Tuesday, December 21, 2010

forgot day 16

these are one of my favorites.

stocking catch up

been so busy with my daughter's wedding haven't had time to post my stocking here are the last cup of days.

daughter's creations

Here a few pictures of items made for my daughter wedding. My best friend help my cut 1300 + snowflake petals to create these beautiful snowflakes that just sparkled the room .
the box we made to hold the card. they are covered with blue and silver satin material and ribbon .

Thursday, December 16, 2010


I am still making the stocking for my younger children but will not be posting them until Monday. My oldest daughter is getting married on Saturday and I working hard on all the things for her.

Ann Marie

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

stocking 14 &15

Been really busy getting ready for my daughter's Wedding but my children ;ave still been getting there stocking each day, but I haven't had time to blog them . Here are the last two days. Be penguin are from whipper snapper stamps I color them with copic markers. The car is stamper anonymous.

Monday, December 13, 2010

stocking #13

I used Martha's Score board to create my fireplace brick ,than ink them with brilliance white ink. The flames in the fireplace is yellow card stock ink with yellow, orange and red ink, candle is also. Snicker peanut butter candy bar in today stocking.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

stocking #12

Stocking #12
I used Tim Holtz's grunge board snowman . I paint it white then glitter it, hat painted black and use copic marker to color the branches and the nose. Then the snowflake is Martha Stewart's punch and the center is hero snowflake gem. The number are Quickutz Fiesta letters. Snowball Mark Richard glitter gems

Saturday, December 11, 2010

stocking #11

stocking #11 I used Whipper snappers moose stamp. He is colored in using copic markers and is layered. The nose and hoof are popped up and I glossy accented the nose, hoofs and light bulbs. The acrylic snowflake I inked the back to give the snowflake color. Light up the Christmas Spirit is I believe whipper snapper also . Stamp that in momento and accented it with red gems.

Friday, December 10, 2010

stocking Day 10

Day 10 today I used stamps that i purchased from Glitter Pot website. I colored in with copic . I stamp the images twice from each stocking so I could cut out the coat and the stocking hat and the one arm holding the present out and pop that part of the image up. The snow is Liquid Appliqued.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

stocking day 9

Today I used, brown bazzill paper for the base of my stocking, the ornament was die cut using Heartful Creation dies and the branch is Martha branch punch. The stockings had a chocolate cover Peeps Christmas Tree.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Day 8th ,today my children received a thingamajig candy bar.
Today I used Tim Holtz's house board, Martha Stewart's branch, Quickutz's pine cone dies and Jolees Santa and sleigh. I inked every house different using. Dew drop inks. The snow is created using Liquid Applique
we are not only counting down to Christmas in this house but also my daughters wedding---- One week and 3day until my Daughter Wedding,

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

stocking #7

today stocking I used Tim Holtz's embossing folder and Reindeer die. I embossed the the trees and ink the tree with chalk inks and cut them out. Edged them in liquid applique .The reindeer i die-cut and edged in chestnut roan ink and used white unibal pen and went over the dot of with with the chestnut roan to soften the dots . Today's treat was Peanut M&M's

Monday, December 6, 2010

stocking #6

Stocking #6 I used Quickutz die for the trees and Liquid appliqued for the snowflake with gems in the middle for the snowflakes and on the tree.
Getting hard to get time to make these stocking with my oldest daughters wedding less than two week away and 1000 Snowflake to emboss. Call in my best friend Nancy for help. She is going to help me get my snowflake embossed . if you see this post Nancy Thank you ,Thank you and again THANK YOU.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Stocking #5

All the stocking will be made from the same paper line so when they hang around there doors the will all go together. The bell punch is one of Martha Stewarts new one for the holiday season . I used frosted stickles to edge the stocking to look like frost.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Stocking #4

I used the same paper ,but today I used a old Sizzix dies of Santa and Quickutz Winter Wishes new holiday release for the ho ho. I edge the stocking and Santa with chestnut roan ink .

