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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

PKS: Sketch Challenge #45

Peachy Keen is having another great challenge over at:
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I decided to stick with my Alice and Wonderland theme while still following the sketch the Peachy Keen provided! I used the Once Upon a Princess cartridge again and had a blast creating Alice this time. I created the Queen of Hearts with this cartridge for my last challenge! I hope you enjoy!

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Queen of Hearts!

I love anything Alice and Wonderland and ever since I received the Once Upon a Princess cartridge for Christmas, I have been dying to make the Queen of Hearts. I have also been dying to use my Cuttlebug Queen of Heart folder too. So I fed my craving today and made a Valentine card for my husband using both. What do you think? Isn't she pretty?

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Throwback Thursday w/ Emma!

This week's Throwback Thursday, presented by Emma at My Creative Time, is to create a card using either the "Just Because Cards" or the "Wild Card" cartridge. One extra challenge is to include a stamped sentiment. I used the wagon from the "Just Because Cards" cartridge and the sentiment "Unfrog-getable" from MPS "More-Punny-licious" stamps. I also used the froggie from my favorite cartridge "Create a Critter". I hope you enjoy!

PKS: Let's Face it Friday: Altered Card Storage

This week's Peachy Keen Stamp Let's Face it Friday Challenge is to create an altered container using PKS faces to store cards in. So much fun, RIGHT??
I chose to make another one of my altered Tampon Boxes for this challenge. I have made these in the past, but I created this one just for this challenge. I never thought to use PKS faces on them before. I am pretty happy with the way it turned out.
Yes, this box was made out of an actual Tampax tampon box. I used an small blade to under the glued part of the box very carefully, so I could lay it flat. I then traced the flat box onto a pattern piece of cardstock and a solid piece. The patterned piece was for the outside of the box and the solid id the liner. I then used my ATG gun to adhere the cardstock to the flat box and then I put the box back together using hot glue. Finally I decorated it using embellishments and of course PKS faces. I hope you enjoy!

Friday, February 4, 2011

PKS: Sketch Challenge 44 w/TWIST

Peachy Keen Stamps is having another great challenge over at peachykeenstampschallenge.blogspot.com

The challenge is to follow the sketch provided below while using a monochromatic color scheme! I had a lot of fun with this challenge. I chose a brown color scheme because I just love using brown as much as possible! I hope you enjoy! Tell me what you think... I love getting comments!!


Cardstock: Brown Color Scheme

Hobby Lobby Ribbon

Martha Stewart Border Punch

Cricut Cartridges: Create a Critter, Plantin Schoolbook

PKS Faces: Snow Cuties

MPS Stamps: Punny-licious

Cuttlebug Folder: Candy Hearts

Sunday, January 23, 2011


Yesterday I spent a wonderful day with my bestie at a local event in our town called Scrap-a-Palooza! It is a 13 hour event at a local warehouse where over 200 ladies get together and scrap, scrap, scrap! It happens 3 times a year and it is so much fun! Here is some of what I got accomplished during the 13 hours of crafting!

P.S. Please, hop on over to my besties' blog (Sincerely Sarah) to check out some of her creations. She is new to the blog world and would love some followers! http://www.sincerelysarahscrapbooking.blogspot.com/

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Two Birds w/ One Stone

Since my son was born in August, I have so much less time on my hands to do my wonderful crafting hobby.... I thought I would kill two blog-challenge-birds with one stone today. My Pink Stamper is having her very first blog hop and Peachy Keen is having another Sketch Challenge. I am using both challenge requirements from both blogs to do this project. I guess it was a challenge in itself. While using the sketch from Peachy Keen and Peachy Keen Stamps, I also incorporated the color pink and My Pink Stamper Stamps. I had a ton of fun with this. I hope you enjoy!!!


Hobby Lobby Cardstock

Cricut Cartridge: Mini Monograms

Cricut Cartridge: Simply Charmed

Cuttlebug Folder: Snowflakes

Martha Stewart Border Punch

Peach Keen Stamps: Everyday Faces

My Pink Stamper Stamps: Winter Punnies

i-Rock Jewels

White Gelly Roll Pen

Saturday, January 1, 2011

My Pink Stamper Design Team Challenge

It's that time again! Robyn "My Pink Stamper" has two openings for her upcoming 2011 Design Team! How exciting! Vist her blog at http://www.mypinkstamper.com/ for more information.

