Friday, April 28, 2017

Happy 1st Birthday!

Happy Birthday Addi!
We just celebrated our first granddaughter's first birthday! What a joy! We had her little party last weekend. It just amazes me has much she changed and developed over the past year. These are good times! Here is the card I made for her.
Supplies I used for this card~
Penny Black stamp
Copic markers 
Spellbinders Blossom die
Paper is from my paper stash
Glitter pen and Wink of Stella 
Enamel dots 
Make it a wonderful day!

Gerda Steiner Monthly Progressive Challenge

Hi Everyone!
Gerda Steiner has a new monthly challenge up and the image is Pen Pal Bear.  If you participate this month, you will get next months image for free!  This little bear is so cute and can't wait to write a cute little sentiment for someone special!  My grandsons have about 20 some days left of school and I made a thank you card that they can give to their teachers.  Well, I had to make 2 since they're twins!
Supplies I used for this card ~
Gerda Steiner Pen Pal Bear
Copic markers
Sentiment created on my computer
Tonic Mini Scalloped Rectangle dies
Patterned paper from the paper stash
Baker's twine and Button

Have a great day!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #391 Masculine Birthday

Hi Everyone!
We have a new challenge and a new hostess this week.  Donna wants us to be creative with a masculine birthday card.  This challenge came at the perfect time because I have several guys in my family that will need a birthday card in the upcoming month. 
I am so excited for this challenge!  Why, you ask? Because I found these adorable stamps at the recent Rubber Stamp Convention in Mesa, Arizona.  I couldn't wait to make some birthday cards and Father's Day cards.  I created the background with a cube stamp that had the net, minnow, can of worms and used the bucket of minnows for the accent piece.  You can purchase accessories for this cute little bear, too.  I bought several different hats & shoes to mix them up, there are so many possibilities!  Head over to the Little Red Wagon blog and check out the manly cards from the design team.  You can join in with the fun too, you have until next Tuesday to play.
Supplies I used to create this card ~
& Fishing Cube
Avery Elle Double Pierced Rectangle
Copic markers
Glitter pen

Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #390 April Showers

Hi there!
There's a new challenge this week at Little Red Wagon. Brenda is our hostess and her challenge this week is April Showers.  You can include anything related to April showers like an umbrella, rain boots, rain or rainbows.  She's given us a lot of options.  Now I have that song in my head, "Raindrops are falling on my head, and just like the guy whose feet are too big for his bed, nothing seems to fit!"  ok, ok - enough! Here's my card for this fun little challenge!
Check out the girlfriend's blogs and see what they've come up with.  (Hopefully, not a song in their head!) You can join in the fun, you have until next Tuesday before this challenge closes.

Supplies I used for this card
Whipper Snapper Puddle Duck
Memory Box Cross Stitched Frame Border die
Prismacolor Pencil
Doodlebug patterned paper
Button & Twine from the crafty stash
Glitter pen
Memento ink used sponged around edge

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #389 Happy Easter!

Hi Everyone!
We have a new challenge this week.   Jan is our hostess and she wants us to come up with an Easter theme for our creations.  I have a busy week ahead, my 1st granddaughter is celebrating her 1st birthday, my daughter's birthday and Easter - all in one weekend!   Take a look at what the other girlfriends have created at Little Red Wagon
Supplies I used for this project
Morning Star Cross & Sentiment stamp
Spellbinders Romantic Rectangles die
Pierced Oval die
Patterned Paper & Flower from my crafty stash
Pearls for embellishment

Wishing you all a joyful Easter celebrating the risen King.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #388 Egg-cellent

Hi everyone!
We have a new challenge this week. Heather is our hostess and her challenge is Egg-cellent! She wants us to include an egg or two in our projects. Well, it is the Easter season so this should be an easy one! Please join us with your egg-citing creation at Little Red Wagon.  You can see what the other girlfriends have created there.  You have until next Tuesday to join in the fun.  Here is my creation for the challenge...
Here are the supplies I used for my card ~
DigiStamp Boutique Quacky Easter digi stamp
Doodle Bug 6x6 Hello Sunshine patterned paper
Prismacolor Pencils
MFT Jumbo Fishtail Banner
MFT Pierced Square Stax
Wink of Stella, Glitter pen and enamel dots
Inside sentiment created on my computer

Have a great week! Thank you for your comments!

