Monday, January 31, 2011

Happy Hearts

Hello, good Monday Morning, are you ready for another FUN challenge?? Well, you're on the right track.  This week over at the Squigglefly Challenge Blog we have a recipe challenge for you! So here's the scoop - follow the sketch shown below and use red, glitter/sparkle, and hearts. You can get more details about the challenge here.
Buzz over to Squigglefly Store for the new releases and the freebies. Can't wait to see what you come up with. You could win some great prizes. Good luck to everyone!

I'm entering my Happy Hearts card in the following challenges:
Mami Doodles - Challenge #19 The Magic of Love
Simply Create - Challenge #36 Give Your Heart Away
Ooh La La Challenge - 3 of a Kind (3"ruffles")


Here's my take on the Sketch. The image I used is "Heartful Wreath" by the very talented artist Lynne Stansbery. I also used papers by K & Co, and the Paper Studio, Cuttlebug embossing folder, MS lace punch, twine, button, stickles and a computer generated sentiment.



Don't forget to finish the backside of your cards too!

Thanks for visiting again, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Challenge Up Your Life #36 Scripture in the Background

Hello again and welcome back, hope you're having a great weekend. Mine is super fun, I'm in Texas playing with my beautiful grandbaby, Jackson!  Yes, that's him... the adorable blue eyed angel on my sidebar.

WOW! The number of entries in last week's challenge was unbelievable, sorry I couldn't comment on all the entries but I did visit all the blogs and I have to say, oh my gosh, there's alot of talent out there. Very nice work ladies. I hope everyone will come back again this week for another fun challenge - "Scripture in the Background".  You could win some fabilicious prizes from our sponsors. Hop over to the Challenge Up Your Life Challenge Blog and check out all the details. Can't wait to see what you come up with!!

Supplies I used:
Paper - It Takes Two, vintage sheet music
Frame - Tattered Angels Glimmer Chips
Scripture - Computer Generated
Flowers - e., Prima
Bling on flower - Say it in Pearls
Distress Inks - Tim Holtz
Misc supplies - ribbons, vintage lace, cross charm

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Challenge #63 - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (reused sheet music and charm from a bracelet)
Crazy 4 Challenges - C4C72 Vintage / Shabby Chic Element
Basic Grey - Challenge #36 Flower Power!!
Stamp Insanity - SISC44 Find Your Zen
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - Challenge #74 Psalm 23
Our Daily Bread Designs - The Blues





Thanks for stopping by again, and be sure to leave me some luv, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Boob Job

Hello everyone, I couldn't resist posting another card this weekend. I found this cute image over at Tallen's Place, and it's a freebie.  Woo-Hoo!! Can you tell I've been digging through my old paper stash this weekend? Lord only knows how old this stuff is, but it's still some of my favorite colors. The mats are cut from the Storybook cricut cartridge, I also used embroidery floss, flowers, rhinestones and a button.


I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion Challenge #41 - Buttons
Alphabet Challenge Blog - "L" is for Ladies
The Crafty Pad Challenge - Someting Girly






Thanks for stopping by again, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

Vintage Birdie

Hi again, Wow... two posts in one day! Just a quickie post to share a card I made using a Vintage Bird from "The Graphics Fairy" and the "H Tag" image from "Sugar Creek Hollow" - my 2 fave places for all things vintage! This card would be great for Valentine's Day, Birthday, Anniversary or almost any occassion.
I also used printed papers from Webster's Pages, vintage lace, vintage buttons, shipping tag, stickles, and the bow is a piece of muslin that is has been torn and stamped.

I'm entering my Vintage Birdie card in the following challenges:

Sugar Creek Hollow - Sweet Vintaage Valentine Challenge
The Crafty Purple Frog - Distressing Challenge




Here's a close-up of the tag that has been torn apart and machine stitched.



Thanks for stopping by, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Wedding Day

Hello again my blogging friends!  Aaah, Saturday & Sunday, my favorite days of the week. I get to play with my paper toys all weekend. Thank you, Lord for giving me such an awesome fiance who is so tolerant of my crafting obsession, I love you sweetie.

My "Wedding Day" card features a vintage image of young couple, I've used papers from Wild Asparagus - yeah, I had to dig way back to find this stuff. - vintage lace, ribbon, flowers, tulle, pearls. The colors in this card are sooo beautiful, soft shades of peachy/pink and cream, too bad it didn't photograph any better.

I'm entering my "Wedding Day" card in the following challenges:
Paper Crafting Journey - Challenge #2 Weddings
Cup Cake Crafts - Challenge #125 Weddings
Corrosive Challenge #99 Lace & Pearls
Timeless Tuesday ~ FTTC101!


Here's a close-up of the flower.





Thanks for stopping by, have a Happy Scrappy Day!


Friday, January 21, 2011

Bling It On!

