Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year, Everyone!!

Hello Everyone, I just want to wish everyone a Happy, Safe, and Prosperous New Year!!  See you all next year!!  hehe... 

Hugs, Friday

Thursday, December 23, 2010

December Bday Card

Hi everyone,  Here is my second post of the day.  Wow.  That never happens here. LOL!!  Anyway, I wanted to share a card I made for my hubby's niece.  Her birthday is on the 28th and we just had to send her something for her birthday.  Her favorite color is blue so I just pulled papers I thought would go.  I used stamps from SU.  The paper is from DCWV and it has glittler all over it.  I think this paper is from the posies collection. 

Thanks everyone for stopping by and Hope you all have a great day!!

Hugs, Friday

December Charm Swap

Hi everyone!!  I hope everyone is having a great time shopping and being with family.  I know I am.  I just love this time of year.  I wanted to show you my charms I made for a swap I joined over at Myscraproom.ning.com.  Check out this video below... 


I hope everyone likes my charms.  They were super fun to make.  I wanted to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Joyous New Year... 

Hugs, Friday

Thursday, December 16, 2010

My Xmas Gift from My Sis!

Hi everyone, I know I haven't posted in awhile but it's been extreme busy here.  Shopping, shopping and more shopping.  It's crazy... lol...

I have been working on some projects for friends and myself but they are not completed yet.  I will share them as soon as I finish them.  OK... lol

I do want to share a gift from my Sister in Hawaii.  Yes, I already opened it. hehe!!  It wasn't wrapped so I opened it and totally screamed.  My sister knows me all too well.  LOL!!  So, here is a picture of the wonderful goodies she gave me for xmas.  THANKS A BUNCH, Sis... LOVE YA!!

Thanks everyone for stopping by and taking a peak.  Hopefully my next post will be of the projects I mentioned above. 

Hugs, Friday

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Giving Tree Gifts

      Hi everyone, a quick post for this time of year.  I just wanted to share that I believe this time is for Giving.  At our church, every year they have a Giving tree that we (parishiners) pick stars off the tree for unfortunate kids and famlies that need our help this Christmas Season.  I always love doing this every year for our community.  Now I'm teaching this to my kids.  They both pick out one star each (one boy and girl) for this year.  I want to teach them that it's about giving than receiving.  Anyway,  that's all I wanted to share with you all today during this busy season. 

Thanks for stopping by and following me. 

Hugs, Friday

Sunday, December 5, 2010

My Xmas Card for 2010

Hi Everyone, I hope everyone is having a wonderful but warm weekend. LOL.  It's pretty cold here in VA.  About 39 degrees.  I know it's colder in Canada.  LOL!!  Anyway, I wanted to share my Christmas card for 2010 for family and friends.  I haven't mailed them yet but it's going out next week.  I was going for a vintage Christmas this year and I hope I have achieve it.  Please let me know what you all think or should I go back to the drawing board. lol...  Here are some pictures of it.



I used a Hero Arts stamp called Collage Merry and Bright.  I think I got this on sale at Michaels last year.  I used a Hampton Art stamp for the background called Twas the Night background.  Then I used the dollar stamp I found at Michaels for Merry Christmas.  I used Timber Brown Stazon Ink, Walnut Stain Distress Ink, and Vintage Photo Distress Ink for the stamps and the distressing.  I didn't have a brown button so I improvise and used a clear button from MM bag of buttons and back it with brown cardstock.  Run the MS bakers twine and tied with a bow.  I used xmas red stickles on Santa and balls on the tree. 

Thanks everyone for stopping by !  Have a great Day!

Hugs, Friday

Friday, December 3, 2010

MEGA DCWV Giveaway!!

Hey everyone, I wanted to let you all know about a great giveaway.  Check out and press this LINK for more details. 

Thank you for stopping by and taking a peak.  Good Luck everyone!!

Hugs, Friday

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

My ATC for November!

