Friday, February 25, 2011

MAG Challenge #15

Hello all! Welcome to my new followers!  Thanks so much to everyone that showed me love regarding my blog makeover!!!!  I hope everyone had a great week, the weekend is here! I am so happy it is Friday!  I think I forgot to sleep while off Monday:)   At MAG this week, the challenges are still going on.   Lucianna@ Dilsaver Designs is our guest designer this week! So here it goes. We used Wild Card, pg 65, only images from this page.  Come over and join in:)  Thanks for stopping by!!!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Blog Makeover!!!!!

Good morning,

What an awesome surprise to me this morning!!!!  I feel like the shoemaker that had a super, new gift waiting for him in the morning:)  I am sooooooooooo excited about my new blogmakeover, love, love love it!  Thanks Tricia @  She knocked it out of the park, she made this so easy, totally understood everything I asked for.  No question was dumb, thanks for you patience Tricia:)  If you are looking to have a blog makeover, go by and check her out, she is really great!!!!   Did I say I love my new blog!!!!  Yes, I am still screaming!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Happy b-day!

Ok, I am back with another post!  I feel better now:)  I might try one more but if I don't it is okay!!! I got the Old west cart for this boot cut!  I will probably give this my friend's daughther for her birthday.  I was able to use it to day for a few challenges:)  Thanks for stopping by!  I will enter into these challenges:

Paper Cutz-child's b-day w/ country or western theme
Die Cuttin Divas-stars
My Sheri Cratfs- al about girls

Like U a Latte!

Happy Monday, no work today!!!  So, here is my first post for today, I will try to get in a few more:)  I feel like a slacker because I have not been able to post any challenges.  So here I go, thanks for stopping by!  This card will be entered into a few challenges!

CCC- cup image from a cricut cut
FCCB- embossing
Cooking with the Cricut- embossing
Creative Sisters-embossing

DCWV  Taj Mahal Stack
Divine Swirl Embossing Folder

Sunday, February 20, 2011

FCCB Challenge

I feel it has been a while:) Okay, my cricut has not been on all week!  Sometimes life gets crazy and you just have to go with the flow, but today and tomorrow I am getting off the ride and doing some crafting:)  So, I am going to find all the challenges I can and catch up!  Well, this is my first post for today.  Our book club is reading "Just Choose Happiness", well several people came up and asked where were the bookmarks.  I did not make any for this book, needless to say here they are, I made them fit into a challenge!!!!!

FCCB- project with favorite season

Simply Charmed cut @ 4"
Paper Clips     Target
White Gel Pen

Friday, February 18, 2011

MAG Challenge #14

Hello all!  I hope everyone has had a great week!  I am so happy it is Friday, I get Monday off:)  I think I will craft and sleep!!!  At MAG this week, I think this is our easiest challenge thus far.  We decided since we got this cart as a free download with the Gspsy, why not use it!  So here it goes.  The pages are so different between the booklet and  I am adding the page so you know which letter to use:)  Thanks for stopping by!!!

Here is my project, please stop by MAG and join in the fun, you have until Wednesday, February 23th, by 11:59PM (EST)!!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Celebrate the Occasion Challenge # 2

Hello, welcome to all my new followers!  This is my first challenge for CTO. The new challenge blog has challenges that help you create cards that can be used all throughout the year to recognize those special events in our lives. Basically, build up your stash.

New challenges are posted every Tuesday and you have until the following Sunday to get your project posted. You can use any crafting tool to create; the Cricut, stamps, digi stamps, cuttlebug, etc. So it is open to everyone, you just have to follow the theme.

You still have time to enter in the Design Team Call, for details click here!

On to the good stuff, the winner of my prize for the Be Mine Blog Hop is Orlie, she said...
"Now this is thinking out of the box. Love it. Suprise what one can do with one thing and come up with something else. Keep it up."

Our theme Challenge #2 is "Masculine Birthday".  All you have to do is post an entry to CTO, no later than Sunday, February 20th by 11:59PM (EST)

Thanks for stopping by, visit Celebrate the Occasion and enter your projects, we have monthly drawings!! Here is my project :

Simply Charmed
DCWV Guy Stack -Pattern paper

Monday, February 14, 2011

If the Shoe Fits...

I really love this card, I made it awhile ago!  I finally have a challenge to enter it into.  I used Gypsy Wandering, I just do not remember the size!  I will enter it in the following challenge, I have to find at least one more challenge:)

Paper Playtime-Use Animal Print

DCWV Safari Chic
Sentiment- MPS Everyday Life
Cardstock- Recollections

Saturday, February 12, 2011

CTO Be Mine Blog Hop/ DT Call

Hello and thanks for stopping by!  Welcome to Celebrate the Occasion Be Mine Blog Hop, if you are coming from Gigi, the Cricut Bug you are on the right track!  If you are just stopping by to visit me, head over to Celebrate the Occasion and start there to see all the great projects and enter for some blog candy!!

