I’ve regularly spoken of scanning with the ScanNCut, but one of the best parts of that scanner isn’t for making cut files. It’s for placement!
First of all thank you again to all of the generous prize sponsors and thank YOU for coming along!! I am so inspired by the enthusiastic outpouring of support and the comments and projects you’ve been sharing that every month I’ll be coming up with some topic or theme… and having extra inspiration, give-aways, and fun. So do stay tuned – my goal with my blog is to share ideas with you each and every week and inspire.
If you see your name below, please email craftwithmay at gmail.com with your name, mailing info, and what prize you won! We have just a few more specific prizes:
Patti A – Tonic
Debra Williams – Sweet Stamp Shop
Memoriesbymanda – lawn fawn “monkeys”
Judi Markowitz, Karla Yungwirth, Lesley Anne, and Di Wong – for various random draw reasons (social media, CWM group, etc) you’re getting happy mail!
What could be more fun? I’ve got ongoing and new classes coming that I always encourage you to sign up for, more blog content and some improved features coming, and I have loads more in the works including each month I’m going to RANDOM draw comments here, from FB group (both content posting and commenting on others!), and Instagram with #craftwithmay for prizes starting in August.
Want more? You got it! But in order to do that I’ll need to end this post and go get to it. So thank you again – I’ll “see” you real soon!
I have two batches of winners to share – in a few more days I will post all of the happy mail/random prize draw winners as well as the Camp Scrap wrap up. Today I’m sharing the specific prize winners from Camp Scrap. HUGE thank you to the companies who supported this event! If your name is listed here, please email me (craftwithmay at gmail) with your mailing info and what prize you won.
I get a lot of questions about creative block (something we’ll talk about more another day!) as well as “ok but HOW do I take a project I find inspiring and apply it to my own creations? Today I want to give you a five ideas. [Read more…]
It’s easy to blow off creative time. The kids need stuff, there are errands to run, work to do, fires to put out. I get it – believe me I do because crafting IS MY JOB and yet it still happens to me and is a daily battle. If you give me a day where I don’t have to leave the house for ANY reason and everyone is healthy I can create at least 12 but I believe 23 is my record # of craft projects in a single day over about 16 hours. Obviously, that is an ideal situation for creativity because you get me rolling and watch out!!
There is just one catch. Food wasn’t prepared. The house isn’t cleaned. Kids are 100% ignored. I’ve not even made time to shower. So while that’s obviously my “optimal” situation for creating it’s the WORST for every and anything else. Those kinds of days tend to happen 2-3 days per year at most under extreme deadline/mandatory creating pressure situations. [Read more…]