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Monday, January 23, 2012

Happy Chinese New Year!!

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Faux Stampin' Up Wheel Guide

Hiya!  Have you ever wanted a guide to help you w/ either your Stampin' Up or other wheels, or even the Sew Easy paper piercers --- for you to have a straight line of either stamping or stitching?  Well, want no more.  I made a faux wheel guide by using a bunch of clear, plastic rulers.  5 to be exact -- glued together using my ATG.

Here's what the "real deal" looks like:-

You get 2 in a package and they clip together to form a 24" strip.  I would have no use for the 24" size.  The other use of it is to clip it together to form a right angle, which is beneficial for creating mitered corners.  Again, I see no use for that.

So, I created my own.  

On it's side, measuring 3/8" depth.

Works like a charm!!!!  I LOVE it!!!  So, save yourself some money.  The rulers were bought at the $ store for a buck each.   $5.00 for your very own wheel/stitch guide.

If you make one, let me know.   :-)

Friday, January 20, 2012

Latest Cricut Cartridge Check List – January 2012

Hiya.  Do you have snow in your neck of the woods?  Have you been enjoying it?  I love to look at it, but don't take too kindly to driving in it, or even walking in it.  

On a different note, Provocraft released  10 new cartridges:-

Cricut Imagine™ Greeting Cards Inside & Out
Cricut® Lite Fun in the Sun
Cricut® Baby Shower
Cricut® Bridal Shower
Cricut® Elmo & Friends Holiday
Cricut® Giant Flowers
Cricut® Letter Envy (Circle Exclusive)
Cricut® My Quiet Book
Cricut® Ole
Cricut® Type Candy

Here's my latest checklist:-
Just to remind you that, when you click on the Cartridge name in the checklist you downloaded, it will link directly to the Cricut website, whereby you can see more info about the cartridge(s).
Also, be sure to check out this website:- http://cricutblog.org/ , where you’ll  find projects you can make w/ your new carts. J
For newbies to my Cartridge Checklist, here's what it looks like:-

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Blog Award -- Irresistably Sweet!

I have been awarded the “Irresistably Sweet Blog Award” from Stephanie of  http://paperandi.blogspot.com.  Thank you soooooo much, Stephanie!  Her blog is about a “love affair” with paper.  Cute, eh? J

To accept this award, I have to list 7 random things and pass this award on to 8 people.

  1. I LOVE chocolate! J
  2. I won a singing contest at a Music Festival, many moons ago. J
  3. I love walking by the ocean and watching the waves hitting the rocks.  J
  4. I used to be a computer software geek --- not so much now.  L
  5. I love doing crafts.  (duh!!! Really??)  J
  6. I watched "All My Children", since Day 1.  (but now it’s “no more”, becuz they cancelled it) L
  7. I enjoy “reality shows”, like the "Bachelor"; "Big Brother", etc.  J

I would like to pass this award on to the following great bloggers:-

Friday, January 6, 2012

Bailey's Haul; Angel; Santa

Hiya.  As promised, here's a pic of what Santa brought for li'l Bailey.  The lion is bigger than he is!!  LOL

Here's hubby's Santa and my Angel:-

They complimented our "blue tree" perfectly.   :-)

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Christmas Tree 2011

I know, I know --- Christmas is done and over with!  But I forgot to showcase our tree this year.  Errrrr, last year.  LOL

I'm usually a day late and a dollar short, so why should this be any different?!  LOL 

Here it is, in all its glory.  Isn't it beautiful??

Consists completely of blue/silver baubles, birds, butterflies, lights, and ribbon.  LOVE it!!!

Hubby retired just before Christmas, so we wanted something "special/different" for our tree.

Ohhhh, and the hubster got a "blue" Santa (for his collection) and I got a "blue" angel.

Tomorrow, I'll showcase the stash Bailey got from Santa.  :-)  Maybe take a pic of the Santa and Angel, too.  Yeh, our tree is STILL up.  We're keeping it up another week cuz it's soooooo purty!!  :-)

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