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Friday, July 30, 2010

Special Memories DT Card

I made this cute little  DT  "Special Memories" Card for someone special.  It will be a surprise, for a NY  Maddie will get this card,  we have lots of wonderful crafting memories.  Hopefully this little card will bring those memories to mind in the future.  I  hope she will put it into her scrapbook.  The image is Gemma & Bella's Spring Fun digi from Wags'n Wiskers our fantabulous sponsor!  Our theme for Challenge 5 at Kona Kid Krafter's is  "Animals".    I think my card turned out really cute.  I entered it into the following challenges: 

Everything except the digi came from my stash.  Here's what I used to create my card:
  • Wags'n Wiskers Digi Stamp Gemma & Bella's Spring Fun
  • Special Memories, Paw print garage sale stamps
  • Cuttlebug embossing folders and nesties
  • Copic Markers
  • Funky Scissors
  • Butterfly Bling
  • 3 Prima Flowers
  • Brad
  • Ink
Thanks for looking, comments appreciated!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Flowery Tent Card

I finally finished the last card from our crop in June.  Thank's so much Stacia for sharing these project's with us.  Everything is from her stash.  I am waiting to add the sentiment when I know who this little card will go to.  I entered it into the following challenges:

Everything from Stacia's stash.  She provided all the materials.  We just made all the flowers, and put our cards together.

Thanks for looking.  Comments appreciated

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Happy Holiday's Christmas in July Card

I broke down and inked up my Tilda with presents.  I have no clue who she is going to, way to early in the year to think about it.  I am still in summer mode!  This is actually the first Xmas card that I have made.  My last creation was a tropical ornament, and didn't seem like a holiday project.  I didn't start making cards until February of this year.  I am sure that by the time the holiday's do get here I will be a much better card maker.  I have loads of stuff ready for the holiday's.  Michael's had a fantabulous sale and I went  I forgot how much stash I really have.  I entered her into the following challenges:

Everything came from my stash.  Here's what I used to create my card:
  • Tilda Magnolia Stamp
  • Cuttlebug, Embossing folders and Nestabilities
  • Martha Stewart butterfly punch
  • Copic Markers
  • White Ribbon
  • 2 flowery Red buttons
  • Die cut tree, Michaels clearance
  • Stickles on butterfly wings
  • Cardstock & DP
  • Ink
Thanks for looking, have a great week!

Monday, July 26, 2010

Gini's Blogoversary Candy!

OMGoodness! I am becoming a blog candy groupie...LOL  I know, sad but true.  I am particular "whoose" blog candy I add.  Since becoming a follower is usually a requirement, I make sure that I truly want to be a "follwer".    All the blog candy on my sidebar is sweet and the blogger's even sweeter.  They all have beautiful creations to drool over.  Do check them all out, even if you don't win the candy you still get to see some amazing blogs!

I am posting about Gini's Blogoversary Candy because it is Awesome she has over $200.00 worth of goodies.  Yum Yum x 10  You have till August 21st to enter for your chance to win.  So get clickin' and check it out!

Good luck to all who enter, especially me!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Luau Christmas Ornament

Say it isn't so! Xmas in July.  Where is the year going.  I really hate the idea that the holidays are right around the corner.  I am just starting to enjoy summer.  Oh well, it is what it is.  I really wasn't going to create anything for "Xmas in July".  I am not ready to think that far ahead yet.  I am a lousy early Xmas planner, shopper etc.  If I buy anything now I am sure to duplicate it or forget where I stashed it...LOL  Any how one of my client's gave me a Scenspiratations candle.  Naturally is has a lovely Hawaiian scent and the box is very tropical.  I knew I wanted to reuse it and make something with it.  I have had it for a few months and decided to turn it into an ornament.  It is light enough to hang on our tree and will add a sunny Luau flavor to our snowy weather in December.  Who doesn't want to be in Kona during the holiday's!  I entered this into the following challenges:

Anyone for Anya Be Dazzled
Anya Ink  Xmas in July
Charisma Cardz Anything but Square
Fab'n'Funky Reuse/ Recyle
Incy Wincy Alter Something
Kaboodle It's a Luau
LaLa Land Craft's Up Clycle It
Magical Crafts Christmas in July
Ooh La La Creations Christmas in July
Sunday's with Chrissy Christmas in July

Here's what I used to create my ornament:

