Sunday, February 28, 2010

Crop Saturday

G'afternoon friends, I went to our LSS yesterday as it was their Monthy Crop day/evening. I always enjoy myself, the ladies are so fun, and their talents enlighting. Anyway, I just luv this new line from My Mind's Eye, called Quite Contrary, I went to their examples, and they have some amazing talented design team. I think it is just wonderful. This little one is my great-niece, and she is 1 month old in these pictures. Thanks for taking a look. I am pretty pleased on how they turned out. They will be displayed at the LSS for others to see what a wonderful line this one is.






Paper: My Mind's Eye-Quite Contrary. Accessories: Buttons, Brads, Ribbon, Flowers, Kaiser Pearls, MME Die Cut Stickers, Ink for the edges, sewing, Robin Eggs pink ones. Cricut Cartrige for the paper flowers, foam pop-ups.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Birthday Bear

Good Afternoon all, just about forgot my great-nephews Birthday, he will be 2! So I stopped over at Cute Card Thursday so awesome, just ribbon, very cool, then I went to Papertake Weekly and found this cool sketch, thanks for this one. Then I thought, lets just find a color Challenge, and so I ran over to The Play Date Cafe, so cool...hope you like what I did, thanks for taking a look.

I used Basic Black Ink, Paper is Basic Black, Pacific Point, Whisper White, Black Ribbon, Black Lace, Paw Print Stickers, and Punch, Stamp is from CTMH, also I use foam pop-ups!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Le Jardin Botanique

Yes, I thought I would try a new stamp set, and when I went thru my stash, I found that I haven't inked this one, so here you go. It is called Le Jardin Botanique from Stampin' Up! Oh and the color challenge is from the very wonderful Color Throwdown, then I went in search for a sketch, and I sure like this one from Friday Sketchers, hope you like it too.

Paper: SU DP, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Pixie Pink
Stamps: Le Jardin Botanique, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Chocolate Chip, and Markers
Accessories: Pink Ribbon, Pink Button,Robin Eggs, Paper Flower, Leaves from Cricut Cartridge Plantin Schoolbook, Nesties Oval, Scallop Oval, Embossing Folder, Paper Piercing for corner, glue dots, and foam pop-ups.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Celebrate You!

Well I am back, had a good day with my brother a nice visit. Then it was to spend some time with a good friend. Then home to making supper and a card, not sure about the layout, but the color combo was good. Stopped over at Scrapmaster's Paradise Color Combo for this one. Thanks for stoping by.

Paper: Creamy Caramel, Mellow Moss, Barely Banana, Unknown DP
Accessories: Prima Bling, Green Ribbon, Rubons, Nesties-Circle, Cricut Cartridge-Lyrical Letters

Sunday, February 21, 2010

I Just Like Pink

Yes, I am back, but going to bed soon, work will come soon enough, and yes I like Pink, for some reason. For now any way. I went to the Viva La Verve Challenge, and I had some left over Pink Designer Paper from the Frame I did, so here is what I came up with, g'night!
Stamps: Verve Floral Whimsy
Paper: Whisper White, SU! Patterns Pack II, Pretty in Pink for flower
Accessories: Button, Black Pearls, Ribbon, Glue Dots, Nesties Circle, Hemp Twine

Masculine Card

Good Morning, hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday. It is so very nice here today, so I think I am going to go for a drive, and enjoy the weather. But first, I thought I would do a little challenge. I went on over to Stacey's Curtain Call Challenge then stopped over for the first time, so wonderful at Crafting Life's Pieces I don't make many man cards, so this is my version, thanks for taking a peak. Have an awesome day!

