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April 2011

Hybrid Scrapbooking

I’m on a roll!  My second page completed in two days!  Of course it helps when my toddler takes a 4-hour nap–also …

Quick Tip: Xyron Adhesive

Here’s a favorite combination of mine: the small Xyron machine (“X” shaped) and an embossing stylus. Once I pull my shapes through …

101 Followers!

I just realized I now have 101 followers on my blog!  I’m so happy that this many people, most of them strangers, …

Sympathy Card

I made this for a friend whose husband passed away on Easter Sunday.

Flower Card

Here’s another flower card.  Yup, it’s the Silhouette ruffled flower shape again.  This time I used a distressed polka-dot stamp from Glitz …

Easter Treat

I got this idea from someone’s blog, but I bookmarked it in my head instead of in my computer, so I’m sorry …

Baby Boy Scrapbook Pages

I’m finally getting around to putting up some photos of my scrapbook pages.  I make a first-year album for each of my …

Baby Boy Cards

We’ve got a couple of baby boys arriving soon in our neighborhood and it’s been a while since I made a baby …

Get Well Card in Pink/Brown

This may be another familiar-looking card, but I made this version in pink and brown. I just love this ruffled flower cut …

Loving the Silhouette!

This card may seem familiar to some of you. I wanted to recreate this card I made not too long ago.  I …

Lolli with Roses

There are a lot of great Silhouette shapes people have created floating around on the internet.  I got this rosette shape as …

Dress Up an Album Cover

I always wanted to do something with this American Crafts album cover I’m using for my son’s first-year scrapbook, but wasn’t sure …

Mother’s Day Cards

These are the cards I made last year for my mother and my mother-in-law.  My mom likes pastels and my MIL likes …

Kind Words Pebble Jar

I made this jar to encourage kind words to be spoken in our home. Every time someone says a compliment or is …

Get Well Card

I made this card today for my mom who had a minor surgery. I used the Silhouette shapes “nurses tools” and inked …