Candle box bottom
Cardstock scraps
Hula Anya
Luau flowers
Copic Markers

Thanks for looking, all comments very much appreciated.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Just For You, client card

I made this card for one of my client's.  Her son & daughter in law live out of state and they bought her a spa package.  Naturally I said I would make her a card for them.  I used the card fixin's that Stacia had given to us at our June Crop.  She was so kind to share four card making projects with us that day.  Of course most of us only finished one that day!  Making your own flowers takes  I entered this card into the following challenges:

Here's what I used to create this card:
  • Stacia's Cardstock, DP, SU Clear Buttons
  • Cuttlebug embossing folders, Nestabilities
  • Martha Stewart Corner Punch
  • Just For You Stamp ?
  • Funky scissors
  • Ink
  • Floss
  • Brad in center of paper flower
Thanks for looking!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Happiness Always, Desktop Calendar

We made these at our last monthly crop.  It was Lorraines turn to share a project and she picked these great little calendar boxes.  Thanks for sharing Lorraine!  My little Mini Gel Pens have been sitting around for over a year.  Originally I got several sets to use with my Cricut.  This package has never been opened.  Maybe I better check to make sure the ink hasn't dried up...LOL  Everything came from Lorraines stash except for the Gel Pen, sentiment, scalloped circle, brads and ink.


Here's what I used to create this card:
  • Lorraines shared project and supplies, directions, papers, calendar sheets, ribbon
  • Cuttle bug and embossing folders
  • Martha Stewart Butterfly punch and flower edger
  • Scalloped Punch
  • Crop-a-dile
  • Mini Gel Pen (probably dried out..)
  • Happiness Always SU stamp
  • Pink Stickles
  • Ink
Thanks for looking comments very much appreciated.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Hello!, Tilda Bag

I made this cute little bag to keep my progressive cards in.  It is reinforced with cereal boxes on the inside for strength.  This bag will go to our monthly crop's.  I had to make sure it was sturdy and that all the embellies would stay on.  I love how it turned out and I will probably make more for special occasions too.   The bag was made with one sheet of 12 x 12  piece of  DP and scoring only.  There is a YouTube tutoral by  Angie at Chic 'n' Scratch,  just look for the " Card Box".  Yeah, I got stuck zoning out on YouTube this past week...LOL  I entered this bag into the following challenges:

Everything from my stash, Tilda newer collection.  Here's what I used to create my bag:
  • Magnolia Tilda Stamp
  • Hero Arts, Hello! Stamp
  • Cuttlebug, embossing folders and Nestablities
  • Crop-a-dile, and eyelets for ribbon handles handles
  • Flower Punches
  • Lace & Ribbon
  • Copic Markers, Sakura Gel Pens
  • Ink, sponge
  • Brads
  • Butterfly Bling Gem
  • Bling Gems
  • Cereal boxes
  • Ribbon
  • Cardstock and DP
Thanks for looking, comments appreciated.   Have a great week!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Thanks, Whiff of Joy Stamp

I made this card as DT for Kona Kid Krafter's 4th Challenge.    Our sponsor is Whiff of Joy Stamps and our theme this time around is "Bling it Up".  I love bling!  I have several stamps by Elizabeth Bell, I decided to use Oakley.  That being said, I used Stickles on his clothing and the sentiment to Bling it Up.  I kept it pretty simple.  I entered him into the following challenges:

Everything came from my stash.  Here's what I used to create my card:

  • Whiff of Joy Oakley Stamp
  • Cuttlebug, embossing and  Nestabilities
  • Funky scissors
  • Marvy Punch
  • Copic Markers
  • Sakura Gel Pens
  • Lots of Stickles
  • Cardstock and DP paper
  • Thanks garage sale stamp
  • Ink
  • Sponge, pop dots

Thanks for looking comments appreciated

Friday, July 9, 2010

Jodi's Gorgalicious Birthday Blog Candy!

OMGosh, I know I am on a mini vacation  so what am I doing posting!  I don't go anywhere without my laptop and luckily WiFi is everywhere...This is just a quikie post, go check out this wonderful blog candy that Jodi has.  She has 5, yes 5 fantastic prize packages to celebrate her birthday.  Don't miss your chance to win it's awsome stuff, and she has a gorgalicious creations too.  This pic is only one of the packages! Candy ends July 31st.

