Showing posts from March, 2013

Lots of Easter Wishes

Hi everyone!  I hope you have had a great week!  I have been making treat boxes and other goodies all week to give out.  Here are pictures of my boxes that I sent in with my daughter to give to her teachers.  
All dies are from My Creative Time and I used my favorite Trendy Twine :)  I'll list the name of the twine under the pictures.
This treat box uses Blue Berry Trendy Twine and also is being entered in My Creative Time's  Tic, Tac, Toe  Designer's challenge.  I used pattern paper, twine and bling!
Grape Fizz Trendy Twine and I am entering this into the Ribbon Carousel Spring is in the Air Challenge
Chocolate Truffle Trendy Twine

Limeade Trendy Twine

Orangesicle Trendy Twine

Here's a shot of all of them together.  I did not get a great picture of the yellow one in the back but it uses Lemon Tart Trendy Twine.
I think my favorite is the blue with the bunny and then the purple flowers.  It's amazing that I am able to give them away :)  

Oh, and I wanted to mention a …

Special Easter Wishes

Hi everyone!  I have another Treat Slider box to show you :)  And I need to make a bunch this weekend.  I think they would be perfect for my daughter's Sunday School teachers and since they won't have class on Easter, I need to get them done for this Sunday.

I used some fabulous Tickled Pink Trendy Twine and Jillibean Soup patterned paper.  Everything else is from My Creative Time:  Treat Slider Box Die, Stitched Fun Ticket Dies, and To My Best Peep set (stamp and die).  I really wanted a cute pom pom tail so I just wrapped some twine around my finger and made it that way.  Thank goodness for gluing one side down though--they are always not even for me!

Have a fabulous day!!

Twine Egg(s)--maybe

Hi everyone!  I thought I would share my attempt at twine eggs that I did over the weekend and some things that I learned.

I first tried my hand at this a few weeks ago and it was an epic fail.  I did not take a picture of that mess though :)  The day after my attempt, My Craft Channel had a video about this very same craft.  So I did learn a few things and decided to try again.  I mean, I have all this wonderful Trendy Twine that would just make some beautiful eggs!

Here is my 1st which looks like an egg--sort of.  I used a regular size balloon and only blew it up part way and was able to get the egg  shape.  However, I did not use enough Watermelon Taffy Trendy Twine on this one--it's a little bare.

This next one, I used a small water balloon.  I could not get that in an egg shape at all.  I also did not cut enough Pink Limeade Trendy Twine for this one, but just grabbed some more and continued wrapping.  This one looks so much better but is round.

I used Scotch Quick…

A Cup of Love

Hi everyone!  This is a late post for me today, but I saw a one-day challenge over at The Alley Way Stamps Facebook page and just had to join in. I don't own any of their stamps, yet :), but they have a few digital freebies you can download.

I don't know that I am the best with digital stamps though--this is just a simple card I threw together to join in the fun.

I also used a new heart Cuttlebug folder that includes that strip at the bottom.  And I used some fabulous Watermelon Taffy Trendy Twine.   It's finished off with some Frosted Lace Stickles and self-stick gems from Close to My Heart.

Not my best work--I need some better markers and learn how to color better :)

Have a great week!!

St. Patrick's Day

Hi again everyone!  I have another treat box that looks almost exactly like the one I posted yesterday :)  You see, I gave away the one from yesterday to someone at work whose birthday I missed.  But there is another lady who really does appreciate my crafts and love green and polka dots, so I just had to make her one too.

I used all the same paper and fabulous Twisted Lime Trendy Twine.  But I made this a St. Patrick's theme and also wove the twine through the holes on the top mat.

It turned out pretty cute!  Wish the color was better--think I should get a new camera soon :)

Have a great day!!

Trendy Twine Treats

Hi everyone!  It's my turn to post over at Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine today.  I have the most fun playing with twine :)

Today, I made a fun treat slider box topped off with the fabulous Twisted Lime Trendy Twine.  Make sure to click on the link and buy it while it's on sale.  And while you are there, check out some of the other great colors :)

Twisted Lime Trendy TwineMy Creative Time Treat Slider BoxSentiment from Close to My HeartGreen Bubble gems from Close to My HeartPattern Paper from Jillibean Soup I think I am going to make some of these for my daughter's school and Sunday School teachers.  The color is not that great on the bottom two pictures but I wanted to show you how the bottom slides out and the cute candy with the bow fits inside.

Please be sure to head over to the Trendy blog to see all the amazing projects the design team creates this whole month.  And while you are there, be sure to check out the challenge this month and join in--we love to se…

Chocolate Bunny

Hi everyone!

Just a quick post today with an Easter Card for you.  I'm working on St. Patrick's Day and Easter stuff at the same time since they are so close together this year :)

I made this card to go with an Easter Basket swap I am in.  I think it turned out pretty cute!

Watermelon Taffy Trendy TwineBunny cut from Create a Critter 2 at 4 3/4 inchesSentiment from My Creative TimePattern Paper from Jillibean Souppop dotsGlossy Accents My person's favorite color is green.  That is goes perfectly with pink and since I have some of the fabulous Watermelon Taffy Trendy Twine, I just had to add that :)  And I added the Glossy Accents to the bow and nose but I just could not get a picture to show that.

Check back tomorrow for my Trendy Twine post day!  Back to a green theme too.

Trendy Twine Bunny Hop

Hi everyone!!  I am so glad you are here today to join in the Trendy Twine Bunny Hop :)  Trendy Twine's newest color is debuting today--Bubblegum Taffy!  It is so pretty, I need more already--LOL!

If you have just come from Yvonne, you are on track.  If not, please start at Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine so you don't miss any of the fun and prizes.

My project today is a cute little basket cut from Tags, Bags, Boxes and More 2 at 5 inches.  This is the cut that is one piece, except the handle.  If you want it bigger than 5 inches, you need to use the other cuts and glue them all together.  But this is a perfect size for a small treat or a table favor.

I used the fabulous new Bubblegum Taffy on the edges, middle of the handle, and as bows at the bottom of the handles on both sides.  Then I added a cut bunny from My Creative Time's new To My Best Peep die.

Now, you have a chance to win some great prizes from The Alley Way Stamps, My Thoughts Exactly, 3 Girl Jam, and Trendy Tw…

Trendy Twine Monday -- Going Green

Hi everyone!  It's Challenge time over at Trendy Twine.  This month we are Going Green with Twisted Lime.

I made a St. Patrick's Day Card to show you today:


Twisted Lime Trendy TwineYou're My Pot of Gold Die and Stamp Set by My Creative TimePolka Dot Cuttlebug FolderSelf Adhesive GemsScotch Quick Dry Adhesive I really do love Monochromatic cards--they usually are pretty easy for me to do.  I was very tempted to add some white stitching to the clovers, but held off :)
Here is your challenge this month.  I really do hope you play along with us!

St. Patrick's Day with a clover, leprechaun, or both
Monochromatic green (shades of green; no other colors)
Trendy Twine
**If you do not have Trendy Twine, use hemp, jute, or embroidery thread only (no other brands of bakers twine)**

Deadline is
Friday, March 22nd.
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…