Tuesday, January 31, 2012

My Heart Belongs to You

Good Morning.  Hope everyone is having a good week.  I had a nice relaxing weekend because this week is always a busy one for me at work.  I got some crafting and cleaning done.  I also found some time for a little online shopping. 

As anyone knows who follows me, I am not a primary color person. I like the pastel Blue's, Pink's and Purples so this weeks challenge over at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations was fun for me.  This week we have a color challenge.  We want you to use Red, Pink & Black on your card.  I love this stamp from Saturated Canary and I knew it would be perfect for this weeks challenge. 

The other wonderful challenges this card fits are:

Cooking it up with Katie - Heart, Emboss (Black paper is embossed), Punch
Paper Shelter - Pearls & Swirls
Pixie Cottage - Sketch and/or Love & Kisses
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - Striped Paper
Whimsy Inspiration - Pearls or Bling
Crafty Purple Frog - Valentines Day/Show us some Love
Craft Us Crazy - Valentines Day/Love and or Animals
Digi Doodle Shop Best - Anything Goes
DRS Designs - Hearts
Moving Along with the Times - Blooming Marvelous (Flowers)
Saturated Canary - Dies and/or Punches
Do You Stack Up? - Inspiration Picture (I took the colors)
Lily Pad - Patterned Paper
Mami Doodles - For a Love One
Patties Creations - Embossing (Black paper)
Poodles Parlour - Valentine / Love
Simply Create Too - Love is in the Air
Stamp Man - Embossing (Black paper)
Stamping for the Weekend - Embossing (Black paper)
Totally Papercrafts - Pearls & Lace
Wags 'n Whiskers - Valentine / Love
Allsorts - One or more hearts
Di's Digi Designs - Valentines
Drunken Stampers - Use Something New (stamp)
Marks Finest Paper - Card with at least 4 layers
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle - Anything Goes
Card Cupids - Valentines
Creative Inspirations Paint - Someone Special
Sentimental Sundays - Dry Embossing (Black paper)
The Crafty Pad - Show some Valentine/Anniversary Love
Digi Makeover Challenge - Be My Valentine
ICopic - Red Love
Lollipop Crafts - Anything Goes
Pollycraft - Favorite Things (Flowers)
Scrappers Delight - Anything Goes
Stamps R Us - Valentine/Love
Truly Madly Crafty Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Punches & / or Dies
Die Cuttin' Diva's - #50 Anything Goes
Oldie but Goodie - Have a Heart (my DP is a year old)
Partytime Tuesdays - Anything Goes
Use it Tuesday - Love (my striped DP is horded)

Thank you for visiting. I hope you like my Valentine.  Thank you to everyone who leaves comments. I love reading them every day.


Tuesday, January 24, 2012

First Valentine...

Good Morning!  Hope everyone is well.  We had 2 day's with snow this past week.  Friday we had a couple inches and Saturday we had a bigger storm. There wasn't alot of snow (~5 inches) but there were accidents everywhere on the roads.  Unfortunately this was the day a bunch of friends were getting together to stamp.  I was packed, had put my stuff in the car and then I sat watching the snow.  We finally decided to postpone.  It was disappointing but I don't like driving in the snow and I know I would be worried about getting in an accident so it was for the best. 

Today is Tuesday so that means another great challenge at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.  Today we have a sketch.  I don't know about you but I am always looking for new layouts.  I had to modify this a little because I couldn't make a triangle but I think (hope) I stayed true to the sketch.

The other wonderful challenges this card fits are:

Whimsical Wednesday - Anything Goes
Whimsy Inspiration - Blue and Brown
Crafty Purple Frog - Anything Goes
Digi Doodle Shops Best - Blues and Browns
Paper Play - Ribbon every which way
Pixie Dust - We're going dotty
Shelly's Images - Anything Goes
Card Makin' Mama's - Something Old
Poodles Parlour - Valentine / Love
Simply Create Too - Love is in the Air
Wags 'n Whiskers - Valentine / Love
Let's Ink It Up - Anything Goes
Stamptacular Sunday - Seeing Spots
Cupcake Craft - All you need is Love
Karens Doodles - Paper Piecing
Paper Pretties - Create Valentine Project
Scrappers Delight - Anything Goes
Victorine Originals - Anything Goes
Die Cutting Diva's - Button's, Bows and/or Bling
Lady Bug Crafts - Bows
Paper and Such Design - Non Traditional Colors

 Thank you for visiting and looking at my card.  I hope you like it.  Thanks to everyone who leaves a comment.  I love reading them.


Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Happy Birthday Mary!

Good Morning!  How is your week going?  Mine is really fun.  Saturday I spend shopping with Mary, Kristen, Pia and Michelle.  Next to coloring and making cards, what could be more fun than shopping!!  I keep saying I am not going to buy more paper but I came home with 3 packs of 6 x 6 and some 12 x 12.  I couldn't help it.  They are so pretty. Of course, I can't seem to shop without buying a new die and misc embellishments.  You will see some of my new purchases in the coming weeks!!

Today we have a challenge theme at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations that was so easy for me!!  We want you to make a card with Die Cuts!   I really don't know what we did without them!  I decided to use the card I made for my sister Mary's Birthday last week.  I used my memory box and spellbinder dies for her card.  The flowers I cut out and popped up to give it more dimension.

