Thursday, January 29, 2009

Mojo 71

This is a card I made for our niece Tiffany’s 22nd birthday. Happy Birthday Tiffy!!! We celebrated tonight at a local Mexican restaurant and then back to her partents home for cake and gift. I made the inside of the card with a pocket made out with the Top Note Die to put “cash” in. Who doesn’t need cash. I used the Mojo sketch from this week. I love the Mojo sketches and wish I had time to do them every week. We have been off all week for the snow/ice storms. Wow has it been messy here. There are tons without power and they say most will not get it back until mid February. Also there is another storm predicted to move in this Monday so we will most likely miss more school. You would think this would excite me but it doesn’t. Everyday we miss we have to make up which eats into summer break. I would much rather be off in summer the now. My mojo is so low when the weather is like this and I do not feel much like scrapin’. I feel so much more creative when the weather is warmer. Oh well I guess I will just deal. We will be off again tomorrow, that makes the whole week off, so maybe I can get some more creative juices flowin’ tomorrow. I used CTMH stuff I got last week to make this card. The inside of the flower is stamped with French Script from SU.

Stuff I used:

Stamps: Aspiration CTMH, French Script BG SU
Ink: Chocolate Chip SU, Sorbet CTMH ink pad and marker, Juniper CTMH
Paper: Unforgettable CTMH
CTMH Hardware, Ribbon, edge distresser, sponge

Thanks for Visiting and Have a Great Week!!

Monday, January 19, 2009

CTMH Unforgettable Scraping

I was off today from work and got to play with some new stuff I got from CTMH. My sister is a new consultant with them and I got some new paper and sets that I could not wait to scrap with. I also got the Reflections idea book and that thing is awesome is full of patterns and example that make scraping effortless. I will defiantly be getting the other two scrap books they have. My sister got the Originals idea book that is full of card patterns and ideas and she really likes it also. This picture is of me and my niece Bethany. I was around 16 here and we where on a family trip. I can’t believe how skinny I was and my nails looked so good. I can’t grow them long because of my job in the kitchen and I never get time to paint them anymore. I sponged the flowers to color them in. Actually I sponged all the edges and distressed them also. I love distressing edges. I am working on another page that I hope to post in the next couple of days.

Supplies I used:

Set: Aspiration CTMH
Ink: Chocolate Chip SU, Sorbet CTMH ink pad and marker
Paper: Unforgettable CTMH
CTMH Hardware, Ribbon, edge distresser, sponge

Thanks for Visiting and Have a Great Week!!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Blog Awards!!!

LORI at By LoRi Designs gave me two blog awards!! Thanks so much Lori that was so sweet and thoughtful of you!! I just love her blog it is stacked full of creativity and sweetness. Oh and the pictures of her family are adorable.

With the Kreative Blogger Award I am to list six things I am thankful for. We are so blessed in so many ways.

1. My Faith and Church Family
2. My Wonderful Supportive and Loving Husband
3. My Beautiful Daughters
4. My Family and Friends
5. Our Country
6. Our Health and Jobs

I am also to pass this on to ten bloggers which is so very hard to pick because there are so many wonderful blogger friends to pick from. My sister Kim would be on this list if she would ever get her own blog!! I better behave or she’ll tell mom on me!! LOL ;) I love ya sis!!!!

1. Melissa Sauls
2. scrappinmominky
3. Mercy
4. kssdesigns
5. Darleia
6. Dale Livingston
7. Collette
8. Kelli
9. Reluctant Yankee
10. Nikki Bond

So go on and check out these great blogs and for more great blogs got to my blog list on the sidebar. Thanks again Lori!! Thanks so much for visiting and have a great weekend!!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

MoJo Monday #68 Sketch Challenge

I Love this Sketch!! It is from this week’s Mojo Monday Sketch. I have seen some wonderful cards on different blogs and splitcoast using this sketch and they are wonderful. There is so much you can do with it. I made two cards using it. The buttons from the Valentine card are from my husbands old UPS uniforms. When he had some wear out or “shrink” to much, really it had nothing to do with him gaining weight, we cut off the buttons before trashing them. I have a baggie full and pulled them out for this card. We have had a busy week and I have not gotten to play much. But they are forecasting snow this week so I may have a day off from work and get to “play” in my scrap room.

Thanks for Visiting and Have a Good Week!!!!


