Helloooooo….Crafters!

Hi, guys! Sorry its been a while since I posted anything. We’ve been getting ready for the Passover season and had tons of things to do before it started. Today actually marks the last day for us, so I’m back to work tomorrow and hopefully back to blogging as well. I have finished some things during the spring break from work, so go over and check out my YouTube channel to see the unboxings I have posted. I have a few more to do, but I wanted to get them up and running as soon as possible.

I am finishing up editing the video for the Simon Says Stamp kit and I will upload it day by day. It’s a new project for me and I am hoping it will work better for me than sitting and working on one video for all 10 cards. This project is called “2…4…6…8…CREATE!” and I will do two cards a day for 5 days. It takes up less time video taping and you don’t have to sit through over an hour for one video. Hopefully, I can keep it below 30 minutes to start, but my goal is only 15 minutes each day – maybe even 10? I have some kinks to iron out, so the first are a little long, but still…progress! As soon as I can take pictures of the cards from the Simon Says kit, I will post a blog on their creation, even though I am uploading the videos for that kit as well. Hopefully, I can get back into the swing of things and get one kit out a week. Here’s hoping…..!

I wanted to post the links to my unboxings that I have uploaded so far so….

Simon Says Stamp – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InnjZ2Jdw9o

Love from Lizi – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci5ulHteh2k

Hero Arts – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YTwPw22BVE

Let me know how you think I did and please like, subscribe, etc. if you liked what you saw! I will be back on Wednesday evening to post here so I’ll see ya then!

Happy crafting! Laura from Ricaura Creations

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Just Wanted to Say Hi!

Just wanted to let you all know I am still alive and kicking! LOL I got sideswiped with the flu and bronchitis! Its taking longer than usual to get well enough to do the things I want to …much less those that I have to! I’ve been working on a little bit throughout this recovery period…I started my 10Cards-1Kit for the SSS March 2017 Kit; an unboxing of MyCreativeScrapbook for March; an unboxing of LFL March; and a haul from Michaels, MFT, and STAMPlorations…plus more that I just can’t remember! My workroom is a disaster because of all the work and no cleaning behind myself, so I am taking a few days to clean up and reorganize… unfortunately the pictures I took won’t upload…not sure why. We got a snow day – more of an ice day – from work and school, so I’m going to try to get as much done as I can. I’ll try to get it all uploaded today and this evening.

I am also in the process of licensing my “business” as Ricaura Creations. I want a shop online that I can sell things, plus access affiliated links. Keep your fingers crossed! It’s a lot more confusing than I expected!

Well, back to the worktable. Have a great day crafty friends!

Laura

Love From Lizi Spring Blog Hop & Prizes!

Hello, crafting friends! I am one of the stops on the Love from Lizi blog hop to showcase an awesome product – Love from Lizi monthly kits! Her kits are simply amazing, filled with beautiful supplies, and she just went “subscription” for her kits! Elizabeth is a new entrepreneur and has been around a bit in the card making world. She has asked a bunch of us to participate in a Spring Blog Hop and is offering a free kit or £20  for someone special! Please leave a comment on my blog and all the other bloggers in this hop! So without further ado…

This card was made using materials from the February card kit. Elizabeth is located in the U.K. so they will be celebrating Mother’s Day next month. Her kit reflects that season of Spring and the celebration of Moms around the world! The patterned papers in the kit are all 8″ x 8″ and jokingly, Elizabeth challenged us to make an 8″ x 8″ card…so I did! I still made a Mother’s Day card…I actually made 10 more from the kit, but I’ll post those later. This is the special card for this blog hop….it’s for my Mom, who is an awesome lady and I love her to death. I don’t tell her near as much as I should, but she’s the thread that ties this family together. I wanted to make a very special card for her, so using the cardstock that came in the kit, I printed “Happy Mother’s Day” from my inkjet printer. I then foiled it using my laminator. It’s a beautiful fuchsia pink.

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Then using the beautiful floral print paper in the kit, I fussy cut around some of the flowers in the center to form a window, which I glued a piece of acetate to the back of. You’ll notice that some of the leaves and flowers “hang” into the oval centerpiece….I thought it added a pretty touch!

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Since I am doing an 8″ x 8″ card, I used one  piece of cardstock for the back panel, and one piece for the card base – that the patterned paper is glued to. I cut both cardstocks 8″ x 10″, then folded over the extra 2″ to form a piece that can be glued together – forming a top folded card. I cut an oval out of the front card base so the window goes all the way through to the inside.

