Friday, January 7, 2011

January Club Projects...

Bad Blogger Ashley!!!! I know....I know. What can I say? Crazy holiday, fun family time, and just lots going on. Plus....I don't think I have announced this yet. I know a lot of you probably know this already but since I haven't made a general announcement on my blog....I AM PREGNANT!!! 30 weeks along. So only 1o to go! If you don't already know that I am pregnant...my pregnancy will fly by for you. :) Anyway...that's a big reason why lately I have not been the best blogger. Just not enough "good hours" in the day for me. (I am pretty sick the whole time and such.) So sorry for my lack in posts! But this one is a good one. :) (I hope you think so anyway!!!) It's.....VALENTINE'S PROJECTS!!!! These are what we did for club this month. The card we did...
HOW MUCH FUN!!! We used the "Lots of Love" Letterpress plates and let me tell you...they are FABULOUS!!! This was the first time that I used this, and it actually debosses the love words in the background. I am in love. Here we inked up the plate with VersaMark ink and then ran it through the Big Shot with Crumb Cake cardstock. You can use any color Craft ink with them, but I LOVE the tone on tone the VersaMark gives. Here is a close-up that hopefully you can see the debossing a bit better...
You can also tell from the edge that we used the Pinking Hearts border punch...which I LOVE LOVE!!! :) And the RED GLITTER PAPER!!! Really....does it get any better?!?! Pre-glittered paper that doesn't make a big mess when you cut it or punch it. TOO much fun!!!! :)

Here is the 3-D project that we did. It's a little candy purse....

Here it is opened...
With the candy inside...

This was such an easy project that would be great to make for anyone you need a little Valentine treat for. They go together so fast. It was a 9x4 piece of Designer Series Paper (and then I added some cardstock to the inside for a bit more stability) just scored a few places...1/2" on the 4" side and then 2, 2 1/2", 5 1/2", and 6" on the 9" side. Just cut your slits to form the box, adhere together...and you are done! So easy and so much fun!
Hope you enjoy these projects! Thanks for visiting! (If anyone still is!!!! :) )

5 comments:

Chelsey said...

Congratulations Ashley! I had no idea you were prego. Do you know what you are having?
PS I am always checking your blog, I just am really bad about leaving comments. I love the things you come up with!

for2nately said...

Congrats! Here's to feeling better for the last 10 weeks! LOve these projects! TFS!
Elizabeth

Bobby Sue said...

Congrats Ashley! I'm so happy for you! Btw, LOVE this card!

Jill said...

I'm here! Always am. I love seeing all the beautiful amazing things you create. Love ya chicka.

Heather said...

Ashley!!! I'm so excited for you! Congratulations! I hope the rest of the pregnancy goes well. I'm so happy your little Ashley will have a playing partner. :)
Miss you!
Heather