Welcome To My Blog.

Hello and Welcome to Blog.. Nice of you to stop by glad you did. I am a new Craft Dude and my whole purpose is to show you great technique's I have learned and give them to you in a Male's prospective. Love Learning New thing and sharing what I have learned with you. Hope you enjoy my Craft projects feel free to leave a comment or response on my project love to here from you. Please don't for get to sign my Guest-book.. Thanks again and Have a Blessed Day..

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Hot Pick #2

Hello My Crafting buddies, I wanted to share with you all something exciting, Well at least it is to me.. I have a the pleasure of meeting a wonderful Lady on You Tube with some awesome laser Cuts that her Husband started to make for her. I think it's part of his job to work with the laser system.. And she was offering some get goodies at what I can't believe are awesome price's.. Not sure if You might already about her if not please let me be the first. I am in No way getting paid for this.. But if you do order from Her please just mention my name.. She Lives here in California and she took get care of me and wanted to make her customer service was awesome.. Here is the Link the Photo Bucket where she list all the items she has for sell.. ..  If you go to:

Friday, June 29, 2012

July Release Party

Hello Friends!
Please join us for our July Release Party!
Robert : http://www.fineartsbyrobertjackson.com/index.html has created 6 fabulous new images for the Design Team Blog: http://www.jacksonsdigitalexpressions.blogspot.com/ ,
You could win all six images.
No Sneak Peeks of the new images,but this image is divine,and the new images are just Fabulous.

The One I have chosen was used for a challenge over at :  http://scrapsofcolor.ning.com/ and is one of is of those you have to catch on his special offer's.. If you haven't checked him out you must..

 Jackson's Digital Expressions is full of excitement this month.
The fun begins JULY 3rd!
As previously stated Robert has created 6 Fabulous new images for the Design Team.
Special"Featured" Designers.
Month Long Design Challenges.
Fabulous New Sponsors.
Weekly Prize Drawings.
Welcoming New Design Team Members.
Many,many surprises throughout the entire month,so be sure and check in each week.
BONUS MYSTERY PRIZE for some Lucky Player!

S.O.C. Card Challenge:


Thursday, June 28, 2012

Premade cards (Bo Bunny Collection)

Hello my Crafting buddies, I hope all is well with everyone today.. I wanted to share with you a Card Kit I purchased awhile back. I think when you need a quick card these are nice options to chose from.. The Set's I will be showing are from the Bo Bunny Line.. Love to hear your thoughts on Pre-made cards.. Here are some photo's of the one's I worked with and add some denomination to the cards as well.. As As always, thanks for stopping by. Peace, Love and Blessing. Take care.   Bye for now..


Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Technique Tuesday

Hello My Crafting Buddies, I hope everyone is have an Awesome week thus far.. I wanted to let you know about My new series ( That I will try to do twice a month or more) Technique Tuesday I thought it would be a great Idea for the New Comers to the Craft and something for the to revisit for thee others.. So Love for you to stop by and leave your comment's and thoughts.. So without further ado. Here is My first one.. It's Called A Surprise Pop Up card or (aka Pop Card) This one that I learned when I first started making cards for the Lovely and Very Talented Ladies over at There: Click link: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/.  The Card was make with the Help of Beate Johns (clink to tutorial: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/surprise_pop_up_card/)...The Image I used Is by: Robert Jackson: Link: http://www.fineartsbyrobertjackson.com/..



Thursday, June 14, 2012

Hello My Crafting Buddies, Happy Thursday to Everyone. I hope your having an awesome day.. Today I wanted to share with you.. A Card Challenge I was in over @ http://scrapsofcolor.ning.com/ a wonderful group of people over there.. Alice B. had a Robert Jackson Image Father's Day Card Challenge and I wanted to share my entry with you... The Image I choose was: My_daddy.. Love to hear you Thoughts or comment's.. Reminds me of my and My Grandfather when he would come to my games when I was a kid..  And as always, thanks for stopping by.. Peace, Love and Blessings. Take care for now.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Card Technique

Hello my Crafting Buddies, Thanks for stopping by today. I wanted to share with you something I might start doing once or twice a month. Present you with a card technique's from days gone back and maybe even some new one's.. Love to hear your thought's.. This one Card Technique is: T-slide Card.. I learn this one from the awesome ladies over at Splitcoaststampers: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/Tslidecard/. It took me a minute to get the hang of this one.. But I think it turned out great.. Love to hear your thoughts.. Always thanks for your time.. Take care for now. Peace Love and Blessings..



Monday, June 11, 2012

Here is some Photos of My Hauls I did This last past few Weeks

 This is one of my favorite Online Spots.. Always have great Item's to purchase..

This one is a Outlet Store with a lot of things that might be discontinued

Inspiration Card

Hello My crafting buddies, I hope everyone had an awesome weekend. I know I did. Love spending time with that special person in my life.. Today I wanted to share with you another one of those Card-spiration that I have been doing with the wonderful Roxy over at YourPaperPantry.ning.com.. Love to hear your thoughts or comment's.. I love simple card making sometime.. A little can go a long way. Always thanks so much for stopping by.. Take care for now.. Peace, Love and Blessings..




