Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Razzle Dazzle Book Mark


This is another project we did at my recent open house. It is a book mark that fits on the corner of a page. We colored the image in with markers and then stamped the image. Hope you like it!
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Friday, July 24, 2009

Circle Circus


This card was one of the make n' takes from my recent Open House to kick off the new catalog. I got the idea for this card from a demo publication we get each month. I loved making the patterned paper with it. The stamp set is the NEW Circle Circus stamp set.
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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Scrapbook Class Example Pages




Here is a two page layout of what you can make when you sign up to do the 'Scrapbook in an Evening Class' listed below. These pages were made using the Petal Party Simply Scrappin' Kit. I love the bright & cheery colors! The only other products used to create these pages were dimensionals and the photo corner punch. Let me know if you have any questions about the class.
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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Scrapbook Album Class or Class by Mail!

You are invited to a 12x12 Scrapbook Album in an Evening Class!

Date - July 24th
Time - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Come and complete an entire album in ONE evening!!! All you will need to do is add your photos at a later date.

The fee for this class is $50 and $45 for those of you in my hostess club.

You will leave with 20 completed scrapbook pages ready for your photos!

You may also purchase one of our 12x12 albums and page protectors for 20% off if you take this class.

You will need to pre-pay for this class by Wednesday, July 15th AND choose the scrapbook them of your choice on pg. 164-167 (or go to my website to view the kits at Each kit retails for $19.95, so you can see this class is a VALUE since you get TWO of these kits.

To complete this class you will be given TWO sets of the Simply Scrappin' Kits of your choice, plus other items.

The only items you will need to bring with you is a 12x12 paper cutter and adhesive.

Here are the names of the kits that you can choose from -

* Sunny Day

* Christmas Jingle

* Moments & Milestones

* Cool Kids

* Happy B-Day

* Guest Book

* Petal Party

* Love Sparkles

* Tailor Made

If you can't make this class you may also choose to do it "by mail". I will mail you all the supplies you need along with the simple directions. You will just need to add $5 for long distance shipping if you are not local.

Let me know if you have any questions! I am excited to show you how to make simple yet WOW FACTOR pages!!! I will also have my Cricut Machine out in case you would like to make a title for your album.



Sunday, June 7, 2009

Monogramed Cards for a Customer!

One of my customers asked me to make her two sets of note cards for a couple of her girls teachers. She wanted a similar color scheme to the other ones I made in a previous post. I hope she likes them!



Products Used:
Stamps - B&C Monogram Editon (PTI), The Works Alphabet (CTMH)
Ink - Certainly Celery (SU!)
Pattern Paper - Delicate Dots (SAB-Retired)
Cardstock - Whisper White, Bashful Blue, So Saffron (SU!)
Accessories - Certainly Celery Twill Ribbon (SU!)
Tools - Scallop Circle Punch (SU!), Circle Punch (CM)
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

More teacher gifts...

These gifts are for my youngest daughter's preschool teachers. I hope they like them. I think my favorite one is the blue/green combo. Which is your's?





Products used:
Stamps - Papertrey Ink
Cardstock - Papertrey Ink & Bazzill
Patterned Paper - Basic Grey Lily Kate & Oh! Baby Girl
Ink - Spring Moss (PTI), Pretty In Pink (SU!)
Embellishments - Spring Moss Satin Ribbon (PTI), Pretty In Pink Satin Ribbon (SU!)
Tools - Circle Punch (CM), Scallop Circle Punch (SU!), Cricut (to make the little flower boxes)
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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Last call for May Card Kit of the Month

If you would like to purchase the May Card Kit of the Month that features the Good Morning Sunshine Designer Series Paper and the Cheep Talk Stamp Set, please scroll down to order. You can see the cards and order directly from my blog, if you wish. Or you can email me at

Thanks for stopping by :-)


Sunday, May 10, 2009

Happy Mother's Day!

This is a card that my good friend Elisabeth made for me! I just love that bird stamped in the blue and the orange patterned cardstock she made. Thanks Elisabeth :-) It is a beautiful card!


Happy Mother's Day to all the Mom's out there. Hope you have a had a WONDERFUL day!
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Friday, May 8, 2009

Teacher Gift

This week was Teacher Appreciation Week at my oldest daughters school, so this is what I made for her 2nd grade teacher! I hope she likes it! I made the cards plain so that she could use them for school or personal use. The Desk Top Organizer box was a template I purchased from Papertrey Ink ( It was SUPER easy to make!





Products used:Stamps - Teacher's Apple (Papertrey Ink)
Ink - Real Red, Basic Black, Green Galore (SU!)
Patterned Paper - Grade School Stack (DCWV)
Cardstock - Real Red, Basic Black (SU!) and White (Papertrey Ink)
Embellishments - White Buttons (CTMH), Misc. Ribbon
Tools - Circle Punch
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Thursday, May 7, 2009

be happy!

This was a FUN little card to make! I got the sketch idea from the Clean and Simple Cards Challenge at Splitcoast Stampers ( this week. The sketch number is CAS13.


Products used: (All SU! products)
Stamp Set - Darling Dots
Cardstock - Pretty in Pink, Whisper White
Pattern Paper - Tea Party DSP
Ink - Pretty in Pink
Accessories - So Saffron Button (Button Latte), Flower Brad, Certainly Celery Grosgrain & Twill Ribbon
Tools - Circle Punch, Hole Punch, Paper Piercer
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Saturday, May 2, 2009

Card kit cards up close...

