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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Peachy Keen Blog Hop! AND Episode~"100"!!!!!!!!

It is FINALLY HERE!! THE WAIT IS OVER MY FRIENDS! Welcome to our September Release Peachy Blog Hop AND my "100th" video! What a way to celebrate my 100th with a FABULOUS PKS hop!  I hope ALL of you have enjoyed everything you've seen so far! If you arrived here from Erin's blog, then you are heading in the right direction! WOW, Kathy @ Peachy Keen Stamps has OUTDONE herself once again! The talent this woman has, is just AMAZING!! I am LOVING all "6" sets that have released this month! YEP, I said "SIX" & you are going to just LOVE every single one of them! I show you all of them in my video as well as my projects I have made w/the BRAND new set "Lisa Jean Halloween" AND this is the set that I am giving away!!! YEP, the Peachy Queen has provided "ALL" of her design team member's with an extra set for us to give away!! WHOO HOOO!! THANK YOU KATHY! ALL you have to do is leave a comment here on this post!

This was my "Sneak Peek"!


Wall Hanging!

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**Please note:
Tiered discounts do not apply to any past order before 10am CST on 09-30-10.
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***HAPPY SHOPPING!***

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GIVEAWAY FOR THIS HOP! ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LEAVE A COMMENT HERE ON THIS POST!
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If you get lost on the way, here is the order of the Blog Hop!


A HUGE THANK YOU to ALL of You for watching my videos! I am looking forward to another "100"!  To celebrate, I am having a sale on my DVD "Gypsy Magic" for a "Limited Time" only! So if you haven't picked up your copy yet, then this is the PERFECT opportunity to take advantage of this AWESOME SALE!;)  HAPPY HOPPING!;)

P.S. Click HERE to see my 2nd post of the day~ A My Pink Stamper "Spooky" challenge!

My Pink Stamper Challenge!! - Episode~101

WOW, I have 2 posts for ya today!! Click HERE to see 2nd post of the day! WELCOME to another "My Pink Stamper"  SPOOKY challenge! I just CANNOT get enough of Halloween! I am SUPER EXCITED because I get to decorate my house this weekend! All of my pumpkins will come to life once again! hehehehe!! Okay, on to the challenge! What you have to do is create a Halloween/Fall project using your "Spooky Puns" stamp set! If you do not own this set, it's okay, we would LOVE for you to play along as well! The prize for this challenge is "SPOOKY PUNS" WHOOHOO!! YEP, you'll have an opportunity to WIN it!! Isn't that GREAT??!!;) All you have to do is link your project up to Mr. Linky on My Pink Stamper's blog!  Well onto my video & project! ENJOY & HAPPY "SPOOKY" crafting my sweet friends!;)



Thank you SOOO MUCH for visiting my blog & for watching my videos! I am SURE LOOKING forward to "100" more! If you would like to join in on all the Peachy fun today, we are having a blog hop that is going on RIGHT NOW! If you would like to hop along, you can do so HERE!

 

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Peachy Keen's Sneek Peak!

Good Morning My Creative friends! WOW! Are you EXCITED as I AM RIGHT NOW!! All I can say is that our "Peachy Queen" has done it AGAIN!!  I feel bad about teasing you right now:( BUT, ALL STAMPS will be revealed on Thursday for our Peachy Keen Blog Hop!! You DEFINITELY do NOT want to miss out on that!  ALL OF US DESIGNERS will have one of the BRAND NEW stamps that we will be giving away on our blogs!! HOW AWESOME IS THAT!! THANK YOU Kathy for supplying ALL of US w/our Prizes!;) Don't forget to check back in here on Thursday for a PEACHY KEEN DAY w/LOTS of EYE CANDY as well as BLOG CANDY!!;) Don't forget to stop by @ the Peachy Keen blog to see some more FUN Sneak peeks!;)

Thank you for visiting me! Just wanted to let everyone know that I will NOT be having my Throwback Thursday challenge this week because of this FANTASTIC Blog hop! I have to prepare for that! Sorry my friends, but the challenge will resume NEXT WEEK! ;) Have a GREAT day!;)


Sunday, September 26, 2010

Winner of Throwback Thursday - Episode~99

Hello everybody! Sorry this took ALL day! I feel like I have A MILLION things to do & not enough hours in the day!  In my video I announce the winner & I show you a project that my dear friend Linda w/Cardsbylinda.blogspot.com had sent me! You are going to LOVE IT!! You can see a picture of her project below the video! Click on her link to her blog so you can see more pictures and how she made it!



