Monday, June 27, 2011

Celebrate the Occasion Challenge #20: Fourth Of July

Hello everyone,

Its Design Team 2 week at Celebrate the Occasion, that means its my turn to submit a project. This week's challenge is to make something for Fourth of July, but you have to use red, white and blue. Remember that there is a monthly prize for entering our challenges, you have until Sunday, July 3rd, 11:59pm (EST).

I will also be linking my card to the following Challenges:
My Sheri Crafts: Challenge # 63 - Independence Day or Canada Day
Fantabulous Cricut: Challenge Me Monday # 66 - Happy 4th (red, white and blue) 

What was used:
Cricut A Child's Year (Card base 5.5 inches, Image 3 inches)
DCWV The Summer Stack
Recollection Cardstock
Martha Stewart Custom stamp setting kit                       
Ribbon from Stash
Gold brads

Please visit  Celebrate the Occasion get inspired by the DT projects and join in the fun. 

Happy scrapping!

Nuts About Sketches # 167

Hello everyone,

Its Monday, so there is a new sketch up at Nuts About Sketches. I have done another page for my In-Law's book. I used pictures of my husband and family after his High School graduation ceremony. I sometimes tease him that I should have met this guy in the pictures, he is just so much cuter.

What was used:
Cricut Calligraphy Collection (Title cut at 1 inch)
DCWV High School Stack
DCWV The Guy Stack
Brown Ink

I hope you will all go visit Nuts About Sketches and see the gorgeous layouts the other ladies have created with this sketch and Join in an dshow us your own take on the sketch.

Happy scrapping!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Award for my Beach Step Card

Hello everyone,

I just wanted to share that I received a Ooh-la-la Award for my Beach Step Card from My Sheri Crafts. Thanks so much Sheri I am so honored that my card was one of the project you choose this week to receive the award.

Here is the card to remind you and if you would like to see the full post click here.

 Happy Scrapping!

Friday, June 24, 2011

Blog Awards

Hello everyone,

I have been receiving a few blog awards and I haven't been making many posts about them. I try to keep my side bar updated with the names of the ladies who have been sending them to me. Thanks so much and I am honored by the fact that you all thought so much of by work to send me these awards. Thanks ever so much!
Here are the awards that I have received and links to all the ladies that have given me the honors.

Thanks to Girlia of Girlia's Cards and Dawn of Simply Dawn 53.

 Thanks to Traci of Cricut Junkie, Deborah of Love My Paper, Girlia of Girlia's Cards and Mary of Mary's Crafty Scraps.

 Jennifer of The Country Life and Diana of Daisylove Creations.

 Jennifer of The Country Life

 Thanks Natasha of Crafting with Natasha.

 Diana of Daisylove Creations and Arlene of Waterdots.

 Thanks Esther of For the Joy of Creating.

Here a few thing about myself:
1. I have the baby bug and the expression but I still NEED the Expression 2.
2. Scraping/ card making can cure my migraines.
3. I want 'THAT' cart just because I don't have it (I'll use it eventually right!)
4. I love the color blue in my work.
5. I am my own worst critic, I can always find a flaw in everything I do.
6. I am the oldest of eight children
7. I have 17 Cricut mats in use (4 are imagine mats)
8. I am an organizational freak!

I'll invite the list of ladies here to take one of the awards they want and past it along. Here is what you need to do once you have claimed it.
Irresistible Sweet Award: Share 7 random facts about yourself and share with 8 others.
Cricut-tastic Award: Share 5 Cricut related things about yourself and share with 10 others.
Stylish Blogger Award: Share 8 things about yourself and with 8 others.
Liebster Award: Share this award with 3-5 others.
A Thing of Beauty Award: Share 5 things about yourself and with 5 others.
Versatile Blogger Award: Share 7 things about yourself and with 15 others.
Best Friend Blogger Award: Share on to those who visit your blog and leave comments regularly.

In no specific order:
1. Esther of For the Joy of Creating
2. Girlia of Girlia's Cards
3. Traci of Cricut Junkie
4. Karen of The Busy Bug
5. Rayna and Paper Panther of Purple Peeps Technique
6. Amber of My 3E Scrapbooking
7. Beebeebaps of Beebeebaps Gallery
8. Chris of Get Inspire with Chatter Scene
9. Dawn of Simply Dawn 53
10. Arlene of Waterdots
11. Diana of Daisylove Creations
12. Mary of Mary's Crafty Scraps
13. KatieO of Katie O's
14. Melissa of Created By Sunshine Honeybee
15. Deborah of Love My Paper
16. Sherry of Up Or Down They're Beautiful
17. Missy of Quick Chick Designs
18. Cecile of Carnets de Scraps de Smellykat
19. Jayne of Jayne Designs
20. Shen of My Curious Crafts

Happy Scrapping!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Beach Step Card

Hello everyone,

I knew the theme for this week's challenge at Celebrate the Occasion, but with my kids out of school I hardly have time to think about doing any crafting, but I woke up with this idea in my head. So after a crazy day at the Museum of Science the kids were so worn out I could actually get to make the card.

