Monday, June 28, 2010

The race is on for My Pink Stamper DT

My layout was created from a fun day at Craigs Cruisers! Our little Brayden stops in the pits for tires and gas. He's off to the finish line for a first place finish. Whatever place he finishes he will always be first in our hearts. Thank you for a chance to be a part of your team... Supplies Used

Cartridges: Cars, Walk In My Garden
Gel pens: black and white
Ribbon: Red / white stripe, black checked
Paper: grass, brown, tan, green, blue, yellow, red, black, orange and white

Thank you Robyn for the opportunity to try to be a part of your design team.


This was fun making a little box. I just love the red, white and blue colors. It shows how we honor our country! Stop over at and visit Queen Sandra to see the great project she shared with us !
Supplies Used
Sizzix Box with flap
Chipboard and red/white/blue paper
Ribbon: red/white stripe
Buttons: blue
Cutouts: black lighthouse, white seagulls, I used the tech that Alex shared with the chalking
Thank you Alex, it does bring life to your projects!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps

This challenge is from Stop over and visit , they are amazing and you will be sure to enjoy what you see. Sophia and Anna are the little rays of sunshine in my layout.
Stamps: Peachy Keen Stamps
Cartridge: Walk in my garden
Background is blue/white polka dots, black boarder
Sunshine is black and yellow/white polka dot and stitched in black and white accented with the little rays of sunshine! (Sophia and Anna)
Flower: orange and blue stamped with Peachy Keen Stamps. These faces bring life to any flower, and stitched with white and black
Butterfly: orange, yellow and black with black stitching
Signs: cream paper with black words "flowers", black brads, twine bow and black stitching. Blue sign is stitched in black with another cute peachy keen stamp
Mounds of dirt: Tan and brown paper accented with white stitching
Thank you Peachy Keen Stamps for a great challenge!

Thursday Throwback #4

Thank you Emma, this was as always a fun one to play along with! Visit and join the challenge. This weeks challenge was to use the Doodlecharm cartridge. As you can see our special little Bloomin Buddies in my layout... These two little guys are such a blessing to our family! Cartridge: Doodlecharm, Walk in my garden
Paper: Flowered background, dots, red, blue, green , yellow, black and vellum
Large flower was cut from doodlecharm as was the jar and overlayed with vellum, Bloomin buddies was marked with white gel pen, jar was tied off with yellow ribbon
3 small flowers were cut from the charm and stitched with black, red brad
Butterfly was cut from yellow background polka dot and black with white stitching

This is one of my favorite cartridges, thank you, Emma!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Emma's Thursday Throwback #3

Throwback time at This was a great one to play along with. I made my grandson's boxes for their cars. They can put matchbox cars in them for safe keeping while traveling. I was thinking this would also be a great gift for them to give their little friends!

Cartridge: Everyday Paper Dolls, Plantin Schoolbook, Independence Day
Papers, blue and white background, black with white shiny saying "victory lane", white and red shiny for the banner, road is black with white lines
Race Car Driver: Suit and helmet are blue with black accents, black boots, blue shiny glasses, flag black with white gel pen accents, silver cup trophy
Drivers face is stamped with Peachy Keen Stamps!
Emma thank you for the great challenge to step outside the box, and add some dimension to our project...

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Paper Playtime # 3

This time of year always reminds us of the freedom we have. The innocence of our children in the world that we live. They are so loving and caring! Thank you Maria for this wonderful theme.
Cartridge: A Child's Year
Card: Stars, made with white shiny paper
Background is blue polka dot paper
Children, red shiny paper with black silhouette
Stars, red and white with blue buttons
Black brads and red/white ribbon
Thank you Paper Playtime for this great challenge!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge

Hi, this was a delight to play along this week, however I was beginning to wonder if I would ever get done. We have bible school and I teach the pre-school, kindergarten class. We started Monday with 13 boys and girls to come back Tuesday night to the tune of 22. Last night we had to split our class, a good problem!
I so enjoy the Peachy Keen Stamps, they bring life to your project...
I used Forever Friends Cartridge
Black,Orange,Yellow, Purple,Pink,Green, Silver and Yellow polka dot for the cut outs.
I also added pink and white bling.
Black stitching
Thank you Peachy Keen Stamps for the chance to play along!

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Emma's Thursday Throwback # 2

Hello everyone, this is my creation for Emma's Thursday Throwback # 2, over at We used Red, Blue, and Brown and stretch your imagination cartridge. I chose to cut the watering can out of copper foil and silhouette it with brown, Along with my cute little red bird, blue and red flowers. The frame is also from this cartridge as well as the word spring. I used blue and brown paper to finish my fun card. Thank you Emma, this was s stretch!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Paper Playtime Challenge # 2

Today's challenge was hosted by Mary at Cardz TV. The theme was In Thy Face I See Honor, Trust, Loyalty. This was a blessing to do as I see it is LOVE, that comes from our Lord. Thank you Mary for giving us the opportunity to share our faith.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Heart String Designs

Hello fellow crafters... Visit Heart Strings Designs at for an awesome chance to win the Independence Day Cartridge and many other give aways. Just stop over and read the details. Thank you!

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Paper Playtime Groovy Challenge #1

This challenge was fun! Well they all are but this is what came to my mind when I heard the word GROOVY. I used Fabulous Finds Cartridge. With my gypsy I welded the two hats together and with the new contour button I took the extras off the back side of the hat. Yellow hat band, yellow polka dot flower and accented with a black button. The tag, reading STYLISH is yellow polka dot with black shadow and put together with a black brad. Thank you Paper Playtime for the fun challenge, glad I could be a part of it.

Cricut Cardz Challenge, Father's Day

Happy Father's Day... What a special day, Terry is dad to our two grown children, Brandon and Breann. He is Bopa to our two wonderful grandsons, Brayden and Bryce. I am enjoying my gypsy so much now, that they have up dated it. I used A Child's Life Cartridge to cut out dad, son and daughter. Hello Kitty Font to cut out the word DAD and welded it together. Polka dats are one of my favorite papers, so here it is. Thank you for stopping by to visit my blog and I invite you to visit, I pray that all of the dads in your life will enjoy their special day!

Friday, June 4, 2010

Canadian Nickel Challenge

Hi everyone, stop over at "Canadian Nickel", there is a fun challenge going on and also visit her on face book. Great card and scrapbook ideas, you won't want to miss this one. Come have some fun!

A trip to the beach!

I just love this picture of the boys feet in the sand. My sister was visiting from Ca. so we went to the lake and walked the pier too. A bit cool that day but it was a great day. I used Life is a Beach cartridge in this layout, sand castle punch, with glitter paper and the water background paper too. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Mycreativetimeforme Challenge

These are our two sweet little grandsons. They can be stinkers but oh we love them! Thanks Emma for the challenge. I used 3 different cartridges. Animal Kingdom, Plantin Schoolbook and Potpourri. Martha Stewart punch and shiney dotted paper, orange with yellow, black with white and yellow with white dots. Black and white dotted ribbon and yes stitching too. Thank you for the fun challenge Emma!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Wow I checked out the Peachy Keen Challenge #29 and there are some awesome ones!!!
Hi, these cards along with some others are going to be packaged and used for my friends birthdays. We have an un-birthday get together and I make a set of cards for each lady. Thank you and have a great week!

Caramel Apple Pie... Peachy Keen Challenge #29, This is one of our favorite summer desserts! I used My World Cartridge to cut my apples and tree, Mr. cloud was cut from Potpourri cartridge.. Red, green, blue, white and my favorite dots were my paper choices. Red and white dotted ribbon and stitching to accent. Thank you Peachy Keen for a great challenge.