Bingo chips

Well this feels like one of those crafts that are not a big deal to post but my mojo has gone and I needed inspiration.  I was invited to a woman’s group get together the first morning I went to Morning Star church. I have not gone to church in years but this one really caught my eye.  The pastor is amazing his wife is too, I have never been to a church I didn’t fall asleep, text or write notes to the person next to me.  The music is so boring it puts me to sleep, well this church keeps you alive and the music is fun!  Since it is televised I watched many of their shows, so entranced in what he has to say, it was like he was talking to me in every way.  I finally took the step to go. All the women were so welcoming to me.  I went alone for the first time, the second my daughter went with me.  The first night I was invited to a women’s group cookie exchange for this last Friday night. One of the few I know who go to this church was dear and volunteered to go with me. I thought it was a get together, it wasn’t just a cookie exchange, nothing that I have ever done before but it was fun.  They had a beautiful dinner with lasagna, french bread and salad. In this beautiful home I could never imagine ever owning.  After dinner they played Bingo and we just had fun getting to know each other.  I spotted on the pre designed cards that they needed some bingo chips, and found out they do this bingo get together often.  I immediately had the idea to make some chips that fit.  Rather than cut up pieces of paper to cover the square, and maybe the square below, lol.  I didn’t go to church today because they are having Christmas movies all month for the holiday.  We were in the mist of whether we were going to watch the game with a relative who is dieing of Parkinson’s disease, as my dad just passed away just two years ago, and my grandmother too from many years ago, now my dearest father in-law also found out he has it too so it runs in both sides of the family. It would have been a very hard thing to do.  They live few hours away, or I stay with the kids and get my crafts cleaned up for the holiday.  Well if you know me at all I am easily distracted, and crafting I when I clean and nothing gets accomplished 🙁   Well I did a little of both, as the older boys showed up for Sunday dinner, not as much cleaning I like but my Bingo jar sure will put a smile on someone’s face next Sunday when I show them I am there and I care.    

So here is my project, simple and fun to inspire you.  Maybe you will get together with friends over the holiday and play Bingo too.

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Here is a link I found that you can find free printables if you like… you can design your own or go with the standard  card.

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I hope you had a crafty weekend, this is my favorite time if year to craft. Doing little things here and there trying to get back into it, doing what I love to do.  I know alot of you don’t comment, as I found many subscribers in my email that I have never checked, but I know you are there, the counts are amazing and blew me away, I appreciate you all!

Oh I almost forgot how proud I was of the Seahawk win, I am so excited to see them through the end!

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Kid’s craft and a winner from last weekend’s hop!

Last weekend we had the last hop of the year for KCC and I promised a Gift Card, drum roll please..

Cindy from Cindy’s Green Cricut 

won the $10.00 gift card of her choice!

Not alot there Cindy, don’t go to wild!  Merry Christmas anyway!

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Now for a little kid crafting we made some Christmas trees with coffee filters.

I had this huge cone from making trees a couple of years ago, I couldn’t find it after seeing this tutorial on Pinterest on coffee filter cones this morning, thought it would be easy enough for me and my 6-year-old to do.  I got creative and used Ice Cream Cones instead!

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When you get to the top you may want to make your skirt a little smaller.  I finished it off with a star from Julianna’s digital kit, “Light’s Camera, Action”  I had left over from making a card earlier this week.  Or you can use glitter paper as well.  I hope you have enjoyed this bit of kid crafting if you have kids to craft with!  I should have gone a little further and put some bling, twine and all kinds of stuff on it, but she bailed on me!   Until next time, have a wonderful 17 days left before Christmas!  The crazy time of year!

It is “My Life in Arts n Crafts” DT Tuesday already!

Yes along with more product, more post so here we are with a little jute ribbon inspiration from My Life in Arts n Crafts Store.  Today I am going for a little home decor, using the jute ribbon again, it is so pretty.  I wrapped this candle with it, with two different colors and stuck a brad abovethe bow to give it a little more interest, I also love perals.

 I just love my beautiful candle!

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It looks very Valentinish as the holiday is approaching!  If you would like to do a little home decor like this, Jessi has some in her Etsy Shop ready to order, she also has other kinds of jute, twine and more.  If you would like to see more inspirational projects with her line she is only a click away at www.mylifeinartsncrafts.com.

Have a wonderful week everyone!

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Just a quick craft for the night for my daughter.

My daughter has been begging me for a diary she is 5 and likes to make a book a night but this one is supposed to be special.  This one she calls her “diary”  So I had to make it with (for) her.  She is going to draw pictures and show them to Santa.  So I thought I would post our little craft for the night it only took a few minutes to make.  Taking 11×15 papers cutting them in half and then folding them in half.  Using Bind it all Machine, some ribbon with mat board and pretty paper we just made a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 book making it simple and fun for her to string the ribbon.

Just a quick pic from my iPhone

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For those who were following a card a day for mom, we did go see her and had a wonderful visit.  She got out for the 1 full day we were there but still in rehab building her strength back up.  I set up her iPad for her so she would have games to play and something to do.  I haven’t talked to her since I have been home since I think of it to late each day and I have been too tired to keep up with a card a day, one had the postage fall off so I need to resend that.  I am just glad she is doing better, it won’t go away but there is so much you can do to improve the quality of your lungs.

Thank you for checking out my post!  See you again soon, if not, I will see you January 6th for the Krazy Crafting Crew’s Blog hop where we give inspiration all year around.  January’s theme will be vinyl and if I get brave enough I will post my first video live on my blog on how to use vinyl!  So exciting.  Right now I have to learn how to edit it.  I think I made it to long!

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Design Team Tuesday – Wrap it up!

  • Christmas is right around the corner! it is always hard to believe and sneaks up on you every time!

Well let’s wrap up the holiday season. With some fabulous projects from the designers here at My Life in Arts’ n Crafts’

This is what I have wrapped up for the holiday season…

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Wrap up your holiday cards in the colorful Christmas colors of twine.  Let that and any size cutout from a stack do the work for you, matting them and wala… there is your custom made card.  How beautiful is that?

Jessi is going to be giving away some fabulous goodies.

5 action Wobbles.

Red, Green, and White Jute!

Maraschino, Cappuccino and Peapod Twine.

Make sure to comment and follow everyone’s blogs to get a chance to win.

 Thank you for visiting today, I hope you are inspired to shop at Jessi’s

My Life in Arts n Crafts Store for some awesome twine, or jute which ever you like.

Jessi –  www.mylifeinartsncrafts@blogspot.com

Angela – http://www.creativecraftin.blogspot.com/

Lissa Marie –  www.somanycrafts.com—–>you are here

next…..

Jearise  – www.lorbysworld.blogspot.com

Tahi – www.tahisscrapcorner.blogspot.com

Design Team Tuesday For My Life in Arts n Crafts

Welcome to Design Team Tuesday for My Life in Arts n Crafts. I am very excited to show you this little easy cut out to do with the little ones in your life and use scraps at that!

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I love love love the red and white twine for Christmas, it is amazing! I also would love to share a Christmas moment that I had with my father as he was always teaching us little things in life. I was writing once and he said “if you take the short cut and put an x in front of mas, you are taking Christ out of Christmas, so I never ever use that short cut. That is what Christmas is all about.

Angela from Creative Craftin’

also has a DT post to show you, why not hop on over there for a little more inspiration!

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