters, trivets, and home decor.  It is so easy to do and I know you will LOVE it!


CLICK HERE to watch my video with easy to follow step by step instructions

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Docrafts Artiste Watercolor Pens - Techniques & Card

I recently received Docrafts Artiste Watercolor pens and wanted to share with you all the fun things I found to do with them....and hope to inspire you to find other uses as well.




The pens have a brush tip and a bullet tip.  The set I have has 12 pens, but Create For Less has both the 12 pen set and the 36 pen set in wonderful cases.


To see the techniques I used to make this adorable card and more please CLICK HERE to watch my YouTube video.

Challenges I've entered...
The House That Stamps Built - Inspiration Pallette Challenge - F1517
Cute Card Thursday - #465 No Patterned Paper
Alphabet Challenge Blog - "Y" for You Chose
Colour Crazy Challenge - Week 7 Anything Goes
A Gem Of A Challenge - #188 Your Favorite Color Combo
Dies R Us Challenge Blog - #67 Think Spring
Happy Little Stampers - February Watercolour Challenge
Happy Little Stampers - February CAS Challenge
Happy Little Stampers - Anything Goes With Dies Challenge


Thank you for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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