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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

And the Winner is................

I thank each and every one of you that took the time to stop by my blog and post! I am totally shocked with all the new followers and all the wonderful comments. I loved reading why you liked to craft and have to agree with the most .....meeting and sharing ideas with awesome people who may become awesome friends!

And now to the winner.....chosen randomly by random.org


(I tried to copy and paste the random box but without success. He chose number 26.)

ROSALEE

Congratulations!

Again, I thank each and every one for playing along with me. After the holidays, I will be offering another prize for reaching 150 followers!

Hugs to all and God Bless!

Monday, December 6, 2010

A Third Jewelry box




I had one more box I had bought so thought I would make it up too. I used another Mag stamp and the same paper pad as on the other two. I love the old fashioned papers in this pad. I inked the edges and added a little glitter and flowers and the same as the other two. I did have a lot of fun making these and am sitting here wishing I would have bought a few more. lol Not sure what I will do with so many but know someone will end up with them in a few weeks. lol

Challenges I am entering:

Crafty Ann's-sketch

Alphabet-foliage

Catch the Bug-anything goes

Card Making Mamas
-anything goes

Creative Cowgirls-anything goes

Creative Belli- "R" embellishments.....roses

Craft Pad-anything goes

Paper Sundaes-gift

Tanda stamps- ladies only

Thank you so much for stopping by. God Bless

Friday, December 3, 2010

Another altered jewelry box.




I had so much fun making the last jewelry box that I decided to make another. I also have another special loved one I hope will like this when they receive it! I still have one plain one and not sure if I will get it made up for Christmas or not. Might wait and see how these ones are received before I proceed on, but who knows.....might have it done tonight. lol

Challenges I am entering this one in are:

The Sweet Stop-sketch

Moving Along with the Times-for someone special

I Did it Creations-surprise me.....hope it surprises my recipient

Some Odd Girl
-girly

Fun With Shapes-anything but a card

Fussy and Fussy- anything but a card

Just Magnolia-sparkle

Sugar Sweet Paper Treats
- anything goes

There's Magic in the Air-anything goes

Totally Stampalicious-anything goes

Tuesday Throwdown- embellishments

Design Dollies- layer upon layer.....The litlle Mag is actually the ninth layer!

Thank you so much for stopping by! Hugs to all and God bless!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Jewelry box for Christmas





I saw these small wooden jewelry boxes in the unfinished wood section at Hobby Lobby and decided to try to alter it for a Christmas gift. I have a certain someone in mind for it but not sure she will like it (but sure am hoping she will)! lol I first stained it and then started covering parts. I then spent several hours looking for a sketch to make an easel card for the top. I added a magnet to keep it shut when lying flat so won't just flop around when they open the lid. She loves flowers and bling so added plenty! I also inked all the edges for a more antique look. I added a little heart charm to finish it off. I did have fun working on this and hope to make a few more if this one goes over well. I am entering in the following challenges:

Creatalicious- sketch

Delightful challenges-flower power

Creative Cowgirls- anything goes

One Stitch at a Time- bling it up

Creative Inspirations- Christmas gift

Just Us Girls- 3-D

A Crafty Little Place- anything goes

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club- use a die cut...I used my oval nesties

Paper Cutz- anything goes

Moving Along With the Times-more than one fold

Thank you so much for stopping by. God bless you all!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Happy Birthday to my blog!!! CLOSED

I cannot believe it has been a year since I started making cards and blogging! I want to thank each of my followers for such awesome support. I am offering a chance to win this candy. If you would like a chance, just leave me a comment stating what you like best about crafting. On December 1st, I will randomly draw the winner and post on my blog who won. I hope you all have a wonderful day! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY BLOG!!!

May God bless each and every one in a very special way this month!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Yet, another altered gift tin!


Last night I got a little time to start one more tin. I now only have 11 to go so am getting there! lol This is one for the boys just not sure which boy will get it. I used Diamond dust on the hairy ribbon to help make it sparkle more. Also added it to the snowflakes as well as a touch of stickles.

