Saturday, June 23, 2012

Non Traditional Hair Challenge

I made this quick little card for the Non Traditional Hair challenge going on over at Some Odd Girl.  Sunny Mae is ready for some 4th of July firework fun with her blue hair and red dress.

Monday, June 18, 2012

TIE-riffic Father's Day!

The kids and I had a fun making things for Father's Day and found all of our ideas on Pinterest.  We went with a "Tie" theme.  These cute ideas aren't just for Father's Day, you can also make them for men/boy birthdays too.  Make sure to click on the links I provided that go back to the original blogs so you can get the instructions and printables.

To start off, we made this room service door hanger from a free printable we got here.  Dad picks what he wants, hangs it on his door, and then the little "chefs" pick it up and make breakfast.

He picked sausage, grits, toast, fruit and muffins.  He also wanted juice AND soda.  Hey, it's his day...if he wants two drinks, he gets two drinks.
Ta-da! Breakfast in bed. My son had the towel on his arm because he thinks that is what butlers do. LOL!

 We also found a free printable for this adorable Tie banner here. Jut print and cut. So easy!

What do you get a guy who really doesn't need or want anything?  Dr. Pepper and beer...decorated with cute ties of course!  Everyone know soda tastes better in glass bottles, so we went with that. We also found a mix and match area in the beer section at our local grocery store, so we were able to get several flavors he hasn't had before.  The little ties came from the same site with the banner.

The kids also got their Dad and Grandfather some candy and decorated it with ties too.  These shirts are made from simple legal size envelopes and we used some of the same Tie tags that we put on the drinks.  Find instructions for the shirts here.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Starting a Granny Square Afghan

I'm going start a bedroom re-do soon...pulling my carpet out, painting, and then rearranging the furniture.  I have decided my new room needs something in it made by me, so I am now working on  a sunburst granny square afghan to put on my bed.  I am doing it in colors that will match my room.  The green is the color I have picked for the walls.  Since I have just started, I don't have a lot to show at this point, but I'll post the progress as I go.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Gangplank Falls Scrappy Page

On our last Disney Vacation we went to Typhoon Lagoon water park.  One of my favorite slides there was Gangplank Falls because the entire family can ride together.  It was so much fun. 

I made a simple scrapbook layout using this sketch.  I really wanted to focus on the pictures, so I didn't add a lot of embellishments. The picture that looks blurry is us going through a water fall.

 The title font is called Square Rough and I used my Silhouette to cut it. The little wood plank is just brown card stock that I embossed with a Paper Studio Wood Grain embossing folder. The flowers are Prima.  The little hidden Mickey is from a punch.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Mermaid Card

Here is a simple little summer card I made for the color challenge over at the Some Odd Girl blog.  I used the "Under the Sea Mae" set.  Isn't she a cute mermaid?!? 

Here you can see the glitter bubbles on the pattern paper.  I also added some shimmer to her swim top and fin by using Smooch Ink (the color is called "pool").  Her hair and body are colored using copics. I used a pattern paper for her tail, but then added some shading with copics.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Tickets Please!

My family LOVES to go to the movies.  In fact, it is pretty normal around here to go to almost every weekend.  We also like to save and collect movie ticket stubs.  {I tell my hubs that we are one pile of junk away from being on Hoarders. LOL!}  So when I saw this idea on Pinterest I had to do it.  It is a shadow box just for your movie tickets. Perfect for junk hoarders like me! I wanted to post a link to the original blog/website to give them credit for their wonderful idea, but the pin didn't link back. :-(  Mine is a little different than the one on Pinterest, so check out my Pin Board if you want to see the original. 

You don't need a lot of supplies for this project. I bought the shadow box at Hobby Lobby when they were 1/2 price and used paper I already had to decorate it. 

It fits nicely with my other shadow boxes.

You can add pattern paper and a title to the back panel.  I used the Quickutz handle and Sunshine font for the letters.  Another cute title option could be "Admit One".

My frame is 5x7, so it filled up pretty quick.  8x10 may be better if you have a lot of stubs.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

A Royal Thank You

We just got back from a very fun vacation in Walt Disney World.  While we were gone my daughter's friend took care of her pet frogs, so we are giving her a little thank you gift.  I made the tag using the Royal stamp set from Some Odd Girl.  I just LOVE this stamp because she can be any princess you want her to be. I colored her with Copic Markers.  The words are embossed and there is a little glitter embossing around the edge of the tag too.