Friday, December 3, 2010

Stocking #3

Here are stocking # 3
The paper I am using on my daughter is the blue tone the paper come from Echo Park paper
called Winter Time ( red swirls) My son stocking is using Jillibean Soup ,Christmas Chestnut Soup(Turkish bay leaf) The light bulbs and new Sizzix die,that i inked and gloss accent. The sting is made using black stickles, After the gloss accent dried , but stickles still tacky I put a line of tack glue on the bulb and sprinkled white flock on the stocking . The Number are from Quickutz to holiday set -Winter Wishes.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

24 days of christmas stocking

I am creating a new stocking with a little surprise in them for my two younger children ,that still live at home. Here are the first two days. After they get the surprise ,they hang the stocking on the garland that I put around there bedroom doors.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

ornament swap

We are having an ornament swap at my work ,this is the one I made for the swap
I used BoBunny winter line and Bazzills Juneberry paper and Martha Stewart's snowflake punch. Mark Richard gems , Then stamps are from Our Crafters lounge. The first picture is not very good try to take the picture in the dark so you can see the light i put in behind the acetate that I ink and stickled with snowflakes

Sunday, October 3, 2010

lil of the valley

For this card i used October Afternoon Very Merry paper and brown and Walnut cream Bazzill paper, Snowflake is punch out with Martha Stewarts new snowflake punch . Gem are from Mark Richards. All Edgers inked with Chestnut Roan, The imaged is from Lil of the Valley stamps, color using Copic markers

Thursday, September 30, 2010

very busy

Been very busy with kid in sports working and my Oldest planning a Wedding.

Here is a picture of the wedding shower card i created for here maid of honor to send out. I used Quickutz die for the bride, Marvy punch for the snowflake and paper is Fancy Pants new Christmas line.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Stanley cup

My husband and kid were so excited yesterday, My husband's cousin work for the Black Hawks team. So yesterday he was going to have the Stanley cup at his house and invited us over to get to see it and have are pictures taken with it. It was a great time .

Friday, July 16, 2010


Haven't been able to create anything new lately. Beacuse kids wanting Mom to do this and be here and help with that. And work !!! Also helping my oldest daughter plan a wedding . We just order all here stuff to create here invitations. Save the dates went out.

Here some picture of when my sister and I took are daughters to St.Louis.

this water work is on the top of a thirteen story building --The city museum along with a Ferris wheel and a ten story slide.

hope to be back creating soon. now All Stars for my son baseball has started.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Summer just starting

Very busy summer already not much time to create
My son Cross Country meet 3000 runner and he got 4Th.

Glad I did have to take him home or that he had to come home and use my shower. What a mess. He love it . One of the funniest races he has done.

Sunday, June 13, 2010


MUN KAARTENHOEKJE has a great candy give away. Randomly pick a number on June 26Th.Her one year anniversary.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Two in one Day.

Sassy Cheryl's Challenge # 15

This challenge was Embossing. I embossed the snowflakes behind the Snowman. The paper is from Fancy Pants Frosted line. The snowflakes are punch out using Martha Stewart's Corner punch ;and the button snowflake are something I had laying around. Pink gems are Mark Richard's. I colored the snowman in using Copic Markers.

Day off Work

I have a whole day off work to day and it rains. Kids both have two friends over,so it time to lock myself in my room and create. This image is from Tiddly Inkes, it is from there gothic group. I thought they were very cute. The pattern paper is from Creative Imaginations new I Do Line.

(Looha) Forever is from Fiskar's wedding set of stamps. The gems are Queen & co.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Mermaid CC Designs

This cute mermaid is from this months release at All that Scraps. The fishes and octopus is an old Stamp It Up set and the saying is from a set of Crafter's Lounge. There are four new Mermaid stamps out.you should go to All that Scraps and check them out. They come digital or you can purchase the stamps. I color the images using Copic Markers. and Unibal pen. The three fishes and the Octopus are behind a piece of Acetate. Then I attached the bubble from cloud nine on the the top of the acetate sheet.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Sassy Cheryls weekly challenge

Sassy Cheryl's challenge #12 to use buttons. This is one of Cheryl's new witches .She is really cute. The paper and brad (used on ribbon) is Imaginisce --Hallowhimsy. The embossing template is one of Sizzix embossing folder by Tim Holtz. After embossing it I rubbed inks over it and Glossy Accents on the bricks to give dimension

The Star and Bat button not sure,pulled them out of my button jar. I colored my image in using Copic markers and Uniball pen. The Ribbon is American Crafts.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Wedding Box

I used Basic Grey Cappella Collection ,On this side I used Time Holtz's sizzix die -bird cage. The stamp image is using part of Unity stamp of a tree that has really swirly branches. I stamps using Stazon Brown ink and embossing with clear embossing power. The flower is from Prima.

