Friday, June 24, 2011

Fourth of July Card

A couple of weeks ago I saw this card made by Pat Kinkaid on the Operation Write Home Facebook page and knew I needed to recreate it for my 4th of July card. I found the digital image and purchased it so I could get started. The one thing I did wrong was I didn't size my image small enough, so my card is larger than what I normally do. Oh well, lesson learned. I love how this card came out.


Card size 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Digital Image - 4th of July Herbert, Karen's Doodles,
White card stock - Michaels
Red card stock - Stampin Up
Blue card stock - Stampin Up
Copic markers
Star embossing folding - Cuttlebug
Sentiment stamp - Stampendous
Firecracker stamp - Stampendous
Black craft ink pad - Stampin Up
Clear embossing powder - Stampendous
Embossing heat tool - Marvy
Pop dots - Stampin Up
ATG gun

Thursday, June 23, 2011


I got a sweet award from Tiffany at Sparkled Memories THANK YOU TIFFANY!

The rules for the award are the following:

1.) Send a thank you to the person who nominated you and include their link.
2.) To accept this award, answer 7 random facts about yourself.
3.) Pass the award to at least 8 other blog buddies

Random facts about me:
1.) I have been scrapbooking since around 2000. Got hooked on rubberstamping and cardmaking too.
2.) When I am home I have to have the TV on. Cannot stand the silence.
3.) I am the coordinator and teacher for our local Cricut swarm.
4.) I work part-time at the airport.
5.) I love Disney, anything. We have season passes and in January went 3 times.
6.) I have so many pictures, I could scrapbook everyday until I die and still not be caught up.
7.) I love kitties. I live in a rural area and have at least 12 that have adopted us.

I would like to pass this award on to the following bloggers:

1.) Scrappin With Cricut
2.) Created by Missie
3.) Sherry's Scrapbooks & Paper
4.) LowCountry Happy Scrappers
5.) Deanne's Creative Juice
6.) Cards by CG
7.) Expressions By Elaine
8.) Just Wordz

I hope you will visit them all too, not only to congratulate them, but to get some amazing inspiration of your own.

Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Great Giveaway

There is a wonderful giveaway at Two Pink Peas. It is a wonderul opportunity.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

My Nieces' Birthday

The crown and glasses I made for my nieces' party were a big hit. I wanted to share a few pictures of her birthday.

Me and my niece Zowie

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Party Glasses

Tomorrow is my nieces' 5th birthday and a couple of weeks ago I made her a crown for the special day. There will be 2 little boys and 2 little girls attending her party and I decided I didn't want to make crowns for them all. So, I decided to make them some funky party glasses using the Life's A Party Cricut cartridge. I blinged up the girls glasses a little bit and kept the boys plain, afterall, boys don't want all that sparkle. I think these came out really cute and were fun to make. Although, I had to play with the sizing. I ended up cutting these at a 4 inch height.

Birthday Card

I finally got finished with my Dad's birthday card which was Tuesday and with Fathers Day tomorrow. I never use one card for both occasions, but since I am going to see him tomorrow he will get 2 cards.


Card Size 4 1/4 x 5 1/2
Cartridges Used - George and Basic Shapes, Just Because Cards, Accent Essentials
Rocket and all layers cut @ 2.15x6.55 inches
Phrase cut @ 2.95x6.35 inches
Oval cut @ 2.58x3.49 inches
Solid cardstock - Real Red, Stampin Up
Pattern paper - from my stash
Buttons - from my stash
Yellow - from my stash
Pop dots - Stampin Up
Zig 2 Way glue pen

Good Morning!

Before I get started on my day, thought I would let you see how I started my day. Got me a fresh pot of coffee brewed and enjoying the first cup. I hope to have a couple of things posted today. So enjoy your Saturday and will be back later.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Fathers Day Link Up Party

Dusti is having a Fathers Day Link Up Party at Scrappin With Cricut to display lots of inspiration for creating wonderful Fathers Day cards.  I am honored to be able to submit something too.

Fathers Day Cards

Hi everyone, Happy Tuesday to you. I found the cutest digi-stamp at favor8favors that I wanted to use for my Fathers Day cards. So I have been working all afternoon completing them. I think they came out really nice, I'm VERY pleased with them. One is for my Dad and one is for my Father In-Law. Now I have to find envelopes to fit these.

Card Size 5 1/4 x 3 3/4
Digital Stamp, Cross Carrying Calvin,  favor8favors,
Patterned Paper, Cosmo Cricket, Double Deck, Material Girl & Garden Variety
Chocolate Chip cardstock, Stampin Up
Green and yellow cardstock, from my stash
Copic markers
Scallop edge punch, Stampin Up
Brown ribbon, Celebrate It, Michaels
Pop dots, Stampin Up
ATG gun

Cricut Swarm

This past Saturday we had our monthly Cricut swarm and made a really cute project. I wanted to share the picutres with you.

Blooms & Bling

Sherry's Scrapbooks & Paper






Friday, June 10, 2011

Challenge - Scraps

On the Bugs group page we have a challenge to create a project using only scraps. I was looking at another blog and found this really cute card and knew I could create this with just scraps. I have to say that I really like the way the card came out.


Card size 4 1/4 x 5 1/2
Cartridge used - Life Is A Beach, Create A Critter
1 1/4 inch circle punch
Palm tree cut @ 3 inches
phrase cut @ 1 1/2 inches
Fish were cut out of printed scrap paper
Sakura Gelly Roll Pen, Clear Star
Blue glitter
Pop Dots, Stampin Up
Zig 2 Way Glue Pen

Monday, June 6, 2011

Princess For A Day

I made this crown for my nieces' birthday that is coming up. She will be 5 in just a couple of weeks and she loves anything Princesses'. I actually used my Cricut to cut this out. I had to use my 12x24 mat and had to buy the paper the same size. Luckily, there was a sale of paper pads, so I actually got them for 50% off, I bought 3 pads.  I am going to make some cool glasses for my 2 nephews, but haven't gotten to them yet. I will post them as soon as I get them done. I just embellished the crown with some jewels that I had. The height is about 9 1/2 inches, I had to make it large enough to fit her head. I hope it does fit. Once I give it to her I will make sure to get pictures and post them.