Base card; Recollection Kraft cardstock
Ribbon: Micheal's
Bling: Scrapbuck.com

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Just A Few Friends... The Male cub of the Pack

 First I would like to say thanks to the Lioness and her cubs for inviting me into there den.. What an honor it is to be a part of a awesome group ladies over at Just A few Friends (Just A Few Designs) Elsa, Thanks so much for this opportunity.. I hope I will do you all proud.. "We have created some Early FATHERS DAY cards, gifts, layouts, etc in order to inspire you to create..." For Fathers Day coming up on the 17th so we have posted everything 8 days in advance so that we can get your juices flowing and make those awesome Craft project for the special man in you life.. 
So now 9 strong, The Pride has all the following projects to get your mojo going!!!
Now if you stopped here first you made need to start for the beginning so head over to Elsa http://justafewdesigns.blogspot.com/ to see what neat project she created!!
Below you will find the line up of Lioness and Cubs waiting to greet you into their Dens, so pounce on over there and take a looksie!!!  Some of the dens are offering Candy! so be on the look out for that
 Please don't forget to leave your comment to enter for the Candy.. Let's hear your Roar's as you comment on each project and as always thanks for your support.. Peace,  Love and Blessings.. Take care.. Bye for now..
 Here is my project and Mini Album.. It is not my original project. I learn it from a wonderful YouTube Friend and follower: CreativeCafegirl. I love how it turned out.. A lot of bang for your buck very easy to use with a your stash you might have left over bits and pieces. The Paper Stack I used is from DCWV: The Guy Stack, my tags I used Recollection Kraft Cardstock and the tag sheet that came with the collection.


"Now please pounce over to see what my sister cubs has created for you.
  Now if you will please head on over to.elsa http://justafewdesigns.blogspot.com/to see what neat project she created!!
Below you will find the line up of Lioness and Cubs waiting to greet you into their Dens, so pounce on over there and take a looksie!!!  Some of the dens are offering Candy! so be on the look out for that
 Our team
elsa http://justafewdesigns.blogspot.com/
krystal http://www.krystalsnight.blogspot.com/
kimi http://uniquescrappiness.blogspot.com/
suzie http://scrappingsuzieqtt.blogspot.com/
linda http://simpleandsassycreations.blogspot.com/
margaret http://www.auntmargaretdesigns.blogspot.com/
tina http://beansiebabbles.blogspot.com//
yvonne http://tootiebeeblebugcreations.blogspot.com/
rj http://thriftycrafterdude.blogspot.com/
 Blog Candy:
 This is A Scrapbook Kit for High School...

Thursday, June 7, 2012

I have some Exciting News

Have you heard ? ? . . . . . .


I am Honored to Announce that I am apart of another amazing Team of Ladies.... 


Just a Few Friends 

. . . . . The Pride is growing . . . . .  we have five new arrivals in the Den and they are:

Please pop on over to their blogs and check out their scrappiness!!...it is so much fun to have these creative cubs and cubettes pouncing and prowling around with us!!

Be on the lookout....the Pride will be prowling your way soon with our latest creations . . .  be sure to come pounce and play with us !!. . . . . 
. . . . . . . Remember to roooooaaaarrrrr with Pride!!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

JDE- Design Team

Hello My Crafting Buddies, today I wanted to share with you another Father's Day card Using one of the Image's From  Robert Jackson's Image's.. Love to hear your comment's or thoughts on this one.. I do love his Image's and was honored to be picked to be on the team. But I have to be honest here. I need to step up my game. Here Is  a chance and I am not stepping up.. Not sure if it's because of all the awesome talent or it's just me being nervous.. But I will say this I am doing the best I can with what I know and thanks them some much for there understanding in all of this.. As always thanks for stopping by.. Peace, Love and Blessing to you all. Take Care.. Bye for now..



Monday, June 4, 2012

2 year Anniversay (Giveaway)

Hello  My Crafting buddies, Can you believe it's been almost 2 plus years since I started Crafting and Making Video's? I would like to first say thanks to all those that have followed me on this Journey and say how honored I am that you support me.. With that being say I am host a giveaway Here and YouTube and All you have to do is leave a question or comment.. I will Leave it open until June 19  and then two days late (after I get the total of responses) and Pick a winner.. You have 2 (two) ways to winner Leave a comment here on my blog you my You-Tube Channel: chocodrop2. Again thanks for to each and everyone for your support.. As Always thanks for stopping by. Peace, Love and Blessings.. Take care.. Bye for now..


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Saturday, June 2, 2012

Card Swap

Hello My Crafting buddies, I hope all is well.. Today I wanted to share with you all some of the awesome cards I rec'd  from the Swap I hosted In May..  The theme was:  Gentlemen Preferred.  There are some awesome people over at ScrapsofColor.ning.com.. Thanks to all those that were a part of this Fantastic swap..


Friday, June 1, 2012

Daddy's Little Gyrl

Hello My Crafting Buddies, I was doing another Father's Day today.. And I love how this one came out.. Love to see what you think..  The Image is from:  http://www.fineartsbyrobertjackson.com/ , Called Go Night, Night.. I think she is a cute image and great for any occasion.. Love to hear your thoughts.  Thanks for stopping by.. As always Peace, Love and Blessing.. Take care.. Bye for now..