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Then I added sequins and ribbon from the kit and a few silk flowers from my stash! The sequins are “glued” down using the Nuvo Crystal Drops in Rhubarb Crumble, so the center of each sequin has a little drop of the crystal drops squeezing through! LOL I think it turned out quite nice and I really hope my Mom loves it! I plan to make my own envelope using a tutorial from one of the other bloggers that made envelopes for her 8″ x 8″ cards! I will be using wrapping paper for this. Here’s the finished card!

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I hope you like my card and you will hop right along to the next awesome card in the blog hop…that’s Crazy Paper Chick’s blog and she’s awesome! You’ll love her cards, too!

Have a great day, crafting friends, and enjoy every stop on the Spring Blog Hop for Love from Lizi! Don’t forget to post a comment on each stop so you’ll have a chance to win the soldout March kit or £20 from Love from Lizi! You can find the shop at Love from Lizi. Head over there after you visit all of us in the hop!

Love, Laura

Next on the Love from Lizi Spring Blog Hop…

Crazy Paper Chick

Platinum Peacock

Love from Lizi

Crafty not Shifty

Caren with A C

Handmade By Renuka

The Little Craft Cave

Coming down the wire!

Well, guys…we are just finishing up the final stuff for the Spring Blog Hop for Love from Lizi. Remember to check out my blog on March 1st, 2017 at 10:00 am when I go live, as well as all of the blogs on the hop – then leave a comment so that you can enter to win a sold-out March kit or £20 to use in her shop! I love the stuff in her shop…just keep buying and buying…LOL

But onto other things still going on. I am finished with my 10 Cards – 1 Kit (plus 1 special card for the Blog Hop) and without any more fanfare…

Card one – this card is a side-fold white cardstock but on the narrow end…one of those “oops, the card’s turned wrong! Oh, well..” moments. But it still turned out beautiful. The beautiful rose damask paper from the February Love from Lizi kit is the background. I fussy cut the birds and floral arrangement out from one of the other papers in the kit. I was going to stamp “Happy Mother’s Day” on the strip of silver mirror paper at the bottom, but it didn’t seem to work the way I wanted it to, so I just left it blank. I edged the patterned paper along the seam with the mirror paper using the branch pinstripes from the kit, and also at the top of the card. I cut three banners – one from the silver mirror cardstock, one from the rose damask paper, and one from the back of the bright floral paper in the kit…a pretty pearlescence pattern… then topped them off with graduated sparkly enamel drops in the light purple. Of course, that wasn’t enough, so I had to paint the whole bird and flower cut-out with clear Wink of Stella! It’s hard to see in the photo but it’s pretty!

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Card two is a mixture of a lot of stuff from the kit. One a top-fold white card base, I glued another piece of the rose damask paper, paired it with the sparkly striped pattern paper and added a strip of the branch pinstripe at their seam. I fussy cut a peacock from one of the other patterned papers and glued that over the rose damask paper. Then I cut a square from the purple glitter paper included and a square from a piece of kraft paper (just a shade smaller), which I then stamped “Happy Mother’s Day” in the purple pigment included in the kit. A few sequins here and there and some sequin pieces glued to the peacock’s tail…and its done!

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The third card was a very simple card. I used one of the beautiful patterned papers in the kit – the one with roses – and glued this to a top-folding kraft card base. I coated the center flower grouping with clear Wink of Stella (about 4 coats!) and then topped it off with Glossy Accents. I edged both sides – left and right – with the branch pinstripe. The kit came with wooden embellishments, so I used one of the roses…water-colored it from my pencils then topped it off with…guess what…clear Wink of Stella! LOL A strip of the purple patterned ribbon in the kit went along the bottom half where I glued the rose on the right side. I cut a banner from the kraft cardstock and stamped it with “Happy Mother’s Day” from the purple pigment ink in the kit. I tied off a strip of the purple ribbon in the top and glued it down on the bottom left side. Two light purple and two dark purple enamel dots finished it off!

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My fourth card is very bright! I used a piece of bright yellow cardstock from my stash…I can’t remember from which store and glued it down to a top-folded white card base. I fussy cut another one of the patterned papers to create a carved strip on one side. I cut a piece of the silver mirror paper with a scalloped tag die, then one a shade smaller out of the yellow cardstock. I stamped the yellow cardstock with “Happy Mother’s Day” in the purple pigment ink, then glued on top of the silver mirror cardstock. Gluing this down in the lower right corner, I added a yellow silk flower with pearls right beside it. I used another one of the wooden embellishments – butterflies – and watercolored this trying to match the orange in the patterned paper. A few of the light purple enamel dots to finish it off.

