Monday, April 25, 2011

HB to DD and WINNERS...

Thanks for joining me again's been exactly one year ago that I've started this amazing fun journey with this blog. I never would have imagined where it's taken me and the many cherished friends that I've made! Your sweet and inspiring comments are so appreciated and each time I visit your blogs I learn something new and inspiring too!
My first entry a year ago was a party favor box I made for my DD's birthday party, today I would like to share the card I made for her birthday this year.
She loves this line of images from Pachela Studios and this cutie is Toby Tumble. He is the sweetest rabbit, and he has many cute little friends! Her fave color right now is this soft sage, purple and blue has always been her favorites too, so I used copics BV colors for Toby's shirt and colored in some of the flowers to match. The HB tag stamp is from Inkadinkado, and the dp is BG's Kioshi. She was thrilled to see her card, and some of the other images I got too!

Now onto to the winners of my blog candy, hand-picked by my DD and DS...

DS picked DREAM candy's winner......

DD picked HAPPINESS candy's winner......

CABIO !!!!

Congrats to both lucky winners and thank you all for playing along.
Winners please email me your address so I can get your goodies to you!!

Thanks, as always, for stopping by! ; )

A Spoon Full of Sugar #148 Let's Celebrate!
Wee Memoreis #53 Anything Girly!
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Some Buttons
Basic Grey  #42 Easter/Spring
Pixie Cottage #66 Happy Birthday
The Outlawz Greeting Cards Challenge - Anything Goes

Vintage Baby...

Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter! So glad to start a brand new last week was horrible! Started on Monday, sore throat...then by the next day, my voice was completely gone! My kids were so funny..."so when will your voice be back? maybe a week or two?" hehee! I bet they were glad to not hear my nagging...but it was only for two days! LOL! Anyways, I'm finally feeling better...not yet 100%, but getting there. Thank you for your sweet well wishes! It really warms my heart! <3

Let's get to the new challenge at Lollipop Crafts...hosted this week by Angieszka, and she wants you to create something VINTAGE or SHABBY CHIC! Our sponsor for this challenge is Digi Scrap and they have some cute images to play with. For my card, I chose a baby carriage...

I was a bit nervous about this challenge in the beginning, not really knowing how to be vintage or shabby chic! But after some blog surfing, I'm guessing it's earthy tones, distressing, ribbons, lace, and even some metal. So that's what I did! Hope you all was pretty fun to make (but did take me longer because of my killer sinuses!) I bought a pack of loopy brads at a scrapbook show, not sure how they were used, but they looked interesting, and only $1... now I LOVE them and wished I bought more! I used them at the top of the card with the lighter blue cute! The sentiment is from AmyR Stamps and the paper is called Julianne from K&C Co. Well that's my share for today. Please stop by Lollipop Crafts and see the DT awesome creations! and hope you'll play along too!

Please come back later today to find out the winners of my blog candy!
Thanks for stopping by! ;)


Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter...

Just a quick post to wish everyone a HAPPY EASTER...

I've been trying to get over this awful cold!! It really hit me like a brick wall! But I'm finally feeling a little better and hope to share something later today...

Have a wonderful Easter everyone!!

Monday, April 18, 2011

Let's Get Sketchy...

Happy MONDAY!! Time for a brand new challenge at Lollipop Crafts. This week Kim is giving us a fabulous sketch to play with...take a look...
Kim kept it pretty simple, but it's so fun to play with! Our fabulous sponsor this week is Robyn's Fetish and there is an awesome prize for one random winner!
Here is my take on the sketch...

I have a few coming up, so what better than to get the cards done now. This adorable Cupcake Anya is perfect for little girls, but I didn't have any cupcake embellies. So what did I do?? Ran out to Michaels, used my coupon and snatched up the EK Success Cupcake border punch! LOL!

Now, head over to Lollipop Crafts for all the deets on the challenge, and for more gorgeous cards from the DT!
Thanks for stopping by!
Click here for a chance to win my candy!

FFC FFF - Distressing

Thursday, April 14, 2011

It's a Girly Thing...

My week just flew by...can't believe it's Thursday night already, and that means earlier today was the Sponsor Spotlight at Lollipop Crafts. Our wonderful sponsor this week is Inky Impressions, and there's still time to play along our GIRLY challenge for your chance to win a fabulous prize!
My card features LiLi's Ice Cream...isn't she cute?
Now don't forget to stop by Lollipop Crafts to see more inspiration and play along to win a fabulous prize!

Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Card for a Child
Saturday Sketch - Challenge #150
Inky Impressions - Challenge #13 Flowers
Flutterby Wednesday - #150 Soft Pastels with Butterfly

Thanks for stopping by! ; )
and there's still time to play my BLOG CANDY too!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Lollipop's All Things Girly...

