Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Thank You so Very Much

 For the Use Green Challenge Click Here 

3.5 x 3.5 Autumn Rose
pattern paper My Mind's Eye
vintage cream
Framed Out #1
stamp 4 times with Fine Linen ink
center Framed Out #1 die stamped with Autumn rose ink
Autumn Rose 3/8" Bitty Dot Satin Ribbon


Make It Monday #55: Creating Large Frames With Smaller Frame Stamps



 Thankful Thursday Challenge anything goes


Have a great night



Tuesday, February 28, 2012


For the use Green challenge click

A2 Card 1 3/4 circle punch stamped inside with studio g yellow ink
and Papertrey Ink Tag-its #5 Mini Stamp Set
Prima pearls pattern paper Basicgrey
used some wire for the antennae

Linked up to 
Thankful Thursday use yellow and a butterfly deadline 3-3-12

 Cute Card Thrusday
winged things 

Winner of Carri's Birthday Blog Hop

Had so much Fun at Carri's blog hop thanks to everyone who took the time
to leave a comment but there can only be one winner and that is

Blogger Rhonda Emery said...

this is just so beautiful love it.

Blog Award

I am so honored that a few of my blog friends  (blends)
Have given me this award.
I received it from  Shelly,  Diana , &  Amy
Can't even begin to put into words how much all the wonderful friends
I have made blogging have enriched my life.  
Sorry if  I have not been by your blog to comment as much as I had been in the past. I have to say,   the new blogger double verification words has really slowed me down
Sometimes it takes three or four tries to get the letters right
on to the award 

Here are the terms under which this 'Green Blend Award" are to be given.

1.) This award is for any co-blogging friend who has helped your blog in any and all ways.

2.) This award is for any co-blogging friend who has cheered you along in your blog building, craft advancing career.
3.) This award is for any co-blogging friend who always stops by and is kind to you. you can count on them to always be one of the great comments at the end of your posts.

4.) This award is to be given to 3 to 5 Blends whom you feel meet the listed requirements.

5.) Create a post with the terms of use and publish your Blends of Choice.

6.) Blend of choice may copy the award from your blog and proudly post it on theirs.

7.) Blend of choice may continue the kindness by issuing 

Monday, February 27, 2012

Happy Birthday

For the use Green Challenge click 

Normally when I try a new techniques It comes out okay and I am happy with the results. 
But I LOVE the way this card came out I am going to make a whole series of cards using
Botanical Silhouettes from Papertrey Ink
The technique I used was from Gina K Stamp TV
I tore a piece of paper and masked off a stripe of the card front
the I used Tim Holtz Pealed Paint and inked the exposed portion of the card
I stamped Happy Birthday with Momento Tuxedo Black ink
Add a paper flower from Walk in my Garden I made in 2010 for my Halloween cards
topped it with a turquoise button 

Entered in 
#100 Color Challenge
Use the three colours associated with Fantabulous Cricut (purple, green and turquoise

 Get Messy"! Create a birthday card using lots of inking, paints or mists and of course include a birthday sentiment/wording on your card front!

Hope today was the start of a rewarding week. 



Sunday, February 26, 2012

Challenge Boo-Boo

Use Green Challenge to 3-3-12 click

Hi Everyone hope everyone is having a great weekend
Yesterday I spent the majority of the day car shopping
with my husband. As much as I love shopping 
Shopping for cars is like fingernails on a blackboard for me.Just dread it!

 Okay enough about that trying to get back on Blog track today. 
So for my normal weekly challenge I entered the wrong ending date 
Saturday March 3rd at 5 O'clock 
But I used on Friday and the winner was

 #13 Tiffany Tiffany's Creative Ideas

I am going to send Tiffany the 8 yards of crinkle ribbon then
pick another winner this Friday with the top three designs and start a new Challenge then
Beginning to think I need a Blog secretary any volunteers?


Friday, February 24, 2012

In a Jam? CTV challenge #6 Anything Goes

 "Anything Goes!" February 24th, 25th & 26th
Create a card, craft project or layout for any occasion, using whatever you'd like!
 Mary will be giving a set of stamps to the challenge winner!

A2 card base Kraft card stock pattern paper from My Mind's Eye
strawberries from Simply Charmed 
and I know this is hard to see in the picture looks soooooo cute
in person I use velum to cut the top layer of the jar placed over the
strawberries so they look like they are in the Jar
the Jar is from Doodlecharms
In a Jam from
Garden Greetings
 some of Mary's favorite gingham ribbon a button and some twine

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Thinking of You

For this week's challenge Use Green Click 

A2 Card vintage cream paper from PTI 
used spellbinders die to cut the opening in the bottom
lined the inside of the card with some light blue paper from My Mind's Eye
Used a PTI Postage die and more pattern paper from My Mind's Eye
Oval Stitched die from My Creative Time
Not sure where the stamp is from  

entered in
CHALLENGE#51: Thinking of You


 "winter blues."  Use blue in your project.

