Dec 24, 2010

Merry Christmas!

Hello everyone! Sorry I have been away for so long! I've just been super busy getting everything ready for the holidays. I just would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. I will be back after the Holidays! I know some of the things Santa has brought so I will be dying to get to play with my new goodies hee hee! But for now I'm just enjoying being with my family and I hope you are doing the same!

Dec 14, 2010

I won! I won!!

I just had to get on and share my excitement with you all! I was the grand prize winner of $100 gift certificate to Peachy Keen Stamps!!! Nikki (Scrappin' Navy Wife) and Emma (My Creative Time) put on the bestest (not sure if that's even a word lol) 12 Days of Christmas!! I had so much fun each day visiting their blogs and seeing what awesome projects they came up with each day! I'm sad that it's over! If you didn't get to join in on the 12 Days of Christmas I highly recommend you go back thru their blogs and check it out!! Their projects were AMAZING!! I was BEYOND thrilled when Nikki posted the winners and I saw my name!! Thank you sooooo much Nikki!! You have given me a AWESOME Christmas present!! I've always loved Peachy Keen stamps and so excited to be able to pick out some sets that I've wanted like FOREVER hee hee! I also spoke with Nikki over the phone and we have sooo much in common! She's a nut just like me! After much begging and pleading (hee hee) I now am in the bestie group woo hoo!!! Thanks again Nikki from your southern friend ha ha!!

Dec 8, 2010

One Day Only Sale!!

I'm sorry I don't have a project this week for Lindsay's Stamp Stuff. I have been sick since Monday but I wanted to share the great sale Lindsay's having for one day only starting at midnight and going all day tomorrow (Thursday) until midnight. Everything is 40% off!! Also, don't forget to check Lindsay's and the other design team members blogs to see which stamps they are featuring this week! This weeks theme is "Sweet Treats" and for those of you that do lots of holiday baking and need ways to package your goodies I'm sure you will find some great inspiration!!  Hope to be back soon! Whatever this is, is kicking my bootie!!

Here are two new sets that Lindsay has released this week!

Dec 4, 2010

Another Mini Recipe Album!

Hi friends! I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! I've got to spend my whole day in my crafting room!! Woo Hoo! It looks like a bomb went off in there! You know it's bad when your teenager comes in and tells you that you need to clean your room lol!! Here is a another mini album I've completed. I've made 5 of them but thought I'd just show you one since they are all basically the same. I used my cricut and scal for all the die cuts. I purchased some svg files from Cooking With the Cricut, Treasure Box Designs, and Digital Delights by Louby Lou. The paper is from DCWV Holiday stack from last year. Well, it's almost midnight and I'm heading to bed! Thanks for looking and I hope you come back by again soon!

My Christmas Challenge card - SSCC

Hey everyone! I'm back! Can you believe it, two posts in one day lol!  This is my card for our challenge at Stamping Scrapping Challenge Central. Our challenge this time is a theme challenge. I bet you will never guess what that theme is! Yup, it's Christmas! I'm just about to finish up my Christmas cards and now I've just got to make sure I get them all mailed out on time! For my card, I used the sweet Magnolia stamp, Tilda with Amaryllis. I love this stamp! It reminds me of the tradition that my mom and I have (we've done this for years) Each year we buy a Amaryllis and we see who's grows the biggest and puts off the most blooms. I'm beating her at the moment by at least a inch or two! You can get this stamp by clicking here and while your there be sure to check out all of her Magnolia's, Bildmalarna, and Gilli stamps. Cindy always provides great customer service and also has a wide arrange of scrapping goodies so head over there and make out your Christmas list and let Santa come early!! Thanks for looking and have a great weekend!!

Dec 3, 2010

Anything Goes Challenge!

We have a new challenge starting today over at Bildmalarna Blog! It's my turn to host the challenge and I went with a easy one, anything goes!! I used Bildmalarna stamp, Mimo ice Christmas. When I went and looked up the link it hit me...oh no, Mimo is a boy!! I dressed him kinda girly but we are going to pretend he borrowed some of Mimosa's clothes to keep warm while he played outside ok??? I must have had some kind of insight that I was going to do something like this because this definetly falls in the anything goes catorgory!! We would love for you to join in on the challenge! Thanks for looking and woo hoooo it's the weekend!!!! Have a good one!

