Thursday, December 30, 2010

Sweet Memories Layout

Today I stepped away from the cards and did a layout.  I'm really trying to get my space cleaned out and use the massive amount of stuff that I have.  This is all stuff from my stash.  The pictures were taken Mother's Day 2008 in the nursery at church.

Cosmo Cricket paper, chipboard tags, and die cut border
Prima flowers
Oriental Trading flowers
CTMH ink
American Craft stamps
Brads from stash

Creative Scrappers - sketch #133
Stamp Something - tag or pocket

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

December card 13

I have several family birthdays in January so I thought I better get started on the cards.  This one is for my niece who is turning 20.  Inside the card the message says "You're 20 today."

All pattern paper - Cosmo Cricket
Chipboard buckle - Cosmo Cricket
Flowers - cut from Cosmo Cricket paper
Ribbon - Really Reasonable Ribbon
Ink - CTMH
Bird stamp - Imaginisce
Sentiment stamp - American crafts

Stamping Vacation - Rockin Robin
Paper Sundaes - Cut It Out
Creative Inspirations - sketch

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

December card 12

I finally got to finish this card that I had sitting out on my table to make since last week.  It's a case from a 2009 PaperCrafts Magazine, but I did change it up some.

October Afternoon pattern paper
Cosmo Cricket label
twine and jingle bells from stash
Really Reasonable Ribbon ric rac
snowflake punch is Fiskars I think

Stamping Vacation - Jingle Bells
Dutch Dare Card - winter
Fussy and Fancy Friday - snow

Monday, December 20, 2010

December card 11

I decided to get away from the Christmas cards for this one.  I originally thought I was going to add a pop of yellow for my plus one color, but then I came across this orange and thought it was perfect.  I even used some CTMH stamps that I hadn't inked up yet!

Bo Bunny dp
Really Reasonable Ribbon
CTMH stamps and ink

Friday sketchers - sketch
Sweet Stampin Challenge - celebrations
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Black, white and splash of color
Inky Impressions - black, white, +1

December card 10

I don't really think I need more Christmas cards, but there are just so much fun to make.  I'm trying to finish up using the products in an older monthly kit.

Bazzill cardstock
Basic Grey dp
Making Memories stickers
unknown Christmas tree stamp
CTMH ink
Bazzill Basics flowers

Stamping Vacation - Watch This "It's a Wonderful Life" (that's one of my favorite Christmas movies so my Christmas inspired card reminds me of it)
Top Tip Tuesday - Christmas Inspired
Crafty Ann's Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Your choice
Crafty Purple Frog - winter or Christmas
2 Sisters - Christmas
CES Challenge - Anything Goes
The Pixie Cottage - sketch

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

December card 9

Not loving this card, but I guess it will do.  I like the colors, but I think something is missing.

Basic Grey pattern paper
CTMH ink and sentiment stamp
KaiserCraft rhinestones
Stickles glitter glue
unknown ric rac

Pixie Dust Studios - Let it Snow! with non-traditional colors
Stampin with the Dragon - make it sparkle
Shirley's 2 Girls - glitter and bling
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - sparkle and shine

Sunday, December 12, 2010

December card 8

I was able to get a card done this evening after grading a couple classes of papers.  I love this little guy.  He's just so happy and cute. 

Dp paper - DCWV Christmas stack
Stamps - snowman CTMH, sentiment and snowflake unknown
Ribbon - Really Reasonable Ribbon
Gems - Kaiser Craft
Ink - CTMH

Mojo Monday - sketch
Totally Gorjuss - snow
Alota Rubber Stamps - snowflakes
City Crafter - Let It Snow!
Tuesday Throwdown - clean and simple
Daring Cardmakers - Snow Much fun

Friday, December 10, 2010

December card 7

Sadly, I'm now three days behind on cards, and I don't see myself catching up anytime soon.  Why do the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas seem so crazy busy?  Way too many activities going on.  Anyway... I did this card for some challenges but missed the due date.

Basic Grey dp
Prima pearls
MM felt sticker

I used Our Daily Breads sketch, but didn't get it posted in time
Anything Goes - 2 colors of the rainbow (red, green, blue)
Pollycraft Monday - blue, pink, and brown (I also have green and hope that's OK)
Lollipop Crafts - welcome winter
Stamping Vacation - Christmas tree paper
Our Creative Corner - color challenge (I also have green and hope that's OK)

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

December card 7

I was really hoping to get two cards finished today so I could be "caught" back up on my one a day, but helping my son with his diorama book report took a lot longer than I thought it would.  So sadly, I'm still one day behind.

