Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Anything Goes at Magnolia-licious!

Hello there my crafty peeps.
Today I have a card for you for Magnolia-licious. The theme is Anything Goes.
I hope you will have a chance to join us and win a surprise package from Diana of Magnolia-licious.
I'm sorry to make this short. I've just gotten home from work, 1am and I'm running on empty here.
I'll be updating with some CHA stuff later this week.
Have a fantastic day!


Paper - We R Memory Crafters
Ink - Copics and Memento

Saturday, July 27, 2013

A Card and A Layout for Fancy Pants Designs!

Hi there Fancy Friends!
Today is my post over on the Fancy Pants Designs Blog.
I have put together a card and a layout using the same sketch!
Fun, Fun!! I just love this new collection. The colors and textures are just gorgeous.
I just got the rest of my DT kit and I love the brads and cannot wait to get them out and play!
Here's a little sneak peek of the two. I have used products from the
To view my full layout and card please visit the Fancy Pants Designs Blog.
I hope you enjoy my creations and the sketch.
Have a wonderful day!

Pink Challenge at Lili of the Valley!

There's a Pink Challenge over at Lili of the Valley.
There's still time to join in the fun.
I've returned from CHA in Las Vegas and I have lots of new and exciting things that are in the works.
I can't wait to share.. photos to come!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

New CHA Products for Little Darlings/Saturated Canary!

It's reveal time for some new Little Darlings Rubber Stamps!!!!!
Yippieeeee!! Here's a new Saturated Canary Stamp called Tawny and my new Coffee Sentiment Stamps!! I have 5 new Sentiment sets being released at CHA! I'll show you below..
Here's a little gift set I made a 3x3 card and a decorated coffee cup..

Coffee Sentiments / Everyday Textures and Sentiments


Here's my other 3 Sentiments
Spanish / Big Words 
Use Your Words

I would love to know what you think of my sentiments. I hope you all like them!

Follow me on Instagram and Facebook for CHA updates!!!!
Paper - We r Memory Keepers
Ink - Memento and Copics

Monday, July 22, 2013

Lili of the Valley Christmas Blog Hop!!

 Good morning everyone and thanks for stopping by!

Today we are holding a Lili of the Valley design team blog hop to celebrate the launch of their gorgeous new Christmas stamps
This is the first set in their 2013 Christmas collection and is an adorable mix of 16 cute characters which we think you are going to LOVE!
The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday on Thursday July 25th (UK time) along with some fabulous new art pads and patterned papers

The LOTV design team are all joining in and you may have noticed that there is another new name on the list...
we’re all thrilled to welcome our new teamie, it’s the amazing Kathy!
I’m sure you know what to do by now lol  ...just ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each card, hopefully we can give you lots of ideas and inspiration along the way for using the new images

There is a fabulous prize up for grabs on this hop, we don’t know where it is hidden so do make sure you that you visit and comment on every blog
We will let you know tomorrow evening which was the ‘lucky’ blog and a winner will be drawn at random from all the comments that were left on that blog

The prize is a full set of the new Christmas stamps...
that’s 16 rubber stamps, one each of all the new designs

Here's a list of all the blogs taking part, and remember that you will need to visit them all and leave a comment on each one to have the best chance of winning;

Ink - Memento and Copics
Misc - Eyelets, Stickles

Time for some Mini Magnolia!!!

While you are reading this wherever you may be in the world I'll be in Vegas at CHA! A crafters dream.. seeing all the new goodies and looking at all the beautiful booths and meeting amazing people! I have gone to CHA over the last 3 years and I absolutely LOVE it!!!!

It's Mini Monday so I have prepared a card for you all to feast your eyes on, with the
 Mini Piping Tilda. This is one of the cards I will be bringing to give to my dear friend, Diana Crick -- she will be in the Mini Magnolia booth with Magnolia.

I hope you all have a terrific week!
 If you want to see some photos of CHA follow me on Facebook and Instagram!

Paper - Magnolia
Ink - Memento and Copics

Saturday, July 20, 2013

The Crafts Meow Blog Hop -- with my very own stamp designs!!!!!

Today is the day! My stamps sets are now up in The Crafts Meow Shop! Yippie!
I have used the Turtle Love Set on my card today. I am just over the moon with this set. I love all of the little sayings and this turtle! Love. Love. Love!!!!

