Monday, August 10, 2009

This is a new card I created last week for my husband's boss. We were invited to an end of summer party at their beautiful home. I wanted to bring a hostess gift and this is what I gave them. The party was great and there was lots of yummy food to eat.

This is a card but I thought it would be a perfect place for a couple of photos too. They said they loved it too!

Here are a few cards I have made recently. I just love the 3d punchouts!
The first two were made using the suede paper. I just love that paper! Got to have more! I really like making these kinds of cards.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Card for Heros

Here I used a peircing tool to make the design on the velum piece. Makes it look so lacey. Thanks Kathy of CTMH, (and my Sis) for that new technique. Well its not new but, to me maybe.
This card I made for a card challenge on the Cricut Message Board. Hmmm, I don't remember posting that on the board. Boy, this last month has been a very busy one. I'm surprised I even got a card done. Any way I used papers from MW Dreamy 2 promotion. Love that Cardstock. I cut out the sunflower using the Walk in My Garden cricut cartrige.

This is another card I made for the same challenge on the Cricut Message Board. Hmmm, don't remember posting this one either. Oh well, I used all MW paper from the Dreamy 2 promotional kit. and the flowers are from Petalo and Dazzles. I cut out the "Thinking of You". with the Walk In My Garden cricut cartrige.

Ok I am back. I had to go do some errands. So now I am going to post some pics of the cards I have been working on this past month. There are quite a few so here goes.
Here are a few cards I made for our troops overseas. I also had made some at a crop for heros about a month ago, but I didn't get pics for them. Instead I left them to be mailed out with a whole lot more. I am going to another Crop for Heros at the Scrap and Yack Shack. I am so excited I can hardly wait. This place is a brand new place. We are hoping the store will be opened. If not, then that will be ok too. That will just give me another excuse to check it out when she has her openhouse. Congrats to you Patsy! Can't wait to see your shop all set up.
woo hoooo!
Ok coming back to earth.

I am back! Sorry I was gone so long. (Holding head down in shame.) I have created a few cards since my last post. And I am so sorry I hadn't gotten them posted till now. My excuse is that when I get time on the computer I have so many things to check out that I never get throught them all. So today I made time for this.

This card I made for my Dad for Father's Day. The 3D image I downloaded from Monica's 3d Sheets at She has some really cool images. Thanks Monica.
I have other cards that I have been working on. some for the troops Cards for Heros and other personal cards as well. I will be posting them as well sometime today. Thanks for looking.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

After his big brother opened his birthday gifts, they got to open their Christmas gifts we had saved for them. I think he like the sound of the paper more than what was inside lol.

I think he likes what he got. What a happy little boy!

This was his big brothers favorite gift. I believe his cousin got that for him. He loves to build with legos

This is what he has been waiting for! His mom said all he talked about for a week was the birthday cake. Of course like alot of children he ate a few bites and went off to play. lol Oh ya, and we all had green lips and teeth after eating it. lol

There he is checking out the cake really closely. Maybe the frosting was a bit too sweet.
Mommy and Sdad are in the background getting ready to serve the icecream.

We went to see our grandson for the first time on April 18. It was his big brother's birthday. It was such a joy to see him running and playing with his big brother and soon to be step dad. I am being very discrete because I think his mommy would feel more comfortable this way. I just wanted you to see how handsome my grandson is. Oh and I know I don't have to say it, but Marshall, my son is really proud of his boy. And was even more thrilled then I to see him. We will be seeing him again this weekend at his Grammy's house. He is the little boy in red and his big brother is in the white. His mommy is a very busy woman. She attends college full time, works, takes care of the boys and an apartment, and is due in the fall with a little sister or brother for the boys. Her husband to be, (sorry can't spell the other word, lol) also attends college and is helping her rais the children. I think they are doing a wonderful job! It will take a while for my grandson to get to know us because he is autistic. We are taking it slow and easy, allowing him to go at his own pace. I feel blessed and proud at the same time. It is just as if he were just born into the family. What a beautiful child he is. Doesn't he look alot like his big brother?
Ok enough of the mushy stuff! I will post again after the weekend visit.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

My Stationary Box

I have had this project done for a few weeks now and I am just now posting it. I am sooooo sorry it took me so long to take the picture. I really have no excuse either. Anyway this is the Stationary box when it is closed. It is very pretty with its glitter.
Now this is the way it looks when it is opened. A place for everything and everything in it's place. hmmm I wish my apartment was like that. lol This is a Thank You set. Regualr A2 cards, 3x3 cards, and tags of different styles and sizes. It has an address book and a place to store stamps and a pen. This would make a great gift!

