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Monday, October 29, 2012

Fast Fall

Tick...tick...tick...tick....ever have short time but need a card or need some crafty relief?  Well this week's FUN ABC (Absolutely Beautiful Cards) Challenge is all about Fast and Fun cards.  There are just times in every crafters schedule that we need quick and cute.  For me,  when I need it to be speedy,  I grab a sketch and use whatever supplies are already out.   The sketch is Mojo Monday #264 & some Fall colored paper I already had on the desk.   It took me 17 minutes.     This week our Challenge is to make a Fast Fall Card or Halloween in a Hurry Card.   You have 30 minutes,  see what you can come up with ...

Check out the other ABC Design Team Halloween In a Hurry or Fast Call Cards! 

Supplies:  Paper:  AMuse Studio Kraft, French Roast Shimmer, Wasabi, Chevron,  Stamps:  AMuse Studio Autumn Days,  Ink:  AMuse French Roast,  AMuse Studio Button Assortment French Roast,  AMust Studio Bellini Ribbon, CM Leaf Punch

Monday, October 22, 2012

Prime Time Fall

Today we just couldn't resist spending the day enjoying 60 degree temps, sunshine and beautiful Fall colors.  It felt like the PERFECT  Fall day.   We went out to a pumpkin farm, picked apples and enjoyed a walk along the river in the park.  I think Fall is one of my favorite seasons.   This week is a new beginning for me as I've been invited to join the DT for ABC "All Beautiful Cards" Challenge Blog.   Our challenge this week is to use something "new" - technique, tool or idea.  This card includes some new Halloween Washi Tape and I used my new Leaf Die.  Be sure to come and play along with the fun challenges Patty has planned for everyone.   We love to see what you create!     Check out the "New" Inspiration from the other DT Members:

Supplies:  AMuse Studio Paper Chevrons, Kraft, Fern CS;  AMuse Studio Stamps Autumn Days,  AMuse Studio Ink French Roast,  AMuse Studio Green Assortment Buttons,  AMuse Studio Halloween Washi Tape,  AMuse Studio Chocolate Twine,  AMuse Studio Leaf Die,  Darice Leaf Embossing Folder

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Fun Stuff

*** Today I just have some FUN STUFF to share with all my Bloggin' friends!   The first news, very exciting for me to share .... I got accepted for a Design Team!  I'm so VERY EXCITED!

Be Sure to come Check Out the Fun and Play along with us on Mondays!   Patty has some fun and exciting challenges for everyone to enjoy,  we hope you play along!

Also,  I just picked up a couple of cute, cute Scrapbooking Tee-shirts for Christmas Gifts for GF of mine.  I got them from Two Chicks Designs.   They have other cute crafty clothing items if you're looking for something fun!   They sent me a discount code for friends and family to enjoy 15% off  --
be sure to click on the link and list the discount code they provide for the 15% savings.  I passed it on to my sons who always want to get me something fun.   It's good until October 31, 2012!   Have fun shopping!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Happy Place

Hello from Memphis, TN.  This week I'm here for a couple days of meetings.   Looking forward to seeing some team mates I haven't seen in a while and hearing about some new processes we have coming soon!  It's all good.    This sentiment seemed so appropriate for this week as I'm really trying to pay attention that life is good right now and to enjoy it.   This cute card was from some Basic Grey paper that was PIF'd to me and I wanted to use it for a last "Hooray to Summer".   I cased this card from a "favorite" over at   I hope you are enjoying a "happy place" this week.   Enjoy!  

Supplies:  Paper Basic Grey "Hello Lucious",  SU Groovy Guava, Real Red;  Stamps SU! Cute Converse,  Ink SU! Choc Chip,  Punches SU! Butterfly, Scalloped Oval, Oval,  EK Success Scalloped Border,   AMuse Studio Green Assortment Buttons,  SU! Twine Chocolate,  CTMH Sparkles

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

coffee anyone?'s getting chilly here in the evenings as Fall has arrived w/ all the beautiful color it can bring!  I love Fall.  I don't mind the chilly nights either ... it does however put me especially in the mood for afternoon Pumpkin Spice Latte's from Starbucks.  Yes, I'm one of those people that love the Fall menu and crave the pumpkin.  (Gasp!) I heard last week they had a momentary shortage ... but so far they've had supply when I've stopped. 

This cute image was sent to me from Terry as it's our SCS UnIdentified Image Swap for October.  Isn't she cute?  she's from MFT, 'a la modes Miss You a Latte.   The sketch is from Raise The Bar Challenge #114.   This week Paper Players #116 challenge is "cup of joy" ... this does it for me!

Supplies:  Paper Madaline from Prima Marketing, SU Old Olive, Cool Caribbean,  Stamp MFT a' la mode "Miss You a Latte",  Misc Copics,  SU! Button Sizzlits, Misc ribbon

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Scraps Moment

This week our Card sketch challenge at Friends That Scrap FTSCC Challenge Week #3 was a cute sketch that was
   P-E-R-F-E-C-T  sketch for scraps ... love it!   I'm always looking for great ways to use small, pretty pieces of paper I haven't wanted to throw away, LOL!   I'll definitely use this sketch again.  These scraps are from some Basic Grey "Hello Lucious" papers. 

Supplies:  Paper Basic Grey Hello Lucious, Stamp AMuse Studio friend to friend, Ink AMuse Studio french roast, SU! Butterfly embosslits, Pink Distressed Stickles, Misc Bling

Sunday, October 7, 2012

miss me?

Unfortunately for the last week I've been without a computer, mine crashed.   It was not a good thing and it felt like it put me way behind for work but fortunately the Tech Support Guys were able to get it fixed and I'm feeling happy that I'm back to the world of "online".  

I actually made this card for my nephew as he was stationed in another State and I kept forgetting to ask for his address.   I was writing him weekly while he was in Basic Training.  I think he'll be happy to get cards and letters again.   At least he'd written he liked them?   This Cute Stamp was PIF'd to me,  isn't it darling?  I made one of these cards for the gal that gave me the stamp too!   This cute sketch is this week's retro sketch #32

Supplies:  Paper jillybean soup, Stamp Stampendous Box of Fluffles, CTMH Alpha, AMuse Studio Button, SU Twine