Thursday, April 30, 2009
I made this card awhile back and submitted it to a card magazine. I think I've given them enough time to get back to me about it... so now I'm going to share it with you! =)
I don't know how I came up with this color combo, but I love it! SU! colors: Taken with Teal, Cameo Coral, Old Olive, Whisper White. The theme I was submitting for was summer flowers, so hence, the bloom. I used my scallop circle punch in a couple of different ways and layering to create the bloom. I broke into our new textured cardstock for this card!! I love the little bit of "extra" that textured paper adds. =)
Anyway, I had fun and enjoyed myself while making this card and wanted to share. Have a great day and thanks for stopping by! We enjoy all your comments and the time you take to leave them. =)
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
I had a BLAST with this color combo! The SU! colors I chose to work with: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Riding Hood Red, Summer Sun, and Tempting Turquoise. I enjoy doing these color combos because they stretch my creativity and get me out of my comfort zone. These challenges do exactly what they're supposed to do: INSPIRE! So, thank you, Kristina, for another inspiring challenge!
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Monday, April 20, 2009
I thought this would be a fun project to share for a Monday. Maybe it will inspire you to create something fun this week. This is one of our newest coupon holders that we made last week. I love how the paper coordinates together. These paper designs are from Stampin' Up's DS Bella Rose paper. Have a great Monday!
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Couldn't get a screen shot, so you'll just have to click HERE! =)
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Friday, April 17, 2009
How many times has this happened to you? You forgot your grandpa's birthday, or you have to hustle to the store the day of a good friend's birthday or your own anniversary snuck up on you (and you're empty-handed!). Do any of these scenarios (or even all!) sound familiar?
You're not alone! I have done all of the above... and more!! It's terrible... I feel terrible when I do it. I've tried keeping the special dates written down on my wall calendar, but when I get my new calendar for the new year, I forget to transfer the dates. Aghhh!
There's hope for people like me! Yay! =)
These organizers fit nicely into a medium-size handbag or purse, so you can take it along with you! There are lists for each month and also gift lists for keeping track of ideas. There are two small pockets for gift receipts and gift cards. And the nice thing... you don't have to transfer those special dates when you get a new calendar. They're all in this wonderful organizer, written down, never to be forgotten again (we hope! LOL!). More pictures and details about these organizers can be found by visiting HERE and HERE!
The question is why didn't I start using one of these A LONG time ago?!?! I am still getting in the habit of using mine. I don't consider myself to be very old (yet), but I guess even average-aged dogs have a hard time learning new tricks. Writing this post is even reminding me to get mine out and bring it up to date and make sure I've got my dates down. I'm hoping that next year I won't forget my grandpa's birthday... ;-)
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
Thursday, April 16 - Gift Card Holder Class (3 gift cards/$10)
Session 1 - 12:30-2:30 PM/Session 2 - 7:00-9:00 PM
Tuesday, April 21 - SAS ( 5 cards/$10)
The title for this post sounds kinda lame, but I was too un-energetic mentally to come up with anything better! LOL! =)
Why is it that a "Danger, Keep Out" sign actually increases curiosity in people?
A black and white of the mill... this was actually not the real mill. It was a reproduction, but it still looked cool! =)
The saloon... actually a restaurant. I'm sure the food was way overpriced. =)
Of course, there was a shoot out, but I didn't take any photos. I will just mention that the gun fight was the shortest gun fight I've ever seen... it was pretty weak. We still tipped them $2 (hey, the kids enjoyed it) and I am happy to tell you that is all we spent there. =)
Anyway, a parting photo of Kayla, Jacob and Gary in a giant bird cage...
Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day! =)
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Friday, April 10, 2009
Very easy, very simple... no frills. Just thought I'd share some simple layouts and card ideas! Have a great day! =)
Thursday, April 9, 2009
I pulled out an old SU stamp set "Definitely Decorative Ferns" to use as the main focal point. Instead of using cardstock to accent the white stamped cardstock, I used black stitching. I also stitched the tree rings around the punched Creamy Caramel circles and then used the stamp set "Background Sampler" and SU markers to color in the lines of the stamp to create the woodgrain on the Really Rust contrast piece. This was fun to create... thanks for looking!
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
I found out about this through Anthonette! Simply Handmade, the magazine, is hosting a Die Cut Machine Giveaway on their blog and I just had to pass the news on to you!! You have to leave a comment to enter the giveaway, but if you blog about it and put the link in your comment, they will give you 2 entries!! Here's the link to get over there and enter: http://simplyhandmademag.blogspot.com/2009/04/die-cut-machine-giveaway.html
I realize not all our followers are probably that interested in winning this, so sorry this isn't that interesting today, but this is exciting news to paper/stamping/card-making/scrapping people! =D
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
We received this award from A Scrappy Design... so a big THANKS to her and please visit her blog if you have a chance! =)
Monday, April 6, 2009
I used THIS CARD LAYOUT that I showed you last week sometime. I simply made the card horizontal instead of vertical and it gives the card a totally different look! I did this primarily to fit my sentiment on the card stock, which was quite a bit wider than the sentiment I used on the original card layout. This way, the sentiment fit and I just moved the flowers as well. =)