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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Peachy Keen Sketch Challenge #64

Happy Saturday everyone...hope all of you are enjoying your weekend! I have been very busy these past few weeks making Christmas cards so I decided to follow the sketch for one of them. I have made a 5 x 7 card to enter in this challenge....and the sketch was so much fun!! Hope you all have a great weekend of crafting!! Below is the sketch we needed to follow. Hope you enjoy my card!!

Cricut Expression
Winter Frolic Cartridge (Bird/Tree cut at 3 inches)
Elegant Edges Cartridge (Frame cut at 4.5 inches)
Card is 5 x 7 out of Kraft Cardstock
Cream mat cut at 4 3/4 inches x 6 3/4 inches
Red mat cut at 4 x 4 3/4 inches
Paper used for frame is from a 6 x 6 paper stack by Authentique (Wonder Collection)
Ribbon is from my stash
Pearls are by Recollections (Michael's)
Stickles (Icicle)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)
Fancy corner punch by Marvy

Friday, November 11, 2011

Having some Fun with the Joys of the Season Cricut Cartridge!!

Happy Friday everyone!! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!! A few weeks ago I picked up a small wreath at the dollar store and wanted to make it a Christmas wreath for a friend. I pulled out my Christmas cartridges and looked for a poinsettia I could do layers with and found one I liked on the Joys of the Seasons cartridge. I played around cutting out different sizes until I found the ones I liked best. For the leaves I actually used the new Art Philosophy cartridge. Hope you enjoy!!
When I die cut the banner I did it twice once on paper and once on poster board so it would be more sturdy.

Cricut Expression
Joys of the Season Cricut Cartridge
Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge
Cuts I used for the flowers
Large 2 at 2.5 inches and 2 at 1.5 inches
Medium 2 at 2 inches and 2 at 1 inch
Small 2 at 1.5 inches and 2 at 1 inch
Leaves cut at 1.5 inches, 1 inch and  3/4 inch
Tim Holtz distress ink antique linen used to make veins on the cream flowers on the red I used a red marker from Stampin' Up on the leaves I used my stylus to give them some texture.
The Banner is from My Creative Time  Build a Banner Kit (Love it)
Cotton Thread (JoAnns)
Other items used:
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)
Middle of flowers Recollections Microbeads (Michael's) and
Stampin' Up Champagne Glitter Glass
Spray glitter over entire wreath
Noel stamped with CTMH A Typeface stamp set
Stampin' Up Cherry Cobbler Ink pad
All the paper I used was from my scraps

Throwback Thursday Challenge!! Episode # 270

Good Morning Everyone!! I wanted to say Thank You to all the veterans and all the service men and women serving our country to date. Emma over at My Creative Time  is having another challenge this one is to use a kid friendly cartridge and make a project of your choice. On Thursday morning before going to Emma blog I was just finishing up a Christmas card for my niece so that is the one I have decided to enter in this challenge.Hope you enjoy!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

Cricut Expression
Winter Frolic (Many kid friendly images)
5 x 7 card
Penguin cut a 3 inches
Peppermint Candy Paper (Cloud 9 Design Speciality Paper Pack)
Snow torn white paper topped with Snow Writer by Deco Art and sprinkled with Martha Stewart tinsel glitter (crystal)
Red (carnelian) and Green (peridot) glitter Martha Stewart
Fancy corner punch (Marvy)
Bakers Twine Stampin' Up
Buttons from my stash
Banner is the Build a Banner Kit from My Creative Time
( I am addicted to this set)
Sentiment on front of card is from Mixed Holiday Sentiments from My Creative Time
Sentiment on inside of card is from All Around Christmas from My Creative Time
Die used on inside is the Fancy Frame and Die Set from My Creative Time
Sweet on the Banner is stamped using A Typeface from CTMH

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

My Creative Time Design Team Call!!

Good Morning Everyone!! I am so excited Emma over at My Creative Time is having her first ever Design Team call and I thought I would enter it with my 5 x 7 card. I do have some of Emma's stamp sets and I love them all!! Hope you all enjoy my card and have a wonderful day! Good Luck to all who enter!


