Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Guest Design projects for Creative Cuts and More

Had a WONDERFUL time doing some projects with diecuts from Creative Cuts and More. They have so many wonderful diecuts that are SO fun! Here are the projects I did in addition to my snow banner for the blog hop.

There is a fall wall hanging that uses these Pumpkin diecuts and some lovely Maple leaves too!

Here is an angel made from this bell box.

I used pattern paper, corregated cardboard and Making Memories words from the I Am A ScrapaholicDecember kit.

I also did a very simple card from a Window card and a snowflake, which I covered with vintage music and glitter.

Thanks for stopping by and have a VERY MERRY AND BLESSED CHRISTMAS!!!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

CC&M Holiday Blog Hop! WELCOME! :)

Hi blog hoppers! Thanks so much for stopping by today! Aren't we having a great time? and weren't Holly's projects fabulous? (If you didn't arrive here from Holly's blog, you don't want to miss what our designers have in store for you! The CC&M Holiday blog Hop starts HERE
If for some reason one of the links is broken along the Hop do not
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For the Holiday blog hop I made a "Let it Snow" banner! It WON'T snow here, so this is as close as we get to snow flakes for the holidays. ;) I used one Large snowflake and 4 medium snowflakes in chipboard. I covered them with vintage music and then clear Martha Stewart glitter. I decided to set them off with a backing of crepe paper medallions. :)

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Monday, November 2, 2009

Lovin' me some GRUNGEBOARD

This is the first time I've had the opportunity to try some Tim Holtz Grungeboard. SOOOOOO FUN! I want MORE, MORE, MORE!!! In addition to the butterfly on a layout on my previous post, I made this flower and also the butterflies on this layout.

I made this cute little box out of a 6x6" piece of cardstock. Couldn't be EASIER, and isn't it CUTE?!?!?!! I left it plain this time, but plan to make more and decorate the outside panels! You could make them to suit any theme! Add a few pieces of candy and it would be very SWEET! ;)

I took the 6x6" piece of cardstock and folded each edge at 2", then folded the corners in half diagonally. I then pulled the corners in towards the middle. I punched a small hole on each edge with my crop-a-dile and tied then loosely together with black cord from the IAAS Oct. kit. I adhered the grungeboard flower with Ranger Glossy accents.

Here's a top view:

and a close up of my flower:

You can find a tutorial for this flower here on the amazing Wendy Vecchi'sblog. Aren't they fab?

Here is one more layout from Oct's IAAS kit. It has 2 grungeboard butterflies on it. I'll tell you a secret... my punches didn't work on the grungeboard, but I wanted a little Martha Stewart butterfly, so I turned the punch upside down and traced it on the grungeboard, and then cut it out! :)I painted the bird with Ranger Perfect Pearls. This is my fav layout this month... if I do say so myself!

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

IAAS October

October'sI Am A Scrapaholickit was SUPER YUUUUUUMMY! Right up my alley! Here are my projects:

In this layout, I wanted to feature the Tim Holtz mini mask. It's spritzed with Maya mist.

I used the IAAS kit for my My Sketch World October card, so this is based on a Lucy Chesna sketch.

Here is a layout using a Tim Holtz game spinner as my butterfly body and antennae.

The flower is from a Jeni B video tutorial, and I have to say I'm going to be making more of these, for sure! Isn't it FAB???

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Monday, September 28, 2009

Bad blogger!

I'm so sorry... didn't mean to disappear! I spent some time in August being sick and in Sept catching up! shew! I'm finally sort of back to... whatever normal is! ;) Here is a little of my Sept. catching up... from the AMAZINGLY GORGEOUS I Am a Scrapaholic September kit! Can a girl ever have enough Tiffany blue??? I don't THINK so!!!!!!! LOOOOOVED using the Bazzill Stitch'Z templates!

This next project utilizes supplies from the I am a Scrapaholic kit, and the My Sketch WorldSept. card sketch.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


Look what I found in my inbox last night!!!

"Congratulations! Scrapbook News and Review, the leading paper crafting magazine on the internet, has noticed and is impressed by your blog. We appreciate the time, effort and creativity that you share with the crafting world and to show our approval, we've included this unique blog award for you to proudly display.

This award is possible only if you've been nominated by our staff or readers and have been approved by our editors. We encourage you to display it proudly and link it back to Scrapbook News and Review Magazine. We thank you for all you've given to the blogging world and encourage you to keep doing so. We'll keep watching and enjoying."