Here are photos of the May Card Kit cards up close. You can click on each photo to see more detail. Don't forget you can order this kit below by clicking on the "Buy Now" button.




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Friday, May 1, 2009

May Card Kit of the Month

Like I said in a previous post...I am BACK in the groove!

Here is my May Card Kit of the Month! If you like this kit you may purchase it below by clicking on the "Buy Now" button :-) The products featured in this card kit is Cheep Talk Stamp Set, Good Morning Sunshine Designer Series Paper and Scalloped Punches.

You will get enough supplies to complete 12 cards with envelopes (3 of each card), printed directions and color photos of all 4 cards with the purchase of this kit.

If you are a CLUB MEMBER you will see your kit is discounted!

If you would like to purchase the stamp set or any other products used to make these cards you can email me at You will receive a 10% discount on the featured products - stamp set, paper & punches.

Deadline to order kit- May 15th. Your kit will ship at the end of the month.

Note - Shipping of $4.80 Priority Mail will be added at the time of check out.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Friend to Friend

This is a card I made for one of my best friends for her bday! Her favorite color is ORANGE! She loved it!


Products used: (All SU!)
Stamps - Pocket Silhouettes
Cardstock - Kraft
Ink - Pumpkin Pie & Old Olive
Ribbon - Pumpkin Pie & Old Olive Grosgrain
Tools - Scor-Pal to create embossed lines above & below the ribbon
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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Thanks so much!

I have had this stamp set (Pocket Silhouettes) for a while now and FINALLY got to ink it today! It is such a nice simple set, so I decided to make a very simple card with it. I hope you like it! The photo is kind of blurry, not sure why and it is very hard to see the embossed lines above & below the ribbon, but if you click on the image you may be able to see it.


Products used: (all products by SU!)
Stamp Set - Pocket Silhouettes
Cardstock - Kraft
Ink - Old Olive & Chocolate Chip
Ribbon - Wide Old Olive Grosgrain & Thin Chocolate Chip Grosgrain
Tools - Scor-Pal for the embossed lines above & below the ribbon

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

My Lil' Helper!

Here is another 2 page layout I did at the weekend retreat!




Products used:
Crate Paper - Blue Hill Collection
Bazzill Coordinating Cardstock
Cricut Create Machine for titles
Misc. Buttons

Friday, April 17, 2009

I am back in the groove...

I know I have not been blogging in a LONG time, but life has just gotten in the way and I have not had time for it. But I am getting back into the groove! Here is a layout I did at a recent weekend retreat. My scrapbooking has been neglected for all the cards that I had been making, so you may see more layouts than cardmaking for a while. Thanks so much for stopping by :-)




Products used:
Crate Paper - Blue Hill Collection
Bazzill Coordinating Cardstock
Cricut Create Machine for titles
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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Christmas Ornaments

These ornaments were made using the Country Living Holiday Collection Stampin' Kit from Stampin' Up! This is an AMAZING kit and you get everything you need to make ornaments, photo frames, tags, etc. and have the stamp set to use for years to come. You can view this collection at my Stampin' Up! website. There is a link in the sidebar to the right.

Hope you are enjoying decorating for the holidays! I know I am!


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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Handmade Holiday Card Elements


Looking for a quick way to have the look of handmade cards? Then this kit may be for you! These are super quick and easy to put together. With this kit you can complete 18 holiday cards shown above for $17.95! You can even take them to the next level and purchase the matching stamp set for $18.95. This kit comes with complete step-by-step instructions. If you would like to place an order for this set or any other products you can email me at or shop directly from my SU! website. The link to that site is in the right hand side bar of my blog.

You can find these products on page 177 of the current catalog!

Thanks for looking!
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Friday, November 14, 2008

Season's Greetings


I loved making this card! I got part of the idea from SCS with the red rhinestones on the tree. I think the bling makes it. I also used the Scor-Pal to create the raised lines to frame the ribbon. And I must stay the SU! Kraft cardstock is my favorite!!!

Products used:
Stamps - Snow Swirled (SU!)
Ink - Old Olive & Real Red (SU!)
Cardstock - Kraft & Old Olive (SU!)
Embellishments - Dimensionals & Real Red Wide Grosgrain Ribbon (SU!), Red Rhinestones (CTMH)
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Gift Card Holder...Just for you!


I am in love with the Rustic Branches stamp set from Papertrey Ink (! Thanks to my friend Elisabeth she let me borrow this set to make the above gift card holder. I have added that stamp set to my wish list now. There are endless possibilites I see with that set!

Products used -
Stamps: Rustic Branches & 2008 Holiday Tag Collection (PTI)
Ink: Real Red & Old Olive (SU!)
Cardstock: Kraft & Real Red (SU!)
Embellishments: Button (CTMH), Hemp
Tools: Colluzzle & Martha Stewart Circle Cutter, Scallop Edge Punch & Slit Punch (SU!)
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Looking for an inexpensive holiday gift?




How about make a quick 2009 calendar with or without pictures for a husband, grandparent, teacher, friend, etc? I just put this new Create-A-Calendar '09 Kit together and it was quick & simple. This kit gives you EVERYTHING you need to create a cute calendar. Use the backs of the calendars to add photos, if you wish. I am going to use mine to track all of the birthday's I need to remember! This kit comes with complete step-by-step directions and it is ONLY $7.95, but if you order BEFORE 11/15 you can take 10% off!

Let me know if you have any questions and feel free to email an order to me at

Thanks for stopping by :-)
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