Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas!

I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas full of love, joy, and happiness.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

I'm addicted to paper flowers...

I saw this haul video of a lady getting gorgeous flowers from one of her friends...and I finally found a tutorial on them. Here is the link to her video...her flowers are gorgeous. Here is my try at it, I had so much fun making them.

Monday, December 21, 2009

My little house

I used the scut file from Paper past time...and made my own digi stamp door and windows and printed them out...if you want the digistamps just click and save..u don't have to resize them they are sized to fit the house and it is in pdf format.

Download doors and windows here.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

DIY Chipboard

I cut my own shapes on ugly cardstock and glue them together to make my own chipboard. I don't use chipboard that much so this works for me. For instance I used this yellow cardstock--cut the letters about 4-5 times glued them together and then embossed them white and added doesn't take that long to make them and I love that I can customize my chipboard for anything I'm working on instead of having to work with what comes in packages. I use mod podge to glue them all together and it works great.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Makeup Palette Makeover w/ Mod Podge

I have a makeup palette that needed a makeover...It looks great...if I didn't know better I would say its a laptop.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Advent Calendar Complete!

The kids love the calendar, I'm so glad. Here is what it looks like. I put circles over the pictures for my family's privacy.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Robin request

Here's my robin, I hope you like it! Download here

one more frame...

Download here

Thursday, November 26, 2009

My first penguin...finally got some clothes

This post was my first penguin creation...and I was so excited to share it with everyone I uploaded it to I know I have some other files on there that you might like, here is my profile. All of the files on there are free and can be downloaded in svg form.

Since Christmas is around the corner I thought it might be time to bundle this one up too. Download him here.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

More ornaments

For some reason when you import this file to scal it says it contains embedded images and fonts and will not be displayed...just click okay and the ornaments should still show up.

NOTE: if you play around with the width of these ornaments on scal you can get different ornament shapes...very cool.

Download here

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Winter Penguin

Download here

Mr. Snowman

Another cute one! I think I'm getting better at this inkscape stuff! lol....
Download here

Monday, November 23, 2009

More frames

For the top frame download here

Download second framehere

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Vintage Frame

Download here

I did this sign with the frame...cut it five times and glued them all together to make it thick like chipboard then I embossed it 4 times...this gives it a very smooth porcelain like finish. I used modpodge to glue everything down.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Advent Calendar box file

Each box is about 1 in and 4 1/2 cm tall and 1 in and 4cm wide. The scut file is saved at these measurements if you want to download it instead of the svg file. I still have to decorate each of the boxes and find out how I'm going to put them on display....

Download the svg file here or the scut file here.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Our DIY candles and decorations

Most of the stuff was either purchased at the dollar tree or hobby lobby (usually with 50% off discounts. My mom wanted to get some pretty centerpieces but they cost about $40 and up so she made her own for less than $20.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Bundled up Penguin

Isn't he the cutest? I hope you all like him! Download here
No eyes included...I figured you could all just cut 2 circles out from the default font that comes with scal. Remember you can separate this or any other file into more files by copying the parts you want to cut and pasting them on another inkscape file.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Decorating the house with holiday cheer

So I'm making these to hang on the doors of the restrooms or somewhere around the house. They're fun to make but I need to get some mod podge cause my glue was hard to work with.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Home Sweet Home Digi Stamp

Just click and save as...Seriously people Inkscape can be your best friend if you learn how to use it.

Ornament SVG

Download here

Another card

Making Memories buttons
DCWV Holiday paper
Zip Dry
Le Plume Markers
Studio G Glitter Glue
tacky tape

Friday, November 6, 2009

Mail for Santa

I found these coloring pages...and fell in love with them...I printed two out for my niece and nephew and one for me too. The website has a lot of activities you can do with your kids. Click here to visit their site.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Fruitful Holiday

Omg...I love this card. I don't think I want to give it My inspiration...Gina K and her stamp tv videos. Go check them out!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Tis the Season

DCWV Holiday Paper
Colorbok paper
Melange Stamps
Stampendous Detail White Embossing powder
glossy accents
studio g glitter glue

Snow globe cut...

I cut my snowglobe file and added an acetate circle and snow over it. I was trying to make a snowglobe card like the one over at splitcoaststampers but totally forgot to add the bottom layer...oh well.

Santa stops here

Colorblok Paper
DCWV glitter paper
Basic Grey Snow baby stamps
Glossy Accents
Zip Dry Glue
Studio G stamps

Starting on those Christmas cards....

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Monday, October 26, 2009

Cute Frame

Here's a file of a pretty does not have the box in the middle. Download here

Present DigiStamp

Here's another one! This one can be for birthdays or Christmas.

Monday, October 19, 2009

DIY Ornament

Foam ball
Tulip glitter (Pink Jewel)
vintage button
zip dry glue

I've had the buttons and ribbon for a while so I am glad I was finally able to use them. I know it might be a little early for Christmas decorations at your house but over here we are getting into the spirit very early. We went to Macy's and saw a lovely tree in pink and lime green decorations and decided to do ours that way. I've been spray painting our old ornaments pink and green and they look great so far. My mom just gave me the foam balls and asked me to decorate them and this is what I came up with. I just love when my family comes to me for crafting ideas.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Prismacolor Pencils

So I've had my prismacolor pencils for a while now and a colorless blender pencil but didn't really know what to do with them. Now after watching some youtube videos and tutorials I think I got the hang of it so today I went to Michael's and bought the Mona Liza Odorless Paint Thinner but after reading the label warnings I got scared and decided not to use it. I then remembered someone said they used baby oil so I tried to find some around the house with no such luck...while looking for the baby oil I found this product called Blue Goo skin softener that I had bought a year ago at wal-mart and never used it...and wondered if it would do the trick and it sure did. Here are some images that I used with the Blue Goo and the prismacolor pencils. The only one used with Odorless Paint Thinner is the yellow present at the top right corner. I think you could probably use vaseline also. I didn't really use that much just barely dipped the corner of the blending stump.

This second picture is the result of my colorless blender and prismacolor pencils.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Paintbrush bday card

DragonArtz has amazing vector files and I fell in love w/ one of them. My dad is a painter/carpenter and I thought this paintbrush would be perfect for his birthday card. I love how it turned out, I couldn't really cut out all the small pieces but I still love it. Go check out the WEBSITE!!!.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Funky Christmas House

Download here

Snow Globe

Download here

Holiday Music Instruments

So I downloaded some dingbat fonts but found that when opened them in inkscape they were very hard to use, lots of bumps and dots everywhere. There was this one image that I thought was very cute but no matter what I did to still looked weird to me so I gave up and made my own version from scratch. Download here

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Requests/Suggestions for SVG files

I'm pretty much running out of ideas for I will only be making files from requests or suggestions left on my blog.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Taco, yum!

Download here

Includes, taco shell, lettuce, tomato, ground beef.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Friday, August 7, 2009

Another nature block

Download here
The file has the block and the individual stems.

Don't forget the dingbats!

Dingbats are fonts for your computer but instead of letters you get pictures. There are a lot of free dingbat fonts out there that you can use with your Cricut and SCAL. You simply download the font you want, install it into your computer and it should show up on scal the next time you use it. One site I love to go to is another one is

They have various fonts including







The list goes on. Some dingbats you can just cut right away but with others you may have to tweak if they have layers. (Inkscape is great for this)

[I'm trying to get a when I do I'll be able to post tutorial videos for you]