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Welcome to the Summer SVG Shindig!

It’s a PAR-TAY!!!!!!

Well, people.. it’s here! The Summer SVG Shindig! I am the last stop on this party train! If you’re here from Ruthie’s Blog, than you’re in the right spot! If you happen to jump around by accident.. you might miss out on some awesome projects and blog candy, so head on back! The hop starts at Bee’s Hive o’Drama!

I was so excited to be a part of this talent filled blog hop and I can’t wait to show you my projects.. yes, that’s plural! I hope your computer doesn’t crash with all these photos goin’ on! With that said, let the party begin! (or end.. since I’m last? lol.. )

At first I was going to go ALL OUT with this. I wanted to make an actual entire party with SVG files. Then, I came back to reality and remembered I have 3 kiddos and my ‘free time’ is not so.. ‘free’. Soooo… I made a few things to inspire you to create! All my projects are perfect for a ‘summer shindig’ and I hope you like them! Yes, this is a LONG post..

So, grab your sunblock and an ice cold lemonade.. spiked or not, that’s up to you… *wink* Keep on scrollin’ through.. I’ve got some blog candy waiting for ya at the end of this post! And if you don’t like ‘candy’, just pretend it’s some fresh fruit or something.. Heehee..

**Just a warning.. these photos are icky! Lighting was awful and my new moniter is not calibrated yet.. so my color looks off and greenish… Sorry!**

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And yes, our back lawn is crappy!

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Don’t those bright colors just make you happy?..

Right now you’re probably thinking, “She had MORE planned?.. yikes”.. I know, I know.. I was thinking the same thing after I made about 3 projects and practically glued my eyelid shut! (Don’t ask..lol)

Now I will break up the projects and underneath them it will tell you cut sizes. Nothing is ‘out of this world’ difficult or anything, so I won’t bore you with ‘instructions’. 99.9% of these items are made with fabulous Lettering Delights SVG’s! Simply ah-mazing! You can still take advantage of the SUMMER SALE!!!

 

 

1). Water Bottle Wrapper

 

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Collections Used: Soak up the Sun and Something Fishy

Sizes:

  • Trim a piece of cardstock to 8.75w x 2.25h.
  • ‘Wave’ 15.svg – 8.75w
  • ‘Turtle’ 16.svg – 2.00h

 

2). Straw Slips

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Collections Used: Soak up the Sun and SVG Cuts Scalloped Shapes

Sizes:

  • ‘Oval” – m.svg at 2.50h. Layer two circles over the areas you want the straws to fit through. The circles need to be .30
  • 04.svg – 1.668h
  • 07.svg – 1.331h
  • 10.svg – 1.50w
  • 03.svg – 1.668h

 

3). Cupcake Topper and Wrappers

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Collections Used: Something Fishy, Rosettes and SVG Attic’s Summer Fun Cupcake Wrapper’s

Sizes:

  • (Wave wrapper) – Cut as sized.
  • (Rosettes) 04.svg – 1.25h cut two per topper.
  • Cut four circles at 1.60

Below are all cuts from Something Fishy:

  • 15.svg – 1.910w
  • 20.svg – .841w (cut two)
  • 07.svg – 1.487w
  • 05.svg – 1.475
  • 03.svg – 2.25h

 

4). Napkin Rings

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Collections used: SVG Cuts Rosie’s Ribbons and Eat, Drink and Be Hairy

Sizes:

  • Ribbon #4 at 1.50h. Trim to 4″ wide per ring.
  • 11.svg – 2.765h
  • 10.svg – 2.197w
  • 12.svg – 2.793h

 

5). Cup Covers

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SVG Collections Used: Soak up the Sun

Sizes:

  • 05.svg – Uncheck KEEP PROPORTIONS and size to 3.7w5 x 3.75h. Use a hole puncher to add a hole for the straw. Or, layer circles in your SVG cutting program. They will need to be sized to .30

 

6). Fishy Hanging Decoration

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Collections Used: Something Fishy

Sizes:

  • Cut THREE rectangles at 5.50h and 10.00w. Fan fold them at 1″ and then fold in half. Adhere together.
  • Cut a circle at 4.00w
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  • 11.svg – 3.00w
  • 22.svg – 1.514w

 

7). Simple Banner

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Collections Used: Summer Treats

Sizes:

