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Thursday, December 18, 2014


well this week at Crazy Card party is all about tags!!

we participated in out annual tags swap recently
here's the tag I made

I used a pre
made mini chalkboard then I heat embossed the sentiment

here are a couple other tags I made this season 
these are for a local store

just basic messy quilted tags..LOL

Thanks for peekin!!

Thursday, December 11, 2014


Happy Thursday!

This week at crazy card party we are working on non traditional Christmas colours!!

This is a card i made a while back at a weekend getaway with my girls
It was super fun to borrow other people's things..LOL

I think the only thing that was mine was the paper and cardstock..

Yep that its that's all..no green or red anywhere to be seen!!

Thanks for peekin

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

joy...12 tags of Christmas

Hey there

I decided to play along with the
over at Ellen Hutson

I was inspired by Julie's tag
I loved the watercolor effect and I love that laurel wreath die!!

I heat embossed the laurel wreath with WOW ultra high gold embossing powder
I love the effect of this powder!!

I used a faint watercolour effect in my background ..
I love aqua and gold together!

well thanks for peekin!!

Sunday, December 7, 2014

salt shaker ornaments

well Christmas crafting is winding down here!!

I did make a few ornaments for gifts this year

these were super fun and oh so easy!!

thanks for peekin!

Thursday, December 4, 2014

let it snow!!

Hi Ya

Busy busy busy...forgot to post my card for crazy card party this am!

Sharon asked us to use snow

I used a snow patterned paper,
 a snow white tree,
a snow drift...
with a kid sledding...on the snow

go check out what the other ladies came up with!

I think I have it covered.....

thnaks for peekin

Thursday, November 27, 2014

coffee break

hey there!!

This week at Crazy Card Party our challenge was coffee break

I was totally stumped until I came across a 6x6 pad with this  image

well I'm dying to see what the other ladies came up with..LOL

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

PTI blog hop- SNOW

I haven't played along with the blog hop in forever it seems! 

 this month its all about snow 

 Ours has melted here at home but
 I thought I'd share some ornaments that I made with the tinsel and tags kit

Its so hard to get a good pic in natural light seeing as though its dark when I get home from work

 here they are anyway! 

 I had so much fun building these 

 thanks for peekin

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Happy Christmas

well its Thursday
time for a crazy card party challenge

This week we were asked to use a frame

Sharon gave us girls a set of frames a couple weeks ago and I used it for this card

I used my new Ellen Hutson dies too
squeal-love them

thanks for peekin!!!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

(heart) you

Its my week over at crazy card party

I want to see something rustic

I chose this project life card from MME...actually two cause I layered the heart with some pop dots
nothing more rustic than weathered wood right

thanks for peekin

and I apologize...one of my pop dot backs ended up on the card..hahahaha
just noticed now and I'm way too lazy to retake my pic

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

give a dog a bone ...stocking

Hey ya'll

its been forever since I posted something just because...

I've been busy sewing stocking..'tis the season!

Here are a couple dog bone stockings I made for a co-worker!

This one is a really nice heavy linen

and this one is a nice heavy Homespun fabric

I embroidered their names and even added a nice crochet trim

Hope she's happy with them!

thanks for peekin!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Merry Little Christmas

Happy Thursday!!

This week at crazy card party we were asked to do Christmas cards....

gasp its almost here isn't it?

well ...
I used this super cute whipper snapper stamp and some pencils
I had to get him..I am a fan of his awkward big head..LOL

thanks for peekin and don't forget to visit the girfriends

Thursday, October 30, 2014


Hey Ya
this week at Crazy Card Party we were asked to create an
 autumn card

Fall is my favorite season although it seems to last like 10 minutes

I broke out Wreath for all seasons..love this set

I used a bunch of fall colours as leaves..

thanks for peekin

Thursday, October 23, 2014


happy Thursday!!

I'm back with my CCP challenge for this week

Its Halloween

I made this super simple card with some leftovers from a piece of paper my daughter
 had insisted I purchase. 

She wanted it for invitations to her Halloween party.....
I wasn't really aware she was having a party but..OK


Kids..gotta love em

thanks for peekin

Wednesday, October 15, 2014


hey there!

I'm back with my crazy card party project for this week

we were asked to do something ombre...

I used gelatos for this card..I think there is a learning curve

thanks for peekin!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

simple thank you

hey there!

just posting a random card I did a while back

I was playing a bit more with distress markers

Still practicing this watercolor thing..LOL

Thanks for peekin

Thursday, October 9, 2014

smile its your special day

Happy Thursday!!

This week  at CCP we were asked to use chevrons

I have to admit I totally cased the embossing from a card I saw on pinterest
I didn't actually pin it but the image popped into my head when I thought about what
 to do for this challenge

so whoever's idea this was- thanks!  lol

I used some PTI stamps and a LYB die

Sunday, October 5, 2014

some more layouts

totally forgot to post the rest of my last dt kit


I got some Shimelle and pink paislee

I cut apart this cool page with all kinds of great quotes for this one
I just used some gelatos to make a soft background

well thanks for peekin!

