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July 24, 2014

A little random...

I have many projects done, but just haven't had the time for pics.  I have just a couple cards here that I put together a while ago just for the heck of it!!

This is A La Modes Birthday Girl!


And this is just some shapes I had cut up on the ol' Cameo and put together.

Thanks for stopping by!

Have a great day!

Rachel

July 21, 2014

Sup!!??

I trust everyone had a great weekend!!  I was able to finish up a few crafty things, and then clean up after myself.  It's amazing the mess that one little card can make!!  lol!

Today I am sharing a simple little box I made with my Cameo and a Saturated Canary image.

This image is called Secrets!
I have been meaning to color this for a long time,
glad I finally did!


This box is the Lori Whitlock A2 Card Organizer box.
I used a seriously old piece of MME patterned paper for it.  (I think it was MME...)
I distressed the image and used lots of burlap/woodsy type embellies.
The "Sup?" sentiment is from the Paper Smooches Slang Gang set.

Well, I am off to do some more sewing today!  Hopefully I will have some more projects to share with ya soon!!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Rachel



July 18, 2014

Burlap & Bouquets

It is Friday once again!!  We are winding down with softball season, and have about a month of Summer left!  I love having my girls home, but the constant cleaning.....oy!!!

Here's a picture of another image that I have framed.  The image is from Saturated Canary-

(hard to get a good pic through the glass...)
She is called Cali Girl!
I found this burlap covered 8" x 8" frame at Hobby Lobby
and knew it would be perfect with her!!
I used a bunch of items from my Paper Issues Swag Bag,
and several other items from the Fancy Pants Burlap & Bouquets
pad and flairs.

I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rachel


July 16, 2014

Just keep sewing.....

As some of you may have heard, I have decided to dip my toes into the sewing pool!!  I wanted to share just a couple of pics of some super simple beginner projects I have done!



Both of these were made using this tutorial I found- here!

I used some cheap pre-cut fat quarters from Joann's on these.  The second pic is just me adding on to the basic basket pattern given.

That's all for now!!  Much more sewing to do!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rachel

July 13, 2014

Teacher Cards

I hope everyone is having a fantastic weekend!!  It sure has been raining here every afternoon!

I just realized I never share any of the end of the year teacher cards I made!  My girls have been lucky to have such great teachers over the years, and I feel it is important to let them know what great job they are doing!!

I used Frappi Anya (TGF) for Maddie's teacher.
The Thank you stamp is from Taylored Expressions Graphic Greetings line.



This is Twirl Anya from TGF. (retired)
Same thank you stamp.
This was for Hunter's para.

And lastly is Reeta from TGF. (also retired)
Same thank you stamp.
This was for Hunter's teacher.

All of the school themed paper was from a pack that was from Michaels or Hobby Lobby. (sorry, totally can't remember which!  lol!)  

Have a fantastic Sunday, and check back with me this week for some pics of my latest sewing attempts!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rachel

July 10, 2014

Hi!

The Summer is whizzing by!!  I haven't done half of the crafty things I wanted to yet, but hey, there is still a little time...right!!??

Today I am sharing a Saturated Canary card that is one of my favorites!!  I used some colors that were out of my "norm", and I really love how it turned out!!

This is Honey.
The pleats in her skirt take a while to color, but it's totally worth it!!

I used a TON of stuff from my Paper Issues Swag Bag on this!!

That's all for now, got a busy day of ahead of me!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rachel



July 8, 2014

Tale as old as time...

Time to check out another fantastic little image
Super Secret Stamp Club????  Ok, for those of you who haven't heard,
TGF has a fun mystery stamp set for you to purchase 3 months
at a time!  And no, you won't know what the images are, but
that's just half of the fun!!
Also, buying this way gives you a bit of an edge!  You will only pay $8/stamp
compared to the public release of $12/stamp!
Heck yeah!!
So let's check out one of the darlings from the previous release!
SSSC Beauty
This is #5 Beauty.
Her name says it all!!
SSSC Beauty
If you missed out on this set, keep your eyes peeled, they eventually make
their way to the shop!!
Thanks for stopping by today, and check back on Thursday
for some seriously gorgeous SSSC projects from Rosemary!


Rachel

July 7, 2014

Gwen In Bloom

Happy Monday to you!!  I trust everyone had a long and celebratory weekend!!

I am posting a pic today of a card that I had made a while back, but never posted.  It can get a little confusing when you make a card/project for someone, but you don't want it seen on your blog before you give it to them....so I hope this isn't a repeat!!  LOL!

This stamp is Gwen In Bloom from Some Odd Girl.
The sentiment birthday stamp is from Taylored Expressions,
one of their Graphic Greetings stamps.
I used a notebook paper die from Paper Smooches.

She is one of my very favorite images from SOG!

Check back with me tomorrow for some TGF fun!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rachel

July 5, 2014

Great start to the weekend!!!

Anyone else have a July 4th hangover!!??  No, I didn't drink, but I ate pretty much anything I could get my hands on!!!  LOL!

The day started out with a trip to the theater to see How to Train Your Dragon 2!!!  What a fantastic movie!!  The first one is one of my all-time-faves, so I was worried this wouldn't live up to my expectations.  It was just as good, and maybe even a hair better!!!  There was a sad part of the movie where Maddie and I were a blubbering mess and had ran out of napkins!  (but hey, that's what sleeves are for, right??!!)  And yes, I totally gorged myself on popcorn.  (i am a bit of a popcorn freak!)

The rest of the day was spent with family, and ended with the best fireworks show ever!!!  Lots of smiles and laughs to be had!!

Maddie & Hunter.  
(my SIL attempting to photo-bomb, but just ended up looking cute!)

Chris & I.

Here's a quick card to share today-

Went for a "shabby chic" look on this card.

This is a Saturated Canary image-


Enjoy the rest of your weekend!!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rachel






July 2, 2014

Lil' Sunshine

Everyone ready for the 4th???  I'm NOT!!!  Need to do some serious grocery shopping tomorrow, along with pretty much everyone else I know!  LOL!  The plan is to start early......

Just wanted to share a bright and happy card today.  It's an older image from Saturated Canary, and I just love her.



This image is called Thank You.
She is such a doll!

This was a serious hodge-podge of papers.
A couple of the papers where some cute 3x4's that
came in my Swag Bag from Paper Issues, along
with the wooden sequins! (those are genius!)
I crocheted the orange flower, and the others were from
my stash.

Hope this brightens your day!!  In case you don't hear from me before the 4th, please have a safe and happy holiday!!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rachel