Both of my girls were home for Mother's Day, so we did some serious eating & crafting! They each made a page for me in my Smash Book... It was fun to see what the girls chose to highlight about their mom! Of course, the pages also included coffee & chocolate & … [Read more...] about Epic Day with my daughters
So, what’s a Smash Book? It’s sort of a modern, unorganized scrapbook. A snapshot, a ticket stub from that movie you loved, a newspaper clipping, a magazine snippet, a cardboard coaster from a favorite restaurant, your child’s first crayon doodle…get the idea? Smash it, jot a … [Read more...] about Free smashin' class this weekend!
I'm really happy with Stampin' Up!'s "Best of..." sets & have purchased every one so far! The latest one is Best of Flowers (133342-c). This hydrangea is sparkly using Crystal Effects...just a little. I used Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (129383) along the … [Read more...] about Best of Flowers
Next week at club we'll be making a Box Card! These are really fun to make...and to receive! Here's what it's like opened up: You could put a gift card inside, or tickets, tags, etc. And here it is closed: Here's another one I made: I found great directions from … [Read more...] about April Hostess Club
I LOVE LOVE LOVE the new smash book that Stampin' Up! has come out with! A smash book is sort of a scrapbook of anything you want. It's not supposed to be very organized, but it totally reflects your personality. I had a difficult time deciding on the theme for mine, but … [Read more...] about This n That
You are invited to come over & stamp with me! Sunday, March 24, from 1-3 pm at my house in Haiku. We'll make 5 cards with matching envelopes for just $10. Here's one of the cards that many of you have requested: This card has a place on the inside to slide in your gift … [Read more...] about March Stamp a Stack
I'm missing my daughters who are both away at college. Malia is attending UT- in Austin, TX. She's my knitter. She's quite talented, actually, and makes up her own patterns to fit her friend's personalities. I bought this stamp set, Hand Knit, a long time ago, but never did … [Read more...] about Knitting Keeps us from Unraveling
Ok. I'll be the first to admit...I'm a little obsessed with Pinterest. I can (and do) spend hours browsing around there pinning things I'll never make. I've been challenged by Anne Matasci to actually MAKE SOMETHING that I've pinned, so here goes: This card was my … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge
Stampin' Up! has a great promotion this year...celebrating 25 years in business. Each month they will feature a different "Best of..." stamp set! After purchasing 6 stamp sets, they'll give you a FREE set! January's set was Best of Birthdays. Click on the link below to see … [Read more...] about Best of Birthdays
Remember my Little Grass Shack? https://createwithcheryl.wordpress.com/category/home-decor/ To celebrate Valentine's Day...here's the latest: The Love Shack! Look inside. There's a birdcage & a pie cooling in the window. And a flower. I could go crazy … [Read more...] about Love Shack
Here's a few of my favorite projects from 2012... Bottle Caps! Stampin' Up! has these in the new Spring Catalog, out January 3rd! The Grass Shack!! I had so much fun doing this & made another (The Lee Hale) with my friend, Susie Lee! Here is her version (with Surfin' … [Read more...] about 2012 Favorites
Happy Thanksgiving to you & your family! My daughter, Jenny, is here from Oahu with her boyfriend and my other daughter, Malia, is at the "Lake House" in Texas with all her cousins having a blast! I feel very blessed! Aloha, Cheryl … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving!