Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Sassycheryls Challenge #40 and our Sassy Blog Hop!!!!!

Good morning everyone!  It is a busy week over at the Sassycheryl’s Challenge Blog!!!  Not only is it our 40th challenge, but we are also having a blog hop!

This is our first blog hop at Sassy Cheryl’s  and there is a chance to win a FREE Sassy Cheryl digi!
If you arrived here from Jodi Ann’s you are in the right place! If not, you might want to start at the Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge blog, where all the details are given, along with the entire list of designer’s links. If for any reason any links are broken or you get lost along the way, simply return there to find the link to the next stop.
Each Sassy Gal will select one person from those that commented on her blog. That means there is one winner for each post in the hop!
The Hop will run from 5am Eastern Nov 30 until 5pm Eastern Dec 6. The winners will be announced on the Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge blog on Dec 7.

Here is the next giveaway from Sassycheryls!

Our theme this week is “Thinking of Love

Here is my card-


What I used to make my card-
  • Sassycheryls digital image- Loves Healing Hands Girl
  • SU paper, almost amethyst, white, SU dp.
  • Copic markers, ribbon, pearls, circle punches, dimensionals.
Now it’s time to hop over to Tracy’s blog to see her creation.
Remember to leave a comment on each blog in order to have a chance to win a free digi image.
I am also offering a free Sassycheryl digital image.  So have fun and off you go!!!!!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Winter Wonderland???

This is the view outside my back door.

Holly, this is for you!



Squigglefly Challenge #77

Good morning! 
Welcome to a new challenge at the Squigglefly Blog!
I am sure everyone now is thinking Christmas and Shopping…..I know I am.  With being sick for the past month, the only thing I have done so far is make my list, but that’s a start right?? LOL!
My challenge this week is to make a Christmas tag using non traditional colors
Here is what I made-

What I used to make this tag-
  • Squigglefly digital image- Penguins Christmas Kiss
  • SU paper- white, Kraft, DCWV dp.
  • stickles, jumbo eyelet, ribbon, silver cord, MS flower punch, circle punches, ric rack, red mini brads, CB snowflake die, pearls, top note die, white folk art paint for edges of kraft paper and copic markers.
Now head over to the Squigglefly Blog to see more tag creations!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Sassycheryls Color Me Challenge #3

Hi everyone.

Well my day was spent sleeping, a bit of coloring……….more sleeping……..

I got my pictures taken of a few cards that have been in the wing waiting.

The card I am going to show you here is for the Color Me Challenge at the Sassycheryls Blog.  Just pick one of her new images (or both) at a discount price and color it up and post a link to her Blog. That’s all there is to it!

Here is my card-


What I used to make this card-

  • Sassycheryls Digital Image- Play it Again Sam Snowman
  • SU paper- white, real red, Me and My Big Ideas Dp., red felt
  • Copic markers, red cord, large scalloped die namics die, red glitter pearls.

Now if you too would like to take this challenge, just go to Sassycheryls Blog to get your instructions.

Thanks for stopping by


It’s Show Me Thursday #3

It is show me Thursday over at Sassycheryls Blog. A couple weeks ago Cheryl started this cool idea to see what is on your desk.  Just snap a picture and link it to her blog.  There are PRIZES to be won!!!!

This is late, but better late than never right?


I have 3 projects going on here.  Come back next week and you will be able to see them close up!

Bye for now,


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Sassycheryls Challenge #39

Hi everyone!  It’s challenge day here at the Sassycheryls Challenge Blog.  Our challenge this week is to make a “thankful” card.

Here is what I made-


Now don’t these 2 look grateful for one another?  I just love this new image from Cheryl.  The image is called  Snowmen in Love.
Here is what I used to make this card-
  • SU paper white, night of navy.
  • Copic markers, top note die, cloud die namics, CB embossing folder, lots of mini pearls, paper piercer, needle and thread.
Thanks for stopping by…….not jump over to the Sassycheryls Challenge Blog to see what the rest of the team have come up with.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Squigglefly Challenge #76

Good morning everyone and welcome to our challenge day at the Squigglefly Blog!

This week Maria has challenged the team to make a “Thank You” card.


What I used to make this card-
  • Squigglefly digital image- Flower set
  • SU paper white, bashful blue and SU dp.
  • Copic markers, paper piercer, needle and thread, dimensionals, lace flower.
Now head on over to the Squigglefly blog to see what the rest of the team have made.
Bye for now!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

For All my Southern Friends………

who think they are missing something because they don’t get snow!!!!!

