Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas!!

Hello everyone!!  Lesley and the Trendy Twine Team thought it would be fun to wish everyone a Merry Christmas with cards that have some awesome Trendy Twine :)

Please be sure to head over to Twine it Up! with Trendy Twine to see all the Design Team's Christmas wishes for you!

For my card, I used Candy Cane Trendy Twine which is on sale along with Holly Berry.  And there is a sale on the classic colors, so just head over to Annie's Paper Boutique and maybe do some after Christmas shopping :)

I have to say, I was having trouble coming up with a card for this post, but finally came up with this and love how it turned out!

Have a very Blessed Christmas!


Thursday, December 13, 2012

Whooo's Your Valentine?

Hi everyone!!  I know that we are all thinking about Christmas right now, but I really wanted to share this special deal that starts today through January 31, 2013 from Close to My Heart.

They have a great Valentine's kit that is $10 when you spend $35--what a deal!!  I was able to purchase this early and it is so cute.  I hope to make some samples to show you this weekend, but I do have finish some Christmas here too :)  Here's a sample of what you can make with the kit.

Here is everything included in the Kit:

 12—Die-Cut Boxes (3 each of 4 colors: Blush, Hollyhock, Ruby, White Daisy)
 3—12" x 12" Cardstock Sheets (Blush, Hollyhock, White Daisy)
 1—Sheet Silver Glitter Paper—new product for Spring/Summer 2013!
 12—Treat Tubes with Lids—new product for Spring/Summer 2013!
 1—My Acrylix®
 Whooo’s Your Valentine Stamp Set (D-size)

I can't wait to play!!!  And don't forget, if you spend $50, you can get the December Stamp of the Month -- Year Round Cheer -- for $5.   It's a super deal.  Place your order as a Christmas gift to yourself :)  You can click on my shopping link on the right.  If you'd like to email me your order with the item numbers, and I can give you a discount (off the regular total, not the specials).

Have a fabulous day!!


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Trendy Twine Christmas Clipboard

Hello everyone!

It's my turn to post over on Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine.  We are showcasing Candy Candy and Holly Berry Trendy Twine which are both on sale this month.

Here's my altered clipboard with Candy Cane Twine on it.  Please be sure to visit the Trendy Twine blog to see more :)

I hope you can join in on the challenge this month.  I'm sure you all need a tag and you can win a spool of your choice of Trendy Twine!!

Have a great day!

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Snowmen Treats

Hello everyone!!  I hope you all are well.  It's been a busy December so far and next week is even busier--I have something just about everyday next week and that's after work!

Here are some snowman treat holders I made a few weeks ago and am just now blogging :)  The top one I made at Archivers for a make and they had.  They sent the directions home and I made a few additions.

The directions do show to use a snowflake embossing folder, but they did not use that in the store.  And they had a square punch for the hat and another punch for the nose.  The holly is a Martha Stewart punch which I did purchase.  It also has you have that flap in the front.  On mine, I made the flap be on the inside.

I did use the Snowflake Cuttlebug folder on this.  And I cut the square and rectangle for the hat, and the carrot nose on my Cricut.  I don't remember the dimensions.  But I think it's in my Gypsy still.  If you'd like the sizes, leave a message and I'll try to get them for you :)

It looked a bit plain to me so I added some fabulous Christmas Candy Cane Trendy Twine, faux stitching, and some Frosted Lace Stickles.  Here they are side by side. I do like the one I made at home better :)

I didn't take a side shot, but you take a small clear bag, add some candy and tape it to the inside before you close the top. My hope was to make a bunch of these to pass out at work, but I don't think I will get as many done as I planned.  Have a great weekend!!

Monday, December 3, 2012

December Trendy Twine Challenge

Hello everyone!!  I really haven't blogged in a while, have I?  Guess I need to fix that :)  Today is the start of the December Trendy Twine Challenge so that's a great place to start.

This month we are showcasing two colors:  Candy Cane and Holly Berry, which are both on sale.  I used Candy Cane for my project.

I just love the way the scarf came!  I just added glue to the scarf and cut the pieces of twine to fit.  Then I added several strands for my tassel.  You can't tell from the picture very well, but I added some Stickles to the snowflake background and of course, I used some on the snowman from the Cricut Cartridge Winter Frolic, too :)

Here's the challenge details:

Tags! Show us your favorite holiday tag.
Create a Christmas tag.
Recipe:  snowman, glitter, and Trendy Twine.
(Must include all three)
**If you do not have Trendy Twine,
use hemp, jute, or embroidery thread only**

 Deadline is Monday, December 31st.

 Project must be new for the challenge.
No back linking.
Only one entry, please.
Must include all items for the challenge.
Projects not qualified will be unlinked.
(Including the wrong twine)
160 yd spool of your choice.
I really hope you play along!!  We love to see what everyone creates.  And I am sure you all could use a tag this time of year :)  And head over to Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine to see all the Design Team's fabulous tags!