Tag Archives: green

BeaInspired – Cindy Loo Cricut Cartridge

This week we added the Cindy Loo Cricut Cartridge to our collection. We just loved the paisley swirls, branches and adorable animals that this cartridge had to offer. We created this basic card in just minutes with the use of the new cartridge. The Cindy Loo cartridge offers a wide variety of shapes, borders, letters, [...]

Around the House – Artificial Flowers

Whether from an old Christmas centerpiece, stored wedding decorations, or fancy gift wrapping, lots of people have artificial flowers laying around their house or stored in the back of a cabinet. These flowers are perfect to be used in your card making. Going to a craft store for similar flower embellishments can take up to [...]

BeaLocal – Holiday Gift Guide

Hello readers! Happy Wednesday and pre-Turkey day! With Black Friday coming up, and the biggest shopping season of the year, I wanted to use this BeaLocal post to remind you of all the great local vendors available to you! For those of you who do not live in Chico, most of these vendors ship all [...]

Around the House – Paper Towel Roll

With a four and half month old nephew and a soon-to-be niece (January!) I have lots to brag about. This next idea I actually saw on the Scrapbook-Crazy website. They have a great tutorial on how to make a small brag-book using paper towel or toilet paper rolls. I decided to give the tutorial a [...]

Around the House – Dried Flowers

Every Saturday morning and Thursday afternoon there is a Farmer’s Market in Chico, CA. Thursday nights cater more towards families with craft booths, lots of food, and some fresh fruits and veggies; Saturday mornings are all about the fresh fruits and veggies, even eggs and cheese. But one thing that permeates throughout both Farmer’s Markets [...]

BeaInspired – Friends

I am always really touched when someone comes to me and asks for a special card for a special occasion. A co-worker approached me this week and asked for a card for his girlfriend’s birthday. These kinds of requests are my favorite because someone has seen my work and likes it enough to want to [...]

Around the House – Cardboard

There are a few great things about using cardboard in the structure of a card. 1. It provides stability, 2. It has a very ‘natural’ appeal, and 3. Almost everybody can find some cardboard in their house. The cardboard I used for this flip flops invitation I tore off the back of a paper pad [...]

BeaInspired – Father’s Day

With tomorrow being Father’s Day what better inspiration is there for this week’s BeaInspired blog? I thought I would share the card that I made for my Dad this year. We celebrated Father’s Day today so my siblings and their spouses could all make it. I saw a card with this slogan in the last [...]

BeaInspired – Graduates and Graduation

On Thursday I sat with my family through hail and rain (literally, it was pouring) to watch my cousin graduate from Chico High. My heart fluttered as she walked across that stage beaming with pride, and we her family hooped and hollered during her ten seconds of glory. This week I am inspired by my [...]

BeaInspired – Baby Gavin

This week we are inspired by a very courageous little boy. Beautiful Baby Gavin was born on April 28, 2010, unfortunately this little boy was not due until August. Gavin is working hard everyday to be a healthy little baby. All signs are pointing the right directions, but our thoughts go out to his parents [...]

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