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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Paint Chip Card

I haven't been over her in a while, but if you are missing me (I doubt you are, but anyways) go subscribe to A Little Craft In Your Day, my new blog! Or like to our Facebook page! Either way you will be updated on all the cool post's going down over there! This experience  although its still in the beginning phases has been so good for me and I just love it!!

But this blog is my roots, where i started, so I am going to try my very best to not neglect it!

Today I have a card to share with you all today!

We are in the process of redoing 3 bedrooms in our house. Basically playing musical rooms, but hey, whatever keeps the boat afloat! So what happens when you redo rooms? You need to pick a paint color, this is a struggle in my house.  Its hard to guess what the entire room is going to look like from just a little swatch! But in the process of picking out the best color, you accumulate paint swatches!

I took advantage of this situation and used them to make this card:


I stared with a kraft card base embossed with my hero arts background stamp. All of the colorful pieces are paint chips. The heart is hand drawn, I was lazy and didn't want to bother with a diecut machine.


Its a pretty simple card, but i think its bright and cheery, perfect for the weather we have been having here this week! 

Have a great Day everyone! Tomorrow is friday!! 

~Court

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Cards for Claire!

Happy Wednesday Everyone! 

When I get out of school at the end of the day, Easter break begins! So fun! Anyways, this past weekend a couple of friends and myself made cards for an adorable little girl, Claire! Claire is this month's recipient for Madison's wonderful I Feel The Love Program. She is fighting bone cancer, but she is gonna beat it! You can read the full story HERE!



This is the card my friend, Cecilia, made for Claire:

(sorry for the not so hot pics)

Cecilia personally knows Clair and I know that she hates seeing her little friend suffer, I mean i can't even imagine. But she is doing her part, by keeping her sprits high with fun FaceTime conversations and by raising money for the cause by selling bracelets (email me if you are interested in purchasing one)! Here is a picture of Cecilia and Claire:




Here is the Card my friend, Kirsten, made:



And here is the card I made: 



Thanks for stopping by and please consider making a card for this sweet little girl! 
~Court 

Friday, March 22, 2013

Our New Site! Come Check it Out!

Hey Hey Hey! 

How is everyone doing this fine day? I just can't hide how excited I am for today! I am just going to come out and reveal the surprise Tanner Bell and I have been cooking up for almost 5 months now! A Little Craft In Your Day .com! This site so awesome! This is going to be a one stop blog where you can find anything and everything from DIY crafts to Recipes to Paper Crafts and so on! 



There is also giveaway of an Amazon gift card going on over there! Go check it out! 

I have a happy feeling in my heart right now as I write this post. I think this is going to be a fabulous adventure and I could not think of a better person to walk beside on our journey! 


Thank you all so much for checking it out and I hope your friday is filled with fun! 


Now Let's get Crafty! 
~Courtney

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Spring Blog Hop!




Hey Everyone!

Welcome to our First Day of Spring Blog Hop. You should have come from Missy's Blog (isn't she just amazing?). If you are just joining us you can start back at the beginning with Jill from Every Day is an Occasion and follow along!!!




Today I am going to share with you a fun Easter Card! 

I am slowly but surely collecting my fair share of washi tape! Every time I go to Michael's i just can't help but pick up a few new patterns, they are all just so darn cute! 

My problem begins after I bring them home... I just stare at them. But I pulled a few out and put them to good use on this easter card!


The bunny is from Holiday cakes and the sentiment is from Hero Arts! 

Thanks so much for joining us today!!! I have some blog candy for you: some springy washi tape 


Your next stop is Heather's blog (she is just so talented, I can barely handel it)!

Thank you So much for hoping along I hope you are having a great day and that you are now inspired to create fun things in this new season! 

~Court

Here is the entire line up in case you loose your way:

Kelsie Ann- Cut Craft Create
Court- Court's Craft Corner <-------- You are Here! 
Heather- The Hunny Pot
Shelly- My Paper Love

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Birthday Cards and Fun Things Happening!

Hey Everyone! 

Long time no blog :( There is so much in the works tho :)

Join me and an amazingly talented group of ladies for a blog hop on Wednesday to kick off the start of spring! Starts over at Jill's blog! 


Biggest thing you will NOT want to miss is Friday! Stop bye for a supper fun announcement/ new adventure! I am so excited for this and all that it may entail! 


I do have lots of projects to share with you all, because I have been crafting away! 

Today I have two cards to share with you! I MIGHT be feeling guilty for not posting...

My Mind's eye made it super simple! I love this birthday paper! This 6x6 paper pad is perfect for all your birthday cards! Boys and Girls! 

These cards came together in no time! 

the back:


With this paper pad, you will be able to create cute cards in no time! The patters coordinate so well and there are tons of small elements you can cut out and use for intrest on your card! Other things i used were a scallop border punch, solid cardstock, pears, and ribbon! 

Hope you enjoyed todays post! Have a great and crafty day! 
~Court







Monday, February 11, 2013

Febuary I feel The Love!

