Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Mercy's Tuesday Sketch

I'm finally finding some time to stamp!!!
We had a baby shower for my fabby sil Nicole on Saturday....
I've never been so anxious to see a baby....he's gonna be such
a sweetheart!  Well, I mean, he'll be ornary, but
I'm sure he'll be a sweetheart!

This card was made for

Card details:
Stamps: Wreath for All Seasons - PTI
Paper: Soft Suede, Rustic White, PTI dsp, Riding Hood Red
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Soft Suede
Misc: dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by today......hopefully I'll be
cranking out some more cards soon!
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Friday, September 24, 2010

Raise the Bar

Time for another Raise the Bar challenge....
this week we are thinking of cold weather!
Make a card that says "Bundle Up!"

This car is also for the

JUGS Challenge
as well as the
Ways to Use it challenge over at SCS

Remember to go over the other Bartenders blogs and see what they made!

 Card details:
Stamps: all from Repeat Impressions
Paper: PTI White, Real Red
Ink: Versafine Black
Misc: Nesties, ribbon, scallop border punch, copics,
silver bling


Thanks for stopping by today!
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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

What if Wednesday!

ok, another WIW over at Repeat Impressions

You'll love todays sketch.

You seriously need to play along....Wendy always
gives away a $25 gift cert to Repeat Impressions!

I mean come on...$25!!!!

Head over to the Blog and check things out!
You will also want to check out the Rock Stars stuff!!

Ayana - Darsie - Robin - Harriet -
Makiko - Lynette - Dana - Joy - Michele

Here is my card:

Before you say a word.....YES, I USED BAKERS TWINE!

Sorry, I just can't help it, I love the stuff!!

Card details:
Stamps:  Joy Penguins
Paper: Cosmo Cricket, black, white
Ink: Versafine black
Misc: bakers twine, nesties, dimensionals

You can get some of this yummy twine in

My Etsy Shop

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Monday, September 20, 2010

Repeat Impressions - Stamp of the Week

Happy Monday peeps!
Life has been so busy lately, seems like
I'm not getting into my stamp room as often as I'd like!

The stamp of the week at Repeat Impressions is

Fawn 4212-I

You can purchase this at 50% off, just
head over to the
Repeat Impressions

Be sure to check out what the other rockstars have done:

Robin - Harriet - Makiko Lynette - Dana

I decided to try something different for
today's stamp of the week....

I decided to make some coasters....
some masculine coasters at that!

Stamps: Fawn 4121-I, Chickadee at Rest 211-P
(I used the edges of the branches do to the grass) 
Ink: Stazon
Misc: tumbled tile coasters

Thanks for stopping by today.
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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Awesomely Wonderful!!!!

found this on youtube from the concert last weekend at the York Fair....enjoy!

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Friday, September 17, 2010

Raising the Bar with Unity

Hello friends!!!
Today is Raise the Bar day
and also
FWF over at Unity!!!

You are getting a two'fer today!

The Challenge at Raise the Bar is to make something
YUMMY!!!!  So I made a card with a cake on it!

You probably know the drill for Unity FWF....
You will wanna pop over to the
to see who all is participating....just remember
to look for the blinkie...you could win rubbah!!!

Card details:
Stamps: Unity July kotm
Ink: Versafine black
Paper: Real Red, Black, White
Misc: bakers twine, PTI dies, nesties,
silver bling and dimensionals.
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Some Challenges

I feel like I've been out of the blog loop!
It sure has been a busy few days!
I did get to spend some time with friends on Sunday
at the rubber stamp show in Westminster, MD.
Found some luscious goodies I needed to bring home with me....
and got to meet Wendy from Repeat Impressions!
Such a sweetheart!!!

I finally got some time in my stamp room, and
decided to do a few challenge cards.

This card is for the following challenges:

(I'm now in love with this technique)

(flip flopped slightly, but you see it don't ya)

(the lace totally inspired me to use my new nesties)

on with the card.....

Stamps: Designs Unlimited - Lilly of the Valley
Paper: White, Riding Hood Red, Old Olive
Ink: Memento Black, Tim Holtz distress ink antique linen
Misc: embossing powder, heat gun, nesties, ribbon, copics,
pearls, and rub ons.

Thanks for stopping by today....I'll try to come back more frequently!

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

What if Wednesday at Repeat Impressions

This is my 2nd post today....if you happen
to be looking for the MFP post,
go here

Its another WIW over at
Repeat Impressions.

Check out all the Rock Stars work -
there is some beautiful work this week!!!

Ayana  - Dana - Darsie - Harriet  - Joy - Lynette - Makiko - Robin

You'll love this sketch for sure!

Make sure you play along, Wendy
always gives away a very generous gift certificate

Here is my card for today:

I just had to use these silly little pumpkins today.
You can find these stamps here:

Enjoy your day and make sure to play along
with us ....and link your creation up to Mr. Linky!

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Monday, September 6, 2010

Ippity Monday!

(this is my 2nd post....go here if you are looking
for the Repeat Impressions post)

Happy Monday!
This long weekend has just
buzzed on by!
I can't believe its back to work
already tomorrow.
AND....my next days off will be for
Can you believe its almost Thanksgiving????

Anyways....todays project is for
the Hippity Hop today!
You can find all the details on the
Ippity Blog

Here is my project for today:

I've been dying to make one of these
bookmarks, and I finally got to it!

This project is also for the challenge of at

Crazy for Challenges - anything book related

Card details:
Stamps: Books a Flutter - Ippity
Paper: Riding hood red, baja breeze, white
Ink: Memento black
Misc: nesties, big ole eyelet thingies, ribbon, twine, copics
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Stamp of the Week at Repeat Impressions

Its that time of the week again!
Time for the stamp of the week!

Head on over to the

Repeat Impressions Blog

all the details are there on how to get this
cute little Jester 714-G
for 50% off!!

Check out all of the Rock Stars work as well:

Robin - Harriet - Makiko - Joy - Lynette - Dana

Card details:
Stamps: Jester- 714-G from Repeat Impressions
Paper: White, Pure Poppy
Ink: Memento black
Misc: Quickutz ef, nesties, rhinestones, copics, bakers twine

(bakers twine can be found in my etsy shop - new colors in now)

Enjoy your Monday.......

I'll be back in a bit with another card/project!

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Friday, September 3, 2010

Fantastic News and Friends With Flair!!

I have fantastic news to share with all my
blogging friends today!


How cool is that????

I am so absolutely excited to be part of this
wonderful challenge blog/design team!

This weeks challenge over at Raise the Bar
is a U R L challenge, to make a card
based on your blog!  You can get your inspiration
from your header, your colors or whatever!

Make sure to check out what the other
Design Team Members have created!

Raise the Bar

Make sure to play along and
link up your creation using Mr. Linky.

This card was also made for todays FWF over at Unity!

Make sure to pop over to the

and find the entire list of participants.
Someone will hide the blinkie on their blog, and some
lucky commenter will win a ton of rubber.
Good luck!

Card details:
Stamps: Treasure to Me, Spring Unity - both Unity
Paper: PTI White, Pure Poppy, SU dp
Ink: Pure Poppy, Tempting Turquoise
Misc: jute twine (available in my etsy shop), black pearls,
scallop border punch

I just put some new twine in my etsy shop, be sure to check it out!
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