Friday, April 27, 2012

New Papers

Love new papers to play with!!  Check out these projects I made with new Echo Park Paper ~ Hello Summer line:
(dies used: Nesting Circles and Teriyaki Font)
(die used: Nesting Circles)

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Spring Ideas

I love the new line Hello Spring by Little Yellow Bicycle!  The colors are fantastic and worked well with some pictures I took of my daughter:
(dies used: Nesting Circles and Nesting Label 3)

I found this wind chime at the dollar store and had to cover it!!  The colors matched perfectly:
(dies used: Nesting Circles and Nesting Squares)
Made cards with the leftovers:
 (die used: Nesting Circles)
(oops, no dies used on this one....waiting for Nesting Butterflies)

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Nothin' but dies.....

I made this birthday gift card holder for a Friend's birthday only using dies!  Did you know that you can cut vellum and emboss it with dies??
(dies used: Nesting Squares, Floral Doily, Nesting Bloom and Happy Birthday Embossing Folder)

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Make it Simple

With so many activities going on, it's great to make a simple and cute card!  This card I made for my knitting mom and another one for her friend as a thank you.  I gave my Mom a new challenge to knit with toothpicks!!
(die used: Frame 3)

Thursday, April 19, 2012

a little behind...

Seems like I can't keep up with all the latest releases and hey, life happens!!
For my recipe class, I used one of the latest Big Top Dies ~ Concessions. This die is great for any food related projects!
(dies used: Nesting Circles, 2x2 star and Concessions)
Using oldies, but goodies!!
(dies used: 4x4 Borders and 4x4 Citrus Fruit)

Friday, April 13, 2012


Yes it's my anniversary today and am very lucky to have a wonderful husband that totally supports (and loves) what I do!!  He loved his card and little k-cup holder I made. He is always impressed with my talent with paper!
 Here they are up close:
 (dies used: labels, nesting scallop hearts, edge-it kit and road signs)
(dies used: nesting circles, 2x2 mug and bakery box labels)

QuicKutz Club for April

April Club kits are ready early this month!! Here is the Club Project, showing how the popcorn box die is great for making cute little treats and goes well with the new Big Top Dies!

(dies used: Popcorn Box, Pennants and 2x2 Elephant Cracker)

The club die this month is adorable:

Check out the card I made using this die differently than shown on package:
(dies used: Nesting Squares and 2x2 Pinwheel - April Club Die)

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Shadow Box

I didn't use Lifestyle Crafts dies on this project but wanted to share!  I made this shadow box for my Mom's Sewing Studio ~ found the idea in a Cricut Magazine.  Love vinyl and how easy it is to work with!!  You can use die cuts on vinyl too!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Big Top Release

New Big Top Release will be in store tomorrow!!
Check them out here: Lifestyle Crafts and call the store to reserve your favorites!!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Birthday Hat

I made this adorable little party hat for a friend's daughter's American Girl Doll ~ I can see making many more for my own daughter. Would make an awesome party decoration for any little girl!!
(die used: Party Hat)

Teacher Kits to Go

I created this note box holder last year and thought I'd share with everyone this year with a Kit to Go for Teacher Appreciation week:
(die used: Nesting Frame 4)

This is another project I created and is also available as a Kit to Go:
(dies used: 4x4 Note Sheet, 2x2 scissors and 2x2 pencil)

Come into the store and pick up a kit today for that special Teacher in your life!!

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Easter Treats

Okay finally finished the Easter Treats for co-workers that I said I was going to make with the Petal Container ~ love this die!!  I'll have to create more ideas with it to share!!

(dies used: Petal Container, Nesting Circles and 2x2 tag ~ used a printable for the Easter Design inside scallop circle, but you can use any Easter theme die by Lifestyle Crafts)

Monday, April 2, 2012

Another Jar

The Labels die by Lifestyle Crafts makes it so easy to make a quick & easy gift for someone!  Check out this birthday jar I made:
(dies used: Labels and Wildflower Gift Set)