Thursday, August 21, 2014

Fishing Boats on The Beach

Good Afternoon! today is very cloudy here but no rain yet. First off sorry for my late post. Last night we were lucky enough to go and see the RCMP musical ride. It ended up to be a beautiful night and fun show. Unfortunately the last few days I have been suffering from severe headaches. This is why my post is late and why I should have it done up ahead of time.

I am the hostess this week over at 4 Crafty Chicks and my challenge for you is to make an Masculine card/project.

My card below is for my husband who just loves the water and his birthday next week. I tried to create something different with the layers of the card, I guess kind of like a camera. Not sure if it worked out but I hope he likes it.  The image is from Handmade Habour. The image was colored with Copics. and the embossing folder Argyle from Stampin Up.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Crafty Girls Challenges - Challenge #25 - Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenges - Coastal Inspiration
Inky Impressions Challenges - Challenge #173 - Anything Goes

Thank you so much stopping by and remember we would love to have you join us this week at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Balloon Day!

Today is Thursday and that means 4 Crafty Chicks Day! I am sure enjoying this hot weather but it makes sleep at night a little harder. It is summer though so I won't complain.

I want to welcome Amy back as our Guest Designer for the month and feel like a smuck because I forgot it in my previous post.  Be sure to check out her blog Lil Cutie Creations.

Tina is our wonderful hostess with the mostess this week. She wanted us to use this color combo for Challenge #207 PINK, TURQUOISE and LIME.

For some reason I thought this color combo was going to be extremely hard but it was truly easy!! So on this day I colored the image it was crafting time with Chickie Lori. We was a blast visiting with each other.  Well the piercing tool got a good workout and I believe all the poking turnout.  I colored her with copics. It was fun configuring this layout and yes you are hearing this from me first...the flowers were fun and the little Sprigs :)  Hope you like it.
Stamp: Saturated Canary Stamp
Paper: Whipser White, Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Pattern Paper(??)
Ink: Memento
Accessories: flowers, brads, Small Garden Sprig Memory Box, piercing tool, circle hand punch and Chalk Marker.
YG23, BG45, R20, RV04, Y26, E11, E13, E33, E35, E57

So come on out and show us your bright and bold colors. My fellow Design Team members have out done themselves again.

Have a great day and find some time to do a little crafting.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Sometimes On The Way To A Dream....

Hello! Sorry for the late post.  We had a very nasty, nasty storm that came thru last night and messed with our internet service.  I couldn't upload my pictures to where I needed them. Write my posts or get them to post at the right time.  Silly really but it did make me very, very, very frustrated. Must say, the computer almost went out the window. It was my fault really should not have been so late getting my stuff on.  Oh well, the good news it is on here now, we have beautiful blue skies and the internet is working, very slow but working.

We have a brand new challenge over at 4 Crafty Chicks and our fabulous hostess is our one and only Leanne :) .  She would like us to use Pins for Challenge #206.

My card is below and the pin on this card was made for me sometime ago by Leanne. Her hubby Brian also made me a bow maker! I love it. I have always found bows hard to make and well I know there is some practicing to be done but I made one. Thanks for the both items Leanne and Brian.  The stamp on this image was given to me by my friend Leona. She went to BC and thought that this stamp fit me to a tee. It is beautiful and I adore the sentiment. I also needed to add some texture...who doesn't love texture? right?
We would love it if you popped on over to 4 Crafty Chicks and showed us your pins this week.  I look forward to coming and seeing what you create.

Have an amazing week and thanks for poppin in.

Fairy of Flowers

Good Morning! I hope you are having a great day so far! I think my eyes are still seeing dots after the lightening storm that blew in last night! It has been a busy week but the high light last week was visiting with my grandma, she is 92 and one amazing lady.

Today at Creative Knockouts for Challenge #49 we would like you to use Doily Fun. Our sponsor for this week is A Day For Daisies. They have graciously let me use Fairy For Flowers.  I tried something new and that was keeping everything black and white except for a portion of it.  Otherwise it is clean and simple design with the touch of a ribbon and a doily lace that my mom gave me.  A shout out to my friends husband Brian as he made me something to make bows.  Still working hard at trying to make them look pretty but This is way better than before.  THANK YOU Brian and Leanne :).  The coloring was done with Copic.

