March 31, 2012

Cameo Creations Easter Blog Hop


IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR OLIVIA'S BABY SHOWER HOP CLICK HERE


Hi Crafty Friends,

Welcome to the Cameo Creations Easter Blog Hop. I am so excited to have you all here! Since Easter is right around the corner, we thought of showcasing you some easter inspiration for those last minute creations. All the projects shown will be projects made from our new found love the Silhouette Cameo. I just love my baby!

Have I told you lately how much I love my design Team?!! These ladies as just FAB- U-LOUS!!!!! Their creativity is beyond phenomenal!!!

Well, are you ready to see what we have in store for you? Sit back and relax and enjoy this hop!

Before I show you my project for today, are you wondering who won the free digi's from Bugaboo for challenge #4?

   Our winner is #1 Georgi!!! Congrats on your win. Don't forget to grab the winner button on the side bar! Whoo Hoo. I will be emailing you shortly.

Here is a lil home decor for you! I love to decorate for the holidays, and each year I try to create something to add to my decorations. This year I created a sign that goes in the hall way right before entering the bathroom. I love how it turned out! This file is from Scraptastical Kreations you can find the file HERE


A lil twine makes everything look better.


Peek- a- boo, I see you!

Glittered letters! I just had to. Every girl loves a little bling!

How'd ya like it? I think its so fun, and that cute lil bear is just to adorable!

Your next stop is the Ultra Fabulous LISA

Here is the fabulous line up.....
Monica www.monicascreativemadness.com <----------THAT'S ME
Lisa http://prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com/
Kristy http://www.scraptasticalkreations.blogspot.com/
Ceci http://www.craftinginthenight.com/
Ana http://www.shortycreations.com/
Carley http://www.craftycarley.com/
Sylvia http://bellascrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com/
Jessica http://chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com/

After you have hopped along and gain some inspiration, go out and create an easter project and link it up here to win a $30 GC from our wonderful sponsor:


SK

You have 2 weeks to enter the challenge. Make sure you mention Cameo Creations in your blog post. Good Luck!


Olivia's Baby Shower Hop



Welcome crafty friend!!

    Welcome to Olivia's Baby Shower Hop hosted by our dear friend Cally Ann for one of my bestest blog buddies and fellow DT member for Cameo Creations  SANDRA!!!!

Thank you Cally Ann for putting this together! If you just stumble upon my blog and would like to start at the beginning CLICK HERE

 Sandra is actually having her baby right now as I type this!! I have been waiting for the news and it could happen any minute!!! Come on Princess Olivia hurry up and get here! Auntie Monica has been waiting for you!!

On to the hop!!  

Erica from http://mycricutcraftroom.blogspot.com/ is generously giving away the Spring Cottage Cricut Cartridge! All you have to do is visit and comment on all the blogs! Easy Peasy! (Winner Announced Tues April 3rd)

So since Sandra and I are crazy Disney fans and I know Olivia is going to follow our footsteps, I decided to make her a Disney Princess Onesie card. This card was made with Olivia in mind and I hope she will treasure it forever (Oh yeah I'm going to ask her in 20 years to see it! LOL)

This card was created with the help of my silhouette Cameo. The onsie file is a super cute file frim the Lori Whitlock collection found HERE

File from The Silhouette Store. Snow white used as a Print and cut.

I added MS crystal fine Glitter to make her dazzle.

 
Thank you so much for helping us celebrate Princess Olivia's arrival!

Thank you so much for hopping along. This is the end of the hop! Thanks again CALLY ANN!!!!

Here is the Line up in case you got lost...
CallyAnn-http://callyanncraftycreations.blogspot.com
Nicolette- www.beyondscrapin.blogspot.com
Laura - www.makinprettythings.com
Colleen- http://www.cbcscrapbooking.blogspot.com
Sigrid- http://www.lovescrapreflect.blogspot.com/
Yolie - http://www.justyolie.com
Lori - http://www.scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/
Tammy- http://cuttinandstampin.blogspot.com
Monica- www.monicascreativemadness.com

March 30, 2012

Blog Hop Tomorrow!!!




Stop by tomorrow to see my fabulous team come up with some amazing Easter inspirations! We have the fabulous Scraptastical Kreations sponsor this awesome hop! Hope to see you all hear!



The hop starts here, tomorrow morning at 5 am PST

March 26, 2012

Exciting Stuff!!

Hi crafty friends!!

   Boy am I excited to tell you what I learned over the weekend! I was asked to see if there was a way that we could use OUR OWN stamps in the Silhouette Studio. Well with a lil work here and a lil work there, I figured it out! Watch the video below to find out how!!

   This is the best thing ever! So dust off all your stamps and get ready to import them in the software! YAY YAY YAY



Turn this........

Into this.....




How awesome is this! Now you can imput your own images and have the silhouette studio do all the coloring for you! I am so excited, that I want to go buy some more images like this one. I don't own to many. Maybe 3! Off to go do some shopping!

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and card!

Please leave a comment with any tutorial requst!

March 22, 2012

Baby Onesie

Hi Crafty friends!

    Happy weekend! Well I know it's not really the weekend YET! but, by friday I consider it my weekend. =)

    I had a friend ask me to make her some onesies for her niece a couple of weeks ago. I finally had time to spruce up some Gerber onesies. Here is what I created.

I created the SC svg file for this one.