Challeges for this one are:

A Crafty Little Place-red, white and green

Incy Wincy- sketch

Craft Your Passion-doubles....two snowflakes with Rhinstone centers

Delightful-Glitter it up

ABC-H is for holiday

Penny's- something altered

Totally Gorjuss- traditional Christmas colors

Stamps and Fun-Christmas

Stamp and Create- Christmas

Pile it On- Animal with Christmas theme

Creative Cottage-Someone special for Christmas



Thank you for coming by. God Bless!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Happy Birthday to my brother


In a private challenge, we were to create a card for a male and it had to include a tree (trees). Since my brother's birthday is this month, it didn't take me long to decide who my card would be for. I chose the cute little moose and sentiment from Dollar Stamps. I used the MS tree border punch and dug thru my old Costco pile of papers and chose what I thought might work well for my brother. Three of the ladies decided to add our own little challenge by using the sketch from 2S4Y. I had a lot of fun making this card and can't wait to see what my challenge buddies have done as well.

Challenges I am entering:

2S4Y-sketch

Cards for Men-animals

2 Sisters-Birthday

Cute Card Thursday- anything goes

Pixie Dust- men

Little Red Wagon-do it in 3's.......3 rows of trees

Crafty Catz- spots and stripes

Fresh Brewed-2 or more dp

Crafty Card Makers- stitching

Thanks for stopping by! God Bless!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Altered calendar



I saw the little two year planners offered from Michael's for just one dollar and immediately thought of my sister-in-law. She dutifully keeps track of everything and I know she would love this. I knew I could not alter it with too many 3-D effects and still have it fit into the plastic protective cover. So, I chose to use my littlest roses. I took several apart to create matching buds. I used the little Tilda stamp holding eggs but replaced the eggs with roses as my sil also loves roses. I then added one of my favorite verses to the front. I think this verse is also very accurate for a day planner! And of course, there just has to be a little bling so added stickles here and there. My sil also keeps a daily journal so am going to alter one to go with this if I can.

here it is with the plastic cover.
Challenges I am entering this in are:

Fussy and Fancy-sketch

Creative Stamps-favorite stamps....I do love my Mags!

Fairy Fun Fridays-make your own flowers

Aly's Sunday- music

Magnolia Down Under-make your own embellishments

Catch the Bug- anything goes

Thank you for stopping by and God bless you!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Twins' Card

I quickly threw this card together last night so I can get the ornaments mailed off. The shower is the 6th so bet I will already be late with getting things there. I think right now, with everything going on tho, I am happy to just be getting it mailed. lol I made a pocket on the top inside for the gift card and then searched for a nice Twin poem. After getting it all glued it dawned on me that they have not been "birthed" yet so had to change that a little. lol I do hope the mom and dad will like the ornaments as this card too. Challenges I am entering:

The Sweet Stop
- sketch

The Crafty Pad- sewing

Delightful Challenges
- sewing

Cards for Men- anything goes as long as it is male

Crafty Cardmakers- sewing

Craft Your Passion- anything

Musings on Art- blue

Ellephantastic- blue

My Time To Craft
-quick and cute

Anything Goes- letter B....blue, boys, baby......

Thanks so much for stopping by. God Bless.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Ribbon Spool Ornament

I am in an ornament swap with two other ladies. We are to make each other a Christmas ornament to exchange on Dec. first. I am just playing around with a few ideas to see what I can come up with. This little one is made from a ribbon spool. I colored the image with pencils then cut him out with a nesties along with the matching scalloped nestie. ( cut a second set out for the back also but no image.......just a place to sign the ornament.) I then used the circle nestie to cut out the center of the red one and inserted a "Shake it" shaker box pouch. I painted red stickles on the scalloped edges and then used green stickles to decorate. Of course there is Icicle stickles on the image too......just gotta love that bling! I added the green bead string around the center edge to accent that some. I used a leaf punch and a snowflake punch topped with a prima rose. Added a bit more stickles to them and a few plastic snowflakes on top and called it done. This one is just my proto type but if I choose to use it for the swap, the two I make the ladies will have Dianmond Dust inside so it will be a shaker box. I would like some honest comments on this as I do not want to give the ladies something that looks too cheap. Thanks for any critique you can offer.

