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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Holiday Update!

Goodness its almost the new year...
Well I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday.
Mine was calm and relaxing. Jason surprised me with my square plates from Crate & Barrel and then after some budgeting took me back for some additions to the set. (salad plates and bowls) Love them!!!
Redoing my scrap area once again.. We put the desk I hadn't wanted to part with on Craig's list and it was snatched up quickly.. Allows for much needed space I was wasting. I was sad to see it go but it was time.
Starting to look at New Years Resolutions too. I am not one to do silly ones But I really think I need to make some Scrapping goals this year and Put a list here and on my bulletin board so I can stick to it. Christmas is way to close!
#1 - Each month do the Calendar page and not wait tell November to make the Calendars!!!! (and feel free to work ahead)
#2 - Start Christmas Books in June - Remember this year is "Deer" themed and you already bought the Silhouette die's - So no excuses!!!
#3 - Start Christmas Cards in June -  you already have enough stamps to start early....
#4 - Do a Christmas letter in 2011 (Skipped it in 2010) just not enough time
#5 - Complete a card class each month

That should be enough to keep me busy...

Thank you cards

 Card #1 
I am ready for snow...
This one is so sweet and easy to make
 Card #2
Yep again ready for some snow:)
another easy to make one that I think you will love.
we can also change this to a horizontal card for another look.
 Card #3
Can you guess this is the one we are doing for Miranda's thank you's...
Its a simple embossing snowflake frame border with a couple of cut outs pop dotted
Still debating about putting a thank you on the card or having her hold a thank you in the picture..
This is just one I quickly printed for the sample.
Card #4
Went with a simple green and white on this one
Wanted it elegant and just plain simple
Card #5
Another one in greens...
This one I went with a simple stripe and kept the top plain

All cards are $2 each
Class - email me to set a time to create:)
Please bring - Adhesive, bone folder, trimmer, and your smiling self!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

More Christmas Cards....

Christmas cards 6-9

Card # 6
Hanna's stamp
Flock and glitter
Embossing - Victoria
$2 each


Card #7
A fun little tent card...
The center is ready for a picture or a sentiment
Glimmer blue paper
Copic markers
Adorable snowman stamps
Dazzling Diamonds
$2 each

Card #8
Ornament shaker card
Fun card with glitter and bling
$2 each

Card #9
This is a card we made at a recent class I took.
Since I do not yet own the owl punch I am just putting this sample up.
This is a fun little card that was the hit of the day.
Think of it saying Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays etc...
(PS I did order the stamp set with this verbage)
$2 each

So thats it for now I am still working on #10
and then to follow that up with some Christmas tags....
Let me know what you want and I'll get your kit ready.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Christmas Cards are finally here! Cards 1-5

Card #1 - Gingerbread Shaker
Gingerbread card using a shaker box
This card is a Pre-Order card with a
$1 deposit for the shaker set
Total cost per card is $2

Card #2 - Dancing Snowman
Adorable snowman card very fun and blinged out with Dazzling Diamonds
Cost per card $2

Card #3 - Blinged out Christmas Tree
Easel card - One of my favorite kinds of cards.
Used the tree and for a little spash added some red gems
Cost per card $2


Card #4 version 1 - Double Pocket - 15 available
Love the double pocket card from our last card class so....
I made it into 2 choices for the Christmas line ups!
This is a blue version with penguins and snowflakes.
Love the saying its from the new Tags til Christmas set.
Cost per card $2

Card #4 version 2 - Double Pocket -15 available
This is the green version and my favorite of the 2 options.
But seeing as I only had a small amount of this adorable paper I wanted
to offer 2 different ones just in case they went quick.
Same fun saying on it just love this style.
As always the saying can be altered if your recipient isn't Naughty!
Cost per card $2
Card # 5 - Patterned Pines -
24 available 8 spoken for 16 remain