     Hi Everyone,  I wanted to share my November ATC for a swap I'm hosting over at http://www.myscraproom.ning.com/.  It was a Fall theme ATC and this is what I cam up with.  I didn't want it to be too dimensional on this one.  I just love this time of year when the leaves change colors not so much of them falling because you know who has to rake them up. LOL!!  Since I use to live in Hawaii we didn't have the changing of the season and now that I'm here I just love it.  My sinus hasn't been the same but I don't care.  

I use some fall papers form Me and My Big Ideas.  It had foiled lined leaves.  Then I stamped and embossed in gold a dollar stamp I got from Michaels on transparencies.  Used some leaf brads and punched out some leaves out of cardstock.  I embossed the edges of the leaves with gold detail embossing powder and used some stampin' dimensionals from SU and that's it. 

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving with your family and friends.  I had a nice quiet time with mine. 

Thanks for stopping in and taking a moment. 
Hugs,
Friday

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!!

      Hi everyone, as I promised here is my Thanksgiving Card I made for family and friends this year.  I love making cards for them.  It's like a tradition I like to do now.  Everyone seems to expect a handmade card from me and I enjoy it.    I hope you all like it too.

      So, I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.  I'm so grateful and thankful for my family and friends.  And I'm also thankful for all the friendships I have made through this crafting experience and I hope it never ends. 

     Thanks everyone who have commented on my blog and also those that follow me on this amazing journey.  I hope I can continue to love this hobby for many years to come.

Thanks for stopping by and taking a minute of your day.

Hugs, Friday

Monday, November 22, 2010

Kimmi Dolls from Hawaii

    Hi everyone,  I haven't been in a creative mood lately but I did want to share some adorable dolls I got from my Sister from Hawaii.  I'm orginally from Hawaii but now I live in Virginia.  I haven't been home ever since my daughter was born so, there are times I truly miss my home dearly.  This past girls day, My sister gave my daughter a cute doll (the doll that is not in a plastic container) for Hina Matsuri (it's a japanese celebration in Hawaii).  I absolutely fill in love with the doll and I asked her if she could pick me up some more just because I loved them so.  Isn't it Super Adorable?  It just bring me back home. 

I hope everyone is having a great Monday and thanks for stopping by!!  I will post a picture of my Thanksgiving card I made this year for my family and friends on Wednesday, so stay tuned... hehe!!

Hugs, Friday

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Goodies I got

     Hi everyone, I just wanted to share what I got in the mail on Friday.  I got one box from hallmarkscrapbook.com for the two dies you see above.  Thanks to Kathy aka canadianscrappergirl on Youtube mentioned it to me and said they still had them.  So, I rushed over there and order it and I also got the on the edge die from Tim Hotlz.  I was super excited about getting that dress form die.  Now, if only I can get the dress and overall die I would be a happy girl. LOL!! 

     Then I got a surprise package from my Sista in Hawaii.  She bought me some Hawaiian stamps.  They are they so adorable?  Thanks you, Sis.  She also gave me a couple of japanese Kimmi dolls (which are not in the pic) that are popular in Hawaii.  I absolutely love them all.

I hope everyone is having a great weekend and thanks for stopping by.

Hugs, Friday

Friday, November 19, 2010

Crimper Rosette



Hi everyone, Hope you all had a great week and are ready for the weekend.  I wanted to share a birthday card I made for my daughter's classmate.  I was playing around with my crimper and tried the TH rosette and I really like it.  It's really a simple card but I really wanted to share how I made the rosette like the TH die.  I don't have the decorative strip and I thought I would try it with my crimper and it turned out great. I do have the Scor-pal though but this was easier.  What I did was I used my Crimper from Fiskars to a 1 inch strip of brown cardstock and folded it back and forth.  The crimper made it so easy to fold.  I will try to use my scallop border punch to do the edges.  It will look just like the rosette flower TH die .