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My fifth card turned out really nice, if I do say so myself! LOL I used the pearlescent floral paper from the kit for the background on a top-folding white card base. I die cut a scalloped frame from the silver mirror paper, then stamped a piece of watercolor paper with the beautiful bird and flower stamp included in the kit. I then attempted to use my new Zig Watercolor Brushes to paint the stamp. It isn’t great, but it was the first time I used them. This I die cut it to fit behind the silver frame. Another scalloped tag die cut from the purple glitter paper, and one from white cardstock a shade smaller, which was then stamped with the purple pigment ink for the same sentiment…after all, these cards are all for my friends for Mother’s Day! A few of the dark purple enamel dots finished it off. I LOVE this pearlescent floral paper! I really need to order some more! LOL

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The sixth card is a top-folding card base in kraft. I glued the pale green damask pattern paper to this and edged it with the branch pinstripes on the left and right. I made a tiny envelope from kraft cardstock and glued that down. I then spent hours…and hours…and hours…no, not really…fussy cutting out some butterflies from another pattern paper in the kit. I glued them down just in their center and folded back the wings a bit to look more realistic and 3D. They are “flying” out of the envelope…or supposed to be. I didn’t like how the envelope turned out, so I kinda covered it with a square of another paper from the kit with the same stamped sentiment. Another ribbon from the kit tied in a bow, and a few more enamel dots to finish the card. It’s really pretty…

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My seventh card had me a little flummoxed…I tried to do it one way, and it wouldn’t work the way I wanted it to…so I had to try to figure out another pattern. I went on the Love from Lizi Facebook page, where others are creating beautiful cards from their kits, to get a few ideas to jump start a new pattern. The results were corners cut from the rose damask paper, popped up with some foam tape and edged with the branch pinstripes on a side-folded kraft card base. Then alternated the yellow washi tape in the kit, with the purple polka dot ribbon to create stripes. I used one of the cardstock embellishments in the kit – the round one with the tiny butterflies, die cut another circle stamped with my sentiment, and popped it up in the center of the butterfly tag. Using some silver ribbon from my stash, I tied off a piece at the top of the tag. A few of the enamel dots in dark purple and light purple finished it off.

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My eighth card I used a long top-folding white card base. I glued a strip of the silver mirror cardstock to the lower portion, then another fussy cut piece from the green floral paper topped this off. The three wooden bird embellishments from the kit were painted with the Zigs…a little better…then glued along the top white portion. A silver ribbon bow finished it off. I’m still contemplating painting the birds with a coat of clear Wink of Stella…hmmm. (I noticed later that my phone is showing in the mirror card at the bottom…sorry about that. I’m still learning to photograph the cards!)

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The ninth card was relatively easy…I just had to use the rest of that beautiful pearlescent floral paper! The piece I had left wasn’t quite wide enough, so I cut thin strips from the sparkly striped paper and edged both sides with that. I had an oval of the silver mirri paper left from one of the other cards, so I centered that and glued it down. At first, I stamped my sentiment in the center with the purple pigment ink and then heat embossed it with the Nuvo Purple Haze embossing powder (that I bought from Lizi’s shop!), but I didn’t like how it turned out…so I cut a circle a little smaller than the last die cut tag from the kit – the one with the smaller pattern of the floral paper – stamped my sentiment in the center then centered it in the scalloped tag. I popped it up with a few foam dots and tied a little pink bow to cover up the small hole from the tag. I then added a few medium sized light purple and dark purple enamel dots and it was done!
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The tenth card took a little working on…I wanted to use the rest of the sparkly striped paper, but I also HAD to make a shaker card! I didn’t want to cut an oval out of the paper, but I had an oval in white cardstock that I used instead. I stamped the sentiment in the purple pigment ink, then placed the oval inside a plastic pocket. I sprinkled the sequins from the kit inside then fuzed the oval inside the pocket (I put a little glue tape on the back to hold it straight in the pocket). Then using a bead spoon, I spooned in the sequins and centered in the oval. With my fuze tool, I then circled the oval on the outside- twice. I cut it as close as I dared, but still had to go over a tiny spot that didn’t seal the first time. After trimming the oval, I stretched the branch pinstripe one way around. Then I did it again the opposite direction…this gave it a kind of branch frame that turned out nice. I glued the oval down well, but still felt it needed a little more securing…so I added some more dark purple and light purple enamel dots to anchor it a bit. Plain and simple, but pretty!