Cricut Expression
Give a Hoot Cricut Cartridge
5 x 7 card Kraft Cardstock Recollections (Michael's)
Patterned Paper ColorBok 8 x 8 paper stack Flea Market
Other paper used from my scraps
Brads are from the Build a Brad Kit from Stampin' Up
Cuttlebug Folder Distressed Stripes
Corner Chomper for rounded corners of card
Fancy corner is a punch from Marvy
Banner is from Emma's Build a Banner Kit
Sentiment on Inside of card is made using Emma's Fancy Frame Stamp and Die Set and the sentiment is from Emma's Wow! So Many Candles Stamp Set
Sentiment on Front of card is CTMH Celebration Stamp set and the word Love is using CTMH A Typeface Stamp set
Gem Me and My Big Ideas
Glossy Accents (Eyes)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Cotton Thread (JoAnns)
Pop Dots
Fine Spray Glitter over entire card
Squirrels cut at 2 inches

I made this card for my DH who's Birthday is this week Thursday!
If you scroll down from this post you can see a few more cards I have created with Emma's wonderful stamp and die sets!!


Peachy Keen Stamps....Sketch Challenge #63

Good Morning Everyone...I hope you are all having a wonderful start to a new week!! For this challenge I have made a 6 x 6 card for my brother in law for his Birthday which is at the end of this month. Hope you enjoy!!
Here is the sketch!! Fun! Fun!
Here is my card!!


Cricut Expression
Give a Hoot Cricut Cartridge and Elegant Edges
Card 6 x 6 Kraft Cardstock Recollections (Michaels)
Alot of the other cardstock I used was from my scraps but I think most of it is Core Essentials Collection
Bear cut at 3.75 inches
Mat behind bear cut at 4.25 inches from Elegant Edges
Cotton Thread (JoAnns)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
3 small circles that look like brads are called Candi from CraftWorksCards I bought at Custom Crops
Last but not least inside of card was made by using Emma's over at My Creative Time Fancy Frame Stamp and Die Set and for sentiment her Wow! So Many Candles Stamp Set

If you are wondering why I made a Bear in a Trash Can for a Birthday Card you would have to meet my Brother in law he has a great and funny personality and will love this card!!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Throwback Thursday Challenge! Episode # 258

Good Morning Everyone I hope you are having a wonderful week. Today I am posting a card for Emma's over at My Creative Time Throwback Thursday Challenge. The challenge this time was to use a older cartridge that had a card feature on it and to make the card a Halloween Theme. Emma is also releasing and doing sneaky peeks all week with her awesome Design Team of her 11th edition stamp set coming out this Friday. Her stamps are awesome so if you have time head on over and check them out!!! Here is my card I created for this challenge...Hope you enjoy!!
Cricut Expression
Wild Card (page 33)
Happy Huntings
Card I did in my gypsy I sized it at 7 x 12.25 cut it twice so I could get the jagged edge and make it almost a 5 x 7 card
Frame with witch is cut at 5 inches
Paper for card itself is from My Minds Eye it was double sided and I liked how it looked on the inside so I left one side showing. I think I got this paper last year and I am not sure of the name.
All other paper is from my scraps
Martha Stewart Glitter (onyx, tanzanite and peridot)
Stampin' Up Ink (Black and Whisper White)
Emma's Stitched (Only) Circle,  Fancy Frame Stamp and Die Set and Mixed Holiday Sentiments Stamp set
3 circles on inside that look like brads are called Candi (Trick or Treat Asst.) by CraftWorksCards and I purchased them from Custom Crops.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Peachy Keen Lets Face it Friday Challenge

Hello everyone!! It is raining here today so I  finally was able to get to my scraproom and make a card for this challenge. The challenge was to make a project using leaves as your inspiration or focal point. I decided to make a 5 x 7 card....Hope you enjoy!!
Cricut Expression
Cheerful Seasons Cartridge
Wheelbarrel cut at 3 inches
Leaves cut at 1.75 inches
Faces on leaves Peachy Keen Stamp Asst. Wide Eyed Kids
Sentiment Emma's (My Creative Time) stamp set Mixed Holiday Sentiments
Card Kraft paper Recollections
Card layers cut at 2.5 inches by 6.75 inches paper from Cloud 9 Design Specialty Pack 4.5 inches by 7.25 inches
Ribbon is from JoAnns
Spray Glitter over entire card
Tim Holtz Distress Inks used Antique Linen, Fired Brick and Wild Honey
Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip
White gel pen
Red Stampin' Up marker

