Thursday, September 30, 2010

Peace and Comfort


Good Afternoon everyone, I just wished you all a blessings to a great week just yesterday :0) and here we are and its Thursday already.  We have just been trying to do our best to stay cool in this heat and humidity that is hovering over us right now.
Today I want to share my card for this week's Delightful Inspiration and Double Delight Challenge. This beautiful Image which is called "Peace and Comfort is another freebie brought to you by the very talented Faith. ( she is so Awesome and a very sweet person and I am happy to be able to receive her awesome images every week. What was extra special for this freebie was it is a complete set of 4 stamps two images and two sentiments. Remember the rules are very simple for every week that you play along you will receive a freebie for the following week and so on; now if that was not enough for you, you get even more chances to win more of her fabulous images if you play along with her DT challenges over at Double Delight Challenges. For this week the challenges was "Sponging or Distressing" which I did around my images with Tim Holts. "antique linen".

I kept it very simple for this card used my oval nesti to cut out my image which is colored with my prisma and OMS the sentiment is also from this set which is a very beautiful sentiment and the card can be used for a lot of different occasion's. Card stock is from :stamping up, DP is from: S.E.I: oasis, and the Ribbon is from PTI.

I will be  back with a few more post later ( hopefully) I have to leave to pick up my daughter from Kinder in a little while.

This card is also for the following challenges:

Allsorts: Plain & Simple
Creative Card Crew- Blooms Marvelous
Pile it On- Cute & Charming
Stampin Sister In Christ-  # 58Peace

Have a wonderful day my crafty friends ;0)

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

A Little Hippy


Hi everyone this card is for this week's challenge over at Sassy Studio Design. For this week the challenge was "paper piecing". I love this technique.. it really reminds me of playing with paper doll. Remember we would buy like the Coloring Book with a lot of activities and playing with all those cute clothes and accessories.

I paper pieced her groovy jeans. and colored the rest of her with my prisma and OMS. And added some of my hand made flowers. I said it before bu I really love making these flowers to and finished off with adding a little bling.

For my card I used this week's sketch form Carly
This card is all so for the following Challenges:

Creative Belle- 101 Embellishment- my flowers and Bling
Karber Weekly Challenge- # 7 Hobbies and Leisure
One Sketch at a Time-#32 Anything Goes

Hugs,

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Friends to the End

OK my second post is all about Friends. This sweet little girl is "trickortreat" from Mo's digital images. I just love this little image, love her the little dogie is all dressed up for his "trick or treat" adventure. I can't tell what or how he is holding on to his treat bucket.. I will leave it for you all to tell me, is it in his mouth or what??
For my card I used the "square" card from this week's Mojo Monday, and of course she is colored with my prisma and OMS. It's really gloomy right now and yes still HOT.. so I don't know if that's the reason but my picture did not come out as bright as I would have liked it to.


Challenges;

D2P-#50 Bling
Mojo Monday- # 158Round or Square
Bee Crafty- # 39 fluffy/Fury ( dog or cat you choose lol
Crafty Emma- # 5 Animal Antics

Hugs,

A Fairy Wish


Hi everyone what kind of "Fall" weather are you having??.. On Sunday when I was getting Lynette's clothes ready for the week I started to laugh because here it is; we R in Fall and I am going thru her summer clothes of shorts and T-shirts for her to wear. Yesterday they stated that LA broke records of hitting a very HOT 113* did I mention HOT.. now whats the funny part of that is  I am just about 58 miles out of Los Angeles, and we are usually the Hot area, but luckily we only reached 101*.. LOL

Here is my card for the challenge over at WFP this weeks challenge was a "sketch" challenges. I used "fairy Willow" I colored her with my Prisma and OMS and for her wings I used my Sakura gell pen to add a little bright/bling to her.  
Recipe:
Card stock and sentiment: PTI (stamped with Memento rich cocoa) DP: October sky, punch: EKsuccess, and Ribbon from my scrap statch

Challenges:
WFW- Sketch
Paper Sunday- # 37 Things with Wings
Crazy 4 Challenges- #56 Bling

Hugs,

Monday, September 27, 2010




Happy Monday everyone R we ready for another week. Boy!!! September will be over in just a few days WOW!!.I wanted to show my final project for Robyn and My Pink Stamper challenge. This challenge is hosted by her BFF Karlee and she wants us to make a project using "Envelopes".!! If you check out Karlee's blog you will see that she did an "amazing" tutorial video using Envelopes to make an "envelope book"

