Friday, June 29, 2012

Creative Time for Me Friday Tip of the Day!!

Its Friday!!! 
and this is a picture of me and my husband taking it easy after a long WEEK.
I'm the one with the patch over my eye!

He is tired from waiting hand and foot on me and I am busy working and 
opening up a second store (totally different than the one I run now) and lets just say I am 
totally wiped out mentally mostly from everything I need to get done! 

And time for another Guest Spot for me and Tip of the day. 
Emma is away at the Hospital with her son so please have her family in your
thoughts and prayers so that her little man will get well fast.

 I wanted to do a little tag and card to show her I was thinking about her. We all know how
she loves her starbucks so I am hoping someone is bringing her
some at the hospital. So I used her Stamps sets:

Tag dies 

I loved how this little tag turned out. And in honor of Emma I made a little
cup of coffee just for her!

WOW that is alot of product in one small tag huh! I love these shades. I used Kraft for the base
and just some scraps in a dark brown and a cream colored I believe these are both from Recollections.

I just used some sheer ribbon and a cream colored button and some jute.
I used the coffee cup stamp & sleeve from "You are Perk-fect" and did what I 
HATE to do because I don't seem to see well enough but I paper pieced girls! I have a 
cute little chef I am working on for another project and lets just say it was challenging for me to 
do that. 

I hope you like this tag as much as I do. 

Next project I made a "Waterfall card" I guess I live under a rock and of course i have only been scrapping
for about two years now so I believe it or not do not know everything....that is out there! :) 
I know I am quite the fountain of knowlege but this of course comes to me as a shock too
that I did not know what this was. I love these chocolate tones. I was planning on printing
some papers on my imagine from the "vintage papers" but guess what....I have to
send my imagine back :( This has been a good machine and I hated
to have to send it back but as you all may remember I have had problems for past few months
but provocraft was really good to me because it actually is a little past warranty but since
it was documented that I had called before they are still replacing it.


This "I love crafting caffeine & Chocolate" is embossed. 
Its really is hard to get a picture of a waterfall card!

The brads I used I am in love with and have been hoarding saving
for the right moment! They are from BoBunny "Ectera" collection.

Now I can't take credit for this idea but listen i can be a brainiac all the time....a girl has
to take a break once in a while (Insert hysterical laughter know you are laughing
at the fact that I just called myself a brainiac)
"Make your own stamp cleaner" 
8 oz spritzer bottle
2 Tablespoons of liquid glycerin (found at any pharmacy/drug store)
1 Tablespoon of baby shampoo
Distilled water
Now you can use a tupperware container, or better yet a baby wipes container with the 
lid and go to hardware store and get those "paint trimmer" pads and use it in the bottom
of the container for the scrubber.
I will try next time to come up with something real unique. I scour the internet
trying to always bring something that would really help you all or organizational
But even Martha probably has an off day! But she probably has pretty good days surrounding
by all that Martha stuff she has and her craft furniture....please don't get me started. 

And since Miss Emma is always so generous and caring I wanted to 
do a giveaway for all you loyal followers of her blog & products. I 
just got in the new line from "Carta Bella" called "beautiful Moments"


If you please leave a comment on Emma's blog as well as 
my blog Bugjuiced I will use good ole to pick a winner of
a 6x6 paper pad and maybe a surprise.
You will have until Friday July 6 and I will announce the winner on July 7th.


nellie27 said...

Great tip of the day. Thank you for sharing. I love the color combination you chose for both the card and tag!

jessica said...

LOVE the tag Deb and your waterfall card is awesome!! I have not made one of those in forever..of course it looks awesome with all of Emma's products on it!!
Thanks for sharing your great stamp cleaner "recipe" I will have to go and give it a try :)
Have a GREAT day....

2LilPrincesses said...

love your blog!! I'm a new follower, glad I found you! :)


Lisa said...

OMG, those bunnies are adorable. LOL. Love your tag and card.

Christine said...

Thanks for the tip of the day stamp cleaner info. Good luck on your new store. The hard work will be worth it!


MIchexy said...

I love your ideas using the "Perk-fect" stamps set. Thank you for the tips on making your own stamp cleaner.

aka Frank-LEE Speaking (SITM) said...

You did a GREAT Job on this Friday's post. Love the Tag and Waterfall card. I'm going to have to try that. Love that make your own stamp cleaner. That will really be a money saver. Emma, you and the family are still in my prayers. Smooches... Felicia - frankleecrafts [at] gmail [dot] com

jen said...

You you did an amazing job and thanks for the tips.
Big hugs,jen

quilt4fun2 said...

