Saturday, December 31, 2011

Weekly Challenge and winner

This weeks winner is #12

top three designs




Have really been off my game plan this holiday season
hope to get back on track for the new year

This week to ring in the new year link up
any project new or old

Winner will receive

Monday, December 26, 2011

Papertrey Ink December Blog Hop Christmas Thank you

To enter the current anything goes challenge 
click here


"Holiday Leftovers Challenge" 

Pure Poppy Card stock 
Vintage cream Mat 
inked with Jenni Bowlin spiced tin
Tree from Merry & Bright Die on Kraft card stock 
inked with Tim Holtz peeled paint
tree trunk inked with Tim Holtz Walnut stain
stamped with snow swirl from Tag-its #8 
A piece of left over DCWV Christmas paper punched with 2" scalloped punch
topped with 1 3/4 circle punched from a leftover stamped background
A Christmas Thank you from a Signature Christmas 
a little crinkle ribbon

These were all "Little Scrap Pieces" I had laying on my table


Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas

Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions,
 a special day spent in
the warm circle of family and friends. 

~Margaret Thatcher

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Copy Cat Challenge & Winner

The winner is #17

Top Three designs

Congratulations to everyone &
Be sure to grab your buttons on my side bar
Keeping it so simple for this week's challenge
Anything goes

The prize
 6x6 paper from My Mind's Eye
three 1 yard skeins of crinkle ribbon
May the spirit of Christmas bring you peace,
The gladness of Christmas give you hope,
The warmth of Christmas grant you love.
~Author Unknown

Friday, December 23, 2011

Gift Card Holders

for Friday's challenge click

Saw this video on youtube here is my version
DCWV pattern Paper 
Card stock  & Merry and Bright stamp from Papertrey Ink 

  the stamps on these are from
 Holiday Traditions
Ornament is cut from Joys of the Season
a little ribbon, twine, stickles and a button

the top portion slides off 
the gift card slips inside.

Hope everyone has a rewarding day.


Tuesday, December 20, 2011


For Friday's Challenge click

Just finished this up tonight for a gift I need to deliver tomorrow.
Noel is from PTI Signature Christmas
 tag run through provcraft embossing folder from Winter Woodland set
EK succes diamond lace edger punch
ornament cut from Joys of the Season at 3"
accented with stickles
pattern papers from DCWV
entered in a few challenges

My Craft Spot tag you're it

Fantabulous Cricut #91 – Trimming with a Tag

Have a great night everyone


Monday, December 19, 2011

Wine bottle tag & more

For Friday's Challenge click

Okay I am totally proud of myself I design this tag on SCAL!
If anyone would like the svg file leave me a comment or
send me an email and I will send it to you.
the pattern paper is from My Minds Eye
White card stock
and ripe avocado from PTI
some twine and a button 
need to make some more like to have bottles of wine ready 
for all those unexpected guest that bring a gift.
entered in  
You had me at Craft

Carri at 
DoubleClick Connections  
is having Christmas Tree link up party.
don't you love how my little Lucy had
to get in the picture

Thankful Thursday at
Take a picture of something (not someone) you are thankful for
 My mom is a quilter and this is just one of the may quilts she has made
for me over the years I am so thankful for them. She lives in Florida now.
Every night when I crawl into bed her quilts hug me and keep me warm makes
me feel she is right them with me. I treasure them and know they are her legacy for me
to pass done to my girls and some day my grandchildren.

Hope everyone has a wonderful evening.


Saturday, December 17, 2011

Cardztv Blog Hop

For Friday's Challenge Click

Mary is giving away Cricut Seasonal cartridge Gingerbread and 
Cardz TV Holly Jolly Stamp set for blog candy.
Lynn (Sheree) has generously sponsored the hop with an adorable 
North Pole Collection paper kit from Crate Paper! 
You will want to start at the beginning  
and leave a comment at every blog for a chance to win!
You are Here

 this is a slider card this little reindeer
 from create a critter goes dashing throught the snow
Next stop Dana

Enjoy all the fabulous designs along the way!