Monday, October 3, 2011

Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge-Episode #252

Good Morning Everyone I hope you had a wonderful weekend!! It has been a fantastic weekend for all of Wisconsin!! Congrats to all of Wisconsin Teams!! On to Emma's over at My Creative Time Throwback Thursday's Challenge....the challenge is to make a project using a font cartridge. I chose to make a 5 x 7 card using the font cartridge Old West....hope you enjoy and have a wonderful Monday!!


Cricut Expression
Old West Font Cartridge
Happy Huntings Cartridge
Fence cut at 3 inches and Skulls cut at 2 inches from the Old West cartridge
Enter if you Dare cut at 1.75 inches from the Happy Hauntings cartridge
Card itself is from the Core'dinations Vintage Collection other paper is from my scraps
Banner is from Emma's over at My Creative Time's Build a Banner Stamp and Die Kit
Inside is Emma's Fancy Frame and Die Set
Sentiment inside is from Emma's Mixed Holiday Sentiment Stamp Set
Thread JoAnns
Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Glimmer Mist (Gold)
Martha Stewart Drippy Goo Punch

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Peachy Keen Stamps Sketch Challenge # 61

Hello everyone....I hope you are enjoying your weekend!! Our weekend here in Wisconsin is huge....Brewers, Packers, Wisconsin Badgers lot to watch this weekend!!  Today I would like to say Good Luck to the Brew Crew and the Packers!!! Well on with the sketch challenge with a twist over at Peachy Keen Stamps the twist was to add twine or embroidery floss to your card. I made a 5 x 7 card for this challenge hope you enjoy!!
Cricut Expression
Simply Charmed Cricut Cartridge
Banner, Frame and Sentiment are all by Emma over at My Creative Time
Banner is from Build a Banner Kit
Frame is the Fancy Frame Stamp and Die Set
Sentiment is from the Holiday Sentiment Stamp Set
Fall is from CTMH and it is the A Typeface Stamp set
Faces on Pumpkins are of course Peachy Keen Stamps Wide Eyed Kids Face Asst.
Cotton Floss and Ribbon is from JoAnns
The two little orange things that look like brads are called Candi from Craftworkcards I bought them from Custom Crops
Paper for card is form the Vintage Collection from Core'dinations the rest is form my scraps
Pumpkins cut at 2.5 inches
Ink used Tim Holtz Vintage Photo
Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip
CTMH Terracotta
Also used white, red and black  marker

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Throwback Thursday "Cricutless Challenge"

Hello Everyone...I hope you are having a wonderful week!!  Emma over at My Creative Time is having a cricutless challenge using the colors purple, orange, green and black. What a challenge this was for me!! I usually only stamp peachy keen faces and sentiments. Well lucky for me when I bought the new Art Philosophy Cartridge from Close to my Heart I could purchase the stamp set of the month for $5.00 so I thought I would. The stamp set is called Wicked and has many cute images on it. I used 3 of them on this 5 x 7 card. Hope you enjoy my card!!

Close to my Heart Wicked Stamp of the month set
Striped paper....Paper Pizazz ( Halloween Stripe) other paper from my scraps
Stampin' Up Ink Black and Crushed Curry
Tim Holtz distress Ink Vintage Photo
Gem..Me and My Big Idea
Ribbon Michael's
Corner Rounder Marvy
Round gems that look like brads are called Candi by Craftworks Cards (Trick or Treat Asst.)
I purchased them from Custom Crops and I am loving them!!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Peachy Keen Sketch Challenge 59 with a Twist!!

