March 27, 2011

Imagine That Blog Hop Day 2!

Happy Sunday and Good Morning friends!!

      Welcome to the last day of the Imagine That Blog Hop put together by the lovely Sandra 365 days of Cricut.

If you arrived from the Fabulous Elsa then by golly gosh you are exactlly where you have to be, But, if you want to hop along with all of the talented ladies then start HERE.

You definitely want to hop along everyones blog and leave a coment. There is some great blog candy!!

2 winners will receive some Peachy goodness

1 lucky follower will receive a set of their choice!!
So get on hopping!!!!!!

Here is my project and I really love how it looks and turned out!!! I gave it as a gift to a friend of mine, She was excited to get it. I made her a set of three matching Candles to display on her new dinner table she just bought. Here is a pic of one. I forgot to take a pic of all three before gave it to her. (BOO ME!!!)

I used Velum and printed this pattern from the AUDREY cart onto it. Then I cut it out to fit the candles, added ribon, bling, and TA! DA! Instant Home Decor. I love this idea. You can match any of the patterns to your home.

Here it is with out the candle lit.
Love the look the added bling gave it!!

Candle is on. Isn't she pretty!!! =)

Close up. The candle lit gives it such a pretty illumination.

Hope you enjoyed this HOP!!! Go check out the amazing PAM.

Don't forget to leave a comment!! You might just be one of the lucky winners. Until next time my friends.



March 26, 2011

Imagine That Blog Hop

Welcome crafty friends!!

    Happy Saturday!!! Welcome to our first ever Imagine That Blog Hop hosted by the one and only Sandra 365 day of Cricut. She has put together a great group of girls that are using their Imagine and creating the most bueatiful projects!!! I was excited when she asked me to join. If you are stopping by from the wonderful and TALENTED Elsa then you are at the right spot.

If you would like to start at the beginning then CLICK HERE

    On to the goodies, I dusted off my Imagine (opps did I say that out loud) I mean I turned on my Imagine and started to create. For this hop I used a few different mediums that I normally don't use. Today I made my card using transperancy film. I printed out a pattern from the Audrey cartridge (I LOVE THIS CART) and created a unique card. (well at least I think it is) This card looks so so so much better in person. The pictures do not do it justice. Here's today's project. Enjoy!!!!

Can you tell I used transperancy film?
I back the film with pink cardstock

A close up. You can tell that the ink is a bit spotty. I had to turn the transperancy
backwards so the ink wouldn't smear. I added bling to the outside.

A ribbon in hot satin pink and some paper flowers bring it all together.

I hope you enjoy todays card. I have another project for you tomorrow. Don't forget to come back. It's going to be awesome!!! I saved the BEST for LAST!!! YAY YAY YAY......

Now, on to the awesomest (yes, I know, a new word)  Pam at Simply Pam. Her creations are so inspiring!!! You won't be disappointed I tell ya =)

Don't forget, in order to win the grand prize you have to leave a comment on everyone's blog. Have an amazing time hopping!!! See you tomorrow!!!! =)


March 18, 2011


Good morning Crafty friends!!!!

Welcome to Flaunt it Fridays Birthday Blog Hop. You have finally made it!!!

If you came from Corri's Blog then you are on the right track! If you want to start from the beginning and hop along with us CLICK HERE

Wasn't everyone projects Ah-mazing!!!! I am extremely happy to be part of the best DT ever!!! Yay FLAUNT IT FRIDAYS!!!!!

For this week's challenge we are asking you to use the BIRTHDAY BASH cartridge and the cut choice this week is BUNNY W/PRESENT . You can create anything you want and for an extra challenge try to challenge yourself to create something different from last week's project. If you do not own this cart feel free to use any similar cut from any cartridge, you have one week to enter the challenge.

Here is what I came up with:

Gift box from JoAnns $1

Altered it with K&C paper

Added glitter and an acordian flower

Ready for the present

I also created this shape card to go with it.
You can also find this cut on pg 27.