Stamps: Very Versatile
Ink: Night of Navy
Paper: Night of Navy, Kraft, Old Olive, Ballet Blue, Whisper White
Accessories: White Ribbon, Blue Gingham Ribbon, Pop-ups, glue dots, staple, Cuttlebug Embossing Folders

Saturday, February 20, 2010

One More for Tonight..."Pink, Pink, Pink"

I know, I thought I was done for the night, but as I was cleaning up, I found this frame again in my stash, and I knew I just had to do something with it. So again thinking pink, as with these new Great-Nieces in my life, I thought, yes Pink would look good, hope you like was fun! Now I really am done for the night...

Paper: SU! Patterns Pack II 6x6 DP, Pretty in Pink
Accessories: SU! Hodgepodge Ribbon Slider, Pink Ribbon, Big Pearls, Clear Button, Hemp Twine, Cricut Cartridge (Flower) - Accent Essentials, SU! Rubons - Cherished Memories, Cloud 9 Rain Dot Heart Stickers, Glue Dots, Wal-Mart Frame

Paper Flowers Fun!

Well good evening, I just had to craft something, after all the house cleaning today, and yes there are still dust bunnies to gather up, but enough for today. I thought I would go scope out some color challenges and I really liked this one from Color Throwdown and then I went looking for a sketch, wasn't as lucky, but I did go scraplift this card from Me, My Stamps and I there are so many from this blog to see, she does amazing work. Thanks for stopping by, have a great weekend...
Stamps: Clear Stamps - Technique Tuesday (Everyday Words), SU! Thoughts and Prayers
Ink: SU! Always Artichoke, Bravo Burgundy
Paper: Unknown DP, Mellow Moss, Really Rust, Bravo Burgundy
Accessories: Clear Button, Hemp Twine, Light Green Pearls, Foam Pop-Ups! Green Ribbon, SU! Border Punch, Cricut Flower - Accent Essentials

Friday, February 19, 2010

Copic Markers Try

Hello Friends, now that I have my album done, I thought I would put on another new for me. My friend wanted me to try out these Copic markers, I know I am just learning, and there is so much to learn, but here is what I came up with. Thanks for stopping by...Recipe:
Stamps:Clear stamps-Inkadinkado (spiritual sketches), TPC Studio (faith greetings)
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Pixie Pink Whisper White Unknown DP
Accessories: Foam Pop-Ups, White Ribbon, White Brads, Copic Ciao Markers, MS Border Punch, Spellbinders Nestabilities-Oval, Label Four
Stamps: Clear Stamps-Inkadinkado (spiritual sketches), TPC Studio (faith greetings), SU (Fancy Flexible Phrases)
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Not Quite Navy, Real Red, YoYo Yellow
Accessories: White Ribbon, Charm, Foam Pop-Up, Copic Ciao Markers, Cuttlebug Folder (Textile Texture), Spellbinders Nestabilites (Label Three)

Thursday, February 18, 2010

11 and 12 Months

Hi again, thought I should post these last two pages of the baby album, then have to head to town to meet the hubby. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my great-nieces album...

11 Months Old

Stamps: Clear Stamps - Technique Tuesday
Ink: Pretty in Pink
Paper: Whisper White, Gray, K&Company DP
Accessories: Tim Holtz Grunge Board, Baby Stickers, Rubons, Brads, Foam Pop-Ups, Glue Dots

Thought the challenge I did on the other page was fun, so I went over to Charisma Cardz Challenge and found this great sketch, for the last page, I thought it turned out great, take a look...
12 Months Old

Paper: Pixie Pink, Unknown green, K&Company DP
Accessories: Silver Chipboard Letters/Numbers, White Chipboard Letters, White Pearls, Asst. Flowers, Pink Ribbon, Brads

9 and 10 months

Hello again fellow crafters, I got this lovely baby album finished, and wanted to show you the last four pages...I sure had fun making it, I hope Candice (my niece) likes it.

Paper: K&Company DP, Unknown green, Pale Plum, Cameo Coral
Accessories: MS Butterfly punches, bling, baby stickers, ribbon, foam pop-ups

This next one was so fun, as I did a challenge for this one, stopped over at Sketch Saturday and I think it turned out pretty well, still stayed with the colors from the album and here it is, thanks for stopping by...

