Sunday, November 6, 2011

Another Get Well Card

This another Get Well Card I made for my Dad. I used Lora's of Notes from a Scrapbooklady SVG file. I copied the back layer and flipped it and then welded it to the other copy of the layer to make a card. I think it is an older file from her first blog. I think the card came out good. The nurses at the hosptial all loved it.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Hello Again

I realize it's been a while since I've posted. Life has been very crazy this fall in my household. DH & I just finished the fall yard clean up except for the never ending job of mulching leaves. LOL

One of the major things last month was my Dad having open heart surgery to fix a valve.
I gave him a card for each day at the hospital. Unfortunately he stayed 1 more day than I made cards!

Here are a couple of the cards I made
The first Card I used a files from Mardenz for the Tin Man. I used my Circut Markers to outline and then cut it out. I never could my the face like I wanted so I just printed off a picture of the Movie's Tin Man. I just cut leftover metallic Yellow paper for the bricks.

I used the SVG file from Vicki at BGlad Papercrafts for this card. I also used the the Amazing Duo stamp set from Greeting Farm.

My Dad is doing great and still recovering at home.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Thank You Cards

Sorry I've been AWOL for a while. Life just got super crazy busy. Got my daughter back to college at the beginning of August. I've canned about 42 pints of green beans, 44 quarts of tomatoes and sauce and 48 quarts of Apple Pie in a Jar. Looks like our first frost will be tomorrow night so I will go pick everything left tomorrow.
Maybe things will slow down a bit and I will be posting more again.
I made this card as a project for a women's group at church back in May. I decided to make up the extra parts not used in the project and make a nice box for them. I used Bigger Bags from My Scrap Chick. I think it worked great but the next time I think I will use Velcro for the closure. It holds 14 cards.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Lovly Lady Part 4

Here is part four of my Lovely Ladies book. This is a variety of stamps. The paper I won from Notes from a Scrapbooking Lady. I thought it was perfect.
This is a stamp I picked up unmounted at a stamp show years ago. It's a hard one to get right but so worth it when it does!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Lovely Lady Part 3

Here are the next Pages of my Lovely Lady book. This Lovely Lady is Princess Katherine of France from Stampsmith.

The brads were picked up at a yard sale. The lace is someone's quilting leftovers.

This lovely lady is from Upset the Fruit Basket. The brads are Stampin' Up.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Lovely Ladies Part 2

Here is some more of my Lovely Ladies book. I don't the stamp company. Sorry. The music notes came from Hannah Montana Cart.

I know the lovely lady is a Stampin Up stamp but I don't know on the other stamp.s
I stamped the others on Vellum with White Brillance Ink and embossed with Sea-foam White.
I love the look it gives.
Finally the Font used throughout is Black Rose.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Lovely Ladies Part 1

This Month's ArtHaven Creation & Friendship Lottery was chosen by Diann.
She chose Lovely Lady as her theme. I wanted to do something a bit different.
She has a brand new Great Niece and I though it would be fun to make something
that she could share with baby Olivia.
I took the letters of Lovely Lady and used them in as Key word of each saying I made up.
Those letters are in a bigger font.
The cover is one of my favorite stamps. It is a Magenta. The paper is from
the DCWV Mariposa Matstack. I pretty much used Maripose and Lemon Flower Matstacks from DCWV and Birthday Extravaganza from Paper Studio. There are a couple of random papers thrown into the mix.

The back cover has 2 mats for Diann to add her own pictures to the book.

L is Love.

This stamp is also Magenta. "The are my ONE weakness!"
(aka Dorcas Lane - Larkrise to Candleford)

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Thanks a Latte

So I've been wanting to use this file My Scrap Chick. It was a freebie a couple of weeks ago. If you don't get their freebies, it is easy peasy to do. I assembled it at Art Club and would you believe I lost my "a" on the way there. So I looked at my cute words and just wrote the thanks a latte myself. LOL

PS I tried to add a link to My Scrap Chick but their site is down at the moment.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

I played with Paper!

