Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Hello There

Here is another card with that super fun TAC set Wonder and Joy! I just love the little ones in this set! I added some Raspberry Fizz and Enchanted Evening to this one! Along with some polka dots and buttons!


Hope you like her! Let me know what you think! Thanks for coming by today!

Supplies:
Stamps: TAC's Wonder and Joy, Tag Tidbits, PTI's Polka Dot Basics II
Ink: Prussian Blue Palette, Noir Palette, Fresh Snow (PTI)
Paper: Raspberry Fizz, Enchanted Evening, White CS
Misc: Raspberry Fixx buttons and Saddle Stitch Ribbon, White Scrappers Floww, Stardust Gel Pen, SU Scalloped Border Punch

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Clean and White

Ok so this is my second post for today!  Oops!  Scroll down to see my first one!

As much as I love layers and layers and bling and stuff.....I also love clean and simple!  Today I have 2 cards that are just so fun and bright and clean!  Ok here is the first one....

I love that butterfly die and that coordinating set!  What a smart and fun idea! 


Here is a card that is totally cased by Maile Belles.  When I saw her post, I put everything down and went to make one of my own!  I love how she raised the front and added the buttons!  She does amazing work!  I usually don't case,  but I had to jump in and re-create this one! 

Thanks for coming by today!  Hope you are having a fantastic day!

Just Because...

I have been in the mood to color again here lately! Those moods only come every great once in awhile anymore. I am really loving the quick and easy of a good old solid stamp! BUT, I do love my Gamsol and colored pencils! So, I picked a small image and did a little coloring. This tree is from Verve and I just think it is an adorable image!


Throw in a PTI background and sentiment and I have one fun card!

Thanks for looking!  I'd love to know what you think!

Monday, March 29, 2010

Praying for You

I am loving the new Beautiful Blooms Dies!  They are so fun!  Today I tried out the dies with Foam and let me tell you how cute they turned out!  I even stamped on the foam and the image came out really clear!  So I didn't take away from the stamped image, I just used one layer and a button!




One thing I tried to do and didn't, was use orange in this card.  I found the purple, black, orange, kraft and white as a color combo but I couldn't pull it off!  I am loving the color and all that I am seeing with it!  I am just NOT good at using it.  So, going back to my table now to try something with the color Orange!  We will see what I come up with!

Thanks for stopping!  Hope your week is starting out great!




Supplies:

Stamps: Turning a New Leaf, Scattered Showers, Text Style II
Ink: Landscape Palette, Noir Palette
Paper: Purple Bazzill, PTI Black, PTI Kraft, White CS
Misc: Purple Fun Foam, Black Button, Apron Lace Border Punch, White Scrappers Floss

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Fillin' up the box.....

I am always running out of birthday cards in my "cards for sale" box. Along with the more detailed cards, I always try to make up some quick ones to throw in there! Patterened paper for me is just the key! I love this Basic Grey! It makes the cutest cards! Just quick and simple!

Thanks for coming by today!

Friday, March 26, 2010

Life


I know I already posted today but here is one more.


Thanks for stopping! (and please excuse the ginormous picture....I am messing around with image sizes!)


Just a few more dots...

Just another couple Dot Spots to share! I love this set.....



I got the inspiration for the band and button from one of Nicole's recent cards! So many possibilities...but I promise I won't post something with this set everyday! :) LOL!

And one more....



Ok! Have a great day!









Supplies:

Stamps: PTI Dot Spot

Ink: Noir Palette, Vintage Picnic Sentiments

Paper: Green DCWV, PTI Black CS

Misc: Green button, White Gel Pen, White Scrappers Floss

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Papertrey Blog Hop


Welcome to the PTI Blog Hop! This is my first ever and am so excited to be participating!

This months criteria....use BUTTONS! How can I go wrong with that? So here is my card....



I love Beyond Basic Borders....thanks to my friend Jen and Betsy Veldman! A super cute card in Paper Crafts magazine caused us to NEED this set! :)

Next, I just have to show off my Vintage Button ring! I wear this thing everywhere and I get so many complements on it! It was made by my friend Heather! She does amazing things with Button Jewelry! I need to have her make me one out of some PTI colors! That would be fun!



Thanks for hopping by today! I would love to know what you think!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Lovin' the Dots!

Dot Spot is a new favorite of mine! So many possibilites for cards and for scrapbook pages! I have seen so many cute things with this set recently! Someone made a card lately with Enchanted Evening....it made me buy the paper and the ribbon! :) And so I used that inspiration to make this card....


