Saturday, September 18, 2010

Creative Time's Throwback Thursday Challenge

Hello Everyone,
I made this card for Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge. The challenge was to use a OLD SCHOOL cartridge.  I decided to use the Cricut Sample cartridge for the Kitty Cat.  The emboss folder is a new one I got not long ago and I love it.  I like the way the card turned out:)  I hope you enjoy this card as much as I enjoyed making it!!!!

Materials Used:
Cricut Sampler Cartridge
Brown base measures 6-1/4" X 4-1/2"
Pineapple color textured 1st layer measures 
5-1/2" X 4-1/2"
Kitty Cat cut out on pg. 52 cut at 3-1/4"
Sizzix Embossing folder (Damask#4)
Bazzill Basic paper 
DCWV(Citrus stack)
Big Bling Jems value pack (Micheal's)
Stamp Purr-fect from My Pink Stamper
(More Punny-licious)
Modern punch from Stampin' Up
Googlie eyes
Adhesive and 3D dimensionals 

Thank you for visiting and for taking 
the time to comment:)

Friday, September 17, 2010

Cricut Cardz Challenge #42

Hello everyone,
I decided to make another challenge card for challenge is to use a cricut cartridge and make a Halloween card theme.  I made this card from the October 31st cartridge fairly quick.  Lately my cards are all about quick and simply.  My weeks has been pretty busy with my son starting school, work and home chores. You all understand but, I had to get my fix in for the day and play in my craft room:) Enjoy and have a fantastic weekend!!!

loving the flacking pattern circle paper

Materials Used:
Orange base measures 5-1/2" X 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4"
Pattern Paper from Stampin' Up measures 5-1/4" X 4-3/4"
Black Drippy Goo  punched border measures 5-1/2"
2-Jack O' Lantern cut at 3" each from October 31st Cartridge
(1 used on flip for the back of Jack O Lantern)
Sentiment from(Scrappy Moms A Haunting We Will Go)
Accent Glossy used on the Jack O' Lantern
Button and ribbon from Micheal's
Tim Holtz Vintage photo ink added to the edges 
of the Jack O' Lantern
Adhesive and 3D dimensionals

Thank you for visiting and taking 
the time to comment:)

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Peachy Keen Lady Bug Challenge#36

Hello everyone,
I made this card today for the Peachy Keen challenge. Here's the sketch for challenge #36, and the color combo is just as pictured.  Daffodil, melon, and cobalt blue, but feel free to use that combo in any way you'd like.  I used the Lady Bug stamp from PK stamps and added a little Diamond stickles for a little pizazz.  Have a fantastic day and enjoy!!!!

Materials Used:
Base 5-1/2" X 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4"
White and Blue top border 4-1/4" X 2-7/8
2 Prima Flowers and Pearl stickers from Recollections
Lady Bug and Sentiment from (Peachy Keen Stamps)
Blue stripe at top measures 4-1/4" 
Marvy Markers to color Lady Bug
Diamond Stickles 
Blue Rectangle 3" X 2-1/2"
Melon rectangle 3"X 2-7/8"
Daffodil 2-5/8 X 2"
White Whisper 2-1/2" X1-7/8"
Embossed Curve Border punch (EK Success)
Modern label XL Punch(Stampin' Up)
Brilliant Blue ink (Stampin' Up)
3D Dimensionals and adhesive

Thank you for visiting and taking 
the time to comment:)

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Wicked Shoes

Hello Happy Crafters,
For today I made a Halloween card with the new WICKED COOL stamp set from Stampin' Up and the Wicked Fun Designer Paper.  Aren't those witch shoes super cute? Love them!  I enter this card for a challenge at 40:31 Creations.  The challenge was to create a Halloween card or layout.  I hope you all have a great day and enjoy!!!

