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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

~New Cricut ART ~


3D Cupcake
I pieced this paper art cupcake together from shapes that I cut from my favorite paper
with my new Cricut Expression
I used the 2 cartridges that are included (Plantin Schoolbook and Accent Essentials)
The swirls, flower and leaf also were cut from the cartridges
The pearl and heart toppings were purchased embellishements.


WOW! I have found the Cricut Expression speeds up the creative process....
Shapes can be quickly and precisely cut, leaving lots of time to focus on the finishing details.....embellishments, chalking etc.
And, because each cartridge offers so many shapes you can
LAVISH your scrap book pages and other projects with layers and layers of
pretty paper!



Like this scrapbook page that I am working on....

What have you made with your Cricut?

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Shamrock Mantel/Shelf Scarf

Mantel Scarf
Valance

Table Runner


Centerpiece
Made of tea stained fabric with stitched
shamrock and vine detail...
the Shamrock Collection
is available
category at Shelley B Home and Holiday!

PS: St Patricks day falls on Tuesday, March 17 this year :)





Monday, January 19, 2009

New Bethany Lowe/ Dee Foust Valentines Day

NEW

from Bethany Lowe
by Dee Foust
Valentine Collection
now available at Shelley B Home and Holiday
Preview the Bethany Lowe Valentines Day Collection

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Winter rose wreath












Vintage Rose Wreath


artificial floral with the look of romantic, old fashion


dried flowers - which makes it perfect winter floral decor

also great for vintage Valentine's day decoration
matching garland also available



Add a strand of white Christmas lights

and you have beautiful accent lighting

for the mantel, shelf or even window sills.




The garland could be draped around a doorway





Vintage Rose Wreath Regularly $29.99,

but listed today with a low opening bid of



Vintage Rose Garland also listed in a seperate auction for






Purchase both and items ship for $9.00 total.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Cricut Cartridge Don Juan





If you have been looking for this cartridge for you Cricut machine, Cricut Expression or
Cricut Create....you can find it at
shelleybhomeandholiday.com scrapbook category
This cartridge is part of the Cricut Create bundle and not sold seperately
by the big stores....but it is offered in my store along with the Cricut Expression, Cricut Create
and a growing list of cartridges and accessories
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I love my new Cricut Expression, perfect , quick cuts on my favorite papers
and cardstocks...once you get started you can't stop!
Watch the blog...
I'll be showing you some of what
I have been able to make using just the Plantin Schoolbook and Accent Essentials cartridges
that are sold with a
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Just a few of the Don Juan cartridges
are available...order early to secure cartridge



Wednesday, January 14, 2009

New chocolate decor


BOX OF 12 CHOCOLATE BUNNIES


This box of fake chocolate bunnies is sure to be a popular

Easter decoration this year! Set of 12 you can

display in their polka dot box or place in a basket!



Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Gothic Shabby Chic Window Mirror

Gothic Shabby Chic
Window frame with mirror insert
measures 21 1/4 inches tall
x 18 1/2 inches wide
x 1 3/8 deep
or contact Shelley at shelleybdecor@verizon.net to request a paypal invoice

Saturday, January 10, 2009

New Cricut Personal Expression now available

Cricut Expression Personal cutting machine
now available at

Scrapbook artist and decorators love the new Cricut Expression the latest in the cricut cutting system.

This amazing machine can cut letters and shapes from .25 inch in size up to 23.5 inches. Quickly and precisely cuts your favorite paper and cardstock. Add the optional deep cut blade and housing and you can now cut chipboard, vinyl and magnet sheets.....



The Cricut die cutting system works with small cartridges, offering many fonts and shapes. This eliminates the need to collect and store many heavy die cuts. Cartridges also offer many creative ways to cut the shapes available...shadow, card, placecard, tag, end cap, theses are just some of the ways the basic shapes can be cut.

The Cricut Machine and the newer Cricut Expression work without a computer. But you can expand your created options with the design studio software.



With the Cricut DesignStudio software on your computer, you can create digital layouts from any and all desired images from the Cricut DesignStudio Library before you cut them. What You See Is What You Cut! You can weld images together to make new combinations or letters together to make words and phrases. You can change image properties, rotate, flip, shear, duplicate, or multi cut to your heart?s content.



I can tell you from personal experience....the machine is amazing!


I received my Cricut Expression machine last week and used it immediately to cut card stock letters for some scrapbook pages my daughters and I are working on. Pages can now be finished in no time at all...with perfectly cut letters and lavished and layered with shapes and paper piecings!



And, I love the ability I now have to match just the right die cut with my favorite paper! I can now spell out any words or sayings I want and can pick the paper to say it with! If you love to collect scrapbook paper and cardstock you need this machine to find great ways to show off your
fabulous paper finds!



I am excited to post some photos of things we have made with our new machine....watch for updates...


Meanwhile be sure to check out the Cricut Machine and the new Cricut Expression at shelleybhomeandholiday.com

check the new scrapbook category....supplies are sometimes limited, so if you love this machine, please don't wait to purchase!

Watch the scrapbook category for new Cricut accessories, and some of my favorite paper collections coming very soon!

any questions, just email me shelleybdecor@verizon.net

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

FREE Gift from shelleybhomeandholiday.com




Purchase $25 or more from shelleybhomeandholiday.com

and this pair of cute, fake cupcakes

will be included with your order ~ no charge!
You can also purchase the pair, on sale, for just $9.99


Hurry offer good til Sunday January 11 or

while supplies last

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Chocolate Egg tree with egg ornaments..special auction

Chocolate Egg Tree
with 16 egg ornaments
listed at auction
Low opening bid...Low buy it now!
details here
offer ends January 8

Thursday, January 1, 2009

New snowman collection






Folk art snowman by Dee Foust ~ the lastest addition from the Bethany Lowe
line offered at shelley b home and holiday.
Clarence pictured above, just one in a collection of folk art snowman to add to your
snowman collection....


preview new Bethany Lowe products

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