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Well, that’s it for my 10 Cards – 1 Kit from the Love from Lizi February Monthly Kit. The blog hop is only a few days away so make sure you stop back in on the 1st of March to check out what I made special from this kit, then hop on over to everyone else on the blog hop to see what beautiful creations they came up with. Don’t forget to post a comment on each blog – mine included – so that you are entered to win either one of the sold-out March kits or £20 (around $24.00 for those of us in the states…as of 9:30p EST on February 25th) to use in Lizi’s store!

Ta-ta for now, fellow crafters! See you on the flip side!

Love, Laura

Supplies, Sales and Updates

I was going through my list of websites that I like to check out periodically and decided that I’ll post what each website is offering for new releases, sales, and upcoming releases. I thought that might get you out there checking out the competition, finding new inspiration, and of course, finding new things to buy! We can never have too much stamps, inks, dies,  paper, embellishments,…well, whatever! So…without further ado..

  • Altenew Has their February Inspiration Challenge and its a beautiful picture that can give wonderful ideas and inspiration. The challenge ends 2/28. They also have a new class “In the Mood for Color” by Stephanie Klauck from 2/12 to 2/26.
  • Amy Tangerine She has her new book posted and offers a free handbook for the five practices Amy uses to generate creative breakthroughs!
  • Butterfly Reflections Ink offers a daily “deal of the day” that changes every day. Today they also have a 10% off Hashtag Stamps.
  • Concord and 9th had their new releases on 2/8, but there are a lot of items from before on there as well to check out. I really want to get that “Hugs Bundle” next payday. I saw Jennifer McGuire use it in one of her videos and it was adorable!
  • Ellen Hutson has a pin-sights challenge going on, a sale  2/13-2/19 for 20% off all in-stock stamps and a new release coming out the 21st of February! I’m not big on buttons (unless it was when I was making my daughters’ clothes and I just HAD to have those cutsie ones!) but the 28 Lilac Lane – Coral Reef buttons are sooo summery and beachy! Hmm…..
  • Gina K Designs has some new stuff that are simply beautiful…I want the “Fabulous Flowers” stamp set! If you order over $75.00, you get a beautiful Vintage Rose stamp set and free shipping on orders over $50.00 (in U.S.A.).
  • Hallmark Scrapbook has a section for 30-60% off dies, stamps, ink, and other supplies…there is a lot of stuff here! They also have a page for new releases that they carry from other companies.
  • Hero Arts This is one of the first companies I bought stamps from…they carried them in Michael’s. They have some beautiful new stamps and dies out in their recent release that are to “die” for! I already have a wish list started and plan to place a small…order this weekend! They also just started offering subscriptions on their My Monthly Hero kits! I’m a kit addict so of course I signed up! LOL
  • Honey Bee Stamps It’s release week over there and they have some really cool stuff! I HAVE to get the Curious Kitties stamps and dies! I just HAVE to! LOL I love their dew drops and droplets…another thing I have to have! I have some of their stamp sets and they are really good!
  • Ink Blot Shop, LLC I haven’t bought anything from them…yet…but I love their little bits of this and that…tiny things that you can scatter over a card background or add little bits to a  card to make it cute. Let me know if you get anything and tell me what! I’m keeping an eye on these guys! LOL
  • Lawn Fawn I have a lot of things from Lawn Fawn and I love their stamps. They are so cute! They have a few things on their sale page, but check back regularly to see if it gets updated…I’m “eyeing” the Clear to See stamps and cuts! Their new releases come out on 2/23 and they have lots of yummy stuff.
  • Lil’inker designs They have a sale page and….their new release is on 2/20! I’m already making my wish list!
  • Lindy’s Gang I haven’t bought anything from these guys yet, but not for lack of looking…I can’t make up my mind what I want first! I want to try pretty much everything! LOL They also have a February Color Challenge…scrumptious colors!
  • Little Things from Lucy’s Cards The embellishments here are so sweet! I have bought a few and want to buy so much more! (Ok, visiting the website and ended up buysing about 7 packages!) They are just what you need for that shaker card or to spread over the face of the card!
  • Love from Lizi This is one of my MOST favorite websites and the owner is awesome! She’s a new entrepreneur and has just started subscriptions on her beautiful monthly kits! If you order a subscription, she’ll add anything you want to buy into the box so you don’t have to pay extra shipping. Check out her website and Facebook page. There are a lot of great people there! I love ’em!
