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Monday, April 29, 2013

I Love You Mom!

Happy Mom Day!   What a great time to remember how important our Mama's are to all of us.  My Mom will absolutely laugh when she gets this card.   This was more of a joke and I plan to send her another but I know she'll like it.    Are you ready for this ... my Mom doesn't like COFFEE... GASP!   My sister and I love Starbucks and all the other flavored coffees.  I, especially would not have a good day if I started the day without my Java.  This just tickles my Mom that we like our coffees so much so when I saw this Taylor Expressions stamp and it went on Sale after Christmas ... well I just had to get it.    I had it less than a week and had already made this card for my Mom.   I can't wait to send it!  

This week's Challenge at ABC Challenge Blog is to make a card for your Mom ... or someone else's Mom...just make a card for a Mom.   I'm sure you need one so I hope you'll come and share your Mom card and story with us!

I hope all of you have fun stuff to share with your Mom too!   XOXO  

Supplies:  Dear Lizzy Papers, Taylor Expressions Mom Stamp, Copics, Misc Twine, Pearls and Charm

Monday, April 22, 2013


Whew!  Hello from Arizona!   I'm traveling for work again this week only longer - all week.  It's such a rush-rush-rush around the house when I have travel days scheduled.  I was able to finish up my card for this week's "recycled" challenge.   I not only RECYCLED a card idea I did before but I also pulled some ribbon off a little box and an old button I found in the drawer.   It's fun and easy! 

I hope you'll join us at this week's ABC "Recycled" Challenge!   Come and Play! 

Supplies:  Misc Papers,  CTMH Sweet Leaf CS,  Stamps:  CTMH Rustic Flowers,  CTMH Birthday Chatter, 

Monday, April 15, 2013

3-2-1 --- Spring!

Oh Spring ... hurry up and get here, LOL!   I don't mind winter, well some snow around the holidays but let me tell you ... I'm ready for it to be gone in February!   I actually made this card in January when I was Spring Vacation planning.    I am counting the days for beach weather soon. 

It's "Tax Day" so today's ABC Challenge is all about numbers ... as in countdown to FUN!   I hope you'll come spend some crafty time with us dreaming about spending your tax return on stamps... or not!  Use your stash and make a card.   Mine has 3 Washi Tape, 2 Butterflies/Sparkles & 1 Tag/Ribbon.   Remember I said I made this in January?  Well my sketch inspiration was from Retro Sketch #45.  

Supplies:  MME Indie Chic, MME Washi Tap,  SU Ribbon, CTMH TLC Stamps, CTMH Desert Sand Ink,  CTMH Cricut Cart Art Philosophy, Misc Sparkles

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Sharing a Little Dance of Spring

Welcome to another Round of our Unidentified Image Swap on SCS.   Every 2 months,  we get a new image,  to color and design a card around.  We then send 4 back to the Hostess and keep 2.   This month our hostess was Carol and she sent us the Clear Art Stamp set "A Couple of Cuties".    I actually used Sketch Frenzy Friday sketch from February 22.   At this point,  it's 30 and snow outside but I hope when you're looking at this card there is Spring.  :)    The paper is MME Lost & Found - Market Street. 

Supplies:  Paper MME Lost & Found Market Street,  SU Cameo Coral, Certainly Celery;   MS Petal Punch,   Misc Ribbon & Buttons

Monday, April 8, 2013

When Words Fail

Welcome Back!  We took a break last week for our ABC Challenges, did you miss us?  I always look forward to the BEAUTIFUL Creations the ABC Card DT comes up with ... they're all wonderful so I missed us last Monday!   Especially for April Fool's day,  haha!

This week's Challenge is a Fun one, it's colors!   Use Pastel Pink, Blue and Green.  The awesome thing about the ABC Challenge Blog is that we're not company specific so although on the Challenge Patty used SU! Pale Pink, Certainly Celery and Sky ... feel free to use creative license and get close ... like I did :)   I used AMuse Studio Colors.  

This card is going in the mail to my co-worker and friend Marie.  I'm missing her.  She's back in the hospital for some health issues and I'm Thinking of Her!    The sketch is from MOJO Monday #285

Supplies:  AMuse Studio Gingham, AMuse Studio Stamps wild rose, AMuse Studio Ink Bubblegum, Lime, Bermuda,  Momento Black,  AMuse Studio Shell Satin Ribbon, AMuse Studio Bermuda Buttons,  AMuse Studio Pearls,  AMuse Studio Just Blooms

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Saturday Fun

You can't tell me that you didn't just watch those (2) really close, really good basketball championship games?  Ok well,  maybe you can but it was a GREAT time to stamp and watch some really good basketball.   Congrats to Louisville and Univ of Michigan for winning.  

I watched the games and did some stamping so I consider that a perfect Saturday night especially since it followed a lovely walk in the park with my puppy and DH earlier and getting the grill out for dinner.   AAhhhh yes,  it was good.     The sketch I used is this week's Mojo Monday #287,  I chose these colors for Inkspirational Challenge #14 and the sentiment for the challenge over at Perfect Sentiments #73.

Supplies:  Paper My Minds Eye, SU Soft Sky, Olive CS,  Stamps Verve Wonderfully Made,SU Choc Chip Ink,Misc buttons, washi tape, flowers

Friday, April 5, 2013

Today ... it's BARB!

Woohoo!   Today is the 5th of the month and if you've been to my Blog before you know that the 5th is the day we celebrate with our SCS Crafty Girls Blog Hop!    This month our Crafty Girl Inspiration is from Barb - {Barb's Inkin' into Retirement}.    Although I've never got to meet Barb (IRL),  I'm sure she would be a fun gal to hang out with as she's always busy with lots of neat projects and great stamping!   This is my card for Barb as she's a gal who uses lots of fun colors and layers.  She also seems to like Ribbon (well, who doesn't?).   

If you want to see the rest of the SCS Crafty Girls "Inspired by Barb" Cards,  check out the blog roll on the right!  

Supplies:   Basic Grey Green at Heart, AMuse Studio Botanicals 1, Handscripted,  Inks AMuse Studio Bellini, Lime,  AMuse Studio Bellini Satin Ribbon, Pearls,   Misc Washi Tape

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

We're Getting There

yes ... 50's again today with sunshine!  It's starting to feel alot more like Spring, love it!   I've been busy in my Scrap/Stamp/Office this week and even got 2 more cards done tonight!  Yay me!  I love when MOJO is in the house ... of course, today I might have been helped with a USPS delivery of new Verve stamps, LOL!  

I started with this week's sketch from Sweet Sketch Wednesday, it's their 200th sketch, wow!  I also played Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge at The Paper Players #139.   Three across - Spring, Yellow/Green & Pearls - I win!  

Do you like my cute little flower?   It's made out of Washi Tape.   I saw these at Archivers the last time I was there.   Very fun!      Thanks for stopping by,  I hope you're seeing Spring where you live too.

Supplies:  Jillibean Soup Blossom,  Bazzill,  Stamps Verve,  Ink Black Momento, AMuse Studio Lime, Papaya,  AMuse Studio Pearls,  Misc Buttons and Washi Tape

Here's the sketch