Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Countdown is on!

I made these countdown blocks for the craft fair. They were a hit! So much so that I had orders for more! You can find a tutorial here if you want to tackle this craft. Mine are a little different - but I love them the same! Hubby cut and sanded the wood for me. Then I painted, mod podged, and put vinyl on the blocks. I used the black Stampin' Up! vinyl in my Cricut to create the numbers and words. A perfect gift for teachers, friends, co-workers... or in your own home to help little ones countdown to their big day. I used birthday countdown, days until Christmas, days until vacation, days until Daddy comes home, and a regular countdown on mine.  

This little light of mine...

I love this candle!
I used my Stampin' Up! black vinyl to cut the nativity on my Cricut. Used Transfer Tape to apply it to the glass, and a bow and presto!! Done! Sweet!!

Snowman Soup!

To keep up with tradition... I made my son's music teacher gifts at the last minute - literally!
These snowman soup cups are super easy and quick to do, and who doesn't love that?!

I found these cups at T@rget (10 for $2.49). I added a package of cocoa with the marshmallows. You can add the marshmallows in a baggie if you'd like - but I don't care for touching other people's food. A candy cake for stirring. And a few kisses. The Whisper White tag has the snowman soup poem printed on it. Easy! Sweet! Fun! Go get some!

When the weather outside is frightful,
Snowman Soup can be delightful.
May it warm your spirit and your soul.
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
When you feel a chill or are saying "brrrr,"
Use the candy cane stick to stir.
Add hot water and sip it slow.
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

My favorite so far!!

I'm still on my simple is good trip! I love, love, love how beautiful this card is!

I used the brushed silver card stock and Whisper White card stock here. The image is from the Gifts of Christmas set that I embossed in Silver, and added a few rhinestones to give it a little more sparkle! 

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Heard from the heart.

I love how this simple card turned out! Quick and easy! That's my style these days.
This card uses the sentiment from Heard from the Heart, and the ornament is from the Tags Til Christmas set that is in the Holiday Mini. Cute!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

It never gets old!

Old Olive that is! I love Old Olive!!
This card features the Snow Swirled set, the Petals a Plenty embossing folder and a few of our pretty pearls!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Big on Christmas!

Here is a quick card using the Big on Christmas set, and a strip of the Candy Cane DSP that is no longer available because it was soooo fabulous!