Monday, November 30, 2009

Squigglefly Challenge #30

Good morning all! This is our last challenge for the year. We are taking December off in order to spend time getting things ready for Christmas and spending time with family and friends. We will be back in the new year with lots of fun challenges and a new group of designers!

This challenge comes to us from Rhonda. She has challenges the design team to make a Christmas card and include at least one candy cane. Well what a Time I hade finding a candy cane to use on my card!!!!! Who would have thought a candy cane embellishment would be hard to find at this time of year!!!!!! After allot of looking I finally found some in the foam craft section of Michaels!!!

Here is my card-

DSCF0141Here is what I used to make this card-

  • Sentiment- SU Fancy Flexible Phrases
  • Squigglefly digital image-Sara in Love
  • Paper- SU real red, white, K&Company Dp.
  • CB embossing folder, circle punch, brads, dimenionals, “Holly Soft”, Prisma markers, foam candy cane, paper distressed.

Now head on over the Squigglefly Blog to see what the other designers have done with this challenge.

Thanks everyone who have joined us in the challenges this year! Have a wonderful safe Holiday season!


Saturday, November 28, 2009

Freebie From Inger

Here is another freebie from Inger. This little girl is so sweet! You have to go to her site……it is beautiful!!  She is so talented!

DSCF0144For this card I combined the digital image with the evergreen tree from the SU stamp set “Lovely as a Tree”  I really like how it turned out.

Here is what I used to make my card -

  • Prisma markers, “Holly soft” for the snow, garden green ink pad, SU paper, MS border punch, MS snowflake punch, tacky glue, rhinestone brad.

Thanks for coming by!


Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Shy Bear Noel

Hi Everyone…..I just can’t seem to get enough of the Shy bears!  Here is another one called “Shy Bear Caroling Bear”  Is he not the cutest??

DSCF0140 Here is what I used to make this card-

  • Paper-SU real red black and white, Dp from Hobby Lobby
  • Dew drops, ribbon( I heated this with my heat gun to melt it a bit), stickles, Prisma markers, CB embossing folder, Spellbinder dies. dimenionals.

Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, November 23, 2009

Shy Bear Snowflake

Hi everyone!  Here is another new image from Squigglefly. This image is called Shy Bears Swinging on a Snowflake.

DSCF0135 What I used for my card-

  • MS border punch, SU border punch, Spellbinder dies, circle punch
  • ribbon, pink gel pen, Prisma markers, library clip, large pearl brad.
  • SU paper- chocolate chip, pale pink, sage shadow.

FYI!!  Squigglefly will now be doing weekly new releases!!!!!  That means you will not have to wait long to see the new images!!!!

Make sure you drop by The Squigglefly Blog to see all the great cards the designers have come up with!

Have a great day!


Squigglefly Challenge #29

Good morning! It is time for our weekly challenge. It is my turn this week and my challenge is to make a round Christmas card using non traditional colors.

Here is my card-


What I used to make my card-

  • Digital image Squigglefly Christmas with Oswalda
  • Sentiment- SU – Oval All
  • paper- pale pink, white satin
  • prisma markers, rhinestones, flowers, Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, stickles, oval punch, oval scalloped punch and ribbon.

Now it’s time for you to head over to the Squigglefly blog to see what the other design team members have come up with!


Thursday, November 19, 2009

A Boy & His Dog

Hi Everyone! I got the idea to do a scene when I got this new image called “Staying Warm”. It will be released on Saturday. I teamed it up with this cute dog called “Forgiven” I think they were meant to be together.

DSCF0110 Here is what I used-

  • Squigglefly digital images- “Staying Warm” and “Forgiven”
  • Paper- Night of navy, white
  • Prisma markers, CB embossing folder, Holly soft, white gel pen,SU scalloped border punch, dimenionals, fun flock.


Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Another Squigglefly Sneak Peak

Good morning!

Here is another new image that will be released this Saturday Over at Squigglefly.


I wanted to make this a simple card that could be massed produced easily. I am very happy with how it turned out!

Here is what I used-

  • White and old olive paper
  • Sentiment unknown
  • Paper piercer, prisma markers, white gel pen


Tuesday, November 17, 2009

New Images!!!!!!

New images are being released on the 21st at Squigglefly!!!!!  Holly sent out some of the new images to the team so we can give all of you sneak peaks!!!!!!  I only have time to make one today so here it is…….


This is the one of the new images called Snowflake Flourish.  Here is what I used to make my card-

  • MS snowflake punch, MS border punch, Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, Stickles, Dimenionals, round corner punch.
  • Sentiment- SU Warm Words
  • SU brocade blue, white satin paper

Go visit the other designers blogs ( list of designers is on the left) to see what they have for sneak peaks and make sure to go to the Squigglefly store on Saturday, November 21, to see all the new images!


