Thursday, June 24, 2010

Special Delivery Baby Mini Class Tomorrow!

I am so excited to do this class with you all on Ustream. The response to this album has been a bit overwhelming! Thank you to all of you who left such nice comments!!
We will be doing this class in 2 parts....Friday night at 7pm Pacific Time and 9 am Pacific Time on Saturday. (Please note I moved the time up 1/2 an hour on Saturday, we have family plans in the afternoon and I needed some extra time! Sorry to those who are on an earlier time zone!!!)
To go directly to my Ustream Channel CLICK HERE

I will also show you a SUPER DUPER cute mini that we will do on July 2nd! I was planning it for yesterday's WUW but it was TOO PERFECT for the 4th of July, so I moved the journal to later in July and slipped this one in! It is one of my ALL TIME favorite mini's that I have designed! I won't have kits, but I will have directions for those who want to order them. I am hoping to have them up right after class on Friday.

"See" you all tomorrow!


Wednesday, June 23, 2010

What's Up Wednesday! 6/23/10

Fun Flower embellishments made for juice pouches! Fun and GREEN!

Have a GREAT week!


Sunday, June 20, 2010

I want to run away....

...and join the circus! Cirque Du Soleil that is! For Father's Day we went to "Kooza". Since it was yet another dreary, rainy day, it was a great way to spend the afternoon. My head is spinning with the images and colors!

On another note, the Baby Mini pattern is done (17 pages!!). I want to give it a last read through in the morning with fresh eyes before shipping it out. I am sorry for the delay...some circumstances are beyond my control and I appreciate your patience!


Friday, June 18, 2010

Class tonight!

I am SO swamped because of the wallet "stuff" that I have been debating back and forth all morning as to whether or not to move tonight's class to tomorrow. I have decided to leave things as they are! ...we WILL be having class tonight rather than messing up everyone's schedule! My sample isn't completely done but you will be able to understand how it all goes together and I will Youtube the finished mini.

I am loving how it is coming together and I'm excited to show it to you all. Here's what you will need to make a Duet album:

-3 pieces of 6x6 mid-weight chipboard
-Patterned paper to cover the chipboard on both sides
-Tape of some sort... such as 7 Gypsies cloth tape or Tim's new Tissue Tape. If you don't have access to that you can get cloth Athletic Tape at the drug store (I' m going to use this tonight and stamp and glimmer mist it!). You can also use masking tape or duct tape
-Your pages can be made from just about anything. I have 6 x9 envelopes, coin envelopes and paper bags in mine. You can use paper or light-weight chipboard as well.
-Medium sized brads to coordinate with you paper
-String or embroidery floss
-2 shanked buttons
-Ball chain, cording or similar for binding
-Standard paper clips, 2 per page

CLICK HERE to go directly to my Ustream channel.

See you tonight at 7 pm Pacific Time! After the week I've had, I'm looking forward to some fun!


Wednesday, June 16, 2010

What's Up Wednesday! 6/16/10... after all!

I decided to look at my wallet theft as an opportunity, not just a nightmare! When a thief gives you lemons....make lemonade, or in this case, a wallet! This one was made out of TH Grunge Paper, TH filmstrip, and Capri Sun juice pouches with alcohol ink. It was a fun escape for an hour and came out great. Sarah thought I was totally nuts when I was washing the juice boxes and said I was going to make a wallet. The look she gave me was priceless!

Since I didn't sleep much last night, I was up at 4am and made a baby mini using one of the Special Delivery Baby MIni Kits (the Classic version) for Sarah's teacher (his wife is due over the summer). I had it done by 9:30....amazing what adrenaline and stress induced insomnia will do! Here's a slide show. Didn't use all the details available from the kit, but it came out sweet anyway!

Have an awesome week...I know mine will only get better!!


No What's Up Wednesday for 6/16/2010

I'm sorry but there won't be a What's up Wednesday this week. My wallet was stolen last night and I have the fun nightmare of spending today replacing all the goodies and tidbits we all carry in our wallet.
At least we got the lady on survellience video!! Got all the cards cancelled so that's covered. The worst one out of the bunch is getting a new Driver's License!! (on the bright side, maybe the picture will be better!!) Gotta replace the grocery store cards, and the Costco card and the.....Oh man, I just realized that they got all my punch cards for the quilt shops and scrap stores AND my Subway punch card....and I had a FREE one on there!
I'm am so bummed!


Monday, June 14, 2010

"Special Delivery" Baby Mini Album Kits

The kits and instructions are up and available for PRE-ORDER at my Etsy shop. They will not ship out before Friday, 6/18/10. The instructions will not ship out before Saturday, 6/19/10

I have several obligations outside of the mini book stuff that I have to have done this week, so I have to push this to the end of the week. Thanks for your patience!


Wednesday, June 9, 2010

What's Up Wednesday! June 9, 2010

Here's a larger variation of the Accordian Mini from envelopes that I showed last week on my Ustream class. All you need is some 6" x 9" envelopes, chipboard for covers and some paper to cover the envelopes and to make tags/photo mattes. Super fast, super easy!

Have a great week!


Tuesday, June 8, 2010

What is that shiny object in the sky???

OMG! It's the sun!! We haven't seen such bright light in soooo long!!! It's suppose to rain agsin tomorrow, so we are soaking it up as much as we can... might even break 70 degree's today! (We are knocking on the door of the record for the latest date to reach 75 degrees!) I am SICK of the rain!! This has been a very wet spring... even for Seattle!

My internet service is back to normal and all the Fishing Instructions and kits have gone out. I appreciate high speed internet so much more after having either no internet or dial up speed most of yesterday!


Sunday, June 6, 2010

Gone Fishin' Mini Album

Here's my Gone Fishin" Mini Album that I showed on YouTube and on Ustream. This original album has a box based on the traditional fishing creel, fish and lure tags, bait, and a Fish Tales book.

The kits are up on Etsy as well as the Instructions/Templates only. I will be doing a Ustream class on Friday, June 11 at 7pm Pacific Time. The Instructions/Templates will email out on June 7th.

CLICK HERE to go directly to my Etsy shop

CLICK HEREE to go directly to my Ustream channel

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Graduation Mini Class On Friday!

I will be showing you how to make this QUICK and EASY mini for your favorite Graduate! Don't have a grad? No worries, it can be made into ANY theme! For the class, you will need the following:

(2) 5" square pieces of chipboard for your covers
Paper to cover your covers (at least 6" x 6" for each cover plus "lining")
(5) #10 envelopes (the long standard size envelopes), any color
1 yd narrow ribbon
Patterned paper for inside pages
Coordinating card stock for tags
Embellishments (tassel, brads, flowers, etc.)

The class will be on my Ustream channel (CLICK HERE to go directly to my Ustream channel) on Friday, June 4th, at 7pm Pacific time.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

What's up Wednesday! 6/2/10

Here's the video for the flapped envelope pages from the 3 ring bound mini I showed last week...makes a fast and easy mini!

I will post the supply list for the Graduation Mini for Friday's Ustream class on Thursday Morning and a video of the Fishing Mini in the late afternoon.

Have an awesome week!