Thursday, July 31, 2008

See...I Told You!!!!

I'm absolutely obsessed with these butterflies!! I promise I'll try a different accent soon!! lol
Well, here's my card this week for Sketches! {by tamara}!! Wait till you see all the other cards the rest of the team made!! So beautiful!!

I hope you play with us this week!!!

Oh, and I got my September Kit for my DT work over at Paper Popsicles!! WOW!! That's all I can say...just wow!! It's even better in person!! I can't wait to to stary playing with it!! Right now if you sign up August 1st for a subscription (3, 6, or 12 months) you will get a FREE collection from Sassafras!!! The Dapper Dan collection!! You can find the complete details here!!

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Tag...You're It!!!!

Oh I'm so excited!!! Thanks Ching for this super fun opportunity!!! hehe

Okay, so I guess I'm supposed to share 7 Random facts about me....oh dear!! This might be a little scarey!! lol Here goes:

1. I am a huge sucker for Soaps...I absolutely LOVE Days of Our Lives!!! ((hope you aren't reading this If I miss the episode, which I have been for the past couple months, I've discovered that I can read the update for the day!!

2. I completely freak out if my comforter is facing the wrong way...seriously!! My hubby thinks it's hilarious and will purposly turn it around to see my reaction!! I will honestly wake up from a dead sleep in the middle of the night and notice it!!!

3. I will ONLY drink Starbucks coffee...I'm super picky about my coffee!!!

4. I have a secret attraction to Chef Gordon Ramsey!!! I know, I know!!! There is just something about him that is super super sexy!!!

5. I absolutely LOVE musicals...Hello Dolly to be exact!! I would love to be in a musical someday!!!

6. I am a complusive e-mail checker...this drives my hubby nuts!! I just can't help it!! I have no clue why either...I just really enjoy checking it!!

7. I LOVE patterned socks...I am constantly looking to find a new pair of "happy socks"!! They are so much fun!! I actually just bought a pair this evening!!

Hope you had fun reading my "random" things...some of them I'm a little embarrassed about sharing!! lol I'm going to tag:



are EVERYWHERE!!! I picked up the Home Accents Cricut cartridge a couple days ago...I bought it just for the butterflies!! But once I got it home and was able to play around with it, it has some beautiful accents!!! So, you might be seeing alot of cut outs (especially butterflies) over the next week or two!!!
Here's my card for this weeks sketch over at 2 Sketches 4 You!!
Thanks for looking!!!

**Just in case you haven't noticed...I finally decided to start an Etsy store!!! It's not really full yet, but I'm working on it!! You can find the link over on my sidebar!!

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Time Flys...

Wow!! I can't believe how fast the days are going by!! What happened to the summer?? August is in a couple days and then schools starts up!!

I could have sworn that I posted something earlier, but maybe I was dreaming!! So here goes again! Here are the two cards that I made for the 2 Sketches 4 You Design Team call!! Two more fabulous sketches done by those amazing girls!! Congrats to the new team!!! I can't wait to see all the beautiful cards you will be sharing with us!!

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Sketches! #54

Yes....tomorrow is FRIDAY!! I can't wait for this weekend to come!! Who's with me?

Last night I finally broke down and bought the butterfly punch by Martha Stewert...ummmmm hello, why didn't I buy it earlier!! I absolutely LOVE it!! Be on the look projects may be on butterfly overload this next week!! hehe

Here's my cards for the sketch over at Sketches! {by tamara}!! I just love doing circle cards!! They are so much fun!! I hope you will join us this week!!

I'll even show you the inside!! ;)

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

"Dude Collection" Mini Album

Okay, I'm officially OBSESSED with my new Bind-it-All!!! It ROCKS!!!

Here's an album I made with the new "Dude Collection" from Prima!! It's the perfect boy paper...and it totally fit my son's personality!! He's such a little goober, but I love him lots and lots!! hehe

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

2 Sketches 4 You #5

Such a beautiful sketch this week over at 2 Sketches 4 You!! You all know how much I LOVE what a perfect opportunity to do so!!! The paper is from Sassafras I bought over at Paper Popsicles...and don't forget everyting in the store (except the monthly kits) is 30% off right now!!! Where did I get the flowers you ask?? The Dollar Tree!!! Here's a little secret...majority of the flowers I use are from the Dollar Tree!!

And here is a card that I made for a's for his little nephew!! I absolutely LOVE this line of paper from Prima called "Dude Collection"'s the perfect boy paper!! Make sure you check back tomorrow...I'll be posting a mini album I made using this line!!

Monday, July 21, 2008

Whoo Loves You?

