Saturday, June 22, 2013

Craftin' and Stampin' Birthday Blog Hop

Hi All!

Welcome to the Craftin' and Stampin' Birthday Blog Hop!!!

You should of arrived here from Ashley's Blog! If you have not, please start at the beginning HERE!

We are so excited that you could hop along with us to celebrate Jessica's (AKA Craftin' and Stampin') Birthday!

Some of Jessica's crafty friends have come together to show off their AMAZING talents and to create a fun filled hop for her birthday! Jessica always loves to make birthday's a special day for her friends and family, so we decided to make a special day for her! Wait until you see the amazing projects we have for you today!

WAIT JUST A MINUTE!!! What would a Blog Hop be without any prizes??? Look what we have for you today!!!

2 Scrapbook Kits (Robot & Space Layout Kits)

$15 Store Gift Certificate

$10 Store Gift Certificate

 Right at Home Scrapbooking - North Attleboro, MA
A total SCRAP KIT complete with:
 Paper, Alpha Stickers, and an Embellishment Kit.

A Smash Book Mini &
 A $20 Giftcard to either Michael's or Joanne's! Winners Choice!

In order to win one of these awesome prizes from our sponsors, you need to follow each of the hop participants, and you must comment along the way! Winners will be picked from on Wednesday and listed on the Craftin' and Stampin' blog!

But first, here's a little something from me about Jessica. Jessica is a sweet an amazing lady who I had the honor of meeting through hosting or being a part of other blog hops with. I love to be a part of her hops they are always terrific hops and a lot of fun to be a part of. Jessica is an amazing crafter who takes a lot of pride in her crafts and loves to share them with us all. Thank you for letting me be a part of your big day.

So, here is what I created for her: 

Here is a digital for the birthday girl 
to add her own journaling to.

Here is another digital I did for Jessica 
with one of her favorite pictures.

Here is another digital using the above picture but 
only using Jessica and her husband in it.

Here is another digital of Jessica's husband and son 
for her to do some journaling on.

Now, its time to hop on over to Sarah's blog to see the amazing project she has created.

Here is the lineup in case you get lost along the way!

Thank you all so much for hopping along with us!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Mark Your Calendars

Be sure to mark your calendars for July 6th for the Celebrate Freedom Blog Hop and July 27th for the Grillin & Chillen Blog Hop happening here at Honeybearz Designs.

Here is a sneak peek at some of the amazing sponsors for the hops.

Sponsors for the Celebrate Freedom Blog Hop include the following:
Theresa TheScrapbooking Queen

Sponsors for the Grillin' & Chillen' Blog Hop include the following:
Theresa TheScrapbooking Queen
KaDoodle Bug Designs
Joys Life
Treasure Box Designs
MB's Treasurista

There is a great line up of crafty blogs involved in both of these hops also. You sure don't want to miss these awesome crafters and the amazing blog candy from the sponsors so make sure to mark you calendars.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Winner of The Father's Day Blog Hop

 Tracy Godfrey from
 Scrappin In The Woods With A Bug!!
Both layouts turned out so nice! Great tributes to your dad, husband and sons!

Tracy Godfrey please send me an email to with the subject line "Blog Hop Winner" with your mailing address and I will get your package right out to you. Thank you everyone for the wonderful comments I appreciate each and everyone of them.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Making Such a splash!

This is what Honeybearz Designs will be doing this summer for sure. I will be making such a splash for sure! Lots and lots of blog hops and fun post all summer long. I hope you all will enjoy all the fun about to come to my blog!

I will be sharing lots of different crafts and a lot of how to do certain project videos and even over views on certain products. I have been exploring a lot of different things in the crafting world and have come across a lot of inspiring crafters for sure.

One amazing crafter I have been so lucky to come across is Miranda Edney. I just love anything she creates. You can find Miranda's blog HERE. Be sure to check it out you will be so glad you did. Also you can see Miranda's amazing videos on youtube HERE. You will be inspired for sure!!!!

Miranda is a Design Team member for the 2013-2014 year for Graphic 45. She is also a Design Team member for Ingvild Bolme and  Imaginarium Designs.

Here are a few examples of some of Miranda's amazing work.

Above is a picture of the Secret Garden Altered Muffin Tin she created. This is absolutely stunning for sure.

Above is a picture of the Steampunk Altered Book Miranda created for one of her final round submissions for the Graphic 45. This album is exquisite!

 Above is a picture of the Fashionista Altered Clock Miranda created for one of her final round submissions for the Graphic 45. I just love this clock she created Lots of detail.

I am so glad that I have come across Miranda's amazing projects. She is truly an inspiration to the crafting community. Be sure to stop by her blog and youtube channel and see all her amazing work. She will inspire you for sure.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Father's Day Blog Hop


Welcome to the "Father's Day" Blog Hop! 

We're so happy you could join us today to honor Fathers, Brothers, Sons, Uncles or any other man who has been a great influence in our lives!