On the top I used Prima flower and Bazzill flower, which I edge in Chestnut Roan The pearls and from Prima. The letters are Basic Grey. I didn't have the color letter I want ,so I ink over the ones I had with chestnut roan, then stuck them down and when over them with Stickles. Again using the Unity stamp I stamp and embossed sections of the tree branches. The key is one of Tim Holtz.

The front of the box. I attached Tim Holtz's metal keys holes. I edged all the draws with chestnut roan, stamp and embossed with the branches of the Unity stamp. All the edges of the unit was colored using chestnut Roan before I started. The Word memories came from Tatter Angel's family Bingo cards.

The back of the box is just stamped using the tree stamp and embossed.

This side of the box I stamped and embossed the tree and add some of Hero arts new gems. Which are hard to see. The family card is from the Tater Angel's bingo set. I edged it with Chestnut Roan ink

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

a day late

This card I did for All that Scrap challenge but was to late in getting it done and on my blog. I use one of there newest releases. Better luck next week . I purchased the set a month or so, but didn't have time to use them. I used copic markers and uniball pen to color it in. The paper is American Craft and Bazzill brown and petal soft. The flower are something I found in my odds and end jar. The edger punch is one of Martha Stewart's new ones.

Friday, May 7, 2010

cross eyed butterfly

Sassy Cheryl's Challenge #10
I used her Cross Eyed Butterfly imaged colored with Copic marker.
The paper is Creative Imaginations new line Loolha collection. The flowers are die cut using Sizzix daisy die, and edged withe yellow colorbox ink. The middle of the flower is Robin Nest stone. The border punch is one of Martha Stewart's new release edger.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Sassy Cheryl white challenge

I back to my cards, it was hard to squeeze this in today . This card is for Sassy Cheryl's Challenge to use all white except the image. I used the image Loads of Cake. The border punch is one of Martha Stewarts new release. The embossed happy birthday images is from Cuddlebug embossing folder and the scalloped square is nestibilities dies. My imaged is colored with copic markers and highlight with uniball white pen. The I edged the image with brilliance white ink.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Very Busy

I should be back to blogging in the next week or so. Been very busy. Soccer and Baseball has started back up for my two younger children. Which means six night of practice and games and games on the weekend. Once I adjust to it all I will be back creating.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Happy Easter

this card was created for Sassy Cheryl's blog challenge #5 . The challenge was to distress look. I used Sassy Cheryl's watermelon bee stamp. The paper is Graphic 45 Communique line. Flower die cuts out of Bazzill lemonade paper . Cloud Nine Rain drop in the middle and on the antennas .The flower was Edged with Chestnut Roan ink. The Stamp was color with Copic markers and highlight with Uniball pen. The stamp area is also edged with chestnut roan ink.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Spring beauty

this canvas I wanted to you spring colors. I used paper, sticker, brads and Rubons form the new Basic Grey collection Kioshi. First I rub chalk ink over the canvas and in a couple of place I used Stampendous embossing ink and embossed some areas. Then I added the layout on top of the canvas. The die cut on the side of the big picture is one of Tim Holtz's Sizzix Edger. The Flower is from Bazzill.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

It's not a card

Decide to do some thing different this weekend. Here it is --CANVAS . It was alot of fun.

I used BoBunny's Mama-razzi paper line and embellishments. Including the brads, chipboard, gems ,Rubons. The film strip is from Tom Holtz's new die from Sizzix. The ink are Distress Inks ( fire brick, fade blue jeans, vintage) and Also used Chestnut Roan chalk ink. I cut two film strips used one for the pictures and the other was used as a mask

the word time came from Tatter Angels--bingo card (Family). The film stripe I inked with chestnut roan and the with White brilliance ink. The little squares are small canvas that I adhere to the large canvas with glossy accent. The little black dots is Black Stickles.


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