Friday, January 30, 2009

Friday Fun #20 from some Fun ladies!!

Friday Fun girls!! I have seen all these challenges but never played along till now!
Kath has presented the challenge for all the ladies today to make a card using three different types of dp. Fun!!
The rest of the ladies!
Here is my card. I used bittersweet dp and some fun shimmerz blingz! This also qualifies for Limited Supplies challenge 205 over at SCS
Stamps Used: Jan KOTM-Unity
Papers Used: Bittersweet dp BasicGrey, whisper white, kraft SU
Ink Used: Pink pirouette, riding hood red SU
Accessories Used: Shimmerz Blingz Pink poinsettia
Check out the ladies above, leave them some LOVE and play along!!
Thanks for stopping by!
Till Later!

***Hip Hop Hangover***

Good Morning!
Best fun of all yesterday I got my Unity Kit Of The Month!! Woo Hoo, wow great stamps!! You have one more day to buy this set for 24.99 plus 5 dollars shipping before they go to 45 bucks!! This is my first kit and wow I am so glad I got it!!! They are HUGE stamps!!

I also got my jacksonbelle Embellishments order, pink poinsettia shimmerz blingz and bittersweet dp from BasicGrey!
I had a fun play day thats for sure!!

Here are some cards from the Hip hop challenges!

Stamps Used: Serenity tree, simply said-Unity
Papers used: creamy caramel, whisper white, soft sky SU, dp
Ink Used: Chocolate chip, blue bayou SU
Accessories Used: Embossing powder, gold glitter, cuttlebug, divine swirls folder

Stamps Used: KOTM, simply said- Unity
Papers Used: dp provo craft, tangerine tango SU
Ink Used: riding hood red, not quite navy SU
Accessories Used: Riding hood red ribbon SU

Stamps Used: Peacock, circle, sentiment KOTM, So and So loves-Unity
Papers used: Basicgrey bittersweet dp, whisper white, pink pirouette dp SU
Ink Used: Basic Black, riding hood red, chocolate chip SU
Accessories used: dimensionals, riding hood red ribbon SU
Thanks so much for stopping by it means so much!!
Have a wonderful day!!
Till Later!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Unity Addicts challenge wednesday #21

Unity Addicts Wednesday Challenge #21 is up. Lisa H chose the challenge for us today. A love card using red, pink yellow and baby blue. I thought this would be difficult but I think I did okay. This is also using the sketch for SC213.
Stamps Used: Royal Day Background, Argyle heart, simply said set, floral swirl-Unity
Papers Used: dp?, dp Me and My Big Ideas, dp Imaginisce Loves me, so saffron, whisper white SU
Ink Used: Riding hood red, chocolate chip, river rock, pink pirouette SU
Accessories Used: Pink Pirouette ribbon SU, yellow button BasicGrey
While I was hopping around the twilight tuesday challenge girls (okay you NEED to click that link for a fill of Robert Pattinson pics!!) I found Beth's blog and she has a group on there playing Epica, wow they rock! They are a Dutch Goth band and her voice is so etherial and then the snarling of the slipknot sounding members kick in and wow I love dutch goth!! HAHA! very fitting with my obsession with the Twilight series!! Sweet and scary!
Thanks for stopping by!!
Till Later!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Tuesday challenge cards

Busy tuesday! So many wonderful challenges out there in the blogging world today!!

First things first, color challenge on SCS this week is garden green, pacific point and baja breeze. Didnt think those colors would work too well but i like them now!

Stamps Used: Serentity Tree, simply said-Unity
Papers Used: Dp Provo craft, whisper white, pacific point SU
Ink Used: garden green, baja breeze SU
Accessories Used: Buttons BasicGrey

One more card but for many challenges!! Why not kill a bird with multiple stones? I know poor birdies who made that line up??

Twilight Tuesday Challenge #16 be inspired by the twilight soundtrack.
I had to choose Claire De Lune. Just beautiful, I heard it first on the Spiderman movie and loved it here in Twilight. It is romantic and perfect for the love between Bella and Edward. I also think the song from the score The Lion fell in love with the lamb is great inspiration music.

Card positioning System CPS #100 What a great sketch, I had to play!! I am just starting to explore new stamp companies and I just bought a gift cert to MFT so I am glad they are sponsoring this week!

