Sunday, November 30, 2008
Here is a lo I did for the Nov. Scrappack. The pic is my dd going to her senior prom. The items used to complete the lo are sent to you and you are only allowed to used paper and ink, paint, chalk and journaling. tfl.
We must Consume Mass Quantities of Bottles
We must consume mass quantities of bottles.....
The other day my husband saw the baby in his hat and he picked him up and said We must consume mass quantities of bottles.....in the same voice that Dan Ackyroid said in the movie Cone Heads...... well I just thought it was so funny I made a page. Colby didn't think it was so funny taking the pic and wouldn't smile. I used the cricut for the star, the space ship, the bottle border, flame. The paper is scenic route metropolis, and doodlebug sugar coated. Hambly overlay. The aliens are Quickutz and the arrows are cuttlebug.
Sizzix Card ~Dusty's Thank You~
Here are the baby Thank You cards I made for the gifts Dusty Received. I just Loved them. I had to make six so I could be a little more special. I put a poem inside about how special his gift is. PLEASE SEE CLOSE UPS thx.
Monday, November 3, 2008
Wanted to make the last post of our Halloween fun..........the jack-o-lantern I carved for Cooper....the haunted house I made with boys and the t-shirt I made for Crystal using the Cricut and black fabric and wonderunder. The t-shirt was quick and easy thanks to the cricut! Oh and an update on Dusty.......smiling! Hugs, Dawn
Saturday, November 1, 2008
SCARECROW CAKE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~
HERE IS A CAKE I MADE FOR THE ANNUAL FALL CHURCH CAKE WALK. IT WAS THE FIRST ONE TO BE PICKED BY THE FIRST WINNER....MY CHILDREN TOOK ONE CAKE AND PLAYED SEVERAL TIMES AND WE CAME HOME WITH THREE WONDERFUL CAKES....WHAT A VERY EXCITING FUN NIGHT......AND YOU KNOW EVERYONE WAS SAYING YOU CAN FREEZE THEM. I DID NOT NEED TO DO ANYTHING...THEY WERE GONE BY WEDNESDAY. ONE WAS A FOUR LAYER CHOC. CAKE, YUMMY! THE OTHER ONE WAS A CUPCAKE CAKE, AND THE LAST ONE WAS A DEVILS FOOD CHOC. WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING.....WAY TO GO BOYS!!!!!!!!! HAPPY FALL Y'ALL!!!!!!!! :)
MY YOUNGEST CHILDREN IN COSTUME ~Happy Halloween~
Here are my youngest children in costume for the 2008 Halloween. They had a blast!!!
This lo was completed for the October Scrappack challenge where the host sends certain items and you must use to create the lo, using only paper, pictures, journaling, paint, ink, and chalk. No glitter or diamond glaze.
1. 1 yard of gold wire- all used to make the ting ting in the poinsettia flower and the garland. used a pencil to twist.
2. 8" guaze- all used to make the pine cones in the garland. I cut then dipped in brown paint and formed.
3. 4 fall leaves- painted red and placed together to make the poinsettia flower.
4. Natural raffia- all used to make the garland, i tied together and then painted green then shaped into garland shape.
5. 8x10 green corduroy -used to make title Christmas cuties and leaves for poinsettia and as ribbon in the two packages in left corner.
6. 4 wiggle eyes- painted yellow for the centers of the poinsettia flower.
7. 2 white pipe cleaners- used as large ting ting with poinsettia. curled on a glitter bottle.
8. brown paper lunch bag- used to make wrapping over two puzzle pieces to look like packages.in left corner.
9. vellum- used to make lace at bottom of pic, and to make the three poinsettia flowers on right side.
10. stick chalk- cut into pieces then sanded to make flower centers in tiny poinsettia vellum flowers. You know they look like altoids and I just kept thinking I would like one....lol!
11. 1 yard of twine- I dipped in white paint hung to dry then used to make flourish on right side.
