Saturday, May 30, 2009

Etsy Inspired Challenge #38 - DT Sample - Off to the Farm today!!! - Stampers Club Tomorrow!

Riding By with an Etsy Challenge
Happy Saturday Everyone!!!!,
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I hope today finds you very relaxed and ready to check out all of our Etsy Inspired Challenge #38 DT samples!!!!
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It has been a pretty good week here. I have had Zero blogging and commenting time, but I have had a lot of fun with my 1 year old!!!!
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My Mother In Law wanted the girls (Piper 7, and Willow4) to come up and stay for the week and go to Vacation Bible School at their church. So they have been there all week and are having a ton of fun!!!! Today we are driving the 3 hours up to the farm to see the girls program and then coming back because I have my monthly Stampers Club on Sunday Afternoon. We have to drop my Nephew (Ben 4), who also stayed for Vacation Bible School, off at his house on our way home as he lives about half way in between our house and Grandma's house.
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I am looking forward to sharing the projects with you on Monday that I designed for the club girls to do on Sunday Afternoon!!!! There is a Father's Day card, a Wedding card, and a 3-D item this time around.
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This weeks Etsy shop Artisan made Cottage Home Decor Birdhouses Metal Art had a very wide range of products for you to choose from. The main item you see a lot of are really cool Bird Houses all kinds 1 story 2 story's simple and very elaborate!!!
They also have all kinds of decorative items for the house, and even furniture!!!!
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To play along with us in the weekly Etsy Challenge you need to go to the shop pick an inspiration item and then make a project any kind of project as long as it is from an inspiration piece in the store. Then leave a link on Ashley's blog (our Etsy Inspired Creator) by next Friday at Noon Pacific time and you will be entered to win the prize for this week. Usually the store donates a prize but as they did not want to do that this week we had lovely Kristin from the DT donate a wood slide Unity Stamp for the Prize.
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Be sure to check out all the mega talented girls on the team and see what lovely projects they all made as well!!!!
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The Etsy Inspired Team:
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Here are some pictures of some of the great items in the shop for you to check out or use as your inspiration pieces. I tried to pick a variety of things they offer so you can see all the amazing things you can choose from in this weeks store!!!
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Now here is the piece I picked out for my Inspiration this week!!!
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I liked the Silver of the Metal Bike, and the Rusty Red color of the wooden block it is setting on. So I went to my trusty SU sets to pick out a set perfect for the Challenge!!!! This set has several cute images and sayings about Friendship and the road of life.
So first I picked out some Rusty Red SU! card stock and my favorite the shimmery metallic Silver SU! card stock which never photo's as gorgeous as it is in person!!!
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I made the layers for the card with the Rust and Silver Card Stock then on the Top layer I embossed the cute Girl on the Bike image with Silver embossing powder. Then I took my Craft White pad and distressed the edges of that layer with ink and then added embossing powder all around the edges and that is how I got the jagged silver embossed edge of the bike layer.
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All of the layers are popped up from each other using Stampin Dimensionals the top layer is popped a little higher with excess foam and rubber from my stamps.
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Last I took some large distressed metal Brads and added them to the four corners with my Crop- a -Dile and I added the red and white patterned ribbon to the two corners of the Bike layer and then behind the other silver and rust layers on the card back. Pretty Simple, but I liked how it turned out!!!!
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I am sending this card off to Germany tomorrow to one of my good blogging friends Regina!!! Thank You Regina for your wonderful Friendship from afar!!!!
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Well I better go and get the family ready to head on off to Smith Center Kansas to see my girls and pick them back up!!!! Tucker has actually really, really, really enjoyed his week alone with Mommy and Daddy to pay all of our attention to just him!!!!
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He has played and played with Mommy which is part of why I have had no blogging time this week!!!! We have had a good fun week if not the most productive week. Marvin and I took Tucker to the Park one night and then we took him to buy sand for his sand box tonight and last night we went out to Dinner the 3 of us! Wow you forget how quiet and easy just one 23 month old can be!!!! My house is sure to get back to the normal loud noise level on Monday for sure!!!!!
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Have a Stampendous Saturday!!!!!
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Heather

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Flutter By Wednesday - Fluttering Eyelets!

