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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Use it Challenge #3

I'm back with Use it #3.

I am sooo enjoying these!!!

This week we were challenged to use scraps of any kind, at least 2 different ribbons, punch or diecuts and an embellishment you haven't used in a while.

This is what I came up with!

I had scraps of Jillibean, the scallops are from a punch, 2 kinds of ribbon and the little green flowers have been hanging around for months!!



Cardstock, Ink, Stamp: Papertrey, Paper: Jillibean soup, Ribbon: Making Memories, Offray, Chipboard: Riff Raff, Ranger distress paint, MM brads, Kaiser Bling, flowers: Ka-jinker

Monday, March 30, 2009

CPS 109 Have a hoot on your birthday

Happy Monday.......daaaaamn, its cold today!!!

This was NOT my idea of how this weeks sketch would look, HOWEVER, Lola needed me to make her birthday card and this is the paper she picked!!!

I just cut out the sentiment and birds then stamped a couple words...voila!!

I'm not crushing on it but she loves it!!

Deets: Paper: 3 bugs, Stamp, Ink, Cardstock: papertrey

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Raspberry Suite challenge#2 BFF

Happy Sunday!!

It was rainy here so we took Lola to see Monsters vs Aliens..what a great movie!!!

I had a bit of time last night to make Dawn's challenge #2.

I used new new Slice cartridge...again..love it!!

Deets: Cardstock, Stamps, Ink: papertrey,(teal is SU), Paper: Basic grey, Ribbon: Michaels. Liquid Pearls , Title, Slice

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Kristina's Colour Inspiration #47

Hey everyone!!

I managed to get this done on my day off yesterday, I was running around Like crazy betting stuff ready for Lola's Birthday!!

I made this again with the thought of using some scraps, GOD that feels good.

I did use my new SLICE cartridge- I got the Just Chillin-Teen one..its a whole lotta fun and will definitely be playing around a bit this weekend!!

This is my take on the Colour Inspiration- I love these colours together...so fun!!


Cardstock: Stampin Up, Papertrey, Paper: Basic Grey (thanks Dee) and Hambly, Ribbon: American Crafts, Button: SEI, Title is cut with my slice.

Friday, March 27, 2009

LSC #33

Its Friday!!

That means its time for another Loonie Stampers Challenge!!

This weeks challenge was chosen by Char.

This combo is delicious isn't it??

Well I was underwhelmed (to say the least) by my first card so I made another....LOL.

Please play along with us, we love it when you do!!

Go check out my other Loonies and see what they have been up to!!

Thanks for peeking..have a good one!

Deets: All Products Papertrey except: Rubons-Cosmo Cricket, Chipboard: Scenic Route, Brads and Pearls (card #1) and Embossing power- Stampendous, Primas and SEI buttons- Card#2

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Mojo Monday #79 welcome spring

I sure am ready for warm spring days, this winter has been way too long!!

This is my take on Mojo #79.

I decided to pair some New American Crafts with these fun stamps from CHF. I even dusted off my copics, its been a little while since I used them.

I'll be back tomorrow with the LSC

Deets: Cardstock: Papertrey, Paper, Ribbon: American crafts, Stamps: CHF, Martha Stewart border punch, copics

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Blog Hop!!!

Fun Times!!!

Its the monthly blog hop over at Papertrey!!

This month was all about making your own patterned papers, this was a great challenge because I rarely do this!!

I used my new Background Basics retro- its freakin awesome!!!

Deets: All products papertrey except the brads, primas and liquid pearls

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

2S4U #22 U R 2 Sweet

Well, I have been a card makin machine ...I made 3 last night...woo hoo!!!

This is my take on Laura's Sketch #22

I broke into my Bittersweet again, gotta use up that stash...and its sooo pretty!!!

Gotta say it feels good to be using stuff I've already cut, I seem to use it one then never look at it again...kind of a waste KWIM???

Cardstock, Ink: Papertrey, Paper: Basic Grey, Ribbon: American Crafts, Button from Ashleys blog candy..Yipee, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Papertrey white ink smudged on the base, Martha Stewart Border punch.

