Monday, March 25, 2013

A Victorian Kinda Day

Isn't this lamp adorable! I am in LOVE! Would you believe it's made entirely out of paper?
I purchased the template at Actually it was free because they always have a special when a new template is introduced. Spend $9.98 or more and receive the new template FREE. Use the code FREEGIFT.
This new kit is Maison de Madeline, and it's free with purchase through Thursday. The kit comes with additional projects too: a card, two boxes, and a clock pattern. There is even a video on the website that shows you how to assemble the projects step by step!

The ribbon is Celebrate It from Michael's. The flower is Recollections also from Michael's. I found it in the clearance section in a package of six for $2.49. The tag was purchased at Archiver's (Graphic 45 Once Upon a Springtime collection). I used a 30% off coupon for the sheet.

The shade and base of the lamp was made using DCWV The Garden Tea Party stack, on sale at Michael's for $11.99, PLUS I had a 20% off coupon on top of that! I also used additional DP from the stack to cut the ribbon and lace. The lace is a MS punch. Vellum was placed underneath the fleur de lis, and luckily I had some in my stash. If you don't want this shape on your shade, you can choose another, or have no shape at all: just a plain shade.

 Then I made a trip to the Dollar Tree to purchase a bag of clear glass pebbles to weight the base so the lamp wouldn't fall over. ( I used 12 glass pebbles.) The back of the shade has an opening and a base to place a battery operated tea light on. I found some at the Dollar Tree: two in a pack.
I put the whole thing together in about two hours while I watched TV. 
I plan to make more of these adorable lamps. I think they will make great gifts! In case you are wondering, I am not on the SVG Cuts DT. I just LOVE their products!

Monday, March 18, 2013

An Egg-citing Spring!

Just had to share my latest creations that I made using SVG Cuts files!
 I call these Art D-egg-O. I like the colors and charms on the black eggs especially.

Frilly Girly Eggs

Eggs for the grandkids. The one in the center is for my grandson. I didn't want it to look too girly.
This file is from the Poplar Street Tulips collection.
So fun and easy to put together and decorate! Buy two collections and you can receive the newest collection, High Skies, FREE with the code FREEGIFT.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

My New Love!

Since all of my DT 's have moved on to bigger and better adventures, I have discovered a new LOVE!
SVG Cuts!
Here's what I made for St. Patrick's Day.

Hats made from the New Year's kit.


Another CloseUp. So easy and fun to decorate with glitter CS, Buttons, sequins, ribbons, pearls, and flowers.

 Of course, You must have a Pot of Gold to celebrate! The file is the cauldron from Party on Elm Street. The pot is filled with gold: Butterfinger candy bars and Werther's Butterscotch candies.... YUMMMMM!

 These goodies are being shipped to my daughter and grandkids. I found the cute little dish towels at Target. Just Perfect for the holiday!
You can find the kits I used at SVG Cuts. You'll find Specials, Gifts with Purchase, and Freebies.
Check it out, and "Like" them on FB.
25% Off sale going on now! Code is SPRING2013