Saturday, January 31, 2009

MFTSC66 Dirty Card!

I finally was in the mood to make a card! This is therapy for me....and I don't have to leave the house to get it!

Here is my card for this weeks MFTsc. I just got this set from My Favorite Things! This is as close as I will get to having a maid! LOL!

Stamps: Maid For You
Paper: mellow moss, white, close to cocoa, Basic Grey DP.
Ink: Black
Accessories: circle punches, corner round punch, CB embossing folder, breads, ribbon, dimenionals


Friday, January 30, 2009

Not a Good Week

This was not a good week for my husband and I. Tuesday night we got a call the pig barn where he works burnt to the gound leaving 19 people out of work. What is even worse(and something we are all having a hard time dealing with) is the loss of over 14,000 purebread mommys and babies!! What a terrible way to die! Even though I have been assured the smoke got them first I still cry thinking about them.

I have not felt like working on any cards since......even got all my new stuff from SU and just can't sit to make anything. Guess I just have to give myself time to process what has happened.


Tuesday, January 27, 2009

TLC205 Thanks!

Here is my card for TLC205. I cased this card from a good friend and SU demonstrator LaurieF. She makes amazing cards!!! Here is the link to hers

This paper fold flower was fun to do, but not something you would want to put in the mail! I made a few changes with my flower. I made my folds 1/4 inch. instead of 1/2 inch.

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: MFTS Essential Sentiments
Paper: Summer picnic dp, riding hood red, white, old olive
Ink: black
Accessories: CB embossing folder, CB leaf die, ruler, bone folder, brads, ribbon, paper piercer, diamond glaze


Monday, January 26, 2009

Thoughts of You

Here is another Magnolia stamp. This is Alva. She is supposed to be a Christmas elf but I thought why not make her a spring elf? I simply covered the Christmas flower she was holding with a prima mini flower!

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Alva, MFTS Essential Sentiments, Dots and Daisies BG.
Paper: white, lavender lace
Ink: black, lavender lace
Accessories: spellbinder die, mini prima flower, MS border punch, mini rhinestones, rhinestone brad, dimenionals black pen, white gel pen, prisma markers


Card Box

Hello again!This is made from a new template(all Boxed Up) I got from Papertreyink. The idea for the box came from the designer,Lauren Meader.

Thanks once again for looking!

Stamps: Season of Friendship
Paper: black, rose red, white, med grey, dp
Ink: black, rose red, mellow moss
Accessories: template- All Boxed Up, printer, Spellbinder dies, sticky tape, dimenionals, rhinestones, flower punch, ribbon, round corner punch, round tab punch, scalloped border punch Techniques: working with templates


Mojo Monday 71

Here is my card for Mojo Monday. I am in love with this dp from K&Company. It has all my favorite colors in it!

Notice I didn''t use and cb folders or Spellbinder dies!!! Can't believe I did that! LOL!

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Happier Because of You
Paper: mellow moss, ivory, riding hood red, K&Company dp.
Ink: black, mellow moss, real red, rose red, so saffron, mellow moss
Accessories: ribbon, aqua pen, dimenionals


Friday, January 23, 2009

Birthday Wishes from Edwin!

Here is Edwin wishing someone a Happy Birthday. I think he is sooo cute!!I was thinking circles and squares when I started making this as you can see! LOL!Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Edwin
Paper: ivory, med grey, Amy Butler dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: CB dies, MS border punch, brads, stickles, prisma markers, dimenionals


All Occasion Circle Set

Here is a new set which is available at The Cutting Cafe. I love this set! Lots of possibilities!!Thanks for looking!

Stamps: printable image set- All Occasion- The Cutting Cafe
Paper: kiwi kiss,med grey, Amy Butler dp
Ink: black printer ink
Accessories: circle punches, Spellbinder dies, ribbon, brad, fiskars curve ruler, dimenionals


Thursday, January 22, 2009

MFTSC65, Best Friends

Here is my card for MFTS65. I am still not sure about the colors I just happened after I colored the chickens!!Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Chicken- GinaK, Essential Sentiments- MFT
Paper: bordering blue, lavender lace, white, dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: CB embossing folder, corner round punch,ribbon, charm, dimenionals, prisma markers, white gel pen


Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Valentine Medallion Cards for my Grandchildren!

I love making these medallion cards, they are very addictive LOL!I made these for my two grandchildren.
Thanks for looking!