Use It #3

I'm LOOOOVIN' the Use It Challenges!!!

Great way to make something beautiful while using up your stash!!

This week it was Heidi's challenge, you had to use eyelets, something that was a year old and polka dots.

I used some Chatterbox that I couldn't seem to part with when I purged some scraps...I love this paper!!


Cardstock, Stamp: Papertrey, Ink: Palette, Paper: Chatterbox, Ribbon: Stampin Up, Pin: Fancy Pants, Ticket: Jenni Bowlin(I think)

Monday, March 23, 2009

Caardvarks sketch

I'm back with my take on the caardvarks challenge .

There is a seriously awesome prize up for grabs!!

I love this Jillibean paper, just gorgeous!! Bright bold colours on Kraft...ahhhhhh swoon!!!

I cut out the butterfly and embellished it with stickles and liquid pearls.


Cardstock, Ribbon, Ink, Stamp: Papertrey, Paper: Jillibean Soup, Fiskars Border punch , Ranger liquid pearls,stickles

Raspberry Suite Challenge #1

OOOH fun fun fun!!

I Love a colour challenge and Dawn just started her own, this girl can rock a colour combo like no body's business!

I managed to get this one done earlier yesterday morning....

How gorgeous is that quilt in the inspiration photo?? Yum!

Deets: All products Papertrey except the flower stamp-Scenic Route and the pom pom ribbon- I think its Maya Road..not sure..lol

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Taylors C.C #60

I managed to sneak in a little stamping time last night before I watched TWILIGHT!!!.

I've missed doing Taylors challenge for a few weeks so I figured I'd start with this one. I was in a flower kinda mood so used a flower instead of a cupcake.

Cardstock, Stamps,Ribbon: Papertrey, Ink: Pallete and Papertrey, paper: My Minds Eye

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Kristina's Colour Inspiration #46

Quickie post today, just heading out to my dad's for supper!!!

I have to admit this was a challenge ..lots of colours..wow!!

Cardstock ink, paper, stamp: Papertrey, Ribbon: American crafts, Chipboard: Chatterbox

Friday, March 20, 2009

LSC#32 Live your Bliss

Friday...Oh happy Friday!!!!!

Its another Loonie Stampers Challenge, this week it was Jewels' pick. How amazingly awesome is that colour map...its better than my card !!!!!
(shakes head in shame)

For some strange reason I tried to make this card 3 nights in a row and NOTHIN, then bam, it happened!!

I love this colour combo, my MOJO went to shit and I not make a card...ack!!
Go check out my Loonies and leave some love, we all love to see what you make with this combo so share your creations with us...PUHLEEEEEZ!!!

Deets: All products papertrey except Fiskars punch, cuttlebug die, Kaiser bling , Ranger liquid pearls, and stick pin

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Scrappy Scrappy

Here is part of my March Dt reveal for the Scrapping Turtle.

This line of paper from Bisous was WAAAAAY outta my comfort zone but fun at the same time.

Thanks for peeking and I'll be back tomorow with the LSC card

(that is if I can find my mojo to make it !!!!)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

2s4u #22 Look who's turning......


This is my take on the sketch over at 2S4U this week, whoa it was a tough one!!!!

I need to get cracking on Lola's Birthday Invites, but this is actually her birthday card... better get my butt in gear!! Her birthday is April 5!!


Cardstock: papertrey, Bazzill, Stamps: Cornish Heritage farms, Ink: Palette, Paper: American crafts, Bling: Kaiser

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Sheetloads Thank You.....

I have been crushin' on these frosted card bases for a while after seeing them on Carla's blog, I caved and ordered some about a month ago.

You can get them HERE !!

I cannot say enough about how awesome these are...so thick and sturdy!!

This is my first card with these...hope you like it!!!


Card base: Sheet Loads, papers: October Afternoon, Making Memories, Stamps, Ink: Papertrey, Flowers: Prima, Large Brad: SEI, Cardstcok: Papertrey, Bazzill, Leaves: Quickutz Die

Monday, March 16, 2009

Use it Challenge #2

Whoa, 2 posts today, I am on FIYAHHHHHH!!!

