Friday, December 16, 2011

Busy, busy, busy...

Hi everyone,

Thought I'd pop in a say 'hi' this morning. I've been busy, busy, busy this past week working on a project that required me to make 6 cards from a couple of particular stamp sets that were mostly words and frames. Boy was I stretched (in a good way)... and realized just how much I LOVE my background stamps. ;)

Today I'm busy cleaning house, Christmas caroling with the kids at a nursing home this afternoon with our homeschool group, and getting food ready for TWO Christmas parties. I thought I'd take a short break and pop in to share a card I made last week for my husband's uncle. As some of you know, I've been sending him weekly cards for the past year and a bit as he's been battling cancer. I'm hoping to see him tomorrow at one of the parties and am so grateful for the amazing example he's been through everything.

I used a bunch of scraps for this one and it came together very quickly. Love when that happens. :)
Hope you all have a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, December 12, 2011

One Sketch - 2 Cards

Hi everyone,

Just popping by to share a couple of cards I made for a recent Paper Crafts call based on a sketch. Neither card got picked up so I thought I'd share them with you. :)

That's all for now. Time to finish writing out the rest of my Christmas cards. :)

Friday, December 9, 2011

Spring Get Well Card

Hi all,

Thought I'd pop in real quick and a share card that didn't getting an loving from Paper Crafts. ;)

Here it is:

This card uses Hero Arts Butterflies and Wildflowers set as well as Classic Messages. The patterned paper is from Basic Grey's Picadilly 6x6 pad and and the twine is Honeydew by The Twinery.

Before I go... Have you heard of Blitsy? It's a new paper crafting deal website where you get some major discounts! Check it out! I've already placed an order. ;)

I have some cards I need to work on tonight so I'll leave it at that. Enjoy your weekend!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Winner of Card Creations: Get Inspired

Hi everyone,
Wish I had a card to post today but I'm in the middle of getting my Christmas cards ready to send out. :) I just wanted to thank everyone for all the sweet comments during the Get Inspired blog hop. They all meant so much to me. Now to announce the winner of the copy of Card Creations: Get Inspired.
The winner is....
Barb who said...
Congrats on being a part of this fun blog hop, Sarah! Love your fabulous take on your daughter's jacket! She sure is a cutie! :)

Friday, December 2, 2011

Paper Crafts magazine Presents: Card Creations: Get Inspired Blog Hop!

Hi everyone!!

Today I'm excited to be part of Paper Crafts Card Creations: Get Inspired blog hop! 

I had so much fun working on cards for this issue! I enjoyed going through all the inspirational pieces and trying to figure out what I could take from them and put on paper. Since I'm a stamper at heart a lot of this involved going through my stamps and seeing how I could work them into projects that represented the inspirational pieces. 

For today's blog hop I decided to make a card based on my daughter's new snowsuit. I LOVE the pink, gray, and white colour combination and the design of the scattered flowers. (The cute girl wearing it didn't hurt either). ;)

 I took the yummy colour combination and paired it with some scattered snowflakes to come up with a Christmas card for this great cause:

I hope you'll check out what the other participants created for the blog hop. I can't wait to see what they came up with and what they were inspired by! (click on the names to get to their blogs)
AND be sure to comment here (and on the other designers' blogs) by midnight on Sunday, December 4th for your chance to win your own copy of Card Creations: Get Inspired

Also, be sure to head over the the Paper Crafts Connection blog and leave a comment there by midnight on Sunday, December 4th. There's a BIG prize up for grabs...

That's right! The Martha Stewart craft station including a 12”x12” LED light table and glass cutting mat, a cutting shuttle and movable ruler arm, three cutting blades and cartridge, a metal stencil, a stylus, five 12”x12” tracing templates, a cutting knife and an alignment guide. Retail price is $165! Hurry on over!

Thanks for stopping by!