SCIC46- Hokey Pokey

Hello again! Today at Stampin Celebration we’ve got a bright and sunny challenge for you. I bought this wheel to use in a vintage style. But, I had an idea to make it pop with some color. These colors were perfect! Stamps: Smarty Pants, Music Notes Wheel Ink and Paper: Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Melon …

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CCMC144- Time for Cake!

Good morning! Today at Create With Connie and Mary. we have an adorable cake inspiration for you! I adored the bottom layer and those stripes, so that’s where I drew my inspiration. Stamps: Create A Cupcake, On A Pedestal, Teeny Tiny Wishes Ink and Paper: Marina Mist, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Old Olive Other: Old …

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Concord Fab

One of SU’s “In Colors” right now is Concord Crush. I love it. I am not a purple girl at all, but this color is so deep and rich that I love everything I ever make with it! I am combining two challenges today: Color Q (from last week), Clean and Simple Like the bow? …

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Birthday Busyness

My middle daughter turns 4 this week and I have been super busy preparing for her party! I went with a pink and purple polka dot theme! I created her invitation on My Digital Studio. Her party favors are gumballs (also polka dots!) in these tiny paint cans I found at my local craft store. …

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Scrapbook Saturday!! {And a few reminders}

Good morning all! Sorry I am little last posting this morning (Jessica! ;-). We are having an open house today and I have cleaned like I’ve never cleaned before! Whew! But, this morning I again am showing a sketch from Sketchy Thursday. This sketch will make a repeat appearance in the future here I am …

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Thrilled to be asked….

I hinted on my Facebook page recently that I had been asked to be a guest designer. Well, I can finally tell you who I am designing for! UStamp with Dawn and Friends! I am so honored to be a part of such an amazing group of talented ladies! I was shocked and so excited …

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Stampin’ Celebration 45

It’s always a party at Stampin’ Celebration! This week’s challenge is a very classy and sophisticated party! But, when I went to make my card, I was feeling very sad. I had just learned that a good friend had lost her mom to cancer, so it was hard to be in a festive mood. So, …

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Create With Connie and Mary #143- A Sketch

Hi everybody! It’s Thursday, so that means double post day for me! First, I have a fabulous challenge from Create With Connie and Mary. Its a fun sketch! I kind of went outside the box with this one. Hope you can see my thinking.. 😉 I started out by using my Stampin‘ Sponges and a …

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I loved this card untill…

Scroll Down For New Class Announcment! Hi all! Did you survive Monday? I did…kinda!I love the colors at Color Throwdown. More Mustard and Elegant Eggplant are awesome together! So, I loved this card alot. And the very last step involved liquid adhesive… In this photo, I have the shadow just at the right spot….. So …

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Sunday Funday

Not! I have the Sunday Blues today… After 10 days off, I have to go back to work tomorrow. Boo! But, I am so lucky to have spent many many hours in my scrap room over the last 10 days. So, this week, i have lots to show you! Starting today, I made a card …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

I’m so excited about today’s page! I have spent my entire Spring Break in my “Bat Cave” as my hubby calls it! Lots of things made, some of which will have to wait for a while. But, I LOVE this page and am excited to show it off! I used this week’s sketch from Sketchy …

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Guest Designer- Friday Mashup!

I am so excited to to be a Guest Designer this week at Friday Mashup ! I love the sketch they gave me this week to play with! Stamps: Four Frames,Just Believe Ink and Paper: Old Olive, Certainly Celery, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, In Color DSP (Hostess) Other: Old Olive Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Small Oval …

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Stampin’ Celebration 44

Hello again! I have a little more green for you on this St. Pattys day! This week’s challenge at Stampin’ Celebration is so pretty and elegant! Stamps: Simply Said Ink and paper: Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Certainly Celery, So Saffron, Old Olive Other: Certainly Celery Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Scallop Trim Border, Basic Rhinestones, Medium Oval …

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Goin’ Green! (CCMC142)

Happy St. Patricks Day! In honor of today, our challenge for you at CCMC is to GO GREEN! I chose to clean and simple today. And, non St. Paricks, but green non the less! Stamps: Word Play Ink and Paper: Very Vanilla, Certainly Celery Other: Certainly Celery Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Designer Buttons, thread, sewing machine. …

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Tuesday Quickie

Hi everybody! I have a quick card to share with you this morning. if you are a member on my Facebook page, you saw that I was up very late last night working on a secret project…Still busy with it today, so I will show you something I did this past weekend! Stamps: Four Frames, …

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The Details- Using the Circle Scissors Plus

It looks like its from outer space! But, its not. It’s a fabulous tool for cutting a perfect circle and any size up to 6″Its called the Circle Scissors Plus, and it is probably Stampin’ Ups most neglected tool in my office! It can be a little temperamental at first, but once I discovered the …

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Mr. Roboto (cQc75)

Good Sunday Morning! I made a quick birthday card for a sweet little friend of my 3 year old. I used the color challenge from Color Q. I had a hard time getting a picture because it has a window. So, hence the many pictures… Stamps: Robot Love Ink and Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie, …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

Good Morning! Today begins my 9 day Spring Break! I am so excited to do… NOTHING! I plan on spending lots of quiet time in my craft room, so hopefully this week the blog will be very busy! Today I am again using the sketch from Sketchy Thursday. It is a two pager! I can’t …

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Top of the Mornin’

I’m not a big celebrator of St. Pattys, but it is fun to play. I spent last night making green Rice Krispy treats for E’s class. And, today, I have a green card for you from them Stampin’ Celebration challenge! Stamps: So Happy For You Ink and Paper: Garden Green, Early Espresso, Chocolate Chip Other: …

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CCMC 141- Have a Seat, Friend!

When I first saw the new catalog last summer, I loved so many stamp sets. One, called Have a Seat, really stood out. But, I kept putting it off to get other things I needed. But, I finally got it! And I could’nt wait to play with it! So, this week at Create With Connie …

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Goody Basket

Today is one of my Stamp Club’s and they requested a treat to give their students before the big TAKS test (they are all teachers, the TAKS test is Texas’ big state mandated test!) I have used this Good Luck stamp from the Sale A Bration So Happy For You set so much lately! It …

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Going Green!

Good Tuesday morning! I have a quick card for you that again features the new stamp set called Four Frames. Stamps: Four Frames, Word PlayInk and Paper: Wild Wasabi, Wild Wasabi DSP, Whisper WhiteOther: Decorative Label Punch, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Certainly Celery Grosgrain Ribbon, Twine, Designer Buttons My card is based (loosely) on the …

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A Sneak Peek!

Happy Sunday! I hope you are having a nice relaxing one. Me, not so much. Painting, cleaning, mowing, fixing, cleaning, cleaning, cleaning… Sigh. Tomorrow the house goes on the market! So, after today, no more work..hopefully! Today’s card is based on the sketch from Clean and Simple and the colors at Paper Pal Arts. This …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

I’m so happy I discovered Sketchy Thursday! Their sketches every week keep my scrapping and are always easy to use and overall pretty simple. Look closely and you can see I punched a bunch of flowers in the same Night of Navy CS and layered them over the background! I love this technique! The tag …

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