This is my take on Use it challenge #2

Not only did I use the required elements, I used scraps too, Whoo Hoo!!!


Cardstock, Buttons, Ink: Papertrey, paper: Scenic Route, Tag: October Afternoon, stamp Technique Tuesday, Primas, Ribbon: American crafts

CPS #107 peep

Hello, its a beautiful Monday, sun is shining...ahhh perfect!!!

This is my take on CPS#107.

I got this adorable Jillibean soup paper the other day and HAD to break into it!!! How GOJUS is this paper???

Deets: Cardstock: Papertrey, Bazzill, paper: Jillibean, Stamps: CHF, Die: Quickutz, Ink" Papertrey, Kaiser pearls

Sunday, March 15, 2009

nose pickin'

I did some scrappin a while back so I thought I'd post this layout!

Lola seems obsessed by her nose lately and this photo is a typical scene of her with her finger in her nose. (shakes head)

Deets: All products Sassafras

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Taylor's C.C #s 59 oh NUTS

OK quickie post...I whipped up this card late last night...I was soo tired but could not sleep...grr HATE when that happens!

I picked up a couple sheets of the green stack the other day so thats what I used coupled with some Kim Hughes stamps.

Cardstock: Papertrey, Bazzill, Stamps: Papertrey, CHF, paper: DCWV, Cosmo Cricket, Ink: Palette

Friday, March 13, 2009

LSC 31

Happy Friday.........its Loonie Stampers Challenge day

This week's challenge is brought to you by WENDY.

I guess with the challenge being all about buttons I should have used more but the card just came together and I could not add anymore!

I have gotta say I loooove this colour combo, I think Melon Berry is my new FAV!!!!!

Go check out my Loonie ladies and see what they made for this challenge

Dee Maria Char Jewels Wendy

Deets: All products Papertrey- sets: Wise owl, Borners and Corners monogram

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Kristins'a C.I # 42 there is no doubt....

OK.... I manged to get up enough ambition to make a quick card today

This is my take on Kristina's Colour Inspiration #42, I love monochromatic colours!!!

I had to use my new Ali Edwards stamps......they are GORGEOUS!!!!!

Deets: Cardstock: Bazzill, Papertrey, Paper: Scenic Route, Chipboard: Maya Road, Scenic Route, Ink: papertrey, Paint: Ranger

Use It Challenge #1

Well I am continuing on my quest to use up some older stash!!!

I stumbled upon USE IT in my burfling!!!

This is my take on challenge #1

This week was to dig though and find your fav paper, then use something you have never used before.

I love this crate paper, and I have had this thick Martha Stewart velvet ribbon forever and have not used it so...tada!!!! Challenge complete!!

Go check out the blog!!!


Cardstock: Papertrey, Cordinations, paper: Crate, Ribbonand punch: Martha Stewart

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

CPS 106

So.....whats up everyone????

Its started to snow again here...................blech........Spring can get here any time now!!!!!

This is my take on CPS#106.

I broke out some Queen and Co felt which I forgot I had, I just cut it up a bit to fit the flow of the sketch. I'm doing good at using up some of my old stash...whoo hoo!!


Cardstock: Papertrey, Paper: Basic Grey, Buttons: Sei, Papertrey, Ink and Stamp: Papertrey, Ribbon: Michaels

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

2S4U A smile .......

Hello peeps!!!!

I'm back with my take on another fabulous sketch from 2S4U. This is my interpretation of Laura's sketch #21.

I got this GOJUS Me and My Big Ideas paper a while ago and decided this was the day to cut into it!!! I hand cut the flower and added some glitter!!!


Paper: MAMBI, Cardstock, ribbon, button, stamp, ink: Papertrey, Pearls Kaiser, Glitter: Doodlebug

Monday, March 9, 2009

Playing with new stamps!!!!

Well I got my PTI package over a week ago and hadn't inked my new Retro backgrounds stamp yet...eeeek I know .

