Spring is here

Hello Crafty Peeps!

I have been a busy bee with different projects going on. My son, Manuel and I attended the Spring Jam Craft show. We made different items

Unfortunately, it was not a good turn out and we decided not to return to this venue again. We will try others and see which venues will be most profitable but the silver lining in this story is now we have product for other shows which we will be participating throughout the year. In May, we have a show with the Local Fire Dept Aux. as a fundraiser for them. We also will be participating in another craft show in July and one in December.

I did run a Flash Sale on my facebook page for the Easter items and some sold which is great.

My oldest turned 19! I can’t believe it. I have a 19 year old. WHAT?! I am so thankful and blessed but feel like time has gone much too quickly. It seems like I blink and another years flies by. He wanted to have dinner at his favorite restaurant and we did. He loved it.

Easter was fun. We decorated eggs on Good Friday and spent Easter Sunday together.

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I made this Strawberry Trifle and the recipe is from All Recipes- I highly recommend it. It won’t let me link to this so search it out on their site and it’s the first one that says plainly-Strawberry Trifle. I made my own sweetened whipped cream instead of cool whip and I grated semi-sweet chocolate flakes on it. Everyone loved it and I will be making it again.

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These are some of the standards we usually have for holiday dinners like the deviled eggs. I made them with bacon bits and they didn’t go over so well. I also made a taco dip and shrimp and cream cheese dip too along with ham rolls.

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I made these the night before with the help of Maymay. Here is the youtube video, https://youtu.be/gkDCDcrr2mE. She makes projects simple and easy and many times without big tools. This project was simple thank goodness. Lots of festive fun!

The weather is changing here in NW Indiana. With the warmer weather brings allergy season and mine are awful! I am hoping to not get a cold with the changing weather. I hate my allergies but it could always be worse I suppose…

I did do a Chalk Couture live and made this

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and I made this for my dad

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So it has been a productive April and I hope my allergies will go away soon and let me breathe in peace.

What have you done this Spring season? Reach out and drop me a line on what’s new in your world. I’d love to hear it!

Thanks for stopping by!

Tisha

Spring Jam Craft Fair is almost here!

I am so excited to be a craft show this Saturday. I have many craft items made along with my son, Manuel’s art.

Here is a one of the items I’m selling now for the Easter holiday season.

These will be available as a set for $25 and in sizes 0-24 mos. I will have limited items in stock and can personalize these for your little ones. Just leave me a post here or email me at scrappinmom73@comcast.net if your interested.

I will be posting how the turn out was for this event and more.

Thanks for stopping by!

What does Scrappy mean to you?

Hey everyone!

I have been busy working on various projects for customers and my upcoming craft show on April 6th at the Lake County Fairgrounds in CP. Can you believe it will be APRIL soon? Almost 4 months into the year and it seems like time is flying by. The weather is changing from Winter to Spring soon- it snowed yesterday so I am hoping! This change is inspiring me to think about some things in my life- one of them is why did I name my company SCRAPPY T’s Creations.

Well…

It started as a play on the word scrapbooking since I love it so much. I have been an avid scrapbooker well over 20 years. It helps me remember the precious moments in my life and my loved ones lives. I love getting the chance to create a great Layout and journaling the what, when, who of it all. I feel it is so important not only for me to remember but to whoever gets these memories once I’m gone. I have led a blessed life full of ups and downs. I want my story to be told for generations to come and for those I love to know I loved them with all my heart and I felt that they were so important in my life that their story should be told at that moment.

Sometimes, I feel overwhelmed with all the memories I haven’t documented. I have pages and pages of page kits needing to be put together and scrapped but I will hopefully get to it one day. Sometimes life gets in the way and that’s what the pictures are for but that’s an entry for another day. ūüėČ

The Scrappy in Scrappy T’s now means that I am a survivor. I am now a single mom and taking care of my dad which has its challenges. There are days where I need to be scrappy-bold when having to make decisions for my family and there are days where I have to scrappy-fiscally savvy and try to get through life frugally-which as a crafter can be challenging at times.

I am trying to start this tiny little business of mine and it’s hard. I don’t know what I’m doing most days and I think I should give up the other days but it fills me with joy to create something someone loves. It’s fun to design and create something from nothing and that is scrappy too.

So I will live this Scrappy life the best way I can. I am grateful for the opportunities to be creative and I look forward to each and every project I can create. I hope you can find and embrace the Scrappy side of you.

Tisha

Guest DT Tisha Van Dyke

Hello Fellow Crafters!

Today is my day to show you what I made with¬†this¬†adorable SVG from¬†Miss Kate Cuttables, She has an array of fun images, papers and other crafty goodness. There are so many fantastic and cute SVG’s and it was very hard to choose just one but I knew when I saw these images, I had to make this Layout

I used this paper

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to tell the story our scrapbook weekend getaway. My Cousin Gina, Aunt Jane and I had lots of fun scrapbooking together, eating yummy food and just relaxing while being crafty. I was able to use a project life 4×6 ruled journaling card that I hid on the second page of the layout as well as some various 6×6 DCWV paper pads to cut out the SVG images.

This title was super easy to put together and I debated on whether I should cut it out individually on my¬†Cricut Maker or print and cut it out. I’m glad I chose the latter. It made the page come alive. I also loved the images that came along with this file. Now that some of¬† Miss Kate Cuttables images are on Cricut Design Space, I am looking forward to using more of her designs in my projects. Please visit her¬†blog¬†to get more inspiration from her amazing SVG files, papers and more.

Please be sure to click on all the links I used if you want to know more about these files or the items I used and visit my blog to see some more projects I have made with Miss Kate Cuttables files.

Thanks for stopping by!

Have a Scrappy Day!

Tisha Van Dyke

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Crafting some love

I was so excited to be on Miss Kate Cuttables blog post. I made three Valentines Day cards with her images. I showed one earlier and the other two I posted on her Facebook galleria page.

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Once again I used her Love is in the Air paper for the background and insides. I popped them up and on the inside

I used an action wobble on them for some wiggly fun and Hero Arts Love Stamp set. It was the perfect combination to create a great card. I print and cut these images out using my Cricut Maker. I embellished them using Glaze pens on some of the artwork on the front of each card.

Hope you enjoyed your Valentine’s Day. Spring is around the corner hopefully ūüėČ

Thanks for stopping by!

Tisha

Love is in the Air

I have seen so many valentine posts on social media so I felt inspired to make a card. I used Miss Kate Cuttables paper which I purchased on Amazon.com

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to make this card

I used glaze pens to highlight the hearts and popped up the fox and the front image. I wanted to do something special on the inside so I made a very simple popup card.

I love how it came out and it was super simple to make so I will be making more of these!

Here are the links to these images. https://www.misskatecuttables.com/products/product/you-are-foxy-title.php

https://www.misskatecuttables.com/products/product/freebie-of-the-day-heart-fox.php

 

Thanks for stoppin by!

Stay WARM!

Tisha

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