Friday, December 30, 2011


Good morning!! Here is a layout I did with the December Swirlydoos kit. This kit was filled with goodies and beautiful paper.  These pics were taken about 10 years ago of my daughter and son having some fun in the snow!! Thanks for taking a peek and I wish you the best for 2012!!! Have a wonderful New Years!!!

Monday, December 26, 2011

Girly grunge!!!

Hello!! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. I did. Spent it with family and friends and couldn't of asked for more!!
Here is a card I made for a challenge at Girly Grunge. You are suppose to use jeans, whether paper or fabric in your project. I used the Antiquities paper from Donna Salazar and her smooch spritz also. Thank you for taking a peek and have a wonderful New years!!!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Other than Christmas.."Watching you Grow"

Hello!!! Here is a lo I did of my dd. I got bored with the Christmas colors and had to do a colorful one. I am not use to working with these bright colors!!! I have a new appreciation for the ladies who work with them. From the look of things my dd was around 3. A while ago!!!! I used these bright colors because that is my dd. She is always  upbeat and sunny!!! Well Merry Christmas all...only a few more days!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Blank Christmas Layout .

Hello!! Here is a blank layout I made using the Pion Christmas papers, "Waiting for Santa. A few handmade flowers as well from the paper.

Here are some close ups of the flowers. The big blue one is from Prima.
Some more close ups.
On the chippie I used metallic paint and heated it up and also used baby blue stickles on it.
I sure had fun making this one. If ya all like I am selling it in my esty shop. You can find it on the right in the side bar.
 Thank you for looking!! Have a wonderful almost to the weekend!!!

Monday, December 12, 2011

Last 3 of the challenge

Here is #12 for the challenge. This card was out of my comfort zone as there was no distressing and that is hard for me not to run it through my Zutter!!!

Here is day #11. I made a tag using the Tim Holtz tattered tree die. We were to use "gold" on this one. The string of beads were given to me by my sweet friend Melody. Thanks girl!!!
Here is Day 10...We were to use a Santa image. I made this for my newest Grand daughter!! This is her first Christmas!!! Thank you so much for stopping by. I appreciate it so much. Have a wonderful week!!

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Day 9 of the challenge

Hello another quick drop off. This is day 9 and we were to use card board. I used the G45 for the image, hand dyed the ribbon, handmade the flower and cut the letters out on my circut. This has been a fun challenge over at Scrap that the Shona (such a Wonderful Mess) has been hosting!! Thanks you for stopping by...Have a great Sunday!!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Day 8!!

Hello to those who visit!!! Here is my entry for day 8 at Scrap That. I used the Pion papers, Waiting for Santa papers. They are gorgeous vintagy papers, right up my alley. They came in a kit from Funtoolas. Thank you for taking a peek!! Oh the theme this time was to use a doiley.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Day 7 Card!!

Hello...another quick drop off!! Here is my card for the 7th day at SCRAP THAT. The theme for this one is layers and if I remember right I have 6 on here!! Thanks so much for looking!! Have a wonderful rest of the day!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Day 6 of the challenge!

Hello! Here is my 6th entry for the challenge at Scrap That. The theme for this one was to use chipboard. So I did. I inked it green and then put a layer of crackle accents and for the flower I painted it red, used glossy accents and added Diamond Dust and Liquid pearls for the center. Thank you for taking a peek! Have a wonderful evening!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Day 5 of the challenge, BOWS 2 posts in one day! SO not like me!! Here is day 5 of the challenge! We had to use bows on this one. Well as you can see bows are not my fort'e!! Gives me more to practice!!! Just a quick drop off...I am tired tonight!! Sleep well everyone!

Day 4 of the challenge is the day 4 tag for SCRAP THAT challenge that Shona is hosting. The theme on this one was stamping!! I kept this simple! I did use the pine come from the Tim Holtz die and I must say they are really cool to work with. I love them!!!! The branch that comes with it is awesome also. I am a little behind posting. Will catch up soon. Thanks so much for stopping by!!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Third Day Challenge tag!!