Dec 1, 2010

Lindsay's Stamp Stuff - Christmas ornament

 Hello everyone! Sorry it's been a few days! I've been super busy trying to get some projects done! I'm making 5 more of the recipe books (if you didn't see it, it's the last post I made) and also I'm doing 10 aprons! I still have lots I want to do before Christmas! Hopefully, I will get it all done! Here's what I made for this Thursday's, Lindsay's Stamp Stuff day. I was playing around the other night and decided to make a ornament! I used a image from the Joyful set. I didn't really know how it would turn out so I used all white cardstock scraps! (Which I need to figure out how to use wayyy more of my scraps lol). I wanted to add some red so I did change the color in my photo application to red and then inked it in red. I'm sorry I having to make this a short post tonight! I'm sooo sleepy and there's no telling what I might tell ya if I don't get off and go to bed hee hee! Don't forget to visit Lindsay and the other gals to see what they have made for this week! Thanks for looking!

I'm only entering one challenge this week:

MyGrafico Christmas Giveaway

Nov 28, 2010

Holiday Recipe Mini Album

Hey everyone!! Here is the mini recipe album I've been working on. It's really simple but I'm hoping it's going to really come in handy! Each year I have to dig thru all my holiday recipes and it's time that I get a little more organized! I was so inspired by Mary's mini over on CardzTV that I had to make one for myself!! It's really a simple mini and embellished very simple also. But since it's just for my use and I really wanted to get it done quick I wanted it to be simple! I used my From the Kitchen Cricut cartridge for all the shapes except on the back cover. I ran across the cute little gingerbread girl at Digital Delights by Louby Lo. I purchased this SVG file and I also fell in love with some of the digital stamps that I may go back and purchase! I also used Wild Cards for the font. The paper is from DCWV last years holiday stack. I also used a Martha Stewart bow punch thru out the album. Other supplies: white jelly roll pen, Tim Holtz vintage photo distress ink, Peachy Keen Faces for the Gingerbread boy and girl on front cover, and stickles. I'm using just plain index cards that I'm fixing to copy my recipes on. Sorry about the pictures I know they are not the best but hopefully you can see the album ok. Thanks for stopping by and looking!!

DRS Designs Featured Sunday Stamper!!

Hey ya'll! I hope everyone had a very wonderful Thanksgiving! I know I'm still stuffed I ate so much hee hee! I really did gobble till I wobbled lol! I did not get to do any shopping on Black Friday:(  My husband and I had tickets to the Alabama/Auburn game! Even tho we (Bama)  got beat by one point we still had a ball! I'm working on a little Christmas project that I should be able to share soon. It's really simple but will also be really useful when I get done! Sorry I haven't had anything to share lately! I do have some exciting news I got a email from Sue at DRS Designs and she has picked me to be this Sunday's featured stamper!! Click here for the post with my cards. I really enjoyed being able to work with these stamps and my wish list over at their store is probably longer than Santa's list x's 2! It's getting late here just wanted to jump on and let you know I'm still around just been busy! Enjoy the rest of the weekend and thanks for stopping by!

Nov 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving Sale!!

Hi Everyone and for those of you living in the USA...Happy Thanksgiving!

If you are already in the mood to do some shopping, the entire My Grafico Store is on sale today...
40% off baby!

Hop on over to Lindsay's Stamp Stuff to see all of her great new holiday sets and party printables too!

Have you seen these yet?

The sale is 40% off everything at My Grafico and Lindsay's Stamp Stuff. Hope you all have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving...gobble gobble.

Stamping Scrapping Black Friday Sale

Wanna stay in your jammies and start your Holiday shopping from the comfort of your warm cozy couch?

Hop on over to Stamping Scrapping at 7PM EST Thursday evening for a HUGE sale!

Tons of items have been marked down to make room for the new items to be released at the Winter CHA. You will find items starting at .99 and tons marked 40% – 70% off the already low discounted price from embellishments to machines.

