Monday, February 25, 2013

Buzz Buzz!! LSP Embossing Challenge! Happy Birthday Card!

It's Challenge time over at Little Scrap Pieces! You still have until Friday to link up, so come on over and join us!

Challenge: Use wet or Dry embossing!

 Lisa from A Mermaid's Craft, our fellow DT sister, is sponsoring the challenge!

Here is my project:

Bee cute from Pooh and Friends Cricut Cartridge
Wings are vellum and dry embossed with Swiss Dots embossing Folder
Angels kiss Skittles From DoubleClick
Kraft Card Stock Dry embossed with Honey Comb Embossing Folder, distressed ink Walnut Stain
Leaf paper from Recollections All Seasons Pack
Ribbon, Brad, Flowers, Twine, button and Gem all from My Stash
Liquid Pearls
Stardust Stickles (on the flower)
Happy Birthday Stamp Docerela Creations Wet embossed with clear embossing powder

Looking forward to seeing your creations!
Entering into:
Paper Playtime: Sentiment 
Paper-Crafting: Die Cut, Embossing, Button (Button is under my gem)
Perfect Sentiment: Floral
Frosted Design: Be Bold
All that Stickles: StarDust
Really Reasonable Ribbon: Spring + Ribbon
My Craft Spot: Pop it up
Pin and Tack: Spark your Creativity
Creative Inspiration: Anything Goes 
Dl Art: Linky Party

Top 3 at My Craft spot!


Sunday, February 24, 2013

Kiss the Cook! Chef Hat Thank you Card!

Hello Friends! I am back in town but just long enough to pack and head out for a trip with my other Daughter! The first trip I did not do so well and was super ill the first day from the very long bus ride (I'll spare you the details!)
Anyways between packing and laundry I had to sneak in a card that has been on my mind.

My Son's girlfriend offered to make my Daughter's birthday cake. She works for a fancy cupcake company so she make crazy amazing cakes. Here is the card we will be giving her:

Pooh and Friends Cricut Cartridge for the Chef hat
Kraft Card Stock
Cupcake embossing folder
3 Girl jam crinkle ribbon white
Thank you stamp Docerela Creations
Mini buttons
Pearls and gems from Recollections
White opal liquid pearls
Slate skittles from DoubleClick
Cappuccino Twine from the twinery
Cake charm
Tim Holtz Distressed ink Walnut Stain
Star Dust Stickles

Entering into:

Pause Dream Enjoy: Use a Hat
Paper Playtime: Use a sentiment
Fantabulous: Kiss the cook
The Kraft journal: White on Kraft
Scrappy Moms: Use Twine
Craft Creations: Tic tac Toe: Buttons pearls gems
The Sisterhood: Thank You
Crafty Ribbons: Button Up
Paper Crafting Journey: Die Cut, embossing, Button
All That Stickles: Star Dust
Creative Inspirations: Anything Goes
3Girl Jam: Anything Goes + Ribbon
Pin and Tack: Spark your creativity
Cut it up: Pinterest Inspired I Used:

which can be seen HERE!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Happy Birthday Sweet Teddy Bear Birthday Card!

Thank you to everyone that stopped over to wish me a Happy Birthday! It was a great weekend! If you missed it you can still enter to win some candy by entering HERE!!

I am super busy with my girls and I should be packing for our trip that we are leaving for at 4:00am tomorrow! But I just could not go one more day without making a project! I will be back soon to catch up! 

Teddy Bear from DoodleCharms Cricut Cartridge
Peachy Keen PK 650 Just Baby faces (fruit punch stickles eyeshadow)
Spellbinders Labels 5
Flowers are from deep in my stash! Top flower coated with fruit punch stickles
Brown Gems and white and pink pearls from Recollections
Buttons from stash
Mini buttons for ears
Ek Success Photo label Punch
Paper from deep into my stash
1. polka dot ribbon
2. brown/pink ribbon from my giant old stash of ribbon
Stickles Fruit Punch
Distressed ink Tim Holtz Walnut stain and spun sugar
Cappuccino Twine from the Twinery
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Happy Birthday (heat embossed) and balloon string Stamp Docerela Creations

Entering into: 

Paper Playtime: Sentiment Stamp
All That Stickles: Fruit Punch
My Craft Spot: Flowers
The Twinery: Lets Polka Dot
Cuttlebug Spot: Cute as a Button
Tuesday Throwdown: monochromatic
Scrappy Moms: All Tied Up
Clear it out: Birthday + 2 Ribbons

Perfect Sentiments: Floral
Crafty Creations: Tic Tac Toe (I used buttons, pearls, and gems)
Lil red Wagon: Totally Teddies
Dl Art: Uplifting, pink/brown
Crafty Ribbons: Button up
Hiding in my Craftroom: Embossing
4 Crafty Chicks: twine
Paper-crafting Journey: Bingo: ( I used die cut, embossing and buttons)
Go Fish: Photo inspiration
Pin and Tack: Spark your creativity

Winner at Tuesday Throwdown
Top 3 at Clear it out!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

3GJ Challenge # 12 Tim Holtz -i-fied Canvas Bag!

