Wednesday, October 31, 2012

old friends

Hello everyone,
I made this card with left over Close to My heart papers (which you can find by clicking the top button on the left) and a K Andrews stamp
the middle lady was given to me for a swap... i would credit the artist but i used it but I dont' have it recorded - i love this style of card and I used  all my left over papers with it
i would love to enter my card into the following challenges
cas-ual fridays- kraft on
the pink elephant - vintage or shabby chic
Sending hearts... 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

thinking of you

Hey everyone 
I made this card for a colleague who has had a rough week... 
I used a close to my heart stamp - A tree

I was inspired by the following challenges:
heart 2 heart-rolling rolling rolling
delightful cahllenges - stitching 
whoopsi daisy - punch it out
the squirrel and fox - use ribbon  
365 cards- colour

Sending hearts... 


Good everning everyone
I hope that you are all safe after Sandy's visit yesterday!!
We had some power outages here but wasn't as bad as people were predicting. 
I made this card tonight - love how it turned out!
 poped the "A"
 Stamped 4 differnt times with different colours then did some fussy cutting
 the card was cut with my cricut art philosophy - I have been seeing everyone doing cut outs and have really want to try it!  love how it turned out
 inks i used  sunset, sweet leaf, grey wool and creme brulee
I was inspired to create this card because of these wonderful challenges:
wags n' whiskers- fall colours
the ribbon reel challenge- over the rainbow
catered crop- accentuate the negative space
fantabulous cricut - chalellenge me monday spots
dream valley challenges - glitter and bling
card crafter circle- a day at the races - glitz and glam
just us girls- photo inspiration (colours and tree)
simon says stamps- autumn leaves
seriously creative challenges- photo (colours and circles)

Sunday, October 28, 2012

LMCB - Shelling out

Good morning everyone,
Lasting memories has another great challenge for you this week!!
"Shelling out!"
this could be Halloween theme, beach theme... or like ... shelling it all out at Christmas 
This is me waking up Christmas morning 1974 and the presents my brother and I received 

 some close up shots
the silver paper is very sparkly 
 I hope you take some time this week to join us in the challenge 
I was also inspired to complete this LO because of the following challenges:
The craft pad- Christmas is coming
ccee stampers- tags
poodles parlour- atg
fussy and fancy- atg
your next stamp- atg
jingle belles- holiday creature feature
crafty ann challenge blog - Christmas

Sending hearts... 

Friday, October 26, 2012

Guest Designer

Oh my goodness... I am seriously happy that I was chosen from Scrapbookers Paradise to be a guest designer for them this week.  
here is the challenge for the week:  
and my take on the inspiration photo:
 I found the stamp at

Sunday, October 21, 2012

PIO- holiday

Good morning everyone Pile it on has another great challenge - Made a card for a holiday   It can be any holiday but a birthday.  Some inspiration from me....
 I made this card using mosty CTMH products.  I used a stamp to create the chevron background paper
 the ribbon is from Micheal's 
I used my cricut art philosophy to cut chipboard 

Stamps used: Perfect fit frames, Perfect fit halloween, it's your day
 the colours I used, blackolive, gypsy, sunset

Challenges that inspired me are:

really reasonable ribbon - Halloween 
Lawnscaping Challenge - new technique 
Hotshot craft - bling 
Just add ink - chevrons

LMCB - double take

Good evening everyone..
Lasting Memories has another great challenge for you this week. We are asking you to use the same photo twice on your layout.  Some of the DT have projects that have identical photos, some of the same subject from different angles and Denise has an amazing reflection photo.  I used two photos of the same subjects taken a min apart.   

I used Becky Flecks sketch below  - love page maps
 close up of the tags 
 and some Christmas flowers

I hope you all take some time to join us this week
I was also inspired by the following challenges:
fairy tale challenge- something with a photo

Sending hearts... 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

liebster award

Liebster Award

I have been chosen again to receive the Liebster Award.  This time it's from Afternoon Scrapper.  Thank you so much!


Liebster is a German word meaning "Beloved," "Favorite," or "Dearest." This award is a peer to peer award in which fellow bloggers present the award to their favorite bloggers with less than 200 followers. The origins of this award is unclear, but is believed to have originated by a German blogger. This award was designed to be a blog award in the pay it forward fashion to share your dearest and most beloved blogs that have less than 200 followers.


Thank the person who gave you the award and link back to their blog. Post the award onto your blog. Give the award to five bloggers who you appreciate that have less than 200 followers. Leave a comment on their blog letting them know that you have given them this awesome award!

Now I get to give out 5 nominations, which is very hard....I love so many blogs..... Here are the 5 blogs with less than 200 followers that I would like to pass the Liebster Award on to:

1 Sonia Kertznus
2 Annette Robertson 
3  Sharla Laursen
4 Karen Wilson 
5 Tina

Sending hearts... 

new blog look !!!!

hey everyone....

I am super excited to show off my new look here at Paper Munch! the blog has had a complete make over thanks to Sonia at SKdigis -  really love the brightness and the open feel to the blog
thank you Sonia so much!!!
Sending hearts... 

Sunday, October 14, 2012

life unscripted - ctmh

Good afternoon everyone..
I have been missing my craft room and was able to spend a couple of mins yesterday and whipped up this card.  I love the look of it!!!  simple and elegant.  Started out with the sketch and the technique that i have been wanting to try and it when from there.  The sketch is listed below in the challenge section.
I used four different inks for the background 
scored the edges
and done!!

I was inspired to complete this card because of the following challenges:

scrapbookers paradise - echo in the post (one stamp done six times)
atc - yellow red and orange
touch twin markers- fall monochromatic
just us girls- technique challenge 
delicious doodles- monochromatic 

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Trick or treat

hey everyone... i have been loving this stamping style of card... I used YNS for the bat and the sentiment 

the bow is made from the Cricut CTMH artiste
I would love to enter my card into the following challenges:

card crafter circle - black, white and one other colour
crafty ann's challenge - black, white one other colour
paper pretties -  sentiment is the focus
polka doodles - wings and things
stampin for the weekend -something spooky
Sarah Hammer - link up tuesday 
polka doodles - spooky
the pink elephant - photo inspiration

Sending hearts...