Monday, May 28, 2012

Add a little Sizzle to your Summer!

Are you looking to add a little Sizzle to your Summer??? 
Then come join us for some great Creative Fun
at the Little Blue House!

Our Summer Sizzle Open House is this week!
Tues. 5/29 and Wed. 5/30
10am - 8pm

Come be the first to see all the NEW collections, NEW Class Projects, and enjoy some HoT Prize Give-Aways and a Free Make & Take. We also have some wonderful refreshing treats & snacks for you!

If you're wondering what it takes to pull off this type of event...take a look at the toll it takes on poor little Scrap Shack ( studio)...
It's hard to believe...but this is my "Happy Place"!!!

I promise it will be cleaned up 
(right after Open House...LoL!)

Hope to see you this week in the HouSe!! 

Happy Summer!
Miss Tracy :)

Follow me to the...
Little Blue House
118 W. Olive St.
Keller, TX 76248
(817) 431-7930

Friday, May 18, 2012

The "Wonders of Wood"....Card Keeper's Workshop!

Join me at the Little Blue House next week for my
 Card Keeper's Workshop!
This month in Card Keeper's I will be taking you on an interesting journey and we will be exploring the "Wonders of Wood"!

"Wonders of Wood" Cards

Designed by: Miss Tracy :)

I will show you how to incorporate 
actual real wood sheets into your card -making! 
You will love the look and have fun playing with lots of other mediums in this class...such as Distress Stains, H2O's, even Crayons...that's right...Crayons...Plus much more!

Here's a closer look at the three cards you will be creating in this month's Card Keeper's Workshop:

The details are breathtaking and these real wood sheets are so adaptable and fun to design with!

Card Keeper's Workshop

Thursday, May 24th
Cost: $15
Instructor: Miss Tracy :)
Please bring your Basics, Heat Gun, and Sanding Tool.

Please stop by the LBH to see these beauties in person and reserve your seat for this Workshop. You may also reserve your seat over the phone...give us a call at (817) 431-7930.

I "wood" love to see you in class!!! 

Keep Creating!

Follow me to the...
Little Blue House
118 W. Olive St.
Keller, TX 76248
(817) 431-7930

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Grand Reveal!!! "Sew" Artsy is Awesome!!!

What a GREAT day for a GRAND Reveal!!!
Introducing "Sew" Artsy...
the Newest Kit release from Front Porch Kits!

This kit is such a refreshing change from so many of the kits out on the market today...It is filled with a unique mix of NEW products, OLD treasures, and my favorite...the UNEXPECTED!!!
I have the great privilege of hand-selecting all the "bits & pieces" in your Front Porch Kit...

...and "Sew" Artsy has to be one of my All Time Favorites!!!

 I love texture and I try to jam-pack my kits with a ton of it. I think you will makes for some fabulous designs and amazing creations! Want proof of this??...then check out the "Sew" Artsy Inspiration Gallery and see for yourself! I am loading projects to the Gallery as quickly as can view what's been published so far at 
The Front Porch Design Team has been working day and night to bring you their very best! You will love their projects!

Here are just a few of the projects that I designed from 
my "Sew" Artsy Kit...I will post more over the next few days...
Be Inspired - Altered Hoop
(aka Hattie Hoop)
*this is a BluePrint Project

"Sew" Artsy Bib Necklace

My "Sew" Cute Pin Cushion Frame

I will feature each of my projects here on the blog over the next few days and share my special creative "tips & tricks" with you!

"Sew" Artsy Kits are now available for purchase at the 
Little Blue House or you can purchase your kit online at 

I strongly encourage you to get your hands on a "Sew" Artsy kit soon...Kits are limited due to the unique nature of the contents and are only available while supplies last. 

Thanks for reading...More soon to follow...
Keep Creating!
Miss Tracy :)

P.S. Visit the LBH blog and my fellow FP Team Members blogs to see their project reveals :)

Monday, May 14, 2012

Only 1 more day til the Grand Reveal of Sew Artsy!

Good Morning All!

This is going to be a quick post for me this morning...because I have a million things to do today to ensure everything is ready to go for tomorrow's Grand Reveal of Sew Artsy!!!

I hope you have enjoyed all the "peeking" over the last couple of days. Here are a couple more sneakers for you to enjoy!

Look at the old zippers...50 cents each...and I love the packaging that says UNIQUE...How fitting is that?!?! I am "Sew" in love with this kit! I'm just bursting at the seams to be able to show you more! I won't have to wait long....only 1 more day!!!

