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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday Musings


Hello and happy Wednesday, mild temps and more rain showers in the forecast in our area today.  I am doing a really quick post as I am still extremely busy so time is of the essence.  Today's project share is a birthday card created using sketch inspiration from card sketch  #119 from Sketch N Scrap, papers from  the Shimelle True Stories 6x6 paper pad, the Spellbinders cupcake die and a few rhinestones.  I am sharing this card for challenge #366 - Birthday over at Die Cuttin' Divas and the Anything Goes Challenge #43 over at Cardz TV.   Thank you for your visit, hope you'll come back soon.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Hello Friday

Hello and happy Friday, cooler temps this AM but a little warm up later today.  Day 2 of our move and I am up trying to get an early start to my day.  I have had some late nights this week ar work so my plan is to leave work a little early today.  Baby girl returns from her minimester in South Carolina today, DH is out of town for the weekend and there's lots do as always.  Today's card is one that I put together for someone that recently experienced the loss of both of their parents.  I used paper from the 6x6 Spring paper pad from American Crafts, a WeR Memory Keepers die for the rose, twine for the bow and some Queen & Co Jellies as embellishments.  I am sharing this card for the following challenges:  3-2-1 over at  DIe Cuttin' Divas, Super Scraps Saturday #348 over at  Hiding in my Craft Room. and Anything Goes #44 over at  Cardz TV..  Thank you for your visit, have a wonderful weekend and I hope you return soon!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday Musings


Hello and happy Wednesday, lots going on today as I will be working my last day in my current building.  They have built us a new hospital and we will start moving tomorrow, bittersweet as I'm not sure how I feel about it.  Anyway on to my project share for today, another birthday card to add to my stash using sketch inspiration from  Fall to Layout #66 Take Two over at Clean & Simple Stamping.  I used more scrap paper from my stash and balloon dies from C. C. Designs.  I even used some liquid pearls for the first time, they have been in my stash for a very long time!  I am sharing this card for this month's  challenge over at Always Happy Birthday  and the Anything Goes Challenge #43 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll come back soon.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Enjoy Life


Hello and happy Monday afternoon, I am squeezing in a driveby post.  I have been so busy that I don't know whether I am going or coming.  I did spend sometime this weekend working on the LO that I am sharing today.  The LO uses sketch inspiration from sketch #150 over at Sketch N Scrap and pictures from my daughter's birthday dinner earlier this year.  I used papers from the Recollections Elegant and Serene paper pad, flowers from Recollections and the title is a sticker from one of the scrapbooking page kits that I picked up from Hobby Lobby on clearance.  Thank you for your visit, I have a busy week but I do hope to get in a few more posts this week!

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Totally Thursday


Hello and happy Thursday it is really cold outside, I think spring is hiding.  I am happy to report that I used more paper from my scrap stash and I used the Sizzix chalkboard easel die by Lori Whitlock that I picked up on clearance at HL not too long ago.   I really like this die set so I'll be using it again soon!  I'm sharing this card for the Anything Goes challenge #41 over at Cardz TV, the April challenge over at Always Happy Birthday, and challenge #346 - Freestyle over at Hiding in my Craft Room.  Thank you for your visit, take care and be safe.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Father's Day


Hello and happy Tuesday, nicer temps are in the forecast for today but I have to work so that's no big deal to me since I don't have any outside plans!  Last weekend as I was going through my scrap stash I decided to put some cards together before tossing some of the scraps because my scraps are really getting out of hand!  I put together this card using sketch inspiration from the Fall to Layout #64 from Clean & Simple Stamping.  I cut the tie using the Simply Charmed Cricut cartridge and the sentiment came from the one of the stamp sets that comes with the CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut cartridge bundle.  I'm sharing this card for challenge #21 - Anything Goes over at the LTCCB.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll come back again soon.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Pretty Like Mommy


Hello and happy Saturday, it has been a busy week and in honor of the last day of  National Women's Month I'm sharing today's project.  I really like this picture taken of  my daughter and I last month after she spoke at the Girl Scout's Thinking Day program.  Such a proud moment and this picture captured by her troop leader is one of my favorite pictures with her.  This is another one of my signature simple projects, I did try to step out some by adding some splatter to the LO base and the pattern/speckled paper is some handmade paper that has been in my stash for a long time.  I cut the title using my Silhouette Cameo, the doily, and other page elements are items that I used all the time on my projects.  I'll share this LO for the Anything Goes Challenge #41 over at Cardz TV and the letter A -  Anything But a Card  over at the Alphabet Challenge Blog.  Thank you for your visit enjoy your weekend!

