Sunday, May 27, 2012

Thanks so much & Challenge winner

Stamp and Die from Hero Arts

Sorry again for this being late
just going to blame on the Holiday weekend
and being giddy over having an extra day off

The winner of the Use Green Challenge 
is #11 Shelly

The top three Designs are
#6 Jo Ann

#15 Tracey
#20 Diana Lynn

Hope everyone is having a Fabulous Holiday weekend!


Friday, May 25, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge Use RED

My Guest designer this week is Diana
she one of the most fabulous bloggers so talented so generous
so happy to be able to call her "friend"

My Card
My Sentiment is form
Cardz TV
"Garden Greetings"

This week's winner will recieve
the die that Diana and I used

and some Red, White and blue crinkle ribbon.

Cardz TV Challenge #9 "Say I DO"

 Challenge #9 May 25, 26, 27

"Say I DO"
 Create a card, favor or craft project for an engagement or wedding shower or wedding.
 challenge will  run from Friday at 12:01 AM EST to midnight EST on Sunday
winner announced on  Monday.
  The winner will be picked by from the challenge entries. 
The  prize for the challenge will  be a set of CTV stamps of the winners choice
doesn't get any better than that!
Here's my card
 The Bride is a retired file from
the papers are My Mind's Eye
the black and grey frames are from Elegant Edges
the stamp is from "Greater Love"
full of the most beautiful passages
available at 
I always love it when they read 
this at a wedding.

Make it a rewarding Day

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Lady bug Hugs

For the Fun Friday Use Green Challenge click

 Walk in my Garden and Elegant Edges
on this easel card
a little twine some faux stitching and a button
sentiment from
Going Buggy

Sunday, May 20, 2012


Made this quick little card for a friend at work
she became a grandmother she is thrilled

Sentiment from

Mother's day 
cut the grandmother out of one of the sentiments
I normally don't like to cut my stamps 
but say one of Mary's video's
she said it was okay :)

You can see the video here 
I used SCAL and welded two Scalloped circles together 
Paper is some I have been hoarding for YEARS
My Mind's Wild Asparagus 


Winner Fun Friday Mother's Day Challenge

For the Use Green Fun Friday Challenge Click

Sorry had a scheduled post for the winners yesterday
but for some reason blogger seldom cooperates with my schedule post...
the winner of the Mother's day Challenge is

#8 Hattie

Hattie I sent you an email if you could look for it and
email me your address I will get your prize in the mail for you

Top Three Designs

#11 Iris

#13 Shelly

#19 Debbie

Friday, May 18, 2012

Fun Friday Challege Use Green

This week's Fun Friday Challenge is to use Green
My Youngest Daughter Graduation Ceremony
is tomorrow at
Castleton State College of Vermont
their colors are green and white
she will graduate with honors having made the Dean's list every semester
all while graduating a semester early
told her she was my favorite till graduation for
saving me some $$$ ;)
She has been done since December just looking for a job
This the card I made for her and two of her suite mate who are both
avid scrapbookers...

so happy with the embossing
found this fold here

she has so many wonderful Youtube Videos for different card folds.

the Prize the week is 

Monday, May 14, 2012


 Papertrey Ink Hawaiian Shores,  Ripe Avocado,
Stampers Select White
Canyon Clay ribbon
blueberry twine My Craft Spot
Hero Arts Hello Stamp #CG112
colored with copic markers

hope everyone had a great start to the week


Saturday, May 12, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge Winner Teacher appreciation

for the Fun Friday Mother's Day challenge

A special thanks to Carri
for being a super guest designer!

The winner of the challenge
Angela I sent you an email send me you address
and I will get your ribbon in the mail to you

thanks to all who entered this week

Friday, May 11, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge Happy Mother's Day

I have a special guest designer
Amy has been a wonderful blogging friend since the 
beginning day's of my blog always there with encouraging thoughtful comments
for this week's Fun Friday challenge
 Mother's Day
come on I know you all have them 
projects, cards, layouts
 link them up for a change to win this week
Look at Amy's fabulous project 

 is this not the sweetest tea cup Amy made this for her mom!

