Thursday, February 26, 2009

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #6

Hello! I've been a huge admirer of Karen's blog and thought I'd take part in her challenge. I'm having fun using this stamp set lately so hopefully you're not getting too board with it yet, LOL. Hopefully you can tell by the picture, I cut out the red boots and applied crystal effects to give them a shiney look.
All SU! Supplies used:
Stamp Set: Branch Out, Happy Everything
Ink: Close to Cocoa, Kiwi Kiss, Riding Hood Red, Baja Breeze, Basic Black
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Hand Drawn DSP
Other: Word Window Punch, Baja Breeze Grosgrain Ribbon, Crystal Effects, Dimensionals, Bold Brights Brads

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Mojo Monday #75

Time for another Mojo Monday. I had fun with this sketch and getting in the mood for Spring time with the colors I used. It's of course rainy and dreary here in Seattle today. So this was a good pick me up :o).

Supplies by SU! (unless noted)
Stamp Set: All Holidays
Ink: Brocade Blue
Paper: Bashful Blue, So Saffron, Whisper White, Delicate Dots DSP
Other: Flower Brads, Scallop Edge Punch, Very Vanila Grosgrain Ribbon, Plumeria Dew Drops (Hanna Stamps), Dimensionals, Glue Dots

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Kristina's Color Challenge #42

It's been awhile since I participated in one of Kristina's challenges. So here it is...I'm using a new set by Stampin'UP! from their Spring/Summer '09 catalog. Enjoy!
All Supplies By SU!
Stamp Set: Branch Out, Thank You Kindly
Ink: Really Rust, More Mustard, Kiwi Kiss
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Really Rust, Whisper White, Kiwi Kiss DSP
Other: Kiwi Kiss Satin Ribbon, Photo Corners Punch, Paper Piercer, Dimensionals

Friday, February 20, 2009

Mojo Monday #74

Well, I found some time to do this weeks Mojo Monday. I've been trying to spend time each night after work to organize and straighten up my craft room, boy is it a mess and it was really starting to drive me crazy. I plan to have it all cleaned up by the end of this weekend, then hopefully I'll start posting more often again.

Check out some of the new items from Stampin' UP! I used on this card...Butterfly die and the cute Corduroy buttons.

All Supplies by SU!
Stamp Set: Defining Alphabet, Define Your Life
Ink: Baja Breeze, Basic Gray
Paper: Basic Grey, Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze, Shimmery White, Urban Oasis Dsp
Other: Pretties Kit, Flower Fusion, Corduroy Buttons (Kiwi Kiss), Satin Ribbon, Glue Dots, Big Shot, Beautiful Butterfly die

25 Random Things About Me

Okay, so I've been asked by Dana to try this out. Let's see what exciting things I can come up with, LOL!

1. Growing up I was accident prone, broken bones, burns, cut-off the tip of my thumb to name a few.
2. In Jr & Sr High I was a basketball star....really I was!
3. I use to chew my nails
4. I love doing crafts, especially stamping.
5. When I retire and the kids are out of the house I want a Porche 911 Carrera
6. I drink way too much Diet Coke, but I love it!
7. I love vacationing with my family in Maui
8. I hate to grocery shop, my husband does it
9. I'm addicted to purses and shoes
10. I'm shy
11. Married to my highschool sweetheart for 21 years, he's the best!
12. Love all my pets and wish I could have more
13. All the slow drivers in Seattle think the fast lane is for them....drives me crazy!!
14. I love spring and summer time when I can work in the yard
15. I have some body piercings, which surprises alot of people.
16. I enjoy going to the movies, funny, romantics
17. People who think they know everything annoy the heck out of me, I tune them out!
18. I would love to go to Italy one day
19. Sometimes I'll say things without thinking....thanks to my mother :o)
20. My 6 yr old going on 16 neice, cracks me up. She's definately a handful.
21. Growing up in a strict Christian home, I couldn't go to movies or dances until I was out of high school.
22. Love my 2 boys, but they're growing up too fast
23. I have the bestest friend ever, Kelly Jo!
24. I hate pickles! My grandmother use to can them...ohhhh the house would stink!!!
25. Sometimes I'm afraid to try new things, fear of the unknown or failing.

That was difficult, I'm sure I'll think of more as soon as I post this, oh well.

Thursday, February 12, 2009


I made several of these 3x3 Valentine's for my co-workers and friends. I've seen this stamp set used alot and finally broke down and purchased it. So here's the first card I've created with this set. Have a Happy Valentine's Day!

Supplies by SU!:
Stamp Set: A Happy Heart
Ink: Riding Hood Red
Paper: Very Vanila, Pink Pirouette, Candy Lane
Other: Scallop Edge Punch, Taffeta Ribbon (riding hood red), Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Two-Way Glue, 3/4" Circle Punch, Dimensionals

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Mojo Monday #72

Time for another Mojo Monday card. I'm using a new set I just got, Cheep Talk, the little birds are too cute. Also, used the new DSP, Parisian Breeze Specialty, it's heavier weight and textured too. Thanks for looking.
All SU! Supplies used:
Stamp Set: Cheep Talk
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze
Paper: Sahara Sand, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Parisian Breeze Specialty DSP
Other: Scallop Edge Punch, Loop to Loop Rub-Ons, Baja Breeze Grosgrain Ribbon

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Forever in my heart

Boy, where has the time gone? LOL! I can't believe it's been this long since my last post, just too much going on lately. But, I wanted to post this card I've been using at my stamp camps the past month. Very simple and quick card, I'm loving the Heart to Heart punch.

I received my shipment of new items from the Spring/Summer catalog...YAY! I'm so excited to start playing and creating, so check back soon and see what I have to share with you. Thanks!

All SU! Supplies:
Stamp Set: Love You Much, Stem Sayings
Ink: Rose Red
Paper: Whisper White, Raspberry Tart DSP
Other: Heart to Heart Punch, Dimensionals, Old Olive Grosgrain Ribbon