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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Joy

Good afternoon my scrappy friends, I am sad to say but this cold is still kicking my butt so I haven't really been crafting all that much the last couple of weeks *cries* I miss my crafting table LOL I did manage to scrap a page this morning (not sure how much I actually like it though) and I wanted to post it before I crawl back to bed!
I used the sketch from C'est Magnifique kits







thanks for coming to take a peek...I hope you all have a fabulous weekend!

Monday, May 26, 2014

His and Her Cards

just a quickie,I wanted to share the cards I made for the challenge over at Scrap Africa -Challenge no.29 - His and Hers Cards ...I really loved what the design team came up with...some fabulous inspiration!

http://scrapafrica.blogspot.com/2014/05/challenge-no29-his-and-hers-cards.html


here are mine....



thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!

You are my...

I hope everyone is having a fabulous long weekend,as for myself I have been fighting off an awful cold since last Wednesday lets just say I didn't win LOL I spent most of this weekend in bed..I don't think it would have been too bad but my Asthma kicked in and kicked my butt, I was feeling some what normal yesterday and decided I wanted to sit at my craft table I had this fabulous idea for the sketch from Blue Fern studio...
I guess I wasn't feeling as well as I thought,this layout took me all day...the naps took up most of my crafty time LOL
so anyway I dug out this old photo of my youngest Sam from her dancing days ( Oh How I miss those days) she was so much better at dancing then she was playing T ball ( hmmm I have a couple pictures of that too,I'll have to dig those out!)  haha when I showed her the picture I was using she wasn't pleased at all, she was 7 or 8 in the picture and is now 21 almost 22 so I think she's a wee bit embarrassed! I love it!
yes yes I am a bit of a rambler today....anyway here is my layout...it didn't really turn out just as I planned but then again it never does..

 I got to use the new stamp from Kiasercraft I just bought from the flying unicorn store





and of course the new chippy piece( called one cute chick) I received from Blue Fern studio
thanks for coming to check out my latest project and reading my ramblings....

We Remember ...



To all who have given their lives, to all who have served or currently serve & those who wait patiently at home for their soldier to return…My family thanks you from the bottom of our hearts.

Please have a safe and wonderful Memorial Day.





Monday, May 19, 2014

Lets Get Sketchy Reveal - Yum

Happy Monday Scrappers, Can you believe we are more than half way through May already...geez where does the time go! anyway I'm here this morning to share my reveal for Lets Get Sketchy. I used another found photo of my Stephanie when she was just a babe...she's just snacking away!



I hope you'll stop by Lets Get Sketchy and play along with us this week!

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Thank you

Good morning scrappers, today I would like to share a mixed media card I made...I saw this really awesome technique yesterday and I thought I would give it a shot...I took the criteria from the Beyond the grey's Bingo challenge and the new Swat (scrap warriors advanced training)  drill may flowers you must make your own flowers

The process is super simple too – just lay down a stencil, cover it with a thick coating of white paint, and mist!

 I used some homemade enamel dots,a pretty white butterfly,quite a few dylusions ink mists and of course I cut the sentiment with my silhouette misted it then heat embossed it...all the flowers are handmade!



thank you so much for stopping by and taking a look at my latest project!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Mojo Monday

Last night I was browsing through all the new challenges that came out this month just trying to see if there was one I wanted to try and tackle...I came across the one over at 13Arts (Create a vintage layout with a flower and min 2 mediums - you can use paints, modeling paste, inks, mists, gel medium, gesso...) I really love the idea of vintage pages but sometimes I just go way off the mark LOL
well I decided I would give it a shot but I combined the 13Arts challenge with the Mojo Monday sketch from the Flying Unicorn

I used lots of gesso,mist and inks and a little molding paste to create my background then added some pages from an old book and layered scraps bits of lace and a piece of chip board from Buzz and bloom that I cut in half...anyway here is what I came up with...



 I've been on a handmade flower kick lately these three were make just for this layout..they were made out of just scraps I had laying around.

 I'm still not sure if I pulled off the vintage feel but I kind of like what I did come up with!

thank you so much for taking the time to visit and check out my latest page!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Road Trip

I had a lovely comment left on my blog the other day saying I should have entered my layout in a challenge, So I went to check out the challenge over at  Beyond Grey...it turned out to be a sketch challenge and since the layout they were talking about was already done from a sketch I decided to make a whole other layout just using Beyond Greys sketch...here is what I cane up with....






thanks for coming to take a peek!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Mothers day card

I made this card for the challenge over at A2Z Scraplets for their all about Mothers challenge! I even tore a page out of the dictionary with the definition of Mother...I thought it was kind of a cute idea...of course the chippy piece is from A2Z scraplets


thanks for coming to take a peek!

before I leave I also wanted to share this wicked cute tag I made....


thanks again for stopping by!!

Look at these beauties!

 Exciting things are happening over at Blue Fern Studios...like the release of another Beautiful paper collection!

"Ombré Dreams"


http://bluefernstudios.blogspot.com/2014/05/ombre-dreams-full-collection-reveal.html

For your chance to win head on over to Blue Fern Studios.

2 cute 2 handle

I wanted to share a cute layout I made using the sketch from My Creative Sketches...loved this sketch!
I found a cute but old picture of my Stephanie...



thank you so much for coming to take a peek!

this was the best day ever!

Hi Ya happy scrappers, I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and had fun for National scrapbook day! I know I did I spent the weekend over on the Flying Unicorn forums, they had a ton of challenges and games...so basically I spent the weekend in My pj's scrapping LOL

today I would like to share my layout I made using the sketch from Once Upon A Sketch they gave us an anything goes this month for their journaling theme....of course the first thing I thought of was the week I spent with my best friend in Maine, since we moved to Wisconsin almost five years ago we don't get to see each other that often...we try to visit at least once a year ( sometimes I get lucky and we manage twice a year!)

anyway I used a picture from the view of her new home in N.H. at the top of the mountain...Its just so beautiful! there is a bit of journaling under the picture and more hidden in the little brown paper bag behind the picture!




Thank you so much for coming to take a peek!

Monday, May 5, 2014

Lets get sketch reveal- you make me smile

Good morning happy scrappers, I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! As you know a new Monday means a new sketch over at Lets Get Sketchy. As you can see I turned the sketch on its side and used this sweet picture of my Stephanie when she was just a babe...Oh my goodness I almost forgot she had so little hair!she was such a cutie!




I hope you'll hop on over to Lets Get Sketchy  and play along with us!
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