Friday, June 24, 2011

Quote Tag #40

"I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe the happiest girls are the prettiest girls. I believe tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles." Audrey Hepburn

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Pink Book & Tea Basket

This basket has a devotion book, gourmet tea, candy, cookies, scented candle. and a picture. Crochet flowers, ribbon, pearls and cluny lace embellish the boxes and basket.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Pink Flower Cupcakes

HL made these cute cupcakes with molds that are available at Michaels. They have expanded their baking section recently. There are a lot more decorating items available at their store now.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Book & Candy Basket

This book & candy basket was a prize at a teen program. The candy is taped to the plastic florist note card holders stuck in florist foam. After the book and candy are taken out, the basket can be recycled with new items and given again.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Fabric Flowers on Handbag

 I think I paid only one dollar for this crochet handbag from the thrift store. It appears to have never been used.

Adding some fabric flowers to the front was a very quick way to give it give add some style

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Tag #30

God is my strength and power; and
He makes my way perfect.
2 Samuel 22:33

Friday, June 10, 2011

Quote tag #39

 "A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere.
Before him, I may think aloud."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Amanda's Cards

Ever the kind hearted and hard working Amanda created the Totes of Hope organization which gives much needed items to people in need. She united people in her community to contribute items and money. I made  cards and a box for sweet Amanda when she sent out thank you cards to people that contributed.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Nutella Cream Cheese Frosting

HL made these fabulous chocolate cupcakes with Nutella Cream Cheese Frosting.

Nutella Cream Cheese Frosting
 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 T. butter
1/2 c. Nutella
1 lb. confectioners sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
Cream butter & cream cheese together in large mixing bowl with stand mixer. Add nutella & vanilla, continue to cream. Scrape sides of bowl. Beat on high speed until fluffy and smooth. Add milk or more sugar if you need to reach smooth consistency.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Scripture Tag #29

Be kind & compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Ephesians 4:23
Last week the message at church was on forgiveness. The speaker said it means to lay it down, let it go and leave it alone. It is not approval, not pardoning, not denying and not forgetting.

Friday, June 3, 2011

National Donut Day

Since 1938, the first Friday in June is National Doughnut Day. This celebration is to honor the women who served donuts to soldiers during World War 1.
       Card supplies
 donut stickers- Michaels
Paper and ribbon- Stampin UP
The bracelet and earing charms were purchased from an Ebay shop.