Monday, December 11, 2017

Friends and Cards

Happy Monday! The Christmas season is here. Are you ready? Not me. I usually shop the day after Christmas for the next year and I didn't do that last year (boohoo). I am still shopping, wrapping and had to buy my Christmas cards. So when my neighbor Heather asked if I wanted to come by to make Christmas cards, of course I ran right over.....Yippee 
These are the three cards we made. 

I left this Panda Bear card blank to
be used for whatever occasion I needed. 

Oh Dear, I made messes with this card.
The white words is a die cut. I had more glue
on the red card stock than I did the letters.
 so I added glitter glue to the whole card.
I promise it looks better in person.....(laughing)

This snowman is my favorite.
We used Tim Holtz water inks to
make the background. the snowman
is a die cut.
Heather and I plan to make our Christmas Cards for next year starting in the New Year. I'll keep you updated if that happens....(smiling) Have a wonderful day! God Bless

Monday, December 4, 2017

Pluck The Turkey

Happy December Monday! How is everyone today? Did you have a wonderful Thanksgiving? Mine was great. Today I want to share a turkey I made for my TOPS group. They wanted to do a weight loss contest to help us get through the Thanksgiving meal. 
When the ladies completed their weekly challenges
they were allowed to pluck a turkey feather and write
their name on it. If you gained weight you had to
pay your weight in pennies. Three names were drawn
from the plucked feathers. They really enjoyed it. 

I painted a Styrofoam ball and used die cuts to make
the feathers and the face of the turkey. 

Have a super great week!

Monday, November 20, 2017

First Birthday

Happy Monday! It's Thanksgiving week and I am sure you all are busy buying your turkey and prepping for your Thanksgiving dinner. Wishing you and your family a 
Happy Thanksgiving. Today I am sharing a birthday card I made for my niece 
who turns one today. 
I've had these zoo animal stickers forever. I was
going to use them in a photo album with zoo
pictures but never got around to it.  I think this
Giraffe is so cute and perfect for the card.  

The stickers have a shiny glitter texture to them. 

Inside Card.
Have a Blessed Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 13, 2017

1st Birthday

Happy Monday! My granddaughter Jade turn one this month. She is walking and exploring everything. Her and her sister Tessa are keeping us very busy. It's crazy how fast they grow. 

My Grandma was holding Jade on her
 lap reaching for the camera in this photo.
I added glitter CS and Tulle to make the skirt.  

Inside the card

This was another card I made for Jade
for my daughter to use. 

Have a super great week!

Monday, November 6, 2017

Good Morning! Can you believe it's already Novebmer? My granddaughter Jade just turned One and Tessa will be Three. They grow so fast. How many of you still look at Pinterest for inspiration? I pin more than I make. (laughing) I saw this craft and thought it was too cute not to make with the girls. 
Tessa had so much fun putting paint on her feet.
Jade just wanted to touch it and put it in her mouth.

I made this candy bouquet for my daughter's

I used a floral foam, wooden skewers and hot
glue gun to put it together.  
 Enjoy the rest of your week! God Bless.

Monday, October 30, 2017


Happy Halloween! Are you ready for all the trick-or-treaters? I was lucky to have spent an afternoon with my neighbor Heather. She had the cutest Halloween cards for us to make. I really miss our crafting days together. It was so much fun. 

The circles are one large square die cut.
All the other items are from die cuts or punches.

Inside card

The backgroud paper was made using Tim Holtz
Oxide inks. You sponge ink on water color paper,
then spray it with water and watch the colors change. 

Can you see the light water sprays on the paper?

Inside card

I wish you could see all the glitter on this card.
The candelabra is so cool. It looks as if its
real fire on the candles. 

Inside card
Have a fun Halloween and be safe.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Just Kidding

Happy Monday! Today I am sharing a card I made for one of my TOPS friends. According to her, she turned 39 again. (laughing) I thought this SU "Just Kidding" stamp set was perfect for her. I was trying to beat the mail man so the card was made very quick and simple. 
This is an older stamp set but it has
some cute sayings in it. 

Inside the card.

Happy 29th birthday to all my 110 lb. friends....hee hee Have a good day!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Scarecrow bag

Happy Tuesday! How is everyone doing today? Are you enjoying the cool Fall weather? I love this time of the year. I dug out my fall color paper and decided to make this Scarecrow bag. He came out really cute. 
The face and hat are both cut using the Top Note die cut.

The hat is made from burlap paper. 
Enjoy your day!

Monday, October 9, 2017

Heartfelt Creations

Happy Monday! I know we are into the Fall season and I should be making Fall cards, but since I still had my color pencils out I decided to make some bright flower cards. I used the Heartfelt Sun Kissed Fleur stamp and Die set and Sun Kissed Fleur Swirls. 
I stamped the cards with the Sun Kissed Fleur Swirls
stamp set and colored them in.

On a separate sheet of CS, I made some 
extra flowers to add a 3-D look to some of the flowers.
to each card. 

This card was made to be mailed by leaving 
the flower layering flat. 

The second card I used Heartfelt Creations'
 flower shaping tools to shape the flower.
I then added Crystal Lacquer to all the flowers.

It changed the color of the flowers and made
all the colors blend very well.  

I love this stamp set. 
Have a wonderful Fall day. God Bless.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Birthday Butterfly

Happy October Monday!  Today I am sharing a birthday card I made using the Stampin Up stamp set "Butterfly Basics". I saw this card on Pinterest  thought it was beautiful.  You can check it out at: 
I used Prismacolor pencils to color
in the flower and butterfly. 

Can you see the light gray background?

I added ribbon and white sequins. 

This was a fun card and so relaxing to color.  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, September 25, 2017


Happy Monday! It's the last Monday in September. Where does the time go? Hope your enjoying the start of our Fall weather. One of my brother-in-laws celebrated his birthday last week, so I made him this birthday card. I have a hard time making masculine cards. I want to add ribbon, flowers, bling and bright pretty paper....(laughing) All the fun stuff on a card. I always tend to lean towards browns and blacks when I make a card for the guys. I guess I could use blues and grays...
All the paper was from my scrap pile.
The only stamp I used was the Ferris
Wheel from SU "Feeling Sentimental"
(It was one of the stamps set I got for a buck)
And the Happy Birthday.

I inked distressed all the edges. 

I used foam adhesive on the bottom squares.
Thank you for stopping by today. Hope you have a super great day!

Monday, September 18, 2017

Wedding Card

Happy Monday. We had a out-of-town Wedding last week. This is the card I made.
I used Heartfelt Creation's die cuts. 

Each corner is a separate die cut.  I
glued them into each corner. I then cut
a different floral die cut and added it
to the middle. 

I added glittered hearts, ribbon and a flower.

Inside the card
Have a wonderful week!