Thursday, December 15, 2011

Wow it has been forver since I have posted anything!  I am super sorry.
My computer has been down, kids have been sick, had a birthday, and Christmas is creeping upon us very fast.
I will try to post some of the things that I have been doing around here.
Hope everyone is having a great December!!!

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Katie Evens Week # 4 Halloween

Aloha Everyone,
I am entering this photo to Katie Evans Photoberfest  Week  # 4 Halloween.

My daughter dressed up as a cowgirl this year!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Photoberfest Week # 4 Halloween

Aloha Everyone,
I am entering this photo in Katie Evans photo challenge.
This week it is Halloween.

This picture is taken this weekend at some cabins that we were staying at high in the mountains.  Looks pretty spooky don't you think.

Please click on the image to view larger.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Photoberfest Action Week!

Aloha Everyone,
I am entering this photo at Katie Evans Photography blog for her photo contest.

This week is action shots.  I love this picture.  I love how you can see the water, and how my son looks like a monkey with his arms. 
I don't  even remember taking this shot.  I just kept taking picutres of all my kids playing at the beach and having fun!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Haunted House

Aloha Everyone,
I wanted to share with you my Haunted House that I made for some Halloween Decorations!

This is cut from the Cricut Happy Hauntings Cartridge.  I cut it on the large 12 x 24 paper, so it was cut at 10 1/2 inches.  I embossed everything to add texture and a more real feel. 

It was fun and my kids were pretty impressed!


Monday, October 03, 2011

Scrappy Moms Stamps- Terrific Tuesday Challenge!

Aloha Everyone,
I have been missing from the blogging world, and miss being here.  I had a crazy last couple of weeks with broken cars, and things that have occupied my days, that are not fun.  Anyway!

I wanted to share my project that I made for the Scrappy Moms Stamps Terrific Tuesday Challenge.  Stop by Scrappy Moms Stamps and see all the other awesome projects!                                     The challenge was to use the Mini Monster cartridge.  I bought it last year and this is the first time I am using it.  I have loved it, but didn't have enough time to play with it last year.   I was so excited for this challenge because it gave me a heads up on Halloween.  
I cut out pretty much all of the monsters from the handbook.  I attached tooth picks on the backs of them so I can use them for adorable cupcakes decorations for a Halloween party.  I cut the monsters at 2 1/2 inches.  I added  stickles, and some of them I used goggly eyes.  

I wanted to make cupcakes and show them off,  but just couldn't get around to it, so please use your imagination!!!

Have a Great Week!

Monday, September 26, 2011

I Heart Faces!

I am entering my son's Football picture at I Heart Faces photo challenge.
He didn't take a picutre with his team on picture day and I was so upset.
He said "no worries momma, I will bring home my gear and you can take pics". I am glad we did and I think he loved how they came out.

Click on the picture to enlarge!

I Heart Faces - Photo Challenges & Photography Tutorials


Monday, September 12, 2011

Aloha Everyone,
This post is about sewing. I love to sew and I am just a beginner. I would love to learn how to be a master seamstress. I can dream though!!!
A friend of ours just had their little baby girl and I wanted to make something homemade as their baby gift.
So I came up with this...
My daughter loves her silky blanket that she has had for the past 7 years (shhh.. don't tell anyone). So I made this blanket, my daughter commented that blanket is bigger than mine. Then I made a stack of flannel burp clothes. I wanted to add something else so I decided to make a toy. This is from the DIY Sisters and it is a pin cushion, but who could put a pin in these adorable owls. Here is the link if interested!
I sent the top picture owl to my friend and have 2 more at home. They were a lot of fun and easy to make.


Thursday, September 08, 2011

Exciting News!!!

Aloha Everyone,
I found out today that I will have the pleasure of being able to be the Guest Designer over at Scrappy Moms Stamps in June of next year. Yes it is far away, but I am so excited. I just love, love, love Scrappy Moms Stamps.

Click HERE to check out their blog!


Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Fall projects!

Aloha Everyone,
Just a quick post. I have the back to school sickies since last week.
I wanted to share this project. I guess I am getting ready for fall.
If anyone is interested on the cut file post me a comment and I will list it.

Have a great week and stay healthy!


Saturday, August 20, 2011

Hawaii Theme Bog Hop Round 2!!!

Aloha Everyone,
Are you ready for Day 2 of this awesome blog hop?
I can't wait to see what everyone has made.
You can start at Nicolette's blog here.
I made a cute little treat box from My Time to Craft free svg file called No glue reclosable treat box.
I also made an adorable gate fold card from free file called Scalloped Gatefold card.
I followed through with the Pineapple theme cut from the Cricut Preserves cart.
Hope you enjoy!

Please enjoy the rest of the hop with all of the inspiring ladies. Susan is your next blog.

I love all your comments- Thank You for leaving me Love!


Friday, August 19, 2011

Hawaii Theme Bog Hop!!!

Aloha Everyone,
Welcome to the fabulous Nicolette's Hawaii Theme Blog Hop!
I am so excited to share with everyone what I had made.
My children love drinking out straws, so I decided to add a little bling to them.
I used the Cricut Preserves cartridge and cut out the adorable Pineapple. I added some dimension and stacked them with fun colors and cut 2 slits in the back to slip the straw through.
I think it is a fun way to celebrate summer.

Now hop on over to Susan's blog at here, and see what else everyone made!
It's a 2 day hop so come back tomorrow and see what I have come up with.
Leave me some LOVE~ I love all your comments!!!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Long time no see!

Aloha Everyone,
Oh wow! It's been a long time since I blogged.
Today I have a project that was cut from (Click on the upper right top corner to be directed to their site).
They are an awesome company and they have great svg files. They also have many free files. So go check them out.

This is a Wedding theme project.
I used the Crush on you boxes file for the adorable take out box.
The 3D Mums and Fall flower kit was used for the beautiful flower,
and the I do was a free cut file.

I embossed the take out box panels so it added some dimension.
I also embossed the the many different layers to add more dimension.


Friday, July 15, 2011

Scrapbook layout

Aloha Everyone,
Summer has been very busy with my awesome children home!

Here is my recipe:
* Gypsy to to cut the circles, Accent Essentials cut at 3.00 for the outside and 2.65 for the inside circle,
* Smaller circles cut at 2.41 for the outside and 2.13 for the inside circle, and
*Smallest circles cit at 2.14 for the outside and 1.89 for the inside
*I used some of the middle circles for journaling blocks.
*Photo mats were made with Gypsy Wanderings cut at 4.00 for the outside, and 3.75 for the inside.
* My Pink Stamper's Family & Friends stamp set.
*Doodling with my white pen!

**I forgot to add my flower. Here is 2 pictures with the flower and the other pictures don't have a flower. I think it looks much cuter with the flower.

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