Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Some more cards

Well today was able to spend a bit of time with my SIL Barb
and we like the challenge that SIL Nina had posted ... I just had to give a try and Barb join into
This week's sketch is provided by Nina
love the layout
so here is my card
this next card was made for my daughter and her husband
I did the card for their anniversary they were married in December so I thought the
poinsettia would be ok and the little hearts all hanging made me think of Christmas ornaments .
In my challenge card the paper used from Penny Black Gentle Whisper
butterflies from my stash
and the sentiment Bo Bunny.
Have a great week and make sure you stop by
Nina and Barb
they have some awesome cards to share
and even stop by and give the challenge a try.

Friday, November 27, 2015

CAS(E) this sketch

wow this week has been awesome all these card challenges
and here is another card challenge
so here it is
I used Evergreen Trio to cut the trees out of the white cardstock
then cut out the green trees and stuck them into the white card stock.
make sure you stop the challenge and give it a try.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Work It Wednesday

Another challenge tonight ...missing my SIL's but I gave it a try
Now on to this month’s challenge! Our challenge will be to make a holiday card! We’d love to see what you’re planning to send out this year
Once you’re done creating, share your project
Work it Wednesday November 2015
ok my project ...this is one of the cards I am making  for Christmas Cards
thought they would be neat cause I will put a small hole in one of the points so it can hang..
starting to open
open all the way
the back
Paper used was Bo Bunny  Silver and Gold theme.
Make sure you stop by the challenge and give it a try .
Have a great Friday...
the back

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Simon and Family time

Another challenge tonight ...look at me go
and fun with my SIL's
ok this challenge is
Anything Goes
so here is my Anything Goes ..
paper is Simple Stories..
I tried putting some twine on my card
Make sure you stop by Barb and Nina
it was awesome to spend the time with them ...


Ok got a chance to do the
ok here it is my card 
sorry for the poor picture I tried to use the sunshine to take the picture
but has you can see it didn't work.
I used my Cameo to do the stitching around the paper....
the paper I used was Penny Black
the sentiment a Recollection stamp
the snowman Inkadinkado
well make sure you stop by the challenge and give it a whirl.

Stitching- Family Challenge

OK a family challenge much fun....
sewing or stitches something that makes you think it is sewn...
I have to fix my granddaughters jacket today ...a new zipper needed.
So I know black but hey it was the old zipper so I thought why not
I sewed the zippers on to the card
then sewed the paper on I fuss cut the flowers and the mannequin
and popped them up and also the wording.
The sentiment is Taylor Expressions
the paper is Harmonie
Now here is Samantha card for the challenge
this is so cute this card it Sam!
it was a fun challenge make sure you stop Barb and Nina

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Sunday Stamp

Another challenge ...
Challenge Guidelines
  • Feel free to use any brand of product you have. 
  • Please Link up a new project created for this challenge (no back links). 
  • Enter as many times as you'd like.
  • Please provide a link to us or use the graphic above in your post. 
  • Have Fun!!!
The challenge will end on Friday Dec. 4th @ 6pm EST. 
so here is my card for the challenge..
Graphic 45 is the paper used then I used my Stitched Holly by Memory Box
and it was awesome to spend the time with my SIL's doing this challenge ...
so make sure you stop and visit them
Barb and Nina

Windy and snowy...ugh

Merry Monday #181 {Blue, White with Texture!}
So here is my card for the challenge
the paper used is Bo Bunny I added blue snow flakes
and the sentiment is Stampin Up
make sure you stop by this challenge there are some beautiful cards
Have a great week!!!

Friday, November 20, 2015

Company is coming

Our "Toppings" option this time around is to use...

                                                              "Vellum or Acetate"

        somewhere on your card and or project.

                            Just remember to keep it a Birthday Theme!
so here is my card
here it is
now what I did was emboss the paper I colored  the embossing folder
then paper in and this is what I got ...then I embossed the acetate with the same embossing folder (with no color). Then put the acetate on top of my colored paper ...
here is a close up to show you what I mean ...
I then using embossing powder I did the Happy Birthday
now the product I am using is Heat Resistant Acetate
you can stamp & heat emboss use embossing folders and die cuts with no worries of
no wiggles warping.
Make sure you stop and give the challenge a try.
Make sure you check out the beautiful cards.

