Monday, November 30, 2009

Serendipity November Monthly contest

Gift Card Set contest
Whether for Christmas, Birthdays, Valentine Day or just because, gift cards, tags and gift boxes are fun to get.
Create 2 Cards, 2 gift tags and 2 mini boxes for this contest
Pick your event and create the 2 cards, gift tags and mini boxes using the criteria below

1. One Card needs to be a shape: ie-heart, circle, animal, etc
2. 3 of the following techniques need to be used on the cards, tag or boxes
* Stitching, Tearing, Embossing
3. The cards, tags and mini boxes must be coordinated- not necessarily by
brand/line, but color coordinated
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Update~ I won first place. Don't get to excited I think I was the only one who entered.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

It's Hop Time

My first project is a repurposed plastic sleave from white stazon. I just added a band, ribbon and embellishment and now all it needs it the gift card or small gift tucked inside.

Stamps: PTI Signature Christmas
Ink: Stazon
Paper: Cardstock
Accessories: Offray ribbon, twine, PTI vintage button, MM snowflake embellishment and a repurposed plastic box.

My second items are snowman gift tags.

Stamps: PTI Signature Christmas
Ink: Stazon White, chalk ink
Paper: Cardstock
Accessories: twine, PTI vintage buttons, copic spica markers

My favorite blog has a sister.....

and you'll want to check it out!

Remember how I won the $1000. Gift Certificate to Custom Crops (who is having an amazing sale today) from the Cuttle Bug Spot??? Well they now have a sister blog for gypsy owners. You can check out all the details and enter to win here:

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Holiday In Hand 2009

This is my post for an online class I'm doing. I'll be adding to it as I go along over the next few week through the holidays.

Capturing memories

20 minutes a day of recording

Friday, November 13, 2009

Give away alert!!!

Scrapbooking from the Inside Out
November 10th, 2009 Ana

Scrapbooking from the Inside Out has launched their November kit Generosity, perfect for this time of year. This kit is so graceful and stylish – full of rich, deep color and elegant design, with coins, copper accents, shimmery self-adhesive mosaic tiles, and pretty Prima.


This month they’ll help you explore how you give of your time and money, inspiring a generous spirit in yourself and your family, positive self care vs. selfishness, and the big and small gestures that create connection in your life.

Here are two GENEROSITY-themed LOs from SFTIO’s DT Coordinator, Nancy Doren, that were created using the kit:



Scrapbooking from the Inside Out’s industry-exclusive content will help you explore your inner world with a music playlist, journaling prompts, moving photos, inspiring quotes, and meaningful monthly challenges.

To enter to win one of these great kits, repost this post on your blog and link it back to Scrapbook Trends, then give us a link to your blog post in the comment section of this post, and you could be exploring what GENEROSITY means to you!

Monday, November 9, 2009


My bra was runner up in the contest. You can see my bra HERE

Saturday, November 7, 2009

HELLO Kitty!

This is a pretty simple card using a Hello Kitty Cut.

Stamps: CTMH
Ink: Martha Stewart
PP: Doodlebug
Ribbon: offray

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Birdie Sling Bag

This is my finished bag from my sewing class today. It's so pretty, now it's on to a harder pattern.

"Shout Out To SheetLoad"

(click on the title to take you to sheetload)

One of my favorite sites to help get all my swap cards done is SheetLoad of cards. Make sure you stop by, play along using the sketch and win so me amazing stamps this month.

Happy Scrapping!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Eat Cake! Challenge Card

I made this little cutie with a stamped image my friend Tracy sent me. Isn't she cute!

Midnight Madness

Stamps: Magnolia
Ink: Memento Rosebud
Paper: Doodlebug (from the Creative Cuts and More Girl Birthday kit)
Markers: copic
Accessories: Spellbinders, Doodlebug stickers and imaginisce rub-ons (from the Creative Cuts and More Girl Birthday Kit)

Monday, November 2, 2009

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Challenge Card

I made this card last night using my new cricut Winter Wonderland cartridge I won on the cricut mb's. Thank you cricut & provocraft! I'm having trouble finding the best glue that really disapears when it dries. I have gluing small things and seeing the remnants of adhesive. If you have found something good please share with me:)

Stamps: someone sent me this image last year in a swap, and the background is Inkadinkado clear stamps.
Paper: DCWV card base, cardstock, DCWV Winter glitter mat stack.
Ink: Martha Stewart Ebony, Cats eye chalk ink
Markers: copic, atyou gold and silver.
Accessories: Cricut Winter Wonderland cart, Studio 18 Rhinestones, American Crafts Ribbon. Challenge to make a scenery card. Challenge to use copics for red hair. I have alot of work to do here, but love the tutorials:)