Jacksonbelle Embellishments Challenge 37 this challenge is to use stitching or faux stitching. I love using faux stitching, one day I will get a sewing machine. I just ordered my first order from jacksonbelle embellishments and it should be here soon!

here is my card using all the techniques and inspiration in one shot!

Stamps Used: Floral frenzy, simply said-Unity
Papers Used: Dp Me and My Big Ideas, whisper white, kraft SU
Ink Used: riding hood red, chocolate chip, whisper white SU
Accessories Used: Riding hood red ribbon, dimensionals SU, white gel pen and brown marker for the faux stitching

Can I say how much I love this card. I love these colors!!
Thanks for stopping by today!
Till Later!!

Monday, January 26, 2009

A couple cards, a tag, and an award!! :)

I was feeling mighty creative Monday.
Over at SCS there was the TLC205 paper pleating challenge. I folded some pink pirouette dp and the rest came together. It seems like the pleating may look a little out of place there but I think the ribbon and button add it to the card. I like it! Thanks to Kristen who had Unity send me her winning of So and So loves stamp!! I am loving this stamp!!!
Stamps Used: So and So Loves, sentiment from Simply said-Unity
Paper Used: Pink pirouette dp, chocolate chip dp, whisper white SU
Ink Used: Chocolate chip, pink pirouette SU
Accessories Used: Brown button, brown striped ribbon BasicGrey, pink pirouette ribbon SU
Also Amber posted her Monday Unity sketch challenge USCSC12. Oh this was a fun one, once I saw the sketch I started on it right away!
Stamps Used: Thanks from Thanks to you set, Grandmas apron background stamp-Unity
Paper Used: dp from Me and My Big Ideas, kraft, whisper white SU
Ink Used: Versamark, Chocolate chip, riding hood red SU
Accessories Used: Chipboard flower SU, red button BasicGrey, riding hood red ribbon SU, black rhinestones, white embossing powder

I was given an award by jacque, I am lovin these ladies who share names close to mine!! :)
I want to encourage everyone because I think everyone has such unique talents! And THANK you to all so much for encouraging me by your kind words everytime I post a card of mine! You empower me to keep doing what I love!!

I have also been tagged by Michelle, whos blog I found from a blog candy posting and I love her style of creating!! She is living in Japan, how much fun is that?!! :) I would love to visit japan sometime!
The tag is to find the 6th folder and 6th picture and post it.
Here is a picture of Gage only a few days old! Awww what a sweetie, I miss them being babies, He is now 5 years old! What a cutie!
Thanks for stopping by today!!
Till Later!!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

What a deal!! and my gorgeous daughter!

So I get the My Favorite Things newsletter right to my inbox. And Kim is having an awesome CHA deal!! Buy any gift voucher and after she gets back from CHA she will double it!!! Today, Sunday the 25th of January only!! Go and grab one!! I have never purchased anything from her store yet so this is a great deal to get my feet wet so to speak! Thanks KIM!!!

My daughter had super long hair and it was just getting to difficult to brush through everyday so we decided to go for a hair cut at Kids Hair. tvs and suckers just what a kid wants!!
She was sooo good! Anyways the lady cut two ponytails and they were 10 inches long, enough to donate to Locks of Love!!! Isnt that great! My little girl doing something great! I also donated my hair back in June of this year to Locks of love so we are a hair donating family!! I love doing something great for those kids!!

Here are pictures of her posing with her hair and donation form ready to go in the mail and a before and after picture of Morgan! She is sooo cute with her new 'do! I love it!!
Thanks for sharing my fun family life!
Till Later!!

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Fun saturday!!

Good Morning!! I started this morning out inspired by a sketch challenge and Ashleys EtsyInspired challenge #21!! The store this week is ZOZOcards, oh my is her stuff cutie patootie!!Here is my inspiration, this beautiful print! Click the picture to go right to the listing!

I played for the first time this week at jen del Muro's SFYTT! Go check this wonderful sketch out and Upload a card to SCS with the keyword SFYTT to play along!!
Here is my card.
Stamps Used: Time well Spent SU, Wish Sticks-Unity
Paper Used: Dp(I dont know the name brand), Whisper white, soft sky, lavender lace textured SU
Ink Used: Lavender lace, bashful blue, chocolate chip SU, versamark
Accessories Used: Pink Pirouette ribbon, chipboard scallop, dimensionals SU, purple brad.
Thanks so much for stopping by today!!
Have a great weekend everyone!
Till Later!!

