Friday, September 30, 2011

Typeset Workshop on the Go

Typeset is great for all kinds of pictures.  I used it here with my grandson dancing like Fred Astaire in singing in the rain.  Only it was just him singing and dancing to his own drummer.  He is so fun and full of life and this says it all.  What a fun kid to be around.  I really need some of his energy...

If you would like to do this WOTG just let me know and we can schedule a time and date for you.  Be sure to capture all the fabulous moments that you can. 
The Workshops on the Go Typeset
Has everything you need to do these pages + lots more.
In the Kit you get:
6- sheets of B&T paper (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)
6- sheets of Cardstock of coordinating solid colors
1- My Acrylix Typeset Workshop Stamp Set
1- Milepost Shapes
1- Create-a-shade Pearl Paint
1- Instructional Brochure
It has instructions for both Cricut Cuts and None Cricut Cuts
All for only $29.95  G1024  see it here.

Check out Jeanette Lynton's blog for more layouts.
Its never to late to start so Let Me Show You How.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

The Chore Chart

Here is the Chore Chart that Jenn my DIL made for the grand kids.  I think the the kids will love the look of it too.  She used the Typeset paper pack and the Cork Letters on a cookie sheet.
This should keep them on track don't you think.
I will put up a photo of the rest of the things that we put together on the wall.  I think that you will like it a lot.  Jenn used  magnetic tape on a roll for all the strips and dots.
One of the stamp sets is this months Stamp of the Month for September
Limited Edition    S1109
Typeset Paper pack   X7139B
Typeset Complements Canvas Shapes  X7139C
Vintage Type Stamp Set   D1481
Color-Ready Alphabets Cork  Z1450

 Leave us a comment and let us know what you think.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Here is the Clipboard with Cherry-O

Here is the Clipboard that Adrienne made.  I forgot to take a picture before they left but Adrienne sent me one.  She loves Cherry-O so we are trying to use all that I have left.  She did a great job, since she is a Kindergarten teacher she will get a lot of use out of it.
This is the back side.  She left the front with just the paper because she will actual use it a lot and different layers make it hard to write on.
It was such a fun day with her and her Daughter.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Look Mom what I made at the Workshop!

Yesterday I had a Mother and Daughter over to do projects.  They made a clipboard, and started a scrapbook on Caitlin's trip to Belize on a Dig Site. Caitlin also made a picture frame for Halloween.
Here is the picture of the picture frame she made.
Can't wait to see the picture she puts in it....  Maybe she will share it with us.
Here is the stamp set she used.  What a great one to have on hand for Halloween.

All products used are CMTH
She used:
Mischief Paper Pack   X7144B
All Hallows Eve Stamp Set   C1462
Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge  Z1686
Black Ink pad  Z2105
Grey Wool Ink pad  Z2124
Autumn Terracotta Cardstock  Z5915
VersaMark Ink pad   Z891
Clear Detail embossing powders  Z821
Caitlin cut out the Crow and Candelabra with a Cutting Knife   Z1252
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This is one of the Dollar wooden frames from Michael's.  I love having these on hand.  They make great gifts too.
Let me know if you would like to do some projects.  I will be happy to schedule a day and time with you or a group of your friends.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Love Your Layout #5 Video in Studio J take a look

Here is the latest video in the Love Your Layout series for Studio J. 
Memories last forever, but preserving them only takes a moment when you use Studio J!  Create this darling layout in only 30 minutes or less and express your love for someone dear to you

Let me know what you think. 
My Studio J. class is the 3rd Tuesday of every month.  I have an evening class that starts at 6:30pm.  Let me know if you want to join us.  You will receive a special gift when you attend your first class.

Friday, September 9, 2011

The Group at the Lake

Here are some of the pictures of the Group at the Lake.

