Friday, December 9, 2011

Ornaments! And cute ones :)

SO, I am in LOVE with these simple and easy ornaments. A sweet friend came over the other night and I think I made 2 in 10 minutes! Here they are!
These are SUPER easy!
Directions:
Gather styrofoam balls, ribbon, straight pins, and buttons! Cover.  LOL!
That easy, super cheap and they look SO cute when you are done!
Watch out those who have an ornament exchange with me :) You might just get one :)


Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Little Prince

Time to share some more pics!!
I love the Little Prince theme :) ALL those who are mom's of little boys know that they are the jewel in our eye.  Just something abotu a mom and her lil guy :)
These were created for Baby Pierce, expected in February 2011.  I can't wait to see the little crown in his newborn pictures!!!



Monday, December 5, 2011

Golf Banner- Vance

I LOVE it when my customers share their photos using products they have gotten from us! It's just so cool to see something made in my studio in action :) Yes, I'm a nut like that :) Here is a banner for a sweet 10 day old baby boy named Vance. His mom is a professional golfer and her photographer used it as a prop for his photos. Check out her site!!! She is on Facebook too!!!
I seriously can't get over how adorable he is!!!

Sunday, December 4, 2011

New Photo Clip sets!

Aren't you impressed :) I've been blogging again! HA! JK.
Had some new request for photo clips in the shoppe! Here are a few of the new sets!





Saturday, December 3, 2011

Construction time!

Some fun decor for a recent construction party!
The colors just pop!!!




Friday, December 2, 2011

Hi everyone!

I can't even begin to start in on what all has been going on around here. From personal life to business, it's been a bit crazy and hectic. I am sure a lot of you can relate! Just wanted to share a couple pictures of some Christmas Ornaments I got the chance to make! If you would like directions, drop me a comment and I will be happy to share! Some really great party pics coming soon! Stay tuned!


Sunday, October 30, 2011

Holiday 2011- Cards and Giveaway!!

Happy Sunday everyone!
Well, with the holiday season upon us, it's crazy to think that Thanksgiving and Christmas is JUST a round the corner! My sister was up to visit this weekend and we were talking about our Christmas cards. (CANNOT believe I'm already doing this. Seems like I just did it! EEK!)
Anyways!
I always send  a few handmade cards to special friends and family, but mostly I order a neat card with a picture collage from Shutterfly. Those who don't get to be around or who are not on Facebook :) LOL may not get to see fun things Matthew has been up to over the past year! Last year I went with Shutterfly's FAB folded Holiday Cards  and they were such a hit! Everyone told me how great the colors in my pictures looked and how they loved all the pictures I included on it!
Some of my favorite Shutterfly cards this season are:




I LOVE the colors in the 3rd card for sure!
Photo Christmas Cards are just so special!!! I love it when the recipient says, "Oh, I ALWAYS save your Christmas card!"  Nice to know that the money I spend isn't just thrown in the trash!!!

SO, who wants to make their Christmas Cards keep-worthy :)???
Shutterfly is giving me a set of free cards this year AND they are letting me give away a few free sets of 25 cards to my readers!!!! ( YAY FOR YOU!!!)
It's rather simple to win, just visit one of the links above, picj your favorite card, and leave me a comment letting me know which it is!!!  I will be drawing a winner next week and I will send over your promo code so you can order!!!! I will also be giving a set away on my Facebook page, so watch for that as well!!! (www.facebook.com/62cards)
It's that easy!!! Not a fan of Holiday or Christmas Cards??
How about their Birth Announcements, Photo Books,  or Greeting Cards? You can find some great options there as well!!!
 Happy looking and GOOD LUCK!!!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Halloween Weekend! No tricks, just TREATS!

Hi everyone! Hope you are having a fab October!
Just wanted to share this super cute idea!
Matthew has a great teacher for preschool again this year and for each class party, I always try and get the teacher a little something. Afterall, she is putting up with MY child three mornings a week :)
So, today was his Halloween party! Here is what she got!

This was a normal kraft beverage container! I covered it on all sides with Halloween paper, inked the edges, made a cute title, added twine and tulle. Inside are some tasty treats from Heine Brothers, the BEST local coffee shop. There is a tumbler, coffee, tea leaves, green tea mints, stew cup, etc. Perfect for a sweet teacher!

Hope everyone has a safe Halloween weekend!
Matthew was spiderman today, but has 3 more costumes pulled from his dress up bin for the rest of the weekend :)

xoxo!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Monkey in a Tux & Hole in One :)

Happy Labor Day Everyone!
A day full of plans was changed as my little guy woke up with some stomach bug that had his little heart throwing up and mommy wishing she could make it all better! It's only the second time he's ever been sick like that, and he's a champ. A few extra hugs and a morning full of nothing but Rugrats on Netflix and momy holding him in bed fixed it all :)
A quick pic from the wedding monkey was in last weekend :) That's the Ohio River in the background. The wedding was on the roof top and it was a beautiful day for it!
 I was asked recently to make a golf banner :)
Here is how it turned out!!
Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Matthew turned 5!!! ARG!!!

