October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween everybody!  I sure do hope that the weather holds up for the kiddies tonight!  I am prepared for over 100 kids so we shall see!

To finish off my Halloween countdown series I have 3 cards for you which I have used a combination of different stamp sets and embellishments

Thank you all for joining during this countdown and I wish you all a safe and Happy Halloween!


Mr. Cricut Crazy Design Team Post!

It's funny how fast the weekends just fly by, I sure do wish they were longer sometimes!  But you are here to see a project not to hear me complain!

For today's card I used the stamp Dads, Dad from Mr. Cricut Crazy and I must tell you when it comes time to Tanner's stamps you must think outside the box as there are so many possibilities.  The sentiment that I choose was "Your Too Cool" and hopefully you will understand the concept behind my using it after seeing my card!!

To create this card I used the MS punch, spellbinders die, SU punch and Jolly Holidays cricut cartridge for the snowman hence the sentiment snowmen are "cool".   I used a peachy keen stamp for the face, brads for the buttons, twine for the trim of HER hat, copic blush marker for the cheeks and liquid pearls for the blades of the skates. I adhered a couple of pearls to the sentiment punch and used my white gel pen around the spellbinders die.

Too cute heh!!  Be sure to come back a little later to see my Halloween post!!


October 30, 2011

Altered Wooden Frame

Well my party was a success!  Everyone had fun, food turned out great and everyone brought a carved pumpkin and dressed up! 

This altered frame that I made was a the winning gift for the best carved pumpkin!  The winning frame went to my parents who had the winning pumpkin best on the results of the judging on facebook!

I crackled the frame and used a combination of IAR, WOC and Recollection flowers.  The felt pieces are from Close To My Heart and the large skull is from Dollarama.  

I covered the backside with Tim Holtz Tissue Tape which I received from Julene and then modge podge it!

The winning pumpkins!!  Mama bird feeding her baby in their nest!  How sweet and so creative!

Tomorrow is the big day and I will have a couple of posts for you!!


October 29, 2011

Home Decor Witches Hat

Good morning everyone!  Today I will be busy getting ready for my Halloween Party!  Exciting!  | have another home decor project for you which I cannot take credit for Nancy over on YT was my inspiration for this one!  Thanks Nancy!

I used a piece of chipboard for the base and a paper mache cone for the hat.  I purchased an assortment of floral from Michaels and of course just had to add I Am Roses to my project.  I used Lindy's to spray a tint of purple glitz to the hat and voila, perfecto!!  I love it and will be keeping it around for a few years to come.

Enjoy the rest of your day and will see you back here tomorrow!


October 28, 2011

Mr. Cricut Crazy Design Team Blog Hop!

Welcome to Mr. Cricut Crazy's Design Team Blog Hop!  If you have just stumbled across my blog, welcome and please join in on the fun!  If you have just arrived from www.magicalcreativeinspiration.blogspot.com then you are right on track.  Be sure to visit everyones's blog and leave them some love as we have an amazing line up of some awesome crafty goodness!

We cannot forget that a blog hop wouldn't be the same without any blog candy so you will have until Saturday, October 29th, 2011 to leave a comment on Mr. Cricut Crazy's blog to be entered into a Mr. Cricut Crazy surprise pack!!  He will announce the winner on Sunday, October 30th, 2011.

On to my project!  With Halloween right around the corner and to continue with my Halloween countdown I thought it would be appropriate to make a Spooky Halloween card!  I used the masking technique for this card.  I hope you enjoy!

Supplies Used

Recollections Cardstock
MS Bat Punch
1 3/4 SU Circle Punch
SU Paper Piercer
Mustard Seed, Dusty Concord and Black Soot Distress Ink
Seasons of Friendship SU Stamp Set
Mr. Cricut Crazy Halloween Town Stamp Set

Your next stop along the hop is http://squeakyscrapper.blogspot.com/.  If you get lost along the way I have included the list of blogs in order.  

Thank you all for hoping along with us today and will see you back here tomorrow!!


October 25, 2011

Halloween Mini!

Hello my crafty friends!  Today's post is a video of a swap that I took part in with a friend over on YT.  This mini album is one that I received and have not made.  She hasn't received hers yet so don't want to give away on surprises!  Enjoy!


October 24, 2011

Halloween Banner

Good morning Monday!  Well over the course of the weekend I managed to clean up the disaster in my craft room of Fridays events.  What a mess but having said that it gave me the opportunity to organize and purge.  I just might have to do another room tour video!