If you want to get a head start grab a cup of your favorite beverage, pad and pencil and browse through the ‘aisles’ for those items to purchase. Stamping Scrapping even has a registry where you can add items that are viewable to all or just for you to see. When you are ready for a purchase you can purchase from inside your registry, that’s my favorite way to shop! Or you can make yourself a list but be sure you know what they are so you can get in there and shop fast before items are sold out. Cindy always has surprises in store so you never know what you might find! Happy Shopping!

Nov 23, 2010

I've been featured!!

Hey everyone! I've got some very exciting news to share! I was very honored when my good friend, Dana asked permission to share a card of mine on her blog! We were on Deedee's Design team together and she's such a sweetie!! Anyways, she has a great post today about the cricut and scal program. I also saw some of the cutest Christmas cards she's made! Again, I just want to say how honored that she thought enough of my work to want to share on her blog! If you can, I'd love it if you would pop by her blog and leave her some love! I also want to wish everyone a very safe and Happy Thanksgiving! I'm thankful for my family and friends and to all my online friends and followers! Thanks for stopping by and (((big hugs))) to you all!!

Nov 17, 2010

LSS Day - Seasons Greetings

Hello everyone! This is going to be a really quickie I'm plum pooped!  Here's my card for Lindsay's Stamp Stuff! I used her freebie Christmas Label. I'm just loving her labels! I printed the label and the sentiment out (sentiment was included with the freebie to!!) I decided to leave it black and white since it matched the pattern paper I used (DCWV Holiday stack) I used the Christmas solutions cartridge to cut Santa and his sleigh and George & Basic Shapes to cut the circle. The ribbon is from my stash. Be sure to head over to Lindsay's blog tomorrow you don't want to miss out on her freebie Thursday's! There is also links on my side bar for the rest of the design team so be sure to visit them to!! Thanks for looking!!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
ABC Challenge - X is for Xmas
Bah!Humbug! - Reindeer
Bee Crafty - Christmas

Nov 16, 2010

Mindy's Thankful Blog Candy!

Have you seen this blog candy? I love Magnolia stamps!! I don't own very many of these and would love to add this one to my collection!! Just wanted to share with you all also! For more details hop over to Mindy's Blog! For some reason blogger is not letting me add a picture at the moment to my post. But I was able to get it in my sidebar if you want to see what the candy is!!

Nov 15, 2010

Spellbinders Holiday Hoppin' Blog Hop!

is proud to be
participating & sponsoring Holiday Hoppin"
Come join us and win GREAT PRIZES!!

Join the hop Thursday morning at
8:00 a.m. central time!

Starting Thursday morning, head on over to our very own
Anary Baumgarth's Blog to get all the details! 


Bildmalarna Blog Challenge - Focus on Red!

Hello everyone! I'm back with another Christmas card! This card is for the Bildmalarna Blog challenge. The challenge this time is to make the main focal color red. I don't say this often and promise I'm not bragging now but I'm so pleased how this card came out! Everything just kinda fell in place and was a real joy to do! Sometimes I take the fun out by stressing to much over this and over that. This card wasn't like that so maybe that's why I'm so proud of it hee hee! I used Bildmalarna stamp, Mimosa Christmas Angel and colored her with my copics. The Holly frame is from the Joys of the Season cricut cartridge. I've been finding some really neat cuts on this cartridge that I've not noticed before! The plaid paper is from DCWV last years Holiday Stack and the music paper is some I had left over from a previous card a couple posts back. The sentiment is a Studio G (thank goodness for these stamps or I wouldn't have any sentiments hee hee) and I cut out using my oval nesties. I added a little bling to the bow (not sure what you call those) and that's it! I hope you like it!
Now come show us what you can do using red and your Bildmalarna stamps!! Thanks for looking!!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

The ABC Challenge - H is for Holiday
Crazy 4 Challenges - Christmas
The Creative Cottage Challenge Blog - Christmas card for someone special
Cupcake Inspirations - photo inspiration
Easy Craft Projects - Challenges - Red
Scrap Creations - Christmas
I Did It Creations Challenge - traditional Christmas colors
Shelly's Images - Christmas
Simon Says Stamp and Show - what makes you happy
Stamp and Create - Tis the Season
Cooking with Cricut - Christmas project


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