Monday, October 29, 2012

BBTB2 Challenge

Wow!!! I knew I'd been MIA for awhile but didn't realize it was since July. I have forgotten how to do this. lol
The BBTB2 Challenge is 3D Halloween Treat Container.
I used the pumpkin bag from Tags, Bags, Boxes and More 2, leaves, tag and jack-o-lantern are from Gypsy Wanderings. The saying is from Pink by Designs Our Teachers Stamp set. I twisted thin strips of paper around a screwdriver for the vines.
This is for my daughters kindergarten teacher.

Feels good to be back!! lol
Have a great day!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

PBD Challenge # 11

Challenge #11 Is a Single Layer Card. I used Pink by Designs Take the Cake Stamp set and 5 colors of Distress Inks.

Happy Anniversary PBD!! Off to join the Ustream!! YAY!! FUN!!

PBD challenge #10

Well I didn't make the last one.
Challenge # 10 atPink by Designs Challenge Blog is Go Wild

I used Four legged friends, Peachy keen face and PBD Animated Greetings paper is DCWV and Recollections
Happy Anniversary PBD!!!!!

PBD 2 year anniversary Challenge #8

I forgot all about it today!!! ARGGGG!!! Challenge #8 already.
Challenge #8 at the Pink by Designs challenge blog is Ribbons or Bows

I used the PBD stamps Cloudy Days background stamp and Animated Greetings 2
Paper is Recollections I used a glitter pen on the saying but it just looks blurry here, sorry. I used Faded Jeans and Broken China Distress Inks for the background.

Happy Anniversary PBD!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

This weeks PKS Challenge is Just Cards. I got this Spring Bouquet Stamp when PKS had it's last sale. I've been wanting it for a long time now, so when I saw it was being retired I grabbed it!! I loved coloring it w/ my Prisma Color colored pencils and blended w/ Oderless mineral spirits. Great therapy!!

Inside of card
Paper is Recollections, Papertrey Ink and Gina K. Designs. I also used my I Rock for the silver nail heads.

Hope your day is wonderful!!

Monday, June 4, 2012

Throwback Thursday

Emma's Throwback Thursday challenge is alter an item. I got this glass bowl and the rocks at the dollar store. I love how it turned out, sooo romantic!!
I used Plantin Schoolbook and Serenade to make the cuts on vinyl and then etched the hearts and swirls on the bowl.
I also used
My Creative Time's Rolled Flower Dies (I'm obsessed w/ these!!)
Armour Etch
Hot glue gun
Papers are
Echo Park

I just had a thought, I hope the candle heat doesn't melt the hot glue lol
Oh well it looks pretty!!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

This weeks challenge was this color challenge
I made a shaped card w/ my Gypsy
I used Paper Doll Dress Up
Paper is DCWV Recollections and Basic Grey
PKS Clown Faces
Diamond Stickles
Saying is from Pink by Designs Take the Cake

Have a great day!!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

This week at PKS the challenge was "ANYTHING GOES"
I have been wanting to make this picture/ dry erase board for awhile now. It's made with one of those acrylic frames. And yes the dry erase markers really do work on it!!
I love how it turned out!!

This first pic I took out of the frame because I wasn't sure how it would photograph in the frame.
I used....
PKS stamp Everyday Character Face Parts and More
Cricut carts
Create a Critter-Hanging Monkey
Life's a Party- Upsidedown Monkey
Zooballoo- vine
Sesame Street Seasons-Palm Tree
Lacy Lables- frame
Paper is Recollections and DCWV
My Pink Stamper saying stamp
Sakura white gel pen

I'm putting this right on my craft table so I can look and write down all the reasons I love my litte monkeys!! lol
Have a wonderful rest of the week!!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

Hi my bloggy friends!!!
Our weather has been FANTASTIC lately, it's put me in a great mood!!
My Dad's birthday is thursday and I made this card for him. I think it's a little girly but he won't mind. lol

This weeks challenge at PKS was this sketch.
I used PKS
Wide Eyed Kids Asst
Basic Paper Doll face Asst
Dolly Dumplins Face Asst
"birthday" stamp is Pink by Design's Take the Cake
EK Success punch
Paper is Gina K. Designs, Recollections and DCWV

Happy Birthday Dad!!!!

Have a great day!!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

Hi, Sorry I haven't posted in a while, I've been in a slump lately. Now soooo many thing and ideas are going through my head I can't think straight! All or nothing!! lol
Anyway heres my project for the Peachy Keen Challenge. The challenge this week was to use a soup can.