Project made by Linda w/cardsbylinda.blogspot.com!

I hope you have a GREAT Sunday night & I'll see you back here soon my friends!;)

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge! - Challenge~98

Good morning & Welcome to another Throwback Thursday challenge!! 1st of all I want to give a shout out to my Bestie ~Nikki because she helped me w/this idea for a challenge! Frankly, I thought it was a PERFECT idea!;) Why not create a card using NO machines~ lets make our cards "Old School" style! hehehe! Remember when there was no fancy die cutting machines or anything like it back in the days!! All I remember is cardstock, pattern paper, scissors, glue & stamps! YEP, this sure was a challenge for me because you have NO idea how many times I picked up my Gypsy Girl:( So I had to remind myself that there were no Gypsy either back in the days!

To qualify for the giveway, you must:

****Link your project up to "Mr. Linky" below
****Challenge is based on "ORIGINALITY"
****Must create a "CARD" BY HAND using pattern paper w/your cardstock
****Must be an ORIGINAL project made especially for THIS challenge
****ONE entry Per Person Please.
****Deadline for project will be SATURDAY, SEPT 25TH @ 6:00pm CST
****Last but Not Least~ HAVE FUN!!

As you can see, I added my white & black faux stitching & inked up the edges of my card!


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Thank you to Peachy Keen Stamps for sponsoring my challenge!
Giveaway is this SUPER ADORABLE PKS "Bewitched"!
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Thank YOU VERY MUCH for visiting my blog! Have fun w/this challenge & I CAN'T WAIT to see what you all come up with!!;)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

My IMAGINE is in the HOUSE!!:) - Episode~97

All I have to say is "WOW"! I LOVE MY NEW "ANNIVERSARY" TOY!! hehehehe! I hope you enjoy my 3 "Beginner" projects! I had SOOO MUCH FUN creating these! Can I just say that this machine has SOOO MUCH Potential, it's killing me! lol.... I ONLY scratched the surface w/these cute items I made! The "ONLY" thing I'm not happy about, is that my poor "Gypsy Girl" feels neglected:(  As soon as I can use her w/it, LOOK OUT!!!! I might just have to make my "Imagine's" permanent home near my kitchen!! hahaha!...  In my video, I quick show you how I created the blue bookmark! I hope you enjoy it & PLEASE, let me know what you think!;)



This is the Bookmark using Wally World cardstock! Looks good in pics! I used a little stickles & my brown marker for the faux stitching!;) As you can see, I still layer everything! I don't think I can ever stop doing that!;)

This is the Bookmark using Papertrey Inc's cardstock! Looks good in pics & in "My Opinion" better to the touch! It's not flimsy, I just LOVE the quality of it!;) I added yellow stickles to the sun & used my brown stampin up marker for the faux stitching!


I used a borderline cream/white textured cardstock to cut out my tree! & Of course, I just had to stickle it up!! hehehehe!;)

Thank you for visiting my blog! I will see you back here tomorrow for my Throwback Thursday challenge & it's "Cricutless"!! Have a GREAT night my sweet friends!;)

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Peachy Keen Challenge #37 - Episode~95

I have 2 posts today! Go HERE to see Pink DT project!

