Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trendy Twine -- Thanks

Hello all!  I'm posting over at Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine today.  Here's my card, but head over to the blog for all the details :)


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Helen

Monday, May 15, 2017

Have a Super Birthday!

Hello everyone!

Today is my daughter's 18th birthday!  She is my youngest and graduating high school in two weeks.  It's an emotional time for me.

This is her birthday card.  She was an extra in the new Spider-Man Homecoming movie coming out July 7.  You can actually see her in the the first trailer that came out!  So she is into Spider-Man right now -- LOL!



I went on the Cricut Design Space last night and was so excited to see a new Marvel digital cartridge full of Spider-Man.  So I had to make a card for her.


I took a close up of Spider-Man to show you the details.  The red and blue pieces do cut out separately, but the machine drew all the webs and spider on the red!  I just love it!!

Thank you Cricut for releasing this!!

Have a wonderful day!!

Helen

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trendy Twine -- Happy Mother's Day!

Hello everyone and Happy Mother's Day!  The Trendy Gals made some projects to share with you today.  We used the new Tin Tie Bags and Pink Ribbon set.  I also used Pink Midnight Trendy Twine, a Pink Tag-It and Pink Midnight Trendy Page Dots.


The pink ribbon set has four different pink ribbons in it.  I used three of them on the bag itself.  Next, I wrapped the Pink Midnight Trendy Twine around the bag along with my stamped Tag It.


I finished off the bag by adding two die cut hearts.  It's a quick and simple gift!  The bags are super nice inside and could hold some yummy cookies or other baked goods :)

I hope you have a fabulous Mother's Day!  Be sure to head over to Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine to see the other fabulous projects :)






Helen

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Trendy Twine -- Have a Wonderful Day!

Hello everyone! I'm posting over at Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine today.  The design team had a few months off, but I am so glad to be back in the swing of things, creating and posting again :)

This month, we are featuring Pink Midnight Trendy Twine and the Chocolate Boxes from the store.  I just love this twine!


I filled my Chocolate Box with some pink and silver Hershey Kisses.  I still had some in a special Valentine bag (I know, how did I still have some left?! - hahaha)

The flower with leaf is a cut from the Cricut Explore.  It drew the black lines on it too.  I picked this cut since it had the black drawing to go with the pink/black twine.  I did wrap the Pink Midnight Trendy Twine around my Chocolate Box about four times and tied the bow before adding my flower with dimensional tape.


The tag is a die cut that I stamped with a sentiment from the Smile Stamp Set.  I also used dimensional tape on the tag and added a small self-adhesive enamel heart to the tag.

It's a quick and simple little gift and perfect for Mother's Day which is coming up soon!
Make sure to visit Annie's Paper Boutique to find all these fun goodies.




Helen

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Growing In Unity Blog Hop

Hello everyone!  Today is a Growing in Unity Blog Hop! I just love playing with my Unity Stamps and was excited that it was time for the GIU gals that already posted this year to hop.

I was torn on which set to use.  I have so many I love and so many that I haven't used yet :) I did make several cards and this one was my favorite.

I used the Hang In There Lady Set (it's on sale today!).  It's just such a cute little lady bug and it comes with three sentiments that I love.


This is a great stamp to make a quick card with.  There's not a lot of coloring.  I used my red Zig Clean Color marker to color the ladybug in and to add a bit of color to the word wishes.  I then used a clear Wink of Stella to add some sparkle to wish flower, hearts around the ladybug and the word wishes.  Adding it the the wishes made it a watercolor effect and I liked the way it turned out.


I used a border die to add some detail to the white and red layers on the side.  And I finished the card off with three red enamel hearts.


Be sure to comment on all the blogs in hop for your chance to win a Unity Prize package!  There will be two winners :)


Helen Bisesi --> You are here
Naomi Hanson --> Go here next

I hope you have fun hopping and good luck!!

Helen

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trendy Twine -- Smile Treats

Hello there!  I'm posting over at Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine today and I've made some super quick treats to show you.  I used Totally Raspberry Trendy Twine, Shorty Candy Chutes, the Smile Stamp Set, and a few Raspberry Cupcake Sequins.

I bought the cute pink and silver Hershey Kisses after Valentines day on sale--that's the best way to buy chocolate.  But I figured pink and silver are good for any time and don't just need to be for Valentine's day.


