Lawn Fawn Picture Changer Die Set!

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted something but I’m going to try and post more often here. I’ve been crafting more and I’d like to share some of those projects that I’ve made with you.
Right before I went to the Scrapbook Expo back in February, a friend told me about a new (at the time) die from Lawn Fawn called Magic Picture Changer. It didn’t sound like something I was interested in but by the time I got to the Expo I HAD to have it! After I bought it (and a few other die sets to go with it from shopping online, I finally made my first Picture Changing Card - but it’s definitely not my last! This die is so much fun to use and the longer I have it the more ways that I’m thinking of using it. So here’s the first one. I used Lawn Fawn's Picture Changer Die Set and the Add-On Die Set, the Rain or Shine Before N After Stamp Set and colored my images with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol markers.

Then I made this 2nd Picture Changer Card that I like so much better!
I used the Lawn Fawn Butterfly Kisses stamp set, Simple Wavy Banners die set, Magic Picture Changer die set, and the Add-On set. I stamped and also colored the images with my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.

Isn’t this the coolest thing ever? And it will be so much fun for the person receiving this card because it’s interactive! You’ll need to create two different ‘scenes’ so the picture will ‘change’. 
 It was fun ‘telling a short story’ with these supplies. There will be many more of these in my future!
Thanks for visiting and taking a look. I hope you are inspired!  
Until next time, happy crafting!

Happy Easter!


I hope that everyone is well, safe, and happy this beautiful Easter Morning! I hope that you were able to spend it with family and friends. But most of all remember what this day truly means besides the baskets, new clothes, colorful eggs, the candy and mom's delicious baked ham.

I would also like to share the Easter Wreath that I made for our front door. I am not going to abandon my paper projects but I really love this type of channeling my creativity. (OK, this may have turned into another addiction -hoard - but I do plan on selling some of these!) 

I purchased some items from....wait for it..... the Dollar Tree! Other items came from many other places - Hobby Lobby, JoAnns, Michaels, and my two new favorite online shops - Craft Outlet and The Wreath Shop! If you'd like more info on this please email me. 

Thanks for looking and have a safe and Blessed Easter!


 I'm actually posting again! So excited to share again. This is just a quick post to share a project that I made for my sister-in-law. The photo is one of her favorites of her granddaughter - my great niece - Bel. Since it was a favorite I wanted to frame it and make it special. Bel's look of happiness and joy deserves something more than an ordinary and plain frame. This photo deserves something as special as she is!
 I just bought an inexpensive frame and used my Cricut Explore to decorate it with the Cricut Cartridge 3-D Floral Home Decor. This image was so much easier to make than it looked like in the handbook and I loved how it turned out. I added a little ink to the leaves and some Wink of Stella to the roses. I just adhered the two pieces of the image to the corners of the frame with E6000. Now it's ready to be all wrapped up.

Thanks for stopping by 
And Happy Crafting,

Finally, A Crafty Post! It's been too long!

I can't even remember the last time that I wrote a full and crafty blog post! But things are starting to get back to normal. I have been reorganizing my craft room and doing some crafting. I feel so blessed and happy that I'm using the gifts that God has given me! Until I get up to speed, I will go back and show you some of the projects that I have created over the last couple of years, photos of my craft room (before and after), and some new crafty projects that I have gotten involved in. If you are still following me I just want to say thank you for sticking with me. If you are new to my blog - welcome. I hope that you will find something that you like here, try something new or rediscover an older craft, and be inspired to connect with your creative side!

First, I have a new Cricut! Well it's not new anymore but I realized that I have never had a chance to blog about it. It's the Cricut Explore and it has really changed my crafting life! This machine is incredible! It cuts like butter, it can score, it can write, it prints then cuts... it does a little of everything! It cuts not only our Cricut cartridges but also other types of cutting files. So for the last couple of years, I have been collecting a lot files - some I've already cut and put together but there are so many projects that I still have on my "To Do" list! 

Here is one of the first 3-D projects that I created. It is a SVG that I bought from, It's the Seaside kit and I made the lighthouse from the kit for a friend of mine. It's pretty tall at about 15" and the very top section lifts off so I added an electronic tealight candle that shines through the vellum windows. The very bottom is also a gift box! I love how it came out especially since this was the first 3-D SVG file that I had used with my Explore. And it was very easy to put together!

Here is a closeup of the top that has the tealight. I really wished that I had taken a photo of the light on inside the lighthouse but I guess that I'm lucky that I have any photos at all. Now that I'm back in the game, I hope to start taking better pics!

