Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Just Because

Hello and Welcome to Sherrie Scraps with Passion!
Hello Everyone! 
Wow, what a crazy summer it's been! I am so sorry I just haven't had a lot of time to blog and/or craft lately, life has just been super busy right now. I am sure there are some of you guys out there that can relate, right?
 I am hoping to have a little time over the wknd to visit your blogs and maybe even sneak in my craft room
 a bit...fingers crossed! 

A few days back Jaded Blossom and SVG Cutting Files had their 2nd Annual Hello Kitty Blog Hop. They were giving away over 20 Hello Kitty SVG cutting files away free for completing the hop. Jaded Blossoms even has coordinating stamps to go with the files! Wow, how fun is that? I am hoping to make all these file eventually~they are all so stinken cute! 
Here is the Hello Kitty Fry Box:
I cut the fry box at the size the file came in as with papers from Recollections. I adhered it together with some amazing Tombow Extreme Adhesive tape that I won from The Cutting Cafe blog. Wow, this stuff sticks like crazy...perfect for boxes.
I wanted to add a sparkly look to the letters so I used my Wink of Stella glitter brush...love that little touch of sparkle :)
I re-sized the Hello Kitty just a little to 1.949 along with the layers. I added some fun pink midnight Trendy Twine that I picked up a while ago and tucked a double bow under the center piece for a fun look. I added rosy cheeks and a few freckles to this cutie.

The box was filled with some yummy red sour balls. Ofta, are they ever sour BUT perfect for little kiddo's, right? I tied on Princess Party Pink ribbon from Lovebug Creations and poked in a cute little banner.
I used Jaded Blossoms Treat Flag Die and stamped the sentiment with Jaded Blossoms Simple Sayings stamp set. 
A fun little summer treat for Arya's friend :)
These would be cute as a party favor for a child's birthday, a classroom party or even a summer picnic your attending for all those little girls...:)
I am entering this in the following challenges:
1.) DL.ART July Linky~Anything Goes
2.) Jaded Blossoms Anything Summer Theme
3.) Cardz TV Designer Challenge #5 Child's Birthday
4.) Pumpkin Spice Challenge #78 Anything Goes

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Praying for you and your family

Hello and Welcome to Sherrie Scraps with Passion!
Hi Everyone!
I hope you are all having a wonderful week and ready for the weekend~
A few weeks ago, I noticed a few of my blogger buddies were making "box cards".  I needed to make a sympathy card and thought I would try making one of these since it was new to me. It was really easy and different from your normal A2 card. I really like how fast they go together! 
You should give it a try :)
 I followed the video provided by My Creative Time. The papers I used are from Lasting 
Impressions ~Periwinkle and Kiwi~pretty color combination :)
The pretty flourish is the Vignette Floral Branch  metal die. The butterfly metal dies are Murana  and Samirah all from Simon Says. I added a little Wink of Stella to them for a shimmery effect along with some rhinestones.  Isn't it just beautiful?
You also could easily change out the sentiment and this could be used for any occasion
A double bow was created with goblin green crinkle ribbon from 3 Girl JAM. The sentiment is stamped with The Deepest Sympathy stamp set from My Craft Spot.
I am entering this in the following challenges: 
1.) Krafty Girls Challenge #27 Anything Goes
2.) DL.ART July Linky Party
3.) Word Art Wednesday Challenge #141 Anything Goes

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Smile

Hello and Welcome to Sherrie Scraps with Passion! 
Hi Everyone! 
I hope you are enjoying your day!
 It sure has been a beautiful weekend here in Minnesota~Can you believe it is mid July? Oh my goodness, this summer is cruising by SO fast. We always pack so much in and it just seems to fly by. But, we have to take advantage of our summers since it gets so darn cold here in the winter, lol!

