Wednesday, October 22, 2014

October AEI♥U Challenge

October's monthly challenge
at Avery Elle, is all about tags!
I tend to only use tags
for I was excited
to give this a whirl. 
Not a great picture, took it
in my kitchen window, early 
morning. Thanks for stopping
in today! Hope your week
is fabulous! C~

Products Used:Avery Elle-More 
Stories stamps;WPlus9-Backgounds & 
Borders 3 stamps;PTI-Mistletoe & 
Holly stamps & Basic Bookmark 2 die;
Distress Ink-Stormy Sky, Weathered 
wood, Chipped Sapphire, Black Soot;
Mama Elephant-Bootastic stamps; 
Perfect Pearls; Lawn Fawn-Stitched 
Hillside dies;Hero Arts-white 
embossing powder;Versamark;Wink
Of Stella-clear;Copics-E31 E37 E59 
YG05 Y06 E97 E99 Y15 Y19 

Monday's challenge

Over at Simon Says Stamp, the
Monday's challenge is 'Anything
Goes". I was making my 
Halloween cards anyways, I 
figured I'd enter! 

I'm not much of a 'cutesy'
person when it comes to 10/31.
My Hubs makes low budget, 
B rated horror we like
scary, gory and bloody! We have a 2 
year old grand daughter that comes over 
everyday so scary stuff is on hold. 
Cutesy is in. 

I made several cutesy cards...but
also made this.
(I'm a BIG zombie fan!)
What do ya think?
Thanks for coming by today!

Products Used:
Memory Box-Graveyard Landscape die; 
PTI-Smokey Shadow ink, Love Lives 
Here stamps, Full Moon Cloud dies, 
Soft Stone card stock & Spooky 
Sweets II stamps; Distress Inks
-Weathered Wood, Stormy Sky, 
Chipped Sapphire; vellum; Hero 
Arts-white embossing  powder; 
Versamark; MFT-You Move Me 
stamps;Prickley Pear-Zombie 
Crossing stamp

My first Christmas card of the season

I finally made a Christmas card! I've been
 stalking all the wonderful blogs I follow
and have been seeing sooo many
pretty cards. I'm glad I did too. It
has me fired up to make more!!! I am
joining in on a couple challenges
with it. So here goes:
Merry Monday #131 (Non Traditional colors) 
 CASology cue card-Week 118: HOME

When I think of traditional Christmas colors,
I think vintage. Cream, red and green...
I tend to decorate in blues & whites.
'Home' was easy...everyone wants
to be home for Christmas.
Being filled with love and light! 
Using purples and browns...I think 
it turned out pretty dang good!

Thanks for poppin' by! Hope you 
are having a great week so far!

Products Used:
Memory Box-Grand Madison Window die;
Mama Elephant-Cozy Christmas stamps 
set & Dainty bow die;Wink of Stella-clear;
Multi Medium-matte;WPlus9-Merry & 
Bright stamp set,Mojito and Bloomsberry
ink;Sparkly Stuff-Sugar;Distress markers
-Pine Needles & Mustard Seed;
Distress inks-Squeezed Lemonade, Antique 
Linen & Brushed Corduroy,Mini blending 


Hi there! Sorry I've been gone so long from
the ole excuses other than life
kinda got in the way & I lost my mojo there
for a bit. I'm back! I've been working on
Halloween cards for days! So I am gonna
share them with ya.
Over at Mama Elephant, they have
a monthly card challenge.
Just so happened I used Mama Elephant products 
on one of the cards I made.
Most of the independent scrap stores in
the KC area have pretty much gone extinct.
I know of 2 we lost and of course,
Archiver's. There is one left and I wandered
into it (not a big fan of the people who
run it)...but it lead me to the fence stamp. 
Which was perfect for this card!
Thanks for stopping by today! I'm
gonna *try* to blog more. Hope
you have a fabulous day! C~

Products Used:
Mama Elephant-Femme Frame dies & 
Bootastic stamp set;SSS-Super Duo stamp 
set;Clearly Besotted-Sweet Little 
Sentiments stamps set;Two Paper Divas-
Weathered Fence stamp;Lawn Fawn-
Grassy border die;PTI-Orange Zest ink;
Distress Ink-Weathered Wood, Stormy 
Sky, Faded Jeans & Chipped Sapphire;
Hero Arts-white embossing powder;
Versamark;Wink Of Stella-clear; 
Mini blending tool;masking tape;
Copics-V12 T1 T3 YG03 Y06 E000 
E00 E11E27 E35 E29 E47 W00 W1 
W3 R35 R46 VOOO Y21 Y24 RV21

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Clean & Simple

the challenge is clean & simple.

I'm leaving for New York tomorrow so I 
whipped this one together this morning.

I love Mo's image of bubbles girl...
Grace and I play with bubbles a lot!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Products used:
Mama Elephant-Femme Frames
Avery Elle-Storybook sentiment
Pretty pink Posh-sparkling/cornflower/
mint 4mm sequins

Friday, September 19, 2014

No card this time

I've really been slackin' on the ole blog! I have been slackin' in the creative department too. Currently watching 2 kids, one is suppose to be looking for other child care but is having a hard time finding some. I miss my days with just Grace. I miss having half a day to myself. Things are good around our house. Been cleaning out closets, cabinets and the basement. Time to purge some old stuff. Been selling unwanted scrap stuff on Facebook. Been shopping on line waaaay too much! Have stamps and inks that haven't been christened...and an overwhelming urge to color with my copics. Probably because there is a new on line class about copics that I won't be taking because I will be in New York for half of it and I like to play along. I'll take it later, over winter! We had family pictures taken a couple weeks ago...they didn't turn out as well as I had hoped but under the circumstance, she did a pretty good job. Grace has major attitude when around strangers and she was not co operating! Punk! 
(Me and my big mouth!)
(We are all in Marvel shirts...even G)

That's it for my update...Hope you have a lovely weekend.
 I'm hitting up some craft fairs...which says Autumn to me!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Simon Says Stamp Stamptember

Over on the blog...the Wednesday challenge
is to Stamp It and blog hop. So, I am 
joining in the fun! You should too!
Thanks for coming by!

Products used:
SSS-Leanna butterfly die/velum/
Distress ink-Peeled Paint/ Mini
blender tool/Tim Holtz-Gothic Stencil/
Fanciful Feathers/Craft Essentials-
Gold embossing powder/Kaiser Craft-
pearls/ Wink Of Stella-clear