Friday, March 30, 2018

Good Friday


Hello and happy Good Friday!  More mild temps in the forecast for today after yesterday plus 70 temps.  I have been trying to post for the last few days but as life would have it I didn't have time.  Today I am sharing a card that I made using paper from my scrap stash and sketch inspiration from Clean & Simple Stamping Fall to Layout #61.  I used a die for the jar, an embossing folder, some twine and a  stamp for the sentiment.  I am sharing this card for the add a die challenge over at Soul Scrappers.  Thank you for your visit, wishing you and yours a blessed Easter.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Palm Sunday


Hello and happy Sunday, I'm doing a driveby post because as usual there's lots to get done.  Today I am sharing another Easter card, Easter is next Sunday so I need to get my cards in the mail within the next few days.  Today's card is one where I used inspiration from sketch #360 from Try Stampin' on Tuesday and more paper from the AC Spring paper pad.    Added a stamped sentiment and a few pearls and this card was done. I am sharing this card for the Easter challenge #346 over at Shopping Our Stash and the any holiday challenge #345 over at Hiding in my Craft Room and the Anything Goes Challenge #40 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit, have a wonderful week.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Happy Easter


Hello and happy Friday, it is still cold outside and most of the snow has melted.  It's Friday but there is still lots to be done over the weekend.  Today's super simple card is one that I put together using inspiration from sketch #256 from Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and mostly paper scraps from my stash.  I cut the sentiment the bunny using my SLICE machine.  The eye for the bunny is a Studio G gem, used glitter glue on the tail and added it to the card with some dimensional tape.  I'm sharing this card for the Easter challenge #144 over at Cut it Up and  the Tic-Tac-Toe challenge #344 over at Hiding in my Craft Room.  I used the middle row I used an animal, glitter and a die cut.  Thank you for your visit, wishing you and yours a wonderful weekend.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday Wanderings


Hello and happy snowy Wednesday, the kids got another inclement weather day but I braved the elements and came in.  It is freezing cold here in my office and I want to go home and crawl into bed.  Today I am sharing a card that I put together for one of the requests on the FB card angel group.  I used inspiration from sketch #133 from Fab Friday  The paper came from the 6x8 Bella Blvd paper pad that I picked up on clearance a few weeks ago at HL, I think it is called Make Your Mark.  I am sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #39 over at Cardz TV.  Take care, be safe and come again soon!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Family Matters Most


Hello and happy first day of Spring, I guess mother nature didn't get the memo.  It is cold and rainy outside right now with calls for a wintry mix tomorrow.  I have been so busy that I just haven't had time to play as much as I would like and I'm still not resting well at night.  Today I am sharing a LO that I put together using a picture of  my daughter and her first cousins last summer as we were heading back home from a family reunion.  I still need to scrap the reunion  pictures too.  I used pattern papers from an old K&Co Specialty pad (shopping my stash), misc stickers and gems.   Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll come back soon.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday Musings


Hello and happy Friday, it's going to be a long day!  I have been awake since 3 AM, got out of bed and went downstairs, not sure why but I am regretting it right about now.  One of the things that I did was put this card together, using this week's skerch from Clean & Simple Stamping.  I used more paper from the Nicole Love Dream Machine 6x6 paper pad along with some embellishments that have been in my stash for a long time.  This card was created for the FB card angel group and will be going postal today.  I am sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #39 over at  Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit, have a wonderful weekend!

