Sunday, December 6, 2009

Let It Snow

I liked this card SOOOO much better before I saw that the weather forecast is calling for snow tomorrow.

Paper Make-up stamp, MSE stampBazzill c/s, Basig Grey paper, Martha Stewart punch, colored pencils, Bic markers, Copic markers ,Cuttlebug embossing folder ,bling

I used Sketch #47 from

Added some bling to fit the "Glitzy Something" challenge at

I used stamps to be able to submit this card for Challenge #20 at

Used an "Angel" stamp for the Day 276 - "You're an Angel" challenge at

I used the Henry charity stamp from It was created for Sarah Anderson and her son Henry, who passed away . Henry was 3 years old. Please pray for Sarah and her Husband, and Henry's little brother Jack and all the friends and family of the Anderson's as they go thru this incredibly difficult time.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Caardvarks Micro Challenge

The Challenge at
Create a *NEW* card using the color scheme below! This is a Micro Challenge - a fast & furious 24 hour challenge!

My Card

Cuttlebug challenge Be Inspired #59

This is my card for challenge #59 at . The challenge is to " Add glitter, bling, and Cuttlebug your way to a show piece of your own! " The Challenge is sponsered by

Ingredients: Rubbernecker Stamps, Stampendous embossing powder, Colorbox ink,Smooch inks, Bazzill Bling c/s, DCVW c/s , Cuttlebug Embossing folder,bling

Friday, October 23, 2009

SD Challenge 14: Halloween Greeting

I just LOVE the challenges at I made this card for Challenge #14~Halloween Greeting.

Basic Grey pp, Scrapbook Takeout tree and " bubble wrap " stamps, Hero Arts word stamp, Colorbox ink MM paint,halloween confetti.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Elements challenge at Design Dollies

The Element Challenge at is to Think shiny... and post pics of projects with at LEAST three (tres, 3) forms of bling showcased...

Here is my LO. I used Glimmer Mist, Sequin Confetti, Gemstones, and Metallic Marker

OOOO!!!! Spooky~Shiny

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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Design Dollies color challenge

Design Dollies ~ Awesome new challenge site!!
They offer three challenges per week - Mondays are colour challenges. The first color challenge is Royal Blue, White and Black. This is my card.

Awareness card

I made another card for Breast Cancer Awareness month. This card fill requirements for the following challenges

This week is colored in pink here at The Cuttlebug Spot in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness this month. This is a time of the year that we as women can bond together to support each other and raise awareness. Even if you have not been touched by this disease, I'm sure you know of someone that has. Please pray for those that have survived or are trying to survive this disease. Remember those that havelost their battle.

Pink, Pink and more Pink at My Grafico

Embossing challenge at

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products used:Bazzill c/s, sizzix embossing plate,Sizzlet die-cut,
CTMH stamp, Kaiser run-on, Ancient Page ink, adhesive felt

Pink Elephant Challenge #35

It's a COLOR challenge at

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Friday, October 9, 2009

SD Challenge 11: Sparkle and Shine

This week's challenge at is all about SPARKLE and SHINE.

Bazzill c/s, metallic c/s, Rubbernecker stamp, Twinkling H2O's

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Carla's card sketch

During my WCMD blog hopping, I ran across this sketch at

This is my take on the sketch

Unity stamps,Basic Grey pp, Deja View pp,ribbon

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Celebrating WCMD with Danni

Danni at is celebrating WCMD early and making it a week long event on her blog. This is a card that I made today.

Rubbernecker stamps, Tim Holtz Distress ink, Color Blast ink pad, JoAnn embossing powder

Friday, September 25, 2009

Halloween Card

In honor of the blog hop at I made a card using the stamps that I picked up at the expo a few weeks ago
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Arctic Frog paper, Bazzill bling c/s, stamps from Rubbernecker Halloween set 1, Rubbernecker wildflower background stamp, cranberry Adirondak ink, Colorbox ink, ancient page ink, clear embossing powder,Royal Langnickel rub-ons, orange distress stickles, pumpkin confetti, button

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

S&D Challenge #9

Beth at has posted another fun challenge on her blog . The prize~a complete set of Alice in Wonderland stamps. This stamp set is SOOOO adorably cute!! Her challenge~to make a "fairy tale" themed card or project. I strayed from the "princess" route and went all out for the dragon.

click on image to enlarge Dustin Pike digi gate and digi dragon stamps (Dustin~ You Rock!!) bic markers, Tim Holtz distress ink,Bazzill cardstock, Making Memories mini alpha

Friday, August 14, 2009

S&D Challenge #5

Challenge #5 at is to create a bookmark.

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Hero Arts stamp,Heidi Grace pp, Creative Imaginations adhesive paper lace

Friday, August 7, 2009

PMS Monday Challenge

This week's challenge comes from Lisa Kind! She chose a technique challenge for you to stamp your own patterned paper! How fun, huh?!

This is the card that I came up with.

For the background, I used a piece of lace cardstock as a mask and sprayed Glimmer Mist over it.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Sunflowers and Dragonflies Sketch challenge

This sketch is for the latest challenge at

This is my card.
BG pp , Bazzill c/s, Paper Make-up stamp, MM alpha stickers, Souffle pens, glaze pen, ribbon

Saturday, July 25, 2009

A true Friend Challenge #51

This is the necklace that I made for Challenge #51 at
The challenge was to make a gift for a petlover.

