Friday, June 29, 2012

Boy Birthday Card

I made this card for an upcoming birthday party...  I have a lot more to make.  This one would work well for a guy, not too much bling.  Celebrate the Occasion is having a Birthday Challenge CLICK HERE for details

Papers:patterned-Echo Park;solid-DCWV
Twine:Liz's Paper Loft
Dies:Spellbinders Labels Eight and Blossom tags and Accents
Stamp:my Creative Time
Adhesives:ATG. Recollections dimensionals

Wednesday, June 27, 2012


I made a few 4th of July cards.  I used A Child's Year for all of them.  I am entering them into a Patriotic challenge at BBTB2  Take a look at the cool projects from the DT.  Scrappy Moms is also having a Patriotic Challenge CLICK HERE to join in the fun

Papers:Solids-DCWV; flag-             ; bottom card-BoBunny Liberty Collection
Cricut:A Child's Year, Cuttlebug with Star folder
Gems and pearls:Recollections
Star Buttons:Favorite Findings
Star stickers:Cloud 9 and Jolee's
Adhesives:ATG, Tacky glue

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

BUZZ...I heard it was your special day

I made this card for my friend Joan's birthday.  I had these little bee clothespins.  I am entering this card into a use "Yellow" challenge at Little Scrap Pieces.  I am also entering it into a summer color challenge at My Craft Spot.  I used Create a Critter cartridge.
Papers:Solid-Recollections; patterned-Echo Park Hello Summer and scraps
Dies:MCT Buila a Banner, Curly Label
Cricut:Create a Critter
Twine:Sew Easy
Stamps:MCT-"WOW So Many Candles; face-PKS "Funshine Face Parts" with Memento ink
Clothespins:World Market
Gems:EK Success
Stickers-from my stash

Sunday, June 24, 2012


I made this wedding card for a "Bell" challenge at FCCB  The challenge is to make a card with a cross, bell or church and use the color blue.  I used Tie The Knot Cartridge
Paper:silver-Paper Source; Blue glitter and blue foil-Heidi Grace;patterned DCWV
Cricut:Tie the Knot
Nestablities:Labels 8
Liquid Pearls
Sticker from an old album set
Adhesives:ATG, Recollections dimensionals

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Thank you Cherry Much

I made this card for a friend who gave us a huge box of cherries. The inspiration came from DCWV "Garden Harvest" stack. I am entering this into a challenge at  DCWV. The sentiment is from my computer. The cherry gem is nail art . I used Spellbinders for the circular shapes and distressed edges with Tim Holtz Walnut Stain.  The color of the background paper came out looking bright,  It really is alot darker burgundy.  I'm still learning my ipad camera. (I don't think I should of enhanced the photo)


Friday, June 22, 2012

New toy

Yahoo After much consideration I got an iPad today. Trying to figure out how to add a picture

Thursday, June 21, 2012


Hello, I made this card for a Birthday and Pearl Challenge at BBTB2 CLICK HERE to play along.  I used a shaped card from Damask Decor.  I cut the outer layer twice once in a floral, and then again in white glitter for the bow.
I used liquid Pearls and Pearl gems.  I also used an embellishment form Inspiration Francaise by Jolee's
Papers:base-Core'dinations whitewash, bow Core'dinations-glitter. patterned MME-girl stack
Cricut:Damask decor
Pearls:Recollections, medallion pearl-Jolee's
Liquid Pearls
Sentiment:MCT-Teeny Tags
Ink:Color Box-Guava

Tuesday, June 19, 2012


My mom wanted to send this card to a friend of hers who moved away.  It fits the Summer Color challenge at Die Cutting Divas CLICK HERE to join in the fun.There is a  Cool Treat Challenge at My Craft Spot CLICK HERE for inspiration and information. I used "Just Because Cards" for the lemonade and the two rectangular mats.
Papers:Orange base:Colorbok;Patterned-DCWV; Light blue shimmer-Colorbok;Lemonade and yellow glitter-Core'dinations
Gems and ink:Studio G;
Cricut:Just Because Cards; Cuttlebug with Swiss Dots folder
Spellbinders Shapeabilities-Blossom Tags & Accents (all 3 yellow medallions)
Adhesives:ATG;Recollections Dimensionals
Sentiment:My Creative Time-Just a Little Note to Say...

Monday, June 18, 2012

250 Blog Candy Winner

Hello, the winner of my blog candy is #6  Sherrie of Sherrie Scraps With Passion.  Please e-mail me your info at  I didn't quite make it to 250  so I will do another give-away soon

Purple Rose Bouquet

I made this pretty purple posie card for a few challenges.  The first is BBTB2 who are having a rose challenge  CLICK HER for more details.  The second is for Little Scrap Pieces Purple Challenge  CLICK HERE for more information.  The cartridge I chose to use to make this shaped card is Sweethearts and Flower Shoppe.
Twine:Liz's Paper Loft
Gems:From the bottom of my gem drawer
Die and stamp:My Creative Time Teeny Tags
Adhesives:ATG; Forever in Time dimensionals