Monday, April 3, 2017

Winner, Winner - Chicken Dinner!

I have a  little bit of housekeeping to do on my blog, so I thought I'd try to get caught up a little.  First of all we have a winner! Woo Hoo!  I entered a From the Heart sketch challenge back in late February and guess what? I was selected as a Top 3 pick chosen by the Design Team! That really made my day! Here is my card that did it for me!

and secondly I entered the Bugaboo March Color Challenge and low and behold I was selected as a top winner - I won 10 digi stamps! Woot Woot! 
Here is the crazy card that the Bugaboo team selected.
Really, it doesn't take much to excite me but it really made my day! 
Hope you all have a wonderful week!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #387

Hi there!
We have a new challenge this week and guess what? I'm the hostess! The theme for this challenge is Hippity Hoppity!  I know it's close to Easter, but this doesn't have to be an Easter card.  You can use a kangaroo, grasshopper, or a  bunny,  just something that hops! Please join me and the other girlfriends at Little Red Wagon.  You have until next Tuesday before this challenge hops away!  Here is my card ~
Supplies I used to create this card~
Lili of the Valley digi stamp Spring Bunny Eggs
MFT Blueprints dies #12, #13 & #20
Tonic Mini Scallop Rectangle die
Horizontal Stitched Strip die
Doodlebug 6x6 patterned paper Hello Sunshine
Prismacolor pencils
Wink of Stella
Embellie from the crafty stash
Sentiment on the inside "Happy Easter" my own design

Monday, March 27, 2017

Bugaboo Challenge

Hi there! Bugaboo stamps is having a color challenge this week.  Here is the color palette that we have to use. 

And this is my card that I created! Looks like this guy really likes to party!
Here are the supplies I used to create this card~
Bugaboo digi stamp Charlie Birthday
Copic Markers
MFT Pierced Oval die
Paper from my scrap stash
Glitter pen
Sentiment is my creation!

Thanks for looking and take a look at the new Bugaboo website!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #386

Hi Everyone!
This month is going crazy fast! We are ready for another challenge here at Little Red Wagon.  This week our hostess is Kate and the theme of this challenge is 'It's clear to Me.'  She wants us to use a window or a transparency on our creation.  I was trying to kill 2 birds with one stone, because I just don't know where time goes!
This is my take that I made for my grandsons for St. Patrick's Day.  They loved the little prizes, but really they just loved the chocolate! And I love that I could use this little project for the challenge and their little St Pat's prize!
Here are the supplies I used for this project ~
Silhouette window box cut file
DigiStamp Boutique Jolly St Pat's digi stamp
Copic Markers
Round Circle & Horseshoe punch
Gold glitter paper & scrap of 12x12 patterned paper
Yellow ribbon & Gold Stickles
And Chocolate - of course!

Friday, March 17, 2017

Gerda Steiner Progressive Challenge

Hi Everyone!
Can you believe this, it's the middle on the month and I'm posting my card for the Gerda Steiner Progressive Challenge!  Haha! I'm usually getting my card posted on the last day and the last hour of the month! Woo Hoo!  I can say I'm ahead of the game, well for now! I loved this image when I saw it.  So dang cute!  The inside sentiment says, "You got this!"
Supplies I used to create my card~
Gerda Steiner Designs - Bee Strong digi stamp
Prismacolor Pencils
MFT Pierced Circle STAX
MFT Fishtail Flags
Tonic Mini Scalloped Circles
Honeycomb Embossing Folder
Wink of Stella
Queen & Co embellie
Sentiment Inside & Out created on my computer

Thanks for looking! I love your comments!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #385

Hi Everyone!
We have a new challenge this week.  Mandy is our hostess and she wants us to Tag It! Easy enough, she wants to see our creations with a tag on it.  I recently purchased this stamp, I thought it was so cute!.  Love the chicken with the fire extinguisher!  Head over to Little Red Wagon and check out the tags that the other girlfriends have come up with. You can join in with us, you have until next Tuesday to put your tag on it. 
Supplies I used to create this card~
Penny Black Best of Luck stamp
MFT Pierced Traditional Tags
Fiskars Scalloped Punch
Copic markers
Patterned paper is from the stash
MFT Birthday Greetings sentiment stamp set
Wink of Stella, Glitter Pen and Sequins