It is challenge time over at 3 Girl Jam !

Theme: Anything Goes+ Ribbon!

Here is my project that I will be showcasing as a Design Team Member:

I decided to pull out my Tim Holtz stamps and embossing powders.
I also stitched my 3GJ ribbon to the top of the StateLine Canvas bag and added beads along the way.
I made a short video showing my technique.

Challenge Dates: Feb 15~ Feb 28
StateLine Bag Company
Prize: 25 Canvas Bags from StateLine Bags Co., 1 bundle 3GJ ribbon, Guest designer spot


Shop HERE!

Be sure to stop by 3 Girl Jam to see all the great crinkle ribbon and new products and enter your project at the 3 Girl Jam Challenge blog!

Monday, February 18, 2013

Be Mine! LSP Challenge day! Be my Valentine!

It's Challenge time over at Little Scrap Pieces! You still have until Friday to link up, so come on over and join us!

Challenge: Be my Valentine

Here is my project as a Design team Member:

I have been really trying to use my stash and my tools so on this card I was able to use a lot of old supplies!
Heart is cut from Paper Pups Cricut Cartridge
I stitched the heart with my sewing machine
Lace trim from Recollections
Crochet flowers with brads
hearts from a punch
Cuttlebug Scallop square die and square
be mine stamp Docerela Creations
Paper from  Authentique 
Tim Holtz Distressing ink walnut Stain
Liquid Pearls 
Key charm and hemp Sizzix Architectural Accents   
Cupids Copper Skittles from DoubleClick
Looking forward to seeing your creations!

Have you seen my Birthday Candy Give A Way? Check it out HERE! 

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Oh No!! I am the big 40!! It's My Birthday! Birthday Blog Candy Giveaway!

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You heard me right! Today I am 40! I'm pretty happy about it, you know the 20's are all about trying to find who you are,  the 30's are all about trying to prove who you are, and now that I am in my 40's I plan on being just who I am. so....
Over the hill birthday

This will be my 4th Birthday that I am able to share with my blogging friends! Wow the time did go fast.
I want to take just  a moment to say how Grateful and Thankful I am for the life I have been given. My Husband and children are amazing, my family and friends are wonderful and all my blogging friends are the BEST! Thank you to you all that stop by to visit, leave comments, email me, text me, and call me! I just can't image my life any other way!

And a Thank you to all of you that supported my new Crafting adventure this past year with the Launch of my Skittles! I Hope you are loving them as much as I do! 

I have some Birthday Blog Candy to share!

12 sheets of 6x6 Shabby Chic Paper
dragonfly stamp
colorbok frames
Recollections rhinestones
travel stamps
3 sheet Recollections stickers
KI Memories ABC stamps
Colorbok Family rub ons
Clear stamping block
Studio G Ink
Artist trading cards
ColorBok Hearts Stickers
50- of my Handmade Skittles!

Here are the super simple rules:
Be a follower
Leave a comment

One entry per person please!

Sorry due to the High cost of shipping open to US residents only

 Don't forget... Lots of fun challenges going on! Come on over and join us!

Docerela: Birthday plus a cupcake
Little Scrap Pieces: Be my Valentine
3 Girl Jam: Anything Goes + Ribbon

Friday, February 15, 2013

Happy Birthday! Cupcake Challenge over at Docerela!

Today is challenge day over at  Docerela Creations!


Today's Challenge is : Challenge Happy Birthday include a cupcake.

Every time you enter a challenge you get entered for a chance to win a stamp set of Docerela Stamps! Say What?? You heard me right! A Docerela Stamp set up for grabs once a month! And let me just say they are fabulous, stamp amazing and work beautiful with embossing powders! 
Today I am showcasing her new set Birthday Wishes

Here is my project:

Heat embossed and stamps perfect!
So sweet SNEAK PEAK!!

 Handmade stick pins

Cupcake from Sweet Treats Cricut Cartridge
I dug DEEP Into my paper Stash and found this fun paper in the My Mind's Eye Totally Girl
handmade flower embellishment and stick pins
Corner rounder
Orange Glitter
Handmade skittles Sunset Orange DoubleClick
So Sweet stamp, A SNEAK PEAK ALERT!!
Happy Birthday Stamp Docerela New Release!