  • 23.svg – 11.00w Add a backing to make the letters stand out. (Do this by breaking apart the SVG and removing the letters and just cutting the rectangle shape)
  • 02.svg – 5.00h
  • 03.svg – 5.00w
  • Popsicles – 5.50h for both

 

8). Napkin Holder

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Collection Used: Backyard Fun

Sizes:

  • I used a 4x3x4″ box
  • 15.svg – Cut as sized
  • 01.svg – 3.00h
  • 04.svg – 1.25h
  • 05.svg – 1.00h
  • 07.svg – 4.00h
  • 06.svg – 4.00h
  • 13.svg – 1.00h

 

Whew! Why do I feel like I should have offered potty breaks and snacks between those posts? Perhaps a refill on that lemonade? LOL! I know it’s a lot and I hope you all are still here, because it’s BLOG CANDY (or fresh fruit) TIME!!!

I’ve got a few things to giveaway and they are all done differently, so please pay close attention, because I will verify! :)

Yes, 3 of the 4 require a Facebook account.. I’m sorry, but it’s to help those businesses that sponsored me! MY giveaway that I am doing is right here on the blog.. All you have to do is comment! I am mentioning this because of a rude comment that was left for me on my blog this morning. Thanks for understanding!

 

Trendy Twine: I recently discovered Trendy Twine.. and I love it! The owner, Lesley, is super sweet.. so sweet that she donated a pack of the 60yd Sampler! WOW! Now, what makes this different than other twine? Cool colors AND some of them have two colors wrapped together! Very cool and unique! I LOVE her Halloween and Kraft twine!

60 Yd Trendy Twine Mini Diva Pack (Pink, Purple, Lilac, Blue, Green, Burgundy, Red, Brown) Bakers Twine

WANT TO WIN THIS?

  1. Follow MY blog (over there to the right.. sometimes it doesn’t work, so I can be forgiving with this one)
  2. ‘Like’ me on Facebook – Happy Life, Crafty Wife
  3. ‘Like’ Trendy Twine and post on the Trendy Twine wall letting her know I sent ya!
  4. ONE random winner will be chosen off of the TRENDY TWINE wall posts and announced on Wednesday, June 29th.

 

Jazzy Patterns on Etsy: Again, another recently found shop thanks to my new love, the Silhouette! Using the print and cut feature I have found that Jazzy Patterns designs work FABULOUS! You can see a card I made from one of her digital paper/clipart sets HERE  shown in her listing! Well, Tatjana, the owner/designer has offered up a digital paper pack or digital clipart/paper set of YOUR CHOICE from her shop! How awesome! Here are some samples:

Beach clipart and digital papers set for personal or commercial use Fun At The Beach (DK001)Nautical clipart and digital papers set personal or commercial use Hoist Your Sail (DK002)Afternoon Tea digital scrabooking paper pack DP074

WANT TO WIN?

  1. Follow MY blog (over there to the right.. sometimes it doesn’t work, so I can be forgiving with this one)
  2. ‘Like’ me on Facebook – Happy Life, Crafty Wife
  3. There will be a ‘share’ graphic on MY FACEBOOK PAGE! Click ‘share’ under the post with photo titled ‘Jazzy Patterns Giveaway’… or just post about the giveaway on your page/wall!! Once you have done this, reply to THAT POST and let me know! Please note, posts on my actual wall will NOT count!
  4. ONE random winner will be chosen off of the comments on the ‘share’ post and announced on Wednesday, June 29th.
  5. If you happen to order from Jazzy Patterns, please send her a message and let her know I sent ya!

 

SVG Attic: Jessica of SVG Attic is just getting started, but she has been producing some great collections! If you haven’t taken a look at her work, you must! SVG Attic has donated the Summer Fun Cupcake Wrapper Collection! Perfect for those summer shindigs!!

WANT TO WIN?

  1. ‘Like’ Jessica’s Crop Corner on Facebook and let her know I sent ya!
  2. ONE random winner will be chosen off of the comments off of her Facebook wall and announced on Wednesday, June 29th.

 

Lettering Delights: I figured since I LOVE their cute little SVG files and used them in most of my projects, that I would give away a $15.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE!! Whoo-hoo!

WANT TO WIN? 

  1. Reply to THIS POST for one entry.
  2. Follow MY blog (over there to the right.. sometimes it doesn’t work, so I can be forgiving with this one)
  3. ONE random winner will be chosen from the comments and announced on Wednesday, June 29th.

