Friday, December 31, 2010

My Top 10 Layouts From 2010

Happy New Years Eve Everyone!! I hope you all have a Safe and Fabulous night... I am so excited to share my Top 10 Layouts with you all.. So, here they are

Let me know what you think:0)

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Attention: My Last 3 Merry Martha Stewart Winner!!

If you are one of the winners of my last 3 Merry Martha giveaways( I have some news for you!!!)
The company that sponsored my Martha Stewart Giveaway just emailed me and informed me that they know longer have the prizes you were suppose to receive.. I am so very sorry about this , but they will be sending you all the the New Martha Stewart Punch All Over The Page... I hope that is okay with all of you and I am sorry about this happening..

My Issue of "The Bug Magazine" Finally Arrived!!!

OMG, I was so excited to receive my issue of "The Bug Magazine" in the mail.. This is the first time I have been published in a paper magazine.. I think I may have to frame it and hang it on my craft wall :0) My layout is on page 15 on the bottom of the page.. I posted my layout below so you can see it :0)

My Top 10 Cards From 2010

Hello all my crafty friends out there.. I'm so sorry it has been so long since I have updated my blog.. With Christmas and my daughter getting sick I really haven't had the chance to get on the computer for a long length of time.. Well, since my little girl is feeling better and the New Year is fast approaching I decide to share my Top 10 Cards from this year.. So here they are

I hope you will stop back by tomorrow for my Top 10 Layouts and as always let me know what you think :0)

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Owl Canvas Tote

Hey, it's me again :0) ... I wanted to share this super cute canvas tote I made for one of my nieces.. The inspiration can from Emma for My Creative Time .. The made an adorable cupcake canvas tote and I just had to give it a try.. I am loving how it turned out I think my niece is going to love it..

To create my tote, I used my Cricut Imagine

Cricut Carts:
*Imagine More Cards(Imagine cart)
*Tear Drop

Other supplies:
*Canvas Tote
*Iron on transfer paper
*Gem stones
*hot glue gun

E.A.D DESIGNS - Color Challenge

Let me know what you think :0)

Snowy Bird House Card & Video

Well, I can't believe tomorrow is Christmas Eve!! This last week I have been so busy crafting, card making, cooking, gift wrapping and so on.. I decided to create some quick Christmas cards for my neighbors to go with their Christmas goodies I make them every year, and I also created a video for you all.. I hope you like it :0)

To create my card, I used

{card size 5 1/4' x 5 1/4'}

*Create A Critter(bird house 2')
*Winter Punnies (My Pink Stamper)
*Christmas Stamps (4Klear stamping)
*Light Blue Crackled Pattern Paper (the Paper Studio)
*Card Stock (white, brown, green)
*Ink (dark brown, brown, dark green, light blue)
*Bakers Twine
*White Puffy Paint

The Pink Stamper - Day 8 color challenge (blue, green, brown)
Tuesday Morning Sketches - embellish it
The Crazy Challenge - Let it snow

Let me know what you think:0)

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Country Style Gift Tags

Here are a few tags I created with my new Imagine More Cards cartridge and a few other carts as well.. I just love the old country style look I gave these tags..

To create my tag, I used my Imagine and

Cricut Carts:
*Imagine More Cards (ticket 2')
*Doodle Charms (snowman 1 1/4')
*"Just Because" Cards (Gingerbread man 1 1/4')

*Red plaid (DCWV)
*Winter Blue Snowflakes(the Paper Studio)
*Card stock(white, kraft, dark red)

*Snow Cuties (Peachy Keen)

Other Supplies:
*Ink (brown & red)
*White gel pen
*Markers (orange & brown)
*Small Heart punch
*White Puffy Paint
*Bakers Twine

Bitten by the Bug 2 - Gingerbread man
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge - show us some snow
If The Shoe fits... Scrap It! - get Krafty
Picture Perfect Creations -- Crafty Challenges - anything Christmas related

Let me know what you think:0)

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Final Merry Martha Winners!!!

Sorry about posting this so late.. I decided to go out of town at the last minute.. So here are the winners of my last two Merry Martha giveaways..

