Thursday, April 25, 2013

Not Easy Being This Sweet

This is a fun birthday cupcake greeting card design.  I love these colors of mint green and peach.

Front sentiment:  It's not easy being this sweet!
Inside sentiment: Happy Birthday Sweetie!

The polka dots, flowers and swirls frame the festive cupcake, sprinkles and cherry on top.  I gave it a sentiment banner, pearls and bow accents.

Tools used include:  Ribbon, BasicGrey paper, My Creative Time stamps and dies, punch.

Thanks so much for visiting.  Have a fabulous day.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Winner time...

Today I am announcing the winner of the Unity stamp "Key To Today".

It is from their Itty Bitty line, but it is not at all small.  It's a wonderful large stamp as shown on my earlier post. picked #9 ...

Lucy from Littlescrapsoflucy
"Very pretty, rustic card!"

Congratulations Lucy.

Have a great day. :)

Friday, April 19, 2013

You make cute babies & Giveaway

Today I am sharing a card designed for another one of my Nieces for her baby shower.  I personalized it with her son's unique first and middle names.  It is included in Unity Stamp Company's May Color Challenge & Friends With Flair projects.  I also have a little giveaway here.

Front sentiment: CONGRATS you make cute babies.
Inside sentiment: A baby is sunshine & moonbeams.

This is paper pieced, embossed and framed in green, tan and white.  I adore these diaper and hanger images but just had to hang something on the other clip.  So, I made a name tag & added twine.

Tools used include: 
From Unity Stamp Company: Dutch Mustard Soup, You make cute babies, The Right Words.

Thanks so much for visiting. Have a great day.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Liebster Award ~ Such an Honor!!!

I am excited and honored to share that I have been given the Liebster Award from Chris at Chrispy's Creations.  She is an amazing person and loves to share her love of crafting as well.  Thank you Chris and I will pay it forward.

This award was designed to promote blogs that have less than 200 followers. Once the award is accepted, the idea is to pay it forward to five other blogs you enjoy, encouraging others to visit, leave comments, and hopefully follow.

To accept the award: Thank the person who gave it to you and link back to their blog. Post the award on your blog. Give the award to five other bloggers who have less than 200 followers.

Write a comment on their blog letting them know they have been nominated.

This was such a difficult choice.  I have met so many talented and kind people who are deserving of this recognition.  Here are five wonderful bloggers:

Angela at Angela's Crafty Spot. She loves her family. She also loves crafts and I see her enter challenges often with her wonderful creations.

Donna at Created By ~DonnaK.  Donna is a nice person and always has something pleasant to say.  Loves her family and crafts.  She is incredibly talented in paper crafting.

Amber S. at ...Pieces of Me. She is very talented and creative. Love to see her use of different products on cards and layouts. 

Maureen at Glitzzys Place.  She is creative with stamping and mixed media.  It's always fun to see her unique creations.

Amy at Crafting With Amy.  I like how she uses diecuts from cutting machines and stamping.  It is refreshing to see her work.

Make their day and visit their blogs, leave them your comments and follow them.  Have a fabulous day.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Birthday Wishes Jar

This is a design created for my Mom's birthday this weekend.  It has a country theme with a mason jar and handle.  I added flowers, floral paper, twine, ribbon, a button and a birthday sentiment.

I am including this birthday card in Miss Cassandra's My Creative Time designer challenge "colors of the rainbow".  This card includes red, orange, yellow, green & blue.

The front sentiment is "Birthday Wishes" and the inside is "With Love..."

Tools used include:
From My Creative Time: Stitched Chunky Jar Dies, Stitched Button Dies, Floral Sentiments, Vintage Sentiments, Bloom Where You Are Planted stamps.

Thanks so much for visiting. Have a great day.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Winner of the prom ribbon pack Giveaway...

Thanks so much to my new blog visitors and new followers.  You make my day with your kind comments.  I read each and every one of them.

For the prom ribbon pack giveaway, picked:

#9 bumblebee creations


Friday, April 5, 2013

The Key To Today & Giveaway

Today I am sharing a card designed for my Niece's upcoming wedding. The design is inspired by the Unity Stamp Company Be Inspired sketch challenge {things} i love, {places} i love, {family} i love.  It is also included in today's Unity Friends With Flair.  I have blog candy!!!

The front sentiment: the key to today
The inside: And now these three remain: Faith, Hope and Love And the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13

The sketch challenge is:

My goal for this card was a rustic, country feel and a wedding theme.  I used a larger scalloped tag to fit the Unity stamp that is the focal point.  The background is flourishes with type print in there. I added frayed burlap, lace, heart buttons, cording and pearls. The inside sentiment was printed and trimmed to fit.

GIVEAWAY alert... I am giving a way a brand new Unity Itty Bitty stamp pack "Key to Today".  It is just like the one I used on today's card, but a NEW stamp.  I have an extra that came as a gift with one of my recent Unity purchases.  So, I wanted to share the Unity love. U.S. addresses. 1. follow my blog on GFC 2. subscribe via email. 3. Leave a comment on this post for each entry 4. Extra not required, Like my Facebook page.  Winner announced on this blog April 22, 2013. 

I also have a ribbon giveaway on another post.  That one ends soon.  FYI.

Tools used for today's card include Unity The Key to Today stamp, cardstock, burlap, Melissa Frances lace, pearls, BasicGrey paper, punch, cording, MCT tag & button dies.

Thanks for visiting. oxox