Mar 29, 2014

Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbon and My Craft Spot Cross Promotion!


Hay ya'll hee hee! Welcome to our cross promotion blog hop! If you have arrived from Karen's Blog you are hopping in the right direction! If you need to go back and start from the beginning click HERE to Lisa's Blog! 

Today I'll be sharing some cards I made using PPPR's cutting files... On The Farm, Farm Critters, and Cute Chicks! The stamp set I chose from My Craft Spot is Down On The Farm! I have to say I'm am in LOVE with these cutting files! The farm critters just crack me up and especially this chicken! I used a card base from the Silhouette Store and layered the frame with several layers to make it nice and thick :) I had so much fun piecing everything together! For my cute little farmer boy, I used a face from Peachy Keen's, January's 2014 stamp club kit. I also added some pop dots underneath him to add some dimension. I love this sentiment and if you knew my neighbor this card fits her PERFECT and I know she will love it since she was raised on a farm! I may even have to bake a little something special to send over with it hee hee!! Here's a view from the side....


For my next card, I used another card base from the Silhouette store which I think it's called a tent card? The background chicken wire is a background stamp from MCT called, Spring Chicken. I used my StarDust jellyroll pen to give it some sparkle. The chicken is from the Farm Critters cutting files (OMG! Isn't he just the cutest!) The little baby chicks are from the Cute Chicks cutting file. I love how cute they look all shrunk down :) The hay is from the On The Farm cutting files. I used a die by MCT called Square Stitched Goody to stamp the sentiment Just Hatched on.


Here is a side view of my card....


These cutting files and the stamp set I chose work so PERFECT together!! Now for the prize details! Up for grabs is a $20 gift card to Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons and $20 gift card to My Craft Spot! For a chance to win you MUST be a follower of each blog and leave a comment on each blog. For extra chances, you can also "LIKE" PPPR on facebook HERE and My Craft Spot HERE

Thanks for hopping along with us today and now it's time to hop on over to Kimberly's Blog!

Here's the Blog Line Up!


Mar 26, 2014

MCT Whatever Wednesday!


Hey ya'll! This is my second post today if you are looking for my PPPR Design Team Wednesday project click HERE! Also, if you click my picture above you probably can see it better! I had a hard time getting a decent picture of my tag and decided to surrender and just go with this one lol!!

Today is Whatever Wednesday at My Creative Time! I've been wanting to make some sort of shaker for a long time! Yes, I'm going to admit it...I was skeered!!! So, I started with baby steps and made this tag! I did have to perform a little surgery on it but all in all I'm pretty pleased with it hee hee! I started out by using one of the tags in the Tag die set. I then used the Stitched Restroom Peep dies and ran it back through my Grand Calibur. Before I started to do the shaker part I wanted to stamp my sentiments. The top sentiment is from the Home Sewn stamp set. I wanted it to curve so I achieved this by curving it on my block before I stamped (I was a little off with my curve). The bottom sentiment is from the stamp set, Many Greetings. After I assembled the shaker part, I used the small heart from the Stitched Sweethearts & XOXO die set and glued it in the center. 

These are really fun to make! I will definitely start looking at things a little different now to see if it can be turned into a shaker hee hee! I hope you all have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!
                                                           Hugs, Leanne

PPPR Design Team Wednesday!


Hey! It seems like FOREVER since I've posted anything :( I have been fighting pneumonia now for the second go around :( I swear I'm so ready for warmer weather and hopefully that means NO MORE being sick lol! This winter has definitely not been good for me and I'm sure you have heard the expression I'm SICK of being SICK!!! Well, that's me, I've had enough!