This is the part that opens up to add a gift! It's hard to tell in the photo but I embossed the panels on the bottom part with two different embossing folders.

Next is a card that I made for my friend after she was married two years ago. It's a great example of how well the Explore works! It not only cut out the roses beautifully, it also scored the card and wrote the "Congratulations" on the front and....

...a sentiment on the inside! I'm in love with my Explore! And this was just the beginning!

Well, that's it for today but I will be back with more! It's so good to be back! 
Thank you for stopping by! Until next time, Happy Crafting!


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Valentine’s Day Blog Hop

Happy Saturday morning and welcome to our 2014 Valentine’s Day Blog Hop! You should have reached here from D’s blog at Designs By Dragonfly.  If you are just joining me here, please go to  RockinRenee's blog to start at the beginning so you won’t miss any of the fun.  There are so many great projects and I don't want you to miss a single one!  Today we are highlighting Valentine's Day inspired projects.  I made a “Card in a Box” for Valentine’s Day. I first saw these on Split Coast Stampers site and I couldn’t wait to try it myself.
Valentine's Day Card in a Box (5) Medium Web view
These are so much fun to make and very easy also. You can change it up to make one for any occasion. A tutorial for making these can be found at Tina Wetter’s blog, (since I followed her tutorial, I want to give her credit for this!). It only takes one sheet of cardstock to make the foundation of the ‘box’ and then you can decorate it however you’d like. There are two small pieces of cardstock inside of the box that you use to layer your embellishments.
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I used several different images from different cartridges to create my embellishments.
The Cupid is from Artiste, the hearts are from Art Philosophy and Lyrical Letters, the rolled flowers are also from Art Philosophy, and the ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’ sentiment (below on the envelope) is cut from Artiste.
Valentine's Day Card in a Box (9) Medium Web view
In the photo above, I stamped some Tim Holtz stamps on vellum using VersaMark ink and white embossing powder then punched a couple of  butterflies with a Stampin’ Up punch. Then I dressed them up with some pearls. The Valentine tickets are also stamps by Tim Holtz. I used patterned paper by Echo Park.
Valentine's Day Card in a Box (10) Medium Web view 
The back panel of the box is left upright so that you can add another cardstock layer to put your greeting and sentiment on. I haven’t put that part on yet since I made this Valentine for my grandson to give to his babysitter and I want him to ‘write’ his name (I guess scribble something would be more accurate since he just turned one, lol)  or put his handprint on it. Whatever he does, I figured it would be better to adhere that part on AFTER he finishes with it!
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I used my handy dandy Envelope Punch Board (I LOVE this!) to make an envelope that not only matches my card but it is also the perfect size! Here is the Valentine sentiment that I cut from the Artiste cart. It cut out beautifully at only 2.50”!
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All you need to do is fold your box flat to put it in your envelope! I think this is such a neat idea and something different. I loved this card in a box idea so much that I couldn’t stop making them…
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as you can see! I haven’t put the embellishments on these yet so maybe you can see the pieces of cardstock inside that you use to adhere your embellishments to. (Sorry I didn’t get a better photo of that).
Well, I hoped that you enjoyed my Valentine’s Day project and are inspired to try a Card in a Box yourself! If you have any questions please leave me a comment below (I love to receive some “blog love”!). I can’t wait for my little Charlie to give this to his babysitter!'
Charlie (2) Medium Web view
Sorry, I just couldn’t help myself! LOL!
Thank you for joining me today.  Your next stop on the hop is with *Violette* at Whimsical-Treasures.
And here is the entire blog list just in case you get lost on your way:
1. RockinRenee - I came, I saw, I created.
2. HappyScrapper64 - Random Thoughts of a Scrapbooker
3. gonescrappin - Col's Creative Corner
4. Hrvatica  - Croatian Crafter
5. Scootingranny - Scootingranny's World
6. MamaC - Carolyn's Creative Corner
7. Greenie8705 - Gina Beana's Crafts
8. MariaJ - Stamp, Cut, Create!
9. Di&Co - Creating Is Like Breathing
10. Dragonfly50 - Designs by Dragonfly
11. TiffysMom - Angie's Paper Passion <<---YOU ARE HERE! 12. *Violette* - Whimsical Treasures <<---GO HERE NEXT!
13. cricutaddicted - ScrappingForMoreFun
14. LoriSjogren - The Singing Shell
15. scrapalette - Around the Block with Scrapalette

I am so happy to be crafting again! Thanks for sticking with me!
Until next time, Happy Crafting,