Thursday, February 28, 2008


Check this gorgeous card out I got from Claudia, isn't she just the greatest??? The stamps is from Magnolia and I have just fell in love with them. Go check out Claudia's blog her work is just beautiful. She also designs for Magnolia. No wonder she is on the design team check it out.

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Journal Notebook

I got some new die cuts from Debbie's Die Cuts so I had to jump in and try them out. These are the new brackets from there. Oh so many things you can do with these!!!! This notebook uses the SU Close to Cocoa DSP and there Enjoy every moment stamp set. I also used Tim Holtz grungboard and crackle paint for the word notes, and I used the prima flowers with rangers stickles in the middle as well as on the brackets. The ribbon came from HL.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Pictures from the Shower

My daughter is getting married the 5th of April so they had a wedding shower for her today at the Conservation Club. They got some very nice presents. She is registered at her favorite place and he registered at Target and I think Rachelle won the prize lol Most of the packages were from Bed Bath & Beyond.
Anyway here are a couple of pictures from today. This is Jeremy, Kirstie and Rachelle soon to be Conyer.

Just love Magnolia

I am trying so hard to learn to blend in my colors. I don't know why but I have always had so much trouble with that. But Claudia has the most gorgeous Stamps I have ever seen they are so adorable they are from Magnolia. So she stamped me some images still I could get my order in. They are just the cutest stamps ever. So anyway I tried blending again so here is a card I made for a friend of mine at work. Paper and punches and the wording stamps are from SU. The stamp is from Magnolia.

It's the Weekend !!!!!

And you know what that means !!! It is time for Beate's Sketch Challenge HOORRAY !!!!!!!
I used the sketch challenge to make one of my grandkids a Easter Card. I used SU Fall Flowers DSP and there Very Vanilla and there ticket punch and ribbon . I also used WWP Colormates Dark and Medium Orange Dream. I used Rangers Spiced Marmalade to sponge around the edges and the stamps were from TAC

Thursday, February 21, 2008

My Brother

Here is a couple of pictures of my brother and the band he plays in. One of the guys couldn't make it Sunday but my brother is the one in the funkie hat and the one playing the big cow base. The band is called BlueGrass Gospel Alliance. I just love listening to them play. We had a good time and sure got full on all the food lol

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Mothers Day Card

I made this card for a Challenge I saw on Papertake Weekly Challenge!!
I am so glad I came upon this blog. Sounds like so much fun.
The theme was to make a spring card and they said you could make a Mother's Day Card. So I made this card for my Granddaughter to give her mommy for Mother's Day.
Stamps are from Stampland and the colored paper and word stamp is from SU.
Thanks again for such a wonderful Challenge.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Birthday Card

I made this birthday card today from a sketch challenge at Techno Stamper. All paper and stamps are from SU. THank so much for a great sketch.

Swap time

I made this card for a swap I am in. It is the Reinker Splash from TJ. The paper is from SU and my stamps are from Innovation Stamp Creations.

Oh don't laugh to hard lol

A very sweet lady stamped me a few images of the gorgeous stamps from Magnolia and I gave it a shot of trying to color blend for my first time. Needless to say I need tons of practice at this. Just don't laugh to hard lol I made the card for Claudia's Bog Challenge.
I used colored pencils and some gamsol but these images are just the most adorable stamps I have ever saw and I sure ruint it. But I won't give up I will keep at it till I get it lol

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Notebooks for the wedding party

Well I finally finished the rest of the notebooks for the girls in Rachelle's wedding party. I am making matching pens also but don't have ethem done yet The stamps are from PaperBag Studio and the paper is mostly from SU along with the punches.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Beate's Sketch Challenge #35

Well it is the weekend again and that means it's time for Beate's Challenge.
This weeks sketch I used to make a new online friend a thank you card. All materials are from SU.

