Friday, October 31, 2008

Loonie Stampers Challenge #12!

Welcome, it was Maria's pick this week and she was feeling every shade of LOVE! And.... since my hubby got home last night after being away for 2 weeks, so was I! :)
Now you need to share the LOVE with all the Loonie Ladies...
Maria Regan Charlene Jewels Wendy
Also, we would LOVE to see what you can do with our challenge, just remember to link up your creation for us to checkout!
Stuff... Dark Chocolate, Purely Poppy, Berry Sorbet and Sweet Blush Cardstock, Limitless Labels Stamps and Grosgrain Ribbon - Papertrey Ink, Bling - K&Co, Circle and Corner Punch - Stampin Up
Thursday, October 30, 2008

Color Inspiration #28!

Round Up is back... suh-weet! I have to say I was pretty devastated when she announced it's departure! Oh and could she have picked a kewler inspiration pic! AND... she made it even easier to look through the links... cause that is one of my favorite things to do, although sometimes it does take a long time! I {heart} Kristina!

And here is my card!

Stuff... Pumpkin Pie, Sage shadow, Ruby Red Cardstock & Chocolate Chip Ink - Stampin Up, White Cardstock, Dark Chocolate Ribbon & Mixed Messages Stamps - Papertrey Ink, Flower Dies - Cuttlebug, Flourish Dies - QuicKutz!
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

THE Nichole Heady!

So my girl Charlene went on the cruise with Nichole, Emily and Gina! Charlene had a special mission... to get a picture of Nichole holding a sign saying Hi Dee! Mission accomplished! Thanks girl this is hilarious!

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Papertrey Ink Blog Hop!

Welcome to the PTI monthly Blog Hop, if you are not sure what it is... you can read about it Right here! I am having an awesome weekend with my sister so I thought I would use that as inspiration! Here is my submission!
Have fun Hopping!

Stuff... Everything is Papertrey except the cream Prima, the Versamark, Clear Embossing Powder and Punches!!

My First Sketch!

As part of my new Design Team Duties at Scrapping Turtle I needed to make a sketch! Now I love using sketches but I had never drawn one out for people to work with! So much fun! If you use make sure you link it up so I can see it!

Here is what I did with it... using one of my favorites, Scenic Route!

Deets... Pattern Paper - Scenic Route, Cardstock - Bazzill, Thickers - American Crafts, Journalling Card - Jenni Bowlan, Tools - QuicKutz Die, Marvy Scallop Punch, Buttons - My Stash.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Loonie Stampers Challenge #11!

Welcome back to the Loonie Stamper Challenge... it was my choice this week and these are the colors I chose and you had to make a Christmas Card! Look what Jewels made, isn't it gorgeous!

And here is my card... now don't be too shocked, I think this is the first time I inked this little Santa! Don't judge but it was bliss seeing the ink go on the fine detail of these stamps! The fine edge on these are gorgeous!

I know I can't wait to see what the other ladies did, let's check it out and leave some love!

Regan Jewels Charlene Maria Wendy
I would also love to see what you can do with the colors, please substitute if you need to and link it back up so we can all check it out! Also, if you upload to SCS or PTI please use LSC11 so we can find you! Have a great weekend!

Products... Dark Chocolate, Purely Poppy, Spring Moss, White Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Dark Chocolate Ink - Papertrey Ink, Purely Poppy Twill Ribbon - Papertrey Ink, Mics - Perfect Pearls, Copics and a button from my giant button jar!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Christmas Frame!

I finally used my MM clear fame for a Christmas Card challenge over at the Turtle Soup !

Deets... Purely Poppy Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Pattern Paper - American Crafts, Acrylic Frame - Making Memories, Rub On - American Crafts, Ribbon - My Stash

Monday, October 20, 2008

Fall To Layout # 16!

Here is my card for the FTL # 16 over at Clean and Simple, love their sketches!

Stuff... Dark Chocolate & Vintage Cream Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Simple Little Thinks Stamps - Papertrey Ink, Heart Warmers Stamps - Cornish Heritage Farms, Dark Chocolate & Pure Poppy Ink - Papertrey Ink, Pur Poppy Ribbon - Papertrey Ink, Felt Flowers - American Crafts, Brads - Making Memories, Thread - My Stash.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Monochromatic Layout!

