Saturday, April 14, 2012

I'm a Guest Designer on the eCraft Craftwell USA blog!

I have been so excited about this!  The wonderful people at Craftwell USA, makers of the eCraft I use for my projects, asked me to be a Guest Designer on their blog.  I am thrilled and honored.  You can go here to view it on their blog or just scroll down and I've added the post here as well.  So exciting!  You can also go here to learn more about the eCraft.  I L-O-V-E this machine and I know you will too.

Guest Designer: Allison Strang

Hello eCrafters, we have a wonderful treat for you all! Meet our guest designer, Allison Strang!
Allison is not only super talented, she is also a successful business owner, and the woman behind Today, she will show us how to create some beautiful Mother's Day Blocks that would make any mommy a happy recipient!
But before we get to our tutorial, you MUST get to know the girl behind it!

My name is Allison Strang and I am the wife to Chad and the mother of 3 kids, Bella, Ethan and Kaleb.  They are the joy of my life.  They definitely come first and I try to do everything else I love around them.  I couldn't do my crafting or work on my projects without my husband.  He helps me do a lot of the cutting and sanding.  Chad comes from a design background which is great because that way I can bounce all of my ideas off of him.  I was born and raised in Utah and I love it here.  Where else can you go snowboarding in the day and water skiing at night?  I have lived in other states and traveled quite a bit.  But I just couldn't imagine living without the mountains near by. 
In my previous life before we started our family I was a Network Engineer for various Telecommunications companies.  I loved it and I miss it sometimes.  But now I put my creative energy into my crafting instead of designing large data and voice networks and I have a great time.  I love doing custom items and seeing someone's face when they see the finished product.  I absolutely LOVE my eCraft and  I could not do any of my crafting without it.  It has been the best investment I have made by far.

To order this or any other product leave a comment (make sure you leave an email address where I can reach you) and I'll get right back to you.


Monday, April 9, 2012

Mother's Day Block Sets and Monthly Class

Mother's Day is just around the corner.  Here are my latest projects.

For this first one I also created a block for each of my mom's grand-kid.  Each child name block is $3.00.


Here is the next project.  It is $18.00.

I am offering a class to make these on April 24th at 7:00 PM.  The prices for the DIY are below:

Grandchild block set includes:
wood (cut, sanded and stained), scrapbook paper, vinyl and ribbon $15.00
each individual child name block (includes the same as above) $2.00

Mother block set includes:
wood (cut and sanded), paint, vinyl and ribbon $13.00