We would love to see you over at Creative Knockouts to see what our Doily Fun Challenge Inspires in you. 

Have an amazing week and thanks for sharing my creation with me :)

Friday, August 1, 2014

Monochromatic with Purples

Good Morning and Happy first day of August! I am excited to show you my newest DT creation for Crafts Galore Encore Challenges.

Our sponsor for this month is Di's Digi's.

The challenge for August is an easy one.  Who doesn't love ANYTHING GOES! You can enter up to 3 times.  We all love coming to see your creations each month.

My card is full of layers and  thought I would try a monochromatic card using purples, now I know some of them look blue but they aren't *promise*.  I love this digi and got tryout my new butterfly from Memory Box.  She is colored with copics and I used some punches and spellbinders to help make my image pop. Who doesn't love to have some embossing to add some texture. It is one of my all time fav's :)

Looking for more great inspiration please hop on over to Crafts Galore Encore Challenge my fellow DT's have once again out done themselves.  Amazing talent.

Thanks for sharing my new card.

Have an fantastic week.


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Thank you...meets Anything Goes

Hello! I hope your week is going good. It is the 5th Thursday of the month so you know what that means, the Challenge over at 4 Crafty Chicks is ANYTHING GOES and we have a Crazy Egg Badge up for grabs (So Top 4 and the Crazy Egg Badge).

We would love it if you would come on out and play.

My card is using one of the images From The Heart Stamps which I just totally adore. They always bring a smile to my face.  It was such a blast coloring up these chickies :)
Come on out to 4 Crafty Chicks and show us what has you inspired this week.

 Thanks for sharing my newest creation with me. Have a super fabby week :) 

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Christmas in July

Happy, Happy Thursday morning to you!  I am enjoying time with my family and it sure feels nice.

We are on Challenge #47 over at Creative Knockouts and we would just love, love, love to see some rockin Christmas in July creations.  Our fabulous sponsor this week is Dilly Beans Stamps and they provided me with this image to use Three Penguins.

My creation is just another clean and simple one as my hubby surprised me with a holiday and we like had to leave the next day.  So I knew just what to do for this Christmas card.  Super excited to have created my second Christmas card so far.  I am ahead of the game :)

Please hop on over to Creative Knockouts and show us what Christmas in July inspires in you!!

Hugs to you all :)


Let us be Grateful...

Good Morning! I am excited to share my newest 4 Crafty Chicks DT creation with you.  Our hostess for Challenge #204 is Lori.  She would like us to use this inspiration picture to create from.

Here is my creation.  I used the green, brown and for the blue I chose pool party.  It is a clean and simple design with a stampin up stamp and some added texture!
Be sure to check out my fellow chicks creations.  We would love to have you join us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.

Have an amazing week and remember to smile.


Thursday, July 17, 2014

Camping Is Intents!!

Good, Good Morning! This week has been smokin' hot so we have enjoyed going to the swimming pool. My craft room is crazy hot with no curtains or blinds up.  Hoping we find some soon, on the bright side I guess we have our own personal sauna.  The smoke from all the forest fires has made breathing harder and my allergies are sure flaring up. My thoughts are with everyone who lives around the fires.

It is my turn to be the hostess at 4 Crafty Chicks.  I think we have a super fun challenge this week. For CHALLENGE #203 I would love to see something about the Great Outdoors.

Loving this image from Lacy Sunshine, thought it was perfect for anyone who loves camping and play in the Great Outdoors.  I used Copics to color the image, spellbinders and 5 different Stampin Up punches.  I had fun playing with the twine too. What would you do if you work up and found this when you were tenting?

I would love to enter my card into the following challenges:
Tuesday Throwdown - #204 - Take Us On Vacation (Camping)
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog - Challenge #186 - Anything Goes
The ABC Challenge - P is for Pearls

We are very excited to see what creations you come up with this week.  Please hop on over to 4 Crafty Chicks to be inspired by with more fabby creations and to enter yours.

Have an amazing week! A huge smile is coming your way.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

That's A Smore Eh!