Good Morning Everyone and Happy Labor Day!! I have made a 5 x 7 card for this Peachy Keen challenge the twist was to add buttons. I made this card for my nephew who will be 23 this month. When he was little (4 to 9 years old) we took him camping at least twice a month with us and he loved it so much we decided to invite him along with us this year for his birthday. Since he has gotten older he always tells me he does not want anything for his BDay anymore lets just go out to dinner he says! Well this year I surprised him with a weekend of camping he was soooo excited and we all can't wait to go. We are doing it a little differently this time we rented a cabin because we sold are pop up years ago. Thank you Dad and Mom for house and dog sitting for us while we are away!! Hope you enjoy my card!! To check out the Peachy Keen challenges just click there button on the right side of my blog. Have a safe and fantastic Labor Day!!

The Sketch

Cricut Expression
Cheerful Seasons (pumpkin 1 1/4 inch)
Everyday Paper Dolls (PDoll 4 inches, Fire 4 inches, Sign 4 inches and Grass 3 inches)
Art Philosophy (Tree 4 1/2 inches and Label 1 inch)
Peachy Keen Wide Eyed Kids
Martha Stewart Glitter (Fire Opal)
Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Vintage Photo, Antique Linen, Fired Brick and Wild Honey)
Stampin' Up Markers Chocolate Chip and Black
Sentiment stamp Hero Arts
Cotton Thread JoAnns
Background Paper (Cloud 9 Design Seasonal Paper Pack 12 x 12)
All other paper from my scraps
Buttons from my stash


Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge...Episode # 230 and Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #58

Hello Everyone I hope this finds you all well. I have been sooo busy I have had no time to post, but I had to get this one in no matter what came up or how late it got. So for Emma's challenge she has asked us to use a retired cartridge the cartridge I chose was Joys of the Season. I hope you enjoy my card!! Oh and by the way Emma over at My Creative Time For Me is releasing her 9th edition stamp set this Friday! Woot! Woot!


Cricut Expression
Joys of the Season cartridge
Paper stacks DCWV
The Winter Wonder Stack 12 x 12
The Christmas Winter Combo Stack (Glitter) 6 1/2 x 4 1/2
The Christmas Winter Combo Cardstock Stack 12 x 12
The Brrrr on my card was a sheet of paper from the first stack listed. I just cut one of the words out. (Bottom Pic)
Card is 4 1/4 x 5 1/2
Polar Bear cut at 2 1/4 inches
Tag cut at 1 1/2 inches
Emma's All Around Christmas Stamp Set
Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch
Me and My Big Ideas Gems
Ice Stickles (Artic Ice) used on scarf over white felt
Stickles Midnite Blue
Small grey pearl for eye
Cotton Thread JoAnns
Felt for Polar Bear JoAnns
Stampin' Up Ink (Night of Navy)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Tea Dye) 


I am also entering this card in the Peachy Keen Stamps Sketch Challenge #58

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Irresistibly Sweet Blog Award!

Good Morning everyone! I am sooo excited to have received my First Blog Award! A big Thank You goes out to Pam over at http://www.craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/ . Pam you are sooo sweet for passing this award onto me...big hugs to you. Please go visit Pam she has much talent to share!!
The rules for this award are the following:
(1) Send a Thank You to the person who nominated you and include their link.
(2) To accept award list 7 random facts about yourself.
(3) Pass the award onto 8 other awesome blog buddies

7 Random Facts about myself:
  1. Love anything chocolate especially if I am having a cup of coffee.
  2. Love to go camping but have not been for years...have to get back into it soon!
  3. Love to craft in the weee hours of the morning. 
  4. One flower I do not like is a rose...rather have bouquet from grocery store. DH gets away cheap....LOL!
  5. Favorite beverages Diet Coke and any Starbucks coffee drinks hot and cold! 
  6. I would sooo love to go to Italy before I die.
  7. Favorite food....Italian!

          I am passing this award onto 8 talented ladies I love to visit. There are sooo many blogs I visit as my list keeps growing it was very hard to pick just 8. I do Love these 8 and do visit them frequently. Please also pay a visit to Pam at http://www.craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/ and leave her some love! Thanks again Pam for the award!!

