MICHAEL’S CRUISE & CROP LAST DAY OF CRAFTING!

So as promised here are the last photos of my experience on Michael’s Crafting Cruise…our final day in class we finished our mermaids…So here is my before and after…     Okay, I know it’s not the greatest – but “kudos” to me for finishing this project!  The version of mermaids were unbelievable… Finally we […] Read more…

MICHAELS CRUISE & CROP – AFTERNOON MAKE & TAKES!

If you weren’t on land sight-seeing, spending money you better believe crafters were crafting in the afternoon!  Michaels made sure that there was plenty of crafting to go around!  Embellishing flip flops with BUTTONS!       Materials needed to create your flip flops:  1 pr flip flops;  BUTTONS (great assortment at all Michael Craft Stores) […] Read more…

MICHAEL’S CRUISE & CROP – GLITTER BALL

So here we are now it’s the Glitter Ball Event on the Royal Caribbean by MICHAEL’S . Everyone was enjoying themselves – the ladies were dressed to the “9’s” all “glittered out”.  Dancing, mingling, group photos – everywhere you turned there was something going on.   Jo Pearson welcomed everyone – Kyra  made sure everyone was having […] Read more…

CRUISING WITH MICHAEL’S – CRUISE & CROP!

I’ve been home now for atleast two weeks and I needed to get to posting on my blog on the recent Michaels Cruise & Crop that I attended February 27 – March 3, 2011! A week to remember if I say so myself.  So I won’t overwhelm you all at once -I’ll post more the next couple […] Read more…

LUCKY CLOVER PIN

Before you know it St. Patrick’s Day will be upon us and I need something to wear without spending a dime! I call this my a little bit of this and a little bit of that! My Lucky Clover Pin is compiled of items that I already had in the office/home. The only thing I […] Read more…

Duct Tape Button Flowers

Heh everyone! For all those who were lucky enough to attend the Michaels Craft Cruise last week, here are the instructions/tutorial on how to make your Duct Tape Button Flower.    Materials:  Assorted BUTTONS by Blumenthal Lansing Assorted Color Duct Tape® (for this project I used turquoise, purple and zebra) Rainbow Classic Felt™ by The Kunin […] Read more…

Coordinates Mini Button Journal

I was going through my stash of projects and found my “to do” projects for my blog. For some of you this may look familiar – we created this project for Jo-Anns MTK last summer and I knew I wanted to share with everyone the projects that were created. So lets get started: I’ve selected […] Read more…

Glitter Ballerina and Her Tutu

With the help of my designer sister Kathy we created this Glitter Ballerina painting that features Blumenthal Lansing – Favorite Findings™ Glitter buttons. As we all know buttons aren’t just for sewing they are for creating pieces of “art”. I selected the following colors: Rosy Glitter; Amethyst Glitter; Violet Glitter; Citron Glitter; Topaz Glitter and […] Read more…

Michaels Button Pendants!

Did you ever wonder how to make Button Pendants? Well if you know how to make rings (check out our project page on our website).   For those lucky enough to attend the Michaels Where Creativity Happens Cruise this coming Sunday one of the MTK will be Loops & Threads Button Rings and coordinating Pendants. Here […] Read more…

Everythings Blooming!

Spring is just around the corner and soon flowers will be budding (okay I know that’s a stretch). However, Blumenthal Lansing’s NEW Flower Garden Program features beautiful colorful button flowers and leaves. We had an opportunity during the CHA show this year to feature these buttons during our MTK. For those who could not attend […] Read more…

OH VALENTINE!

With only several days away I thought I better hurry and post a Valentine project for you all!  This one is especially special to me since it features my mother and father (my fathers only one true love!). I started with a simple $1.00 frame, 1 sheet of Valentine scrapbook paper and other miscellaneous items I’ve  purchased at […] Read more…

CHA 2011 LA – Catching Up!

I know everyone has posted their insights on CHA 2011 and I’m catching up with getting everything organized and getting out of the slump that “bronchittis” can do to you.  I’m  finally back home and at work and have put all my photos together and I’m ready to share with you our GREAT booth that […] Read more…

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