One of Ayra's little friends has a birthday coming up next week. So, today I  have a cute little card to share with you using Peachy Keen Stamp set called Elephant Parade that I made for Arya to give her.  We are hoping to find circus tickets to add to the inside of the card to as part of her gift, if not.... then tickets to the zoo. Something fun for the little kiddo's to do in the summer :)
I have a cute little card to share with you using Peachy Keen Stamp set called Elephant Parade. I started with a white card base then followed with a base layer using papers from Authentique~Delightful collection. I cut a small panel and added a border using  My Craft Spot's Fancy Edges 2 metal die from the last release. I then wrapped some posy trendy twine and tied a bow.
I colored the cute little elephant with copics (which I desperately need practice with) and matted it onto a square that I distressed using the DIA. I added a couple fun skittles from my friend Carri'. The little doily label is My Craft Spot's Tiny Doilies metal die and the sentiment is from Craftin Desert Diva's Simply Said stamp set.
I filled a cello bag with yummy bag of frosted animal cookies to go along with the card. The tag is My Creative Time's Just Tags metal die/stamp set. I stamped the sweet treats which is also from Craftin Desert Diva's stamp set called Simply Said.
I am entering this in the following challenges:
1.) Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge #14 Linky Party Tags
2.) Craftin Desert Diva's Challenge #35 Linky Party Summer Time
3.) My Craft Spot Challenge #143 Birthday
4.) Pumpkin Spice Challenge #78 Anything Goes
5.) Little Scrap Pieces Show it off Saturday
6.) DL.ART July Linky Anything Goes


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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Thank You treat favor!

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Hi Everyone!
I hope you had a great 4th of July weekend!  We had a wonderful time enjoying all the festivities. We met my daughter, son in law and Arya at the parade. We all had such a great time but we definitely wore little Arya out!
Then we went to our friends cabin which we took in some swimming, volleyball and a yummy BBQ. On Saturday, we went to my future DIL parents cabin. We played some more volleyball and enjoyed visited with her extended family! On Sunday, we took it easy and just worked on some projects at home :)
A fun weekend by all!

I did want to pop in and share a quick treat favor I made to bring to our friends cabin for the
 4th of July BBQ!
I think the adults liked them as well as the kids did, lol! 
These cute little lollipop holders are made with My Creative Time's Stitched Lollipop Holder metal die. The fun paper is from Creative Imaginations. I tied on a fun polka dot bow and added a cute little tag. The tag is My Creative Time's Teeny Tags Layering metal die and the sentiment is stamped with the Teeny Tags Greeting stamp set. 
These went together super fast. So, if you are looking for a quick treat idea and/or need to make a large quantity, this is perfect. You can switch up the paper to match any occasion! 
I am entering this in the following challenges:
1.) Pumpkin Spice Challenge #77 Red, White & Blue
2.) Fantabulous Cricut Challenge #218 Summer Treats
3.) Paper Issues Sweet Days of Summer
4.) Decorate to Celebrate Challenge #79 Outdoor BBQ
5.) Love Rubberstamps Challenge #111 Red, White & Blue
6.) Little Scrap Pieces Show it off Saturday

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Happy 4th of July!

Hello and Welcome to Sherrie Scraps with Passion!
Good Morning Everyone! 
Can you believe it's the first day of July? Yikes, where did last month go? So, do you have big 4th of July plans? We are planning on going to the parade and then to our friends cabin as long as the weather holds out. It will be fun hanging out on the pontoon and maybe even a little water skiing!
I have a fun little 4th of July treat box to share with you today! Little Miss Arya will be giving this to her Teacher at the end of the week along with the card that I posted yesterday. The box is a from the Silhouette store as is the cute 4th of July bear. The paper is from Creative Imaginations. The cute little sentiment is stamped with My Creative Time's Teeny Tag Holiday on the Square Stitched Goody Die. I fussy cut a shadow piece around the square for a little pop.
The cute little bear is cut at 2.21 on my Cameo. I added rosy cheeks, some freckles and glossy accents to the eyes. I even added eyelashes...isn't she sweet? It's hard to see but I also added Wink of Stella to the white stars for some sparkle.
I tied on a fun double bow with crinkle ribbon from my friend Karen at Little Scrap Pieces and filled the box with yummy Hershey's milk chocolate nuggets :) Yum!
I will be entering this in the following challenges:
1.) My Craft Spot Challenge #142 Patriotic
2.) Decorate to Celebrate Challenge #78 Fourth of July
3.) Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party-Red, White & Blue
4.) Paper Issues In the Navy
5.) Little Scrap Pieces Show it off Saturday
6.) Fantabulous Cricut Challenge #217 Anything Goes
7.) Bitten by the Bug2 Independence Day
8.) Cardz TV Challenge #3 4th of July

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