Thursday, November 19, 2015


Another challenge
This week the challenge is…


After all, it’s beginning to look a lot like CHRISTMAS! Everywhere we go… (oh, just enjoy it! *wink* *wink*)
the stamp used was Stamps Happen
Carolyn Shores Wright
I stamped it and tried water coloring him I actually stamped the moon and stars on the blue
background and then fuss cut the branches and chickadee out and layered it
it is hard to tell but the blue paper has embossed snowflakes on it
(need to learn how to take better pictures)hehehe
Make sure you stop by Simons challenge it is a fun one and there are some
beautiful cards.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


WOW the sun is shining
and I am getting some time to do a challenge
thought this was a neat challenge to try
so here is my try at the layout
the paper is from Bo bunny to Authentique
the back paper Recollection
I tried my hand at water coloring the little girl
 Nellie Snellen
Make sure you stop by the challenge and give it a try.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Time for a Card....

Well I was able to get some time with my SIL Barb
and do a challenge together it was nice been awhile the challenge picked was
Friday Mashup
FM234 Baby it's Cold Outside!
                                                          This week's Mashup Challenge:
  • Create a project using the colors Mint, Pool, White and Slate
  • Create a project with a Winter theme .
  • or Mash it Up! and create a project using the a Winter theme and the Colors above.
 this is my try at the colors plus winter scene
 the pool blue
the mint in the trees
slate background to the trees
and white for the snowflakes the snow and of course the Snowman.
papers used color papers ...Micheals recollection paper
the birch tree paper Keepin Cozy by Echo Park
the snow man  Taylored  Expression
the sentiment I just had for years .
Make sure to stop by Barb's I know she will be posting her card.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Congrats to Alex & Brian

I have been busy but I did get in a couple cards this last few days ...
Congrats to Alex and Brian ..on their engagement...
Brian surprise Alex he had it all set up and she did not even have an idea ...
thought I would give a Halloween card a try..
this idea is from the Silhouette Store
3 -D idea.
just had to give this card a try...
Pinterest is where I saw it ...
so below is the finished product
paper used Authentique -Everlasting

Saturday, August 22, 2015

4 Cards

Well some thing new a flamingo die cut
and having fun with it..
a card for dear friend...
And yes some Thank You cards
for my Bare's Heli Fun Fly on the long weekend in September
we have so many to Thank... for helping
for donations

for supporting Bare
thanks for checking out my cards
have a great weekend .

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

it's raining ...hurray

It's raining ...It's raining
We needed the rain so bad here ...awesome
well I tried a challenge today
Less is More
Colour 235

So the start of a new month means it's Colour week
and we've chosen Berry Shades
so here my attempt
the colors are used were
Elderberry by Memento
Rich Razzleberry & Raspberry Ripple by Stampin Up
I used Memory Box stencil Delphinium
the butterflies are Little B
the sentiment Stampin Up
Well have a great day ...make sure to stop by Less is More
and check out Barb and Nina's Cards

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

I got a challenge done ...HURRAY

Ok a challenge done on the actual challenge day ...I must be dreaming ..
so here is my try at this layout ...
I fuss cut a couple flowers  then popped them up on the card
the paper used is Carta Bella - Beautiful Moments series
I used both sides of the paper to make the card
Black Recollection for back
the sentiment is Adornit Paintables
so I used my watercolors
Make sure you stop the challenge and give it a try.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hot , Hot , Hot hot

                                                      ok I know it has been awhile
but I have been working on cards and baking in the sun...
so here is one box card I was doing
Authentique -Abiding
from their collection : Everlasting
just love the paper and had to try and do a box card with it ..
the cutout die flowers are Memory Box
the paper flowers my daughter cut out 
sorry my picture is not the greatest
Next I tried a Never Ending Card
last page then back to the beginning..
papers used Micheal's Recollection
and Kaiser and random flowers and cut outs .
Have a great day.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Box Cards and challenge

 Wow been awhile since I was blogging any thing ...
well I have been busy and I was making cards but first my challenge I did get done for this week was the Tuesday Morning Sketches #304

so here is my take on the layout ....
and Happy belated Birthday to Patti
I popped the present
the paper used is Bo Bunny - Surprise
 so here are some pictures of the box cards I have been making
the last box card is the one in the top left corner the gymnastic card ..
made special for our grand daughter .
Well of to clean my messy craft room .
Have a great weekend !