A hopeless paper crafting addict, who wants to do it all. I love all crafting and am trying to master the world of digi scrapping, as well as making my own digi files. I love jewelry making with Silver and poly clay, My favorite tools are are my MTC program, and my cougar cutter.
I have to say, I was a bit worried about going to Chicago, its a big place full of people and traffic, and things this old country girl just does not experience. I am a true country girl, always have been always will be, I love the smell of the fresh cut hay, the barnyard sounds and smell, and I love to look at all of Mother Nature's beautiful lakes, streams, mountain ranges, valleys full of wild flowers, and the smell of horses and leather, nuts? perhaps, but it's how I have lived my entire 50+ years it is what i love. Saddle up my best girl and go out riding, or load up and head to the nearest rodeo. The rodeo life is long, tiring, hard work and at the same time very rewarding. Just you and your horse making memories and having fun.
I have been to Milwaukee, new Orleans, baton rouge, phoenix, tucson, Indiannapolis, St Paul Mn, and a few other larger cities, but I have to say, CHICAGO you are spectacular!!
My son's booked a penthouse suite for 3 day, along with Garth brooks tickets, that alone was an incredible gesture, when the 3 of us opened the door to a penthouse(54 floors up) it literally took our breath away! I have never seen such an amazing view from way up on top. It was sensational! although I am a country girl, I was blown away by the miles of buildings and sky-scrappers, each one more beautiful than the next. I was so excited for evening to come and see the city at night. I definitely have a new appreciation for big city living. I would never give up my country life, but I can honestly say I would love to spend more time in Chicago. I took 664 photos in 3 days. At times I would just sit on the corners and watch that world move, and it moved in every direction at high speed, no lazy day afternoons sipping tea on the porch, it is a constant movement. The city is so rich in cultural arts, and theater, and my goodness so so many things to do. We did not have time to do or see everything, we did our best thou. A wide variety of food and entertainment, and people. I met more people from other countries than I did from the U.S....It seems even other countries are taken with Chicago's diversity and opportunity. After 2 days of eating and sight seeing, we were ready to watch Garth brooks in concert, see back in 1991, on his first tour he came to Milwaukee and I took my boys, they were then 7 and 15. Well this time around they took me, and did it in style, complete with limo ride to and from concert. It was an amazing concert, just as good as if not better than his first tour. He is an amazingly talented humble man, we loved every second. Thank you to my wonderful Son's for a week I will never ever forget! You are amazing young men and I am proud of you everyday of my life, and honored to call you mine! Thank you for a unforgettable vacation. With every beat of my heart I love you more!
Getting packed and ready for a trip to Chicago to see Garth Brooks. We seen him back April 13, 1996 in Milwaukee, his first ever tour, we front and center and had a blast, tickets were about 10.00 each and his show was FANTASTIC!!!
I am sure he will not disappoint this go around either. This time instead of a seedy motel and the parking/driving issues we have rented a penthouse and a limo door to curb and back. I can't wait, me and my boys and a few friends will once again make the trip.
so there will be no market or craft show for me this weekend. Will post pics as I get them...
Have a great week all
Hello my crafty friends, hope you have all enjoyed your Short summer. I have been busy with home remodeling and craft shows, and I cant wit to post pics of my new craft room my boys built for me as a gift. I have some organizing and arranging to do yet, so soon I will get them up. I can not wait to play in my new room!! Anyhow, things are also going to be changing here on the blog, and I am working on a forum for everyone and a phone app. Also classes are going to be starting up in the next month, so make sure you sign up for the classes you want, as they always fill up fast. How about a sneak peek of a new project I have been working on for everyone.
Can you tell its a Halloween project of some sort? Of course you can, so stay tuned....
Check back for details on all the changes coming your way, which will include a lot of freebies and give a ways. And as always it will relate to my beloved MTC(Make the Cut Program)..See ya soon, and get inky!
Hello my crafty friends, well it is that time of year again, when craft shows and fairs are everywhere. I do have several larger shows coming up which I will post, but in the mean time I will be in Manitowoc every saturday from 8am to 1pm. Lots of new things to see and projects to do, new flower kits, tear bear kits, layouts, altered arts, new classes which by the way are always free, I even have a few sparkly items. I am also going to be giving away in weekly drawing so stop on down on Saturday's and pick up your freebies and enter the drawing.
Classes are scheduled to start in August which by the way is not that far awaym considering this is almost end of June. Not a very good Summer thus far,
A sneak peek and some sparkle and shine.All Swarovski crystals all hand beaded by me. It is a great diversion from paper and ink, and I do love to be creative.
Have a great week my friends, see you on Saturday's, unless it is raining. You can check my blog here or Facebook to see if the weather is forcing me too stay home.
Here's a cute little Easter layout for you, The paper piecings are files from Little scraps of heaven these gals are amazing. The patterns cut beautifully, and go together so easily. Once you try there patterns you will also be hooked. I cut them using my MTC program and Silhouette machine. So easy, so cute.
Another great place for the cutest files ever, also easy to cut and assemble. You just can not go wrong with either of these 2 companies.
Check back to see more files and the layouts by some other amazing places.
Have a wonderful day my friends.