Don't forget to go post your comments on the LBH Blog at
 Today is the final day to post your comments for a chance to WIN a FREE Sew Artsy kit!

Pre-Orders have begun. If you would like to ensure that this wonderful kit arrives on your front porch, you may pre-order online at

You may also pre-order over the phone today at (817) 431-7930. The LBH is closed on Mondays but will be open Tuesday morning at 10am if you want to stop by and see it all in person. 

Be sure to check out my fellow DT members blogs for more Peeks!

Keep Creating and Stay Tuned....
Miss Tracy :)

Sunday, May 13, 2012

I'm feeling Artsy and Blessed today!

What a beautiful day and what a blessed life I have!!! 
Mother's Day is always a little bittersweet for me because my dear Mom is no longer here to celebrate with. So I always try to focus on the good that I the fact that I get to be Lolly to my Grandboy Kaden who I absolutely adore! He is pure 100% happiness and I love being his Lolly!
I'm also blessed to be Mom to five amazing kiddos! My life would not be complete without Rachel, Michael, Kristyn, Hayden, and Maddie in it! I'm so proud of each one of them!
I just love'm to pieces...

I also count my blessings on this day that I was fortunate to grow up with an amazing Mom! She helped me become the person that I am today and I am so grateful for the time I had with her. Nobody loves you like your Momma...Wouldn't you agree?? I wish I could hug her one more time.
 Make sure you hug yours today!!

Have a Happy Mother's Day!!!
Miss Tracy :)

Now...on to the Artsy part of this day!!!
 I have a couple more Sneak Peeks to share with you from my NEW Front Porch Kit!!!

'How do you measure Love" is the title of this Sneak Peek project!
I can't wait for you to see the whole enchilada!!! It's one of my favorite projects and it looks fabulous with the papers that are in the Sew Artsy Kit! It will also be offered as a Class at the LBH for those of you that want to recreate it for your very own.

Here's another Sneaker for you to enjoy!!! 
This is a peek of one of the projects that will be featured in your Sew Artsy BluePrints Guide. Your SA Guide will have complete step-by-step instructions for several projects that you can make from your Artsy Box o' Goodies!

Don't forget to enter your chance to WIN a FREE Kit by posting a comment on the LBH blog! Tomorrow will be our final day of peeks and Tuesday, the Kit will be revealed and the Sew Artsy Inspiration Gallery will go live! I can't wait for you to see all the projects! Our Front Porch Design Team has done an outstanding will love their creations!

Thank you for reading!
and again...Happy Mother's Day!
Miss Tracy :)

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Let the Front Porch Peeks Begin!!!!

Welcome to the Weekend!
I finally get to share a couple sneakers from my NEW Front Porch Kit...The customers at the LBH have been begging, pleading, even offering me bribe money...LOL...If I would just give them one little peek. But I was strong and resisted the temptation! 

Your wait is now over ladies! 

Starting today, you can see Sneakers a plenty...Myself and the other FPK Design Team members will be posting Sneak Peeks each day so be sure to take a little blog stroll this morning to see what they have posted! Introducing the FPK team:

 I will also be posting on the LBH blog...and there you will have a chance to WIN a FREE Kit simply by posting a comment on any of the Front Porch Sneak Posts. 
You can visit the LBH blog here!

This kit is like no other...I mean that literally! Tomorrow, I'll share with you a little more about some of the "UniQue" bits and pieces of this kit...Trust me, it is bursting at the seams with creative possibilities! Take a look at my project Sneak Peeks:

It has been "sew" much fun designing with this kit and I'm super excited to share more with you so Follow the Blog, Stay Tuned, MORE awesome SNEAKS will be coming your way! Full Reveal will be Tuesday, May 15th!

Pre-orders begin TODAY! 
If you want to ensure that Sew Artsy is delivered from our Front Porch to yours, you can stop by or contact the LBH at 
(817) 431-7930 to pre-order or you can do so online at

By the way...
It's an especially great weekend for me! I'm receiving a fabulous Mother's Day Gift this weekend....My oldest daughter Rachel is taking the graduate walk and accepting her diploma today at University of North Texas. I'm one proud Momma!!!
Several of you know Rachel and I want to thank you for all of your well wishes and congrats that you have been extending to her! You gals are just the sweetest!!!

Okay...I'm off to get everything ready for our Chillin' and Grillin' Party I'm hosting for my new grad today! Have a great weekend and check back tomorrow for more Sneakers!

Be kind...Be crafty!
Miss Tracy :)