To go along with my Halloween countdown I have another home decor project for you.  With all the hype with banners I had to try one for myself!  I am happy with the way it turned considering it is my first one.

I have used the birthday bash cricut cartridge for the banner which was cut with chipboard at 6' and covered with patterned paper on both sides of banner.  The Art Philosophy cartridge was used to cut the scallop circle and circle at 4.25' and 3.25'.  I also embossed the circles with the swiss dots embossing folder.  The letters were cut with the Birthday Bash Cartridge at 2.75'. The Happy Hauntings Cartridge was used to cut the shoe at 2.25' and the hat at 2.25'.  I have also used the Martha Stewart leaf, bat and spider punches.  Black tulle was used to tie the banner together.  

I have also included a picture of some of my previous home decor projects on display in my home.

Thank you for stopping by and will see you back here tomorrow!


October 21, 2011

No Post Today

Sorry ladies I am sorry that I won't have a post for you today.  When I went home at lunch I found my craft room turned upside down.  One of my shelving units which hold all my scrapbooking albums, cricut cartridges and some other crafting supplies I have come tumbling down and had left my room in a disaster.  Broken glass, broken albums and I am not sure what else I will find.  I closed the door behind me and headed back to work so you can all imagine what I will be doing all night tonight.  I am so not happy.  The wooden braces holding up the shelving unit split with the woograin.  Wish me luck!!

October 20, 2011

Home Decor Project

Hi everyone!  I hope your week has been going well!

I have another super simple project for you today for your home.  I cannot take credit for this as I believe I did see something similar over on the cricut blog.  

Love the look of this.  Bought a vase from the dollar store, candle from Walmart, vinyl cut is from Happy Hauntings Cricut Cartridge and the trim around the fall foliage was bought at Michaels at 60% off.  Can't get any better than that.  I also made one for my mom as she loves her Halloween candles!!

Thanks for stopping by today and will see you back here tomorrow!


October 19, 2011

Halloween Party Invite

It's hump day which means that we are half way to the end of the work week!  I am a complete hermit once the cold weather hits I tell yah!

Again, this year Iwill be hosting a Halloween party for my family!  We had a blast year year as I had a pumpkin carving contest and some even came dressed up!  This year it is all about the costumes!!  I decided to make Halloween party invitations and I tell yah Emma from My Creative Time couldn't have come out with her Anyday Bingo and Crossword stamp set at a better time.  I love it!

Supplies Used

Cardstock is from Recollections
Patterned Paper is from Recollections
My Creative Time Anyday Bingo and Crossword
Pink By Design Party Time Stamp Set
MFT Prima Donna Petals Die
Stampin Up Scallop Border Punch
Spider is stamped from a Recollections Halloween Stamp Set
White Gel Pen
IRock and Gem
Twine from Trendy Twine

I hope you all liked my invite!  


October 18, 2011

Easy Home Decor Project

Hi everybody today I have what has got to be the easiest home decor project that I have made to date!  A piece of patterned paper and a Michaels dollar frame!  

The frame was already black and I didn't even need to paint it!  The patterned paper is from one of the Recollections Specialty Packs.  Told yah it was easy but love the look and the paper can be easily changed up for any other occasions and if you really wanted to add to it certainly this frame can be altered!!

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!

October 17, 2011

Halloween Countdown Begins!

Welcome back and welcome to my Halloween countdown!  Can you believe it 2 posts in 1 day, making up for lost time!!  In the next couple of weeks I will have cards, home decor, mini album and maybe a scrapbook page.  Hopefully I will be able to inspire to help kick start your Halloween planning!

This fancy card is called a flap card which I created for a swap that I participated in!  The tutorial I used to create this card can be found on splitcoaster. 

Supplies Used for this card

Stampin Up Cardstock, Punches and Markers
My Creative Time All Around Halloween Stamp Set
Mr. Cricut Crazy Halloween Town Stamp Set
Orange Peel Stickles
Ribbon from my stash

Thank you for stopping by and please join me tomorrow!


Mr. Cricut Crazy DT Monday

Hello my crafty friends.  I hope you all enjoyed your weekend.  The weather has gotten a little chilly with lot's of rain around here.  Perfect weather for crafting!

Today's card was made using the new Mr. Cricut Crazy Christmas, Christmas Stamp set which I might add is a limited addition so if you are interested in purchasing it you may want to do it before he has none left.  I love Christmas so this might be one of my favourites!!