After filling the Shorty Candy Chute with the candy, I wrapped my Totally Raspberry Trendy Twine around the outside of the box and tied a bow at the top.  This does make it wobbly to stand up, but I do like the look.  Then I die cut the banner and stamped my Smile sentiment and finished it off with a few Raspberry Cupcake Sequins.  I just stuck it on the box with a page dot.


This was so quick and easy to make!  Be sure to get some of these fun supplies to have on hand for quick treats :)




Helen

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Trendy Twine -- Hi!

Hello everyone!  I'm posting over at Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine today. I haven't been crafting lately and I've really missed it -- crafting makes me happy!

Today, I used some fabulous Totally Raspberry Trendy Twine along with the Raspberry Cupcake Sequins.  These are totally my colors LOL!


I used a Unity Stamp Co. Kit for my stamps.  This otter is just too cute and it's in a valentine kit but included the cute hi stamp too.  After coloring in the otter, I cut it out with a circle die and then glued my Totally Raspberry Trendy Trendy Twine around the outside and added a bow to the side.  


I pop dotted the circle onto my card.  Then I added some Raspberry Cupcake Sequins to the card.



Have a fabulous day!!

Helen

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Trendy Twine -- Me & U Card

Hello there!

I'm posting over at Twine It Up! with Trendy Twine and today I made a shaker card! I used Totally Red Trendy Twine, a stamp from the You & Me Planner Stamp Set, and sequins from the Christmas Shaker Medley

I started out with some red cardstock for my base.  Then I found some red patterned paper for the front that I cut my heart into.  I then glued my Totally Red Trendy Twine around the heart and added a bow at the bottom. 


For the inside shaker sequins, I picked through the Christmas Shaker Medley and pulled out out some clear, red and red seed beads.  I also added some white seed beads from my stash. There are some square red sequins, but I do like them in the heart.  I also glued some of the same sequins on the card front.


I used a die cut for the stamped sentiment coming off the heart where I added another sequin.  Additionally, I glued a strip of the Totally Red Trendy Twine on the end to look like the tag is under the twine (it could have been if I knew what I was adding before I glued everything down!).

Lots of foam tape later and my card is finished!  I hope you visit the store for all the deals this month before they disappear!








Helen

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Trendy Twine -- XOXO Treats

Hello everyone!  I'm posting over at Twine It Up with Trendy Twine Today and  I have some quick and easy non sweet treats to show you.  I used the Skinny Candy BagsTotally Red Trendy Twine, and the You & Me Planner Stamp Set.


I cut the heart tag from my Cricut Machine.  I think they came from the Doodlebug cartridge.  After putting the pencils in the Skinny Candy Bags and sealing them, I punched a small hole in the top and thread my Totally Red Trendy Twine through the hole and around the top two times.  Then I put the twine through the tag hole and tied a bow--easy peasy!


I just knew the XOXO stamp from the You & Me Planner Stamp Set would be perfect with the pencils.  I found the pencils at the Target Dollar Spot -- love that place :) I also used some red Nuvo Drops all around the heart.  Those are so fun to use!




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Helen

Monday, January 16, 2017

Growing in Unity Winners!

Hello everyone!  Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments for my Growing in Unity last week.  It was so much fun and I'm a bit sad that it's over.

But I'm here today to announce my two winners of 25 random Unity Stamps each.  The winners are:

Snappy Scrappy 

and 

Mary Reiner

Please use the Contact Me link on the right to send me your full name and mailing address.  I will then send your information to Unity and they will send out your stamps.

Thanks so much everyone!!

Helen

Friday, January 13, 2017

Growing In Unity -- Day 5

Happy Friday everyone! I am so glad it's the weekend yet a bit sad that my Growing in Unity week is over.  But I will continue to play with my Unity Stamps, especially since I have some I haven't used yet -- LOL!


Today, I used Swagger -- I just love this little guy and have used it before. I used my Zig Clean Color Markers again as a watercolor with a paint brush.  Then I added some Clear Wink of Stella to allthe hearts and the word sending.


The edge dies are from My Favorite Things.  These are really fun to use.  I added a border and bow of Lemon Tart Trendy Twine.  The last things I used was some pink Nuvo Drops.  I have quite a few but am still hesitant to use them.  I really don't know why since I do love them!

Be sure to leave a comment for your chance to win 25 random stamps and don't miss out on the great sale Unity has for Angela's birthday which is today--Happy Birthday Angela!!

Have a wonderful day and weekend!!

Helen