Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Paper Craft Crew Challenge

Today is another sketch challenge with the Paper Craft Crew!  We would love for you to join us.  I had alot of fun creating this card using the stamp set Wonderful Winterland.  I can't wait for it to snow so the kids and I can go out and make our own snow angels.    Here is the sketch for this week:

So what do you think?  Makes you want to go out and make your own snow angel.  If you can't make a snow angel then grab your stamps,ink & paper! Don't forget to show us what you have created at Paper Craft Crew, you can also go there to check out what the Design Team has created.

Happy Stampin!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Paper Craft Crew Challenge

Today is Paper Craft Crew Challenge, grab your stamps & paper and lets get creating.  Today's sketch is pretty simple.

Here is what I created using this sketch;

Now lets see what you can do with the sketch.  Don't forget to go to Paper Craft Crew to see what the other Design Team members did.
Happy Stampin!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Paper Craft Crew Challenge

Hi Friends, Today is another sketch challenge from Paper Craft Crew .  We would love for you to play along with us.  Here is the sketch: 

Here is what I came up with.

For more inspiration go to Paper Craft Crew Challenges to see what the rest of the Design Team created.  Then grab your stamps & supplies and get creating.  Don't forget to share with us what you have created.
Happy Stampin!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Trying to get in Christmas mood

I am trying really hard to get into the Christmas mood, I have pulled out all my Christmas stamps and nothing is jumping out at me.  I signed up for a 3x3 Christmas Swap hoping that would help, not so much.  I created a very simple card, it could easily be made into a bigger card.  I still have my Christmas cards to create and mail out. 

Project Recipe
Stamp Set:  For the Birds
Ink:  Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie Marker,
 Real Red Marker, Marina Mist Marker
Paper:  Real Red, Whisper White, Festival of Prints DSP
Embellishments:  Basic Rhinestone Jewels, Real Red 1/8 Taffeta Ribbon,
Whisper White 1/4 Grosgrain Stitched Ribbon, Labels Framelits,
Northern Flurry Embossing Folder
Happy Stampin!

Monday, November 12, 2012


Dates: November 1 - December 16, 2012

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That's 10 FREE stamp pads!!

Come join my Creative Butterflies Team today!

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Mojo Monday and Color Throwdown

Today I combined the sketch from Mojo Monday 266 with Color Throwdown 217 . I would have never of thought of putting these colors together, but once I started putting the card together I liked it and will use them again together.  Here is the sketch and colors:

So what do you think?  The colors worked well together. Here is what I used. 

Project Recipe
 Stamp Set:  Papillon Potpourri, Friendship Preserves
Ink:  Night of Navy, Lucky Limeade Marker, Night of Navy Marker
Paper:  Basic Black, Whisper White, Lucky Limeade, Night of Navy
Embellishments:  1 3/4 Scallop Circle Punch, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder,
Windows Frames Framelits, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Pearl Base Jewels,
 1/2 Scallop Dots Basic Black Ribbon, White Gel Pen
Happy Stampin!

Thank you Veterans and Active Military

I want to say a BIG THANK  YOU to all the Veterans, Active Military, and their families for all that they do to keep us safe.  This is my Thank you card that I am sending out to them:

 The saying on the side says  Soldier  Because of your bravery, courage, and sacrifice, liberty & freedom are still ours.  We are deeply grateful.   I am sending a box of cards to the soldiers with this Thank you card.

Happy Veterans Day!

Friday, November 9, 2012

Retro Sketches and Utah Diva International

Hi friends today I found an awesome sketch at Retro Sketches and a great color combination at UDI. 
This work happen when I combined the two.

 So what do you think?  I wasn't so sure about the colors but once I put the card together I really liked them together.
Project Recipe
Stamp Set:  Lacy & Lovely
Ink:  Midnight Muse, Calypso Coral
Paper:  Midnight Muse, Calypso Coral,
Tempting Turquoise, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Embellishments:  Flourish Designer Frames, Mini Brads,
Designer Buttons Brights, Linen Thread, Scallop Framelits,
Fancy Fan Embossing Folder, Apothecary Accents Framelits
Thanks for stopping by!!
Happy Stampin!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012


I am excited to announce the  Blog Candy Winner from last weeks
Grand Opening Sketch Challenge;

Zabrina of Kreationz by Zabrina
Thank you to everyone who left comments and played along with our sketch. 
 I loved reading all the comments that were left.  Thank You!! 
Watch for more Blog Candy in the future. 
 Check out this week's sketch and play along!
Zabrina please contact me via email
Happy Stampin!


I am having so much fun trying these different challenges.  Today I tried Just Us Girls Sketch Challenge and Pal Paper Arts

This is what I came up with
Project Recipe:
Stamp Sets:  Clockworks, Daring Adventures
Ink:  Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Riding Hood Red
Paper:  Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Riding Hood Red
Embellishments:  Scallop Edge Border Punch, Argyle Embossing Folder
Thanks for stopping by.

Paper Craft Crew Challenges

It's Wednesday, time for another great sketch from Paper Craft Crew Challenges. 

I changed it just a little bit, I moved the button up to the middle instead of off to the side.  Now it is your turn grab your stamps & supplies, lets see what you create.  Be sure to share with us at
Project Recipe
Stamp Set:  Day of Gratitude
Ink:  Early Espresso, Cajun Craze
Paper:  Soft Suede, Cajun Craze, Early Espresso Core'dination CS,
 Comfort Cafe DSP, Very Vanilla
Embellishments:  Naturals Designer Buttons, 3/4 Circle Punch,
Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder,
Floral Frames Framelits, Linen Thread
Please let me know what you think.
Happy Stampin!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Christmas Circles Card

I made this card from two other challenges.  The first challenge was Freshly Made Sketch #59 ( I missed the deadline for it)  oops!!  The other challenge was Dynamic Duos  #27 (which I have not missed yet)  This card is very simple and would make a great card to make as your Christmas card.

Project Recipe
Stamp Set:  Mixed Medley
Ink:  Raspberry Ripple, Gumball Green
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Be of Good Cheer DSP
Embellishments:  3/8 Stitched Raspberry Ripple Ribbon,
Rhineston Basic Jewels,
 1 1/4 Circle Punch, 3/4 Circle Punch

Don't forget to visit me on  Paper Craft Crew Challenges!! We are giving BLOG CANDY away!!

Thanks for stopping by.  Please let me know what think.

Happy Stampin!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Congratuations Card

My Best Friend just got a new job, and I made her this card. It's simple and to the point.
                                                 I used her favorite colors to make it.

Happy Stampin!