Materials Used:
Base measures 4-1/4" X 5-1/2" Pre-scored already
Stampin' Up Wicked Fun Designer paper 3-7/8" X 5-1/4"
George Cartridge 
Shape3 cut at 3-1/4" on pg.101
Cuttlebug folder(Skeleton Scroll)
1-3/4" circle punch
1" circle punch to create the circle border on the 1-3/4 circle and stamp image
Wicked Cool stamps from (Stampin' UP)
Black jelly pen 
Orange dotted ribbon(Michael's)
Adhesive and 3D Dimensionals

Thank you for Visiting :)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Because I Care

Hello everyone,
I received my Stampin' Up goodies from Rose last Friday.  I'm very excited to show you some of the goodies I received.  I will be showing you guys some of those goodies through out the week.  The card I made today is of a beautiful hydrangea.  This is my favorite I mean my favorite out of any flower.  I stamped the hydrangea with Lavender Lace and added a lavender ribbon.  I need to work on my ribbons a little more :) but it will do for now.  The colors look better in person I promise:)  Enjoy!!!

Materials Used:
Kraft paper measures 4-1/4" X 5-1/2 "
Brown cut out from Storybook cut at 3-1/2" pg.68
White Whisper measures 3" X 4"
Hydrangea stamp Stampin' Up(Because I Care)
Lavender ribbon from Michael's
Old Olive and Lavender Lace inks (Stampin' Up)
Tim Holtz Woodgrain Emboss Folder

Thank you for visiting:)

Monday, September 13, 2010

Simply Red

Hello Happy Crafters,
I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend as I did.  I accomplished a lot of organizing in my bedroom room,  my son's room and my craft room.  I made this simple delicious red card inspired by some delicious really red strawberries I purchased yesterday.  Enjoy!!!

Materials Used:
Real Red and Whisper White Card Stock (SU)
Base card 4-1/4" X 5-1/2"
pattern paper(SU) measures 4" X 3-3/8"
Stamp from SU(Sweet on You)
Red ribbon(SU)
White gel pen
2" Scalloped punch
1-3/8" circle puch
Scalloped dot border punch 
Real Red ink
Scalloped layer measures 4" X 3/8"

Thank you for visiting:)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Magical Princess Card

Happy Sunday Crafters,
I hope everyone is having a fantastic weekend!!  This is a quick birthday card with a princess and an attempt to color with copic markers.  My very first time and I have a lot to learn.  I will be watching a lot of copic tutorials for sure:) Please leave me comments on great tutorials that you might of seen:) or suggestions.
Bling and Hugs,

Materials Used:
Pink Passion & White Whisper cardstock
Base measures 3 1/2" X 11" score @ 51/2"
1st layer measures  3-1/4" X 5-3/8"
Stamps from SU(PrettyPrincess)
Various copic markers
I-Rock and Bling
Corner rounder punch

Thank you for visiting :)

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Baby Shirts In A Box To Go

Hello Happy Crafters,
I just got my Tags, Bags, Boxes and More Cartridge and so I just had to try it out.  
I put these two baby onesis from a previous project in the box and embellished it.  

I was so excited because I received my Stampin' Up order on Thursday which in that order was the baby bottle stamp, I used on the tag. Enjoy and have a fantastic weekend. 

Bling and Hugs,

Materials Used:
Evening Surf Bazzill paper
Tags, Bags, Boxes & More Cartridge
Baby bottle stamp tag from Stampin' Up
(Tag Alongs)
Box cut at 6-1/4"
Light Blue Argyle pattern paper From(Recollections)
Organza and white ribbon
Giraffe from scraps
Yellow tag cut at 2-1/2(not to sure sorry)
dark blue scraps used behind yellow tag
Brilliant Blue & Apricot Appeal inks

Thank you for visiting:)

Friday, September 10, 2010

Posting Issues

I've been informed by one of my followers Abusybee that she was not getting the daily update postings.  So I've gone to the site feed setting option and deleted the url on the settings to see if this is the problem.  If anyone has any information on this please feel free to leave me a comment at
Thank you so much:)  Thank you Abusybee for the heads up:)
Bling and Hugs,

