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Hi i m Sandra... I am a big crafter, i make cards, draw pictures, and experiment with different crafty medias. All day, everyday, you can find me doing some kind of art, whether its painting, shading, drawing, or even finding patterns in everyday objects:) I also love to dance. I dont really know what started me dancing, but I have continued on ever since then, and i find it a great way to express myself:)

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010

harry potter!!!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Accordian-style card

So this is my second video tutorial, I actually really loved this card and thought that it was so easy that everyone should be able to do it:) Also, if you want to write a message on the card, I usually write it on the back because it is a photo card and you don't want your message to be in the way.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

A Day in the Life of Me

this was just a journal entry that i had to do for dance

~nothing really important~


Surprisingly after I got home from my BFF Christine’s house (I practically live there, if that tells you at all how much I’m over there), I picked up my geometry homework and whizzed right through it (I wanted to finish my bright orange duct tape bag!!) Luckily I didn’t have that much other homework, because I also had other things on my to do list (play Mario brothers, make up a new secret code, choreograph more to my dance, yell at my two dogs for barking at everything that goes down our street, make a sockmonkey, journal, find time to draw, or even check out what’s new on geekcrafts.com) I was petting one of my 3 cats, Dexter (who never leaves my side), but then I got a call from Bailey, and it ended up going from a 5-minute-talk to a 2 hour debate about library books! Haha, well it was fun anyways, and finally after it was all over, I walked in my room to go to bed and realized how much of a nerd I am with all the periodic table, physics, and Harry Potter posters I have up.:) If only everyday was like this...

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Another Cinderella Story


I loved this movie, so i made a collab piece of it:)

Friday, March 5, 2010

Photoshop.com

This was originally pink, but at photoshop.com, you can change the color, magnetize a section, apply cool effects like "watercolor" or "sketch" It's free to try!

Ariel collab piece


Hey guys this is another collab piece for: http://www.polyvore.com/way_collab/set?id=16182261

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Alice syfy movie




So I was watching the new "alice" syfy movie and i decided that Charlie was my new 3rd favorite character after Hatter, and Alice of course.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Profile showcase








This is again for polyvore:


So I am choreographing a dance to Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi." Right now, I am about a minute and a half into the song. I was thinking about these shirts for costumes with jazz shorts and crazy neon tutus:)

Monday, February 22, 2010

polyvore clip


This is just another polyvore clip(it's a flower petal)
http://www.polyvore.com/collab/set?id=15663071

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Babysitting ideas

Need some babysitting ideas? Here are 41:

1.) Bake egg free cookies so they could eat some dough

2.) Go to a park or take a ball out in the yard (tennis, catch, etc.)

3.) Use bubbles, kids love chasing them

4.) Do a simple obstacle course in the backyard

5.) Do a special backyard picnic for lunch or dinner

6.) Hide a small object and have them find it-- play the hot and cold game especially if you're tired

7.) See how many jumping jacks, how long they can hop on one foot etc etc--it will tire them out

8.) Make goop/oobleck and let them play with it

9.) Put food coloring in milk, use small clean paint brushes to paint bread with the milk, put in toaster, the color will stay and they can eat their creation

10.) Do a simple scavenger hunt with picture clues

11.) Jump on the trampoline

12.) Watch a movie

13.) Read stories with them

14.) Play board games

15.) Play with the dogs

16.) Puppet show behind the couch

17.) Play dress up

18.) Draw

19.) Make up a game outside

20.) Play house

21.) I-spy

22.) Hula Hoops

23.) Jump ropes

24.) Roller skates or skateboard

25.) Hide and go Seek

26.) Video Games

27.) Relay Races

28.) Origami

29.) Paper Airplanes

30.) Red light green light

31.) Mother may I

32.) Red rover

33.) Watch the clouds

34.) Sing songs

35.) Dance

36.) Play freeze dance with music

37.) Wii Sports

38.) Chalk

39.) Get a white t-shirt and decorate it with fabric markers

40.) Stickers and coloring books

41.) make squid dogs (hot dog chunks with noodles stuck through them. Open an angel hair noodle package and stick a few noodles in the hot dog chunk. then boil the chunks with the noodles in them)

(:My cat is finally finished!! The tail is a little crowded but... :/

polyvore clip








This is a clip for polyvore...

Thursday, February 18, 2010




Hey guys!!
I haven't been on because i have been caught up with school work!
But this post is just for polyvore, because i wanted to do a cat collab, but they had no outlines.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Here is my first video tutorial!!!
It is on the Accordion card that i Made for my student teacher:
video
It's also on youtube, its called tri shutter how to:)

Monday, February 1, 2010


I just fund out that there are more rules to rock paper scissors then i have ever known!!
here they are:

  1. Scissor cuts paper
  2. Paper covers rock
  3. Rock smashes lizard
  4. Lizard poisons Spock.
  5. Spock smashes scissors
  6. Scissors decapitates lizard
  7. Lizard eats paper
  8. Paper disproves Spock
  9. Spock vaporizes rock
  10. Rock smashes scissors.
and here is the cross stitch picture of it:










I got the picture from geekycrafts.com, the most awesome website ever!!

Friday, January 29, 2010

Pearls Before Swine

Pearls Before SwineI thought that this comic strip was funny:)**To see the whole thing, you need to click on it**

Mrs. Calise's Accordian Card




Heyo!! Over the weekend, I made this cute card for my student teacher. Today is her last day
(awww) and so I thought that I could try this card. I started with a 5 1/2" by 12" piece of card stock. (light green). Then, I scored straight down at 2", 4", 8", and 10". Next, I folded the score lines forward and backward just like the picture shows. Using the measurements in the layout picture (top left)**, I stamped, cut, and glued all of the pieces onto the original 5 1/2" by 12" piece of green paper that I started with. After all of it was glued on, I opened and closed it to make sure that it worked, and then wrote my message on the far right panel.
**If you click any of the pictures, they will enlarge**

Sunday, January 10, 2010


My Best Friend Caitie made this on Polyvore!!!
It reflects our friendship:)