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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
I am a stay at home mom..now that is! February 19th, 2007 I was involved in a car accident while on vacation in Florida. I awoke in ICU to find out that my only two children Annemarie age 3 and Michael age 5 did not make it. Scrapbooking became such a big part of my life. It helped fill a void that I desperately needed to fill. Our therapist suggested that I take up scrapbooking as a way to memorialize my children, little did she know! So I took that and ran with it.I became obsessed with scrapping and took over the second largest room in my house. Because of my injuries I couldn't go out and get a job, I just scrapped!I printed out 2,000 photos and my journey began. I have made albums for family members and layouts to decorate my craft room. We thought we were done having kids but who expected this tragedy??? I just gave birth in June 2009 to two beautiful baby girls Mia Anne and Gianna Marie named after their brother and sister.I swore that I would keep up with their albums so I won't become overwhelmed so we will see how that works out! My profile picture is the last family picture that was taken of all of us.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

The Boo Crew

Okey dokey...this was a project that I wanted to do for a couple of challenges combined and it took me sooooo long because I had to keep doing it in little bits and pieces because of my little "ghouls"..did I say Ghouls I meant girls at home!

These are some treat boxes made out of cardstock. Even though due to time I had to cut some corners so they didn't come out exactly like I wanted I still had fun doing them. The problem now is that there is so much work in them I don't want to give them away stuffed with candy so they could be thrown out! These coffin boxes would also look really cute as decorations around the house for Halloween. The coffins themselves are pretty big..bit bigger than a can of soda in height. There is so much detail but I didn't want to bore you with anymore photos. Each box is different in color on the inside.

Here is a brief list of supplies:

MS Drippy Goo punch
Embossing powder
Cotton Balls
Halloween charms
Sewing machine
Pop Dots
Doodle Palace sentiment

Peachy Keen Stamps I used the Monsters & More PK-553, Ghost with pumpkin PK-623, and PK-629 for the bat. I also used the large Halloween background stamp on Mrs. Dracula's dress but that is hard to make out in the photos.

The dolls are cut out at 4" on the Cricut

I designed these boxes to fit these challenges:

The Pink Elephant

A Spoon full of Sugar

Simon Says


  1. Oh my goodness how spooky are these - so cool- I love them.
    Thanks so much for entering our challenge at TPE and good luck with the prize draw sponsored by Betty the Scrappy Witch. Hope you’ll have time to play in our new challenge of Autumn which starts today.
    Ann xxx

  2. Great project, very spooky! :)

    Saskia :)

  3. Hi Lisa
    these are fabulous, i wouldnt want to give them away either! ask them to return them to you when they've eaten all the candy xx

  4. Wow Lisa!!! These are fabulous!! Fantastic work!!! I am so happy you joined us this week at The Pink Elephant!!

    Pink Hugs ~ LORi

  5. well done on being chosen at TPE - these are great and must have taken ages - sooo cute.

  6. Congrats, Lisa, these are fantastic!! I don't know how you find the time for all those details with your daughters!!
    hugs Angela x