Saturday, July 13, 2019

ICAD 2019: Week Six

We were on a road trip and I still managed to make all my index cards. I brought an “art bag” but wasn’t sure if I would actually complete them...but I did!

Here are my cards for the week:






And while on the road, I found a kindness rock!

So cool!!

Friday, July 12, 2019

TGIF; Thankful Friday #94

Whew! Thankful for arriving home after our road trip! Home is such an awesome word. It is both a noun and an adjective and I'm thankful for both.



What are you thankful for this week?
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Embellishing Travel Items

Hubby and I are on a road trip but before we left, I decided to spruce up my travel items:

Accessory tote:
A free LancĂ´me tote from years ago!
Canvas overnight bag:
This tote has been screaming for a make-over

You sure can embellish anything with this bug!

Don't forget to share what you're thankful for this week in the comments! Enjoy!

Monday, July 8, 2019

Anything But A Card; BBTB2 Challenge

The current challenge at the Bitten By The Bug (BBTB2) blog is ANYTHING BUT A CARD.

My mind started spinning with possibilities and as good luck has it, we are having a Diaper Shower for one of my coworkers later this month.  Since baby gifts are my favorite to make and give, I knew I was going to create something wonderful for them.

Diaper Showers are exactly what they sound like...we shower the new parents with diapers. Well, you know I couldn't just bring a plain ol' pack of diapers! Heavens NO!

I used my Cricut and the New Arrival cartridge to create the stork & tag. I can't take credit for the diaper bundle idea...I saw something similar on Pinterest and loved it - so much easier to make than a diaper cake.


To make the diaper bundle, you need a total of 15 rolled diapers for this project; 4 on the bottom layer, then 3, 2, 1 to build a pyramid. The pack I purchased has 30 diapers so I double rolled them. It takes 20 diapers for this bundle. I purchased some receiving blankets to wrap around the diaper pyramid and then tied it off with a ribbon.

I added additional receiving blankets to the bottom before wrapping it all up with a clear heat wrap bag from the Dollar Tree. I also bought that wonderful pink burlap ribbon from the Dollar Tree.

The stork was cut at 7 1/2" and the "it's a girl" tag at 2.5". I used a glitter pen to add some sparkle to the stork's wings and hatband. I also added an outlet to the hat so I could tie it onto the bundle without tearing it.

Now it's your turn...show us your project as long as it's not a card and link it to the BBTB2 challenge site. Be sure to let us know how you used your Cricut.


Saturday, July 6, 2019

ICAD 2019; Week Five

Week Five and half way done with the 61 day ICAD challenge!

Here are my index cards:









As always, leave me a message if you have any questions regarding what product or technique I used for the cards.

I'm leaving on a week road trip today and brought supplies with me. I am hoping to continue the daily challenge, but we'll see...

Friday, July 5, 2019

TGIF; Thankful Friday #93 and Gettin' Crickey With It

Happy Friday!
Today is the start of my week long vacation! So once again, I am thankful for vacation time! I have some scheduled posts during my vacay so please continue to stop by and see what I've been working on!

I had an amazing Cricut inspired weekend. Some of the projects I can't show you since they were made for the BBTB2 DT, but here is one that I can:

Embellishing a Starbucks cup:



And some scrapbook embellishments and title:


You sure can embellish anything with this bug!

Don't forget to share what you're thankful for this week in the comments! Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

WOYWW #526

Happy Wednesday!

This will be a quick post as I'm just here to show off my work area. To follow along with the world-wide phenomenon, click on over to the Stamping Ground to read more.

My desk:

I'm almost done with my son and DIL's wedding album. I'm following the 4x4 series on the RTS YouTube channel. It's a quick way to complete some pages and she's so fun to listen and watch!

I'm still waiting for my ATC from my swapping partner but at this point, I think it may have been lost in the mail. BOO!

Have a fabulous week! On Saturday, hubby and I are leaving on a Road Trip to Tucson, Arizona. We're staying there for a short time and then heading to the Grand Canyon and then Las Vegas before heading home.