Friday, January 28, 2011

MAG Challenge #12

Hi, welcome back for another MAG Challenge by the Page.  Over at MAG, you can only use the selected page, no other Cricut cuts.  You can use all the embellishments, punches and decorations you want.  This week, the challenge was to use 3 Birds on Parade.  Thanks for stopping by and swing by MAG and join in the challenge this week! 

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Puppy Love

Hello everyone, I am so excited, my pink and red armadillo won me a few challenges!  I won over at Paper Playtime and Bitten by the Bug 2!  Thanks so much!!!!

I made a card today, seems like it has been forever!  I started a new job and only get to craft at night:(  But oh the cartridges I will buy:)!!!!  I want to enter in a few challenges, I think I met my goal with this card.  I used Sweetheart.  I used the gypsy to weld the phrase and dog.  I have not used Swethearts since the summer.  I hope u like it!   I will enter it into the following challenges:

Fantabulous Cricut:  Use a neglected cartridge
Scrappy Mom's Terrific Tuesday: Use Sweethearts cartridge
Cricut Cardz Challenge: Make a Kid's Valentine card
PeachyKeenStamp Challenge: Follow sketch and monochromatic color scheme

5x7 base card
Cardstock  Recollections
Pattern    K&Company Valentine's pack
White gel pen
Sentiment  Michael's $1 bin

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Welcome Baby!

I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend!  I have another card for you.  I will be entering it into a few challenges!  Thanks for stopping by and all the lovely comments you have been leaving:)  

Whimsical Wednesdays: elephant cricut image
Jitterbuggin": brown, only one other color and a bow

Cardstock   Recollections
Pattern   DCWV  Nana's Nursery Baby Boy
Holiday Cakes cut @ 3.25"
Sentiment   MPS  Everyday Life
Ribbon  Walmart
ButtonsWhite Gel Pen

Friday, January 21, 2011

Such a Sweetheart!

Yes, this is my 3rd post today!  Yes, I do have a life, but creativity is high and I am taking full advantage of it!  Crazy thing is I might have one more!!!  Ok, I am so in LOVE with this card!!!! This card is just too adorable:)  I have 3 challenges I will be entering her in.  Thanks for stopping by!  Have I told u how much I love this card!  This is my favorite so far this year, granted we are only 21 days in:)  The challenges I will enter are :

PKS Let'sFace It Friday:  use a PKS face and XOXO somewhere on card
Emma's Throwback Challenge:  Use PDDU or EDPD
Alphabet Challenge:  L is for "Ladies"


A2 card
Pattern  K&Company Valentine's Pack
Cardstock   Recollections
PPDU cuts @ 4"
Doodlecharm cuts @ 2.5" and .50"
PKS Princess faces
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Fruit Punch stickles
White Gel Pen
Sentiments   Michael's $1 bin

Flower Power!!!

I am back today with more cards!  I really like this one, I made two.  When I saw a challenge for 3 flowers.  I had a picture in my head that I had to get out.  So, this is my creation, I hope you like them.  Thanks for stopping by!  I will enter it into the following challenges:

Paper Cutz: Anything goes
Cooking with Cricut:  use at least 3 flowers

4x9 card base
Flowers  Doodlecharm
Vase and stems    Walk in the Garden
PKS Princess Faces
Cardstock  Recollections
Pattern  DCWV Citrus Stack
Ribbon  Walmart

MAG Challenge #11

Welcome Back,  another challenge from MAG Challenge by the Page! At MAG, the challenge is to see what great project you can come up with using the images from a specific cartridge and page only! This week was truly a challenge for us all, but we made it! Come on over and challenge yourself:) This week's challenge you must use the cartridge Tags,Bags,Boxes and More, page 130 only. It is the Nutcup, but since Valentine's is coming, I felt candy was more appropriate.   MAG Challenge has weekly drawings, monthly prizes, guest designers and FUN!!!  You could be our next guest designer!

