365 Projects in 365 Days

My previous New Year's resolution was to be creative everyday with my Cricut, but since I've started my blog 2 years ago I have come across so many new exciting things like stamps, digi stamps, non-Cricut projects using chipboard, stickers, etc. and now my addition is the Silhouette Cameo. I will be posting many pictures and tutorials of all my projects. I will be making scrapbook layouts, cards, tags, embellishments and altered items. My goal is to create 365 projects in 365 days.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

#224 Corn Maze Layout + The Hot Blog Hot w/ Jacob the scrappy assistant

Hi everyone! I went to my first ever corn maze on Sunday and it was actually the largest corn maze in California or (Southern Carlifornia) one of those! And boy was I tired and it was so hot on Sunday, I'm so glad I brought plenty of water LOL! But of course I "HAD" to do it and get some great pics since I am a scrapbooker at heart!!

For my LO I used one of my favorite Cricut cartridges. Country Life for the corn and banner. I stamped the sentiment on the banner flags and used a black gel pen for the outlines. I stamped the cute face on the corn with PKS Laughy Taffy faces and embossed with my "snake skin" Cuttlebug filder to make it look like corn kernels. I added pop dots under the green parts of the corn, it's a pretty big piece of corn that's about 10 inces, my son was pretending it was real corn and fake eating it LOL!

I used Kraft paper for the background and a Fall stack from 2010 DCWV "Autumn Splendor" and added a punch from Fiskars as a border and "Lemondrop" yellow twine from the Twinery. The flowers are Recollections and the bling pieces are large bling I got from Walmart. I also added rick rack ribbon on the small photo mats. I used Walnut stain distress ink on the photo mats, and sprayed Olive Vine Glimmer Mist on the Kraft paper, and stamped a burlap stamp on the Kraft paper with white Acrylic paint.

Of course I had to make the corn a girl, with that big flower in her hair!

I wanted a non-Cricut title so I dug out my old Inkadinkado clear alphabet stamps and inked them up using yellow Acrylic paint!! a cheap alternative to inks! I also painted the edges with Burnt orange colored paint. I bought the paints at Michael's for .50- .75 pretty cheap huh!?!

Time for The Hot Blog Hop with Jacob wth Scrappy Assistant!! Plese scroll down to view my last 3 Jacob post to win a $15 Peachy Keen gift certificate!

On Sunday we went to a pumpkin patch and did a HUGE corn maze and I brought Jacob and Clippy the Koala with me on their last adventure in Southern California. It was really hard getting Jacob to wear this shirt in public, I mean he always wants to be naked LOL!!! His excuse was that he can't stand this 93 degree hot weather in October ugh!! Clippy the Koala was getting so freaked out in the corn maze because we kept getting lost, he thought we were going to be trapped there all night and the aliens would come and get us LOL!!!! (Ok I watch way too much TV haha!!!!) Jacob inspired me to make a Corn Maze Layout for today's post... great idea Jacob you are sooo smart and sexy haha!

Today Jacob the Scrappy Assistant helped me soooo much, by helping me put away all my supplies I used for today's project! It also made me realize how many supplies are needed just to create ONE scrapbook page!! I think I need to show this pic to my hubby and tell him I "NEED" to go shopping for more supplies so I can get more Layout's done LOL!
I am so grateful to have Jacob helping me in my Scrapbook room, I mean my hubby has never helped me put away all of my treasures haha!
 Giveaway Time!!! In honor of me having Jacob as my hot Scrappy Assistant Chloe (Jake's owner) is letting me giveaway a $15 gift certificate to Peachy Keen Stamps woo-hoo!!!!! All you have to do is leave me a comment everyday on each Jacob post! Check my blog everyday for a new picture of Jacob helping me! I will announce a random winner who leaves me a comment on EVERY post on Monday October 17th!....

ok scratch that.... since I've been super busy the last 3 days with a garage sale, pumpkin patch w/ corn maze, and an ultrasound appt for my baby I have been so behind!! So I will post-pone the giveaway, you have until tomorrow morningWed. 10/19 to leave me a comment on ALL Jacob post for the giveaway. I am planning on making a Team Jacob card for Chole as a thank you for letting me have Jacob help me! I will include it in tomorrow's post along with the winner, good luck!!


Melissa said...

Your layout is too cute, love the corns face! I have enjoyed seeing and reading your post about you and Jacob.... said to see him go ;( Thanks for sharing all of your creations!

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the corn maze layout. The embossing looks great.


Love the layout super cute, I never would have thought to stamp with paint!! I love mazes, the corn maze I was in was at a haunted house so it was dark and creepy!!Thanks for the chance to win!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

GabyCreates.com said...

