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Jackie and Michelle


Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Crocheted 5 Petal Flowers

Michelle made these great handmade embellishments to add to your projects.
Look how much texture & dimension the card has! They would look great on a layout too!
Here are the directions, give it a try!

Supplies: Baby yarn, E hook, tapestry needle, scissors, button.
~Chain 4, treble crochet into the first chain, treble crochet again, chain 3, slip stitch into first chain...first petal made.
~Chain 3, treble crochet into the first petal's base, treble crochet, chain 3, slip stitch into first petal's base...second petal made.
~Repeat the process for the second petal three more times.
~Fasten off, leaving a 6" tail.
~ Weave in the tail at the beginning of the flower.
~ Take the 6" tail and sew the button to the center of the flower.

Monday, April 26, 2010

A Creative Card

Cute little any occasion card!

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Popcorn Pocket Card

For this project Michelle used her Cricut to recreate the super cute pocket card created by Cindy McVey. She used the Cricut, Gypsy, and the Cartridges: Fabulous Finds, Graphically Speaking, Plantin School Book, and Tags, Bags, Boxes and More. If you would like to watch Cindy's video on how she made her card, visit =

Friday, April 23, 2010

Cupcake Cards

We created a variety of Birthday cards using a Cupcake stamp set by Inkadinkado! Click on any photo to enlarge detail.
We used Liquid Applique to create the look of chocolate frosting!

A little pink & yellow Stickles glitter glue was added to the cupcake wrappers for a little sparkle!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Embossed Brads

This is a great idea to make absolutely ANY brad unique! Grab some embossing ink, your favorite embossing powder, add a little heat and WOW! A one of a kind custom made brad perfectly matched for your project!

Michelle used her embossed brad to beautify her hand made tissue paper flowers!

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Cute ways to get Organized

I found these cute baskets in a variety store in Enterprise Oregon, I couldn't resist.
They are about the size of strawberry baskets

This great display rack was in a Antique store on the coast. I thought it would hold pens nicely!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Never Lose your Tag Book, Tutorial

Do you love to make books with lots of tags, but you are always losing them? Well check out this great new project by Michelle. In this tutorial you will make a great book in which the tags slide out but are permanently attached! Just click on the link below to see the complete instructions.

Have fun!


Monday, April 12, 2010

Scrapbook in a Purse

I recreated Becky Jensen's version here using Basic Grey's new line Kioshi. You can view Becky's purse & other great ideas from her Stampin'Up! Blog at http://www.stampthat.com/ click on any image to enlarge.
I used BG's Pieces Pack & Bloomers, great transpariences & felted flowers.

Behind the first & last page there is hidden mini pages!