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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Caardvarks Red Heart Challenge

Hey !!

I'm back from my fantastic weekend away..WOW good times!!


Here's my card for the caarvarks challenge..red hearts!

I embossed this cutie little stamp from Heidi Grace and added this button...

Way too simple??

What do you think?

Thanks for peakin'

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Bellarific Challenge....Birthday Wishes

Whats Up?

Just showing you all my Bella challenge card for this week.


It was a birtday theme this week so I used my new Cuppie Cake stamp from
2 friends..so cute!

I stamped and coloured on rustic cream cardstock..love the look!

Thanks for peekin'

Friday, January 29, 2010

LSC #77 Just Arrived

and thats all I'm gonna say....


I made my obligatory stop at Hobby Lobby while was in Ohio for Nonna's funeral and snagged this ADORABLE Quickutz die-I guess its exclusive to them but OMIGOSH..I love it!!

I wanted to keep it super simple so I paired the diecut with my new Papertrey Stamps...
love love love...
I am having a serious love affair with Kraft and Rustic cardstock lately

Go stop over and see what my other Loonies have been up to...


Dee and I are off on a weekend retreat and I am soooo needing a vacation...


Thursday, January 28, 2010

Cards Blog Challenge...Squares

the week is almost over

I'm so excited for the weekend, dee and I are off to a weekend scrapping retreat..
ahhh..no hubby...no kids, no mommy mommy mommy, mommy..I love my kids but SERIOUSLY...I'm gonna change my name!!!

This is the card I made for this weeks challenge at the cards blog.


I used some fantastic Letterbox paper and my new PTI stamps
I popped up some of the squares...cant see it that wellk in the photo though...LOL

Thanks for peekin'

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

LRW all about Hearts

Its time for another LRW challenge.

This weeks pick was Avril's...she wanted hearts...ok no problem!


I used up some scraps and some cute "bon bons" from Martha Stewart...

thought I'd do a "Valentine-ish" card but with a thank you ...

Go have a look at what the other girls did...click the link on my sidebar


Thanks for peekin'

Happy Birthday WENDY!!!!!!!!

Happy Hump day...
hmmm.....how appropriate for my girl WENDY's birthday!

A few of us got together for a suprise birthday blog hop just for her!!


I decided to go with some CRATE this time...I wasnt feeling pink and pretty today...LOL.
I loved this week's sketch at Card Patterns so I went with that!
So WENDY I miss you and your mugwan....can't wait till July...
Go Hop along and dont forget to leave Wendy some birthday loooove!!

Thanks for peekin'

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Little Sweet Pea

Well hello there!

I just got my new PTI stamps and HAD to ink them...seriously way too cute!!


I used this week's sketch from 2S4U for this one

Thanks for peekin'

Layout Challenge

Hey there!!

We are changing things up on the 2 Friends forum..the DT is issuing samples and a new challenge or theme daily

go check it out... Here

Here's a layout of my Isaak from 2000..he would have been 7 here..I love the awkward kid smile...

I used up some Sassafras here and use Bo Bunny dotted cardstock..
I have an addiction to this stuff!
Well thanks for peekin'

Monday, January 25, 2010

Blog Hop Inside and out

Hey there!!

Its time for the PTI blog hop again!!

I kinda cheated here because I combined the Moxie fab inside and out challenge with this month's blog hop....


I was determined to put some ink to these stamps..mission accomplished..add zing...DONE

Ok off to HOP!!!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Altered Bird House

Hey there...

Im just sitting at Panera having a peaceful coffee...
the last few days have been stressful...a 3 year old and an Italian Funeral mass...hmmmm...you do the math on that one...
Anyhoo...thought I'd post this cute little bird hoouse I made for Friendzy fridays, you can check out the original post HERE


This was a blank wood birdhouse i found at either the $ store or M's in the $ bin...I just slapped on some paper...used my Cricut...and thats it

Thanks for peekin'

Friday, January 22, 2010

LSC# 76 A naked twinchie????

Are you confused my my blog title...LOL

Its Friday and I am posting ahead...we will be in Ohio for a funeral....