Here you can see all the pieces (except the envelopes) I will put them in too. I forgot them for the pic. Anyway you can see the embossing if you click on the pic to enlarge it. I love the colors! Most of the paper is cardstock from Prism collection I purchased at MW. The sparkly cardstock is from a stack I purchased at A.C. Moore. The ribbon I also got at A.C. Moore. Love that store! Thank you for looking.
Have a scrap happy day!

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Think Spring!

Wow! It has been a long time since I have posted on my blog. I made a card today to celebrate the arrival of spring. I also made this card for a challenge on the MemoryWorks Message Board.
I had to use 80% to 90% of MW products, which I believe I have accomplished. I have been trying to resize the photo to fit is onto the Idea Galary.
Update: I was able to resize it and it is posted in the Idea Galary on MemoryWorks Message board. Ok I am off of tonight.
God bless ya and thanks for looking.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Another Card With Bling and More

This card is one I also made at Belinda's I love this kind of card. it is easy to make and can be used for a photo also. Can't you just see your granddaughter(s) posed in their Easter Sunday clothes? I can see mine there. I would love receiving it in the mail after Easter.

These cute little cards are so easy and cute! One is for a girl and the other a boy. It's my guess that you probably knew that. lol I am going to give them to my grandchildren. Oh, and I made these at Belinda's also.

Here is the card I had not finished before. It is prettier than the picture offers. I love making these cards, but there sure is a lot of glitter everywhere when working on these. Thanks for looking. Have a scrappy day!

Oops, Sorry

I am sorry. In my last post I mentioned my sister's blog, which is in my list of favorite blogs. I wrote it wrong. It should say katsscrapping. I recommend you check it out. She has many beautiful cards she has created posted there. Have a great day!

Cards With A Bling

Ok twice in one day! This has to be a record for me. LOL I have here some beautiful cards that I made at my friend Belinda's. We had a great time working on these yesterday. I noticed she posted her's too. You can find them at craftlady on my list of favorite blogs. The pink one with the roses is my favorite. BTW, these cards can be purchased (unfinished of course) at your local Walmart. They are MS . They come with the cards, envelops, and glitter. The background images were done with our collection of stamps from CTMH. Thanks Kat! You can find her creations on my link to Katsscrapbooking The kit comes with enough material to do 8 cards. As you probably figured out I still have some in progress. I have one nearly finished, which I will post later. And I may use one to embelish an explosion box, like my friend Belinda did. It is absolutely stunning! Thanks for looking.

little card

I am sorry but this is all that I had in my camera of the card I made for the baby shower we had on Sat. My son had my camera and it could be that he accidentally erased my pic of the front of the card. Alas, I no longer have the card. And it was a cute one too. I embossed the little elephant from cuttlebug and trimmed it to fit on the front and colored it and added some stickles to the eyes and flower that it was holding with its trunk. I wrote the saying myself as well. Feel free to use it if you wish. Well gotta go take more pics and put them in my puter before my son gets the camera again lol.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Explosion Box

Hi everyon! Here it is! the explosion box I have been working on for the past 2 or 3 days. I made it for a baby shower for one of my cousins. The baby boy is due in about a week. Hope she will be at the shower. lol. This picture shows the top of the box.
This is the front side of the box. I use paper and cardstock I had in my stash; some I purchased at my local Wal-mart. I am working on increasing my paper supply from MemoryWorks. I buy paper from many different sources. The half pearls I purchased at the last crop I attended in Bath, Maine. The ribbon I stole from my jewelry supplies.