12. 4 puzzle pieces- two were used as pop dots to pop the layers of the poinsettia flower to make in pop off, then the other two were wrapped inside the the brown paper bag to make the packages. The tags on the packages are my two boys names pic taken in 2006. TFL!!!!!
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
BBTB Ornament Contest ~Circle~
Here is an ornament I did using the George cart.for the BBTB Contest. The cut was at 2 1/2 cutting eight circles then I used my scor-it and scored a triangle 1/4 in ward to circle so I could glue together. I used the sassafras lass starry night pp. The snow flake is from Joys of the Season snowflake 2 cut at 1 1/2 on the shadow to make it thicker using doodlebug sugar coated cardstock. Rhinestones and beads. White feathers and brown cats eye ink. There is a small amount of potpourri inside. I love how it turned out, but I had a time getting a good pic this late at night.. TFL!! Hugs, D
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT
Description: HELLO FRIENDS,
I DID THIS LO FOR THE http://noelmignonchallenge.blogspot.com/
CHALLENGE!!!!!! USING THE BLUE SKIES KIT.
HAMBLY OVERLAY...BUT AN UNDERLAY IN THIS ONE!
THE PP IS FANCY PANTS MULTIPLY. THE LEAVES ARE SENIC ROUTE CHIPBOARD COVERED IN FOIL USING FOILING GLUE. I USED THE CRICUT TO CUT THE BLACK BIRD FROM 50 STATES USING WYOMING ON THE FLIP. CROW FROM STORYBOOK AND THE FLOURISH. THE PIC IS OF COOPER LAST SATURDAY. I ALSO USED BRILLANCE COPPER INK. TFL!!!
I HAD DONE THIS LO WITH THE PAPERS I PURCHASED FROM http://noelmignonchallenge.blogspot.com/
I USED THE FANCY PANTS LABEL FLOURISH. FANCY PANTS VACATION PP AND SPARKLE. LOTS OF STICKLES.CIRCLE PUNCHES. WATER BABY IS A JOLEES.
THE PIC IS COOPER SEPT. 08 IN THE SHOWER....LOVE THIS PIC!!! THE JOURNALING READS COOPER YOU ARE TRULY A WATER BABY...YOU WILL TaKE A BATH OR A SHOWER ANYTIME. LOVE YA! MOM. I ALSO AM USING THIS LO FOR THE SOMEONE CUTE WITH A TOUCH OF RED CHALLENGE W/FABLADY. TFL!
Sunday, October 19, 2008
NOEL ~CHRISTMAS ANGEL~
Description: HERE IS A LO I HAVE BEEN WANTING TO DO FOR SOMETIME....I HAD SOME INSPIRATION FROM ALTEREDGEISHA AND BETTYLOU.
AT MY SIX WEEK CHECK UP I BOUGHT THIS ACRYLIC SHEET AND CREATED THIS LO FINALLY!!!!! IT IS MY DD AT 8 MONTHS NOW 15. IT IS SOOOO PRETTY IRL. THE ORNAMENT IS POPPED OFF THREE TIMES CUT FROM CHRISTMAS CART FROM CRICUT. THE WINGS CUT AT 4 1/2 FROM INDIE ART. PRIMA FLOWERS AND SWIRLS. THE BIRD IS A FELT BIRD FROM MAYA ROAD. I USED STICKLES. I WISH I COULD GET A BETTER PIC FOR YOU TO SEE BETTER. I HAD COMPLETED THIS LO FOR FABLADY CHALLENGE MAKE IT POP...AND IT DOES.PP ARE BASIC GREY. TFL!!!!!!!!!!!
Description: OK I KNOW THIS ONE WEIRD PICTURE.......BUT I KNEW IT WAS THE ONE TO GO WITH THE OCTOBER SONG CHALLENGE......MICHAEL JACKSONS HIT THRILLER.
