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Teddy Bear Invasion 101

Hi Friends!  Sandy from Scrapbook Blessings here to show you another card tutorial for She's a Sassy Lady.  I have been on a teddy bear kick lately and was inspired (link is below) to make every bear on the Teddy Bear Parade cart from Cricut. So I wanted to show you my little tips in making a lot of diecuts for future projects in a short time.

Here is my Inspiration Bear...


So let the teddy bear assembly line begin!!!!

You need a bear (cut at 3"), glue pen, black scrap card stock, pink and tan color pencils, white gel pen, black sharpie


 Using the sharpie marker, fill in the nose, draw the mouth and the ear creases all following the cut lines on the die cut

 Flip the bear over and adhere a piece of the black card stock over the eye holes (tip: no one is going to see the back so you don't need to waste paper and cut another place bear in black unless you want a shadow, just use scrap pieces. I do this ALL the time)

Using the color pencils to color in the ears and muzzle (tip: …

You Take the Cake

Hi Friends! Today, I have another DT post from My Cricut Craft Room.  To day is card day and to use a Just Because Theme.  I decided to do a card from Just Because cart. I pick one of the designs on the cart and tweaked the design a little bit from the picture in the handbook...

Sentiment cut @ 2" Cake cut @ 2" Pink lace scallop frame cut @ 4" stickles added to the cake layers framed doodled on the white card stock 
Hope you like it!

LINKING UP TO:
Cuttlebug Mania- Anything goes Die Cutting Divas- Just Because Exploring Cricut- Use two die cuts
Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

Scrapbook Blessings Tutorial Challenge #1

Hey everyone!  If have you followed my blog for some time, then you know I love tutorials, new techniques and playing with new crafting tools.  So I am inviting you all to participate in the First (of many, I hope) Scrapbook Blessings Tutorial Challenge.

Simple to play, 3 easy steps- 
1. watch the featured video tutorial

2. CASE (copy and share everything) the card- using this card to copy or as inspiration to make it your own 

3. post your card here (on The Srapbook Blessings Club group page) 
found here-  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheScrapBookblessingsClub/

Deadline is Sept 7th to be eligible for a prize...gift card of your choice to Michaels or JoAnn Fabrics
(must have min. of 5 participants)

So here is my tutorial card...



And here is your tutorial, looking forward to seeing what you do!:
Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

A washi birthday!

Happy Sunday Blessings to you!  I have been on a CAS kick, really loving these kind of cards!  I decided to play along with Less is More challenge: use Washi Tape and the 10 min Dash Challenge : Colors: Rose, Light Orange, Cornflower Blue and to do it in less than 10 min!

Here is my card: I was able to finish in 6.50 mins! 
Basic Supplies:
White card stock
Rubber stamp image
Memento Ink
Distress Markers
Washi Tape
Cuttlebug
Embossing folder

Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

Walk in the Wild Side Blog Hop

Hi Friends!  Thanks for stopping by the blog hop today. You should have hopped over from Haidee but if you are coming in the middle, you can start with Lisa, our hop hostess. Make sure you leave a comment on all the blogs because there is some awesome giveaways!

We were asked to make a project that inspires us to "walk on the wild side".  For my project, I attempted animal masks for the kiddos, but they didn't come out how I wanted them to, so on to plan B... I ask Ms Jessie-girl if she wanted to help Mama with a cute layout of my of her going to the zoo for the first time. She was excited and amazed that she went without her brother and sister. I laughingly told her that she was more than enough for us by herself at the time.
I had a cute zoo theme sticker pack and a couple of pictures that she picked out and this is what she came up with...

I think she did a great job and was really impressed on how she clustered some of the items. She told me it was because she watched …

Teddy Bear Parade

Hi Friends!  I was feeling scrappy today so I decided to do some challenge cards.  So in keeping with the Teddy Bear Parade theme here are a couple of them...

First is the New Years Bear.  He is a wobble bear.  Do you know how hard it is to take a picture of him in motion, lol?!?!?  Linking this guy up to...Craftin' Boutique Challenges- anything goes

 Second is this cutie!  I did this for Die Cuttin Divas- back to school.  Can you tell I am ready to do the happy dance?!?!  For this card, I was going for the chalk board look, kinda messy but a lot of fun!

