Thursday, March 3, 2016

Forgot I had this digi from getting my color on before this weekend

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Finished my lucky mittens....showing my Irish as we head into March

Friday, September 20, 2013

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This one is for Janie.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Working on cards for Nancy's project.  We had fun.

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Everyone should own one of these.

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Just trying out my new mobile posting skills

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Trying out my new mobile blogging skills

Monday, March 28, 2011

Who Ho!!!! Published again

I came home to two lovely magazines with cards in each.  In fact I have two cards in the one magazine.  I am so excited!!  Just had to share.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Blog Candy at Pretty Pressings

Claudia has some great blog candy over at Pretty Pressings.  Go on over and check it out.  It is a stamp of your choice from Whiff of Joy.  How cool is that!!!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Cute Card Thursday Challenge

This is my Cute Card Thursday entry.  Fran's sketch was alot of fun to play with.  I had some new rubbah from Lily of the Valley that I hadn't played with yet so it went perfectly with the Bo Bunny paper from my
stash.  Image is colored with Copic Markers.  Felt embellishments are Hero Arts.  Brads and gems came out of my stash box of extras.  Martha Stewart punch was used for the borders.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Never Ending Card

I found a tutorial today while blurfin around over at Dawn Griffin's blog for a never ending card. I instantly knew I had to make one this afternoon. So I had some new Halloween rubbah that I have been wanting to use and a 6 x 6 pad of Basic Grey from last year I hadn't used yet, so I felt it was a match made in stamping heaven. They belonged together. Took me all afternoon not because the card was hard but because it required alot of thought on my part my Mojo was a little slow as well as my digging skills to find the smaller stamps I used in the design.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Lovely blog candy over at Cat Whiskers

Go check out the lovely candy being offered at Cat Whiskers. I just love her blog. Such beautiful cards every day without fail. I wish I could be such a regular poster as her.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Belles 'n Whistles DT Call

Here are more cards from my relaxing weekend for the DT call at the Belles 'n Whistles Blog. I am really glad Summer posted this opportunity, even if I don't make the team, it was an awesome weekend of card creations for me doing what I love to do. Enjoy the cards and happy stamping.

Belles 'n Whistles DT Call

You better hurry on over to the Belles 'n Whistles Blog and check out their new DT call. Summer has an awesome opportunity to join her design team. I just love Belles 'n Whistles stamps. Elizabeth Bell is one of my favorite artists. This weekend I pulled out my entire collection and played with them all. Here are some of my favorite cards from the weekend. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did making them. It was very relaxing and a nice way to spend Mother's Day weekend for me. Thank you Summer for this great chance to join a fab design team.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010

Lily of the Valley Fairy

This is the first project with this new stamp from Lily of the Valley. I really like how it turned out. You can almost feel the magic of Spring. I hope it comes soon and chases this snow away.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Rest of the Baskets

Here are the rest of the baskets for the teachers. These are easy peasy and fun to make.

Magnolia Challenge

Here is my take on this month's Just Magnolia Tutorial Challenge. The tutorial is awesome and easy to follow. I am making three of these little babies for my youngest to use as teacher's gift for Valentine's Day.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

St Patty's ATC Swap

This card is for a swap I am in at the Shack. Images are G Studio from the Hot Spot Bin at Archiver's. The background stamp is Stampendous also from the Hot Spot Bin. I got the idea for the background from Shuggy's use an inchies on an ATC swap idea. I had been struggling to come up with a layout for this one until I read that swap. Images are colored with Copics. Background ink is CTMH.

Owl Swap ATC

This is for a swap I am in at the Shack. Owl is Hero Arts, sentiment is Rubber Soul. Background is stamped with a Hero Arts Cling. I used Nesties, for the image mount and it is airbrushed with Copic B02, image is colored with Kohn-I-Noor colored pencils and blender with Odorless Mineral Spirits. I haven't used my colored pencils for a very long time so I have been coloring a few images with them this week.

Twilight Valentines

My daughter is a mega Twilight fan so she wanted Twilight Valentines. So here is my take on Twilight Valentine style. Background is Stampendous and then airbrushed with Copic R29, the paper at the bottom is scraps from my stash. Vampire is Stampendous also. Sentiment is from the Fiction Inspired set by Artful Inkables. Image colored with Copics.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Card for Mom

My Lily of the Valley stamps came so I had to sit down and make Mom another card. I just love this little bear he is so cute. The sentiment stamp is Stampendous. Papers are CTMH. Prima flowers and the image is colored with Copics and stamped in Memento Ink.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Roses on Paper Challenge #30

This is my take on the Roses On Paper Challenge Blog's #30 challenge. They had a wonderful sketch this week to play with. I really enjoyed this card. All the paper is from CTMH out of my scrap stash. Image is Magnolia. Sentiment is a dollar stamp out of the bargain bin. I used Nesties to highlight the image and some doodles to set it off. Image is colored using Copics and airbrushed on the edges. Martha Stewart punch for the accent strip behind. Thanks for stopping by my blog to take a look.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Time for some Mojo Monday #123

Here is my take on the sketch from Mojo Monday this week. I picked up this Inky Antics stamp a few days ago in Valley Junction but haven't had time to play with it. My Mom was complaining that I make all these cards but never send her one. So I had to pick an odd holiday to send her a card. I can't wait to see what she says. I have also set a goal to use up my scrap paper so the entire card including the base is made from my scrap pile.

In an effort to become a better blogger I now can blog from my phone. How cool is this?

