Audrey Made My Day!

3/31/2010 09:13:00 PM Edit This 7 Comments »

I recently met a delightful woman named Audrey. She has an amazing blog, which you should really check out. She creates wonderful projects like none that I have seen before! And she gave ME a blog award! And now it is my pleasure to pass this award along to some friends who have been bringing sunshine into my world (in no particular order, because they are all delightful):
1. Nuria
2. Deanne
3. Kristin
4. Allison
5. Samantha
6. Robbyn
7. Shauna
8. Emily
9. Melisa
10. Heather
11. SPCC Divas and all of my delightful friends

SPCC #41 - Pisa is Leaning

3/29/2010 04:27:00 PM Posted In Edit This 7 Comments »
Hey! It's time for another SPCC color challenge. This week's colors are Almost Amethyst, Pumpkin Pie and Soft Suede. I used these colors to create another LO of some of my daughter's Italian adventures. This time, she was visiting in Pisa. She said she had to take a "cheesy tourist-holding-up-the-tower" picture. I like the reflection picture (should have called this Reflections of Pisa). This was a really simple LO to do with the Destinations cartridge for my Cricut. The little title was done on the computer and attached with brads. I hope that you'll check out Samantha's blog and see what you can come up with for these colors.

Samantha's Having a Crazy Spring Cleaning Extravaganza!

3/28/2010 06:29:00 PM Edit This 0 Comments »
My dear friend Samantha is spring cleaning! And why do we care? Because she's getting rid of perfectly good punches, markers, and other wonderful scrappin' supplies. And as if that's not enough, she's also giving away a gift certificate for Stampin Up merchandise. Check out her blog for chances to win!

Hello Kitty Notebook

3/27/2010 09:51:00 PM Posted In , Edit This 9 Comments »
This project was so much fun! I got to use my Hello Kitty Cricut cartridge. It is sooo cute! I used scraps of CS for the cover. The light blue CS was given those wonderful texture dots with a Cuttlebug folder. The pages of the notebook are 5 x 8 notecards cut in half using my Zutter Dream Kuts. I used some chipboard for the covers and bound it with my Zutter Bind-It-All (I love my Bind-It-All). This was a really quick project that my daughter is going to love. She's 27, but still loves Hello Kitty. I also did this project for the Cricutters Anonymous Woman Project challenge. Check out the amazing projects there.

Heather's Sketch 110

3/26/2010 12:50:00 AM Posted In Edit This 4 Comments »
Heather Scott is on sketch 110 of her weekly card sketches - be sure to check it out. This was a fun sketch to do. I used the SU Vintage Vogue set with white, Purely Pomegranate, and Certainly Celery CS. It's late, and I should be in bed, but the K-State - Xavier game just ended after an exciting double-overtime win for KSU, so I'm a bit wound up!

And the Winner Is......

3/18/2010 02:50:00 PM Edit This 0 Comments »
Thank you to all who stopped by during the Blog Hop. I appreciate the kind words and the tips. I hope that you will continue to visit my blog! I have a winner for my Blog Hop blog candy.......Shauna {SK Studios}. Shauna, please e-mail me your mailing address so that I can send your goodies!

New Cricut Cartridges!

3/18/2010 06:42:00 AM Edit This 1 Comment »

These are three of the new Cricut cartridges coming soon: Robotz, Nursery Rhymes, and Create-a-Critter. Aren't they cute?

SPCC #39 - Crib Notes

3/15/2010 05:40:00 PM Edit This 7 Comments »

I just love Samantha's Color Combo #39 - it's so joyous! Check out her blog and see the wonderful projects that my DT sisters have made. And did I mention that there is a prize at stake? See what you can can come up with using these fabby colors.

For my LO, I used my new favorite stamp set - SU Vintage Vogue. The flowers were stamped and cut out and layered. The border on the big photo is from that wonderful set also. I used the SAB Scallop Trim punch on the mat for the small photos, and cut the title out with my Cricut. And the subject is my DGD in the gorgeous crib that her daddy and his dad made.

"Going Green" Blog Hop

3/14/2010 08:00:00 AM Edit This 24 Comments »
Welcome to SPCC's first ever blog hop! If you just happened upon my blog today, the blog hop starts at SPCC so go there to begin. You should have arrived here from Deanne's blog. I am so happy that you are here! I have some exciting things to share with you. First, is my project. This little accordian folder is a quick and easy project. For mine, I used the colors of turquoise, lime green, and white. My recycled items are scraps of tissue paper (the paisley and the green background on the right panel) and paper from the box that my daughter's cell phone came in (used to punch the scalloped circles). I also tied the panels together with scraps of ribbon. Each panel is 4"x6" (scrap chipboard works great for this).

I also have some wonderful blog candy for one lucky winner (to be drawn at random after the close of the blog hop). This is a wonderful collection of embellies, including sticker packages from Jolie's, Brenda Walton from K and Co., Paper Loft, Cloud Nine, and more. As if that wasn't enough, my sponsor has donated a Tropical Waterfall tealight from PartyLite and a package of Two Sisters Gourmet Peppery Herb Rub Dip. All you have to do to be eligible is to leave me a comment letting me know your fav scrapbooking "green" tip. Of course, I'd love for you to become a follower, but that is only if you really want to (and not a requirement for you to win).
I hope that you have enjoyed this stop on the hop. Now it's time for you to got to Emily's blog. Enjoy the rest of the hop!

Exciting Things Are Coming!

3/11/2010 09:50:00 PM Posted In , Edit This 0 Comments »
Two exciting announcements:
1) I have a sponsor for my blog! My friend Brandy is a demonstrator for Party-Lite. They have amazing products for home ambience (candles, holders, and such) and I absolutely love these products. They also have yummy gourmet products to help you entertain. Be sure to check out the links on both sidebars of my blog. You won't be sorry!
2) Be sure to tune in this Sunday (3/14) after 9:00 a.m. EDT for a delightful blog hop. It is my first, and I have an exciting project for you to check out, as do all of my talented fellow DT members (and, of course, our fearless leader, Sami). I'll even have blog candy (some of it is donated by my sponsor, so a lucky winner can sample PartyLite and Two Sisters products).

SPCC 37 - Italia

3/01/2010 08:55:00 AM Edit This 8 Comments »
It's another week and another fun and exciting SPCC color combo. Be sure to check out Sami's blog for the combo, the PRIZE, and lots of inspiration. I really enjoyed these colors. I printed out some photos from my daughter's blog about her study abroad trip in Italy. She has been there for about a month and has another three exciting months. She is studying Landscape Architecture and this semester is a marvelous experience. I selected four photos - 2 are interior views of dome (1 from a basilica and 1 from the Pantheon). The other two photos are from Rome. One is St. Peter's Basilica. When they walked in, she was surprised how crowded it was, until she realized that the Pope was saying Mass!
Details for this: SU CS, SU Night of Navy ink, ribbon from Target, swirl stamp from TAC and Italia stamp (I'm not quite sure), SU Scallop circle punch.