cQc #30

I’ve jumped on the stacked scallop flower band wagon. They really are pretty. The circle background was inspired by a card Mary Fish did a while back. Stamps: In a Word (Available May 1) Ink and paper: Always Artichoke, Bravo Burgandy, Cameo Coral, Sweet Pea DSP Other: Certainly Celery ibbon (Ret.), Medium Oval Punch, Eyelet …

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Cork, Wood and Mesh! {SSS #66}

So, I am a little bored with my supplies. Yea, I know, I have alot of stuff so my hubby says. But some times, I just want something new… So, for the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge, I decided to use some not so traditional materials! AND, I got a few samples of new colors coming …

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Curtain Call Color Challenge {Act 27}

Curtain Call Color Challenge is quickly becomming my favorite challenge. The colors are always something I love! Pink and green this week… ahh.. memories of my first appartment… LOL! I had this idea for a kind of peek a boo card. The polka dot paper and monkeys are actualy on the inside of the card! …

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I’m a Queen!!!!!!!!!!

I’m having a really great week! I just found out I was chosen as this week’s “Color Queen” at Colour Q. Remember this card? Yea, the one I didn’t really like? Well the sweet ladies over there liked it enough to crown me this honor! Thanks so much ladies! I am honored! And, on top …

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Come Crop With Me!!!

Did you know May is National Scrapbook Month? Yes, it is! And I have a wonderful crop planned for Saturday, May 22 at my house to celebrate! Join me for an afternoon of Scrapbooking and Card Making. I have 5 12 x 12 scrapbook pages and 4 cards planned featuring Stampin Up’s new Design Studio …

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Take 2…

I loved the sketch over at Artistic Avenger so much, I did it twice! Here is my second attempt! Stamps: Circle Circus, Favorite Thoughs (Available May 1)Ink and Paper: Dusty Durango, Whisper WhiteOther: Dusty Durango Polkadot Ribbon, Scallop Circle Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, Spiral Edge Punch, Scallop Border Punch, Pinking Hearts Border, Eyelet Border Punch, …

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Rock On!

One of my favorite blogs, Artistic Avenger, is having a little contest. And you know me, can’t let a contest go by with out trying! But, this is a good one. It is for a free pass to a fun blog that has lots of ideas for using the Big Shot! I would LOVE to …

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So Happy!

That’s how I felt today! The weather was glorious! here in South texas, we don’t get many of those days! I had the window open all day, we walked to the playground and pond and ate out on the patio at a Mexican Resteraunt, where we had a gift card! Does it get any better …

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Keep It Simple Sweetie- PPA #39

TGIF!!! Today was a holiday here in San Antonio. Its “Battle of Flowers Day.” It’s part of our cit’s big party called FIESTA! This week’s challenge at Paper Pal Arts is KISS (Keep It Simple Sweetie!) Yea right! My middle name is complicated! LOL! This stinking card took me forever! I think trying to keep …

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cQc #29 and My Little Artist…

Hi everybody! Tonight I chose a challenge from Colour Q. I have never done one of their challenges successfully. I have a hard time incorperating so many colors together with out it looking crazy! But, I think I came up with something decent this week! I changed the clors slightly becaus of supplies, but its …

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Curtain Call Color Challenge: Act 26

I am loving this CCC CHallenge. Always such great colors! But, this week, Whoa! Gray??? Yikes! Crushed Curry?? Uhg! That was my initial reaction! But, once I laid the colors out, I thought WOW! What a striking combo! She knows more than me over at Stacey’s Stamping Stage! 😉 I used a sketch again by …

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A Sketchy Blog Hop!

