Friday, October 27, 2017

We R Memory Keeper Tab Punch Board Video

{Supplies are listed below in the thumbnails at the end of the blog post}

Hello Everyone,
Happy Friday! Are you ready for the weekend? What are your crafty plans this weekend?
I'm going to get all my usual weekend chores done quickly and hitting the craft room on Sunday. It's supposed to be a rainy day and I really want to spend the day playing with all these ideas I have brewing around in my head. There are so many things I want to try out.
One big thing I want to work on is updating my tabs for my stamp and die storage. I did a video on this a while back and it's still the same, I just want to change out the colored dividers.

Watch Below | Watch on You Tube


Here are links to the videos mentioned in today's video:
WRMK Frame Punch Board: Watch on You Tube
Stamp and Die Storage: Watch on You Tube

Here are a few links to places you can purchase the Tab Punch Board. Disclaimer: I participate in an affilate program with Simon Says Stamps (SSS), Scrapbook.com (SB),  Cricut.com (PC), Bluemoon Scrapbooking (BM) and Amazon (AZ). I receive a commission when products are purchased through the links provided at no additional cost to you.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Cricut Design Space Video Series 8, 9, and 10

Hello everyone,
Today is the last set of videos on Cricut Design Space. I loved making these video and I'm thrilled that you all are finding them very helpful.

Video #8 we'll be talking about splicing.
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Video #9 is a quick video on how to upload your own images.
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Video #10 is the last in the series and we're looking at the Print and Cut Feature.
Watch Below | Watch on You Tube

If you missed the other videos in the series...
Video #1 Overview
Video #2 Toolbar
Video #3 Working w/ Images
Video #4 Working w/ text and aligning 
Video #5 Welding text and images
Video #6 Hide Contour
Video #7 Flatten Images and adding patterns

Cricut Maker Machine

Thanks everyone for putting up with all these videos. I'll be back with another video possibly Friday. Have a great day. Christina

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Cricut Design Space Video Series #6 and #7


Hello everyone,
Happy Tuesday, I'm so happy you all have been enjoying the Design Space series. I have to say making Cricut videos again is like coming home. I love that you all are enjoying them.

Video #6 is a short and sweet video all on how to Hide Contour with images and text. It's a great way to customize an image to what you need it for.
Watch Below || Watch on You Tube

Video #7 is how to flatten images and add patterns for printing. (We'll talk more about Print and Cut in tomorrows video).

Watch Below || Watch on You Tube


 If you missed the first 5 videos in the series here are the links:

Video #1 Overview
Video #2 Toolbar
Video #3 Working w/ Images
Video #4 Working w/ text and aligning 
Video #5 Welding text and images

Oh and I got it...The Cricut Maker is amazing. I'll share later this week or next a few photos of the first project I made with my new toy...I will say, this baby cuts way better than the Explore. I love the Explore but wait until you see the detail cuts. WOW!
Shop new arrivals from Cricut!

Thanks everyone for stopping by. See you back here tomorrow for the last 3 videos in the series. At least the last 3 for now anyway.
Christina

Monday, October 23, 2017

Cricut Design Space Video Series #4 and #5

Hi Everyone,
Happy Monday!

I've been having a great time making these videos. I hope you are enjoying them.

Video #4 is all about working with text and aligning.
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Video #5 Focuses on welding text and images. This is one of my favorite features as it takes images and fonts to a whole new level.
Watch Below | Watch on You Tube

If you missed this first 3 videos in this series you can check them out below.

Video #1 Overview
Video #2 Toolbar
Video #3 Working w/ Images




Thanks for watching and see you back her tomorrow for two more videos.
Christina

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Cricut Design Space Series #3-Working with images

Hi Everyone,
We're back with video #3 in the Cricut Design Space Series. I hope you are enjoying it.

This video will go over how to work with images and understand the layers options.
Watch Below | Watch on You Tube



If you missed the first two videos in this series you can see them below.
Video #1 Overview
Video #2 Toolbar

I've also created a playlist on You Tube as well. You can see all the videos HERE.



Thanks everyone for stopping by. I hope you are having a wonderful day.
Christina

Cricut Design Space Series: #2 Toolbar

Hi Everyone,
I hope you are having a great day. Today's video is #2 in the series on Design Space.