Challenges I am entering hoping for good honest criticism:

Incy Wincy-anything goes

Crafty Purple Frog- anything goes

A Spoon Full of Sugar- relish to embellish

Fussy and Fancy-winter

Wee Memories- free for all

Pollycraft-its chill time

Critter Sketch-Christmas

Thank you for stopping by and thank you even more if you left me a comment! God Bless You!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

You guessed it......another tin!

Yes I have got one more tin finished! This little image is the third bear off the Bildmalarna stamp that I cut apart. I am having so much fun making these tins that I think I may try to sell a few once I get the ones I need done. Not too sure if they will sell or not or what price anyone would pay, but will see what happens when and if that time comes. lol

Challenges:

Stamp with Fun- sketch

Spoon Full of Sugar- die cuts and punches...the oval is from a die and the leaves are from a punch

Creative Card Crew- Punches

Papertake Weekly- sparkle

Simon Says- punch em'

Stampavie and More- Christmas

ABC Challenge-G is for glitter


Thanks so much for stopping by. God Bless!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Another altered tin


Well, I managed to get one more done tonight! I am having fun with these tins......so much fun, I have ordered more and more of them from my good "shopping buddy". lol I used a sketch from "Just Cute Bears and Friends" forgetting that I had to use an animal! So won't be entering there this week. lol I also am using this for a private challenge between some good friends where we need to use at least one snowflake and have a Christmas theme. I inked the edges for an antique look. I love these tiny Tilda's and cannot wait until more are available!

Challenges I am entering:

Delightful Challenges- Christmas

Frosted Designs- Die cut

Mark's Finest Papers Speedy the Cat -Die cut or punch

The Ribbon Girl- use green and red

Other Lovelies- H is for Happy Hollidays

Crafty Pad- Christmas

Tuesday Throwdown- Anything goes

Winter Wonderland
- recipe....2papers, one snowflake one ribbon and one charm.

Christmas Stamping all Year Long- metal....not only the tin to start with but also the charm

Thank you so much for stopping by. May God bless you all!

Lil' Magnolia angel tin.


WOW! I am so impressed with me! lol I had the entire day to play and had little interuptions! I actually got a couple things done. Hubby is off to California visiting his mama so didn't even have to take a break to cook. Of course it may be back to my mama's in the am but at least I played and played and played today. lol Here is another gift card tin I altered. I used two embossing folders....I have had forever but seldom use! I roughed up the edges with the help of my handy dandy TH tool. I also inked around them and added stickles. I do think this one is a bit on the gaudy side with all the gold stickles but think it will show nicely on the tree. ( am trying to convince myself anyway!) I also sprayed the tin (just before adding the image) with glimmer mist. So this ornament is all shiny. Now only 14 more to go before Christmas.

I am entering the following challenges:

ABC Christmas- got the sketch from here but we also need to use three V's.......I am doing vertical, vintage, and very sparkly.

MelJen's- anything goes

Creatalicious- Mostly white

Sarah Hurley- Christmas with NO green or red

Stamp Scrap and Doodle- Christmas with NO green or red

Totally Gorgeous- Sparkle

Stamping and Scrapping- ribbon

Artful Inkables-Embossing and flower

Penny's- as long as it can fly.

Aly's Sunday- distressed


Thanks so much for stopping by. God Bless!!!

Twin's ornaments



My nephew is having twin boys! I made the gift card tins into ornaments and made the inside a place to add a couple photos depicting their first Christmas. I thought that these little keepsake tins might be a nice gift......anyway I am hoping. I didn't want to make them exactly the same but did want them to be alike. I used the little bear stocking stamp from Bildmalarna and cut the little fellows apart. They were the perfect size for working with these tins. I hope the parents will like this attempt at making a keepsake ornament for their new little ones.

