Friday, August 31, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge Use PINK!

This week's Fun Friday Challenge is to use Pink
and I am in the Pink today because of my wonderful 
Guest Designer 
she is a most talented designer and jumped right in 
when I put out the call for help 
Thanks Gerda!
Here is her card
Kate's ABC'S at it's finest!

was so inspired by Gerda's card
came home opened up my new Kate's ABC'S
some corners from Straight from the nest
a little sentiment from
Sweet talk
and some stampin up flowers
a birthday gift 
from my good friend Norma
Pink Bling Crafter

This week's prize

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Happy Birthday

quick post tonight
Card from Sentimentals
flower Tim Holtz die
HB Stampin Up Punch Bunch stamp set
a little ribbon, a brad, and a button
one last link to

Monday, August 27, 2012

too cute to spook

For the Fun Friday "Make it Sparkle" Challenge click 

Hello Kitty some crinkle ribbon a button
More Spook Sayings
Have a great craft week everyone!


Sunday, August 26, 2012

Thank you and My Birthday blog Hop Winner

For the Fun Friday "Make it Sparkle" click Here

loving the combination of the spellbinders dies 
the flower stamp from Hero Arts
and the thanks so much from Papertrey Ink
Butterfly Martha Stewart Punch 

The winner of my Birthday blog hop is

Happy Birthday Karen - Wow it sure was a fun hop, everyone has some awesome projects going on to share.
Hope you are have a fantastic day on your birthday...
TFS - your card is also pretty!

Shirl I will send you and email to coordinate getting your gift certificate to you 


Saturday, August 25, 2012

Thanks so much and challenge winner

For the Fun Friday Challenge Make it "Sparkle" click  
Papertrey ink cardstock dark Chocolate, vintage cream, ocean tides, smokey shadow
thanks so much from Tag-its #1 Mini Stamp Set
spellbinders dies 
entered in
at Nichole Heady's blog
closing 8-31
Winner of the Fun Friday Stitch it Challenge
#10 Amy
top Three
#3 Cricutalltime
#11 Liz O


Friday, August 24, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge Make it Sparkle

Welcome to another Fun Friday Challenge 
this week's Guest Designer
Diana from DL Art
Diana is an amazingly talented artist I am thrilled to have her grace my blog
with one of her sparkling designs
This week the challenge is to make it sparkle
Use bling, glitter, pearls, stickes 
 this week's prize

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Happy Birthday

For the Fun Friday Stitch it Challenge click Here

 Just trying to stock back up on some birthday cards
saw a card on pinterest
here is my version
some card stock from Papertrey Ink
pattern papers from My Mind's Eye
embossing folder from Darcie
some twine a few buttons 
and a sentiment from
"Make a Wish"

weekends almost here 
have a great night


Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Sweet Grandmother

For the Fun Friday Stitch it click

use the Simply Charmed cartridge
welded together on my Gypsy
at 5.5 "
some Papertrey ink Card stock and buttons
My Mind's Eye pattern paper
a little lace, some doodle dots and a crinkle ribbon bow
sentiments from 
sentiment combined 
sweet from
Grandmother from
Made this for a friend at work just became a grandmother 
she is thrilled.

Have a great night everyone. 


Sunday, August 19, 2012

My Happy Birthday Blog Hop

For the Fun Friday Stitch it Challenge Click  Here

Thanks for stopping by for my Birthday Blog Hop
A few of my friends are celebrating with me
Wish I could have asked everyone but a blog hop
with 501 stops seemed a bit much 
I want you all to know how much I appreciate your stopping by leaving comments
Had no idea when I started this blog journey I would make so many fabulous friends
wonderful creative women who are so supportive, encouraging, thoughtful 
that share my love of paper crafting
Thanks to all of you!
 now for the hop line up

                                                                   Here is my card

Okay I know you may be thinking I am a little crazy to make a birthday card for myself but here is the thing. The are a lot of  "K" girls in my family my sister Kathy birthday 9-23, my daughter Kristen birthday 10-18, my niece Karissa birthday 12-10 so this card will come in very handy! 

A Penny Black stamp colored with copic markers, Card base from Sentimentals, Mat from Elegant Edges, layered with strips of paper scraps, stickles, crinkle ribbon and a button. 

Now what would a party and a blog hop be with out some candy. To win this gift all you have to do is 1. be a follower 2. leave a comment  I will post the winner next Sunday. 
                                       A $25 dollar gift certificate to Papertrey Ink

                Happy Hopping everyone and thank you all for making my birthday so special!

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Fun Friday Use Bling Winner

For the Fun Friday Stitch it Challenge click 
The winner of  Fun Friday use Bling Challenge

#11 Lisa

Top Three
#4 Mdalia R. 

#12 Karen H

#14 KatieO

Be sure to stop by tomorrow for
You won't want to miss it!

Have a great night 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge "Stitch it"!

