Thursday, February 28, 2013

Happy Birthday

For the CARDZ TV Luck of the Irish challenge click Here
For the Fun Friday Emboss it challenge click Here
card cut from Wild Card
Elephant from Birthday Bash
Heart Border from Elegant Edges
solid papers from Papertrey ink
pattern paper from My Mind's Eye
some twine and a button
Sentiment from
Ticket Talk
entered in
Make a child's birthday card

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Happy Birthday

For the CARDZ TV Luck of the Irish challenge click Here

For the Fun Friday Emboss it challenge click Here

I wasn't sure who else knew this
but I just updated my gypsy and when I was done found
I got the Flower Shoppe cart
then one of my friends at work said she say that was in her
carts on the Cricut Craft room
a happy little surprise.
Made this little box for a friend at work
going to fill it with some candy
Teddy Bear Parade cut at 3 inches
PK face some twine some buttons
stamp from papertrey ink
little cupcake from EK Success Sticko
got a whole sheet of cuteness at Wal-Mart for a dollar
"Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product." 
~Eleanor Roosevelt

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Wearing of the Green and Challenge winner

For the CARDZ TV Luck of the Irish challenge click Here
For the Fun Friday Emboss it challenge click Here
Create a critter2
some green papers from my ever mounting scrap pile
some crinkle ribbon I died with food coloring
love the variegated look and two buttons
Lattice from
Luck day Bags and Boxes
Wearing of the Green
St Patrick's Day
winner of the Be my Valentine Challenge
 12. Migdalia 
Top Three
2. Dr Sonia S V 
5. Holly  
22. maida 
"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
  ~Marie Curie

Friday, February 22, 2013

Fun Friday Emboss it Challenge

For the CARDZ TV "Luck of the Irish" challenge click here

What could be more exciting than
our Fun Friday Challenge?

A Fun Friday Challenge

Sponsored by Lisa
The challenge this week
Use any type of embossing Wet or Dry




Made this for my daughter's birthday
when she was a baby she had a little stuffed yellow elephant
that play "You are My Sunshine"
Hard to believe my baby is having a baby....

This week's prize supplied by
A Mermaid's Crafts

Thank You Lisa!



Cardz TV
 Ch# 25 "Luck of the Irish"
Make a card, layout or craft project using stamped, digital, or electronically cut
Shamrocks or Leprechauns.
Starts: Fri, Feb 22
Ends: Thurs, Mar 7 @ Noon EST
Prize: 1 set of 
Cardz TV Stamps 

I used both here is my card

started with a vintage cream base from Papertrey Ink
card is a 5.5 square black mat
then some pattern paper from My Mind's Eye
the Celtic  knot is from
Leprachan is from Simply Charmed
some crinkle ribbon and a button
stamp is from

if you are Irish or just love green this is a
must have set!
Hope you will join us in the challenge


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

My Valentine's

For the Fun Friday Be my Valentine challenge click Here
I have two friends I sit next to at work
both have recently got cricuts
they are full of questions
and I love answering all of them
where to buy things, what kind of glue to use
who to watch on Youtube
neither has a blog but I am trying to talk them in to starting one
I haven't decide if I am a good influence or bad 
this year for Valentine's day what a thrill
to GET cards
here they are
made for me by Renee
with create a critter
Made for me by Peggy
with Doodle Charms
here is the card I gave to everyone
Paper from DCWV
flourish cut from SVG Cuts
the Purse is a free svg file from
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy,
 they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
  ~Marcel Proust

Saturday, February 16, 2013

thanks a ton and Challenge winner

For the Fun Friday
Be My Valentine click Here
Simple little 3x3 thank you card
Stampin up Pattern Occasions
Midnight Muse paper and ink
My Mind's Eye pattern paper
a little pink blink, twine and a button
Amazing turn out of the Fun Friday
"Love is in the Air" Challenge
thanks to everyone who participate
drum roll please the winner is
21. Guild Master Crystal 
Top Three
18. Barb O 
42. ~Tammy~
50. Evelyn 
"Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom,
and a little flower. "
~Hans Christian Andersen

Friday, February 15, 2013

Be My Valentine

Valentine's day was yesterday but know so many
are celebrating this weekend
and maybe didn't want to post our cards so our special someone
wouldn't see them
for everyone one more chance

Any card, project, or layout
Valentine or with a Heart  



Card base from Wild Card on blackout
create a critter 2
sizzix vines embossing folder
xoxo from Papertrey ink
tag-its #11
Valentine Skittles from
some crinkle ribbon and a button
this week's prize

Winner of Valentine Candy Crinkle ribbon

The winner is
Super them! Lee-Ann :)
Lee-Ann email me your address and I will get that in the mail to you
kfranciola @ nycap. rr. com
just take you the spaces.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day

"Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special
to catch your heart."
~Author Unknown

made this card for my
card base from Wild Card
squirrel from Create a critter
Acorns from Stretch your Imagination
some embossing, crinkle ribbon and a button
Sentiment from
Critter Captions
Hope everyone has a romance filled day with lots of chocolate!

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Thank you and Challenge "Get Well" Challenge winner

used a new Hero Arts stamp I got at Michael's
stamped with Tim Holtz Walnut distressed ink
used on thank you too.
"Ticket Talk"
Winner of the "Get Well" Challenge is
#5 Kathy S
Kathy email me your address and I will get your
prize in the mail to you...
kfranciola @ nycap. rr. com
(no spaces)
Top Three
3. Gerda 
7. Stephanie Bonin 
"Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week." 
~Joseph Addison

Friday, February 8, 2013

Fun Friday Love is in the Air Challenge

  Cardz TV Ch# 24 "Kidz Kardz" click Here

This week's Challenge is all about LOVE
Valentine, Anniversary, Wedding, I love You
card, project, or Layout
one entry per person please


This week's Prize