Saturday, May 28, 2011

My LittleShoebox and Glue Arts creations for the month

This month My LittleShoebox  was sponsored by Glue Arts.
 They are awesome and so generous. 
I got to play with their GlueGlider PRO, now I understand why people love it so much!
 It's definitely a great adhesive gun.
 I also got to try their other adhesives - like the Raise-n's and 3D Extreme Adhesive.

Here are some fun cards I created
using our Farmers' Market line this month.

Always a first time time for everything - 
not the usual sentiments I might usually use on cards 
but I was inspired by this line . 

Friday, May 27, 2011

Wedding Congratulations - card

Once in a while I get a request to make a Wedding Congratulations card. 
This time there was also a requirement for a pocket somewhere. 

Which is not a difficult thing to do, you simply fold down on a corner . ;)
Papers I used are from the  Making Memories' Wedding pps.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Carrot treat boxes - MLSB Farmer's Market

I recently created some fun carrot boxes 
with the Fresh from the Field patterned paper 
from My Little Shoebox's Farmers'Market collection.

Here's the link to Rubber Stampin Zone, where I found the template 
for those that would like to give this project a try.

For one box, I hand cut green leaves and for the other box  
I cut a piece of green pattern paper into little strips 
( not more than 1/4") and curled them for a fun, dimensional carrot top.

 Finally, I used some of the Farmer's Market journaling tags to add sentiments and finish them off.

Also don't forget that there is still time to enter the Farmers' Market 
challenge which can be found {here}.

Friday, May 20, 2011

My Little Shoebox's Blog Hop !

Welcome to the My Little Shoebox Heartfelt Blog Hop! 
You should have arrived here from Pattie's blog
The design team has been busy creating some fabulous layouts using the new Heartfelt collection , based on the inspiring sketch by DT member Melinda Spinks ,below .

Today's bloghop is all about showcasing the gorgeous new 'Heartfelt' mid-release 
from My Little Shoebox 
and if you love pretty  and pink you are going to love today's hop. 

To celebrate this new release 
we are also giving away an entire Heartfelt collection to one lucky crafter.

Just complete the blog hop, leaving a comment on each blog.
 You will finish at the My Little Shoebox blog 
where you will find all of the details of the Heartfelt giveaway :)

Your next stop on the hop is Rocio Duran.
 Have a great time hopping!;)

And just a few more close ups of the details of my layout . ;)

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Glitz Challenge #2

It's been a while since I last took part in a scrappy challenge it seems - 
and I decided to reduce some of my latest Glitz Design stash by taking part in their latest challenge. 

Cardstock stickers are from the Laced with Grace collection. 
Papers are mainly from the Afternoon Muse line . 
I tried to layer in as many papers as I could - 
after all we barely make a dent in our paper stash anymore ...
other supplies : Prima 8x8 mask & rosebuds, Maya Rd pearl pin , Zva Creative pearl  leaf swirls, 
Martha Stewart Beaded Arcs edge punch  & large lattice garden punch. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Bo Bunny's Card Challenge / Masculine Cards

Always short on masculine cards in my card stash - 
so it was a self  challenge to come up with 
some interesting ones for teens . 

I'm also entering this swing card 
for the latest Bo Bunny card challenge - 
to use flourishes . 

& with the Bo Bunny Ad Lib line out , 
I decided to have a go at an easel card.  

& finally put to use my Cuttlebug Disney Die & Emboss set here - 
for the party hats & Mouse balloons . ;) 

Friday, May 13, 2011

Accordion Fold card

Amazing how liberating a simple tool can be for one's papercrafting -
loving the Martha Stewart Scoring Board now ! ;) 
another simple card  I tried - 

the base is a 6x6 card  and
 the accordion fold card on top of it 
is 4x12" scored at 4" & 8 " . 
Tried out the Beaded Arcs MS edge punch in the middle panel . ;) 

I have used the 6x6 paper pad from the Kaisercraft Chanteuse line  .

Some cards that I had made earlier but forgot to take pics of. 
They were inspired by some recent Mojo Monday sketches  . 

Thursday, May 12, 2011

New scrappy finds

Hello , hello again , 
blogging friends ! 
My main pc was down & out for the past 5 days 
& my mojo was lost too during that time it seemed. 

To remedy things a little ,
I took a detour to one of our fave LSS' today 
& brought home 
this new Martha Stewart border punch - beaded arcs . 

this Martha Stewart Scoring Board ! 

As always , I have to test drive my new finds ASAP .... 
& quickly made a joy fold card here - 

I followed the tutorial I found here 
A deceptively easy to make card it would seem 
but nothing like having the right scoring tool to make it in minutes.
Believe you me ! 
This scoring board just might be my new fave tool for now ! lol . 

Here's a review of the Martha Stewart Scoring Board vs the Scor-Pal 
for anyone who's interested. 
& let me know of your latest fave border punch in the comments section if you like. ;)

Friday, May 06, 2011

My Friday Project over at MLSB blog

Check out my carrot treat boxes 
and a link to the template over at MLSB's blog 
 if you wanna try out this fun project ! ;) 

p/s : MLSB's Farmer's Market challenge deadline has been extended to 
midnight Pacific time, May 31st!
So go get your craft on and enter for your chance to win one of 3 fantastic prizes!

Monday, May 02, 2011

MLSB Farmer's Market Sneaks and Challenge Reminder

My Little Shoebox's Farmer's Market challenge is well under way but there's still time to participate & win ! 

3 categories to participate in : 

Layout- Create a 12x12 layout of any theme with our Farmer's Market collection utilizing the paper, cardstock stickers, acrylic stamps, glitter letters or mini alphas.
Card- Create a card of any theme with our Farmer's Market collection utilizing the paper, cardstock stickers, acrylic stamps, glitter letters or mini alphas

Stamping- Create a stamped project of your choice with our Farmer's Market acrylic stamps and coordinating collection.

Don't have the Farmer's Market collection?  Don't worry.  You can use any of our Winter 2011 releases.

& these are the prizes once again - 
The winner of the layout category will win $50.00 in MLS product from a collection of their choice!
 The card and stamped project winners will win $25.00 in MLS product from a collection of their choice!

I've got a coupla sneaks here of my DT projects using the Farmer's Market line - 
see if you can guess what type of projects these are ? ;)