Well, my little man is a whole Hand now :) He is 5 and I can hardly believe it! His birthday was a few weeks ago and I'm not going to lie, there is a lot of stress on this momma to have a fAB party since I happen to help others do that on a daily basis!
We had a great turn out at the park in the Kentucky heat and his closest friends and our wonderful family showed up to help him celebrate!
I had the picnic catered by Mark's Feed Store- they have FAB BBQ! We had Pork, Chicken, Buns, Green Beans, Potato Salad,  Cole Slaw, and Buttermilk pies!
The kiddos enjoyed chicken nuggest and a fruit arrangement from Edilbe Arrangements!
Here are some pics from the evvent!
This was the sweets table!
 Included above are red velvet cake pops, pirate face cookies, anchor cookies, fruit arrangement, cupcakes, chocolate pops, favor cups, brownies and nuts! Not to mention his cake!! The cupcakes were red velvet and yellow, so the cake was top carrot and bottom white!
 Here is his cake! (Cakes by Lisa E) There was a fondant pirates hook on top, but it broke the day we picked it up. Oh well. He needed a candle somewhere!!
 If you notice, there are edible cupcake toppers that are pirate faces :) The favors consisted of red adn white striped boes with an eye patch around them. Inside were pirate coloring books, crayong, hand clappers, pirate wristbands, red hots, lemon heads, pirate paddle ball, etc. and custom suckers in covers that said Matthew is 5!
 My yummy cake pops!! The tags say Matthew Is 5!
 Pirate Face cookies!
 Adorable anchor cookies!!
 Serving up cake to a hungry pirate :)
 
 The bouncy for all the kiddos!
 Opening presents! (And a little hot from playing!)
ANd these are my lovely girls from high school from made the hour and a hlaf trip up for the party. We have always had it at my parents every year in my hometown, and with this being the first year not down there, I felt so loved that they and there kiddos came up for the day! Between us we have 8 cute kids :)

Wish I had gotten pictures of the rest of the decor, but oh well! There were paper fans in red, black and white.  Red and white polka dot fabric table runners. Polka dot ballons, personalized centerpieces, etc! Shew- just not enough time to get it all!!

I hope you all have a fab week!

Winner WInner Chicken DInner!

Thanks to all who entered the Elmers & Xacto Giveaways!
Congrats to Brittany Albright and to *Alison*! You are the winnners!
Please email me your shipping address so that U can pass it along to teh good people at Elmers & Xacto who send the packages!! i really appreciate all your support!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

A card (Yes, you read that right ;)

Okay, no one promise to faint :) I actually have some cards and layouts to share in the next couple days!!! Back in July, I got to spend the weekend at a FAB crop with some of my favorite gals, including my little sis :) I seriously only worked on 2 "work" related projects, and that wasn't until the last day! I got like 6 cards, a gift bag adn tag, and about 15 layouts done!! Vacation is scrapped folks! Shew! :) So now for the whole thing that started my love for paper.....a card :)
I am IN LOVE with this October Afternoon paper, cat eye chalks, Studio Calico wooden buttons, SRM stickers, and PTI Twine :)
Heck, what am I not in love with???
Well, I promise I am in LOVE with this little guy:

Yep, he is 5 now! ANd I have a birthday load of pics to show you of his party! (Which wore me out by the way!!!! :) Unitl then..... create something!!!


Friday, August 19, 2011

Photo Clips

Hi everyone! I hope this finds you well! Somethign new to my shop that I want to share!! First Year Photo Clips!
You pick the theme!!!!




 YES! That is my little man in the blue pinwheels pic :)
Have a fab day!!!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Cricut Vinyl Tutorial Revisted & New projects!

Hi there!! Hope all is well! i have had  afew people ask me about vinyl lately, so I thought I would show you a tutorial I put toget a while back! You can see it step by step here .  (I did this for a design team I was on at the time!) I will note that your blade should be set on a 2, not a 6 as I typed in the article originally.
Vinyl is fabulous to work with! From baby gifts, home decor, and so much more! The possibiities are really endless!
Here is one of my latest favs I made with vinyl this summer!



Love it!!!!

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Elmers Craft & Tell and a Giveaway worth $140!!!!!

Hi Everyone!!! Well, I was so fortunate to get a huge box of goodies from the fabulous folks over at Elmers!!!! Look at this baby!!! Filled full off Elmers and Xacto goodness!


I was so excited to be a part of their Craft and Tell project!!
Well, after a surprise surgery for the hubby cancelled my first date for my Craft and Tell, I got the perfect chance to host at a weekend scrap retreat for some of the most wonderful scrappers and crafters around!! All the girls had a blast with their new goodies. A few people who couldn't come were sent a fab goodie bag from me as well and they were super excited! All in all: Amanda, Elizabeth, KC, Dana, Raegan, Mindy, Laurel, Vicki, Lindsay, Patty, Melissa, and myself LOVE all the new goodness!!! It's so much fun to give away $400 worth of goodies!!

Elmers has come a long way into our hobby! I think they seriously have a product for EVERY craft I love! From paper crafts and scrapbooking to woodworking and fabric- they have me covered! I LOVE the Glue Runners and Glue Dots!!! Not to mention the scissors and self healing mats from Xacto!
So, here are some pics I snapped of a few of the girls working away with their new goodies!!
(She was super excited about her Xacto scissors and Glue Spots from Elmers!)


SO, I know you want to know how you can get your hands on some of these FAB goodies don't you?!!! Well here is what I get to giveaway!!!

That is $140 worth of goodness!!!!!
How do you enter you ask?
Leave me a comment letting me know your FAV product by Elmers or Xacto. If you have never tried it before, that's okay!!!
For even MORE chances,
Visit their FACEBOOK pages and let them know you found them
from Sammye Jo @62Cards and are excited for the giveaway!!!

Links to Facebook:

Make sure and let me know you commented there and I
 will give you 2 extra entries for each!!!!

Good luck!!! I will let you know the winner soon!!!!
(Giveaway Starts July 30th)

Thursday, July 14, 2011

I love it when clients sahre their pics from their parties! It is so cool to see how everything comes together!!
 Have a Minnie-licious afternoon :)


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