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Monday, September 30, 2013

Made at MOA

Oh yeah!  Super fun time at Archiver's Scrapfest 13 at Mall of America in Bloomington, MN.  So happy I could go.  I met up with SCS Friends and even met new friends.  I tried lots of neat ideas and of course had a blast playing with paper all weekend.   I am especially glad I went since they announced the closing of the Archivers in the MOA which probably ends Scrapfest as we know it.   That's really too bad as it was a great event with lots of fun vendors. 

This card was made at the Fancy Pants Demo.  Jodi is the Owner and she was there at the booth and also came to the Crop so I got to meet her. I also took an album class she taught which was great.  The gals from Fancy Pants were definitely some of the nicest Vendor gals to attend and they also gave away a lot of really cool stuff.  

As soon as I made this card,  I knew it would be perfect for my ABC Challenge Card this week!  Yay!  The pocket envelope and the button are so cute.   Let's see your 3 DSP Cards!  It ended up being lots of fun to put this together.    Supplies:  Fancy Pants

Monday, September 16, 2013

Fall Already?

Happy Monday!   It's time for another fun challenge over at ABC Challenge Blog!  This week our challenge #45 is FALL!  So grab your leaf , pumpkin or other fun Autumn stamps and colors and come join us as we welcome Fall!

CTMH Chocolate, Crème Brulee CS,  CTMH Stamps A1130 Bountiful Season, CTMH Ink Chocolate, Crème Brulee, CTMH Stiped Ribbon, CTMH Bronze Sparkle Ribbon

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Ring! Ring!

Can you believe it?   It's already time to start the 12 Week Christmas Card Countdown Challenge over at FTS!   Wow...2013.    This week's challenge is "Bells".    Do you know that out of the hundreds of stamps I have I did not have "bells"!   Crazy!   I had to find this cute little embellishment collecting dust in my stash.    It's perfect.   My Mom is a traditionalist about Christmas colors and stuff so she'll love this one.

 Supplies:  CTMH Ruby CS, Ruby Ink,  SU DSP, Organdy Gold Ribbon, HL Christmas Crafts Sticker

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

For Sharon (Let's Try This Again)

AAhhhh....Blogger was not my friend last week!

I just realized that my post for Sept 5 never posted ... boo! hiss!  This was a special post because it was our September 5th of the Month SCS Blog Hop for the Crafty Gals.   This is a great group of ladies I've gotten to know over the past couple years as we share our blog creations, chit chat and monthly Blog Hop.    This month our Crafty Gal is Sharon - Found here at Sharon's Thoughts and Crafts.   You won't want to miss her FUN Blog as Sharon is a Gal who definitely likes COLOR!  You will see that when you browse through her gallery.   I love that Sharon makes more than one of a card, using lots of stash and card ideas.   I did make more than one of this card with some variations but only photo'd one.   HERE was my Inspiration from Sharon. 

Be sure to stop by and say Hello to her and enjoy all the crafty goodness!
Supplies:  SU DSP Berry Blossoms,  SU CS Wild Wasabi,  SU Stamp ?,  SU Ink Wild Wasabi, SU Ribbon Wild Wasabi, Sparkles

Monday, September 9, 2013

Heartfelt Thinking of You

Happy Monday!  Today for our challenge #44 over at ABC Challenge Blog we're doing Sympathy Cards.   As much as we hope to not need these cards, there are times we do need to send some words of love and encouragement to friends and relatives.  Usually it is very unplanned so having a card or 2 in your stash that you can pull out to send when the occasion warrants is probably a good idea. 

I hope that you will join us as we make these special "thinking of you" cards this week. 

Supplies:  SU DSP Fall Flowers, CS SU Old Olive, River Rock, Cool Caribbean, Stamps SU Heartfelt Thanks, Ink SU True Thyme, Old Olive, River Rock, Cool Caribbean, SU Emboss Folder Swiss Dots,  SU Ribbon True Thyme, Misc Pearl

Monday, September 2, 2013

Enjoy the Day

Yesterday, trying to catch the sunshine while it was here, we went for a drive along the Lake Erie shore.  It was lovely scenery but what caught my eye was the lovely yellow daisies.  they were so pretty.  Seems this is blooming season.  When I saw the stamp, I knew it was perfect for this week's challenge at ABC Challenge Blog #43.   The challenge is to use markers which means you have to pick an image you can fill in with coloring.   The sketch is from this week's Sketch Frenzy Friday.  I hope you'll come and play!

Supplies:   Paper Authentique Blissful, Stamp Penny Black, Ink Momento Black,

Saturday, August 10, 2013


Happy August, Sunny, Saturday!   It's the 10th of the month and it's time to showcase the fun image we were working with in this month's SCS Unidentified Image Swap.  I thought it was so fun that April sent us a word image versus one to color this time.   I seem to be using lots of yellow lately,  must be for the summer sunshine, LOL!   The sketch is a MOJO Monday. 

Enjoy your weekend! 

Supplies:  Authentique Paper, CTMH BeeLieve, CTMH Honey Ink, Misc Ribbon and Buttons