Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Santa...I Know Him!!!

It seems I did manage to take a few pictures of some items from my "work/craft-a-thon"!  


I made some  paper punch Santa faces, added a computer generated sentiment, and viola, you have Santa-Tizers!


Using those same faces, I made some Santa nail polishes.  I just added little belts made out of cardstock and some tiny buttons.

Supplies:
Paper:  Recollections
Misc:  Paper punches, baker's twine, buttons, Cuttlebug Swirls Embossing Folder, black Sharpie pen, pop up dots, pom poms

Have a safe and happy New Years Eve!

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Simple Smile Card


A quick bit of sunshine before I head off to work.  It's a dreary and rainy day here, perfect for watching the Law & Order SVU marathon and crafting, but, I unfortunately I can'!

Supplies:
Stamps:  Penny Black-You Make Me Smile
Ink:  Versafine
Paper:  American Crafts, Paper Studio
Misc:  Nestabilities, paper punch flowers, pop up dots, My Favorite Things Dainty Bows Die-Namics, button

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Warm Birthday Wishes Tag

What the heck happened to Thanksgiving?!  I can't believe that I haven't posted in almost 2 months, really?!  I've been crafting/creating my life out, too.  I wish I had pictures to show, but, of course, I was so pressed for time that I didn't take any.  We won't mention that my blog got hacked, and it wouldn't let me access to it unless I purchased a domain for it?!  Thanks to two nice gentlemen from Google, I was able to fix it and not have to pay anything.

Let's see, I've worked Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.  For all of our great team members that worked that those days, I made small gifts to show how grateful we were that they came to to work on those days.  So, that would be anywhere from  45-60 people at our venue, multiply that times 4 holidays and that equals way too many to count.  I also did a small craft fair in early December.  The holidays are some of the busiest days for our us here in the tourist area of Central Florida.  Basically, I would get up early craft, go to work, come home, craft, go to bed and just repeat every day......  (Did I mention that I ride my bike to work every day and it's 6 miles each way?)

Additionally, I did some holiday baking.  I sent boxes of homemade treats to my Dad and Brother up in Massachusetts.  I did make some pretty neat tags with my Cricut for the goodies, and even kept an extra one that I will be posting.  

Today, I made a tag for my Mom.  Her birthday is coming up, and she has been reminding us of it!  In our family, we are very proud of our ages and make no effort to hide them.  We love our birthdays!


Of course, I used two of my favorite companies, My Favorite Things and Papertrey Ink.  This tag was perfect to compliment a pretty bottle of hand soap from Bath and Body Works.  I just love that store and could spend lots of $$$ that I don't have in there!


Supplies:
Stamps:  Papertrey Ink-In The Meadow, My Favorite Things-Ice Princess
Paper:  MME, Neenah, Recollections
Ink:  Versafine, Memento
Misc:  Ribbon, sewing machine, pop up dots, rhinestones, Scallop Border Die-Namics, Papertrey Ink Snowflake Die from Winter Penguin Additions, Copics

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