Thursday, December 29, 2011

Thank You Card

Hello Bloggers, I hope everyone had a great Holiday.  Today I'm posting an A2 size Thank You card.  I have created a video to demonstrate how I created this card. 

Thank You so much for watching.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and may God's grace be with you, make merry not just on this wonderful holiday but all through the year. Today I will just post a some pictures of our Christmas Baking Treats.

Christmas Cake Pops

Chocolate Chip  and Peanut Butter Cookies 

And my two little helpers

Merry Christmas

Cake Pop Recipe
1 -Make a 13×9 cake. Any flavor you like, just follow the instructions on the box. Let it cool. Crumble the cake (always fun for the kids) and add in 1 can of frosting.

2 - form the mixture into balls and then place a sucker stick into the top of each cake ball.  Put them into the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

3-   While waiting, start melting your candy melts.
4 - Then dip each cake pop into the melted chocolate.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Holiday Treats Stamp set by Jillian Vance Designs

Happy Holidays Bloggers,  today I created another treat bag using "Holiday Treats" by Jillian Vance Designs from
I really love this stamp set because it has great sentiments which are perfect for those little treat bags.  Today I decided to use the sentiment "Even the naughty deserve something nice".  I love it because I went to walmart and found some chocolate COAL, hahahha!!! I thought perfect I will make these little treat bags for my brothers.  They'll get a kick out of it.

Paper: "Sweet Dreams Holiday Avenue" from My Minds Eye.
Topper  cut at 2-1/2 x 4 and just folded it in the middle.
The sentiment is punched from a Ek punch.

Thank You


Monday, December 12, 2011

Christmas Baking Treats Stamp Set by Jillian Vance Designs

Hi bloggers! Today I'm using "Christmas Baking Treats" from Jillian Vance Designs.  The stamp sentiment I used is "Wishing you a merry kiss-mas" very cute sentiment. I will be making this little treat bags for my family.  Since I will be making a few of these I kept it very simple.

Paper: "Sweet Dreams Holiday Avenue" from My Mind's Eye.
The treat bag is cut at 2-1/2" x 7-1/2. 
I just folded it in half and add a light green paper.
The light green paper - Punched boarder with an ek boarder punch
Red circle is a Fiskars 2" inche punch.
The sentiment in white is a Fiskar 1-1/2" punch.
The treat bag I cut a 1-1/2 " circle with the Martha Stewart circle cutter.

Thank You so much for stopping by. :)
********HAPPY HOLIDAYS******

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Santa Baby stamp set from Jillian Vance Designs

Today I am using Santa Baby stamp set from Jillian Vance Designs.  I create an A2 size card with a matching gift tag.


Thank You very much for stopping by my blog.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Wise Men & O'Holy Night stamp set from Jillian Vance Designs

Hello Bloggers today I'm featuring "Wise Men" & O'Holy Night" stamp set by Jillian Vance Designs from
With the bonus "Nativity" set which comes with "O'Holy Night" I created a very simple and pretty candle.
I stamped the nativity image on white parchment paper. Cut the parchment paper to size of glass candle holder and I added clear beads around the top of the candle.

For my second project I used sentiments from "Wise Men" and O'Holy Night" stamp sets.  I create a Door Wreath.  I used a snow flake wire decoration, rolled it up about 6-1/2' round circle and wrapped a clear beaded garland around it.  In the center added a red ribbon and used the 2" scolloped round fiskars punch for my sentiments.

Happy Holidays and thank you very much for stopping by my blog.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Winter Wishes & Snowflake Circles Stamp set by Jillian Vance designs

Well today I will be featuring "Winter Wishes" & "Snowflakes Circles" stamps set by Jillian Vance Designs from
I created a 3-1/2 x 3 treat card.
The sentiment "Peace Love Snowdays" is from Winter Wishes stamp set.
Background paper is from DCWV "The Christmas Ultimate Stack"
The punch is from Ek.

The inside I attached a piece of "Ghirardelli" Chocolate, love this chocolate so creamy and delicious.
I stamped 3 snowflakes from "Snowflake Circles" stamp set.

My next project I created is an A2 size card, using "Snowflake Circles" stamp set.
Background paper from DCWV "The Christmas Ultimate Stack"
The circle sentiment fit perfect with my Fiskars 1-1/2" punch.
The light blue paper is punched with EK boarder punch.