This file is from the Silhouette Store
found Here AND HERE for glasses



Thanks so much for stopping by today. I have some videos I am editing for you. I hope to have one up this Saturday! Have an amazing weekend!

March 19, 2012

Happy B-day to you!

Hello my crafty friends!

  How's it going? I am freezing my fingers off over here in not so sunny CA! We just had out winter storm over the weekend but the cold chilly weather is in full effect!

   I made a birthday card for a dear friend of mine. I wanted to incorporate a swirly dress form at first, but the design kept tearing on me because it was way to thin. So I went searching in the Silhouette Store and found these images. All the images used on the card come from the silhoette store.

   I love how easily you can have any file you want at your finger tips!

Enjoy!



Don't forget there is still time to enter Cameo Creations Challenge! Check out the amazing cards my super talented design team made.



I am also entering this card in a few challenges.
Pile It on - Up in the air
Inspire me Fridays - Anything goes
The Poodles Parlour - Anything goes
Frosted Designs - Things with wings
 Paper Weekly Challenge - For the girls or Mum
Crop Stop - Butterflies

March 17, 2012

This week's freebie

Hello Crafty friends!

    Happy Saturday! Hope your day went well. Here in sunny California we are having a winter storm! It is sooooo chilly!! I got to stay under the covers all day today! It feels good to relax!

    Here is a card that I created with the free file from the Silhouette store. You can find the free file HERE

I hope you enjoy this card. It makes me happy! Especially on a gloomy day like today.



Have a great weekend! I am off to continue watching movies!

Don't forget to check out Cameo Creations this week. There are some awesome cards made by my amazing team. There is also a step by step tutorial on how to create the cards we made. Head on over there now.

March 15, 2012

Cameo Creations Challenge #4

Hello my Crafty Friends!

Welcome to our fourth Cameo Creations Challenge, where it's all about Silhouette, all the time! If you have any Silhouette machine, whether it be the original Silhouette SD or the new Silhouette Cameo, Join us in on the fun.

Before I get to the challenge, Let's see who our winner is from last weeks challenge........

#4 Nancy


YAY!! Congratulations!!!!! Please grab the winner button that is on the side bar! Also, email me with your address so I can get the giftcard out to you!



Challenge #4
Create a square shaped card using a digital stamp and buttons.

Design Team Inspiration:
(click on each name to leave bloggy love)

Monica


Ana 


Lisa


Sandra


Carley



Cecilia


And welcome to the group.....
SYLVIA



Here is a tutorial for you to watch to learn this awesome technique!


This week's challenge is sponsored by:

Bugaboo Digi Stamps




To link your project for the Cameo Creations Challenge, click on the blue "add your link" button








March 13, 2012

Happy St. Patty's Day

Hello my crafty friends!

    I was in a crafty mood today and decided to get the cameo to workout! LOL I made a super quick and easy St. Patty's Day card. All the files are from the silhouette store. I just typed in St. Patrick's Day in the search bar. The great thing is that all the St. Pat's day files are .75 each! Whoo hoo! Bargain!!!

Enjoy!





How'd ya like it? I am also entering this card in a few challenges!


CHALLENGES:

The Kraft Journal - Make it Monday Luck O'the Irish
My Pink Stamper St. Patty's Day
Little Scrap Pieces - Luck of the Irish
Frosted Designs - Kraft Paper
The Glamourous Side of Scrapping - CAS & the color green
Sentimental Sundays - Go Green OR Recycle
Creative Cutter Room - St. Patrick's Day
Pile It On - Challenge #11 St. Patrick's Day

Don't forget to stop by on thursday for a new Cameo Creations Challenge!

March 8, 2012

Thanks SO much!

Hello crafty friends,

   I hope you all are having a marvelous day! I wanted to share a super easy and quick card I created with my Cameo. I was just released from my 4th grade class, and before I left the principal tried really hard to keep me. So I wanted to thank her for doing what she did and I made her this lil cutie! I hope you enjoy it!


I used the print and cut option! I love it! made this card in about 5 min! I love this machine!
I got the file from the silhouette store



Don't forget, there is still time to play along with us at Cameo Creations! CLICK HERE FOR CHALLENGE #3

March 1, 2012

Cameo Creations Challenge #3

Hello my Crafty Friends!

Welcome to our third Cameo Creations Challenge, where it's all about Silhouette, all the time! If you have any Silhouette machine, whether it be the original Silhouette SD or the new Silhouette Cameo, Join us in on the fun.

Before I get to the challenge, Let's see who our winners from Mason's Benefit Blog Hop is...

The winner of the Sample pack from the Twinery is........
#6 Jearise!

The winner of the $25 gift certificate from SVGcuts is.....
#4 Jessica!

YAY!! Congratulations ladies!!!!! Please grab the winner button that is on the side bar! Also, email Sandra at critterbugg365@gmail.com with your information to get the prizes out to you ladies!

Now onto the challenge,
Challenge #3

Create a home decor project with a St. Patty's day theme.

Design Team Inspiration:
(click on each name to leave bloggy love)

Monica
I made some luminaries for my bar area at home. I am going to have people over for a small St. Patty's Day celebration, and these babies will illuminate my lil area.
The file is from the silhouette online store HERE

These were super easy to make, all I did was measure a candle holder and printed out the phrases on vellum and adhered it to the glass. It's looks beautiful lit up!





This week's challenge is sponsored by:

ME!
Enter to win a $15 giftcard from Michael's