Thanks everyone for stopping by and have a Fabulous weekend. 

Hugs,
Friday

Sunday, November 14, 2010

November Birthday Card!



     Hi everyone, I hope everyone is having a great weekend.  I wanted to share a birthday card I made for a dear friend of mine.  I have known her now for about 13 years and she is a great friend.  So, I wanted to make her a shabby birthday card. 

     I sort of paper piece the dress with the same paper I used for the background.  I must say it was a lot of fun.  No wonder Bona and Rina enjoy doing it.  I used a Inkadinkado clear stamps set called Friendship.  Then I used a new stamp set from My Sentiments Exactly, Birthday Sentiments that I got from ACMoore for $5.00.   I used a paper doily to make the lace.  I made it look old with antique linen distress ink.  I really love how this card looks.  Wrapped some pink ribbon around the waiste of the dress with a pearl.  I also used  pink ribbon to trim out the lace. 

     Please enjoy your day and thanks for stopping by my blog. 

Hugs, Friday

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Lace Flowers!!

Hi everyone, I thought I would share a picture of some flowers I have been working on lately.  I bought some really cheap lace at ACMoore the other day and i wanted to try out these lace flowers for a project I have been working on for a while now.  It's an Acrylic Album for my daughter and these flowers would really go well with the look of the mini.  I used some of my older flowers like the wire ribbon flower, ribbon flower, and mini paper flowers.  Take a looksie... LOL...

I wanted to add some other centers to them but that will be for another post. hehe!!  Thanks for stopping by and taking a peak.  Hope everyone is have a great week so far.  It's hump day you know and tomorrow is a Holiday.  Yay!!

Hugs, Friday

Friday, November 5, 2010

MY FIRST CHARMS EVER

Hi everyone, I just wanted to share a picture of my first charms ever.  You may have already seen them on my  Youtube video (TFriday77) regarding my first banner swap.  Here is a close up picture of them.  I love love love making charms now that 1) have the right tools and 2) I watched a lot of tutorials.  LOL!!  They are super easy to make and only takes seconds.  I hope to join a charm swap soon.  

Thanks everyone for stopping in and taking a peak.  Have a Great ALOHA Friday!!

Hugs, Friday

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

XMAS Banner Swap


Hi everyone, I wanted to share my letter for the banner swap Gina is hosting over at her site (myscraproom.ning.com).  My letter is the letter "I" in the word "BELIEVE".  This swap was a lot of fun.  I have not done a banner swap so I'm  super excited of this one.  Gina let us use any XMAS shape we wanted so, I choosed the stocking shape from Michaels.  I just love stocking don't you.  Well, I just love xmas period.  So, come on over to Myscraproom.ning.com for other swaps and chatter. 

Thanks everyone for stopping by and taking a peak. 

Hugs, Friday

Monday, November 1, 2010

Carved Pumpkins

     Hi Everyone, I know that Halloween is now over but I could not help to share some pictures of our Jack-O-Lantern this year.  My kids helped by digging and scooping out all the yummy seeds and yucky goo out of the pumpkin.  They had a blast.  Then they picked out a design.  Well, each child wanted something different so we decide to put both designs on one Pumpkin.  Check it out.

My Son wanted a spooky Spider.

My Daughter wanted a sneeky Cat.

     I placed the design on the pumpkin and poked the holes to outline the design.  Then my hubby did the amazing carving.  Didn't he do an Awesome Job!!  I think so. 

     I hope you all had a Wonderful and Safe HaLlOwEeN!! 

Thanks for stopping by everyone.  Take Care!!

Hugs, Friday

Friday, October 29, 2010

Treats for School!!

Trick or Treat!!  Hi Ghouls and Gobblins!!  I wanted to share the treat bags I made for my kids classmates for the Halloween party this morning.  My Son is in PreK and my daughter is in Kindergarten.  I do this every year for all their classmates.  It's a lot of fun.  They Parade around there school in their Halloween costumes.  My Son was a Handsome Knight and my daughter was a Heroic Bat Girl.  Then they go back to their classrooms for some treats.  They were all adorable. 

