Wednesday, November 30, 2011

2nd post for today

All of these Christmas cards are 4x5 inches.  They are all done  from scraps only.  This post will be pic heavy.  The first picture is all five of them.

just chilling out.

Over on the message board in the card forum is a challenge called RAQ"S card challenge.  Each week there are three different sketches, sometimes 4.  Also in this challenge there is a coloir ad challenge.  Please take a look at this challenge if you get a chance.  There are so very tallented ladies that  do this
challenge.  The color challenge for RAQ'S challenge this week is cocoa brown  light blue, dark blue  
Here is the cards that I will post on the challenge.  I had fun making these, because I wasn't sure what I was going to do.  I remebered that I had some birthdays coming up this month, so I made BD cards

This card was done with all my scraps that I have. ( Believe me I have a lot of scraps.)

 This is the inside of the card. I really like this sentiment.  Its hard to read from this picture. It says

                                                                   AGE IS MERELY THE NUMBER
                                                                    OF YEARS THE WORLD HAS
                                                                     BEEN ENJOYING YOU
 I love the color combination of blue and brown.  Its so pretty when you put things all together with these colors.  The background paper is a piece of single paper that I had picked up at HL back in there
clearance section.  Our HL has a corner back wall.  I love to go back there first and look.

Thanks for looking

The second card is another sketch for this week.  I love the color teal so I did this one the same color has the sketch.
The roses are a stamp that I have.  I don't know where I got it, but its my favorite stamp.  I use it alot.

I used my colored pencils to color the roses.  I used my EK punch that I have had for sometime to cut out the corners.  I used my Stampin Up scalloped punch for the circle.  I really like the way this card came out.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

My Daddy LO

I made this LO for the Lasting Memories  sketch challenge.  If you get a chance go over there and look at all the talented ladies and what they cme up with.  I wasn't really sure about the color combo, but once I started putting it together it looks pretty kewl. 

My Daddy Font was from MS Seasonal Cake art Cart.  I really like the font on this cart.
The flowers are from Forever young.   I added some bling that I had gotten from M's.
Pictures are my neice Reagan and her Proud Daddy, Dan.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Happy Holidays

Hope everyone had a great weekend and did lots of shopping.  I went to M's on Thanksgiving day and got my Ribbons and Rossette cart.  I'm planning on trying it out this week sometime.

I got the inspiration from Monique's blog for making this dbl page LO.

The background paper that I used was fron a paper stack (The Paper Studio) ALL SEASONAL 2
I had gottren this stack from Joann's.  I like the papers in this pack.

I used Songbird for HAPPY HOLIDAYS. The riubbon that I used was from M's
The car is from EPD
All the other cuts are from Winter Woodland.
I used stickles on the snowflakes, and the holly wreath on the front door.  The snow i used one of my scissors that I had.  I flocked the snow on the roofs of the house and the branch.
 I really enjoyed doing this LO.  Hope you like it.

Here is the house close up
 Close up of the second page.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

December calaender pages

I Hope everyone had a very nice Thanksgiving. Hope you had way to much Turkey and desserts.  Had lots of family around.

I finally finished my (2) 2012 calenders for my Daughters.  Here is December's.  Later on I will have pictures of all 24 pages that I did.

This last picture is the front of the Calender when its closed.  I 'm totally stumped.  Can't figure out what I should put on the front.  I need you crafty ones to give me suggestions.  I have been thinking and nothing is coming to me.  So  HELP!!!!  Please.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

many colors.

I was in Northern Illinois this weekend.  I went to a craft show in Lockport, Il and Morris Il.  On Sunday I went to Carl Sandburg Hightschool.    Then we went to J's and also I got to go into my very first time into an Arhivers .Wow do they have a lot of new things in there store.  There were 2 different places where people were making and taking what they had made.  I thought that was pretty neat.  Any way back to what I was able to buy.

The three in front are from Sew Easy (We R Memory Keepers)
My Mind's Eye ( everyday Fun  Twine)
Doodlebug Twine.
The three on the spools I'm not sure who they are from.  I just know that I got them in Morris.
The middle one on the spool is red white, and blue.  I really liked that one.

So now I have all different colors to use either on my cards or my scrapbook pages.   I was really happy to be aqble to pick up so many different colors.

Thursday, November 17, 2011


here is mine.  cricutcraftingrammy  had posted on her blog three punches like this.  I wanted to show her mine.  thats why this post.

I like this punch for borders. I don't use it very often, but I should.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Christmas LO

Tammy over on ScrapCaveCreations had a dlb page LO for Monday.  Here is my intake on what she did.
Please take a look on her blog on all this week's creations that she has done.

I used MS Seasonal Art for the garland on the FirePlace that I hand cut.   The flame is from CAC
The stockings are from Doodlecharms.
The ornaments are from the Noel Solutions cart.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Easle card/Joy

I made this easle card with the word Joy.  I' m entering this one in 2 different challenges.  The first challenge is BBT2B. The challenge was to use the phrase  Joy from the WinterWoodland card.  Over on the blog My Craft Spot, the challenge was to make an Easle card. So I made and Easle card with the word Joy.  I put red sticle on the hollies on the front and I also used my cuddlebug. I don't know the name of the folder that I used. 
here are the links for the challenges that I entered the card in.
 If you get a chance why don't you go take a look at there blogs.  They have some great Design ladies over there.