Hello!!! Here is the 3rd day tag. I am having fun with these. It has been a fun challenge and still hoping I can keep up. The theme for this one was to hand make the flower. I used the Spellbinders rose creations to make this one. The trees and reindeer are from 3tailscraft!!! See ya tomorrow!!!

Friday, December 2, 2011

Second tag--Day 2 of the Challenge

Hello there. Well here is the 2nd tag for the 12 days of Christmas over at Scrap That!! This ones theme is Snowman. I used the Tim Holtz snowman embossing folder and then added ink and the icicles are from 3tailscraft!! Thank you for visiting and I will see you tomorrow!!!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Tag--Present topper

Hello all!! Wow we are all ready in December which means Christmas will be here next week. At least it seems like it will be. Time has been flying by. Here is a tag or present topper as I like to call hem. I like to make my kids one every year. Well this will be my 2nd year!! I embossed and inked this one , made the little charm and made the pine cones. This was a fun one to make!! Well I hope these next few weeks aren't to stressful for you.
This tag was made for a challenge. I will be making one everyday if I can. Thank you sooooo much for stopping by. See you tomorrow!!!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

"Love" Layout

Happy Sunday!! Here is a layout I made for the Girly Grunge challenge over at Girly Grunge!! This is a pic of my second grand daughter. There is a mix of G45, Pink Paisley and mulberry paper. I used Smooch Spritz, glossy accents and even a paper bag!!! I talk about being a grandma (how did that happen) and how awesome it is!! Thanks for stopping by and have a great week and Thanksgiving!!! Be safe in your travels!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Present Toppers

 Hello!!! Here are some present toppers ( Thats what I call them) I made. I like to put them on the presents I give to my family and friends. This snow scene was so much fun to make. I followed a tutorial and you can find that here. This lady does amazing work. Her's is a lot prettier than mine!!

This tag I followed a pine cone tutorial and you can find that on the same blog!! I think they are so cute. Amazing what you can make with a scallop punch. Anyway a quick drop off. Thank you for stopping by!!! Have a great rest of the week......

Friday, November 11, 2011

Challenge card for Once Upon a Sketch

Here is a card I made from scraps from the Swirlydoo kit. I entered it in the Once Upon a Sketch challenge. The papers are from Bobunny Etc. collection. A quick drop off today. Hope you all have a great weekend!!!!

Monday, November 7, 2011

G is for Grandpa!!!

This is a layout I made of Hubby and DGD #2. Picture was taken right after she was born. You forget how tiny and precious a new baby is. I used Gabi's sketch and her flowers and put my own twist of adding another layer of petals. This is for the Round Robin challenge at Swirlydoo's.
here is a close up of the flowers I made using Gabi's video. I used blue and white for this layout for a guy and baby girl color.
A close up of the flower cluster. I didn't want to make this to frilly with Hubby in it, but he is a big softie when it comes to the grand babies. When I showed it to him he didn't say anything about to many flowers!!!
Here is the title. I could of been more creative here!!!

Well this is the first time doing one of these close ups of my layouts. Quite different for me. I missed the top right corner but hey, ya learn as you go!!! Thanks so much for stopping by!!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Wedding Day

Hello all....I just wanted to drop this lo I did of my parents wedding day. As far as I know these were the only photos taken of their wedding. I did use the Swirlydoo's Midnight Waltz kit plus I played along in the Round Robin challenge also.
I did use a metallic paint on the bird and painted his eyes and beak. Thanks for stopping by!!!

Monday, October 31, 2011

Grandma's Boy

Hello! I made this for a dear friend in Aussie!!! It is her birthday today our time and yesterday her time!! This is a pic of her grandson. I was inspired by Shona ( Such A  Wonderful Mess) with the inside frame work. I saw it on one of her layouts and love it. You can visit her blog here. She does awesome work!! The light green paper I stamped and used masks on. Chippies were painted and heated and the title was inked. Thank you so much for taking a peek!!!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Another C'est Magnifique card!!

