Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Sneak Peek

I have been a busy little Cricuteer. I have taught 2 Cricut Basics 101 classes and they were amazing women! I love it when I teach them something about their machines that they didn't have a clue it could do and they get soooooooooooo excited!

Besides teaching classes, I have been creating a submission. I don't want to say what it is for yet but I will give you a sneak peek:

Seriously, this is probably one of my favorite creations I have made in a long time. Keep your fingers crossed and I will reveal all in a couple of weeks.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Sticking to it...So far!

Remember when I hinted about a Wii? Well I don't know if I mentioned it, but, I did get a Wii for my birthday. YEAH!

Next, I hinted for a Wii Fit for Christmas. Hinting worked. Wii Fit is mine, however it took me about 2 weeks to take it out of the box.

So Rod and I are Wii fitting it. It does a Body test and really accurately weighs you and gives you your BMI and your fitness age.

There is no way I will post any of that info now, but needless to say it was a wake-up call for me and Rod.

It is so hard to diet and exercise alone at least for me, but Rod is committed and now we are going down the Fitness trail.

I had a little set back this week but quickly got back on when Rod weighed in and was shocked to the point he is on the "let's eat healthier" mantra with me. YEAH!

I have NEVER been a exercise person...EVER! This Wii Fit eases you in to it and I am actually liking it. Who knew.

Now on to creative things...

Friday, January 15, 2010

DCRU Challenge 21 - Leftovers

I not only had paper leftover from
Christmas, but there were a few tags leftover too.

A friend of mine is living in Florida.
They are having some unseasonably COLD weather. What better way to make her warm a little bit? Hot chocolate will hit the spot.

On the back of the tag I wrote with a silver pen:

"It may be cold outside, but here is something to keep you warm."

  • Metallic paper - Hot Off the Press
  • Ranger Stickles - Silver
  • Versamark
  • Snowflake punch - Marth Stewart
  • Vellum - snowflake on cup
  • Snowflake stamps - unknown
  • Cardstock - Paper Accents
  • Ribbon - white with silver snowflakes - Michael's
  • Cricut Cartridge - Joys of the Season, Merry Tags, George and Basic Shapes
  • Design Studio

Friday, January 8, 2010

DT Entry - Challenge 20 Color Inspiration

This card was so much fun to make. The challenge was to make a project using the colors from the Die Cuts R Us Banner.


  • DCWV Spring paper & card,

  • SU "Flight of the Butterfly

  • SU Rose Red stamp pad

  • Ranger Seafoam White embossing powder

  • rhinestones from Studio 18

  • sentiment from Studio G

  • Swiss Dot embossing Cuttlebug folder.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Happy New Year

I hope each and every one of you had a joyous Christmas and Happy New Year. Ours was peaceful and drama free.

I have found a new stamp line I am loving. Here is a couple of examples of what you can do with Michael Strong's Cloisonne stamps. I went to Michael Strong's web page and he has more of these types of stamps. Not only are they versatile, the stamps are very reasonably priced! Can't wait to get them and play.These two images are actually two of the cards I am making for the Lime Light's task this month. We all are making our cards for the Teen Drop-in Center at Casa de Belen to sell.

This is the same stamp, but by cutting and arranging you get a different look. The lamp isn't the only look you can get by cutting different shapes out of the stamped image on the left. See how many shapes you can find to make if you cut up the vase on the left.