GOOD Morning my Creative Friends & welcome to another FABULOUS Peachy Keen Challenge! WOW, this is a GOOD one~ ESPECIALLY for all of you "Kraft" color cardstock lovers out there! lol......
YEP, once I heard "Kraft" color, I was on top of the world! Next to my Polka Dots, Kraft color cardstock ALSO holds a special place in my heart too!;) So for this challenge, you must follow the sketch below & you must include "Kraft" color paper in your project! For my card I am using my FAVORITE maker of pattern paper "Jillibean Soup" the Monster Stew Collection which I picked up from Scrapbook.com! I LOVE it!!! I thought it went perfectly w/my card for today! I also used one of my FAVORITE cartridges, "Mini Monsters"! That ADORABLE face stamp is from none other than "Peachy Keen Stamps" called "Make a Monster Face Asst"! Isn't it the CUTEST! I actually LOVE my card today!;) I thought that sentiment from Pink Stamper's "Spooky Puns" was PERFECT for my card! So, why don't you head on over to the Peachy Keen Blogspot to play along for a chance to win an EXTRA PEACHY PRIZE!  You must link your project up to Mr. Linky no later that Oct 3rd!  Now, on to my video!;) ENJOY my friends:)




I landed up adding those silver gems w/my I-Rock & the sentiment from Pink Stamper's "Spooky Puns"!

Thank you SOOO MUCH for stopping by! Don't forget to visit the rest of the Peachy Keen ever so talented team to see their SUPER CUTE projects for this challenge! Have a GREAT day!;)

P.S. -I have 2 posts for you today! You can go HERE to see the other one!;)

Pink Design Team Project! - Episode~96

I have 2 posts today! Go HERE to see the Peachy Keen Challenge!;)

Good Morning My Creative Friends! Welcome to another Pink Design Team project! For this month's project, Robyn said "Anything goes"! So of course, I immediately thought of my FAVORITE holiday "Halloween"! For my Cute card, I used paper from my favorite "Jillibean Soup" The Monster Stew collection from Scrapbook.com! That ADORABLE face is from Peachy Keen's "Monster Mash Face Asst" and the sentiment is from Pink Stamper's "Spooky Puns" set~ I LOVE this set!  The dracula cape & the trick or treat bag was cut out using my FAVORITE "Paper Doll Dress up" and I cut my FAVORITE monster from "Mini Monsters" cartridge! This is how I came up w/my Oh SO CUTE "Dracula Monster"! hehehehe! Now onto my video on how I put this all together!



I LOVE my Monster Dracula!;)
Thank you SOOO MUCH for visiting me! Don't forget to head on back to My Pink Stamper's blog to check out the rest of the talented "Pink Design" team's AWESOME projects!;) Have a FABULOUS day!

P.S. I have 2 posts today! You can go HERE to see the Peachy Keen Challenge!


Sunday, September 19, 2010

Imaginisce's Spooky Town Card & Winners! -Episode~94

I hope everybody is enjoying  your Sunday! I want to THANK ALL of YOU for participating in my Throwback Thursday challenge! I LOVED ALL OF THE Entries!!  For my card today, I used "Spooky Town Paper" from IMAGINISCE!  I LOVE  it!  Let's get onto the winners, shall we?


 
As you can see, I added a little black stitching around the candy!
Thank you for stopping by & CONGRATS to all the winners!!  Please email me you addresses @ creativetimeforme@gmail.com  you have a week to get back to me.  Have a FABULUOS Sunday evening & I will see you back here on Tuesday!;)

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge - Episode~93

Good Morning my Creative Friends & WELCOME BACK to another "Throwback Thursday" challenge! Yep, it's been busy around here & I've missed my Thursdays, but they are back now & I am SUPER EXCITED about this one! For this week's challenge I decided to let "YOU" choose which "Old School" cartridge you would like to use! I have chosen to use my long time childhood FAVORITE "HELLO KITTY" Greetings Cartridge! I decided to make a CUTE Witch w/one of the images of her! I bet you didn't know Peachy Keen Stamps actually has a stamp set that goes PERFECT w/this cartridge!! YEP, they sure do & I was SOOO HAPPY to use it on my card! The set is called: "Super Simple Eyes & Noses" and the other PKS set I used is: "Jack O Lantern Face Asst" for the CUTE pumpkin my Kitty girl is holding!
Well, I hope you enjoyed my card this week!