Friday, December 16, 2011

Copy Cat Friday Challenge and Winner

Winner is #5 Amy from
Amy's Crafting Space

Top three winners this week are
#1 Carri

#4 Sherrie

#14 Glenda

Ladies be sure to grab your winner buttons on the left side bar

This weeks challenge is
any card layout or project

this adorable stamp is from Penny Black it's
called Christmas note
Slient Night is from
Classic Christmas

this weeks win will receive one stamped image
My Mind's eye 6x6 paper
and three skeins of crinkle ribbon

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

All hearts come home for Christmas

Papertreyink kraft card stock
pattern paper DCWV Christmas stack from last year
Snowflake from Joys of the Season
some crinkle ribbon, and how perfect is that little heart button
stamp from

Hope everyone is enjoying this holiday season
Tomorrow I am bring my Christmas card to my co-workers
can't post them until I hand them all out
just in case anyone is scouting my blog
we are having our holiday lunch it's really nice
Turkey, stuffing, potatoes, pasta, salad, rolls and dessert
hard part is that about 2:30 we will all need a nap at our desk......

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Fabulous giveaway at Creating from the Heart

Melissa from

Creating from the Heart

has an amazing give away she wants to make someone's Christmas extra special
Check it out you will be glad you did.....

Sunday, December 11, 2011


QuicKutz A-2 Embossing Folder, Christmas Tree

Tim Holtz distressing ink

Papertrey ink vintage cream, pure poppy
pattern paper form My Minds eye
some twine, stickles, a button
and pine branch punch
stamp from

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Copy Cat Friday Challenge & Winner

So sorry this is a day late
a little internet, phone & cable problem
just really thankful they sent someone out today
the winner is

Top Three



Scrappin Dhilly
the challenge for this week is

Winter Holiday
simple tag from Plantin Schoolbook
embossed with a cuttlebug folder
distressed with Tim Holtz firebrick distress ink
a little crinkle ribbon a little bling and some stickles
Stamp from

CARDZ TV stamps

the winner will recieved
Tim Holtz Firebrick distress ink and 3 skeins of 3 colors of crinkle ribbon

Friday, December 9, 2011

Cardz TV Challenge "Crafty Christmas"

Cardz TV Challenge #2 "Crafty Christmas"

Make a card, tag, home decor item, mini album, candy or gift container...any crafty project you'd like for Christmas
This is a file from
I used pattern papers from My Mind's eye
Red on Santa DCWV
I embossed most of the pieces and inked with Tim Holtz vintage photo
on the lantern I used some DCWV gold paper and some glossy accents
McGill pine branch punch
a little twine, three red pearls, and a button

Believe stamp is from

Home for Christmas


Mary will be giving away two stamp sets

Make a Wish


Encouraging Thoughts

Have a wonderful day.


Thursday, December 8, 2011

Christmas Tags

Did these Christmas Tags with Joys of the Season
and some Martha Stewart silver glitter paper.
Entered in

Challenge #44: Tags, Tags, and More Tags

Have a great Day!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Joy Treat Bag

Been thinking about making these Christmas treat bags since
I made these goodie bags for Halloween
a2 envelope seal and cut about an inch off one side
run through fiskar crimper
decorated with snowflake and ornament cut
from Joys of the Season
papers from DCWV
sorry I didn't have any Christmas candies to fill it.

entered in
My Craft Spot  Christmas Treat and gift packaging
Cindy's Scraptastic Designs Project with a snowflake or snowman
Robin's Creative Cottage Ribbon and Bows
Fantabulous Cricut Make a gift, gift packaging, or use a gift cut
Have a great night!


Monday, December 5, 2011

Merry Christmas

For Friday's challenge click

This cut is from SVG Cuts
Merry & Bright Kit
Stamp is from
Holiday Traditions
Pattern Papers from last years stash
love that little bird

Hope everyone has a nice night.


Sunday, December 4, 2011

Holly Jolly

For Friday's Challenge click

This is a little sour cream container
Filled with goodies
K&Company pattern paper
McGill pine branch Punch
2" scallop Punch
1  3/4" circle punch
twine, Jute and crystal stickles
and a few jingle bells

Entering in
3D project


Jingle bells

Have a rewarding day