Oct 31, 2008

From Chrissy's Creations!


Chrissy from Chrissy's Creations made this
wonderful cake for our anniversary! The inside
is chocolate with Swiss butter icing? Yumm-O!

Mark and I are enjoying it mucho! Hey Chrissy,
I told you I needed to lose weight and here you go
and give me a delicious cake! Guess I'll have to
hit the spin classes!


She also gave us a card! She is just too sweet!
Just like her cake and card! Tee Hee!
Thanks girl!!!!

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Oct 30, 2008

Mark's anniversary card!

Happy 9th dearest!!!

Mark and I ended up going to Lexington for the evening! We hit Hobby Lobby and Michaels! Whoohoo! Ate a wonderful meal at Olive Garden and headed home! Yup, quick trip! We had a good time....

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Oct 29, 2008

Here's an oldie...


Thought I'd put one up for crafts sake! This was one of my first ones using the pastels!

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My Stampin' Club Booty


YEAH, I can't wait to play!!! I have some masculine colors, because of my boys. I'm gonna make an anniversary card for my husband of 9 years, which we will celebrate tomorrow! So come back tomorrow! Hopefully, I'll have time to blog it! I'm excited about the card because in this booty I have the designer paper "urban garden" with some manly paper in it. The colors I've chosen are Not Quite Navy, Kiwi Kiss and Gray. I hope it turns out good!

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Oct 28, 2008

Card using the Cricut...

I used the cricut's "birthday blessings" for this card. Plus, I used designer paper from Stampin' up!




Oct 27, 2008

A card for Peggy...


Clyde and I made this card for his previous foster mom...it was when we first got him. So about a year ago. I was somewhat fresh to the card making scene, or at least I think so.

Oct 25, 2008

Happy ONE year blog anniversary...


LORI! My very talented friend Lori with By Lori Designs is giving away blog candy! Check out her sight at http://www.byloridesigns.blogspot.com/ and see what yummy you might win!

Hello peeps!

I am sorry I haven't posted anything creative lately, but I've been running like crazy these past few days! I will humble myself and show some of my earlier cards soon, probably tomorrow! But hey, you have to start somewhere! So let it encourage any of you new beginners...we are like fine wines in the world of card making...you just get better with age!

Oct 23, 2008

Sandra's Personalized Cards









I made these for my spiritual mom and I have to say, I think they are my favorite! But that's because I love toile (spelling?)! I ran out of paper so she only got 7. Oh and I messed one up royally or she would have 8. I had to move the G and the ribbon around so the pretty scenery wouldn't get covered. That kind of bummed me because I like things uniform, but I'm over it... and over all am satisfied with the results!

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Oct 21, 2008

Jenn's Personalized Cards


I know my friend Jenn loves personalized things, so I hope she enjoys! Plus, she's gonna have some goodies on the way from Stampin' up! Whoo hoo!

Jenn's Personalized Cards

I couldn't decide which one of these I liked better, so I gave her 3 of the above and 2 of the one below...I think I like the one below better. What do you think?
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Oct 20, 2008

OOH Pickles!

The blogs didn't post correctly, so sorry! The other one should have posted first! Russ, how did you escape the camera? Russ, Jenn's husband was there too, but somehow managed to elude the camera! I underestimated your sneakiness...Tee Hee! I made some personalized cards for Jenn which I will post tomorrow! So you all come back now ya hear!

SURPRISE JENN!!!

(L-R) Lorena, Jenn, Bekki
(bottom) Lori


Rachel, Jenn and Katers! Sorry you couldn't be here Emma! Boo Hoo!
Silly Girls!
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SURPRISE JENN!!!!

It is my friend Jenn's birthday on the 22nd, and Lori and I threw her a surprise birthday party 2 days before! She was really surprised!!! YES!! I didn't think we were gonna pull it off, but thank You Jesus! Here are some of the fine people that showed up to celebrate Jenn's birthday:
Chris and Tina Shane and Jaime
Bekki and Lorena
Me and Marky B.

Oct 18, 2008

Happy Belated Birthday to ME!

My "spiritual mom" got me this gift for my birthday that was in July, even though she has had it since March! Isn't that funny? She just moved from North Carolina to Tennessee, so I understand she's got a lot going on. Also, her birthday was in September, the big 40 and I just got her something today. So that's how we roll! Get each other gifts way after the birthday, that way you have something to look forward to after your birthday. The gift is interesting...I've never seen anything like it. Have any of you? Whoop, there it is...there are tea lights in the cone things.

Oct 16, 2008

Final project!



It was my month to host Stamp Club, so I made Pumpkin Cookies, in celebration of Fall! We used that recipe for this card!

Oct 15, 2008

2nd Project...






I love how Lori is using the tiniest pieces of paper to act as a tie on! It was fun coloring this too! Especially since the stamped image was embossed so you couldn't go out of the lines! Tee Hee!

Oct 14, 2008

First of Three projects...




First of all these projects are from our monthly Stampin' Club. Lori did a fabulous job! I did this card a little differently than Lori, because I did it at home. I used the opposite side of the designer paper than Lori which presented a problem. I had stamped "thankful thoughts" on Very Vanilla which clashed with the designer white, soooo...I wrote in versa marker "thankful thoughts" and embossed it in white. I love how she did the curly vines on the pumpkins, too! She's so creative!

Oct 11, 2008

My first Wedding Card!


I was inspired by Jenn from Simply Jenn to use gray and pink! And I just happened to have this big ribbon in my scraps! Whoo-hoo! I got it done just in time for the wedding! Congratulations Amanda and Alex Godin!!!!
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Coming soon...

Hopefully, later today, I'll have a wedding card to post! It's my first one, so I hope it turns out! So you all come back now ya here! Tee Hee!

Another little Thank You...


Oct 9, 2008

A little thank you!


I made this from scraps for a client! In case you didn't know I am literally a paper girl so when I get tipped I'm gonna start leaving a little Thank You card!

Oct 8, 2008

Christmas is around the corner!




Hey, this actually isn't a 3x3! Tee Hee! And yeah, I used Lori's idea for the ribbon pumpkin stems to make these "ornaments". It made all the difference!

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Oct 7, 2008

Peek-a-boo Penguin


Another 3x3 Christmas card! They are just sooo fun to do! I used an idea from By Lori Design adding white to the dry embossing. Thanks Lori! I used clear embossing over the colored parts of the penguin and TADA! I used dimensionals between the red and green.

Oct 6, 2008

Christmas Card


This is a 3x3
Stamp sets: Punch Pals and Fun and Fast notes
Technique: Heat embossing with irridescent ice, white and clear. Oh and dimensionals!
A tip I learned from Lori with By Lori Designs regarding the embossing powder: If you have excess powder outside the things you versa mark, take a paintbrush to get it off! Worked like a charm!

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