Saturday, March 7, 2009

Wedding Bells

Happy Saturday everyone!  No time for a long post today because I'm off to a wedding.  I wanted to upload a few pictures before I left.  Here is the wedding card that I made for the happy couple.  I used the "Cake Topper" set from The Greeting Farm.  I just love this set...but then again, I love everything from The Greeting Farm, can't you tell!  Anyways, I paper pieced almost everything since I didn't feel like coloring.
Here's a close up shot so you can see the dimensions in her hair and flowers, oh and also on Ian's sleeve.
I also offered to make the wedding favors.  These are just simple pillow boxes with the centers die cut.  I added a velum window that was stamped with a little flourish from Papertrey's Boxes, Bags and Tags set.  For the sentiment I used a combination of the Boxes, Bags and Tags set along with Favor It Weddings, also from Papertrey.  Added a gold ring and tied with cocoa organza ribbon.  Just something simple since it was a last minute thing for me.
Here's a close up of the sentiment.  It reads: "Two Hearts One Love".
Well, I'm off!  Have a great evening!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Blog Award from Joy


Thank you Joy.....A Place to Be Me for this awesome award!  You are so sweet to always think of me.  I was supposed to pass this on to 5 people but since I took so long the people I wanted to give it to already have it.  Thanks again rock!

Happy Girls Day!!!

Happy Girls Day to all of you out there in blog land!  Please excuse the lack of posts lately.  Both of my children celebrated their 12th and 14th birthdays and I was busy planning and crafting for the party.  And can you believe that I don't have any pictures of the things I made for the party!  I was so busy (since I started things so last minute) that taking pictures for this blog totally slipped my mind!  What an IDIOT!  Anyways, the party was fun and everyone loved their handmade grab bags.  Well, back to Girls Day.....yesterday it dawned on me that it was Girls Day already!  My gosh...where did the time  go?  I swear the days are just flying by too fast!  So anyways, I had to sit at my desk and brain storm on what I could make for the kids teachers and friends.  It's a good thing that I work better under pressure!  Well, with not much time on my hands I decided to do something similar to what I made for Girls Day last year (see last picture on this post)  Each milk carton is filled with a different treat.
Here is another version.  These milk cartons in a carrier were for the kids teachers.  I had honestly planned on putting Hello Kitty on it since Girls Day is a Japanese holiday but by two in the morning I was exhausted and was in no mood to make dozens of Hello Kittys!  Anyway, I think these beautiful designer papers are pretty enough to leave undecorated.  This picture shows the Japanese treats that were included in the milk cartons.
These single milk cartons are a little larger than the ones I put in the carriers.  These were for my daughters friends.  I surely wasn't about to make the milk cartons with carriers for all her friends since it would take me forever,  so I made these bigger so that I could fill it with more treats.
The kids brought them to school today and said that every one loved them.
These are the ones I made last year.  The Hello Kitty Cricut cartridge didn't exist at the time so I downloaded this image from the internet.

Have an awesome evening!