Birthday Wishes

Check out the Shop HERE
The Team:

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day!! Be Mine!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Wowzer! I am glad to finally be feeling better!! That flu really knocked me down! I am now finally starting to feel better, and will spend this weekend and up coming week catching up! Hope everyone is staying well! I have a few little Valentine's to share:

Hearts were cut from Paper Pups Cricut Cartridge 
3X3 Mini Valentine Bases were made using my Sizziz Scallop Squares
You can see my super quick tip on how it was made HERE!
All my papers are from my scrap pile.
Stickles Xmas Red
Distressed inks
Liquid Pearls
Swiss Dots embossing folder
Be Mine Stamp Docerela Creations

Entering into:
Fantabulous: Be My Valentine
My Craft Spot: For my Valentine
Exploring Cricut: Be my Valentine
Celebrate the Occasion: Anything Valentine
Die Cuttin Diva: Color
Tuesday Throwdown: Anything Goes
Scrappy Moms: Valentine
Party Time Tuesday: Pick 3
Crafty Creations: Love or hearts
Cardz TV: 3X3
Divas by Design: Love and Romance
Dl Art: Linky Party
All that Stickles: Xmas red

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Love... My Winged Heart!

I hope those of you affected by the cold winter storms are staying warm! I am still down with an awful cold! It just keeps hanging around!

I needed a tag for a gift but ended up cutting my winged heart to big, it was too cute not to use so I made a card instead!

 Xmas Red Stickles

 Handmade Skittles

Winged Heart from Create a Critter Cricut Cartirdge
Martha Stewart Glitter
SNEAK PEEK Alert Love stamp and heart from Docerela Creations
Pink Passion Skittles handmade by DoubleClick
Xmas Red Stickles
Circle Punch
Scallop Border punch
Tim Holtz Walnut Stain Embossing powder

I also dug DEEP into my supplies and used my Xyron sticker machine for the glittered wings. And I used an embossing folder I bought 2 years ago!
All my papers are from my scrap pile!

Entering into:
Paper Playtime: Border Punch
Pause Dream Enjoy: Mainly Red
Craft-room: Make your own Embellishments
Celebrate the Occasion: Valentine + Ribbon
Party Time Tuesday: Love Romance
Perfect Sentiments: Color of Love
Divas By Design: Winged Things
DL Art: Linky Party
Crafty Ribbons: Anything Goes
2 Sisters: Hearts
Hiding in my Craft Room: Super Scraps
Scrappy Frogs: Pink or Red
Pin and Tack: Spark your Creativity
All That Stickles: Xmas Red
Whimsical Design: Textile

Friday, February 8, 2013

Love is in the Air! A page from my Smash Book! LSP Challenge Time!

I have been under the weather the last few days. Will catch up with you all soon!

It's Challenge time over at Little Scrap Pieces! You still have until next Friday to link up, so come on over and join us!

Challenge: Love is in the Air

Here is my project as a Design team Member:

 There is just something special knowing you have a Valentine for life. This will be my 24th time asking you to be my Valentine... you better say Yes!
I love pre-making pages for my Smashbook so I was super excited to make a page for Valentines Day!

Heart is from Paper pups Cricut cartridge Carta Bella Paper
Photo mat and tag paper from Love I
Heart Rhinestones from Recollections
Velvet Love and Hearts from Making Memories Stickers
Love Charm
Twinery Shore
Liquid Pearls
Heart Die Cuts from Recollections
Cupids Copper Skittles DoubleClick
February 14 Calendar set and heart stamps from Docerela

Looking forward to seeing your creations!
Entering into:
Cute Card Thursday: Love 
DL Art: link Party 
Simply Create Too: Valentine's
Pin and Tack: Spark your Creativity 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

3 Girl Jam Challenge # 11 3-D Valentine + Ribbon!

It is challenge time over at 3 Girl Jam !

Theme: 3-D Valentine + Ribbon!

Here is my project that I will be showcasing as a Design Team Member:

Canvas Bag from State Line Bag Co
I was able to stamp and emboss on this bag! And it looks amazing!!
Stamps from Docerela Creations Je t'aime Paris
I hand sewed the 3 Girl Jam Crinkle ribbon to give it the ruffle effect.
Adorable S.W.A.K kiss button from 3 Girl Jam Love Fair Set
Tag from Sizziz Die

Challenge Dates: Feb 1~ Feb 14th
Sponsor: StateLine Bag Company
Prize: 25 Canvas Bags from StateLine Bags Co., 1 bundle 3GJ ribbon, Guest designer spot


3 Girl JAM is now carrying State Line Cotton Muslin Bags.
Check them out right HERE!

Currently in stock are:

2"x3" Premium Single Drawstring
3.25"x 5" Premium Double Drawstring

5"x 7" Premium Single Drawstring
8"x10" Premium Drawstring
14"x 18" Premium Full Size Backpack

Be sure to stop by 3 Girl Jam to see all the great crinkle ribbon and new products and enter your project at the 3 Girl Jam Challenge blog
Entering into:
A Muse: Sweets for the sweet 
Pin & Tack: Spark your Creativity
Creative Inspirations: Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday: Love and Romance