Stamps: My Favorite Things
Paper: real red, white, pretty in pink, dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: ribbon, SU scalloped border punch, prisma markers, dimensionals, white gel pen, paper piercer,
Techniques: medallion


Border Punch Madness!!!!

I love my border punches!!!!! Seems every time I go to the city I bring another one home!!Today I used a stamp set from Little Paper Shop, called Topiary.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Topiary
Paper: pretty in pink, white, Basic Grey dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: prisma markers, MS border punches(2), SU scalloped border punch, scor-pal, ribbon, white gel pen, paper piercer, mini rhinestones, diamond glaze, large oval punch, dimenionals


Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Cupcake Box

Here is a cupcake box which will be available soon at The Cutting Cafe. The cupcake on the back of the box is from the set "All About Cupcakes"I have no cupcakes baked but you would place it in the hole in the box. What a great gift!!!!!

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: printable stamps- All About Cupcakes
Paper: pretty in pink, white, Basic Grey dp.
Ink: printer black
Accessories: Spellbinder dies, heart punch, sticky tape, dimenionals, ribbon, liquid applique, chunky glitter, prima flowers, pearl brad, gold cord
Techniques: faux embossing


Monday, January 19, 2009

Mojo70, Live

Well it is Mojo Monday again! The weeks go by too fast.Here is my card for Mojo70.Some will say this is a weird color combo but it just sort of happened! LOL!

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Garden Whimsy, sentiment from Little Paper Shop
Paper: more mustard, sage shadow, white, K&Company dp.
Ink: more mustard
Accessories: SU markers, Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, ribbon, dimenionals,


It's a Yeehaw Birthday!

Cowboy Riley is ready to celebrate some little boy's birthday.....or.....maybe even a big boy's! LOL!

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Cowboy Riley
Paper: night of navy, ivory, white, red, Costco dp
Ink: black
Accessories: photo corner punch, Spellbinder dies, CB star die, Star brads, dimenionals


Sunday, January 18, 2009

Scalloped Medallion Card

Here is a scalloped medallion card. We learned how to make this from our SU rep, Laurie. She is amazing! This card is 4.5x4.5. It is loads of fun to make and a good way to get use out of the smallerstamps we all have!

Stamps: Garden Silhouettes, essential scentiments- MFTS
Paper: kraft, white, K&Company dp., pacific point
Ink: creamy caramel
Accessories: ribbon, SU scalloped border punch, paper piercer, dimensionals,


Friday, January 16, 2009

Winter Wishes!

Hi Everyone! TGIF!!!!! Finally the end of a work week and now I can play!!!! I made this card using a free digital image from Paper Craft Junkies. I like this because it could be sent anytime of the winter! I think the little bear is so cute!
Stamps: digital image from Paper Craft Junkies,
Paper: brocade blue, white
Ink: black
Accessories: SU scalloped punch, CB embossing folder, Spellbinder dies, snowflake brads, MS snowflake punch, stickles, prisma markers, dimenionals

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Mojo 69.

Here is my first card for Mojo Monday 69 sketch challenge. I love my magnolia staps!!! Tilda reminds me of my Gradaughter Avery!

Stamps: Magnolia Tilda
Paper: rose red, always artichoke, white, Prima Dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, rhinestone flowers, silver brads, stickles, prisma markers, MS embossing border punch, dimentionals


Sunday, January 11, 2009

An Award

I recieved this award from Shirley today. What a great surprise! Here is the story behind this award-
This award is given to a blog that invests and believes in PROXIMITY - nearness in space, time and relationships! These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind of bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in prizes or self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers!"

There are so many blogs I could give this to. I have decided to give it to some close personal friends of mine! I met these ladies when I joined the Stampin up card class in Wynyard a couple years ago. We always have great fun together!

I hope everyone has had a great day today!


Male Birthday Card

I always have a hard time coming up with ideas for male cards. It is hard to hold back on the foo foo stuff! (my words for ribbon and flowers! LOL!)Anyway here is one I did today.
In the close up you can see the layers.

Stamps: So Many Scallops
Paper: brocade blue, kiwi kiss, Amy Butler dp., white
Ink: black, brocade blue
Accessories: sizzlits Scribbles and swirls die, SU scalloped punch, spellbinder dies, MS embossing border punch, ticket corner punch, dimenionals, brads, circle punch


Friday, January 9, 2009

Hey Cupcake!

Here is a new printable stamped images set from The Cutting Cafe. The set is called "All about Cupcakes" You can purchase this set and more here.