Great job paper piecing your beautiful tag! I love your waterfall is beautiful and the brads were perkfect! I hope you have your imagine back soon! A great tip of the day...I like the paint pads idea. Great job on your guest spot!
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

BeverlyBL said...

Wonderful waterfall card. They are such fun. Love the stamp cleaner tip. Thanks.

Kim's Kreations said...

I have been blogging since 12/11 and I learn something new every day. It amazes me how creative people are. Love your tag and the slider card.

Katie A. said...

I love your waterfall card! I have those stamps, and still have yet to use them, so thanks for the inspiration! :) <3, Katie A.

Patty said...

Love your tag & card!! Love the colors & embellishments!!

Cammy404 said...

Wow, thank you so much for giving us the chance to win the paper. It is such a lovely color. I just stumbled onto your blog and your work is amazing!! I will be following it.

Minnesota Nana said...

First time on your blog, coming from Emma's. It is great! And love the carta bella paper, so pretty!

Leanne said...

Your tag and card are both beyond awesome!! Love how you used Emma's stamps! I also want to try your tip of the day! Thank you for all you do!! Love ya! Leanne

Alvina said...

Great job, I love your tag and your waterfall card, thanks for sharing, I left a comment in emma's blog already!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

lindagk23 said...

Your tag and card are so gorgeous! Love the waterfall card! So adorable! And Emma will love them! Thank you for sharing and for the chance to win! Have a wonderful day! lindagk23ataoldotcom

mamawcindy said...

You and your Husband are just to Cute and Love your Tag and Card! I'm going to have to try making a Waterfall Card! Thanks for Sharing and Thanks so much for the chance to win the Paper Pack! :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

Caitlin Clark said...

Love, love, love the tag and the card. Super cute! Thank you so much for sharing!!

Sue D said...

Wonderful coffee themed tag and waterfall card--thanks for the tips too!
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Danielle Lee said...

Beautiful card. The brown tones are so warm and comforting. The tag is beautiful too. Also, thanks for the tips on stamp cleaner. I will definitely give it a try after my current store bought one it gone. Hmmmmm... Wonder if I can open the bottle and refill it? Will have to look into that. Best of luck with your new business venture. Hope it is going well. Thanks for sharing.


Maureen Reiss said...

These are really pretty!! I love the tag and the cleaner tip!! Thanks for the chance to win
reissfam10 at aol dot com

Creative M said...

A very pretty tag!!!Thanks for the giveaway and the tip!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the helpful tip.
Love your cards.
Thanks for helping Emma out!
dmcardmaker at aol dot com
(I want to join as an email follower but when I try it says it is not enabled. Please sign me up :)

Machelle said...

First that I have been here! Love it and those bunnies are stickin cute!!!! Thanks for helping Emma.

Kelly Braund said...

Great projects & love that paper pad!

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carpediem said...

both projects are great! laura j

MaryAnn said...

I am going to try again...Thank you for the great tutorial on making your own stamp cleaner. Wonderful coffee card and love the Carta Bella paper pad.
Give our prayers to Emmma and her son.

TiaKeas said...

You are lucky to have a husband that will wait on you and help you. Congratulation on the new store and the best of luck with it. Thank-you!!

Unknown said...

Those bunnies are so stinkin cute!
love the paper too.

Kim said...

Love that card but that stamp cleaner is just so clever!

Totally Twisted Cards said...

Just love the tag with the coffee cut you made! Thanks for the stamp cleaner tip and sharing your projects.

Melinda said...

What an awesome home-made stamp cleaner idea!!

hopefulcrafter said...

Great tip of the day and super cute card.

cburki1111 at gmail dot com

RLS Innovations said...

Cute tag and card.


sarah said...

very cute tag & TFS~~~ the tip of the day!!!

SaraBug said...

Thanks for the great stamp cleaning tip.

Candycat said...

Coffee papers, coffee inks, coffee cups and friendship...FANTASTIC job, girl. Love 'em. I'm inspired! And w/what's stashed in the cupboards...I NEED to GET inspired. Loved your picture of the 2 rabbits, too. : )

Meems said...

Love the colors you chose for the tag...and the design is just too cute. Thanks for the chance to win that beautiful paper and bless you for being there for Emma.

Kat's Kreative Corner said...

Love the projects, I'm definitely inspired. Great tip and love the bunnies.


Annette M said...

As I said on Emma's your tag & card. makes me want to try paper piecing too...but haven't mustered up the patience yet :-)

Great tip of the day, that I will definitely be trying.

Thanks for the chance to win the beautiful Carta Bella paper pad.

Hawks Nest Hobbies said...