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Happy Spring


Hello and happy Wednesday, can you believe it I'm posting two days in a row!  I just need to sync this daylight life times with my body and everything that is going on!  We were so late this morning!  Just a quick post to share of a card created using sketch #359 from Try Stampin' on Tuesday with an optional challenge of using the color green. This signature simple card came together as I was looking through my scraps of paper for another project.  I think the pattern paper is is from Studio G, the sentiment was stamped using some Crafter's Companion stamps and I added some Jellies from Queen & Co. since I thought the card needed something else!  I'm sharing this card for the First and Third challenge over at Scraps of Color.  Take care, stay warm and have a wonderful Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Hello Tuesday


Hello and happy Tuesday, it snowed yesterday so the kids had a two hour delay which meant I came in to work late too.  I feel like I haven't had much time to play way too much other stuff going on right now!  Today I am sharing a card that I put together using sketch inspiration from card sketch #117 from Sketch n Scrap.  I used paper from the American Craft Spring 6x6 paper pad, cut the sentiment using a Love Nicole die and the butterfly has been in my stash forever.  I'm sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #38 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll return soon.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Jabberwock


Hello and happy Sunday!  I went to be at 2 AM this morning, didn't set my clocks and woke up really late so we didn't make church.  Today I am sharing another LO that will go in my daughter's high school album.  We are less than a month away from the end of what has been a real eye opening and learning experience.  When my daughter said she wanted to run for Miss Jabberwock her dad was not in agreement but me being mom decided to allow her to participate.  We were going through as a family so I felt the need to support her even though I knew it was a daunting task.  Today's LO uses pictures taken the day the girls were introduced to the sorority members that sponsors the
competition.  Some of the papers and embellishments came from a kit and the rest have been in my stash for a long time.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you will return soon.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

International Women's Day


Hello and Happy International Women's Day!  I have been trying to post all week but as life would have it I haven't had time.  Today I am sharing a card that I put together using sketch inspiration from  Fall to Layout #59 Take 2 over at Clean & Simple Stamping.  I used paper from the Simple Stories Reset Girl 6x6 paper pad along with a cut from the Forever Young Cricut cartridge.  I am sharing this card for the Natioanl Dress Day challenge #344 over at Shopping Our Stash and Anything Goes #37 over at Cardz TV.  Today also happens to be my MIL's 75th Birthday and we are going out tonight so maybe I will have some pics to scrap!  Thank you for your visit and I do hope you will return soon.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Hello Sunday


Happy Sunday and good start to a new week.  I am up early trying to get a few things done so we can make a quick trip to my parents.  We will go to church, visit for a bit and then head back because baby girl has a practice commitment.  Today's project share is a card that I put together yesterday morning for someone that susbmitted a request to the FB card angel group.  I used pattern paper from a pad that was gifted to me along with some scraps from my stash.  I cut the car using the My Community Cricut cartridge, added a few embellishments and the card was done.  I am sharing this card for the March challenge over at Always Happy Birthday am doing the Anything Goes Challenge #37 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit, hope you will visit again soon.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Happy March


Hello and happy Thursday, the start of a new month which just happens to National Craft Month!  I have been trying to get this post shared all morning but I have been extremely busy at work, even ate my lunch at my desk!  Today's project share is a LO that I created for the Black History Month bingo challenge over at Scraps of Color.  I originally planned to use some other pictures taken of Baby Girl on one of her trips to the AA museum in Washington but decided to highlight her creating her own history.  She has really grown since joining the Girl Scouts in 3rd grade and is currently making preparations to earn her gold award.  Last summer she traveled to Ohio as a competitively selected Ambassador representing the Commonwealth of Virginia at the National Girl Scout conference and this past Saturday she was the speaker during Thinking Day for her service unit.  This year's theme was Impact so her comments were centered the definition of impact how it relates to Girl Scouts. Thank you for your visit and I hope you return soon.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Destination Adventure


Hello and happy Tuesday, seasonal temps this morning with a little warm up and sunshine later in our area today.  Today's card share uses more paper from the Shimelle paper pad used recently.  I used sketch inspiration from sketch #131 from Fab Friday, the Spellbinders World View die, some enamel dots and a cut apart from the paper pad for the sentiment.   I even used some wink of  stella, can you see it?  I am sharing this card for challenge #47 - Travel over at Always Fun  Challenges.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you will come back soon.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Saturday Musings