In this video we'll be going over the toolbar. Just think of it as a toolbar you would see in a word processing program.

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 If you missed video #1 in the series you have view it HERE

Thanks for stopping by.
Christina

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Cricut Design Space Series: Video #1

Hello Everyone, Happy Saturday!
Many of you asked for more Cricut Videos. You requested everything from Design Space, to the new Cricut Maker, to the Easy Press. I'm super excited about it and I'm happy to start off with a series of 10 videos on the Design Space Program.

Ready to get started with the series? I hope so :)  I have lots of videos heading your way over the next few days.

We'll start off the series with an overview of the Design Space Program:

Watch Below | Watch on You Tube






Thanks everyone for stopping over on my blog.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Hello Fall

Hello Everyone and Happy Friday,

Who loves Paper Trey Ink Stamps? I do, I do!
I just got my order last week and had to head out for a conference the first 1/2 of this week. I thought about these stamps the whole time. I couldn't wait to get home and color.

I jumped right into the Autumn Scarecrow set and whipped out my Prisma pencils first thing  yesterday morning. I had so much fun with this one. I did color his jacket red at first, but decided to do something a little different.

Here is today's video. I'll post all the insructions and supplies below the video.

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Here are the instructions:
I started with a piece of 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" white cardstock and stamped the scarecrow in black ink. Using my Prisma Markers, I colored in my image and then stamped the sentiment. Using some wonky oval dies, I die cut the scarecrow with the largest die in the set, and then used some pattern paper with an oval the next size down.  With another piece of pattern paper, I trimmed it down to 4" x 5-1/4" and matted that on my card base (4-1/2" x 5-1/2"). After layering my stamped image and the pattern paper, I added a twine bow and some crystal drops.

Here are the supplies I used to make today's card.



Don't forget if you have suggestions for videos, please use the link above or on the side of the page.
Have a great weekend everyone.
Christina

Monday, October 16, 2017

Cricut Cuttlebug V.3

Hi Everyone

I'm so excited to be back making videos. I had so much fun setting up my equipment and getting ready to film. It took me a day or two to film because I didn't want the excitement of prepping to end. hehe.

Thank you so much for the kind words and for leaving video requests. Your support means the world to me.

Let's start off with an updated tutorial on the Cricut Cuttlebug. I did a video many years ago on the different types of dies you can use with your machine, and it's one of my most popular videos to date.
One of the biggest comments I get is that their Cuttlebug didn't come with a C plate. Version 3 doesn't either, but it does come with a rubber mat that, when you put it together with an B plate, you have a C plate. Oh Yes! it's totally true.

I know what you're going to ask...Do you like the Cuttlebug better than a Big Shot? I think of them as my children (I know what your thinking, Christina, you only have one child, but I count Scott as a big kid, plus the two cats and our dog) and love them equally. They both have great qualities.

Let's jump into the video and I'll tell you more further down...

Watch Below  | Watch on You Tube


One of the biggest features I love about the Cuttlebug is the fact it takes up less overall space in my crafting area. It's tucks nicely onto a shelf or can sit right on my desk. I absolutely love the color. Yep I'm a sucker for cute colored crafting tools, and I really like how it suctions to my desk while I'm cranking away cutting and embossing.

 Here are the supplies featured in today's video.  

I hope you enjoyed today's video. See you back here really soon.
Lots of hugs
Christina

Monday, October 9, 2017

I have a favor to ask...

Hi All,
I'm super excited to be coming back to crafting. It's been a few months and I'm really happy and excited about crafting and making videos again.  I think I needed to take a few months off. I was starting to stress over getting things done and, with my dad passing last November, I just needed a moment. I hope you understand.

I have been working on the blog the past few days; updating it and getting it ready for my return. I hope you like the new style. I've added a few new links. My About Me page has been updated. I also added a FAQ page and a list of my favorites (work in progress).  

I have a lot of ideas of what I want to do here on the blog, and I already started by updating the style, but I need some help from you. I've added a Request a Video link at the top of the blog. I would love for you to request videos idea; projects, tutorials, series, whatever paper crafting idea you might want to see. 

You could also fill out this form here too. 

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I have a few video ideas already brewing and plan to work a bit this week on getting them filmed. Stay Tuned for those.

I've really missed you all
Lots of love to you all,
Christina