This month’s Blog Hop is a Sketch Challenge. This sketch is by my favorite sketch artist Shanna at Shanna’s Scrapy Sketches. She is also a fellow SU Demonstrator {Shout Out!} 🙂 I chose some new paper I got at the LSS. Can’t remember who its by… But, it was bright and cheery and exactly what …

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Sweet Sunday Sketch #65

A new sketch over at The Sweetest Thing! It took me a while to figure out what I was going to do. I am feeling bored with my current selection of stamps… Guess I need to order MORE! LOL! I know this sounds crazy, but I actually dreamed this color scheme up Saturday night! Kraft, …

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Diva Coffee Break Design Color Challenge #172 (plus another SB page!)

I’ve really been stalking the challenge blogs lately. I must be competitive by nature because these challenge blogs really getting me motivated and push me to do things out of the norm! I discovered a new one (to me) called Diva Coffee Break Designs Color Challenge. Here is this week’s challenge: And here is my …

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CTD# 88

I tried doing this color challenge (Color Throwdown) yesterday with the motorcycle, but couldn’t get that yellow in there! So, here is my second attempt! Ellie has a birthday party tomorrow and this will be just right for her friend! Stamps: Crazy for Cupcakes Ink and Paper: So Saffron, Basic Grey, Dusty Durango Accessories: Basic …

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PPA #38 and another NSM Crop Layout

Paper Pal Arts has provided a sketch this week for us to try! I love the squares on the right side! I chose Dusty Durango and Basic Grey to showcase this awesome Motorcycle stamp. It will be out soon in the Stampin’ Up Summer Mini Catalog. I don’t have a bike rider in my family, …

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More Crop Previews…

Hi everybody! Happy Wednesday (uhg! Is it Friday yet??) Here is another stamp from the new set called Go, Graduate. It will be available May 1! This stamp is the #1 reason I wanted this set. You can personalize it with school colors so easily! Wouldn’t that make a nice card for a graduate? I …

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Gearing Up for Gaduation Season…

We all know someone who is graduating, right?? Every year there is always someone I need to get a card or gift for. So, when I saw this new set in the Stampin’ Up Summer mini catalog, I knew I had to have it! Stamps: Go Graduate Ink and paper: Pumpkin Pie, Tempting Turquise, Whisper …

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Sweet Sunday Sketch #64 and Layout #2

I loved this week’s sketch at The Sweetest Thing… I had a really hard time deciding which stamp set to use becuase so many could be used with this sketch! I chose Flight of the Butterfly. Ink and Paper: Certa inly Celery, So Saffron, Tempting Turquise, Island Oasis DSP, Chocolate Chip DSP STamps: Flight of …

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PPA # 37 and CCCC #25 PLUS first Crop layout sample!

Hi everyone! I have been a super busy bee since I received my pre-order box of stamps and paper from the new Stampin Up’ Summer Mini! It really inspired me! I needed a kick in the Mojo!! I combined two challenges today, Paper Pal Arts, which was an inspiration challenge to use flowers, and the …

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National Scrapbook Month Celebration Crop- May 22

Did you know May is National Scrapbook Month? Yes, it is! And I have a wonderful crop planned for Saturday, May 22 at my house to celebrate! Join me for an afternoon of Scrapbooking and Card Making. I have 5 12 x 12 scrapbook pages and 4 cards planned featuring Stampin Up’s new Design Studio …

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Bee Happy…

Here is a quick page I did last weekend of my youngest Addie. She is our sweet and happy one. Just always content to be with us no matter what we are doing. I made the little bee using various punches…

Hostess Club

For my Hostess Club today, I have some really fun projects planned! These cute little boonmakrs use SU’s In Colors and the Fox and Frieds stamp set. The above two projects came from an idea I saw on SU’s Demo Gallery. It features SU On Board chipboard, Big Butterfly Die and some DSP (I can’t …

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Two Step Stamping

From April 1-30, you can buy the brand new Awash with Flowers Two Step Stamp Set- or get it for free when you host a workshop totaling $350 or more! Plus, get 20% off select spring themed Two Step Stamping Sets, including one of my favorites, Trendy Trees (113258, $14.36.) Please check out my Stampin’ …

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