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Make it Monday challenge.

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Howdy!  It's been a long time since I've posted and done a challenge. I saw this technique via Papertreyink ink YouTube channel and I had to give it a try! Make it Monday #136: textured stamping! This was so cool and easy to do. Take a look at their channel to see it in action here>>>Textured stamping  or via their blog here  >>>Make it Monday Challenge #136

Here is my card for the challenge.

Papertreyink ink products used:
floral foliage mini tamp set and die
dark chocolate & new leaf  dye ink
Kraft card stock


Minnie Mouse birthday theme party!

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Wow it has been forever since I've made a post!  Here are a few things I made for my great nieces 1st birthday party!  She just loves Minnie Mouse!


The Invite to set the Theme.  I used Mickey Mouse head from Mickey & Friends Cricut Cartridge.  Thanks to my friend Jennie for lending me this cartridge!


Banner I made using my Cameo.
Birthday Cake I made.   The Minnie Mouse and bows were cut with my Cricut using the Mickey & friends cricut cartridge.  Birthday Banner bought from the Silhouette Store.
 Cupcake stand i made using cake boards!    Sizes used:  20", 18", 16", 14", 12".   To create the tulle ruffle i just gathers the tulle and sewed it on to the ribbon and got glued it to the bottom.  THe minnie mouse ribbon is from Michaels.  The columns to separate the levels were cans of large spaghetti sauce and small cans of corn to give it a bit of height from the table.  They were all wrapped with card stock.   The top Minnie Mouse was purchased from …

Prima BAP January Sketch challenge..

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This is my 1st time doing a challenge for Prima.  I love their products but i don't really have that much of them.  I love seeing Tiffany use their stuff.  I am in awe how beautifully she uses their products for her layout.

So after seeing her layouts.. i decided i would try my hand at doing a sketch challenge.  SO i went through my stash and found all my items and used those to create my layout and also did a video of it.

A list of products used is at the end.

Here is the BAP  Sketch:

And here is my take on it:




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Prima Products used:  Mask: #882105 Voila Die-cut art strip Sculpture flowers #920975 Arco-Iris Flowers #544379 Hedgerow  12x12 (romantique) #843458 Prima Vine flower (collection unknown) Prima craft knife Prima distressing tool Other Products Tattered angels Wheatfield Vintage photo Distress ink Webster’s Letter stickers Glitter Ribbon (unknown) Tools Used: Martha Stewart:      Butterfly Stamp punch      Confetti Heart punch Liquid pearls Platinum

Annabelle Challenge: AC 153

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I'm back in the saddle again!! YEE HAWW!!! LOL

And of course starting with the always favorite  Annabelle Stamps BLOG challenge!!  I can always count of them to get me back on track!!

So here is my video entry.. I know i didn't have to do a video of it but i needed to get back to making vids!!

Hope you enjoy and don't forget to visit their blog at :  Annabelle Stamps








Yikes! Happy NEW YEAR!!

Wow!! Its been since  September 3rd since i posted something.  Its about the same time i stopped making cards and like the 3rd week of the school year.  SO i have been BUSY!!  So i think i'm settled into work now. LOL Yeah like 5 months later!

So yeah work has been keeping me busy and me being a bum mostly.  But i'm trying to get back to crafting. i didn't even do cards for Christmas this year.  I did do some tags for the gifts.

So I am going to do some New Years Scrappy Resolutions.... Which are:

SMASH BOOK--- I bought this thing like last year and still nothing is in it!  Gotta do that and probably do a vid of me doing stuff in it.Layout a week: I want to try to do 1 layout a week.Make more cards. Especially for challenges in which i win stuff!! LOL i love winning stuff!Don't buy anymore stuff!!  As of right now I have one order coming in from SU and SC stuff, which has some Last call items i bought.    The only thing i can buy are :AdhesiveWhite paper (12x12) for m…