Love the Sweet Blush with this deep blue! I think its a fun combo!

Hope you are all having a great week! Let me know what you think!




Supplies:


Stamps: PTI's Dot Spot, Mega Mixed Messages


Paper: PTI's Enchanted Evening, Sweet Blush and White CS


Ink: Prussian Blue Palette, PTI Sweet Blush


Misc: Sweet Blush Ribbon, blue button, white scrappers floss


Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Papertrey Pallenge #5

Today I am participating in my first Papertrey Pallenge! :) The challenge is to create a one layer card! Here is my first card.....

And here is a card I made recently...

I love the ease and simplicity of a one layer card! So much fun! Let me know what you think!

Supplies:
"Always on my mind"
Stamps: Vintage Picnic Basket Sentiments, Beyond Basic Borders
Ink: Spring Moss, Noir Palette
Paper: White CS
Misc: Scor-Pal, Yellow Tissue Paper, BB Die, Green Button, White Scrappers Floss
"Grateful"
Stamps: Signature Greetings
Ink: Waterlily Green Palette
Paper: Aqua Mist, White CS
Misc: MS Butterfly punch, Gems, Scor-Tape, Glitter, Corner Chomper

Monday, March 22, 2010

Little Spring Blog Hop

Welcome to our little blog hop! Recently, my friend Stacy invited me to join in, showcasing spring projects! Boy do I love to hear "Spring", because here in Kansas, it is only the flowers here in my scrapbook room that I see in bloom! We just had snow this last weekend and I am so ready for warm temperatures!

So here is my first Springy card!


That flower was so much fun to make! I got the idea from Betsy's blog! She is so super crafty! I just used white tissue paper and got the fluffiest flower! I love it! And that felt? It matches Raspberry Fizz perfectly!! I got it from Hobby Lobby! It is more of a sheet of felt...kinda stiff stuff that cuts amazing!!

For the next card I had to add in some Easter! I can't believe it's almost that time again!



I found these little clay flowers at Hobby Lobby and knew I had to add them in somewhere! They go perfect behind this Lemon Tart bow!

Hope you like my "Spring" creations! Don't forget to check out these links below! The girls have more spring inspiration for you!

Jennifer

Melisa

Stacy

Pam

Kemi

Amy

Kim


Thanks for stopping by! I'd love to hear what you think!



Supplies:

"You Make Me Smile"

Stamps: Polka Dot Basics II, Signature Greetings
Ink: Raspberry Fizz, Noir Palette
Paper: Kraft Cardstock, White CS
Misc: Raspberry Fizz Saddle Stitch, Pink Felt, Scor-Tape, Glitter, White Tissue paper, Beautiful Blooms Die, Raspberry Fizz Button, White Scrappers Floss, Silver Pearl

"Easter Wishes"

Stamps: Polka Dot Basics II, Mega Mixed Messages
Ink: Burnt Umber Palette, Versamark
Paper: Lemon Tart, White CS, Brown CS
Misc: Clay Flowers, Lemon Tart Saddle Stitch Ribbon, Scor-Bug, Apron Lace Border Punch, Labels One Nestie

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Happy Mail!

Don't you love it when you get happy mail? This is something other than a bill, junk mail, ads, etc! In this case, it was my PTI order!

I got Beautiful Blooms II and the dies in this order and so, of course, I had to jump in and make something!

I started out with Beyond Basic Borders and made the bottom and worked my way up! Thought it worked out for a nice Springy card!



Which by the way reminds me! Stop back by on Monday for a fantastic Spring Blog Hop with me and some of my very good friends! We will be sharing some more spring time projects with you!

Hope your day is a good one!



Supplies:
Stamps: PTI Beyond Basic Borders, Signature Greetings and Beautiful Blooms II
Ink: PTI Raspberry Fizz, Spring Rain, Spring Moss
Paper: DCWV Orange, White CS, Raspberry Fizz
Misc: Light Blue Saddle Stitch Ribbon, MS Glitter, PTI Md Scallop Die, Flower dies

Friday, March 19, 2010

PTI's Spiral Bouquet

So my friend Amy, brought this set to our Stamping Away weekend. And then my friend Jen got her hands on it. She made like 25 cards with it that day...not really, but it was a bunch! And they were all cute. So then she went and ordered it. And then I felt like I just had to have it too. Isn't it crazy how we enable each other? We really do.

