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Archive for April, 2008

Best Carrot Cake Recipe

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

I am almost always asked for this recipe whenever I make it… it is EXCELLENT. note that it calls for 2 10 inch pans- I just make 3 layers of 8 inch or an 81/211 single layer if I am tight for time. Carrot Cake 3 c all-purpose flour 2 1/2 c sugar 1 tbs. […]

Try Scrapbooking While Travelling!

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

We go to Florida for most of the winter. One of the most fun things I get to do while there is visits other scrapbook and craft stores. It is one of the easiest ways to meet people as well as try new products or get new ideas. We also go away to Boston every […]

Passover and Pesach Crafts

Friday, April 11th, 2008

A nice list of crafts to do for passover . In our home I try and do crafts with kids to explain different religions and cultures. Engaging kids with a crafts and discussing ideas and thoughts about other religions is a good way to help increase tolerance and acceptance of others with different beliefs.

Some Cheap Prices on Cricut Expressions Machine Stuff

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Found some good deals on cheap prices on Cricut Expressions machine and cartridges: Cricut Cartridge Cuttin’ Up See details Cricut Cartridge Cuttin’ Up : This cartridge is full of fun alphabet letters, words and some shapes. Each cartridge comes with a Keypad Overlay. For 39.99 at creative express. Cricut Cartridge Locker Talk 39.95. Best prices […]

Looking for Mother’s Day Ideas!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

If you have Mother’s day ideas to post or share please do. I am looking for some nice quilling ideas for mother;s day, some stamping and car making ideas for mother’s day. Even some nice crafts for kids to do wold be great. Crafts that boys like to do are always welcome

What the Heck is a Sedona Method?

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

I have been reading on all kinds of blogs about the sedona method and feel a bit out of the loop? Is it some kids of new cult or something? I know it has something to with The Secret that Oprah is always going on about. I have been embarrassed to ask what it even […]

Gorgeous technique for Adding Color To Stamps- Colored Pencils and Mineral Spirits

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

This is absolutely stunning. Just picked up bunch of “nice” pencil crayons on ebay to try- Use colored pencils with mineral spirits to color your stamp images. The results are similar to water colors but color looks much more vibrant. Wow- can’t wait to try! Colored pencils and Odorless Mineral Oil Technique for Stamps – […]

Help!! Nice Cross Stitch Designers?

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

I know nice is subjective, I am looking for a new pattern to try I gave up trying to do my Lavender and Lace Celtic Christmas this year- too big a project to tackle I think. I am looking for designers similar to Lavender and Lace ot Mirabilia / Nora Corbett Designs. I like to […]

Am I an Addict??? Craft User or Collector?

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

I cannot stop buying craft supplies. I have bought stamps, Tim Holz crackle paint, new markers, , 2 tape runners and clear stamp holder this week. I feel bit out of control. Feel i must OWN everything! I was seriously contemplating buying a new Crisut machine yesterday, On the provocraft website you can buy one […]