I got my project from a tutorial on PCP.. I altered the size by half.. becuase the envelops used where much bigger (business size) than the ones I have which are the normal A2 size.. So my project measures at 3x4. (great for gift cards, or little note cards)

I cut my card stock ( Bazzill) at 4 x 6 1/2, decorated. with Ribbon and DP, and then folded my envelope in half. cut off the top of both sides and then used my circle punch (1") and cut half way to complete the opening. And the to close I just added a little velcro circle. I also added a little faux stitching with my white gel pen. and of course I had to use something from my Cricut,, so I cut the cute little mailbox from the "Doodlecharm Cart and added the sentiment " hi there" ( PTI and stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black

Challenges:
Stamp,Scrap & Doodle Saturday- Stitching
Anything Goes Challenge-# 17 Cute


Hope you have a great day :0)

Sunday, September 26, 2010

A Little Treat


Hi everyone I have a little treat for your today... this is Anya as a little Halloween witch. I think this is my first project showing off one my Anya collections. I have quite a few of these sweet little ladies in my collection, but don't get to play with them too often. I am a HUG fan of TGF and follow both of their blogs.. but I mostly look and comment. For this week over at Club Anya and Friends WTW the challenge was to create a cute little Halloween treat bag or gift. They even gave a tutorial so I new that I could not go wrong with following along.

Recipe:
DP: Kay and Co. (from last year, I had some paper left over in my scraps), I colored her with my prisma and OMS, Nesti: oval scallop, and Hersey Nuggets in a clear treat bag.

Challenges:

Ckub Anya & Friends WTW-Treat for Halloween
Digi Tuesday- Digi and all about the Girls
Chrisma Cardz challenges-#38 Anything goes
Wild Orchid Challenges-#6 Ribbons & Bows


Hugs,

Saturday, September 25, 2010

A scrap book and a Challenge


Here is my project for the 1st Challenge that Robyn is hosting for her 5 Million Hit on her Blog. Of course we all snapped away pictures of our "little ones" on their first day of school and my purpose was to do a scrap book page of Lynette & Jordan. This is their first time being at school together and it is Wonderful. Their school is a "closed campus" school , which means that we the parents are not allowed on the school grounds during school hours with out permission.. So every morning I take them as far as the gate of the Kindergarten entrance, and from their Big brother takes Little sister's hand and walks her in to her class room. I stand at the gate and watch as he whispers something to her :0) I don't ask what he says to her because I figure that is between the booth of them.. But just seeing the pride on his face, lets me know that he is giving her one last assurance that she will be ok and to make sure that she has a good day..

 This is a great challenge becuase its a "Any thing Goes Challenge". My scrapbook page is a 8x8 page, which my daughter bought for me from her summer camp job this summer. I  am soo intimidated by the 12x12 sheets, because their is soo much space that you need to cover. So when I got this album I thought that it was just perfect for me, since I am still learning my way around scrapbooks.

I hope you like it!!! ;0)


Hugs

Friday, September 24, 2010

Put on your dancing shoes!!


This sweet little birdie is for a cricut challenge with Robyn over at "My Pink Stamper. Robyn has just reached her 5 Million hit on her blog.. (WOW. what an amazing feet to accomplish... so to celebrate Robyn has several challenges as well as  some AWESOME give-aways on her blog.. (you should definitely check it out.


This is Challenge #2 which is to create a card or project with a "Bird" and post it on her Blog. For my card I used this cute little birdie from the "Stretch Your Imagination" Cartridge. I cut her out normally and then cut her out again in the "blackout" feature. My card stock is PTI and the DP is from a paper pack from "Me & My Big Ideas. the ribbon was just in my scraps and the sentiment " put on your dancing shoes- ( SimonSaysStamps- Wise Owl Once Said) see she has the music notes and her feet's look like they are moving to the beat.. lol  her eyes were filled in with my NEW I-Rock and Irock bling. It's not too late to join in on the fun soo why not jump over to see her blog.

Hugs,

The Moments that makes us Happy


Hi everyone I don't have a card to share, but something much more "close" to my heart. Today I took my daughter Brianna to take her senior pictures. We have been getting ready for a couple of days now. I am soo proud of her and her accomplishment, and getting to  her senior year and all that will come with it I want to enjoy every moment with her.

We were'nt allowed to have any camera's cell phones, or video's in the studio, but I had to sneak this one in when I saw her standing there in her "cap & gown".  I felt as though it was her graduation all ready lol, Shows how fast of a journey we are ALL on in this beautiful and bless thing that we call LIFE!!

The first picture is me showing off her new hair style (which I did ;0) and make up.. 