MY DD LOOKS LIKE A ZOMBIE HERE WITH THREE LEGS...WE WERE BUILDING A SCARECROW AND OF COURSE I WAS TAKING PICS AND CRYSTAL JUST GAVE ME THIS WEIRD LOOK...SHE WAS 14 NOW 18. HER TONGUE IS PIERCED SO SHE IS FOREVER STICKING IT OUT.....LOL!
I USED ALL THE PAPERS I PURCHASED FROM http://noelmignonchallenge.blogspot.com/
THE COSMO CRICKET HALLOWEEN PP, MM SPELLBOUND. I USED THE CRICUT TO CUT THRILLER BASE CAMP. THE TINY STAMP IN THE CORNER IS FROM MY MESSAGE BOARD FRIEND BRENDA...SAYS CRYSTAL 2004. ALL THE EMBELLIES CAME FROM NOEL. TFL!!! XX
Saturday, October 18, 2008
RAK FROM BRENDA
ON FRIDAY I RECEIVED A RAK FROM BRENDA A FRIEND I PM EVERYDAY FROM THE CRICUT MESSAGE BOARD. THESE ARE AWESOME AND SO VERY THOUGHTFUL OF HER!!! IT WAS LIKE CHRISTMAS HERE!!! SEE WHAT SHE SENT DUSTY TOO!!! BELOW!HERE ARE THE GIFTS MY PM BUDDY FROM THE CRICUT MESSAGE BOARD.SHE SENT THESE JUST FOR DUSTY. TWO WONDERFULLY CUTE OUTFITS FROM KOHLS, FOUR AWESOME BOOKS..AND A BOX A LAVENDER HUGGIES WIPES!! WE LOVE IT ALL....THANKS BRENDA!!!!!!!!!! :)
BRENDA YOU ARE AWESOME THE CARD WAS LIKE YOU HAD PICKED IT OUT KNOWING THINGS YOU DIDN'T EVEN KNOW ABOUT ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AWESOME!!!!! :) HUGS
Friday, October 17, 2008
SPOOKY CUTE ~RUSTY PICKLE BLOG CHALLENGE~
HERE IS A LO I DID FOR THE OCTOBER RUSTY PICKLE CHALLENGE....SEE THE WONDERFUL SKETCH BY BECKIE DREYER BELOW. I USED ALL RUSTY PICKLE PP
THE ADDAMS FAMILY LINE. PAPERS WEDNESDAY RP 723 , GRANDMAMA RP 722, MORTICIA RP721, GOMEZ RP724. HALLOWEEN ALPHABET LETTER STICKERS FOR CUTE. THE LARGE S IS BASIC GREY CHIPBOARD PAINTED WITH GREEN CRACKLE PAINT AND SPOOKY PURPLE LETTERS ARCHIVER BRAND CARD STOCK. THE TWO CORNER FLOURISH ARE FROM RUSTY PICKLE SWIRLY-WHIRLIE CHIPBOARD ACCENTS....LOVE LOVE LOVE THESE!!!!!!!!!! THE BUTTONS HAVE DMC FLOSS STITCHED THRU AND THE PP HAS BEEN DISTRESSED AND MACHINE STITCHED....IRL IT JUST POPS!! THE PICTURE IS OF MY DS COLTEN IN 2002. IN OUR ANNUAL FALL SCENE.
THANKS FOR THIS WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN YOUR CHALLENGE........TFL! DAWN XX
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
TODAY I RECEIVED AN AWARD
Javablu Award When I logged on my Blog today I found this wonderful news...this is from one of my Favorite designers Lynn
An awesome lady!!!!
Thanks so much, Lynn!
Here is what Lynn had to say:
I am suppose to award 5 blogs...but it seems everyone has been chosen already...that is everyone but 2 of my favorite designers in the world. Yep...I said it. They are my top 2 favorites.Of course I have a zillion other favorite designers, but I love Dawn and Susie because their designs are truly unique!
So here they are: Congratulations Ladies!
Saturday, October 4, 2008
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Description: Here is the cake I made Cooper .....He turned two on Sept. 20... A Dinosaur Cake. He loved it!
