Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Good News About My Layout Called Love

Whooohooo!!! A Cherry On Top had my layout called "Love" in their 1/29/2013 and 1/30/2013.  You can view the newsletters online if you aren't on their email list.  Here ya go.....

I used Echo Park's yummy "Love Story" collection.

And guess what else?  They gave me a 25% off coupon code for me to go shopping for using my layout in their newsletter.

That's my news.  Bye for now!  

Monday, January 28, 2013

My Mind's Eye January Sketch Challenge

This is my entry for the January My Mind's Sketch Challenge located at  Here is the sketch and my take of the sketch called "Hello There Handsome":

Supplies:  (1) MME "Noel Banner" 12x12 # AB1006  (2) MME "Hello" Title # MC0173  (3) MME "Adorable" 12x12 # FYH135  (4)  Recollections flowers  (5)  Jolee's Boutique small tan flower bunch # 50-40220  (6)  ZVA Creatuve pearls # PES-02CB-108  (7)  Martha Stewart heart punch  (8)  buttons  (9) doilies

Paper Secrets, My Mind's Eye, and Sketch Savvy # 79

Paper Secrets has a sketch challenge going on using a sketch from "Sketch Savvy" located at  Here is the sketch and a layout I made of my son handsome Christian using some My Mind's Eye goodies:


Let's Capture Our Memories Sketch # 4

I was so inspired by sketch # 4 located at that I made 2 cards.  Yes 2!  Here is the yummy sketch and my 2 yummy cards using Echo Parks Love Story Collection:

Sketchy Friday Challenge: Sketch # 4

Sketchy Friday ( has a nice sketch that inspired me this week.  The minute I saw it, I printed it.  I had to go and create.  Thanks for the inspiration Sketchy Friday.

Here is the sketch and the card I created.....

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Love Is In The Air Blog Hop

Welcome to Day 2 of the Love is in the Air Blog Hop, brought to you by Red Carpet Studio!
If you haven't hopped through Day 1 yet, make sure to do so!
This weekend the Red Carpet Studio design team would like to share with you love-themed projects to inspire you during this Valentine's Day season. Throughout the hop you'll see a variety of projects and we hope one or more of these wonderful creations inspire you to create.

If you've come from Robin's blog, you're in the right place. If you'd like to start at the beginning of the hop, please visit Red Carpet Studio,

For today's hop I have 1 card and lots of layouts to show off.............
We also have some fabulous sponsors giving away prizes to those who comment on every stop of both days the hop!
3 digital stamp sets of the winner's choice

$6 gift certificate

"Whooo's Your Valentine?" Kit from Close to My Heart

12 yard ribbon set - Winner's choice of Red Hot Lover or The Yummy Collection
Please make sure to comment both days on every stop of the hop AND leave your contact information to be eligible to win. Winners will be announced on Tuesday January 29th at Red Carpet Studio along with the winners of our "Sparkle" layout challenge.
Your next stop is Sandra's blog,
And here's the entire lineup:

Happy Hopping! 

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Red Carpet Studio Bling Challenge


For the Week of January 20th - January 26th..........

Challenge:  "Sparkle" - Use bling on your layout,

Prize Sponsor:  Little Scraps of Heaven,
Here is my bling creation of my son Christian and his half sister Amy using a cute little PageMap.  I used bling circles and a bling word not to mention Echo Park's yummy Love Story Collection.  


Come and play along with us.  I look forward to seeing what you create!

Friday, January 18, 2013

RCS #19 - "The Butterfly Effect"

This week's challenge is inspired by the 2000 movie, "The Butterfly Effect" starring Ashton Kutcher.
Challenge Guidelines:
  • Project must be posted during the week of the challenge, no backlinking
  • Must be a card, any size or shape is okay
  • Link up by Saturday January 19th at 11:00 PM US CST
  • Number of challenge entries is unlimited, each project must have its own post on your blog Card must follow the challenge theme
Here is the card I created for this challenge:


Thursday, January 10, 2013

DCWV January Stack-a-holic Template Challenge

This month I am playing along with the DCWV sketch challenge.  I haven't played along since Nov. 2012. 

This layout is of me and my friend name Penny.  We took this pic on Thanksgiving Day 2012.

Come and play along.  Pull out your DCWV!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Child's Play Challenges -and- Raggedy Ann and Andy

I made this layout for my DT gig at Child's Play Challenges. This weeks theme is Raggedy Ann and Andy. The sky is the limit with this them. You might be inspired by the colors, the dolls or whatever. Come and play along with us:


1. Bobunny cardstock stickers "Love Me tender" # LMCS890
2. red cardstock
3. blue cardstock
4. My Minds Eye Love Me Collection "Hearts" 12x12 # LM0109
5. Martha Stewart punch lattice heart
6. graphics from

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Let's Get Sketchy -and- Word Art Wednesday

The blog administrator at Word Art Wednesday invited me to play along with them so I did. I was inspired by the scripture and by Let's Get Sketchy's January 7th sketch. Here is the sketch and my take of the sketch.  To see what scripture I used stop by and look at challenge # 61 at Word Art Wednesday: 



Monday, January 7, 2013

Prima's January BAP & PPP

When I saw this month's sketch I was instantly inspired to do it and pull out my Prima stash. Here is the sketch and my take of the sketch:



Nuts About Sketches: sketch # 247

This is my 9 y/o son (aka Little Handsome) and his 1 y/o half sister Amy.  I created the following layout for my DT gig at Nuts About Sketches.  I know your are going **NUTS** so come and play along with us.