Monday, December 27, 2010

Gingerbread man dough

These were for my uncle's girls. they were filled with candy & rolled up dough (money). The gingerbread man was cut with the cricket, attached googly eyes & stickles for the icing I then put adhesive on the back of the paper & stuck it down to sandwich size ziploc bags. Voila!  The poem came from Tresa a CTMH consultant. Thanks Tresa. I know it's hard to read so this is what it says: 

Gingerbread men with yummy icing,
Are oh so good & extremely enticing,
I set out to make you a dozen or two,
But time ran out so now what to do.
So instead of the cookies, I tied with a bow,
Your own personal serving of holiday dough!

I hope everyone had a Very Merry Christmas & have a Happy New Year!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

                                                  filled with hershey kisses to the top
sticky note holder with pen.

A friend made these for me & my kiddos. What an awesome job. Thanks Linda & Merry Christmas to everyone.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Gift card holder & Hot chocolate

Stocking gift card holder I got off the CTMH BB 

Hot chocolate with a sip stamp set

these were for my kiddos teachers on the last day of school for Christmas break.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Plenty for Twenty

Dec. 1-31, 2010

Place a minimum order of $20 (before tax/shipping) on my webstite & receive a D size stamp set ($22.95 value)  FREE! Purchase includes Studio J & Studio J 5 packs. 

*There is no tax/s&h on the free stamp set. The free stamp will be selected by CTMH*

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Baby shower book

I made this album for a friend of mine who's daughter is having her first baby. I hope you enjoy. All of the pages were created from our Cherish layout book execpt the front cover I did that one myself.

                                                                    This is the front page.

                                              Her dress lifts up to reveal the ultrasound

                                                                      Baby shower

                                                                 Bringing home baby.

                                           The monkey page. She is doing his room in monkeys

                                            God's gift.

                                                         Houston Texans football

                                               Halloween! I do have our flip flaps on the page so
                                           she can add more pics.

                                              used our dimensional elements alphabet & inked.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Black Friday Sale!!!!! One Day Only November 26, 2010

It's the BIG Day after Thanksgiving Special!

Friday November 26: email me or contact me by phone between 2pm & 9pm & take advantage of these specials! Get up early and hit the mall or stores & when you have shopped till you drop, take a break from the crowds, grab your idea book & shoot me your order via email or phone (

For every order over $40 get a Special Bonus Gift Free!! I'll  sweeten the deal even more! For every $40 you spend you get another FREE Gift! Your order can also qualify you for the stamp of the month special....If you spend $25 you get sotm for $17.21, $50 it's $11.48, $75 it's $5.74 & $100 it's FREE! Plus don't forget in the month of November we're expressing our gratitude to you our customers..When you place a minimum order of $100 you will not only receive the November stamp of the month but you will also receive ONE STAMP SET OF YOUR CHOOSING for FREE!!!

Place your Christmas orders between now & December 3rd & I will giftwrap them for free.

Ok here is how this BLACK FRIDAY SALE will work. When you place an order with me of $40 or more between 2pm & 9pm Friday November 26, 2010 you will receive 1 FREE BONUS GIFT OF YOUR CHOOSING from the following list from the Autumn/Winter 2010 Idea Book.

*1 pkg. Waxy Flax

*1 pkg. Hemp (Black, Natural, or White)

*1 pkg. Opaques Adhesive Gems (Licorice, Mocha, or Pearl)

*1 pkg. Sparkles (Blue green assort., Red,Pink & purple assort. Clear assort. or Bitty assort.)
*1 pkg. Twinkle brads Jolly Assort.
*1 pkg. Colonial White Designer Brads
*1 pkg. Pewter Designer Brads
*1 pkg. Pretty Pins
*1 pkg. Flexi Labels
*1 pkg. Badge Buttons
*1 pkg. Fancy Fuzz Borders
*1 pkg. Fancy Cuts Die Cuts
*1 pkg. Foundry Tabs
*1 pkg. Epoxy Clips
*1 pkg. Filigree Charms
*1 pkg. Tiny Tabs
*1 pkg. Soft set Eyelets
*1 My creations memory showcase accordian style album
*1 pkg. A door ables
*1 3" x 3" album
*1 pkg. Dimensional Elements (Fresh shape,perennials,simple numbers,stars,plain make your own chipboard, hearts or monograms)
*1 pkg. Miracle irresistables
*1 pkg. color ready alphabets
*1 pkg. 6" x 6" white daisy cardstock
*1 jar embossing powder
*1 rub & remove eraser
*1 embossing pen
*1 dry embossing stylus
*1 edge distresser & sponge
*1 sanding kit
*1 pkg. distressing inks
*2 sponges
*1 pkg. sponge daubers
*1 container liquid applique
*1 red eye pen
*1 blending pen
*1 container create a shade pearl paint
*1 pkg. craft jars
*1 marker (color of your choice)

Please tell me in your email or phone order, how you are paying (cash, check, credit) & which item from this list you wish to be your FREE Gift & which color or design you want if applicable! Also let me know if it is a present for someone else you want gift wrapped for FREE.  HAPPY SHOPPING!!!