I made my first Step card and I think it came off well enough.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Celebrate The Occasion: Celebrating Summer (must have a sun)
My Sheri Crafts: Challenge # 62 - Summer or Beach Theme
Fantabulous Cricut: Challenge Me Monday # 65 - Summer Sun
Patches of Pink - Thursday Link Up Party


What was used:
Cricut Life's a Beach
We R Memory Keeper's and Recollection Cardstock
Hero Arts Everyday Saying Stamp Set
Tsukineko Sheer Shimmer Spritz - Frost
Yellow Stickles
Shape Glitter

Happy Scrapping!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Nuts About Sketches #166

Hello everyone,

There is a new sketch up at Nuts About Sketches. I have done another page for my in laws' book. I am trying to get it ready for them as they will be here in two weeks. I am not sure I'll get it ready in time. One thing I am sure of is that I will be quite jealous of their book, its looking pretty good!

I have used pictures of the family's summer home for the layout and added numbers at the top left hand corner of each photo to correspond with the journaling tab. The title Mökki translates to cottage. I have used the strawberry patterned paper because you haven't eaten good strawberries until you try them from this part of the world! The flags I included because when the family gets together at the summer place our country's flag is flown to show who is there. These are all the possible flags that can be flown at the summer cottage. Our own little United Nations!

What was used:
Cricut Gypsy Font
DCWV Farmer's Market Stack (Strawberries were cut from the paper)
DCWV and Recollection Cardstock

Please visit Nuts About Sketches and see the lovely layouts and inspire us with your take on this sketch.

Happy Scrapping!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

My Pink Stamper Birthday Challenge

Hello everyone,

Robyn at My Pink Stamper is having another challenge and I made this quick card to enter. It is pretty simple but those little parts on the girl were a little fiddly. She is just so groovy worth the pain :-)

What was used:
Cricut Rock Princess (girl cut at 5 inches)
Cuttlebug Polka Dots Embossing Folder
We are Memory Keepers Cardstock
DCWV Hippie Chic Stack
TPC Studio You Go Girl Stamp Set
Ribbon  and ink from my stash

Happy Scrapping!

Monday, June 13, 2011

Celebrate the Occasion Challenge #18: Birthday

Hello everyone,

This week's Challenge at Celebrate the Occasion is Birthday but your project must have a party hat. I made a Easel Shape card for this project in the shape of a party hat. This was a little tricky to do but with the help of my Gypsy I was able to weld three tops of the party hat together, I flipped the middle one so that they would line up perfectly when the accordion fold was done. You can see a copy in the photos below.


What was used:
Cricut Celebrations (All hat part cut at 5.5 inches)
Cricut Wild Card (Word 'Celebrate' cut at 4.5 inches)
DCWV Glitter Cardstock
DCWV The Celebration Stack
Stampin' Up Cardstock
Recollection Strass Rhinestones
Recollection Rhinestones

Visit Celebrate the Occasion and see the beautiful project Design Team 2 have submitted for inspiration, then create a card, layout or project and post by Sunday, June 19th, 11:59pm (EST). One winner will be chosen and entered into June's drawing for $20 gift card to Peachy Keen Stamps.

Happy Scrapping!

Nuts About Sketches # 165

Hello everyone,

Its another Monday so there is a new sketch at Nuts About Sketches. This week I went back in time and scrapped photos of my kids just about two months old with their grandfather. They were both wearing the same onesie (only 2 year apart), that read 'Grandpa's little peanut', hence the title of the page. I have also twisted the sketch to accommodate the landscape photos that I had.

Finally I have done a page that is fits in with the the time of year. I am also linking my page to My Sheri Crafts Father's Day Challenge.


What was used:
Cricut Birthday Cakes (Title cut at 1.3 inches)
Cricut Create a Critter (Peanuts cut at 2 inches)
Basic Grey Granola Paper Pad
Chocolate Twine
EK Success Sticko Epoxy Circles

The ladies have made some spectacular pages from this sketch go visit Nuts About Sketches and please join in and link your project over there.

Happy Scrapping!

Saturday, June 11, 2011

My Pink Stamper Blog Hop Project

Hello everyone,

This weekend I needed to make a card for my friend who's birthday is on Monday. I thought I would make her a card and link it to My Pink Stamper, Robyn's June Blog Hop. This girlfriend loves cupcakes so I had to put cupcakes on her card. She is my a special friend so I thought I would highlight that on the card buy making one of the cupcake on the card stand out and use a stamp that reads 'there is no one like you.' I think it turned out great!