 

Whoo-hoo! So fun! I love giveaway’s! I hope you all like to goodies I have up for grabs! Please share with your crafty friends and send them my way! :) Also, for more blog candy and GREAT projects, check out the rest of the blogs in this blog hop, if you haven’t already!

1. Belinda              http://beeshiveofdrama.blogspot.com

2. Thienly               http://modpaperie.blogspot.com

3. Alyssa               http://www.mythoughtsexactly.co/

4. Bee                     http://dare2beecreative.blogspot.com/

5. Jessica               http://jessicascropcorner.blogspot.com

6. Jin                       http://underacherrytree.blogspot.com

7. Julietta                http://4goofballs.blogspot.com

8. Ruthie                 http://www.septemberninth.blogspot.com/

 

ENJOY!

Also, even if you don’t want the prizes, please ‘follow’ my blog and ‘like’ me on Facebook! 


Father’s Day project for RAH Scrapbooking!… And some happenings with me..

Hey all! Are you having a great week so far? Mine has been a little stressful.. but good! The weather is beautiful (well, not for two days there, but the nice weather is back!) I’m ready for summer nights and relaxing outside!

Well, Father’s Day is coming up and I’ve been thinking of a few Father’s Day gift ideas.. with paper, of course!

I created this neat-o workbench for Right at Home Scrapbooking. It doubles as a small giftbox and a card! Thanks to the amazing Thienly for the inspiration with her teacher’s desk!

Here it is! I didn’t add anything to the card area yet.. or the drawers.

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Me likey! It’s easier to make than it looks… give it a try! Head over to Right at Home Scrapbooking for the full details on this project! If you make one, please share it over on my Facebook Page!

 

Now… my news.  No.. I am not joining another design team, seems like everytime I say I have ‘news’ or an ‘announcement’ it ends up being another DT, LOL! Quite the opposite, actually. I’ve left the SVG Cuts design team. There was a bit of a conflict with an upcoming business venture of mine (No.. I’m not going to start selling SVG files). I can’t get into details about it right now, but anyone who follows SVG Cuts and my blog will ‘get it’ in the next month or so.. I hope you all continue to follow me and my crafts.. Please stick around to see what my upcoming news will be! I’m very excited about it! Hopefully will be making the announcement in the next month or so!

 Alrighty, crafty friends! I will ‘talk’ to ya later!


Sharing a card.. and some NEWS!

I made this super cute card last night from SVG Cuts Breezy Backyard Lever Cards collection! It’s simple, but really cute with these great Summer Days papers from Echo Park! So cheery and fun! I think I will make another one with something else in place of the pinwheel… I am not sure why I waited so long for this set! It’s a must have!

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I know, I know..  I totally know what you’re thinking! ‘Tamara, it’s a little card.. you reeeeally do not need a billion pictures of it!’

Yes… yes, I do!

See that cute little sentiment on that cloud?

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Yeah, this one..

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See those stamps behind the card with the cute sentiment?…

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Well….. Kimberly from My Craft Spot designs ‘em… she also sells pretty little vintage bakers twine and gorgeous vintage ribbons! I posted about some I got back in the fall HERE Little did I know when I ordered the Glossy Accents and ribbon from her, that in March I would get an email from her asking me to be on her DESIGN TEAM! Pretty cool right? Umm, yeah!

Oh, and of course I said yes, I know.. I’m crazy! But my schedule has opened up some so I will have plenty of time to get all my various DT projects done! I’m actually ahead on some, so that’s even better, LOL!

I am very excited and honored to be on Kimberly’s design team! Make sure you swing on over to her blog, she is having a little giveaway to introduce the new design team! How fun!

Here are the other new design team members! Check out their blogs! :)

Ally – http://www.rockpapercricut.com/

Amy – http://www.scrappingmommy.com/

Joy – http://joy-purttypaperz.blogspot.com/

Jenny – http://jennyplace26.blogspot.com/

Amber – http://my3escrapbooking.blogspot.com/

Aren’t they awesome! SO many pretty things to look and and get inspired!

Don’t forget, take a look at My Craft Spot for the GIVEAWAY!

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My first DT project for MCS goes up on the 25th! Whoo-hoo!

Until next time,

Trees galore!

This year I told my husband that all I wanted was a tree or two complete with decorations as my Christmas gift… Well, that’s what I got! I’ve been buying up all the decorations at Michaels with their 50% off sale and added a 15% off coupon!

