Saturday, November 22, 2014

A Saturday of Fun

Well here it is a Saturday a nice sunshine day to do a challenge or two
                      I was able to connect with SIL Barb and she was doing this neat challenge

Less Is More --Jingle all the Way!

For this we would like to see some reference to any of these things.... bells, reindeer, Santa, elves, stockings, presents, decorations, Christmas songs/music/instruments...
                                                  in fact anything Christmassy!.... and also

I had been looking at The Friday Mashup

                                                                  this week's challenge is:
  • Create a project using "a Metal Embellishment (Staple, Brad, Grommet etc.)". 

  • Create a project using "Weather as your Inspiration" think Storms, Winter, Clouds, Rain, Sun, Warm Sandy Beaches. 

  • or Mash it Up! and create a "Weather inspired project with a Metal Embellishment".

  •                        so I joined in with Barb and combined the two challenges.

                                       this paper is so beautiful...I tried to do a close up so you
                                    could see the wintery storm and the trees in the background...

having Santa flying off and the little town below ...
                                       I used Memory Box Country Landscape for the town
                                          iodies - Die081-O for Santa and reindeer
                                      the paper is Bo Bunny from the Altitude Collection
                                                          sentiment Stampin Up
                                      I just gave the town a bit of color with my Tombows
                                   Have a great day and please stop by these challenges and
                                                            for sure stop bySIL Barb's

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A Challenge or Two

A Challenge or two
wow it  has been a long week but I wanted to get a chance to do
a card fact I got 2 challenge in one card.....
so here goes...
We're seeing Stars
so here the card I came up with
the paper use Little Yellow Bicycle Fern & Forest collection
the big star a Silhouette cut
The sentiment Verve stamp
I pop up a few of the stars
Well off to look at maybe doing another challenge
make sure you stop by these challenge and see the awesome cards that have been made.

Monday, November 10, 2014

It's Merry Monday challenge #134

wow...can you believe it I actually got the challenge up on the Monday
who would of thought ...
Create a card with ornaments in silver/grey & blue...
and I think I got it right this time ...
the ornaments really do sparkle ...
(need to learn how to get these sparkles to shine when I take pictures)
the paper use is Bo Bunny
the ornaments are made from sparkle sheets from the Dollar Store
the ornament is a Memory Box die called Hanging Ornaments.
Sentiment one I just had
Please stop by the challenge and give it a try.

Saturday, November 8, 2014


I was visiting a few blogs ...when I got to my SIL Barb's ...
I loved her card and the challenge she did that I just had to try it to....
yes buttons here is my take on buttons
I raised the circle paper then add all the buttons
the circle paper you see is Bo Bunny
the other papers used are Bazzill
the sentiment Micheal's $1.50 bin of stamps
Have a great night.

Friday, November 7, 2014

#133 and #274 challenges

Ok two challenges in one
card using creams, tans and browns
and rustic ...ok I know not that rustic .
Next challenge was
Tuesday Morning Sketches #274
using this has the layout.
So I went for the xmas theme of Merry Monday ..
and the layout of Tuesday sketch
the paper is Recollection
sentiment ..was just a found
and the snowflakes is the die cast from Memory box
well have a great day ...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Simon Says Challenge--Thinking of You

Ok yesterday I got a bit of time and also did the same challenge has my SIL Barb
Thinking of You was the theme and anything goes for the card layout.
So here my take on the card and theme ...
I layered the flowers and fussy cut out another butterfly to
 highlight the one on the paper I used
I don't use sequins that much almost never ...
but I have seen my SIL's use them and how much it adds to a card
so I gave it a try on this card...what do you think?
The flowers are Memory Box Verona Bouquet
the paper is from Card Stock Collection
the sentiments used Verve Stamps.
Well off to try another card challenge ...
make sure to stop by SIL's Barb and Nina to see their awesome cards
they have been busy girls.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tuesday Morning #272

What can I say I actually got my card made for today's challenge
Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge #272
so here is my take on the layout ...
and oh no I forget the top brads or gems or whatever ...ahhhh

Paper used Bo Bunny
Die-namities - Butterfly Frenzy
Birthday Wishes - Verve
oval - Spellbinders
well off to see what I can found for another challenge 

Monday, October 20, 2014

Monday Challenge #131

What a great way to start off the week...well lets hope these colours work
for non-traditional.
I fussed cut some of the little items on this paper
 then pop them up a bit to get this look...
the paper is Doodlebug --frosty friends.
not sure if you can see the trees have a bit of sparkle on them.
Pop over and give the challenge a try ...
Have a great week.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Challenge #157

Well last night I got a chance to do a challenge with my SIL Barb and Nina
challenge was
The paper used was Doodlebug Friendly Forest
the little leaves are stampin up Fall Whimsy and then I cut it out
words from my stash of stuff I have just collected.
Thanks girls it was fun last night .
Hope everyone has a awesome