This is a hop so if you haven't come from Lin's Blog then you might want to start at the beginning of the hop.. on The Crafts Meow Blog. You don't want to miss out on winning this entire release, which one lucky crafter will win.. by simply commenting on each blog on the hop. The lovely Lisa will be choosing a random winner from on of our blogs.

You have until 8:00pm PDT, Tuesday July 23rd to leave a comment
to be entered into the give-a-way!

You can also get the new Circle it Stamp set FREE with a $50 purchase at The Crafts Meow!

Here's the entire Stamp Set of Turtle Love..

Here's my Hogs and Kisses Set..
I hope you like my stamp sets.. You must check out the other sets, they are all so cute and versatile.. there's something for everyone.. and every style!
Your next stop along the way is Sharri.
Enjoy the Hop!
Paper - We are Memory Keepers - Springtime Collection
Ink - Memento and Copics

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sunshine at Magnolia-licious Hot, Hot, Hot!!!

Hey everyone!
Today I have a card for the Magolia-licious Challenge, our theme is "Some Like it Hot. I chose to use nice hot colors and I also threw in the "Sunshine" I love wooden words! :) I've used the new
 #3069 Forget Me Not Tilda from Magnolia-licious. Isn't she just precious. I've done this card using the no line stamping technique. I love the way this looks with the Magnolia Stamps. It really makes them come alive.
Thank so much have a wonderful day!

Stamps - Magnolia- #3069 Forget Me Not Tilda
Paper - Pebbles
Ink - Memento and Copics
Wild Orchid Crafts - white chrysanthemums
 25mm yellow rose, 15mm white rose, pink cherry blossom, 6mm pink rose, 10mm orange rose, 15mm peach rose, 20mm peach rose, white lace, gem brad

Sneak Peek for The Crafts Meow -- My STAMP SETS!!

 Today is a very exciting day for me! 
It's The Crafts Meow sneak peek day for my two stamp sets! This first one is from the
 Turtle Love Stamp set, I'm so excited about this set.. I cannot wait till you can see everything in it! I tried to be very versatile when creating these sets.

This next set is called Hogs and Kisses. Again, I have tried to be versatile.. You will be able to use this all year round! Make sure you make your way back here on the 21st so you can see another card and the rest of the stamp sets!
You can find more samples today using my Stamp Sets on


Papertake Weekly - Buttons and Bows
Creative Card Crew - Outdoors
Crafty Cardmakers - Birthday
Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute and Cuddly - my lil piggy!
Marker Pop - Anything Goes

Stamps - The Crafts Meow - Hogs and Kisses and Turtle Love
Paper - Bella Blvd
Ink - Memento and Copics
Wild Orchid Crafts - Pink Twine, misc. button, purple ribbon, white lace, 20mm yellow, purple lily, 10mm pale pink rose, 15mm lavender rose, pink pearl, purple pearl

Monday, July 15, 2013

Wild Orchid Chafts - Blues and/or Purples!

It's time for another challenge at Wild Orchid Crafts.
The theme this week is a color scheme. You must use Blues and/or Purples. I I don't use enough of these colors. I think they are gorgeous and so very rich looking. The new LOTV image goes perfect with it. The name of the stamp is called Skipping.
I hope you like my card. Have a great week.
A week from today I will be in Vegas at CHA! I love this time of year! :)
Follow me on Instagram and Facebook for lots of pictures and updates!
I WILL remember this time! LOL!
Avenue 613 - Anything Goes
The Craft Place - Ribbons and or lace
Oozak - Anything Goes 

Stamps - LOTV - Skipping
Paper - My Minds Eye
Ink -Memento and Copics

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Lovable, Funny, Handsome, Clever, Wonderful... You!

Hi there everyone.
Here's a masculine card I made using Fancy Pants Designs Swagger Collection. Love these colors!
I wanted this card to resemble a jean pocket. I really love the little bit of striped border showing.
I have used :
Have a great Sunday. I'm off to make CHA projects.. before I have to work tonight.
Catered Crop - Button Up
Squirrel and the Fox - Something Spooled

Friday, July 12, 2013

Project Life.. way late! :(


I'm so behind on project life! :( Here's February.. I think I'm too being to catch up. Oh, well. I'll try..