The inside sentiment of this card is from "Christmas Blessings"

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog.  :-)

Sunday, November 13, 2011

"Christmas Blessings" stamp set by Jillian Vance Designs

Today I will be featuring "Christmas Blessings" from Jillian Vance Designs.  I created a tag and a card.
Tag size is 3-1/8" by 6-1/4" distressed tag with Tim Holtz distress inks peeled paint and walnut stain.  The dove is from cricut cartridge Winter Woodland on page 61. Created 1-1/2 red rosette and the music sheet paper is from Paper Pizazz "Music" HOTP-20481.

I decided to create a matching A2 size card.  The dove is cut out at 3-1/2 inches 
and the rosette is 1inche.

Thanks you so much for stopping by.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Winter Wishes stamp set by Jillian Vance Designs

Hello Bloggers, how time flies can't believe that Christmas is right around the corner.  I have many cards to make for the holiday this year.  I just received Jillian Vance Designs Christmas stamp sets, I'm so excited because they are all so wonderful.  So today I used "Winter Wishes".

First of all, I love the flexibility to the clear stamps, I was able to curve it just a little bit and stamp the sentiment "Let it Snow"" all the way around my card.  I just love it!! :)
The folded xmas tree idea I found at click HERE to print out pattern.  I loved this idea and had to use it. 
The base of card is from i-craft from Studio G, I purchased 8pk from Walmart.
The Black circle is cut at 4-1/4" and white embossed circle is cut at 4" and embossed with "snowflakes" cuttlebug folder.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Gods Art Stamp Set from Jillian Vance

Hi Bloggers today I used "Gods Art" stamp set from Jillian Vance Designs.  I used the very small stamp images the present, snow flake and bow and created backgrounds.  The strips 1" wide and the first strip hieght is 5-1/2" , the second is 5" and the at is 4-1/2".

Very simple card and love the the outcome, thank you so much for stopping by.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Stitches & More Stitches Jillian Vance Design stamp set.

Hi, today I will be featuring Jillian Vance Design stamp sets "Stitches" & "More Stitches".
I decide to create two scrapbook layouts

I stamped "Love is the thread that binds us" right under the picture.  The sentiment comes
from "stitches".  Just the perfect stamp for my layout.

On this layout I cut many different pattern paper and arranged them as
a collage.  Then I stamped stitches in between from the "more stitches" stamp set.  
The sentiment "Family is a patch of work of love" is from "stitches" stamp set.

Thank You so much for stopping.  Please leave a comment.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Halloween Candy Wrapper By Cesar

Halloween is almost here and today my son Cesar will demonstrate on how he put together this cute Hershey's candy wrapper.  Cesar is 7 years old and he loves to craft with me, he is my best helper ever.
We hope you enjoy this video.  We used Jillian Vance Designs "Spooky" stamp set and Cricut cartridge "Happy Hauntings"

The size of the wrapper is 6" x 5-1/2 and scored at 2" on one side and the other at 1-5/8.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Pray for a cure Rosette

The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month so I made a Rosette pin to display at  my desk at work to show my support to many brave women who endure this illness.
I used Jillian Vance Designs stamp set "Pray for a Cure".

This Rosette size is 5" round.  I added black tulle around the 3-1/2" circle.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Notebook & Autumn Leaves Stamp Set by Jillian Vance

Hi, today I will be featuring "Notebook" & "Autumn Leaves" stamp set by  Jillian Vance Designs from
I created an A2 size halloween card.  I also used the "Eye on Halloween" & "Spooky" stamp set from Jillian Vance Designs.

The spider on the paper clip is from "Spooky" stamp set.  I just added a little glitter.
The Happy Halloween and the little spider is from "Eye on Halloween"

The pumpkin is from "Autumn Leaves" I colored it in and added some glitter.

Thank you so much for stopping by.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Prayer for a Cure - Rectangle from Jillian Vance

Hello Bloggers, today I will be featuring " Prayer for a Cure- Rectangle" from Jillian Vance Designs.
This is a A2 size card, this set stamp is so beautiful I love it.  I added iRock pink pearls to the center stamp.

Thank you so much for stopping by. 

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