Friday, July 31, 2009

Saturday Sketch Challenge 8/1

I love this week's sketch!!!! I saw a card a long time ago with ribbons done like this and when I saw this sketch, I knew this was my chance to use the idea!

Set: Matchbox Messages

Cardstock: Old Olive, Old Olive DSP, Whisper White

Ink: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Rose Red

Accessories: 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" punches, stampin' dimensionals, Old Olive Ribbon

Please keep my Mom in your prayers. She is in the hospital with some heart issues. We are hoping for an easy fix!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Diva Sketch Challenge 7/25

Hi all! Here in Texas we are having a break from the 100's (well low 90's) and we had some great rain yesterday. It reminded me of vacations in Branson, MO. It would rain for a couple of hours around lunch time (nap time) and then clear off for a beautiful afternoon.

So on to today's sketch which you can see over at the UDI Blog!

I don't usually do a lot with Hostess Sets but I just love this little bird!

SET: Wings of Friendship (Hosetss Set, Level 2)

INK: Certainly Celery, Lovely Lilac, Chocolate Chip and Basic Black

CARDSTOCK: Certainly Celery, Tea Party DSP, Confetti White

ACCESSORIES: Stampin' Dimensionals

TECHNIQUE: Out of the Box

I hope you all have a great week! Don't forget to check out the Deal of the Week (button is on the left sidebar). This week Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware is on sale for 30% off!!!!!!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

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In Color Classic Stampin' Pads (6)
Whisper White card stock (8-1/2" x 11")
In Color assorted card stock (8-1/2" x 11")
Business forms and tools
Being a Demonstrator is sooooo much fun!!!! I hope you will join my team today! Contact me to learn how!!!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Saturday Sketch Challenge 7/11

Today is 7/11, does that mean we get free Slurpees?????? I have memories of walking to 7/11 as a kid on a hot summer day and getting one? Yum, Coke and Cherry mixed together. Amazing how that was such a treat!

So, on to today's sketch. LNS is having a wedding challenge and I needed a wedding card so I used today's sketch for it!!!! Here it is:

Set: Oval All

Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla

Ink: Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron markers

Accessories: 5/8" Chocolate Chip and 1/2" Cream Grosgrain Ribbon, Scallop Oval and Large Oval Punches, Texturz plate

Hope you all have a great weekend! I'm going to spend the week getting ready for Stamp Camp on Friday and I'm teaching classes at the Heirloom Rubber Stamp Festival in Grapevine Saturday. You can go to their website to see the classes. If you are in the Fort Worth/Dallas area, I'd love to have you!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Saturday Sketch Challenge 7/4

Wow! Three weeks since I posted??!!!! I have been sick, sick, sick with a sinus/upper respiratory infection. I got it the last day we did Music Man and am just now feeling better. Music Man was sooooo much fun!!!! Today I had my Technique Class and we had a blast!!!

Before I get to this week's sketch I want to say Thank You to everyone who serves to protect our freedom. Thank you for serving and thank you families of servicemen and servicewomen for your sacrifices as well!

So, on to this week's Sketch which you can see here:

It's Red, White and Blue oriental style!!!! I fell in love with this little girl when I saw Gretchen post it and had to make one. So I took Maria's inspiration challenge, LNS Weekly Challenge and Alicia's Sketch Challenge and rolled them all into one!


Stamp Set: NONE

Cardstock: Real Red, Night of Navy, Blush Blossom, Basic Black and Pink Flamingo DSP

Ink: Going Grey

Accessories: Large Oval Punch, 3/4" round punch.

Have a safe and happy 4th of July!