Fun card using Patterned Pines from last years Holiday Mini
and the new Jolly Holiday paper which is just amazing.
If this is a popular one I can get more of the paper
 ordered and create more kits. The amount I have right now there is
enough for 24 cards but as you see above 8 card kits are already
purchased on this one. Its a fun little card.
Cost per card $2
Off to clean up the old office a bit and start working on Christmas cards 6-10.
Hope to have those done and on the blog by next week.
Calendar mini update:
Also found a 8X8 calendar online with dates and holidays already to just add some 8X8 layouts for about $5
I have 2 calendars I am looking at 1 is a true 8X8 so the page has to be a bit smaller or the other is a 8 X 8 1/4 which allows for the 8X8 page and room for the binding. The one that is slightly bigger is on white vs the other on a speckled white. Oh what to do:). I know I am way over thinking it all but I am seriously leaning towards the larger one for a true fit. just easier for the recipient to cut it off and put in a scrapbook later.
Talk to you all soon,
Dianne

Sunday, September 26, 2010


Card Class 9/19/2010
10 cards for $23
Last standard card class until Christmas cards and gifts are done.
Card #1 Double Pocket Card

Card #2 Baby Girl Easel Card
Card #3 Baby Boy Easel card

Card #4 SU Punched Posies


Card #4 SU Punched Posies Card
option without bow
Card #5 Kind and Caring Thoughts Get Well card
Card #6 Kind  and Caring Thoughts Butterfly card

Card #7 Vertical Pocket card

Card # 8 Open Swing Top card

Open shot of Card #8
Card #9 Embossed Card with bow

Card #9 Bow option 2
Card #10 SU Wonderful Watercolors card


Friday, September 10, 2010

Christmas Bag Book Class

Coming soon....
Christmas Bag book class

Christmas Bag Book Class
Date and Time: TBD
Cost is $20 per book
Class at this time is full I had 9-10 on order and I only filled the orders.
Please contact me via email if you are wanting to get in on this class and I will see if I can make another kit for you.

Card Class 9/19/2010

Card Class
Come create 10 fun assorted themed cards!
September 19th
9:30-until done usually before 3 pm
Cost $23 includes a light lunch

Monday, August 23, 2010

Ladybug set - final pictures!!!!

Ladybug set for Charlize's birthday party

Invitation (see older posts for a better picture)
Treat bag made out of large envelopes - fun and easy!
Thank you notes to complete the set.
See below for the treat bag and thank you close ups

Adorable treat bag made out of 9X12 white envelopes
Easy to make and soooo cute.
Created with cardstock and CM Circle cutters as well as a punch here and there.



Simple thank you notes to complete the set.
You can't send out ladybug invites and have lady bug treat bags
without completing the set with a ladybug thank you.
Used the top note die to create the back ground on this one.
Circle punches for the lady bug.
All grass was cut using the Silhouette - its a life saver!

Need a cute set of cards for your party just email me....



Disney book - New Picture!



Disney Bag book
Now with polka Dots!

Took me forever plus some to get the new photo onto the site.
Its a little dark but It the best one of the bunch.
Class closed and finished.
Next Disney class will be spring:)

Card Class Photo's!

Card Class August 22, 2010
Make 20 cards (2 of each) for $30
This class was a reduced price class
for everyone being so patient with me
during the wedding hoopla.


The whole kit and Caboodle of cards!
10 different cards shown everyone made 2 each...

Card #1 Happy Birthday



Card #2 Birthday Wishes



Card #3 Fishy Card



Card #4 Swirly Birthday



Card #5 B is for Brithday



Card # 6 Friends



Card #7 Wedding Day
and my favorite!
Tri Shutter Card



Card #7 - Open view its an amazingly fun card!


Card #8 Birthday cake



Card #9 Thank you



Card #10 Baby


Well thats all the cards we made this round!
The class was great we had a lot of fun and hope you all will join us next time!
Watch for the posts starting to get the Christmas cards and Christmas bag books going...


Friday, June 4, 2010

Disney Bag Book Class

Disney Bag Book Class
This is a fun book great for all those special Disney photo's you just took on that wonderful trip.
Each book will hold 13+ memory packed photo's

I did add polka dots to Minnie. She needed them... I will take another picture soon and update the new Minnie.

Wedding Invitations


A million Thank you's go out to Rachelle as she helped Lizzie and I finish up the Wedding invitations last week. All but a few have been mailed out (need a couple of addresses still)



Got this idea from the Stampin Up 2009-2010 catalog.

Graduation Invites for Zelda

Assorted Cards