Also know as my best atempt at a monochromatic layout! LOL
Stuff... Cardstock - Bazzil Bling, Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate, Pattern Paper - Papertrey Ink Chocolate Remix, Alphabet - American Crafts, Flowers - hmmm I need to look that up, Tools - Scallop Punch Stampin Up, Paper Shapers Corner Rounder & Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder.
Saturday, October 18, 2008

Beate Sketch 62!

I made this card for Beate's sketch! With my CHF stamps of course! :) See the sketch Here!

Stuff - Spring Moss, White, Pure Poppy Cardstorck - Papertrey Ink, Heart Warmer Stamps - CHF, Pure Poppy & Aqua Mist Ink - PTI, Copics.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Loonie Stampers Challenge # 10!

Welcome back... we've gone weekly people! Aren't you excited! It was Regan's pick this week and we know she is fantastic at picking an inspirational photo... with pink it in! Take me outta my comfort zone, why don't ya! I did have a ton of fun though... how could you not! Look at this pic! A special thanks to Jewels for the fantastic graphic!

Here is my card... I didn't need a wedding card but I did need a baby girl card! So I decided to picture the cake from above! A friend just found out she is having a baby girl! I don't think she reads this but congrats Shelley & Chris!

Now what I do now is the other Loonie Ladies are gonna knock this out of the park! So check them out... Regan Charlene Jewels Maria Wendy !

Stuff... Vintage Cream Cardstock, Butterfly Kisses Stamp Set, Polka Dot Basics Stamp Set, Borders 7 Corners Mini Stamp Set, Sweet Blush Ink, Dark Chocolate Ink, Sweet Blush Grosgrain Ribbon, Dark Chocolate Twill Ribbon - All Papertrey Ink (cause they are awesome), Chocolate Glitter - Doodlebug, Pink Paper Flower - Dollar Store.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Color Inspiration # 26!

Not working right now has really been a benefit today! I am not the last person to post on the Kwerner Color Inspiration! Woo Hoo!
Here is the Color Inspiration pic!

And here is my card... I am afraid I may have taken the pic a little too far but I like it! :)

Stuff... White Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, So Saffron, Bashful Blue, Wild Wasabi & Rose Red Cardstock - Stampin Up, Celebration Stamps - Papertrey Ink, Bashful Blue Ink - Stampin Up, So Safrron Ribbon - Stampin Up, Bling Brad - Dollar Store, Tools - Moxie QuicKutz Numbers, 3/4" & 1" Stampin Up Punches, Word Window Stampin Up Punch!

Scrappy Cards

Regan issued a challenge at Scrapping Turtle to make a card without cutting any new card stock! Easy peasy lemon squeezie! So no paper was harmed in the making of this card! :) Stuff... Cardstock - Garden Green SU, Stamps - Mixed Messages PTI, Ink - Orangerie Pallete, Ribbon, Summer Sunrise PTI, Pattern Paper - Scenic Route.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008


I promise tomorrow I will use a different set! :)
Monday, October 13, 2008

Merry Christmas!

I think it is time to update my Christmas card count to the left! I am racking them up since I bought this Kim Hughes set! Love love love!

Stuff... Cardstock - SU, Pattern Paper - MME, Stamps - CHF, Misc - Copics.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

More CHFs!

I am loving this set! I paper pieced these trees! I stamped the snowflake from the set in the background and colored the heart with a copic!
Stuff... Pattern Paper - MME, Stamps - CHF, Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Ink - Stampin Up, Ribbon - Papertrey Ink, Markers - Copics

Friday, October 10, 2008

Color Inspiration # 25!

Well it has been a very busy week in my life this week so I was not planning participating but then last night my little bug Jackson, pooped on the potty!!! I know right! Sorry Kristina, if you actually read all this! So... I just had to make him a card to show him how proud I am of him and wouldn't you know... Kristina's challenge was perfect (as per usual).

Here it it, thanks for looking! Sorry for the shadow but I had to take it outside to photograph!

Stuff... White Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Ruby Red So Saffron Certainly Celery Cardstock - Stampin Up, Ballet Blue Ribbon - Stampin Up, Ruby Red Button - Stampin Up, Limitless labels Stamps - Papertrey Ink, Certainly Celery Ink - Stampin Up, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug.

Loonie Stampers Challenge # 9!

Welcome to another Loonie Stampers Challenge... this weeks challenge came from Charlene and she picked some fine looking colors! There was not a particular stamp to use so I decided to break out the polka dots and use lots of embellishments!

Here is my card... aren'tcha proud of me!!! Count them, 5 different things on this card! Definitely a first for me!

Let's go see what all the Loonie Ladies did this week...

