Tuesday, October 15, 2013
I just figured out how to use the EZ-invite feature on my Close To My heart site. From there you can shop and place your order and if you choose to join a particular gathering, the hostess will get credit towards their gathering and it will ship directly to you. How slick is that!Just posting a link for my online business site. You can shop from there anytime and if you choose to join by clicking on that button, credit will be given to whatever gathering you joined. Currently it is for Hilarie for Oct. 19th. Check it out!!! http://kmeddy.ctmh.com/Default.aspx
Sunday, October 13, 2013
well, I have all of the examples finished up now. I don't really know what went wrong with my chalkboard ones, but they both did the same thing. Instead of the stamped and embossed area being what held the chalk color, the rest of the tag did and that stayed black, twice. Anyone know what to do to fix next time?
I have always had a love affair with Tim's alcohol inks and these techniques were so fun to try. I pulled out all of mine that haven't been played with for a long time. Might have to leave them out for a while and use them a few times. Really enjoyed these!
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Here are my tags from Day #3. Again, I am not finishing most of these as they are my samples of the techniques for my book. I have to say that I am loving this new Distress Glitter! Usually I am not a glitter girl as it is EVERYWHERE, but not this glitter!~ It is very easy to use and control. If you don't have it yet, you have to get some.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
i am enjoying Tim's new online class Creative Chemistry #102 so very much! It is just jam-packed with wonderful tips and techniques. I won't be able to give any instructions on how to do them out of respect for Tim. But check them out and go sign up and take his classes yourself. They are so worth the money. You do have to take #101 first but that was a great class as well. Anyway here are my examples of Day #1. I tokk a couple close-ups of two of my favorites. I didn't finish my tags as I want the technique to show.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Friday, August 23, 2013
Tonight is this month's club meeting and here are the cards I will be demoing there. I just am in love with the new paper pack Laughing Lola. The colors are so bright and fun. I found my inspiration for this one from a wonderful blog called Obsessed with Scrapbooking. I love her blog. She gives wonderful tutorials on exactly how to use the cartridges and has lots of videos to share as well. I cut it from the newest exclusive CTMH cartridge called Artbooking. There are so many cool projects waiting to be created with this one! My second card was made with this month's stamp of the month. Usually they are $17.95 or $5.00 if you spend $50, but this month if you spend $50, they are free! You can only order them during the month they are the special. Many cute chocolate images and sayings on it. I used a retired paper pack called Claire and hollyhock and saddle card-stock. It turned out really cute. The swing card is cut with the Cricut cartridge Artiste and also uses the Laughing Lola papers and lagoon and gypsy card-stock. This one is tonight's make and take project. I think they are going to love it!
Monday, August 19, 2013
Reese Patrick Knight was welcomed into the world on July 28th at 2:59 a.m., weighing in at 5#10 1/4 oz., 19" long. He was anther who just couldn't wait until his due date to arrive. We sure have a history of that in this family! All went well, unlike the predictions after all the extra ultrasounds and tests that were run expecting a few bad outcomes, that, thank God were not present! He was born 40 minutes after their arrival to the hospital and just 14 minutes after I got there. My Mom and Wally's Mom were also supposed to be in the delivery room, but neither of them arrived until after he was born. He was a quickie, that's for sure! He's been losing weight since his birth and is having some trouble nursing, but has began his upward battle to gain weight. was down to 5# after he was home, but now at three weeks, he is at 5# 6 oz., so moving in the right direction again! What a peanut he is. We are calling him Mr. Buttons as he reminds us of Benjamin Button. He looks like a tiny little old man. LOL
I completely forgot to post the pictures of the cards I sent to the August birthday gals in the All things Tim birthday Club. I made them all the same using my Artiste cartridge from Close To My Heart and tim's papers. I so love making these flip-cards with this cartridge! Before I became a consultant and bought these exclusive cartridges, my Cricut sat there all dusty and lonely on my work table. Now, I am using it nearly every time I play at my desk! I think everyone should have received theirs by now so it's safe to show them. I die-cut the first letter of each of their names and added glossy accents to them to make a personal little embellishment for them before sending them out.
Friday, July 26, 2013
i have finally gotten around to making the tag for July and good thing, it's almost august! Mine didn't color up very bright and I think it's because I couldn't wait for my crackle paint to dry and used the heat gun on it. It blistered up a bit and didn't take the stain very well. it turned out ok in spite of it.
Here's the card I made for my Mom's 80th birthday. I am just loving these cards and it's so easy with the Close To My Heart Cricut cartridges that are exclusive to us. Over 700 images on a cartridge! Simply cut the pieces, fold, and adhere. It all lines up perfectly! We are having her big celebration party at the American Legion here in town tomorrow from 11-4. My husband's quartet, the Fairview Four will be singing at 1:00. It's going to be a fun day.