Friday, January 23, 2009

go check this out!

Wow a major blog candy announcement go here to Michelles blog, crafting and living in Japan for a giveaway of two stamps and 5 copics!! Wow!! go enter now! spread the word!!
Till Later!

Unity Hip Hop hangover and Limelight Papercrafts sketch and challenge

Unity hip hop thursday came and went again, I didnt get to hop too much but it is always fun to chat with the amazing ladies!!
I was only able to do one of the challenge cards yesterday.

This was to make a card using the colors of the sunset. I got my hip hop win from last week, the Good times single, WOW it is hugeeeee!!! Love it!

Stamps Used: Good Times Single-Unity
Papers used: dp from Provo craft, more mustard, tangerine tango SU
Ink Used: More mustard, riding hood red SU
Accessories used: Dimensionals

Still Using Unity...I also participated in the limelight Papercrafts weekly sketch and challenge posted yesterday. So much fun!! The challenge is to use the sketch and use two different stamps in any way!! Fun!! Go check it out and play along there is a prize to be won!!

Stamps Used: Flourishing Family tree, shine single-Unity Stamp Co.
Papers used: dp from Provo Craft, Kraft SU
Ink Used: Versamark, more mustard SU
Accessories Used: White Embossing powder, orange ribbon
Thanks so much for stopping by!!
Sorry I didnt get to hop longer!!
Till Later!!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Its Unity Addicts Challenge wednesday #20!

Unity Addicts Challenge #20 was chosen by lovely Maria. Make a bookmark inspired by your favorite book. Of course mine is the Twilight series!
Stamps Used: Floral Swirl, sentiment-Unity
Papers Used: Dp provo craft, Me and My Big Ideas, whisper white and Kraft SU
Ink Used: Riding hood red, basic black SU
Accessories Used: Rhinestone, stickles, riding hood red ribbon SU

I also did a card for SCS SC212 sketch challenge. This is inspired by Ashley's EtsyInspired Challenge #20 the store she choose this week is ZEBA, great jewelery!!
here is the piece I was inspired by...
Here is my card
Stamps Used: Floral Swirl, royal day Background-Unity, sentiment SU
Papers Used: dp Provo craft, purple cs, more mustard, whisper white, riding hood red SU
Ink Used: Versamark, whisper white, riding hood red SU
Accessories Used: Cuttlebug, divine swirls folder, silk flowers, chipboard flower SU, purple ribbon
Click the link to Ashleys blog above and play along get inspired and create something!! The prize is a jewelry piece worth 45 dollars! WOW right?
Thanks for stopping by!!
Dont forget HIP HOP thursday tomorrow!!
Till Later!!

Monday, January 19, 2009

Its monday!

A short post for today, just want to share a challenge card I made this morning. Very fun!
Faux Mosiac technique. This is also for Ambers Unity Monday Sketch, she is so wonderful at giving us sketches every monday!

Stamps Used: Sentiment, Flourishing family tree-Unity
Papers Used: Dp non Su, whisper white SU
Ink Used: Pink Pirouette, Kiwi kiss SU
Accessories Used: White embossing powder, Sticky strip tape, heat gun, prima flowers, button, dew drops, dimensionals
Thanks so much for stopping by! It was a rough weekend so all the cheerful hellos help me feel much better!
Till Later!!

Friday, January 16, 2009

Oh my gosh this week rawked!!

I have been given a wonderful award!! WOW Jacque awarded me this........

I am really feeling the love!!! Thank you sooooo much!!!

I will nominate 5 blogs but ALL of you who visit really deserve this, come and get it!!!!! :)
1. Jami
2. Rebecca
3. joanne
4. Carole
5. Taylor
Till Later!!

its time for a HIP HOP HANGOVER!!!!!

Yesterday was a great time as usual!! Hip Hop is a blast! So many wonderful ladies showing love to each other in words and generous reaching out!! I {heart} all the Unity ladies! All of you are wonderful friends!