I used the Simply Charmed Cricut Cartridge, tulle, Mr. Cricut Crazy Christmas, Christmas Stamp Set, Recollections Embossing Powder, Stickles, My Minds Eye Pattern Paper, Bling, Embossing Folder and white gel pen.

Thank you for stopping by today!  I also wanted to make you all aware that today marks my countdown to Halloween!  I will be posting Halloween projects everyday so be sure to check back you might find something inspiring!


October 11, 2011

Happy Birthday!

Hey everyone!  I hope all my Canadians friends had a Happy Thanksgiving and enjoyed their long weekend.

Todays card is totally inspired and scraplifted from http://www.kerryspapercrafts.com/ she is an amazing let alone talented crafter.  She makes the cutest projects for craft fairs and if you are looking for ideas I suggest you go and check her out.  Did I mention she just had a baby girl who is too cute for words!!

I was asked by a crafty friend  of mine(won't mention any names!) if a few of us would be kind enough to send her mother a birthday card.  Being that I live in Canada she may receive it as a Christmas Card but I sent one out anyone!!

The background was embossed using a polka dot stamp using white embossing powder.  Scallop punch, Fifth Avenue Floral stamp from Stampin up and a sentiment and voila, card done!

I hope she likes it!


October 9, 2011

Welcome everyone to Courtney's from http://keekerzcrafts.blogspot.com/ first year blog Anniversary!  Congratulations Courtney, wishing many more crafting years on your blog!

If you've come from visiting http://squeakyscrapper.blogspot.com/ thanks for hopping along!!  If you're just visiting and would like to start from the beginning you can go to http://keekerzcrafts.blogspot.com/.  This hop will feature craft projects with a kitty-cat theme!  You will want to check out each blog for some great ideas and some sweet blog candy.   Courtney is offering some awesome blog candy compliments of Mr. Cricut Crazy!   Happy hopping everyone and enjoy the fun! 

My card for this hop was created using paper from My Minds Eye Stella and Rose, Basic Grey chipboard, twine and the stamp set Razzle from Mr. Cricut Crazy.  A really fun and simple card!

Your next stop along the hop is Carolanne from http://www.loganscraftymomma.com/.  Thank you for joining us today on this exciting hop and enjoy the rest of your weekend!  

Should you get lost along the hop I have included a full list of everyone's blog.

http://wendyscreativecraftingcorner.blogspot.com/ You are here!

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians!


October 7, 2011

Blog Hop On Sunday!

Hi everyone!  I hope you all enjoyed your day.  It is absolutely gorgeous here considering it is October.  We never see weather like this, usually we have snow on the ground and I am wearing flip flops and capris!!

I just wanted to remind you all to be sure to stop back on Sunday as we will be celebrating Courtney's from http://keekerzcrafts.blogspot.com/ 1 year blog anniversary!  Courtney has an awesome line up for you all and just maybe some yummy blog candy you might want to check out!!

Until Sunday, Happy Crafting!!


October 6, 2011

You Got A Friend In Me!

It's Thursday and that means the long Thanksgiving weekend is right around the corner!  I have a layout for you today that was actually very simple to put together.  The cricut cuts were all from a cut swap and I believe they are from the Toy Story Cartridge I am not so sure about the plane.

My son went to Florida this past year with his aunt and uncle and they got some really great pictures which made this layout very easy to create!

The cardstock is from stampin up, the patterned paper is from my stash the trim if from prima.  Inked around the edges and voila!!  Thanks for stopping by!


October 4, 2011

Get Well Card

Happy Tuesday my crafty friends!!  I have another quick card for you today along with a video!!  Enjoy and I wish you all a great day!


October 3, 2011

Mr. Cricut Crazy DT Monday

I hope everyone had a great weekend.  I decorated a little for Halloween.  Don't little ones any more so don't over do it.  The weather was beautiful although it has been a little chilly in the mornings and had to turn on my heat for the first time yesterday!  

Todays card was made using Mr. Cricut Crazy's Dads, Dad  and Birthday Birthday stamp set.  Although fathers day has come and gone there are still many uses for this stamp set.  This was a quick and easy card.

Supplies Used:

Recollection and Close to My Heart Cardstock
Close to my Heart PP
SU Top Note Die
Black Soot Distress Ink
2' Circle cut from Martha Stewart Circle Cutter
Heart is punched from Owl SU punch
1 3/8 SU circle punch
Mr. Cricut Crazy Dads Dad
Mr. Cricut Crazy Birthday Birthday