A Little Something for Baby

I need to stock up on baby cards so here is one for a boy.

DSCF0100 Here is what I used to make my card-

  • Squigglefly digital image-Little Wagon
  • Sentiment-SU- Best Yet
  • Bashful blue, white, Basic Grey Dp.
  • Ribbon, Spellbinder dies, Prisma markers, slot punch, MS border punch, button brads.

Now back to my baking!


Shy Bear Christmas

Good morning!

I LOVE the Shy Bear collection from Squigglefly! These bears just melt my heart.

Here is a card made using Shy Bear-Nativity Bear

DSCF0098 Here is what I used to make this card-

  • Squigglefly digital image- Shy Bear- Nativity Bear
  • Sentiment computer generated
  • Spellbinder die , scalloped oval punch, silver self sticking brads, ribbon, Sizzix embossing folder, Prisma markers, silver pen and chalks.

Have a great day!


Monday, November 16, 2009

Oswalda Says….”Merry Christmas!”

Hi everyone!  Today is going great so far.  Got to sleep in and at this moment am baking buns for the weekend.  While they were rising I made this card.


What I used to make my card-

  • Squigglefly digital image-Christmas with Oswalda
  • Sentiment- SU Flexible Phrases
  • SU red and white paper
  • Prisma markers
  • circle punch
  • stickles.
  • CB embossing folder
  • white gel pen

Thanks for dropping by and have a great afternoon!


Squigglefly Challenge #28

Good morning everyone! Here we are….the middle of November already! The next thing you know it will be Christmas!!!!

It is time for another challenge. This week is Rhonda’s turn. She would like us to make a “Thank YOU” card.

Here is my card-

DSCF0092 What I used to make my card-

Digital image – Squigglefly-Button Flowers

Stamp- SU Flexible Phrases

Paper- pale pink, white,certainly celery, SU Dp.

Accessories- Sissix embossing folder, Big Shot embossing plate, corner round punch, button, white cotton, Prisma markers, ribbon, dimenionals, MS border punch and corner punch set.

Thanks for dropping in. If you would like to see what all the other designers have made please head over to the Squigglefly Blog.


Sunday, November 15, 2009

Design Team Call at Squigglefly

Have you ever wanted to be on a design team?? Well here is your chance!
You could have the chance to work with amazing digital images.
Go here to read all the details.


Thursday, November 12, 2009

Distressed Christmas

Hello everyone!  I had to work today so am just getting this card posted.

I decided to make this a shabby looking card Christmas card after I found a bunch of strips that I cut last year at this time.  I glued them together on card stock and then used the top note die to cut out the background.  This is a good way to get rid of small scraps of paper!


What I used to make my card-

Digital image from Squigglefly called-Mr. Snowman

Paper-SU white, purely pomegranate, soft sky, assorted Christmas paper Dp.

Accessories- SU scalloped circle punch, circle punch, EK border punch, SU top note die, Prisma markers, Holly soft, dimenionals, white gel pen, distressing tool

Thanks for stopping in!


Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Gift Card Holder


DSCF0087  Here is a gift card holder I made today.  I started out playing with my Martha Stewart border punch set and this is what I came up with.










What I used to make this-


Squigglefly Digital Image-Starry Night Sara

SU Sentiment- Best Yet

Paper- SU white, burmuda Bay, K&Company Dp.,

Accessories- MS Border punch set, Holly soft, Prisma markers, gel pen, chalks, corner round punch, MS snowflake punch, slit punch, tacky glue, dimenionals.


Gifts for my Brother

Yesterday my brother called to ask me to make something for the 2 girls who are his Physio Therapists.  They have been working with him for several months now getting his leg and ankle he broke back in April working again.  It has been a long and painful road for him and they have been a big support.

I put together some all occasion cards and made these gift bags and Thank you note cards for him.


What I used-

Stamps- SU Oval All

Paper- SU pink, white, SU dp, brown lunch bags

Accessories- MS border punch, Sizzix embossing flower die, Sizzix leaf die, jumbo brads, pearls, oval punch, oval scalloped punch, dimenionals, paper piercer and ribbon.

Hope you are all having a great day!


Monday, November 9, 2009

Pink Cat Studio Christmas Digi

Hello everyone!

For those fans of Pink Cat Studio they now have digi stamps!!!  They are so cute!!!!!

Here is my card

DSCF0084Here is what I used to make my card-

Digital image from Pink Cat Studio

Sentiment- SU Best Yet

Paper- rose red, white,pale pink, garden green, K&Company Dp.

