Monday, March 29, 2010


Scraplifted this layout from Rachael Wood at TrueXOXOgirls for their challenge. Simply loved her layout. Supplies are from AWDML .
Supplies: We R Memory Keepers MVP pattern paper line, thickers, Jenni Bowlin rub-ons, ric rak, misting, and a little Maya Road chipboard shapes.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Our Ride

Layout using a sketch of Stacey's over at Scrap That . Our tradition every fathers day is to Ride the River. A 25 mile bike ride and lots of family time. On the button I used some orange smooch, this was the first time i've used it. Very fun to play with.

Supplies: Cosmo Cricket Joy Ride pattern paper & elements sheet, thickers, rub-ons, ric rak, button, smooch.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Card Sketch Challenge

This card was made from a sketch over at Sketches4all. This fabulous sketch was designed by Michelle!!! Loved it and turned it into a funky, fun birthday card.
Supplies: Craft cardstock, We R Memory Keepers pattern paper, stampin' up stamp sets, Xyron design runner, Maya Road clock.
Sketches4all is also looking for 2 guest designers coming up for May & June! Come check it out ladies, and good luck!!!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Little Man

Created this layout for a DT project at A Walk Down Memory Lane of little Luis at pappa Steve & grandma Peggy's house having snack time. I love to use letters on layouts and on this one I made homemade chipboard letters.



-Bella Blvd pattern paper

-Ric Rak

-Staz On ink

-Making Memories mini alphas


-Kaisercraft bling

-Boarder punch

Sunday, March 21, 2010

1 Hour Challenge

Made this layout for the 1 Hour Challenge over at Ch{all}enge Masters. I was so much fun to make this layout, take a picture and have it uploaded in 1 hour. Toward the end my heart was racing because I had to reboot my computer.
Don't forget Ch{all}enge Masters has a DT Call going on right now.
-Stampin' Up cardstock
-We R Memory Keepers Tiffany line
-Kaisercraft pearls
-We R Memory Keepers glitter flock
-Boarder puch
-Creamy Carmel Ink
-Xyron Design Runner

Friday, March 19, 2010

Our Anniversary....

So today hubby & I have been married for 12 years and have been together for 15 1/2 years!!! Wow how time I was looking through some pictures and found this one of us from 1996!!! Wow have we grown up since then :)

Usually I make huuby a card....however when I do he says "Is this a two for"...meaning did you make this for a challenge, or DT project!!! Well this year I bought him a card instead. Guess what he didn't make me one?????

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Forever in Love

Hubby and I very rarely have pictures of us together. This picture was one taken at Christmas time. It seems that one of us is always taking the pictures. So of course I had to scrap this pic! I used a sketch from Sketches4All for this fun layout. All of the fun paper, ribbon, ric rak, and letter stickers you can grab over at ADWML Store.
Supplies Used:
-Prima pattern paper
-Jenni Bowlin rub-ons & ribbon
-Bulid a brad
-Making Memories Mini Alphas
-Maya Road Chipboard Shapes

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Birthday Wish

Made this birthday card for one of the many birthday coming up in the next two months. There was a challenge over at Couture Cardstock to create a project using at least 2 circles on it.

Kraft cardstock
Prima pattern paper & ribbon
Thicker (bracket)
Stampin' Up stamp
Creamy Carmel Ink

1 hour of fun.....

Ladies, are you ready for some FUN???????

This Saturday, March 20, we are going to have our very first ONE HOUR Layout Contest!

The contest will start at 9 pm CST (10 pm EST). At that time, the criteria for your LO will be posted. It might be a sketch, it might be a recipe, who knows???

You will have until 10:20 pm CST (11:20 pm EST) to get your LO uploaded into the gallery AND make sure you have it tagged correctly.

At 10:21 CST one random winner for a RAK from Audrey will be choosen! In addition, the DT members will choose one of the entries, and that selected person will be a GUEST DESIGNER FOR THE GROUP OF THEIR CHOICE FOR APRIL!! How fun is THAT????