TAGS:  I used a tag punch from Creative Memories (which looks like a tomb stone).  I just bought the MS drippy goo border punch (I totally adore).  My my new FAV.  I know it's been out since last year but It's new to me.  Then I used my Curly Label Punch from SU.  So, it was all about punches.  LOL. 

BAGS:  I used dollar bags, Michaels ribbon, Target pencils, erasers, and spiders.  And some chocolate candy.  YUM!!

I want to wish everyone an Early Happy Halloween from my house to yours.  Don't eat too much Candy.  shhhhh!! 

Have a great weekend and Take Care,

Hugs, Friday

Thursday, October 28, 2010

NOVEMBER ATC SWAP IS UP!!

Hey Everyone, 

I just wanted to let everyone know that I'm Hosting another ATC swap over at Myscraproom.ning.com.  Come over and join in on the fun. 

Thanks for stopping by!!

Hugs, Friday

THANK YOU MINI!!


Hi everyone, I just wanted to share a Thank you Mini from Anne in Norway.  It's super cute and I absolutely love it.  She has been watching my videos and know that I love the colors pink and brown.  I so appreciate this, Anne.  The story behind this is I had bought her some of those vintage keys from Michaels and in return she made me this mini and also gave me some awesome trims.  I have never received a Thank you mini before and I speechless.  Enjoy the pics.   Thanks for stopping by and Have a great week.  Hugs, Friday

THANK YOU SO MUCH ANNE!!!

You can see this mini in more detail on my Youtube Channel Tfriday77.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Halloween Cards 2010!!


Hi everyone, I just made some Halloween cards for my family and friends this year.  I just bought this die from Sizzix on my last Sizzix Haul video.  I just love this spider and web die.  Super Cute.  I used the paper from Raven Manor that I got from Michaels for cheap.  I bought some glitter paper from Joann's to cut out the spider and web and put some googly eyes on him.  I just love it.

Thanks everyone for stopping by my blog.  Have a Great Weekend everyone!! 

Hugs, Friday

Thursday, October 21, 2010

My New Stamps

 
Hi Everyone, I just wanted to share what I got in the mail today.  I ordered some unmounted stamps from Lost Coast Designs.  I just love these stamps.  I saw an older video from Dayle (creativelychloe) on Youtube and I couldn't resist this site.  I had to buy them.  You have to mount them on easy mount which I have and I can't wait to start to play with them.  Thanks Dayle for the tip on this site.  Here are some close up pictures of them.
Go check them out at http://www.lost-coast-designs.com/.  Pretty good prices and great service too.  Thanks everyone for stopping by and have a Great Day.  Hugs, Friday!!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

My First ATC!!

       Hi everyone, I thought I would share my very first ATC card I made for my ATC swap over at myscraproom.ning.com.  It was a Halloween themed ATC and this is what I came up with.  This was really fun.  I had one miss up but I compensated with something else and I love how it looks.  Check it out.


      I cut out a chipboard base with my new ATC sizzix die.  I painted the chipboard with cream acrylic paint then used the crackle medium.  Painted it again with Black acrylic paint so, i could get an aged crackle effect.  I had a dollar stamp that had the door and saying "Enter if you Dare".  I embossed both images with black detailed embossing powder.  I embosed the door on thick vellum and the saying on vanilla cardstock.  I cut out the saying with my deckle scissors.  Then I distressed the saying with dusty concord, peeled paint and black soot distress ink from Tim Holtz.  I use a tiny brad for the door handle.  I stuck the cob webs and spiders with glossy accents.  I used a skeleton rub-on for inside the door.  I just thought this came out really cute but scary... bwahahahahah!!!  Let me know what you all think.  So, check us out at myscraproom.ning.com for other wonderful swaps.