Yeah! I finally got to go for Art Club! This is one of the cards I made. It is for my nephew who turned 14 yesterday! He's on vacation so the card should be there when he gets home. This cute Penguin is from My Scrap Chick as are the top 2 waves. The bottom waves are from Zooballoo and the Font is Life's a Beach! I love how Tempting Turquoise and Pacific Point colors go together!

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Where I've been!

Today's Harvest! I think maybe about 10 pints will get put up today!

Here is some of my lettuce! It's been very good this year.

A pretty flower. I don't know what it is. If you know, please let me know!

All this was massive weeds after all the rain of mid-June! I think it's under control know.

Zucchini and Yellow Squash will probably start harvesting in a couple of days.

Part of my Shade Garden! It's not too bad today! A bit cloudy. Could for DD who is out in the fields pollinating soy beans.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Art on Hiatus

Due to having to re-deep clean my basement! We had 4 1/2 inches of water in 3 hours Monday morning. The basement is pretty much dry and ready for me to start cleaning everything.
I do have to say thank goodness all the stuff on that bed was one the bed and not the floor. We just had to throw out a huge bookcase and all that stuff was in the case.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Amy's turning 40!

My little sister, Amy, is turning 40 this week. I wanted to make her feel like that turning 40 is a victory and not something to freak out about so here it is....
Yes it is the same cow from my post yesterday. Actually the cow was my inspiration. I was thinking all the things people have cows over. :) I used Rubarb Font in my Serif Scrapbook Artist for the wording. Boy is that program wonderful. I wish I had known about the newer Craft Artist version when I bought mine. Oh well.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Fresh Strawberries

So perusing my Blogger Reading list I cam across a post by the Pink Stamper. It made me smile and was perfect for a card I needed to make.
She was highlighting a new cart release, but Create A Critter has a cute cow on it too. I have that one. :) The words on her card front was from one of her stamp sets.
I just cut it out using Pooh Font.
But why did I need a Thank You Card you ask?

For the batch of wonderful sweet strawberries that were delivered to my door on Thursday!
The yummy paper strawberries were made using a Free Strawberry file from SVG Cuts.
The font is Frutopia! I can't wait to hand deliver the card in the morning!

Friday, June 17, 2011

Mustang Wedding

Here is the very unusual Wedding card that I have been working on for the past couple of weeks. Mostly ideas have been rolling around in my head.
It had to have a Mustang on it.

Good Friend Shelly found this great cut on Cricut Creations by Amkscrap. I cut several to make it layered with the Floral Wire inside of it. I tried to hide the floral wire under the paper. :( It didn't co-operate. Once again I found great use of this road SVG from Mommy Mel's Addiction. The Light Green Trees are from Einnej. They are a wedding invitation pocket but I cut off the side and bottom.
The darker front trees are from Cecil Badlands who no longer has a site. Sorry. I used paper and bits from an paper pack from American Tradition Designs called Road Trip and SEI's En Route.

When you pull the tab on the right the car pulls out and strings with "pop cans" (made from real pop cans appear behind the card. There is also a Bride and Groom in the car. I made them eons ago from a clip-art.

For the envelope I have to used 4 12 x 12 pages. Silly me made the card 12 inches wide. I added a scalloped edge from Stacked Scallops - My Scrap Chick.

I hope they like it!

Father's Day 1

Here is my Father's Day card for my Dad. I used my new Open Sea Stamp set from Stampin' Up. I love that set. Of course thanks to my Dad I am pretty much a sucker for any boat with a sail. Funny considering we've always lived right in the Middle of the United States. I got to have lunch with my folks and give him the card on Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Ladies Group

So last month I got a call to do a craft night with the ladies at church. I had about a week to prepare, but it was a very busy week already. I enlisted another crafty friend into doing soda can flower pins with the Big Shot. I came up with 3 cards to make. The hardest part was my friend picked up a package of pastel paper. I'm more of a deep, rich color gal.

All three cards used Stampin' Up stamp sets. Four Frames, Because I Care and Thoughts and Prayers. I also used my Textured Boutique for some dimension.

They all went over well. Whew!