Wednesday, August 29, 2007

So Kind

Here is a simple card that I cased from my upline.
Paper- Groovy Guava, Soft Sky, WW and Basic Gray
Ink- Groovy Guava, Soft Sky, Basic Gray
Acc Dazzling Diamonds

Matthews Birthday card

I just loved the layout of this card, thanks to Beate.
Paper- Outlaw Designer paper, Really Rust, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Ink Basic Black, Chocolate Chip, Really Rust
Acc. Tab punch, Chocolate Chip Taffeta.
Stamps- By Land

I love square cards...they balance so nicely ...

Been MIA

It has been a very busy summer and my poor blog has had to suffer..... My goal for the fall is to post at least once a week and anything else is a bonus.

Monday, June 11, 2007

What is to be seen in the new catalog......

Ok... I am really excited.... Today I was able to view my magazine that I get from Stampin UP online. Let me tell you it is very exciting. There is a new scallop punch...yeah... new ribbon...yeah. My catalogs should be here at the end of the month....

My Birthday

I received 13 beautiful red roses from my husband and my boys. They also bought me two charms for my Pandora Charm bracelet. I received some beautiful roses and a diorama card from my upline. The card is very cool... I just have to take a picture and then I can post it. I got a few other really cute cards from a couple of friends and my parents. I was very spoiled this year....thank you everyone...

Kira's Day

I have been very busy...too busy to post on my blog. I just completed a couple of lunch tins filled with cards that I donated to Kira's Day.

Friday, June 1, 2007

Another Wild about You!!!!

I just can't get enough of this elephant. Here is a more girley girl card.
Stamps- Wild about you, Much Appreciated
Ink- Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip
Paper- Whisper White, Petals & Paisleys, Pretty in Pink, Old Olive, Tempting Turquoise
Pink and Turquoise grosgrain ribbon, horizontal slot punch, scroll punch

I have been so busy.....

Right now I seem to have a lot on my plate...but I love it... I have been making cards for a fundraiser, I had a small workshop last weekend and an upline meeting ( I will share those projects). I now have a new job in the real world.... and it's been nice and warm this week so we have been outside. This buckle card was made at my upline meeting.
Stamps- Bundle of Joy, Curvy verses
Paper- So Saffron, Close to Cocoa,Petals & Paisleys
Ink -Versamark, Close to Cocoa,
White embossing powder

Friday, May 25, 2007


We planted all of our flowers last weekend and this is what I awoke too yesterday morning. There was so much snow. The boys had a great time playing and building a snowman. Matthew thoroughly enjoyed eating the snow. The snow was so heavy on the trees. And yes my tulips are just blooming and its the end of May. Gardening here is such a challenge since the season is so short.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

I love the scroll punch. I think it makes the cutest border. I have to say I am going to be sad to say good bye to French Script, I think it may be one of the most useful backgrounds. I won't be getting rid of it quite yet as I just can't seem to part with it. I may also have to hang on to the Both Way Blossoms. There are so many beautiful cards that you can make with it.

Paper-More Mustard, Chocolate Chip, Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White

Ink- Choc chip, old olive, really rust

mustard gros grain, scroll punch

Birthday Cards for Shane

Shane has cancer, his wish is to have a million cards. I would love to know how many cards this little boy is getting. Everyone I know is sending a card. We will send three one from myself and one from each of the two boys. If you would like to see more about Shane you can visit youtube. The card I am sending is one that I used for Mother's Day but it's really cute...
Paper -So Saffron, Old Olive, Chocolate, Whisper White, Petals and Paisley
Ink- Chocolate, Old Olive
Ribbon Caramel Gingham, Chocolate
Scroll punch, horizontal slot

Sunday, May 13, 2007

another challenge

Paper-Bashful Blue, Old Olive, Certainly Celery, Petals and Paisleys
Ink- Black Staz On, Certainly Celery reinker, real red marker, Old Olive
so saffron brads, Prima flowers

Beate's Challenge

This 6x6 layout is for a challenge for Blog Candy...wowie she hit 200,000 and I have hit 200 hits. I truly admire Beate's style and her creations. She really makes beautiful cards.

