Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Spellbound Workshop On The Go

Here is just a few of the things that you can make with the Spellbound WOTG! The banner was fun and easy to do  - in fact it was all easy because I used the CTMH Artiste Cricut cartridge to do all the cutting! You get enough paper for the banner, 8 cupcake holders with with matching cupcake picks, 8 candy bags with decoration and a tie, and 8 drink wraps.

You will have paper left over to make additional items or cards or a couple scrapbook pages - whatever you like

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Celebrate the Old and the New

I've got to tell you that I am in love with all the new paper kits and accessories in the new Fall/Winter catalog! If you haven't received one, please call or email me and I'll see that you get one (I had to order more, and am awaiting the shipment)!

I made this box with the (retired) 10x10 sturdy box. Even though this box is retired, we have plenty of other boxes to choose from in the new catalog. You could easily use any kind of box you wish or have on hand. I had the 10x10 box left over so thought I would cover it with the new Belle La Vie paper. It has a magnetic closure that I emphazied with the large pearl button badge and a piece of pink plaid ribbon folded in half:

I used the (retired) bitty buds because they were pink and I had some left. I layered the piece with sparkle flouishes, black tulle ribbon gathered in the center, and the reverse side of La Belle Vie paper cut with the new Artiste cricut catridge. Then I covered the heart with three of the new Colonial White Rosette ribbon tucked in the center and topped it with another bitty bud. I had the pink feathers and pearl stick pins in my stash, and glued a bling button into one of our pin clips. It is so shabby chic - but really cool - I think I'll give it for a Christmas or birthday present. The box can hold a variety of things like jewelry, notes and envelopes - really anything special that will fit into a 10x10 box.

Here is a list of the supplies I used that are still available:
La Belle Vie paper packet - X7158B - $9.95
Clear Sparkle Flourishes - Z1708 - $4.95 (for 3 different swirls)
Black Tulle Ribbon - Z1798 - 10 yards of 3" wide tulle for $5.95
Pin Clips - Z1612 - 12 pins for $4.95
Bling ASsortment Buttons - Z1466 - 18 pieces with 3 stick pins for $4.95
Colonial White Rosette Ribbon - Z1800 - 5 yards of 3/4" wide for $7.95 - it is 3D, not flat
Pearl Button Badge from the Wrangler Assortment - Z1780 - $5.95

It's always a good thing to use up your old or retired "stuff" so you can replace it with new updated paper and accessories!

Friday, August 17, 2012

Back With a Vengence!

Well, it's been a long 2 1/2 months, and the hospital supply man came yesterday and took the hospital bed out of Kara's living room! I am walking and going upstairs and downstairs (albeit slowly), but I'm so happy I can get into the scrapbook room. Thank you all for waiting for me to get back to posting regularly!

Here is the CTMH Display Tray down with the new Avonlea Paper Pack and accessories. No pics yet, as it is a baby present for Keith and Lisa Dunlop (thus, the "D" at the bottom. The pics will be in black and white. This tray was inspired by Lisa Stenz of CTMH!

The size of the display tray is !2x12 and has 12 evenly spaced dividers, It is made of sturdy wood, and has 2 hangers on the back for easy display.

Supply List:
Avonlea Paper Pack - X7155B - $9.95
Avonlea Canvas Complements - X7155C = $5.95
Brocade Assortment - Z1748 - $5.95
Display Tray - z1750 - $19.95
Slate Satin Ribbon - Z1802 - $4.95
Colonial White Rosette Ribbon - Z1800 - $7.95
Parlor Velvet Rub-ons - Z1742 - $4.95
White crocheted flower from the Antiqued Gold Mini Medley - Z1786
Licorice Opaque Adhesive Pearls - Z1335 - $2.95
Pearl Button Badges from the Dakota Wrangler Assortment - Z1780 - $5.95
Slate ink pad - Z2173 - $5.25

Of course, if you buy each item individually, it is costly, however, you end up having a TON of paper and accessories left over, with to use in many other projects!