Cardz TV Stamps Design Team 
 Challenge #13:  "Color Me Happy!" post
Click Here
This week use stitching real or Faux
I am so thrilled this week to have a very talented guest designer
Jayne from 
Jayne and I started our blogs around the same time and I remember
the first time I went to her blog saw her cards and was blown away
her attention to detail is superb a trip to her blog is always worth the trip!
So adorable!

this week's prize 

this little Sizzix die will be perfect for your back to school projects
and some crinkle ribbon in primary colors

CTV Stamps DT Challenge #13 "Color Me Happy"

 Challenge #13:  "Color Me Happy!" 
 August 17th through August 23rd
Create a card, Layout or craft project using any theme you'd like,
 and the colors marigold yellow, royal blue, rich purple, and gray ONLY. 
You may also use small amounts of black and white, if you'd like.
The winner will be picked by from the challenge entries. 
The challenge prize a set of CTV stamps. 

"For an added chance to win a set of Cardz TV Stamps,
 make sure to look closely
all the wonderful Design Team's cards...
one card is giving you a sneak peek of a NEW stamp 
set that we'll be releasing in our upcoming blog hop in September
Check out the button on my sidebar for the dates! 
On Mary's post 
give the name of the Design Team member, and the name of the new stamp set to pick a winner, and announce the winner on Friday, August 24th!

Okay so here is my card and I have to say using only these color was a 
Real challenge for me.
 used elegant edges and Happy Haunting for the witch's shoe
 I love making Halloween cards so I adore this set!
now head on over to 
to see what's brewing....

Have a great Friday! 

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

happy wedding day

For the Fun Friday use your Bling challenge click  Here

Did this card
vintage cream card stock, Tag-its #5 Mini Stamp Set & burnt umber ink
all from
stitched around circle with some DMC pearl cotton
I stitched around the circle then stitched along the center of the stamping
roses on the sentiment from I am roses
some crinkle ribbon and a few handmade rosed at the top
those a work in progress want to get better at making them
and a little bit of bling

I stitched around the circle then stitched along the center of the stamping
hope you can kind of see that

Have a great day!

Monday, August 13, 2012

Winner of the Diana's Birthday Blog Hop

Seems kind of odd but I got the best present on Diana's Birthday blog hop
I reached 500 Follower thanks to everyone!
Now the winner of the blog hop prize is #49
 said...Beautiful the colors and flower with tag.Beautiful card as well.
please email your address to 
and I will get you prize in the mail to you asap

Sunday, August 12, 2012

With Sympathy

For the Fun Friday Challenge Click Here

solid card stock & with sympathy from Papertrey Ink
pattern paper from My Mind's Eye
stamp from Hero Arts
for a friend at work

Hope everyone has a productive crafty week.


Saturday, August 11, 2012

Thank you and Challenge winner

For the Fun Friday use bling challenge click here
used Kate's ABC'S for the flower and elegant edges
Thank you from 

Ticket talk I did cut this to form a straight line Mary said it was ok :)

The winner of the Fun Friday Birthday challenge
Georgiana #27

Top three
Lisa #16

Amy #23

Karen #24

Have a great night!

Friday, August 10, 2012

Fun Friday Challenge "Use your Bling!"

Guest Designer
 So I have been working a lot of overtime a my job and wasn't sure how to keep up with the Fun Friday Challange so a while back I put up a post and asked if anyone would be interested in being a guest designer....well I was so thrilled with the response from my wonderful followers and today I am thrilled to have a
wonderful guest designer
 Kathy  from
3 Spoiled Dogs and a Cricut 
don't you just love that blog name!
Thanks Kathy so much for lending an helping hand an make such a beautiful card for this challenge!

This week's prize

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Thank you

For Diana's birthday blog hop click Here 

For Fun Friday Birthday Challenge click Here
Make this card for the Make it Monday challenge #77
 use ink pads as watercolors

A2 card dark chocolate
vintage cream
Thank you and grass Botanical-Silhouettes
Butterfly Dream set
raised up the front panel with some foam tape hard to see in the photo but 
looks really nice

Have a great night 


Wednesday What I know

For Diana' blog hop click Here

For the Fun Friday Birthday Challenge click Here

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Monday, August 6, 2012

Happy Birthday Diana!

Welcome to Diana's Birthday Blog Hop!
one thing I didn't realized when I started my blog what that
I would make wonderful friends along the way
across the country and across the world
Diana is someone I am so happy to call friend
Happy birthday Diana I hope there will be many more to celebrate
now for the hop line up you will want to start at the beginning 
Lots of great projects along the way

Here is what I made for Diana... 

the cupcake is a svg from SVG cuts Happy birthday to you
I used the card feature on Sentimental for the card base
Spellbinder leaf
Tim Holtz flower die
both sentiments are from
"make a wish" 

What's a party with out some Candy?
be a follower leave a comment
Happy Birthday Hopping!