Here's what I came up with.
Ready for the long list of supplies?
PKS Stamps
Faceless Buds
Happy Lashes
Everyday Character Faces
Cricut Mother's day Bouquet
EK Success punch
My Creative Time's  Rolled Flower Die
And Curly Label
Diamond Stickles
Queen & Co. Pearls
Prisma Colored Pencils
Paper is Prima and Glitz & Glitter
Some wire and leaves and plastic white flowers

Thanks for stopping by, Have a GREAT day!! 

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Congratulations Baby

I made this card for  the a friend who's having her first child. She's sooo excited!!
I used New Arrival and Elegant Edges. The face stamp is Peachy Keen's Wide Eyed and Bushy Tailed set. Paper is from Gina K. Designs, K&Co., Recollections and Glitz and Glitter. The buttons are Favorite Finding's. Congratulations stamp is Stampin' Up.
I'm entering it into the following challenges

Fantabulous Cricut Buttons and Bows
Peachy Keen Challenge Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Diva's Pastels

Have a Wonderful day, and hope you're all safe from the storms.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

We finally have sun here in the Chicago land area!! YAY!!!!
This weeks Challenge over at Peachy Keen was a sketch. I like the simplicity of it!!
I used Four-legged Friends for this cute little hampster. The face is PKS Cute and Cuddley 1 1/8 faces. Paper is Papertrey Ink, Bazzill and My Minds Eye. The saying is from My Creative Time's You Had Me at Chocolate set.

Thanks for dropping by!! Have a great day!

Sunday, April 8, 2012

SOUS Die cut Challenge

This weeks Die Cut challenge at Stuck on U Sketches was "Spring"
I used Mother's Day Bouquet. The face is from Peachy Keen's Dolly Dumplings face stamps. The saying is from Pink by Design's Take the cake set. I inked everything w/ Distress Ink in Tea Dye. I also inked up white paper for the face and banners in Mustard Seed, Antiqued Linen and Scattered Straw. Paper is Papertrey Ink, Recollections and DCWV.
The colors arn't very "Springy" but that's how it feels here in Illinois right now, The flowers are blooming but it's cold!!
Have a great Easter!!


I made this card for a friend that lives in Canada. We don't get to talk very often, and we have'nt seen each other in about 8 years. So I just thought I would drop her a line.
I used Cindy Loo for the flourish and "Hello" The frame is from Elegant Edges. I used Swiss Dots to emboss it and Liquid Pearls for the dots on the flourish. Paper is Papertrey Ink, Recollections and DCWV.
I hope she likes it, I miss her alot!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges
Bitten by the Bug 2
Cricut Cardz Challenge #105

Have a great day and Happy Easter!!

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Easter Bunny

Can you believe it's April already? Where is this year going?
With Easter right around the corner, I made these candy holders for my kids.
I think they came out soooo ADORABLE!!! (yes I'm tooting my own horn) lol

I used the purse from Tag Bags Boxes and More, The ears are leaves from Don Juan and Home Decor and the Carrot is from Create a Critter. The face stamps are Peachy Keen's Critter Faces and Basic Paper Doll Faces. Paper is Bazzill and Recollections.
I'm entering them in the following challenges
Peachy Keen Challenge - 3D object that holds candy
Stuck on U Sketches - Bunny
Fantabulous Cricut Challenge - Out like a Lamb, any gentle animal
Throwback Thursday Challenge - Any older cartridge, your choice of project

I hope you all have a wonderful day, With NO April fools jokes!! lol

Monday, March 26, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

Hello!!! Hope you all had a great weekend!!!
I'm starting the count down to next weekend. My daughters friend's son's birthday is on Saturday (that was a mouthful) The are having a party, so my mom is taking all 3 kids up to Wisconson for the whole weekend. Yay!!!!! First time ever I will be without them for that long. Do I hear Pintrest?

Anyway, I made this card for his B-day. His name is David.
I used Wild Card - Spinner card, Playtime and Father's Day cartridges. The faces are PKS wide Eyed Kids and Funshine face Parts. The Happy Birthday is from My Pink Stamper. Paper is from Papertrey Ink and Recollections.

I hope he likes it as much as I do!!

I'm entering this into the Peachy Keen Challenge-Card w/ faux stiching

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Hey Chickie!!

"Thanks Easta' bunny bawk bawk!!" Does anyone remember that commercial? I think it was for M&Ms
Anyway, I made this card for Easter. I found this adorable little chick in the Simply Charmed cartridge and I knew I HAD to make it!!!
 I cut  the chick and eggs out of white cardstock and colored them w/ some Distress Inks in Scattered Straw and Mustard Seed for the chick and Broken China and Faded Jeans, Crushed Olive and Shabby Shutters, Victorian Velvet, Worn Lipstick and Spun Sugar for the eggs, which are from Sugar & Spice cartidge. The face stamp is from Peachy Keens Happy Lashes. The saying is from My Creative Times Turn that Frown Upsidedown set. Paper is Papertrey Ink, Recollections and Paper Studio. And Seeing Spots Cuttlebug folder and I put what appeared at the time, a yellow feather on it's head (looks brown now) lol
I'm entering this it the following challenges
Peachy Keen Challenge
Bitten by the Bug 2

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Shamrock Wreath

Hi Everyone!!
I hope you are all having a great week. Mine has been a little sad, my 100 year old Grandma died on Sunday. I also feel happy for her to be at peace now. She has had a rough go of it lately. She went peacefully in her sleep. She can now be w/ my Grandpa who passed in 1977. We'll miss you Grandma.

