Monday, September 29, 2008

i have a problem...

i am addicted to papertrey ink! i just got their new spooky sweets II set and it is so fabulous. so my neighbor is super cute and super crafty and SUPER awesome... so i made her a little treat. love this awesome boxy bag by jody. thanks for the tutorial.

aren't these great. i filled them each with 2 pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. hope she likes them.

boxy bag recipe:
cardstock: orange and brown on sale at hobby lobby & SU elegant eggplant and whisper white
stamps: PTI spooky sweets II
ink: SU elegant eggplant PTI dark chocolate versa mark pad
misc: double stick tape, glue dots, clear embossing powder, martha stewart ribbon, SU scallop punch & coluzzle

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


so i have been saying that i will make one of her cards for weeks now... well i finally did. my mom's birthday is tomorrow and i get to go spend the night with her at a cooking class... so i made her a little circle card. thanks for the tutorial kristina. this is my new favorite!

cardstock: PTI aqua mist, summer sunrise, vellum SU old olive, whisper white
stamps: PTI polka dot basics SU
ink: versa mark SU old olive, tempting turquoise & apricot appeal markers
misc: making memories old olivish ribbon, white embossing powder, SU scallop flower punch, colluzzle starter kit

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

color inspiration #23

even though she is in minnesota...she is still posting... gotta love it!

here is my card:

SU cardstock: old olive, whisper white, chocolate chip, so saffron
other cardstock die cuts with a view: burgundy
Stamps: PTI, Floral Frenzy
Ink: SU, pumpkin pie & bravo burgundy
versa mark
Misc: SU punches,scallop circle and edge, 1 1/8 & 1 1/4 circle
Hemp twine in burgundy

Friday, September 12, 2008

be inspired challenge #22

ahhh i love how clean and simple and just lovely this photo beate chose for her inspiration picture:and here is what i was inspired to create:

stamps: stampin'up!
ink: stampin'up! pacific point
cardstock: stampin'up! old olive, whisper white, and soft sky
misc: stampin!up! dimensionals, scallop circle punch and some random ribbon from a grab bag
**oh and i used a classy brass embossing template to make a thin rim around the smile image**

Thursday, September 11, 2008

color challenge #22...

here is another color challenge from kwerner:

and here is my creation:

Monday, September 8, 2008

and another challenge...

whoa... this one is super duper. i love the colors on this beadspread.

and here is the card... my parents anniversary is coming up and these were very similar colors to their wedding.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

another sketch challenge...

but this one comes from beate, wsc#56:

and here is my concoction:

and yes another halloween card. i really do love this holiday and i am a little excited for this time of year.
stamps: papertrey ink spooky sweets & polka dot basics
ink: stampin'up! kiwi kiss, basic black, pumpkin pie & chocolate chip
cardstock: stampin'up! whisper white, pumpkin pie & old olive
bazzill linen cardstock in black
misc: rick rac ribbon

sketch challenge...

from lauren meader. someone else who posts challenges... yee-haw!

i love halloween and can't wait to get all dressed up. my kids are already asking for a countdown.
stamps: papertrey ink spooky sweets & polka dot basics
ink: versa mark
paper: stampin'up! cardstock whisper white, old olive, pumpkin pie & elegant eggplant
bazill cardstock in black linen
misc: black embossing powder, clearance ribbon at michaels

Thursday, September 4, 2008

lost mojo...

so i have been really lost as far as creativity lately and i cannot seem to get my inspiration back. it is so frustrating... i have spent hours looking at my cardstock and stamps and nothing is coming to me. i dont know what has happened. boo hoo.