Challenges I am entering them in:

OSAAT- Celebrations.....new baby....twins.....first Christmas......lots to celebrate here!

Quixotic Inspirations- Christmas

Aud Sentiments- baby sentiment

Southern Girls- glitter

Peachy Keen- wrap it up (gift card holder)

Sweet Stamping -anything but a card

2 Sisters
- anything goes

Thank you so much for stopping by. God Bless!

Monday, October 11, 2010

"Jesus is the Reason" tin

When I saw the challenge this week from Winter Wonderland for "Jesus is the Reason", I wanted to make my next tin to fit. I then searched for just the right sketch and found it at The Sweet Stop! I do love their sketches! So far I am having fun trying to alter these tiny tins and make them into Christmas ornaments the grandkids will like. I have 15 to go tho so not sure how much longer the fun will last. lol

Other challenges I am entering are:

Penny's Paper-Crafty- Round

Glitterbabe's
- anything goes

Allsorts- song "Jesus is the Reason"

Secret Crafter- distressed....ink

One Stop Craft Challenge
- alter it

Other Lovelies- "F" I chose flowers

Crafty Ho's- colors red, green and brown

Thank you so much for stopping by! God bless you!!!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Gift Card Holder for Craftalicious



My good friend was so kind to think of me while she was shopping one day. She knew I would love to have these gift card tins so purchased me enough to use for the ornaments. Each year I make the grandkids a special ornament and hang it on the tree. They all seem to get excited to find theirs and even more excited to see what's inside. lol Thank you so much good buddy! This same good friend sent me this cute little stamp (along with three others in a set) for my birthday!!! This is the first one I tried and think it turned out pretty cute. You can see I used lots of stickles and even coated the candy cane he is holding with shimmerz. Just hope my littlest grandson likes it! Also, at Craftalicious this week it is "Anything Goes" so this is my anything. Hope to see you all join us for a chance to win the prize sponsered by MelJens!

Challenges I am entering:

The Pixie Cottage- sketch

ABC Challenge- X is for Christmas

City Crafter- Holiday

Bah! Humbug!- cuties

Delightful challenges- Red Green and white

Anything Goes- Christmas

Sweet Stampin'-bling

Ellephantastic- Anything Goes

Ooh la la- nothing floral

Die Cut Dreams- recipe: 3 papers, 2 embellies and one image

Thank you so much for stopping by! God Bless!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Altered Caddy

A friend and I decided to take a shopping trip this past weekend just to have a little get-away. She had not been out of town for over a year so figured it was about time. We went to Boise for a weekend of shopping and I came across two of these ugly caddies and thought I would try my hand at altering. I have never altered too much and it is something I have wanted to try. Besides, I have a ton of cards now after a year of creating them, I figure it is time I move on to something else. So, here is the beginning object.

I had a hard time trying to decide just what to do with it but started by removing the plate off the front. I wanted this to be for someone other than a mom. lol I then decided to go with a more distressed feel instead of bright and cheery. Several years ago I purchased a tote full of paper from Costco. While at Costco, I thought they were just gorgeous and such a great bargain. Upon bringing them home, I decided they were not all that great and have not used hardly any. Once again I am trying to use things out of my stash so out comes this unused pile of neglected papers. I am still not too fond of them but chose three to use anyway. I thought this little Hanglar stamp was perfect for such a caddy. I also used some "melted" flowers along with some newly purchased ones. I did buy the Tim Holtz bookplates while in Boise but that is the only new things I used so mostly keeping to my "use stash" vow. With all that said, here is the finished caddy.



Challenges I hope this qualifies for are:

The Sisterhood of Crafters-color combo brown, blue and cream

ABC Christmas- U- under the tree

Moving Along with the Times-anything but a card

Pollycraft Monday- Anything goes

Stamp, Scrap & Doodle-Open theme

Flourishes-Beauty of the gift

Creatalicious- colors-pink, brown and green

Lots to Do- vintage

Other Lovelies-Embellishments

Sarah Hurley- flowers.....Thanks so much Lisa for the reference! Hugs to you.