Thanks for letting me get that out, now on to happier things!! I made this wreath in honor of St. Patty's Day. I love how it turned out!! Soooo bright and cheerful!!
Are you ready for the long list of cartridges used? Here goes...
Celebrate w/ Flourish, cindy Loo, Create a Critter, Don Juan and Simply Charmed.
Paper is Color bok, Recollections, Glitz and Glitter and Papertrey Ink.
I used my Sakura gel pens to add some stitching and LOTS of Glue dots and glue.

I'm entering this in the following challenges
Bitten By The Bug 2
Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog
Go Fish Challenges

Hope you enjoy the rest of your week!!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Cricut Cardz Challenge

This weeks theme at Cricut Cardz is "Take the Cake"  As soon as I saw this I thought of Pink By Design's set of the same name.
I used Birthday Bash's card feature. The face is Peachy Keens Laffy Taffy set. Paper is Gina K. Designs, Recollections, DCWV and Glitz.
Have a great day!

Monday, March 5, 2012

Throwback Thursdays Challenge

This weeks challenge at My Creative Time was a Cricut-less challenge. NO CRICUT? WHAT?!!!
Just kidding!! This was fun, and I love how easy and great my card came out.
I used MCT Curly Lable die, Inspiring Words (Accents), and Turn That Frown Upsidedown. Paper is Papertrey Ink and Echo Park Time's and Seasons. I LOVE this paper!! Soooo many GREAT patterns!!
Hope your day is GREAT!!!

PKS Challenge

This weeks challenge over at Peachy Keen Stamps was a sketch challenge.

Here's the sketch we had to follow...
I used PKS Faceless Bugs for the Butterfly, I colored it w/ my Prisma colored pencils and paper pieced the body and the face. I also added some glitter pen accents. (That's the shine you see)
The saying is My Creative Time's Turn That Frown Upsidedown set.
I used Elegant Edges for the oval.
Paper is from Gina K Designs, DCWV, Recollections and Debbie Mumm.
I added some glittery white studs w/ my I-Rock
Everything is inked w/ Distress Ink in Concord Grape

Have a wonderful week!!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

PKS Challenge

Hi, Hope your week is going GREAT!!!!
This week at PKS the challenge was a 3D "Weather" project.
I'm addicted to these boxes!! They are soo fun!!
i used Seasame Street Seasons and Life's a Party for the sun and cloud
PKS Wide Eyed Kids Assortment
Pink by Design for the inside saying and computer generated saying on outside
paper is Recollections, inside paper I inked with Distress Inks in Dusty Concord, Brcken China, Faded Jeans and Weathered Wood. I used Glossy Accents to make the raindrops and Diamond Stickles on the sun.
I hope you LOVE these as much as I do!!

Have a Great day!!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

PKS Challenge

Yay!!! I made it in this one!! Barely lol
This weeks PKS challenge was to make a card w/ the theme "Friends"

I used Playtime cart
PKS Princess Faces
BFF stamp is MPS
Paper is from- Papertrey Ink, DCWV, Recollections
I used Sakura pens to color and acsent.

Have a Great day!!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

PKS Challenge

Again I forgot to download the picture!! ARGGGGH lol

Oh well, The challenge at Peachy Keen this week was a picture inspiration.
I used Faceless Fruit and Wide eyed kids assortment. I colored them w/ my Prisma colored pencils, paper is Gina K. Designs and DCWV.
Have a great day!!!
P.S. Whew just made it!! lol

Sunday, February 12, 2012

BBTB 2 Challenge

I need to catch up, I'm almost a week behind!! lol
This week at BBTB 2 the challenge was to use the Baby Carrige from New Arrival. This is a really cute cut!!
I also used My Community for the door hanger and Smiley Cards for SHHH. Papers are Recollections,Papertrey Ink, DCWV and K&Company. The lace is from Michaels and I used my I-Rock and an EK Success punch.

This was fun and my daughter LOVES it!!!

Valentine Card w/ suprise

Sarah at Pink Cricut had her Ustream Friday night, and she showed us how to make these. I'm ADDICTED!!!!! lol They are soooo fun!! The top is a card and it has a push out box on the bottom.