  • Mama Elephant Their stuff is just so darn adorable! I love so much of their stamps and dies…always getting something of theirs! They had a release recently so there are new stuff to check out.
  • My Favorite Things I am ALWAYS ordering something from these guys! I love their stuff and they have awesome releases! Their inspiration and creative team is pretty awesome themselves! I just got a few stamps and dies from them recently and I can’t wait to use them!
  • My Creative Scrapbook Pam is awesome to work with and I love her Limited Edition Scrapbooking kits. I saw her stuff on Maremi Smallart on YouTube and loved the cards that Marta created! I tracked down the website for the kits…and that was it…I was a goner! Pam packs a lot of cool stuff in her kits so check her out!
  • Neat & Tangled I have only a little of their stuff, but what I have I love! They also have a sale page so you can always pick up something inexpensive from them. Their stuff is so cute!
  • Penny Black I have a few of their stuff and I love it…I plan to get more of their hedgehog stamps, especially! There is a lot of stuff on this site so head over and check them out! They also had a new release recently so I need to head over there myself!
  • Pretty Pink Posh I love Paulina’s stuff! I have a list of stuff on my worktable that I want to order from her, but keep changing it because she has so many beautiful sequin colors and I have a limited amount to spend! LOL
  • Reverse Confetti I love their stuff over here…I love everyone’s I know, but their stuff is really good. I love the “Cured” stamps and die set! Those adorable little piggies! LOL
  • Simon Says Stamp! I am always on this website…creating an order…a wish list…checking out the new releases they are carrying…Since they carry a lot of different brands, I tend to get some of the smaller companies’ stock from them but I do like to hit those other websites too!
  • STAMPlorations I just recently signed up for their bi-monthly stamp and die kit. I should be receiving it soon. I’ll let you know all about it! You get a lot in this kit and you actually get to choose what you want! Cool, huh?! They also have a mess of challenges always going on!
  • Sugar Pea Designs I just found this website recently. I’m going to have to spend a while checking them out! They seem to have a lot of adorable stamps, dies and patterned paper…hmm… They have bi-monthly releases starting on the 3rd Monday of every other month, so I think the next release will be April (They are just finishing up their Winter Release). They have monthly challenges as well.
  • Sunny Studio This is another one I just found recently. What I can see of their stuff is adorable! I’m eyeing their Daffodil Dreams Die and Stamps…I love daffodils! They also have a turtle shaker card on their blog that I have GOT to try! It’s adorable!
  • Winnie & Walter I want their Big Hugs Stamp and Die combo! It is SOOO adorable! I am also considering some of their Cutaways and that Happiest of Holidays stamp & die combo!…check them out!
  • Wplus9 I have my eye on their Curious Forest Friends stamp set… I have their Whimsy Alpha set and I’m am just gonna have to get the die to go with it! They also have a clearance link, as well!
  • Your Next Stamp This is another site I have bought from…yet…but it’s only been because of lack of money! I love their monster stamps! They would make adorable cards for little “monsters”! They also have a link for specials..retired stamps, deal of the week, retired dies, even gumdrops! They also hold sketch challenges and color challenges!

After all of this, my bank account is going to take a major hit! But it’s worth it! LOL But I have a lot of ideas and goals coming up! So new stamps and dies will work just perfect into those goals!

Well, I’m gonna run now ya’ll. Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy time with family and friends! Happy crafting!

Love, Laura

 

Hello!!!!!!

Just posted two more videos to YouTube…an unboxing of MyCreativeScrapbook February 2017  kit and an  unboxing of Love from Lizi February 2017 kit. They turned out pretty good…if I do say so myself! LOL

 

I had so much fun doing these! It’s easy to be creative when you start with wonderful supplies and beautiful papers! Thanks to mycreativescrapbook.com and lovefromlizi.com

Happy crafting everyone!

Love Laura

 

 

Ta Da!

I posted my very first video to YouTube yesterday. It isn’t great…but it isn’t horrible. I have never used a video camera before…not a picture saving type of gal…so I had to learn from scratch. Then learning to download it, edit it, add music, etc. It was a trial by error but I finally got it done! The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvYjL_u5mDw

I would greatly appreciate feedback so that I can learn what I am doing wrong and what I need to do that I am not doing. I really appreciate if you take the time.