Thank you so much for stopping by. God bless you!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Halloween at Lexi's!

Lexi has some wonderful new Halloween stamps and we all got to play with the new ones! I chose little Vampire bear for my card. I had a lot of fun thinking of ways to use stash up on this one. All the paper is at least a year old. The bat stickers and spider are even older. As I was rummaging thru everything, I found some Halloween rubons so decided to add a web to the lower corner. This is the first time I think I used a rubon on a card. The little candy corn charms are a couple years old as well as the bread tie "Happy". Then to top it all off I cut out the "Halloween" from the confetti package label. And as most always, I had to add a little stickles here and there as well as a few pearls. Please come over and join our "Spooky" challenge at Lexi's Creations!

Challenges:

Stamping and Scrapping- Halloween and I used Shimmerz that I bought from Cindy

Paper Sundaes
- something from your stash....this card is almost completely from old stash! lol

Stamp Something
- celebrate

Aud Sentiments- Halloween sentiment

Stamping for the Weekend- Autumn inspiration

Stamptacular Sunday- Layer it on (at least 5 layers)

Stamp, Scrap and Doodle
- anything goes

Cowgirl's Sunday- Anything goes

One Stitch at a Time- Spooky Halloween

Creative Cottage- bling it on

Sarah Hurley- All sewn up

Thank you so much for stopping by. God bless!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Craftalicious Autumn color challenge

The challenge from Craftalicious for this fortnight is Autumn. I chose to use this darling little clown from CC Designs. I thought he needed a little paint on his face so gave him a little makeup. lol I also vowed to dig deep into my stash and get a few things used so out came the sequin pumpkins, metal BOO and the web and spider stickers. (not to mention the beads that were from way back over 20 years ago when I was into jewelry making. lol) Of course I had to add a little stickles and a few pearls to finish it off.

The challenges I am entering are:

Bunny Zoe's- sketch

Stamping Scrapping- anything

Delightful Challenges- Sparkle

Sundays With Crissy- sparkle and shine (not eligible to win)

Crazy 4 Challenges- Bring on the bling....used glitter, sequins, beads, pearls and shiny ribbon.

Creative Belli-B themed embellies....Boo, beads, black...

Stamps R Us- Halloween

Gingerloft
-Happy Haunting

Sarah Hurley- Autumn

Stamp Something-Fall colors


Thank you so much for stopping by. God Bless each and everyone one of you!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Happy Halloween boys!



Another challenge from Bev! We picked the sketch from 7 kids College Fund, which I turned sideways. Again we chose a fall/Halloween theme. I made this for my son's boys. The little ghost tags pull out of the pocket with a little surprise for each grandson. The front of the card has a mixture of embellishments....from homemade flowers to ghost and bat ribbons cut apart. I even doodled a few extra vines on the pumpkins. I used my new stamp from CC Designs which I think is absolutely adorable. I also challenged myself to dig deep into my stash and use the ever forgotten stickers. lol I hope my grandsons enjoy receiving my card. Thank you so much for stopping by.

Other challenges:

Let's Ink It Up-favorite stamp along with a charm (not sure he is my very favorite stamp but love CC Designs so he is close to the top! lol)

CYDA- Autumn colors

Cutie Sunday- Fall colors

Corrosive
-get the dust off-unused stash

Sweet Stamin- Sewing

Quixotic Inspirations-Spooky

Practical Scrappers-ribbon

Tuesday Taggers- It Takes All Sorts

Flutter By Wednesdays- anything with wings....bats

Stamping Scrapping
- anything goes (I used a CC Design stamp)

Stamping for the Weekend-tag

Anything Goes
-cute and I think this stamp is just too cute!

