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More Tips on How to Make a Mod Podge Altered Clipboard & Matching Pen

Ok, I’m learning!!  2nd Altered Clipboard… I’ve got some tips on how to make these!! Ok, this time I did try using a solid sheet of paper.  This is by K & Co. and is a thick double sided paper.  I added Mod Podge to the back of the paper and then laid it on…

Quick “I’m Thinking of You” Gift…
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Quick “I’m Thinking of You” Gift…

Sweet! I used chocolate covered orange candy from Trader Joe’s in the bag.  Yum. A Little Background on My Friend… My hairdresser, Michelle, has also become my friend.  I don’t get any special discounts at the salon or anything (so sad), but when I’m running late she only mildly picks on me and never takes…

Sweet 16 Gifts & Card…
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Sweet 16 Gifts & Card…

I made these for my niece’s 16th b’day! Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later.  My niece turned 16…which means someone else special to me is right behind her.  Where does the time go? I thought it was important to stick with tradition and do a SWEET 16 theme. 🙂 How to Customize…

Pink Stamper Friday Challenge…
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Pink Stamper Friday Challenge…

Robyn, at My Pink Stamper, has challenged us to create something using a new technique. When I was reading the blogs of other participants in Robyn’s challenges I read about someone who had used a sketch to create their card.  I thought they meant that they sketched it out, like a drawing, but that’s not…

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Pink Stamper Thursday Challenge…

Robyn, at My Pink Stamper, has challenged us to create something that we LOVE. That was a fun suggestion. Too bad I was exhausted from a day of going to 3 different schools and meeting 10 different teachers with our kids. I didn’t get started until 10pm. Geeze. So, What do I Love? Well, first…

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Pink Stamper Wednesday Challenge…

Robyn, at My Pink Stamper, has challenged us today to make something school related. I totally HEART this sock monkey stamp set from Stampin’ Up, so I used that. 😀 My card says, “No more monkey business….” on the outside and “it’s time to get ready for school” on the inside!! I had a great…

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Sympathy Card…Lyrical Letters Cart

Well, it’s a sad fact of life that we sometimes need to send a sympathy card.  I recently made this one for a loved one.  Bragging on my work here a bit, but I would have been pleased to receive this when I lost my Dad.  Ok, THAT was depressing.  Here’s the card…let’s move on…

What’s a Stickle, You Ask? Stickles Are…
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What’s a Stickle, You Ask? Stickles Are…

Here are my Stickles in a Dollar Store Vase that I plan to Glass Etch STICKLES!!! Stickles are a GREAT glitter glue that you can use to embellish your cards, scrapbook pages, other embellishments and stuff I haven’t even thought of yet.  Stickles are NOT like just any ‘ole glitter glue.  The bottles are made…

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My 1st Zutter Bind It All Word Book

I heart the Bind It All!!  I took a few practice runs on plain paper just punching holes and lining them up and then I just went for it!  So fun!!  So, this was my first attempt at making a “word book” – one of the hot trends in crafting. I only wish I hadn’t…