Here a Flutter, There a Flutter
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Even Eyelets Flutter By!!!
Good Morning All,
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Well it is Flutter By Wednesday!!! What is Flutter By Wednesday you might ask??? Well over a year ago Danni created the Flutter By Wednesday challenge. To play along all you have to do is make a card using a Flutter By (or better known as a Butterfly) or a Fairy on your card. When you are done with your card or project just go to Danni's blog and link it up in Mr. Linky so we can check out your creations!!!! Some weeks we have free reign to create any Flutter By card and some weeks there is an additional challenge to complete with the Flutter By card.
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This weeks challenge was to use a Flutter By and Eyelets or Brads on our card or project as well!!!
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Now when you are done here do not forget to hop on by to my team mates blogs and see what Fluttering Masterpieces they have created as well!!!!
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The Flutter By Team:
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So here is my card for the week!!! When I first started Stamping/Scrap booking almost 10 years ago now. I fell in love with Eyelets I found this great web site that had hundreds and hundreds of decorative eyelets. I do not even remember the name of it I wish I did so I could see if they are still in business or not. So anyway I bought all of these decorative eyelets and I bought these adorable Butterfly eyelets in 5 different shades.
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So I had to incorporate these eyelets into our Flutter By challenge of course!!!! Look below are these eyelets not the cutest most perfect thing for Flutter By Wednesday????
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I used 2 of the shades I own my Metallic Purple Flutter By eyelets and my Flat Purple Flutter By eyelets. The great thing about eyelets now is I have my wonderful Crop-a-Dile to use to set them instead of the Hammer, Eyelet setter tool, and Acetate block I used to have to use!!! If you do not have a Crop-a-Dile as of yet then I really encourage you to get one I use mine on almost every project I ever make it is so so so versatile and you can use it for so many things!!!
I took the picture above and below to try to show you all the embedded glitter that is in the pretty patterned card stock I used for this card. This paper really sparkles!!!
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I got out my Mega Nestibilities Die set to make the Die cuts and as this set does not have all the in between sizes I wanted I made the first layer then traced around the outside of that nestie size and cut the next layer out with my scissors, then I cut the next layer out with the next size of Nestie and then created the last die cut layer out by once again tracing that nestie size and cutting it out as well. This technique works great for getting a size of nestie that you do not have!!!!
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The Orange Layer is popped up from the purple card back with SU! Stampin dimensionals and the green layer is popped up the same way as well. The Flutter By Anya is popped up higher using excess foam and rubber from my stamps!!!
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Well this week is some what bitter sweet for me. I am trying to simplify my life for about 6 weeks or so due to the fact that Marvin will be basically gone for a month or more with Harvest so I asked Danni if I could take a 5 to 6 week break from the Flutter By team while he is in harvest. I still plan to try to get the card done each week, but I am not sure if I will have time so if I take an official break for a few weeks then I do not have to worry if I can not get the card completed on time!!!
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However Marvin told me tonight that the Wheat is still 3 to 4 weeks out from being ready so I think I am going to ask Danni if I can start my break a little later since Harvest is going to be later this year it looks like!!!!
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I hope you have a great Day!!! This afternoon and evening Tasha , (My next door neighbor/SU down line/Good Friend, and Emily (Fellow Nurse,/SU down line, / Good Friend), and I are going to have a Make-Up night for the big SU! workshops we had back in March. This is a time for all of those that came to the 50 cards in one Evening and Complete an entire scrapbook in one night workshops, and did not quite finish to come and finish off their workshop cards and Scrap pages!!!
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Well have a Stampendous Wednesday and I hope you play along with us!!!

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Heather

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Madelynn's Twinkling Tuesday Sketch Time - Aahhh I feel so refreshed!!!