To qualify for the giveway, you must:

****Link your project up to "Mr. Linky" below

****Challenge is based on "ORIGINALITY"

****Must use ANY "OLDER" cartridge of your choice OR if you JUST started collecting your carts, just use what you have

**** This week create either a Scrapbook Page OR a Card

****Must be an ORIGINAL project made especially for THIS challenge

****ONE entry Per Person Please.

****Deadline for project will be SATURDAY @ 6:00pm CENTRAL STANDARD TIME

****Last but Not Least~ HAVE FUN!!
 

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Giveaway for this Challenge!
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Thanks for stopping by & have fun w/the challenge my friends!;)

Two "Fun" Word Books! One w/the Gypsy & One made w/Cricut ONLY!

Here are the books FINALLY!! hehehe!! Now, these are decorated VERY BASIC! I also embellished them different so you can see the difference between the two!  This 1st one is designed using the GYPSY!
Here is the book laying on its back so you can see how it looks!


Here is a sample of what the book looks using the CRICUT ONLY!!

Here is another view of it so you can see how I just glued the letters on!

Also, I did get an email from one of my viewers & she reminded me that if you would like the feel of Medium Chipboard & if you want the feel of thicker chipboard~  all you have to do is glue 2 pieces of lightweight chipboards together! OR stack as many as you want for the desired thickness!
THANK YOU MISS BRIDGET!
I hope this helped some of you out!! Have a FABULOUS day my friends!
ALSO, if you would like to participate in this week's throwback Thursday challenge, you can do so HERE!!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Some Chipboard Information! - Episode~92

1st of all, here are a few questions from a few of my youtube subscribers!

QUESTION:
Do you think there's anything wrong with using the Deep Cut Blade all the time if set on a lower blade depth so it can cut cardstock? Just wondering. I've had it for almost a year & never used it @ all. What the thickness of the chipboard you can use with the Deep Blade? The regular blade can take .22, right? I think that's the cereal box size. Where did you get your thicker chipboard at? Wow, a lot of questions. Thanks Emma. XOXO :}

ANSWER:
When I use my Deep Cut blade, it rips my pattern paper all the time:( that's a BIG NO NO for me because I LOVE my pattern paper!:) It works when I cut my Papertrey Inc paper w/o tearing it! But, I would just stick w/the regular blade when cutting cardstock & pattern paper!  You can use your regular blade to cut cereal boxes! just use your multi cut 2 times! JUST TO MAKE SURE!! It can be done w/one cut, but I like it to cut out twice!
The chipboard I used in the video is comparable to "Poster Board"! It comes w/my Stampin Up pattern paper in the back of it! You can see in the video how well it cuts! I use "Light Weight" chipboard, not medium weight because it's too thick for the cricut! Now, if you pick up the poster board, you can use your regular blade & it will cut it out just fine! (I discussed this w/Christina  ~Creations w/Christina!~earlier) So she "Co-signed" this!! lol...

QUESTION:
Thanks Emma, Is that medium wiehgt? I saw some medium weight chipboard on walmaret.com and it said caution not for cricut...it will not cut med weight. Is that true?

ANSWER:
YEP, that's true.

A TIP:
Here is a tip from a demonstrator for Provocraft!
Thanks for sharing this! I am a demonstrator of the Cricut for Provo Craft and this is one of the most asked questions .....how to cut chipboard. Just a tip....you can use chipboard on older mats by simply using painters tape (blue) along the edges to hold it in place. Thanks again!
*gina*

You'll understand this more after you watch my video!

I will show you an example of what the woodbook looks like put together! One example will be how it looked made w/the Gypsy AND the other will be how it looks using your CRICUT ONLY!! Enjoy!;)


I will see you back here tomorrow w/pictures of this "FUN" wordbook! Have a good night & I guess we will ALL be watching the CRICUT IMAGINE LAUNCH!!;)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

WINNERS FROM OH MY CRAFTS GIVEAWAY!

Congrats to:

Khrista, Crafty Teacher
Just came from Emma's blog! Yeahhh... a new blog to follow! :) I love taking my two girls trick or treating and seeing how much farther they're going to go each year (seems to get further and further! ) Of course.. payment is sharing some candy with mom. :)

Khrista prize is:
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Congrats to:

Lisa's Creative Niche
I'm loving this new site! I love when I find new places to get my craft "fix" hehehe! Thanks for the chance to win!