Whaooo! We are into our second week of holidays and so far we have survived my oldest sons wisdom teeth removal, physiotherapy, doctors appointments and of course the beautiful hot weather.  I am still dreaming of having everyone sleep in for at least one day during this summer :).

I am giddy with excitement to show you my new DT card for Creative Knockouts.  Our sponsor this week is the wonderful Lacy Sunshine and she has graciously let me create with the Eleanor and Pickles Smores digi image.  We are on Challenge # 45 and we are asking you to SEW IT UP - REAL OR FAUX

I picked this image because this is one thing I just love doing with my kids each summer.  Sadly we won't be able to go camping this year because of my accident but I did try to get the camping feeling on this card.  We love to I decided that this card required some real stitching.  First thing was to find my Framelits and was very excited to use my Festive Paper Piercing mats.  It is my first time using them and thought it would be the perfect thing to help me hand sew on this card. Then out came the embroidery floss and my cross stitch needle. Both layers were sewed by hand and two different styles.

Lacy Sunshine
Stamp: Lacy Sunshine - Eleanor and Pickle Smores
Paper: Early Espresso, Daffodil Delight, Acorn Hollow 6x6 pad.
Accessories: Stampin Up framelit and festive paper piecing mat, Fancy Tags 1, copic markers, chocolate and yellow pearls, floss and needle.

I would love to enter my card into the following Challenges:
Stampin' Royalty - Challenge #236 - Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - Use Dies Challenge
Twisted Tuesday - Challenge #80 - Challenge - Include Pearls on your Creation Twist Lots of Layers
Fan-Tastic Tuesdays - Challenge #43 - Anything Goes

It would be great to see you at Creative Knockouts this week. For more incredible inspiration please hop on over and see my fellow DT's creations. I would love to see how you sewed on your project be it real or faux.

Have a spectacular day! May it be one filled with tons of laughter. 

Thanks for sharing it with me!! Hugs

Inspired By A Song

Good Morning! We have had a very hot week so far and last night ended up with two storms passing threw.  Lots of thunder and lightening but it has cooled things down a bit. One of my highlights this last week was going to the brand new swimming pool in Wetaskiwin with my husband and daughter.  I must say it was extremely weird not being able to just swim but they were awesome with me and helped me out lots. It has been just about 9 months since I have been in the pool and boy have I sure missed the water. Now onto why you are here...

We are on CHALLENGE #202 at 4 Crafty Chicks.  Our wonderful hostess this week is our fabulous chick Tina.  She would like us to create something "INSPIRED BY A SONG".  There are so many good songs out there and if anything my trouble was narrowing them down to just one.
"I Knew The Bride When She Used To Rock And Roll" 
I love this song! My girlfriends had this played at my wedding and we all danced to it. It was so awesome, a wonderful memory and an very fun party.  The digi is from Kenny K called the Wedding Dance. These digi's are so much fun to color up.  This particular card was made when my fellow Chick Leanne came for a visit, where we got some crafting time on. Don't faint but yes you are seeing flowers for the second time is as many weeks *wink*.  The image has been colored with copic markers. You can't tell by the picture but the dress is shiny from a clear glitter pen.
I would love to enter my card into the following challenges:
Crafting With Dragonflies - Challenge #30 - Clean and Simple (CAS)
Crafty Creations Challenges - Challenge #267 - Let's Party
Creative Moments - Challenge #46 - Anything Goes/Celebration (Wedding Dance)

We would love to have you pop on over to 4 Crafty Chicks...I personally can't wait to see what song inspires you.  Our guest designer and my fellow chicks have rockin inspiration for you too.

Wishing you a fabulous week! Thanks for sharing my new DT card with me.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

My Take On a Nautical Theme

Sorry for the lateness of my post for 4 Crafty Chicks.  I was having computer difficulties tonight and well my darling hubby got back really late and well my knight in shining armor finally got it fixed. Thank you to the chicks for your patience.

Our wonderful hostess with the mostess this week is Leanne! She is asking us to create using a NAUTICAL THEME for Challenge #201.  I would also like to welcome our July Guest Designer Calypso and she will dazzle you with her inspiration.