It was hard getting my Mojo back but I do have to say it was fun getting in here and playing! I've been wanting to try a shaker card for quite some time so I decided to give it a whirl hee hee. I've used the cute little duck from the Little Duckling cutting files. I turned the flower into the shaker by cutting a circle using one of my SU circle punches. I've not got a lot of supplies to make the shakers so here I filled it using coffee :) I think it worked and it smelled good too! It shakes!! The grass is a die by MCT, Stitched Grass. The sentiment is also by MCT called Color Me Happy. It's hard to tell in the photo but I did sponge (very lightly) some blue for the sky you just can't see it here :(


Be sure to visit the PPPR's Blog to see what the other designers made for our Design Team day! I hope you all have a AWESOME Wednesday! Hugs, Leanne


Mar 15, 2014

PPPR Just For Kids Blog Hop!



Good morning! Welcome to our Just For Kids Blog Hop! You should be arriving here from Jeanne's Blog but just in case you stumbled upon my blog and wanted to start at the beginning head over to Lisa's Blog! This is going to be such a FUN hop you really don't want to miss a stop! Get ready to see some amazing projects just for kids using Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbon's cutting files!!

I decided to make a Birthday card using the Wizard Academy Cutting Files! Isn't young Harry a doll?!! The little bunny in the hat is from the Hoppy Easter cutting file. I just shrunk him down to fit in the Magician's Hat! The hat is a die from MCT, I'm A Lucky Girl set. I used Peachy Keen's, Cute and Cuddly face assortment for the bunnies face. The sentiment I created using several of MCT's stamp sets and of course I forgot to write it down and now I can't remember (sorry) :( I also forgot to add I added some Liquid Glass to the eyes and some pop dots to Harry for dimension. Here is a look from the side....


Now you know NO hop is complete unless there is Blog candy!! For your chance to win a $15 gift card to the PPPR store you must be a follower of each blog and also leave a comment on each blog! For extra chances, you can also "LIKE" Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbon on Facebook (click HERE) Did you know that PPPR also has a Newsletter?! You can earn a extra entry if you register for the newsletter too! A random winner will be chosen for the prize on Tuesday, March 18! 

I also want to remind you of our PPPR Just For Kids Challenge. The projects can be anything that is for kids or about kids! One random participant will win $20 to PPPR's Store. Click HERE for all the rules/details!

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your weekend! Hugs, Leanne

Here's the blog line up.....

Mar 14, 2014

MCT Little Bitty Blog Hop!




BLOP HOP GIVEAWAY!
Go ahead & leave your comments for a chance to win "APRIL'S NEW RELEASE"!!!!! It is AWESOME & I cannot wait for you to see it! Don't forget to leave a way for us to contact you should you be the LUCKY WINNER!
Random.org will choose the winner & the winner will be announced on Emma's blog on Wednesday of next week! 


Welcome to this FUN "MINI" release blog hop! If you did not arrive here from Micia's blog, then you might want to start off at the beginning of the hop HERE because there is NOTHING you want to miss!
 Emma has been getting SEVERAL requests to make a die to coordinate w/her cute Typewriter stamp that is in the "Once Upon a Time" stamp set! As for the "Never Get Lost" set, well….this is a MUST HAVE for LOTS of fun projects such as your project life albums, scrapbook pages, smash booking, cards.. etc…..! The possibilities are simply endless w/these 2 new items! Sit back, relax & hop along w/us to see some AMAZING & DIFFERENT ways to use these 2 "tiny but mighty" new items! ;)

I will be showcasing the geotag die that is included in the "Never Get Lost" set. I used it for my sad little flowers tear drop! The flower is from Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons cutting file, Flower Faces. I used Peachy Keen's, Sweet On You face assortment for the sad face. I just love this face assortment set hee hee! The background shape is from the Silhouette store. I used a sentiment from the Small Talk set and stamped it on the Stitched Fun Ticket dies. I added Liquid Glass to the eyes and also to the geotags (tear drops). I also added some pop dots to the geotags to add some dimension. Here is another look at my card from a side view....


This is just another example how you can use this awesome die! I hope you enjoyed my card! Now it's time to hop along to your next stop Miss Teri Beri's Blog! Thanks for looking and I hope you have a wonderful weekend! Hugs, Leanne

Just in case you get lost here is the hop list.....

Mar 12, 2014

MCT Inspiration Wednesday!


