Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Flip Calendar

I am enrolled in an online class teaching us how to use our Designer Calendar Cricut Cartridge. Our 2nd assignment was a flip calendar. I used Bazzill Swiss Dots paper. The circles are 5 inches. It took FOREVER to cut out all the cirlces. You could only cut 2 circles per piece of paper so I also used a ton of paper. I set up an assembly line and while one 12x12 mat was in the cutter I was loading the 2nd 12x12 mat.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Altered Clip Board

As a realtor, the clipboard is probably my most used item out of all my office supplies. This clipboard was stained and someone in my office was going to throw it away. OH NO.....I can work with that I told her. LOL. So I added some paper, some rub - ons, and my signature bling. Its cute and fun and will serve its purpose in the office.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Scrappy Class

My friend Mandy and I took a scrappy class today with about 10 other girls. What fun we had! I also learned a few new things so I had a great time. We made 4 one page layouts. Well....that is what we were supposed to do....I only finished 3. LOL.

My favorite page....

This family page I am going to use for the baby album I am working on for Nicole....

This page is actually missing the center green photo mat. I need to resize it and haven't done that yet. I love the ribbon threading we did on this page and HOPEFULLY have the patience to do it again later when I am working on something at home.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Design Calendar Class

I signed up for a cricut class @ My Creative Classroom. They are offering a design calendar class for only $15 so I jumped on it. Our first assignment was to choose a month and make a calendar. I chose November @ Danny's request. The 17th is Danny's birthday and the 27th is my Grandpa's birthday so I added a little stickles to the grid around those days. I am excited about this class and looking forward to finishing the calendar!

Friday, February 12, 2010

What a Hoot!

I had a really great day today and somewhere in there I had a burst of creativity. It seems like lately I am just doing a page here and there- not actually sitting down for the entire day playing. That's ok though....its easier to clean up a mess after an hour than it is after 8 hours! LOL!
I remembered that I had some no set eyelets and brads that I bought way back in September at a convention. Then it dawned on me that I had a cuttlebug folder that I bought last summer with an owl on it and my plan was put into action.
This 2 page layout is for a gift babybook. I only have a few layouts left to make. I used my doodletype cartridge for the title.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Pre-made Layouts

The last part of the baby shower gift.....a 12x12 premade book which is almost complete. I have a few more layouts to do and then I am done....for a few months....until we find out the sex of our other friends baby and then I will be busy making baby stuff again. LOL.
This is going to be the first page in the baby book. I love that most of the items on this page have been in my stash for centuries and I was finally able to put them to good use! :-)

Wooden Frame- Monkey Style

My friend Nicole had this awesome altered wooden frame that our friend Lisa made for her. It was so cute I wanted to try and make one as a gift. Mine is not nearly as cute as the one Lisa made. In fact....Danny described it as "not my best work". LOL. HOWEVER, I do think its cute and I think the recipient will love it. The baby nursery is going to be monkey themed so I added a little 3-d sticker on it. I bought one of those $2.00 wooden frames at Hobby Lobby and I painted it brown. Then I used scrap paper and modge podge to glue it on randomly. Added the flower and the sticker and thats it. It was very fast and easy.