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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

60th Anniversary card.


This is another custom order I have for that special lady in Montana. I was at a loss as to just what to make for a 6oth anniversary so sure hope she likes how the end product came out. I am pretty nervous on this one as it took me so long to come up with an idea and then try to execute this idea into reality, that I have no time to make another if this one is not ok. Oh the stress I put myself under instead of just playing and having fun! lol Anyway, I just made a simple step card but added "braces" to the bottom so it won't "step out" too far. lol I used the cricut to cut out the names and the 60. For "Love", I had to dig out the old sizzlet dies. A couple MS butterfly punches and some flowers finished it off. Well, actually lots and lots of stickles finished it off. lol I do hope the lady who ordered this and the couple who may receive it, are blessed by it.

Challenges I am entering:

Order of the Opus Gluei- roses or rosettes

Sparkles Forum- punches

Little Claires- wedding / anniversary

One Stop Craft Challenge
- anything but square

Totally Gorjuss-As you like it

Scrappy Frogs- bling

Paper Creations Ink- flowers

Sarah Hurley- bling and sparkle

The Paper Shelter
- dies

Jellypark Friends-get punchy

Hooked on Crafts-wings

KB Cute-butterflies

Thank each and everyone for stopping by. May God always bless you!



Monday, August 15, 2011



My nephew's birthday is next week and I wanted to make him a special card. When I was going thru all my stamps and saw this little fellow I wanted to use it for him.

Both stamps are from Penny Black. The pp came from a pack that someone gave me several years ago. The button paws are many years old as I think they were from when my girls were little and I made different hair clips for them........talk about digging deep into stash! lol

Challenges I am entering:

2 Sisters- sketch

Raise the Bar- dog days of summer (must have a doggy)

Bunny Zoe's- easel card

Cards for Men- anything goes

Paper Playtime-anything goes

The Pink Elephant-stitching

Here Come the Boys
-critters

Sparkles Forum-one for the boys

Stamptacular Sundays
-multi-folds

Thanks so much for stopping by and even more if you leave a comment! God Bless!


Sunday, August 14, 2011

another Birthday card



This is another case of my mind deceiving my hands....convincing them that this will work out and be wonderful. lol When I bought this stamp, I wanted to make a card for a dear friend, but now not too sure I will send it to her. She raises cows as pets.....having them all named and everything. lol In my mind I thought the bright pink and black would be just perfect for this image after I got it colored. Seems I would learn not to listen to what I tell myself because things never turn out how I plan them. lol Anyway, here it is in all it's gaudiness. lol

challenges I dare to enter are:

Fairy Fun Fridays- sketch

Craft Your Days Away- Birthday

Anything Goes- Birthday

Card Making Mamas-Birthday

The Crafty Pad
- cute and girly (not too sure about the cute part tho! lol)

One Stitch at a Time-anything goes

Frosted Designs Fabulous Fridays- animals

Jellypark-favorite embellishments.....love stickles and also sewing

Pattie's Creations-animals or insects

Sew Many Cards-3 or more brads- used them for the center of the flowers

Sweet Stampin- down on the farm

Designed 2 Delight
- pink and black

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