September, 2012

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Halloween Tree Card w/ Bottle Cap Magnet

Halloween is almost here and I am in the mood to make some scary cards this year, with and added twist. I’ve include one of my bottle cap magnet charms to make this year’s treats even sweeter.

I created this card using the following materials:

  • Black card stock
  • Brown card stock
  • Orange card stock
  • Pattern Paper
  • Pumpkin Images
  • Orange & Black 3D Opaque Gel Pens
  • Black Ribbon
  • Cricut Cartridges: Heritage (tree2 on page 25 at 4 inches) & Mini Monster (fence2 on page 72 at 2 inches)
  • ½ Pop Dots
  • Pumpkin, Sawdust, and Black Glitter
  • Inkadinkado Happy Halloween stamp

Instructions

  1.  I started by cutting my black card stock at 11×7 then folded it in half giving me a 7×5 ½ card.
  2. Then I cut my pattern paper at 6 ½ x5 gluing it to the base of my card.
  3. I used my Cricut Cartridges: Heritage (tree2 on page 25 at 4 inches) & Mini Monster (fence2 on page 72 2 piece at 2 inches).
  4. I added detail by using my Orange & Black 3D Opaque Gel Pens on my tree and fence.
  5. I glued my tree down first then added Pumpkin glitter on to the tips of each branch to make them stand out.
  6. I added pop dots to one of my fence and laid it at the base of my tree to give my card some depth.
  7. The second fence I cut and transformed it in to this Happy Halloween sign by using some orange cardstock and an Inkadinkado Happy Halloween Stamp.
  8. Once the glitter was dried on the branches I fussy cut my pumpkin images and used pop dots and placed them on the tree.
  9. I cut a hole on the right hand side of the card in order for the bottle to show throw. It was glued down with removable adhesive.
  10. The inside was roughed cut to fit the page with some brown and orange cardstock. I added black ribbon to give it a finished look.

Pet Planters

Hello,

I found my mini potted planters in one of my boxes and I thought they looked a little one dimensional. So I got my paint a little bling and made myself some pet planters for my little seedlings to grow with gusto. Grow my minions GROW!!!

 

 

Movie Starter Planter

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Well, if you’re going to grow something why not have it grow up with the greatest movie stars in Hollywood? Have that seedling feel like a star with its very own movie pad. LOL

Chocolate Any One?

Since the day my mother put a Hershey’s Kiss in my mouth, I became a chocolate lover. That brown sweetness that put my senses singing, the smell of pure loveliness can never be denied. These mouthwatering pieces are almost good enough to eat. So to keep them close to my heart and out of my mouth I made these lovely charms to remind me of my love of chocolate.

 

In an added note once I 100% figured out WordPress I will be adding a shop for anyone that might want to nab any of these goodies.

Challenge #34 9-16 12 thru 9-23-12 (entries must be submitted by 8:00pm PST on 9-16-12)

Hello all,

 

This time around I have signed myself for another challenge over at http://myscraproom.ning.com/. This week challenge is Halloween Witch’s Shoe. Please read all the rules before entering since “you must be an active member of my scrap room for at least one month before joining a challenge.” Even though I have just signed up I am still participating even if I don’t get any of the goodies. Well enough talk on with the show!

Spooky Decor for your Office or School Locker

Hello All,

Well October is almost here, and I am in a Spooky Mood! So what better way to decorate your office or school locker then these cute furnishings items? Just a quick note I will be having a store soon its currently under construction. But while we wait enjoy these spooky beauties.

Design Team Call for Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges

Hello,

This is my entry to “Say It with Sentiment Challenge”. I’m a big fan of Mary from CardCrazy on YouTube, and after seeing her ladybug card I was inspired to create this ladybug shadow box bottle cap necklace. If you head over to http://www.paperplaytime.blogspot.com they have a challenge every other Monday:

  • 1st Monday of the month – current theme + die cut or punch
  • 3rd Monday of the month – current theme + a sentiment
  • 5th Monday of the month – it’s always anything goes

Head over to their BlogSpot and check out there cool challenges and prizes but not before checking out my cool pictures.

Materials:

  • 1 Bottle Cap
  • 1 Thin Brown Ribbon
  • 1 Frilly Pink Ribbon
  • 1inch Martha Stewart Circle Punch
  • White, Red, Black Card Stock Paper
  • Small Pop Dot Adhesive
  • Pattern Paper
  • 3D Opaque Ink Pens White
  • 2 Small Red Gems
  • Neon Pink Tulip Puff Paint
  • Thin Wire and Wire Cutters

Key Chain – Unknown Fem Fatal

Hello,

I came across this image while I was looking for new wallpaper for my desktop. I don’t know who the arties is or if this is an anime character. However looking at this black and white picture was just so stunning with the hint of blue in her eyes, I had to make it in to a charm. The blue stones really accent her eyes when you see it up close but I think miniaturizing it took a little away from the art.  Nevertheless it’s defiantly an eye catcher. The homage is to you unknown Fem Fatal if looks could kill it would be you.

Materials:

  • Fashion Caps (Bottle Caps) 24 to a pack
  • Silver Plated Chain 1 foot
  • White Sculpey Clay 2oz
  • Key chain rings 15 to a pack,
  • Glitter glue
  • Blue Beads and Metal Star
  • Three Small Blue Gems
  • Plastic
  • Pop Dots
  • Glossy Accents
  • Image of Unknown Fem Fatal

Key Chain – Mizuho Kazami (Please Teacher)

I had never seen Please Teacher until a few weeks after I married my husband. I tell you what this anime threw me for a loop. I am sure a few women out there have had the fantasy of what an all-female world would look like. Well its beautiful, women are smart, they pilot advance ships and the male population is less than 10%.  Oh and she has a small obsession with Pocky? I guess every girl needs a hobby. So this homage goes to Mizuho Kazami for being beautiful, smart, and being able to pilot an advance ship through subspace.

 

Materials:

  • Fashion Caps (Bottle Caps) 24 to a pack
  • Silver Plated Chain 1 foot
  • White Sculpey Clay 2oz
  • Key chain rings 15 to a pack,
  • Glitter glue
  • Plastic
  • Pop Dots
  • Glossy Accents
  • Image of Mizuho Kazami and the Pocky box