Saturday, May 2, 2009

Kristina's Color Challenge! 50th Challenge!

Hi there :) I will be the first to admit that I haven't posted an entry in quite a while. I want to re-do my entire blog on here, but haven't had the chance to do that yet. (perhaps it's 3 of my own kids at home plus another friend's baby during the day?) I was super excited to join in the fun, and very thankful that her deadline was nice n' long, that definitely helps me out! :-) I've used products from a few different places... the patterned paper is from K and Company, the small amount of ribbon is Martha Stewart, Button from American Crafts, Stampin' Up! set True Friend, another SU set Happiness Always (which is retired), an acrylic stamp set from K and Company (Amy Butler Lotus Greetings), Stampin Up glitter, MS glitter, Chipboard from Stampin' Up! .... this is quite a blend of different things!

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Mojo Monday! valentines!

I can't believe I'm already posting again today! I am just so excited about crafting lately, it's really been a lot of fun. I moved all my stamping stuff AGAIN! This time I am stationed between the living room and dining area. Having it all sitting there looking cute makes it nearly irresistable. When it was in my bedroom, however, haha, I would get tired and leave quite a mess. :-)
Anyway, here is my MOJO MONDAY! Join in!

The set is Love You Much, the paper is Candy Lane (all Stampin' Up! supplies used)

Kwerner Color Challenge! Carte Postale

Hello there!
Here with my color challenge once again! This week's colors were more mustard, taken with teal, so saffron, old olive and whisper white. I used the set Carte Postale along with just a smidge of non-stampin up products from Making Memories (Chloe's closet brad and mustard dotted paper) The inspiration for this card is from the UK SU catalog. They have some wonderful and beautiful ideas in their catalog that differ from the US catalog.
Do you ever make a card, take a picture and think, "gosh, it just looks so much better in person!" I feel that way a lot :-) At any rate, enjoy! Hope to see your submission, too!
play along at:

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Mojo Monday, yes I know it's Tuesday

This card came together quickly, and if it hadn't it would not have happened today. It's been awhile since having 4 kids during the day, but it's always nice that a 5 month old baby naps quite a bit. This comes courtesy of Madelynn's first nap today and the kids being entertained by a tootsie pop. haha.
This designer paper is retired and it's making me depressed. I never got a chance to even buy Georgia Peach, either. Man, and it's THE CUTEST. I'm not so wild about Stampin' Up's new designer papers this time go-round. Anyway... the wonderful site for inspiration:
I absolutely ADORE having a layout set before me! When I first started stamping, it was all over the place, just doing whatever I felt would "work." That is how I paint, usually. Somehow it turns out. (I need to take some painting classes where they teach me some underpainting techniques) With my ever evolving stamping style and thoughts on it, the whole having a layout and figuring out the rest (like stamp set, colors, etc) later has been a lot easier. It can be a little daunting when you have collected the amount of stamping supplies and then trying to sift through to make something of it. :-)

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Another Challenge O' Color

I'm back again this week for a color challenge from Kristina Werner. It's so much fun, you should join, if you already haven't. :-)
colors this week are pretty in pink, pumpkin pie, ruby red, and whisper white!

Off to shower, I'm in the process for training for the 10k (this is coming from a person who doesn't really even exercise) :-) Surprisingly enough, today went well!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Kwerner Design Challenge is BACK baby!

check out for more color challenges and great ideas for cute cardmaking :)

Here is my entry for the week!!! I used the set Owl Together Now. ENJOY!!

Friday, October 10, 2008