Come over to Ch{all}enge Masters and play along :)

If you have never done one of these before, please come and try it out! They are so much fun! There will be more hints throughout the week.

Current Designers, you are eligible, too! If you are chosen as our winner, you can guest design for another group!!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Your Sweet

SPCC Blog hop challenge.....Use the following colors tempting turquoise, green galore, whisper white, and also "go green"--reuse something.
I used the package from my making memories mini alphas to make this treat bag. I just cut off the top part of the packaging.
-Stampin' Up cardstock and inks - all 3 colors from above
-Stamppin' Up Stamp Sets - Fifth Avenue Floral & Seeing spots
-Maya Road mist
-Certainly Celery ribbon (the flower on the bottom left)
-White jumbo brad
-White gel pen
-Mini Alphas
- Snickers :)

Mom to be

This is my take on the March sketch challenge #2 over at Sketches4U. This is a picture of my stepdaughter who expecting now June 30. I have a new fun thing to makes and it's the flower out of a strip of ribbon. The supplies I used on this layout are from A Walk Down Memory Lane Store.
-Heidi Swap pattern paper
-Maya Road A year to remember
-Mini Alphas
-Kaisercraft bling

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Happy Feet

Created this layout using a sketch from sketchabilities (thanks ladies....fabulous sketch), for Croping the 80's Challenge at AWDML. The challenge was to use splatters of paint on a layout since this was a big thing in the 80's.

-Craft cardstock
-Maya Road mist
-Making memories paint
-We R Memory Keepers pattern paper
-Ric Rak
-Kaisercraft pearls
-Making Memories pins
-Mini alphas
-Stampin' Up perfect plum ink

5x7 frame calendar

I made this calendar using a plastic 5x7 frame for a challenge at Coture Cardstock. Painted the edges, added a little paper, flower, ribbon, and button. The numbers I used acrylic paper and also painted the edges. After they dried I put pattern paper on the back side and used thickers for the numbers. The months are held on by velcro, so I can easily swap them out.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Sketches4u Sketch Challenge

WOOHOO!!! I sooo love this RAK! Ok so if you hurry you could win this fabulous RAK from Snobby Walrus here at Sketches4U. You must complete this sketch under sketch crazy group and upload it to the gallery by March 15th. Good luck everyone :)

Thursday, March 11, 2010

U Rule

SPCC has a fabulous color combo this week. I made this card for the challenge this week.
Stampin' Up Cardstock - soft suede & dusty durango
Moxxie pattern paper & stickers
Making memories mini alphas
Chocolate chip ribbon
Misc buttons
Kaisercraft Droplets.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Ch{all}enge Masters DT Call

Ch{all}enge Masters is looking for new group leaders! We are filling all our groups:
Blade Masters
Book of Me
Go Green
Kitchen Keepsakes

We are looking for individuals that are passionate about scrapping and paper crafts, love to have fun with fellow crafters, and want to share their passion of their hobby (obsession) with others! Come check us out at

Group Leader Requirements:
*Post 1 new challenge on assigned date each month along with a project sample to your challenge group.
*Make sure you leave a comment in the gallery on each of your category's submissions.
*Be as active as possible on the forums and in your group. We focus on having fun while providing inspiration for our members.
*Check the Design Team group daily for posts containing important information or requiring your response.
*If you have stuff going on in your life, you're going on vacation or whatever & you can't be around, contact a member from the site's ADMIN to let us know.
*Since there is no compensation for your design duties, you are eligible to participate in all of our challenges to win the prize each month!!! Please play along as much as you'd like!

To apply, please send a link to your blog and/or main gallery to: . Please send a .jpg of 1 {only 1 please!} layout/project that best represents your style along with your full name & email address. Submissions will be accepted until Saturday March 26th. Don't forget to let us know which position you would like to fill.

The new team will be announced on March 28th!

We look forward to receiving your application! This is going to be fun!

