Sunday, April 20, 2014

Niece Wedding Card

Inspired by Colleen at Dietrich Designs

Stamp Set:  Cutting Garden
Card Stock:  White and Pretty Pastels Designer Paper
Ink:  Simply Chartreuse and Sweet Blush
Accessories:  Doiley, White Seam Binding, White Lace, Cutting Garden Dies and Dimensionals

Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Stamp Sets:  Think Big #7 and Pretty Peonies
Card Stock:  White, Autumn Rose and Unknown Designer Paper
Ink:  Scarlett Jewel and Autumn Rose
Accessories:  Copic YG13, Pretty Peonies Dies, White Seam Binding and Dimensionals

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Fly Fishing Thank You


Stamp Set:  Fly Fishing
Card Stock: Ivory and Argyle Socks Designer Paper
Ink:  Dark Chocolate
Accessories: Copics YG13 and R20, Twill and Dimensionals

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Thank You Ever So Much Nautical


Stamp Set:  Boutique Borders THANKS (text) and Background Basics:  Houndstooth
Card Stock:  White, Bluberry Sky
Ink:  Blueberry Sky and Pure Poppy
Accessories:  Die-namics "Blueprints 12", Die-namics "Let's Get Nautical", Rope Twine 3mm and Dimensionals

Card Inspired by card seen on on pinterest by My Favorite Things
Used different colors, dies and added rope to make it more nautical

Wednesday, February 19, 2014


This is one of my all time favorite stamp sets.  If I did not control myself, I would make way too many cards with this set.  My inspiration was Kay Miller of myjoyfulmoments.

Stamp Set:  Lovely Layers
Card Stock:  Chocolate Brown and White
Ink:  Dark Chocolate, Berry Sorbet, Classic Craft, Pretty in Pink
Accessories:  Berry Sorbet Polka Dot Ribbon, Lovely Layers Dies, File Folder Die cut down and dimensionals

Friday, February 14, 2014

Papertrey Challenge 2-14-14

The challenge was to make a card and matching envelope using Papertrey products:

Stamp Set:  Mini Blooms and Warmest Regards
Card Stock:  White, Raspberry Fizz and Funky Town Designer Paper
Ink:  New Leaf, Pure Poppy, Raspberry Fizz and Smokey Shadow
Accessories:  Mini Blooms Dies, Yellow Brads, Dimensionals and Envelope Line Die

Happy Valentine's Day Hubby

Stamp Set:  Love Always
Card Stock:  White and Funky Town Designer Paper
Ink:  Raspberry Fizz
Accessories:  Cover Plate Hearts Die, White Seam Binding

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Papertrey February 2014 Anniversary

Papertrey challenge today is to use one of their free printables to make a card.  The free printables can be found on Nicole Heady's Blog, "Capture the Moment" at  I used Melissa Bickford's printable.  Loved the colors.

Card Stock:  Hawaiin Shores and White
Accessories:  Downloaded image from Papertrey, Doiley, Turquoise Brads (one in text banner and one in the center image which were both cut out and popped up with dimensionals), and Dimensionals

Monday, February 3, 2014

Explosion Box


Directions for Card in a Box at

Stamp Sets:  Happy Hearts, Heart Prints and Doodlie-Do
Card Stock:  Sweet Blush, White, New Leaf and old Stampin Up Designer Paper
Ink:  Sweet Blush and Berry Sorbet
Accessories:  Doodlie-Do Dies, Cover Plat Hearts Die, Heart Print Die, Coffee Detail Heart Die, Score Tape, Sweet Blush Buttons and Dimensionals

Thursday, January 30, 2014

You Make My Heart Soar

Stamp Set:  Feather Finery
Card Stock:  White and Aqua Mist
Ink:  Aqua Mist, Hawaiin Shores and Smokey Shadow
Accessories:  Martha Stewart Liquid Gold Guilding, Gold Round Rhinestones, White Seam Binding, Dimensionals and Feather Finery Dies

Friday, January 24, 2014

Papertrey Blog Hop January 2014

Card #1

Stamp Set:  Sweet Love
Card Stock:  Sweet Blush and White
Ink:  Kraft
Accessories:  White Lace Doily, Notched Hearts Banner Dies, Cover plate:  Hearts Die, White Hug Snug Seam Binding, Sweet Blush Small Button

Card #2
Stamp Set:  Happy Hearts
Card Stock:  Ivory and unknown designer pink pattern paper
Ink:  Sweet Blush
Accessories:  Cover Plate:  Hearts Die, 1 inch square punch, Ivory Hug Snug Seam Binding (the photo looks gold, but the shimmer in the seam binding photoed gold when it is ivory), Dimensionals, clear rhinestones

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Splitcoaststamper Challenge SC469

I interpreted the challenge by using 3 sequins on the left side and instead of something on the upper left corner, I placed my text on the lower left. In addition, I made the challenge a Christmas card - again, if I like it this will save me time being prepared in advance for Christmas 2014.

Stamp Set:  Rustic Wreath (papertrey)
Card Stock:  Chocolate Brown, Kraft and Green Boutique Designer Paper
Ink:  Chocolate Brown
Accessories:  Rustic Wreath Die, Amuse Dasher Die, Red Sequins, Red/White Twine and Dimensionals

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Christmas Card 2014 Potential?

Stamp Sets:  Background Basics:  Petal Power and Rustic Wreath (text) - all PTI
Card Stock:  White and Smokey Shadow
Ink:  Smokey Shadow and Real Red
Accessories:  A-Muse Studio On Dasher Die, Black and White Twine and Dimensionals

Your saying:  already - Christmas 2014.  I wanted to come up with a design and when sure, then I can make a few a month and not have the stress as Christmas grows near this year.

Friday, December 27, 2013

A woman's heart should be so hidden in God, that a man needs to seek HIM, just to find her.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Wine and Canvas

I am no artist, but this was fun.  Add a glass of wine and you are willing to try anything.

Christmas 2013

 Christmas Flowers from my wonderful daughter, Alesia

 PaPa getting a shot from Isabella (from his expression it hurt)
 Hello Kitty Blanket
 Isa singing in church Christmas program
 Isa with cash from Aunt Ruth (her Isabella tree in the background)
 Margie and Isabella
 Isabella with a new dress she received for Christmas

 Ribbons make good hair accessories

 Isa listening to PaPa's heart
 Making Christmas Cookies

 Margie in her new dress
 Margie with cash from Aunt Ruth

After looking at photos, I wish I had gussy up and put on makeup

 End of day - exhausted but still energy to heck texts