Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Woo Hoo!!

Hello All,

So if any of the blogs you visit offers a draw or prize, make sure you enter, cause you never know when you may win. I entered one last week, on Nancy Elrick's blog - see her blog here, I won, and today I got my wonderful prize.

This is a description of what I got:
- 2 Maya Road Journey tins...they are soooo beautiful...I can't wait to make something to put inside!!!
- a spool of blue ribbon with yellow and purple polka dots
- 3 different types of fibers (one yellow, one dark blue, and one light blue)
- small prima flowers (in 2 different shades of yellow and pink)
- medium prima flowers (in burgundy, rose, and a couple of shades of peach and white)
- prima daisies (in rose, yellow, pink, and a couple of shades of blue)
- Some Beautiful large yellow flowers - daisies and other flowers... they are between 2 and 4 inches in size - very nice!!
- Some different color leaves in reds and greens (Very nice too!!)
- a paperclip that has a snowflake on a glass bead glued to it (very cute)
And last, but of course not least - a Happy Everything card with a personal message on the back from Nancy.
I am so spoiled!!! How totally awesome everything is!!

And onto other we got an offer on our house. We counter offered, and I will let you know what happens. If things work out, I may be moving to Estevan to be with my husband.

Monday, November 27, 2006

My Grandma

My Grandma just celebrated her 88th Birthday. Here is the card I made for her. I stamped the flowers from the Sassy Stems set on watercolor paper.

I just decided that I LOVE watercolor paper!!! You can go over it numerous times with a wet paintbrush and it doesn't wreck the paper. Now if I had done that with any "other" paper...the paper never would have held up.

I don't know about the rest of you, but we are getting ONE BIG STORM out there!! I think it is supposed to snow for a couple of days. Oh, why can't it be spring??

And the good news, I am at least half done my Christmas Shopping!! Yay!! Unfortunately, I will have to wait till I have more money to finish. Hmmmm, which comes first, Christmas presents or more stamps??? I have a great idea!!! How about I just get everyone stamps, and they all let me hold on to the stamps for them! Sounds good to me.

My DH bought me a awesome Christmas gift on Saturday. He bought me the Cuttlebug!! I just hope now that he lets me buy dies for Maybe once Christmas is over, when he actually lets me play with it, I will have something to show on my blog!! Wouldn't that be great!! Ok, maybe I'm the only one excited, but I can't wait!!

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Another Merry Little Christmas

Good Evening!!

Here is another new card for you. It has been made using the set "A Merry Little Christmas". I like this set so much too!!

The only thing I would do differently is I stamped all the holly in the background with one of Stampin' Up!'s small background sets, but I didn't think that was enough, so I decided to color all the holly in with my blender pen and Classic Stamp pads. It took WAY too long to do!!

I'm now trying to make lots of cards for Christmas, and if I go as fast as I did for this card, then I will be lucky to have 20 cards altogether!!

Well, off to the gym. I ate a chocolate bar today, gotta go and try to burn it off!!
Catch you later!

Monday, November 20, 2006

Don't you just love this gal??

I think this has to be one of my absolute favorite Christmas Stamp sets!! Isn't it cute!! This gal is just so like me too, spending all her money on Christmas presents. I seem to go into even more debt every Christmas.

The stamps are from Stampin' Up!'s Sassy and Seasonal set. And I am not sure about the background paper. (I'm sure you understand, I bring a new paper, embelishment or stamp into my house and throw away all the packaging as quickly as possible, and then when my husband enters my stamp room and says "Wow, you sure are getting alot of stuff", I simply say, "Why Honey, I've had all this stuff for a while") Obviously, if the packaging is gone he can't prove it, can he?!!

Thanks for looking everyone!!

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Open view of Card Organizer box


Here is the open view of my awesome card organizer box and also a new card that I made. The card is cased from Jeanne S. ,you can see her beautiful card here.

Thanks to everyone who takes a look at my blog, and thank you for leaving a message, lets me know that I am doing ok!! I still have so much to learn, but I'm pretty lucky, cause there are some great teachers out there!!

Card Organizer Box

So, I have been way too sick to do much these last few days, but I spent a few minutes working on a card organizer box that I saw here... This box is awesome and was so much fun to do. I used Stampin' Up! stamps, paper, etc. and (gasp!!) Autumn Leaves stamps. I think this is the first time I used a stamp that wasn't Stampin' Up! since I became a demonstrator in January.
I'm lovin' this box though!! I am leaving the inside blank for now because if I decide to give it to someone for Christmas then I can personalize it then. BUT....I may just be selfish and keep it for myself!!

Thursday, November 16, 2006


Sorry I haven't posted for a while. I have had the worst flu ever!!

I will try to get some new stuff up on the weekend, but for now I am going to show you a card that I made a couple of weeks ago for a friends daughter. I hope that you enjoy it!!

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Here are the cards we made at my Card Class!!

Card Class and Deer

Hello Ladies,
Sorry for not posting for a few days, unfortunatly it is going to happen again, I'm sure. I have been trying to post, but too much is happening. First of all, my DH hit a deer with our car. Our beautiful 2005 Ford Taurus (which I just let him drive recently!!!), it has OVER $10,000 damage, but they are going to fix it! YAY!!! I was afraid that if they wrote it off, I would never get a Taurus again, because the DH wants a darn truck. What good is a truck if you are trying to save money on gas so you can buy more stamps??? What's a girl to do??

So I was totally exausted for my card class on Monday, because of the truck incident which happened to be Sunday night. But it went well anyways!! I had 4 ladies attend and they each made 9 cards. 3 each of 3 different cards. I learnt one very important thing during my class, less watercoloring. Take a look above at the cards we made, I didn't think they were so bad, but it took a long time to watercolor, especially the flaky friends set. But everyone loved the cards, and the class helped to sell some Watercolor Wonder Crayons - which are wonderful!!! Ooh, I have a little tip. It was really easy for everyone to use the Watercolor Wonder Crayons, because they could all use them at the same time. They simply scribbled with some of the crayons onto palete paper, and then used a blender pen to pick up the color. It worked wonderful!!
So, I will be away this weekend, I am going to Estevan to go pick up the DH and my dog. And then on Saturday, I am going to Saskatoon. Probably won't be anything new on here till sometime next week, just so you don't keep looking!!

Chat with you later!!

Saturday, November 04, 2006

Another Christmas Card

Wow, I didn't think that people would actually take a look at MY blog, especially when there are some totally AWESOME ones out there!! (See some of the links on the side!!)

Thanks to everyone who takes a look at my blog, and thanks for leaving comments so I know you were there!!

So anyways, I am working on Christmas Cards again, and here is one finished. I am not sure if I like it though, so I may not use it for the class.

Thanks for looking!!

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Where does the time go?

Well, I sat down today, thinking that I would make a whole bunch of cards, and I don't know what happened. I think I looked at way too many blogs, then I just had to watch Grey's Anatomy (Which was great, in case you were wondering!!) :) And now, I think want to write something on my blog, even though I should be making cards for my upcoming Christmas Card Class!
This is my newest card, totally cased from an awesome blogger. I hope if she reads this, that she doesn't mind!! The x-mas tree tag is actually stamped on the inside of the card and a window is punched out of the front. You can see the blog of the wonderful stamper that I cased this from here