Thanks for stopping by.  Hugs, Friday

Monday, October 18, 2010

Butterfly Birthday Card!!

Hi everyone, I just wanted share a card that I made for my Daughter's Classmates birthday party yesterday.  I made two of these cards but with different colors.  I had to try out my new MS butterfly punch I bought last week.  I even decorated the envelope with these butterflies.  I also bought the smaller butterfly punches as well.  I had used the 50% coupon Oprah offered on her website only on MS supplies at Michaels.  It was my chance to get what I wanted. 
I hope everyone had a great Weekend and thanks for stopping by!!  Hugs, Friday

Thursday, October 14, 2010

FELT FLOWERS W/SWIRL DIE!

Hi everyone, I just wanted to share a video that I just posted on Youtube of my Felt Flowers. I have been creating these flowers and I love them.  Enjoy the Video...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px2xW26GI8k

Thanks everyone for stopping by.  Hugs, Friday

These flowers were made with the Swirl Original Sizzix Die.  I got it at Michaels for $4.99.  They are so cute.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

PUMPKIN PATCH!

Hi Everyone, I just love this time of year.  When the leaves change colors, the air is brisk, and the plump pumpkins.  We have made it a tradition here in our family to go to a local farm and pick pumpkins.  It's so much fun and what a perfect day for it.  It was tons of fun to pick pumpkins, go on a hayride, paint ceramic animals, pony rides, and corn maze.  I wish it was fall all year round.  So, that's what we did today.  Here is a picture of the pumpkins my kids and hubby picked out.  Enjoy...  Have a great Weekend, Everyone!!  Hugs, Friday

Friday, October 8, 2010

BDAY THANKS!

Hi everyone!!  I wanted to share my thank you cards for my Son's birthday.  I know it's a couple of weeks late but at least they are done and will be mailed out tomorrow.  "Better late the Never" I always say.  LOL.  Its really simple because when you have make 13 of them you want them to be simple to put together.  I hope you like...  Have a Great Weekend and Holiday!  Hugs, Friday

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Studio 112 at Joanns

Hey everyone, I don't know if you have already checked out Joanns' new line of Dollar stuff but I just got some this morning and OMG.  I couldn't help myself it was fully stocked with stuff.  I seriously have stop watching Haul Videos. "Yeah, right."  I love them to much to completely stop.  They are extremely dangerous for me.  They make me want to buy.  So, if you haven't gone to your Joann's, you should and check out these yummy goodies for yourself. 

I got some really awesome Clear Stamps, Cool Tags, Beautiful flat back pearls, Vellum Quotes, Pretty cool diecut stickers with words, and green trim.  I went a little crazy...  LOL. 

Thanks guys for stopping and taking a peak.  I was too lazy to do a video on this. hehe!!  Hugs, Friday

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

MY LOVE!!

Hi Everyone, I just made a quick card for my Hubby for our 7th yr anniversary yesterday.  We have been together for a total of 10 years.  I Love him to death and forever.  So, I just wanted to share my card.  It's nothing too fancy just really simple.  Also, my kids wrote on the card too.  Thanks for stopping by and taking a peak.  Hugs, Friday



Sunday, October 3, 2010

Back To School!

Hi Everyone, I wanted to share a toilet paper mini album I made for my friends this weekend.  They have always wanted to make one so I put together this album for them.  We hung out and made this mini for their wallet size pictures.  They really enjoyed putting this mini together and hopefully we will do a paperbag mini next time we get together.  Here are some pictures to enjoy.  Thanks for stopping by.  Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend.  Hugs, Friday..

Thursday, September 30, 2010

I'm Hosting a ATC Swap !!

Hey Everyone, I just wanted to let everyone know that I'm hosting my very first swap over at Gina's (scrappinology) Ning site http://myscraproom.ning.com/.  I have been wanting to make ATCs (Artist Trading Cards) for sometime now and I thought what a good time to attempt my first swap.  The theme will be Spooky or Cutsie Halloween.  So, come on over and joins us at myscraproom.ning.com for more details.  Thanks for stopping by!  Hugs, Friday

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Pink Goodness!

