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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