Sunday, December 21, 2008

Want to win a big Cosmo Cricket prize?

I'd love for someone who reads my blog to win this prize! Go to the blog Life as Lou and leave a comment there. If you win, come back and let me know! :) Good luck!

Thursday, December 18, 2008

April Calendar Page

It's finally done! April's page has been designed and one of the six is complete. I've got 1/2 of the eggs cut out for the other pages. At least now I know what I'm doing and can finish it rather quickly. Yay!
This is last year's page. This was fast and easy!

Here's this year's page. I was debating between 2 designs and decided I didn't like either one. I came up with this one today. It's going to work out just fine!

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Needed a break...

Debby from found this on Black Belting Scrapping's Blog. Try copy it to your blog and see how many movies you have seen.

"Supposedly, if you've seen over 85 movies, you're supposed to be in need of a real life... Who decides these things? Here's a list going around of 239 random films that have a broad appeal. How many have you seen?"

(X) Rocky Horror Picture Show
(x) Grease
(x) Pirates of the Caribbean
(x) Pirates of the Carbbean 2: Dead Man's Chest
( ) Boondock Saints
( ) Fight Club
( ) Starsky and Hutch
(x) Neverending Story
( ) Blazing Saddles
(x) Airplane
Total: 6

(x) The Princess Bride
( ) Anchorman
( ) Napoleon Dynamite
(x) Labyrinth
( ) Saw
( ) Saw II
() White Noise
() White Oleander
(x) Anger Management
(x) 50 First Dates
(x) The Princess Diaries
(x) The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
Total so far: 12

( ) Scream
( ) Scream 2
( ) Scream 3
( ) Scary Movie
( ) Scary Movie 2
( ) Scary Movie 3
( ) Scary Movie 4
(x) American Pie
(x) American Pie 2
( ) American Wedding
( ) American Pie Band Camp
Total so far: 14

(x) Harry Potter 1
(x) Harry Potter 2
(x) Harry Potter 3
(x) Harry Potter 4
( ) Resident Evil 1
( ) Resident Evil 2
(x) The Wedding Singer
(x) Little Black Book
( ) The Village
(X) Lilo & Stitch
Total so far: 21

(x) Finding Nemo
(x) Finding Neverland
( ) Signs
(x) The Grinch
( ) Texas Chainsaw Massacre
( ) Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
( ) White Chicks
( ) Butterfly Effect
(x) 13 Going on 30
( ) I, Robot
( ) Robots
Total so far: 25

( ) Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
( ) Universal Soldier
(x) Lemony Snicket: A Series Of Unfortunate Events
( ) Along Came Polly
( ) Deep Impact
( ) KingPin
(x) Never Been Kissed
(x) Meet The Parents
(x) Meet the Fockers
( ) Eight Crazy Nights
( ) Joe Dirt
( ) King Kong
Total so far: 29

(x) A Cinderella Story
(x) The Terminal
( ) The Lizzie McGuire Movie
( ) Passport to Paris
(x) Dumb & Dumber
(x) Dumber & Dumberer
( ) Final Destination
( ) Final Destination 2
( ) Final Destination 3
( ) Halloween
( ) The Ring
( ) The Ring 2
( ) Surviving Christmas
(x) Flubber
Total so far: 34

( ) Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle
(x) Practical Magic
( ) Chicago
( ) Ghost Ship
( ) From Hell
( ) Hellboy
(x) Secret Window
(x) I Am Sam
( ) The Whole Nine Yards
( ) The Whole Ten Yards
Total so far: 37

( ) The Day After Tomorrow
( ) Child's Play
( ) Seed of Chucky
( ) Bride of Chucky
(x) Ten Things I Hate About You
( ) Just Married
( ) Gothika
( ) Nightmare on Elm Street
(x) Sixteen Candles
(x) Remember the Titans
( ) Coach Carter
( ) The Grudge
( ) The Grudge 2
(x) The Mask
( ) Son Of The Mask
Total so far: 41

( ) Bad Boys
( ) Bad Boys 2
( ) Joy Ride
( ) Lucky Number Slevin
( ) Ocean's Eleven
( ) Ocean's Twelve
(x) Bourne Identity
( ) Bourne Supremacy
( ) Lone Star
( ) Bedazzled
( ) Predator I
( ) Predator II
( ) The Fog
(x) Ice Age
(x) Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
( ) Curious George
Total so far: 44

(x) Independence Day
( ) Cujo
( ) A Bronx Tale
( ) Darkness Falls
( ) Christine
(x) ET
(x) Children of the Corn
(x) My Boss's Daughter
(x) Maid in Manhattan
(x) War of the Worlds
( ) Rush Hour
( ) Rush Hour 2
( ) Rush Hour 3
Total so far: 50

( ) Best Bet
(x) How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
( ) She's All That
(x) Calendar Girls
(x) Sideways
( ) Mars Attacks
( ) Event Horizon
(x) Ever After
(x) Wizard of Oz
(x) Forrest Gump
( ) Big Trouble in Little China
(x) The Terminator
(x) The Terminator 2
(x) The Terminator 3
Total so far: 69

( ) X-Men
( ) X-2
( ) X-3
(x) Spider-Man
( ) Spider-Man 2
( ) Spider-Man 3
( ) Sky High
( ) Jeepers Creepers
( ) Jeepers Creepers 2
(x) Catch Me If You Can
(x) The Little Mermaid
(x) Freaky Friday
( ) Reign of Fire
( ) The Skulls
( ) Cruel Intentions
( ) Cruel Intentions 2
( ) The Hot Chick
(x) Shrek
(x) Shrek 2
(x) Shrek 3
Total so far: 76

