Friday, February 24, 2012

Fun Fold Friday!!

Hello everyone and hello Friday (how I have missed you Friday!) I am sorry that there was no Thursday post but I am in the middle of a sales meeting and I simply ran out of time for everything I had planned and the job that pays the bills comes first--even though I wish I could make my living crafting!!

So this week I have a video of how to make a gift box for  your A2 cards--it is quick and easy and you can embellish it a million ways to Tuesday!

Don't forget to leave comments--and since I was not able to post yesterday--today's comment count as double!!!  There is the $25 in Close to My Heart product (you get to pick) for this weeks give away and of course the Cricut Imagine that will be given away on March 5. Only one more week to get all you entries in.
See you back here on Monday--make it a great one

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Question for you--the blog fo

Well we have reached Hump day and I am knee deep in development for work and a sales meeting, and did I say I was re doing my office and my new sofa needs to get there quick cause days like this make me want to take a nap at lunch and I need a place to lay down--LOL!

Ok so last week I introduced the Fun Fold Friday, and I know you all want more layouts and GUY projects, but what else do you all want--can't say I can do everything but I am looking for another feature to add to the blog line up.  I like a good challenge so I was thinking a Scrapguy Smack Down.  Where you all send in a Challenger for me and I make a project to answer you need, challenge, or offer up ideas to help you in your crafting.  What do you all think?  What would your challenge be?

I also wanted to share these previews I found of the New October Afternoon paper collections--found these on (one of my fav sites on the web and a place I spend a lot of money!)
I love me some OA--

They will be available for pre-order soon-
I am looking forward to reading what you have in mind--make it a great one!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Out on a Limb Kit

It's Tuesday and my Monday was NUTS!!!!  I have another kit from Out on a Limb Scrapbooking to share with you today--this one is perfect for the music lover or the guys in your life.
The kit is called "I Never Go Out Of Style."
I added my personal touches all over this kit!  Oh, and the kits are super reasonable for around $6 you get everything you need to make the base layout--best part is you can add all sorts of things on your own to make it reflect your personal touch and style.
for the title I did my oh so often used upside down xyron trick to add glitter the "never" and "style."  The words were cut in the same colors so I just added the same color glitter to keep it clean.
So the tapes, I used a product called Stamp N Foil that I found a few years back and simply LOVE!!! Check out their web page by CLICKING HERE--you are going to want to add it to you scrap bad o tricks!  It is a three step process--1) stamp, 2) heat emboss with a special powder, 3) heat set foil (i use my your story)  I love the fact that Out on a Limb give you a label cause we all had our mix tapes that you spent hours on taping off the radio--waiting for that song for hours.  I would bet many of you still have them in a shoe box high in the closet!
You all know how much I love my cuttlebug and it adds so much to any card or layout.  Here I used two different folders, one of the photo mats and the other on the headphones.
I used the cuttlebug on both sides to tie it all together.
A close up of the boom box!  We all had one!!!
I used two Pink By Design Stamp Sets on the Journal box.  The headphones were from LOL set!  I love a good journal block--and nothing better than your personal hand writing to make it your very own.

Alright--that is all for today.  Hope you have a great one and remember to leave the comments to enter for your chance at a $25 CTMH credit and the big Imagine give away--only two more weeks and that Imagine will have a new home--it's all packed and ready to ship fed ex two day to the winner!

Make it a great one-

Monday, February 20, 2012

No better way to kick this week of besides announcing the winners of the last two blog candies!
Winners have 10 days to claim their prizes by sending me an email to  Make sure to include your mailing address.  With my travel plans for work it is taking a bit longer than usual to get all the candy in the mail as the post office is not open when I am home--as luck has it this week I am in Dallas and will be able to get caught up--so all candy winners will be getting their candy!!!!!!!!!

Winner of the Rock the Block Package--

Wow, so glad I was sent your way by Cindylu2u! Not only because of this awesome giveaway but wow, your creations are amazing!! I've had a little look around and cant wait till I have more time to look some more!!! Not sure what your blog looked like before but it's fabulous now!!! I have posted your blog button on my sidebar and posted about your giveaway and relaunch. Looking forward to the month long celebrations.

Winner of the Pemberley Work Shop on the Go
Love the color block design and how you spruced up the flowers in the corner. Just might have to do some sprucing myself. that's sure to use my stash ;-) TFS!

Wow-last week I broke 1400 followers!  If I hit 1500 by the time the Imagine is given away I will also be giving away a Art Philosophy Cartridge pack including all the stamps and chip board shapes, a $99 value.  

This weeks give away will be a $25 credit for CTMH.  You can pick anything out of the current Idea book (and there are lots of good stuff)!

So make sure to leave the comments, post the button, and remind your followers!  You all have a ton of entries already--I had to get a bigger container to put them all in.  I have a post a day this week as well so make sure to check every day!
Make it a great one-

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