Tuesday, May 31, 2011

An all too familar scene

This is what my two boys look like 95% of the time, the other 5% is divided between eating and sleeping, anyone else out there know what I'm talking about??The image is from mo's digital pencilStamptacular Sunday is looking for bugs and boys this week.  Craft your passion wants to see dudes.  Charisma Cardz has a lot of boy oh boy entries.  It's something sentimental at Stamp Something.  Anything goes at 2 Sisters .
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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Music Saves My Soul

linkin park leave out all the rest

Link up and play along at Marceas Crafitng Corner and check out what everyone else is listening to this week.

Saturday, May 28, 2011


Another page, these two on the bottom were serious trouble, but always fun.  It's another page for my brothers book I followed the sketch at frosted design and I used two or more stamps for top tip tuesday . three muses  wanted to see something blue for their birthday and sketches in thyme  has an open challenge I used the sketch below as my inspiration
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Tried a new tech this time, the wood look in the background, seen a tut on gina k, really easy and really cool, basically score the paper and swipe ink across it in same direction as scores, I used two inks, I love how it turned out.  Stamps are su.  You can see this card at these wonderful blogs:
gingersnap creations - cowboys , cowgirls
top tip tuesday use two or more stamps
gingersnap creations denim, rust and dust
2 sisters anything
charisma cardz boy oh boy

thanks for looking

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011


This is what I worked on and

this is where it all happened, I know,(heavy sigh)  not much space, someday, someday I will have a craft room!  It's on my wish list.  I used a digi from Debs Creations and the flowers I made from clay with a mold from Mold Muse, they were super simple, fill the mold, bake and they popped right out, then I inked them, I'll be gettin some more of those babies!!, also used su and ek. 
 this one (the pic of my tiny, minute, way to small, if i want to set something down i better pick something up, crafting area) is going to sassy cheryl's show me

I am entering this card at
stamps r us - use digi
the stampman - bingo, i have blue, ribbon ( the white strip on the blue border), sparkles on the wings
dysu - celery, white and sea glass blue
fab n funky -  make your own blooms
paperplay - sparkle
rainbow ladys -  with a flourish, i stamped the background with a flourish stamp
2 sisters - use digi
deconstructing jen - sketch, i turned upside down then flipped
crafty catz - anything
top tip tuesday - use 2 or more stamps, i used the digi and the flourish stamp
desert islands crafts - use 3 of 10 , i used pattern paper, pearls,glitter, ribbon, digi, punch and flower
and over in i did it creations group at snr you can get some freebies for playing along

Thanks for looking and sharing the love!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

music saves my soul

So, I decided to play along with Music Saves My Soul this week, I'm a newbie this is my first time.  I really need to listen to music more it really inspires me.  Link up and play along at Marceas Crafitng Corner and check out what everyone else is listening to this week.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

I got my eye on you

image from dilly bean stamps and this is where you can find this lovely lady and why she is there:

deconstructing jen - sketch
creative cowgirls - anything
paperplay challenges - anything
moving along with the times - 2 b's (blue, bling, bow)
sassy cheryls - show me
delicious doodles -  inspired by ( this image, and I know that because this card came together easily for me, I seen the image and knew what to do, thats how I know when I am inspired)
stamp something - anything
desert islands crafters - pic 3 (pattern paper, glitter/bling, digi, die cut, flower)
stamps r us - digi

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Monday, May 9, 2011

Thank you mom

Desert Islands Crafters
This is the card I made for my mom for Mothers Day, and I wanted to thank her for being who she is and of course it says Happy Mothers Day on the inside.  Thanks mom, I love you!

I am entering this at

Desert Islands Crafters - pick 3 of 10 I chose words, inked embossing folder, use punch
Paperplay - show us your style
Cooking it up with Katie - double, green, punch
The Paper Variety - use mists, inks or paints
Fab n Funky - no dsp (I created my own with stamping and embossing)
If the shoe fits - green
Crafty Catz - use sentiment or qoute
Creative Cowgirls - anything
Simon Says Stamp and Show - anything
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Hanging On

I love this color combo, the digi is from The Emerald Faerie Garden and the blue background paper is Pimp My Tags w/Scraps .  This is such a cute digi.  I am entering this in no particular order at
If the shoe fits - wings
Stamp something - things with wings
The emerald faerie garden - anything goes
Craft your passion - anything
Top tip tuesday - open
Try it out on tuesdays - something old, something new (my old than 6 months is my ribbon, border stamp , striped paper, something new is my digi stamp and flowers)
Desert island crafters - pick at least 3 of 10, I chose stripes, mix patterns (stripes, checks, swirly background), sparkle, black ink
Three muses - stripes
Flutterby wednesdays - open
Southern girls - lets hear it for the girls

Thanks for looking!
I have received some comments about my blog header pic, that is an actual photo of my mom and her cousin and the neat thing is I have a picture of my daughter and her cousin (which is the grandson of the cousin in my photo here) on the beach about the same age as these two, I'll have to dig it out someday.  Thanks I'm glad you enjoy it.

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Sunday, May 1, 2011

Wow Bugaboo is having a sale and prizes

Catch The Bug Challenge BlogThe link to the new store link is !

Please note this will change back to the Bugaboo address in a few days we will alert you when this happens and remind you to change your links. We apologize for this minor inconvenience but trust me with the new store it is worth it!

First off for the month of May everything is 50 % off! So now is a great time to stock up. With the grand re-opening of the store we are offering up some wonderful prize packages for our loyal followers! You could be the winner of a $10 Gift Certificate, a $20 Gift Certificate, or you could be the lucky winner who gets 7 free images every month for the rest of 2011! That means you could be one of the lucky 8 winners!

To add to the excitement Jodie had just told me that every order placed in May will have their name placed in the pot for a chance to win one of five $20 gift certificates that she will be giving away at the end of the month!