Paper- Tempting Turquoise, Old Olive, Petals and paisley paper

Ink- Chocolate Chip

I had to buy some Prima flowers today and some Bling brads. i can't wait until the new Stampin Up! catalogue has the rhinestone brads..

Sunday, May 6, 2007

Another baby card

I had so much fun creating these cards. I always have a hard time using designer paper on my cards, I feel it should be left for my scrapbook pages. Well I am starting to use my scraps.... I absolutely love the contrast of the two.
Stamps- All about you, Much Appreciated
Ink- Old Olive, Chocolate Chip
Paper- Bashful Blue, So Saffron, Chocolate Chip

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Wild About You Elephant

I was very busy today. I had to ice a cake for Baby Adam's shower. Then I decided to make his mommy some thank you cards as I know how it can be when you are a new mommy. I seem to work best under pressure....

Paper- Buckaroo Blue, Cranberry Crisp, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Simply Scrappin At home

Ribbon Black Organdy, Cranberry

Ink- Buckaroo Blue, More Mustard, Old olive, Chocolate Chip

horizontal slot and dimensionals

Friday, May 4, 2007

Sketch Challenge

Last week I didn't get to posting a sketch challenge....So here is this weeks. I have my paper and my pictures picked so now I just have to take the time and create.This layout Sketch is from a book called Cherish. I love it and have been using it a lot.
Materials needed...
12x12 base cardstock (2)
12X12 cardstock for mounting (3)
12x12 designer paper (2)

Left Page
a 4x4 (2)
b 3.5x3.5
c 4x4
d 3x8
e 4.5x6.5 (2)

Right Page
f 12x2.5 (2)
g 12x2.5 (2)
h 12x7
i 5x6 (2)
j 1x1 (3)

Titile 1x8


Thursday, May 3, 2007

By Land

This is a card that I made awhile ago for a little boy's birthday.
Paper-Chocolate Chip, Cool Carribean, Whisper white
Ink-chocolate chip, Certainly celery and black
Ribbon- chocolate chip
Stamps By Land

Friday, April 27, 2007

Paper Bag Album

I just love making these albums. This one I am currently doing a class with. I used the At Home Simply Scrappin kit and a few of the stickers from the Tickets and Tokens Simply Scrappin Kit. I used Chocolate Chip Ink to distress.

My Photos

My sweet husband has asked that if I am going to post my scrapbook layouts on the internet if I could block out our kids faces. I would photoshop them but I don't have that so just know that the circles are there to block their precious faces.

Last weeks sketch challenge

I apologize that it took me so long to upload my own sketch challenge but I was keeping it hidden until I had my stamp club group as this was one of our projects.
paper- Notations, Cool Caribbean, whisper white, so saffron, chocolate chip
ink- chocolate chip, so saffon, taken with teal
acc- silver brad embossed with chocolate chip craft and clear embossing powder

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Baby Card

This card is for my good friend who just had a baby this week. This Bundle of Joy set is very sweet. The designer paper is fun to work with too. I used the watercolour crayons for the giraffe.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Sketch Challenge

To motivate myself I am going to post a sketch challenge every Friday and post my creation on Monday. If you also would like to post what you created that would be great.This sketch is from Creating Keepsakes Easy Patterns for Scrapbooking magazine that I just bought. There are tons of great ides in it.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Paint Can

I love altered items. This paint can was a baby capsule for my oldest son Bennett. I included alot of his first pictures. I will be offering this class in my home in the near future.

Doodle This

This card was a partial case of a couple of cards.
I found this card very challenging as this colour combination was a little out of the ordinary for me. I really love the doodle this stamp set. It's a great set for watercolouring.


I love everything about this layout. Most importantly the pictures of Matthew eating his blueberries and he obviously can not get enough of them. All products are Stampin Up!

My first post

I decided to start this blog to keep in touch with family, friends and my customers. In my free time I am hoping to share my creations with you.