Twinkling Teals with
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Happy Tuesday Everyone,
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Well did you have a good Memorial Day weekend??? What did your family do??
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I feel much more rejuvenated and relaxed then I have in a while and here is my story why with some background info to let you know more about us!!!
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Our weekend started out slow as on Saturday the whole family was at the Clinic and DH and Willow and Tucker all got the required antibiotics for Sinus infections and Tonsillitis.
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The plan for my weekend was supposed to be a 2 day "break" for me to get much needed cleaning and organizing and even some crafting done. DH was going up to his parents farm to visit all the cousins and his two brothers (Between the 3 brothers there are 8 cousins 9th on the way 7 of who are 4 years and younger). The girls were then going to stay for the rest of the week to go to Vacation Bible School at Grandma Schlatters Church there, and Tucker would be coming back home with Hubby. Also the trip was to take Skittles one of the two puppies we have had for the last 6 weeks or so up to his Brother and my two nephews and my Sister in law so she could go to her new home with them.
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Harvest will soon be upon us here in Kansas which means Hubby is basically gone for a month or more. Hubby works as a Grain Marketing Specialist for ADM Grain here in Hutchinson. For those of you that do not know Hutchinson Kansas has more Grain Elevators and Storage then any other town in America. We host the largest Elevator under 1 Head House in America it is 1 /2 mile long. The only other Elevator larger then it is in Russia.
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For many years DH was the manager of 6 grain elevators here, but a few years ago he moved into a different job where he is basically a grain merchandiser and buys and sells grain and works with over 500 farmers in surrounding towns and such around Hutchinson.
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During Harvest they work insane hours he basically is home from 12am to 6:30 am to sleep and then back to work. We try to go visit him, but they are so busy that we might wait 45 minutes just to talk to him for a few minutes and then he is off the the next phone call or order of business.
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So anyhoo I needed to get some pre-harvest stuff done to help me be more prepared for my Single Mom status during the month of June and part of July.
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Hubby was gone 4 out of 5 nights last week and 3 out of 5 nights the week before that, and right before those weeks he had just gotten back from his 10 day trip to Arizona for a Work and Witness trip with our church to the Sun Valley Indian School in Winslow Arizona. So I am hopelessly behind and needed the time to catch up.
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Anyway my plan was to use 1 whole day of the break to clean and organize and on the 2nd day use half the day for that again and half the day to do something fun and relaxing for me like stamping. However as they were sick and left a day late I only had a little over 28 hours so I used 1 /2 of it for stamping and 1 /2 of it for cleaning and organizing.
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I was able to get my Twinkling Tuesday, Flutter By Wednesday, Etsy Saturday DT cards done and a card to post on Friday as well!!! Woo Hooo I have never been that far ahead ever!!! I wish I would have time to keep going, but I have my monthly SU! Stampers Club on Sunday so I now need to switch gears and design some fun projects for them to do on Sunday at Club.
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I am hoping as the girls will be gone all week I can continue to organize and such, but since Tucker is my most active and mischievous of my 3 young kiddo's right now that may not be quite as easy as I hope it to be.
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So enough about my life I am sure you just want to see my Twinkling Card for the week right???
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The "Twinkle Team"
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Don't forget to go visit my so so talented team mates to see what they came up with for this weeks sketch as well. I know I can not wait to go visit them all tomorrow!!!!
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Here is Madelynn's sketch the last couple of weeks we have had temporary twinkies to fill in for Madelynn but this week she was back with a fun one to design a project for!!!

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Now the picture above and Below are the photo version and then below the scanned version. It seems whenever I am working on a project with teals or turquoises then I just do not get a good representation with those colors into pictures. I took it in natural light and everything but neither the scanned version or the photo version show quite the vibrancy of these colors.
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I ordered my Ott Light from JoAnn's over 2 weeks ago but I have not seen it yet I am hoping the order went through O.K.!!!! I wonder if that will help when trying to photo these colors???
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I first colored up my image and then went looking for papers. I ended up picking out for the 4 layers SU! card stocks in the following shades Layer 1 Soft Sky, Layer 2 Taken with Teal, Layer 3 Baja Breeze, and Layer 4 Blue Bayou.
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My gorjuss girl who I do not own any of by the way but my good friend and SU downline Emily pre-ordered both sets and stamps them up for me once in a while stamped this one for me.
I colored the Gorjuss girl up with my copics.
Skin: R00, E00, E95, RV21
Clothes: BG00, BG02, BG72, BG75, BG78, and BG49

The ribbon behind the Teal layer is yummy yummy thick double layered satin with a mint and teal pattern on one side and silver on the other side so so so pretty in person!!!!

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My good friend Cassie and fellow twinking member sent me the Clear dew drops a while back and I actually took them and used glue dots to attach the other colors of the card stocks under the dew drop and then I cut it out and used another glue dot to adhear to this card so that is why all the dew drops look like the colors of the card but they are all actually clear dew drops.