Punch Around the Page Winners:

Andi said... Such a beautiful card! I just got this cart and now I need to explore it! Thanks for the inspiration!

Staying Crafty said...
Such fun! I'd love to be entered :) You can reach me through my blog if I get lucky.

Wende said... That card is SNOW ADORABLE!!!!! Congrats to the winners. Thanks for the chance to win the fab zMS snow patp set.

Glenda said...
Congrats Winners! Love the pretty card and those punches! Thanks for chance to win!Glenda

Ashley said... I thought I had posted before, but apparently not! (If I did, please let me know!)I love the card you created! It is too cute! I LOVE the MS Punch Around the Page sets...they are so much fun and easy to use! Crossing my fingers that I might win one here!Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!Ashley "Scrappin' Pink Piglet"

Debbie Johnson said... I haven't even seen the snowflake punch...thanks so much for the chance to win one!

Pookie said... Awesome, twinkle toes is so cute. :-) Wow what an awesome give away. :-)I subed, Very nice projects on here, you do a really nice job.pookie

PinkBlingCrafter said... Congrats to all the winners!!!! Amanda, I can't believe there's more Whipee!!!!! Thanks for the chance:)

Lisa's Creative Niche said... I love I love I love the martha stewart line, and the super cute card you made using the punches! ahhhh!!! I just found you today after seeing your entry in the My Pink Stamper challenge and boy am I glad I did! Thank you so much and I look forward to seeing your future projects and ideas!Lisa

Mary Jean said... would love a chance to win..thank you so much and merry christmas

Treat Box Winners:

Anonymous said... I love the snowflake punch and the card you made with it! Thanks for the chance to win one! Sarah

Helen said... Congrats to those that one!! I can't believe you have even more to give away :)

LC said... Love your blog! Your card is too cute. Congrats to all the winners!

Goody Bag Diva said... Wow - that card is awesome and I see you are a fellow Martha Addict!

CricutLvr!! said... Very cute card. I gotta get the cart! Congratz to all the winners!

Melanie Mason said... The boxes are so cute!So sad i Just found out now about all the giveaways! Least I have one shot to win! Thanks for the chanceLove your blog!

Ginger said... The twinkle toes card is too cute! I saw it on the MPS site and just had to come look around at your blog!

Charlotte said... BTW - my contact email is available on my blogger profile - just follow the link on my name - thanks!

Doodlebugs said... Wow that is so fantastic wish I paid more attention earlier in the week for other prizes thanks for this chance

Carrie K said... That snowflake punch looks awesome!!!Carrie

Congrats to all of you!!Please email me at {amandas crafts and more (at) hotmail (dot) com }by Monday so I can get your prize mailed out to you..

Friday, December 17, 2010

Gingerbread House Candle Holder (battery operated tea light)

Hey all my crafty friends, I have been busy getting ready for Christmas (shopping, wrapping, cooking,ect) So, I haven't gotten the chance to post my project for today until just now.. I saw this card board house at Hobby Lobby and I instantly knew what I was going to make, I gingerbread house of coarse :0) ...

So to create my house, I used

Cricut Carts:
*"Just Because" Cards (gum drops 1 1/2')
*Gingerbread (snowman 3')

*Card stock (red, green, yellow, white, purple, kraft)

*Snow Cuties (Peach Keen)

Other Supplies:
*Cardboard house
*Ink(brown, red, black)
*White gel pen
*Red marker
*stickles (crystal)
*White puffy paint
*Red glitter buttons (homemade)
*Glue dots
*Modge Podge
*Battery operated tea light

Fantabulous Cricut - Deck the Halls
Gaby Creates - Gaby Abby Challenge #10 (anything with a snowman or santa

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Snow Adorable

Hello again, all my crafty friends.. I hope you are enjoying my last Martha Stewart Giveaways.. Well, I wanted to share more pictures and details of my card with you.. The inspiration for this card can from the My Pink Stamper - color challenge going on right now.. Robyn is having a Peachy Keen giveaway so you should head over there and check it out... I also just got the "Twinkle Toes" cart for my birthday so I had to try it out.. I am really loving this cart it has some super cute images on it.. It is defiantly a keeper :0)

To create my card, I used

Cricut Cart:
* Twinkle Toes(little ballerina 3 1/2')

*Pink Polka Dot Pattern Paper
* Card Stock (teal, black, cream, light pink, light blue, white)

*Winter Punnies (My Pink Stamper)
Other Supplies:
* "Snow Flurries" Punch Around the Page (Martha Stewart)
*Ink (light blue, black, & dark pink)
*Markers (dark pink & black)
*Stickles (Crystal)

Let me know what you think:0)

The Final Merry Martha Giveaway!!!