We had two challenges for hip hop. Make a card with hearts and in honor of Angela's birthday last tuesday make a birthday card! Fun!!
Stamps Used: XOXO argyle heart-Unity
papers Used: Pink pirouette dp, dp from Me and my big ideas, whisper white, riding hood red
Ink Used: versamark, White gel pen, riding hood red SU
Accessories used: Riding hood red and pink pirouette ribbon SU
Stamps Used: Friendly news, fanciful dot-Unity
Papers used: Whisper white, ballet blue, riding hood red SU, dp from provo craft
Ink Used: Versamark, basic black SU
Accessories used: cut out letters from dp, dimensionals SU

I should *fingers crossed* be getting last weeks Unity order TODAY! I hope! I havent placed an order since christmas time so I am really excited to get some Unity goodies!!!

Also my wonderful friend Shemaine has given me an award, Isnt she sweet? I think so!!!

The rules are to nominate 5 friends and list five addictions.
I nominate:

1. LuvLee

2. Tonya

3. Lisa

4. Tanis

5. Sara

My Addictions:

1. Unity Stamps!!
2. Coffee!!
3. International delight creamer hersheys chocolate and caramel flavor!
4. My zune, I cant stop listening to it!
5. hersheys kisses!

Have a great day!!!
Till Later!!

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

found a great blog candy giveaway!

Wow did you see this?? Blog candy from Kerry at three clovers designs!!! She is so amazing and generous, go check this out already!! :)
Till Later!

Unity Addicts Challenge Wednesday #19!!!!

Hey everyone!! Glad you made it here on this Freezing cold wednesday! Brrr!
Unity Addicts challenge today is from Sara to decorate the inside of your card as well as the outside. I have to say I havent really done this, it was kind of a challenge! Do you have unity? Play along this week, so much fun!!
-------------------Unity addicts like me, leave them some love------------------------------------------------------------------->

Stamps Used: Flourishing family tree, Shine-Unity
Papers Used: Ballet blue, pretty in pink, whisper white SU, dp from provo craft
Ink Used: Riding hood red, blue bayou SU
Accessories used: Button from basic grey, riding hood red and pink pirouette ribbon SU
Hip Hop is right around the corner, tomorrow!!! Come and play and have fun and chat and meet some AWESOME ladies!!! You will have a blast!!
Hopefully my order from Unity will come tomorrow so I can ink those up!!

I have another challenge card to share not using Unity...GASP I know, right! When dont I use Unity...Anyways this is using cute The Cats Pajamas stamp set I won in a blog candy a while back. This is for the SC211 over at splitcoaststampers. The daily challenges are so much fun!
Stamps Used: The Cats Pajamas
Papers Used: Kraft, whisper white, basic black textured SU, dp from provo craft
Ink Used: Basic Black SU
Accessories Used: Prima flowers, black brads SU, stickles
Thanks for stopping by!!
Till Later!!

Monday, January 12, 2009

Monday Crafting fun!

Two challenges today over at good 'ol Splitcoast stampers!
The first is the technique lovers challenge TLC203, this is an origami fold box. No glue needed, thats Super good because I am dangerously low!! I hate that!!

Stamps Used: Wee Forest shanty-Unity, sentiment from There She Goes stamps
Papers Used: dp from Me and My Big Ideas
Ink Used: Chocolate chip, whisper white SU
Accessories Used: White gel pen, chipboard, riding hood ribbon SU
The next card is for Amber's Unity sketch challenge. It is week 10 already wow! Check out the sketch HERE.

Stamps Used: Argyle Heart, XOXO-Unity, sentiment from brithday whimsy SU
Papers Used; Pink pirouette dp, whisper white, Kraft SU
Ink Used: Pink pirouette SU
Accessories Used: Pink pirouette ribbon SU, dimensionals
Thats about all for today!
Thanks for stopping by!
Till Later!!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Awww I have been given some awards!!!

Wow what a day! I have been awarded the One Lovely Blog award from Tenia and Emily!!! Wow Ladies I am sooo honored!!! You guys rock!
I am so HAPPY all of you visit my blog and like what I make!! Yay!
So the rules are:
Post this Award
Link back to the ladies who give it to you
Nominate 7 deserving ladies!
Leave them a comment you awarded them
4. Amy
Thanks for this fun award!!!
Till Later!