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tuesday Morning Sketch

Ok the Tuesday Morning Sketches
here is the layout to use ...
they are featuring this line called
I loved the stamp that my SIL Nina used
(hope you don't mind Nina I used it to )
It is so cute and they are offering it has a freebie
(check it out)
ok yes lots of spider webs ...spiders
I tried cutting out the stamp so I could show off more of the
spider webs ...(think I should of done what Nina did for the stamp)
the paper is Bo Bunny's
the little spiders Silhoutte cut .
Has you can see I tried using my Tombow pens
(do I need to practise more and then some more)
well make sure you stop by the challenge and give it a try.
And stop by SIL Nina's to see her card.
Have a great day

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Neon Colors Challenge #129

Well here I am been a while
So I decide to come back and do this challenge
Neon colors
I have had these Neon Winter Flamingo's forever
so this challenge was perfect for them ...
I popped up the flamingo on white from the green
the paper used was Brazzill neon green
Doodlebug Santa Express the snow flakes
Stampin Up Merry Christmas
Flamingo's not sure have had them for so long ...
(sorry my picture does not do the neon colors better)
Make sure to stop by the challenge and give it a try.
Have a great day!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Retro Sketches Challenge 133

Yes ...time with my SIL Barb time
ok we got some time for a challenge and I love the one we picked ...
Retro Sketches Challenge  #133
this challenge was fun to do ...
and it was fun going through all of Barb's paper's and things
took me forever to found the paper
and the butterflies you see on the card
are cut out of paint chips 
now on our journey of having fun
Barb picked up this awesome envelope maker
and this is the one she made to go with my card 
she matched the color perfect

thank so much ...
Make sure you pop over and see Barb's card ...
Can`t wait for the next challenge.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Challenge #13....

          Ok challenge #13  put out there for SIL Nina and I
 by SIL Barb
 use Paint Chips
well here is my try at this challenge
my Moon and little ducks are paint chips from
Premier Kid Spaces Collection
the little ducks are colors they suggest for a baby's room ...
the background paper and little cloud you see are from
Bo Bunny Lemonade Stand Best Day Ever..
well did it come close for the challenge?
Next I wanted to show off this neat little gadget ..
Bare got this for Father's Day 
yes this gadget can cook and charge Iphones
Ipad...GPS...and if you just need to charge you just
make your little fire inside the cylinder and charge away.
we bought the accessories to go with it...
the barbq and the pot for cooking in...
check it out on Pinterest
Have a great weekend
and make sure to stop by the SIL's and see their creations.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Good Morning to all ...been a while since I have been here.
Well the lemons are starting to turn yellow..
My Lemon Tree
well yes I made another spinner card ...
this is for a friend
who has encouraged Bare
and stood with Bare.. teaching...and showing
how much these helicopters can do..

Thanks Manny..
yes he to is a RCer of Helicopters
if you tilt the card from side to side the little heli does fly and do tricks.
Well we are off on another adventure to day .
Have a great week.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

                Was chatting to my SIL Barb last night she was working some cards and gave me the idea to look around and create a card to so here it is
It is what they call a spinner card the little van you see spins from side to side
in the that curve slot you can see.
Friends are moving and I wanted to create a card for them
I flocked the clouds with white and the trees with green
I printed the layout of house on to the card then did another copy
so I could colorand raise the houses.
this is Marlene and Bob in their van with some boxes and heading to their new home.
Again van is from a coloring page and I colored.
We have had a chance to visit the grandkids up north
one of my grand daughters likes to make cards ..
so when I got home I put together a box of stuff for card making and sent it up.
Here is her first 2 cards with some of the stuff...
birthday cards for her cousins

 good start Jordy them

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Challenge #114

 Well I got a card made  for the
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge #114
so here is my try at Sparkle, Shimmer  or Shine
 hard to see my sparkle and shine here is a closer look
see I did get some sparkle
and the snowman were from Stampin Up called Flaky Friends
 I fussy cut them out then water colored or used my TomBow pens to add color to them
the 2 back trees are from Taylor Expression die cut and then layered
I added sparkle for the snow
make sure to stop by the challenge and give it a try.
Some beautiful cards have been created .
Well has many of you know our granddaughter graduated this June
this was here last project from here wood shop ...she was a TA
for grade 10 classes (TA means Teachers Assisted)
Her woodworking teacher wants her to carry on in wood classes
so she has and probably will be enrolling at TRU for classes on that and other interested.
We are so proud of her.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

2 Challenges

        OK what started out has to do a challenge got me doing two other cards with their idea...
                       the challenge I had first chosen was Tuesday Morning Sketches
and thought maybe just maybe I could combine the 2 challenges
I loved the layout that Tuesday Morning had ..I must say It was a bit of a challenge
doing the Pink, White and  Silver
but here is my try at putting the 2 challenges together

just to show the card a bit open ...front paper is front Echo Park
the pink back is just a foil I had that it would give me that pink look.
Now this challenge from Tuesday Sketch got me to thinking and
well here are a couple of the cards I made up

took me a while to get the golfer and the card shape together then I cut it out
with my Cameo
just added a few items to get that golf course feel ...
then this card the little girls on the card are a Micheal Recollection item
the paper flowers scraps I really wanted the feel of a vine of flowers growing on a lattice

the paper I found was not really lattice but it gave me the look any ways
What do you think ?
Please stop by these two challenges and give them a try .
Have a great week.