Friday, December 26, 2014

HAPPY BELATED HOLIDAYS

I hope everyone had a great day full of love and family.  This was the first Christmas without my mom. I miss her so much.  My dad and I made our traditional family dinner.  My mom had made the XMAS pudding a while ago.  We heated it up, doused it with brandy and caught it on fire.  on Christmas Eve we had my husbands side of the family over-30 people.  Lots of fun and food.  This year has been challenging for my family.
The boys i watch wanted to make a necklace for their mom.  Here is photo of the first one.  They made several more, but I didn't have my camera.

Friday, December 19, 2014

FRIENDS ARE THE GIFTS OF LIFE

One of my best frineds is celebrating her birthday next week.  I made her card using alot of My Creative Time Products.  My new favorite set ist Stitched Window Frames and Accessories.Click HERE for more info. I also used the set LOYAL FRIENDS.  I got this terrific paper pad from Hobby Lobby it is all vintage wood siding  It is called "Country Road".  They also have a more nautical one.  The ribbon is from Karen at LITTLE SCRAP PIECES.  The pearls are from Hobby Lobby and the flowers are Spellbinders.
Challenges
LITTLE SCRAP PIECES-Show it Off Saturday Linky Party
DL.Art-December Linky party

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

HANGING WITH ELFIN AND A CUP OF COFFEE

I ran alot of errands this morning.  It's cold and rainy out.  Elfin wanted a drink to warm himself up.  We are linking up to DL.Art ELF ANTICS 2ND ANNUAL LINKY PARTY.  Hop on over to see other elf antics.  You won;t believe the things Hope has been up to.


Monday, December 15, 2014

TRIANGLE BOX

Yesterday I went to a fun lipstick exchange party with a bunch of girlfriends.  It was so much fun.  I was running late and needed to wrap my gloss.  I made this box using Artiste page 68.  It is suppossed to be a rectangular box.  to fit my gloss I overlapped one section to form a triangular box.  The stamps and dog die are from  MCT-Loyal Friends.    The main paper is Echo Park.  The glitzy ribbon is Darice.  The red embossing powder is Paper Source.  The wooden snowflakes ar table scatter embellished with a skittle from DOUBLECLICK.

CHALLENGES
DL. Art-December Linky Party
FCCB-Anything Goes

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

AND A STOCKING WAS HUNG ON A BOX...

I need to make a few gift boxes for cosmetic presents.  This box was made using Artiste.  I only used one piece of double sided Carta Bella paper.  The ribbon is off of a box of cookies. the stocking cut is from Jolly Holidays.  The papers used on the stocking are Paper Studio.
CHALLENGES
DL. Art-December Linky Party
FCCB-anything but a card
BBTB2-The stockings were Hung Challenge

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

2ND POST TODAY-BEAUTIFUL SNOWLADY BOX

Tonight my bookclub is having a dinner and gift exchange.  I bought a beautiful Cat Eye make up kit.  I made a gift box using Artiste Cartriddge.  I made it to fit the page.  (The gift barely fit in) The base paper and the brad are from Echo Park.  The pink snowflake paper is Recollections.  The solids are Paper Studio Adhesive stacks. Oh Boy do I love this paper for small pieces. The dies are my favorite MCT Winter Snowman Dies.  The tag is also from My Creative time-Teeny Tag Greetings and Teeny Tag Holidays.The snowman and snowflake gems are Paper Studio. The ribbon was from a gift.
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I am entering the following 3 challenges
DL. ART-December Linky Party
FCCB-Beyond Red and Green
PDE LINKY PARTY-Christmas

ELFIN LOVES POODLE

delfin was missing his poodle friends.  I let him help me decorate the poodle tree
I am linking up to    DL Art Elf Antics Linky Party

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

OH WHERE O WHERE CAN ELFIN BE

Last year I purchased a vintage elf and named him Elfin.  My husband and son love to go fishing in Elfin Cove Alaska.  Well after along summer in storage Elfin appeared in the Thanksgiving flowers.
Diana at DL. Art  is having an "ELF ANTICS" linky party.

Monday, December 1, 2014

CURIOUS PUP

I am so excited to have received my new release from  MY CREATIVE TIME.  I am loving the "Stitched Window Dies and Accessories"  I made this darling money holder with the pup from the "Loyal Friends" set.  For this project I made the puppy looking out.  The striped paper is from Carta Bella.  The wood siding paper is DCWV.  I used some plstic packaging for the window.  The clothespin is Paper Studio. The tag on the back is from a kit I got at the Expo.  I think it is Echo Park.
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Challenges
LITTLE SCRAP PIECES-Show it Off Saturday
DL. Art- Thankful Thursday Any Winter Holiday Challenge

GAVIN IS HERE

It has been a busy and blessed week.  My neice had her baby last week.  I am now officially "Nana Kate".  My niece is like a daughter to me, my sister passed away 12 years ago.  On Tuesday the 26th Gavin Michael was born.