Thanks everyone and happy crafting!

Laura

Sigh…

There have been a few setbacks on getting the video done for the January 2017 Love from Lizi card kit. I’m still working on it…but just having some technical difficulties. I hope to have it posted by Sunday.

Next important thing…I GOT MY FEBRUARY 2017 LOVE FROM LIZI KIT!!!! I am so excited! I took a little peek, but am holding off until I can video an unboxing on Sunday. Hopefully I’ll have that posted quickly once I iron the technical difficulties out. This is one of my favorite subscriptions!

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Another shipment…I got the MyCreativeScrapbook Limited Edition in the mail today. I have a subscription for this as well. I love these kits!  I am so far behind that I still haven’t even opened up last month’s! I need a few days off from work just to get caught up…not happening unless we have some major snow days! But I will do my best to at least have an unboxing of both out this week. I want to get my YouTube up and running BEFORE the Blog Hop with Love from Lizi!

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I did finally finish the Simon Says Stamp January Card Kit – 10 cards/1 kit – and am working on that video as well…that’s the one I am also having technical difficulties on. I hope once I iron out the bugs…and my lack of knowledge…things will get rolling well. Fingers crossed! This is also one of my subscriptions…actually my longest one ever. Love from Lizi just started this month as did My  Monthly Hero in subscriptions.

The My Monthly Hero card kit for February has been mailed out…I have a subscription to that as well…I hope that comes soon and I can get that all video’d and get cards done!

I have soooo much to do this month…and so very little time! Please pray for snow for Baltimore, Maryland! LOL I need snow days (remember, I’m a school bus driver in my other life!).

Have a great weekend and happy crafting!

Love Laura

I’m so jealous!!

I have been checking out the Instagram posts…the websites…I am so jealous! I would LOVE to be at this year’s CHA but it was not meant to be…*sigh* But I still am watching all the great stuff coming out and making my lists! I can’t wait to start buying some of the stuff! There goes the grocery money….lol…

I have been productive this weekend, though I have an infection in one of my back teeth…I think I’ve got the vid cam up and running…its an interesting configuration to say the least! Here’s a photo of it…

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It looks precarious, but really isn’t…though it’s not as stable as I would like. I can’t have it sitting on my work space, though. The legs take up too much room and I can’t reach the camera! So this is how it is going to be for a while…

But I did get two cards made today! From the Love From Lizi January 2017 kit! Here are two cards I did, and the initial pile of mistakes that I started off with! Talk about frustrating!

Well, that’s my day…thought I did finally get my Planner for January done…with half the month gone! But I wanted to create my own pages and information that I wanted. So now I have it all ready to do for February and I will get that printed out next week end.

A New Day…

Okay, guys…onto the blogging! LOL I have some errands to run today so that will cut into my crafting, but I have plans…and plans…and projects…and projects…in mind. Of course, I will do the 10 cards -1 kit that is so popular right now, but I also have plans to do a Project a week once I get my video cam up and running. I watched a video by Crazy Paper Chick doing 14 cards from one 12×12 sheet. I think I’m going to try that. I also want to do a project using a 6×6 pad to make cards…I think I’ve seen that by another crafter, but I can’t remember who…then I want to create my own “kit” – not to sell (yet!) but to create something that blends and goes together beautifully. Then make my own 10 cards – 1 kit out of that. I get a few kits from different sources – Simon Says Stamp’s monthly subscription, My Monthly Hero (when I like the kit they have), My Favorite Things (when I like that kit, too), Love from Lizi (I LOVE THESE KITS!) and MyCreativeScrapbook. I’ll do a post and video about those kits and what I make from them. I learn so much from these kits watching others create from the contents of each.

I just finished 10 cards – 1 kit from the November 2016 Love from Lizi kit….a tad behind card-making because I just re-did my craft room…Here are those…

I don’t celebrate Christmas so this kit was a little challenging in that respect, but I love Winter! I needed some cards for some friends that have had some difficulties lately so I included those cards in this making. The cards took about a week…all told…to create. They were made on 5.5 x 5.5 cards so I used a lot more of the kit than typical. But the kit comes with so much that I didn’t run out!

I just cleaned up my space a few minutes ago, so I am already laying out the next project and trying to decide what I am going to do…but which kit to work on next?!?!? Talk to ya later!