Good luck everybody!  Gotta get back to relaxing now...LOL

Have a great day! Beach Card

We are going to the coast for the weekend which inspired me to make this little card.  I know I will go through crafting withdrawals..yikes!  OMGoodness what am I going to do... It will go to one of the girls.  I used Gillian and Lewis digi's from Prairie Fairy Designs, they are soo cute.  I entered this card into the following challenges:  

Everything came from my stash, digis are new.  Here's what I used to create my quick and easy card:
  • Gillian & Lewis Prairie Fairy Design Digis
  • Have a great day stamp from Michaels
  • Cuttlebug, embossing folders & Nestabilities
  • Copics, Sakura Pens
  • 7 Rhinestones
  • 2 wood Starfish
  • Stickles
  • SU Ink
Thanks for looking, comments appreciated...

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Laugh Out Loud Card

I made this card when I spotted this sweet "Pretty Gillian" digi made by Roberta at Prairie Fairy Designs.  Little Gillian was the inspiration for this card.  I have been visiting Chelsea's Challenge  blog for a long time, usually I just clean up my drool and click on LOL.  All DT members in blog land are awesome.  The  CLP DT are GORGALICIOUSLY Awesome!  Needless to say, I have been afraid to enter any of her sketch challenges until now!  No reason to be afraid, I will improve over time, heck I have only been making cards since February.  Besides I aspire to make my cards "gorgalicious" too, just gotta be less stingy with the embelishment's ROFL.  I am pleased with the way my card turned out, and I know it will be loved by whoever gets her.  I used all my fav's to create this card, my cuttlebug and all the soft pinks.  I entered this card into the following challenges:

Everything except the new digi came from my stash.  Here's what I used to create this card:
  • Pretty Gillian Prarie Fairy Designs digi
  • Laugh out Loud garage sale stamp
  • Cuttlebug Embossing folders, Nestabilities
  • Copic Markers
  • Funky Scissors
  • Prima Flowers, giant flower ?
  • Martha Stewart, flower edger(hehe used Maddie's) and butterfly punch
  • Bling gems
  • Pink Satin & Swirly ribbon
  • Misc brads, sparkly dragonfly, square blue metal, pink round
  • Pink, blue and grean Stickles
  • Yellow, pink, white cardstock, glittery DP
Thanks for looking, comments very much appreciated.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Hunter's Nightmare Birthday Card

I made this Birthday Card for my son-in-law Dion.  He is an avid bow hunter and I know he will get a kick out of this card.  I scanned in the background "Hunter's Nightmare" from a cardboard image I had.  Resized it, printed it in greyscale and colored it with my copic's.  I think it turned out pretty good.  The deer stamp was a garage sale find.  I knew I would find a use for it.  I entered this into the following challenges:

Everything came from my stash.  Here's what I used to create this card:
  • Scanned "Hunter's Nightmare" Cardboard Image (from box) printed in greyscale
  • Copic's
  • Cuttlebug and Flower Swirls embossing folders
  • Funky Scissors
  • Deer garage sale  find stamp
  • SU Birthday Wishes stamp
  • 4 buttons
  • Diamond Stickles
Thanks for looking, comments very much appreciated.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Happy Birthday Card with Bling!

I made this Birthday card for someone who will remain nameless, she might see this post..yikes.  Her favorite colors are shades of purple, there is a hint of green.  Better not say to much more.  I entered this card into the following challenges:

Everything came from my stash.  Here's what I used to create this card:
  • Bugaboo Bear Flowers Digi Stamp
  • Hero Arts Happy Birthday stamp
  • Cuttlebug, embossing folders and Nestabilities
  • Marvy scallop punch
  • Copic Markers
  • Gem & butterfly bling
  • Prima Flowers
  • Buttons
  • Cardstock, DP scraps
  • Ink
  • Pop Dots
Thanks for looking, comments very much appreciated.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Andrea's Amazing Blog Candy

OMGosh I just came across some amazing Blog Candy!  I usually just add the Blog Candy on my sidebar, but this Candy is so very very yummy that I had to share it.  Just check out  Andrea's Blog *Impressions are Made* to get all the details of how you can win too.  Naturally I would love nothing better than to win this fantabulous candy myself.  We all know that I have some seriously enabled scrap borrowing family  Anyhow this candy would be great for all of us to share, who knows I might even be the first to use it..yeah right.  Just think if I do win 3 generations will be using it..hehehe. We all love our stamps.   If not me it would be wonderful if one of my followers won!    

Ends July 12th!

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