Thursday, October 2, 2014



I'm back for the Crazy Card Party challenge for this week

We were asked to use gold

I made this a while back with a very fancy friend in mind!

well I'm loving all the metallic right now (just like everyone)

I tinted some embossing paste and used gold foil paper, then embossed the sentiment

thanks for peekin!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

thank you..and an exercise in patience

well...I'm up this week at Crazy Card Party

I wanted to see some colouring with paint, copics, pencils or whatever

I decided to try and use my new wplus9 set and make some watercolour 
flowers with distress markers

well I'm not super happy with it but that means I need practice..LOL

fun times

anyhoo thanks for peekin

Thursday, September 18, 2014

you are loved

hey there!!

I'm back with another crazy card party challenge

This week we were asked to use the colour combo peach,cream,kraft and brown 

I again searched my messy desk for some random bits and came up with this...
mind you the fabric tape is more of a pink but ...whatevs

thanks for peekin!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

celebrate today!

Hey y'all

Its all about vellum this week at Crazy card party

I decided on a layered tag with this gorgeous polka dot vellum. 
I added a blue doily and a sheer heidi swapp die cut

well thats it for me

thanks for peekin

Monday, September 8, 2014

some layouts!!

hey there

I got an amazing DT kit to work with from the scrapping bug this month

Here are 2 layouts I did with some AC Shimelle and Pink Paislee

I layered the acetate over black cardstock for some pop then used some paste
I wasn't sure of it would actually stick but it did..lol

thanks for peekin!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

you are my best friend....

hey ya!

this week at crazy card party we were asked to use a daily

I took this opportunity to make a birthday card for my bestie too!

Thanks for peekin!

Thursday, August 28, 2014



This week at Crazy card party we were challenged to use Triangles

well heres what I came up with
I used some glitz paper with triangles too!!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

and another one....

 yep- just getting to posting some layouts

This one I did with some cool pink paislee papers

and a close up
I popped up some of the sentiments

well thanks for peekin 

Friday, August 22, 2014

shine bright


haven't shared a layout in what seems like forever

I made this one way back in April

Its super simple but FML the stitching was PAINFUL

anyhoo this is a great picture of Lola and Jack in the pool from last summer

thanks for peekin!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

watercolour flower

well its Thursday again

Time for another crazy card party challenge

this week we were asked to use watercolours

I drew out this flower with Peerless paint the used a bit of inktense for some shading

can't wait to see what the other ladies got up to

Thursday, August 14, 2014

hello, my friend

well its Thursday
time for another Crazy Card party challenge

This week Roseanne asked us to use kraft and white

I decided on a messy card this week, some paint, stitching etc

anyhoo...thank for peekin!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

getting a start on Christmas......

yep...very seasonal

I am making some cards for a Christmas fundraiser at work 

here are a couple I did over the weekend

I used my gorj PTI stamps for these cards

well thanks for peekin!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

the long and the short of it

well its my week over at Crazy card party

my challenge is to make a non traditional sized card- ie not A2

it measures 3x7

I thought a long skinny card was perfect for these awkward little birds..LOL

Thursday, July 31, 2014


Happy Thursday!!

Im on vacation in sunny FLORIDA..aaaaahhhhh
R&R time

anyhoo...Dee asked us to use paste this week

I used a Heidi Swapp stencil  with Watercolour grounds-
 I was too lazy to find my actual texture paste

I added some PTI to finish it off

Pretty simple but it meets the requirements..


thanks for peekin!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

shaker cards!

hey there!!

This week with Crazy Card Part we were asked to make a shaker card

This is my first believe it or not...lol

I used a crate Chipboard frame then added some gold hearts, a rub-on and die
I used sequins cause I didn't have any seed b eed on hand when I was makin it...lol

Thanks for peekin!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

precious, wonderful.....

hey there!

It was a raining crappy day so I got my craft on yesterday!

I decided to play along with 

I used up a bunch of scraps from a piece of Crate paper that I loooved

thanks for peekin!

Thursday, July 17, 2014


This week at Crazy Card Party we were asked to use die cuts


well i die cut a tag then used a die cut flower..I guess that works right??


well thanks for peekin-
 go check out what the other ladies came up with too!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

playing with watercolour

hey there!!

I've been mucking around a bit with watercolours...messy but oh so fun!

I figured I'd just mess around and start a journal of some kind maybe? 
frame them?
 who knows really?

 I'm just enjoying making a mess

here's a feather I did..It's a fat feather...maybe I'd like it better skinnier??

Oh well..off for more playing

Thursday, July 10, 2014

inspo pic challenge

well hey y'all!!

Sharon challenged us with this inspiration pic this week

I didn't have any jars or lanterns so I went with the colour theme
it was rustic and warm so thats where I went with it

Thanks for peekin and go check out what the other ladies got up to!