Thursday, June 23, 2016

Been Gone To Long!!!

Welcome and so sorry for being away so long, but life sometimes gets in the way and summer is usually the time this happens for me.  With my grandson and two great nephews graduating and traveling out of state a few times, it has kept me busy along with ballgames and other things.  I have been working and today I am sharing some of the things with you.  I will be going on another vacation soon and two rooms to paint, but will try not to be away too long.  I still have more projects and information to share with you later.  I hope you will like today's share.
I am sharing a couple layouts that I created for my friend Nikki who has   I did some for her to post for a club she is going to have, but you can purchase her svg scrapbook files without the club.  The first one is Soccer Star and the other is Party Animal.  Her layouts are complete with with all the elements are so reasonable in price!  You can use them in any cutter that will cut svgs.  I used my Cricut Explore on one and my Silhouette Cameo.

I relettered my sons mailbox and completely forgot to take pictures and my husband thought we needed a new mailbox and we bought the one above so I designed the front of it with vinyl.  I used a file that I purchased in the Silhouette Store and fonts on my computer.  Super easy.  The vinyl is 651 and good for outside use.
I purchased some vinyl from Pro World that is made for signs and it is a Ultra Vinyl.  I did wash this in the dishwasher on the top rack.  It stayed on, but a couple letters moved so I hand wash not.  It was on the skinny fonts.  I got this saying from the Silhouette Store.
Well I jumped on the Yardzee bandwagon and my family wanted some for their summer games and pool parties.  I made my younger son this set for University of Kentucky Wildcats in the colors of blue and white.  I could not find any soft wood in 4 x 4 in our town so we bought fence post and cut them 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 , not a perfect 4 inches on it and it was kind of heavy.   We put them in the hot sun for several days and flipped them over and when they dried out, the got much lighter.  I primed and painted them and then cut a stencil and painted the dots on them.
My granddaughters wanted smaller sets, so Nana made some smaller ones in the colors they liked.
Since my grandson is going to Western Kentucky University, his parents wanted theirs for his school colors.  They plan to attend football games and tailgate while he is in college and this will be a fun game along with their cornhole.  I really enjoyed making these for my family.  Hope you enjoyed these few projects and I should be back next week with a few more before I leave to go to Savannah and Hilton Head for vacation.  I have some things to share that I made for my little granddaughters birthday party this weekend.  See you soon and Happy Crafting!!!


  1. OMG Girl You sure have been having lots of Craftabulous fun!! Love they layouts they are amazing and so cute!! I truly love your Coffee mug Phrase OMG I so have to make me one...OH YES!! Love too your YARDZ game that totally cool. I really love it all!! But short of writing a novel...I'll end my comment by say you sure did super outstanding creative jobs. So happy travels and Happy painting!!
    YOU so ROCK!!

  2. I have so missed your projects Diane!!! I so love all of these!! The layouts are just wonderful!! And that coffee mug is great!! But those Yardzee games are the best!!!! This is the first I have heard of them. Guess I'll be checking those out!!! :)


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