Friday, April 03, 2009

TECC 6 and Giveaway Winners

First of all , the winners of the Crafty Secrets Creative Scraps are
Bev-Girlfriends
Louise(KardKrazy)- Travel
Jessica-Calendar
Congrats to you girls! Your going to love em! Send me your addy and I'll get those sent right out to you. Thanks everyone for playing!

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It's Friday and it's an exciting day for Taylor with her new stamp release! Pop over and check it out on her blog here! Congrats Taylor!
Here's Taylors Sketch for this week


As you can see, I did an altered project rather than a card this week. You can see how easy Taylors Sketches are to adapt to things other and cards. I often use them for altered projects and layouts also. Thanks Taylor for the inspiration!

This was one of the old cigar boxes my friend Rainy sent to me . She was so generous.. and sent me this huge box of alterables.. I've been so excited to dig into. I've also had this Graphic 45 paper that has been calling my name, so it was fun to get a chance to use them both.

I used a large vintage button, for the knob on the top, I added a brass piece to the center , and then a punched out piece of matching paper for the center.

I'm sure .. as always the other girls on the cupcake crew will have beautiful creations to share with you today.. so be sure to pop over and check them out

Taylor Vanbruggen Donna Baker, Jackie Pedro, Jami Sibley, Lynn Mercurio, Monika Davis, Ana Wohlfahrt

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Yesterday my niece Kiley came over and we worked on some bridal shower invitations for a shower she is putting on for a friend. It was fast and furious..but we got them finished. SO fast and furious.. I cant believe it , but I didn't even take a photo of one of the invitations before she left.. and worse than that, I didn't even get a chance to take an photos of Halle. eeekkk, I know! That tells you how busy we were. Finally as they were rushing out the door to go pick up the boys from Pre School, I snapped a quick one of her.... ( and look at that lip ... she was so sad)
Ready to get moving. I'm sure once they got moving, and in the car, she was fine..but she was not happy right at this point. Poor babe.. she was not in the mood for crafting. lol
Well.. the sun is shining today.. so I'm thrilled! Off to get some things done.
Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!

17 comments:

Sherrie said...

Get out! (said in my best "Elaine"-from Seinfeld voice) That box is gorgeous!!!! Beautiful as always Vicki but this just took my breath away!

Jami said...

OH...My...GOODNESS! That box is gorgeous - really gorgeous!

Taylor VanBruggen said...

Wow!! Gorgeous, Vicki! I love that you used the sketch for an altered item! Now you've done everything with the sketches... altered project, card, and scrapbook layout! You rock!

Jackie Pedro said...

What a gorgeous box, Vicki!! Enjoy the sunshine!!

harrahx2 said...

Vicki, that is so beautiful and the picture is so cute. some day, that child will get you back! Have a fun week-end and happy crafting.

Stephanie Hargis said...

These creations are just fabulous Vicki! I LOVE that box! Wow! I have definitely missed a lot while I was away! I am so glad to be back in the blogging world! :D

((hugs))

Deb S. said...

omg i do love that lovely box! yum!poor halle looks so unhappy! what a cutie,and she does look alot like her big brother!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Beautiful job! Love the great colors. Nice job transfering the sketch onto an altered item. TFS!

janel said...

I am love loving that project. Wonderful paper, and your details make it stunning.
Your little one may not have been too happy, but those eyes of hers are beautiful. She just needs to spend more time with Aunt Vic and she will be a crafting princess!

Catherine said...

That box is lovely, Graphic 45 papers too?? LOVE them. I love that you took a sketch of a card and made yours a box...awesome. have a great weekend!

Jessica said...

Yay! Thank you, Vicki! I'll get my address to you right now. :)
Your project is gorgeous and I love those papers.

Elaine said...

That's an incredible box, Vicki! You sure know how to rock the house, baby! I wouldn't have guessed the papers were Graphic 45 - I love 'em!

Halle is still a sweet little peach even if she's now showing us her best lip!

stampqueen said...

ADORE the box!!!! I love the paper and the colors, love the button in the center too!!!

Donna Baker said...

sweet card & altered box! love it and what a cutie your niece is!

TattingChic said...

Congrats to the winners! Lucky gals!!! I sure wanted to win that, tho'! LOL! :)

That box is totally cool!

The baby is adorable.

Pattyjo said...

Everything you touch turns out beautiful! Can't wait to see what you will be making next.

~Sasha Farina~ said...

*gasp* how do you make things that are always so elegant? gorgeous!!