I had the green tree, which is posted below… but when I got my white tree I moved all the ornaments! I just love the white tree with all the purple!

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Then, since my green tree was empty I picked up some country’ish cutesy ornaments.. these are just so adorable! Here are some photos of the tree and some matching decorations. I have since added two more things that I need to get some pictures of.

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And then there is my newest tree.. I looove this little thing! It’s a 3.5′ BLUE tree! Yes, blue! It’s so fun!

 

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So.. THIS is what I’ve been up to! Getting all this cute stuff up and shopping!… I am oficially DONE shopping for my kids! It feels so good to be done so early. I am almost 100% done with EVERYONE! I am going to start doing some baking soon as well.. I can’t wait!!

Well, that’s it for now. I have some new goodie boxes I need to share.. they came out super cute!

OK, off to take Alannah to the bus stop and to wrap presents!


No, no.. you all can’t keep me away!!

I was locked out of my blog for whatever reason.. :( so sad.. But, as you see, I am BACK!

Soooo.. I have so much to talk about! I will try and keep this one short though.

Anyhow, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!… umm.. like, 4 days ago! I was at my moms house with my kids for a few days (hubby had to work.. and a double shift at that!) I had a nice time.. lots of yumy food! They deep fried their turkey and man, oh man…. Do you see the drool running down my face?… SO GOOD! I made a pumpkin spice cake with cream cheese frosting that everyone loved! I gotta admit, it smelled soooo yummy but I refuse to eat it. Cream cheese… pumpkin.. GAH! Me no likey!

We came home on Friday and I was bummed out about my lack of black Friday shopping :( I wanted $9.99 pillow pets from Toys R Us, dag-nabbit! But, I cheered myself up with Starbucks and Christmas music! We got out all the decorations and prettied up the house for Christmas. Wanna see my purty tree?

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(photos are from last year..)

I looooove my purple decorations! I am not a very good ‘tree photographer’ and it really is so much nicer in person.. well, until today! I am one of those people who wants a forest in their house in December! I always put off getting a new tree.. every.single.year. Sooooo.. hubby brought me home a pre-lit white tree today! I’ve been wanting a white tree! I love it! And this baby was a whopopin’ $79.99! Yeah, buddy! It’s 6.5′ tall so it’s a good height! I decided to move my purple decorations onto the white tree.. and wow, it looks AWESOME! Now I can’t wait to go buy all new stuff for my green one!! I saw some at Michaels that I loved and I am hoping they still have them in stock when I go in on Wednesday. Knowing my luck, they will be sold out!

With the past week being so busy I didn’t have time to craft much. Yesterday I finished up these door knob hanger treat boxes for my little monsters! I didn’t go ‘all out’ on them because I know they are going to rip them apart in 30 seconds or so… I would hate to see all my hard work be destroyed! So.. I did cute and simple! I used a mix of SVG files and cartridges. If you want to make a door hanger like this one you can get the file here.. pricey for one file though — In Suspense File and of course, the fabulous SVG Cuts released THESE right after I finished mine. They would be too small for what I wanted to do.. but wow, aren’t they adorable?!

December Doorhangers SVG Kit

The girls boxes have candy, Christmas Silly bands, Christmas playing cards, PEZ dispenser, chapstick and the little headband. Austin has all that minus chapstick, cards and Silly Bands and I added some cute Toy Story 3 figures!

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I love the gingerbread man one! I didn’t have a white ink pen handy to fill in the eyes though.. bummer! I will have to add that to my growing list!

I plan to surprise them on December 1st! I know they will just love them!

Ok.. looks like I’ve rambled enough for one post.. But.. I have to brag it up for a bit! With all the AMAZING entries for the SVG Cuts challenge for ‘Christmas Cards’ I still won 3rd place!! I was shocked, really!! How fun! It was for my COOKIE JAR card! I really didn’t think my card was up to par with the others I saw.. but, yay me!

 

Fabulous Free File Friday! #1

Today (Well, tomorrow.. but I am posting this late Thursday night..) is my first Fabulous Free File Friday! *yippie!* (and que the confetti rockets!) Exciting, right?… sorta. Least it’s a cute one to kick off! A cute little turkey decoration! I spruced it up a bit by using different papers for the feathers, adding some ink and I also stitched with embroidery thread! It doesn’t stand up to well so it does have a piece of tape in the back. Next time I will cut TWO of the turkey bodies and double them up for stability.