When it boils down to it....this hobby is all Jen's fault really. If she would have never introduced me to stamping......I would never have spent so much money. Don't worry Jen! It's not all your fault! Amy brought the set right? :) hehehehe

Ok, so here is the card.....

Spiral Bouquet from PTI is the culprit! Amy brought it....we all bought it! :) Thanks Amy...and Jen! Love you both!


Supplies:
Stamps: PTI's Spiral Bouquet, Polka Dot Basics II and Scattered Showers sentiment
Ink: PTI's Spring Moss, L'Amore Palette, Noir Palette, Fresh Snow
Paper: Spring Moss, Pure Poppy, White CS
Misc: Striped ribbon, Red gems

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Celebrate today!

Stoppin' in today with a quick one! Just love this Signature Greeting set....I know I sound like a broken record! It would be so fun if Dawn would make another one with more sentiments! :)


Lovin' me some PTI! It has to be the funnest stuff ever! :):) Hope you are all having a great day! Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, March 15, 2010

Hello and a winner!

Happy Monday morning to all of you! Hope your weekend was great! Stoppin' in today with a card and a blog candy winner! First off......my card!

This is an adorable little gal from TAC's Wonder and Joy set! (love you barb!!) I LOVE this set and was so in the mood to color this weekend! I finished 3 cards with the little ones from this set! This one here is my fav! (The colors in the pic are a little bright but in RL they match perfectly!)



I just think she is so cute! She reminds me of my little one! I colored her with Prismas and OMS! Added some fantastic Bazzill Polka Dots, twine, a button, some white gel pen and some silver pearls!



Ok, now......the winner of my little pile of candy is...... (drawn from a hat by my dd!)

Robyn:
I love the card...those are my colors! Very simple yet elegant. The blog candy looks awesome too!
March 8, 2010 9:33 PM

Robyn, send me your info and I will get your package in the mail!

Thank you all for the sweet comments! I appreciate them all! Have a great week!


Thursday, March 11, 2010

Little Bundle

Had to stop in with a favorite! I made this recently and just love the colors! The pea pod is from a retired TAC set and the sentiment is from PTI's Signature Greetings!



LOVE that Raspberry Fizz color from PTI! Makes a great combo with that bright green Bazzill!

Hope your week is going good! Have a good day!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Simplicity

This is just a quick post in honor of one of my favorite blogs. You can go HERE to see Susan's blog! She does amazing things with white space and every card is simple, but stunning! I had to give it a try with a couple cards!




Thanks for stopping today! Let me know what you think! :)
Don't forget about my blog candy....you can see it HERE!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Gone digi....

No, not totally but just for now! :) I found this fantastic digi stamp that I couldn't live without! You can go HERE to see all of Heather's stamps! They are sooo cute! This is my first time to use a digi stamp ever and I really like it!

So, here is my little nurse card. I am a RN and I just felt like I needed to have a nurse stamp in my stash! She goes perfectly with the PTI Polka Dots and one of the sentiments in PTI's Everyday Button Bits!



I colored her with colored pencils and oms! Her cheeks are a little rosy but other than that I am pretty happy with her!

Hope you like it! Let me know what you think!!

Oh and don't forget about my blog candy HERE!


Monday, March 8, 2010

A card and some Blog Candy....Finally!

Did you think that I forgot about my blog? I didn't, I promise! I have just had way too much going as usual!

I just got back from a great trip to Colorado where I got to do some crafting with my sister, Steph and my friend Julie! It was alot of fun! The crop was at my aunt's tea parlor in Littleton, CO. If you want some excellent food and tea, stop by Mrs. B's....it's ranked #2 tea parlor in Colorado and it's named after my Grandma! :)

So, I have a card today and some blog candy!! Here is a card I made up the other day with some new PTI stamps!



I just love these colors and I was in need of a more masculine card, so this one hit the spot!

Now on to the blog candy that I have promised and promised! I recently hit 15,000 hits and appreciate my followers and friends! I love your comments and your emails! They always brighten my day! Here are just a few little fun things I have to give out! I will announce the winner one week from today!

All you have to do is become a follower and leave a comment! If you are already a follower, just leave me a comment! Pass the word on your blog too, if you'd like! :)

(Includes: 2 TAC Stamp sets, 4 packages of ribbon, 2 wood block stamps, 1 pack of cards and envelops, some embellishments, Sizzix die, a StazOn ink pad and re-inker and a few other fun things!)

Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great week!
 
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