Paper: K&Company DP, Pixie Pink, Pale Plum, Pretty in Pink
Accessories: ribbon, bling, foam pop-up, baby stickers, cricut cartridge - plantin schoolbook circles, pearls

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Eight Months...weeee!!

Hello everyone, sorry it's been almost week since I put anything on here, amazing how company and work get in the way...No just kidding, I loved the company, my sister came for the weekend, and then my niece and her kids came. Was so fun. Here is "Eight Months" I also have the 9 Months layout done too...but will do that post later. Thanks for taking a look.Recipe:
Stamps: Clear Stamps
Paper: K&Company DP - Itsy Bitsy Baby Girl, Lavendar Lace
Accessories: Bling, Brads, Pink Ribbon, Baby Stickers, Pearls, MS Border Punch, Cricut Cartridge - Plantin SchoolBook (Scallop Circle) & (Small Circle)

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Another Insert of the Baby Album

Hello again, just working on this baby album, thought I would put two on at a time, instead of the whole album. I am so proud and happy that my two dear friends, Lori and Tamie had an exciting day, craft wise. Always like them days. Way to go girls. We had a Birthday supper/vist with friends and family last night for my hubby, so today, it was back at the crafts. Hope you like these, and thanks for stopping by...

Paper: So Saffron, Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink, Very Vanilla, DP
Accessories: Hodgepodge, Brads, Chocolate Chip Marker, Pink and Brown Ribbon, Cricut Cartridge - Calligraphy Collection
Paper: DP, Soft Suede, Pretty in Pink, Barley Banana, So Saffron, Going Gray
Ink: Van Dyke Brown
Accessories: Brads, Pink, Brown, Pink Ribbon, Foam Pop-Up, Cricut Cartridge - Plantin SchoolBook, Stamping, Glue Dots, Dauber to ink edges

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Terrific Tuesday

G'Day everyone, a Terrific Tuesday here, sun is out, blue sky, and temps are getting warmer. Did another card challenge this morning, went and stopped over at Paper Infusions and More, what a wonderful Blog. So here is what I came up with, from Papertake Weekly Challenge and Picture Perfect Creations, was so fun, thanks for stopping by, have a Terrific day! Recipe:
Stamps: Unknown Rubber Snowflakes
Paper: Rich Razzleberry, So Saffron, Bermuda Bay, Kraft, DP
Accessories: Dew drops, Stampenous Sticker, Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch, Foam Pop-Ups, Glue Dots

Monday, February 8, 2010

Monday Birthday Challenge

I took a bit of a baby album break, and made a card, here is my Monday Challenge, I stopped over at Inkingly Yours and found Mojo Monday, and I also used Scrapmaster's Paradise Color Combo, thanks for stopping by...Recipe:
Stamps: Clear Stamps
Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede, Bermuda Bay, Unknown DP
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Cuttlebug Folder, Ribbon, Foam Pop-Up, Dew Drop, Nestabilities Scallop Circle, and Circle, Markers