YAY!!!  I finally got my hands on one of these beauties.  Well, I already had one but it's RED not PINK.  LOL.  Plus I used my 50% coupon at Michaels this morning.  I couldn't believe that finally got them in stock.  I have been searching high and low for this and I finally got one.  This one was cheaper than my red one.  I had bought that one from framingsupplies.com.  So, I will be selling my red ATG to my good friend, Lisa (at a good price of course).  I'm just so happy and excited.  I know it's crazy to want a pink one. I couldn't help it.  Thanks everyone for stopping by and taking a peak.  Hugs, Friday

Monday, September 27, 2010

I {heart} for Bebe Card Drive!

Hi everyone, I wanted to share some cards I made for Dale at http://creativelychloe.blogspot.com/.  I couldn't feel for her on loosing her dog so suddenly.  That's hard to loose a love one including a family pet.  I don't have a dog right now but I grew up with dogs.  I loved them just like family so, I can only imagine what she is going through.  I wanted to help her make these cards because I thought it was such a great idea to give a card to the owners along with their dogs hair to remember them by.  I think it will help with the healing process. I made a total 6 cards for her.  I hope this helps a little.  Here are some pictures for you all to enjoy.  Thanks everyone for stopping by and taking a peak.  Hugs, Friday!!


Friday, September 24, 2010

My Very First Challenge!!

Hi Everyone, I wanted to share my very first Challenge over at Papercraft Star.  This week was a pretty easy challenge and I needed to make a Anniversary Card for my Parents.  This is very new to me.  I hope to continue to do challenges from now on. 

So the challenge this week was from Simon Says Follow this Recipe:

Make a Card
Base: 5.5 x 5.5
Mat: 5x5
Score Mat 5 times at 1/4 inch
3 Flowers from Die Cut or Punch
3 Buttons and Twine

(You may also add a sentiment or other items as desired), this was a perfect opportunity to try this out and see if I like it. 

I used Shinny Grey cardstock as my base.  Scored five times with my scor-pal to the pink vellum.  Applied scriped pattered paper to the center of the vellum.  Added some pink ribbon.   Punched and layered pink vellum flowers.  Added clear buttons (I got from Rica, thanks Rica) and strung twine through the buttons.  And thats my Card.  Enjoy. 

Thanks everyone for stopping by and taking a peak. Have a great weekend. Wish me luck!! LOL.  I hope everyone likes my card. 

Hugs, Friday

Thursday, September 23, 2010

A Sweet Thank You!!

Hi Everyone, I thought I would post this thank you from a new friend of mine and her name is Rica at http://scrapswithme.blogspot.com/.  Check blog out.  She had asked a favor from me to get her some of those Michaels' stamps and keys.  I was more than happily to get them for her and she gave me a fabulous thank you gift.  She made me this beautiful card.  I absolutely love it.  Thank you so much, Rica.  I appreciate it.  Thanks everyone for stopping by blog and continue to have a great week.  Hugs, Friday
Please check out my video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELQxV9svvlE to see the rest of all the wonderful goodies she sent me. 

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Birthday Goodies from Carole (pickabooo)

Hey everyone, I just wanted to share another package I got in the mail today from my Youtube buddy, Carole aka pickabooo.  We have been exchanging goodies for sometime now it has grown into a wonderful friendship for life.  I love the altered drawers you made for me, Carole.  PRICELESS!!  I will treasure it forever.  I can't wait to use it for little trinkets and such.  Here are some close-up pictures of the drawers and card for you all to see. 

Please check out my video on the rest of the wonderful goodies she sent me along with this Gorgeous drawers.  My youtube channel is Tfriday77.  Thanks everyone for stopping by.  Hugs, Friday

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