I really had fun making this cute keepsake! I looked in every storage container I have to find the embelishments. I have stickers purchased from CM. And stamped images done using CTMH stamps. I used my MS scolloped circle punch and other punched shapes from other punches.

I used a simple technique my CTMH Consultant showed me on this section. (Thanks Sis.)
The section I am refering to is the one with the three stips of paper and the pinwheel. Cutting those three strips and lining them up so they match, but have a small space between them. I think that is so cool!

I used my MS heart punch to do this section of the box and heart stickers from CM.

Most of the embelishments are popped using pop dots. It is hard to see it in these pics. Sorry about that.

The tools I used to create this wonderful box are, Scor-pal (I'm loving it!), Friskers Paper Trimmer, Scissors, and my Glue Glider Pro (I'm loving that too!)
I'm thinking I like making boxes as much as I like making cards. Oh yes, a card! hmm, well I will be making a card to match this explosion box. I guess I will have to post that next. lol
I hope you all enjoyed looking. Thanks for stopping by. God Bless ya! And May all your days be scrap-happy!

Thursday, February 19, 2009

two new cards

Hello you wonderful people out there in this wonderful world we live in. I am posting some new cards I have been working on in the last few days. This Birthday card is for my DH boss. I had bought some new cardstock in my local Wal-Mart and thougt it would be perfect for this card.
This is the inside of his card. I just printed it up and matted it and glued it inside the card. Pretty simple and fun card. Hope it is masculine enough.

Here is the flower card I made with that same paper stack from Wal-Mart. If you look closely you can see where I have done some paper piercing. This card is good for Easter or even a wedding. Hmmm there is a wedding coming up in the family next summer.

Her is a (blurry) close up of the flower so you can see the layers. I didn't show the inside. It is not finished yet just a strip of the striped paper that matches the paper behind the flower. I will find something really nice to put inside for that couple who is getting married in August.

Friday, January 30, 2009

Mark's Homecoming slideshow

Below you will see a slideshow I made after I went to New York with my sister and her grand daughters the summer of 2007. We stayed on the base, at her son's home, Fort Drum. While we were there, everyone got together to create the poster. The kids had a blast getting finger paints all over themselves and the poster. Didn't they do a great job! I thought the song "Proud to be an American" was very appropriate. My son, Nate sang the song. I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for looking.

Mark's Homecoming

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

My Friend Showed Me How to Make These Cards

I made these cards at my friends on Monday. We spent the whole day just making cards and chatting together. It is so much fun we are going to try to make it a weekly thing. And I am so surprised how many cards I actually get done. When I am there, I am not on here checking out blogs, working on my website. reading my e-mail or working on an online class. Thank you Belinda for having me over to do these.

This card Is truly beautiful. I am sorry the picture does not do it justice. It is a lavender color printed paper. A 12"x12" pieced of paper folder in certain ways The idea came from someone online, I am sorry I have no idea who, but thank you

This is the inside of the card. Although it is hard to see, the bee has sparkly wings and it's yellow stripes are covered with liquid glass. I guess I have to learn more about taking better pics.

This is the Spring, or Pop Up Card that we made. It is also lavender and purple colors. The flower stamp is from Close To My Heart. I can't remember the name of the set. And the sentiment is from Belinda's large stash of stamps. I don't know the company that puts it out. The card stock I used is from MemoryWorks. It is called Prismatics Candle Glow Accent Pack and Spring Willow Accent Pack. It is hard to see, but the card stock is embossed on one side and flat on the other side. The printed paper came for the Vibrant Paper Pack, which I purchased from Wal-Mart.

This Shadow Card is quite stunning. As I have said before, the pictures are not doing justice. It is white card stock I purchased from Wal-Mart. Both pieces of Card Stock have been embossed using the dots and winter scene folders and the cuttlebug. It is also very difficult to see the glitter on the winter scene to emphasize the snow on the ground, snow falling and snow on the houses.

I had hoped this picture would show the glitter and embossing better. May enlarging them by clicking on them will help.
This was great fun! I have one more card to show after I finish the inside of it. I will post that later. Thanks for looking. Have a happy scrappy day!

Have you made a memory today?