Yiiiipppeeeeeeeeee!!!! You finaly made it! Make sure you commented on everyones blog to be entered for the grand prize.

For the Grand Prize we are giving away a Wide Eyed and Bushy Tailed assortment Sponsored by Peachy Keen Stamps you can find more information on Sandra's blog.

Here is the hop list:

Thanks again for hopping along with us!!!

March 17, 2011


Sorry for such the late post. I have ben extremely busy with report cards and scheduling parent conferences at work. Swamped!! Was able to craft a bit today! =)

Ok now to what you all have been waiting for! The winner of the Stampin Up Stamp set is

Becky Dunham said...

Beautiful card Monica - I'm sure your friend will love it :) Thanks for the chance to win this fabulous SU set - I just love SU stamps! I am a new follower and happy to be here.

                           Congrats Becky!!! I will be emailing you shortly!

March 12, 2011

It's my birthday bloghop

Hi crafty friends!!

     Happy Saturday =)

      I am very happy for today!!! This is my first ever blog hop and I am joining a group of very talented ladies!!! I hope you can hop along with us and see all the wonderful creations that everyone has made! You definitely don't want to miss it! There will be giveaways through out the hop. Ready?  Let's start hoppping.........

If you're just stopping by and would love to join us start over with the oh so talented Jennifer at Crafty Card Gallery

If you have stopped by from Michelle's blog Scrappin with my Bug  then you are in the right spot! =)

We were asked to create a birthday card and luckily enough, I have a dear friend of mine celebrating her bday this Monday. This card screams my friend Elsa's name all over it. She loves all things pink, flowers, and bling so I thought this would be perfect for her! I hope you enjoy it.

Flower: Forever Young cart

Curled the ends and add dimensionals

Double stick tape technique for glittered border
Heat embossed sentiment
Glimmer mist with Pearl the flower

Want some candy? In order to celebrate all the upcoming birthdays I decide to give away a brand new stamp set from Stampin Up' called Summer by the Sea. To enter simply become a follower and leave a comment.

Thanks for hopping on by. Your next stop the TALENTED Dawn:

Winner will be announce Tuesday. U.S address only please

March 4, 2011

Flaunt It Fridays

Hi my friends

    I am over the top super excited to share my news with you. I have been asked by the lovely and awesome Sandra at 365 days of cricut to be part of the Flaunt it Friday Design Team. All the ladies have been so super sweet and welcoming. I couldn't ask for such and amazing and talented group of ladies. They have stopped by and left so much blog love that I am extremly honored to be a part of it.

   I just want to take the time to Thanks Sandra and Janis for such an amazing opportunity!! Thank you!!! Thank you. I am so looking forward to creating with all of you!!!

Ok, so now to my very first project. We were asked to use the TWINKLE TOES cart. Well I don't have that one YET!!! (Tear) but, I will get my lil hands on it one day. So I started to play with cuts that reminded me of the cart. I used OUAP and PDDU!!

I am absolutely in love with this bookmark I made for my niece. She is in first grade and is reading. So i wanted to make her something that will remind her everyday that Tia (aunt) is always thinking of her!!

So take out your Twinkle Toes cart and join us over at Flaunt it Fridays and flaunt your stuff. I can't wait to see what you all created!!!



March 3, 2011

Congrats Creating a Crafty Life!!

Hello Friends,

     I am sorry I didn't post this yesterday. But seriously I thought yesterday was today!!! Ahhh I know, all week I thought the 2nd was Thursday. It's my schools fault!!! Let me blame it one someone. LOL

    OK well as you all know from reading the title the winner of my Celebration Giveaway is:

#1 Creating a Crafty Life!!!!!!

YAY!!! Congrats!!

It was pretty awesome when I used and typed in 1-39 and it came out 1! What are the odds!!!

Creating a Craty Life I will be sending an email your way!! Congrats again.


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