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Sunday, May 11, 2008

Me & My Big Ideas

I joined a recipe swap (again!). I got the bright idea of making my own embellishments. I remembered thinking I was just so clever for thinking of that all on my own! Well, after 18 cards and six of them with lots and lots of itty, bitty pieces, I hope it's a long time coming before I have any more big bright ideas! Here's the one that almost made me cry!


Is the crockpot too cute or what? Yeah, that's what I thought after I made the first card. I didn't have that same thought after the sixth one! :D
This one wasn't so bad except that my eggs started looking less and less egg-shaped as I went along! LOL

Supplies: Cardstock (lots of it!); Pebbles chalks; EKS aluminum paper (I think that's what it is called!); stamps ?' Palette ink

Oh, I almost forgot. I made this to put a little cash in it for my mom. For those of you who are familiar with my pocketbook fetish, of course I asked if I could borrow it sometime! LOL. It measures about 2"X3" or something like that.



Supplies: Pretty paper - a gift from Deb over at AW&CT; lock - ScrapGoods; rhinestones - ME; gold cording - ?; gold embossing ink and powder - Ranger

9 comments:

  1. Awesome recipe cards! Love that cockpot one, I can see why it was a pain to do a lot, but I bet it was worth it. They look great. That purse is really pretty, great gift idea. :)

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  2. Ema, I absolutely LOVE your little crock pots!! They are so darn cute!! I'm sure everyone will Love the recipe cards!! WOW 18 that is a lot!! lol!! The pocketbook you made for your Mom is BEAUTIFUL!! That paper is Gorgeous! Great Job & Amazing work!!!!
    Smiles!
    Heidi

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  3. Awesome recipe pages! Love that little crock pot...and that recipe sounds so yummy!

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  4. oh - but they are great!! i bet all the recipients will love the unique and pretty piece of art they get! these both sound yummy - i starred them to try out later!

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  5. Great job on the recipe cards Ema! The crockpot turned out so cute! Love the pocketbook too!

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  6. Just love those recipe layouts!! What an awesome way to put together a personal cookbook! The purse is just beautiful!! :) TFS!

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  7. Hi Ema,

    Long time no see...LOL
    Your projects are gorgeous. Loved the purse.

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  8. those recipe cards are fantastic!! too funny to make your own crock pot!!

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