I got to play with the
Mini Kit over at Paper Popsicles for my first DT work!! And let me tell you...what an amazing kit...and there was nothing mini about it!! FABULOUS!!!
Here's an album I created

And right now EVERYTHING (but Monthly Kits) at Paper Popsicles is 30% off until July 25th!!! Can you believe that?? Go check it out!!

Friday, July 18, 2008

Bright, Cheery & Absolutely AMAZING!!

What better to way to re-energize a mojo than some new BRIGHT, CHEERY AND ABSOLUTELY AMAZING papers!! So after my very disappointing day "creating" I decided I need some new papers!! And the new Sassafras line over at Paper Popsicles did the trick!! I ordered stuff on Monday afternoon and it was at my door yesterday!!! about fast shipping!!!

So, here's a card I made for my MIL using my new yummy papers!!

Thursday, July 17, 2008


Thursday already?? Oh trust me...that's not a bad thing!! I can't wait for the weekend to come!! I could really use my hubbys help around the house...the boys in particular!! With all this work being done in the house this week they are getting a little irritable!!
Okay, enough of that!! Here is my card for the #53 sketch over at
Sketches! {by tamara}!! You totally have to check out all the amazing cards the design team has created!! Absolutely amazing!!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Christmas In July!!!

Okay...I figured I better get started on my Chirstmas cards early this year!! I'm already having people ask me about better get a good stash going so I don't have to rush this year!! lol
When I saw the sketch at Triple The Sketch for this week I knew exactly what I was going to do!! And I just LOVE these yummy papers and embellies by KI Memories!!
So here it is:

Monday, July 14, 2008

I'm afraid.....

my mojo has been stolen, baby!! Okay, sorry for the really cheesy Austin Powers line, but I'm afraid it's true!! I can't seem to get in the groove today!! I think I've sat here staring at this sketch for a couple hours...and this was all I could come up with!! my's been "one of those" days!!

Okay, enough "gloomy" talk...I've got some exciting news...we, at Paper Popsicles are sponsering the prize at 2 Sketches 4 You this week!!!! We carry lots of goodies and have a fabulous kit club...2 kits, a mini kit and add-ons for a super amazing price!! We always have something fun going on over there...lots of challenges and games...and of course, we are always looking for our next Guest Designer!! So make sure you check it out!!!

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Sketches! #52

My goodness...Thursday already!!! Well you all know what that means!!! Here's my card for my #52 sketch over at Sketches! {by tamara}! I hope you join us this week...

Fresh Start Cyber Crop

What a blast we had over the past couple days over at Paper Popsicles!!! So many amazing challenges and lots of really great prizes to win!! I was in charge of hosting two of those a Beach/Summer water layout:

And the other I created a couple card sketches:

Monday, July 7, 2008

101 Posts!!

Holy Cow!! I can't believe this is my 101st post!!

Well, here's my take on the sketch this week at 2 Sketches 4 You. I just LOVE this Prima paper and of course their flowers!! I got a little carried away last weekend purchasing a "few"! shhhhh.....
You can't really tell in the picture, but the card is closed by the ribbon on the's another giftcard holder!!

Thanks for taking a peek!!

P.S. Don't forget to check the previous post!! We are going to have so much fun tomorrow...I don't want you to miss out on all the fun!!! :)


Until the Paper Popsicles Fresh Start Cyber Crop!!! You can find all the information
here!! But you totally don't want to miss out on all the fun!! So come join us!! There's going to be lots of fun challenges and prizes!!
Here's a sneak peek at one of the challenges I'm hosting:

Friday, July 4, 2008

Happy 4th of July!!!

Just wanted to wish you all a............

Happy 4th of July!!!!

Hope you have a great day!!
And of course, here is a thank you card I'd like to share!! :)

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Sketches #51

Wow, it's already Thursday again!! Here's my cards for the #51 sketch over at Sketches! {by tamara}! I saw this Sassafras paper in the LSS over this weekend and insisted I had to have some!! yummmmmmm....!!! The flowers, you ask?? Oh, I got those from Sheila over at That's Jazzy Stamp Dreams under the "In The Garden" section...they are absolutely FABULOUS!! Make sure you go check them out!!

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

2 Sketches 4 You & CPS #71

Here are a couple cards I did during the boys' naptime this afternoon! I didn't get to play along last week with both challenges due to our little "disaster" it was really nice getting back into my scrapping routine!!
Here's my 2 Sketches 4 You card:

And here is my CPS#71 card

Friendship cards

Here are the two cards I made for the Paper Crafts Magazine Gallery Idol contest!! I didn't get chosen...there were so many beautiful cards, but I had a blast entering!! I'm always up for a challenge...especially if it's a card challenge!! Oh...and I do have a toot from that magazine!! One of my cards was picked up yesterday and will be in there January/February 2009 issue!! That totally made my day!! So make sure you take a peek with the mag comes out!! :)


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