Chipboard notebook

I made this chipboard notebook for a new online friend I met. She loves the color chocolate chip from SU so I made it with that too. All paper is from there outlaw DSP and the punches and stamps are also from SU.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Another sympathy card

I also have another very good friend that lost her mother in law last night. So I made this card for her. Stamps are Stubby Stampers and SU.

Card for a friend

I made this card for a friend of mine , her husband just passed away. The stamps are from SU and I used the TJ technique Aged Metal.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Stampin Up's Feb Sample

This is a card I made for the Feb SU Sample from Lisa. I had recieved my new cuttlebug folders so thought I would check them out with the new technique from TJ Aged Metal. The stamp is from SU. The card is for my Feb Just One partner.

Matron of Honor Notebook

This is the chipboard notebook I made for my daughter's Matron of Honor. Her name is Amber and she is a sweetheart and loves the color pink !! Images are from Paperbag Studio. The paper is from The Paper STudio and the punches and word is from SU

Claudia's Challenge

Claudia is having a challenge on her blog for one of the most gorgeous stamp companys I have ever seen. Once you see these cuties you are hooked. They are so precious !!! So we were to make a card or project with our favorite color. So anyone that knows me knows what my favorite color is lol PURPLE !!!! So I made myself a chipboard notebook for her challenge. Wish me luck everyone for I am so loving these stamps !!!!!! I used Paperbag Studio's stamps and SU. the paper is from SU and The Paper Studio. I also used Debbie's Die Cuts new flourishes on it I painted it with rangers Eggplant paint and there purple stickles on top

My Granddaughter

Well my oldest granddaughter who is going to be 5 in May, is giving her mother away at her wedding in April. Yesterday they had a girls shopping day getting the last minute things for the wedding and Kirstie finally got her dress she is going to wear. They all came down last night to do the invitations and she had to bring her dress for grandma to see and of course she had to model it for me lol She is such a doll.

It's Beates Sketch Challenge34 !!!

Yipee !!!!!!!! I just love the weekends for Beate always has her sketch challenge up when I get home from work on Friday. I just love doing these. I took the layout this time and made a chipboard notebook. My youngest is getting married in April so she asked me to make the girls in the wedding some chipboard notebooks. Which she knows I love to do. So I took advantage of the sketch and made my first one. The girl stamps are from PaperBag Studio and the paper and word stamps and punches are all from SU

Sunday, February 3, 2008

More Flourishes from Debbie's Die Cuts

Well I got to play some more with the wonderful Flourishes from Debbie's Die Cuts. These are so ADDICTING !!!! This is the guest book for my daughters wedding. Yes it isn't the typical guest book but the wedding isn't going to be that typical either lol.
I cover chipboard with some textured wallpaper. Cut out the names with my sizzix alphabet and then I painted the flourishs with Rangers weathered blue crackle paint. After this was dry I sponged on some Faded Jeans distressed inks to them. You all need to check these out at Debbie's Die Cuts for these things are like I said very Addictive

Wow New Die Cuts

Man you all have to go check out Debbie's Die Cuts new dies !!!!!!!!! And she is getting some more dies in too. Oh have I had a blast with these new flourishes. Talk about so many possiblities !!! She has out done herself now.
I made a chipboard notebook cover with the large flourish on it and a card with the smaller ones. These here are made of out chipboard but she cuts them in different products. Here I painted mine with the Rangers paint Pesto then added some stickles to the top of them. Man folks these are a must have.

Friday, February 1, 2008

Two for One

I made a card for a sketch challenge that Lisa has on her blog and I made the card for the COTM at SSR. The paper is from SU and the stamp is from TAC. This card is going to be traveling to Hong Kong !!! How cool is that ??

Weekend Sketch Challenge 33

Well it is finally Friday again !!!!! Two reasons to love Fridays 1. I don't have to work for 2 days lol and then it is Beate's challenge's. I just love these challenges she has. All paper and stamps are SU. I made a Valentines Day card with this challenge for my brother and sister in law. Thanks so much Beate for the challenges