Cup cut @ 5.5"
Tree and hearts  Fiskars punch
Hearts  Jolee's embellishments

Thursday, January 20, 2011


Hello, almost the weekend!  I think this card came out pretty good, however, this is not how it started:)  I am sure you all understand!  I used about 3 or 4 carts but only 2 made the cut.  I was trying to enter it into 3 challenges but only made 2.  Well, thanks for stopping by !  I will enter it into the following challenges:

Momo's Tuesday challenge:  Theme is " anything Princess"
Crafting with Cristina:  Black, White,Grey or Silver

Recipe Rock Princess cut @ 5"
Gem cut @ 5.25"  OUAP
PKS Princess faces
Sentiment  MPS Everyday Life
Black Rhinestones     Michael's
Butterfly Rhinestones    Michael's
White gel pen
Ribbon    Walmart
All Paper Scraps

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Challenges, Challenges

Hello, hope everyone is having a great day!  I made another card, I think it is cute! It is a little different for me, but I am willing to try new things:) I can enter it in 3 challenges,  YAHOO!!!!  I used Birthday Bash and ACY for this card.  I felt a little creative today!  I hope you like it.  Thanks for stopping by!  I will enter it into the following challenges:

Paper Playtime: Project has to include the word "LOVE"
My Sheri Crafts:  Bling
BBTB2: Use bird or armadillo in Birthday Bash

Recipe Card base 5.5"  Birthday Bash
Armadillo    Birthday Bash
Phrase  ACY
Cardstock  Recollections
Pattern Paper  K&Company

Monday, January 17, 2011

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge

Good morning, I hope everyone is doing well!  I was away this weekend no cricut, no computer and I survived:)  Well, I wanted to post something today, this was my first attempt using Glossy Accent!!   I had made a postcard awhile back and I see there is a challenge I can enter it in.  Unfortuanately, I can only enter it in one.  But fear not, I will probably have another post later today with more challenges!!!  Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy ur day, especially if you have it off!!  I will enter this in the following challenge:

Fantabulous Cricut: sweet shop (include cake, ice cream etc:)

Green notecard     Recollection Notecard Pack
Pattern Paper    DCWV
Ice Cream   Sweet Treats
Glossy accent
Sentiment  MPS Everyday Life
Ribbon  Michael's

Friday, January 14, 2011

MAG Challenge #10

Hello, another challenge from MAG Challenge by the Page! At MAG, the challenge is to see what great project you can come up with using the images from a specific cartridge and page only!  This week, we have Nicole from Creative Delights by Nicole as our guest designer.  She does some awesome work with Vinyl, please hop over and check her out!  Come on over and join in:) This week's challenge you must use the cartridge Storybook, page 69 only.  MAG Challenge has weekly drawings, monthly prizes, guest designers and FUN!!!

Gatefold card
Carstock    Recollections
Pattern   DCWV Stack
Phrase and shape cut @ 4"
Embellishments   Jolee's

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Cooking with Cricut and Cricut Cardz Challenges

Hello everyone, I am back!  Thanks for all the sweet comments!  I have been having fun making all these cards:)  I have two more challenges for you.  I finally used my Nifty Fifty cart, it has been sitting for about a month.  Thanks for stopping by:)  I will be entering into these challenges:

Cooking with Cricut: Glittermania, Bling it on!
Cricut Cardz Challenge: Use colors Red, Black and White only!

6x6 card base
Glitter paper   Coredinations
Record cut @ 4"
Phrase cut @ 1.25"
Note brads and bling  Michael's
Ribbon Joann's

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

PKS Sketch Challenge and Scrappy Mom's Terrific Tuesday Challenge

Thanks so much for all the wonderful comments you have been leaving:)  Wow, another card, I am on a roll!  I decided I will be entering as many challenges as I can.  I feel this will help me keep my mojo flowing:)  I am actually very happy with the outcome of this card!  I will enter it into the following challenges: 

Peachy Keen Stamps: Sketch Challenge
Scrappy Mom's Terrific Tuesday Challenge: use Birthday Bash


Cardstock   Stampin' Up and Recollections
Scallops from Storybook cut @ 3.25" and 3"
Bee from Birthday Bash cut @ 2.75"
Sentiment  Scrappy Mom's Amusing Animals
Divine Swirls Cuttlebug embossing folder
Black Diamond and Fruit Punch stickles
White and Black gel pens

Monday, January 10, 2011

Paper Playtime and Fantabulous Cricut Challenges

Happy Monday to everyone!  I found a few challenges this morning and thought I would give them a try.  I made an easel card and tried inking my embossing.  It came out okay, I just need to do it more often.  Thanks for stopping by!  I will enter the following challenges:

