Friday, June 27, 2014

VC Rocks June Blog Hop



Welcome back everyone. Today VC Rocks and I have wonderful cards and projects for you to enjoy. June's Theme is Stampin Up Punches, Sizzix and Dies. To start the Blog Hop go to VC Rocks Blog at
http://vcrocks.blogspot.com/2014/06/VC-June-Hop.html

I chose for my project to make a card using Stampin Up Scallop Tag Punch. To show it can be used for than just tags and bookmarks.

Here is the outside of the card:


Here is the inside of the card:



I wish I could take credit for the idea of this but I saw this on you tube. I have include the video if you would like to make some yourself.






Thank you for stopping by and if you want to continue on the hop go to http://vcrocks.blogspot.com/2014/06/VC-June-Hop.html and continue.

Monday, June 2, 2014

OWH Card Update

Ladies as requested I am posting the video from Stamping to Share by Kay. I saw her video for a beautiful birthday card and cased it. Here is the video:



 
 
I hope you enjoy making this card, that has so many possibilities.
 
Thanks for stopping by.
 
Jackie
 
 
 

Saturday, May 24, 2014

OWH Memorial Blog Hop



Welcome to this years OWH Memorial Blog Hop. This years card is Red, White and Blue using one of these themes: Love cards, Missing You, Thank You, Birthday and Hero cards.   I chose a Birthday card. We were also suppose to use one of the OWH Sketches, I couldn't find one I liked and used a cased card. I hope you enjoy what I came up with. If you want directions on how to make it, just leave me a comment and I will send them to you.  Happy Blogging!

 
I am sorry my card didn't post earlier. Honest I thought I added it. 

Jackie



VC Rocks May's Blog Hop 2014




Welcome to VC Rocks first Blog Hop of the year. If you are new to our blog hops, you probably are wondering what VC Rocks is all about.

VC ROCKS stands for Virtual Convention and it ROCKS! This is a group of SU Demonstrators and non SU Demonstrators who love to stamp. We get together every year from April through August to hang out and have fun. The group hosts plenty of  card ideas and 3D swaps, challenges, make-n-takes and much more. So come along and have some fun you can start at the beginning at the VC Rock Blog  here at anytime. Click on each of the blogs and enjoy.

This months Theme: Rock your Creativity with Stampin’ Up! Tools or Embellishments.
 
 I made a Birthday card for you using Blooming with Kindness in Triple Time.
 
Front of card
 
 
 Inside card
 
 
Supplies:
Card Stock                  Mossy Meadow(new in Stampin Up Catty coming out in June), Very Vanilla
Ink                               Versa Mark
Stamp Set                    Blooming with Kindness
Embossing Powder      Copper
Tools                            Heat Gun, Stampin Up Trimmer
 
Now onto the fun part as you can see there is not a lot of product to use. If you would like to make your own version of this card I have a video with step by step instructions under my video tab. I found how make this card using the Triple Time Technique on you tube a few years ago I just love the effect it gives the cards. I am sorry for the photo, you can hardly tell I used copper embossing powder. I tried several shots and couldn't bring it out.
 
Thanks for stopping by my blog and letting me know what you think of the Triple Time Effect.  I love reading comments from everyone. Keep going and see what else we have in store for you.

If you want more blogging to do when your done with VC Rocks then let me show you where to go. Operation Write Home or OWH to most of us. Is also having a Memorial Day Blog Hop. If you are interested then go to this link to get started   http://wp.me/p2kUr6-4o6

 
 
Thanks,
Jackie

Friday, May 23, 2014


I just want to remind everyone that OWH and VC Rocks are both having Blog hops this Memorial Day weekend. You can visit OWH at this link  http://wp.me/p2kUr6-4o6 and visit

 VC Rocks at http://vcrocks.blogspot.com/2014/05/MayBlogHop.html.

Have fun everyone and Happy Blogging.

Jackie

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

VC Rocks Blog HOP!!!



It is that time of year again when VC Rocks start having their Blog Hops, challenges and adding new members. Go to the website for more information on joining a great group of stampers and crafters.

http://vcrocks.blogspot.com/

Our first blog hop will be May 24th thru May 25th. Some of us are also doing the OWH Memorial Day Blog Hop. Come and join in on the fun. Check back Saturday the 24th and see what we have created for you and remember there might be blog candy!

Thanks for stopping by,
Jackie

Friday, December 20, 2013

Gingerbread Men

It is that time of the year again, Christmas Cookies. Although over the last several years I don't bake and cook like I use to, I still like to some cookies. Today I made Ginger Bread cookies with the help of my son. I mixed and made the dough and we cut them out and decorated. So how is that for team work. We had fun and that is all that matters. Here is a picture and my recipe. Enjoy and I hope you make some cookie memories of your own.


 
 
 

Ingredients

3 cups  flour
2 tsp.  ground Ginger
1 tsp.   ground Cinnamon
1 tsp.   baking soda
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup (11/2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 egg
1tsp. pure vanilla extract
 

Mix  first 6 ingredients; set aside. Beat  butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add molasses, egg and vanilla mix well.

Gradually beat in flour mixture  on low speed until well mixed.  Divide dough into2 flat discs and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

Roll  out dough to 1/4 inch thickness on lightly floured work surface.  Cut into gingerbread men shapes with a 5 in cookie cutter.  Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake  in preheated 350 degree oven for 8-10 minutes or until edges of cookies just begin to brown. Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks and cool completely. Decorate cookies as desired. With either white icing or sprinkles.

Store cookies in tight container up to 5 days.

Makes 2 dozen.
 
I hope you enjoy making these as much as we did.
 
Jackie and Joey

 
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