Saturday, October 18, 2014

Artfully sent card

hey everyone...
so I am thrilled with my new cricut cartridge
Artfully Sent
I so love it... so much to do in it!!
here is the third card for the class
I used all CTMH products those feathers!!
and the challenges that inspired me:

Keep you chin up

Hey everyone
Here is card two from the card class...
it is so much prettier in person!  It has a marble look with shimmer throughout!
and a close up
the challenges that inspired me...

Happy Halloween

everyone I have been away for a while because I twisted my ankle real bad and then was taken down with a cold!  Arghhh have been out of my craftroom for over two weeks. Felt like I lost my mojo and everything... but things were turned around when I had a class to put together so.. down to the room and I found my mojo and things started to come together.  Here is the first card of three cards for the class.  Thank goodness that I have so many challenges that inspire me to create.  
Any how here is the card... and the challenges that inspired me are listed below:

Here are the challenges:

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sketch n die happy Halloween!

Hey everyone... 
This is a sad day... Sketch N Die challenge blog will be closing their doors :(  
We all have very busy lives but I want to say thank you to Carmen for keeping it going as long as she did!!  
We have one last challenge for you all, sponsored by 
for the sketch..
... and here is my bit of inspiration
The die I used is from memory box "dangling spider" isn't it so cute!!
I used my copics and popped up the pumpkin and the spider!  
added some via pearl pen for the spider gloss!

I hope you take some time to join us!

And of course the challenges that also inspired me:
creative knockouts - fall (to me Halloween is fall.. I love fall!!)

Pio - shiney

Good morning everyone...
it is so beautiful out here!!!  Gosh I have been so busy with work and working out (trying to lose weight) that I have not had any time in my craft room.
Thank goodness for my design team obligations or else I would never get it and I really like the way this card turned out!!!
Pile it on has a challenge for you this week sponsored by 
they have the coolest sheets of metal!!!!  love them... so easy to work with 
here is my card..
This is also my first time trying to make folds in a dress...
I used one of my fav stamps from your next stamp Jessica
I also used their sketch from the challenge blog (see challenges below)
here is some close ups of the bling I used - not sure if you can see all the sparkle on her dress... 
and of course the challenges that inspired me:

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sketch n die

Originally created for a die for a sketch... but for some reason it didn't go up I am thinking it is because I ran out of ink and cant print out the sponsor image... so I am posting it here
hope you like it!
I used spellbinders nestabilities circles and Memory box corner bow as well as my cricut tag from art philosophy ctmh
challenges that also inspired me

September CCAYR

Hey everyone... 
Christmas cards all year round  is having a new challenge
Keep it Krafty
here is my card to inspire you plus at the bottom you will see the other challenges that inspired me as well... hope you all have a great day!!

embossed the deer and used sparkle embossing powers


A day of thanks crafty calendar challenge

Hey everyone...
With things being so busy I totally forgot to upload this one...
Crafty Calendar Challenge is having a great challenge for everyone.  
Leaves and Lace!  Now this was a bit of a challenge for me because i have been so crazy busy... I didn't have time to get lace... so I used twine!

Now I was also inspired because of a couple of other challenge... see below
here is my card
I used all CTMH ink and paper but the embossing folder is Danice
challenges that inspired me:
Color my heart challenge - but I was too late to join... boo

Pile it on

Good morning everyone!!
Wow... things have been super busy in my life and not much crafty time... my daughter started college taking a one year program for Pre-Heath then hopefully she will start her paramedic program in the second year.   I opened one new child care center and closed one... so yep been a busy lady.  
I did however get a small amount of time in my room to put together a couple of DT obligations... so thankful for them or else I don't think I would have made it in my room for at least another month!

Pile it on has a great challenge for you this week.. Pencils! 
I hope you take some time to join us 
I still love my cricut... this cut out is from Locker talk

and of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges:
scrappers delights - new beginnings... my baby starts college!!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Pio challenge - congratulations or best wishes

Hey everyone
Hope your enjoying this lovely weather!   Yesterday I was able to get into my craft room to complete a card for pile it on!  You hopehopely get some time this week to join in.  The challenge is congratulations or best wishes.  Which could be anything!  Any way back to my card...
I used ctmh Stamp newlywed occasion, Elizabeth craft designs congratulations die cut, for always paper from ctmh and some ribbon from my stash    Oh almost forgot I used the new ctmh markers.  Yep love them!!!
And of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges:
sketch n scrap - sketch 
scrappers delights - atg with die cut
the sisterhood of crafters - fav colour (love b/w cards)
a gem of a challenge - stitching
little miss muffet challenge - atg 
amusing challenge - die cut
love to scrap - atg 
sugar pea designs - atg
crafty ribbons - ribbon
art impressions- show off your sentiment
sugar creek hollow - celebrate

Sunday, August 10, 2014

LMCB #203 water fun

Hey everyone...
Lasting memories has a new challenge for you this week! 
a super easy challenge... 
Water Fun
Show water somewhere on your layout, pool, river, lakes, raindrops, a beverage even melting snow
I used the sketch from PageMaps
here are some close ups - I used Lifes a beach with my Cricut and Gypsey

challenges that also inspired me:

Pio 32 primary colours

Hey everyone...
Pile it on has another for you this week... super easy challenge
 Primary colours!!!
here is my
I used my new stamp set from CTMH and my copics
I wanted to try out my new CTMH markers but I don't have the primary colours yet??
a must have next month!
I stamped the butterflies on the paper and then again and cut them out for a pop
some close ups with my stickles
and of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges:

Saturday, August 9, 2014


Hey everyone...
My winner was Karen B from the blog hop - send me you addy and I will get your package out

Karen B

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Hi Kimberly, I'm following on Google Friend - love your button technique.  I don't have a Cricut but it's also a great reminder that we can be creative with whatever tools we have to hand :)  Fab layout, so bright and feminine.