Monday, September 20, 2010

Picture challenge for Lexi's



Our challenge at Lexi's Creations this time is to incorporate a photograph on your project. I used her digi sentiment stamp "Happy Birthday". I chose to make a card for my husbands upcoming birthday. He will be 60 next month so wanted to make a card a little more special by adding his baby picture. I found a tutorial on how to make this slider peek-a-boo card and knew it would be perfect for this project. I love how his baby photo is showing thru the window but when you open the card it is a recent picture. My husband is absolutely not into frills and bling so made this card a little plain. His favorite colors are blue and brown so chose those for this project also. I hope he likes this. Please come and join us at Lexi's! Thanks for stopping by and please come back soon!

Challenges I am entering:

I Did It Creations
- keep it simple. I love lots and lots of embellies and this looks so plain to me!

Secret Saturday- anything

Wild Flower Patch
- stripes

Creative Cottage- birthday boy

Crafty Calendar- blue with option of flowers

Corrosive- unused stash.....never used the flourish stamp which I have had forever and also dug deep for the blue striped paper.

Alphabet challenge is also for unused stash

Stampin' Royalty
and Sweet Stamping-stitching (sentiment is a digi stamp)

Southern Girls- anything goes

Stamping Vacation- no no sparkle

God Bless!

Biddy Buddies challenge!

A couple of wonderful friends along with a couple of wonderful relatives joined me (now known as the Biddy Buddies) in a joint challenge. It was so fun. We chose the theme of a Thanksgiving card. Then we drew names to see what each would send to the other four......Bev sent the sketch, April sent paper, Barb and Tauna sent embellishments. I was chosen to send a stamped image. No one really knew what the others would chose other than the subject. We were then required to use what they sent. We were allowed to add whatever else we would like to. I hope the others enjoyed this as much as I did. It was so fun to see just how each made such fabulous creations with the exact items. We are hoping to make it a monthly challenge just for our own amusement. lol Thanks to each of you beautiful ladies for the fun! Hugs to you all.

I am entering these challenges:

Stamping Vacation- use a leaf

My time to Craft
- Jeweled...Barb sent the leaves with rhinestones

Creative Belli- "B" embellishments.......Barb sent a tiny star brad that I added to her necklace

Incy Wincy- Fall colors

Creative Card Crew-Autumn

Paper Sundaes-Fall colors

Stamping Sisters in Christ-Autumn colors

Creative stamp- Autumn

A Spoon Full of Sugar- Autumn colors

Stamp Magic - Autumn colors

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Noel



Bev and I yet again challenged each other with the wonderful sketch from Secret Crafter Saturday. I chose to make another Christmas card in hopes of getting a little jump start but so far it is a very very very little start. lol I just love magnolia stamps so it was fun to work on this card. At first it was just going to be a vintage effect but in the end I just had to add stickles. lol I also used liquic pearls on her cap and cuffs.

Other challenges I am entering:

Cutie Stampers-glitter

Totally Gorjuss-flowers

Paper Sundaes-use at least 3 embellishments....ribbon, flowers, stickles, sewing, inking, distressing

Craft Your Days Away- girly and glitter

Fussy and Fancy-Christmas colors

Aly's Sunday- sparkle and glitter

ABC-distressing

The Stamp Man-distressing

Stamping Sisters in Christ-sewing

Scrappekammeret- anything goes

Thank you so much for stopping by. Please come again anytime. God Bless.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Monkeying around at Fairy Dust Crafts


Lexi is very busy getting her store set up as well as very busy making new stamps for us to play with! When I saw this fun little fellow I knew I just had to get him made up. I think you should all hurry over and see what all she has to offer at Fairy Dust Crafts! I made the flowers by using my embossing gun to melt them. I had fun making this card and just love the monkey! I chose the green with gold and a little orange as seems to fit the season! Thanks so much Lexi.

I am entering this little guy in a few challenges:

The Shabby Tea Room-tags

Beary Scrap Design-sketch

Anything Goes-Autumn colors

Allsorts- Autumn colors

Stamp Magic- Autumn colors

Catch the Bug- Autumn colors and sewing

A Spoon Full of Sugar-animal

Paper Cutz-tags

Everybody Art- handmade flowers

Thanks so much for stopping by and may God richly bless you all!