I used an owl stamp from The Scrapbook Takeout and stamped in onto layers of UTEE that have been inked green prior to stamping the owl with bkack Staz-on. I puched a hole in the "pendant' and attached it to the chain (through which I had woven green suede lacing through)

Friday, July 17, 2009


Happy HHH!!!! Thanks for hoppinhg by!!
My July KOM came today and I wasted NO TIME digging in to play. This is the card that I made for the "Crinkled Unity" challenge. I crinkled cardstock for both the pocket and the sun. For the pocket, I used distress ink and colorbok ink and played around with layering the colors until I was happy. I then stamped the pocket with Versamark ink and embossed it with white embossing powder. The sun was inked with distress ink ans colorbok ink and then stamped with one of the cloud stamps.

Have a great week-end!!!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

A True Friend Challenge 50 / Day 136 at 365 Cards

A True Friend Blog has posted an amimal themed card challenge at
Day 136 at is a red, white and black card
This is my submission for both challenges.

DCWV and Websters Pages PP. Maya Road chipboard bird and rub-ons, JoAnn feather and Bazzill cardstock

Friday, July 10, 2009

Hip Hop Hangover

This is my 1st time posting to HHH. This is the card that I made for both of this week's Unity challenges. (B&W background) and (Unity isn't square).

I used a velvet pp by The Paper Company. The Dress Shape was die cut at my LSS and embellished with Bevy of Butterflies stamps, flower and red ribbon. The red flowers and butterfly were stamped with Versamark ink and embossed with candy red embossing powder. The sentiment was stamped with black Staz-on.

This is the card that I made using the GDT challenge sketch. I had a brain fart thought that I had longer to upload it, so it never got posted.

I used pp from Bo Bunny,The Paper Studio, and Deja Views . I used stanps from the June Unity KOM. The bees were stamped with Black Staz-on. The body was colored with a yellow Souffle pen and the wings were colored with a Leeho pearl paint pen.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Jesica Sprague Lesson One

This is my photo for lesson one at Jessica Srague's Photo Editing: Frame-ups and Special Effects Course. The first lesson was to add a dighital frame to a photo.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Pink Persimmon Paper Doll Challenge

It's a month long birthday party at Pink Persimmon complete with challenges and prizes. Challenge #2 (June13- June 19) is to create a vintage or modern paper doll that you can play with, mount on a card or layout, or just perch her next to your computer to keep you company. I chose to celebrate my inner punk rocker. This is my doll.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Ad This Challenge

This is the inspiration for the current challenge at The challenge came with a twist which was to use at least 3 different fonts.

This is what I came up with.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Cuttlebug Wedding challenge

Here is a card that I made for the Be Inspired #30 Wedding Challenge at

I used pp from DCWV and textured paper from Provo Craft. The black strip at the bottom was embossed usind a Sizzix texturizing plate and my Cuttlebug.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Cuttlebug Spa Week-end Challenges

The tutorials at this past week-end have been soo incredibly inspiring!!

This is a piece that I made using Spike's tutorial ( I do not have a Memory Frame, but as soon as I get one, this will be turned into a necklace.

I created this baby gift basket using inspiration from
Here is my Cuttlebug " Gift from the kitchen" project with inspiration found at It is a gift card holder.

Here are soaps that I decorated using embossed circles and bling. Inspiration was taken from the Fabulous projects at

Friday, May 1, 2009

Cuttlebug Challenge

I made this flower for a challenge over at I used the Ribbon Flower Tutorial by Nathalia Castellon. Sadly, my flower looks nowhere near as pretty as hers.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

AD THIS challenge

I Created this Altered Canvas for a challenge at

used:textured paint,Glimmer Mist, Staz-On ink, Momento chalk ink,JoAnn embossing power,Kumho dimentional paintMy Sentiments Exactly stamps, Just JoHanna stamp(enlarged)

This is the inspiration add. In addition Stamping and Liquid Medium is required

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Triple the Sketch LO

This is my LO based on Sketch # 51 from Triple the Sketch.

Materials used
Paper : We R Memory Keppers,SEI, Karen Foster and Baisc Grey , Bazzill cardstock
Embellies, DCWV adhesive ribbon, Queen & Co. alphas, KI Memoies felt flowers,metal charm

Sunday, March 22, 2009

U Rock card

I made this card for a challenge at

I used DCVW pp,Bazzill c/s,American Crafts brads, Around the Block flocking ,See D's stamp and a Colorbok mongram card

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

In Honor of Valentine's Day

I made this LO last week-end for a crop at The challenge was to make a LO using the title # reasons I love you. I goofed up on the title but am very happy with the way the LO turned out. My huuby is not wearing a shirt becuase he was tying our sons tie.

This lovely blue creature is Jammer the mascot for the Jokliety Jackhammers minor league baseball team. Here he is just hanging out on my x-ray table.He came to my job on Valentine's Day last year...

To deliver these beautiful roses to me ( sent by my hubby)