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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Look Like Twins

It's time for Twins on Twisted Thursday! It is always an Anything Goes Challenge with a Twist, and this weeks twist 2 Things that look alike! So basically Twins!! :) oh come on challenge yourself this week and join us on Twisted Thursday at Outlawz Challenges and share your paper craft creations with us! We have a great sponsor offering a prize this month Limited Runs Digi Stamps! 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Down On the Farm

Hello again! Today is that special time of week where I get to show off my creation from this months sponsor of Outlawz Challenges Twisted Thursdays. Who is it you ask? Limited Runs Digi stamps is our April sponsor! You will love the design team inspiration this week for our Anything goes challenge with the twist being Down on the Farm! Come on check it out! We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Armadi Inc. Custom Shirt

This evening my husband brought it to my attention that one of our employees will have been with us 6 years! He wanted me to make a cheesy certificate. I said I have even better idea! I will make him a T-shirt. What a catchy T-shirt it is I might say. I also managed to find a printable certificate online! 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Seen On Pinterest

 My Pom Squad

This is my attempt at a dog bed from a drawer. 

I seen it on Pinterest. 


 It is not working.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Crochet Bobble Stitch Easter Candy Basket

Hello everyone! It is Friday! 
Are you ready for the weekend? 
Today I finished up an Easter candy basket for no good reason at all, all for fun!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Eggstatic "OVALS"

Hello all my card making friends! It is that time of month we kick off a new sponsor and a new challenge over at Outlawz Challenges. This week on Twisted Thursdays where it is always ANYTHING GOES, we have a fun optional twist OVALS! Just use one oval or two somewhere on your card and you qualify for a second weekly entry for the monthly prize from this months sponsor LIMITED RUNS! We hope to see your creations in the challenges, it is free to join the group hope to see you there!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Crochet Basket Weave Stitch Easter Candy Basket

I made the bottom of this basket a month ago and felt even though the pattern did not call for a handle it needed a handle. SO I added the handled in same coral color as the joining stitch at bottom of basket. Now this basket is complete. 

Crochet Bobble Stitch Hot Pad

Finished up this beautiful bobble stitch hot pad yesterday. It is thick and would also be a great dishcloth with those knubbies to scrub with, either way it will Be very well used in my home! :) 

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Crochet Bobble Stitch Easter Basket

Happy Sunday morning to you my blog following friends! Today I am sharing yesterday's project. It started off as a bobble stitch hot pad. I was not very hip on the rainbow colors for a hot pad, so I decided it would make a better easter basket. I did not follow a pattern for this project, I made up my own as I went along and made it through entire skein of yarn with 2 inches left! Didnt have enough to sew the handle onto basket. I love when I use the full skein up on one project and don't have to buy more yarn! 

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Crochet Large Easter Egg

Hello blog following friends! I sure hope you are having a wonderful weekend! I am having a great weekend, watched the new Rogue 1 Star Wars Movie today with my husband, afterwards While he was napping I decided to dig through my yarn stash and see what I had to make something for Easter. I decided on this adorable Easter egg! The best part it is from a free pattern I found on Ravelry! I am so pleased with how it turned out I had to share with all of you! 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Old Fashioned Hello

Hello my blog following friends! I hope you are ready for this weeks challenge over at Outlawz Challenges on Twisted Thursday. This week is the last week of the month for our sponsorship by MHK Designs. The challenge this week and always is Anything Goes with an optional twist! We do hope you will come share your creations with us and get your name in the drawing for a prize to be won from our wonderful sponsor! 


Thursday, March 23, 2017


Howdy! How is everyone on this glorious first week of Spring? I hope you are getting some beautiful sunshine where you live! Speaking of sun, look at this beautiful shade of yellow in this card I made for today's Twisted Thursday challenge over at Outlawz Challenges! Twisted Thursdays are always ANYTHING GOES, with a TWIST! This weeks optional twist, EMBOSSING! This month our sponsor is MHK Designs, and they are offering up a fabulous prize to the lucky winner of our month challenge! You should should come on over and join in on the fun! It is free to be a member of Outlawz and share your creative paper craft creations with all of us!

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Crochet Easter Basket

Hello on this beautiful Sunday afternoon. Today I decided to try out a new pattern for a Crochet Easter Candy Basket. I am on an Easter basket making frenzy!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Crochet Basketweave Easter Candy Basket

What I am calling "Operation Yarn Stash" is where I am gathering my yarn balls of scraps and turning them into adorable Easter candy baskets for no good reason at all! :) 

Crochet Basket Weave Stitch

My first attempt at the basket weave stitch! I am loving the look of this stitch! 

