Saturday, April 28, 2012

Spring Out of the Box Blog Hop

Welcome to the Creative Kuts & Creative Kuts2 Spring Out of the Box Blog Hop. 
This hop is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 through Sunday, April 29.   Check out all the great projects using the New Box Album File from Creative Kuts2 and many files used to embellish them from Creative Kuts, which you can find here at   If you just happened to come to this blog, you can start at the beginning with

 If you just came from Dana's then you are in the right spot.  

We're so excited to be doing this hop and we have a fabulous lineup with some very talented ladies. There will be lots of fun projects, along with some great blog candy, and a great grand prize for this hop.  Check out each blog and see what blog candy you can win at the individual stops.
The grand prize for this hop will be the Beautiful Box Album file from CK2 plus your choice of 1 single file from CK to embellish it with.  Plus your chance at Winning the Sizzix 17-Piece Texture Boutique Value Kit when we reach 300 Followers.  Click here for many other chances to win on the sizzix drawing.
300 Follower Blog Candy

In order to be eligible for the grand prize, you must follow each blog and leave comments on each blog during the hop. Also Hop over & LIKE our FB fan page!/pages/Creative-Kuts/130937843644274  and leave a comment there that you are hopping by from this hop.

Blog Hop Lineup  
Creative Kuts
Bonnie Guess - CK
Fabiola PD - CK
Gabriela - CK
Janet Royer - CK
Sandra DeLong - CK
Eva Laney - CK2
Dana Michel - CK2
Mary Ellen - CK2   (you are here)
Kristin Courtney - Guest Designer  (next stop)
Creative Kuts2

For my Box Album I used Designer Paper by K&Company along with some solid colored card stock for the album and Carnations. I enjoyed creating this album and know I will be making more for different holidays. I made this one for as Mother's Day gift for my daughter, I will fill the album with photos of her children. 

For the Carnations on the front cover I used Creative Kuts file "Carnation Flower" 
The scroll pattern on the corners of the  front cover and the adorable bear on the album cover are from the file "This Girl Loves The Color Pink"
I'm so happy you stopped by I am giving away some blog candy!  A gift certificate for one free file at CreativeKuts2   

All you need to do to be eligible is leave a comment with a way for me to contact you and become a follower of my blog. I will pick a winner on Monday using a random number generator. Good Luck !!


Thank you so much for hopping with us this weekend.  Don't miss out on the big sale advertised on both CK & CK2 at the  beginning and end of our hop!!! 
Next, Please hop on over to Kristen's blog  to see her wonderful Box Album

Friday, April 27, 2012

Today I have this lovely oval cookie box made from svg files found at Creative Kuts 2 the flowers are from the file Tea Anyone from Creative Kuts      to show you I will be using this box to package up some Mother's Day gifts for my youngest daughter. Thanks for stopping by. Don't forget to come back on Saturday for the Spring out of the box blog hop!! See you then.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Cameo giveaway at Pink by Design

Pink by Design is giving away a Silhouette Cameo !!  I have been thinking about a new machine and I do like the print and cut feature they have. Maybe I will wait until the contest is over before I buy a new machine as I would love to win this one. Stop by Pink by design to enter.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

I just love this card!! it can be used for so many different reasons. all you need to do is tug a bit on the flowers pulling them out of the pot and you have a nice little place to write a sentiment on!! You can find this file for just $3at

Sunday, April 8, 2012


these are great for gift giving. I think the heart ones would be perfect for bridal shower or wedding favors these boxes can be found in you guessed it my favorite store !! there is an Easter sale going on now if You buy 3 files they are $1.50 each, Happy shopping

Thursday, April 5, 2012

watering can

This weeks build a project over on the creative kuts facebook fan page was this adorable watering can. I can see many uses for it. here I used it to hold some wood roses. The cardstock is from the DCWV Black Current stack. Thanks for stopping by