Hello and happy Saturday, during a quick driveby post as I never did get to share yesterday.  Nice temps outside but my schedule is jam packed, I have been out of the office for the past two days so I'm in my office trying to do a little catch up while I wait on Baby Girl.  Today I am sharing a card that I put together for a online crop hosted on FB by Sketch N Scrap.  I used pattern paper from the Shimelle True Stories 6x6 paper pad, a Brenda Walton Sizzix Thinlit die for the balloons, a Cardz TV stamp for the sentiment and a few pearls as embellishments.  I am sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #36 over at Cardz TV.  Take care and enjoy your weekend.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Smile



Hello and happy Tuesday, it rained most of the day yesterday so we're looking forward to little to no rain today and warmer temps.  Please continue to pray for our children and their safety.  Today's project is a LO using my daughter's school pictures taken last Fall, we seem to have lost her pictures from last school year; sure hope I find them before she graduates next year!  I used sketch #147 from Sketch N Scrap, the pattern paper came from the DCWV Homeroom paper pad,  I cut the title using the Going Places Cricut cartridge added  a few  embellishments and this LO was done!  I'm sharing this LO for challenge #300 - Twinkle, Twinkle over at Use Your Stuff, I added some glimmer mist to the title, used gold paper to mat the picture and some gold sequins.  Thank you for your visit and hope you'll return soon.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Happy Birthday Jaida


Hello and happy Sunday, I am doing a quick driveby post as I need to get ready for church.  I had a very lazy day yesterday so that means today I really have to step up my game.  Today I am sharing a birthday card that I created for a family member, my daughter traveled with other family members to the Poconos to celebrate Jaida's 16th birthday.  Sketch inspiration came from sketch #115 from Sketch N Scrap, paper from Doodlebug Take Note paper pad some unbranded dies and a birthday stamp that I picked up from HL on clearance recently.  I am sharing this card for the February challenge over at Always Happy Birthday and the Anything Goes Challenge #34 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit, wishing you and yours a wonderful week.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Always Have Faith


Hello and happy Friday, I meant to share yesterday but as life would have it I didn't get it done.  So much going on right now, just can't seem to catch up or keep up with everything.  Yesterday's weather was good and today started out good but rain is in the forecast for the ride home so I may go home and get into bed after I pick up the Girl Scout cookies.  Today I am sharing a card that I created for the FB card angel group using misc. paper scraps and the Spellbinders typewriter die gifted to me by Felisa from The Scrapin Diva.  I even pulled out my We R Memory Keepers Sew Stamper and a stamp set that I hadn't used before for the sentiment.  I am sharing this card for Challenge #19 - February Anything Goes over at LTCCB  and the Anything Goes Challenge #35 over at Cardz TV.  Take care and have a wonderful weekend.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Fat Tuesday


Hello and happy Tuesday, I'm stopping in today to do a quick driveby post.  I have way too much going on right now and can't focus on my crafting.  Today's card is one that I created for a challenge over at Scraps of Color, the challenge was to create a masculine themed project.  I used more paper from the Time Machine paper pad, I cut the bicyle using the Going Places Cricut cartridge and the sentiment and word bubble is part of a Sizzix stamp/die set.  I'm sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #33 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll come back soon.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Christmas Parade


Hello and happy Thursday, I am back today to share another LO.  I used pictures taken of our daughter walking in the Christmas parade last December with the Chief of Police and the Young Adult Police Commissioners.  I used sketch inspiration from sketch #146 over at Sketch N Scrap, I still need to add the journaling.  I really like this sketch and I will probably use it again soon! The pattern paper came from the Recollections Festiva hot buy paper pad, the snowflake stickers are from Recollections, the police car was cut using the Everyday Paper Doll Cricut cartridge and the mittens and scarf came from the Winter Woodland cartridge.  Thank you for visiting and I hope you'll come back soon.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

I love You


Hello and happy Wednesday, more seasonal temps with some areas receiving sleet resulting in delays.  Today we are still celebrating Esperanza; today's project share is the Valentine's Day card that I will be giving to my daughter.  I created the card last Friday during the Friday Night Chat over at Scraps of Color.   I cut the dress using the CTMH Artiste Cricut cartridge and the heart buttons have been in my stash for so long I don't remember where I got them (they may be Recollections) and the stamp used for the sentiment is from Studio G.  I am sharing this card for the Valentine Cards or Treats challenge over at Pause Dream Enjoy.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Happy 17th Esperanza


