Saturday, October 30, 2010

Fabulous News to Share!

Don't you?

I got an email a couple weeks ago asking
me if I'd be interested in serving on a DT.....and OMG,
it was Iwona (Chupa) from the

challenge blog!!!!

I mean seriously, Chupa totally emailed me!!!!  OMG
(insert the little cute fainting smiley here)

After I screamed, I - of course - said

UMMMMMMMM.....HECK YEH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Have you seen the talent at the CASE Study???
There is some waaaaay serious talent over there, so I'm quite honored!

So....I figured I'd post a CASE Study card

Card details:
Stamps: Repeat Impressions sentiment
Paper: Kraft, White
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Ranger Antique Linen
Misc: PTI die, unknown ribbon, buttons,
dimensionals, snowflake ef

Now, go check things out over at the CASE Study blog
and play along!!!

Thanks Iwona, I'm so excited to be a part of your awesome DT.
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Friday, October 29, 2010

Its Friday

I totally CANNOT believe its Friday!
How did that happen????

I just think this week flew about you?

It's time for another challenge over at

This week its all about transportation!

I chose a set from PTI that I haven't inked up in a while.

Make sure to visit the Raise the Bar Blog
so you can see what all of the other
bartenders have done!

Card details:
Stamps: Fly Away from PTI
Paper: Pure Poppy, Kraft,Black
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Versafine black, Vintage Cream
just around the edges of the Kraft piece
Misc: scor pal

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today!
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

A Sketch....

It's been one of those weeks....
seems like I haven't been able to stamp in forever!
So finally, last night I got to sneak into my stamp
room and get some stuff done!

This card was done for Mercy's
Sketch Challenge this week

and also the Color Challenge at SCS

Card Details:
Stamps: Unity Sept kotm
Paper: Crumb Cake, White, Cosmo Cricket dp, SU dp
Ink: Gray
Misc: nesties, ribbon, rhinestone, that cool little thing above
the ribbon I found at the store in the floral section.

Thanks for stopping by today!
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Friday, October 22, 2010

Raising the Bar With Unity

It's finally Friday.....Who's ready for the weekend???
I know I am!!!

This bow was almost the death of me.....I could not get
it tied to suit me AT ALL!!!

Have I mentioned how much I love to combine my


they are so perfect together!

The Raise the Bar challenge this week is a color challenge....

orange, purple, black

You probably already know the drill for Unity....
Head over to the BLOG and look
for the entire list of participants for this week.

Someone will have the blinkie hid, find it, comment
and you could win some rubber!!

Card details:
Stamps: Totally Happy - Ippity, Sept kotm - Unity
Paper: kraft, pumpkin pie, white, unknown dp
Ink: versafine black and pumpkin pie
Misc: ribbon, nesties, rhinestones, dimensionals,
stick pin, swarovski beads

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

What if Wednesday

Time for another
Repeat Impressions.....and how about it,
I actually have a card to share!!

Remember to play along....someone always wins a $25 gift certificate!!!
How cool is that?

Of course you'll want to check out all of the
Rock Stars awesome creations:

I've gradually been working on some Christmas cards...
hoping I'll soon have some time to sit down and
do a little mass producing.

Here's my penguin card:

Card details:
Stamps: Repeat Impression Penguin
Paper: Real Red, Black White
Ink: Memento and Versafine black
Misc: Nesties, copics, bakers twine, rhinestones,
and dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by today!
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Mercy's Sketch and a Color Challenge

Hello people!  Short and sweet post for tonight

Tonights card is for


I was trying to figure out how in the world I was going
to get that Grape color on here.....its the brads!!

Stamps: PTI Wreath for All Seasons
Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, White, Jolly Holidays dp
Ink: Soft Suede, Pure Poppy
Misc: bakers twine, brads, dimensionals

Thanks for stopping in.....see you in the morning
for WIW with Repeat Impressions

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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Challenge Cards

I've had some stamping time today......
and I couldn't be happier!!

Here are this evenings creations:

This first card is for the following challenges:

(I chose the far right row, hope the twine counts as ribbon)
Crazy 4 Challenges

Stamps: Unity September kotm
Paper: Kraft, More Mustard, White
Ink: Memento black
Misc: scor pal, twine, copics, stickles, pearls, corner rounder

This next card is for the Free For All Challenge over at SCS.

Stamps: Unity Oh Joy Itty Bitty
Paper: Kraft
Ink: Soft Suede
Misc: pearl, twine


Stamps: Unity July and September kotm,
Rubbernecker Grid b/g, and Just For Fun Watermark Stamp
Paper: Kraft
Ink: Soft Suede, River Rock, Vintage Cream, Riding Hood Red
Misc: Ribbon from PTI, pearls, distresser


No challenge for this one, except I challenged myself to try and
capture a beautiful sunrise/sunset with my aquapainter and some ink pads....
I'm happy with it.