Accessories-Sizzix embossing folder, Spellbinder dies, ribbon, gel eyelets, oval punch, Prisma markers, dimenionals

Thanks for dropping by and have a great day!


Squigglefly Challenge #27

Hi Everyone! It is my challenge this week over at the Squigglefly Blog! My challenge is to make any kind of card using this sketch

SFC# 27

Here is my card-


What I used to make my card-

Sentiment-SU Fancy Flexible Phrases

Digital image- Shy Bear- Slippery Sled Bear

Paper- SU white, real red, turquoise

Accessories- Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folders, Prisma markers, rhinestones, dressmakers wheel, MS snowflake punch, circle pinch, dimenionals.

Thanks for dropping in, now head on over to the Squigglefly blog to see what the other design team members have come up with.


Sunday, November 8, 2009

Another Easel Card

Easel cards seem to be the popular thing to make according to alot of blogs I have been visiting.  They are so cute to make and can be made any size you want.

My card is 4 inches square.

DSCF0081 Here is what I used to make this card-

Squigglefly digital image-Mr. Snowman

Sentiment- SU Button Bear

Paper- real red, Ivory, certainly celery, K&Company Dp.

Accessories- Spellbinder dies, Sizzix lattice die, MS snowflake punch, Prisma markers,liquid appliqué, stickles, dimenionals, oval punch, scalloped oval punch.

Have a great evening everyone!!!!!


Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Happy Holidays!!!!!

Hello everyone!  Had a busy day today…….got new dish installed for the TV.  Then drove an hour north for my Dentist appointment.  Then came home made supper and a card…….in that order!

I used my new image from Squigglefly called “Catching Snow

DSCF0076 What I used to make my card-

Digital Sentiment- Whimseydoodles

Paper- white, bordering blue and Dp.

Accessories- Slice machine with Fa la la design card, CB embossing folder, rhinestone, dew drops, Prisma markers, dress makers wheel, SU Sizzix Lattice, dimenionals.

Thanks for dropping in!


Monday, November 2, 2009

Hannah and Chloe in Their New Bed.

We started out with 2 baskets for Hannah and Chloe but then they started sleeping together. They barely fit in the one basket so I bought them a dog bed! Now they are haDSCF0065kimr


Shy Bear Best Wishes

Last card for the day………I think…………hmmmm………LOL! Like I said before I love these Shy Bears. This one is hiding behind a candle holder.

DSCF0074-kimr Here is what I used to make my card

Sentiment- SU “Oval All”

Paper-SU real red, white and My Minds Eye Dp.

Accessories- ribbon, Prisma Markers, stickles, SU scalloped border punch, Oval punch, Scalloped oval punch, dimenionals, and gel pens.


Shy Bear Merry Christmas!

Here is another new image available at Squigglefly. I am so in love with the Shy Bears!!!! These three got up way before Mamma and Papa bear did to get a sneak peak under the tree.


Here is what I used to make my card-

Sentiment- SU Best Yet

Paper- SU handsome hunter, white, K&Company DP.

Accessories- rhinestones, gel pens, Prisma markers, dimenionals, stickles.

Thanks for stopping by!


Squigglefly Challenge# 26

Good morning. It is our 26th challenge.....can you believe that!! Seems like yesterday that we started doing these challenges. This weeks challenge comes from Rhonda. She has challenges the team to make a card using blue, silver or grey and use any kind of hanging embellishment.

Here is my card-

Here is what I used to make my card-

Paper- brocade blue, white and light grey.

Accessories- Holly soft, MS border punch, CB embossing folder, gold gel pen, ribbon, snowflake charm, glue dots dimenionals, Prisma markers, tacky glue.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

New Images are Here!!!!!

I am so excited!!!! The new images are up on! They are all so nice I had a hard time picking.......I want them all!!!!!

My first card is Shy Bear- Holly Jolly Bear.

My card is 4 1/2x 4 1/2. I have Vicki to thank for the instructions for this card. You can find it here. Just scroll down till you come to the snowflake card. It is just below it. Thank you Vicki!!

What I used to make my card-

Sentiment- SU Warm Words

Paper- SU real red , white, handsome hunter and K&Company Dp.

Accessories- Spellbinder dies, ribbon, stickles, Prisma markers, gel pens, SU flower brad, silk flower, oval punch, scalloped oval punch, rhinestones, dimenionals.

Here is my second card. I used the image called Marching Snowman.

Here is what I used to make my card-

Sentiment- SU Fancy Flexible Phrases.

Paper- Tempting turquoise, real red, white, My Minds Eye DP.

Accessories- Ticket corner punch, chunky glitter, circle punch, buttons, silver cord, glue dots, MS border punch, Prisma markers, dimenionals.

Well there you go. Make sure you go to the Squigglefly store to see many more new images!