Fluttering Butterfly

Hello Happy Crafters,
I have a quick and pretty butterfly card for today.  I used stickles and Glossy Accents on the butterfly with some pattern scraps for the top layer.  Enjoy and have a fantastic weekend!!!!!
Bling and Hugs,

Materials used:
StoryBook Cartridge
Purple base 6-1/4" X 8-1/2" folded into(5-1/2" X 4-1/4")
Flower pattern and stripe pattern from scraps 
(can't remember company sorry)
Flower pattern measure 6" X 2-5/8"
Strip pattern measures 6" X 2"
White prima flower with pebble brad 
Butterfly cut at 1-3/4" with shadow
Pink ribbon
Fluttering by to Say Hi from (My Pink Stamper)

Thank you for visiting

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Plankton Birthday Party

Hello happy Crafters,
I wanted to try the Sponge Bob Square Pants Cartridge for my son.  He loves Sponge Bob.  He picked out this character.  The Plankton has some small pieces to assemble but it wasn't too difficult.  Enjoy this card.
Bling and Hugs,

Sponge Bob Square Pants Cartridge pg. 71
Base card Cranberry Crisp SU 
5-1/2" X 4-1/4"
Black layer 5-1/4" X 4" from Michael's
Orange strip 5-1/4" X 4"
Yellow strip 5" X 2"
Black ribbon 
1/4" white ribbon for balloon strings
White gel pen 
Balloon from A Word Party Cartridge 
pg. 41 1-3/4" balloon with shadow
Adhesive and 3D dimensionals
Happy Birthday from 
(My Pink Stamper stamps)
Basic Black ink from Stampin' Up
Plankton character cut at 3-1/2"

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Baby Giraffe

Hello Happy Crafters,
Today, I decided to make a baby card using the Create a Critter.  I just absolutely love this cartridge.

I used glossy accents for the first time and I loved it.  The glossy accent adds another dimension to the little Giraffe, although it was hard for me to capture the glossy accent on the pictures it's a little noticeable on one of the pics below. 

I also used the polka dots cuttle bug folder that I just got from Custom Crops.  I think the card come out super cute:) 

Bling and Hugs,

Materials Used:
Create a Critter Cartridge Pg. 48
Giraffe's 1st layer brown regular giraffe button 
Giraffe's orange/yellow color cut from layer 1 button
Giraffe's yellow color cut from layer 2 button 
Bashful Blue base at 5-1/2" X 8-1/2 folded to (5-1/2" X 4-1/4)
Pattern glitter stripe paper from Pressed Petals (Baby Boy)
Gable Green 3" X 4-1/2" Stampin' Up
Glossy Accents on the giraffe's spots
Polka Dots cuttle bug folder
Happy New Baby from SU (Greeting Galore)
Adhesive & 3D dimensionals
Basic Brown ink from Stampin' Up
Brown Ribbon

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Superman Glasses

Hello Happy Crafters,
I hope you all had a fantastic long weekend!! I had some extra time to craft since my husband took our son fishing all day Saturday :).  So on Sunday my son comes up to me and says "Mommy since you didn't go fishing you want to do a project together with your Cricut" of course I couldn't resist.  I asked him what he wanted to do?  He picks the Superman Cartridge just that quick:).   He's learning quick LOL!! Here is the project we did together with mommy's Cricut :)!!  I hope you enjoy this as much as I did. 
Bling and Hugs,

He was all hands on & didn't want any help!!
He started the cutting process

removing the cut outs

Loading for the Superman symbol
removing the cutouts
ok mom what next?

gluing Superman symbols

Finished project (he was very proud of himself)
How CUTE is he!!! 

A pair for him and mommy

Superman Cartridge
Black cardstock for the frame cut @3-1/4"
Yellow & red cardstock for 
Superman symbol@ 3-1/4"
Option:clear plastic for the lense 

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