Monday, January 11, 2010
Ok, my BIG present for Christmas and for my Birthday (it is in Jan) was money towards this baby! I love it, I need to take some classes. So I really did not think I was getting anything else. I call this my big girl camera! I do, do really love my camera. Though I really, really, really love this gift! My dad for years said that he was going to make a licence plate map. We first saw one I think at the house of blue and I think it cost about $6,000 or so. Now there is one at Greenfield Village, which I think is about $5,000. Every year I take a day off work in the summer and my dad and I go to the Village for a day. We always stop to see the licences plate map. Well this summer he started cutting out the plates one by one. I had NO idea that this was done. Also when he was making it I was told he was making it for their cottage. Well to my sisters and my suprise at Christmas, he actually made two. One for her and one for me!!! He is now working on his. It weighs a ton, so today he came over and hung it at my house. I LOVE IT!
Saturday, January 9, 2010
I wanted to make some more Valentines Day card for a local store that are collecting them for seniors. I already sent out more then 100 to Operation Write Home, so I am feeling a little burnt out from v-day already. I decided make one of my cards based on Kristina's color inspiration. When I was on line this am I stumbled on Creativity by Crystal's website and found this free kit of Christmas paper. Well I really liked the paper and did not think all of them looked all that Christmas. So all pattern paper from Crystal, heart is a metal paint chip that I just cut out in the shape of a heart. Sentiment was printed on one of the pattern papers in mustard and saffron. Just used a little yellow, just like the fabrics. TFL!
Monday, January 4, 2010
I was cleaning out my "craft room" this weekend. I actually did throw away a ton of scraps, I had way too many little pieces of paper that I have kept. So I decided to keep only paper that were a good size and pattern paper that I loved. I happen to see the challenge on Papertreys blog about crafting with scraps. All of above is items from my scrap bucket, including the card.