This was a quickie card just to try them out..and OOOH I gotta say I love the melon berry..its bang on for groovy guava but thats ok cause I was really low on that colour and I loved it..plus PTI's is a bit thicker which is great!!

Thanks for stopping by....

Deets: All products papertrey except the Liquid pearls

Sunday, March 8, 2009

You made my day

Quickie post!!!

I managed to get in a card while Lola was napping today, this is based off the Verve sketch.

I'm doing good at using up some older stash, I've had these Chatterbox chipboard stickers around forever!!

Deets: Cardstock, Stamp: Papertrey, Paper: Making memories, Stickers: Chatterbox, Ink: Stampin Up, Bling: Kaiser

Feel better soon

Well, while I do love daylight savings time, I don't love the fact that kids doen't abide by the rules...eck, Lola has been up since techically 5:00..blah

This is a card I made earlier this week with some of my new Sheetloads card blanks...love these things- nice thick acetate, and keeping with a theme to use at least some of my older stash.

Deets: Paper: Crate, Cardstock: Bazzill, Base: Sheetloads, Button, Stamp, Ink: Papertrey

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Better late than never

Happy Saturday!!!

The weather is picking up and its been very spring like..whoo hoo!!!

Here is my take on a challenge over at CAARDVARKS.

It was to make a card with a critter, un yeah that is right up my ally.

Well this is what I came up with..how stinkin cute is that turtle??


Cardstock: Papertrey, Paper: American Crafts,October Afternoon, Chipboard: Sassafras, Stamp: Inkadinkadoo, Ink Button and Ribbon: Papertrey

Friday, March 6, 2009

CPS #105

I managed to get the CPS sketch done ..this was a tough one for me.

I know, I know.... I made a Just hatched card already but I just got this cute Quickutz die and wanted to use it!!!!

All Products papertrey except the die and twine.

LSC#30 Smile

Oh Happy Friday, I have had quite the week but I will not bore you with the details!!!!

This week's challenge was Maria's choice- it was to make a card with butterflies and it had to be 3-D...cool huh?

My inspiration came from this GOJUS paper I picked up last week....just love it and its so different from anything else i have, and it just so happens to match Papertrey's New Leaf perfect!! It was fate I tell you!!!

Go check out my fellow Loonies and see what gorgeousness they came up with!!


Cardstock, Ink, Ribbon: Papertrey, Stamp: October Afternoon, paper: Reminisce, Butterfly: Reminisce, Bling: Kaiser, Fiskars border punch

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Mojo #76 Shake your tail feathers

Ok I'm in a springy kinda mood, must be the sunshine!!!

Here's my take on Mojo #76

I picked up some new papers from the Scrapping Turtle and this cute little stamp last week and I've been itching to ink it up.

Deets: papers: Imaginisce , American Crafts, Cardstock: Papertrey, Stamps: Imaginisce, Unity, Ink: Ranger, Stampin Up, Ribbon: Papetrey, Felt flower: Making memories, Copics

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Kristina's Colour Inspiration #44 Just Hatched

I'm back with Kristina's Challenge for this week.

Oh my...pink and brown is one of my FAV combos!!!!!

I'm low on baby cards and this combo just screams baby girl to me!!!

Deets: Cardstock: Papertrey, Stampin Up, paper: American Crafts, Stamps: Papertrey, Button: SEI, Ribbon: Michaels

2S4U Thank You

Hey everyone, its a beautiful day, the sun is shining....ahhhh PERFECT!!

This is my take on Kazan's sketch 21.

I loved the sketch- so simple and clean.


Cardstock: Bazzill, Papertrey, Paper, Pin: Making Memories, Ribbon, Button and Ink: Papertrey, Stamp: Technique Tuesday- Ali Edwards, Fiskars border punch

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Totally Cute

Here is my sneek peek for the Turtle March reveal.

This month we got the PDQ line from Bisous, I have to admit I was a bit out of my element with these papers, but am happy to say. I really love the end result.

These are designed to be "pretty darn quick", all I added was a few MM stickers, some coordinating Chipboard stickers , primas and some thickers , thsi was quite literally a 5 minute layout!!!