Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Check out this Blog Candy. . .

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I was out cruising the Blog World and ran across this awesome blog at: http://sugarcrystals-crystal.blogspot.com/2009/04/celebratory-blog-candy.html

A lovely lady by the name of Crystal is giving away these goodies in celebration of Spring, Birthday, Anniversary, 3-month Blogging Anniversary, and 2000 hits – whooohoooo!!  Truly a reason to celebrate!!  This is too fun!!  Congrats Crystal!!


Monday, April 20, 2009

Mojo’s Mother’s Day

Well I really wanted to make sure I had my Mother’s Day cards ready for my Mom and my MIL for when I need them!  Not sure what day exactly Mother’s Day is but I know it’s coming up real soon.  So, I was sitting in my Stamp Studio this morning (since I didn’t have to work) trying to come up with an idea and thought I would hop on over to Mojo Monday and that is how my inspiration began.  Oh, and believe it or not – it is actually Monday!!  That’s a first for me – Mojo Monday actually done on a Monday!!  Anyways, here is this week’s sketch: Mojo83Sketch

and here is my version of that sketch:042009Uh huh, yep, pulled out this oldie but goodie from 2003 – recognize the stamp set????

Let me know what you think (I LOVE comments)!




Stamp Set: A Mother’s Hands

Paper: Close to Cocoa, Pixie Pink, Barely Banana, Blush Blossom, and Sage Shadow

Ink: Craft White, Blush Blossom, Pixie Pink, Sage Shadow, Barely Banana, and Basic Brown


Accessories: White Embossing Powder, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, MS border punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Brayer, Cuttlebug Folder, and White grosgrain ribbon (dyed in Pixie Pink)


Have a wonderful day/week,


Thursday, April 16, 2009

SCS #CC214 Color Combo Challenge

WhooHoo!!  Had some time to stamp during Spring Break!!  I decided to take the SCS Color Combo Challenge this week because I LOVED the color combo.  Here is my card:

Botanical Blooms



Stamp Sets: Botanical Blooms and Sincere Salutations


Paper: Not Quite Navy, Pretty in Pink, Naturals Ivory, and Delicate Dots DSP


Ink: Bordering Blue, Pretty in Pink, So Saffron, and Certainly Celery


Accessories: Nestabilities, Scallop Edge punch, Wide Oval punch, and Certainly Celery Organdy ribbon


I’ve got 5 other ovals punched and stamped to start assembling the other 5 cards – if you are participating this month’s CardExchange, you will get one!!



It’s Time to Bloom

Well at least Mother Nature is not bothered by what I refer to as terrestrial winds that we get here in April every year in Central California – uggggghh, I no likey!!

Anyways, I’m so excited by this month’s local card exchange theme – it is RIBBON!!!  I LOVE ribbon – I just couldn’t own enough!  I can’t wait to see what the other participants come up with!  Here is my entry:

April 2009Recipe:


Stamp Sets: A Flower for All Seasons, and Bella’s Bloom


Paper: Rose Red, Kiwi Kiss, Pumpkin Pie, and Whisper White


Ink: Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Rose Red, Certainly Celery, Creamy Caramel, Ballet Blue, and Versamark


Accessories: Scallop Punch, Black embossing powder, Pig Tails Ribbon, and Whisper White Organza Ribbon 


Sweet Spring

Yes, I’m so behind with posting on my blog – so sorry. I realized I never posted this fun card I did last month and really wanted to share it with you all. I know I got the inspiration from another share, just can’t remember who and I apologize. The template is from a Paper Crafts magazine. Hope you like it!

Dress Card with CollarRecipe:

Stamp Set: Everyday Flexible Phrases

Paper: Sweetwater patterned paper, and SU Marigold Morning

Ink: Basic Brown

Accessories: Scallop Punch, Paper Piercing Pad, embroidery thread, small tag, and ribbon

Have a glorious day!