My card 
 tried a little more elegant card something you might get at a tea party.

this week's prize some of my new crinkle ribbon colors
8 yards total 


Thursday, May 10, 2012

happy mother's day

For the Fun Friday challenge
 still using up scraps and cuts from projects I didn't use
oddly rewarding putting these little bits and pieces together
entering in 
 Mother's Day card/project and add flowers.

Hope everyone has a great night


Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Happy Mother's Day

I was so inspired by Diana 
over at
her Monday post she used all scraps
I know I could go a whole year with just my scraps
and unused cuts outs
The stamp is from
 this set has so many wonderful Mother sentiments
would work for Birthdays or an anytime card to let your mom know you care
the new release just came out too 
and oh my are they 

Have a great night,


Monday, May 7, 2012

Blog Hop winner

The winner of the
Mom's the Word blog hop 
selected by is
#31missstamper said...Beautiful project! (I am already a follower).

I am sending a email your way send me back your address I will get your ribbon
in the mail to you
Congratulations and
a Big Thanks to all my wonderful "Blog Friends" Old and New


Sunday, May 6, 2012

Use a Bow Winners

For the Mom's the word challenge click

For Fun Friday Challenge click
  I realize last week while setting up the link of the challenge
that I could set it up for the winner to be picked 
randomly after the challenge closed
this is the first week I did this
really pretty cool they sent me an email telling 
me the winner was Liz! 
Liz email me your address  

top three designs
this was super difficult this week I wanted to pick everyone
thanks so much great designs tons of inspiration!

#4 Barb

 #7 Zeni
#8 Wendy L

okay and I am sorry I didn't get this posted last night like I planned
a day of weeding in my garden
a glass of wine with dinner
I was asleep on the couch
more weeding to do today
but I am slowly gaining on the weeds
 will post some pictures when I am done

Hope everyone has a wonderful Sunday!


Saturday, May 5, 2012

Mom's the word blog hop!

Welcome to MOM's the word 
Blog Hop!

You will want to start at the beginning with the 
ever Fabulous
Mary's Blog Candy is super sweet
 2 sets of Cardz TV stamps of the winners choice 

If you came from 
you are on the right track

You are here

Next stop

 this is a gift bag 
the file is from 

I used 
this is one of my favorite sayings!

used black pearl to make what look like holes

How about some
Blog candy 
be a follower 
Leave a comment
8 Yards of Crinkle ribbon

Happy Hopping!


Friday, May 4, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge

Hi Everyone! This is Carri ~ abusybee popping over from DoubleClick!

 I am super excited about being a guest host designer for today's challenge!

Teacher Appreciation week starts May 7, this is the perfect time to say THANK YOU!! to all the teachers for all they do! 

Today's Challenge is to create a Thank You project and you must include something school related such as an apple, glue, books etc!

Here is the project I made for this challenge:

You can see more details over at my blog HERE!

Thanks so much to Carri for being a guest designer
Here's my card

this week prize
8 yards of crinkle ribbon

Thanks you so very much

Thanks to everyone's Help with a name for my Friday Challenges
Lots of wonderful names, ideas really
made me think ha ha and I hate having to "think" outside of work
so I though what did I want my challenges to be 

kept going back to one suggestion

 Blogger Denise said...How about Fun Friday Challenge

 what is better on a Friday than FUN
Thanks Denise! 
Email me your address I will get your ribbon in the mail to you.

so with the new name thought it was time to 
list what the rules are
 not that I am big on rules
I am a more a rule breaker ha ha ;)

but here they are

To qualify for the week's prize:

1. Make a project that matches the challenge.
2. Link back to Little Scrap Pieces in your post.
3. One entry per person.

Winners will now be announced on Saturday 
the challenge closes 5pm est on Friday
New Challenge begins at 6pm est.

will be back at 6pm with a new challenge