Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Take a Moment...

Hello All,
Today I am showing you what i made for Make it Monday... we are to use colored pencils.

The tulip and sentiment , raft and vellum are from Papertrey Ink. The butterfly stamp and black ink are Hero Arts.
I used colored pencils from Lyra. The border punch is ek success. Ribbon from Michaels.

Thanks for stopping by!


great friend

Hey Ladies!

How are you?
All is good here...just getting ready for school.

I would like to share with you what I made for The Shabby Tea Room.
This week we are to use our birthstone shade .
My month is March, so I used Aquamarine.
I also used this weeks sketch from Mojo Monday
I used the square and came up with this....

My pictures are coming out too fuzzy...not crisp. I have to figure it out.
The design papers are from My Mind's Eye, Melissa Frances and K&Company. Blue cs from Papertrey Ink. The gems and bling flourish are from Michaels. Resin floral cluster is from Melissa Frances. Stamps are from Hero Arts. Distress inks in frayed burlap and tumbled glass, Color box ink in chestnut. Trim is from Joanns. Scalloped border die is from PTI. Mc Gil leaf punch. Rolled flower die and flet from My Favorite Things.  Pins are Maya Road.

Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, August 29, 2011

Find Joy...

...Not hard to do on a beautiful day like today!

Today's card is for CR84FN.

Here is what I made

Papers are from K&Company and Melissa Frances. The doily and pearls are from Michaels.
The frame is Tattered Angels. Not sure about the stamps. The button and twine are Papertrey Ink. I cut the leaves from canvas. The flower punch is Mc Gil. The inks Iused are Hero Arts soft stone shadow ink, tea dye distress ink and weathered wood distress ink.

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Good Morning!
Beautiful morning after the storm! Blue sky, sun shinning, nice and cool....glorious!!

I want to show you what I made for CAS-ual Fridays...

The stickers I used are from Hambly Studios. Sentiment is from Hero Arts.
Thanks for peeking!


Sunday, August 28, 2011


I'd like to show you what I made for The Play ate Cafe.

Here is my card
All cardstock are from Recollections. The embossing folders are from Cuttlebug. The flower is Prima. Border punch is ek success. Tag punch is Mc Gil. The twine is Papertrey Ink. Sentiment is from Hero Arts, frayed burlap distress ink. Pearls and trim from Michaels.

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Moxie Fab Sketch Challenge

I was pretty busy today paper crafting. Please bare with me while I post, I have lots to show!

First, the Square Sketch
love the sketch they gave us to play with...

Here is my card

Next, the Horizontal Sketch
Here is the sketch

and here is my card...

materials for square card:
kraft cs from Papertrey Ink, blue cs from Bazzill
wreath and sentiment stamps from Gina K. designs, alphabet stamps from Hero Arts
Hero Arts black ink, Recollections embossing powder, white colored pencil
Spellbinders scalloped die, gems from Michaels

materials from horizontal card:
red cardstock from Recollections, kraft cs from PTI
square dies, banner die and sentiment from PTI
Hero Arts silhouette stamps and black ink
polka dot stamp from glitz design, white ink from PTI
star from Etsy

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Hey Everyone!

Hurricane Irene turned out to be just a tropical storm when it hit Staten Island. Thank God!!!
We just have some flooding in the basement to deal with...not bad.

I would like to share with you a cartd I made for Mojo Monday.
Here is the sketch

Here is what I made

Here is what I used:
postage stamp from Hero Arts, floral stamp from Hero Arts
Gingham stamp from Papertrey Ink, leaf stmp from Papertrey Ink.
Hero Arts shadow inks in soft blossom, soft stone and soft yellow
antique linen distress ink
sentiment from Papertrey Ink, HA black ink
metal frame from Tim Holtz

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Birthday Wishes

Back again...this time with The Shabby Tea Room .

Here is their gorgeous inspiration photo..

Here is my card...

Both pattern papers are from Websters pages. Label dies are from Spellbinders.  Dress form die is from Papertrey Ink. Buttons ans sentiment are PTI.  Ribbon is from Memrie Maer. I made the flowers using a fiskars punch. The leaves are from Mc Gil.

That's it for now....



Hello all,
Such gloomy weather we are having here in New York.
I want to share with you what I made for City Crafter Challenge Blog .
The theme is 'best of friends'.

Here is my card....

The pattern papers are from American Crafts. Scalloped border die and yellow felt are from Papertrey Ink. Labels and butterfly dies areSpellbinders. All stamps are Hero Arts. The black ink is also Hero Arts. Lavender ink is Color Box, antique linen distress ink.  The twine is from the twinery.  Leaf and flower punch are from Mc Gil.

Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, August 22, 2011

You Make me Smile

I think this is my last post for today.....
one last time for Moxie Fab  and Fabulous Felt challenges ...

The background paper is Heidi Swapp. I used a Sizzix die for the branches and Spellbinders labels dies. The yellow felt is from The sentiment is form Papertrey Ink. I used black ink from Hero Arts. Yellow flowers are Recollections. White flowers are my stash.

So glad you came by!


Moxie Fab


I would like to show you what I made for Tuesday Trigger.

Here is my card...
The cardstock is from Recollections. I used a Stampin' Up embossing folder. The stamp is from Hero Arts. I used balck ink from Color Box. The yellow gems are from Michaels.

Thanks for peeking!


cute as a button

Back again!
I love the colors from The PDC, so I used them again and combined them with the challenge from
CAS-ual Fridays.


Here is what I made

I love the Baby Button Bits stamp set from Papertrey Ink. The buttons are from Bo Bunny. I used fresh green and royal blue color box ink. I embossed the edges with my scor-pal and scor-bug.
Simple, but sweet!

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Happy Birthday

Hello All!

Today I hope to get a lot of crafting done!
I want to start off by showing you what I made for The Play Date Cafe.
Look at these fun colors...

Here is my card

For the background I used polka dot basics stamps from Papertrey Ink. I inked it up with Color Box ink in pink, royal blue and fresh green. The birthday sentiment is from Gina K designs. The label is a die from Sizzix. Green ribbon is from Michaels. The resin flower is from Etsy.

Thanks for stopping by!


Thursday, August 18, 2011

little sweet pea

Hello all!
I want to make this a quick post..I must get to the supermarket befor it downpours again!!

While I was visiting my friend Rosemary's blog, Hey There...rosigirl!, I noticed a olor challenge blog I never visited before... The Paper Players.
Here are the sweet colors...

Here is my card...

Stamps, cardstock, twine and buttons are from Papertrey Ink. Spellbinders and Sizzix dies. Ribbon is from Michaels. Inks are pink, orchid, magenta and fresh green from Color Box. Hero Arts black ink and antique linen distress ink.

Thanks for dropping by today!


Wednesday, August 17, 2011


Hey Ladies!
I just wanted to tell you that by mistake I deleted and removed some comments!  I was just fooling around with the settings in blogger and didn't realize it would erase from the post!  So, please don't be offended...I'm so sorry!


My Friend

Calling all scrappers!
Those of us that hoard our srcaps, that is!
This weeks challenge at City Crafter Challenge Blog is to only use scraps!!

 Great idea!!  I have a ton of scraps! Is anyone interested in a scrap swap?
Here are my scraps...

Her is what I made...

Unfortunatly, I don't remember where the pattern paper is from. The blue, ivory and black cardstock scraps are from Bazzill. The ribbon is from memrie mare. The tag was made with a fiskars punch and leaves with a McGill punch. Flower is from my stash. Sentiment is from Papertrey Ink. I used Hero Arts black ink, stormy sky and vintage photo distress inks. Pearls are from Michaels. I used a scallop die from Papertrey Ink.

Thanks for stopping by today!



Hope you are all doing well!
The rain has stopped for a short time and the sun is shining bright!!! :):)

Here is my card I made for one of my favorite blogs,  The Shabby Tea Room !

The frame stamp is from Glitz designs. I inked it up with cyan ink from ColorBox. The silhouette stamp is Hero Arts. I inked that up with fresh snow from Papertrey Ink.  The flowers are Recollections. The branch punch is from EK Success.
The kraft and blue cardstock are from Bazzill.  The polka dot and script stamps are from Glitz designs. I inked them with fresh snow ink from Papertrey Ink. I also inked the edges. The banner stamps are from Papertrey Ink. I used cyan and boysenberry Color Box ink. Alphabet stamps are from Inkadinkado, and Hero Arts black ink. All gems are from Micheals.

Thanks for dropping by today!


Monday, August 15, 2011


Hey everyone!

Hope you are all enjoying your Monday!

I want to show you the card I made with the new colors from CR84FN.

Here is my card:

I am starting to love a yellow and kraft combo! My background pattern I made with stamps and raw sienna ink from Papertrey Ink. The scalloped border die and diamond embossing plate are also from Papertrey Ink.
The flower was made with Tattered Flowers Sizzix die. Spellbinders die label for tag. The sentiment stamp is from Fiskars. I used black ink from Hero Arts. All edges are distressed with  Antique Linen distress ink.
The pearls brad is Recollections. Other pearls are from Michaels. Lace trim is from Hero Arts. Rustic twine is from PTI. Pins are from Maya Road.

Thanks for dropping by today!