Thursday, March 31, 2011

Single Rose

Back again today,

This time for CR84FN .
Well, here goes...

Stamp from Papertrey Ink.  Green CS from PTI. Ivory cs from Bazzill. Inks from ColorBox and TH distress.
Spellbinders dies, Cuttlebug embossing folder.  Ultra thick embossing powder for the crackle look. Flower from Recollections. Ribbon and pearls from Michaels.

Thanks for peeking tonight!

Thank You

Hey there ladies!
Today'd card is made for colourQ .
I love to use the bird adds such a wow factor with little effort!
All stamps are hero arts. Versa Mark chalk inks, Stampendous embossing powder, Hero Arts black ink.
Spellbinders dies, Bazzill paper. Resin flowers from Etsy. Pin from Maya Road, button from Jenni Bowlin.
Ribbon and pearls from Michaels.

Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

So Sweet of You

Hello again!

Time for another Shabby Tea Room  challenge! Check out this fabulous inspiration photo:
Don't you just love these colors! So here is what I came up with:
I think I got just about every shade covered. The top pattern is a stamp from Hero Arts inked with ColorBox Cyan. The bottom paper is from the girl's paperie. The frame is from Pink Paisley.  Sentiment is from Papertrey Ink. Doily is inked with spun sugar distress, edges of papers are inked with shabby shutters distress.

The tag is from Maya Road inked with Memories white, distressed with shabby shutters.  Sentiment is from Hero Arts, inked with HA black ink. 
The ribbon is from Memrie Maer, twine and button from PTI.

All flowers are from Recollections. PTI border die( under ribbon). The pearls are from Michaels.

Thanks for looking!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Thank you

Good evening Ladies!

I just walked in the door from work and remembered that I needed to post my card for
The Play Date Cafe.
I love these fun, bright colors!
I wanted to create my own flowers, like pansies, but I didn't have the right stamps :(
So I opted for the tiny paper roses I have...

The musical paper is Papertrey Ink. Stamps are Hero Arts. Milled lavendar, antique linen and black soot distress inks. Spellbinders tag die. Tattered Angels from. Recollections flowers. Creative charms vintage brad. Ribbon and pearls from Michaels.

Thanks for peeking!

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Spring is in the Air

Good Morning All! 

Today is our second challenge for Birthday Sundaes.  The theme is "Spring Birthday".

Here is the card I made for today's challenge!
Run over to the blog and start playing!! :):)

The floral and butterfly stamp set is from Hero Arts. The sentiment stamp is from Papertrey Ink. Inks are VersaMark chalk inks. Cardstock is Bazzill. Spellbinders die for the tag. Twine and button is from PTI. Trim is hereo arts. Pearls and gems are from Michaels.

Thanks for looking!

Friday, March 25, 2011


It's Tuesday Trigger again at Moxie Fab.
Aren't these colors fun!!

Here is my card
I picked up very similar mini cupcake holders at the grocery store last week. Thats what I used for the balloons. Tha stamps are from Papertrey Ink. The ink is Hero Arts black. The twine is from the twinery. Yellow button is from PTI, orange button is from craft store. White cardstock, corner punch.

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Sweet Baby

Hi Everyone!
It feels like forever since I posted anything!!
Today I have something for two challenges...first up is City Crafter Challenge Blog
Their theme is babies, buttons and bows!

Next challenge is CR84FN...their colors are plum, lavendar and green
So here is what  I came up with
Thanks for stopping by tonight! I'll come back later to post the materials...


Sunday, March 20, 2011

Saying Hi

Hey Everyone!
Today I'm filling in as guest designer in The Shabby Tea Room!
 I said it before and I'll say it again.....I LOVE being here!
Today's theme is "Bingo"
And using this bingo board, you choose any three embellishments in a row to create your card or project!
SOOO much fun!!  For my card, I chose lace, flowers and embossing!

Thanks for peeking!

papers from My Minds Eye, K& Company
flowers from Recollections
embossing folder is Cuttlebug
stamps are Unity and Papertrey Ink
inks are frayed burlap and spun sugar ditress
lace trim is Hero Arts

Crown Plaque

Good evening everyone!

I love that it's 5:00pm and the sun is still shinning!!!  It's spring time!!!

So today I'm showing you something I made for one of my daughter's.

It's a wood crown plaque. I bought it from an Etsy shop. I covered it in paper from Prima. The letters and frame are tatered angels. The leaves are Prima. The flowers are Recollections. The glitter heart is from Melissa Frances. The ribbon is from Memrie Mare. The pin and rhinestone buttons are from Jenni Bowlin. The metal brad is K&Company.

I am entering this into City Crafter Challenge Blog.

Thanks for stopping by!


Good Morning Ladies!!

Today is an exciting day!  It's the first challenge for the new Birthday Sundaes Challenge Blog!!!
The sponsor for this challenge is the blog owner Kristie! Here is the sweet prize for one of the lucky
                                          A Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamp: Cupcake Ruby

Here is the birthday card I made for the first challenge: Anything Goes!

