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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!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Happy Birthday Jodi!


My eldest daughter turns 34 this month! I cannot believe how fast the time has flown. I remember so well the first time I saw her how excited I was to have my little girl! Her brother was just two years and she was his baby from the start! Oh the memories of so many years and yet it seems like yesterday. I cannot believe how old my kids are making me! lol Anyway, this is the card I made for her. I showed it to her daughters and they really liked it so am hoping she will too.

Happy Birthday wonderful daughter! I love you!

As you can see I use the darling stamp from CC Designs. I thought the "sweets" paper from Nana's Kitchen was so cute I just had to use it. By the time I got the card done, you couldn't see all that much. lol I used one of my new Nestabilities for the doily circle. I think I will enjoy the new nesties I have purchased if I can just remember to use them. When I found the sketch I wanted to use, I pictured this card looking so much cuter than the finished product but then again, my mind lies to me about how wonderful things are going to turn out! lol As usual, I had to finish it all up with lots and lots of stickles.

Challenges I am entering:

Sketch N Stash- sketch

Cupcake Craft- sewing

Card Making Mamas- Birthday

Fussy and Fancy Friday- use a lot -stickles, sewing and roses

Stamping for the Weekend- spots or dots

Wags 'n Wiskers- sparkle

Tuesday Throwdown-Birthday

Anything Goes-Happy Birthday/ Celebrations

A Spoonful of Sugar-Birthday

Craft Your Days Away- Birthday

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

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Brithday Wishes and Butterfly Kisses

Today is my youngest grand daughter's birthday! I can't believe how fast time has flown since this sweet little girl joined out lives 10 years ago. She loves butterflies so I wanted to use several on her card. Pink is not her favorite color but I just had to make something pink after doing so many boy cards for my grandsons. Hope she doesn't mind too much. lol

Happy Birthday to you, dear sweet Hannah! You know how much Gramma loves you! I hope your day is as wonderful as you are!

Challenges I am entering:

A Gem of a Challenge- sketch

Papertake Weekly- anything goes

Lollipop Crafts- celebrations

Stamps R Us- Birthday

Party Time Tuesday
- birthday and a fun hop!

Woodware USA-anything goes

Dutch Dare- kids

Amber's- sparkle and shine

Crafts and Me-anything goes

Little Darlings-girly

Celebrate the Occasion- kids birthday

Thank you so much for stopping by. God bless!