( ) Swimfan
(x) Miracle on 34th street
( ) Old School
(x) The Notebook
( ) K-Pax
( ) Krippendorf's Tribe
(x) A Walk to Remember
( ) Ice Castles
( ) Boogeyman
(x) The 40-year-old
VirginTotal so far: 80

(x) Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring
(x) Lord of the Rings The Two Towers
(x) Lord of the Rings Return Of the King
(x) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
(x) Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
(x) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
(x) Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull
Total so far: 87

( ) Baseketball
( ) Hostel
(x) Waiting for Guffman
( ) House of 1000 Corpses
( ) Devils Rejects
(x) Elf
(x) Highlander
( ) Mothman Prophecies
( ) American History X
( ) Three
Total so Far: 90

( ) The Jacket
( ) Kung Fu Hustle
( ) Shaolin Soccer
( ) Night Watch
(x) Monsters Inc.
(x) Titanic
(x) Monty Python and the Holy Grail
( ) Shaun Of the Dead
( ) Willard
Total so far: 93

( ) High Tension
( ) Club Dread
( ) Hulk
( ) Dawn Of the Dead
(x) Hook
(x) Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
( ) 28 days later
( ) Orgazmo
( ) Phantasm
( ) Waterworld
Total so far: 95

( ) Kill Bill vol 1
( ) Kill Bill vol 2
( ) Mortal Kombat
( ) Wolf Creek
(x) Kingdom of Heaven
( ) the Hills Have Eyes
( ) I Spit on Your Grave aka the Day of the Woman
( ) The Last House on the Left
( ) Re-Animator
( ) Army of Darkness
Total so far: 96

(x) Star Wars Ep. I The Phantom Menace
(x)Star Wars Ep. II Attack of the Clones
(x) Star Wars Ep. III Revenge of the Sith
(x) Star Wars Ep. IV A New Hope
(x) Star Wars Ep. V The Empire Strikes Back
(x) Star Wars Ep. VI Return of the Jedi
( ) Ewoks Caravan Of Courage
( ) Ewoks The Battle For Endor
Total so far:102

(x) The Matrix
(x) The Matrix Reloaded
( ) The Matrix Revolutions
( )Animatrix
(x) Evil Dead
( ) Evil Dead 2
( ) Team America: World Police
( ) Red Dragon
(x) Silence of the Lambs
( ) Hannibal
grand total 106

My husband has seen about 20 more of these, but then again, he hasn't seen all the cartoon ones or chick flick ones I checked off. :)

December Calendar Page

I'm really working hard to finish all these calendars so we can mail them before it's too late! Here's December's first. 5 more to go and then I can go back and do April... I decided to do the easy layout -- no time for the detailed one! That'll have to be next year. Maybe I'll be more proactive and start next year's calendar in January!!!
This is last year's. It was a great way to use up lots of the left over Christmas paper I had.

This year, I went simple and am using up brads and eyelets.

See you later today with April!

Happy Scrapping!

Heather Q

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

November Calendar Page

Ok -- I've gotten one done. Hopefully I'll be able to get the others done before I go to bed. I've cut all the feathers and photo mats. I just need to do the body, neck, head, and feet of the turkey, put ribbon on the mats, and ink the edges of the mats and the calendar page. I can do that in the next hour, right? (uhhh.... well, maybe I'll get most of it done before bed at least)

Here's last year's page. Very quick and easy

This year's page. (Those aren't feathers -- they're leaves! I cut them out using the Cricut machine.)

Now, back to work until bedtime! Happy Scrapping!

Heather Q

October Calendar page

I've finished one October page completely and have all the pieces ready to stick together for the other 5. My goal is to finish all the October and November pages before bed tonight... Chick flicks on the tv and not cooking tonight! My fingers are going to be glued to my desk by the end of the evening, I'm sure!

Here's last year's -- the easiest one!

This year I went a bit more detailed. I was inspired by a layout done by Faith at . Mine isn't nearly as extravagent, and I couldn't sell my work on ebay like she does, but it gave me a great idea. Thanks, Faith!

Thanks for looking!

Heather Q

Monday, December 15, 2008

September Calendar pages

I've been working quickly, trying to get these done in time to ship them later this week.

Here's last year's quick and easy page. Leaves were cut using the Cricut machine, and then run through the xyron for adhesive. Slapped them on the page while on the floor of the airport, waiting for my flight... very last minute last year!!!

This year, almost everything was cut using the Cricut "Stretch your Imagination" cartridge. It's hard to tell in the picture, but the acorn is 3-dimentional using foam tape.

Thanks Chris for letting me use your Expression machine and your cartridge to get all the to the right size!

Sunday, December 14, 2008

August Calendar page

Here's August -- man do I have a lot of work to do so we can mail these this week!

In last year's, I included little slips of paper that had ideas of fun things to do in the summer. I used repositionable adhesive so they could take them out and look at them. Unfortunately, the adhesive didn't last until August. Mom and Dad said around March they started finding little orange slips of paper on the floor that said things like "walk on the beach." Doesn't work very well in Minnesota in March.

This year's calendar -- using up a lot of my little bits of ribbon!

July Calendar Pages

Ok -- I know I haven't posted in a long time. First it was illness, then it was holiday busy time. Here are the July pages. I'll post August shortly.
Here's last year's July page. Quick and easy! Used up lots of buttons when making six of them, too!

Here's this year's page. Very simple. The fireworks are done in "foil and rub" or glitter glue. (One of them is white glitter glue -- shows up fine on the page, but not so well in the picture...)