Friday, January 25, 2008

Using it up...

I had gotten these sweet squares in the mail form a friend and I thought these would make a great birthday card for some guy.... I am trying to use up things that I have been RAK'd that are in my basket... I would love to give you info on these stamps and what not but, they are not mine and I have no clue as to whom they are made by... TFL

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Enjoy the day!

I have days that are great and days that are okay but, I always try to enjoy the day either way... Stamped image is a RAK... Ribbon from the $ bin at M's... TFL

Monday, January 21, 2008

True blue for you....:0)

This started out as just using up what scraps I had laying around as well as the third piece of pattern paper in the stack and turned into a card that I really like... I used RAK'd Primas Thanks, Andi and Stacy...:0) I lightly rubbed the Versafine O.B. ink over the top of the Cuttlebug embossed image... I wish the Stickels showed up more than they do because, they are so nice....TFL

Stamps: Studio G, M's clear $
Ink: Versafine O.B.
Copic Caio: used on the heart and the back of the love sticker
Stickels: Waterfall, center of flowers, necktie, dress, and heart
Cuttlebug: Stylized Flowers
PP: Slab II

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Thank you, TOS...

Thank you, TOS...:0)

I have a a grand on-line friend that is a goddess when it comes to the P.C.... I asked her a question about making a cilckable link for my side bar and she was able to help me out and point me in the right direction... She even E-mailed me a link of a blog the shows it and her break down on how to do it... LOL I truly needed both....

Here is a link to the blog this goddess sent to me...

I hope that this will help some of you as well...:0) TFL

P.S. Auntie Amys Embossing Arts logo is now working... I may need to make it a bit bigger but, it works....:0)

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Happy Anniversay to our best friends...

I need to add a little something? Not sure what ribbon above the Happy Anniversary going horizontally maybe or, brads in the corners or, nothing at all... I made this card for my BIL and SIL they have been married for a hell of a long time 24 years...hehehehehehe 24 years ago I was a wee one just going to school and trying to look good...hehehehe Remembering the good old days...
The card base is grey and I used a silver Sharpie around the out side edge...TFL

Stamps: $1 stamps Studio G at M's
Ink: Versafine O.B.
Markers: Copic ciaos
Silver C.S. it shimmers IRL
Cuttlebug: Heart Blocks folder
Punch: Fiskars Balloon, it makes it look like I have the ticket punch for the corners...

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

A Valentine for my beloved...

A Valentine for my beloved... I am just having a little fun making cards for the family this week... I made this card for my wonderful husband last night... Trying to get back into my creativity... TFL

Stamps: dollar stamps from M's Studio G wood blocks
Inks: Colorbox white, Versafine O.B.
Copic markers to color in heart
PP: Slab
EP: Pink
Cuttlebug embossing folder

Updated: X2

It was black C.S to start with....

Updating because of E-mails and posts asking how I did this... I dry embossed the card stock with the Cuttlebug heart blocks folder an then took it out rubbed the card stocks embossed image very lightly with Colorbox white... Then put embossing powder in pink all over it an heat embossed it... Thanks for asking... :0)

P.S. Yes, TOS it is the very same Pink EP you sent to me as a RAK... TY:0)

Monday, January 14, 2008

Thank you.... :,0)

Thank you, all of you! Thank you, very much for your support... I am taking a little time today to craft for myself so, I will have more to share soon...

Around the Elks eye should be lighter in color more like the color of his back but, I was coloring and just went to fast while making this card, then went DUGH because, I totally know better... TFL

Stamp: Auntie Amy's Embossing Arts.
Prismacolor pencils
Brads: Dr. red
Faux Stitching
Thank you, to two friends that also sent me RAK's as well as the new TAC catty....

Sunday, January 6, 2008

I will be away for a bit...

Last night or, some time this morning we lost our nephew in his sleep... He was only 19 and this has hit our family very hard... We lost his father just a few years ago around this same time of year, and his uncle not to many years before that... I am sorry to let my blog readers take the hit for this but, family always comes first for my DH and myself...

Thank you, for reading and I hope that you all will come back after we have had our family time and laid this sweet boy to rest...


Wednesday, January 2, 2008

I am always...

I am always in need of a card or, two... So, I try to make some ahead of time... I was just playing around at 2P's when they had a New Years challenge to make a black, white and one other color card on the stamping MB.... I had just gotten this stamp from my friend Linda so, I thought I would ink it up and try it out...:0) TY, Linda...:0) TFL

Stamps used: TAC retired Old truck, Studio G's clear dollar stamps
Ink: Versfaine O.B., Colorbox silver
Embossing powder: Clear
Ribbons: $1 ribbons at M's
Pattern Paper: Paper Pizazz by Hot off the Press
Silver Pen used on truck
P.S. I put my Christmas cards in Christmas tins and save them....:0) Thanks for asking...

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

How do you display...

How do you diplay your Christmas cards? I love to look at all the cards I get during the holidays but, I always wonder how do others display the cards they get... I was just taking them down and thought I would show you what I have done for years now to display my cards...

If you stagger them just right so that the next one down is just touching the one above it will keep them closed...

I like the ribbon in the center to be just a little shorter... If I run out of room on the ribbons then I put them on top of the entertainment center.... TFL

Here is what I do... A door, a little ribbon, tacks and paperclips.
Inside of the card>>>
Back view>>>

Fold ribbon and tack it to the top of the door.. P.S. Sorry, the third photo was upside down at first...hehehe I fixed it...:0))))