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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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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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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Berry Sunday

It’s been another busy day of painting and cleaning. This weekend was my office! And, I had a workshop on top of that! A little bit stressful! Anyway, I managed to squeeze in a card this morning before I got busy. I am using colors from Just Add Ink and the sketch is from Card …

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SCIC41- Artichoke and Concord

Hello again! Today at Stampin’ Celebration, we’ve got a sweet party scheme to inspire you. I pulled the Dark green pattern on the table cloth and the white and purple colors for my card. The background is Always Artichoke, a dark green, but it photographed funny. The texture was done using the Backgrounds Embossing Folder. …

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Create With Connie and Mary #138- A Sketch

Another Thursday, another Double Post Day for me! Today at Create With Connie and Mary, the challenge is a sketch! I chose to feature a Sale A Bration set today called So Happy For you. If you are a regular follower of my blog, you know how much I love to do rainbow order… Well, …

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CCMC 134- Eat Chocolate!

Good morning! This post is a little late…I have the flu! Ugh! So, I will be short and sweet! This week at Create With Connie and Mary is a fun sketch challenge! I chose to take the fabulous striped grosgrain ribbon all the way across. I used my sewing machine to adhere it to the …

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Create With Connie and Mary #130

It’s Thursday, and that means another wonderful challenge at Create With Connie and Mary. This week, they offer a simple and cute sketch! I again chose to use a set that will be available January 4 in the SU Occasions Mini Catalog. Sew Suite is quickly becomming my new favorite stamp set! Stamps: Sew Suite, …

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FTL121- Love is in the Air!

A Clean and Simple sketch for ya today. Always so easy to work with! Stamps:Valentine Defined Ink and Paper: Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White Other: Big Shot, Tasteful Trim, Pretty in Pink Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, twine, Designer Buttons, 1 3/4″ Circle Punch, Round Tab Punch, Unibal Pen, Stampin’ Dimensionals

JAI #48- Sew Suite Sneak Peak

I am so over Christmas. This happens to me every year. I hit a wall and suddenly can’t stomach another thing Christmas! Kinda sad, I know! So, in my craft room, I have put away all the holiday stamps and am moving on to new things. That includes my new stamps from the upcoming Occasions …

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Create With Connie and Mary #128

It’s Thursday! What does that mean?? Other than the fact that tomorrow is Friday, it’s DOUBLE post day! I am on two design teams who both post on the same day. So, this morning it is Create with Connie and Mary! It’s a color challenge this week. I usualy love these color challenges, but this …

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Gingham Holidays- FTL113 & CLCC 15

Happy Monday everybody! I need another day off! Traveling on the weekend makes for a very difficult Monday! LOL! So, today I made another Christmas card. It’s a little bit non traditional I think. It features the yummy gingham DSP from the pack called Build A Bear Workshops Pawsitively Prints 2. Its designed for the …

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SCIC #25- Halloween Edition

Krystal has done it agin this week at Stampin’ Celebration Inspiration Challenge! I adore the pictures she chooses each week! These are such fun halloween colors! In fact, I did several projects last weekend using these colors! You will see them in the days to come… Stamps: Crazy for Cupcakes, Tiny Tags Ink and Paper: …

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cQc #52- Sweet Christmas

I missed the deadline for this one, I hate when I do that! Color Q had an anniversary challenge where you could choose any of the past color combos. Fun! I chose # 16 and used the great sketch provided as well. I layered the a bunch of scalloped trimmed pieces and then cut them …

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PPA #61- A Sneak Peak

I’ve been working on an upcomming Christmas Card class, and I used this great sketch from Paper Pal Arts for one of the cards. It’s very simple, but if your looking to make your own Christmas cards, and you need to make a lot of them, you want it to be simple! 🙂 Stamps: Tags …

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4 Squares

I love squares. I love using my square punch! So, this design comes around in various versions and I get excited every time! This cute little sketch is from Mojo Monday and the colors were inspired by Embelish Magazine. I used the 1 3/4″ circle to create background. I used Wild Wasabi on Very Vanilla. …

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Drive By Post…

This has been the week from…well, you know… Its the first week back to school. this is my 13th year, and I know to expect the normal exhaustion. However, teaching a new grade level for the first time in 8 years, I’m complelty drowning! I feel like a first year teacher all over again. SO, …

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More Cherry Cobbler

Have you checked out Stampin Celebration? They have really unique inspiration challenges. Give them a try, they are great! I expecially loved the colors in this week’s challege. I used this pretty simple sketch from Card Patterns. It can be adapted in so many ways. I layered Early Espresso cut using the Lattice die right …

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Happy Thoughts- Color Q #46 and TE #125

Cherry Cobbler is quick becomming a favorite color of mine. Color Q matched it with some bright basic colors for a very primary school look I thought. And where can I get that apron?? So cute! Taylored Expressions once again came up with a sketch that I love. They never fail me! I stuck pretty …

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PPA + MOJO= FUN!

These may be my very favorite colors right now, melon Mambo, Temting Turqoise (for sure) and Delightful Daffodile. I normally go for So Saffron, but this bright sunny yellow is really making many repeat performances on my desk lately!! 😉 The colors today come from Paper Pal Arts. And, a great sketch from Mojo Monday! …

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It’s all about the Pennant!

These days, the pennant is all the rage in the crafting world! So, keeping with the current trends, Stampin’ Up came out with an awesome little set that includes, what else, a pennent! I LOVE it! So, I needed 6 pennants for the word Thanks, and they didnt fit so well on my 4 1/4 …

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cas103- Oh Baby!

Love this sketch from Clean and Simple! I’m always attracted to circles for some reason… Stamps; Every Little Bit, Occasional Quotes Ink and paper: Daffodile Delight, Whisper White, Basic Black Pther: Daffodile Delight Striped Grossgrain Ribbon, Bright Buttons, thread

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