Hello there!! Here is another card I made form the beautiful October C'est Magnifique Kit where I am a guest designer for the month of October. I have had so much fun working with this kit. Please hop on over to C'est Magnifique and have a look see!!! These were scraps from the layouts I have made using the kit. As always thank you so much for stopping by!!! Have a great day!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

C'est Magnifique Kit Card

Hello....I made this card from some of the scraps left over from the kit. I still have a lot left because this kit was packed full of stuff. So you will see some more cards from me. As always thank you for stopping by!!!! Just a fast drop off today!!!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

4th Layout for C'est Magnifique Kits is my 4th layout using the October kit from C'est Magnifique Kits. This kit has been filled with all kinds of goodies. I am still going to have enough supplies left over to get a few more cards out!!! This is a pic of my daughter on the beach in 2008. The shells are chippies from my stash which I used paint and the Shimmerz from the kit and then dipped in my melting pot!!! (you can find chippies here in my webstore The title is alphas from the kit that I glued sand colored embossing powder on! As always thank you for peeking!!!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

C'est Magnifique Kit Club Card

Hello a quick drop off for I am out the door to get my dgd!!
Here is a card I made with the kit from C'est Magnifique Kit Club which you can find here.  Please come check us out!! Ok I will be back later. Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!

Friday, October 7, 2011

Another GDT layout for C'est Magnifique Kit Club "Mom and Dad"

Hello there!! Here is my third lo for my GD spot at C'est Magnifique kit club. These papers are really nice to work with. Now if I could only get the pic straight!! I did use a 3tailscraft chipboard piece from my own stash but used the shimmerz that was in the kit to color it and then I added glossy accents. The cream colored flowers also from the kit and the rest of the flowers I made with the kits papers. This kit was packed full of goodies!! I was inspired by Shona (Such a Beautiful Mess) to do the frame work I  did. and the big flower was inspired by Lisa Gregory. Anywhoo thank you for stopping by!!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

2nd layout for Ces't Magnifique kit club

"And She's Off...thats what I am calling this one!! My grand daughter about 2 years ago, she was always busy and wanting to roam. This is another layout I made with the beautiful Ces't Magnifique kit I am working with. Everything is from the kit. The butterflies are paper from the kit as well as the burr looking flowers next to the white one. As always thank you for visiting.....see ya next time!!

Friday, September 30, 2011

My first GDT layout for C'est Magnifique Kit Club

Hello!! This is my first ever GDT layout. I was totally honored to be picked to be a guest designer, still sounds unreal to me, for a brand new kit club called C'est Magnifique . The October kit is just beautiful and such rich papers and elegant embellies. Please come on over and visit us. Our gallery is filling up!!! See you there.!!!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Last Grad Pic!!

Hello!!!  I think this will be the last grad pic of my daughter!! I did a lot of these but time to move on. I do love all the pics though. I used Basic Grey Curio papers on this. I absolutely love those papers! I made the top 2 flowers and did some fussy cutting also. I colored the bling with alcohol inks, made the butterflies. Well I am off and running. Thank for your visits!!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011


Hello is a pic of my grand daughter about 2 years ago. What a chunk she was!! I just love this outfit her Mom put on her!! I did this whole page using the C'est Magnifique kit. This is a new kit club and you can find it here . Come over and see what it is all about. I have the honor of being a GDT in the month of October and I am so excited about that. This is my first GDT spot!! The flowers on here were the tut on Gabi's blog called torn card stock flowers. I just love these and thank her for sharing!! I was also inspired by her dryer sheet flowers. As always thank you for stopping by!!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Morse Code

Hi Everyone! A quick drop off today. I did this layout for Celines darker Side challenge over at The twist was to use communication so I did the title in Morse code! Then I wrote a message to dd in Morse code around the page! I hand made the dark flower. Thanks for stopping by!!

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Guest Designer!!!!

I am so excited....I got asked to be a guest designer at C'est Magnifique Kit Club . A wonderful new kit club. Please go take a look around in the forums. There is a place to introduce yourself and we even have a challenge or two going on. So I hope to see you all over there!!! Thanks...