You can view the video on how to make them HERE
Thanks for dropping by, have a great Sunday!!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

PKS Challenge

This week at the Peachy Keen Blog The challenge was "Toilet Paper Roll" This was a great challenge to play along with!! I had lots of fun!!
I used the Wide Eyed Kids face stamp, the heart is from Sweethearts Cart and Recollections paper.

Have a GREAT day!!!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

BBTB2 Challenge

This card is for my 100 yr old grandmother, she fell and broke her arm and fractured her hip last week. She's such a fighter, she has already been up and walking around. She's amazing!!

This weeks challenge was to use the 6 petal flower from Bloom.
 I spritzed them w/ water and crumpled them up. Then I opened them up and used my heat gun to dry them. This also makes them stiffen a bit. I sprayed them w/ Red Velvet Glimmer Mist. I drew some black lines on the center piece and glued some black seed beads in the center of the flower. I also used Sophie and Lyrical Letters, paper is Recollections, DCWV and Papertrey Ink, Lime Stickles,Swiss Dots embossing folder and a pearl strand.
I hope this will cheer her up a bit!!

Hope your day is great!!

Throwback Thursday

Hope you're all having a fun and crafty weekend!!
The Throwback Thursday Challenge was to make a Valentine card!!
I used Sweethearts cart, Echo Park and Papertrey Ink paper and My Creative Times You Had me at Chocolate stamp set.
Super simple card, but I think it turned out pretty cute!!
Have a great weekend!!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

BBTB Challenge

Hope everyones Wednesday is going well. Only two more days till the weekend! The challenge this week was "Numbers" This is really a great challenge!!
My Mom's 65th birthday is coming this year. She said she's excited!! I asked why? Medicare, she said.
I had to laugh, Oh how our reasons to get excited change over the years! Oh well whatever makes her happy!! lol
I made my card on my Gypsy w/ Plantin Schoolbook and Storybook. Saying on inside is from Pink by Design, paper is Recollections and DCWV.
Now I just need to keep it safe and hidden for a few months. (And by safe I mean DON'T loose it!!) lol

Have a great day!!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge

Hi, Still trying to get all my Valentines done ahead of time. I'd be done already if my family would stop asking for more!! lol The challenge at PKS this week was "Pockets" little did I know this would create an idea to help me out. I came up w/ this 1 page card, like the valentines you gave as a kid.
I used Doodlecharms for the heart, I created a little box behind it to hold the Sweetarts. The face is PKS Princess Faces, the saying is My Creative Time's, You had me at Chocolate set. Paper is Echo Park and Recollections, embossing folder is from Darice and Star Dust Stickles. White sheer ribbon is from Wal Mart, 25 cents, SWEET!!!

Have a great day!!

Saturday, January 21, 2012

BBTB Challenge

Hi, hope your Saturday night has been fun and filled w/ crafting!!!

The Challenge was to use the caterpiller from Walk in my Garden. This little guy is really cute!!
I put a Peachy Keen face on him. The branch is from Straight from the Nest. The saying is from My Creative Time and the background is from Pink by Design. Sorry about the flashback, I used alot of Glimmer Mist. I stamped w/ Distress inks in Denim and Broken China.

Thanks for dropping by, Hope the rest of your weekend is wonderful!!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Valentine card

I think this turned out SUPER cute!!! ( Yes I am tooting my own horn) lol
I used Pink by Design's Just 4 Men stamp set.
Slumber party cartridge
Papertrey Ink, Paper Studio and Recollections paper
White gel pen and black Zig fine tip
And an Action Wobble, so he shakes his booty!!!
Super simple, super cute!!
Have a great day!!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Cricut Cardz Challenge #99

Happy New Year!!!! a little late. lol
This weeks challenge was a New Year card.
I used Celebrate with Flourish, Love this cart!!! Really easy layering and the results are fantastic!!
Paper is Papertrey Ink and DCWV, vellum and Diamond Stickles. The saying is from Pink by Design.
Thanks, Have a great 2012!!!

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Throwback Thursday's Challenge

Hope you are all doing well!!!
Well my Bears are out now, Boo Hoo!!! (Don't feel bad I'm a Cub fan too, so I'm used to disappointment) lol Bad year for injuries for my Bears. Oh well there's always next year!!!
That was the inspiration for my card today.
Emma's challenge was a Sports Theme w/ any cartridge.
I used Sports Mania. The paper is Papertrey Ink and Recollections, PKS Everyday Character Faces, My Creative Time's Turn That Frown Upsidedown set. I inked the football w/ Distress Ink and embossed it w/ Swiss Dots on the wrong side.
Here's to Da Bears going all the way next year!!!!