Saturday, October 9, 2010

Summer In Paris Cartridge

I just got this one on EBay for only $14, and I can't wait to start creating with it! ( :

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Cowgirl Up Challenge Featuring Delicious Doodles

We have a wonderful challenge this week over at Cowgirl Up starting July 11th to make a card using colors from your favorite ice cream flavor. If you would like to play along we have a great prize this week from our lovely sponsor DELICIOUS DOODLES!
Here is my card using the Willie The Westie image from Delicious Doodles. I went with a Strawberry- Banana color combination and used a very simple layout to showcase the cute image. I also made a pink tattered rose with a microbead center.

Isn't he so cute!? I can think of so many ways I will be using him in the future. A big thank you to our sponsor for letting us use one of lovely digi stamps! There are so many other wonderful images that you should check out over at Delicious Doodles!
(I also love the peacock and the Mr&Mrs Owl!)
Your prize will be your choice of any 3 images the Delicious Doodles Store and 2 images of choice from Cowgirls Up!
Along with a "Winners Badge" to display on your blog!
The "Top 3" will win "1 Image of choice from Cowgirl Up"
and a "Top 3 Badge" that they will be able to proudly display on their blog's.
Please head on over to COWGIRL UP CHALLENGE and play along for your chance to win!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Cowgirl Up First DT Challenge

Hey everyone! Hope you all are having a great fourth of July weekend! This is my first card using the Cowgirl Up Digi Stamps and my first card as a member of their design team! I love these boots! SUPPLIES:
White card base, Patterned Paper, Red & Gold Paint, Tan Ribbon, Aluminum Word {These embellishments will soon be available in my Etsy store}, and Boots Digi Stamp from Cowgirl Up

Cowgirl Up also has a new challenge this week so stop by and check it out! Thanks for stopping by! Ps- I created a new signature for all my Cowgirl Up DT work! ( : Pretty Cute right?

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Sweet Sweet Candy!

June must be my lucky month! I won the blog candy from Juli over at Cards by SweetPz! I am so happy to have won this great prize pack! I must first say a huge THANK YOU to Juli aka Sweet P! If you have not visted her blog you should stop by and see her awesome creations! I can't wait to use all these goodies on my projects!
I also was asked to join the design team for Cowgirl Up Stamps. We will be doing weekly challenges and I get to use some of the Cowgirl Up digi stamps! How awesome? It is my first time on a design team so I will be learning as I go!
Check in on Sunday for my first DT challege and play along!

What A Catch! Treasure Tempestwind

I hope everyone is having a great Father's Day today! I got a little crafting done this week after my new Sweet November stamp in the mail. I must give a big THANK YOU to Amy at A Thousand Sheets of paper for this gorgeous stamp along with the pearls, prima flower, ribbon, paper, glitter pen and card! I cannot believe that I actually won the blog candy Amy was hosting! As soon as I saw her beautiful mermaids I knew I would have to have one! I LOVE mermaids! The candy that Amy sent to me included the lovely Sweet November Treasure Tempestwind and Eddy rubber stamp, along with tons of other goodies! Seriously- how lucky am I? I will soon be collecting her three lovely Sweet November friends from All That Scraps!
I got the idea to have Treasure and Eddy in a bubble from Amy's card. I used my Cuttlebug to emboss the white paper and to cut out the Hello greeting (from a Hello Kitty die.) I tried my hand at the cracked glass technique that is featured on the All That Scraps challenge on Treasure's tail fins. It gives her tail a nice vintage feeling, although it didn't crack as much as I wanted it to.

I also made a tattered rose from the scallop cut on the Graphically Speaking Cricut cartridge. This is my first flower in this style and I think it actually turned out pretty good!

I am joining in on these challenges this week:
Whimsical Wednesday: Diedrich Dare- Live In The Sunshine, Swim In The Sea
All That Scraps- Cracked Glass (on Treasure's Tail)
Crazy 4 Challenges- Paper Flowers
Color Chef- Blue, Green, Cream
Pollycraft- Sing A Song (Under The Sea from The Little Mermaid)
My Time To Craft- Xtra Special
Papertake Weekly- Favorite Ice Cream Flavor (Blue Raspberry)
A Spoon Full Of Sugar- Sunshine (Swimming)
Play Date Cafe- Color splash Blue
Cricut Cardz- Vacation (Graphically Speaking Scallop for flowers)
Paper Pals Arts- Summer
PaperPlay- Something Old (Divine Swirls Cuttlebug Folder)
Charisma Cardz- All About Bling (Pearls)
Cooking It Up With Katie- Green, Embossing, & Ribbon
Fun With Shapes & More- Flowers
Stamp Something- Summer
Rosie-D's- Something Blue & Fish
Creative Inspirations- Monochrome (Blue)
Cupcake Inspirations- Blue, Green Flowers
Corrosive Challenge-Blue and White
AI Factory- Distress It (Flower)
Aly's Sunday Sketch- Flowers
Paper Sundays- Pretty Princess/Girly-Girl
Cowgirl's Sunday Stampen'- Anything Goes
Meljen's Design Team- Ribbon, Lace, Fibers
Anyone For Anya- Fab Flowers (Sweet November Stamps for CC Designs)
Bunny Zoe's Crafts- Nice and Girly
Craftalicious Challenge- Monotone (Blue)

Friday, April 23, 2010

Mom Wordbook With The Cricut

This is my first word book that I made with my Cricut. This is for my mom's birthday and I am happy with how it turned out. I used cereal boxes for the chipboard and the silver words and letters are made from soda can aluminum cut or embossed with my cuttlebug. I also used ribbon, pearls, flowers, crystals, and other embellishments to decorate. I designed this in design studio. If you would like the cut file leave your email and I will send it to you! Challenges I am entering my word book in...
The Pink Elephant- Aqua
How Much Is Too Much- 12 Things
Die Cuts R Us- Double Duty (Multiple pages in book)
Creative Card Crew- April Showers Bring May Flowers
Cricutters Anonymous- Picnic (Flowers)
Gingersnap- Botanical, The Good Earth (Blue/Flowers)
Penny's Paper- Anything Goes
Saturday Challenge- Distressing
Pile It On- Make It Sweet (I think of tea with sugar as sweet!!)
Kaboodle- Embossing
All Sorts- Butterfly Inspiration Pic
Our Creative Corner- Beautiful Blossoms
Bizzy Becs Creatalicious- Flowers and Wings
Double Dutch- Mum's The Word
Fantabulous Cricut- Mothers Day
Pollycraft- Make your own flowers
Sisterhood of Scrap- Flowers
Shabby Tea Room- Comforts of Home Photo Inspiration
Flourishes- Vintage
Papertake Weekly- Do Something Different
Spoon Full of Sugar- 3D Something
Tuesday Taggers- Memories
I also wanted to share some quotes I found about mothers:
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts. ~Washington Irving

Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. ~T. DeWitt Talmage

A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, "where mother is." ~Keith L. Brooks

Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends - but only one mother in the whole world. ~Kate Douglas Wiggin

I cannot forget my mother. [S]he is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely. ~Renita Weems

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother. ~Abraham Lincoln

"The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."
-- Theodore Hesburgh

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Can't Wait To Try These Giltter Balls

I know its only April, but I am going to try these this Christmas!