Recent Projects

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I made 10 stick pins for the swap on the Cricut Circle Message Board.  It was my first time altering a paper mache box and also my first time making stick pins.  I wanted my pins to fit inside the book, so I went searching on the web for some type of pin holder.  I […]

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Altered Book Box and Stick Pin Swap

I just participated in an altered book box and stick pin swap on the Cricut Circle Message Board.  I had never altered a paper mache box before, so this was a new adventure for me.  My partner (Maria) let me know some of her likes — I knew she liked bright colors and owls.  Since […]

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Spring Card with Bunnies

I wanted to make a nice spring card to send to my book box swap partner (Maria), so I went looking at some of the cards I have pinned on Pinterest to get some inspiration.  Right away I found one I liked.  It is pinned from KittieKraft’s blog — she makes the most beautiful cards. […]

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Sympathy Card

This is a sympathy card I made for a friend who lost her mother unexpectedly. I used white cardstock and colored the background pink using Lindy’s “Stamp Gang’s Starburst spray. I stamped the Dandelion Frame from Hero Arts using Versamark and then embossed it using white embossing powder. The flower is a stamp from Hero […]

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Valentine Mini Album and Card

I’m finally getting around to posting pictures of the Valentine mini album and card I made for a swap I participated in on the Cricut Circle Message Board.  The card features an embroidery design I purchased from Embroidery Library that is made for cardstock.  The scalloped frame was cut with my Cricut using the Elegant […]

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Altered Book Box and Stick Pin Swap

I recently participated in an altered book box and stick pin swap on the Cricut Circle Message Board.  I want to share the beautiful box and pins that Maria sent me.  I love the chunky charm she made to hang on the edge of the spine of the book.  It is filled with so many […]

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Valentine Swap on the Cricut Circle Message Board

  I participated in the Valentine Swap on the Cricut Message Board that was hosted by Sherry (Octoberbeauty).  My partner for this swap was Maria (MariaJ) and I want to share all the goodies she sent me.  Besides spoiling me with so many gifts, she made a really cute pin cushion and included some stick […]

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Cricut Circle Stocking Stuffer Swap Box

For several years I have wanted to participate in the Stocking Stuffer Swap on the Cricut Circle Message Board.  Since this time of the year is usually the busiest for my embroidery business, I have never signed up.  This year I decided I was going to give it a shot and I’m so glad I […]