Friday, November 11, 2011

My Craft Spot....I'm featured!!

I am so excited to be the Featured Designer today over at
My Craft Spot!!! Kimberly even sent me the yummy twine in
the pic above as a prize to send to one lucky person that comments
on my blog today!!! Make sure to leave a comment for your chance!!

For my feature, I made a couple of special projects. First this treat jar:

I love "upcycling" old packaging....sooooo, this jar is an old nut container,
I used American Crafts cardstock, and the new Tim Holtz embossing
folder....I ramped up the embossing with the Tim Holtz Distress Ink,
in the new fall "Gathered Twigs" color! And the crinkle ribbon is the
gorgeous Pumpkin Spice color available in Kimberly's shop over at
My Craft Spot....and so is that pretty Thanksgiving twine!!

The little candy treats that will fill the jar are made from American
Crafts brad packaging! More of the yummy crinkle ribbon and twine
and the "give thanks" sentiment is from My Craft Spot as well....from
the awesome "Happy Fall" set! Here is a close up:

And the back looks like this:

The "blessings" is a stamp from the same versatile stamp set, and
the idea is....everyone takes a treat....writes down their blessings
from this past year, and we put them in the jar, then pull them out
and read each one while we enjoy our dessert at Thanksgiving this year!

And because one is never enough.....I made 3 note pad gifts using more
American Crafts cardstock, the new BoBunny Forever Fall collection
(that's where those fun metal accents came from too!), and I also used
the Thanksgiving twine and another great sentiment from the "Happy Fall"
stamp set on this one:

This note pad has more pretty Pumpkin Spice crinkle ribbon,
and the blessings stamp....

And last but not least.....some Cranberry crinkle ribbon on this
version, and I just love this sentiment stamp from that same

I hope you found some fall inspiration here today!!! Remember
to leave a comment to win that awesome twine, and make sure
to check out "My Craft Spot" HERE to see all of the wonderful
twine, crinkle ribbon, and stamp sets!!!

Thanks so much, again, to Kimberly for featuring me today!!!


  1. Laura, that is wonderful that you were featured! Congratulations, and everything that you made is so pretty. Great job...your fellow CC friend Kiki Kuku

  2. ohhh, so pretty things <3 them. Especially love the teal/blue bling on the fall colors! Congrats on the feature!....also CC (Lmaisch)

  3. I love all of these, especially the upcycled items! What a clever use of things we would normally throw in the trash or recycling bin. I hope your guests get a big kick out of them!

  4. These are just awesome! I can't wait to try these!! Thank you for the inspiration oooooh and a chance to win some twine!!!

  5. Great projects! Congrats on your feature and thanks for the chance!

  6. New follower, found you from My Craft Spot. The jar is amazing!!! Great job, and cool idea on the brads holder:)

  7. You know I love everything you do...fantastic job. And it is wonderful you are being featured on My Craft Spot! Congrats...T

  8. These are great projects. I also try to look at packaging and other items that most people just through in the trash in a different way and find an alternate path for them. Congratulations for being featured over at My Craft Spot!

  9. Congrats on your feature on My Craft Spot. I love your projects! so much that i kept on looking and love your recent 2 cards too.

  10. I love what you've done!!! I have a couple little packaging things set aside to do 'something' are totally inspiring me to get them out and create! :)

  11. Love the ideas, especially your color choices and embellishments. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

  12. What a great job Laura! Your projects are awesome! Thanks for a chance to win such an awesome prize!
    Sherrie K

  13. Beautiful work Laura. I like how you kept the note/treat box simple for your guests by having them attached. Take a box, write note on back, remove and put in place of box. So simple and clutter free. - blue

  14. Very pretty Laura!!! I love all of them! The embellies are sooo nice and everything goes so well together. Great job!!! Mimi

  15. great project!! love everything and the notepads were an excellent bonus.. :)

  16. Such an awesome idea of 'upcycling' items! Love the Blessing notecard packaging as well...such a great idea!

  17. What a great feature, love it! My favorite projects are those that are upcycled and you did an awesome job. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. -- I'm going to share your link on my website ( so others can enjoy.

  18. So glad you were featured today. I love to find new sites and I love your projects.

  19. Fabulous projects and congrats on being featured!!

  20. Such a great job,Laura! Congrats on being featured and what inspirational projects you posted!! Thanks for the contest,also :) -Char♥

  21. Great ideas. I really like that 3D sundae featured on My Crafty Spot! No calories, but looks yummy anyway!

  22. Your projects are beautiful! I really love the notepads! I would love to learn to make those! And that twine looks so pretty! Love the colors!

  23. Watch for a quick video "how to" on the note pads....coming soon!!

  24. you outdid yourself on that jar. toss my name in for the twine.

  25. Great projects Laura! I love the notebooks. The jar is fabulous - every year I say I am going to do something like that, but I still haven't. Maybe this year...

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