This card is my Jessie's favorite. I did her for the Paper Playtime pearl challenge.  Was going for the rock in the ocean effect, lol.
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Last but not least... I did a cute girl pirate for Twisted Tuesday Challenge- pink outdoors. The inside says happy birthday in balloons.

To get more inspiration for the Teddy Bear Parade, check outMy Crafting Channel.  Its all Nana's fault, she got me hooked!!!!

Hope you have a blessed da…

I Love You Bear

Hi Scrappy Friends!  Today is "Would You Ever Guess @ My Cricut Craft Room"- Using a Border Feature.  I chose to do a step fold card this time using Teddy Bear Parade, Doodlecharms and Wild Card carts...
TBP cart: Bear cut at 3" (make sure Real Dial Size is off that way the outfit cuts at the right size)DC cart: Heart Border cut at 1", 1.5" and 2" (don't you love it, a ton of hearts with just 3 die cuts)WC cart: I Love You cut at 2" WITH Real Dial Size ON! To make it a little easier for me when making my bears.... I just tape a piece of scrap black paper to the back of the head for the eyesUse a black sharpie marker for the nosePink color pencil to fill in the earsTan/peach color pencil for the muzzle and bellyWhite gel pen to give some dimension with the eyes and noseBlack fine tip marker pen for eyelashes, bottom of the ears and the mouth.The bear is raised up using pop up tape. Love just cutting off one big piece, very convenient. Thanks for sto…

CAS(E)- Birthday Cupcake

If yo don't know by now, I looove clean and simple cards/ cute and simple layouts.  Don't get me wrong, I admire the work that some crafters do.  The show stoppers are awesome but clean white cards seem to draw my eye.

Here is a card I did using CAS(E) This Sketch...well... sketch, lol.
I just flipped it verical...


Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

Tribute to Proverbs 31...

Here is another card I did for Twist of Faith Card Challenge Blog.  This is a new- to- me blog, love the card ideas they have.  I used various Stamping Up sets for all the images/sentiment and some pattern paper and ribbon.


Inspiration is Proverbs 31 woman... here is just a small piece of the verses but my favorites...She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.  When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instruction with kindness.  She carefully watches everything in her household and suffers nothing from laziness.  Her children stand and bless her. Her husband praises her...

Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

CAS- Friendship Card

Hi Friends. Today was a crazy day at work so I decided I needed some crafty inspiration and time to myself.  Here is a card I made using some scrap papers, circle punches/scallops and my MS butterfly stamp and punch set.

The sketch, I got from
Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

Birthday Cupcake

Hi Friends!  Looking forward to the start of a brand new week...one closer to the first day of school. A favorite day of mine!

Here is a card I did today using a couple of things from my stash, all oldies and the best thing is I did it in under 10 min.  There are a challenge for a 10 min dash, can't remember where but I though, hmm I think I can do that!  So here it is...

 using my Cuttlebug, I was able to cut out the circle and lacy circle plus emboss

Linking Up: Allsorts Kitty Bee Designs Card a Day Blog Crafty Ribbons Challenge Seize the Birthday
Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

Fun in the Sun Hop

Welcome to “Fun In The Sun” Blog Hop! So glad you can join us!
If you are coming fromLucy, then you are in the right spot. If you just happened to stumble upon my site or your reading this via e-mail, please start atMIRANDA'S BLOGso you don’t miss anyone’s amazing projects!
We will be showcasing summer time projects! In addition to seeing some awesome projects, there is some blog candy available too! 

For my project today, I created a CAS (cute and simple) layout:  a summer layout of Em's first vs to the beach... A very easy and simple layout...
- Used a "sand" design paper, summer fun embellishment packet and some blue lined pattern paper. Layouts don't have to be riddled with tons of details.
-Let the pictures speak for themselves ie:  She wouldn't go in the sand, she had to stay on the blanket which had to be clean at all times.  And when I finally got her in the water, she wouldn't sit without crying so she ended up sitting on my feet.
- A good layout …