Thursday, April 29, 2010

Super Saturday!!!!!

Hey there ladies....just a quick post tonight. As you all know Saturday is our day to do nothing but scrappy related things!!!! There should be no groccery shopping, no cleaning, no laundry!!!!!

Stop back here on Saturday bright and early as i'm involved in 2 blog hops for NSD!!!! There will be fabulous designers and prizes along the way of both hops!!! Who doesn't like to win cool RAKS!!!

See you Satruday!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mother's Day Card

So Mother's Day will be here before we know it. I thought I had better get started on my cards. Here is the card I made for my mommy :)

On this card I used Sassafras Lass Owl Pals paper, rick rak, Xyron Design runner, Stampin' up boarder punch, prima flowers, kaiser craft pearls, Jenni Bowlin pin, some ribbon to make a flower.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Hoo has Bieber Fever?!?!?!?!?

Made this layout for DT project at A Walk Down Memory Lane . I am taking DD and 3 of her friends to see Justin Bieber, so obviously I had to take a picture of her with the tickets!!!! For this layout I used a fabulous line by Sassafras Lass "Owl Pals". Love this paper, the pinks and browns are so pretty together.
Other supplies used: thickers, Cosmo Cricket tiny type, Pink Paislee letters, white gel pen, ric rak.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Smooch winner & sneak peak!!!!

Ok is a little sneak peak of the fabulous kit I get to play with in May from Queen Scraps . It's a little Basic Grey line :) Has super fun colors and i've used something on this layout that I have never used before!!!!! What is it you ask?!?!?! You'll have to wait until mid May to see!!!!
Now for the winner of the smooch! I had DD pic a name out of a cup and she picked.........................................
Janet. Congrats girly!!!! You can email me your address to
Have a great day!!!

I finally did it!!!

Yep.....thats right....I finally have a facebook page now!!!!! Started working on it late last night! We will see how it goes. DD thought it was so funny that I had to ask her what a status was!!!!! Now she's probably thinking, great one more place for her to post pics!!!!

Thursday, April 22, 2010


This is a scraplift challenge for the month over at Ch{all}enge Masters. This was a lift of July Gaceta. Thanks for the fabulous challenge girly!!!
Supplies used: Bella Blvd paper, thickers, making memories mini alpha, ric rak, and one of my homemade buttons.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Blog Hop Winner.....

Ok ladies thanks for hopping with me during the Scrapbook Heavan blog hop. The winner of my give-a-way.......the 3 flowers and 4 homemade buttons I made is....................


Please email your address to . Thanks so much for playing ladies.

Please check out the post below for another give-a-way. You could win this fabulous bottle of smooch mist. Just come on over to Queen Scraps and introduce yourself on the forum and leave me a comment. It's that simple!!!! See you there :)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Who wants some SMOOCH?!?!??!

Ok's up for grabs. This fabulous bottle of smooch can be yours. How you ask??????? Well all you have to do is come on over to Queen Scraps and introduce yourself in the forum and chat with us. Leave me a comment here the you have done this and you could be the lucky winner!!!!! I will draw the winner this coming Saturday morning!!! See you there :)

Monday, April 19, 2010

The Greeting Farm Stamps

Used this cute little birthday girl stamp from The Greeting Farm collection for a DT project at AWDML. Thought this would be perfect for DD friends birthday. Nice and girly :)

Supplies: Heidi Swapp pattern paper, mini alphas, kaisercraft pearls, ric rak, Bo Bunny flower, white gel pen.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

I Now Design For....

Hey there everyone, hope you all are having a fabulous weekend so far! I have super exciting news. I am now a Design Team Member at Queen Scraps. It's a newer site so come on over at check it out, and make sure you stop in the forum and say hello! It's a fabulous group of girls there.

There will be some fabulous ideas for you with every new WEEKLY kit!!! Yes I said WEEKLY kits! WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!

We have many exciting things planned already for you and you don't want to miss out. So take a look around. Here are some of the upcoming weekly kits that are coming up!!!!

~Jillibean Soup - Old World Cabbage
~BoBunny - Jazmye
~Sassafras Lass - Nerdy Bird
~Basic Grey - Green At Heart
~American Crafts - Dear Lizzy
~Fancy Pants - Rusted Sun
~October Afternoon - Fly A Kite

Who's Designing for Queen Scraps:

See you there!


Saturday, April 17, 2010

Scrapbook Heaven's "Spring In My Step" Blog Hop

Welcome everyone!!!!! We are VERY excited you have joined us for the first blog hop for Scrapbook Heaven!!! The hop will run from April 17 - April 20! All prizes will be drawn and posted on April 21. Good luck to all of you!! If you have just come here from Teresa's blog then your on the right track, and if you have stopped by to visit my blog, and did not realize there was a blog hop going on please start here at the beginning of the hop. There will for sure be some FABULOUS inspiration and some fun prizes along the way!

What's my project you ask?!?!?!?! Well what is spring without flowers??? I'm going to show you how to make 3 different types of homemade flowers for your pages. Here are all of the directions and the pictures will be posted down below. Hope you enjoy and I can't wait to see all of your lovely homemade flowers on your layouts!!

Flower #1 - Ribbon Flower (1st & 2nd picture)

First you'll need an 8 inch piece of ribbon, needle and some thread. All you have to do for this flower is do a gathering stitch across the top of the entire length of the ribbon. Next simply gather the ribbon up with the thread and sew the ends together. Then place a brad or pearl in the center and you will be able to place it on your card or page with a glue dot. Simply right!!! (I can do it and I can't sew!!!!)

Flower #2 - Rose (3rd & 4th pictures)

You will need a scallop circle punch for this one, pattern paper, and a brad. Punch out 8 scallop circles and crumble them up tight. Then un-crumble them and stack them one on top of another. Now punch a hole through the center of all of them and place a brad through them. You will want to scrunch one layer up around your brad at a time. Once you have done this with all 8 layers, simply spread the layers out slightly and you will have a flower that looks like a rose.

Flower #3 - Simple Circles (5th picture)

You need 3 different size circle punches for this one and 3 small pieces of pattern paper. You will want to punch out 1 shape with each punch. Now crubmle them up and unfold. Next layer starting with the biggest on the bottom and the smallest on top. Now punch a hole and place a brad through the center.

Well ladies happy hopping. Next you'll need to stop by and see what Susan has in store for you!! I'm sure it's simply fabulous!!

Thanks again for stopping, but before you go leave me a comment and become a follower for your chance to win these 3 flowers and 4 of my homemade buttons pictured below. :)

The Rak----

Friday, April 16, 2010


This layout was created using a sketch from Sketches4All .

Luis love his little Easter bag we gave to him. We had the best time playing outside with his sidewalk chalk!!! I don't know what it is about kids and Easter grass!!

American Craft Dear Lizzy paper, prima flower & swirls, making memories mini alphas, thicker bracket, So Safon ink, ric rak, and a little punch action on the side.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

American Crafts B-Day Card

I made this fun spring colored birthday card for my aunt as a DT project for A Walk Down Memory Lane.
Love this paper by American Crafts, it's the Dear Lizzy line. For this card I added a Prima flower and swirl, some Kaisercraft pearls across the bottom, homemade flower out of ribbon, a little gel pen action, and some making memories mini alphas. Also did a little inking on the edges of the paper.
Happy Birthday Aunt Mary!!!!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Buttons of Fun!!!!!

How fun is this!!! I made homemade buttons!!! It took a little bit to get the hang of it, but I think i've got it. Next up, i'm going to try different shapes. I love the way they look on the layout on the top picture.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Recipe Challenge / Journey

Layout of our trip to Iowa City for my sisters white coat ceremony. Looks like mom can't wait to get there! This layout was done for a recipe challenge at Ch{all}enge Masters. You had to use bright colors, staples, alphabet letters, an arrow, and some inking!
Supplies: Cosmo Cricket Road Trip paper, thickers, maya road clock, glimmer mist, ric rak, button, So Saffron inking, and a couple of staples.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Sixth Grade

This is a scraplift challenge #7 at XOXO girls. I lifted a fabulous layout done by July Gaceta!!! This is my DD in 6th grade. Wow how time flies! Thanks for the inspiration July :)
Supplies: Moxxie pattern paper & stickers, thickers, making memories mini alphas, glimmer mist, kaisercraft pearl, a little ric rak, button homemade flower out of ribbon and one made from paper.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Made this layout for a sketch challenge up right now at Sketches4All. Come on over and play along. You could win a pack of THICKERS!!! Come on ladies , who doesn't love thickers?!?!?!?!
This layout was of DD and her friends hanging out over spring break.
Supplies: Bo Bunny Mama-Razzi Tabloid pattern paper, thickers, ric rak, buttons, mini flowers, glimmer mist, kaisercraft pearls.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Late night munchies

DD & her friend over spring break making a midnight snack. I created this layout for the DT over at A Wal Down Memory Lane.

For this layout I used We R Memory Keepers pattern paper Tiffany line, thickers, misting, mini alpha, of course some bling, and maya road clear journaling ticket. Also used Xyron Design Runner for the stitching.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Bloggin Chain

Ilene, my online scrappy friend :), listed me in a blog chain, and now I'm passing it on. Check out her post and blog about it HERE. Thanks Ilene!!

Now I'm supposed to list 10 things that make me happy, 5 pieces of trivia about myself, and pass this award on to 5 fellow bloggers.

Things that make me happy:
1. Scrapbooking :)
2. Starbucks Coffee
3. DD
4. Springtime
5. My work
6. DH
7. TV
8. My friends
9. Weekends :)
10. Holidays

5 Pieces of Trivia about me:
1. I have to have coffee every morning
2. I love chips
3. Shopping is totally for me :)
4. I hate to fold clothes
5. I am going to have a grandson in June

5 Blogging friends (click on their names to check out their blogs - you'll be inspired!):
1. Janet
2. Vieve
3. Audrey
4. Pat
5. Fia

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Technique Challenge: Picasso

This is a layout of Tim & Luis playing with sidewalk chalk which is why I used the title Little Picasso. This layout is for the Technique Challenge over at Ch{all}enge Masters. The challenge was to create a flower that was not bought. I used ribbon & paper to make my flower by the title. Simply fell in love with this new paper by We R Memory Keepers. It's so bright and fun.
Supplies: We R Memory Keepers paper, thickers, making memories mini alphas, stampin' up ribbon & build a brad, a little smooch on my circle buttons, mics handmade buttons from the LSS.

Sew it's your birthday

This was the birthday card I made for my grandmonther. So loves to quilt and I thought this paper was perfect for it. I made this card for th DT at A Walk Down Memory Lane. I tried something new on this card for the first time. I used Crystal Lacquer on the mannequin to give it a little pop! It work fabulously!!!

Supplies: Cosmo Cricket - material girl paper, Jenni Bowlin pin, making memorie mini alphas, kaisercraft pearls, thickers, and a little inking on the edges.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Too Late!!!

Love the look on Luis face!!! We all tried to stop him, but it was to late!!! He had grabbed the egg out of the container, put it down to dry, then yep......he licked his fingers!!!! Obviously you can tell he didn't like the way the coloring tasted :)