Hey Everyone!
Well recently I have been reflecting on my life and attitude towards life, and I realized that their needs to be a change. I'm not exactly sure what that entails, but 1 small part of it I am going to share with you today! My life has gotten really busy lately, and I have had to accommodate that, but I went around it all wrong. I stopped doing as much for other people, instead of cutting the quiet time before bed I use for me. So I am going to try instead of pintresting thinks I honestly won't even attempt half of, to do little things for others, weather that is making them a card, sending a thoughtful email, helping a family friend achieve a goal, or reading to my sister. 
Tonight I started by finally making a card for Madison's amazing cause, The I Feel The Love Project. This organization is so close to my heart because it perfectly blends my crafting hobby with helping others by bringing a smile to their face during a difficult time. This month Madison is collecting cards for Alana, a victim of Hurricane Sandy. 

I made this card for Alana: 


I hope this post reminded you that we can make small changes in our life and when you add all your small acts together they could make a impact!

Hope all is well in your life and you should definitely create a card for Alana! more info HERE 
~Court 

Saturday, February 9, 2013

A truly Lovely Blog Hop!





Hey and welcome to A Lovely Blog Hop!
If you have just stumbled upon this blog hop you can follow along by starting at the most amazing crafter/blogger/ and person you'll ever meet, Jill at Every Day is an Occasion. If you have been following along you should have come from Arin's awesome and inspiring blog.

The idea behind this blog hop is to make a Valentine's day project, card, etc.. . I decided to make a super simple card that you could still mass produce before the big day!




I used letter stickers to mask of the word "love." (You can also uses square 1!) Then I inked to my heart's desire, added a chipboard "I" and wrote the word "you" with a white gel pen. 


I think it came out pretty cool, what do YOU think? 

Thanks so much for following along! I am so glad you took the time out of your busy schedule to stop by and I really hope you were inspired along the way! 


Your next stop is the amazingly creative Missy
Have a great day!
~Court

**Thank you so much Jill for putting this whole thing together, I am so honored to be included with this fantastic group of women! 




Thursday, January 31, 2013

Wedding Table Numbers

Happy Thursday everyone! 
Tomorrow is Friday wooh hoo! I will be spending mine at a retreat and strengthening my relationship with God! What are your all's plans? 

Today I have a cool project to share with you that my mom mom and I worked on last weekend. We  were asked to make table numbers for my cousins, so of course we said "Yes"! I think they look quite stunning but only require minimal supplies! 



Here is what you will need:

-stands (use your 50% off coupon)
-2 colors of card stock
-satin ribbon
-and an embellishment (we used a metal flower sticker -form Michel's scrapbook aisle)


assembly is supper easy! make sure to cinch the ribbon in the middle with a piece of twin or something!




We thought that 4 by six was the best size, but you can make yours bigger or smaller. 

Here Is a close up of what we actually made: 

I really hope she likes them! 

Have a FABULOUS day! 
~Court


Sunday, January 27, 2013

Fun Thank You Card

Hey Guys! 

Today I have a fun card to share with you that I made this weekend.

Here are most of the supplies I used. 
Cosmo Cricket paper, memento ink, Fiskars scallop punch, stamps. ribbon, pen, and We Are Memory Keepers corner rounder, and adhesive and pearls (not pictured)


Once I gather my supplies, the card come together pretty quickly.

Are you a super speedy crafter, or do you work on one project for hours? Either was is okay, I am just curious to hear your answers! 

I hope You all have had a fabulous weekend! 
~Court

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

CHA was a Blast!


Hey Everyone! 


I have been home from Winter 2013 CHA for a week now, and just doing catch up work and adjusting back to EST time! So, I finally have a little time to pull together a post to share with you!





First of all the 3 days I spent at CHA were the funniest days of my ENTIRE life! If you EVER have a chance to go, GO!






On the Friday before the show started, my family met Tanner Bell and his mom for lunch and fun in LA!



We had a blast, and formed instant friendships! We all have lots of new friends!




Then, we headed to the big Show! We got to meet so many people and had fun looking at all the different booths!   








My life is now complete. We met THE Kristina Werner! She was SOOO sweet and even sat and talked to us for a little while.
















My best crafty friends! It was so nice to meet them in person! 








Theresa was so cool, and her line is out of this world! 















My mommy, who isn't a crafter what so ever, even did some make and takes! 








We ran in to, Heather Mann (Dollar Store Crafts) and Crafty Chica and the fabulous iLove to create booth! 










Me and the super awesome Erin Madsen! She is super nice and works for like the coolest paper company around!  












And last, but definitely not least, Stephanie Barnard at the Sixix Booth! 















Tanner, filmed a show for a new online TV channel! So cool, and he did a great job! 



















We LOVE Mod Podge! One of the things you just can't craft without!   















Jade (Jaderbomb) is probably the COOLEST person you will ever meet! Wish we could have spent more time with her, but so glad we ran into her at the Fave Crafts networking Party! 















Jenny (Craft Test Dummies) is my inspiration in the craft/blog world! And she was nice in person too! 














Tanner and I weren't the only teenage crafters there! Jillian Vance was there too! ) So happy we got to meet, like 5 minutes before I left! 







Sorry for the picture overload! Tanner also vlogged (video blogging) like our entire trip! You can watch them HERE

Thanks for stopping by and have a great night! 
~Court