Challenge # 9 80's Crop the challenge is to create something listing your favorite 8 things of the 80's. There were so many where do you start. Favorite movies, songs, TV shows. Do you remember Spuds Mackenzie? My number 1 thing was when the CD came out. I thought what better way to create a list then to alter a CD & case.
- Cherry Arte paper
- Thickers
- Ric rak
- Bo Bunny flowers
- Kaisercraft pearls
- Maya Road Mist
- Making Memories Mini Alphas
- Bo Bunny rub-ons

Monday, March 8, 2010

A Walk Down Memory Lane Challenge

Made this card for one of the 80's crop challenge at A Walk Down Memory Lane. I used a card from the cards challenge at Ch{all}enge Masters for inspiration. The challenge from the 80's crop was on a bingo card which told you all of the things you need to use in your creation. Come check out the challenges for the 80's crop You have until the end of the month to have all 10 challenges done and uploaded.

- Bella Blvd pattern paper
- Stampin' Up cardstock
- Ribbon, ric rak & fun fur
- Button
- Mists
- Ink
- Chipboard

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Ch{all}enge Masters Blog Challenge

Ok so I figured since it is spring and lots of people do spring cleaning. That is my blog challenge this month. Redo and clean up your colors, new jams, add links, you know all that fun stuff. So today I started with a new background. It is a work in progress :)

There are several challenges up today at Ch{all}enge Masters so come and check them out.

March Card Sketch

Made this card for the DT at Sketchs4you. I used craft card stock by stampin' up, cosmo cricket paper & chipboard shapes, and a little ink and ric rak, a punch for the edge. The little arrows were on the paper so I just cut those out along with the turtle.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Bella Blvd paper...

A couple of things I made for the DT at A Walk Down Memory Lane. The layout is for the 80's crop challenge #5. Create a layout using a song title from the 80's. The little treat bag for easter was just for fun. I used Bella Blvd paper and stickers for both. Don't forget to check out the 80's crop challenges and play along.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Challenge #2 Rocking the 80's Crop

This is what I came up with for challenge #2 at A Walk Down Memory Lane Crop. The challenge was to use layers, ruffles (which is my ribbon) and something asymetrical (the sentiment). I used Prima paper & ribbon, rub-on by Jenni Bowlin, craft cardstock, and kiwi kiss & creamy carmel ink.

Rockin' the 80's RAK

Ok ladies this is another chance for you to win some goodies joining in on the Rocking The 80's Crop over at A Walk Down Memory Lane. The challenges are posted daily from March 1 - March 10. You have a chance to win some fabulous goodies at the site. I am giving you a second chance here on my blog. Here's how is going to work. For every challenge you complete in the crop and post to Mr. Linky over at A Walk Down Memory Lane...well this will also give you an entry here for my RAK. Just leave me a comment that you completed the challenge so I can check it out on the DT blog. Here are the challenges that are up so far

March 1- A layout inspired by one of the 15 80's movie titles listed on the blog.
March 2- Create anything using the following ruffles, layers, and is asymetrical.

You have until March 31 to have all completed over on the blog as well as let me know here. I will post the winner on April 2. Good luck to all and I can't wait to see how you totally rock the 80's.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Our Little House Guest

Did this layout for the DT at A Walk Down Memory Lane. We had a house guest for 4 days while our neighbors were out of town. I had to take her picture....she was just to cute.
- Bella Blvd pattern paper & stickers
- Maya Road mist
- Ric rak/ ribbon
- Maya Road clear calander circle
- Thickers
- Mini alphas many of you loved the 80's???? Come on don't be know you had big hair, wore 2 or 3 pairs of socks so you could layer them, and rolled your jeans! So guess what...we are taking you back to the 80's. Come check out the 80's crop at A Walk Down Memory Lane. There will be a total of 10 challenges going from 3/1 - 3/10. You will have until the end of the month to upload your projects. It's going to be like totally cool!!!