Friday, December 24, 2010

christmas eve, a little sumthin', and a thank you

this was supposed to post on xmas eve. i'll be back tomorrow!

i guess thank yous are in order!  :) i appreciate that you take the time to stop by here every day. i can't tell you how many times over the past year i've thought about stopping the daily find posting and each time just as i've made a decision someone posts a thank you to me for sharing my finds. this always changes my mind and encourages me to continue!

it's christmas eve and i'm taking a little vacation from my blog until the new year. i hope that the holidays are happy, safe and lovely for each of you. speaking of lovely - be sure to check out this video of amy krouse rosenthal's 10-10-10 beckoning of lovely. it is truly lovely.

be sure to check out next week - i will have a calendar printable up. and the card above is a great printable for your christmas thank yous!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

bah humbug

yes this is how i was feeling until this week. a real scrooge! this one uses lauren reid's try again kit. lauren's kits are really a lot of fun! :)

free holiday cards

Tuesday, December 21, 2010


are you done with your wrapping yet? these labels might help!  :)

Monday, December 20, 2010

great project

this is a must check out. great little mini folded album or calendar that looks fairly simple to make. this would make a great last minute grandparent gift or a calendar for a hard to buy for friend! sweet!

Friday, December 17, 2010

wreath round up

just one of the many cool wreath ideas in this roundup!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

printable wine tags

i think i'll print a few of these this weekend. my husband usually gives wine at work.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

date it - a new kit from jen martakis

the colors it this kit are perfection and the date elements and other bits are just fabulous. you must check it out! here's a layout. my son is not happy with the flowers, i said too bad. lol

paper crave holiday freebie printables round-up

a fantastic resource for all things free, cute and printable for the holiday season! check it out!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Saturday, December 11, 2010

handmade love layout

 here's a layout i made for using new elements and 5x7 templates from creativity by crystal. the papers and elements are from her merry & bright collection. she even has printables available for paper scrappers and has been doing some freebies on her blog. be sure to sign up for her newsletter and check it out!

Friday, December 10, 2010

clever cards

i think you could work this onto a scrapbook apge as well!

Thursday, December 09, 2010

a layout to share

inspired by peg manrique whose work i miss seeing around. i wanted to use the new after midnight kit from polka dot pixels at two peas in a bucket for something other than a new years' page. love the greens in this kit!

easy and stunning garland

do you think i could make it and use it on my tree? i have been searching for cool garland for years and the past few i've just left my tree bare of garland. we used to string popcorn/cranberries, but it takes an inordinate amount of time. let me know if you think it would be worth the effort and hold up for a couple years!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

several trees to make

the tree above is one of several cute and very do-able trees featured!

Monday, December 06, 2010

cute printable tree

of course, i'mthinking downlaod and print the template and replace the strips with patterned paper from your stash and a cute chipboard or die cut shape at the top!  :)

Saturday, December 04, 2010

a few shares

and a little reading log book using the new woodland booklover's kit 

and here's a simple home dec project for xmas. it's a  

and one last layout using he new woodland booklover's kit 

thanks for looking! happy crafting!

Friday, December 03, 2010

free christmas photo cards

melissa kaiserman offers 22 FREE photo cards from around the web! i'm particularly fond of the oens shown here - they are from becky higgins. if i hadn't already sent my card i might have used these!

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

free printable subway art and a banner too!

this is stunning - set to print at 16x20 - my thoughts are you could resize to 4x5 and use it as a card as well.