Oh I bet Emma will love her little coffee tag!Arn't these little waterfall cards fun to make.
Also left Emma some love and best wishes for baby Aaron to recover quickly.


Hawks Nest Hobbies said...

Oh I bet Emma will love her little coffee tag!Arn't these little waterfall cards fun to make.
Also left Emma some love and best wishes for baby Aaron to recover quickly.


Hawks Nest Hobbies said...

Oh I bet Emma will love her little coffee tag!Arn't these little waterfall cards fun to make.
Also left Emma some love and best wishes for baby Aaron to recover quickly.


CA Scrapper said...

Love your projects!! The bunnies are hysterical. Thanks for the chance to win.


cascrapper at gmail dot com

Karen L said...

Emma is gong to love this card but especially love that you were thinking of her! Oh man, those bunnies are so darn cute, I can hardly stand it!! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

Angie P. said...

I love both of your projects! Very cute Thanks tor the chance! I hope Emma and her family are doing well. Our thoughts and prayers are with them!

McPaters said...

Thanks for steping up to the plate for Emma in her time of need. Thanks for the tips. I look forward to following your blog. thanks

Lynda Thomas said...

I LOVE this waterfall card! I will admit, I have been very challenged by these things, but you've inspired me to try again!

Nancy Kitson said...

How sweet you are to cover Emma and try to open a new store. Love the picture of the bunnies. LOL! Anyway, loved the cards. Thanks for sharing. I want to open a store too! Any suggestions?

Mimi said...

REally love the tip! I'm gonna try that next weekend. I love that waterfall card and had never seen it before, so that's two of us that must live under a rock!

Thanks for the chance to win. I LOVE 6x6 pads!

JudyofNV said...

Great card and tag. I'm definitely going to try the tip -- thanks so much for sharing it.

Lara said...

Such a cool tip, love the bunnies! lclass003atgmaildotcom

Sew Sweet N Crafty said...

Your tag and card are soooo pretty. I've always loved this color combo. Great tip on stamp cleaner.

Sew Sweet N Crafty

Jeanne said...

Again such fabulous projects! The tag fits Emma to a tee! And thank you for a giveaway! I love that paper!

Kristi said...

Love the tip so much! I will definitely have to find me some glycerin, so many things use it!
kidshomelove at yahoo dot com

Jessica said...

Amazing tip. I learn some new today. I like the card that you made. My favorite color is brown and coffee too. Thanks for share with us!
lopezjrivera at centennialpr dot net

Margarita said...

You've done a fantastic job filling in and thanks for the tip!

Yasmin said...

Love the bunny photo!!! Thank you for the money saving tip!!!

Kim H said...

Debbie ~ that bunny picture is still cracking me up! I LOVE your tips! I think they are just wonderful! The card is ~ again~ just PERK~ fect! LOVE the colors and the waterfall style!

Jess said...

What cute bunnies! The waterfall card is just adorable, I just adore these waterfall cards.
I love saving money, thanks for the tip!


Diana said...

That's a great tip of the day. Thanks for sharing.

dianaherrera at comcast dot net

Kathy said...

Thanks for the idea on the stamp cleaner. Such cute little bunnies. Love the card and tag. Thanks for sharing.

Vicki said...

I absolutely love the coffee themed cards. Super idea!

Cindy said...

I LOVE your tag and waterfall card! I haven't made a waterfall card in so long...such creative goodness!
Also, what a great tip...I'm going to try the spritzer...easier than letting inked stamps pile up, before finally going to the kitchen sink to clean them!

Deanne & Rebecca said...
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Deanne & Rebecca said...

I love your waterfall card and tag! So creative! Thank you for the tip of the day, it's a great reminder too!


holly said...

I seen your post on my creative time blog so now i must look at all your post cause your tip was great about stamp cleaner! thanks! also love your waterfall card and thanks for chance to win paper pack!

Lady Fair said...

Just viewed your post at Emma's and joining you over here. Love the tag and especially the waterfall card. I just received Emma's "coffee" stamp sets, so thank you for the inspiration.


snowdraak said...

I love your coffee craftiness. My favourite beverage!!!! Thanks for reminding me about making my own stamp cleaner . . . my purchased bottle disappeared and I didn't want to buy another.
Thanks for the chance to win!
fourkidstwocats at msn dot com

Lisa Rea said...

Love your post - amd what a great giveaway! Give Emma our best

Lisa - Scrappy Distractions
DT Member - Sketches4All

Miriam Prantner said...

Really love that waterfall card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Denise Bryant said...

Love the bunny pic and that fun waterfall coffee card!