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Well I better get on upstairs and work on more laundry and keep plugging away!!!! No real plans for tomorrow yet, but since I already have my Flutter by Wednesday cards done all I need to do is post it and then maybe I will have some time to do some much needed catching up on my favorite blogs!!!!!

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Have a Stampendous Tuesday Everyone!!!! Isn't it amazing what just a 28 hour break can do for you when you are a SAHM???

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Heather

Sunday, May 24, 2009

When do you find/make time to Stamp / Craft??? - My time has gone Poof Bye Bye!!!

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I just wanted to conduct a survey on when all my friendly stampers make time to stamp??
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With Summer Vacation now in full effect here in Kansas and my 1 year old (22 months) who is into everything and everywhere these days I seem to have less and less time to stamp/visit blogs/comment/ play along with stamping stuff. I was just wondering when you find the time or make the time to craft as I seem to have much less time for this these days.
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When I first started my blog back in Mid September 2008 I was specifically carving out time for stamping/making cards/gifts/scrapbook pages ect... I always made time in the mornings or the afternoon depending on the day. I was playing in several Split Coast Stampers challenges a week. I posted at least every day if not twice a day or at least never missed more than a day or two a week. Now I am lucky to get a project done and posted 3 times a week!!!
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Fast forward to May 2009. It now seems I can rarely find the time to carve out to stamp/ craft. Maybe this will get better now that it is summer and I am not running in a million directions each day with Pre-School and all that other stuff. Also I think back in September my 1 year old was taking more than 1 nap a day and that helped.
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These days I find my stamping/ craft time relegated to after 10pm at night after everyone is in bed and Mommy and Daddy have had some time to talk and reconnect for the day. The problem is by then I am lately (did not used to be) just plain to tired to stamp/ craft!!!
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If I do stamp/ craft then I rarely have it in me to stamp/ craft then take pictures edit them and post them before bed so I can not get my posts up as early as I used to have them posted.
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It seems like when I was making the time or finding the time I felt better all around about life in general and had much more energy. I have now not uploaded a card to SCS in 5 months not played in any challenges or anything like that. I know lots of crafters are slowing down these days too, but I just wondered what your routines are??? I think if I could find a way to get back into the swing of things I would be better all around with life in general.
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I know that part of why I lost the time to do any SCS stuff was when I started meeting and taking time to comment on other amazingly talented stampers blogs and such but lately my time to do that has gone mostly bye bye too!!! LOL!!!! Also getting on some Design Teams and such also took away from the SCS time I was using.
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So Help a girl out and give me some tips and tricks for how you fit stamping/ crafting into your lifes????
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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Etsy Inspired Day - Strep Throat and Sinus Infections LOL!!!

Good Morning All,
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Well today is Etsy Inspired and I loved the shop this week you have to go check it out even if you don't play along!!! They have some great soaps and such that have all kinds of things in them!!!
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I do not have a card for you just yet, because the last two days have been spent with the kiddo's. Willow and Tucker and Hubby all went to the Clinic this morning. I took all 3 kids with me to their Pediatrician, and Marvin went to the Same Day Care section.
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Willow and Tucker have Tonsillitis Willow was up most of the night throwing up and had a fever over 103 most of the night I was rotating Tylenol and Ibuprofen off and on to try to keep the fever down. Poor little girl she has had a rough time of it!!! (Mommy is pretty tired to from being up most of the night too!!!!)
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So anyway I want you to go check out my team mates wonderful creations and I want you to see the great shop!!! It is sunbasilgarden I really loved looking at all their creations and scents and soaps so so so so fun!!!!
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If you want to play along go to the shop and pick an inspiration piece. Then make a creation of that inspiration. Go to Ashley's blog and post a link to where you uploaded your creation!!!
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I plan to try to be back later today with my creation, but I hope you check out my team mates too!!!
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Check back later for my Etsy Sample!!!
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Have a Stampendous Saturday!!!
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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Flutter By Wednesday Time - 2 DSP's and a Fluttering

Fluttering Flower Scene
Good Morning Friends!!!!
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Well today is Flutter By Wednesday. I made this card yesterday and I really liked it when I got done with it!!!
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How are all of you doing??? Tucker my 1 year old is not feeling well today and only wants to be in Mommy's lap for some reason, which is nice once in a while because he is always on the go and never has time to cuddle, but then Mommy does not get much done either!! LOL!!!
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Don't forget when you are done here to head on over to check out my Team Mates Blogs for their Flutterby Creations as well, they always have great projects for us to see. If you want to play along just make a project with this weeks qualifications and link it up on Danni's Blog!!!
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Our Challenge this week was to use two Designer Patterned Papers, and a Flutter By (Fairy or Butterfly on your card) Don't forget Flutter By Wednesdays always either has a Butterfly or a Fairy for Flutterings.