This blog hop is to showcase the designers, check out the great Valentine projects and a chance to win some blog candy!  For this hop, I wanted to try something different and stretch myself, I think I rose to the occasion!  I created a Valentine Sweetheart Tree!  Thanks Girlia for helping with the name :)  I used Stretch Your Imagination, fit to page (7.5 in)! I cut out six layers and glued them together for thickness!  The hearts are from Doodlecharms,the eyelets and ribbon from Michael's!!! 

Also, there is a Design Team Call for CTO.  If you are interested in being part of this awesome design team, please go over to CTO and follow the guidelines.

Now onto what is really important, BLOG CANDY!  $15 gift card to Michael's, Joann's or Hobby Lobby, your choice!!!  Leave one comment, become a friend if you like (not necessary) and a way for me to contact you!  All comments must be left by Sunday, February 13th, 11:59 PM (EST).  Thanks and have fun!!!!

Now hop on over to Lucianna to see her great work!

Here is the line up of the blog hop just in case you get lost:

CTO Blog









Friday, February 11, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day from MAG Challenge

Hello everyone, an extra hello to all my new followers!  MAG challenge has no challenge this week, but we wanted to inspire you with some Valentine projects:)  So go by and see the beautiful projects made by the ladies of MAG!!!

I have been wanting to do an altered mailbox, so here is my chance!  I hope you like it, I had fun making it!  I use the K & Company Valentine set and paper stack:)  Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Purple Princess

Good morning, CTO is having their 1st challenge today.  Eventhough, I design for them and have an off week, I just wanted to show them some love:)  So , I created this beautiful card last night, for a friend.  She likes for me to make cards with people, so I always use EDPD or PDDU for most of her cards.  This card is for a 6 year old little girl!  Stop by CTO and join in the challenge this week, you can use any crafting tool you like!!!  Also, there is a Blog Hop and DT call this weekend, lots of blog candy!!!!! Thanks for stopping by!  I will enter this in:

CTO-Kid's birthday

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Sweet Love

Ok, I think this is my last post for tonight:)  I made this for a client, when I saw the children, I felt it was an innocent love.  I wanted to add in some non-traditional colors with his one!  I used A Child's Year cart.  I really just discovering how much I love this cart!  I think I can enter this one into 3 challenges!!!  Thanks for stopping by! 

Cooking with Cricut- Use a shadow
Paper Cutz Challenge- make a card, LO or project w/o using a heart
Card Making Mama's-  Valentine

In the Clouds

Yes, another post!  I feel like I have to make up for missing this week!  So, here is a card I made for client's boyfriend.  I really love this paper, got it from my local scrapbooking store, that went out of business:(  I used the Sweethearts cart, love this cut!!  Yes, I can enter it into a challenge:)   Thanks for stopping by!

I will enter it into:

Cricut Cardz Challenge- make a man's Valentine Day card any cartridge, any color

Thank you!

Hello everyone and to my new followers!  I feel like a slacker:)  I have not enter any challenge in awhile.  I had several orders.  I still have a few more, but I checked some of the challenges and realized I could enter a few.  I am right at the deadline, with a few but nevertheless:)  I really like this one, it seems very grown-up:)  Thanks for stopping by:) 

I will be entering it in the Cricut Cartridge Chaos Challenge- use Nifty Fifties! 

Friday, February 4, 2011

MAG Challenge #13

Hi, to all my new followers!!!!  Welcome back for another MAG Challenge by the Page. I don't know, maybe it's me but this week went really fast.  I did not even have time to enter any challenges:(  Well, it is Friday again, HOORAY!!!  This week, the challenge was to use Tinkerbell and Friends.  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.  Thanks for stopping by and swing by MAG and join in the challenge this week! I am really going to try and get up  few challenges this week:)  All of you in the blizzzards and snow, be careful and stay safe:)

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

New Challenge Blog, Celebrate the Occasion

Hello, I am so excited. I am part of the Celebrate the Occasion design team. The new challenge blog has challenges that help you create cards that can be used all throughout the year to recognize those special events in our lives. Basically, build up your stash. I am designing with a great group of ladies. Today is the Launch Party. All the ladies have created projects to get you inspired.

New challenges are posted every Tuesday and you have until the following Sunday to get your project posted. You can use any crafting tool to create; the Cricut, stamps, digi stamps, cuttlebug, etc. So it is open to everyone, you just have to follow the theme.

To celebrate the launch of the blog, a Simply Charmed cartridge is being given away. All you have to do is stop by Celebrate the Occasion blog, become a follower and leave one comment. Our first challenge will be next Tuesday, February 8th.

Thanks for stopping by, visit Celebrate the Occasion and enter for a chance to win a Simply Charmed cartridge!!  Here is my project for the introduction of the design team. Our theme was "Anything Goes Birthday".