Baby's Firsts

Hello Again, been a few days, but I've been crafting lots, was going to put this baby album on all at once, but my dear friends, Lori/Tamie figure I need to put it on as I make it. My niece had a baby girl in January, and so with tradition I am making her another baby album. Just the first year, every month she can just add a photo and then in 12 months the album is done. Hope you like it, and thanks for stopping by...Recipe: Cover
Paper: K&Company-Itsy Bitsy Baby Girl DP, Close to Cocoa, So Saffron, Pretty in Pink
Ink: Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Cricut Cartridge-Lyrical Letters, Christmas, Brads, baby pins, Close to Cocoa markers, baby sticker, foam pop-ups, dauber for inking, white ribbon
Stamps: Clear Stamps
Paper: Pixie Pink, Yo Yo Yellow, Pretty in Pink, K&Company DP
Ink: Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Brads, Prima Flowers, Choc. Chip Ribbon, White Chipboard Letters, Dauber, Close to Cocoa Marker, Pink Ribbon
Stamps: Baroque Motifs
Paper: K&Company DP, Pretty in Pink, So Saffron, Pale Plum, Almost Amethyst
Ink: Orchid Opulence
Accessories: Pink Ribbon, White Lace, Baby Sticker, Cricut Cartridge-Lyrical Letters, Almost Amethyst Marker, Foam Pop-ups!
Paper: K&Company DP, Kiwi Kiss, Pink Pirouette
Accessories: Prima Flowers, Brads, Bling, Rubons, Sticker Letters, Felt Number, Word Stickers Recipe:
Paper: Sage Shadow, Groovy Guava, K&Company DP, Whisper White
Accessories: Cricut Cartridge-Accent Essentials, Plantin Schoolbook, Sage Shadow Marker, Word Stickers, Baby Pin, Ribbon

Stamps: Clear Stamps, Mini Mates
Paper: Summer Sun, Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, K&Company DP
Ink: Basic Black, Pretty in Pink
Accessories: Ribbon, Lace, Brads, Buttons, Word Stickers, Dauber

Friday, February 5, 2010

My Pretty Great-Niece

I thought I would add another element to my blog, as I love scrapbooking too, so here is the lastest layout. This is my niece's daughter, they did some fun pictures this past fall, and here is one of the more serious but cute ones. Hope you like it...Recipe:
Stamps: SU! French Script
Ink: Brocade Blue
Paper: SU! Pixie Pink, Brillant Blue, DP (unknown)
Accessories: Lace, Bling, SU! Hodgepodge, Tim Holtz tags, Prima Embroidered Tag, Asst. Flowers, Dewdrops, Brads, Asst. Ribbon, Daubers to ink edges

Happy Valentine's Day

Hello again, I wanted to make a man Valentine's Day Card, and my friend Lori helped me with putting the challenge on here, and this is most new to me. Thanks friend, so here is the most recent Sketch Challenge from Friday Sketchers that I did, except I switch the cirlcle to a heart for Valentine's Day. Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Vintage Violet, Groovy Guava, Bayou Blue, Cranberry Crisp, Buckaroo Blue(retired in colors)
Accessories: Vintage Violet ribbon, Night of Navy ribbon, hemp twine, brads, foam pop-ups, cuttlebug folders, heart charm, cricut (stamping cartridge)

TGIF! Here I try again!

TGIF! Did the work thing this morning, and had some time to craft, hope you all got some time to do whatever you enjoy today. Today I did two challenges...the first is from Scrapmaster's Paradise Color Combo #33 the second is from the Inspirational Card Sketches Thanks for taking a look!


Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes, My Favorite Things (you take the cake)
Paper: Summer Sun, Tempting Turquoise, Real Read, DP (unknown)
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Tempting Turquoise Ribbon, Red Ribbon, markers, border nesties, cuttlebug folder swiss dots

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

"Happy 45th Birthday Hubby"

His Birthday is next Wednesday, so I thought he is like a tree, solid and old..hee hee, better not say that too loud. It looks a bit light here, maybe take a closer picture next time. Thanks for stopping by!


Stamps: Birthdays Count
Paper: Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, Retired SU DP, Sage Shadow
Ink: Elegant Eggplant
Accessories: Hodgepodge Hardware, Brad, Hemp Twine, Old Olive Marker, Sage Shadow Marker, Creamy Caramel Marker

Happy Birthday

Here is my first card on my blog, still think is way to cool!
Stamps: Elegant Greetings
Paper: Basic Black, Pixie Pink, Unknown DP
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: SU corner punch, nestabilities oval, black ribbon, build a brad, glue dots

Okay Tamie, I'm Blogging!~!!

Wahoooo, I am finally bloggin, thanks Tamie and Lori for setting me straight. Lori is helping me with pressure.