This is out third blizzard since mid October.  The one today dumped 2 feet of snow in our yard!!  My husband just went out to start the snow blower to get us dug out!!

Have I told you lately how much I hate winter?????…………………..well we won’t go there!

Enjoy my friends!








Sassycheryls Show Me Thursday

Yes It is time to show you what I’m working on.  I took this picture at 4am this morning.  I even had a helper!!!!  Chloe thought I could use the company, my other fur baby was sleeping with his Daddy!



I have had a few people who have tried to zoom in on my craft room on the rt. side of the screen so here is the large view.  The room is only 10x11 but it works for me.



Have a great day everyone!  I think I.m going to go have a nap!


A Squigglefly Sneak Peek……

Good morning!

Well here I go again…..been awake since 3am coughing!!!  I thought I was finally over the cold after being sick for a week but it came back on Monday!!!!  The bugs seem to be getting stronger!!!

Anyway I made good use of the time……I made this sneak peek of a new image being released this Saturday at Squigglefly.com.

The image is called Winter Landing by Brian Lock.


I wanted to try the new technique on Split Coast using an acrylic block for the background.  Now it called for dye ink which I have none of so I used my SU pigment ink and I think it looks ok.

Thanks for stopping by!


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Sassycheryls Color Me Challenge #2

This card is made for the weekly color me challenge on the Sassycheryls Blog this week.  I used her new image called"Cappuccino Anyone Snowman" image which is available this week.

Here is my card-


What I used to make this card-

  • SU paper creamy caramel, always artichoke, DP
  • Copic markers, liquid appliqué, CB embossing folder, EK border punch, Slice machine for the holly leaves, the berries are faux brads.

This image and one other will be available to you for 2.oo till the end of the challenge so get your image and enter your card!

Come back Friday and I will have a sneak peek for you from Squigglefly!  There will be a huge release this weekend and some surprises I am told!

Thanks for stopping in!


Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Jumping Jack Santa

Here is a another wonderful Santa by Cheryl Alger at Sassycheryls.  When it comes to Santas or snowmen, no one draws it better than Cheryl Alger at Sassycheryls.com.
Here is my card-
What I used to make this card-
  • SU white paper and garden green, My Minds Eye Dp.
  • ribbon, stickles, Copic markers, clear dew drops, Christmas bling( I don’t know what to call it! LOL), corner punch, dimensionals, glue dots.
Head over to Sassycheryls.com to see  this image and so much more!!!!
Thanks for dropping in!

Sassycheryls Challenge #38

Good morning everyone!  Hope your week has started off good!
Today's challenge at Sassycheryls  is “Countdown to Christmas”.

Here is my card-


Here is a side view-


I used the new image called  Snowmen in love
  • DP is by DCWV.
  • Plastic shaker from SU, used nestabilities for the hole and the scalloped frame, white paper doily, ribbon, dew drops, Copic markers, MS  tinsel glitter and CB embossing folder.
Now head over to Sassycheryls Challenge Blog to see what the rest of my Sassy Sisters have made.
Please join us with this challenge! in addition to our regular $5 gift certificate, Cheryl is offering some

of her darling licensed ceramic pieces as special gifts over the next several weeks.

Here's a pic of the first one that will go to a lucky participant.

Thanks for dropping by!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Squigglefly Challenge #75

Good morning everyone.  Can you believe it?……75 challenges!!!!  Seems like yesterday we started this.  I guess the old saying is true……..”time goes fast when you are having fun!”
This week is my challenge.  I have asked the team to make a card using only a Squigglefly sentiment.

Here is my card-


Here is a side view-


I saw a card like this in one of my card magazines and bookmarked it.  As usual I forgot all about it till my friend, Cindy made one.  You can see her card here.
What I used to make this card-
  • Squigglefly Digital Sentiment
  • SU vanilla,  Hobby Lobby Christmas DP.
  • Slice Fa La La card, MS border punch, dimensionals, crochet cotton, button, SU ribbon
Now head over to the Squigglefly Blog to check out whet the rest of my team have created.  Join us and you could win this great prize!


Thanks for stopping in and have a great week!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Sassycheryls Show Me Thursday

Hi Everyone!  Well leave it to me to be a day late!!! Anyway Cheryl wants to start something new..She wants to see what you are working on at your work station!  She is calling it “Show Me Thursday”.  Just take a picture…..don’t worry about the clutter…..and link it to Sassycherlys Blog. You could win a free image!

