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Saturday, December 31, 2016

Thinking of You

Hello Saturday, I am back today sharing a card that was inspired by the weekend challenge over on Stampin' Girls Gone Wild, I shared this card for a challenge over at Embrace Your Art.  I used pattern paper from a very old Making Memories 6x6 pad,  I am not sure I will ever use all of it!  For layering I used the leftover brown paper from the card I shared yesterday.  I cut the sentiment using my George Cricut cartidge (something I haven't done in a long time), added a Recollections flower, ribbon/bow,  some gems and the card was done.  It will be going postal to someone that recently suffered a loss .  Thank you for your visit and enjoy your weekend.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday Musings

Hello and happy last Friday of 2016!  This week has really gone by extremely fast, I really need to take some time off so I can get some things done or rather make an attempt.  Today I am sharing a New Years card that I put together last night using sketch inspiration from challenge #303 over at Try Stampin' or Not on Tuesday.  I used pattern paper from a Paper House 6x6 pad that I picked up last year from Michaels and the solid paper brown paper is from Core'dinations.  I cut the 2017 using the Dates and Days Cricut cartridge, added some Mister Huey gold color mist (you can't see it in the picture) and used a Hero Arts stamp and this card was done.  I'm also sharing it for challenge #281 -Any Holiday over at Hiding in my Craft Room.  Take care, be safe and enjoy your new years festivities.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Season's Greetings

Hello and happy Tuesday, nice temps here today but the forecast calls for rain later.  I'm back today to share another holiday card,  I opted not to share some of the cards until the recipient received them.  I had mixed feelings about this one because I am still trying to blend the ink smoothly and transition from one color to another, did say that correctly!  This is just another technique that I need to practice more since I really like it.   I used TH distress inks and Recollections flowers that I purchased during last year's Michael's clearance/grab bags!  Thank you for your visit, take care and enjoy the rest of your holiday season.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas

Hello and happy Sunday, greetings and well wishes to you and your family today and everyday.  Today I ma sharing another holiday card that I made this year, I used Recollections printed cardstock and some Studio 8 glitterd card stock which was used to cut the die.  The die is one of the Crafter's Companion dies that I picked up from Tuesday Morning.  This was one of my favorite cards, I hope the recipient enjoyed it.  Take care and enjoy your day.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Coal Ash

Just a few days away from Christmas, I trust that all is well and that you and your family are looking forward to a wonderfully blessed holiday.  Today I am sharing a LO that I put together for our daughter's high school album.  It uses pictures taken last year when the freshmen class did a community presentation on Coal Ash.  I have just a few more LOs and I will be done with her 9th grade year, she is growing up way too fast!  The LO came together quickly as I followed sketch #81 from Sketch N Scrap when I participated in the Rocking Holiday Crop earlier this month that they hosted on facebook.  I used my WeR Memory Keeper Sew Easy Stamper for the stiching,  the My World cricut cartridge and some American Crafts wood veneer arrows.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll come back again soon.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Happy Birthday Danita

Hello and happy Thursday,  I am back today to share a birthday card for one of my scrappin' besties! I was in the middle of making holiday cards when I realized I hadn't made her card so I just pulled some papers from my stash and created this card for her and in my haste to take the picture so I could get it in the mail it came out a little blurry.  I think the paper is from a from a Momenta 6x6 paper pad, a Recollections flourish and the sentiment and foliage are TH dies.  I always feel intimidated when I have to make her a card because her cards are always so beautiful; oh well such is life!    I'm sharing this card for the Anything Goes challenge over at Tuesday Morning Sketches.  Take care and have a wonderful Thursday.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

You're Snow Much Fun

Wow it has been over a week since I shared on my blog and I don't really know why since I did have projects that I could share!  Today I am sharing a card that I put together using a stamp that I received in a holiday gift swap, my daughter was nice enough to do the coloring for me.  The papers came from my scrap stash, the sentiment stamp came from the Cardz TV stamp set Snow Day that I won in a challenge and the snowflakes were gifted to me as well.  I really like how the card came out, I think the embossing of the sentiment really stands out!  I'm sharing this card for the Masculine challenge over at Hiding in my Craft Room.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll return soon!

Monday, December 12, 2016

Happy Holidays

Wow, the countdown is on and of course I'm not done with my cards but I have set another deadline this week! It's raining outside here and they are calling for cooler temps and maybe some flurries by the weekend.   I was busy all weekend trying to finish the challenges for the online crop hosted by Sketch N Scrap on FB, all challenges had to be completed by last night.  The good thing is that I did manage to finish several LOs,  I'm sharing one of the LOs  today.  The LO uses pictures taken last Monday at a dinner meeting, we had so much fun eating, sharing and playing the white elephant game.  The challenge was to create a LO using the traditional Christmas colors (red, green & white).  I used papers from a Recollections paper pad from last year, I think it is called Festive, everything used has been in my stash for quite some time!  Take care and thank you for your visit.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Hello and happy Wednesday, beautiful sunny day here after several days of rain.  Today I am sharing a card that I put together as I was going through some of my stash to try to organize my stuff so I can finish my holiday cards.  I still have lots of stamps and paper that I'd like to use but at some point I will have to cut off the card making so I can get them in the mail!  Today's card was created using sketch inspiration from challenge #299 from Try Stampin' on Tuesday and challenge #142 (color) from Can You Case It?  I am also sharing it for the Christmas word challenge from Bitten by the Bug2, I cut the word peace from the Joys of the Season cricut cartridge.  I also used a Crafter's Companion snowflake embossing folder and a Darice die to cut the snowflakes!  Take care and have a wonderful Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday Musings

Raining and cool temps which makes for a dreary day.  I am back today to share a card that I put together for the Rocking Holiday online crop, an event hosted by Sketch N Scrap on FB.  This was the 5th challenge, not sure if I will get anymore of them done before Sunday's deadline.  The challenge was to use one of their sketches and include a Christmas tree.   I used their card sketch #86, more leftover paper scraps from my stash, a few gemstones, a punch for the scallop circle and a Spellbinder's die for the tree. Thank you for your visit, I hope you'll come back soon.

Sunday, December 4, 2016


Hello and happy Sunday, a little under the weather today but I must press on.  There always seem to be more to do than time,; so much going on and I am certainly not in a holiday mood.   Although I have spent countless hours watching Hallmark movies there are just circumstances that are weighing heavy on my heart right now.   Today I am sharing another card inspired by a video that I watched on You Tube, although I just watched it yesterday it is was shared five years ago!  I used paper from my scrap stash, a Cuttlebug folder, stickles. some Recollections twine and three different  cricut cartridges.  The placement of the bulls are a little off but I do like the look of the card!  Take care and enjoy your week.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday Wanderings

Hello and happy Thursday, thankful for another day.  I am back today to share another card that I put together after watching Mary's video from Cardz TV for card #2 of her 2016 12 Days of Christmas Series. I used Mary card sketch #15 for inspiration.  I used Joys of the Season and  CTMH Artiste cricut cartridges, a wood grain embossing folder and distress ink.  I felt like the wreath needed something else so I added some glimmer mist which you can't see in the picture. I am so happy that I am I just might get my holiday cards in the mail early this year!  Take care and I hope you'll come back again soon.

I am sharing this card for the following challenges:
Bitten by the Bug2 - Christmas Wreath
Cardz TV - Anything Goes Designer's Challenge #5
Use Your Stuff - Christmas Card or Scrapbook Page