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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Birthday Card and Stars and Stripes Jar Cover

 I can't get over that It's already July. The year seems to be just
flying by. Before we know It, It will be Christmas.

Today is my Sister Tammy's Birthday. They are having her a Surprise Birthday Party later today.  

So I thought I would share with you the Card and gift that I made her.

First I will start with her Card. I must tell you that this is not the Card I had planned on making her. I had all my stuff out to make her card and my 8 year Grand Daughter Scarlett looked at it and said No Mamaw, I think you should make her a Card with an Old Phone on It. 
She said that because my Sister still uses an old phone and she knew that I had an old Phone Stamp. 
So as soon as I brought out the Stamp and some paper with old phones on It, She yelled YES!!!
So that Is how this Card was made and my little Crafty Side Kick helped me make It. 

 This was my second time using my New Spellbinders Die Beaded Circle and I just Love It. 
For the phone I stamped It first in Vera Mark and used Black Embossing powder. 
(You should have seen Scarlett's eyes when I heated It up and the Embossing Powder turned Shiny.) She thought that was so Cool.

Last Month I made one of my other Sisters a Crocheted Mason Jar Cover. So I thought I would make something similar. 

 So here Is what I made for her.

 I got the Blue Jar at Michaels and the yarn is Peaches and Cream Cotton called Stars and Stripes. I got It from Mary Maxim.  I Love how the White has specks of Red and Blue In It. 

I did have a little Issue at first. I was making the bottom to big. So I changed a few rows to Half Double Crochet and it worked. Because you need it to be snug so it It won't fall off of the Jar.

But I do love how it turned out and I think my Sister is going to Love It. She Loves to decorate for the 4th of July. 

Here is the link to Mary Maxim if you would like to check it out. The Peaches and Cream was on sale. Not sure if it still is or not. They even sent me a catalog with my order. 


Thanks so much for stopping by and hope all of my fellow Americans have a safe and fun 4th of July. 

Stay Crafty my Friends, Mamaw Cindy

Entering my card in the following Challenge-

whimsy Stamps - Use Ribbon, Lace or Twine

Simply Create Too  - Old,Vintage or Shabby Chic

diana m larson- DLART- June Linky Party

Entering my Crochet Jar Cozy at- Crafty Creations Challenges - Red, White and/or Blue

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Teacher Thank You Cards

It's Wednesday (Hump Day). Hope your doing well. Glad you could stop by.

Wanted to Share with you the Thank You Cards that I made for my Grand Children's Teachers. Yes, I had to make four, Two Teachers and two Helpers. 

I must say I had a lot of fun making the Cards and my Grand Children said their Teachers and Helpers loved them. So I was glad they enjoyed them and hope you enjoyed seeing them to.

Here is List of products that was used-

Cardstock- Crumb Cake, Black
Ink- Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Stamps- Banner from Studio G, Thank You from Stamp Craft
Apple - Create a Critter Cartridge
Chalks- from strips of white card stock
Wood Grain Embossing Folder - Rubbed Crumb Cake Ink on Folder
Stampin Up Corner Rounder
Red and White Twine

Took a piece of Paper Towel and rubbed Whisper White Ink lightly on the black card stock to make it look like Chalk had been erased on the chalk board. 

Thanks for stopping by, Mamaw Cindy

Entering Card in the following Challenges -

Whimsy Inspiration - Anything but a Square Card
Sister Act Card Challenge - Always anything Goes