It's My Final Merry Martha Giveaway Day Everyone!!!!!!! I hope you all enjoyed all the Martha Stewart goodies and I wanted to that you all for participating.. Okay, lets announce the 10 lucky winners of last weeks prize.. The winners are
CathyinMN said... Congrats to last week's winners! Your card is so cute, and I love the bow you made with the MS punch. What a creative idea! I love MS punches. Thanks for the chance to win this fun MS punch.
Kendra said... Absolutely awesome punch! Love what you have done for examples with it!
Anonymous said... I love this punch and never thought to use them as bows... thanks for the idea!! Felicia

shari said... I love the bow you made with this punch, so clever. Shari (cricutrookie)

Abby said... I have that cut!!!! I have to get crafting!!!!! Great punch!!!

Heidi said... I LOVE this snowflake punch. I've actually never used a border punch before and I love your examples. Living in a place where we get 6 months a year of snow, this would be perfect for me. LOL. I LOVE your background and cute little snowman on your blog. Do you mind sharing where you got him from? Cute cute cute and thanks so much for the chance to win!

craftydgtr said... I love the way you used the punch to make the bow. I am going to have to copy that.

sherri_braun said... I just love Martha Stewart punches. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Lisa said... i always love coming to your blog and seeing all the fun things you do! you do an amazing job on everything you do!keep up the good work girl!

Anonymous said... I would like the chance to win..MelissaD

Congrats to all of you!!Please email me amandas crafts and more (at) hotmail (dot) com by Monday so I can get your prize mailed out to you..

Okay with this being the final giveaway week I have a few changes.. I'm featuring 2 prizes this week and I will be randomly picking not 1, not 2, but 10 lucky winners for each prize!!! So, your chances of winning some free Martha Stewart stuff is pretty good... The winners will be announced on Friday.. So, you will only have a short time to enter this time..

So the rules to enter to win are the same:

* leave me a comment on this post to win this weeks prize (for next weeks prize you will leave a comment on next Wednesdays post and so on)

*Please leave me a way to contact you (if you don't your comment will not be added in the drawing)

*You do not have to be a follower to win!! But if you like what you see on my blog and would like to be one that would be awesome:0)

*As of right now the prizes can only be shipped to United States residents(I'm very sorry all my international followers)

Now, this weeks prizes are Martha Stewart Holidays Snow Flurry Punch Around The Page and

Martha Stewart Holiday Compartment Treat Boxes(set of 6)
Well, as I have mentioned before I love me some Martha Stewart Punches and the compartment treat boxes make awesome homemade goodie gifts.. So, below I have a picture of a card I made with the "Punch Around the Page"(I will be posting more pics and details about my card later) , and a picture of this super cute treat box all put together..

Good luck everyone and thank again for participating in my giveaways :0)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Have an "Ice" Day

Good morning all my crafty friends.. I hope you all are have a great week so far.. Well, I just finish a winter card and I used a Christmas color combo from Samantha's blog" Scrapmaster's Paradise ".. I really like how it turned out and I wanted to share it with all of you :0)

To create my, I used:

Cricut cart:
*Joys of the Season (skates 2 1/4', Circles 5' &4 3/4')

*Snowflakes(cuttlebug embossing folder)

*Card Stock (sand, brown, dark red, white)

*Winter Punnies (My Pink Stamper)

Other Supplies:
*Brown Ink
*Nail File
*Marker(Silver & white)
*Bakers Twine
*Pop dots

Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog - clean & simply
Paper Sundaes - anything but a square or rectangle
The Pink Elephant - Winter Wonderland

Let me know what you think:0)