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: All About Cupcakes( Printable stamped images)
Paper: pink, white, K&Company dp., riding hood red, white
Ink: black
Accessories: ribbon, MS border punches, SU border punch, CB embossing folder, Spellbinder dies, CB dies, prisma markers, stickles, dimenionals


Tilda Hugs & Kisses

Here is another Tilda card. I just love these images!!This could work for a Birthday or Valentines Day.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Tilda, sentiment from MFTS
Paper: riding hood red, white, K&Company dp
Ink: black
Accessories: prisma markers, black gel pen, Spellbinder dies, stickles, silk flower, SU flower brad, silver mini brads, ribbon, dimenionals, CB embossing folder.


Thursday, January 8, 2009

MFTSC63 Just Because

Here is my card for My Favorite Things SC this week. I used my garden Flopsy for this one.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Gardner Flopsy , Essential Sentiments
Paper: certainly celery, pink, white, Basic grey dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: prima flower, giant brad, small brad for wheel, dimenionals, prisma markers, Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder


Wednesday, January 7, 2009

How Spring!

I got this set yesterday and had to play when I got home today! I am wishing for spring to come so bad that I made this card a spring one.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Season of Friendship, sentiment from MFT, enFrancais bg.
Paper: mellow moss, pretty in pink, white
Ink: chocolate chip, pretty in pink, mellow moss, certainly celery
Accessories: ticket corner punch, flower punch, ribbon, rhinestones, dimentionals, slit punch, brads


Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Tilda Happy Birthday

Here is my first card using my new Magnolia stamp Tilda. I have loved these stamps for years and finally have some!!!Thanks for looking!!!!!

Stamps: Tilda, sentiment from Li'l Peanut stamp set.
Paper: pretty in pink, white, K&Company dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: sewing machine, spellbinder dies, stickles, dimentionals, ribbon, prisma markers, white gel pen


Monday, January 5, 2009

Valentine Heart Bag

Here is a new cutting file which will be released soon from The Cutting Cafe.This is very easy to make and will make a great gift bag for that special someone!Thanks for looking!

Paper: K&Company dp.
Ink: regal rose
Accessories: large brads, SU scalloped border punch, MS border punch, corner round punch, dimenionals, rhinestones, lace, sticky tape

Here is a close-up of the layered heart with Rhinestones.


Sunday, January 4, 2009

Welcome to Squigglefly's First Blog Hop!

It is very exciting to be doing the first Blog Hop with my fellow designers. It is a chance for all of you to play with us and win some great blog candy from each designer and 2 free images from Squigglefly!

Here are the rules-
1-make a comment on my post here and then go back to your blog and create a post telling about The Squigglefly Blog hop. Once that is done you jump from my blog to Rhonda's here. Keep blog hopping until you get to the last blog which is Squigglefly

If you did not start at the beginning then hop on over to Anita's blog and go from there.

Now make sure you comment on each of our blogs because we all have Blog Candy!!!!

This Blog Hop will run from today April 1 to April 5th. The draws will be made the evening of the 5th.

Have fun and enjoy the beautiful cards made with Squigglefly's digital images!!!!!

Hugs and Kitties

Here is my first card for you. I used the digital image called Heart Tailed Cats. I think these two are in love!!!!

What I used-

Paper- Su taken with teal, white, K&Company Dp.

Accesories- MS oak leaf punch, word window punch, dew drops, dimenionals, muffin cup(accross the bottom of the card), heart punch, Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder and ribbon, prisma markers.

Sending You Love

Here is my second card. The image is called Mail Box Bird I fell in love with this image because it reminded me of having to walk to our mail box at the corner. The mail box looked just like this one.

What I used-

Paper- SU ballet blue, white

Accesories- circle punches, Fiskars curved ruler( for the side of the card), Felt flower border, brads, mini prima flowers, prisma markers

Saturday, January 3, 2009

4x4 Love

I made this card using the largest Square die in the Large set. I came out to be 4x4 inches. These make cute little cards for Valentines day! Thanks for looking!
Stamps: For a Friend, en Francais,
Paper: almost amethyst, white
Ink: black
Accessories: spellbinder dies, ribbon, rhinestones, stickles, dimenionals, prisma markers

Friday, January 2, 2009

Valentine Love

Here is the latest release from The Cutting Cafe. It is one printable image from Valentines 2 set.You can purchase this set and more here

Stamps: Valentine set 2 printable stamped images
Paper: white, real red
Ink: printer ink
Accessories: CB embossing folder, ribbon, stickles, MS border punch, dimenionals, distressing tool.