Saturday, July 31, 2010

Tiles, Tiles, and more Tiles!

*Edit: ALL THESE TILES ARE SOLD!! Be on the look out for more soon or please email me with requests!*

Ok, I told you I have been having way too much fun with these things! I think I understand the obsession with ATCs now, but theses are even smaller.  So, I received an email asking if I would sell my necklaces or take custom orders, OF COURSE! So if you see something you like, shoot me an email and just ask! :D (again, I am waiting on the backings to arrive though).  Ok, let me try to tell you what I used to create all my tiles!

Recognize these adorable girls?! Emily shrunk down the Torendi Rub-on girls into stickerz for me, so KAWAII!!!!  I would like to think it's cause I'm super special but E.A.D Designs does custom orders for everyone! ;) hehehe Paper is all BasicGrey.

All of these tiles are Cosmo Cricket Rub-ons. I actually forgot I had these.  I love Cosmo Crickets designs, but sometimes these rub-ons don't "rub on" very well.  Luckily they behaved for me this time. Paper is all BasicGrey again, except for the skull, that's Sassafras.

These rub-ons are by Heidi Grace. Paper is by BG, Cosmo Cricket and Bam Pop!

Just Bam Pop! paper here, LOVE! You can find these paper lines at Torendi (half off)

These are brads I had and just took of the backings.  They stick off the tile a lot and give them a different look.  Paper is BG again.

For the flower lovers! All paper is basic grey.  I think the first two flowers are K and Company, but I'm not sure.  The second 2 are flower buttons by Cosmo Cricket, that were in Torendi's "Color by Number" kit. (half off!)

Still with me? LOL  Let's see the first one is Sassafras paper with a MM embellishment.  Number 2 is Bam Pop! Paper with a cupcake that fell off something my daughter had (HAHAHA, I should probably give this one to her).  3 and 4 are my favorite Cosmo Cricket line, the boyfriend, paper and chipboard.

whew!  I hope you like them as much as I do!  Happy Saturday! 
Oh, big news and a new kit from Torendi tomorrow! 

Friday, July 30, 2010

Gift Card Holders

A friend of a friend (well I suppose  consider them friends now LOL...anyway) owns a coffee shop close to my town. A while back I took in a bunch of my cards to sell and they LOVED THEM! HOORAY!  They also asked me to make up some gift card holders for their store.  This is what I came up with.

They wanted some that were for b-days
and some that represented their store.

All I can say is thank goodness I have a ton of these coin envelopes from Torendi laying around! They work out so well for gift certificate/gift card holding. I also used letters from Popfont 2 (HALF OFF AT TORENDI) and washi tape!  Gotta love the washi tape! 

A HUGE thanks to Outer Rim Coffee and Michelle for loving my work! :D 

E.A.D Designs Weekly Steal! -Love Birds-

Find it HERE!

Thursday, July 29, 2010


Ok, so yesterday I mentioned my tile necklace obsession, today I will let you take a peek at my mess... I mean process! LOL  So after the first three, I sat down and made these next 9. They don't have the necklaces backing yet cause I am waiting for them to arrive.  

All these little guys have E.A.D Designs images. The first is from the Torendi Rub-ons and the rest are Got Game Stickerz

Let's order.  The first one is just Sassafras paper, then #s 2 and 4 are MLS overlays and the chess piece is a Tim Holtz stamp (thanks Ryann) with a pawn from the Got Game Stickerz.

I also found another use for my saved up produce containers! STORAGE! 

Ok, you may want to close your eyes for this one, it's pretty desk.

but here is what that mess was for!  Little tiles just ready to be decorated! I'm thinking I may leave the Bam Pop! papers as they are cause they are so cute on their own!

I will post the rest when they are done! And don't forget that there is a video HERE!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

STUFF! (giveaway)

Hi Everyone! 

You are going to want to hop over to the E.A.D Designs blog to watch this weeks video of She's Crafty! You can find out how to be entered to win a $10 gift certificate to the E.A.D Designs Store.  In case you missed last weeks video, I made these....

aren't they cute!  I am addicted and have been making tons more!  If you want to see the video, it will be on my YouTube page! 

Ok, next up! NEW Imports at Torendi!! 
Check them out on the blog or in the store, they make me happy!

Happy Hump Day! 

Monday, July 26, 2010

E.A.D Designs Blog Hop

*Edit...There was a slight mix up in the order today, so please be sure to make your way to Amy's blog post, you won't want miss it! Also Val is offering BLOG CANDY, so check that out too!*

Did you find your way here from Amy's Blog? If not, please start over HERE

I played along with The Play Date Cafe this week to help me create my blog hop card!  