*note* this offer is only good with Sonya- close to my heart independent consultant @

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Christmas tags

A friend of mine asked me if I could create 150 tags for the homeless gift exchange that she is in charge of at our church. This is what I came up with. My kids & I had so much fun doing these. It doesn't show up to well in the pic but these have stickles on them & bling to make them sparkle.  I think I'm going to do a tag workshop before Christmas.

Monday, October 25, 2010


We made these for our kids teachers. Very simple & easy. Take a clean veggie or soup can, take off label put a line of liquid glass down the back of the can. Wrap with crape paper a few times then glue some googly eyes on with liquid glass & draw a mouth with a marker. Put a cellophane bag inside the can put candy in it tie off with a Halloween ribbon & wala! you have mummy.....

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Treat Boxes for teachers

I had fun doing these. It was my first time trying this so the first one I made didn't come out very well, but I kept going & I think the rest came out cute. I didn't want anything to scary being they are for my kindergarten & 4th teachers. I bought the coffins at Michael's, I took off the latch painted the wooden boxes when they were dry I used versa mark & embossing powder. I the colored the frankenstein & bat which is the one open with ink & a blendy pen. For the circle I cut out a circle, then embossed, inked the bat put glue & glitter. I also stamped an image on the inside. I then cut out strips of black cardstock then punched with bats to use as a border, put back on the hinges & wala! a cut little coffin. These will be filled with candy to give to the teachers.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Hooligans WOTG

Join me for our October WOTG 

You will be making (6) 2 page layouts with enough paper & embellishments to do cards & a few more layouts. You will also get an exlcusive stamp set with this pack that you can't order out of the catalog.Hooligans is a fun layout & paper pack for all. If you can't join us & would still like to do the WOTG you can still order the pack which comes with instructions.

Basic kit is~ $35.00 (that includes your tax & shipping)
Here are a few suggestions of add ons you may want to consider but not required~
Level 2 stickease x7129c $4.95
Opaques licorice z1335 $2.95
Hooligans Lvl 2 assortment z1332 $4.95

Sat. Oct. 23 @ 9 am 
Tues. Oct. 26 9 am

All payments must be received by Tues. Oct. 12

Halloween Card for Home Gathering

I used our Sept. sotm Thriller. I love this stamp set. I also used the new hooligans paper pack, gypsy cardstock, black cardstock, glue pen & glitter. To get the scalloped edges on the black paper take your ctmh corner rounder, take of the guard & turn upside down & punch. the layout is from originals card book heartfelt classic pg 71. I also used pigment ink in white to stamp happy hauntings.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

BOO to You!!

I hope you have had a chance to look thru the new Autumn/Winter catalog. It's awesome!!! I love this new cattie. For one it has Halloween paper & stamps Yeah!! As many of you know Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year right along with Christmas! You can view it online but it's even better in person.......if you would like a hard copy, email me with the request & I'll be happy to oblige. The cover shows our new Magnifique paper pack. Remember it's not just a catalog it's an idea book too!

Saturday, August 28, 2010

School Papers

Ok if you are like me I put my kids important reminders on the fridge, spelling, memory verse, reading log, lunch, etc. I think you get the picture. Now with 2 kids in school & both coming home with stuff I was running out of room on my fridge. So...........I came up with this. I used an expandable folder, pieces of scrap paper, cricut alphabet & walla! Now I can store their paper that needs to go back to school at the end of the week & the important things in one place without covering my fridge. LOL!!!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Hi Everyone,

Sorry I've been away. We are finally getting into the swing of school & getting on a schedule so hopefully I will have a little more time now. Haha! yeah right. I will be posting very soon. Our autumn/winter book goes live Sept. 1, if you would like a catalog please contact me & I will get one to you either by mail or person. If you would like to sign up for my monthly newsletter shoot me your email & I will add you. We have a lot of exciting new things in the book.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Magnifique WOTG Class

Here is one of the layouts for the Sept. workshop & the cards I made. 6 cards 2 of each plus an extra card. I tried a video but haven't mastered that yet. LOL! With this pack I also made the layout with my son creating his scarecrow & I still have some paper left over to do some other stuff. Leave me a comment & let me know what you think. I hope you can join me.

Sat. Sept. 25 @9 am    deadline to order Sept. 6.

Tues. Sept. 28 @ 9am   deadline to order Sept. 9.

Friday, August 6, 2010

this is the life!

This my other boy he was found at 9 weeks old in a grocery parking lot. I told you guys I"m a sucker.  He has overcome alot. He survived parvo, red mange, not being run over & now he is just an allergy dog. The wind blows on him & he starts to itch but he's my baby!!

one of my 3 babies

him & his sister were thrown from a moving vehicle at 3 months old  no he's not suppose to be on the bed.