So head on over, become a follower and start making birthday cards!!! :):)

While you are there, check out the talented design team ( I'm part of it)!

Thanks for stopping by!

all paper is from K&Company Julianne
leaves are from Prima; twine is from the twinery
stamp and scallop die is from Papertrey Ink
chip board tag is Maya Arts
inks: white memories, black hero arts
pearls and button from Michaels

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Being With You...

Good mornng!
Today's card is made for The Play Date Cafe.  The colors this week are so fun and happy! 

I wanted to incorporate that into my card... I hope I did!

The stamps are Hero Arts. I stamped the image and sentiment with colorbox chianti. I distressed with scattered straw. Pattern paper is Little Yellow Bicycle. Yellow and purple cardstock is from Papertrey Ink. Cuttlebug embossing folder, Spellbinders dies. Twine is from the twinery. Button pearls and gems are from Michaels.

Thanks for looking!
Hope you enjoy your day!

Thursday, March 17, 2011


Hello All!

Such a gorgeous day here in New York! Temps are to be in the mid 60's!
Can't wait to get outside!  So, this will be quick....

Tuesday Trigger at Moxie Fab

I love the hem stitch on the napkins and the clean crisp look, also love the neutral colors! So I put all that into my card!
Papertrey Ink supplies: friendship jar stamps, blue buttons, white card stock and twine.
"hello" stamp and black ink are Hero Arts; scor-pal; jute trim from Michaels;
stormy sky distress ink; tan buttons from Create for Less.

Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Birthday Sundaes!

I just want to share some great news with all of you... I've mentioned there is a new challenge blog starting up in March!  This new blog is all about making birthday cards!!! The first challenge will begin this Sunday, March 20th. 

Well, here is the great news....I'm part of the design team!!!!!  I am super excited!!

I hope everyone will come check us out....there are some really talented women here!!

Brthday Sundaes Challenge Blog

See you Sunday!



Back again tonight!
Here is a card made for CR84FN.
These are the challenge colors

materials used:
papers: K&Co
die: sizzix
stamps: bird from Inkadinkado; sentiment from Hero Arts
inks: StazOn dove grey;  black soot and tumbled glass distress
star from Memrie Mare; doily and ribbon from craft store
flowers: blue from Prima; white from Recollections

Thanks for stopping by!

Birthday Girl

Happy 1st Birthday Shabby Tea Room!!!!

The Shabby Tea Room is celebrating their first blog-birthday this week!!!  They are giving away some really awesome prizes from great sponsors!!

This is their photo inspiration...

...and we do not have to use these colors!

Here is my card
Papers are from K&Company.  I made the banner and scalloped edges with Papertrey Dies.  The flower was made dies from Spelldinders.  I crinkled the banner flags and flower, then inked them up with victorian velvet and tea dye distress inks. The leaves are from Prima. Metal sentimnts are Making Memories. Trim is Hero Arts. Crown is Melissa Frances. Twine is from PTI. "hello" are rub-ons from American Crafts. Gems are from Michaels.

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, March 14, 2011

The Best

Hi Everyone!!
Tonight's card is made for The Play Date Cafe. Check out their cool colors to work with:

Well, here is my card:

Here is what I used:
White cs is recollections, navy cs is PTI. Bird stamp is Inkadinkadoo, sentiment is Hero Arts. Banner die id PTI. Blue ink from color box, black ink from Hero Arts. Button is Bo Bunny. Ribbon and gems are from Michaels.

Thanks for taking a peek....such a short post! :):)

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Tea Time

Hi everyone!
This week at City Crafter Challenge Blog the theme is to create a project with a pocket! How fun!!!
The DT inspirations are gorgeous! Here is the photo they gave us:
Here is what I made:
kraft paper is from Recollections, pattern paper is Prima. Stamps: tea from Papertrey Ink, flourish on tag is PTI, flourish on pocket is Waltzing Mouse. Black ink and tea dye distress ink. Door knocker is Melissa Frances, wings are Memrie Mare. Eyelet, pink velvet trim and button is from craft store. White ball trim is Maya Road. Martha Stewart border punch and border die from Papertrey Ink.

Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

You Make Me Smile

Hey Ladies!!
I have a card I want to share with you today for Tuesday Trigger at Moxie Fab!!
I really love this scalloped border punch! I wanted to use all the colors from the photo inspiration because they are so beautiful and go wonderfully together.

The kraft cardstock is from Recollections all other papers and sentiment are Papertrey Ink. The ribbon is from Michaels. Black ink is Hero Arts hero hues. Border punch is ek success.

Thanks for looking!!

Monday, March 7, 2011


Good evening everyone!

The card I am sharing with you tonight was made for CR84FN. I hate to admit, I really struggle with these colors! I love kraft, but orange and yellow are just not me.  So, I tried to keep it simple.
I really love this scallopped border punch from ek success. It turns "blah" into elegant!  The stamps are Hero Arts. I used tea dye distress ink. Kraft paper is Bazzill, pattern paper is My Mind's Eye. Flower is Prima. Bling is Recollection. Ribbon is fancy pants.

Just a quick post tonight....see you soon!