 You should have arrived from Christine's blog. If you happened by my blog or are joining me from your dashboard, head over to Miranda's blog to start at the beginning.

We don't want you to miss any of the fun!

In addition to seeing a lot of awesome projects
there is some blog candy available too. 

Miranda will be giving away a Michael’s or 
JoAnn's gift card (winner's choice).  To be 
eligible for the blog candy, you are required
to visit each stop in the hop and leave a comment! 

The winner will be announced Wednesday, June 19th on Miranda's blog! 

Now on to my projects 
I created for this amazing hop. 

This is a digital layout I created of my dad. I couldn't ask for a better father. He has always been there for me no matter what and is an extra special man because he is my dad.

This is a layout I created for my husband. Here he is pictured with a picture of our 3 sons also. I am one lucky woman to have these 4 men in my life. All 4 of them make my life so much fun and VERY interesting at times.

Now what would a blog hop be with out some blog candy right! I will be choosing one lucky winner to win a goody bag filled with some crafting supplies! To be eligible for the giveaway you must become a follower of my blog and leave a comment on this post.I will post the winner of the blog candy on June 19th also. Good luck everyone and happy hopping!

Next on the hop is Ashley. Be sure to stop by and see her awesome project!!!

Should you get lost along the way, here is the entire line up:


Friday, June 14, 2013

Good afternoon everyone! I hope each of you are all having a wonderful Friday and looking forward to this weekend.

I have been having fun creating with vinyl with my cameo lately. Let me just say this I LOVE my cameo!!!!! I love the way it cuts.

Here is what I cut out and have on one of my walls in my craftroom.

 I think I have found a new addiction...LOL.... I am sure there will be lots of other vinyl projects in the future.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Yummy No-Bake Banana Split Dessert

Hi everyone! I have decided to make today's post some yummy delicious desert that you all can try. I will be posting different recipes every now and then for you all to try. If your anything like me sometimes that sweet tooth gets the best of me.

First things first, let me break this dessert down for you. Most importantly – it’s entirely no-bake. Absolutely no oven time is required, which makes it perfect for the summer when you don’t want to heat up the kitchen, and also perfect for when you need a quick dessert that you can throw together in very little time. Poof! Done! Now, for the layers… It starts off with a graham cracker crust, topped with a cream cheese-mousse, and then layers of banana, pineapple, strawberries, and finally whipped cream, nuts, chocolate, and cherries on top! Talk about the ultimate banana split.

Now for the recipe.


For the Crust:
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
½ cup unsalted butter, melted

For the Cream Cheese Layer:
12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
¼ cup granulated sugar
8 ounces COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

For the Fruit & Toppings:
3 to 4 bananas, sliced
1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
16 ounces strawberries, hulled, and sliced
8 ounces COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
½ cup walnuts, chopped
Chocolate syrup
Maraschino cherries


1. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish; set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, stirring until all of the crumbs are evenly moistened. Dump the crumbs into the prepared pan and press into an even layer. Refrigerate while you prepare the next layer.
3. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the COOL WHIP until thoroughly combined. Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the graham cracker crust.
4. Arrange the banana slices in a single layer on top of the cream cheese filling, top with an even layer of the crushed pineapple, and then an even layer of the sliced strawberries.
5. Cover with the COOL WHIP, smoothing the top. Sprinkle with the chopped walnuts, then drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with maraschino cherries. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

Be sure and let me know if you try this yummy desert!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Good Morning Crafty Bloggers

Good morning everyone. I hope you all are having a great start to your day so far. I wanted to take a few moments to share with you all some of the projects I have been working on in y absence from blogging... You will notice a big difference from my normal crafting of layouts and paper piecing. I hope you all like the variety of crafting I will be featuring on my blog.

Here is a picture of a couple of altered canvases I created for an Altered Canvas Swap I was in. I had only done a few swaps prior to this and I have to say I had a lot of fun creating these.

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Here is a photo of  an Altered Box I did for a challenge in The Crafty Corner group on facebook. We had to take a before and an after picture of our project to show how much it had changed. I so enjoyed doing this challenge. I have the box sitting in my craft room and am using it to store pictures in that I need to create layouts for.

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These are just a few examples of some different crafting techniques I have been experimenting with.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Wow it has been a long time......

It has been such a very long time since I have blogged on my blog. I am so sorry life has been so hectic and I have been doing a lot of new crafty things. I am hoping to be very active on my blog now so everyone be ready.

I will be hosting 4 different blogs here soon. Two will be in July and 2 will be in August.

Celebrate Freedom Blog Hop
July 6th
Grilli' and Chillen' Blog Hop
July 27th
Bee-utiful Summer Blog Hop
August 3rd and 4th
A Walk On The Wild Side Blog Hop
August 29th

I will be participating in some upcoming blogs from fellow bloggers also. It feels so good to finally be back in to the fun of blogging again. I want to thank all my followers for continuing to be followers during my absence.