Hello blog friends! I'm back tonight with a card featuring a Squigglefly image "Party Girl" by artist Chesney Young, and this girl is Blingin' it on with her polka-dot party dress!!  Other supplies used are prima flowers, rhinestones, ribbon, and flower soft border strips.

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:

Tallen's Place - Polka Dots
Paper Play Challenges - Week #3 Back to Black
Ooh-La-La Creations - Bling It On
Top Tip Tuesday - All Sentimental
Paper Craft Planet - Color Bowl Challenge Squigglefly
Scrapbook News and Reviews - Color Bowl Challenge Squiggfly
Sugar Creek Hollow - Splash of Color






Thanks for visiting again. Have a Happy Scrappy Weekend.


Monday, January 17, 2011

Vintage Valentine

Hello, and welcome back to my blog. It's that time... time to start making Valentine's Day cards.
This very "Vintage Valentine" card features an image from my favorite place for all things vintage, The Graphics Fairy, and this baby is LOADED with extra toppings!!


Supplies used:
Image - The Graphics Fairy
Printed papers - Fancy Pants, Fancy-Free Collection and Marah Johnson, Creative Imaginations
Shipping Tag, ribbons, tulle, vintage button, vintage lace, jute twine, cardboard, pearls, rhinesones, the "key" is the switch from an antique lamp (shhhh, don't tell my mother she would flip!) Tim Holts distressed inks, & Theresa Collins stamps. Whew! and as if that wasn't enough, I made a stick-pin but forgot to add it before photographing.


I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Do You Stack Up? - Challenge #2 No Stress - Distress
The Stamp Man - Challenge #14 Distress
Stamping Vacation - Weaving Ribbon through Lace (in the background, can you see it?)
The Graphics Fairy - Brag Monday (not a challenge, just a place to brag)
Southern Girls Challenge - Challenge #10 Totally loved up!!!







Thanks for visiting again, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

It's Squgglefly Time

That's right, it's finally here... Squigglefly Time.  My first challenge as Squigglefly Design Team member and Chelsea Barnes, the group leader has a super fun challenge for us this week using Green, Silver and a Flower - prima or handmade. The image I used is a new release called "Quirky Hooter" by artist Brian Lock.
I also used baker's twine, jute, tulle, burlap, tiny Prima flowers, silver studs, Storybook and Home Accent cricut cartridges and a computer generated sentiment.


Come join us over at Squigglefly where there's a new Challenge and new images released every Monday, and when you play along with the challenge you could win some awesome prizes!! Can't wait to see what you come up with.





Thanks for stopping by, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Size Matters

Hello again, happy Saturday. Hope everyone is having a great weekend. I"m back with another dude card today. I am so luvin’ these “Dude” images from Bonibleaux Designs and when I saw this freebie image and challenge over a Dude Time Doodles I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. Hope you enjoy my twisted sense of humor.

Supplies used:
Basic Grey “Oh Baby, Boy” collection, baker's twine, button and a computer generated sentiment using a "fun" font. (did you notice?)


I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
Dude Time Doodles Challenge - Freebie Challenge 
PaperCrafting Journey - Challenge #1 Let's Get Digital
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Challenge #19 2 Word Sentiment
One Stop Craft - Challenge #114 Card for a Male






Thanks for stopping by, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

Challenge Up Your Life #35 - Clean & Simple

Hello everyone, happy Saturday.  Yah! the weekend is finally here and it's time to get crafty!

I've been asked to be a Guest Designer over at Challenge Up Your Life and the challenge this week is Clean & Simple. Now, for those of you that follow my blog you know that I don’t do clean & simple!  So yeah, this was a huge CHALLENGE for me but I managed to get through it without breaking out the distressing tools, the grungy inks, or piling  on toppings like it was a hot fudge sundae.
So this is what I came up with. The sentiments on the front and inside are freebies I picked up from E.T. vibgyorkrafts.blogspot.com.  and the papers are from K & Company.  I added a piece of satin ribbon and pearls. Very clean & simple!
I hope you'll join us over at Challenge Up Your Life where you could win some great prizes. Let's see what you come up with.






 Don't forget to finish the backside of your cards.

 Thanks for stopping by, have a Happy Scrappy Day!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Big Butt

Hello, Hello, Happy Monday!


If you follow my blog, you probably know that I'm not a huge fan of sketches, but hey, what the heck! I thought I would try it for the sketch challenge over at Dude Time Doodles Challenge

So again, I reached for my favorite Basic Grey papers, this time the Archaic Collection, I also used watercolor pencils to color the image, brads, jute twine, Smooch, buttons and twill ribbon. The image is Everyday Hero by Bonibleaux Designs, if you haven't visited the store, well you gotta go check it out. They have the coolest Dude Images!

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Delightful Challenges - Buttons
Dude Time Doodles Challenge - Sketch
Do you Stack Up? - Cute as a Button







Thanks for visiting again. Have a Happy Scrappy Day!