Hugs,
Sharette

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Candy Land Holiday


Hi everyone I am back with another late night post.. As with most of us, back to school is not only for our kids, but for us too. so I have to wait until everything is done and everyone has settled down, so that "mom" can get her craft on :0)
just just a quick post to share my cards for the challenge that "The Stamping Boutique" is having over at PCP. It was Digi day for Tracy and her amazing team of talented DT over at PCP this past Saturday, but because I was attending my friends baby shower I was not able to attend, but I did get back in time to swoop up these absolutely FAB new images featured in the "Candy Land Holiday Collection. I just LOVE IT!!! My daughter has the Candy land game and she loves to play along with her dad and sisters and brothers.

It was a total of 3 challenges, and I participated and created cards for two of them and these are my cards


My images were colored with prisma and Sakura gell pen I love that I got to use a lot of my gell pens to color these "sweet" little images. My card stock is from PTI, the DP for both cards are from "Me & My big Ideas" I got this paper pack last year. so I am recycling :0) sentiment is from PTI and stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black.

Hugs,
Sharette

Monday, September 20, 2010

A Litte Spooky


Hi everyone its a very hot 93* Monday here in Sunny Calif. I mean it's HOT as I was going to the baby shower on Saturday my daughter and I where chuckling when we passed by our local  park and saw that the "pool" was still open, but then again at 96* why?? would it NOT be open. We are just ready for summer to be done and Autumn with it's much cooler weather will come our way.
My card today is "a Little Spooky" I loved this  Swirly Tree from Jen over at WFP. I colored it (the bottom and branches of the tree with my prisma and OMS and then use my gell pen (which is green and brown.. even though u can't see it on picture here. I cut out the bottom portion of it just fine but the swirly part of the tree was just a little bit too intricate to cut.. But I did the best I could :0). Now my "little scardey cat "..LOL and the pumpkin or as my daughter (Lynette said its a Jack-O Lantern she learned.... that in school!!! is this weeks freebie for playing along with the weekly challenge over at Delightful Inspiration. (Thank U Faith :0)


Recipe:
Card stock: PTI, DP: Boo to You Embellishment's is also from Boo To You. Bling: Studio18

Challenges:
WFWC- #32 Stripes
Polly Craft  Monday-  # 62Cute & Cuddly
Paper Sunday- # 36 Fall or  Halloween

Hugs,

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Another Post for Sunday


Here is my 3rd post for today. this card and challenge is for Degital Insparation this is Faith's challenge for the Birthday Celebration at OWH. We got to choose any images and make a card with it and once you do She will email  you a free digital image just for playing along. So please head to Double Delight and check it out. I thought that this would be the best image to use with the challenge. I love love this image ( have had it for a while but never colored it!!! I colored it with Prisma and OMS. I also go to play with my new I-Rock and I-Rock bling (I got it from Michale's and used my 50% coupon so I only paid $7.00 for it :0). Card stock is from PTI, DP from the Martha Stewart- back to school scrapbook pack (it is an older one and I got it for about $ 6.00 on clarence from Michael's, I also got to play with my "crop-a die" have not used that in a while, I used my Martha Stewart pen to put a little stitching around my image. and my Martha Stewart Heart Punch,



This card is also for the following challenges:
Double Delight Challenge- OWH Birthday Bash
Unscripted Sketches- # 73
All Sorts Challenge- 3 Punches

Hugs,
Sharette

Michelle Perkett and OWH


Ok here is my second post this card is for the challenge over at Michelle Perkett and OWH this is another "Birthday" theme challenge. I used her image "Happy Birthday" I figured it said it all :0) I colored my cake with my prisma and OMS and added a little blink for the fire on my cake I also added this cute charm to show some love to or Brave Man and  Women serving our Country


This card is also for the following challenges:

CCMC- Sketch 116
Fresh Brewed Bog- D.A.R.E (Distress, Autumn( I think my leafs could count :0), Ribbon, Embli)
Paper Pretties-Pearls, rhinstone and Glitter


Hugs,

Some Odd Girl and OWH


Hi everyone. here is to wishing you all a very peace full and blessed Sunday. I want to show my card for Some Odd Girl- Operation Write Home challenge. Kristy and the rest of the DT challenged us to create a "Birthday Theme" card for our brave and wonderful soldiers that are serving in the military. Not only where we to make a card, but they want us to show our "addressed envelope. I thought that this was a wonderful chance for me to give back soo I knew that I had to challenge my self to do this. I am soo "awful" at mailing off things to family and friends. I just don't know ;I can get every thing ready to go and then just seem to loose all attempt to make that finally step to the post office. So not only am I sending this package off. but I am also going to get the rest of my cards and projects ( abut 6 of them and make one "happy" trip to my post office tomorrow ( I have my daughter being my coach soo I know that it will get done :0)