Fixing Mistakes tip and Shipping my Cards tip

I am using this card in the H2H Challange this week too.  Stop by and check out what the others have done too.
When I was making my card for our Cards at the Lake I cut one piece of paper at the wrong size.  I hate to waste my paper so I decided to see if I could work it into the design.  I was using the card on page 32 from the CMTH Autumn/Winter 2011 Idea Book.  I started to cut the orange strip and realized that I was cutting it the wrong size so I stopped and cut it the right size.  It was only about 3/4" long slice.  OOOOPS!
I thought well maybe I can still use it and not have to cut another piece.  So I sponged the edges just like I wanted for the card.  The picture in the Idea Book has 2 wooden buttons but I will try to hide the cut with a ribbon instead.  I used some sheer chocolate polka dot ribbon from my stash.
I also move the scalloped oval C1463 Harvest Happiness on page 35 over the the Rt more and stamped a couple of extra flowers.  I love this stamp set C1465 Unscripted it is on page 36.
I wanted to add some Pacifica ink because I thought the blue would be a nice touch to my card.  I also added some Autumn Terracotta ink as well.  I like how it turned out.  What do you think?

I think the ribbon hides the cut and you can't even see it at all.  I also used the a different flower from the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge. I used Banner 1> Font at 3".  I was very happy with the way it came out.  I just can't say enough about the Art Philosophy cartridge and not just because it is CMTH.  It really has a little bit of everything on it and you can do so much with all the basic shapes. It has circles, squares, ovals, rectangles, and scallops in every size.  For me that means no more carrying around several extra pounds of punches.  I have it all loaded onto my Gypsy and off I go.  I know I have what I need right at my finger tips.

When I ship my cards and they have something that sticks up like my flower.  I will use a slice from toilet paper roll or a paper towel roll (the cardboard part when the paper is gone) and place it around the object.  If I need to I will cut the tube and splice as many as needed to fit around what I want to protect. 

Remember there are no mistakes in scrapbooking.  Okay, Okay maybe a few.  But try to use them like a challenge.
Let me know if this helped you out?  Or what you have done.
Thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Card Making at the Lake

This year we did something new for this holiday my SIL had everyone bring a card to make for 10. If you didn't bring a card to make then you brought snacks for everyone.  Saturday night we had a Turkey Dinner with all the fixing.  I always make at least 10lbs of Mashed Potatoes when we have Turkey.  Sunday the Dads kept all the kids and we spent most of the day card making.  Everyone taught a technique and their card.  I brought my Cricut and my Gypsy so everyone could try it out.  It was so much fun.  Here are the cards we made.
Our first card was made by Kathy.  Her favorite cartridge is Life's a beach.

The Second card was made by Jodie.  She used the Country Life cartridge.

This one was created by SIL Debb this was cut from the Songbird cartridge.

Lani my SIL is a Stampin up consultant and these are the two that she taught us.

Lani forgot her oval punch so we cut out ovals and leaves on the Cricut.  I just love my Cricut.
Jenn my DIL made this card using the September Stamp Of The Month.

I recreated a card from the Idea book on page 32 with the Dreamin Paper Pack and a flower and tag  cut from the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge.

I also made a paper lunch bag card but I can't find it to take a picture of.  Oh well next time.  Everyone came up with some cute cards I can't wait until next time.
What a fun weekend we had with all the extended family and friends.  It was a great way to end the summer.  It was like a prelude to Thanksgiving with the Turkey Dinner.  "It was the best Turkey I ever ate".  Mike my nephew makes the best Gravy and Tom BBQ's the Turkeys, yes Turkeys they were so tender and juicy.  I hand mashed 10lbs of potatoes.  Everyone brought a side dish and my niece Amy made Pumpkin Pie.  Well lets just say that if you when home hungry it was your own fault. 
The next day we had Turkey sandwiches and they were so good.  I can still taste it.
I hope that you all had a fun and safe holiday too.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Thanksgiving Card: Project Inspiration Autumn/Winter 2011 Idea Book

Stretch your stamping know how.  Fashion an intracte-looking stamped image with the greatest of ease!  We'll show you how  in this video featuring the Thanksgiving card from page 66 in the Autum/Winter Idea Book