My card is below and I decided to use Navy and White.  It is clean and simple but reminds me of the sail boats and lighthouses out at Prince Edward Island. It is truly a gorgeous part of Canada.
Items Used:
Winds of Grace Stamps
Night of Navy, Whisper White
Memento Tuxedo Black,

I sure do hope you have time to pop on by and join us this week for our Nautical Theme Challenge.  It will be so exciting to see your creations.  If you are looking for more inspiration then don't hesitate to hop on over to 4 Crafty Chicks because Calypso, Tina, Leanne have out done themselves.

Have an amazing day!!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Good morning! Happy Canada Day to everyone :) It is officially the first day of July and you know what that means.....yep you got it another DT creation for Cards Galore Encore Challenge. Be sure to check out the tab at the top of the challenge blog page to see if you are a winner. We are on Challenge #7 and it is to MAKE A CARD. We have even more fun news today, we some new Design Team Members. Be sure to hop on over and welcome Caroline, Annemaritta, lleana and Daria.

Fred She Said Designs offers a wide variety of digital products with a floral flair and cute characters too - Digi's, Pre-coloured images, Papers, Sets, Fred's Flower Kits, and even digital cutting files. Have some fun with Fred! Prize: A $15 Gift Certificate to their store.

I am very excited to use the following image DOODLED FLORAL 1 from our sponsors.  Thank you :)  My image is below and has been kept in a monochromatic white except for the image. It was my idea to keep the focus on the beautiful flowers but to give some dimension with the layers and embossing folder. The image was colored by Copics.

We would love it if you would pop on by to show us your creations over at Cards Galore Encore Challenge.  Looking for even more inspiration my fellow DT's have completely outdone themselves go take a peek :)

Have an amazing day! Be sure to smile at someone this week, you just never it might just be the pick me up they need.  A smile is coming your way from me to you.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

For A Speedy Recovery

Good Morning! Well today is the day my kids have been waiting for! Their last day of school! Bring on the summer holidays...woot, woot!

I am so excited to be sharing my new DT card for Creative Knockouts this week.  We are on Challenge #43 and our challenge this week is to MAKE IT MASCULINE!! Our sponsor for this challenge is from Doctor Digi House of Stamps. They have let me use this fun loving image called Mobility Malcolm and it really applies to the Make It Masculine. Thank you very much!!

My dad for the last couple of years has been making over garden tractors to be like this with a lot of pep.  He has not been feeling well for the last month and well I thought that this would be a perfect image to give him.  I totally could see him racing down the street in it.

Stamps: Doctor Digi House of Stamps (Mobility Malcolm) and CC Designs Sentiments
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black and Bashful Blue
Accessories: scissors, red pearls, candy
N1, N3, N6, W1, W3, W5, R24, R27, R29, B000, B00, B12, B91, B93, B95, E51, E11, 13, E31, E33, E35

Creative Knockouts would love to see you join our challenge this week. It is fun checking out all of your inspiring creations. Looking for more inspiration hop on over to this weeks challenge you won't be disappointed.

Have an amazing day! Thank you so much for taking a peek at my new creation.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014


Good Morning! We are all doing a happy dance because SUMMER HOLIDAYS are finally here! Yahoo.  After today, the kids can sleep in well for a few days anyway. Thanks to everyone who has helped support us this school year.

We are super excited to be celebrating our 200th Challenge over at 4 Crafty Chicks.  Thanks CHICKS for all the amazing challenges. You never seize to inspire me. Our hostess with the absolute mostess is Lori this week. Still not sure where the time is going but I want to say thank you to Amy for being our Guest Designer this month and inspiring us with her phenomenal designs.

I had so much fun making this card at my mom's.  She is very talented and didn't mind at all that I used up a little bit of her stash.  The flower was colored with the new Cherry Cobbler Alcohol, Pumpkin Pie and Daffodil Delight Alchol markers. It was fun to added three different pattern papers with strips and the cherry cobbler twine.

I made this card for a friend who loves flowers and is incredibly talented herself at what ever craft she picks up to do.  Right now she loves making those cupcake bouquets.

We would love to have you join us for our 200th challenge this week and show us what stripes inspire in you! It is always fun to see you over at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Thanks for poppin in and sharing my new card with me.