Lisa's prize is:
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CONGRATS LADIES!! Go ahead & email your addresses to: contest@ohmycrafts.com so your prizes can be mailed out to you!!


Saturday, September 11, 2010

Winners from my Halloween Party!! - Episode~91

WOW, it took FOREVER for my video to FINALLY upload to youtube! Thank you for your patience my Creative Friends, I appreciate it!;) First of all, I would like to THANK ALL of my sponsors who sponsored me this week! Thank you to: "Peachy Keen Stamps", "VK Designs", "Oh My Crafts", "Pink Stamper", "Imaginisce", "ScrapbookPal.com", "Cottage Cutz", "ContainYa Crafts" & "Custom Crops"!   I had a FUN FILLED Halloween week & I hope everybody enjoyed it also! As for my games, I think everybody figured out where the Caramel Apple was, which was behind my "Handy Dandy" Gypsy Girl!;)  Now, for Friday's game, WOW SOOOO many people played & alot of you answered it correctly! My card was missing 2 of my ALL TIME FAVORITE items, which were "POLKA DOTS" & my "STITCHING/DOODLING" w/my gel pen!! GREAT job everybody! I just want to say CONGRATS to ALL of You!! Go ahead & watch the video to see if you are a "LUCKY" winner!
My "Completed" card!
I want to give a HUGE SHOUT OUT to my Veronica @ VK Designs for ALL of her help in making this week EXTRA SPECIAL! THANK YOU! Luv Ya!;) Don't forget to visit "Scrappin Navy Wife" tomorrow to see if you were a LUCKY winner AND you can visit "Oh My Crafts Blog" RIGHT NOW to see if "YOU" were the LUCKY winner over there!
 AGAIN, THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH TO ALL of YOU for joining me & making this week SOOO MUCH FUN!! Out of all my projects, which one was YOUR FAVORITE????  Have a GREAT night my Creative Friends!;)

In Remembrance of 9/11 - God Bless America!


Praying for those who lost there loved ones 9 years ago on this day. I want to Thank all of our military men and women who work so hard everyday to protect us and our country! We Love you & appreciate ALL of you!

Friday, September 10, 2010

Monsterrific Gift Set! - Episode~90

Good Morning! Welcome to my "Last" day of my Halloween Party Weelk Long celebration! WOW, even though I wasn't well, I was NOT going to let that keep my down!;) I had the BEST time created all these ADORABLE Halloween projects! I hope I've inspired you in some way to get ready for Halloween!  Okay, out of ALL my projects this week, I can't even pick a Favorite! But today's project I think is the CUTEST CUTEST EVER!
WOW, I have 3 WONDERFUL sponsors for today! OH MY CRAFTS & I have teamed up to do a giveaway on her blog for my followers! As soon as you finish playing the game below, head over to OH MY CRAFTS! & you will want to become a follower, leave a comment stating that I sent you over there AND that's not all For "FUN" you can leave w/your comment over there, what YOU love about Halloween!




My 1st Sponsor~ "Oh My Crafts!"
Doodlebug Halloween Paper Kit!

Doodlebug Fall Paper Kit!

Pine Trees Die & Spring Floral Die!



My 2nd Sponsor~ Peachy Keen Stamps
"Halloween Sweet Folks" Stamps Set


My 3rd Sponsor~ "ContainYa Crafts"
"Scrappin Tote"

In Order to qualify for any of the Giveaways for today, you will want to play along to try & find answers about "ME"! lol...... You can see what CUTE game I have for you today below here!;) **Watch Video for Clues!**
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I have a project really neat,
But I don't think it's quite complete.

It's missing TWO important things
I often use to make my projects sing.

These TWO items are my faves.
About them, you always hear me rave.

Want a hint? I'll give you TWO!
One's on my blog in front of you.

The other will keep your projects in stitches.
But not the kind found in Abercrombie and Fitches!

Have a guess? Don't delay!
Fill out the form for a chance to win - HOORAY!!!



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