Friday, September 12, 2014

Sweet Pea

I LOVE THE American Craft's Dear Lizzy Line, that I had to bring it back! So here are two Projects of my boys. Who said you can't use these adorable papers for boys?

Yes I cut each of those pieces out to thread the ribbon! Now THAT is elbow grease! LOL.

And this one is my favorite! I love pinstriped papers! Especially Black & white!
Till Next time! -xoxo Lei

No...this isn't a construction site LOL

Okay, this is a shame.  Where have I been? I'm sorry for those I saw who came to visit, only to see something from 2013? Well let's just say, it's been a crazy year of Mind, Body & Soul fixing, not just my own but my entire family!  But, I'm back. And will start brooming the dust away, slowly but surely!   For now, I wanted to say  FOLLOW ME!

On Instagram: leiscreationsncrafts








and on Facebook!: Lei's Creations & Crafts










Stayed tuned tomorrow for some projects I have in the works!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Remembering September 11th, 2001

I was a freshman in college and although it was always a ritual for me to listen or watch the news before class I was late and rushing to get to class.  Then as I walk to my class, passing the cafeteria I would normally go to, I began hearing screaming, faces in shock, mouths covered with both hands in horror and as I walked closer I see everyone swarmed around the Cafeteria TVs.

This was the visual I would never forget on the screen:

Headlines ran across the screen: "PLANE CRASHES INTO THE WORLD TRADE CENTER!"

"American Airlines Flight 77, Crashes into the Pentagon!"

       "BODIES JUMPING FROM THE TWIN TOWERS!"

I remember thinking, this just can't be! Those people! Those loved ones! WHY! WHY! WHY!
I also remember a fellow student rushing to dial a number so shaken up he drops his phone twice, someone ask if he's okay and all he says as he talks through his tears is, "My Sister works near there! I have to call her! She has to pick up!" I walked away in my own disbelief, tears ripping down my face as I remember thinking, I was suppose to go to New York, this same week! Would I have been near there? Feeling ashamed for my own selfish thoughts as those, who did loose their loves ones are feeling the actual shock of this pain, I pause.  Thank God for his blessings and send prayers to those families who have lost their loved ones.

Today I do that again as I have done every year since 2001, pray for those who lost their lives that day on Sept. 11th, 2001 and I pray for their families.


I was affriad to fly that year and the next but, Sept 2003, I finally made the trip to NY
 and paid my respects to Ground Zero.

UNITED WE STAND
-Love Lei

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

As promised I have been working on tons of new projects! Some will be available on my Etsy store; leiscreationsncrafts and some are for fun.  My first project is called Floating Hearts! I made the background with Heidi Swapp's new stencils!  I WANT THEM ALL!! LOVE LOVE LOVE THEM!  Here are some of the products I used: Heidi Swapp's Stencil, Lindy's Stamp Gang Flat Fabio in T-Bird Turquoise and My Favorite Things Dienamics Banner.




Final product is available for purchase on my Etsy site. Till next time!
-Lei

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Wow...pardon all the dust! Lei's Creations & Crafts has been busyyyy! But we're back!  Our one year was made official on April 1st, 2013 and the orders were pouring in!  But we couldnt forget about our online blog! So Stay tuned! Many new projects are being worked on and we'll have photos for you shortly! Stay Tuned!

-Lei

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Layout Updates

Wow, where is the time going? Well in a nutshell Lei's Creations & Crafts has been super busy with party orders, setting up our new website and of course there's that thing called Life haha. But I have been sure to make some time with my Crafty Besties Gwen, Serena, La Wana and of course visiting and designing for Scrapbook Island! Which may I add, I've been chosen to join the Design Team again, for a second term! Whopp whoop! So enjoy my quick recap of the past few months!

National Scrapbook Day layouts & Best Friends Day Layouts

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Karlas001 Featured Guest Designer Project #2

Hi All!
I'm here today to share my second project as a guest designer for Karlas001's etsy store.  I made this simple card for my son's kindergarten teacher.  It was alot of fun as always using Karla's goodies! So hope you all stop buy here store and check it out!


From Karla's Store:
 Pink Trim
Green Polyester Leaves
  
Other:
MFT Teachers Pet Stamp Set
K& Co Paper Stack
Prima Flowers

 Check Karlas001 here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/karlas001
http://www.facebook.com/karlas001
http://karlasloveblog.blogspot.com
http://www.youtube.com/user/

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Karlas001 Guest Designer

Hi All! I know I've been MIA for a bit, but I will be blogging more often now. So much in the works that I need to share in my next post. Including ppdating this page ( YIPES this page still says 2011! haha)  For now, I'd love to share this fun and easy project I made using goodies from Karlas001 Etsy store! I'm so honored to be a Featured Guest Designer for Karla's Etsy store! Please check out her info below!




Check Karlas001 here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/karlas001
http://www.facebook.com/karlas001
http://karlasloveblog.blogspot.com
http://www.youtube.com/user/

Items Used from Karla's Store
Butterflykisses Clear Large Acrylic Flowers
Brown Mini Acrylic Flowers
White Rolled/Curly Roses
Wheat Sprays
Porcelain Mini Rose with brown ribbon center
Small White Dove
Blue Mesh Bling
Rina Bling




Sunday, February 12, 2012

February Design Team Project

Hi All! Wanted to share by February Design Team Project for Scrapbook Island.
Paper Collection: My Minds Eye: Fiddlesticks: Miss Caroline. Love These papers!

Before:
 After:






Sunday, February 5, 2012

January Design Team Project for Scrapbook Island

I LOVE BASIC GRAY'S KISSING BOOTH! The beautiful rich browns and pinks?! Gorgeous!! My favs!! Recipe card below... Enjoy!




Basic Grey's Kissing Booth:
12 x 12s:
Butterfly Kisses
Pucker Up
Kiss
We Belong
Heart Breaker ( cut out hearts)

BG Kissing Booth, matching chipboard stickers
EK Success carnation punch
Tim Holtz Tea Dye & Victoria Velvet Distressing Ink