Here is my work station.  Don’t let the neatness fool you…..I haven’t had time to do much this week because of work.  Normally it is pretty bad!



Christmas Ornament

Good morning everyone!

We are digging our from our second blizzard of the season.  I am hoping this is NOT what the rest of winter is going to be like!!!

I made this card a few days ago but never got a chance to post it.


This is a digital image from Fred She said.

  • SU paper- white,  DCWV designer paper
  • MS wide border punch, ribbon, gold cord, Copic markers gold felt pen and dimensionals.

Thanks for stopping in!  Have a great weekend!


Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Sassycheryls Challenge #37

Good morning all!  Here it is…..another week and a new challenge at Sassycheryls Challenge Blog!
Our challenge is to make a card and use some tulle.  Now I have a confession to make to you all.  I have NO tulle!   I used some wide organza ribbon and hope my Sassy Sisters will accept this card.

Here is my card-


When I first saw this image, my first though was,”this image makes me feel sad”.  Then  while coloring it I realized why.  I feel like this little girl this Christmas.  I am lost and sad that I won’t have Dad with me………. anyway……. I think this is my all time favourite image that Cheryl has drawn.
The image is called- Christmas Candy Cane Girl
  • SU paper- garden green and kraft, DP is My Minds Eye
  • organza ribbon which I gathered at the bottom of the card, MS border punch, Copic markers, homemade faux brads, clear nail polish for the brads, dimensionals.
Now it is time for you to check out the rest of the teams creations.  Just head over to the Sassycheryls Challenge Blog!
See you there!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Squigglefly Challenge #74

Hi Everyone!
I hope you all had a good weekend. 
Welcome to another challenge at the Squigglefly Blog.  Maria has challenged the team to make a card with a musical theme.

Here is my card-

I can remember when I was a little girl I used to try and dance like this for my Grand mother.  She used to cheer me on and made me feel like I was the best dancer in the world!!
This image was released a week ago and is called Flamenco Dancer
  • SU paper- white, dark grey and Basic Grey DP.
  • Sewing is all hand done using a paper piercer and white quilting thread. I also made love knots on the swirl in the corner of the image. Copic markers, SU scalloped border punch,  dimensionals, pearls
Well now it is time for you to go to the Squigglefly Blog to check out the amazing cards the team has made.  If you have time come play with us!
Thanks for dropping by!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

A Sheep Bearing Gifts

Good morning every one.  A week today I got sick with a terrible cold. The sore throat has been with me just as long.  Feels like I swallowed razor blades!!!!  I was swabbed yesterday for strep but won’t know till the end of the week. I am not to work until next week now; Dr’s orders!
The only good thing about all this is that when I wake up at night coughing I go to my office and make cards.
Here is one I did the other night.  I have been wanting to work with this image for a few weeks now.  This cute digital image is from Sassycheryls.com.  There are lots of new images to choose from so go and take a look!


I think this card could be used for any gift giving occasion including Christmas!  I love using non traditional colors for Christmas cards.
Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Sassycheryls Challenge #36

Good morning and welcome to another challenge day at Sassycheryls Challenge Blog.  We have been challenged to make a card using fall colors.

Here is my card-


This is a recent release at Sassycheryls.  It is called Days Until Christmas Stamp
  • SU paper- white, chocolate chip and Basic Grey DP.
  • Sizzix button dies, paper piercer, quilters thread, Copic markers, Mini Pom pom, glue dots, ribbon. I inserted the number on the board when I sized the image.
Thanks for stopping in.  Now head over to the Sassycheryls Challenge Blog to see what the rest of the Sassy designers have created!!!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Squigglefly Challenge #73

Good morning everyone!  I can’t believe it is November the first already!!!!  Next thing you know it will be Christmas for heavens sake!!
It is my challenge this week.  I have asked the team to make me a card with a removable book mark.  It can be for any occasion.

Here is my card-



I made mine with a new image that was just released yesterday at Squigglefly.com.  It is called- Antonio and Snowballs
  • SU paper- white, garden green, K%Company Dp.
  • Circle punch, MS snowflake punch, Liquid appliqué, self stick snowballs Faux Flower Soft, Paper piercer for hand sewing, SU scalloped border punch, dimensionals, white glue.
Now head over to the Squigglefly Blog to see what the rest of the team have created.
Bye for now!