Anyhoooooo...it was my week and I chose to GET NAKED...meaning no embellishments so get your dirty minds out of the gutter!!!


I scored some new Bella's the other day and decided I would use one ....


I even combined it with the Bellarific Friday challenge...a twinchie??? I have never done one of those ( or an inchie for that matter..LOL)

Now go have a look see at my Loonie girls and see what they did...


Well thanks for peekin...have a great weekend!!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

CPS 150 I love you this much

Hey there!!

I am addicted to my new Bellas.....I have wanted this stamp forever and I finally snagged it!!


This is a quickie card I made for this week's sketch at CPS..

I have been meaning to participate with these awesome sketches but there is just never enough scrappy time in the day.....

Thanks for peekin'

EBTKS Friend

OK......I admit it...

I've been lurking on the EBTKS blog...cool challenges...you should check them out


I decided to use up some of my older K and Co paper..its so pretty

Thanks for peekin'

Lil Red Wagon Snowflakes and CANDY

Happy Hump Day..
I'm back with the LRW challenge for this week..and WE HAVE BLOG CANDY!!!


This week's challenge is from Carolyn...she chose snowflakes.

Well, I am sooo over Christmas so I decided to take this in a totally different direction...

I embossed one of my FAV Unity sentiments and went with a sparkle theme and used this STUNNING Karen Foster brad I got from Two Friends

I used this week's sketch from 2S4U for this one.

NOW for the good part.....

To Celebrate this new blog and all of you that take time to complete our challenges and leave sweet comments we are offering up some winter themed goodies for one random
Check it out HERE!!!!

Thanks for peekin !!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Cards Blog Challenge...Miss You

Hey ya!
I thought I'd post my card for the challenge over at the Cards blog this week.


This weeks Challenge was trees or branches and I decided to use some of my Maya Road little trees.

I paired it with some of my FAV PTI stamps!!

Thanks for peekin'

Monday, January 18, 2010

Moxie Fab...start to finish

Hello all!

Just posting my take on Cath's challenge to make a card start to finish..I never do much with the insides of my cards....
check it out HERE


I decided to go with one of my neglected stamps this time...I love this Mod Squad but for some reason I rarely use it...

I decided to use some American Crafts ZING to make the flowers POP

Anyhoo...thanks for peekin
Come back tomorow for our Little Red Wagon challenge!!

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Get Sketchy Enjoy Life

Well happy monday to you all,

I did a few crafty things this weekend, one of them was this weeks sketch at get Sketchy


I decided to use up some more Cosmo Cricket..I just ADORE this stuff and I paired it with a Bella Sentiment!

I coloured my trim with a copic to match...love those things too...wow I seem to have a whole lotta love today!!

Thanks for peekin'

Moxie Fab Trigger Tuesday....Hello

I'm back...
Thought I'd share my attempt at this week's tuesday trigger from Moxie Fab


I am so NOT in love with this card but oh well...

Thanks for peekin'

Scrappy Sunday

Hey y'all!

Thought i'd try something new and start posting some layouts on Sundays....


Ths is one ofthe layouts aI did a couple weeks ago at the New Year's crop at 2Friends..

Used some yummy October Afternoon...and Jillibean...gotta love that stuff

Thanks for peekin

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Bellarific...lovey dovey

Happy Saturday...

What are you all up to??


This is my card based on Bella's challenge this week...it was lovey dovey!!

I went with hearty grass cause I love it!!

OH...Big news...I have another card going in Scarpbook trends in June...oh happy day!!

Thanks for peekin'

Thursday, January 14, 2010

LSC#75 so very "Tweet"

Happy Happy Friday...whew
I'm back with this week's Loonie stampers Card


I kept this one pretty simple but HAD to use the chubby little button bird..love this little guy

Go have a look at what my other Loonies did...

Thanks for peekin'

2S4U Adore You

Hey there!!
I am feeling less than inspired the past few days however...I did make a card for this week's sketch from 2S4U.

I'm still doing well with the "using up all my older stash" thing


I've had this Making Memories stuff and the BG paper for quite a while and they kinda worked together..LOL

Thanks for peekin'

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Little Red wagon...Polka dots

Happy Wednesday!!
Its time for our LRW Challenge !!

