Saturday, July 26, 2014


Hi folks. I want to share a cute project I made using the 'roller skate' pattern from Designs on Cloud 9. I found these foam finger hands at Michael's and bought some foam flat sheets. I cut the patterns pieces out with my cutting machine. Then, traced and cut each piece out of the foam. I glue them together onto the foam hands. There were props to cheer on my niece at her derby match.
Haha, this is my mother in her chair on the floor cheering for the team. This picture shows the back of the foam hand - it has a heart with one of my niece's baby pictures and says 'we love Courtney'.
This is my Mom, my niece and me. What a great night. Courtney even won an award for MVP!! We are very proud of you Court :)

Monday, July 21, 2014


Hello. I want to share with you a project that I have recently done. A great friend of mine is fighting the fight of her life, breast cancer. I wanted to create something to cheer her up and show my support. I made this cute bouquet of paper flowers. I wanted to use all different shades of pink and of course use a pink ribbon in some way.
  This is the gerber daisy that is at the top of the bouquet, as well as some other shots...
This cute card was also mailed. I made it with a retired Designs on Cloud 9 pattern. I just love how the roses came out in the upper right corner. I know that she is going to win this battle because she is a fighter!!! Feel better Lara!!1

Friday, July 18, 2014


Hello folks. I wanted to share two quick borders that will appear in the Designs on Cloud 9's newsletter tomorrow. This is from the 'flying high' pattern set. I used the EK Success star paper punch around the outer edges of the red paper.
I just love this little airplane. It is tough to see but it is towing a banner behind it. I thought this was so appropriate since my honey and I went on our first 'intro to flight' lessons a few weeks ago. I can't wait to scrap those pictures :)
This is us flying over Gillette Stadium the home of the New England Patriots :) Hope everyone had a great 4th!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014


Hi folks. Look at how colorful this one page layout is. The pattern of course is from Designs on Cloud 9. I can't say enough how quick and easy these pages are. Michelle has everything laid out for you. All you have to do is cut and paste (or in my case glue). The hardest part about doing these are picking out the perfect pictures to go on the mats.

Here is a close up of the rainbow. I love the lettering in the title. Thanks again for looking.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014


Hi Folks, I want to share with you a quick and super easy non-paper project that I did today. My objective was to take some stuffed animal friends out of an adorable little boy's bed so he could have more room to actually fit. Yes, he sleeps with 82 friends at night. Here is a picture to prove it.
Now, I don't mind making his bed and having to put all these guys back. I actually have had fun with them. Sometimes, I have put them all back with them facing the wall as if they were in 'time out'. Just last month, I arranged them all with party hats to celebrate his birthday.
But he is getting taller and running out of room, so I thought I should try and make a hammock or two.
Here is my short list of supplies...I went to Joann fabrics and got some camo netting, some army green bias tape and some plastic rings.
I cut the fabric into a large triangle shape. Then finished the edges with the bias tape, by sewing a straight edge with my sewing machine.. I then added a ring to each corner by attaching them with some bias tape. I did NOT measure anything. I did not use a pattern. I just threw it all together. It took me exactly 12 minutes from start to finish. Then I just hung each ring with a thumb tac in a corner of his room. 
Now, It is not big enough for all 82 but certainly made a dent. I think I will make two more (for two other corners in his room). That should give him plenty enough room to fit in his bed. Thanks for looking. 

Wednesday, July 2, 2014


Good morning folks. I want to share a card I recently made for my sister. (It is now safe to post since she contacted me yesterday to say it arrived safely in the mail.) The pattern is from Designs on Cloud nine. The yellow border was created with my newest Martha Stewart paper punch. I was so super excited to find it at Joann's on clearance (I couldn't leave it behind).
This is the inside of the card. I love the thread spool and needle threader. I love the colors of the paper pieces as well as the back ground papers. I hope you had a great birthday Alison of Sew Bee It Clothier.