Crochet Easter Candy Basket

Today I decided to make it my goal to use up some of my scrap yarn balls. These little Easter baskets seemed like a good idea! What first was going to be a rainbow colored basket turned into this! I decided to add a little coral stripe around the basket for a little extra added color. Shown in photo below.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

1, 2, 3 Twist Challenge

Hey there friends! It is time for another fun challenge over on Twisted Thursday at Outlawz Challenges! This week we have a recipe challenge and a fabulous sponsor this month! MHK Designs is our wonderful sponsor so be sure to come and join in on the fun to get your chance in at winning a great prize!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Gizmo Chills

Gizmo is chilling out today with me in the craft room! I cleaned him a nice little spot off next to my heat press and he is a very happy kitty! 

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Crochet Wool Cherry Hot Pad

Beautiful free pattern for a beginner cherry pot holder from Slugs On The Refrigerator. She has some great free patterns for beginners. I tried this pattern before and needed to use up the yarn so I worked up a couple more of them. This one above is my 3rd attempt. It is a great feeling to not only finish a project but to free up space that you had yarn stashed in! :) 

Friday, March 10, 2017

Any Soldier Spring Card Swap

Just finished packaging up cards to send back to the participants of the 2017 Spring Anysoldier Card Swap! We started the swaps over in the forums at Any Soldier Inc. but when forums closed we moved to Facebook! Come join us if you would like to add in an assorted set of cards for your care packages at Anysoldier Card Swap!

It is with deep regret I must inform you that Marty Horn a veteran who started it all at Anysoldier.com has passed away a month ago. His family has taken over the website duties so you can still find a soldiers unit to send care packages to if you choose to do so. My thoughts and prayers for Marty Horn's friends and family. 

Thursday, March 9, 2017


This week starts another fun themed challenge over on Twisted Thursday at Outlawz Challenges! This months sponsor is MHK Designs. I am using this beautiful butterfly from one of her sets in this weeks Anything Goes Challenge with the fun optional twist of Frame/Easel cards! I hope to see you join in the challenge!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Sparkle or Flame

Hello friends and followers! It's my favorite day of the week, Thursday! Do you remember what that means? It means it is time for Outlawz Twisted Thursday Challenge! It is the first challenge for the month of March and our sponsor is MHK Designs! My card is made using one of the sentiment files in one of the beautiful sets they offer. We sure hope you don't miss your chance to win a fabulous prize from our sponsor, so come over and join Outlawz Challenges it is free to be a member and we have a new challenge every day of the week! This weeks Thursday twist is Sparkle or Flame, I chose a little sparkle! :) 

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Business Banner Decals

Working on letter decals for a business banner.

Customized Business Store Window Decals

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Snail Mail

Its that time of week over at Outlawz Challenges to join us for Twisted Thursdays! Our February sponsor is Bugaboo Digi Images. Hope to see you in the challenges! 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Crochet Sugar Bunny

Here she is the Hare Roller Sugar Bunny all finished up with tootsie rolls in each roller. She turned out so adorable! 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Personalized Teddy Bear

Personalized Teddy Bear with the name Heidi on the right paw. 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Something Old, Something Blue...

Time to stop on over at Twisted Thursday Outlawz Challenges! This week is another fun challenge with love in mind! This weeks twist is Something Old Something Blue a wedding or anniversary card! We hope to see you in the challenges!

This months sponsor is Bugaboo Digi Images, you dont want to miss a chance at receiving a prize from them! So come join the fun!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Heart Shaped Valentine

Guess what day it is? It is Thursday! Time for the Twisted Thursday weekly challenge! Drop by Outlawzchallenges.ning.com and show off your creativity with all of us! We would love to see you there!

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Rebel Flag Can Cozy Pattern

 Price: $1.00 
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Here is some information straight from SNOPES.COM

MYTH: The Confederate Battle Flag represents racism today.
FACT: The Confederate Battle Flag today finds itself in the center of much controversy and hoopla going on in several states. The cry to take this flag down is unjustified. It is very important to keep in mind that the Confederate Battle Flag was simply just that. A battle flag. It was never even a National flag, so how could it have flown over a slave nation or represented slavery or racism? This myth is continued by lack of education and ignorance. Those that vilify the Confederate Battle Flag are very confused about history and have jumped upon a bandwagon with loose wheels.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Crochet Breathe Afghan

Here she is the long awaited "Breathe" baby afghan I have been working on through the holidays! This beautiful afghan was ordered from me and was to be a gift to a very well deserving foster couple who recently had one of their own. But it is now back up for sale! If interested please contact me!

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