  1. Linda http://www.paperboutique.blogspot.com/   Linda was my first follower!! Thanks Linda!!
    Thanks to all of you for your great inspiration!! Hugs Pam

Monday, June 20, 2011

Let's Face it Friday-Patriot Project

Good Morning to All....hope everyone had a wonderful Father's Day weekend!! There is a challenge going on over at Peachy Keen Stamps that I was so thrilled to enter after receiving my new set of PK-450 Wide Eyed Kids Face Asst. stamps. The challenge is to make a Patriotic Card representing your country and to use Peachy Keen Faces on it....also link it up by June 23rd 2011. I hope everyone enjoys my 5 x 7 card and has a wonderful Monday!!
Cricut Expression
Everyday Paper Dolls ( Doll cut at 4.25 and Puppy cut at 1.75)
Wild Card (Stars cut at .40)
Just Because Cards (Wagon cut at 4.75)
Peachy Keen Stamps
PK-450 Wide Eyed Kids Face Asst. and  PK-753 Critter Face Set (Small)
Emma's stamp set  My Little Firecracker was used for the kraft card stock embossed background the Happy 4th and the sentiment on the inside of the card.
Inside of card EK Success Diamond Lace Border Punch
Red and Blue Ribbon JoAnns
Twine Cherry Cobbler and White Stampin' Up
Inks Used
Stampin' Up
Cherry Cobbler, Night of Navy and Black
Tim Holtz
Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Stickles Midnight Blue
Stampin' Up Dimensionals
All Paper used from my scraps

Friday, June 10, 2011

Birthday Card!!

Happy Friday Everyone!! This BDay card is for my sister in-law....she loves flamingos and her daughter is in dance. Emma over at http://www.creativetimeforme.com/ is having a challenge to use any cricut lite cartridge you want and add some bling! Robyn over at http://www.mypinkstamper.com/ is having a color challenge....colors to use orange, turquoise and green! I am entering this card in both of these challenges. Hope you enjoy!!


Cricut Imagine
Elise Imagine cartridge (All Paper)
Paper Doll Dress Up (Palm Tree cut at 4.7 inches...cut three times and layered on my own)
Twinkle Toes (Flamingo cut at 2.7 inches)
Martha Stewart Onyx Glitter (eye and beak)
Stickles Lime Green (palm tree)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Antique Linen
Boa Feathers on Flamingo Skirt
Stampin' Up Marker Old Olive
Close to my Heart Marker Barn Red
Me and My Big Ideas (Gems)
Corner Punch Marvy
Fiskars Punch
Pop Dots and Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip Stamp Pad
Stamp Set Wow! So Many Candles
This is one of  Emma's stamp sets

Monday, May 16, 2011

Throwback Thursday Challenge with Emma

Good Morning everyone. It is looking to be a cool but sunny day here in Wisconsin, we have had so much wind, rain and cloud cover I will be very happy with a little sunshine. Emma over at http://www.creativetimeforme.com/ has another TT challenge for us....we are to use the Doodlecharms cartridge if we have it or any other older cartridge and  make a project including the color Blue. So I have made a 5 x 7 card.....hope you enjoy!! I had a great time with this one because I got to use Emma's stamp set My Little Firecracker which I love!!

Cricut Expression
Tags Bags Boxes and More
Stamp Set Emma's http://www.creativetimeforme.com/
My Little Firecracker
Patterned Paper Rusty Pickle (America Needs You) I have had this paper for awhile!
Stars are from Doodlecharms cut at 2 and 2 1/2 inches
Tag is from TBBM cut at 3/4 inch
Martha Stewart tinsel glitter (crystal)
Stickles X-Mas Red and Blueberry Ice
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Antique Linen)
Stampin' Up Ink (Cherry Cobbler and Night of Navy)
Ribbon (JoAnns)
Pop Dots

Friday, May 13, 2011

Mary's NSD Challenge

Good Morning....I hope all of you are having a wonderful Thursday. The sun is out here in Wisconsin and the weather seems to be pretty nice today! I hope it stays that way! LOL Well on with the challenge from Mary over at http://www.cardztv.blogspot.com/. I have been watching Mary for awhile now she has many many good ideas and it is a joy to sit back and watch her videos. Thanks Mary for all you do!! For this challenge she has asked us to make a card or layout with fruit on it....what fun!! Here is my card for her challenge....Hope you enjoy!!