TOTALLY exciting!!!!!! I am TOTALLY honored!!!!! THANK YOU SNR!!!!!!!!

How AWESOME is this graphic???

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Didn't mean to disappear!

But I was SIIIIIIIIIIIIICK. I think it was food poisoning. I've only had it one other time in my life this bad... 20 yrs ago! and darn it! I think it was from the same food!!! (Well, same TYPE, not same ACTUAL! LOL)Anyway, that's why it's been so quiet around here... can you hear crickets? ;)

In other news... check this out! Marks Paper Company Blog

I'm SO excited and honored! Thanks MPC for the super FUN challenge! =)

Thank YOU all for your kind comments! It made me feel better when I was SIIIIIIIIIIIICK.

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

It's been a "challenging" week!

heehee... I mean I've been doing alot of CHALLENGES! ;) Sometimes they get the 'ole mojo flowin'! :)

The Marks Paper Company had a challenge/contest on their blog to recycle something and showcase Mark's paper, so, here is what I came up with!

From this:

To this!

I used Natasja Verbeek's awesome tutorial from the Cosmo Cricket for my flower "bouquet". Love them!

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Another sketch! Another card!

Bo Bunny also had a sketch challenge on their blog! So, I guess you could say I've been card sketch hopping this week. ;)

Here is the sketch:

and here is my card:

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Paper Popsicles card sketch

Paper Popsicles has a card sketch challenge on their blog every week! Here is this week's sketch:

and here's my take on it:

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Experiencing Technical Difficulties!!!

I do not enjoy days of being reminded exactly how MUCH I rely on the internet! Did I get alot of scrapping done? Well, YES, but to the detriment of anything online that I usually do! Our modem is post mortem. ;) I am sitting (sweating, fingers sliding off the keys...) at a house we watch in the summer. Swimming in their pool is one thing, but trying to use the internet is another! But, we'll be back up to normal... tomorrow! SHEW! and if THAT were not enough, my camera seems to have "an issue"... not a life threatening one, but either there's something on the lens (which I don't know how, as we are all usually very careful) or the FL humidity was too much for it today. Either way, my pics aren't what I would like them to be! Anyhoo... I had some things to take care of online that were time sensitive, so I thought I'd pop in here for a minute as well. So, what WAS I was doing today???

A little of this:

a touch of this:

a tad of this:

a pinch of this:

and a bit of this:

Just me and some super yummy Bo Bunny... hanging around the house! (with 4 kids... ;) )

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Get ready to CROP, CROP, CROP!!!!!

What better way to spend August than scrapbooking? Hmmm... *I* can't think of one! So, come on over to My Sketch World for fun and PRIZES!!!!!! There will be GOOD prizes! I know, because I Am A Scrapaholic is the August sponsor at My Sketch World!!!!! In fact, you can win the yummy kit posted below! :D

Sunday, July 19, 2009

New blog!

Thanks for stopping by my new scrappy space! I wanted to do some fun stuff but wasn't getting there on wordpress, so moved to blogger. It's still July, so I want to post the July I Am A Scrapaholic kit again and my projects. I really enjoyed working with the yummy bright colors of the Basic Grey Lime Rickey!

Main Kit includes: $27.99

7 sheets, 12 x 12″, of Basic Grey Lime Rickey: [1 each] Blue Moon, Boston Cooler, Fruit Fizz, Hoboken, Howdy Doody, Sarsaparilla, Tart & Tiny.

4 sheets, 12 x 12″ Core’dinations White Wash Cardstock: [2 each] Butter Churn, Screen Door

American Crafts Umbrella Thickers-Cricket ~Not shown in photo

Bo Bunny Grease Monkey Buttons & Bling

Bo Bunny Pet Shop Flowers

Flair Designs Summer Time Fantastic Plastic w/Flair shapes

Daisy Bucket Fun Quotes Rub-ons Elements

6 Jenni Bowlin Designs 4″ Die-cut Mini Papers

1 yard Bo Bunny 3/8″ Clover Double Dot Ribbon

1 yard Bo Bunny 3/8″ Burnt Orange Double Dot Ribbon

1 yard Bo Bunny 5/8″ Buttercup Double Dot Ribbon

1 yard Making Memories Yellow Crochet Trim

1 yard May Arts Orange Grossgrain with White Stitched Edge Ribbon

Some cards:

and a couple of layouts:

I hope you enjoy my new space! Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed say! :)