Sunday, May 14, 2017

Baby Shower Gable Box Favors

Aren't these gable boxes cute!  Love how they turned out.  These were so fun to make and may I add quick and easy.  The shower is Elephant themes and co-ed so these are for the guys.  You know what?  They are filled with peanuts too!  A great guy snack, right!   lol
 The paper is from JoAnn's and it's a Darice brand in Hot Pink and Turquoise.  I just love the color combination.  The little elephants have Recollection stickers on them.  This gable box die is so useful I can see myself using it again and again for different Holidays.
Thanks so much for stopping by today to view this project.  Sure do appreciate it.  I have more projects to post so be sure to keep checking.  Until next time......Happy Crafting!  Here is a list with links to the dies:
No name Gable box
No name Scalloped Circle
CottageCutz Baby Elephant Die
My Creative Time Small Stitched Scalloped Bow

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Baby Shower Elephant Centerpiece

Look what's happening at the Hurlock house.  Our family is growing with the addition of a sweet baby girl grand-daughter.  This was created for the shower we were supposed to have, but Emma decided to make her appearance a month early.....lol  The theme is elephants, of course. 
This elephant was created with the Cricut "Everyday Pop-up Card" Cartridge.  Years ago I never thought I would love my cricut so much, but I do.  I'm a die cut girl-but the cricut adds another level to my crafting.
The base is a 4-3/4 x 4-3/4" box from the "Dollar General".  The top of the box was not used.  A green piece of floral foam was glued to the bottom of the box.  The ribbon is from the "Dollar Store".  Tulle was tied with wire and tucked into the foam.  The pink paper picks are from Michael's and they have little half pearls glued to the center.
Here's a look at the back.  Two elephants were made and a straw glued to the center to attach to this box.  Thanks so much for stopping by today to view this project.  I have more cute Baby Shower things to share, so be sure to check back for more soon.  Until next time, Happy Crafting!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Elizabeth Crafts Daffodil

  Hello Crafters!!!   The Scrapbook Expo was in Orlando this past weekend.  It's an event that happens once a year and I look forward to going to.  While at the Expo I came across the Elizabeth Crafts Designs booth.  I fell in love with all the flower dies and just had to have this Daffodil.
 There's lots of dimension in these gorgeous flowers.  They are easy to make.  I used watercolor paper and distress stains and inks to color the flowers.

 This was so much fun to create.  I have lots of plans in the future for this beautiful die.  To create the sparkly effect diamond stickles were painted on the flowers and allowed to dry.
 Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Be sure to check back as I have a ton of things to share.....I just need to catch up with loading photos.  Until nest time, Happy Crafting!
Here's a list of dies:
Elizabeth Craft Designs Daffodil
Spellbinders Floral Oval Die
Spellbinders Classic Ovals
Joy! Crafts Lace Corner Die
Marianne's Creatables Anja's Vintage Decoration

Sunday, March 19, 2017

CottageCutz Teapot & Teacup with Prima

 This is another card with the CottageCutz Teapot and Teacup die with Prima Tales of You & Me paper.  LOVE that paper.....lol  Although I did this card in blue, this one has a little bit different configuration with dies and embossing.  Along with the Marieanne Designs background dies the Cheery Lynn corner dies were used. 
The roses are created with a Marvy Punch and the edges were distressed with "brushed corduroy" distress ink.  Thanks so much for stopping by to view this creation.  Sure do appreciate it.  Until next time.  Happy Crafting!

Friday, March 17, 2017

Sizzix Fresh Brewed Card

 In honor of a very good friend of mine opening his own Coffee Shop on Monday, I wanted to share this card created with the Sizzix Fresh Brewed die by Tim Holtz.  Let me mention that he is  a wonderful friend and took all my family in during the Hurricane last October when we had no where else to go.  We were teasing him that he could be our middle son.  I am so proud of him and wish him all the best in this new endeavor. 
This is a fun die and I love the sizzix embossing folder that matches it.  This card could be considered masculine with the absences of bows and flowers.    Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Until next time, Happy Crafting.  See you again soon.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Spellbinders Sunflower Birthday Card

Hello fellow crafters.  As you only have probably guessed by now is that I have a love affair with dies!!!  Creating with dies is such a pleasurable undertaking.  Even the painstakingly tedious process of assembling flowers.  And boy, went to you see the tiny flowers that I will share with you soon that I created....lol   For this card the Spellbinders Sunflower die was used.  The garden gate in the background is also a spellbinders die.  The little owl was a metal piece that I painted with acrylic paint.
Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed, and Tie Dyed distress ink was used to color the sunflowers.  A nice chunky brown glitter creates that sparkly center.  It's a bright attention grabbing focal point.  Thanks so much for stopping by today to view this card.  It is greatly appreciated.  Until next time, Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CottageCutz Mr. Snuggles Coffee Themed Card


Welcome everyone to another card share.  For today's card the super cute Mr Snuggles and Hot Drink Cup dies from CottageCutz were used to create this darling card for that coffee lover in your life.  For the card I used the corrugated cards from Michael's for my base and built it up from there with Martha Stewart punch around the page and a Marianne doily die in the background. 
Here's Mr Snuggles up close......really sweet right!  He's one of my favorite dies.  The flowers are just rolled burlap and a Marvy punch rose.   Thanks so much for dropping by today.  Hope you have a wonderful craft day!