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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

merry merry merry

well this week's challenge is super timely
anything Christmas
I used some Websters for this card..
wanted a more modern card this time

well that all I got for you
...busy busy, presents, wine, presents, wine, travel...oh man
have a super Holiday everyone!!!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

hip hip hooray!!

hey y'all
Thought I'd play along with a challenge while we were iced in this past weekend
I decided to play with the

I was also able to play with the  10 minute craft dash as this took 7 min 32 seconds

I used some AC paper with pti stamps and a bit of embellishments
thanks for peekin

Thursday, December 19, 2013

a few more Christmas cards

only a few more sleeps
getting excited over here!!!
here's a few more cards from this years Christmas stash

thanks for peekin!!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

merry & bright

its my week over at LRW

I wanted to see non traditional colours on a Christmas or Holiday card
no red or green
I used some inktense pencils on watercolour paper and just
scribbled then blended
I finished it off with a sentiment
ta da
thanks for peekin!

Monday, December 16, 2013

fort firefly quilt

so I finally finished up some sewing projects
this is a quilt I did with Birch organics fort firefly
I didn't use a pattern, I bout a bunch of fat quarters and just started cutting
eeek scary
it all worked out though

thanks for peekin!

Saturday, December 14, 2013

a Christmas six pack!!!

I had a request from a co-worker for a set of 6 cards
I used Nordic Holiday from Bazzill
Kinda loving the rustic feel of these colours

I added a few bits of other things I had laying around that I thought
 would compliment the line
thanks for peekin!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

happy birthday

Happy Wednesday!

This week we were asked to do a Holiday Birthday creation but
I was sooo over Christmas cards....
I broke the rules
Just a plain old Birthday card this week!

I used some Fancy pants die cuts I had in my wagon
Thanks for peekin!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

a few christmas cards

I have been a baaaaaad blogger
just busy busy busy
here's a few Christmas cards

thanks for peekin

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

here comes Santa

Its Wednesday again!
This week we were asked to use a Santa
I dusted off these adorable quickutz dies and made this card

not really a Christmas colour scheme but oh well
thanks for peekin!

Saturday, November 30, 2013

ruffled ticking stockings

yup...still sewing stockings
these are some simple ticking stockings that I added a ruffled cuff to.

hope you likey!
thanks for peekin!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

off the edge

 happy hump day
I'm currently on my way to Ohio to eat some "turduckin" 
who am I kidding, I'm all about black Friday!!
this week we were asked to use an element off the edge
I used some Pebbles paper and my PTI bigger blooms for this card
go have a lookie at what the other ladies came up with
thanks for peekin!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

peace and joy

hey there!!
I'm posting my tags from this years tag swap
we had 15 amazing ladies participate this year
I'm not gonna lie when I say its stressful as these ladies are talented!!

I used some wrapped wire I got from michaels and made the wreath
I then used my grand ampersand set from pti and just added some delish ribbon and sequins
thanks for peekin!!!t

Friday, November 22, 2013

pa rum pum pum pum

I had a great weekend getaway last weekend at Cropfest and managed
 to get a start on some Christmas cards

I used my new PTI set with the dogs..omg I had to have this
thanks for peekin'

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

accordion fold

 happy Wednesday y'all!!
we were asked to use an accordion fold this week

I dusted off my Tim Holtz die and used the rosette as an ornament
I wonder what the other ladies came up with??
Thanks for peekin!

Monday, November 18, 2013

some stockings

Its sewing season in the D'Agostino house!!

 I've officially completed my first order

lots to do.....
back at it
thanks for peekin!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

you make my heart happy

happy HUMP day!
This week at LRW our challenge was trim
I had this delish denim trim in my stash so I decided to use that

I paired it with some dear Lizzy accents
well that's it that's all
I'm sewing like a mad woman--Lots of Christmas orders!!
Thanks for peekin

Monday, November 11, 2013

wish big

so I had today off
I was supposed to be packing for a weekend crop but I decided to make something instead....LOL
super simple card but I'm on a gold kick right now
thanks for peekin!

Saturday, November 9, 2013

celebrate today

Just popping in with a birthday card for a cutie
patootie 3 year old

I used PTI bigger blooms and a frame from American crafts
well...I'm off to try and finish a quilt
thanks for peekin!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

tag.....you're it

I'm back with my LRW challenge

we were asked to make a Christmas tag
well I just so happen to have Christmas on my craft table

here's what I came up with
thanks for peekin!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013


like I said..
I've started some Christmas cards
I decided to play along with


Just super simple embossing falling snow folder and a memory box die
thanks for peekin!

Monday, November 4, 2013

couple more layouts

well I'm back with the rest of my Scrapping bug DT kit
I really had fun with this line
I channelled my inner Sharon Jaeger and fussy cut all the leafs and just layered them

then I used up some scraps from the other project for this layout

well that's all I've got for you today
be prepared for a Christmas assault...I've started my cards

Friday, November 1, 2013

a farewell post

this will be my last Bella post,

 I am stepping down from the team after 3years

I just feel like a need a breather...ever felt that way?
anyhoo....we had a sketch this week and I decided to do a Christmas card
I embossed thinking birds  and used a blue mist for the background
thanks for peekin!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

trick or treat

hey there
Its my week over at LRW
I'm sorry for the total un-original challenge this week but I couldn't resist!!
This week I wanted to see some Halloween creations
I saw this super cute stamps at Michael's and couldn't resist
I coloured him up with some prismas and used a project life card
thanks for peekin

Monday, October 28, 2013

simple joy

hey there!!
I got a wee bit crafty this weekend and got started on some Christmas cards
I played along with

well that's it that's all for today!!
thanks for peekin"

Sunday, October 27, 2013

more layouts

hey there!!
I'm back with some more layouts I did for the scrapping bug
This time I got Fancy Pants happy go lucky

well that all.....I'm off to dig out the winter clothes

Friday, October 25, 2013

fall colours


this week were asked to use fall colours--
I love fall
although it is short lived here in southwestern Ontario
I decided to use ramona is fishing this week
I played with my inktense pencils again...LOL
next week is a sketch