Cricut Expression
Preserves Cartridge
Card Size 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches
Cherry paper 4 x 5 1/4 inches (SEI Fruit Stand) I have had this paper a long time!
Solid paper from my scraps green cut at 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches white at 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches
Cherries cut at 3 inches
Stamp is form Robyns http://www.mypinkstamper.com/ Fruit and Veggie Puns
White cardstock embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot Folder
Glossy Accents used on cherries
Inks used Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip and Old Olive
Ribbon from JoAnns
Chalk used on stems and leaves to add some shading
Pop Dots
Corner Rounder is from Marvy

Monday, May 9, 2011

MPS Challenge # 10

Hello Everyone!! Hope you are all having a wonderful day!! Well for my last challenge of this year's National Scrapbook Day over at Robyn's blog it was to make a layout or card with a pet. Soooo here it goes....hope you enjoy. Thanks to everyone that stopped by my blog to see my work.

Cricut Expression
Sweet Treats Cartridge
Patterned Paper Hot off the Press (Paper Pizazz) Patriotic Blue Border
Solid cardstock from my scraps
Ribbon (JoAnns)
Stamps from Emma over at http://www.creativetimeforme.com/ (My Little Firecracker)
Border on Bottom is also a stamp from this set
Stamp pad Stampin' Up Cherry Cobbler
Fireworks cut at 1 1/4 inches
Tag cut at 2.5 inches
Stars on tag cut at 1 1/2 inches
Other items used
Spray Glitter
Pop Dots
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)

MPS Challenge # 7

Hi Everyone.....again here is another challenge from NSD over at Robyn's site http://www.mypinkstamper.com/. The challenge was to make a scrapbook page. I pulled out my dog's photos that have been sitting here for about a year in a half and decided to start his album. Thanks Robyn for including scrapbook pages to, now that I have them out I want to keep going!! Hope you enjoy!!

Cricut Imagine
Nursery Tails Cartridge
2 (8 x8) layouts
Border cut at 2 inches
Tag cut at 2.5  and 2.8 inches
Sweet Dreams cut at 3.5 inches
Embellishments (Jolee's Boutique Bath Time)
other items used
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)
Pop Dots

MPS Challenge # 8

Good Morning everyone. I hope all of you ladies had a wonderful Mother's Day yesterday. Robyn over at http://www.mypinkstamper.com/ and her DTeam, Tammy and Karlee are having a different challenge every hour for NSD. What fun I had on this NSD!!! Thanks ladies. Onto challenge # 8 we were to make a summer themed project. Hope you enjoy!! Thanks for stopping!!
I really wanted to put red and white flowers in here but had no time to go and get some


Cricut Expression
Walk in my Garden Cartridge
Peanut Butter Jar
All paper from my scraps
Ribbon from my stash
Ladybugs cut at 1 1/2 inches
Grass, strip of green paper fringed by hand

Sunday, May 8, 2011

MPS Challenge #5

Thanks to Robyn http://www.mypinkstamper.com/ and all her DT team.....yesterday was a fantastic day!! Still trying to finish up a few projects....here is mine from challenge #5 make anything but a scrapbook page or card. Hope you enjoy!!!
Cricut Imagine
Imagine More Cards cartridge
Cream cardstock
Bag cut at Fit to Page
Center Medallion cut at 2 inches
Love cut at 3 inches
Bow is crochet trim (Victoria) from Stampin' Up
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo and Worn Lipstick

Saturday, May 7, 2011

MPS Challenge #2

Hope everyone is having a blast on NSD.....I am!! Challenge # 2 over at My Pink Stamper is to make a Man card using kraft paper. Here is my 5 x 7 card.....hope you enjoy!!
Front of card
Inside of card

Cricut Expression
Give a Hoot Cartridge
Kraft Card stock from JoAnns (The Paper Company)
Rest of paper used from my scraps
Ribbon (American Crafts Element....Gingerbread)
Tattered Angles Glimmer Mist (Gold) and Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)
Stamps by Emma....Wow! So Many Candles(www.creativetimeforme.com)
Moose cut at 4 inches
Branches cut at 1 1/2 inches