R2D2 Star Wars Cake
Description: Here is a cake I made for Cody...He turned 11 on Sept. 23....it was fun to make...it took me all day back and forth....but worth it!!! :)
Description: Here is a lo I did for some Oct. Halloween challenges. I used the Queen and Co. felt, prima flowers, rhinestones, the title is a wooden piece from PROVO CRAFT and the background pp is DCWV. The rest are K&Co. The black corner piece is Cricut corner 2 from Home Accents. The stamps are MS.
The pics is from 10/93 my oldest ones...Jr. Alexis and Crystal (the witch, the mummy, and the princess) the other children (the indian, pumpkin and ballerina) were my neighbors I used to babysit...the pumpkin is the same costume my oldest wore for his first Halloween (the suitcase I made in my gallery) see blog, and the Indian costume I had made for Joey..they were just wicked cute!! TFL!!!
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Description: This lo was completed for the Sept. scrap pack ...make a lo for all the items sent to you only adding photos, journaling, paper, paint, ink, and chalk no other embellishments except what is in the pack..items listed below:
1. 1 sheer bag- made into a brown owl sitting on fence, the pull ties were turned into the owls claws.
2. 3 golden rings- cut up and painted black used in the middle of the iron gate for decoration, i curled two of them.
3. 2 mini copper brads- one in the door of the haunted house for a knob, and the other as a nail on the rt. tree to hold up the BEWARE sign.
4. place card- cut up into two RIP tombstones and for making the BEWARE sign.
5. 8 white flower petals- 3 were inked orange and made into pumpkins down in left corner, one was inked orange and made into a Jack-o-lantern by front step of haunted house. the other four left white and cut into ghost two by house and two by the tombstones, and one piece for the tail of the skunk.
6. 24 sequins- 22 painted lime green and used as the bubbles in the witches pot.the brew bubbled over...and the other two in the eyes of the owl.
7. 1yd.of black eyelash fiber- tied into a large knot and made legs for the big giant spider right in the middle of the page.
8. 1yd of cream eyelash fiber- used to sew into paper to make the web for spider, actually could of used more fiber for this..but looks great.
9. 5 bobby pins- i cut the pins at the curve and with cardstock i glued together and created the iron fence/gate then i painted the paper rings and bobby pins black.
10. 4 wooden hearts 1lg- 1 med. and 1 small- cut up into fours and made into mushrooms...every fall we have tons of mushrooms and every skunk likes mushrooms. i inked them brown too.
11. two black feathers- put the two together and made a fluffy tail for the little skunk in the pumpkin patch..perfect tail.
12. 3 medium brads- two painted red for the eyes of the spider and one for the nail on the pumpkin patch sign on left side.
13. hang tag- used the tag to make the sign for the pumpkin patch on lt. side and the string to have the spider hanging on lt. side of tree and to hang the BEWARE sign.
14. 2 cotton balls-used one to put behind the two pumpkins in patch to pop off and too give a round look, the other was stretched into clouds, and steam for the boiling couldron pot.
the pic is my ds last Halloween
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Cosmo Cricket Shadowbox ~BOO~
Here is a project I did for the Sept. Cosmo Cricket...I had won this suitcase which is soooo nice at a scrap store (nothing is local here) . I had decided to use it for this Thursday night...I woke and started looking for the costume..My son who wore this costume and everyone of mine, will be 22 in Jan. It is handmade and sooo cute.
I wanted him to have as a keepsake. The title of the page is BOO for all the times we played peek-a-boo! so fitting for the Halloween pic. I used three pics and cut into circles..never been much on the circles so was having trouble went lurking on scrapbook.com and found inspiration!!!!! thanks! looked at so many lo's. left love too! All pp are Cosmo Cricket and the Suitcase. I hand cut the flourish on left. the other flourish is cricut cut at 3 1/2. the pic is of Bruce Jr. when he was 10 mons. old.. now 21. thanks for looking!
