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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Just Ducky!!

Hello to all that visit...hope you have a wonderful week!! Today I am entering a challenge over at My Creative Time. Emma has asked us to make any project of our choice for her Throwback Thursday Challenge Episode # 366. Preferably if using a cricut cartridge to use a older one. I have made a shaped Easter card for my niece for this project. Hope you enjoy!! I think it turned out sooo cute!! Thanks for stopping by!!

Cricut Expression
April Showers Cricut Cartridge (Rain boot 3.25 inches)
Elegant Edges for shapes welded together to form card 5.85 inches
George and Basic Shapes for circles 4.75 and 5 inches
Art Philosophy cartridge for oval on front with Just Ducky sentiment
Peachy Keen Stamps PK-263 Springtime Minis sentiments and ducks
Patterned Paper (The Paper Studio Easter Bunny World Mix)
Rest of paper from my stash
Buttons from my stash
Ribbon (American Crafts)
Embroidery Floss (JoAnns)
Orange Marker (Stampin' Up)
Glossy Accents on Rain boot
Cuttlebug (Swiss Dot folder)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo and Dusty Concord)
Inside of card I used Emma's Fancy Frame Stamp and Die set

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge # 11

Good Morning everyone!! Today I am entering a challenge over at Peachy Keen Stamps we are to create a 3D object that holds candy. Fun challenge!! I made some boxes to hold some goodies for my niece for Easter...hope you enjoy!! Have a great week!!

Cricut Expression
Sweet Tooth Boxes Cricut Cartridge
Peachy Keen Stamps (PK-263 Springtime Minis)
Paper for Boxes is from the DCWV Citrus Cardstock Stack
Boxes cut at 11 1/4 inches not sure on grass
Bunnies, Duckies and Flowers are from the PK stamp set
Watercolor pencils and blender pen to color stamped images then I cut them out which I never thought I would be able to do cause they are so tiny....but oh sooo cute!!
Stickles (Icicle, Lime Green, Cotton Candy and Lavender)
Embroidery Floss (JoAnns)
White Gel Pen
Glossy Accents

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Happy Birthday Rieley @ Happy ST. Patty's Day

Good Morning and Happy ST. Patty's Day!!! Today I just wanted to share my wrought iron tray on my kitchen table. My furbaby Rieley is turning 3 today so I made the decorations for under the glass on my tray to have a Birthday and ST. Patty's Day theme. (Yes I named my pup before he was born) LOL!! Hope you enjoy and have a safe but fun ST. Patty's Day!!


Cricut and Cricut cartridge Celebrate with Flourish
Build a Banner Stamp and Die Set from Emma over at My Creative Time
Paper from my scraps
All cuts are 3 1/2 inches
Memento Cottage Ivy and Tuxedo Black also Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Lime stickles

Monday, March 12, 2012

Cricut Cardz Challenge #103

Hello everyone!! Mary over at CARDZ TV is having a challenge to make a birthday card with a cake or cupcake on it. This was a fun challenge!! Hope you enjoy my card!!
Cricut Expression
Straight from the Nest Cricut Cartridge
Card measures 3 1/2 x 6 1/4
Purple mat cut at 3 1/4 x 6
Green Polka Dot mat cut at 3 x 5 3/4
Cupcakes cut at 1 3/4 inches
Purple pattern paper is from DCWV Pocket full of Posies mat stack
Green pattern paper is from ColorBok Spring Morning paper pack (Walmart)
Ribbon is from my stash
Sentiment is from My Pink Stamper Fruit and Veggie Puns
Glossy Accents on cherries
Stickles (Lavender)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Dusty Concord)
Corner Chomper

Monday Madness..."Imagine" That Challenge - Episode #324

Good Morning everyone....hope you had a wonderful weekend!! It was beautiful here in Wisconsin just a little windy!! Emma over at My Creative Time has asked us to use are Imagine for this challenge and if you don't have one you can still join in and make a project using patterned paper and the colors Teal - Red and Pink. I have many Birthday's coming up so I have decided to make a card again. Hope you enjoy!!

Better Together Imagine Cartridge
Card is 41/4 x 5 inches out of  Kraft Cardstock (JoAnns)
Teal Paper print and cut (2)  6 inch square
Red Mat cut at 5 inches
Pink Mat cut at 3 1/2 inches
Cupcake cut at 3 inches
Button from my stash
Embroidery floss (JoAnns)
Glossy Accents on cherry
Glitter Martha Stewart fine and tinsel (crystal)
Stickles (Icicle)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)
My Creative Time stamp set Wow so Many Candles

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Throwback Thursday "Cricut-Less Challenge" - Episode 322

Hello Everyone...hope you had a wonderful week and are going to have a great weekend!! Emma over at My Creative Time is challenging us to make a project not using any electronic die cutting machines. This was a good challenge for me considering I use my cricut for just about everything. I have decided to make a card for this challenge...hope you enjoy!!

