Wednesday, February 29, 2012


Card seen on another blog...sorry don't remember! :(   Used SU Circle, Square, Word Window, Oval punches.  Used real rubberband.  Cut Grass using Cricut EASTER 2010 Cart.  Used SU Scallop circle punch to make clouds in the sky.  Sponged blue ink around the scallop circle. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

IAN turns FIVE layout

Mustache by McDonald's french fry! LOL Candle Border -Cricut CELEBRATIONS cart, Banner with #5 made using another Cricut Cart.  Angry Bird Card made by grandma.

Photo captions on store computer.

Up close and personal of Ian age 5 yrs.

Priceless tag cut from Cricut cart.

Grandpa & Ian having lunch time fun!

Grandma & Ian having Kodak moment! LOL

Mustache by McDonald's French Fry! LOL

Journaling on computer using blue card stock.
Page 1 of 2 page layout
Page 2 of 2 page layout

Monday, February 27, 2012


Title cut using Cricut VARSITY LETTER cart.  NE & IA cut using Cricut BLACKLETTER cart.

CORN cut using SU Oval Punch.  CORN embossed using Cuttlebug Embossing folder with dots.

NE & IA cut using Cricut BLACKLETTER cart.  Harry Husker is sticker.
IAN had fun with Dad at his FIRST Nebraska football game!  GO HUSKERS!!!

Sunday, February 26, 2012

T-BALL layout

T-Ball at the Y.  Ian my little Slugger! Cricut BASEBALL cart used on baseball, t-ball & bat & hat

T-BALL title cut from Cricut Varsity Letter cart.   Mitt cut using Cricut BASEBALL cart. Baseball is cut from baseball paper.

Computer words typed on First Base.  Letter "C" cut from Cricut VARSITY Letter cart.  Hat cut from Cricut BASEBALL cart.
T-BALL title cut from Cricut VARSITY Letter cart. Ball was sticker.
Baseball rub on used on picture.  Mitt cut using Cricut BASEBALL cartridge.
Can't wait for this year T-Ball to start!  My little grandson is a Cubby fan like his dad!

It's so fun being grandma!  LOVE these pics of Ian!  Hope you enjoy as much as I do!  Thanks to Lori at SCRAPPIN MY STRESS AWAY for the idea!!!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012


Genevieve enjoys Sunday morning cooking with Grandpa!

MS Cupcake punch, Distress Ink to make the Cinnamon Roll.

Pat Distress Ink on craft mat and spray with water.

Drag your paper through the ink on craft mat.

Dry inked paper with heat tool.

Use Chalk ink around the edge of the Cinnamon Roll cut out.

Draw circle with Liquid Pearls to make Frosting on Cinnamon Roll.

Attach Cinnamon Rolls to 5x7 picture.  I used Glue Dots.

Use Sizzix 3-D flower die to cut out flowers.  Ink edges with Distress Ink before rolling.

Roll McGill tool in circles on flower petals to make soft and break down paper.

Twist flower shape around McGill Tweezer Tool.

Hot glue the bottom of the flower to hold it in place. Bend petals backwards.

These are the McGill tools that come in a kit that I used.

Sizzix 3-D Die to cut flowers in 2 different sizes.

Cut out shape out of cardboard.  I use recycled cardboard from paper packs or file folders.

Ink the sides of the cardboard shape to blend with the paper that is glued on top of cardboard shape.

Use Cricut Marker to outline the words in title BEFORE cutting them out.

Title outlined using Cricut Marker in Cricut Expression machine.

Adhere matching paper to Clear Buttons using Glossy Accents.

SU Paper Piercer used to poke holes to  to sew.  Plastic used to make swirl designs to sew.

Stitched heat movement in paper.

Kitchen tools made FROM MY KITCHEN Cricut cartridge.  GYPSY WANDERINGS made tool holder.

LACY LABELS Cricut cartridge to make scalloped circle.  Add pen stitches to circle.

Border cut from MS Elegant Cake Art Cricut cartridge.

Flowers spritzed with Perfect Pearls "Perfect Gold".  Clear buttons used coordinating paper adhered with Glossy Accents.

Scallop Circle made with LACY LABELS Cricut cartridge. Pen stitching. Inked edges.

My husband makes THE BEST MEMORIES!  I'm sooo lucky!

Monday, February 20, 2012


STAMPIN UP Stamps Because I Care & Branch Out

STAMPIN UP Scallop Oval punch, Oval punch & MARVY Scallop Circle


CLOUD made with Scallop Circle punch & SU Ink


LOVE how this turned out!!!