Let the turkey trot BEGIN!

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That’s a mighty fine turkey!

I did make him larger… I increased the size so the entire cut file almost fit my 12×12 mat. I also broke it apart and moved things around because they were kinda scattered.. I just wanted to make it easier for me to lay out my paper. Worked great and cut perfect!

Do you wanna make a super cute FREE turkey decoration? Maybe have the kiddos decorate them? You can break it apart and cut all the files one by one and make it super large.. and on the ‘feathers’ have the kids write what they are thankful for! (I am totally stealing my own idea!.. good job, Tamara!) *virtual high-five for me!*

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Oh.. yeah… the link to the file might help! Go to PAPER, SCISSORS, INK for the cute turkey!

I hope you like this little treasure I found!


Potatoe (err.. Potato?) Cheese Soup

A cold weather MUST HAVE! ohmygoodness… sooo yummy!

I only add carrots in my soup.. but you can add ham ,celery, broccoli, etc. Make it your own! Or.. copy exactly what I did because I’m cool..

Let’s see what we will be using today.

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- 3 to 4 ‘taters

- about 1/2 onion

- shredded cheese (I like a cheddar/jack mix)

- Processed cheese food.. AKA.. awesomness.. AAKA.. Velveeta. (about 1/5th of a 32oz package)

- As many carrots as you want.. and whatever other veggies/meat you wanna dump in!

- milk

- chicken broth

- salt, pepper, parsley and garlic powder

 

Let the fun and tummy growling begin!

First rinse and peel those ‘taters. You want enough for 3 heaping cups. Cut them up in about 1″ cubes

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Then mince your onions.. yeah.. mince. I can’t do it. I usually start cussing at the onion with watery burning eyes.. so this is as ‘minced’ as they will get. The onion won… again. You want 3/4c.

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Then cut up your other veggies. I added 1c carrots to mine. Don’t leave anything too big or chunky or they will not cook right (unless they are pre-cooked/frozen)

Dump all your veggies and meat (if you have meat) into a larger pot. Cover with chicken broth.. now.. stop right there if you plan to use water.. icky.. no good and won’t taste right. I prefer low or non-sodium because it doesn’t add that extra salty flavor.

You should cover everything in your pot just about .5″ over.

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Add 1tsp pepper (I add 2.. I love pepper..), 1 1/2tsp salt, a few dashes of garlic powder and a tbs of parsley flakes.

Now.. Put a lid on that sucker.. turn the flame on high and get a boil goin’!

 

Meanwhile.. we will do other stuff.. like.. cut up our cheese.

Why does this Velveeta appear to have a skingraph? ew.

 

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You will want about 1/5th of the 32oz pack of cheese. Use a little more if you want it extra cheesy!

And.. did you know velveeta bounces? Yeppers. This rubbery nasty cheese.. *sigh* we really shouldn’t be eating it.. but.. we will.

Cube your cheese.. or rectangle it lol… and when you’re done you can build stuff.

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Get your other cheese ready. You will want 2c of shredded cheddar cheese. (jack is good as well!)

You will also want to get your milk and flour mixture ready.. uh.. yes, flour. I forgot to add it to the above photo…

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You will want 1 1/2c milk and 2 heaping tsp’s of flour. Whisk them together so there are no clumps. Set aside.

Check your veggies.. are they done? It takes about 15-20 minutes.. To test the doneness get a fork or knife (a fork is a little nicer) and poke the ‘taters and veggies and see if they fall apart easily. If so.. DING.. Let’s get serious! (you know you’re a mom/dad with a kiddo that loves Wonder Pets when you read that and then you sing to yourself, “Let’s.. get.. seriousssss!!!!”.

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Get your boxing gloves on and beat those veggies!

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Or you can LIGHTLY mash them up with a ‘tater masher.. leave it kinda chunky! Chunky is good… except in relations to my butt. :)

Now.. add the milk and flour mixture.. stir once and then let it boil for 3-5 minutes.. until kinda thick and bubbly.

 

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Now.. the most exciting part.. the cheeeeese. Turn your flame on low.. and add your cheeses!! Keep mixing until completely melted.

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Don’t forget to taste test! Need more pepper? salt? Everyones tastes are different so add as you please! Is it too thick for ya? Add some milk or broth 1/4c at a time until it’s thin enough.. remember.. as the soup cools it will thicken.. I like mine thick.. not like ‘mashed potatoes thick’.. but.. ‘gets stuck on my tongue thick’. I wanna taste my soup.. not drink it!

