Thursday, October 18, 2012

Crazy About YOU...

Hi There...
It's ME again! Wow two post in one day. Well I figure I owe it to myself and YOU for visiting my blog when you do. I have another card for your viewing pleasure. This one is a not so CAS, but it was easy to put together. No Cricut Required...eeek! I promise I will get back to my cricut soon. I have so many scrap cuts left over from previous projects I might just see what I can make from them...he-he-he. I Really, Really Love this Card. This window card came together once I saw the paper I wanted to use and the perfect stamp in my stash caught my eye. Thinking about it now. I wish I had this card made during my anniversary to give to my husband. It's perfect for us. Anyhew, I used some of my favorite papers from DCWV and Stampin' UP to make this one. The embossed sentiment comes from SSS - "For the Record" stamp set. SSS is my new obsession at the moment. I'm so glad I joined their SSS Kit of the Month Club. The goodies in there are Soooo Fabulous! If you haven't had the crafty pleasure I suggest you try it out for 2-3 months. I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
Craft Recipe:
Papers: DCWV (Orchard Stack), Stampin' UP (Pretty in Pink), Stash
Sentiment: Simon Says Stamp (For the Record), Studio G (Love Birds in Cage)
Tools: EK Success Circle Punch,
Embellies: Stickles, Stampin' Up Ribbon (Pretty in Pink)

This card will be entered into the following challenges:
Red Carpet Studio - "The Birds" (Create a card or project featuring a Bird)
My Craft Spot - "Emboss It!" (Heat, Dry,...etc)
3 Girl Jam - "Anything Goes w/Ribbon"
D.L. Art - "Anything Goes"

Falling for You...

Hello My Friends,
I'm here with cards that I love to do more than anything and that's CAS (clean and simple). These are always so quick to whip up especially when you find that your stash is completely out. No cutting mat, no adhering pieces, no cartridges...etc. I find myself creating these a lot more. Don't get me wrong, I Love My Cricut, but sometimes moving things around in my craft area just to get a few cuts can be a challenge; especially in my little area. Let's face it, for me, my craft area could really use some Maid Service...LOL! However if I had to pay someone to clean it I wouldn't have any funds for my hoarding craft addiction...LOL! I digress. Here is my card that I made using some left over hearts from this new EK Success punch I found at JoAnn's on sale (+plus my addt'l coupon). I sprinkled a few on the card and let them fall where they may, then I went back and glued them down one by one. The card still needed some jazzing up so I added some designs (polka dots, stickles, stripes) on the hearts. Then I went back and topped them off with glossy accents. The sentiment comes for SSS-Kelly Purkey "Autumn" stamp set. I added some embossing lines at the bottom of the card and Voila! A "Falling For YOU" card emerged. Hope you like it too.
I am entering this into the following challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays - "Put your Heart into It!" Create a CAS project with a Heart.
A Blog Named HERO - "Clean Up Your Act". Create a CAS card or project.
D.L. Art - "Anything Goes" - "Anything Goes" Thankful Thursday

Monday, October 15, 2012

And the Winners Are...

Hello There My Crafty Friends,
Please forgive this late post, but I was out of town this weekend and I feel like I'm running on fumes at the moment. I'm here to post the WINNERS of my FAN-TAB-U-LOUS "DIVA-STYLE" BIRTHDAY BASH!!! I won't hold you in suspense any longer...
Day 1 - Birthday Bash (It's My Birthday)!!!

Day 2 - Birthday Bash
Girlia - Girlia's Cards

Day 3 - Birthday Bash
Jessica - Chick-n-Scrap


Day 4 - "GRAND BIRTHDAY BASH GIVEAWAY"
Drum Roll Please...........................
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"MELISSA - Moe Creations"

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE!!! - Wooo Hooo!!
Thanks so much for playing along and following the guidelines. I hope you enjoy ALL of your Goodies and feel free to send me a link of your first project on what you make from your package. I know you're going to love them all. Click on "Email Me - envelope" or "Contact Me" option and get me your address right away. All winners have until the end of this week Friday, October 19 to get me their address information. I want to get your packages out no later than this weekend. You should all be receiving an email from me if show one on your blog, otherwise please contact me asap! Again, CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A Gift Card Set and Giveaways Extended...

Hi Everyone,
I trust you all are just as busy as I am. My Birthday (Month) Bash was a BLAST and very Memorable! As I'm winding down from all the lost sleep, it dawned on me that I still have even more to celebrate this month. My Wedding Anniversary is coming up next week (10/9-8yrs and counting <3)!...eek! (It's not that I forgot, but you know how things just slip up on ya...). Well... DH had plans for that weekend so, I will be M.I.A. from Blog-land for a while (sort of...lol <wink>). With that being said. I thought this would be a Great Time for all of You out there to still get in on the Giveaways that I have going...
All Birthday Bash & Grand Giveaways are extended for another week until next Saturday (10/13)
If you're just coming here and want to know more about the Birthday Bash Weekend & Giveaway (Click Here). I would like to have more participants so help me Spread the Word by putting this post on your blog with a link back here.
Wooo Hooo! I know Right! Now you have No Excuse for not participating. It's Easy Peasy and The Prizes to be won are Fantabulous! I wouldn't give away anything I wouldn't use myself, so I know the winners will definitely enjoy them.
Now Get to those Comments and Create That Project!
In the meantime, I was able to crank out a quick card set last night for my step-daughter to give to her tutor (a family friend/Teacher) that's been helping her prepare for her SAT's the last few weeks (remember those days...yikes!). Anyway, they wouldn't accept any monetary payment from us, but we wanted to do something for them to show we appreciate them stepping in on such short notice. (Her test is this Saturday...please pray with us that she does an Excellent Job!).
Being that her tutor is a male, I didn't want to get to frilly with this card. You know how we crafters can be sometimes...lol. Here is the Gift Card Holder and Matching Card that I made for her to give to him after their last study session today. 
 (Inside this Card we put a Visa Gift Card)
 (Inside this Gift Card Holder we put a Subway Card, his favorite place)
I Love how this monochrome toned set turned out. It will fit him perfectly; colors and all. I will also be entering this into the following challenge(s):
Papertrey Ink (PTI) Make it Monday - Glittered Tabs
Simon Says Stamp - Glimmer & Sparkle
Crafty Supplies:
Paper: Recollections, Cloud 9, Stash
Sentiment: Papertrey Ink, My Creative Time, Simon Says Stamp, Inkadinkado
Tools: EK Success Punch (Circle, Scalloped Heart Circle), Glossy Accents, White Embossing Powder, 
Embellies: Twine, Bling, Buttons(PTI), Glitter(MS), Ribbon, Black Rosette(behind scalloped heart punch, hand-made)