Friday, August 31, 2012

Clementine Paper Quilt Wall Hanger


Ready for some fun? We Start At Midnight.

  Each month on the 1st we will have a team bog hop featuring a different paper pack each month.  Be creative and have fun.  For September we are using Clementine Paper Pack.

For my project I made a paper quilt.  Cutting different sizes from the Clementine papers I made this Home Decor Wall Hanger. This is a 12x12 sheet scored 1/2" all around and then I laid all the pieces with in the margins.  Added grommets and tulle so I can hang it.  Enjoy and keep crafting.

“If you came from (Julie George, you are in the right place.  If you have jumped here and just discovered our blog hop, feel free to check the list at Damask Divas blog to find the complete list of blog hop participants.”

“The next blog on the list is (Stephanie Davis Hope you have a great time on our hop and checking out all the creations using (Clementine Paper Pack). If you get lost, just hop on over to ( for the full list.” 


So about two months ago I joined Curves.

  Thought it was time for me to start the motor going and keep my joints moving.  So far so good.  I go three times a week most of the time.  I like it because it is a no brainier.  Get on the machines and go around twice and you are done.  A little stretching after and out the door.  Loosing inches and body fat so I am happy.

When I cam home today I had my new report and I said, OK I should save this so I can see my progress.  Where to keep it?
Ah! says the crafter,  I will make a folder, it will be fun and a nice thing to save it in.

I used Everyday Paper Dolls and Peachy Keen stamp for the face. Used the Bind It All and now I have a folder for all my information and progress.

Enjoy and keep Crafting...

Close To My Heart Blog Hop

Come one came all and join in tomorrow for our second "Close To My Heart" Blog Hop of Damask Divas.  We will all be using the Clementine Paper Pack for our projects.  I am sure we will be seeing many different designs & applications using this paper.

Here is a sneak peak of my project.  Don't forget to stop by tomorrow and see all the creative work from

See you all tomorrow.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Birthday Wishes

Today is a happy day, I got my Air Condition fixed in my Craft Studio. AHH it feels so good.  Now
I can craft in comfort.  The month of September is a busy month for me with birthdays.  Friends, family and even Me.  I get to get another one this year.  How exciting.  Actually I just came back from Atlantic City where I met with my boys and there wives and old friends.  We had a fantastic time.  A little early on the celebration but it was when we all could meet.

Well today I made two cards for friends.  One is stamped with CTFM floral stamp and then I used Tim Holtz Distress Markers.  Very important when using his markers to use Watercolor Paper.  It make a big difference.  The right tools for the right job.  The second one is also from CTFM die cut.

Well off the write my birthday wishes.  Enjoy and keep crafting.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Paper Quilt Wall Hanger

Happy Happy a new Challenge from my favorite blog
Miss Emma has started this new challenge being hosted by her and her Design Team which maybe some day I will be a part of.  One of my goals for my crafting life.
Here are the details for this challenge:
1. Use Pinterest for your inspiration by making ANYTHING crafty OR even if you see CUTE cupcakes/food items you want to try, I mean ANYTHING you see HERE that inspires YOU!
2. Please put the LINK of the website where you found your inspiration on your blogs! PLEASE do NOT post the original picture of your "Inspiration", ONLY the link to their website!
3. Please link your projects HERE below this post.
4. Deadline for this challenge is on Tuesday, September 4th @ midnight!
5. Last, but certainly not least......HAVE FUN!;)
For my project after looking and enjoying so many different ideas on Pinterest I found this site that makes  Quilts.  I am not a Quilt person but I thought this would be a perfect project for me since I like details in my project and I can use Paper which I love. There are so many beautiful papers out there WOW.  Any way I turned my Paper Quilt into a Wall Hanger.  Enjoy and keep Crafting

Materials I used for my Quilt Wall Hanger
Big Shot (for the Embossed panels)
3x6 paper panels
2" angle pieces
Heart Punch
I started with a 12x12 light color background
and scored 1/2" all around to frame it and line my design paper.
A wood Dowel
Flowers from AP cartridge
Stamp from CTFM "Floral Sentiments"

Then just create.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Mystery Box Challenge #2
For my project I used 9 squares of the Paper Layerz and did a Mini Album.  It is all in the folding.

Mini Album

Saturday, August 11, 2012


Chopped Event Challenge 1
I used Photo paper and Tim Holtz Alcohol inks
The Palm trees are cut on the E2 from Life is a Beach cartridge
The Star Fish the same.
Mounted on a 6x6 card and added shirr ribbon and some glitter for accents.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

School Days

With school almost ready to start again, and after watching Emma  from CTFM make her "Book Marks" for her boys I thought I'd make a few for my little neighbor across the street.  They craft with me and enjoy coming over to my studio and being creative.
The Tags and Glasses and stamps are  from  Emma has the best stamps and dies.
Happy School Days to all!

Friday, August 3, 2012

The Love Book

To start this project I used my Instant Oatmeal box and cut the top and bottom leaving the flaps which make the spine of the book.  Over lap the flaps.
Then I covered the front and back and the inside spine I covered with a separate piece.  It closes better that way.
The front and back panel measure 7.5x4.5 and the spine measures 2"
I cut the pages 4x6 gluing two together and leaving the top open to add a tag.
Using the Bind It All to join the pages to the cover. I use twelve holes the length of the page to make is secure while turning the pages. Then just have fun decorating it.  I will do a video on the next one.  I will post when I have it done on Face Book.