Sunday, December 13, 2009

Congratulations on Your Retirement

Another retirement card. I used the new Designer's Calendar font (had to get it at the BF sales sorry!e cuttlebug and lots of Glimmer Mist!

Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Our warden also retired. I thought this card fit him since he began and ended his career at our facility. The inside of the card said, "You have been an important piece of the puzzle and the picture will look quite different without you. " I used the Cuttlebug puzzle die, ink and a CM punch.

Ahhh...Retirement Card

We had several retirements at work recently and this is the card I made for my former boss. I used ACY, and LL. The threading water punch, inks and twine.

Happy Birthday Joke Card

This card is an inside joke between a friend and her son. I used LL and DJ as well as ink and my printer.


I was promoted in August...Ok so it has been a LONG time since I updated my blog, YIKES!!!
Anyway, my Assistant, Kathy was the most wonderful assistant EVER! This is the thank you card that I made for her. Let me see...I used Ashlyn's Alphabet for the Danke, the butterfly is IA, and the flowers are a SU stamp that I hand cut out. Card base is from Alphalicious.


I hope it is a wonderful day!

Thursday, September 24, 2009


My wonderful parents tied the not 43 years ago today! Happy Anniversary to two of the greatest people ever!


OH WOW!!! Stay tuned!


The long awaited Cricut Gypsy is finally being launched. Check it out HERE here HERE.


Monday, September 21, 2009


I can't beleive it, but I was just notified that I won Week 2 for the Cricut Cartridge giveaway! I am soooo excited and can't wait for my new cartridge to arrive!

Week 3 Cricut Cartridge Giveaway

Cricut is doing it again! As they celebrate the release of the 100th cartridge they are giving more away this week! Click HERE to see the new Winter Woodland and to help PC celebrate! Thanks!

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Free Fonts and Doodles Oh my!!!!

Go to Kevin and Amanda's website for some great free fonts and doodles! OOoooh I am so in love...Fonts are another thing that Jen got me hooked on! I am such a font junky now!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Week 2 Cricut Cartridge Giveaway

Really, I must win! Provo Craft is giving away a 100 Cricut Cartridges at the rate of 20 per week! That is just insane cool! Check out the cartridge HERE and really, if you don't own a must think about it!

Happy Thursday!

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Thank you Jen!!!

My friend Jen gave me this really cool Halloween paper, stamp and brad set. Thank you so much!!! You are such a sweetie!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Cricut Celebrates!!!

Circut is having a celebration in honor of it's release of their 100th Cricut Cartridge,
WINTER WOODLAND if you click on the cartridge name you can see this fabulous cartridge! Keep your fingers crossed that I win one of the 100 cartridges that they are giving away!

What an exciting time! Thanks Cricut!

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Scrappin Cottage Contest

There is a wonderful contest at Scrappin Cottage where you can win a $250 shopping spree! Check it out! They have such a fun site wonderful NSSS Dee is on the design team! Whoo hoo!

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Hot Momma

This is the first LO I have done in a long is of a dear friend but I hid her face since I wasn't sure if she was ok with her pict on the net and she is not available for consultation...Anyhow...I used Don Juan for the blue flourish and the HOT, Cursive 101 for the momma welded in DS and Home Decor for the black flourish...finished off with a little bling and glimmer mist on the background and black cuts.

I am cool once again

My kids surprise the hell out of me sometimes! Shelby err...Leslie, had her first day of 7th grade on Thursday and she asked me to walk her in...OMG! So we went in, found out who her advisory teacher was and she said, "Mom will you stay for a while?" I said, "Sure" trying not to act too surprised...I am thinking hmmmm if I am late to work it will so be worth it! A nano second and a half later, Leslie spots a group of her friends and turns to me and says, "You can go now." She reached over, touched my shoulder and said, "Bye now!" Hee hee, now I am not cool again! LOL! I loved it while it lasted though!

Retirement Tea

My dear work friend Barbara is retiring! I am going to miss her so, so much! She loves tea and we often shared a cup which I am going to miss too so I made her this little tea card. I glimmer misted the tea cup and then embossed a flower. The tea bag holder is embossed too.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Happy Birthday Dear Husband!

My DH is having a birthday and he is probably one of the hardest persons to make a card for! Here I just painted a strip and inked a bear over it...then printed the sentiments from the computer.

I love you babe!

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Tink Card Just Because

I have had 0, zero, zilch,nada, none, no mojo whatsoever...

I look at my pictures and am just ovewhelmed with them all!

I look at my supplies and can't come up with a single idea!

I look at my room and begin to think that I have it all organized wrong!

UGH! Mojo, where for art thou?

anyway...I did make a card earlier in the week. Mostly because I had to get the package out that it was going in...for no mojo I am happy with it.

Cuttlebug Tink and background, glimmer mist, yummy ribbon and a skittle!

