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Friday, August 31, 2012

back to school........

aaaaah friday!!!
this week's theme in Bella land is back to school

I decided to use pack your bags -kind of a going away to school idea...LOL I also used your book is due for a background

Next week we have a sketch!!

Thursday, August 30, 2012

mini frenchy bags....

its my last day of holidays....booo hisss!!
thought I'd post a few bags I've done over the past while
These are a smaller scale of Amy Butler's frenchy bag pattern

Can't wait to get home and play with my new fabric....EEEEK!!!!

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

one of a kind

 Its LRW day again!!

This week we were asked to use numbers..

I used some new MME Sweetest thing..what an amazing line!!

go have a lookie at the blog and leave some love for the girlfriends

Thanks for peekin

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

ooooh Denyse

I'm soooo excited!!!
I found some yardage in her Meadowlark, Aunt Edna and Annie's attic lines

I have a few ideas... can't wait to play!!!!!

Monday, August 27, 2012


I had a request for a simple Mothers birthday card
I knew exactly what I was gonna do for a change....

I used Bella's flower garden and kinda messy coloured it with Prismas onto a very subtle patterned paper
added some bows and a tag...thats all she wrote
thanks for peekin'

Sunday, August 26, 2012

today and everyday......

hey ya!!
Im sitting inside the condo today...I'm in southern florida and it is WINDY...hello Isaac...lol
I don't have my crafty stuff...boo..hiss!!

I was able to play along with this week's casual fridays challenge
I made this card last month at a crop and never got around to posting...
well thanks for peekin
and here's hoping the storm misses us!!!

Friday, August 24, 2012

thinking of you

its Bellarific Friday !!

we had a sketch to work with this week

I went all rustic this week
I used thinking birds again...

I love this set.so versatile!!
Gotta love that

next week...BACK TO SCHOOL theme..hahaha

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


Im back with my LRW challenge for this week

Tammy asked us to upcycle with a household item

I used a paper towel to make my rosette
I'm not gonna lie, it was already misted and on my desk from a mess I made earlier..


go have a lookie at what the other ladies came up with...

Thanks for peekin'

Monday, August 20, 2012

Izzie has a daisy

I'm doing OK with my poor neglected stamps

I decided to ink up Izzie has a daisy and make an any occasion card just to have on hand.

I love these girls..they remind me of my Lola with the curls

Thanks for peekin'

Saturday, August 18, 2012

miss you dearly

well I managed to squeak in a card before we left today

I kinda couldn't resist the theme for this week's casual Fridays challenge

Splish splash..so fitting my vacation

I used some Fancy pants die cuts I had in my stash and
 made a background with distresss stains and cork for the sand

Thanks for peekin'

Friday, August 17, 2012

best day ever!

aaaaah FRIDAY!!!!
Last day of work for 2 weeks!

I'm off to sunny Florida for some R&R

well this week in Bella land the challenge was birthdays

Lola needed a birthday card for her friend so the timing was perfect!

I coloured up everyday princess
Lola requested her...LOL

Next week we have a sketch...get creating people!!!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

rustic and ruffled....


I've been loving all the burlap stuff on pinterest

I decided to try my hand at some runners

This was weaved with strips

and this one is plain with a muslin ruffle and some ribbon

I love the finished product but I gotta say..

bulap is a BIAAATCH to sew and work with..


Wednesday, August 15, 2012


hey ya!!

Its LRW time again!

Jan came up with our challenge this week...

dog days of summer
use an animal!

I used this cute little Studio Calico die cut with a wood veneer

go pop over to the blog and see what the other ladies came up with

thanks for peekin'

Monday, August 13, 2012

Old fav's

Hey ya!!
It seems I have alot of neglected stamps that need attention..LOL

I figured I would try and use one a week...
well thats my plan anyways

I coloured up gossmere
this is one of Lola's favorites...she is pretty darn cute I think

well that it for now...
Thanks for peekin'

Friday, August 10, 2012

can Funky be Frilly?

That means its Bellarific time!!

We had a sketch this week

I was NOT in the mood to colour so I needed a solid image..

I went with funky barcodes but I didnt really want a graphic card totally

I decided on soft colours and some frilly flowers

well next week its a BIRTHDAY theme!!

thanks for peekin

Thursday, August 9, 2012

you make my heart sing

its been a while since I posted a layout
I made this a while back actually

I busted into my dear Lizzy stash and went to town

I even used a stencil...LOL

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

sending you a little sunshine

HUMP deDUMP day...
gotta love a short week!!

This week Joanne asked us to use watermelons.....
WTF is what I said...
I dont have anything with watermelons???

I remembered that deep in the bottom of my wagon I had some Jillibean sprouts that had a melon

AH HA!!!

I added a stamp and some embellishing and that was that

I can't wait to see what the other ladies came up with

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

vintage hi wheel

where oh where did my long weekend go?

well we went to pick up my bean (daughter) and that was that
at least this week is a short one...LOL

more travel this weekend- off to Ohio for a wedding (shopping..bwahahaha)


I used vintage hi wheel for this card and kinda made a
hell of a mess in the process

Oh well it was fun

thats all I've got for ya today...thanks for peekin'

Saturday, August 4, 2012

up in the sky....

up in the sky....

there are balloons and clouds right??

this week at casual fridays the challenge was things in the sky..

I used some studio calico for this card...I just love those wood veneers...

well thanks for peekin'

Friday, August 3, 2012

may you always walk in sunshine


This week's theme in Bella land was SUMMERTIME

I went with mixed media flowers this week and used my distress markers to create a sunset kind of background

I always see these flowers as a sunshine...lol

next week we have a sketch

Thanks for peekin'

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

birthday cards

happy Hump Day!!

This week at LRW we were asked to make a girl birthday card!

I went with some dear lizzy-what is more girly than that right?

go pop over to the LRW blog and see what theother girlfriends created

thanks for peekin'