Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Jumping for Joy to be your Valentine

I've been working ahead to get Valentines ready for my grand kids and my great niece.  The Jumping for Joy set from PTI is super cute.  Take a look!

Well, am I right?  Aren't these adorable!  These were so much fun to make and with the Jumping for Joy card die, they will easily slip off of the card to be interactive.  Can't wait for the kids to see these.

Thanks so much for coming by to look!

The Recipe:
PTI Jumping for Joy
PTI Jumping for Joy card die
Doodlebug Sweetheart patterned paper
MFT Lucky Prints patterned paper
Doodlebug Doodle Twine

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

January 20th

In a little over a week it will be January 20th.  That has always been a very special day for me.  I married the love of my life on that day 44 years ago.  Happy  Anniversary, Larry! This card is kind of a gag and he will get a kick out of it.

Another very important reason that January 20th is special is because our youngest grandson, Cayman, was born on that day.  Happy Birthday, Cayman!  He is the big 6!

I know that this day is also the day that our new President will take office.  It is a blessing for some and others not so much.  I hope and pray that it will turn out to be a good thing. We are stuck for the next four years either way.......GOD help us!

Thanks so much for coming by to look.  Your kind comments are always appreciated!

Larry's Recipe:
Art Impressions Lazy Boy
Lil' Inkers The Wetlands, sentiment
GKD Stately Flowers 6 (inside sentiment - You make every day worth celebrating)
MFT Plaid Patterns patterned paper
MFT Blueprints 28

Cayman's Recipe:
MFT The Whole Herd
MFT Tiny Check Brights patterned paper
Spellbinders Long Classic Large

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Lots of Get Wells

It was so nice to get back in the craft room this morning.  I haven't been able to play since before Christmas.  I received these stamps recently and thought they were very appropriate, since we have had so much sickness in the family.  Why is it that someone always gets sick at holiday time?  The dies and stamps are all from My Favorite Things.  Aren't they fun!

The Recipe:
MFT Bedside Comfort
MFT Sweet Sunshine patterned paper
Cuttlebug Shower Blossom & Wood Grain

The Recipe:
MFT Feel Better
MFT Stitched Sentiment Strips
MFT Fun & Frolic patterned paper
Lil' Inkers Stitched Circles
Echo Park enamel dots

The Recipe:
MFT Blue Prints 18
MFT Band Aids
MFT Feel Better
MFT Tiny Check Brights

Thanks so much for coming by to look.  Your kind comments are always appreciated!

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Sweet Holiday Wishes

I have another Christmas card.  This one is a case of Betsy Veldman's gorgeous card.  I love the fun cookie stamps and it was a quick and easy card to do.  I made six.

Betsy used the loop de loop border die for the top of her card and I used one from Frosted Borders.  I think it worked out well.  I, also, added a gingham strip to the inside of the card and the gingerbread man from Holiday Button Bits.   

Thanks so much for coming by to look.

The Recipe:
PTI Sweet Holiday Wishes
PTI Frosted Borders
MFT Tiny Check Brights patterned paper
PTI Holiday button Bits (gingerbread man) (inside)
Doodlebug enamel dots

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tis the Season - Making Christmas Cards

It's that time again!  I always say I'm going to start Christmas cards early and every year I find myself in the same place.  It's November and I haven't even started.  The inspiration for this card came from Silke Ledlow.  You will have to scroll down her page to "Inspired by the Little Things #31 challenge" to see her gorgeous card.

I didn't want to copy everything piece by piece, so changed the colors and used a fun set by Claire Brennan called Festive Foliage instead of the poinsettias.  I mass produced this one and made 20 cards.  It was quite an undertaking since the Festive Foliage set doesn't come with dies.  I ended up with 140 pieces that had to be fussy cut.  I'm very pleased with the outcome.  If  I could change anything, I might gold emboss the music instead of the ink I used.  What do you think?

Thanks so much for coming by to look.

The Recipe:

GKD Festive Foliage
GKD Christmas Greenery - sentiment
GKD Music Background
GKD Red Velvet, Ivory Warm Cocoa, White card stock
GKD Christmas Pine, Warm Cocoa, Cranberry Tart, Red Velvet, Red Hot ink
GKD Fine Detail Gold EP
PTI Spring Woods - bird

Monday, November 7, 2016

Mod Squad - Go For The Gold!

The challenge at the Mod Squad is called Go For The Gold!  I had a little free time and decided to play along.


I used a set from Gina K. Designs called Christmas Magic and made some cute tags.  This is one of the beautiful sets from their new Stamp TV kit.  I really love these cute figures.  My "go for the gold" is the Delicata Golden Glitz that I sponged on the edges of the tags.  Thanks for coming by to look!

The Recipe:

GKD Christmas Magic
GKD Triple Play Holiday - Ho Ho Ho
GKD Fun Year Round - Let It Snow
GKD Beyond Baskets 2 - You've Been Nice
MFT Tag Builder Blueprints 4
Delicata Golden Glitz ink

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Happy Birthday, Scott

Scott is my son and today is his birthday.  I wanted to do something special and as Scott is a tool guy, I thought a box card decorated as a tool box might fit the bill.  Of course, I had to decorate it with some balloons and candles!  Happy Birthday, Scott!

The Recipe:
MFT Make a Wish, Let's Tool Around, Flashy Florals
DCWV Foiled Paper in silver
Cuttlebug Diamond Plate EF
Paper Smooches Balloons
RC Circle Sentiments
PTI Ombre Sentiments Birthday (on the back)

Thanks so much for coming by to look!