It's a pretty monotone feel, but I love ow it turned out. I like the contrast of the black E.A.D Designs Stickerz with the white MLS overlays and the little ladybug going off on her own. :)

Stickerz: E.A.D Designs Believe in Make-Believe 
Paper: BG Granola and cardstock
Other: MLS Overlays

Oh, I can't forget I keep forgetting to share this...
I have my very own Sentiments Stickerz!! How fun is that?

I think I am the last stop, but don't forget to check out all the new Stickerz released today!!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Two Challenges in One....

I love it when that happens!! I played along with Jenny over at Wee Memories, sadly her challenge ends TONIGHT, but if you hurry you can play along! All you have to do is create a summer themed card.  The other challenge is just beginning and is sponsored by E.A.D Designs! Kim, from Off the Wall Craftiness, but together an amazing color combo!! LOVE IT!

So here is my beach themed/color challenge card using E.A.D Designs Modern Seaside Stickerz
(part of next months color challenge, wink wink)

Don't forget to scroll down for the Weekly Steal! 

E.A.D Designs Weekly Steal! -Medallion Frame-

Find it HERE!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Hello, EBTKS Challenge!

I love this sketch! It's so simple, yet makes such lovely cards.

You could easily make a bunch of these in no time! 

Paper : Sassafras Cherry Delicious Paper from "Paris in Bloom" and Jillibean Soup Kraft
Other: Japanese Washi Tape and Dear Lizzy Felt Details

Don't forget that all items listed from Torendi are 50% off!!!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

She's Crafty!

Come over to the E.A.D Designs Blog and see what I have been up to!!

Also scroll down to find out about the Torendi SALE!!


Almost EVERYTHING in the store is 50% off! Some items are super low in stock, so act fast!


Some of my fav items!

Monday, July 19, 2010

E.A.D Designs Blog Hop, Reminders and an Upcoming SALE!

Lots to share today! First things should have found your way here from Amy's Blog.  If not, please start over at the E.A.D Designs Blog!  Did you know that E.A.D Designs is having a DT CALL (ends July 25th)?!  Check it out, you will love being able to play with all the awesome E.A.D Designs products every month! Don't feel like you have the time to handle a DT spot? Why not try the monthly color challenge instead!?  You could win a $20 gift certificate to the store! Challenge ends July 31st.

Ok, on to my cards! 
Sometimes I like to amuse myself with my cards, can you tell? ;) This card started out as a HAPPY Birthday card, but I quickly had this wonderful idea and had to peal off all of the letter stickers and spell MERRY instead! hehe 
Then to give it the final Alice in Wonderland touch, the cute little Mad Hatter hat!  I didn't add it to white cardstock this time, so that it would blend into the background.

Stamp: Unity Stamp Co.
Cardstock Stickers: Cherry Delicious Flag Banners from "Paris in Bloom"
Paper : Sassafras Cherry Delicious
Letters: Sassafras Cherry Delicious and MLS 

So, I am really loving combining E.A.D Designs Sentiments Stickerz with the adorable Japanese girls from the Torendi Rub-ons that are made by E.A.D Designs! They just turn out to be too darn cute! Like the one below, or the one found HERE.

Stickerz: Text Talk
Rub-ons: A Kawaii Day
Paper: BG Green at Heart
Other: Copics, Glossy Accents

Speaking of Torendi, HUGE HUGE HUGE SALE starts on WEDNESDAY! So get your shopping lists ready, because the prices will be awesome and some items are low in stock.

Ok, now get a move on and see what the fabulous Rae has been up to!!!

Friday, July 16, 2010

E.A.D Designs Weekly Steal! -Family-

You know the drill, awesome vinyl at an awesome price!! 
Find it HERE!

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Did I post this yet?

I can't remember! I'm getting old!! ;) LOL Well I hope not but if I did, you get to see it again cause it's cute!!  (ok just searched my blog and didn't see him, I think we are good) hehehe 

I combined a handmade Torendi Ghost Feltie with some Sassafras Monstrosity paper, isn't it perfection?! I love it! Perfect for a sweet Halloween card or an everyday hello!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

She's Crafty!

I'm back on the E.A.D Designs blog today with another fun project!  Here is a tiny peek, hop on over (HERE) to see the rest!

Also, you can now find E.A.D Designs Stickerz and rub-ons .... HERE!

Also, the Torendi Item of the Week! 

Cosmo Cricket Joy Ride 12x12 Ready Set Chipboard! Only $2.50!!

Monday, July 12, 2010


Hey everyone! I hope you found me from Amy's blog, if not, PLEAE start over at the E.A.D Designs Blog!  Since there is no theme this week, it should be fun to see how different all the posted projects are.