Friday, September 10, 2010

New Challenge for Craftalicious-Thank You




Today I got to choose the theme for out challenge at Craftalicious and I chose "Thank You". Stitchy Bear Stamps is our sponsor again this time. I had printer problems last time they sponsored and could not use the digi stamp they so generously provided, so I have use her this time....Little Miss Wings. I saw a card on someones blog and cannot now remember where, so am sorry to not be able to say thanks for the tutorial on making a "flip" card. I really like how the card turned out and will probably make more.

Challenges I am entering are:

Totally Stampalicious- flowers

Craft Your Passion- recipe of lace and at least one flower

Stamptacular Sunday- distressed

Fab N Funky-" What'eva"

A Pocket Full of Posies- floral fantasy

Your Next Challenge
-anything goes

Creative Stamp Friends-distressing

CES-Floral frenzy

Gingersnap- punches

Creatalicious- vintage

Now, I know we all have at least someone special in out lives that could use a "thank you" so please come join us for another wonderful Craftalicious challenge! We love seeing all the wonderful creations you make!

Thank you so much for stopping by. God Bless!

Monday, September 6, 2010

Card challenges

Wild Orchid- pins and pearls


Craft Your Passion-lace and flowers

Other cards


Hanglar Only - layered

Stamp Something-spots and stripes


Stampavie Lil Mouse Christmas card


I am trying to get a few Christmas cards done early so here is another one. I chose the little sleeping mouse from Stampavie because I think he is just too cute! I chose the sketch from Sketch Saturday. I thought it would be fun to make a hinged card out of the sketch and I am happy with the outcome.

Other challenges I am entering are:

Pile it On- layers

Paper Sundaes-mixed mediums....I colored with copics, water color pencils and plain colored pencils then added shimmerz to areas

Cowgirl's Sunday- anything goes

Stamp Scrap and Doodle- Christmas

Totally Stampalicious- Paper flowers.....gotta love the roses! lol

Whoopsi Daisy- pile on the flowers

Totally Paper Crafts-charms

ABC- charms

Stamp Something- cute

Thanks for stopping! God Bless!

Flower Power for Lexi's


Our challenge this time if Flower Power! Craft Brulee was kind enough to send us flowers from her Etsy store to use. I think you should go over and see her beautiful creations! Lexi has created some wonderful sentiments also and we were to use the flowers and a sentiment for this challenge. Please come play with us at Lexi's and join in all the flower fun!

Challenges I entered:

Stamptacular Sunday-distressed

Stamping for the Weekend-shabby or vintage

Bunny Zoe's-vintage

Creatalicious-vintage

Dutch Dare-vintage summer

WhoopsiDaisy- flowers

Thank you so much for stopping by. Hugs to each one of you!

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Flurry of Love


Again Bev and I played together and I made this card for our challenge for today. We chose the sketch from Lily of the Valley because we both just really liked it! I just received my new stamps and couldn't wait to use the little darlings! The sentiment is from My Favorite Things.

I am entering it in the following challenges as well as the LOTV for the sketch:

PaperPlay- stitching

Moving Along With the Times-stitching

CES- flowers

Crafty Creations- White plus 1

Crafts and Me- Gems and Sparkle

Wild Orchid- Sparkle

Paper Sundaes-Christmas

Creative Inspirations-Christmas

Sweet Stampin
'- Winter Wonderland

Thanks so much for visiting. Please come again and God bless you!

Happy Bird-day


Bev and I finally got a little play time today so we challenged each other starting with the sketch from Flutter By Wednesday. I just love this image from Karen's Doodles and had a lot of fun making this card.

Other challenges I am entering it it are:

PaperPlay-stitches

Stamp Something-something cute.....I think this image is just adorable!

Penny's- birthday

Stamp Insanity- birthday

Challenge up Your Life- birthday

Fab'n'Funky-Material (ribbon)

Creative Cottage- celebrations

ABC- C is for charm.....butterfly

Pocket Full of Posies
- winged things

Cupcake Craft - digi image

S2G- animals with flock or feathers....my little birdy has feathers!

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