I have a quick and easy gift idea I wanted to share. Each year at the holidays, I always give out hand sanitizer and lip balm along with my gifts as a little extra something. I have been doing it for years. I thought this year I would decorate the lip balm by attaching it … Continue reading How To Create Holiday Lip Balm Tags
Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 2018!
I can't believe another year has passed since last year's fundraiser. My girls, Olivia and Victoria, just turned 12 and we are getting ready for tomorrow's fundraiser breakfast. As part of this fundraiser, the kids serve everyone breakfast and Santa even stops by for a visit!! All proceeds go to the Competition team to help … Continue reading Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 2018!
How To Create Masks for Your Cards
Have you ever wondered how card-makers create one layer cards with perfectly inked shapes or have a patterned background that runs throughout the card but not through the main focal point? It is easy to do with multiple layers, but it seems more difficult to achieve on the same layer. Well wonder no more - … Continue reading How To Create Masks for Your Cards
My Talented Daughters….
As you may already know, I have twin 11 year old daughters that craft with me all the time. They have been crafting since they were little and they really know their way around a craft room! They know many of the designers and are very familiar with all of the different shops. I love … Continue reading My Talented Daughters….
Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser!
Every year Victoria and Olivia's dance studio holds a fundraiser breakfast at Applebee's in Farmingdale and the kids serve everyone breakfast and Santa even stops by for a visit!! All proceeds go to the Competition team to help defray costs for costumes and competition fees. Create Dance Center is a wonderful environment for young dancers. … Continue reading Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser!
Puppy Love & Birthday Wishes
Hi Everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the cooler temps this week. I am on the east coast in NY and it is so hard to adjust to the time change because it gets dark so early. I wanted to play along with the MFTSketch Challenge #358 this week. I have so many stamps … Continue reading Puppy Love & Birthday Wishes
Good Fortune Birthday Card
Trying to come up with unique ideas for Birthday cards is always a challenge for me because I make so many each year. I really do try to make cards that I know will be appreciated by the receiver. For this card, I took a stab in the dark!! I find it most difficult to … Continue reading Good Fortune Birthday Card
50 Never Looked So Good
I guess I have a lot of milestone birthdays around me these days (myself included). For this card I kept the design simple since I wanted to use holographic paper for the balloons. I actually got this paper at the dollar store and it came in a whole bunch of different colors. If the light … Continue reading 50 Never Looked So Good