This is a new scrapbook I have designed and put together. We all know one of these very special people, courage, strength, determination, and spitit for fighting and over coming. This project is very special to me and although it was an emotional project to complete I have completed it for a very special person in my life.
This is a paperbag album, all files used were designed in my beloved MTC program and inkscape, and cut on my favorite machines, including Sizzix and spellbinders.
There are plenty of pockets and tags for additional photos and journaling.
If you would like to order your own custom album, please email me. Wait time is approximately 2 weeks.
If anyone would like the files used in this album, leave comment with email address and I will send them.
Hope you all have a craft happy day.
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(¸-:¦:-♥(¸.•´ *Ronnie.•*´¨ ) ¸.•*¨)
After this horrendous winter which still has not left our grips I decided I needed a little sparkle and shine among all the muck yuck. So while beading some stick pins for my scrap projects I decided to go back to my old ways, and before I knew it I had a pile of bling. All for sale, all real gems and swarovski crystals, dont see your favorite color, I can make to your specifications.
I will only load a few here as there are way too many to list.
Hope you all have a great day.. (¸-:¦:-♥(¸.•´ *Ronnie.•*´¨ ) ¸.•*¨)
Hello my crafty friends,I hope where ever you are that you are keeping, warm, dry and safe. It truly has been a winter from hell for most of us. The good thing to inclement weather is most of the time it was way to miserable to be outside, allowing me a ton more craft time.
I have rediscovered my love of polymer clay, digital designs, some new jewelry pieces, and have truly come up with some pretty cool things. I also have had my cutter on high for quite some time and will have plenty of new product at the next craft show in March.The only problem I see now is how am I going to incorporate all of this into already crazy days of inks, stamps, papers and glue ssticks. Such a dilemma to have.
Here we have a 6x6 mini for that special mischief maker in your life. Inky, grungy at it's cutest
Plenty of tags, pockets and photo mats to display your little one
a cute book to keep or give as a gift.
all products used are high quality AF/LF.
So have a great day my crafty friends
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(¸-:¦:-♥(¸.•´ *Ronnie.•*´¨ ) ¸.•*¨)
Hello crafty friends, with the Silly season upon us, I have been working on Christmas cards. It becomes harder and harder every year to get into the spirit of Christmas, It use to be day after Thanksgiving the world was in full blown Christmas mode, and that was OK, but seriously this stuff has been in some stores since end of September here. By the time Christmas does come along, the excitement, joy and spirit has already been spent. SO i find myself every year getting later and later doing Christmas things. And is is such a shame as Christmas really is a beautiful holiday, with so much meaning and history.
I always seem to manage like the rest of us to get it all done on time. These are cards that will be offered to the students next week, so if you are wanting to get into the class, it is filling up fast, here are the 3 cards you will be making.
these first are the step and shudder cards.
and lastly a card using spellbinders dies,
same as always, 4 cards with all the trimmings.
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(¸-:¦:-♥(¸.•´ *Ronnie.•*´¨ ) ¸.•*¨) -:¦:-♥
1..50 States 2..A childs year 3..Accent Essentials 4..All mixed up 5..Alphalicious 6..Animal Kingdom 7..B is for Boy 8..Base Camp 9..Baseball 10..Basketball 11..Beyond Birthdays 12..Billionaire 13..Black letter 14..Botanicals 15..Calligraphy 16..Camp out 17..Carousel 18..Disney Pixar Cars 19..Celebrations 20..Christmas 21..Christmas Cheer 22..Cupcake Wrappers 23..Destinations 24..Doodle charms 25..Disney Dreams come true 26..Easter 2010 27..Fabulous Finds 28..Forever young 29..Four Legged Friends 30..George 31..Graphically speaking 32..Gypsy Font 33..Gypsy Wanderings 34..Disney Hannah Montana 35..H20 36..Heritage 37..Home accents 38..Home decor 39..Independence day 40..Inde art 41..Inspired Hearts 42..Jasmine 43..Jolly Holidays 44..Joys of the season 45..Jubilee 46..Lacy labels 47..Life's a beach 48..Locker talk 49..Love struck 2010 50..Lyrical letters 51..Disney Mickey font 52..Disney Mickey and friends 53..Mother's day 2010 54..My community 55..My world 56..New arrival 57..Oct 31st 58..Old west 58..Pagoda 60..Paper doll dress ups 61..Paper pups 62..Plantin 63..Disney Pooh font 64..Disney Pooh and friends 65..Printing press 66..Pumpkin Carving 67..Sentimentals 68..Serenade 69..Smiley Cards 70..Soccer 71..SPeaking of fall 72..Speaking of winter 73..Spongebob 74..Sports mania 75..Stamped 76..Stamping 77..Stone script 78..Storybook 79..Street signs 80..Stretch your imagination 81..Summer vacation 82..Summer in paris 83..Sweethearts 84..Tags, bags, boxes 85..Tie the knot 86..Tinkerbell 87..Very merry tags 88..Walk in my garden 89..Wall decor and more 90..Wedding 91..Wild card 92..Winter woodland 93..Zooballoo 94..Tear Drop 95..Cindy Loo 96..Celebrate with flourish 97..Trim the tree 98..Happy Haunting's 99..Ornamental Iron 100.Birthday Bash 101. Straight from the nest 102.Preserves 103.Nursery Rhymes 104.Robotz 105. 106.