Saturday, April 30, 2011

TCRD First Challenge

Welcome to the first Through the Craft Room Door challenge. I am so excited to be part of this fantastic team. The challenges will be start on the First and Fifteenth of each month. The first challenge is Anything Goes. We have a wonderful sponsor for this challenge. Oozak is giving away a $50 gift certificate to one lucky winner. I created a scrapbook page of my daughter. She received an award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars for being cadet of the year. She is part of a group called Sea Cadets. I hope you can join us.
Papers- Skinny column Indigo Blue, Red Pepper Thick Column, White Leather
Brilliance ink, star punch, Serif die for Big Shot, ribbon from Paper Temptress

CA Poppies

This wonderful image is from OWH. You can get it here. I used Echo Park Summertime DP to go witht he image and twine as an accent. I am not sure why the colors are off but still working with my new camera.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Magic Birthday

This was created for Hambo Hoedown. To use lace and flowers. The ribbon is from Reasonably Ribbon except the lace is Stampin Up. The papers are Stampin Up. The image was printed on Deckled White and colored with pencils. I added white liquid enamel on the coat.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Delightful Challenge

Welcome to another Delightful Challenge. This weeks challenge is Distressing. I used Postage Stamps Postcard and Travel Sentiment Set. The DP is part of Busy Bees Digital Paper from Digital Delights by Louby Loo. Everything was inked with Distress ink Tea Dye. Twine was added as an accent.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011


This is another card for Phindy's challenge. I used Grapescile Pop Tones and Grass Treasures from Paper Temptress. The saying is from Create with TLC. The ribbon is new from Paper Temptress. The saying was inked with Distress Ink Concord Grape.

Wheelie luv U

This card is for Phindy's Place challenge of Paper Piecing. I used a saying from Create with TLC. Coco Crepe is paired with the new ribbon from Paper Temptress.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Easter Basket

Wishing you and your family a Happy Easter. This Easter basket was created for my Chiroprator's office. The base is Silver Lustre. The images are from There She Goes. I got the template from Ilina Crouse Mother's Day class.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Little Things

I love this image because it reminds me of my daughter when she was small and would bring me flowers. The challenge for Phindy's Place is purple and teal. I used Sweet Stop sketch. The papers are mostly Stampin Up. The ribbon is from Reasonally Ribbon.

Delightful Challenge

Welcome to another Delightful Challenge. This week is about paper piercing or paper piecing. I chose to pierce the Basis Dark Orange. Dylan was masked onto the wall using adobe photoshop.. The frog and wall are from Dylan Accessories. All images and saying are from Digital Delights by Louby Loo. Kraft Olive from Paper Temptress was embossed than sanded.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Katie's Orge Card

My daughter, Katie, created this card for the Hambo Hoedown challenge to distress.

Monday, April 18, 2011


Hi Everyone!
I just want to let you know that I have been dealing with health issues and my other hobby has taken up lots of my time. I make personalized rosaries. I will share one soon and have some blog candy. I hope you all are doing well.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Another Easter Digital Delights

I created another back pack using a template from UStamp with Dawn and friends. I used Hoppy Easter, Just Girls Digital Paper, and Easter Accessories set for the bunny. The base is Rose Metallic from Paper Temptress.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

TSG Vellum

I love spring because it is a great excuse to use purple which is one of my favorite colors. I used Amythest Metallic for the top note and butterfly. The tag flower was created with Violet Vellum and Orchid. The last touch was lilac twine from the Twinery. All papers are from Paper Temptress. If you go shopping, use the code aa10. There is some yummy new ribbon and papers.
This is for the There She Goes Vellum challenge.

Phindy Chick

I created this card for Phindy's Place Challenge of Easter/Spring. I think this little chick is super cute. The flowers are Pardo clay. The center of the flower and the egg have Viva Decor Mother of Pearl Paint. The image was printed on Crystal Metallic and colored with Pencils.

Delightful Challenge & Digi Day

Welcome to Delightful Challenge. This week's theme is Easter. I used Easter Fun Digital Paper, Bunny Dylan, Easter Accessories Set, Dylan Accessories Set and Circular Sentiments. All are from Digital Delights from Louby Loo. The bag used a template from UStamp with Dawn and friends. I colored the wall and basket with pencils and Dylan with Twinkling H2O's.
This card was created for Digi Day on SNR. The theme is Easter. I used Easter Egg Briley, Circular Sentiments, Easter Kids Digital Paper, Just Girls Digital Paper, Scalloped Background Colored Set.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


This cute image is from Phindy's Place. The Phindy's challenge is spring/ Easter. Sparkle Blanc is the base. Limeade Pop Tones and Apline Glimmer frame the image. The butterflies are Amethyst Metallic. The image was printed on Crystal Metallic and colored with Prisma Pencils.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Hambo Easel Cards

Katie made this easel card for Hambo's Hoedown Challenge.

Here is my easel card. I used some Hambo stamps. The colors are for Outlawz Tuesday Color Challenge of Brown, Vanilla and touch of red. I used Stampin up papers of Soft Suede, Real Red, & Very Vanilla.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Favorite Chick & Hero card

Sorry the card is a little fuzzy. I took it when I was sick and just now realeased I need to put it up before the challenge ends. This card uses Tuesday Morning Sketch. The papers are from Paper Temptress. Patricia just added some yummy new paper and ribbon. If you go shopping use my code aa10 to get 10% off.
This cute image and saying are from Create with TLC. The papers are also from there too. There is a challenge to use one of the Easter digis by 8 pm PST. You can details here. It also fits Digital Tuesday challenge of Easter.

Dog Cards

Jessica showed this great spinner card with template on her blog. I used Puppy Love stamp set. Here you can see one of the sayings. I used different Distress Inks for the card. This fits There She Goes round challenge.
Here is a second saying.
My daughter decided to create a easel card for the challenge.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Wish Big

Coco's challenge this week is birthday. I colored with Tombow markers. All papers are Stampin Up. I have been dealing with sinus headaches so not getting to craft much. I like the warmer weather but not the pollen.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

This super cute image called Hunter from Phindy's Place. I used paper scraps including this image that has sat on my desk colored for awhile. I colored him with Prisma Pencils. It fits Phindy's Place challenge.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Delightful Challenge

It is time for another fun Delightful Challenge. This week is about Sun and Sand. It also release week for Digital Delights by Louby Loo. Wendy has created this super cute image called Presley Pirate and his bird is part of the accessories set. I used the Digital papers for the background and created a frame for this saying that is part of the sentiment set.

Warm Cuddle

Sweet Stop Sketch is the layout. I use Orchid Grey, Basis Grey and Limeade from Paper Temptress. The DP is from Stampin Up. This also fits Outlawz's Monday Challenge to use flowers and a sentiment. The last challenge is Phindy's Place to make you smile.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Bird Day

Phindy's Challenge is to make you laugh. I thought this was a cute saying. I am not sure where I got it since it was already printed and in my scrap drawer. The image is called Tea Bird from Phindy's Place. Sparkle Vermillion, Basis Black and Berrylicious Pop Tones from Paper Temptress.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Dear Friend

This weeks There She Goes is Marker's Down. I used pencils and baby oil to color this cute image. I used Orchid Grey and Basis Grey from Paper Temptress. If you go shopping use the code aa10 to get 10% off your order. There is new paper an soon there will be new ribbon. There is a wonderful sale on ribbon too.