Hi Sandra, is me Gaby stopping by to let you know you won a set of Scrapbookaholic by Abby stamp set at our LUFP event!
Thanks for linking up with us!
Please email me your information
at gabycreates @ gmail dot com

GabyCreates.com said...

forgot to say that I love the corn!!!

Linda Dale said...

Love the layout and the whole post theme. Thanks for the chance to win.

Maria said...

cute layout.

the cricutologist said...

I love the texture! Such a fun LO!

Shawnee said...

Very cute layout. I love the corn!! Great job.

mamawcindy said...

I Love your Layout!! It's so Cute! Brought a Big Smile to my face as soon as I seen It. Love the Embossing Folder that you used on the Corn. So Glad that you took Jacob and Clippy along with you. I'm sure they will never forget their time with you. Thanks for Sharing and Thank You for the chance to win! :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

callyannc said...

This is so adorable! Gonna scraplift this one! How is baby? Congrats! TFS CallyAnn

the purple muse said...

I just love that layout! I don't think I have ever seen one for a corn maze. Brilliant!! We have a spooky corn maze here in Caledonia that is quite popular. I may scrap lift this if I get any decent pics:-) TFS!

~Tammy S

tammy dot schmitt at mac dot com

Perfectly Unperfect Cards said...

Love your layout. It's so cute. We don't have any corn mazes around here, but we did take the boys to the pumpkin patch :D

Perfectlyunperfectcards at gmail dot com :D

Flair Girl said...

Ohhhh those goodies are just DELIGHTFUL Sandra-I've GOT TO WIN!!!!!!! I heart you babe-commenting on ALL of them now.....WOO HOO!!

Sandy said...

I love the happy face on the corn! Very cute layout!

sweetpeascards at yahoo dot com

buglvr2010 said...

So adorable! I love you layout...the face on the corn cracked me up!

OmaGloria said...

So cute. I love your big corn cob. She is priceless. Maybe Jacob will come back and be your nanny when the baby is born. I wanted to ask if there had been any jealousy issues but it sound like Jacob and hubby get along huh? LOL

Kim H said...

Love the layout, great face on the corn ear. Wonderful colors/patterns. Glad Jacob and Clippy got to go out one last tine. Did you show them the original Children of the Corn movie first? Bet that would have made for an very special journal entry on the layout. =) Thanks.

Sue D said...

Fabulous layout--love the kernels on the corn cob. I wish I had Jacob to help me clean up my supplies!
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Shelly said...

What a great layout and I had fun reading your post! I just the the peachy face you chose for the corn :)

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

So clever to use acrylic paints for your lettering, and the snake skin for the corn kernels. That Jake, he must've told you those secrets. Tell him thank you for sharing his many talents.

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
E-mail: cardmonkey@comcast.net

Latinacreativa said...

Woo hoo! Do I still have a chance? I recently got lost in a corn maze at my son's birthday party. Needless to say the party went on, they ate pizza, and I don't think anyone even noticed MOM wasn't there! Thanks for sharing your much better story and layout-I totally agree with the koala too!-Raquel @ Raquelsdesigns.blogspot.com

Alisha said...

LOL so funny and cute.

Scrappin Dhilly said...

Love your project, it is so adorable! The Peachy Keen face on the corn is just darling! Jacob is pretty hot, sitting on that Cuttlebug, lol!

scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

Linda Harris said...

That is an awesome layout.Your so lucky to have such a handsome helper. Enjoyed the past week coming by your blog. Linda Harris Lsunflower58@aol.com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Your lay-out is sooo fun! I just love that corn! We spent 6 hours at the pumpkin farm! I was too tired to craft when I got home. Lucky you had an assistant to help you out!

Aman said...

What a great project! I love your blog.

amanbains1 at gmail dot com

McVic said...

amazing layout! love the pic of your supplies too! Its nice to see what other people create with!

Melissa H. said...

The layout is fabulous! I enjoy reading your blog and being able to check out the hotness (Jacob) Lol.

misshoanggg (at) gmail.com

Chloe and Her Clip On Koalas said...

Such a cute corn layout. LOVE the way the yellow paint looks with stamping lettering. Trying that and that corn is just perfect. Good choice of PK face too! Jacob is having soooo much fun there! Looks like Jacob is sitting down on the job rather than helping! Lol. Thanks so much for being a wonderful hostess! x

Erika Valdez said...

SOO super cute Sandra! It seems like you are having lots of fun with your helper lol!!

Lots of love,

Scrappy Moms Stamps said...

Such a cute layout! :D

- Mel

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