Become a Fan, Help a Dog | PEDIGREE® Adoption Drive™

Become a Fan, Help a Dog | PEDIGREE® Adoption Drive™

Help pedigree feed the shelter dogs. As many of you guys know I'm a sucker for dogs big & small. I would have a million if I could afford it. LOL. I love any kind of animal. All my dogs come from the streets & I believe this is a great cause. So become a fan on facebook & they will donate a bowl of food for them. Here's a pic of my other babies besides my kids. Well I will send it separately cause it won't let me post a pic.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Monster Party Card

Hey Hey, boy I have been in a card making mood here lately. Ok I'll give you a little glimpse this is one of our new stamp sets in our new catalog that goes live Sept. 1 for customers. The pattern of the card is the Just Because workshop in the Wishes card technique book. I made 10 of these for a card swap on Aug. 14.
Supplies: black embossing powder & versamark, watercolor pencil & water pen, party animal stamp set, ink pads: twilight, taffy, tulip, floss, googly eyes (i luv googly eyes) cricut cartridge celebrations, pop dots, liquid glass. First follow the instructions in Wishes on cutting paper, then distress the edges with a sponge dauber with the inks, stamp & heat emboss your monster before gluing it to the card, cut paper with cricut to make banners & then stamp the white paper with any stamp you like. Put pop dots on the back of the flags & then glue floss with liquid glass. Glue paper to card & then googly eyes with liquid glass & walla! you have a cute little monster party card. Let me know what you think.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Magnifique WOTG classes (workshop on the go)

Come & join me in creating 6 fun & beautiful layouts. This is a great way for you to do some scrapbooking & build your supplies. All you need to bring is adhesive, scissors & paper cutter.
Cost: $29.95 with S/H= Total $35

Sat. Sept. 25 @9am        Order Deadline: Sept.9

Tues. Sept. 28 @ 9am     Order Deadline: Sept. 13

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

I was cleaning house today & just had to take a break & do some crafty things. I made these for a few of my ladies that are having birthdays coming up.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Our trip to NY to see Lady Liberty. the lo is from our cherish book, paper pack home sweet home, the flowers were stamped & cut on my cuddle bug with a die I got from the creating keepsake convention. I used our new glitz glitter glue on the ends of the flowers. I stippled brush the circle dimension with cranberry & star spangled blue for the stamped pattern.

My birthday

My best friend made me a very special card & handmade jewelry for my birthday. A necklace, bracelet & earrings & I had to show it off. She did an awesome job on it. She makes jewelry & loves to scrapbook too. Thanks so much Irma. You really spoil me. And I don't know how she new to make it blue to match my shirt. LOL!!!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Blog Candy

Hello Everyone,

I am giving away some blog candy. Yeah!!! When my followers reach 75 I will have my daughter & son draw a name & the lucky winner will get some candy. No not eating candy. LOL! I don't know about you but I love free stuff. So please follow my blog & leave comments to.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Haunted House

I created this after seeing Jennifer house at the crop on Saturday. I thought well I can do this too especially being Halloween is my favorite time. I bought the house at hobby lobby & the pumpkins were in the doll section,I painted the corners of the house with black paint that would show then I cut the paper to fit on the house & glued it down with modge podge matte once dry I decorated it. I put a electric candle inside for the flickering light without the burning of a real candle. It took me about 2 hrs being it was my first time trying this & all the cutting. I have a bigger one to do. I'm going to make a spooky village.

Friday, July 16, 2010

CK Scrapbook Convention

Hello Everyone,

It's Friday July 16 & I went to the scrapbook convention today at the Westin Galleria with a friend (Linda) & we had a blast. We were only going to stay a few hours but ended up staying 7 1/2 hrs. LOL. There was so much to see & play with. I did buy some embellishments & sizzix nestabiltiies & found the dollar store of all dollar stores for scrapbooking. OMG! We had lunch at Chili's & then back to the convention. Yeah!!! Thanks Linda for the great time & can't wait till next year. I hope many of you can come with us next year? It's a blast!!! I am now getting ready for Kaitlyn's crop for tomorrow. I will post my layouts asap.


Monday, July 12, 2010

Clear Cards

Our new clear cards made with our July stamp of the month & our new zippidee paper. I first stamped the image, to give it the water color look I used our water color pencils & water pen to blend. I used our new glitter glue to outline the scallops of the card. I cut him out & used 3d pop ups to give him dimension. this card was created using Wishes card making book.Isn't he just too cute.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Close to my Heart Convention

Our convention is going on right now in Washington D.C. It is an awesome experience with knowledge, make & takes & new items. As always I can't wait to see what Jeannette has in store for us. Also I can't wait to see where convention next year will be. Does anyone want to take a guess? I'll give you a hint. It's in West & it's a lot of fun! Any ideas yet? The stat starts with C. Can't wait to go on this trip.

7/12/ Ok has anyone guessed it yet! I'll give you one more hint. It has a lot of rides & characters.

D_s_ _ y_ a _ d C _ l _ _ o _ n _ a!!!!!

Pre-K layout

My son's pre-k class. Layout was created using School Zone Level 2 paper (retired), My acrylix Posterboard stamp set. The layout is from our Reflections layout book Bottom Border. We make it simple, faster & easier to scrapbook.

Birthday rolodex

I used a standard rolodex from the office store. All products are close to my heart. I used the Grace paper pack, coordinating ribbon, stamps, brads, flowers & embellishments. Each page has the month & each is different from the other.