hope everyone has a wonderful evening.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Happy Birthday

 For this weeks challenge Use Green click

Happy Birthday from
Ticket Talk

Cupcake from Sweet Treats at 5.25
Lace from my good friend DeNetra
 entered in a few challenges 

This weeks Challenge:  Birthday Shape cards


 #99 – Fancy Trims
Use fabric, lace or other trims on your project

Hope everyone has a peaceful night


Sunday, February 19, 2012

Winner and New Challenge Use Green

Hi Everyone so sorry this is so late this week have been fighting off.
something all weekend sore throat, and head ache, not getting worse just really tired

This week Use GREEN

This Weeks winner is 
# 22 Sherrie

Top Three designs
#4 Holly

My Paper Love

Annette's Creations

This weeks winner will received 8 yards of crinkle ribbon

Also this week I am asking for idea of what type of challenges you all
like best Thanks so much for your feed back.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Happy Birthday Blog Hop Celebration hosted by Carri DoubleClick - AKA Abusybee

For the Anything your Heart Desires Challenge click
Now for the Birthday Celebration Blog Hop
here is the happy list of stops
you are going to see some amazing projects
there is fabulous blog candy along the way!
I am so honored and thrilled to part of
Carri's Birthday Celebration
In blog land I can never really remember If I found Carri's blog
or she found me just glad that in the course of things we became friends
Carri is a wonderful blogger always right there with an encouraging comment
advice when you need it. 
Carri I hope you have a wonderful birthday filled with love and laughter
and a BIG piece of Chocolate Cake! 
This is what I made for Carri  
 Pattern paper is from DCWV La Creme Stack
White bazzill card stock 
"Friend you brighten my day"
I attached this to a box I made out of Papertrey Ink Kraft card stock
filled with some of my crinkle ribbon  
 Thanks to Georgiana for inspiring me to make some stick pins!
The doily is a from
For a chance to win these eight colors of crinkle ribbon
simple be a follower 
leave a comment..

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Birthday Blog Hop Tommorrow

For the Anything your Heart Desires Challenge Click Here
Be sure to stop back tomorrow for 
a Birthday Blog Hop 
Hosted by 

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Blog Hop Candy winner

 For this week's Anything your Heart Desires Challenge Click

Thanks to everyone old and new friend who came by for the
hop it was a great weekend and I appreciate every comment every visit
thank you so much!
and the winner is Debbie she is a new blogger not many followers yet
hope everyone will drop by to see her wonderful designs.
HockeyScrap said...
I love those colors. It all just pops! It is so clean and simple on the white background. -Debbie

Monday, February 13, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

For the anything your Heart Desires Challenge click

Made 3 dozen of these for my friends at work 
Just followed Mary's video

Pattern paper from Lovenest by Carina Gardner 
Happy Valentine's Day

Filled with so candy Hope they will sweeten everyone's Day

Have a good night everyone...


Saturday, February 11, 2012

I Heart You Blog Hop

To win 2 sets of CTV stamps of the winners choice
bloggers need to leave a comment at

that is the first stop on the hop
You are here Karen

I use Walk in my Garden for the flower stems
Create a Critter page 49 for the hearts
A2 base card stampers select white card stock from PTI
 Pattern Paper from Doodlebug Designs
valentine twine from Doodlebug Designs 
sentiment from 
Garden Greetings
Next stop Dana

Be a follower leave a comment for some blog candy
3 yards crinkle ribbon

Happy Hopping


Friday, February 10, 2012

Winner and new challenge "Anything your Heart Desires"

his week's challenge winner is 
#19 Ann

Cards by Ann

Ann's choices for top three designs are
#4 Lisa

#22 Heather

This week's challenge is
Anything your Heart Desires

This weeks winner will recieve

studio g red ink
Colorbok rub on sheet
3 skeins crinkle ribbon

Thursday, February 9, 2012

All you need is love

For the Use Pink Challenge Click

Okay yes I am a little obsessed with this stamp but I can hear the Beatles singing
when I use it :)

this is a cut file from Svg Cuts

paper from DCWV
entered in
Make a Valentine card or treat packaging

 "La-La-Luv You"

Have a great Night


Wednesday, February 8, 2012

All you need is love

For this weeks use Pink challenge click
Pick one of the team members favorite color combinations from above to use as inspiration for your very own creation.  And don't forget to have fun and be creative!

I picked
  and Tag-its #11

DL Art  
Thankful Thursday link up Party

Have a great Night!


Monday, February 6, 2012


For this weeks use Pink challenge click

Here's a little treat box I made with a file from
One-Piece Boxes SVG Kit 
stamp from PTI tag-its #11
stamped on PTI sweet blush
layered on scalloped circle of ocean tides
with color box chestnut roan
a little ribbon and a button

entered in
love is in the air

My Sheri Crafts 
love is in the air use two hearts

Beautiful weather in Upstate NY today almost 60 saw a robin 
very strange for February