Feb 28, 2011

Cardabilities #26

Cardabilities sketch today!!! # 26 coming your way! (um, I didn't mean for that to be a song... but you can kind of feel the music, right?)

Here is your sketch:
Here is my take:
Can you tell I want some fun in my life!! I need spring really really bad and I can feel it, on the edge just waiting to break through. The pot of spring bulbs I've had waiting out the winter in the garage are peeking up their little heads. They can feel it too and want to show themselves. I. just. cant. wait!
A little 'smile' close up for ya today. Don't you just love these balloons? I love this stamp set. Really its a gem.
How are things in your neck o' the woods lately? I hope the snow is melting and you get to feel some sun on your cheeks soon.
love to you

Feb 19, 2011

Valentine's Recap

So I am finally getting around to showing you what I put together for my friends for Valentine's Day. Now please take into consideration that I DID want to do something fancy-schmancy. Something like THIS or THIS, but between the three kids, and the winter blahs, I have a serious case of the lazy-s. SO, I broke out my Cricut (thanks again Mom!) and cut up some boxes:

They have this cute heart for the top. I used the Tags, Boxes, Bags and More cartridge. They folded up nice and easy.
Here are a few to look at. I punched out some white hearts using my Marvy small heart punch and then stamped my Happy Valentines Day stamp from PTI's Tiny Treats: Valentine set.
I stuffed them with some Lindor Chocolates. Really the perfect little treat for a Valentine. So that's it. Nothing remarkable or crazy unless you consider that it only took me an hour to put all 12 together. Now for a homemade valentine, that is pretty remarkable!

How has your week been? I am looking forward to a nice and relaxing weekend... hope it stays that way!
thanks for stopping in today. Have a great weekend!

Feb 15, 2011

Cardabilities #25

Hey there... its February!! Boy does that make me feel good. Although it is SO frigid outside I feel as if spring will never come! But moving on to the month of love does help warm me up a bit.

Here is the sketch for Cardabilities:

Now, before you think me strange, just remember this is supposed to INSPIRE not necessarily dictate what I do. Here is my take:
Listen, I was TOTALLY inspired!! I kept moving around this canvas until something clicked in me. I feel like I have all the elements. Mats, Ribbon... uh, stamps! But you know I tend to dump the symmetrical quite often, so I guess you could say that was a trademark move. Anyway, I was inspired and like how this turned out! It has gone to Ronin's teacher for Valentine's Day.
Here is a little close up. How much do I love polka dots? I mean really, I think they make the world go round.
Love to you this Valentine week!
Have a good one.

Feb 6, 2011

Favorite 2010 Papertrey Ink Projects

Hey there all you Papertrey Ink-ers! I am re-posting my favorite Papertrey Ink projects for the year and just crossing my fingers and toes in hopes of winning the BEST darned giveaway EVER! I have absolutely LOVED the die cuts and coordinating stamps that have come out this year. Here are two cards I made for my sons end of the year gifts at school:

I used the outline stamps from A Little Argyle and of course my favorite flower of the year!
Again the flower and of course the polka dots that no one should live without. I based this card off of a dress ensemble I found in a clothing catalog. I love me some good inspiration!

Well thats it folks! Thanks so much to Papertrey Ink for helping me stay creative and happy!!

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