Slop it into a bowl.. garnish.. and enjoy!

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Now, all together… “Yummmmmm” Mmmmm good! Enjoy!!!


A cold and gloomy ‘New for me Monday!’

Brrrrrr….

It’s stinkin’ COLD outside right now! It’s dark, windy and pretty foggy out. We got rain all night and even some hail this morning so it’s really damp outside.

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Everyone always thinks since we live in Southern Ca (almost central) that the idea of freezing temperatures and SNOW (yes, we get lots of snow!) is crazy.. but, we are moutain folk ;) we live in a high elevation and the weather out here is pretty amazing all year long…. love it!

So yeah.. The propane guy came down our driveway in his big truck and I was crossing my fingers that the ground wasn’t so soft that he would get stuck. It’s starting to clear up a bit.. but, this wind is icky! I am about to grab my Snuggie (yes, I have one.. so what?… It’s leopard print! lol), some hot cocoa and snuggle up on the couch… maybe. I just put little man down for a nap so I am itchin’ to play with my Cricut..

Maybe I will sew… I haven’t sewn in what seems like.. ages!  I stopped taking orders in my Tulah shop so I could have a break to do other things I love. I’m dying to make a cute little Christmas skirt for my younger daughter, though! Maybe next week… I don’t even think I have Christmas fabrics on hand.

Anyhow..

This New For Me Monday is pretty boring.. and will probably be boring for awhile seems Christmas is coming up. I didn’t take a photo but I got 5 new stacks of paper. All on sale/clearance so ‘yay’ for saving a  buck, LOL! I also picked up some Color Box inks! I love them! Easy to use and not like that yucky chalk ink I posted about the other day. That’s it!  Oh.. I also got some Peachy Keen face stamps in! Yippie! Haven’t had a chance to use them though.

BUT… I am running to Michael’s tomorrow.. I have a coupon that I am itching to use and since we will already be out in ‘town’ for an appointment I have, I figured I’d stop by and see if they have any MME paper in stock. I saw on a message board that they have some Christmas sets in..

Now that my fingers are numb, I guess I will get going. I need to go deal with laundry and empty the dishwasher.. bleh!

TTYL!


 

Be ‘Merry’ with these cute Christmas blocks!

I love these! This was my first time using Mod Podge and I am loving it! I can already see myself trying to Mod Podge everything, LOL! Hubby cut these blocks for me and they are a little bit too big. These are 3.5×4″ and I think I will stick to 3×3 and 2×2 for larger words/sayings.

I am making some more tomorrow!

I know I posted earlier.. but the cute paper set is from My Mind’s Eye Love them!!

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Trick or Treat?

Most definitely TREAT!!

I made this cookie bouquet this morning! I used the No Fail Sugar Cookie recipe (because it’s awesome!)

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I just had to bake some more Halloween cookies! It’s only in a few days away and will surely be missed!

The deets:

Pumpkin basket was 50% off at Michaels! They had a ghost as well, I think? It’s SO cute!

The glittery paper pumpkins were cut from SVG’s from svgcuts.com I didn’t layer them exactly like Mary did but I wanted them super simple looking. They are cute and I love the sparkle paper from the stack I got at Joann’s called ‘Midnight Spell’

To get the cookies to stand up I used foam and cut it to fit tightly inside so it didn’t move everywhere.

And a little tip for making cookie bouquets. Roll your cookies thick! Mine are about 1/2″ and work great! Right after they come out of the oven slide the sticks in gently and be careful not to break them. I put them in about half way. When they are totally cool it will be sturdy. Another thing you can do to make sure they don’t move much is pull the stick out AFTER the cookie cools, put some thick royal icing on the part of the stick that goes inside the cookie and then slide it back it. This will create a little glob of frosting around the hole of the cookie but will keep it in place even better!

You can find cookie sticks by Wilton at Michaels, Joann’s. Walmart, etc.

Then decorate and enjoy! They make a GREAT centerpiece for a Halloween party! If I was actually giving this as a gift I would have added some ribbon and a tag!

Now.. I’m off for some hot cocoa.. and a snack.. a coookie snack! ;) Plus laundry is calling me.. I think. It speaks a language I don’t quite understand, LOL! Blah!

 

 

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