What was used:
Cricut and SCAL
Hero Art Thinking of You Stamp set
Studio G $1 stamp
Fiskars  Paper Crimpler
DCWV cardstock
Recollection cardstock
Marvy Markers
Sheer two tone ribbon

Happy scrapping!

Thursday, June 9, 2011

My Pink Stamper Color Challenge

Hello everyone,

I love playing along with Robyn at My Pink Stamper when she have her challenges. She is challenging us to use ORANGE, TURQUOISE and GREEN for a project. I thought I'd make another Father's Day Card but using my Cricut since I didn't use it for the previous card I posted. I am also using some of the twine a friend and I bought from Kimberley at My Craft Spot.

I am also linking this card to
Celebrate the Occasion - Father's Day
Fantabulous Cricut Blog - Father's Day

What was used:
Cricut Boys Will Be Boys (Screw driver cut at 3.5 inches)
Cricut Sentimentals (Table cut at 2.5 inches)
DCWV The Guy Stack
Screw brads
Spring Green Twine
Recollection cardstock
Sentiment printed on computer (Marker Felt Fine)
Burnt Sienna Ink

Happy Scrapping!

Paper This and That June Challenge: Father's Day Card

Hello everyone,

The challenge at Paper This and That is Father's Day Card but you must use the colors BLUE and BROWN. The card I made is very simple. The patterned paper is the star of this card. I simply love this paper from DCWV The GUY Stack. It is a very masculine stack and sometimes its hard to find paper for the special guy in your life.

What was used:
Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder
Circle Cutter
DCWV The Guy Stack
Recollection Cardstock
Ribbon from AC Moore
Studio G Ditto Stamp
Brown and Blue inks

Please visit Paper This and That and see all beautiful cards that the girls on the DT have produced to inspire you.

Happy Scrapping!

Nuts About Sketches # 164

Hello Everyone,

I would welcome all my new followers, you guys have propelled my past the 200 followers mark. I would love to thank everyone who stopped by to take a look at my project for my first blog hop.  I love all the love everyone leaves in their comments. Makes my day!

Its time for another Sketch over at Nuts About Sketches. I did another page for my MIL's book. I am trying to complete it because I would love to give it to her this summer. The page is a Christmas page, yeah I know it June, but I scrap by what the pictures, sketch or what I am 'feeling' at the time. I hope you like it. (Left side of the sketch).

My husband is the youngest.

What was used:
Cricut Calligraphy Collection (Title cut at 1.5 inches)
Fiskars Circle cutter
Martha Stewart Holly Leaves Edge Punch
EK Success Mini Christmas Tree
Fair Isle Christmas Paper Pack
Ribbon from my stash

Happy Scrapping!

Monday, June 6, 2011

And The Winner Is.......

Hello everyone,

I have chosen the winner of my Pool Party goodies via
That means Karen @ TheBusyBug is the winner. Congrats Karen, you win the I-rock and metal gems! Send me your mailing address at and I get your candy to you.
Happy Scrapping!

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Celebrate The Occasion: Pool Party Blog Hop!

Hello everyone,

I am so excited to be participating in my first ever blog hop! If you are coming here from Mary at  Mare Bear Scraps you are at the right place. If you did not start at Celebrate the Occasion please click HERE to start the hop at the top. You will be happy to know there is a chance to win a piece of candy on all the blogs participating in this hop.

I have made an invitation to our Pool Party and some flags for labeling food at the party. I had so much fun putting these together and I hope you'll enjoy them. I was inspired by an invitation I saw on for my invitation.


What was used:
Cricut Gypsy
Cricut Carts: Create a Critter, Doodlecharms, Everyday Paper Dolls, From My Kitchen, Just Because Cards, Life's a Beach, Nate's ABCs.
DCWV Fun In The Sun Summer Glitter Stack
Cardstock: We R Memory Keepers, Recollection, Coredinations
Cuttlebug Seeing Spots Embossing Folder
Imaginisce I-Rock Heat Setting tools and gems
Recollection Pearl Stickers
Colorbox Cat's Eye Chalk Inks
6 Inches Bamboo Skewers
Brads, ribbon, and other items from my stash.

Time for Candy!
I am giving away an Imaginisce I-Rock Heat Setting tool and a set of their Glam Rocks Metal Accents. I would love for you to become a follower but its not necessary for a win, leave one comment at the end of this post with a way to contact you. The winner will be chosen by and posted on Monday, June 6th.

NEXT STOP: Head over to Lucianna at Dilsaver Designs and show her some love. 

If you get lost you can find you way here:
Judy-Ann-  YOU ARE HERE 

Happy Scrapping!
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