Monday, September 30, 2013

Monday - another week...

Good Morning - Today is our babysitting day! We keep our 4 year old grandson on Monday's so my crafting is limited.

I found the top to this card on my table and decided to finally finish it up.

The record card was spotted on a blog (can't remember where) and I decided to make one since I only had one of the decorative bags left from the SU kit. It is so cute to pass up and I do plan on making more. The record has a circle on the back and opens up for the greeting.



Have a great day!

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Sunday, September 29, 2013

This week...

As my ole doctor would say...this week life got in the way. I wanted to post something but I have been busy with my hubby. He has been sick so we have played caretaker this week.

I did however make a few scrapbook pages and a few things so I wanted to post them today as a group.
 I made this block card after seeing it on Tanya Bell's blog. She is such a talented lady! It is 4 1/2 x 6 so the new SU envelope punch was my answer to an envelope. I printed the envelope paper using MDS to match the B&W theme. (non-SU paper)
This cute little box for your cards was also made using the Envelope Punch from SU. It will hold 4 cards & envelopes embellished and up to 8 cards non-embellished. We're going to make this at the next stamp club meeting. 

FALL - is the layout we'll be making at the next Scrapbook class. Jake had a play date at Yoders' Farm. They had such a good time! I used my Silhouette to cut the tree, words & leaves. The squirrel was done with SU punches and was one of the figures in my last punchie class.

Jake and his dad went fishing at the Moose Lodge pond a few weeks ago. Jake loves to fish and especially with his dad. I have been trying to use my 'stash' and I found this among my scrapbook supplies. Worked for me!

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Monday, September 23, 2013

Challenge 232 - Bling it UP!

Challenge 232

Our challenge these two weeks is to use BLING - BLING IT UP! I'm really not a bling person but it does add so much to a card! Use pearls or rhinestones to add zest to your card or scrapbook page!


I added pearls to the middle of my flowers and colored them to match the accent paper and the lace doily adds just the right touch!

Need some inspiration, check out the Design Team HERE

Come play along and add your card HERE

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Monday, September 9, 2013

Challenge 231

Our challenge these two weeks is to make something for a teacher - small gift! Very fitting since school is now in full swing. I choose a clip/note board to hang by the teacher's desk for small notes and reminders!
The Designer Paper is retired BUT you can still utilize it by going to My Digital Studio!



Check out  our Design Team here for some inspiration.

Please show us your own project and upload it here.

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Baby Josie

I have been neglectful about making scrapbook pages so I took some time out this week and made these two for my beautiful granddaughter, Josie! She is now 5 months old and my how time does fly!



You can tell by these pictures these are her first foods and BTW she HATES green peas! (not pictured)!

These are 8 x 8. I must admit I like the 12 x 12 better so that will be my next project when this book is full. Have a great day and let's get scrappin!

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Perfect Blend!

I CASE'd this from another card I saw on a blog hop yesterday. It was so cute I had to CASE and share it with my stampin' buddies. Thanks Linda for your inspiration. Click here to see the original card!

Great Anniversary card! and I love the combination of the Smokey Slate and Crushed Curry. Plus that is one of my favorite new stamp sets, Perfect Blend.

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Happy Halloween

My how time flies! I was inspired to make this quick Halloween card using punches by visiting Kristin's blog!  Too cute, Kristin and thank you for sharing.


I hope everyone is stamping! With school starting back and fall approaching fast, it is time to get started on Christmas stuff too!!! It comes to quickly every year.

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Peace On Earth

Don't you just love the new Stampin' Up singles for Christmas! Not a dud in the bunch. Check it out!

 So...let's get started on Christmas Cards. I used Night of Navy which I love for a Christmas color.


To order online, CLICK HERE (use HOSTESS CODE: Y7BPXDJ9) or email me with your choices!

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Technique Junkies CD 11 Blog Hop


Good Morning Bloggers!

The TJ Design Team is here to roll out the Technique Junkies CD-11, a compilation CD of all of the tutorials from the October 2012 through August 2013 issues.  We are so excited to have you join us.

You should have arrived here from Tricia O’Bin ‘s blog.  Isn’t she amazing! Be sure to check out her blog especially her creative vintage stamping!

To start at the beginning go to the Design Team website by CLICKING HERE.

The CD includes 10 bonus techniques that are only found on the CD. All of the tutorials are in PDF format, so they print perfectly on regular paper, for both PCs and Macs. With the bonus tutorials, there are 100 tutorials on this CD!

It is available for order TODAY by CLICKING HERE!  The CD will be shipped in less than 2 weeks!

New on this CD...
This CD contains a pictorial index that you can print out -- each of the 100 tutorials on the CD are represented with pictures in the index. It has been designed to make it easier than ever to find a tutorial on the CD.

Here is my project using the Paper Flower Sphere Ornament technique. It's so easy to assemble. The template is included so I used my Silhouette to cut the circles. By using the cutting machine you can vary the size of the sphere. Now just decorate as desired. What about lots of small ones to decorate your tree? Ideas abound. If you would like to see a pictorial of CD 11 - CLICK HERE!


I made this smaller version and added a few pearls for interest. The one thing I love about this project - NO GLUE! Like I said easy, peasy!

Your next stop is the very talented Beth Norman's blog. Be sure and browse her blog for some great inspiration.

If you get lost, you can always refer to the list below. 


Judy Jackson       
Holly Brown    
Tricia O’Bin      
Nancy Dawson    - you are HERE!
Beth Norman       
Pat Huntoon        


Thanks for hopping along with us today!

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

A Gift for You

Using one of the new single stamps, I created this little gift box holder. Recognize the container? Yep, one of the brad or button containers (recycle)! Sorry the top picture is blurred but gives you a better view of the container! Makes a nice little gift for the ones you want to remember at Christmas or how about making this for a Halloween treat.



The Label Bracket 132153 punch fits the sentiment from the single stamp (134765). Pool Party CS for the box itself with Winter Frost DSP 132341 accents. I used the Snowflake Bundle 133285 for the decoration accented with a Frosted Finishes Embellishment 132150.

To order the supplies online for this project: CLICK HERE! or email me.

Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Challenge 230

Challenge 230
Summertime

Good Mornin' Ladies
With the kids back in school it is time to play. For two weeks we have had a new challenge to create something VERY summertime! You still have time to play along. So let's get busy.
I chose to make a summer scrapbook page for this challenge. They are always colorful and fun to do. I know my ladies will love making this one!

This week your creations need to be all about Summer.  Whatever you create it must scream Summer.
Need some inspiration?  Check out the design team samples HERE
When you get your creation completed, you can upload it HERE 
 Hope you will join us this week and play along!
Until next time!
Happy Stampin' & Scrappin'
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