Other than that, how's everyone been doing lately? Me, just abit busy here and trying to work on some cards and such lately. I finally was able to get some photos taken of them and thought I'd share them with you all.
These projects I made using my Pazzles machine. I've had this machine for awhile now and have put it on the back burner. I thought it was so complicated and just didn't have the time to figure it out with the holidays and my computer crashing on me. So with alittle inspiration from Jody (over at Hallmark Scrapbook) I got it out and have been playing. It's a great machine and can do so much more than the Cricut can. Although I love love love my big E, this machine might become one of my new favorites once I get to know all of the functions. Regina has made so many tutorials over at Hallmark Ladybug Blog....stop on over and check out all that she has shared with us. And while you're at it check out the rest of the Ladybugs tutorials...they have some awesom ones that they have all shared...and from there check out the store at Hallmark Scrapbook .....they are running a sale, and if you see at the top of the page, there no payment for 90 days. But you need to check into that too. So if you're interested in purchasing the Pazzles machine, this would be a great time to do it. With income tax money coming back soon and all...and it's easier than I thought
So here's what I made using the Pazzles machine and the paper piecing animals, paper piecing children and the bags and boxes cd's.
above used the paper piecing animals cd
above were made using the clipart that came with the Pazzles software. (Mouth and photo corners)
(above) this was the paper piecing children cd and the bags and boxes. It's an envie made into a box. All of the different ones that come on the cd are awesom. I can't wait to get to play even more with them. I have another project finished, but you'll have to wait til this week. Sorry..
Here's a little set above I made for the challenge on the Hallmark Scrapbook message board. We were asked to use a kitty or a doggie cut from any of the Cricut carts. Come and have some fun and play along with us. We would love to see you there.
Almost all of the papers used on the above projects I purchased them from Ustamp4Fun. They are the Stampin Up's Love kit. And let me tell you, the papers are to die for. Have you ever had so much inspiration from a set of papers before? I just couldn't stop. These papers were just talking to me....lol....not to mention, stamps and punches. I have never purchased a kit before, so this was my first. And I used my little Tim Holtz paper distresser for all of the edges of the projects. Love love that little tool...
here's a little card playing around with a digi kit that I downloaded from the internet. I am so sorry that I can't remember who's kit it is, so I can give proper credit....sorry.... I also used mica to cover the vintage image alittle.
and last but not least, here's a little card playing around with the Wild Card Cricut cart. It's such a fun one and I can't wait to play alittle more. I did a backwards stitch with some silky ribbon to outline the heart, embossed the inner heart and the card with the Cuttlebug embossing plates, crackle paint and grungeboard (number 4) and added pop dots to the backside of the inner heart to give it some heigth...
Well that's it for this posting. If you've made it this far, thanks so much for hangin out with me.... I hope that everyone has a great week ahead and remember to SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE STEELERS!!!!! YAH!!!! GO STEELERS!!!! lol...
Hugs from a very chilly Charm City