Thursday, September 20, 2012

Lots of new items!

Happy Thursday Everyone!
I know it has been a long time since I posted, but life and work gets in the way! 
I am making a new effort to start posting more regularly.  So, let 's get down to the good stuff!
I am now offering Wedding Invitations and Announcements in my Etsy shop and so here is a tease:
Beach/Summer Weddings:

Fall/Winter Weddings:


I would love to hear some feedback on these if you have a minute!
I will be back later with new Halloween goodies!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Sweet Baby Things!

Hi there everyone!  I have a new quick card to share with you today using PaperTrey products!
One of my cousins just had her first baby girl in January and I made a crocheted baby blanket for her.  She already has two boys and as any Mom of a girl knows, there is never too much pink!

This is the card I threw together to go with her present.  I used Blush and Spring Moss inks and papers along with several other products.

 The die cut butterfly is from the brand new Beautiful Butterflies Die Set.  I stamped it using a Hero Arts Design Block stamp and added some jute twine and a Moss Button (PTI too).  The butterfly is popped up 3-D on the card.  On the white layer of cardstock, I ran it through my Cuttlebug with the Quatrefoil Die.  You have to run it back forth to cut through the entire thing, so I decided to use it more as an embossing plate and ran it through once.  The edges of the White and Moss papers were distressed for texture and shabby chic-ness (if that's a word!) and inked in Blush ink.  "Welcome baby" was stamped from the Round & Round Limited Edition set on Blush paper using a punch from SU (I don't think you can still get this set.).  I stamped polka dots from Polka Dots Basics II in Moss on Moss paper and added more jute twine and another Moss button.  I think it turned out so cute, I decided to make another one for my Etsy shop!

Ok, so here is the sweet blanket I made her!  It is so adorable in person!  I must confess, I had many more pics of it, but I ran out of card space on my camera last night at my daughter's lacrosse game and started deleting outtakes and realized I accidentally deleted the good ones too!  Bummer!

I used a free V-stitch pattern for this blanket.  (you have to register with lion brand to get the pattern) I really hope she likes it!  I was so late in finishing and getting it mailed to her!

Thanks for stopping by! Hugs!


Wednesday, February 15, 2012

New for 2012!!

Happy New Year, y'all!  Hope everyone is having a Blessed year so far!  First I would like to start off by sharing a Christmas photo of the kids!

They are getting so big these days!

Here is some new stuff that I have created in 2012!

New Birthday card I created using brand-spankin' new PaperTrey Ink stamps!!

 This is the new Think Big Favorites #12 and the Lace Bouquet sets.  I stamped the flowers using Aqua Mist and Moss (PTI inks) to give it a multi-colored blend.  The sentiment was stamped in Moss onto Aqua Mist paper and pearls were added.  Easy peasy!  (it's available in my shop if you are interested!)

Muslin Favor Bags are all the rage, so I decided to try my hand at some!

 Easter or can be stamped with no sentiment for Baby Showers!
 Wedding/Baby Showers!
 Destination wedding favors!
 perfect for Princess Party faovr bags!!

Destination/Beach Weddings
I think they turned out adorable!

Here is some new Easter Stuff:

You can check out all of this new stuff in my shop!

Have an awesome rest of the day!  I will be back soon to share some other new stuff with ya!



Wednesday, December 14, 2011

I'm BACK!!!

Hello there!! I am BAAAAACCCCKKKKK!! Did ya miss me? I took a break to focus on my family, Etsy Store and to try to just keep up with the everyday stuff!
I am back to show you some new tags that I will be featuring in my store for 2012!

Perfect for baby showers, gifts, etc.
Perfect for your favorite person, weddings, anniversary, etc!

Coffee Tags!! I love to receive Starbucks, Cocoa, etc! What a perfect way to show the coffee lover, you are thinking about them!
Come check out my Etsy store for more info on each of these tags!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Back to School!

Happy Wednesday, y'all!! Hope everyone is staying cool and hydrated in this heat! OUCH it's hot!

Today, 7 Kids has another challenge for you! This week's challenge is:

Back to School!

It's almost that time of year (silently saying yay!!) and I wanted to make a quick teacher gift and card.I used Shy Kiki LaRue from CC Designs for my card. Something about her clothes just screams school! I decided to make a matching Post-It Note Holder to go with my card. These are super-simple to make using a binder clip, some cardstock, ribbon, post-it notes and a coaster. I used SU cardstock and Paper Studio DP.
I used these Nesties to cut her out. I used Copics to color Kiki and blue ink to distress the edges of the stamped image.

Stamps - Shy KikiLaRue, Sentiment (PTI)
Paper - Paper Studio DP, SU cardstock,
Ink - Memento, Copics
Accessories - Nestabilities, Post it note, coaster, binder clip, ribbon, buttonm star punch


Tuesday, August 9, 2011

More Spooky-ness!!

Happy Tuesday! I have been busy working on Halloween tags among other stuff! It is raining here and one of my kiddos is under the weather, so we are hangin out at home! I did help my 8 year old beat a boss level on Super Mario Galaxy 2! I might be grown up, but I still enjoy my video games here and there! LOL!

These uber cool images are from the Magic of OZ #3 Cling set available for pre-order over at 7 Kids! These tags would be perfect for tying up a Halloween treat for classmates, neighbors or just something sweet for your kids!

I stamped these images using some Black Soot Distress Ink

and distressed them with some Tea Dye Distress Ink - both from Tim Holtz. The Wicked tags were cut out using these Nestabilities.

Here is a variation without the Tea Dye ink.

Stamps - Magic of OZ #3 Clings (Graphic 45), sentiments other than Wicked (PTI)
Paper - PTI carstock
Ink - Black Soot, Tea Dye Distress Ink
Accessories - Nestabilities, ribbon, Crop-A-Dile, corner rounder


Thursday, August 4, 2011

Christmas is Coming!!

Well, it's still pretty far off, but it is never too late to start planning!

I made a new project for the 7 Kids Challenge this week:

Anything But a Card!!

I decided to make a Christmas Planner to help me stay organized this year! Lord knows I need it! I feel like my head is not screwed on straight this year. I definitely have ADD as an adult! I swear I cannot stay on task these days! Ugh! I used Santa's Helper Tilda from Magnolia, which is out of stock at 7 Kids right now, but Tab should be getting her and other Magnolia Christmas stamps back in stock soon!


Speaking of Magnolia stamps.... Tab is offering a 15% discount on the brand new Winner Takes All Collection Pre-Order (that collection only)!!! Use the code: WINNER through Aug 9th to receive the discount! Such cuties in this collection!


I used a notepad from PTI for the inside and some 'vintage' Basic Grey papers on the outside. I used Nesties to cut out the title which I created on my PC and distressed it with some Fired Brick Distress Ink to distress all of the edges. I added a poinsetta flower, leaf, pom pom ribbon and pearl brad for embellishments.
Here are the Copics used: E11, 00, 000, R30, R39, 37, 35, 32, E42, 41, 40, E59, 57, 55, 53. I added some Stickles to Tilda's hat and lace on her top. Here is a quick peek at the inside of the planner.

Thanks for stopping by!!

Stamps - Santa's Helper (Magnolia), title (PC)
Paper - SU Cardstock, Basic Grey DP
Ink - Memento, Copics, Distress Ink (Tim Holtz)
Accessories - Stickles, Copic ABS, Nestabilities, Pearl Brad, poinsetta and Leaf, loopy Punch (Martha Stewart)