Friday, September 2, 2011

Card for a friend

Hello all....I made this card for a friends daughter.. I used Websters Pages on it. I have never worked with WP so found it to be interesting and a little challenging. I see Gabriella using them all the time and she makes them look easy to work with!! Anyway thank you for looking and have a wonderful weekend.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Birthday card.

My baby turned 19!!! I can't believe it. Seems like yesterday my kids were little and now I have grandkids!!! Well I used the Vintage Faye kit from Swirlydoo's for this card. There were some scraps left over from a lo I did so this is what I did with them. Thanks so much for your visit and have a great week!!!!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

1st Birthday!!

Hello!! Here is a pic of my grand daughter on her 1st birthday. She was so pleased to have that cake of her own that her Mommy made for her. I have lots of layers on this. I think this was one of the funnest layouts I have ever done. Her expression is just so cute. The sheer flowers are from prima and I just love those!! I made the tear bear, the card board is from a yogurt case! Thanks for stopping by I totally appreciate it! Have a wonderful weekend.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Beautiful Girl

Hello all!!! Happy Friday! Here is a layout I did with my August Swirlydoos kit called Poetry en Prose. This kit was very elegant and has gorgeous papers to work with. I love the colors in here....I usually stick to the same colors and this I ventured out and added a totally different color. I did border the pic with the lace that came in the kit and then put liquid pearls around it. Those blue beaded fern like leaves are awesome and I do have those in my etsy shop and in my Webstore along with other scrappy items. So if you have made it here I so appreciate it. Have a wonderful weekend!!! Lisa

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The Color Room Card!!

Hello friends!!! First....I have a brand new grand daughter.!!! She was born on the 4th. I do not like to posts pics of my grandkids but you will see her in upcoming layouts!!! She is just precious and I just love her!!!
Ok this is my first attempt at trying the palette over at The Color Room and the sketch also. I loved trying the colors cuz I think I get into a rut of using the same colors. So I do like to change it up a bit and try different things. Well have a great week!!!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

New cards!!!

Hello and happy weekend!!! Just dropping off some cards I made this week. I seem to be on a card kick plus I like to keep my scraps down. I just got rid of some scraps that I had for years. Seem to be on a shabby chic kick also. I do not do much pastel colors and I have really grown to like the lighter colors. Anyway I am babbling!!! Thank you for stopping by!!!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Baby Shower card is a card I made for my DIL for her baby shower. My new dgd will make her debut on Aug. 4th!!!! I am so excited to meet her. I used up some of my scraps and the butterfly is from the Swirlydoo butterfly collection. LisaG always has butterflies for us that match the kit every month...soo cool!!! Well that is it for now. As always if you stop by thank you so much!!!! Have a great week....

Thursday, July 21, 2011


Hello is a layout I did with my Swirlydoos kit called Vintage Fae....A pic of my dgd awhile ago. She is a little fire cracker now!!! I just love this pic of her. I used G45 and Pink Paisley papers, handmade the flowers and did some fussy cutting. As always thanks for the visit!!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

Monday, July 11, 2011

American Baby!!

Hi whoever visits my blog!!! I had this layout sitting on the back burner since National Scrapbook Day. I entered it in a contest and just was not happy with the way it turned out so I had to re-do the entire thing. Only the sheer flower is still on it. I did make everything else on here and most of it you can find in my etsy shop OR in my webstore. So just a quick drop off today. Oh and if anyone knows the winner of my blog contest (see below) would someone please tell her. I will give her 4 more days and then I will announce another winner. Thank you for stopping by!!! Have a great week!!!

Monday, June 6, 2011

My Dad

Hello all...This is a pic of my Dad that I had found under the bathroom sink after they passed. I used the June kit from Swirlydoos, which by the way was jammed with all kinds of goodies!!! The kit was huge this month.
I made the flowers and the hinges are from 3tailscraft, which I am selling now. You can find the link to the right of this post. Well thanks you for visiting and happy scrapping!!!

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