Happy Monday!! Hope you all had a fabulous weekend. Mine was pretty stressful, had a ton of housework, plus kids' school projects, and atop of that a school yearbook deadline! With all that going on, I wasn't able to complete my card for this week's challenge at Lollipop Crafts. Hosted by Julemarie, this week she wants you to create a project that's ALL THINGS GIRLY!! Now that should be loads fun! Imagine all the glitter, ribbons, flowers, pearls, bling . . .ummmm, sounds pretty girly!!
Our generous sponsor this week is Inky Impressions, and they have offered an awesome prize for one lucky winner. Be sure to head over to the Lollipop Crafts blog to see what gorgeous samples the DT have come up with to get your mojo flowing!
Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight...Meljen's

So has everyone been over to Lollipop Crafts to check out this week's challenge? It's to make a box or gift item. Pop on over to see the beautiful items the DT came up with. Our sponsor this week is the amazing Meljen's Designs! Here's the scoop on them...

  • Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical digital images inspired by her kids and family. The Meljen's Designs store officially launched on April 1 and is steadily growing! Meljen's Designs has new releases along with a new challenge every Thursday, freebies every Monday and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the Meljen's Designs line of stamps at the WHIMSY STAMPS STORE to browse and enjoy Melissa's wonderful images!
I've decided to color up this cute little girl

Doesn't she just puts you right into the Spring mood?
For more inspiration, stop by Lollipop Crafts! There's still plenty of time to play along, and for your chance to win 4 digis from Meljen's! Would love to see what you can come up with!

Thanks for stopping by! ; )
Be sure to check out my blog candy too!
Meljen's Challenge - #52 Sketch
Sundays with Crissy - #16 Spring or Babies

Monday, April 4, 2011


Hey everyone!! Thanks for coming back today, I have a sweet surprise...remember this...

time to find out what hiding inside this little treat box...

SURPRISE ! ! ! !
These are some stickpins that I made. I've seen them added to cards and projects, and gives it the extra touch,  plus they seem so fun to I gave it a try.

Guess what else...
It's time for some YUMMY YUMMY

I am celebrating my birthday (which was in March) and my one-year anniversary for my blog!!
It's such a fun and wild ride. Who would have thought I would be part of a design team?! I am so fortunate to have met so many wonderful talented ladies, won some candy and challenges too!
Now I want to share some goodies with YOU!!

I have two goodies to share
Happiness Candy - to celebrate my birthday!

Dream Candy - to celebrate my blog!

Now here's how you can win!
* Leave a comment here on this post
* Tell which candy you are enetering
*You must be a follower ~ if you are already you'll be entered twice!
* Link to your blog or sidebar would be great apreciated, but not a requirement.

That's it! The candy will end April 22
Winners will be announch on April 25th, the official one year anniversary!
There'll be two winners, one for each candy!
Thanks for stopping by and leaving such sweet comments! ;D

Gift Box for goodies....

How was everyone's weekend? Sure went by quick! Today at Lollipop Crafts, we have Zulma hosting a challenge to Make a Box or Gift!  That's something I love to do, but often don't have time. But this was perfect timing! You'll have to come back later to see my second post of the day to find out's gonna be YUMMY!
Our sponsor this week is Meljen's Designs! They have some cute cute images, and this week's prize is 4 digis to one random winner!! Come on and play!

For my project, I used Party Penguin!
I luv penguins, they are so adorable!!
I found a great toot from Whiff of Joy on this adorable little treat box. I fiddled with the measurements to what I needed, but it turned out a bit smaller than my colored image. I'll have to fix that next time around!
What do I have inside this little treat box??
Come back later today to find out!!
Thanks for stopping by! ;)

Friday, April 1, 2011

TGF Birthday Card...

Hi everyone! I've been working on this card for my DH, took me wayyyy tooo long!! I decide to make a birthday card at the last minute ~ which means it is now late.. :(  But I'm happy how it turned out! There are four panels on it, one for each of us...first up is me!
Fleur Anya in my fave colors! Followed the MM Challenge which this week is to CAS a fabulous card made by Joni. She makes adorable cards, visit her blog and you'll see for yourself! I'm also entering this to the Outlawz Monday card challenge, use your favorites. 
Next up, my DD...
I had each of my kids pick which TGF Sprout they like to be, and DD picked Summer! She's a real cutie and just love her little giggle! For this panel, I followed the CAF LAST Saturday Sketch {sniff!}. But not to worry, cuz there's a brand new challenge blog, just take a look at all the new excitement!!
OK,next is DS...
DS picked Dylan and Paul, so I had to alter him. Used his fave colors and followed a Friday Sketchers layout...but I didn't finish in time for the challenge, and I just found out they've closed their blog {sniff again!} But I love how the banner turned out! The stars and banner flags were all hand cut, turned out better than I thought!
Finally, my DH with all of us surrounding him...
I picked Jeremy...he so well dressed! Kept the layout pretty simple, just a ribbon and a sentiment from Whimsy Stamps. Used my new nesties to pop up "DH"! so i think it'll qualify for the NEW FFChallenge!
Here's a pic of the four panels all opened up

and we each had a tag with a birthday message...
 {will have to add that in later...still need to take a pic of it...} are the tags...

This was so much fun to make, next time I'll know better to start earlier (maybe...LOL!)
Thanks for stopping by!
Be sure to come back soon for a surprise!! ;D