For my card I used the freebie of Tiny Birthday Tina. colored her with my prisma and OMS. I also ran my card stock thru my cuttle bug with my "Birthday folder" (thank u Kristy for such a sweet little girl

Recipe:
Card stock: PTI. DP: We R Memory, CuttleBug: Birthday folder, flower: cricut, & Brad, Beads: thank U and twine

Challenges:
SOG- OWH challenge
Eat Sleep Stamp- sketch 100
Paper Romance-OWH Birthday or Christmas
Your Next Stamp- #25 Give Thanks
Stamp Something-use digital

Hugs,


Saturday, September 18, 2010

Baby shower gift & Favor


Happy Saturday everyone; I hope you are enjoying your day I am on my way to a baby shower for a friend of mind ( Hi Melissa :0).... I wanted to share with you two projects that I made. the first one is "Baby Bump"she is a sassy image from SSD . This week's challenge is "anything but a card" and so I printed her a little large and colored her for a gift bag .
The second one are the "shower favors" that I made. I got the idea and instruction from Robyn over at My Pink Stamper. These where really easy to make and very quick too. I made about 18 of them. I think Melissa and her family are going to enjoy them.


Recipe:
Card stock: Bazzill, DP: Heidi Grace: Baby boy & Creative Imaginations, embellishment stickers: Jolee's boutique.

this is for the following challenges:
Dare to be Sassy Thursday- Anything but a Card
Stamp Challenge- Sept. Digi Day

Hugs,

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Back with a late night post

 

Ok everyone yes it's a "little" late, but after back to school night, homework, dinner, and bed time, I finally got time to finish up this little card and get it posted. This is "falling leaves" from Sassystudio and she is for the challenge from the past week. I colored her with my prisma and OMS. The DP is Moonrise the ribbon is from a scrapbook set. the little leaf was a gift that I got in a stamp set. I wrote the sentiment with my white gell pen. I all so distress with my Tim Holtz distresser and ink.


This card is for the following challenges:
Dare to be Sassy Thursday- # 37 Thinking of you
The ABC Challenge Blog- D is for Distress


Hugs,

Owl Always love you


Hi everyone... Happy Hump day. our week is half way done!!.. I have "back to school" night today for Lynette and Jordan and then the same tomorrow for Brianna and Christopher. So I am just doing a little house work, Boy!! love having the house to my self when cleaning. NO one to trip over or to say" can you move" or pick that up... lol
I saw the challenge over at "The Little Paper Shop" its a halloween color challenge : Orange, Green, Purple and I wanted  to play along. I have a few freebies from them including this sweet little owl and thought it would be perfect for this challenge.. What more this was one of the fastes and easyest card to make.

Recipe:
Card stock: Bazzi, DP : Happy Halloween, Card (Nesti) Ribbon: Michael;s, spider:chipboard

Challenges:
Little Paper Shop- Hallowen Colors
Integrity Design Team # 14 Hump Day Challenges

Hugs,

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Sew Beary Kind


Back with another post.. it seems like "stitching" is the latest craze for cards and challenges right now :0). I love it; I don't own a sewing machine my self.. BUT don't mean I can't make an absolute "fab" faux stitching. lol.. I do love seeing every one's take on stitching, I have even come across some great tutorials.
This week at Design 2 Delight Faith gave us this sweet little Teddy bear who has been busy stitching his flowers ( yes for me its a he ..lol) I colored him with my pencils and OMS and yes the flowers are done with my Sakura gell pens.  The DP is one of my 6x6 sample paper pack that I purchased from "Die Cuts R us" love the flowers and the color of this paper.  I embossed the chocolate card stock with my cuttlebug. the Ribbon is from PTI and did you notice the flowers?? the smaller ones are from"Reflections" (Michaels). But the larger one is one "I made" this was from a tutorial on how to make "grunge flowers" I love making them and will continue getting better at making them..:0)
Now!! along with D2D I also love playing along with "Double Delight" which is a challenge blog that uses the images from Design2Delight. For this week the challenge is......STITCHING!!!!

This card is also entered into the following challenges
 


CCEE- #106 Teddy Bear
Allsorts#69 -Color of Autumn
Raise the Bar- # 35 Orange, Brown, & Green
Pollycraft#61- Autumn Colors

Hugs,
Sharette

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