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So Here is my card for this week. I colored up Fairy Lily from Pink Cat Studio with my copics and then I shimmerized her wings with Lilac Shimmerz. I then added her to the middle of some patterned paper from DCWV School papers. I thought the glittered flowers were perfect from this card. The Second DSP is also from the same set of papers.

Here is a close up of the glittered flowers and shimmerized wings. I added some Prima flowers in the top corners too. Well I better get back to my little one he is really wanting on my lap again!!!! LOL ....... Have a Stampendous Day!!! Hope to see you play along!!!! Heather

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Twinkling Tuesdays - Thank You and a Gorjuss Sketch

Twinkling Thank You
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Well I have not had time to edit Willow's Cute Pre-School Graduation pictures yet so I will have to add those another day along with the fun stories, but Today is Twinkling Tuesday Time Yea!!!!
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That means a great Sketch from a talented Young'in. Madelynn was busy this week so we had the pleasure of doing a great sketch from her little brother 7 year old Jack.
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Jack drew us this great sketch below and when I saw it I knew it would go great as the Add on Thank You card for my Teacher Appreciation Gifts I made. I added a few pictures of them below in case you did not get to see them and wonder what I am talking about!!
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So Here is Jacky's great Sketch below.
Here is what I came up with for it.
I did my Teacher Appreciation gifts with Teacher Anya, but I wanted the Thank You cards to be more about a little girl as they are really coming from my two little blond girls.
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I love that satin ribbon I used with the School Bus on it. The School Bus ribbon also has a red School House and a Stop sign but there was no room to use that part too.
I colored my Gorjuss girl one of my friends has been kind enough to stamp me up a ton of, and I colored her with my copics.
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Skin: R00, E00, E95, R21
Hair: Y02, Y08, Y38
Dress: R35, R29
Tights: R35, B24, G03, Y06
It is not showing up great but that paper behind her is all glittery and sparkles a ton I love it!!!!
The paper on the card back is chalk board drawings of playground equipment.
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I used my Large Scallop Circle Nesties to cut out the circles and I used some really pretty Prima Flowers my friend Janna sent me as well in the corners.
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Here are a few pictures of the Teacher gifts again. Inside the Tote is a pocket holding 4 home made cards the teacher can use how she wants, and 4 envelopes, and a Note book and Pen she can use too. Above is the front of the tote and Apple shaped post it notes, below is the back of the tote Willow wrote in Willow above where it says and the Schlatters. Here is the inside of the tote on the right is the pocket with the cards to share, and to the left is the note book and decorated pen.

Below is a picture of the cards that are inside the pocket.

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When you get done here make sure to go to all my team mates blogs and see what wonderful creations they have all made for this Twinkling Great Sketch!!!!
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The "Twinkle Team"
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Well I promised the kids I would take them to the park so I better go get ready and take them.
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Have a Great Day and a Stampendous week!!! See you tomorrow for Flutter By Wednesday!!!!
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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Etsy Inspired #37 - DT Sample - Our Teacher Appreciation Gifts for this year. Willow's Pre-School Graduation was today!