Hello and happy Tuesday, seasonal temps in our area today.   Happy 17th birthday to our baby girl.  Today's project share is one of the cards that I made her for her birthday.  I used one of the drop-in Stephanie Bernard Sizzix dies which I picked up last week at HL from the big clearance sale.  The die cuts an A2 size card which meant I also had to pull out another unused toy (that had been sitting for over 2 years).  Since I didn't have a set of the extended plates  to use with my Cuttlebug or Big Kick so I finally unboxed my Cut 'n' Boss that I had to have a few years back!  The patten paper is from one of the Recollections hot buy pads and the heart shaped shades came from HL too.  Thank you for your visit, have a terrific Tuesday!

Monday, February 5, 2018

Celebrating Esperanza


It's Monday and I'm back with my second post for the day since I'm celebrating baby girl this week on my blog.  I am sharing my planner LO for this week, where I got to use my Happy Planner punch for the first time and I love it!  Tomorrow is baby girl's 17th birthday and tomorrow I will share one of the cards that I made for her!  Take care and I hope you'll come back again soon.

Happy Birthday Monica


Hello and happy Monday, seasonal temps and sunshine after rain yesterday.  The schools had a two hour delay due to numerous accidents caused by black ice, thankful we got to our destination without any problems this morning.  I am suppose to be celebrating my daughter this week but I failed to share this post on Saturday so I'll be doing two posts today.  This first project is a  card  that I created for my SIL Monica, her birthday was Saturday.  I created this card using some TH distress ink and a Teresa Collins stencil.  Sketch inspiration came from the  Clean and Simple Stamping blog, the sentiment is from Hampton Arts.  I'm sharing this card for the clean and simple birthday challenge over at Always Happy Birthday and the anything goes challenge #33 over at Cardz TV. Thank you for your visit and I hope you have a marvelous Monday.

Friday, February 2, 2018

You're Spec-tacular


Hello and happy Friday, started off cloudy but the sun is trying to come out.  Yesterday we had some mild temps but they are more seasonal today.  Today I am sharing the Valentine card that I put together for my son, the sentiment says it all.  I used challenge #354 from Try Stampin' on Tuesday for inspiration.  I used more pattern paper from the Be Mine paper pad along with some Queen & Co. Jellies and a stamp that I picked up from Micheals last year or maybe two years ago.  I'm also sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #33 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Happy Day


Hello and happy cold Wednesday!  Happy Birthday to Justin, my first born who reminded me over the holidays that he was an old man.  I hope and pray that he is blessed with many more years of celebrating his birth.  Today I am sharing a LO of my two heartbeats using a picture taken of them last summer when they got to see each other in Pittsburgh.  They are the apple of each other's eyes which makes me totally blessed.  It is another one of my signature simple LOs but I did step out of my comfort zone and did some stenciling, everything used has been in my stash for a number of years.  I am sharing this LO for the Random Word challenge over at Soul Scrappers and my word is happy!  Take care, have a wonderful Wednesday and try to stay warm.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Celebrating Justin


Hello and happy Monday, raining and really wet outside today; but I'm grateful!  I am excited to share with you that for the next two weeks I will be celebrating my two children, all post/projects will be for them or about them!  My son's birthday is this week and my daughter's birthday is next week.  Today I am sharing the birthday card that I created for my son from his sister, I used the sketch inspiration from sketch #248 over at Atlantic Hearts.  The pattern paper came from the love Nicole Time Machine 6x6 paper pad and the sentiment stamp is from Stampendous.  I'm sharing this card for the Shopping Our Stash birthday challenge #338.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll come back soon.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Sunday Musings


Hello and happy Sunday, raining outside today and I am at work for a few hours so that means I won't be going to church today.  I meant to post  yesterday but as time would have it I didn't get around to it, so much to do and so little time to get it done!  Today's card is a Valentine's Day card that I put together using inspiration from sketch #114 over at  Sketch N Scrap,  paper from the Pebbles Be Mine 6x6 pad, a Studio G felt heart and other misc. items from my stash; all items used have been in my stash for at least a year!  This is my first V-day card for this year and since I have some in my stash from last year I am not sure I'll make too many more.  I'm also sharing this card for the any holiday challenge #337 over at Hiding in my Craft Room and the anything goes challenge #32 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you have a wonderful week!

