Friday, February 12, 2016

TMS #338 & ColorQ #328

Hello WOW Friday already??!!  Actually it's my Thursday because I work Saturdays - silly I know but after so many years of having most Saturdays off it feels really strange to be working most of them.  This week just two cards made for Tuesday Morning Sketches #338 and one doubles to play along over at ColorQ #328 so fun!!

I mentioned last week that I would give a reason every week why I would like to be on the TMS Design Team, so. . . my reason #2 is rather selfish.  I moved away from my paper crafting buddies so now I have to rely on my virtual friends and it would love the camaraderie as well as the accountability to a new group.

Thanks so much for stopping by and as always if you would like to know about any of the supplies I used just leave a comment ;o) 

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Mojo433 & Paper Players

Low & behold 2 posts today!  I decided to make a quick card for MOJO433 and PP281 which is adorable so I'm still playing with the irresistible Animal Greetings set...see my last post for info on that.  I'm not very good at coloring tiger striped kittens I see, but I did have fun.

Since it's all about pets - here's a pic of my sweet fur babies :)

Tuesday Morning Sketches #337

Oh what fun I have had over the years playing over at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!  I have had a really rocky year so far as paper crafting goes but things are smoothing out finally!!  It's great to be back into my new craft room and it is getting it back into shape - that is a very happy thing for me.  This week I did get "locked" out of it for a night though due to the fact that the equipment room for our house is basically in my craft room and our furnace went out - bleh.  My hubby was afraid that gas may be leaking a little so I didn't use it until all was fixed and well.  I think maybe I'm going to start a series of posts to share the happenings of our 90's house good and not so good.

Well I played my little heart out with this week's sketch.  I'm trying to build a stash to RAK my many great friends that are better at giving cards than I.  This week's TMS sketch #337 was a good boost for that stash as well as my crafting creativity/moral.

In all honesty, I was probably extra energized because I'm hoping to become one of their Design Team members.  I'll give a reason every week why I want to be on their team and I encourage you to try too!!  Reason 1 - They are fantastic & kind crafters I know this because I have sponsored over there and they've been so incredibly patient and encouraging that I can't help but want to be a part of their team :) So head on over and check out TMS.

I used the adorable  Animal Greetings set from CTMH.  It is an Operation Smile fundraiser set $7 of the proceeds go to Operation Smile - they provide surgeries to repair cleft lips and palates in children It is such a great cause and available to purchase on my site.  If you're familiar with Close to My Heart you may recognize some really old paper - Sweet Pea (ha ha) so who else has a bit of that hoarded????

I also used a lot of DCWV Baby Boy paper stack and random supplies. Thanks for having a look!

These two are my favorite I think mostly because the words and the little raccoon & dog are just so cute!!

I see these staggered on here really strange but I think that's going to just have to be ok because I want to go play some more and not wrestle with the placement.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Color My Heart Color Dare #177

Well hello there and I'm sitting here hoping the rest of your week is TERRIFIC! I'm happy to have had a chance to spend some time in my crafty space and here's what I came up with to play along over at Color My Heart Color Dare #177.  If you have questions regarding anything I used just leave a comment and I'll let you know.


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Blink, blink and another week!

I'm here to tell ya that it's so true that the older you get the quicker time flies!  Here we are Thursday evening again already. Tonight I played along over at Tuesday Morning Sketches # 333  and Color Q 323.  Here's the quick little card that I threw together (sorry if it looks like it too much).  I think the best time saver I  used was covering my punched hearts in adhesive so I could quickly press some glitter on them - now yay (not) I get to wear glitter for a few days, it always seems like it takes a couple showers to get it off and then the lingering glitter jumps on you every time you go near the workspace for another few days.

Without further ado here's my so so but very fun card....

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Farewell 2015!

Whoa 2015 was one of the fastest and longest years of my life at the same time!  That's what I think about it anyway, how was it for you?  Here is the last post of the year and hopefully the first of my WEEKLY posts (starting again) for 2016.  There's not quite anything like a challenge to get creative juices flowing so I created this to play along with Mojo Monday #428, Tuesday Morning Sketches #332 and Cupcake Inspirations #340.  If you would like to know anything about it just leave me a message.  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Could it be? Why yes it's actually a post by me! TMS #328

Not that that's really any big deal to anyone else but to me it's kind of huge right now.  More on that later but tonight I made some headway in my new craft room so I thought, I wonder....if I could..... actually clear enough horizontal space to make a card and do a challenge.  I visited my sweet friends over at Tuesday Morning Sketches, I just knew they would inspire me and well here I am- boy does it feel good!!

I have been pretty awful at making decisions lately so I thought how in the world will I decide what colors, paper etc.  One thing I have kept up with the past few months (just barely) is the projects for one of my monthly hostess clubs and this month we'll be using CTMH Kaleidoscope paper so that's what I decided to break out.  

I know I know that's not Thanksgivingy AT ALL when you first think about it but when you think again about how grateful we are for the friends in our lives I think it's a great idea to make than a card to send to a dear friend? 

So here it is :o)