Sunday, December 30, 2012

My box of awesomeness from GinasDesigns!

This is a video showing all the goodies that I will be playing with as part of the Design Team for GinasDesigns!
Happy New Year!!!

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Danny's Snowman/Christmas tree

I found this idea on Pinterest. I saved it on my Christmas board ,its a little different than what I made. Its very cool and a lot bigger. Check it out :)
This is the second attempt for me. The first was soooooooooooooo bad! LOL!!!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Christmas Ornament for 2012

Hello all,
This is my Ornament that I will be giving to my Friends and Family this year :)

I added some to these awesome candy canes that i purchased 
from Cracker Barrel

Teacher Christmas Gifts

I love to make Christmas gifts for the boys Teachers, This is what I came up with for this year....

This is a Snow globe micro mini  from Gina's Designs

This is a To go cup mini from Gina's Designs

This is the Package Micro Mini from Gina's Designs

This is the Polaroid Photo Mini Album from Gina's Designs. 

Monday, December 17, 2012

2013 Design Team for Ginas Designs

Heather Krupinski
Nancy Smith
Shanna Shands
Heidi Steinhebel 
Dawn Carlyle
Lisa Novogrodski
Marfa Otano
Marjolaine Walker
Rashida Anthony
Kathi Mann
and me :)

Welcome to the team ladies!
 I am so excited to work with you all! 
Click on their names to check out their blogs

Goodies from Heather:)

Twinchies and ATCs for swap on CraftHappens


My Mom and I painted and glittered all the wood snowflakes and ornaments.
We then went to the local JoAnns and  depleted their Christmas Dollar bins.
Put everything in the middle of the table and told mine and my Brothers Kiddos to have fun !
I love how they turned out!  

Saturday, December 15, 2012

My Fireplace

Design Team Project for December

I made this Countdown to Christmas Calender  for my son Daniel :) Here is what i used:
2 -12x12 sheets of Chipboard
1 sheet of scrapbook paper that has a December calendar
1 sheet of Christmas paper  (to cover the second pc. of  chipboard
25- Chipboard shapes from Gina'  (2 inch shapes) I also used te Gingerbread babies from the Gingerbread Set and the candy is pcs. that I had left from my Gingerbread House.
Removable sticky dots
foam squares
Bow wire
Small tree to hand the mini ornaments on.

Monday, December 10, 2012

December DT Project for Gina's Designs

This is my Design Team project for the month of December for Gina' If you have any questions about the project , add it to the comments. Thanks for looking:)

Friday, December 7, 2012

DT Call for Gina's Designs ends Monday December 10th

DT Call for Gina's Designs

Gina's Designs, a new laser cut chipboard company, is looking for talented, motivated, responsible designers who have time to commit to creating projects each month with our products and promoting our products online and at their local stores. We haven't set a specific number of designers for our team; we will determine the membership total based on the number of applicants. To apply, please do the following: 1. E-mail Gina at and Deann at with the subject line: Gina's Designs DT Call 2. Attach 3 projects showcasing your work. These can be projects you have already done or current ones. We would like to see a variety whether it be cards, layouts, altered items, etc. These projects do NOT need to include Gina's Designs products. 3. Include links to your blog (required) and any online galleries where you upload your projects. 4. Tell us why you think you would be a perfect fit for Gina's Designs design team and what your favorite technique is when using die-cuts. Please provide a little information about yourself, what inspires you when creating, your personal crafty style, and your arts and crafts background. ** This design team call is open to everyone and will close on December 10, 2012. New DT members will be notified via email no later than December 17, 2012 and the DT term will begin on January 1, 2013. Selected Designers will receive: *A Design Team Package Quarterly (every 3 months) *Your name and picture linked to your blog from Gina's Designs Blog *Gina's Designs badge to feature on your blog *30% discount on all Gina's Designs Products *Bonus given to those who are published in a printed crafting publication (Gina's Designs must be listed in the supply list for your project) What we expect: *Create a minimum of 3 projects per month A project consists of: 1 Mini Album 1 layout 1 altered item 4 cards Set of 3 ATCs Set of 6 twinchies Or any other item preapproved by Gina's Designs *Must have a personal active blog (posting at least once a week) *Must display Gina's Designs badge with link to Gina's Designs website on your blog *Upload all projects to: A. at least 1 online gallery such as Splitcoaststampers, Spotted Canary, or another gallery approved by Gina's Designs B. at least 1 social networking site (ning site, Pinterest, etc) C. your blog *Must use Skype and be available for one meeting per month *Must participate in blog hops and challenges sponsored by Gina's Designs *Must participate in cross promotional activities between Gina's Designs and other companies *Specially assigned projects become the property of Gina's Designs and finished project must be mailed back to Gina's Designs. *Full usage rights of all photos and videos of projects are assigned to Gina's Designs. *All team members will be asked to watermark their project photos with the Gina's Designs logo and your name/URL. This will help us better market our products and your projects on Pinterest as well as other galleries. *Create at least one (1) video tutorial and one (1) written tutorial using Gina's Designs products during your term of membership. These tutorials become the property of Gina's Designs and will be available for free download at Tutorials may be a technique or a project. Written tutorials must be completed in the specified format for Gina’s Designs, which will be provided upon announcement of the team members. *You may be a member of up to three (3) other design teams, but you may not be on a design team for another chipboard company. *Design Team membership term is one year. You may reapply for another term each year that you are interested. *Gina's Designs reserves the right to dismiss any design team member who is late on two project release dates (unless prior arrangement or emergency circumstances exist), fails to attend meetings or communicate with coordinator, or for any other situation that places Gina's Designs in a problematic situation.