Fantabulous Cricut-Create using some type of winter clothing/accessory on your project (i.e.: mitten, sweater, hat etc.)
PaperPlaytime-Use black, white and silver only

bird cut @ 4.5"  3 Birds on Parade
phrase cut @ 1.75" 3 Birds on Parade
snowflakes cuttlebug embossing folder
silver chalkbox ink
ribbon  Walmart
snowflake buttons   Joann's
googly eyes
white and black gel pen

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Throwback Thursday and Paper Cutz Challenges

Good morning,

I think I am officially addicted to Hello Kitty!  I have made at least 3 to 4 projects with this cart.  All of them are just so adorable!  I have decided to try and enter more challenges this year and at least 2 for every card I make.  So, let's see how that works:)  I went to one of our Michael's last night and got 2 of the $9.99 cricut carts!!!!  I will be trying to hit a few more today and Sunday!!  My husband is not as excited as I am:)  Well, here is my project, I could not decide on a sentiment yet, maybe it will be my husband's Valentine's Day card!  Thanks for stopping by!  I will enter it in the following challenges:

Throwback Thursday by Emma- a heart on your project
Paper Cutz Challenge- use metal (brads, eyelets, wire, etc.) 

A2 card
Cardstock       Recollections
Cuts @ 3.5"  Hello Kitty
Brads   Recollections
Divine Swirl and Diamond Plate Cuttlebug Embossing folders

Friday, January 7, 2011

MAG Challenge #9

Hello, our challenges have started back at MAG Challenge!  Come on over and join in:)  This week's challenge has a twist!  We are using Pagoda, page 36 only, but you have to make an accordian card.  MAG Challenges has weekly drawings, monthly prizes, guest designers and FUN!!!

Cardstock     Recollections
Pattern    Open Stock Joann's
Panda cut @ 2"
Leaves     Joelee's
Band       MS Deep Edge Punch
Black Rhinestones    Michael's
Black and White Gel Pen

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Snow Many Challenges and Giveaway Winner!!!

Hello everyone!  I know Christmas is over, but it is still winter!  I really enjoyed making this card, living in Florida I really think we got winter this year:)  Unfortuanately, it is not over.  Who'd figure, 28 degrees in Florida. I love the cold, cannot complain, it is warming up, hooray for 60's:)  I will be entering this card in a few challenges.  Thanks for stopping by!!

Fantabulous Cricut- snow or snowflakes
Paper Playtime- project with a face (cricut or Peachy Keen Stamps)
Made by Momo- Snow or a Snow theme
Cooking with Cricut- Snow Fun

Now, on to the BIG news, the winner of the PINK ATG gun is... cricutalltime, CONGRATS!!!!  Please leave a comment with your email address and I will contact you:)  Thanks


Premade card base 4"x5.5"
Cardstock   Recollections
Glitter Paper  Coredinations
Pattern  DCWV Winter Wonder Stack
Girl cut @ 3.50"
Phrase cut @ 1.25"
Cuttlebug Folder  Snowflakes
White Gel Pen
Blue Rhinestones  Michael's $1 Bin

Monday, January 3, 2011

MPS Design Team Challenge

100 Followers Giveaway, click here!

Robyn over at MyPinkStamper is having a design team call.  You need to create a card, project or layout using her favorite colors PINK, GREEN, BROWN and another optional color.  Enter it onto her blog and she has 2 spaces that she will fill.  Good luck to everyone!


Card base  5x5
Cardstock  Recollections
Pattern  DCWV Sweet Stack
Card base cut @ 5"  Birthday Bash
Bear cut @ 3.5" Seasame Street and Friends
Stickles  Lime Green and Fruit Punch
MPS Everday Life Stamps
Ribbon   Michael's
White Gel Pen

Saturday, January 1, 2011

HOORAY! 100 followers and a Giveaway!!!!!

Wow, my 2011 is off to an awesome start!  God has blessed my family and I to see another year!   I have reached 100 followers!!!!!  I did not imagine this so soon, when I started this blog 6 months ago!  I have met such great blogging friends:)  Thanks to all of you that have decided to follow me!  This card is for u all!!

So, to show my appreciation, I am giving away a PINK ATG GUN!  I know many of you have them, but it is one of my favorite things! If you have one already and win, u could always give it to to friend.  It is better to give than receive:)  You do not have to be a follower but new friends are always welcome!!  Anyway, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post no later than Monday, January 3, 2011, with a way for me to contact you.  I will let decide and I will announce my winner by Tuesday, January 4, 2011! 

Thanks and I hope to keep you coming back!!