Friday, January 29, 2010

Finishing 4-H

So I wanted to finish up posting the projects we made in my 4-H club last year. I actually miss doing it, I had a ton of fun with those girls, but since you're not technically supposed to bring kids, there was no way I could sneak two kids in.

Anyway, this layout came from this card came from this blog.

And I found this one on, but I can't find it now, oh, well, it's been more than a year. I really love this card. I brought all my ink and paper and the girls could pick whatever color combination they wanted. They came up with some awesome cards.
This card idea was found here. We ran the card through the cuttlebug with the swiss dots folder. Then ran brown ink over the top of the dots. The flower is made by punching a scallop circle and cutting two lines and folding it over.
These are so cute. The school 4-H group has a theme and ours was a barrel of monkeys. Our community project was to assemble comfort bags that fire departments and police can give to kids in crisis. So we made these cute tags to go in the bags. I saw the idea here.
So I think that's about all for 4-H projects, but if I find more, I'll post them.


Still trying to get caught up. I made a few of these cards for mother's day last year. It's a shadow box. It is a ton of work to make, but really fun.

And this is a birthday card I made last year. It's pretty self explanatory. Some paper and a flower and brad.

I'm Back

Yes, I finally feel like I can devote some time to this blog again. Between the exhaustion of pregnancy, the stress of selling a house and moving into a new one, and then having a newborn, something had to give and this was it. But one of my goals for this year is to post on this blog at least once a week.

So for my first post back I want to share some Ghirardelli boxes that I made for Christmas. I found the tutorial here, and a couple of other examples here. Each box holds 3 Ghirardelli chocolate squares. I made 9 of these total, 7 Christmas ones for my sons teachers, and other people at church...

and then a birthday one for my neighbor and a thank you for another neighbor.
They're really easy and pretty fun to make.