Sunday, September 29, 2013

I have some great news I have been selected as a Design Team Member at Bitten By the Bug 2 and I am really excited.  I love using and teaching with my Cricut.  I can't wait to work with this talented group of ladies!!

I made this card for Bitten By the Bug 2 challenge.  The challenge was to use an overlay.  I cut my overlay from Art of Philosophy.  The penguin and trees are from Christmas Cheer.  I added white gel pen to the trees and bling to the snowflakes.  The paper is Debbie Mumm. I love her paper.
Pam MacKay Art of Philosophy and Christmas Cheer

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

I decided to make another Thanksgiving Day card this one is for the Creative KnockoutsCreated With Love and Loves Rubberstamps Fall colors challenge and something you love to use which for me is sparkle paper.  The turkey is a Rubbernecker stamp, the papers are Debbie Mumm and the sentiment is from SU.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

I am posting this card to the Creative Knockouts
challenge!  You were to use textures so I used ribbons and tulle.

Good afternoon I am posting a cricut card for the Bitten by the Bug 2 challenge.  The challenge asks you to use a dog or cat in your design!  I used Country Life for this cute little girl and her dog.  I added stickles and a ribbon to the sun which I cut using Everyday Paper Dolls.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Good afternoon I made this pocket card for a couple of challenges. If you would like a great tutorial for this kind of pocket card check out this video!  Here is a list of my supplies:  Black and white card stock, Pinecone Press bat paper, The Stack dotted paper, MS punch, Stampin Up scallop & circle punches, black large brad, black ribbon, pop dots and adhesive tape!  I had so much fun making it.
The challenges I entered where: SCS A Pocket or A Pouch and Created with Love Anything Goes

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

I decided I need a few more Halloween cards so I made this fun card this afternoon.  My supplies are:
SU Booglie Eyes stamp set, CB die cut for the bats, ribbon, black & white card stock, MS web punch, Minds Eye and the Stack designer paper. I am entering this card in for a design team challenge at Created with Love.
Good morning! We are having such wonderful cool ocean breezes that I am really loving! It is just so crisp and clear.  The only thing I miss is the beautiful colors of leaves changing.  We really don't get much of that unless you go up into the mountains.  Well anyway I have made so many Halloween cards that I thought I would make a Thanksgiving card today.  I used Autumn Celebration cartridge for the pilgrim and the Mayflower.  I will be entering this card into Bitten by the Bug 2 Fall challenge.

Monday, September 16, 2013

I am having so much fun making Halloween cards!  The mix of colors and fun papers have endless possibilities!! Here is a card I made for the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge!  We were to use words or numbers on our card.  I used Mini Monster, K & Company paper and I stamped a web over some of the white letters just to give it additional interest.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Good morning,  here in California there is finally a little coolness in the air so it made me feel like fall is finally on its way so I decided to do a Halloween themed shape card.  I am entering this card into the shapes challenge at Bitten By the Bug 2.  I used Happy Hauntings for the cat and the ghost in the corner which is a little hard to see!  He is disappearing! Hee Hee! For the haunted house and Beware I used Autumn Celebrations. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

I really enjoy the Bitten by the Bug 2 blog site.  There are so many interesting ideas and challenges.   You should give it a try!  This is my cricut card for the Bitten by the Bug 2 design team challenge!  
I did a side step card. There is a wonderful tutorial on how to make this type of card.  Check out these instructions.  I used the Mini Monster cartridge to make all of the cuts except the fence which is a MS punch. I love how it turned out.  I hope you do too!!

Hi everyone I designed this card for the Created with Love Challenge.  I used Glitter, Flowers and Rhinestones as my tic tac toe!  This is the first time I have entered in this fun challenge so wish me luck!!!

I designed this card for the Created with Love Challenge.  
My supplies are:
Copic Makers YG3, 13, RV2, 9, Y8
Rhinestones & Pearls
Card stock White and Navy
Designer Paper Memory Makers & Marcella by Kay
MS Punch
Paper Smooches Sentiment and SU Secret Garden
Ink Memento Black, SU Olive & Certainly Celery

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Hi everyone I am using a darling digi this morning by From the Heart Stamps! I just discovered this fun website and thought I would share it with you!

My supplies are:
  1. From the Heart digi Garden Friends 
  2. Copic markers E11, 13, 15, 23, 25, 29, C2, 4, 6, 8, Y2, 6, 8, B93, 95, 97, YG3, 13 
  3. Raffia
  4.  SU Chocolate Chip Ink for the paws
  5. Minds Eye designer paper 
  6. Recollection brown and yellow card stock
  7. Vellum
Here is the sketch I used

Saturday, September 7, 2013

I am so excited to let you know that I will be teaching card making classes for Hobby Lobby in Laguna Niguel.

My first class will be Tuesday, October 1st from 1:00 - 3:00.  The cost of the class is $15.00  We will be making the 3 fall cards that are pictured.

Please come and join us for a fun filled crafty afternoon and bring a friend!!!
If you plan to come please leave a comment or email me at so I can prepare properly for the class.

I will provide all materials (except copic makers).  We will be using watercolor pencils instead.  (If you are a crafter and want to bring your own scissor, adhesive, copics and pop dots please feel free to bring them)

I will be teaching a class once a month!  Hope to see you in class!!

 (Option: If you are a copic user and like to color images using them here is a list of the colors I used: V17, NO, YR04, G5, G9, G14, Y11, Y15, Y17, E23, E25, E29)

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Nifty Fifties

I used Nifty Fifties cartridge and recollections papers. I got the font text from
World Series Time!!

I used copics to color this image.  I added SU tickets and I punch out the baseball with a 1 1/4 inch circle punch and added the stitching.