Teacher Appreciation Time
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Happy Saturday Everyone!!!!,
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Well you all know what time it is Etsy Inspiration Challenge Time!!! This weeks great shop is Dogbone Art Etsy Shop. She has a ton of different stuff and all really cute!!!!
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Be sure when you are done here to head on over to the other girls creations I know they will all WOW you this week!!!! We have some very nice and very talented ladies on this team!!!!
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We have one new Team Member this week but I can not find my link for her so I promise to have her linked next week. Her name is Emily. Welcome Emily!!!
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I saw on Ashley's Blog that De made some really cute new DT blinkies and such, but see they are mostly BROWN and you know I have that horrible horrible allergy to BROWN!!!! Oh my gosh see I am already having breathing troubles and my throat is swelling just talking about BROWN!!! (Shhhh) so I think I will just keep my old nice ORANGE Button!!!! I like it just fine!!! LOL!!!!!!
Some Store Inspiration Pieces:
I think the pieces above and below remind me totally of that one stamp line The Greeting Farm carries called House of Mental??? I do not have any of those images but this would be perfect for that stamp image if you know what I am talking about???
The store has over 2,600 sold items and I looked through a lot of those plus there is a wide variety you have to go check it out because I did not come close to copy and pasting pictures of all the different kids of items, there are buttons, and plushies, and all sorts of things!!!
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The above item made me think of Riley the Moose stamps from Hanna Stamps!!!1
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I knew I needed to make teacher appreciation gifts and that would take all of my crafting time the last couple of days so this Apple image seemed perfect inspiration to use Apples and Teachers on my gifts. The owls had some colors I liked for the gifts and the bag made me want to do a Purse or a Tote for my Inspiration/Teacher Appreciation gift.
So below are all the pictures to my gifts. They are Totes that Velcro shut, and I colored the images with the same hair color the actual teacher receiving it has. I colored 3 girls for each gift set and as I was coloring last night I played around with the way I colored their hair several different ways.
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Above you can see my playing around with different shading techniques.
Below are two of the gifts done up and closed. The red paper around the oval in the scallop oval is some Glittery Bright Red Card Stock Willow picked out that she wanted me to use!!! LOL!!!
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I made my totes 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 " The bottom is 6 1/2" x 2 " then scored at 1/2" on both sides the long way.
Here is a picture of the front. I found these cute apple shaped post it notes at Target last night. Half the pad is red and half is green so I just tore out sections of each and added both colors to each teachers gift. They are in the front pocket and I added one piece of the velcro behind them so you can keep them in there.
Below you can see the Front of the tote on the left and the back of the tote on the right.
I made up the chalk board and wrote out the School Name, the Year, The Teachers name and then a quick thank you from all of us on top. Willow went in and wrote her name above "and the Schlatters" all the sentiments are written in the Metallic Silver Liquid shaker pens and then outlined with my Real Red SU Marker. I thought silver would give it a little bling and make it stand out more then if I tried to write in all with a white gel pen.
Here is the full back of the tote. I saw this idea for a Chalk Board and using cut up, Q-Tips for the chalk from MacKenzie Bruckler's Blog she is down in my blog roll and I searched her blog for The Greeting Farm to see the idea again.
Here is the inside of the tote on the left. In this pocket I put 4 blank home made cards and envelopes so they could use them for whatever. I figured since they are school themed they could use them as Thank Yous to the parents who gave them gifts, or they could use them for their own children's teachers too!!!
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On the front and inside are 6 3/4" x 3 1/4" scored on the bottom and both sides at 1/2", and 1/4" on all 3 sides, one side gets put down with sticky strip and the other scored section creates the pocket if that makes sense???
The tote in the lower part of the picture and the four cards above. All Card Stock is SU! in Craft, Whisper White, Real Red, and Basic Black. The Patterned papers are from the Die Cuts With a View Premium School days set with foil and glitter mixed in the papers I love this pack!!!
So to the left you can see the card holders, and to your right you can see a Notebook faux leather front (got at Hobby Lobby for $2.00 each called the travelers sketch book. I also wrapped the Pen with DSP and used glue dots to hold it. It has Velcro behind it and the Note book to hold them in. Everything else has sticky strip or glue dots holding it except for the Velcro closures you can see above.
Several things are popped up with excess rubber and foam from my stamps.
Below I made two of each of these cards for each teachers inside pocked and they are blank inside. I used my Martha Stewart embossing edge punch for the edges. Ribbon is from Hobby Lobby in the sewing section of the store.

Well, I have some funny stories to tell you from the week, and I have pictures and news to share about Willow's program and a few other things so I am going to try to finish editing Willow's program and "Graduation" pictures so you can see them and hear all about our funny week on Sunday!!!

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Do not forget to play along this week just go to Ashely's Blog and leave a link to your project inspired from this weeks store by next Friday at Noon PST, and you will be put into the drawing for the prize!!!!

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Off to check out all of my totally talented team mates creations for the week!!!!

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If I used to be a regular attender and commenter on your blog and I have not been by it is just temporary I will be back and commenting soon!!!! I have just been insanely busy and such and I am about to go insane I think!!!!

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Heather