Are you ready for Easter?

Today is my middle daughter’s 6th birthday! How can that be? Isn’t she still little like this? This picture seems like it was just taken yesterday!    Nope, she’s a big girl now! Almost a First Grader! Sigh.. time goes by way too fast! So, today we will spend the day celebrating!  Are you in need …

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Friday Mash Up- Distressed Lined Paper

Happy Good Friday everyone!I LOVE the challenge we have this week at The Friday Mash Up. I adore lined paper so I look for any excuse to use it! Here’s your Mashup Challenge: Create a project using “Lined paper (Notebook, Graph, Spreadsheet etc.)”. Create a project that has a “Distressed appearance”. Or Mash it Up and create a …

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Round Array and Dynamic Duos

Good Thursday morning! it’s my Friday! Woot!  But, I’ve got to get through a Field Trip with my Firsties today first! Eek! Today’s card is a very PINK one. I do love my pink, and Regal Rose has been my go to color lately, Love it! I used my Honey Comb folder for the background. …

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Wednesday Wow Artisan Blog Hop- Secret Garden

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy Beach’s Blog!  Her creativity and such beauty in what she creates never ceases to amaze me! I again focused on Secret Garden Bundle this week. Flowers are always an easy go to when you need embellishments on a scrapbook page. These were …

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Come a Tide- Hand Stamped Sentiments

It’s Tuesday! That means, another Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge! Alright, I admit…my card strayed from the sketch a bit. But, you can still see it right? I love this new set called By the Tide. When I saw Shannon West demo it at the Dallas Regionals, I immediately ordered it. It’s fun and easy to stamp. The …

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Fab Fabric!

Ok, so I’m sure you know by now, but Stampin’ Up put their fabric on sale 50%! Have you used it before? I love it! It’s great for little sewing projects, but it’s REALLY GREAT for making wide ribbon to replace the retired striped ribbon. Just rip a strip off of one of those fat quarters and …

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By the Tide and Playing the Challenges

Hi everybody! It doesn’t seem like I get to just play in my bat cave anymore.. Well, that’s not right, I’m always playing! But, usually for a certain assignment. Today, I did a few cards just for fun. I LOVE to play along with challenge blogs, and I don’t always get to do that anymore.  …

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Papillion Potpourri- Stamping on Canvas (TFMU102)

Happy Friday! I survived the first week back after Spring Break! Yay! Today’s challenge at The Friday Mashup is a Triple Challenge! So here is the “Mashup” Challenge: 1. Make a project using the “Sketch“. 2. Or Make a project using “Butterflies & Your Brayer“. 3. Or “Mash it Up” and create a project with “your Brayer using the Sketch and add some Butterflies”. I …

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Patterned Occasions

What has been your favorite Sale A Bration pick this year? Mine, hands down, is Patterned Occasions!  I love every single one of the images! Here are my three samples for January’s Leadership boards.  This one also holds a gift card.   This one was made with the Milk Carton die!  Now, we only have TWO …

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Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop- That’s the Ticket

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy Beach’s Blog!  Another beautiful project from such a talented lady! There were so many fun things in this month’s Artisan box. My biggest struggle was which one to focus on.I loved them all! When I saw the That’s the Ticket set, I …

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Say it ain’t so!

Oh my… Spring Break is OVER. Sunday nights stink as it is, but the last Sunday of Spring Break is HARD! I’ve been with out Internet too for the last several days. My oldest child husband “accidentally” cut the cable. Again. For the third time in our marriage. Uh. huh. Needless to say, I am …

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“Merida” Scrapbook Page and SCIC #64

Well, it’s mid March and that means another dose of inspiration over at Stampin’ Celebration Inspiration Challenge! A sketch challenge, my favorite! I recently printed all the pictures from this past fall. I’m behind y’all and need to scrapbook more! So, on this beautiful spring day, I am bringing you a Halloween page! My Photopolymer Designer Typeset Stamps …

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Chalkboard Technique- The Friday mash Up 101

Happy Friday everybody! Normally, I LOVE Fridays, but not this week. This has been Spring Break for me, so today marks the end of a week off of work! Boo! But, it is another Friday Mash Up, so that makes it a little bit better. We’ve got a HOT technique challenge for you this week.  …

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Time is running out.. (And a give away!)

Time is running out for Sale a Bration! Only 8 more days…. Don’t be like this girl!! Here are two pages I made with the digital CDs you can get in the Sale a Bration catalog. They have white backgrounds, so it’s a little hard to see them boundaries… I am giving away a free SAB pick on …

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Artisan Wednesday Wow Blog Hop- Secret Garden Bird

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy Beach’s Blog!  Another beautiful project from such a talented lady! One of the things that was in our box this month was the Secret Garden Bundle. I immediately though of embossing these flowers in bright colors! I recently saw a little …

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Happy Easter- Spring Sampler (HSS 155)

Good morning! Today is a new color challenge at  Hand Stamped Sentiments! And, the colors are perfect for Easter. I haven’t made anything “Easter” this year, it kind of snuck up on me!       This card is so simple. I have a hard time creatig simple cards… But, when I do pull it …

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Happy Easter- Spring Sampler (HSS 155)

Good morning! Today is a new color challenge at  Hand Stamped Sentiments! And, the colors are perfect for Easter. I haven’t made anything “Easter” this year, it kind of snuck up on me!       This card is so simple. I have a hard time creatig simple cards… But, when I do pull it …

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Feeling Sentimental- Sale a Bration 2013

It was an amazing weekend here in South Texas  We got rain (and hail!) which we desperately needed and then it was followed by glorious spring weather! I apologize I didn’t blog, it was just too nice outside! I’m going to show you all the samples I made for the Feeling Sentimental set for the Leadership boards. Time is running out for …

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Spring Sampler- FMU 100!!

We’re 100! Can you believe it? Well, not really 100, but The Friday Mash Up has reached 100 challenges! Whoo hoo! This week, we are challenging you to go back to the vault and pick your favorite challenge!     So here is the “Mashup” Challenge: 1. Make a project using “Your Favorite Challenge 1-99”. …

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Oh, Hello Gumball Pouch

There is just something about gumballs that make me smile! They are so fun to use in projects and to pop in your mouth! I will say though, I had no idea how many carbs they have! Oops! I thought it was just gum, you know, you don’t even swallow it! Many gumballs were eaten …

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Artisan Wednesday Wow Blog Hop- Hybrid Band- Aid Box

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy Beach’s Blog! I love to see what she comes up with each week!  She’s so talented! This week, we are featuring last month’s Facebook Project. I had so much fun making a Hybrid project with the Patterned Occasions Band-aide! With My Digital Studio, …

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New Classes- local and online!

I am SO excited to tell you all about Stamptastic!! My friend Erin Gonzales and i have been doing Stamp Camps together for a few years. This winter, we decided to do an online, weekend long Stamping Event! Think Stamp Camp/Retreat/Classes/FUN! Yep, that about sums it up! Here are all the details: What: A Stamp …

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You’re the Glue…

…that holds it all together!   Do you know someone who that would describe? Well, how about making them this cute little Thank You Gift!     This is project #2 in my Thanks a Ton Project Planner! It’s pretty quick and easy! And definatly has the WOW factor!   Have you liked my Facebook …

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Oh, Snap!

Have you seen all the camera’s on Pinterest? They are everywhere, a real trend in decorating and paper crafts. I decided I needed to make one too! So, I made a bunch of them… I decided to make a set of bright multicolored, old school camera cards. I wish my real camera came in these …

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