Friday, August 7, 2009

Happy Birthday Leslie (Shelby)

My little girl Shelby, or as she prefers now, Leslie...just turned 13! I can't believe that my baby is a teenager! I love you chicky! Rock on!!! So that is what I did. I made her this rock on HM card all full of glitter and glam! Cuts are from the HM cart and I used lots of bling and crystal accents!
Happy Birthday baby girl!

Card for Monica

A friend from work sadly lost her father recently. Here is the card I made from our work unit.

I used alcohol inks and a stamped image.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Titles and LO's and cards oh my!

Here are the creations that I have either done or finished in the last few days. The page titles are for a friend.
Make a wish birthday card for Amy


Fishy Kisses

Beautiful Peacock from the Denver Zoo

Pages titles that I have finally completed for Kathy! I am sooo sorry it took me so long to get these done!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Thank you Dee! How sweet of you to recognize me!
Here are the RULES for this AWARD:
1. Thank the person who nominated you for this award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link to the person who nominated you for this award. Dee's Special Things
4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting.

My kids and my husband are my main inspiration.
I scrap every weekend if I can.......
I cannot scrap chronologically. This surpresses my creativity.
I love meeting other crafters on the internet. There is such a diverse talent out there and these are realy people too!
Blog-hopping gives me such good ideas and inspires me to create.
I have grown so much from so many inspiration and creativity on this MB.
I don't need or want all the scrappy goodness out there...just lots of my favorites!

5. Nominate 7 Kreativ Bloggers:
Just the Scraps
Suzy's Sunshine Spot
Crazy About My Cricut
Big Mama's Craft Room
Beautiful Delights
Sassy Pants Scrappin
Crafty Little Corner

Thank you again Dee and Congrats to my recipients!

Friday, July 10, 2009


PawPaw made Shelby err Leslie (she is wanting to go by her middle name for now) a new bed. Several months ago we decided that 'Leslie' needed a new bed. She looked through the JC Penny catalog and found a set she liked. The it dawned on her that PawPaw might want to make her one so she asked. They sat down together to draw out plans and decide on the colors, how many drawers, cubbies etc. PawPaw surprised 'Leslie' by painting dolphins on the bed as well but these aren't just any dolphins, these are glow in the dark dolphins There is also a desk that PawPaw is making but it isn't ready yet. SWEET DREAMS 'LESLIE'

Monday, July 6, 2009

100th POST!

This is my 100th post on my blog! Nice! And many of you never thought I would keep it up! I always wanted my Blog to be a compilation of scrappy stuff, family and me. It has turned out to be more about the scrappy stuff. That is fine, but for my next 100 posts I really want to try to focus on the family stuff a bit too. This is a great place to document their happenings. With that said, it's on to scrappy stuff! LOL!

These Denver Zoo LO's are done on a scanned map of the zoo. Pretty neat, thanks Lesley! The Denver is from 50 States and Zoo is from AK. The compass in the lower right corner of page 2 is from GS. Pretty simple pages, but itn't it supposed to be about the pictures?

Grandpa John's Oxen & Wagon. This is at the Denver Zoo. I love taking the kids there to see it. The wagon die and barrel are both from PDDU. The wagon was paper pieced and both were inked. The wagon wheel centers are glittered brads that I inked. They look rusted. Came out better than I hoped. Pretty cool if I do say so!

Close up of the wagon die cut.

A little LO about friends. Used a flower cut from MM and the friends is from LT. The butterfly is from my new HM cart. I used both the regular cut and the shadow cut only adhering them at the body. Neat 3D if I do say so!

Now...I will say, this weekend really didn't turn out the way it was supposed to, hence why I got to scrap a bit. On Thursday morning I won tickets to the Jet Car Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison (up by Denver). Well when I went to get the tickets on Friday from the radio station, there was no one there! UGH! I can't believe it! I called and left a few messages but found out that the station had closed early for the holiday on a whim. So...the kids and I, out of holiday plans, just chilled at home. I really need to make this up to them. Maybe a trip to the swimming pool one day. They will love that! On Sunday Aaron and Susan brought their cars, the Corvette and the Cougar up to BV for the car show. Mom and Cousin Mary followed and Adrian and his kiddos all joined us downtown for the annual event. It was a lot of fun and we ate more than our fair share of ribbon fries! Should have taken a picture of that but since it was raining during most of it, I didn't think about it! hee hee!

Monday, June 29, 2009

New LO's and cards

Here are several LO's and cards that I did this weekend. I hope you enjoy and maybe even get a bit inpsired!

Columbine Memorial LO's. The only really special thing about these (other than what it is, and where it's at) are the prima flowers that I used glimmer mist on. Really liked that touch. Otherwise I kept these pages about the photos.

Father's day card (love you daddy!)

Cuttlebug, black magic paper & glimmer mist

Chalk inked Cuttlebug, & HM note

Chalk inked Cuttlebug

Chalk inked Cuttlebug

Heat embossing & chalked background

Chalk inked and glimmer misted