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Babies are a Blessing


Hello and happy Thursday, cooler temps in the forecast today.  Today's card is a super simple baby card that I put together using misc. scraps from my stash.  I think the pattern paper may be from Paper Studio, I know the stamp was one that I picked up from HL some time ago, the stitched rectangles are from Pink & Main and I used the Create a Critter Cricut cartridge to cut the monkey.  I am sharing this card for the Make a Baby Card Challenge over at Soul Scrappers.   hope you have a wonderful day.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Family Photo Shoot


Hello and happy Tuesday, more mild temps with rain in the forecast today.  Today I am sharing the third LO that I have completed this year.  I finished it over the weekend and have shared it on FB,  as a matter of fact it is my cover page!  I used pictures that we took last month when my son was home for the holidays, it had been a while since we had taken pictures together.  I used inspiration from Organized and Creative Mom, the link is to her YT channel for some reason I couldn't capture her blog link.  I used papers from an old K&Co. Specialty paper pad, cut the title using the Elegant Embellishments  Cricut cartridge, some wood veneer cameras that I painted and an Amy Tangerine die for the other camera.  Another memory documented and in the books!  Thank you for your visit and I hope you will come back soon.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Sunday Musings


Hello and happy Sunday, the weather has been really nice today so I am just getting around to posting.  I know you get tired of me saying but where does the weekend go?  It never fells I can't seem to get even  half of the things done on my to do list!  I did manage to get through the car wash line yesterday.  Today I am sharing another holiday card where I used inspiration from sketch #129 over at Fab Friday.   The pattern paper and the cut apart came from the Simple Stories Classic Christmas 6x6 paper pad.  This trying to do something craft related everyday is becoming a real challenge, I guess I could use my cleaning and organizing time too!  Take care and have a wonderful week.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday Musings


Hello and happy Friday, the kids are back in school today and I'm looking forward to warmer temps! Today I am sharing a card that I put together using sketch inspiration from card sketch #113 over at Sketch N Scrap.  I used papers from the My Mind's Eye Honey Cake  6x6 pad, some startburst dies and a stamp from Cardz TV  Happy Days set for the sentiment. I even made the little banner using scraps after watching a Xyron video pop up in my feed on FB.   I'll be sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #31 over at Cardz TV and the Super Scraps challenge over at Hiding in my Craft Room.  Take care and have a wonderful weekend.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Snow Day

Hello Wednesday, another snow day for the area kids but I came into work.  I was out yesterday for a funeral so I decided to come in today, I plan to work all day unless the weather gets bad.  Today I am sharing a birthday card created using sketch inspiration from Clean & Simple Stamping.  The paper came from the My Mind's Eye A Happy Heart 6x6 paper pad, used a Spellbinder's die, a Prima flower, a brad (which I hadn't used in a long time) and my SLICE to cut the sentiment.  I'm sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #29 over at Cardz TV.  Take care and enjoy your day.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Happy MLK Day


Hello and happy Monday!  It is very cold outside but double digit temps and they are calling for snow on Wednesday.  I'm doing a quick post today, normally I would be off today but I came in because I have to be off tomorrow.  We will do something later in the week to celebrate MLK Day.  Today I am sharing my second LO of 2018 and it uses pictures from one of my daughter's mentoring groups.  Everything used on this LO  has been in my stash for a long time with the exception of the doll that I cut using the Teen Scene cricut cartridge and I tell you putting together the layers can make your head spin!  I'm sharing this LO for the Tic Tac Toe LO challenge over at Soul Scrappers.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you have a marvelous Monday!