Stamps: KK Originals from Rubbernecker - birch forest,
SU Whimsical Words
Paper: PTI White, Soft Suede, WC paper
Ink: Memento black, Versafine black
Misc: piercer, aquapainter, su inks

ok, so I could totally stamp all night now!!!

Thanks for popping in!
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Friday, October 15, 2010

Gone Forever.....

Thats how I I've been gone forever!
It was a busy weekend, and a busy week so far....
but I'm back.

I'm back with a bookmark, and its for

you'll want to stop over at the blog and get the
entire list of participants.....find the blinkie,
and you could win 25 random Unity stamps!
Good Luck!

the challenge this week is to make a "hobby" project
I love to read, so it seemed fitting to make a bookmark!
Be sure to check out what the other Bartenders have done this week -
Joni  Carla  Erika  Thanh  Anita

Stamps: Books a Flutter - Ippity
Paper: PTI White, choc chip
Ink: Memento black
Misc: ribbon, copics, nesties

Thanks for stopping by today. 

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Friday, October 8, 2010

Raising the Bra!!

This week is Raise the Bra over at
(cool huh)

This week its all about girls, and boobies,
and frilly things, all things girly, and pink stuff!

come play along with us!

You want to head on over to the
and see what everyone else has come up with!

Card details:
Stamps: Think Pink digi from MFT
Paper: Baja Breeze, white,SU dp
Ink: black
Misc: ribbon, pearls, dimensionals, nesties, copics,
EK Success border punch
(I printed the sentiment on the printer)

Thanks for stopping in today.

I'll be back later today or tomorrow with my
What if Wednesday card.....but since I flaked on Wednesday....
I'm gonna make it up to Wendy on Friday or Saturday!

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Monday, October 4, 2010

Stamp of the Week

Todays stamp of the week over at

is Candy Corn 2306-D

You can also pop over to the blog and check out the
sketch challenge from last week.
Someone always wins a $25 gift certificate!!!

be sure to stop by the rock stars blogs today:

What a cute little stamp to make your
upcoming Halloween cards!

Here is my card, I kept it very CAS!

Card Details:
Stamps: Candy Corn 2306-D and Trick or Treat 2302-G
Paper: PTI White
Ink: Versafine black
Misc: copics, ric rac ribbon

As always...thanks for stopping by my blog today!
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Sunday, October 3, 2010

Card Pattern and Color Throwdown

Unfortunately.....I was in need of a sympathy card.
I just don't like making means that someone has
lost a loved I tend to make these as I need them,
and not stock up!

I used the

and the

Color Throwdown Colors

when I combined the two....
this is what I came up with:

Card details:
Stamps: Branch Out - SU, Fillable Frames #2 and 8 - PTI
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Old Olive, White
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie
Misc: PTI Fillable Frames #8 die, buttons, jute twine, ribbon,
scor pal, and dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by my blog today....
I'll be back bright and early with a Repeat Impressions card!

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Friday, October 1, 2010

Raising the Bar with Unity

First of all....big - huge - ginormous shout out to
my baby sister!!!
Happy Birthday Heather!!!!
I love you!

I'm just loving how I can combine
my Raise the Bar card with FWF on Friday!
How cool is that???

The challenge over at Raise the Bar this week

At least 2 ribbons
Lots of

Does that NOT sound like fun????

Head on over and could win a fantastic
badge for your blog....go on....I know you wanna be a

Be sure to check out what the other Bartenders have done this week -

....and of course you probably know all about
Doesn't everyone know about them?

That company totally amazes me....they took
a dream and turned into reality!
Very very inspiring!!!

If you've not been over to Unity lately...go check it out.

You'll also want to check out the Unity Blog
look for the complete list of participants, find the blinkie,
and you could win some free stamps.

This card also qualifies for the No Time to Stamp challenge

ok, enough is my card,
and I've gotta say....I'M SUPER DUPER PLEASED WITH IT!

Card details:
Stamps: Unity September kotm
Paper: Cosmo Cricket Nutmeg, PTI Rustic White,
Choc Chip, More Mustard
Ink: Riding Hood Red, More Mustard,
Soft Suede, Old Olive
Misc: Nesties, pearls, baker's twine,
ribbon from Mark's Finest Papers, and dimensionals

As always....thanks so much for stopping by my blog today!
It absolutely makes my day to see comments on my cards!
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