Sunday, December 21, 2014

Pio reminder for December challenge

Pile it on has a challenge going on for the month and you should come to join us...

Wow... only a couple days left and I am still sneaking out the cards and the little things.  Yesterday I needed two quick gift card holders and my Cricut Artise saved me again... 

here is a couple of close ups... 

weird in the pic they look pink but they were all red. 
and of course it would be a pile it on challenge unless you have the challenges that inspired you here are mine:
A Crafty Mess - anything goes/traditional Christmas colors
52 christmas card throwdown - gifts of the season (pick any past challenge)
Brown Sugar - Christmas
allsorts challenge blog - last min gifts
Craft for the Craft - favorite Christmas colors
Completely Christmas - anything goes
Colouring Crazy Challenge - make it festive
always playing with paper - colour theme
cuttin and stampin - christmas
curtain call - candy cane
little scrap pieces - linky party
mfp stamp - round those corners
paper take weekly - last christmas 
Di's Digis - any winter holiday
Little Red Wagon - Christmas
deep ocean - christmas
crafty hazelnut - anything still needed for christmas
pennys paper - atg
shopping our stash - red alert

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Lasting memories dt call

Hey everyone...

it is with great pleasure I submit this LO to the lasting memories design team call.  I have actually been with the team January 2012!   so that means I am going into my third year... that is if I get picked... fingers crossed :)

the paper and stamps are from CTMH and this is the last page of my daughters Cuba book
of course if you have been following me for a bit... you will know I love to link up to the challenges that inspire me. 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Pio atg christmas

Hey everyone...
Pile it on has a great challenge for you this month... and i must say you will find this one easy!!
Any Thing Goes Christmas/Holiday
see... I told you super easy so I expect you all to join!
Plus you have the whole month to join!!
Here is my inspiration for you
I made the box using Artiste and stamps from Close to my heart!  
I stamped all over the paper added some stitching, a tag and a bow - voila!!
gifts for my staff
And inside a tube of hand cream
I hope that they like them and they can reuse the little box.  I think it is adorable!!
And of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges that also inspired me:

Saturday, December 6, 2014

CCC- White on White

Hey everyone...
Crafty Calendar has a new challenge for you this month
 White on white
Here is my example
I used one of my stamp sets from Your next stamp ohhh and plus their die cut for it
I also used their sketch which you can find the link to below 
I did accidentally blend the stickles with the ink and it went a bit green... arghh
If anyone has any suggestions how not to do that agree let me know 
and of course the challenges that inspired me:

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Just for you!

hey everyone.... 
Hope your having a great weekend.
I have a couple birthday cards that I need to get caught up on... 
I love Your next Stamp and I haven't used these ones in a while... so ....
a bit of scrap paper that I had on my desk and some paper piecing, a sketch from your next stamp and voila a birthday card..
So what do you think?
and of course a couple of other challenges that inspired me.  

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Happy birthday cas

Some scraps on my table... and bam... a beautiful birthday card..
and the challenges that inspired me:

Happy holidays with CTMH sotm

Hi everyone...
Trying to get my holiday cards done... this was a quick one when I was playing around with my stamps.  Didn't turn out just the way I wanted but... hey they can't all be perfect?
and the challenges that inspired me:

Nice with you around cas

Hey everyone...
I am trying to use up some scraps that I have around my craft room.
Made a quick card... 
and the challenges that inspired me:


Hey everyone...
Pile it on has a new challenge for you this week!!  
Our sponsor is Rogue Redhead Designs and they generously provided the team with some of their great stamps to showcase.
here is my sample... I love the stamps!!!
I used Art philosophy for the stamp and creative memories cricut cartridge
you can't really see but behind the girls is faded background writing stamp... so cute!
and of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges:

Lmcb - game show

So I have been completely stuck with my scrap-booking... no big idea had been jumping out at me... arghhh but then Lasting memories has this cute cute challenge
here is my inspiration for you... take some time to join us
and of course I was inspired these challenges as well:

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Let's shell-ebrate

Hey everyone...
So I have a 15 staff and for all their birthdays I make them a card with five random cards as their gift.
Here is one of the cards I made..
i did some paper piecing and I love the left over paper i found.
Challenges that inspired me:

Saturday, November 1, 2014

CCC-all about christmas

Hey everyone...
So excited... Christmas is not far off and it is time to start with the Christmas cards!!!  yippie!!
but by the time I finish all that I need I will never want to see a Christmas stamp for a while!  lol kidding maybe a week or two before starting next years.
I have been a bit under the weather - this cough is draining me and I can't seem to catch my breath - yuck.  Any how... back to the cards, 
The month on Crafty Calendar Challenge blog it is all about the Christmas!  We are sponsored by Scribble designs and you will get a chance to win 3 digis from them.  I would have used one of the stamps because the are so cute but my printer is still with out ink... one day I promise I will make it to the store to get some.   I hope you take some time to join us!

Here is my card for you:

CCAYR - November

yeah for Christmas!!!
At Christmas Cards all year round we have a new challenge for you this November
No patterned Paper
Come join us for come fun..  and here is my card...for your inspiration I love it!!!

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...