Saturday, April 30, 2011

Kitchen Keepsake Challenge

Kitchen Keepsake is hosting an awesome  cookbooking crop event , The Food Network Mixer!! I'm so excited! They have games, challenges, new ideas and of course there is a great giveaway! I completed my first challenge!!!!  Kristie's semi-homade.  For this challenge   you have to use at least one pre-made embellishment that you alter in some way to make it your own semi-homemade embellishment.  I used a CTMH epoxy clip, I colored pearls with my BIC markers and added them to the side and also tied some ribbon to the clip.  This is the first time that I use 3-dimensional embelishments in a scrapbook page.  I usually make my own embelishments with my cricut. 
Cricut Carrtidge: Thanksgiving
Come join the fun at Kitchen Keepsake!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

The Stylish blogger Award!

Yeeaahhh!! I got the stylish bloggger award!! Thanks to Jamie from Crafty Girl 21! ,  Ellen from Card Monkey and Judy from Scrappin' with Judy

To receive this award the rules to be followed are:

Step 1 - Make a post linking back to the person who gave you the award.

Step 2 - Share 8 random things about you.

Step 3 – Award 8 recently discovered bloggers with this award.

Step 4 – Contact these bloggers and tell them they have won the award.

Eight random things about me:

1.  I coach UIL Academics Middle School Modern Oratory and Impromptu Speaking.  I love these competitions!!
2.  I tend to start too many crafting projects and sometimes I do not finish them.  So many ideas so little time!
3.  I love my coffee and taco in the morning!!! My wonderful husband makes me my taquito every morning!
4.  My favorite subject is Math.  I teach Reading, which I love to do.
5.  I love to cook.
6.   I collect Willow Tree Angels.  I love these figurines,  I've made several paintings and drawings inspired by them.
7.  I love apples and anything with apples.  I also like to paint and draw them.
8.  I like playing Farmville.  I get to dress as a princess, wear a tiara, make and spend lots of money.

I'm sharing my award with:
1. Nicola
2. Gloria
3. Stephanie
4. Mrs. Arens
5. Heather
6. Sonya
7. Amanda
8. Cupe Crafts

Friday, April 15, 2011

More EtchIng!!


I etched more mugs!  It is addictive!  Here they are:

This week we celebrated National Librarian Week.  The mugs were for the librarians at my school. One side has a monogram, from Tie the Knot Cartridge, and the other side a butterfly, one is from Wall Decor and more cartridge, and the other one is from Serenade Cartridge.  For the gift I put some snacks, Cracker Jack, chocolate bar, peanut bag and some Snapple tea mixes, wrapped in a cellophane bag,

Monday, April 11, 2011

A New Season A New Skill Blog Hop

Welcome to our blog hop!

If you have come from Sue-Ann's site then you are in the right place. If you have not click here to go to Crafting Misfit's site and start at the beginning. She also has some blog candy there so make sure to visit! You can also link up your own project there.
The twist to this blog hop is that all projects have to have us try something new! Either a new project, a new technique, or a new material/supply. Thank you in advance for all of your comments! After visiting my blog please visit Tammy at Cuttin' and Stampin'.

My technique is glass etching. I've been wanting to try this for a while but I was a little scared.  I etched a mug for my husband. It was hard to take the picture, finally I was able to find a way to show my design here it is:

It wasn't that hard or scary,  I'm planning on making some for my two sons and some friends.  I did make some mistakes, the etching cream went under some areas of the mask.   My husband liked it a lot and did not complain, when I showed him my mistake he said it looked like part of the design.  I used Car Decals Cartridge for the eagle and Father's Day for My Guy sign.  I hope you like it.  Will be posting more pictures later.  Thank you for stopping by, hugs, Lolis

Here is the line up.

Melissa at

Sue-Ann at

Lolis  (You are here)

Tammy ((**Go here next!**))




Then had back to see Rebecca at to share your project!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Easter Side Step Card

I made this card using an svg from Mommy's Mel Addiction, you can find it HERE. I also used the Cricut to cut the eggs but I don't remember what cartridge I used.  After cutting them I used different Cuttlebug embossing folders.  The Happy Easter label is computer generated using word art.