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Archive for January, 2008

Looking for the Right Wedding Invitations

Friday, January 25th, 2008

I know it must be sacrilege for a “crafty” stamper/scrapbooker to actually be looking at buying wedding invitations! It looks like my sister is getting married in the Fall and she is wants to buy them. She knows they are a lot of work and would rather buy them (gulp). I remember having quite a […]

Looking for a Good Tape Runner for Scrapbooking- Suggestions

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Help! I am struggling trying to find a decent tape runner. I LOVED the old tape runner from Creative memories. The one I am talking about is not refillable- they discontinued it and replaced it about 4 years ago. I was a consultant then and bought a whole case of them I have run out […]

On a Personal Note: Losing Emotional Weight as Well as Physical Weight

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

One of the surprising things about losing weight- I have lost 40 pounds since last September- has been looking at the emotional weight and baggage I have been carrying around. When you start to lose weight you gain confidence and look at yourself differently. You are empowered. I am not a spiritual person but I […]

Best prices For Cropper Hopper Craft Storage Systems for Scrapbooking

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Home Shopping Network has Cropper Hopper Embellishment Drawer with Sleeve for 12.95. this is EXCELLENT price! Cropper Hopper Paper Holder/Trolley 49.95 Cropper Hopper Ribbon Holder/Dispenser – $3.15 Cropper Hopper Supply Case 12″X12″ $22.08 Cropper Hopper Expandable Paper Organizer: $5.65 Cropper Hopper Sticker Envelope, 3/Pkg 5.65

Contest – Make a Funny BBQ-ing Video and win!

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

This is a contest sponsored by, El Pollo Loco. Do it on you own or get a group together to make a short video about grilling chicken. Submit your video to win prizes The video doesn’t have to be literal- it can be funny – in fact the funnier the better. Please remember to be […]

Before I Forget- Nice FREE Christmas Cross Stitch Ornaments

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

I know- no one wants to look at Christmas cross stitch patterns in the middle of January! I came across these and wanted to make sure they were some where on the site- they are some nice free ornaments to crosstitch. these are pe4fect for kids t make or as a beginning cross stitch project. […]

Ideas For Valentines- Some Nice Deals To Help with Craft Ideas

Friday, January 18th, 2008

If you are looking rfo some Valentine’s ideas – either to buy some craft supplies, making your own gifts or buying things to pop into a gift basket for your sweetheart or kids you can get some good deals with coupon codes at sites like They have quite a few coupons including coupons […]

Valentine Cards To Make – Stamping Ideas for Valentine’s Card

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Simple Idea here: card idea You could easily use any read or valentine theme paper and stamp with suitable stamp. This is quite nice and good to give to a man : idea here More inspiration- use up some paper and pick a “heart stamp” for this look: card Some lovely ideas on this site: […]

Another Creative Outlet- Make and Upload Videos

Monday, January 14th, 2008

I have been doing quite a bit of surfing over the holidays with my kids and they have become addicted to user-generated videos. Some of the video sites are more interactive than others- and one of them, YawpBox is particularly good. There are all kinds of “challenges” for viewers- like “Re-enact a movie scene or […]

Some New Quilling Patterns For Valentines Day

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

This is a nice card “Hearts and Borders” feature some quill work : Hearts and Borders card. I don;t *think* I have posted before- here is a Heart pattern. Some basic quilled hearts used in cards/stamping : I have some more to add- sorry for the short post. If you know of some patterns […]