Tuesday, February 2, 2010

2nd post today -scroll down for Project Tuesday

Hi everyone...I have been so busy these past few weeks, that I haven't had a chance to post some of the really cute projects I have been working on!

The first one up is a Valentine box. I follow Kathy's site Paper Phenomenon, she has some really super videos! and she recently posted how to make this really cute Valentine box!
I used the Cricut Love Stuck Mini Cartridge for this box. I cut the 2nd heart on the keypad at 5 inches on red cardstock. I then sprayed the cut on the front with spray adhesive and covered it with MS red Flocking...I just love this technique I cut the blackout piece in White and then cut another black out in red for the bottom of the box.
Take a peek at Kathy's video, she shows you exactly how to make the sides of the box....I cut the word Sweetie from the same cart at 1 1/2 inches...I first tried the making it at 3 inches...and wow, it turned out huge! So you have to play around with it to make it fit. I then sprayed the word with spray glue and covered it with MS white fine glitter, to make it shine! I added a bow and the box was complete..

I am giving this to my husband for Valentines day, he and I are on WW's losing weight and I wanted to give him a special treat for Valentines day....the WW candies!

Now, on to the next project....

My oldest daughter is expecting her 3rd son in June...so I wanted to create a special little brag book to keep in my purse to show him off when he arrives....so again, after watching a video on Kathy's site (link above) I made this super cute little album...

Kathy shows you how to take a premade standard mini album, remove the inside pages of the album and replace those with a paper bag album. This is such a fun idea! When I saw this, I knew immediately, this was the type of album I was looking for!

I used New Arrival cart for most of the cuts in this album. Each page has a place for tags which can be used for journaling or additional pictures. I have yet to embellish the front of the album yet...I will do that soon...but I wanted to show you all the really cute stuff Kathy has on her site.
That's it for now..I will post some more later....thanks for looking!


  1. Cindy this is so beautiful, WOW what a gorgeous brag book! I just LOVE all of the pretty papers and beautiful cutouts!

    Hugs, Jennifer :)

  2. OMG I forgot to comment on the heart - its beautiful! I will have to check out the tutorials - thanks for the link!!

    Hugs, Jennifer :)

  3. These are beautiful projects Cindy! I love that baby album! I have recently discovered Kathy at Paper Phenomenon and she is just awesome. She has great ideas! You have been really busy!

  4. Thank you for sharing your baby brag book. We are expecting our first grandchild and I want to make several of these!

  5. Thats adorable!! Love how soft the colors are!! I can't wait to find a cheap album like that and do this. So neat and clean looking.

  6. Where did you find the album?