Happy National Scrapbooking Day!! Challenge #1

Hi everyone....I hope everybody is having a great day today!! Robyn over at http://www.mypinkstamper.com/ is having a NSD celebration today which includes challenges and videos all day long. Fun filled day for all who join in!! The first challenge was to make anything (scrapbook page, card, mixed media ect.) with a cupcake. I decided to do a 12 x 12 layout....hope you enjoy!!
Cricut Expression
Sweet Treats cartridge
DCWV paper stacks (Citrus and The Sweet Stack)
Happy Birthday cut at 1.75 inches
Small cupcake cut at 1.75 inches
Large cupcake cut at 3.5 inches
Tag cut at 3 inches
Mats cut at 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches
Heart on large cupcake embossed using cuttlebug swiss dot folder
Tim Holtz ink antique linen and worn lipstick used on cupcakes

Monday, April 18, 2011

Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge....Episode #184

Emma over at My Creative Time asked us to use any cricut lite or older cart if you do not have a lite and make a 1 or 2 page layout. I had a great time with this challenge. I used to wallet size photos of my niece in her dance recital outfits....love her outfits this year, and looking forward to the recital on April 30th. So here is my 12 x 12 one page layout. Hope you enjoy!!
Gypsy and Cricut Expression
Cricut Lite cartridges Twinkle Toes and Bloom
Tap, Hip Hop and Journaling block from Once Upon a Princess cartridge
Words cut at .75 inches
Journaling block cut at 1.75 and 2 inches
Dance Recital Title cut at 3.25 inches
Tap Shoes cut at 11.25 inches
Flowers cut at 3.25 and 4 inches
Other items used
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Stampin' Up Ink Basic Gray
Martha Stewart Glitter (Peridot)
Ribbon (from my stash)
Gems (from my stash)
Pop Dots
Fine spray glitter over entire layout

Missing In Action.....Here is why!!!

Good Morning I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Here in Wisconsin I woke up to snow on the ground. ( I thought it was Spring) LOL!!! I have been MIA for awhile because I have been helping my sister in-law with a project. Her daughter is in 7th grade and they are responsible for the 8th grade pre graduation dinner and dance. (Invites, table place cards decorations ext.) So since I have the Cricut Expression and she has the baby bug I told her I would be happy to help her cut out all the pieces she needed. I had a great time with it and we are almost finished. The theme for the pre graduation was a Night of a Thousand Stars!! Here are some pictures of what I have been up to. Hope you enjoy!!!





Thursday, March 3, 2011

Birthday Card with a St. Patricks Day Theme

Hello Everyone!! I am entering this card in two different challenges....1) Peachy Keen Stamps sketch challenge and My Creative Time with Emma Throwback Thursday challenge Episode #175. I made this card for my fur baby Golden Retriever Rieley who will be 2 on St. Patty's Day. Here are a few pictures of him. Oh and I forgot to mention I did name him before he was born......

On with the challenges....Hope you enjoy his card I had a great time making it!!!


The Sketch

Cricut Expression and Gypsy
Everyday Paper Dolls Cartridge for puppy and bones
Simply Charmed Cartridge for Pot of Gold (Bones) and Hat
Plantin Schoolbook for font
Storybook for scallops
Card 5 x 7 Kraft paper form JoAnns
Pattern paper is from DCWV Animal Crackers Mat Stack
Other paper from my stash
Happy Birthday Stamp TPC Studios Greeting (JoAnns)
Puppy Face Peachy Keen Stamp Set Everyday Character Face Parts and More
Martha Stewart Glitter Onyx and Malachite
Champagne Glass glitter Stampin Up (Gold in the Pot)
Irridescent Vellum Gold for bones (Stamp on It)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink (vintage photo)
Tattered Angles Glimmer Mist (gold)
Plaid Paper cut at 2.75 x 4.5
Green Paper cut at 3 x 4.75
Puppy cut at 3 inches
Hat cut at 3 inches
Pot of Gold 2 inches
Scallops 3 inches and 3.25 inches
Bones cut at 1.94
Font 1/2 inch cut on Imagine
Banner hand cut