Friday, January 12, 2018

Clean & Simple


Hello and happy rainy Friday, I'm doing a driveby post today as I just need to get on with doing some other things!  As you all know my style of crafting is clean and simple, not a lot of fanfare just document the  memory, put the cards together and keep it moving.  Today I am sharing my second holiday card that I put together using sketch inspiration from Clean and Simple Stamping.  The pattern paper is from Doodlebug Designs (I think) and the wooden trees  are American Craft Bits that I picked up on clearance from ACMoore.  I'm sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #29 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit, have a wonderful holiday weekend.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday Musings


Hello and happy Thursday, the kids went back to school yesterday and the forecast calls for more mild weather today.  I am still on track with my 2018 crafting challenge which brings me to today's card share.  The plan is to create at least one holiday card per week so I will have my holiday cards done before I need them in December!  For this card I used sketch inspiration from 52 Christmas Card Throwdown, some misc. paper scraps from my stash and  the December 25th Cricut cartridge to cut the word JOY.  I am sharing this card for the Anything Goes Challenge #2 over at PDE Linky Party.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll return soon.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Happy Born Day


It's Wednesday and today is my birthday!  So happy and thankfully blessed to celebrate another born day.  Today I am sharing a card that I put together over the weekend using dies from the Spellbinders  Shapeabilities Bordered Sentiment Set along with some Cricut Celebrations paper that has been in my stash for a long time.  The inspiration for this card came right from the packaging since this was my first time using the dies; I picked this set up from TM last Fall.  I'm sharing this card for Something New Challenge #294 over at Use Your Stuff and the Anything Goes Challenge #29 over at Cardz TV.  Thank you for your visit, have a wonderful Wednesday.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Homecoming


Hello and happy Monday, today I am sharing my first LO for 2018.  I used sketch inspiration from sketch #144 over at Sketch N Scrap, the heart pattern paper came from the DCWV High School paper stack, I used Thickers for the title and the Forever Young cricut cartridge for the die cut.  The gem embellishments are from Recollections.  I like how her outfit came together but it was truly a chore pulling it all together after she decided the colors and what she wanted to wear!  I am off to a relatively good start with my challenges even though I am only eight days in.  Take care and stay warm.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Saturday Musings



Hello Saturday, I meant to schedule this post yesterday; I started it but just couldn't get through it.  My heart is heavy and sad as someone dear to me passed unexpectedly yesterday and I woke up this morning not feeling well.  Today's driveby post is a birthday card that I put together using sketch inspiration from  sketch #45 over at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.  The papers used came from the Studio Calico Darling Dear 6x6 paper pad and the sentiment came from the Hero Arts Happy stamp and die set.  I have mixed feelings about the card and I just might eventually toss it. Thank you for your visit, stay warm and hug your love ones a little tighter.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Snow Day


The kids in our area had a snow day today so I decided to stay home too.  I have spent most of the day watching videos and talking on the phone; shame on me!  Today's card share is one that I put together for the January challenge over at Always Happy Birrthday.  This month's challenge is to include a pink card base.  Sketch inspiration came from Die Cuttin' Divas , challenge #350.   I used papers from the Doodlebug Just a Note paper pad, stitched circle dies and the Cricut Doodlecharm cartridge to cut the hat.  Thanks you for your visit and I hope you will come back soon.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Together


Hello and happy first Wednesday of 2018!  I am doing a quick driveby sharing one of the last LOs that I was able get done in 2017.  I did complete my challenge so I've decided to approach it a little different this year; my goal is do something craft related everyday so we'll see how that goes.  Today's LO is one of my favorites since it uses pictures taken of my two children taken on Christmas Eve while my son was home visiting for the holidays.  We took these picture when we got home from church and later we went to the studio to have family pictures taken; I wasn't so pleased with them so I may or may not scrap them!  I used another sketch from Sketch N Scrap, paper, enamel dots and washi from a Lori Whitlock paper kit.  I cut the tree using a Darice die and letters from my stash for the title.  Thank you for your visit and I hope you'll come back again soon.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Happy New Year


Hello Monday night, I have been trying to share this post for hours.  I hope that your new year is off to a great start.   My daughter and I went out shopping today and then family dinner at my MIL's house so I didn't get a lot done.  I am sharing the one card that I was able to get done today, I was inspired after watching Mary's video over at  Cardz TV.  I used papers from several Craft Smith paper pads, a Cardz TV stamp and my SLICE to cut the glass.  I think it came our nice and I might create a few more!    I am sharing this card for  Challenge #333 - Freestyle over at Hiding in my Craft Room, the Anything Goes Challenge #28 over at  Cardz TV and LTCCB Challenge #18.  Take care and all the best to you  and yours in 2018.