Altering and Saving the Universe!

Monday, November 24, 2008

Now that I got your attention...Sorry I couldn't resist that title. So I am deeming myself Queen of Blog challenges... I always seem to be doing at least one a day so if the shoe fits... Last night I was visiting my long list of blogs and came across a great challenge over at Hero Stamps Blog http://heroarts.com/blogs/club/ Create a last minute holiday gift using a Hero Arts Stamp. I only have 2 stamps from them so this little penguin seemed to fit. First I have been saving all of Lily's little snack cans to alter for Christmas cookie gift holders. So I started with this:

I used a 6x12 sheet of patterned paper to wrap around the can and used glue dots and adhesive to adhere the paper to the can. Then I used the Martha Stewart snowflake punch I got last Christmas and punched out some white snowflakes and used a little bling in the center. The top was easy to decorate as I cut a circle piece of matching patterned paper and glued in the center. Then I used my Crop a Dial Big Bite to punch two holes in the center of the lid to tie ribbon thru. I created the tag using a stamp by Hero Arts called Warm Winter Wishes and my Nestabilities scallop and circle die cuts. I tied a plastic snowflake button on the tip with some waxy flax and added ribbon and fiber. Cheap and easy! Total time to create was less than 10 mins and Voila!


Cute little stamp huh! Check out the challenge here http://heroarts.com/blogs/club/ The prize is a 50.00 gift certificate for the store, Yipeeee!!! Good Luck if you submit an entr

Now I remember saying in a previous post that I am really bad about scrapping things in order. Case in point my next page I whipped up Sat and Sun in between Scott's soccer games. A Christmas layout from a photo of Scott and Lily last Christmas. I used CTMH card stock and Prima's Holiday Poinsettia. You've got to get some of these flowers! So glittery and purdy! Then I found these ornaments at Micheals and knew they'd look great on a layout.

Now check out this cute little award I got today not once but Twice! First from Jessica and then again from Denise. Wow ladies...you are so sweet! Thanks a million.
Now for my list of scrappy ladies that deserve this honor! My friend Cass who's card talents are endless and she's an amazing photographer on top of it all! hey girl I got my RAK and card today from you in the mail. your are SO sweet to think of me. Check out Cass's blog here http://thisnthatcass.blogspot.com , and Heather also from my Cafe Mom group Card Makin' Mama's. Heather is just the sweetest gal and really talented too plus she sends endless RAK's out to people and really stamps from her heart! Check out Heather's blog here http://joemamainks.blogspot.com/ make sure you scroll down and check out her house mouse card! Absolutely adorable! Next to get the award is Amber's Blog. I was blog hopping when I first started my own Blog and came across her blog. I now check it EVERYDAY!!! Talk about inspiration and talent. I could go on and on but you really need to see her amazing creations for yourself here http://somanycolorssolittletime.blogspot.com/ and finally the last two ladies are from the Unity Stamps Design Team. These ladies are super talented and part of my daily blog hop. I can't wait for Thurs Hip Hops just to see what they've created this week. Check out Jennifer's blog here http://www.thebuckstampshere.blogspot.com/ and Linsey's blog here http://linseyrickett.blogspot.com/ You ladies truly inspire me everyday with your awesome creations!!!
Now for some CANDY~
Yes, Sally is still giving away a Bootiful Stamps prize per day on her blog so make sure you hop on over and post a comment for your chance to win! http://bootifulstampz.blogspot.com/
Whew that was alot! Sorry for long post today. Make something pretty tonight!





1 comment:

Heather said...

Oh my goodness, you are too sweet!!! I had no idea you liked my cards and thought so much of me. I appreciate this so much. Thank you for thinking of me. You have made my morning:)

 
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