Saturday, June 30, 2012

USA and Challenge winner

For the Use a Star Challenge click 

This Winner of the Use Yellow Challenge is
#3 Jessica
The top Four this week
#12 Karen
#17 KatieO
#23 Lisa
#25 Jenny

Hope everyone enjoys the rest of their weekend


Friday, June 29, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge use a STAR

In Honor of Forth of July use a Star
 this week's prize

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Thank you

For the Fun Friday Use Yellow challenge click 

I seem to be on a "Yellow" Kick of late 
and I like the layout of the card I did for the Papertrey Ink Blog Hop
tried another version
 I was so very luck to win this prize from
Norma over at
Thank so much Norma I love everything!
if you haven't been to Norma's blog you don't know what you are missing
she is so creative and you can host a Stampin' Up party, become a demonstrator
or just click on her link and buy yourself some goodies
they get deliver right to your doorstep.  

Have a great night!


Monday, June 25, 2012

Thank You

the inspiration
Papertrey Ink blog hop
blog hop
A2 card Aqua mist
layer Lemon tart
stamper's select white
my handmade crinkle ribbon
aqua mist button with rustic button twine
thank you from Mat Stack 1 collection
made a line of flowers with the flower die from Tag-its #5
stamped with Fine Linen
colored centers with copic
Hope today is the start of a wonderful week for everyone


Saturday, June 23, 2012

Thank you Berry Much & challenge Winner

For the use Yellow challenge click
Now I have to admit I have had the Hello Kitty Cartridge
for sometime used in once or twice the results were okay but took me
FOREVER to assemble well thanks to 
Miss Mary at Cardz TV and her wonderful tutorial
you will be seeing a few more cards from this cart in the near future.
used Garden Greetings from CARDZ TV Stamps
Sending this to my next door neighbor she helped me all week getting my daughter to 
work while her card was in the repair shop. She is the most wonderful neighbor told her if she
ever moves I will have to move with her :)

The winner of the Use Purple challenge is 
#10 Kathie

top three
#8 Cathy
#12 Anni
 #17 Jenny

Thanks everyone hope the rest of your weekend is fantastic!


Friday, June 22, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge Use Yellow

the pitcher, lemon and lemonade are from
Lawn Fawn Make Lemonade
got this at
Ginger Snap Scraps 
with the gift certificate I won
"Garden Greetings"
paper from My Mind's Eye
another 3x3 for my growing little collection 
Now I need to make a box to hold them 

Sorry this was a little late tonight had some errands after work

This week's prize

Cardz TV Challenge #11 Anything goes

Cardz TV Challenge #11

June 22, 23 & 24

"Anything Goes!" 
Create a card or craft project using any theme or colors you'd like!
Mary will be giving away 1 set of CTV Stamps - winners choice.

For this anything goes challenge thought I would
start with all my favorite things and work from there
My Mind's Eye Paper
Papertrey Ink Kraft card stock 
Flowers from  I am Roses
 prima pearls two handmade stick pins
a little lace, some crinkle ribbon, a brad
and a butterfly if  only I could have a found a spot for a button :) 

 I used elegant edges for the top note and
I used the I love you and taped of all but the LOVE!

Make it a rewarding day Everyone.....



Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Happy Summer

For the Use Purple challenge click 

Here's one more 3x3 card for my collection
can you believe tomorrow is the first day of summer?
We are on the verge of a Humid Heat wave here in upstate New York
The stamp is from Lawn Fawn "Happy Summer"
got it over at 
I was so lucky to win a gift certificate from
the Memorial day Blog hop
I used copic markers to color the watermelon and 
some crystal stickles on the seeds and the ant trail.

Hope your first day of summer is smashing!


Saturday, June 16, 2012

Thank you & Father's day challenge winner

For the use Purple Challenge click

 the winner of this week's challenge is 
#31 Belinda B

Top three
#7 Linda F

#21 Rachel

# 36 Jessica D

Off to work till noon the up to Lake Moreau for a family cook out.
Hope Everyone enjoys their weekend.


Friday, June 15, 2012

Fun Friday use Purple Challenge

I am so excited today to have a wonderful guest designer
None other that Sherrie from
the name of her blog says it all!
Her passion for card making shines through in every project.
Sherrie was one of my first followers so glad to have her
as a "bloggy buddy"!
Here's the beautiful card Sherrie made
and much to our surprise it Purple is a hard color to photograph
Thanks so Much Sherrie you Inspire me !

Here's my card
this is a flip it card you make it with spellbinders dies
It's hard to explain but it is amazing!
You have to watch this video
Darlene Designs

 I used Hoot  'n' Holler for the branch and owl
pattern paper from Basic grey Wisteria

This week's prize


I just got a $10 AC Moore coupon in the mail and they have all their cricut carts on sale this week. 

My question is what is your favorite cart? Hope that will help me pick one instead of standing in the isle for an hour :)

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

A Father is someone you can look up to......

For the Father's Day Challenge click

Made  this for the 
 Mojo Monday challenge #245
Put some kraft card stock through the crimper
inked it with some Tim Holtz dies 
the sentiment is from
"Father's Day"

hope everyone has a peaceful night


Saturday, June 9, 2012

Emboss it Challenge winner

The winner of the Emboss it challenge is
#3 Melissa

So many wonder "Bee" cards this week
think that will have to be "Bee" a challenge soon

Top three designs
#14 Holly
#21 Lisa
#22 Hannah
Now I just have to say that Hannah is 12 
she has some really cute designs
hope if you get a chance you will go show
her some bloggy love

enjoy the rest of the weekend.


Friday, June 8, 2012

Fun Friday Happy Father's day Challenge

Challenge for this week is any Father's day
Or Masculine card.

This week I have the extremely talented guest designer
Candy from
she is celebrating her 
definately worth hopping over to her fabulous site!
Here is the card Candy made

don't you just love that sentiment!

Here is my card
"lifted" this idea from Miss Mary
 Cardz tv

used CARDZ TV stamps
Father's day on this one too!
Love that set....

Used Simply Charmed and Elegant edges 
this week's prize
8 yards of crinkle ribbon

Cardz TV Challenge #10 My Guy

CTV Challenge #10: June 8, 9, 10
"My Guy" Create a card, gift or craft project for a masculine birthday or Father's Day.
Winner will receive  1 set of CTV Stamps - winners choice.
I used "Father's Day" for my card
this is a great year round set for your dad!

 A2 card with Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate
got the stamp at Hobby Lobby it's from Clear Stamps 
a Prima company sorry that's the only name on it
But I just fell in love with it the minute I saw it.
Something about it reminded me of my dad
I stamped it with memento tuxedo black and used copic markers 
Used an oval spellbinders die and placed it over the oval
and inked with Tim Holtz antique linen
the little hook is form an old earring I lost the mate to I just cut with
a pair of pliers.

added this after looking a the card for a week
just thought it need a little somethin extra
a little twine and a button

Hope everyone has a great weekend!