Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year everyone. I pray that everyone has a safe, blessed, and healthy New Years.  I pray for everyone to have their mind, body, and soul renewed, replenished, restored, and rested in Christ.  Amen!!

Now on to crafting!!!  Now is the perfect time to work on making thank you cards for Christmas gifts received and to make extra ones to start the New Year preparing for thankfulness!!

One of my dearest friends had asked if I could make her some thank you cards for this week.  This is one of the cards I came up with.  I was able to use a lot of my scrap paper and ribbon.  Yeah :)!

Card Elements
Burgundy base paper from Joann's
Cream paper from ARC Paper Co.
Ribbon from scrap stash
printed paper from scrap stash
flower from Recollections at Micheals
Brown bead from Teri at Heart to Home
Thank you stamp by Stampin Up, Noteworthy set

Here are some other cards that I made.


(This one is my favorite)

Thank you again for letting me share. 

A Gift from Above - 2 Corinthians 5:17 - Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,
he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Merry Christmas!!

Happy Birthday baby Jesus!!! Thank you baby Jesus for your miraculous birth and gift of  Salvation!! Merry Christmas everyone!!  I pray that the gift of joy, love, and peace fills you and your family today and always. 

 Here are some gifts that I worked on last minute for our friends and family. 

The book-markers were for Elijah's first grade class

Book-marker Elements
Stampin Up stamps - ( I do not have the name)
White card stock from ARC Crafts paper Co
Stazon Black ink
RoseArt color markers
Different color ribbon by Offray from Micheals
Lamination sheets and machine from Yourstory
candy cane

Here is a gift I made for my dear friend Lisa from Lisa's Crafts.

Bath Salts
Bath Salt Elements
Epsom salt
vanilla and Almond extract
wire bale jar with lid

Also went alttle crazy with the red snowflakes :)

Thank you again for letting me share.
A Gift from Above - Matthew 1:22-23 All this took place to fulfill what the Lord
had said through the prophet: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son,and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).

Monday, December 19, 2011

Happy Monday!! 6 more days until Christmas!!

Hello everyone!! Only 6 more days until Jesus's Birthday, when the world receives the greatest gift known - baby Jesus. I wanted share the card I made for Christmas.  I used the stamp set Come to Bethlehem by Stampin' Up.  I choose,Come to Bethlehem stamp set, because it brought the story from the Bible of the wise men to life. In Matthew chapter 2, the wise men where guided by the eastern star to see the beautiful baby King that was born. 

The card opens from the side, right to left. 

Card Elements
Navy blue card stock from Terri at Heart to Home
Gold card stock by Recollections from Micheals
Ribbon from Hobby Lobby
Night of Navy ink from Stampin Up
gold embossing glitter and heat gun
Stamp set, Come to Bethlehem, by Stampin Up,sold by demonstrator Lisa Monter
A Gift from Above - Matthew 2:1 - After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, 
during the time of King Herod, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem

Monday, December 5, 2011

Happy Monday!! 20 more days until Jesus Birthday!!

Happy Monday to all.  Hope everyone is doing well during this wonderful Christmas Season.  I just wanted to share a craft that I have been working on for my boys teachers for Christmas 2011.  Even though the teachers deserve a gift everyday of the year, I choose to put together some hot cocoa to help with relaxing during this fun time of year. 

Craft Elements
- Paula Deen mug from Micheals
- Swiss Miss hot cocoa mix
 - marshmallows, small Hersey bar, candy cane
  - Christmas note pad
 - red Christmas ribbon 
- tag cut on Cricut Expression from cartridge Trim a Tree
- big plastic clear bag to fit everything in

A Gift from Above - Jesus is the Reason for the Season. 
Matthew 1:21 - She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus
because he will save his people from their sins.”
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