One Craft Addiction is Apparently Not Enough!

This summer I bought myself an amazing birthday present. Why? Because I’d been eyeing one for a few years and decided that I deserved to treat myself… a beautiful Cricut Explore Air 2.

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Isn’t she a beauty?

 

Anyhoo, I’ve been experimenting with paper cuts and vinyl too.  Loads of fun but it could easily become a serious and expensive addiction.

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I made her even more beautiful!

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H’s water bottle

H’s class all received identical water bottles and I’m completely grossed out by the thought of drinking from someone else’s glass or bottle and I DO NOT share cutlery – even with my kids.  So it’s a no-brainer that I’d have to clearly indicate which one is hers.  It was my first time doing a project with vinyl. Not too shabby!

 

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I also tried my hand at Christmas ornaments…who (pun intended) doesn’t love this face?

 

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Hmm, what’s missing?

We decorated our classroom doors for Christmas and well, I lefts my NEEDS at home!  Yup, I did fix it but it left folks confused for a day as the world really is not a stable influence.

 

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Still struggling a bit with this one as my FAITH won’t stick…yup, another funny! But seriously, I had to make a second vinyl Faith as the first one wouldn’t stay on the wood.

 

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My current project. I just have to find the time to stick my words on and glue my pretty little flowers to the plaque.

 

“Creativity is Inventing, Growing, Taking Risks, Breaking Rules, Making Mistakes And Having Fun.”  – Mary Lou Cook

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Wow…my site’s still alive!

Ha, holy cow, it’s been 3 1/2 yrs since I posted last and this beast is still up and running! Honestly, I’m going to try and post at least twice a year – snort!

But if you’re still out there folks, here’s one of those freebies that  I used to post more frequently back in the old days. Links are valid until January 7th.

 

Inks & Thinks isn’t the only thing I’ve been neglecting to update. My Goodreads feed shows a book I finished back in Sept and I’ve read tonnes since then…but, you guessed it, haven’t updated that either! And although things have changed since my last, long ago post, I still love quotes, so here goes.

“For a really long time, I thought being different was a negative thing. But as I grew older, I started to realize we were all born to stand out; nobody is born to blend in.”
Halima Aden