Monday, March 28, 2011

I have a little crafty post up at Jafa can check tha tout here>>>>>>>

Friday, March 25, 2011

New blog

Hey folks! before I direct you over to my new blog for a sneak peek I wanted to take back my words. I'm not sure that I'm ready retire this blog. I enjoying sharing my crafts with others. There will be some crafty goodness on the new blog but not every post. So, I will keep Fstop going to post things that don't make it on the new blog. However, most times you will find me over HERE
Have a wonderful weekend!
Happy Creating & God Bless!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

This here blog

Just wanted to stop by and let you all know that this here blog will be retiring soon...or should I say moving and changing it's name. Spring just being around the corner I was in the mood to start new. Details coming soon!
Thank you to all who have been a support of Fstop. I hope you will join me in my new adventures....
Hugs & God Bless!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Happy Platypus Day!

Betcha ya didn't know today was Platypus Day? Actually I think I read somewhere that Australia has National Platypus Day on Feb. 2 (don't quote me on that) but today Disney has deemed it Platypus Day in honor of Perry the Platypus. If you are not familiar with this semi-aquatic pet/secret agent you can find more about him HERE.
Because of the above beloved cartoon character this beloved boy (below) has become slightly obsessed with platypus, Australia and the art of becoming a secret agent.
He's a walking encyclopedia of platypus facts. "Did you know that their eggs are more like leather? Did you know that they have up to a dozen burrows? Did you know they have hard pads in their bills to crunch up dinner? Did you know...."
So, today I thought I would share with you some of the platypus crafts that we've done.
I made this little stuffed plattie using the pattern I found HERE.

Abraham made the above platypus using an egg carton and some construction paper. 
 Today, to celebrate Platypus Day we made these cuties. We used Rice Krispy squares, vanilla cream wafers, Townhouse crackers, chocolate chips and frosting.

Now the kids are informing me I've spent too much time on the computer and it's time to watch a few episodes of Phineas & Ferb. Hope you all enjoy your weekend!
Happy Platypus day!

Thanks you for stopping by...Happy Creating & God Bless!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Sandwich Wrap

Some of you may remember back in September I made some reusable snack bags for the kids' lunches. Well, I dusted off my sewing machine once again to make some fun matching sandwich wraps. My favorite part about this idea is that they now have a place mat...can you imagine all the fun germs on a school cafeteria table?....mmmm.

Another great part about this project is that it's easy peasy lemon squeezy.
All you need is:
14x14 piece of cotton fabric
14x14 oilcloth or other waterproof fabric
Sew on Velcro (about 1 1/2 inches)
Put the fabric pieces right sides together. Stitch along edge; leaving an opening. Turn right side out. Press down opening seam. Stitch around outside edge to finish. Sew Velcro pieces on opposite corners (one on front and one on back).
Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!
Happy Creating & God Bless!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Inspired Crafters Anything But A Card

Hello folks! I have a challenge up over at Inspired Crafters blog. It's an Anything But A Card challenge....enjoy! You can find it HERE!

Happy Creating & God Bless!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011


I've been using the sketches over at ScrapFriendzy to finish Abbey's 1st year. She's now 5 1/2 if that gives you any clue how over due these pages have become. I however am not stressed over it....and Abbey is enjoying all the new pages going into her book.
This is from sketch # 4...which you can find HERE.

Today is a snow day. I was a little (okay a lot) grumpy about that at 5 am when the school called. Now I'm looking forward to a day lounging around with the kids in our PJ's.
Hope you all stay safe and warm.
Happy Creating & God Bless!