Friday, June 15, 2012


                               250 follower blog candy  CLICK HERE

I made this card to thank Diana from DL Art for some blog candy that I won, a gift card to Michaels.  Diana has an awesome blog with fun challenges.  I got inspiration for this card from some ribbon I found at Michaels. The glitter [a[er on the birds didn;t photo too well.
Card base:DCWV
Solid card stock : Colorbok
Cricut:Wild Card
Hemp:Liz's Paper Loft
Adhesive:ATG and 3M dimensional tape

Tuesday, June 12, 2012


Hello Thank you to all of my followers.  I am hoping to hit the 250 mark soon.  I think it's time for some blog candy.  In addition to these embellies, I will be giving away a $10.00 gift card to JoAnns or Michaels.
Contents Colorbok pearls and gems; flower gems
               Colorbok brads and metal stickers
                2 spools of ribbon
                French stickers
                Blackboard clothes pins
                 G Studio Congratulations stamp
Open to US residents only due to postage
To be eligible please leave a comment,I would love it if you were a follower.  Tell me what your favorite embellie is.  One comment per person please.  I will be picking a winner June 17th.

Monday, June 11, 2012


I made this card for my dad who has so many hobbies.  Including, painting, woodworking-he built a harp and taught himself how to play it.  He also runs 5 miles a day at 81 years old. His current passion is calligraphy. There is a lot of twine on this card.  I twirled it on to a pop-dot, braided it and tied it up.  I used sticker letters for the inside sentiment.

Papers:Kraft-Recollections; all other is from Costco. (i have had it a few years)
Cricut:Music notes-Gypsy Wanderings; Ink and pen-Sentimentals
Tags and letters:Basic Grey
Silk brad & gem K&Company; metal brad(also from Costco)
Hemp:Liz's Paper Loft Boutique
Stamp:Ditto G-studio
Adhesives:ATG and Forever in Time Pop dots

My Craft Spot-King of the Grill click here for details
FCCB-Fathers Day Click Here for more info
DL ART -male card-click here to join in the fun
Little Scrap Pieces-Click here for more details

Saturday, June 9, 2012

22 Now what will she do?

My daughter, Emily is turning 22.  She just graduated college and is figuring out what to do.   When she was younger she liked butterflies.  I made this card for her, using a sketch at Die Cutting Divas Click Here  for more information.  FCCB is having a"Don't Bug Me" challenge FCCB  And My Craft Spot is having a"What's Your Age" challenge CLICK HERE  And my friend Diana from DL Art is having a challenge to use scraps.  Boy did I have tons of them.  For the pas few weeks I have been throwing my scraps into a box instead of organizing by color.  Everything on this card except the base is a scrap form the box. CLICK HERE to find out the details and to see the great projects.

Papers:card base and solids Core'dinations; Patterned-Doodlecharms Sugar and Spice; green glitter DCWV
Gems:Flower bling-Me and My Big Ideas; pink gems-Studio G; flower embellies-TPC Studio
Cricut:Create a Critter; Storybook (My favorite font cart)
Stamp:Peachy Keen=Laffy Taffy
Adhesives:ATG; Forever in Time dimensionals

Friday, June 8, 2012


Here are some photos of the decorations I made for my son;s 8th grade promotion dance.  All cuts are from Rock Princess or Indie art.  All solid paper is Colorbok or Core'dinations.   I made about 150 large decorations and lots of small ones.  I can't wait to start making cards again.

Robert is now a High Schooler

Sunday, June 3, 2012


This card is for my hubby.  I used a sketch form Go Fish Challenge Blog CLICK HERE for details and designer inspiration.No Cricut on this one.  The card size is 5.5 X5.5"

Papers:Base card and Stars-Core'dinations whitewash; My Minds Eye-Lost and Found Two
Stamps"Best Fishes" River City Rubber works: "Your An Amazing DAD"-Ditto G Studio with Memento Ink
Dies:tags-MCT-Teeny Tags; Oval and circle Spellbinders Nestabilities
Cuttlebug with Star folder
Brads: grey-My Minds Eye-Indie; fish-Eyelet Outlet
Hemp:Liz's Paper Loft Boutique
 Fishing pole in my misc. drawer
Adhesives:ATG, Forever in Time pop dots
Go Fish-Father's Day sketch
Little Scrap Pieces-Embossing
Two Sisters-Inside and Out

Friday, June 1, 2012


I made this box to put candy and money in for my daughter's birthday.   I really went out of my comfort zone by going 3-D and by using primary colors.  The butterfly gems were given to me by Carri from DoubleClick AKA a Busy Bee CLICK HERE to view her amazing blog.  Thanks for the inspiration gems Carri.  I cut the box at 9.5" from Tie The Knot.  I didn't think it would be this big.  But I love it for candy or cookies.  The flowers are from Flower Shoppe-very 3D.

Scruffie likes the box

side view

Papers:Box-DCWV; Flowers-Echo Park Dots & Stripes
Cricut:Flower Shoppe, Tie The Knot
Ribbon:red-and checkered-Offray: white bow and buttons from a Target kit
Butterfly gems:Michaels
Adhesives:ATG;Sook Wang; Recollections pop dots
Scruffie:Rescued from Stonecliffe Animal Shelter near Fresno CA

BBTB2-Something from your garden
My Craft Spot-Buttons and Bows
Die Cutting Divas-Anything Goes