DCWV stacks - pattern paper
MM - stickers
Really Reasonable ribbon - ribbons
Bazzill embossed cardstock

Friday sketchers - sketch #131
Annabelle Stamps - Christmas baubles
Patti's Creations Design Challenge - recipe challenge (ribbon + 3 embellishments) my three embellishments are the three different MM stickers I used
Daring Cardmakers - turquoise
A Spoon Full of Sugar - Christmas cards
Top Tip Tuesday - use ribbon

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

December card 6

I was on a roll and getting a card a day done this month, until yesterday...LOL  I just couldn't get it to come together.  I started and restarted several times.  This is what I finally came up with.

pattern paper - Imaginisce (old stash)
silver Dazzles - HOTP (new stash)
snowflake - Quikutz die cut
gem - Kaisercraft

Crafty Pad - Anything goes
Crafty Hos - Any religious holiday
One Stitch as a Time - old stash, new stash
Simon Says Stamp and Show - holiday greeting
There She Goes - bling
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes
Paper Romance - winter
Paper Playtime - Snowflakes
ABC DT Challenge - non-traditional holiday color

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Easter layout

One of the two layouts I did today.  I'm working on pictures from 2008.

Little Yellow Bicycle pattern paper
Thickers alphabet stickers
ribbon and flower were in a kit so I don't know from where they came

Sassy Lil' Sketch - sketch
Fussy and Fancy - anything but a card

December card #5

So this was my first attempt at coloring in an image.  Not a great job, but I guess I can live with it.  After I colored Santa's bag, it was just too dark, so I used Stickles red glitter, and now I like it a lot more.

DCWV - pattern paper
Bazzill Basics - flowers
CTMH - santa stamp and ink
Creative Imaginations - sentiment rub on
Zig - markers
Stickles - red glitter
Brads unknown

Frosted Designs - glitter
Die Cut Dreams - Sana's sack
There She Goes - Card for a child (my daughter, Emma, help me with this card so she could give it to a friend)
Tuesday Taggers - Jolly Old St. Nick
Incy Wincy - 3 flowers, 2 papers, 1 image
The Play Date Cafe - red and white
2 Sisters - Sparkly Christmas
Meljens Desing Team and Challenge - sketch

Saturday, December 4, 2010

December card #5

I can't believe how quickly I'm cranking out these Christmas cards.  I know they are nothing super fancy, but it's great to have them ready to go.  I would never have put blue and purple together for a Christmas card, but I had this paper in a DCWV stack from a few years ago, and thought "Why not?"

Pattern paper - DCWV Christmas stack
Ribbon - Really Reasonable Ribbon
Rub on - Kaiser
Stamp - ? not labeled
Ink - CTMH

Crazy 4 Challenges - script paper
Saturday Challenge - Christmas
Paper Pretties - sketch

Friday, December 3, 2010

Christmas card #4

I had these paper sitting out from a layout that I did last week and thought they would make a pretty sympathy card.

Sweetwater pattern paper
CTMH sentiment stamp and ink and corners
Prima flowers
Stickles accents

Cute Card Challenge - Blue
Sketch and Stash - sketch
Paper Sundaes - Adorn those corners

December Card #3

Another Christmas card!

Basic Grey pattern paper
Chatter Box pattern paper
Kaiser rub on
SU ink
2 ribbons from my stash

Wee Memories - Bountiful Ribbon
Dutch Dare - Christmas
Stamp Something - Christmas Color Combo
CPS - sketch

Thursday, December 2, 2010

December card #2

I had to get today's card finished and posted early since we have so much going on after school today.

SEI pattern paper
I just had the lace in a kit so I don't know where it came from
Sprakle ric rac - Really Reasonable Ribbon
Metal Letters - Scrap Metal

Paper Playtime - Christmas Carol Inspired (Joy to the World)
City Crafter - Blue Christmas
CCEE Stampers - Use lace

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

December Card #1

I can't believe it's only December 1st and I've completed my first card for the month! 

Basic Grey pattern paper
Kaiser rub ons
Bazzill Basic - white flower
Prima - red flower
Ink - Stampin Up

Stamping Vacation - Christmas Morning
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Embellish It
Delightful Sketches - Flower Power
Clean and Simple - Sketch
Inky Impressions - Christmas
ABC Christmas Challenge - red and green