Stuff (and there is lots of it!): Spring Moss, Kraft & Vintage Cream Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Polka Dot Basics & Faux Ribbon - Papertrey Ink, Spring Moss Ink - Papertrey Ink, White Craft Ink - Stampin Up, Spring Moss Grosgrain Ribbon - Papertrey Ink, Dew Drops - Robin's Nest, Paper Flower - Prima, Chipboard Button - Scenic Route and thread from my stash!
Thursday, October 09, 2008

Clean and Simple # 13!

Ok so I am finally getting caught up posting stuff for sketches I did! Here is another form the Clean and Simple blog for Fall to Layout #13 ! I changed the layout to a tall card cause I wanted to use this leave stamp, I am really happy with how it turned out! Stuff... Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Stamps - Beautiful Blooms Papertrey Ink, Ink - Papertrey Ink & Stampin Up, Ribbon - Stampin Up
Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Taylor's Sketch!

Finally I am remembering to post my Taylor Sketch! Love her!

Materials... Cardstock - Papertrey Ink, Pattern Paper - Basic Grey, Stamps - Cornish Heritage Farms, Ink - Papertrey Ink, Punches - Stampin Up.

Clean and Simple!

I am so behind on posting cards so you may see a couple posts today! I made this card for Clean and Simple's Fall to Layout # 14 I just love these clean minimal sketches! Perfect for me!

Stuff... CardStock - SU, Stamps - Papertrey Ink, Ink - SU, Rub On - American Crafts, Punch - Fiskars, Die - QuicKutz, Glitter - SU, Scallop Die - Nestabilities, Ribbon, American Crafts.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Pencillines Sketch!

I have a bit of news... I made the Design Team at our local scrapbook store in St. Jacob's! The Scrapping Turtle is a fantastic store and everyone there is soooooooooo nice, I am so excited to be part of the team! Also making it even more fun is my girl Regan is also on the team! This is gonna be fun!

Anywho they have online shopping and a fantastic Forum and Gallery, so check it out!
I see my counter is over 21,000 hits and with the very exciting news... I feel a little blog candy is in order! Stay tuned, I hope to have it up before the weekend!

Jillian from the forum tagged me in a challenge with a Sketch
from Pencillines and this is the layout I created. Please click on the pick to see the cute little circle I stamped... I am pretty proud of that! haha

Stuff... Pattern Paper - Chatterbox, Cardstock - Bazzil & Papertrey Ink, Stamps - Mixed Messages (PTI), Ink - Soft Sky (SU), Thickers - American Crafts, Journallin Pen - Martha Stewart, Flowers - Prima, Brads - Chatterbox, Wooden Embelly - Hmmm ?

Friday, October 03, 2008

Color Inspiration # 24!

It is that time of the week again! More gorgeous fall colors for Kristina's Color Inspiration, yummy!

My card... the colors look a little wonky but I love the card! Thanks for looking!

Stuff... Cardstock - PTI, Pattern Paper - SU, Mixed Messages & Beautiful Blooms Stamps - PTI, Ink - SU, Buttons - SU, Tools - Scallop Punch and 1 3/8" Punch - SU.

Loonie Stampers Challenge #8!

Welcome to the Loonie Stampers Challenge! This challenge was chosen by the ever lovely, featured in Papertrey Ink newsletter, birthday girl... JEWELS!
These were the colors and we had to use snowflakes!
I am a total boob and used cream... oops!
It would be great if you could click on these pics to see the details up close!
Are you as excited as I am to see what the other Loonie Ladies have been up too...
Jewels Char Regs Maria Wendy

Hold on to your hats, more news... as of this week we are going weekly for the winter!
Stuff... everything is Papertrey Ink, except for the stickles!
Thursday, October 02, 2008

CHF - Cornish Hughes Fantastic!

I am loving my new stamp set by Cornish Heritage Farms... I am having so much fun with the next couple of pasts are most likely going to be with this set! Jingle bells jingle bells.... sing along!
Stuff: PP - MME, CS - PTI, Stamps - CHF, Ribbon - PTI, Misc - Copics
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Happy Birthday Jewels!

Just wanted to give a little shout out to Jewels... it's her b-day and she was featured in the Papertrey Ink newsletter this morning! Shut up, I know!

So do 2 things for me this morning... Visit Jewel's Blog and leave her a little "What up, happy birthday!" and read your PTI newsletter and if you didn't get the newsletter? Get your head outta the sand and go subscribe... Here !!
Thanks for popping by and have a great day!