Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Pictures from my BFF's baby shower

As promised, here are some pics from my BFF's shower, which was on Saturday.  Her Mom and I planned the shower and I was in charge of decorations.  I hope you enjoy these pictures!

I made this cake.  I worked at a bakery for 6 years and I have always LOVED decorating cakes.

My BFF Dara with the sign I made for the baby's room.

My diaper cake was used as the centerpiece for the food table

Dara and I with the diaper cake

The diaper wreath I made was hung on the front door

Decorations I made for on the mantle 

More decorations:

The diaper bath tub I made was on the coffee table

I made this banner for the shower (and to be used in the baby's room)

Front and back of the chair for Dara to sit in

This is the card I made for Dara (I will post the card on my blog in a few days)

I got this onesie at Target.  It says "My aunt is my BFF" and I had to get it for Colbin!  Plus, it is purple (my favorite color!).  So I am in LOVE with it! 

Dara holding the scrapbook I made for her.  She LOVED it!

My Mom and I

Dara and I

The shower was wonderful and I am so happy to be able to share pictures with all of you! 
Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday Throwdown #15

Happy Tuesday!  The challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week was to use ribbon in a different way.  I decided to make a Christmas card with scraps of red and green ribbon from my stash.

Studio G Sentiment Stamp, Misc Ribbon and buttons from stash, Nestabilities Circles

Friday, August 27, 2010

Baby Shower and Favorite Things Layout

Tomorrow is the day! My BFF's baby shower is tomorrow. I am giving Colbin's scrapbook to her tomorrow! I can't wait.

Here's the rest of the layouts:

Baby Shower Layout

My Favorite Things Layout

Paper: Martha Stewart,
Cricut Sugar & Spice, Opposites Attract, New Arrival

Thursday, August 26, 2010

More Layouts for Colbin

I'm almost done with the album for my BFF Dara's daughter (and my future goddaughter) Colbin.  Dara's shower is on Saturday, and I'm planning to give the scrapbook to her at the shower, so I needed to finish up!

I promise to post pics from the shower!

Berry Sweet Layout:

Cuddle Bug Layout

Cricut Lyrical Letters (Loopy for "berry sweet" and Jack Sprat for "Cuddle Bug")
Cricut Create a Critter
Paper - DCWV, Me & My Big Ideas

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Name frame for Colbin's room

This is a gift I made to give to my BFF at her shower on Saturday. I can't wait to see it hanging on the wall in Colbin's room!

Recollections Polka Dot Paper
Cricut Cindy Loo & Opposites Attract Cartridges
Prima Flowers, EK Success Flourish Punch

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Tuesday Throwdown #14

Happy Tuesday! This week at Tuesday Throwdown, we made cards using the "rock and roll" technique. 

Stamps - Flower (unknown unmounted stamp) and dot flourish by Inkadinkado
Paper: DCWV Fall Stack
Misc: Buttons and ribbon from stash

1. Tuesday Throwdown - rock & roll technique
2. Pile it on - recipe 3 Pattern paper, 2 stamped images, 7 buttons, ribbon, something clear (middle button is see-through orange)
3. Inspirational Card Sketches - sketch
4. Paper Cutz Challenge - anything goes

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Diaper Wreath for Colbin's Shower

My BFF Dara's baby shower (for my future goddaughter, Colbin) is next Saturday.  I made this diaper wreath for a shower decoration.

1. The Pixie Cottage - anything but a card
2. Simon Says Stamp - make a gift

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Items for Colbin's shower

My BFF Dara's baby shower is next weekend. (YAY!)  I am busy finishing up the scrapbook that I'm giving her, making decorations, etc.  Baby Colbin's room with have pink and white polka dots, and her bedding has sheep all over it.  We used sheep and polka dots for her shower theme.

Here's the diaper cake that I made for the shower:

Dara registered for the adorable "sleep sheep" at Pottery Barn kids, so I decided to put it on top of the diaper cake.  Do you LOVE the sunglasses I found at Target?  I couldn't resist putting them on the sheep! 

I also made a "diaper tub" to use as a decoration at the shower.  Here it is:

I am so excited for the shower!  I will be sure to post pics of the banner and other decorations that I am working on.

1. Simon Says - make a gift
2. The Pixie Cottage - anything but a card
3. Just Scraps - anything goes
4. I did it - anything goes
5. Fab & Funky - flower power
6. Creative Card - sparkle and shine
7. Little Red Wagon - make an altered item (the plastic box is altered to make the tub)
8. ECP-  Girlie
9.Secret Crafter- Girlie
10. Everybody Art- In the garden
11. City Crafter- Isn't she lovely

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Little Lamb Layout

I think this may be my favorite layout for Colbin's album (my future goddaughter) thus far.  Her room is going to be pink with polka dots and her bedding has sheep all over it.  So I created this spread, "little lamb."

This is the sketch I used for the right page. 

Paper by K&Co, Me & My Big Ideas,
Misc: Chipboard buttons and labels from stash, Cricut Lyrical Letters, Magnolia Sheep Stamp, Faux Stitching with Sharpie,

1. LID - sketch
2. Pile it on - get into shape (3+ shapes)
3. Sew Many Challenges - stitching
4. Stamptacular Sunday - buttons and bows
5. Corrosive Challenge - faux technique (stitching)
6. Wild Orchid - one for the girls
7. Secret Crafter - what little girls are made of
8. Pixie Cottage - anything but a card
9. Simon Says - make a gift
10. City Crafters - isn't she lovely?
11. ECP - girly
12. If the shoe fits - die cuts
13. Lasting Memories - simplicity in a layout
14. Practical Scrappers - stitching
15. Little Paper Shop - stitching

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Tuesday Throwdown #13

Happy Tuesday!  The challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week is "more than one fold." I have never made a zig zag card, so I thought this would be the perfect challenge to try it out.

Digi Stamp by Robyn's Fetish
K&Co Papers, Score Pal, Circle Nestabilities, MS Adhesive Pearls, Ribbon from stash

1. Tuesday Throwdown - more than one fold
2. ABC Christmas - quick and easy (I made this card in less than an hour!)
3. Christmas Stampin All Year Long - more than 1 DP
4. Sentimental Sundays - ribbon or lace
5. Rosie & Dee's - more than one fold
6. Craftalicious - swirls (green paper) and pearls
7. Basic Grey - pearls
8. The Pixie Cottage - fancy folds