This week was Joanne's pick and she chose POLKA DOTS...yay..love dots!!


I chose this cute Bella Image and a Polka Dot background from PTI

Go stop by the blog and see what everyone else did...play along with us...we love visitors!!

Thanks for peekin'

Moxie Fab Colour Play


I thought I'd be brave and try Cath's colour challenge...
Check it out here


This was a tough one but I managed to pull something off....

Come on back tomorrow for Lil Red wagon

Thanks for peekin'

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Card patterns #46 Love

Well, its Monday...groan...

I took a few minutes last night to make this card based on the sketch this week at

Card Patterns.


I have had these Prima tags for a looooong time and part of my scrappy goals this year was to use up all the stuff I hoard!!

mission accomplished!

I just roated the sketch...hope that ok!

Thanks for peekin

Moxie Fab Hey there Chickadee...


Im back with my interpretation of this weeks Tuesday Trigger over Moxie fab !!


I decided to use the shape of the plate and the natural feel of the inspiration photo as my base.

I used a woodgrain background, a Hambly sticker, cute sentiment and some twine...BAM...DONE!!

Thanks for peekin'

Raspberry Suite #21


Happy Sunday!

I wasnt up to much this weekend but I did manage to do Dawn's newest Colour Challenge.


I used some new American Crafts thanks to my BFF...love this stuff

I'm off to visit some girlfriends this afternoon...so nice to gave girl time!!

Thanks for peekin'

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Caardvarks sketch BFF

Hey y'all!

I thought I'd post the card I did based on the sketch over at Caardvarks.


I was in the mood for something bright and fun AND I was determined to use up some of my ancient thickers too

Thanks for peekin

Friday, January 8, 2010

LSC#74 With Sympathy

Happy Friday!!!
Whew..that was a loooong week!

I'm back with LSC#74 brought to you by Jewels!


I got a Cricut Expression so I was messing around a bit and decided to use it for this card...I used the Winter Woodland cartridge..

Go check out what my other lasdies did and leave some love


Please play along with us..we LOVE it when you do!!

Thanks for peekin'

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

2S4U ....LOVE

Well... Hello there!!

I'm back with my 2S4U card this week....I'm on a Valetines kick...or as my daughter Lola says...CLEMENTINES......LOL

Anyhoo I painted a Maya road Chipboard tag with paint then coated it with Rock Candy crackle...love this stuff!!

I got a New Martha Stewart border punch a few days ago and I love it so I used that too...LOL

Thanks for peekin'

LRW Pin it up

Happy Hump day....
its time for this week's Little Red Wagon challenge.


This weeks pick comes from Dee...

she challenged us to use pins we have been hoarding...well I LOVE pins and I use them alot but I still have some FAV's hoarded away like this GORGEOUS Maya Road pin!!

Go have a look at what the other ladies did this week...
just click the links on my sidebar.

Thanks for peekin'

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Happy Everything

Hello there!!

Thought I'd share a sunny fun card because it it COLD and DULL...
is it summer yet??


This was the fastest card ever.....one cute die cut...a stamp, some ribbon and pearls...DONE

Thanks for peekin'

Monday, January 4, 2010

Embellish Challenge HEART U

Hey again....
I had a crafty weekend so I played along with Ashley's new challenge!


I painted a chipboard heart then covered it with glossy accents..l
ooks like a jelly sticker from my younger days...LOL

Thanks for peekin'

Mishie's Hip to be Square

Hello.....first Monday of 2010...
not off to a good start...slept right through my alarm....

Anyways...I did take part is Mish's sketch this weekend.


I cannot get enough of this Collage press paper...loooves it

Well here's hoping my day gets back on track...LOL

Sunday, January 3, 2010

LSC #73 Love You

Happy Sunday!!

Its time we posted the Loonie Challenge don't ya think?
It was Wendy's pick this week!


I kept this one pretty simple...this was a tough challenge !!! I enen used some Chatterbox Wings I've had FOREVER!!

Go have a peek at what my other Loonies came up with

Thanks for peekin'