Calender page November

I'm entering this November calender page in the FCCB challenge for this week.  The challenge is to use Red,    Orange,    Brown     The back ground paper was from  Cloud 9  Seasonal paper pack. The paper as you can see had all the challenge colors on it.  Here are the carts that I used.
Table----Sentimentals    The table cloth I used MS's lace doiley punch
pie-------From My Kitchen
Family--Everday Paper Dolls.
November--Designer's Calender----give thanks
Used my PeachyKeen Stamps Everyday Charactor Faces.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Christmas Dbl LO

last Monday on scrap cave creations Connie posted a Christmas dlb LO  Check out the blog to see the original.

Here is how mine turned out.  This is the 2 pages together.

Here is page one and what I used.
Pattern paper------- Cloud9 design from J's
Merry----------  preloaded cart on my E2
Holly---------- SYI cart
Reindeer-------- Creat a Critter
presents---------- SYI

 page 2
Christmas--------  same font.
Santa Claus----------PDDU

I hope I did justice to Connie's LO

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Christmas cards

I goodgled sleigh images and found this one.  I really liked it with the embossing and matted on red cardstock. The inside was a $ bin stamp that I had gotten from M's

This card was done with the MS Seasonal Cake Art Cart.  I really like this cart.  It has some very cute cuts.  I ran the ribbon thru my zxyron to get the glue even then used my red glitter.  I  really like the way it came out.

Christmas Dbl LO

First I need to say that Tammy over on scrap cave creations did not make this dbl  LO like I stated before.  Her sister Connie made the dlb page. You can still see the dlb page lo on Tammy's blog page.
http://scrapcavecreations.  Tammy and Connie are doing something different all week long.  If you get a chance head over there to see what's happening. Tammy has a list of what they will be doing each day.

Here is the  second part of my dbl LO page.  This is the same from Connie's pages.  I love the Holly so I kept that for my pages. I also used SYI and glittered the berries and made scoring designs on the leaves.

I also added a tree just like Connie did.  My is cut @ 3" using the PDDU cart on page 73 Accessary3
I used some stickles so it would look like garland.  Not sure what else, if anything I will be putting on the tree.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

DBl LO page for Christmas

This is not my idea but Tammy's (Scrap Cave Creations).  She did a dbl page LO for Christmas that I love.  I have used the same size cuts for my Pictures, and using the same cart for my Holly.  Everything else will be different.  Here is a sneek peek on the first page with the picture mats.  More to follow
Tammy has ribbon on just one picture mat, where i put ribbon on all three of these mats.  My patterned green paper is positions in the middle and goes all the way across.  The ribbon I used is actually multi colored cord that my SIL had given me. 

project for BBTB2

here is the new LO that I did with the cricut cut. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Calender page November

I'm doing 2 calenders for Christmas presents this year.

Here is the November  page for one of the calenders.

The turkey is from the CAC cart, also the  Gobble.
The pilgrim hats are from Designer's Calender.  There are some very nice cuts on this cart.  The November is also from DC.  The ribbon is from M's that I got from the $ bin.  The picture mats will fit a 4x4 pic and a 4x41/2 size picture.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

LIL Pumpkin

I had made this page about a month ago, but hadn't addeda picture because I wasn't sure what I wanted to put on the yet.  Yesterday I got my new pictures of my great Niece (MsReagan)  thats what my DH calles her.  When I got the picture I thought yep this is the one for that page.  The picture was perfect the this page.

I used LL for  SPOOKY and used some googly eyes.  The paper was from Cloud9 Seasonal paper pack from J's.   The bats are from PDDU, annd the moon is the circle from GB.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Thanksgiving Blessings

First I want to show you the paper pack that I have used for the Thanksgiving cards that I have made .  I love this pack by K&Company.  The only name that I see on here is Specialty two-sided papers.  I bought this at M's about 2 years ago.  I don't buy paper because of the name of it, I buy it because I like the papers in it.  Does that make since?  any way here is the paper. 

This card was made from one sheet of the 12x12 paper.
I used the SweetHearts cart for the corners and rounded the other corners.  The stamp is from M's
I also made an envelope to go with it.

I entered this card in the BittenByTheBug2 challenge for this week.  This week's challenge was fancy corners.  Please go over there and look and see what they are doing.  Great inspiration from there design team.  thanks 4 looking

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Thanksgiving card

Here is a Thanksgiving card that I will be sending to my SIL.  I really like the way that this turned out.  The card base is from a specialty paper stack from K&Company that I have had for awhile that I had gotten from M's.  I think it made a pretty card. The sentiment was from a stamp that I got at M's from the $ bin.  The flower is from GB and the bling is also from M's.

Saturday, November 5, 2011


It's been a couple of days since I had made anything, or  posted anything.  This project was in my head, but not actually done until tonight.  I new I wanted to make this, but didn't know if I wanted to get a premade wreath form or do something else.  This is what I started out with.

I found some 9" paper  plates at my Dollar Store.  I liked the pattern on the plate and the rest of the idea just started popping.  This is the finished look.
The flowers are from the Mother's Day Banquet cart.  I cut them at 2.5" down to 1.75".  I took my chalks (basic brights) and went around the edges of each petal.  I took a leave brad for some and a regualr brad for the others.  All the flowers were done with scraps that I had. ( I have a lot of scraps, can;t throw any away.). I think I really like the way it turned out.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011


This is my neice Reagan.  Her mom had gotten these caps and was trying them on her.
I used LL for the word Hats  I used the Jumbo font.
The bird was cut @ 2" from the SFTN cart.
The Starburst cut was cut @ 13" from PDDU on page 56
The buttons are from my stash.
The ribbon is from M's

RAQ's card challenge on the mb The card forum, the ad color challenge is pink and green. That is what I used for my gbase papers.
The start burst if from the MAG page challenge using a cut on page 56 from PDDU
The bird is for the FCCB challenge (anything to do with a bird).
The page sketch is from Lasting Memories.

Here is what I came up with