Happy Sunday to you!

HI everyone!
I finally had time to play with the Limelight Papercrafts challenge #12 sketch. Use texture. These gals are the best!
The time to play and submit is almost over at midnight tonight the card submissions must be linked up to Mandy's blog. The goodies you have a chance to win is a 12x12 Core'dinations Chocolate box paper pack!! Woo hoo!!
Here is my card.

The close up of the embossed sentiment and the fuzzy dp.
Stamps Used: Babet Bloom Unity, sentiment taggers dozen SU
Paper Used: Blush blossom textured cs SU, whisper white, and Kraft SU, snowflake dp with fuzzy snowflakes Me and My big Ideas dp.
Ink Used: Versamark
Accessories Used: Embossing powder, brown striped ribbon BasicGrey, dimensionals
Limelight Papercrafts is also having a DT call!!!!! Cool right!! Love this company!! The DT members so far are amazing Mandy knows how to pick 'em!!! :) Check out the deets HERE You've got till next saturday the 17th to submit your application!!! Hurry up!! I would love a chance to be on this team!! Wow!!
Thanks for stopping by!!
Till Later!

Friday, January 9, 2009

It's Friday!!! You know what that means, Hip Hop Hangover!!!

Hip Hop was back yesterday!! Fun, friends and our shared love of Unity Stamp Co! This is a family and we want to include you as part of it!! I have never been a part of such a loving group of ladies and so talented!! Hip Hop is a special time to reconnect and chat, so much fun!! Do you want to know more about Hip Hop? Click here for the story of Hip Hop and the details of what Unity does.
Dont miss it next thursday!!!
The Hip Hop challenges yesterday were very fun!!
One was dazzle with rhinestones...

and one was Impressed with unity, dry embossing...

I have some other cards showcasing Unity that were not uploaded before.

YOU will LOVE Unity!!! Come and check it out, Angela has amazing specials going on till Midnight!!! Click the picture of the Unity special and Hip Hop on over to her blog and take advantage of the wonderful stamps and customer service you will receive!! You will not be dissapointed! Spread the Unity Love!!

Thanks for stopping by!!
Till Later!!

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Woo Hoo Unity week back in action!

Hip Hop is tomorrow again!!! Are you peeing your pants in excitement yet???!! haha
So to help kick off the festivities coming up Amber posted her USCSC9 and the Unity addicts
----Look right and down for the massive amount of Unity addicts------------------------------>
challenge has been posted today and is from Kim this week to make a SLIM card. One layer, one embellishment, one image or sentiment.

Oh my dont you love Lisa's flourishing family tree for Unity?? Oh i do! I love this image and am so tickled to stamp with it and now with the Unity stamping handles I am in heaven!!!! how did I ever function stamping without these!!
I was on a crafting craze last night! I was up till 5am making cards!! so I had better have some to show you! :)
I love this dp I won from Sara's blog candy a while back, there was only these two sheets in there ack! I love this combo, pacific point, kraft, white, with this dp!
This was my first attempt at the Unity addicts challenge but i looked at and thought too many layers but i love this one. Seems simple too.
Blogger is giving me a hard time so I will be back with more cards I made!
Till Later!

Thursday, January 1, 2009

So much fun!!! and Happy New Year!!

Yesterday I had a blast! Taylor hosted a new years eve challenge and 11 challenges were posted! This is the most fun I have had in a while, there was friends, chatting and making cards! I did 8 of the 11 yesterday when they were posted! they even gave away prizes! I won a new flourishes set and a Unity single! Woo Hoo! So generous!
There is no time limit to complete these cards hop on over and check out the challenges!
Here are my cards!
SCSNYE01 Challenge #1 Food and Family
SCSNYE02 Challenge #2 retired SU set
SCSNYE03 Challenge #3 shimmery, sparkly card (hosted by Ashley!)
SCSNYE04 Challenge #4 the 7 P's
SCSNYE05 Challenge #5 new goodies
SCSNYE06 Challenge #6 asian inspired
SCSNYE10 Challenge #10 make a friend smile
SCSNYE11 Last challenge #11 monochromatic soothing card.
I have to do challenge 7, 8 and 9 now!
Thanks so much for stopping by!
Till Later!