I made a card using the Believe in Make-Believe Stickerz and BG Green at Heart Paper.  I just thought  the paper went perfectly with the little girl, like she was sitting in a field of flowers.  I paper pieced the tiny mushrooms and colored the girl with Sharpies. 
Here is a closer look at the sentiment and coloring.
I also added my video about how to color the E.A.D Designs Stickerz so that you can learn to match them to any of your creations, like I did above!  

Thanks so much for stopping by today and please keep on hoping to Rae's Blog

Saturday, July 10, 2010


Want to work with Vinyl?
Can you think out of the box or off the page?

If so, then you might be one of the next
EAD DESIGNS Vinyl Geeks!!!
Here's what you do to apply:
1. Send 3 jpegs only of 3 different projects. In other words, we would like to see a variety. A layout, a card, and an altered project would work or another combination of 3. They can be anything as long as they are 3 different things. You don't have to use EAD Product on these projects, but we'd really love to see it if you do.
More than half of our customers are buying our product for home decor, but we want to see you do more than just sticking it to your walls.
We need you to be "Crafty" and creative.
2. You need to have a blog that you update regularly and link us to it in your application.
Get your submissions in by July 25th at midnight EST.
3. We hope to make a decision by August 1st and the new team will start August 29th.
This is a busy team. We do blog hops EVERY MONDAY, the first Monday is a project based on our theme for the month. We also have a color challenge second Thursday of the month.
We do a "Weekly Steal" every Friday, you are not required to post a project for this but we do require you to post the Weekly Steal image which will be made available to you.
4. Vinyl Geeks recieve product for their projects and a store discount for the products they buy for personal use.
There you have it!!
We are so excited to see your work!!
Good Luck!!!

Friday, July 9, 2010

E.A.D Designs Weekly Steal! -Wine Shelf-

You know the drill, awesome vinyl at an awesome price!! 
Find it HERE!

Thursday, July 8, 2010

E.A.D Designs COLOR CHALLENGE - Argyle

It's time for another E.A.D Designs Color Challenge!! WOO HOO! 
Be sure to go to the BLOG to find out all the details and how to link up your project!

Isn't this just too fun?!? I really want those socks! :)

Here is my card using the new Argyle Stickerz and background.
Who doesn't love Chucks?! Really?! 
I think even though the card has a pink background, it could easily be for a teen boy or girl.  

Here is a closer look at my letters, I used the stamp set in THIS KIT to add the tiny black stars.

And the inside! I put the stickerz sentiment right on top of the skateboard sticker.  The exclamation point is from the E.A.D Designs Alphabet Rub-ons.

I hope you play along with this challenge! You could win a $20 gift certificate to the E.A.D Designs store and just for playing along you get a coupon code for $25% off! I can't wait to see what you create! 

Wednesday, July 7, 2010


Who me? Couldn't be! Could it?? 
You will have to come on over to the E.A.D Designs Blog and find out! 

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Torendi Challenge!

Did you know Torendi is hosting a challenge?! You still have until Sunday night to play along! Find all the details HEREAlthough I can't win (hehehe), I decided to play along and join the fun!  I used this photo as my inspiration.

And this is what I came up with! 

First I used pink ink to color the background of my card, then I doodled in the white cherry blossoms to match the inspiration photo.  I paper pieced the cute panda from the Torendi "A Kawaii Day" rub-ons and finished it off with E.A.D Designs "Text Talk Stickerz".

I hope you find time to play along with Torendi! (note: you don't need to use Torendi products to play along)

Monday, July 5, 2010

E.A.D Designs Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone! Did you have a good 4th of July? I hope most of you are enjoying an extra day off today!

 So the E.A.D Designs blog hops have been switched around a bit.  They will now be EVERY MONDAY! WOOHOO! The first Monday of the month the hop will be themed, this week is red, white and blue.  All other Mondays will just be chalked full of random E.A.D Designs goodness. OH, I almost forgot there will now be a monthly Guest Designer on the blog hops too, fun fun fun! Also, the new color challenge will start on the second Thursday of each month.  Ok I think I covered it all, on to my red, white and blue project! 

Last time I bought some tiny tomatoes, I kept the plastic container they came in.  I decided to use that container as a cute thank you gift holder.  I was thinking of filling it with cherries or maybe some form of cherry candy for a cheerful neighbor or dear friend. I used three different rub-on sets for this project, "Life is Sweet" (in cherry), "Brackets" (in white), and "Sentiments" (in black). All the paper is from the Sassafras Cherry Delicious line.

After I made the gift holder, I decided to make a card to go with it using the same "Life is Sweet" rub-ons.

Here they are together!!

(If you get lost, please start from the beginning...HERE)