Thursday, July 30, 2009

Lookey what I got today....

I won this on Creative Cuts and More's blog hop a week or so ago. I was so thrilled when I opended the's filled with cupcake-licious scrappy papers and embellishments as well as die cut cards. It will make making gift card holders and cards so easy. Make sure to stop over and check out their site, they have an awesome gallery and lots of goodies that I'm sure you'll love! I know I do!

Thanks again!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Oh My Crafts!

Oh My Crafts!

Check out oh my crafts for cricut carts like I used to make this Cinderella Card!

CHA links...

Hey everyone, there are several CHA giveaways so thought I would link some of them up here in case you want to take a chance..... is giving away a gypsy.

New Background....

OK my blog is need of an over I picked this, I really liked it until I saw it with my stuff on my blog and the writing just doesn't seem to work. What do you think? If anyone is good with backgrounds feel free to fix me up:)

Saturday, July 25, 2009

SheetLoad of Cards...: "Show Us Your SheetLoad" and Win!! July '09#links

Halloween Treat Boxes

I made this cute little nesting box for one of the Dirty challenges over at SCS.

I used:

Cut file: The Cutting Cafe nesting boxes with Pazzle machine.

Cardstock: Bazzill, Wassau

PP: Imaginisce, Stemma

Ink: Stazon, Tim Holtz walnut, Cats Eye

Stamps: Inkadinkado, Imaginisce

Cricut Carts: TBB&M, Plantin Schoolbook

Punches: Martha Stewart Bat, Fiskars Threading Water

Ribbon: Offray, Martha Stewart

Flowers: Prima

Brads: Making Memories

Friday, July 24, 2009

Creating from the Heart: My Blogaversary Giveaway!!

I just jumped on a minute to see what was going on and found this awesome blog candy on my blog ready. Make sure you stop by and check it out and maybe you'll be the proud new owner of a slice!

Creating from the Heart: My Blogaversary Giveaway!!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Blog Candy hop.....

I'm feeling a bit tired after canning string beans most of the day, 50 pints total. So doing my own version of a blog hop and randomly checking out blogs and adding them to my blog reader/follow. I'll list any blog candy I find here so you can check it out as well. has some cute CHF stamp set up for grabs for celebrating her Birthday, Happy Birthday Jenn! check out this happy blog candy! and here is some CB candy! all summer long candy here..... Copics, yup you heard me right Copics.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Honest Scrap Award from BethH....

This award came from Beth! Thanks so much Beth, Beth is a sister dork over at split coast stampers and was so sweet to think of me for this award. “This award is bestowed upon a fellow blogger whose blog content or design is, in the giver’s opinion, brilliant.” I know for a fact brilliancy is not my talent, but in the spirit of going with the flow I'll accept any scrappy related gift bestowed up me:) You are very kind!

The conditions of this award are:
I must thank the person who gave me the award, list their blog and link to it (Thanked, and linked above)
I must list ten (10) honest things about myself
I must put a copy of The Honest Scrap Logo on my blog
I must select at least seven (7) other worthy bloggers & list their links
I must notify the bloggers of the award

10 Honest Things About Me …….

1. Like Nina & Beth, I too am a Christian saved by grace and thank God for the everything he has given to me! and what a week this has been!
2. I really like crafts! You probably already knew that. Mini's are my current favorite. Give me a reason and I'll make a mini.
3. I love baking and trying new recipes.
4. I'm a minimalist, I don't like alot of stuff in my house I have to clean.
5. I spend toooo much time on the computer reading blogs and message boards. Thank God for Blog Reader. I may not comment on every blog, but look at all the goodies I can find.
6. I enjoy spending time walking daily.
7. I love chick flicks.
8. I'm a huge Twilight fan, and those were the last books I've read.
9. I like to travel and camp.
10. I love planting flower gardens.

I'd like to give this award to:
1.Enfys I love seeing all her beatiful cards, she really puts me in the mood to use lots of layers.
2. I just love her scrap space, you can check it out on her side bar....organized after my own heart.
3. Let's just say I'm a bit stunned by this blog this week:)
4. Because she gave me my first blog award ever, now where did I put that lemonade stand?
5. my card inspiration for the today.
6. All you have to do is take a peak and you'll know why.
7. once a sister always a sister.

One more shout out to The Cuttlebug Spot....and Custom Crops!

I'm still in shock I think......what an awesome prize! Thank you again so much!!!!
Now soon as I can stop surfing Custom Crops I may get something done today. LOL

Starting my wish list with:
Copic Markers
Aqua Pen
Brown rub-ons
all the new CB folders
and maybe a cart or 2.

Monday, July 20, 2009

the cuttlebug spot

I am so excited....I just won the best scrappy prize ever....$1000. from Custom Crops on the Cuttle Bug Spot!!!!

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Challenge Card

I was in the mood to do some blog challenges today, so here is the first card I made. TFL!

Baby Boy Mini

I just finished up this baby boy mini album today. What a fun gift for the new parents.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Party time....

We are having my Mom's Birthday at my house tonight. I'm making pork loin, green beans and roasted potatos and for dessert we will have homemade ice cream with thise goodies.....

the pie is still in the oven, but is looking yummy!

Monday, July 13, 2009

Hero Arts

I recently discovered hero arts blog and the blog let me to their website. If you havn't signed up for their newsletter it's easy to do go and check it out. And while you are they they are having some awesome giveaways to celebrate their new website.

Baby Girl Mini album

I am totally in love with Mini's right now, this week I worked on this Baby Girl mini album. Now someone has to have a little girl to fill it with sweet pics:)

Creative Cuts and More Blog Hop's wishing you a fabulous week!

I am still in bed, but blog hopping this morning. If you want a chance for some blog candy and some scrappy mojo hop with me starting here......

I'll be back in a bit to share my latest project.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Become a follower.....(and follow me too!)

I have just discovered that The Cuttlebug Spot is having a contest - "The Journey to 1,000"! They are trying to reach 1,000 followers by the end of July and need your help. To enter all you have to do is go to their site, sign up as follower and complete a few easy steps and you could win a $1,000 gift certificate to Custom Crops (! GO NOW and check it out at

Monday, July 6, 2009

SheetLoad of Cards...: "Shout Out to SheetLoad" and Win!! July '09

SheetLoad of Cards...: "Shout Out to SheetLoad" and Win!! July '09

Have you used Sheet Loads amazing card layouts to complete up to 8 cards at one time? I love sheetload, it helps me stay on track with some pretty sweet cards. And you can win some pretty cool scrappy prizes. Check out Sheet Load and play along with the monthy card contest. See you there!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Happy 4th of July and my project for the day....

I know it's not red, white and blue....but I have a little girls birthday tomorrow so thought I would do something a bit different then just money in a card. I used Hello Kitty Font and a canister from the dollar store.