Tuesday, October 18, 2011

October Hostess Club Photos

Kelly's layout (love love love the purple leaves)
 What fun we had doing these pages... they are all beautiful!  (wish the photographer ... me.. had used the flash... as the photos are a poor version of the creations ... sorry ladies) 
Dulce's layout (thanks for stepping out of the box)

Roxxy's layout (Perfect color combo)

Alicia's layout (love the bold color choice)

Calendar of Events

Hi Everyone... here's just a reminder of upcoming events...

**Tuesday October 18th Hostess Club (Roxxy is hostess) 7:00 pm
**Tuesday October 25th Shoebox Cards 7:00 pm (RSVP limit 10)
**Wednesday October 26th -Sunday October 30th Village Creek Scrapbooking Retreat:)
        There's still plenty of room.
**Tuesday November 1st WOTG featuring Believe 7:00 pm
       (please have your kit ordered by October 18th if you plan to attend
**Wednesday November 2nd -Sunday November 6th Village Creek Scrapbooking Retreat:)
         Come join us...
**Tuesday November 15th Hostess club (Stacy is our hostess) 7:00pm
**Saturday November 26th All day stampathon... doors open at 8:00 am
        $15 includes one meal, snack and small project.
**Tuesday November 29th Shoebox cards 7:00 pm (RSVP limit 10)
**Thursday December 1st WOTG featuring Winter Wonderland 7:00pm
       (please have kit ordered by Nov 15)
**Tuesday December 13th Shoebox cards 7:00 pm (RSVP limit 10)
**Tuesday December 27th WOTG featuring Roxie 7:00pm
      (please have your kit ordered by Dec. 13)

Please ask if there are any questions:)  I may stick another class in there for Christmas cards... would anyone be interested? LMK

Monday, October 17, 2011

Christmas Daily Activity Box

I am so excited about this project... it's a countdown to Christmas in a non traditional way.  I don't have little ones anymore... but I do like to have an activity to think about each day.  So here is my version.  It was fun to put together and 1 green, 1 red and 3 patterned papers and lots of scraps to craft this box.  (Thanks to Allie Weston CTMH, who inspired this project)

Products used are:
Z1614 Memory game 9.95
X7145B Believe level 2 9.95
B1390 Countdown 9.95
Z1311 Circle punch 12.95
S1110 Holiday magic SOTM
Z2127 Holiday red ink 5.25
Z2155 Topiary ink 5.25
Z2105 Black ink 5.25

Ideas for Activity list...
Ideas for activities
Drink hot cocoa with marshmallows
Go for a drive to see Christmas lights
Take an evening walk and look at Christmas lights
Write letters to Santa
Go visit Santa
Make decorations for the Christmas tree
Decorate the Christmas tree  
Go buy a new ornament for the Christmas tree
Cuddle under the Christmas tree
Decorate the house
Put up Christmas lights
Set up Nativity scene
String popcorn
Make handmade gift tags
Make a homemade gift
Watch a holiday movie with popcorn
Listen and dance to holiday music
Read a holiday book  
Bake and decorate sugar cookies
Make and decorate a gingerbread house
Make and eat a special Christmas treat
Tell the Christmas Story
Read the Christmas story from the scriptures
Share your favorite Christmas memory
Read about holiday traditions around the world
Take Christmas treats to the neighbors
Go caroling
Take a drive to find snow
Play in the snow
Write and send Christmas cards
Make a Christmas craft
Get a plain stocking and decorate it
Make a paper Christmas chain
Cut out paper snowflakes
Make edible ornaments for birds
Buy/wear new Christmas pajamas
Buy a gift for a child in need
Take a family photo
Visit someone who needs cheering up
Wrap presents
Go Christmas shopping
Shop for stocking stuffers
Donate food to a local food drive
Play a family game
Make a special breakfast

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Diane's CTMH Special for October

Extra Extra: Diane's CTMH October Special:  With Extra supplies from previous campaigns, order $100 plus $5 for SOTM, receive $20 in hostess rewards and your choice of $60 select product credit (things I have in stock)

Thursday, October 13, 2011

October Hostess Club project

used scraps under the leaves... fun fun fun...
CTMH has introduced The Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge. Sometimes I hate to throw away stuff after using the cut out parts.... so this is one project that uses the throw away parts... I think it's rather nice...

Working on Something New and Fun

Hi Hi!  I have been working on something new and fun... it's red and green and has 24 pieces.... has something to do with numbers... any thoughts...

finished dreamin' pages

 Here's the last two Dreamin' layouts completed.  They were a blast to do:)

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

October Stamp of the Month... Holiday Magic

 What a fun set... Holiday Magic... Just $5 with a $50 purchase...  Be sure to place your order today to get this fun set!  The paper pack is Believe.