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Easter Card

I have been very busy this morning now that my craft space is clean and organized. Working on a few swaps that I need to get caught up on. Here is one for an Easter Card swap. I didn't want to do the plain old plain old fold so I tried a new card design from a tutorial I downloaded at Splitcoast. Give it a try it isn't that hard but the measuring properly is the key.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Whiff of Joy Guest Designer Card 3

I had another image already colored that I just had to make another card using the sketch. I love this color combo it is one of my favorites. This paper is unknown as it came from my scrap stash. Background stamps are Hero Arts and Stampablities. Main image is of course Whiff of Joy , as well as the accent in the corner and the sentiment. These stamps were part of the Fall stamp kit. I used a Martha Stewart punch for the border.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Whiff of Joy Guest Designer Card 2

Well I couldn't let the sketch go with just one card under my belt. I saw these butterflies in Hobby Lobby and was instantly reminded of the snowflake saying so I had to make a card using them. I also got a chance to play with my new airbrush. Still getting the hang of it. Stamp and saying are Whif of Joy of course, my favorite stamp company. Papers are by Bo Bunny and CTMH. I used a Hero Arts stamp for the snowflake cirlce background and Martha Stewart Punch for the small border at the bottom. Colored and airbrush with Copics. Memento inks used.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Whiff of Joy Guest Designer Contest

You have to check out what Katharina Frei has going on at her blog. She is hosting right now a guest designer challenge and has candy on top of that. I copied the details below for all of you to check out. I am so excited about this opportunity. I just love Whiff of Joy stamps they are among some of my favorites and most loved in my collection. For the challenge, there was a sketch to use. I decided since I have sort of been on a Valentine card kick lately to use one of the images from the Winter Stamp Kit and selected Willow with Gingerbread Heart. The pink paper with the dots is from Bo Bunny. The solid card stocks are Bazzill, my favorite paper. The small scrap of blue lined is unknown as it came out of my leftovers stash. The sticker flowers are Martha Stewart, and I used one of her border punches for the lines at the bottom, and the branch punch for the silver accents. The sentiment is Studio G out of the hot spot bin from Archivers. I used Memento black ink and then colored the image with Copics. So here is my entry. She met with teenager approval at my house and that has to give her something. So I am excited to look at all the entries so get going ladies and enter. I had a lot of fun coming up with my creation I am sure you will too. Go visit Katharina and give it a try, and if you haven't tried Whiff of Joy stamps give them a try too, the service is great, prices are good, and I think the images are some of the best in the world.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Challenge #33 at Whiff of Joy Challenge Blog

Here is my take on this week's challenge using charms. All stamps are Whiff of Joy, patterned paper is CTMH. Ribbon is CTMH, stickers are Martha Stewart. This was simple quick and easy.

Copic Colour Challenge #16

Here is my take on this week's Copic Colour Challenge. I used Y08, RV11 and E37 since I didn't have a couple of the colors needed for the challenge. I would have used the excuse to go to town for them but the kiddos had a game so I couldn't. I did enjoy the colors. Image is by Whipper Snapper Designs, sentiment is CTMH, patternd paper is Basic Gray, and sticker is Martha Stewart. Check out the full challenge details at

House Mouse Challenge #40

Here is my take on the Wedding/Anniversary Challenge over at House Mouse Challenge Blog. I used a Whiff of Joy Sentiment. Patterned paper is CTMH. Image is colored with Copic markers. Check out the full challenge details at .

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #35

I couldn't resist a challenge for bling. That was right up my alley. Here is my take. Image is Sarah Kay, sentiment is Hero Arts. Paper is My Mind's Eye. Image colored with Copic markers. I used glitter domes for the flower centers and CTMH sparkle flower for the one tiny flower center. I really enjoyed this challenge, been working on it while I am watching the bad weather rolling in, I will sit up awhile longer working on cards until I sure the storms are gone from here.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Week #52 Penny Black Challenge

Here is my take on the Penny Black Challenge this week. It was suppose to be blooming things. Image and sentiment are both Penny Black of course. Colored with Copic markers, I used some bling on the collar and a glitter dome in the center of the prima flower. Paper is 29th Street Market. The corner stamps are from the hot spot at Archiver's. Check out the full challenge details at

Double Dutch Challenge #19

Here is my take on the bookmark challenge. It was a good one as I was really in need of a new cool bookmark. Apple and worm are Stampablities, Tilda is Magnolia, Saying is and Archiver's exclusive stamp. Paper is My Mind's Eye. I used a Glimmer Mist Pearl spray on the flowers and the paper background. Images are colored with Copic Markers, and I used CTMH liquid glass on the worm eyes and Tilda's glasses. I used this image because it reminds me of my youngest. Centers of flowers are glitter domes, which I picked up today at Archiver's. Check out all the details of the challenge by going to, they have a great DT call going on right now. I wish I had more time I would love to try for a DT, but the real world keeps me from it.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Copic Creations Challenge

Here is my take on a clear item from the challenge at This flower image is one of my favorites by Northwood Stamps. I embossed the image and then colored it with Copics. Mother's Day sentiment is CTMH. I used a glue pen and some mica glitter to finish off the image and that is showing shinny in the photo. I love coloring with my Copics, my favorite type of challenge.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Friday Sketches #54 Challenge

Here is my take on the Friday Sketchers Challenge. I love the layout, sketches are my favorite. Full details are on their blog at Image is Sarah Kay, sentiment is Hero Arts, patterned paper is CTMH, sticker flowers are Martha Stewart.