Friday, June 5, 2009


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Hello Everyone!! Well I did get another BIG pic lo done. I love these...This is one I had done before only then I did the I have zoomed in on the grasshopper. This is from my garden in 2006. You can see how the grasshopper had enjoyed a dinner on the leaf.
  • Cricut Walk in My Garden-Bread tag cut at 1 in white (too cute)
  • Cricut Graphically Speaking- Nature cut at 2 1/5
  • Heidi Swapp oval bling martha
  • black gingham ribbon from AC Moore
  • Queen & Co. black felt swirls, and two brads
  • variegated ivy from dollar store
  • zig pen
  • Tim Holtz Treasure safety pin
  • Cuts from Bettylou1 (THANK YOU BETTY) I am soooo loving everything she sent, cut on Quickutz Silhouette.....those butterflies....GORGEOUS!!!!! These leaves are from Betty also.
  • PP Pink Paislee
Thanks so much for viewing and Have a WONDERFUL Weekend!! Dawn

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Congrats ~Graduation~

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Hello everyone...I have been sooo seems crafting has been put on the back burner here...I know....just summer is soo much going on. I have a big garden and it takes up so much time..but anyway I wanted to get something done. I have a few like this I am gonna try to get done over the next few days...I call them BIG Picture Scrapbooking. Fun too. The pic is of me and Colten last year at his Kindergarten graduation....I had Dusty in just a little over a month later...surprisingly I was able to get down that low...LOL!! You can just see PROUD written on his face. June 2008.
Products used:
  • Bazzill Black raven and red
  • Cricut Graphically Speaking, and Lyrical Letters
  • White swirls cut from my Dear Friend Betty (Thanks Betty..LOVE them)
  • Prima flowers
  • EK Success Baby Border punch
  • Jolee's verbena

The border was cut on fit to page on page 36 Icon, Congrats was cut from Lyrical letters pg. 69 using connected cut at 2 1/2.

Monday, June 1, 2009

S.E.I. Lifestyles has put my Layout on their blog......SO EXCITED!!!!!

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Okay Everyone this is sooooo exciting for me!!! I was so thrilled. Check it out.......
Description: Hello everyone.... This is my butterfly (papillon meaning butterfly in French). This is Alexis in 2006 her senior in the end of the second year in college....boy was that a time of change...going from my sweet innocent dd to a grown women. I so love this pic. Products used:
~S.E.I. papillon chocolat pp, cherie pp,
~MM note worthy pink half circle.
~Bazzill pink cardstock
~MME 29th St. "fresh Mother" pp background
~Cricut Storybook Pg. 67 Marquee3 for the fit to page frame.
~Cricut George for the circle flowers cut at 2 3/4, 2, 1 1/2, and 1. Distressed part of the challenge.
~Title cut from Stone Script Cricut at 1 1/2. I used Coredinations cardstock oh my I love that cardstock I then sanded the title..(do this on the mat with out pulling your paper up)
~Quickutz Revolution for the 4x4 die 3-d butterfly this I then added wire and beads.
~Hand sewed the butterfly train (stamped first then sewed)
~Pop dots, ribbon, the brown ribbon was actually a belt I had sometime ago, ricrac, Fancy pants strait pins. Needle and thread brown DMC floss. Thanks so much!!!

Chirper Challenge #16 ~Life is a Highway~

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Hello everyone....well it's time for the Chirper Challenge #16. The challenge this time was to use red and green and have wheels and no Christmas. Jackie's sons came up with the challenge....Dylan and Tyler. So I was trying to think like them.....what would little boys like....this should be easy for for me I only have six.....well was I wrong!! I thought I don't want to use the tractor, the four wheeler, the bike...I was really thinking here....LOL!!!! So applaud Dylan and Tyler cause this was an awesome challenge!! Check it out....Chirper Challenge. The creations are incrediable!! So much fun too!! Can't wait to see what others come up for the challenge so hop on over.
The products used:
  • Cosmo Cricket pp Jack's World
  • Cosmo Crciket pp Dutch Girl Sofie (for the white only)
  • Cricut Cars Cart. L. McQueen cut at 3 1/4 see pg. 36 McQueen in his dress clothes
  • Fillmore cut at 3 1/4 on the flip pg. 65
  • Ink and distressing, staples
  • Making Memories Felt Alphas
The Journaling reads: We were riding to pre-school one morning and I looked back, you were just cheesing away. So I pulled over to get your picture. Cody 05/24/01. Cody will be 12 this Sept. OOOO does time go so fast. TFL!!! Dawn

Sunday, May 31, 2009

A gift in the mail from Dandelion Designs

I wanted to share what I received in the mail on Friday. What a wonderful adorable magnet from She had made these for a Mother's Day giveaway and telling your story about a special Mother's Day......see She has some adorable stamps you gotta check them out!!!
Thanks So Much Dandelion Designs !!! I love it!!!! Made my Day!!
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