Friday, December 24, 2010

Happy Holidays!

I would like to thank you all for reading my blog! A year and a half ago, when I made my first video, I never would have known it would grow to exactly 88 videos, 143 subscribers over on youtube, and a blog I love and have spent countless hours on. Happy Holidays! . Again, Thanks for stopping by! Have a great holiday and a wonderful new year! See you in 2011!!

Monday, December 20, 2010

Christmas with the CraftyGalz Episode #9: Gingerbread Snowman Shaped Card

5 days until Christmas! Here is my 9th video project in the 'Christmas with the Crafty Galz 2010' video series. Enjoy!

White, Kraft, Red, & Blue Cardstock
Red Stickles
Tape Runner & Glue Dots

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Christmas with the CraftyGalz Episode #8: Snowflake Card

Hey Everyone! I have another video for you today! 3 videos in one week? I am proud of myself(: Anyways, this is a card I made using a mask I made from the Ipsnowflake font in Sure Cuts A Lot. I love how it turned out. I thought I was done, when BOOOM! I thought stickles would decrease the simplicity of the card! So ignore the false ending.

Blue Cardstock 4 1/4 by 8 1/2
Snowflake Mask
Merry Christmas
White Ink
Black Ink

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Christmas with the CraftyGalz Episode #7: Gift Card Holder

Hey Everyone! I know I just uploaded a video Sunday, but I felt bad about not uploading one last week, so here is another! This gift card holder (designed by me) is great for not only the holiday season, but also birthdays and random occasions that come up during the year. They are super simple and don't take much time at all! The pattern can be expanded for a check or cash! The Pattern is below.

2 Coordinating Pattern Papers
Card stock
Gift Card(:

Here is the Pattern I promised! If you would like to save it to your computer,  right click 'save image as...' and then choose the file in which you want to store it!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Christmas with the CraftyGalz Episode #6: Reindeer Card

Hey Everyone! Today I have a quick card that could be remade to send out as your yearly card or just a single card for a close friend or family member. Thanks for watching!

4x11 Green Cardstock
2 1/2 x 5 1/2 Red Cardstock
3 inch 'real dial size' oval (George&Basic Shapes)
Reindeer Stamp (Stampabilities)
'postmarked' stamp (Stampabilities)
Green&Black Ink.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Good Luck Cards

These are two identical cards I made for friends who were in a play on Friday. The Pandas were cut with create a critter at 3 inches. The inside is a simple 'GOOD LUCK' stamp by ThePaperStudio from Hobby Lobby. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Christmas with the CraftyGalz Episode #4: Peace & Joy Card

Hello Everyone! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving (to my readers in the US)...Yesterday started the Holiday Season!We hope to add at least one video per week. Maybe more.
I absolutely LOVE how this card turned out! It is super simple and I could totally see this being mass produced!

Green, Red, & White Cardstock- Recollections (Michael's)
Sheet Music Paper & Snowflake Paper- Cosmo Cricket's Jolly By Golly Mini Deck
'XMas Red' Stickles
Red Gel Pen
Scotch Perminant Tape Runner
3M Photo Mounting Tape
Sure Cuts a Lot 2

Thanks For Stopping by! Also, go Check out Cali's Blog. She is just getting it started!

Christmas with the CraftyGalz Episode #3: Santa Card

This is Cali's Card. Go check out her blog HERE

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Simple Cricut Gifts

Hello Everyone! As we approach the holidays, you might want to make small gifts for friends and family. These are fast, simple, cute, & inexpensive. These are the kinds of projects that people can use and enjoy.

This is a container from a chow mein noodle container. I covered it with some pink heart paper I got for Christmas.
I used George & Basic Shapes for the Letters and flower. I simply tied a bow through the button, and adhered it with some dimensional photo mounting tape. The fibers around the top are wrapped and tied.
This is a simple grey spiral bound notebook. I was going to cover it, but I decided not to. I am glad I didn't(:

The pengiun is cut from Create at Critter at 4 1/2. This is honestly the biggest thing I have ever cut anything from this cartridge.

I embossed the scarf with the Cuttlebug, using their Swiss Dots Folder, and then added a tad on blue ink  to make the spots more obvious.

I used the penguin's body to cover up the "70 PAGES, SINGLE SUBJECT NOTEBOOK"

Dinosuar Mini Page

This is a 6x6 Page I made for the album I got at target. You can see it in THIS video. I used Create a Critter to cut everything.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Christmas with the CraftyGalz Episode #1: Merry Christmas Card

Hello Everyone! Today I have my first Holiday Card (on a video) of the year! I am excited to announce that we will have an ongoing series until Christmas called 'Christmas with the Craft Galz.' This Series isn't going to be added onto at a regular pace, just whenever we have a Christmas/Holiday Project to share. Thanks for Stopping by!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Thanksgiving Turkey Card

Hello Everyone! Today I have a Thanksgiving Turkey Card. I should have some more holiday videos this weekend! Thanks for stopping by!

Blue, Red, Orange, Brown, & Light Brown Cardstock
8 1/2 by 4 1/4 Green Cardstock
Christmas Red Stickles
Thanks Stamp (PaperStudio at HobbyLobby)
Martha Stewart Metallic Ink Set
Pop Dots & Gel-Adhesive

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween Home Decor Project

As you probably know, today is Halloween(: Although I love Halloween, this day opens up the Holiday Season (Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years), which always seems to come and pass so fast...I'm already stocking up on Christmas paper and stamps, so those cards will come soon! So anyway, here is a last minute project that is easy, and fairly quick!

Cereal Box (You can also use chipboard)
Grocery Bag (you can use kraft paper)
Martha Stewart Metallics Ink Set
$1 Halloween Stamp from Michael's
George and Basic Shapes Cricut Cartridge
Create-a-Critter Cricut Cartridge
Cuttlebug Skull & Crossbones Duo
Purple, Orange, and Brown Cardstock

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Fall Videos!

Hello Everyone! Today I made my first home decor project! The video will be up tomorrow (Friday) or the next day (Saturday)...It is super fun! I also made the first thanksgiving card of the season a few weeks ago and it will go up next week sometime! here is a sneak peak of the project!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

SCAL Thanks Card

Including today, the last recent posts have been on the weekends...I am going to try to be more random about posting...  Anyway,   Today I made a card, using a SCAL technique I taught myself over the summer... This is an awesome technique... at the bottom of this post, you can view the video I made back in June, where I made two cards using this.

Kraft Cardstock
"Brights" K & Co. Mat Stack ( I used green & pink)
"Pastels" K & Co. Mat Stack (I used yellow)
The Paper Studio Mat Stack (I used blue)
Martha Stewart Gel-Adhesive
Scrapbook Adhesive Mounting Rectangle
Sure Cuts a Lot 2 & Cricut.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Best Wishes Card

I made this card a while back, I had a video, but my camera died half way through. I found the pictures today and thought I'd share...

thanks for stopping by(:

Sunday, October 10, 2010

The 1st Christmas Card of the Season!

Hey everyone! Today I decided to to My Pink Stamper's Saturday Challenge. I made a Snowman Card, the snowman is on the inside, and the front of the card is a window. I used green stickles to accent the hat. I love how it turned out(: