Monday, June 30, 2014

I'm back and with a project to share...

Wow I can't believe it's been 7 months since I last posted on my blog...  Time sure does fly by.  I would like to say that I have been so busy crafting that I didn't have time to update my blog but the truth is I have been working and hanging out with hubby, the kids and the dogs...  We got a new puppy in May and she has been keeping us on our toes...  Nothing really exciting going on but I did spend some time in my crafty room this weekend going through things I no longer need or use so if your looking for a good deal I have posted a few thing on my Facebook page and will be posting more soon...  So in between going through things I did create this sweet card....

Product List:
Goruss Stamp "Ladybird"
Heidi Swap "Sugar chic" pattern Paper
Water Color Paper
Artist Loft Watercolors 
Spellbinders "Opulent Ovals" die
Tim Holtz "Butterflight" die
Stampenous embossing enamel in Shabby pink and blue
Tim Holtz Walnut Stain ink
Ranger Archival black ink
MME Brads
Vintage lace

Here are a few other photos


Thanks so much for looking and I will be back in a few days with another post.  Hopefully a creative one. Till then have a happy creative day.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A charming tag....

I'm back...  After another much needed break I'm back to blogging and just in time for the holidays... Still trying to fit in crafty time with working full time plus over time and all the other fun day to day things...  I did manage to get in a little crafty time this past weekend and would like to share with you a tag I created...

Products used...
Marion Smith Designs Stamp (flower)
Stampendous Frog Stamp
PanPastels
Pattern Paper Scraps
Pearls
Tim Holtz ink
Wendy Vecchi ink
#10 tag
Lace
Ribbon


Thanks so much for looking and I will be back soon with another project to share.  Please leave a comment if you have the time. 

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

I love mixing the new with the old...

I have been having so much fun going through boxes and unpacking my craft room as I often get side tracked and then I find myself sitting at my table creating a way...  Yes that is why it has been taking me forever to get it unpacked. What better way to get inspired then to open up a box and find all your treasure that have been packed away for months ok a year, but it's been a rough year for me so I'm glad to be getting back into the swing of things and so glad that I feel human again it only took 2 surgeries but I am on the mend and back to getting crafty in my spare time. It really does feel good to be among paper, ink, glitter and glue...  So today I unpacked some My Minds Eye 6x6 pads and at the bottom of the box was a package of ephemera from K & Company...  things like ephemera inspire me so naturally I headed to the table with a few new things and some old paper pads and the ephemera package and pulled some things from my left over bin and got busy creating...  Here is a card I created.

Products used:
My Minds Eye Love Me (banner pattern paper)
Crate Paper Random (black chevron pattern paper)
The Paper Studio (music pattern paper)
K & Company Valentine Ephemera (little girl valentine, I heart You tickets)
Purple Cows Wire (pattern created with Purple Cows Wind It tool)
Prima Cabbage Rose
Making Memories Pearls
Paper Trey Ink Vintage Button
Vintage Lace
May Arts Burlap String (white)
I am Roses Leaves
Tim Holts (brushed corduroy) ink
Memories Pigments (Unicorn) ink
Recollections Corrugated Card

Here are some close up photos...



Thanks so much for looking. I love to read comments so if you have a chance please leave one.  I will be back soon with another project.  Till then... Happy Crafting.


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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Hello Friend and more photos of my craftroom...

Happy Thursday Everyone...  I have been so good in getting into my craftroom this week to get creative.  I even got ready for work yesterday in record time so I could have 20 min in my craftroom before I went to work.  I picked out some papers that were left on my desk from my previous card and those little pearls, then grabbed a roll of twine and my distress ink and got busy... It felt good to create but knowing I left something on my table not finished drove me nuts at work, but when I got home and checked in on everyone I headed up to my room to finish what I started...  With that said here is my finished card...

products used:
Echo Park Beautiful Life 6x6 paper pad
Pebbles Inc Hip Hip Hooray (hello friend)
Digital Image (ticket)
Tim Holtz Ink (brushed corduroy)
Making Memories Pearls
Twine
Kraft Cardstock

Here is a close up...


 Here are a few more photos of my craftroom... Still getting it unpacked and things put in the right spots.  It seems like it will take me forever to get it done with working full time I only get to unpack on the weekend. So it's a slow process but it's getting there.




Thanks so much for looking. I love to read comments so if you have a chance please leave one.  I will be back soon with another project.  Till then... Happy Crafting.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Happily Ever After... Happy, Thrilled and Excited...

Happy Tuesday everyone...  I am Happy, Thrilled and Excited today... Yesterday I was in my craft room creating cards and for some reason I was creating Valentines and Wedding cards. Not sure why. lol... Later that afternoon I called my son to see how he's doing really it was to check up on him.  When you live in 2 different states you worry all the time.. Well he told me he asked his girlfriend to marry him and she said yes.  So maybe that's why I was creating those cards. You know the "Moms intuition". lol  So excited for him and this next chapter in his life and well for me I finally get another girl that can call me mom... lol

With that said here is a card I created...

products used:
Echo Park Beautiful Life 6x6 paper pad
I am roses flowers and leaves
K12 Studio Stamp (Happily Ever After)
Dress Stamp (unknown)
Memory Makers Pearls
Cheery Lynn Designs Heart Die
Tim Holtz Ink (brushed corduroy)
Corrugated Card
Paint 

Here are some close ups...



Thanks so much for looking.  I will be back on Thursday with another projects. Till then... Happy Crafting. 


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Monday, August 26, 2013

A Happy Birthday Card and still unpacking my craft room...

So I spent 12 hours in my craft room yesterday.  Looking at what I did in those 12 hours I'm not sure if I was that productive.  I would of been better if I could make up my mind where I wanted things.  Things started in one place then moved to a different place and ended up in another place.  I think that deciding where things go is what takes up so much time.  In the middle of it all I ended up twisting or pulling something in my back after moving some boxes around.  So I have been really slow moving like turtle slow. lol  So naturally I decided to sit down to rest my back and get in some creative time.  Here is a card that I created...  I really love the colors.

  products used:
The Paper Studio Pattern Papers (pink, blue and floral cream)
K12 Studio Stamps (dress form and happy birthday)
I am Roses (all flowers)
Cherry Lynn Designs Fanciful Flourish and Mini Fanciful Flourish Die
Tim Holtz Ink (brushed corduroy)
Archival Ink (jet black)
KinderStampO Doily

Here are some close ups and how it started...




Here are a couple photos of my scrap room that I worked on today...








All the Halloween stamps are on my desk waiting to be stamped...

Thanks so much for taking a look at my blog today... I will be back tomorrow with another project.  Till then... Happy Crafting.

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Monday, August 19, 2013

a nerdy owl canvas...

Today I would like to share with you a little canvas I created.  I love to paint and mix colors and do what makes me happy.  So as I sat in my crafty room looking around at boxes etc naturally I grabbed my paint, a stencil and a some things that were left over on my scrap table and got busy listening to some 80's jams... 

Here is the final finished canvas.

Products used:
Glitz Designs Owl
Pink Paislee She Art Vintage Lace Stencil
7Gypsies (Too Much of a good thing) Stamp
Unity Stamp (top left corner)
Want2Scrap chipboard Retro Glasses
Tim Holtz Sizzix On The Edge Butterfly Die
StazOn Ink 
Paint
Washi Tape
KinderStampO 4" doilies

Here are some "in the process" photos



 Here is another finished photo...



Thanks so much for taking a look at my blog today... I will be back on Monday with another project.  Till then... Happy Crafting.

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