Supplies I used:

Valentine Card:

Sets: Season of Friendship, Love You Much
Cardstock: Riding Hood Red, Choc. Chip, Pink Pirouette, Very Vanilla, Candy Lane DS
Ink: Choc. Chip, Riding Hood Red
Heart to Heart Punch, Pop Dots, UPS Buttons, Designer Label Punch, Vanilla Hardware, Sponge, Sanding Block, Riding Hood Red Ribbon

Celebrate Card:

Sets: CTMH Treasured Life, Say it in Style
Cardstock: SU Groovy Guava, Very Vanilla, CTMH Graduate Level 2 Packet
Ink: Groovy Guava, River Rock
Top Note Die, Oval Punches, buttons from Wal-mart, Groovy Guava ribbon, metal clip,Sponge, Sanding Block,

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Sympathy Cards

Autumn wanted me to make a card for her friend whose grandfather passed away. The visitation is this evening so I made these cards while she was at basketball practice. Both of my girls have big hearts but Autumn wears hers on her sleeve like her Daddy. It bother her that her friend was upset and wanted to have something to tell her how sorry she is. Autie is always asking for cards, she the daughter that is really not that interested in “scrap crap”, but usually asks about 10 minutes before she needs it. So I think I am going to make her a box with different cards in it so she has them on hand when she needs them. When I will find the time to make said box, since I am going back to work tomorrow, is anyone’s guess. I was inspired by a card I saw this morning on split coast. These cards were pretty easy and fast to make. I used my much loved top notes die . I also used two different cuttle bug folders to see which one I liked best. I think I like the vines with flowers more then Swiss dots on this card. I love the CB folders because they make a simple card pop. I went ahead and made two so I would have another on hand when I needed it.

Set: CTMH Treasured Life
Paper: Groovy Guava, River Rock, Very Vanilla
Ink: River Rock, Close to Cocoa
Top Note Die, CB folders, SU Mellow Moss Taffeta ribbon

Saturday, January 03, 2009

Halloween Party Pages

This is another layout I got finished today. These pages are for my Mother-in-law’s scrapbook that I have been working on. We had a family Halloween party this past year at my Sister-in-laws home. My hubby and I where bikers, Autumn was Red Riding Hood and Kayla was Mrs. Joker but lost Mr. Joker at the last minute cause he had to go to work. If you have not figured it out yet from the pictures couples came dressed in theme. Mickey and Minnie (our niece Morgan and her boyfriend) Billy Ray and Hannah (our other niece Tiffany and boyfriend). Which is kind of funny since Billy Ray Cyrus came from our area and graduated from the school that I work for. Anyway I used some purple cardstock I got from Hobby Lobby and an SU wheel for the bottom. I used some Halloween pattern paper I’ve had stashed away and I also used Gable Green for the picture mats and sponged Elegant Eggplant around the edges. I plan to scrap some of the same pictures and some Black and Whites for us later on.

Thanks for visiting and have a great weekend!!


Beach Baby

My sister took this picture of Autumn at the beach when she was a tiny tot. She has had it framed on her piano for years and I have always loved it but never got around to taking it to Wal-mart to get a copy. Well we went together and got our mom a digital frame for Christmas. So one day Kim brought over a stack of old picture from when our kids where young to scan on my all in one printer to put on a SD card and this picture was one of them. That afternoon I placed a order on and got a 5X7 copy of this picture. Autie looks so cute!! She was taking a shell she found on the beach to her Aunt Kimmy and Kim picked the perfect time to snap a picture. Boy do I miss these days when my kids where little!!! I used some CTMH textured paper that Kim and I purchased and split this summer when they had bundle going one. I really do not know the names of the paper right off. I used it because of the white core that is great to sponge when you tear it.

Thanks for visiting and have a great weekend!!


Supplies I used:

Sets: CTMH August Word Puzzle, Little Treasures
Cardstock: CTMH Textured ( I don’t know the names), Pink Pirouette, Tangerine Tango, Flair Pattern paper
Ink: Tangerine Tango, Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa
Cricut, Top Notes Die, Sponge

Friday, January 02, 2009

Petal Pizzazz

I hope everyone had a great New Years. We had friends and family over Wednesday night about 25 people where here to eat, visit and play games. We had a lot of fun!! Yesterday Jerry, Autumn and I vegged out all day and did nothing but watch TV and eat Chinese and pizza. Encore had a Planet of the Ape marathon on that we got into. Jerry and I remembered loving these movies when we young and we still like them but are amazed at the huge difference in movie effects from then and today.
Today Jerry had a doctors appt so I headed to my scrap room to play with some of my new stuff from SU. I really like this new set from SU. I liked it the very first time I saw it online to pre-order. I like all the different flower to use and it looks so springy. I am so tired of the short days and cold dreary weather. I am so ready for warm weather and flowers. I used SC209 on split coast for this card. I also used the new raspberry tart designer paper that will be in the new catalog coming JANURARY 18th. I can’t wait to see the new catty!! Well I hope everyone has a great weekend and Thanks so much for visiting.

Supplies I used:

Sets: Petal Pizzazz, Hugs and Wishes
Cardstock: Kiwi Kiss, So Saffron, Pink Pirouette, Raspberry Tart DS
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, So Saffron, Pink Pirouette
SU ribbon, Cuttlebug embossing folder, SU Scallop Edge punch