Challenge: Make a card, scrapbook page, or other Cricut project using your favorite cartridge and Robyn's favorite colors: Pink, Green, Brown, and another color.

Here is my submission: (WISH ME LUCK!)
Hobby Lobby Cardstock: Brown, Green, 3 Shades of Pink
Storybook Cricut Cartridge (card base)
Simply Charmed (crayon box)
Gypsy (weld & cut)
My Pink Stamper Stamp (Everyday Occasions)
Hobby Lobby Ribbon
White Gelly Roll Pen

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Paper Doll Dress Up Designs

Recently I have gotten on a kick of creating all the adorable children in costumes from the Paper Doll Dress Up cartridge. Boy, have I been having fun! I just love the look of the cute little kids! Of course I also had to use the amazing PEACHY KEEN face stamps to make the children even more adorable. My Pink Stamper's fantastic stamp sets also helped make each card "POP" with a coordinating sentiment! I hope you enjoy my creations!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Emma's "Throwback Thursday Challenge"

This week Emma's Challenge is to create something Christmas themed. As I was creating my son's "Baby's First Christmas" ornament for the PKS "Let's Face It" Challenge this week, I decided to create a matching card for this challenge. I had a blast creating both pieces!

I used the cartridges "Christmas/Noel" and "Stretch Your Imagination". I hope you enjoy!

PKS "Let's Face It Friday" Challenge: Week 4

Peachy Keen Stamps is having another "Let's Face It" Challenge. This week's challenge is to create a winter holiday project using your Peachy Keen Stamps. My entry is an ornament that I made for my son's first Christmas. My son was born in August, so this Christmas will be his first. We are very excited!

I used two cartridges including my wonderful Gypsy. The cartridges include: "Christmas/Noel" and "Stretch Your Imagination". I had such a blast creating this ornament that I also created a card to match which I am using to enter into Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge this week. I killed two birds with one stone today and had a blast doing it! I hope you enjoy!

Both Projects Together:

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Emma's Sports Theme Challenge!

Emma over at My Creative Time is having another Throwback Thursday Challenge. This week the challenge was to create something with a sports theme. Here is my entry! This a page I create for my little sister from her first season of school basketball from middle school. She is now a high school senior... boy, I have a lot of catching up to do with my scrapbooking. She is our basketball star!

MPS: Color Challenge

My Pink Stamper had a color challenge on Friday during her live feed. The challenge was to create something in 30 minutes using the colors pink, green, and purple. He is my entry! I recently learned how to make these cute flowers at a local Camp Scrap in my town. I hope you enjoy! :

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

MPS "Halloween" Challenge/Giveaway

My Pink Stamper continues with her week of giveaways. This challenge was to create any Halloween or Fall related. The winner will receive the "Happy Hauntings" Cricut cartridge! I have been dieing to get this one too! I hope I am the big winner...

I created this simple card using the the scrap paper I had left over from another card I created. I thought this bat was so cute! I added googly eyes and the "Batty for you" sentiment from My Pink Stamper "Spooky Puns" Stamps. I also pulled out my iRock and placed orange jewels for the extra special tough! I hope you enjoy!

MPS "CUTE" Challenge/Giveaway

Robyn, My Pink Stamper, is having a week full of challenges and giveaways! How Fun!!! This challenge was to create something cute and post it. This giveaway is the "Simply Charmed" Cricut cartridge. I have been wanting that one SOOOO bad! It looks super cute!

Check My Pink Stamper out at: www.mypinkstamper.com

My submission is a "cute" card I created using the Paper Doll Dress Up cartridge. I have always had my eye on those cute costume cuts with the dolls, so I finally cute the "cute" little pumpkin costume! I also used My Pink Stamper "Buggy Puns" stamps for the "cutie patootie" sentiment! I hope you enjoy!