Friday, September 26, 2008
HELLO I COMPLETED THIS LO FOR THE SEPT. SCRAP YOUR AVATAR W/FABLADY. I HAD THIS AVATAR UP SINCE DUSTY WAS BORN JULY 28. HERE HE IS 9 DAYS OLD.
THE TREE IS CRICUT FROM MY COMMUNITY TREE1 CUT FIT TO PAGE. AND THE TITLE IS BLOSSOM GRANDE FROM QUICKUTZ I CUT WITH CHIPBOARD AND THEN PAINTED YELLOW AND SPRINKLED GLITTER THAT MATCHED..THE TWIST.
THE BUTTONS ARE ALL HAND SEWN X. THE BUTTERFLY WAS SOMETHING I SAW FROM ONE OF KROMKITTY LO..LOVED IT..TFS! THE JOURNAL READS ME AND DUSTY NINE DAYS OLD. TFL!! PP DCWV FALL STACK.
Monday, September 22, 2008
Fall Altered Printers Shelf for BBTB
I made this altered printers shelf for the Holiday Contest at BBTB. I had several cuts on the Cricut..I used the Expressions to cut the corner flourishes at 6 1/2 and 4 1/2 from Home Accents. I then painted them with crackle paint. I cut the tree at 11 from My Community. The Chip n' Dale from Mickey and Friends. The acorn and leaves from Doodlecharms. The Black bird is the Wyoming bird from 50 States. I used all the pics of the family from last fall. The real acorns are from Sat. me and the boys picked up camping. I have a quilled corn and a yo-yo fabric. Felt leaves, Gin-x quote. The BOYS just love this I have hung it in the hall way at their eye level. TFL!! The quote reads ( No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face. -John Donne)
Sunday, September 21, 2008
Fall Altered Picture Frame
Description: I made this frame for my aunt as a gift. It is Dusty at 7 weeks old in a little fall outfit. I splattered painted the frame then used the cricut home accents for flourish and then used dollar tree pics and tiny prima, the rhinestones in the tiny prima. SHE LOVED IT!!
My New Backpack
I completed this lo for the Sept. Rusty Pickle Blog challenge. I used the school daze line....a favorite in any ones book!!! This is my son Colten who is 6 on his first day of school this year...you can just see the proud in his face of this new pack!!!! TFL!
Friday, September 19, 2008
We will We will Rock you
Description: Hello ....I had completed this lo for the Sept. Tinted technique challenge. Create a lo using a tinted picture. Also using as many techniques as you can. I tinted the pic on photo explosion green w/stars..it is two of my boys when they got one of those guitars from Wal-mart w/microphones!! gotta love it! Colten fav. song is We will rock you by Queen. They would sing it over and over! I painted the pic edges w/gesso and then stamped with staz-on.
I bleached stamped skulls on the black bazzill card stock. I tore and distressed the cardstock, used drywall tape.
The we is stamped with Tim Holtz stamps and then embossed with white pearl green. The star is foiled. The guitar is cricut drew with the marker and then cut out. The rock was painted with crackle paints. The quote reads:
having fun should mean you are loud so every one can hear how much joy there is in life to share.
Monday, September 8, 2008
SUGAR AND SPICE
Description: HI EVERYONE..I HAVE BEEN HAVING SCRAPERS BLOCK...OR SOMETHING NO LAYOUTS IN OVER A WEEK....I HOPE I'M BACK?????
THIS IS A LO I DID FOR A CHALLENGE W/FABLADY SEPT. TEAR AND FOLD.