A2 size card 4 1/4 x 5 inches
All patterned paper is ColorBok Spring Morning from Walmart
Rosette made out of 2 strips 1 in by 8 inches scored at 1/4 in.
Stem and leaves I cut out freehand
Rick Rack from my stash
Embroidery Floss (JoAnns)
Button from my stash
Medallion in center of Rosette is a stamp from Stampin' Up (Sale-A-Bration Set Fresh Vintage)
embossed with Stamp-n-Stuff Vertigre embossing powder
Inside of card is Emma's (My Creative Time) Fancy Frame and Die Set and Sentiment is from her
Wow so Many Candles stamp set
Stickles used Lime Green and Cotton Candy
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Corner Chomper

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Your Very Sweet!!

Good Morning Everyone!! Today I am entering a challenge over at Peachy Keen Stamps challenge blog. We had to create a project using the photo provided as inspiration....below are the rules.

THE CHALLENGECreate a project using the photo as inspiration. Interpret the photo ANY way you'd like, just be sure to let us in on your creative process!

We'll be awarding "TOP PEACH" to the player who uses their Peachy Keen Stamps this week and our two runner ups will receive a spiffy badge to display on their blog!

  • Design must be new
  • Link up by 2/15 - 11:59 pm CDT
Remember: Peachy Keen Stamps are not required to play along, but they are required to earn TOP PEACH! :)

I loved this challenge....the minute I saw this photo I thought of my hubby. In the summer I am standing in the kitchen every Sunday cutting and washing fresh fruit which is my hubby's favorite for his lunch. Hope you enjoy my card.


Cricut Expression
Cricut Cartridges
Preserves (Melon cut at .50 inches, Raspberries cut at 1" and 2", Blackberries cut at 1")
Simply Charmed (Bowl with Strawberries cut at 2.5 inches)
Sentiment (My Pink Stamper Fruit and Veggie Puns)
Peachy Keen Stamps (PK-450 Wide Eyed Kids Face Asst.)
Patterned Paper (DCWV -  Citrus Mat stack)
Other paper from my scraps
Fiskars Punch (Threading Water)
Ribbon and Button from my stash
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
White Gel Pen
Embroidery Floss (JoAnns)
Fine Spray Glitter (Entire Card)

Monday, February 13, 2012

Throwback Thursday Challenge-Episode #312

Good Morning and Happy Monday!! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!! Emma over at My Creative Time is having another challenge. Emma has asked us to use any older cartridge and to make a project using a bug theme. I have made an A2 size card for this challenge and have left it blank inside so I can use it for any occasion coming up. I think it came out so cute and hope you do to. Hope you enjoy!!
Cricut Expression
Create A Critter Cartridge for Bee's cut at 1", 1 1/4", 1 1/2" and 2"

Walk in my Garden Cartridge for Vase and Tulips...Vase cut at 2 1/2" and Tulips cut at 3 1/2"

Card base Cream card stock
Pattern paper DCWV Lemon Flower Mat Stack other from my scraps
Peachy Keen Critter Faces (Small) #PK-753
Martha Stewart Glitter Onyx and Tanzanite
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Sentiment on front Hero Arts
Fiskars Punch Threading Water and Fancy corner punch by Marvy
Embroidery Floss JoAnns
White gel pen
Dimensionals (Stampin' Up)

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Summertime Note Cards!!!

Hello...hope everyone is having a wonderful day!! I have decided to enter some note cards I made for my Mom in Cricut Cardz Challenge #100 over on Mary's blog. This is the first time I am entering a challenge over there...funny because I read Mary's blog everyday and love her videos!! Hope you enjoy!!
Cricut Expression
Block Party Cricut Cartridge (Pitcher of Lemonade cut at 3 inches)
Preserves Cricut Cartridge (Lemon cut at 3 inches)
Floral Embellished (Flowers cut at 3 inches)
Patterned Paper (ColorBok Stack Spring Morning from Walmart)
Other paper from my scraps
Sentiments are from Hero Arts
Tim Holtz Distress Inks
Mustard Seed
Worn Lipstick
Vintage Photo
Stampin' Up Ink
Old Olive
Memento Ink
Tuxedo Black
Embroidery floss (JoAnns) 
Fancy Corner Rounder Mary
All cards are A2 size

Here are some pictures of the rest of the note cards!!

Be Mine!

Hello Everyone...hope you had a wonderful weekend!! For today I made a Valentine for my DH and am entering it into Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge. The challenge is to use anything you want and make a Valentine card. Hope you enjoy!!
Cricut Expression
Hoot n Holler Cricut Lite Cartridge
Kraft Card stock 5 x 7 card
Patterned Paper Martha Stewart Holidays 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 mat pad
Owls cut at 3 inches
Hearts forgot to write sizes down (sorry)
Lace from my stash
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)
Big red heart and sentiment  is a stamp set  from Emma's Line called Be Mine
Red Ink (Memento ( Lady Bug)
Pop Dots
Glimmer Mist (Gold)
Fancy Corner Punch (Marvy)