The other wonderful challenges my card fits are:
Diva's by Design - New Beginnings or Thanks
Crafty Creations - Something new (my memory box die cut)
Freshly Brewed - Something new (my memory box die cut)
Gingersnap - Ribbon
Whimsey Inspiration - Happy Birthday
Crafty Ribbons - New Beginnings
Craft us Crazy - Xmas, Anything new or Humorous
Meljens Designs - Anything Goes
Sassy Studio - Let's Celebrate
Alphabet Challenge - Y - You can choose
Card Makin Mamas - New Year or Use something new (my memory box die cut)
Fairy Tale - Something new (my memory box die cut)
Simply Create Too - More than 2 layers
Winter Wonderland - Happy Birthday
Phindy's Place - Bingo - Pearls, Ribbon, Flowers
2 Sisters - Use Metal
Catch the Bug - Birthday
Challenge up your life - Bingo - Swirls, Pearls, Glitter
Craft your Days Away- New Beginning
Marks Finest Paper - Use Border Punches
One Stop Craft - On the Spot & Ribbon
Secret Crafter - Anything Goes with Blue
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
Gingerloft - Anything Goes
Sparkles Forum - New  Crafty
Crafty Boots -New Beginnings
Lexi's Creations  - Anything Goes
Ooh La La - New Beginnings
Scrappers Delight - Anything Goes
Stamp & Create - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Favorite Colors
Pollycraft - Bingo - Punches, Pearls, Flowers
The Crazy Challenge - Bingo - Die Cuts,  Word, Gems/Pearls

Thank you for visiting me.  I hope you like my Birthday card for Mary.  Thanks to everyone who leaves a comment.  I love reading all of them.


Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Happy New Year

Good Morning!  How is 2012 going for you so far? Do you have all your Xmas decorations put away?  I am happy to say that my year is going well so far and I have everything put away.  Life back to normal. I am slowly pulling out my card making supplies and my room looks well used already! 

Today at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations we have a very easy and, at least for me, fun challenge.  We want Glitter on your project!!   You can't see mine well but I have the champagne glittered on my card and my blue flowers have glitter on them.  I love glitter!!  I can't wait to see what you glitter.

Barely Mine - Anything Goes
Digistamps 4 Joy - Something Old/Something New
Freshly Brewed - Something New
Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
My Mum's Craft Shop - Something New
Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamps - New Something
Whimsy Inspiration - New Beginnings
Papercraft Star - Inspiration Picture
Crafty Ribbons - New Beginnings
Lili's Little Fairies - New Beginnings
Craft Us Crazy - Xmas, Anything New or Humorous
Digi Doodle Shops Best - New Beginnings
Paper Play - Happy New Year
Sassy Studio Designs - Use Something New
Card Makin Mama's - New Year or Something New
Crafty Catz - New Beginnings
Delicious Doodles - All things new
Fairy Tale - Something New
Jelly Park Challenges - Use Something Old and Something New
Paper Cutz - New Year
Simple Create Too - More than 2 layers
Challenge up your Life - Being (Flowers, Ribbon, Swirl)
Craft Your Days Away - New Beginnings
Crafty Emma - Anything Goes
Just Some Lines - Anything to do with New Year
Corrosive Challenge - Rink in the New Year
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
Fashionable Stamping Challenges - Anything Goes with your new stash
One Stitch at a Time - Use Embellishments
The Squirrel and The Fox - Something New

Thanks for stopping by.   Thank you to everyone who comments.  I love reading all of them.


Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Something Old/Something New

Happy New Years everyone!!  I hope everyone had a fun Christmas and New Year.   My week was very busy so I didn't get everything done that I had hoped to but it was nice to have time off from work to spend with family.  I have another week off in January and hope to get more stamping done on that vacation.

Now that the Holiday's are behind us we are back to the weekly challenges with Going Grey with Scrap-Creations . I am glad to get started again.  To start off the new year we have a fun and easy challenge.  The theme is Something Old and Something New.  We all have that stash that we say we are going to use and we all have those new stamps/paper/die cuts that we had to have or got for Christmas.  We are asking that you use both on your project.  Most of my card is old but I used one of my new stamps from Saturated Canary.  These are so much fun to color.

Also we are going to be looking for 2 new DT's at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.  Do you want to join the fun?  We have a great group of people and it is a pleasure to be part of this challenge every week.  Kristen will be posting the requirements tomorrow so if you want to join us please watch for her announcement. 

The other wonderful challenges this card fits are:
Cooking it up with Katie - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - Something New (my stamp)
My Mum's Craft Shop - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Something New (my stamp)
Craft us Crazy - Christmas, Anything New or Humorous
Digi Doodle Shop Best - Anything Goes
DRS Designs - Snowflakes
For Your Inspiration - I took colors from photo
Saturated Canary - Christmas/Winter
Delicious Doodles - Anything Goes
Fabulous Friday - Something New (my stamp)
Fashionista Friday - Use up Stash (DP)
Jellypark Challenge - Use Something Old and Something New (DP /Stamp)
Stamping for the Weekend - Anything Goes
Gingerloft - Winter or Christmas
Opus  Gluei - Out with the Old and In with the New
Pile it On - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes
Sparkles Forum - Anything BUT a Christmas card
The Squirrel and the Fox - Something new (my stamp)
Crafty Calendar - Cold and Frosty
Marks Finest Paper - Use a Snowflake
One Stop Craft - Winter Wishes
Secret Crafter - Anything Goes
Heart Song Inspirations - Anything Goes
House of Gilli - Anything Goes
Incy Wincy - Anything Goes
My Craft Spot - Winter Wonderland
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Something New (my stamp)
Stamps & Fun=Creativity - Snow
Stamps R Us - What you got for Xmas or Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Use a sentiment
The Pink Elephant - Anything Goes
Whoopsi Daisy - Free and Easy

Thank you for stopping by.   I hope you like my 1st card of 2012!  Thanks to everyone who leaves a comment.  I love reading them