I TORE AND FOLDED QUITE A BIT. I USED A BRICK WALL DCWV SHEET BEHIND THE BG BLUSH SHEET..I THEN PAINTED THE LINES ON THE BRICKS TO LOOK LIKE MORTAR. I USED THE CRACKLE PAINT ON THE PHOTO AS I HAD SEEN FROM VINTAGE ME...LOVE IT!! THANKS SO MUCH!! I USED THE PHOTO CORNER AS A TWIST. THE FLOWER IS MADE BY TEA BAG FOLDING , THE ONE LEAF IS TEA BAG FOLDING BUT THE STEM IS CRICUT FROM WIMG. I ALSO FOLDED THE PAPER UNDER SUGAR..THE TITLE IS CUT FROM SIZZIX WITH CHIPBOARD AND THE GLAZE TO SHINE. THERE IS A TINY GOLDEN SPOON ATTACHED. SPICE WAS CREATED WITH PAZZLES AND PAINTED WITH CRACKLE PAINT AND A TINY GLASS BOTTLE ATTACHED LIKE A SPICE BOTTLE.
THIS IS MY DD AMANDA WHO IS 15..THIS IS ONE OF THE MYSPACE PICS...GOTTA LOVE IT!!! TFL!!!
Saturday, September 6, 2008
PINK REFRIG. MAGNET ~BAZZILL~
HERE IS A LITTLE REFRIG. MAGNET I CREATED FOR http://debbysdares.blogspot.com/
SHE DARED ME TO...AND WITHIN NO TIME I CREATED THIS WONDERFUL LITTLE MAGNET FRAME. I USED A BUTTERFLY FROM WAL-MART IN THE CRAFT DEPT. TOO CUTE. PINK BAZZILL, PRIMA FLOWERS, STAMPIN UP INK, FLOURISH CUTE FROM CRICUT HOME ACCENTS CUT FROM PP DCWV. IT IS MY DD AMANDA 10/93 . TFL!! THANKS DEBBY FOR THE DARE!!!
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
SEND IN THE CLOWNS
Description: HELLO THIS IS A LAYOUT ODescription: HELLO THIS IS A LAYOUT OF CODY AND COLTEN AT THE CIRCUS LAST FRIDAY THEY WERE THE ONLY CHILDREN THAT WOULD GET IN THE PIC,LOL! I USED PAPER DOLLS THE CLOWN WAS CUT AT 4, THE TENT AT 8 1/4, THE BUGGY AT 3. I USED CUTTIN UP FOR THE TITLE AT 1 3/4. THE PP IS DCWV. I STAMPED THE STARS ON THE WHITE CLOWN OUTFIT, AND PAINTED HIS HAIR WITH TWINKLE H20'S. THE EYES ARE WIGGLE EYES. I CUT OUT THE COLLAR TWICE ONCE AT 4 AND ONCE AT 4 1/2. POMPONS FOR THE FRONT OF THE SUITS. THE GREEN CLOWN OUTFIT WAS STAMPED WITH A PENCIL ERASER AND SO WERE THE CHEEKS. I ALSO USED INK AND STICKLES. RIBBON FOR THE TIE BACKS. THANKS FOR LOOKING.
PIC TAKEN FEB. 22, 2008 F CODY AND COLTEN AT THE CIRCUS . THEY WERE THE ONLY CHILDREN OF MINE THAT WOULD GET IN THE PIC,LOL! I USED PAPER DOLLS THE CLOWN WAS CUT AT 4, THE TENT AT 8 1/4, THE BUGGY AT 3. I USED CUTTIN UP FOR THE TITLE AT 1 3/4. THE PP IS DCWV. I STAMPED THE STARS ON THE WHITE CLOWN OUTFIT, AND PAINTED HIS HAIR WITH TWINKLE H20'S. THE EYES ARE WIGGLE EYES. I CUT OUT THE COLLAR TWICE ONCE AT 4 AND ONCE AT 4 1/2. POMPONS FOR THE FRONT OF THE SUITS. THE GREEN CLOWN OUTFIT WAS STAMPED WITH A PENCIL ERASER AND SO WERE THE CHEEKS. I ALSO USED INK AND STICKLES. RIBBON FOR THE TIE BACKS. THANKS FOR LOOKING.
PIC TAKEN FEB. 22, 2008
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