This is my second post for today if you are looking for PPPR Design Team Wednesday please click HERE.

Good morning (hee hee again bahahaha) Today is Inspiration Wednesday at My Creative Time! This is where we can use anything as our inspiration when we are making our project. I don't have a photo to share with you what inspired me :( All I know I've been making Easter cards lately lol! Maybe the dirt inspired me, or the carrots...whatever it was this is the result bahahaha!!

I used two different cutting files from the Silhouette store. One had the little bunny and the other had the carrots! I hand tore some paper for my dirt. For my sky background, I used one of the cloud dies from the Fly Away With Me die set. I love using this cloud as a template and sponging around it with some ink! The sentiment at the top, "Hippity Hoppity" is from the set, Happy Hunting. The sentiment at the bottom is from the set, Color Me Happy. I stamped it on the Stitched Curvy Label die. Here is another look (I think the colors are better in this photo than the one up above)....


I'm sorry I haven't been posting as much lately and I wanted to let you know why! I've been in my craft room "trying" to destash! I've got so much stuff that I don't use and probably never will use and it's been driving me CRAZY!! I feel so unorganized and my craft room has been staying such a huge mess that I finally decided to do something about it! I've got such a hoarder problem (I pray that I don't get turned into that show lol) I hold on to EVERY little thing thinking that one day I will use it or what if I need it later on! I'm trying my best to stop that and just get rid of it! I mean who needs THREE Scor Pals??? I have two Scor Pals and one Martha Stewart one! Anyhoo, that's what I've been trying to do in all my spare time. I know when I get finished it's going to feel sooooo good to step in here but right now I've got a long way to go! Wish me luck :) Have a AWESOME day!! Hugs, Leanne

PPPR Design Team Wednesday!


Good morning! I'm sorry I have not been posting a project everyday lately. I'm in the process of trying to destash! I have so much that I really don't use and I've got to get rid of it! I wished I could say that I'm about finished but it's still a work in progress lol! I'm also having to fight those hoarder issues! I'm trying to quit using the words "might" or "what if" that's what got me in this mess to start with! Anyhoo, I just wanted you to all know I'm still here (somewhere in all this mess) and hopefully when I get through I can get back on more of a regular schedule!

Today is Design Team day over on the Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbon Blog! Lisa sure has added some of the cutest cutting files here lately! I hope you will take a minute and check out her store! This little piggy is from one of her newest releases, Farm Critters! Isn't he cute! The mud puddle came from the Silhouette store. The sentiment is from MCT's, I'm Here For You Rain or Shine. I can't wait to cut some more of these adorable critters! 


Be sure to head over to the PPPR Blog to see what the other Design Team ladies made! They always amaze me with their talent!! I hope you have a AWESOME Wednesday :) Hugs, Leanne

Mar 5, 2014

MCT Whatever Wednesday!


Hey ya'll! I hope everyone is having a great week :) Today is Whatever Wednesday at My Creative Time! This is where we can make whatever we want a card, layout, or a 3D project. I bet your not shocked that I went with a card hee hee! 

I used this cute little chick from SVG Cutting Files.com. The name of the file is Chickadees. Isn't he cute hee hee! I replaced the glasses that were included in the file and used Emma's from the What's Growing On? stamp set. I went a tad bit overboard with the stickles lol (okay I screwed up so had to cover up my mistake...there I admitted it bahahaha) Anyhoo, he's all sparkly! I printed out the paper using my Cameo and the barbed wire frame is from the Silhouette Store. The daisy is from the Stitched Daisy die set and I added some more stickles to the center. The sentiment is from the newest release, Hello Chickie and I stamped it on the banner from the Vintage Stitched Label die set. To finish it off I added some faux stitching around the edge of the card. Here's a lookie at it from the side...


AFTER I was finished with it I was thinking (I know scary lol) it would have been cute to add the chickie to a action wobble :( I guess I still could, I'll have to think about it :) I always forget that I have a ton of action wobbles! I need to remember to use them! Enjoy your day and thanks for stopping by! Hugs, Leanne 

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