Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Birthday Shares!

Happy Tuesday!! :) Today I am gonna share a few photos of the FABULOUS birthday weekend I had!! :)

The kiddos and I met Steve in Seattle on Friday night.. we stayed at the Westin.. had dinner at Benihanas, went to Gameworks (for the kiddos..) then Saturday we got up.. went to Pike Place Market, out to Hard Rock Cafe for lunch... had cupcakes at Yellow Leaf Cupcake~ then home... later that night we went to the Totem Falls School Auction! Had a BLAST!!! Sunday went shopping with my Auntie Nancy and Amanda.. then out to Red Robin where some more family met up with us! It was a FABULOUS weekend.. I think today I am finally not feeling FULL! LOL!!!

Ok on with the show!!! These are the cards the kiddos made me.. sigh.. I LOVE them.. it warms my heart to see their creations.. and read their sweet words to me.. I will CHERISH them always!!!
(Justins is a camera.. you think it is a sign I take to many photos! LOL!! Nah it is just something I LOVE and he knows that!)
View from our room-
Dinner-
Market-
Gotta get FLOWERS! (since it was my birthday.. I got 2! LOL!)- See all the RAIN on them.. it was POURING!!

Lunch-
Cupcakes-
and the Auction-
If you made it this far- THANKS for looking at my weekend!! :)

Today is our friends sons birthday! (Happy Birthday Brandon!) I whipped him up a quick card last night!! I really like how it turned out.. took all of 25 minutes.. WHY cant they all be like that! LOL! I am gonna use this again.. I LOVE these PTI stamps and dies.. and cuttlebug embossing folders.. fun, fast and easy!!!
Off to wait for an estimate on our bookcases.. that is my gift from Steve.. YEAH!! Cant wait have wanted them on either side of our fireplace since we bought the house 8 years ago!! :)

Thanks for stopping by.. Have a GREAT day!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

So Sweet Of You... PIO Card Share!

Happy Sunday!!!

It is time for our PIO DT share...


Entering the card in the following challenges!
PIO - Sparkle and Shine
Crafty Anns- Spring
Little Claire's #3 - Pink & Green
My Grafico - Anything Goes
One Stop Crafts - Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend
Papercutz - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - 3 of something
Stamp Something - Something Sweet
Your Next Stamp - Make It Sparkle

Thanks for stopping by! Have a GREAT day!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Card Share!

Happy Wednesday! Hope your having a GREAT week!! Ours has been FULL of crazy weather.. I am just READY for some sun and springy weather! :) we got some today.. about about 10 minute intervals! HA! Sun, Rain, Wind, Sun, Rain.. repeat.. all day .. the last few days.. BUT at least it isnt SNOW! :)

So I have been doing some crafty prep work! I have decided instead of just sitting in front of the TV.. I am gonna cut things.. so last week I cut TONS of felt.. this week.. CUTE buttons, and tags...

I made up this card using some of the Be Mine Digi Set by Echo Park from Jessica Sprague site.. they are ON SALE for only a $1 today.. ends tonite at midnite.. they are FABULOUS! Here is a link to the 2 that are on sale ~ Be Mine Papers and Be Mine Elements #1
Stamps, CS, dies, and felt from PTI...

I print MOST of my digi stuff on paper I have glimmer misted... it is hard to tell but IRL it is so shiny!! LOVE IT!
Here are my buttons- I will be using them OFTEN!
here is just a few of the sheets I printed.. do you see the frame in the card.. it is below on the paper.. it is supposed to really have the post card in the center.. BUT I didnt want to do that..so I just pasted the cute PP over it.. and added the post mark, and xoxo tag! :) Fun fast and easy!

Entering the card in the following challenges-
Anything Goes Challenge - Diecuts
Fab n Funky - make it girly
Kraftin' Kimmie - Anything Goes
Little Claires Designs - Flowers
Stamping Vacation - Embellish It -Glitter (Glitter Misted Paper)
The Rubber Cafe - Fave Die

Thanks for stopping by! Have a GREAT rest of the week!!!


Friday, March 11, 2011

Happy Friday!- Card Share!

Happy Friday Blog Friends!!! Hope your having a GREAT week!!!

I have a little share for you today... not really my style.. BUT when I saw this Circa 1934 I just had to HAVE it! :) I LOVED the color combo!! It matches PERFECTLY with PTIs Pure Poppy and Ocean Tides.. So I had to make up a FUN felt flower!!!

Enough chatter! :) here she is ...
Here is a close up of the flower.. for the center I used my PTI button set... LOVE it! Used UTEE on it.. FABULOUS! Cant even tell it is made of chipboard! it look so REAL!!!
Entering this in the following challenges-
Alys Sunday Challenge- Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion- Anything Goes
DYSU- Layers
Simon Says Stamp- Anything Goes
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday- Stitching

Thanks for stopping by... I am off to clean my messy kitchen.. then my WONDERFUL hubby is going to take us out to dinner.. (you know .. dont want to mess the kitchen back up! LOL!)
Have a WONDERFUL weekend!!!

Monday, March 07, 2011

Make A Wish Birthday Card Share!

Happy SUNNY Monday.. my oh MY do I have SPRING fever blog friends.. we have had 3 days of sunshine and all I want to do is get out my flip flops.. sit on the deck... have a nice glass of wine.. sigh.. Ok SOON very soon! :)

Today I have for you the Scrappin Mojo Color Challenge!! I HOPE you will come along and join us.. there is a FUN prize available to win for one lucky winner... (a little PTI fun $, and some other goodies!!)

The colors this month are -
Blue, Red, Yellow and Green! (spring right! LOL! I warned ya.. SPRING FEVER has hit!)
My SWEET girl made that clay cupcake for me!! I glittered it all up.. I need her to make Mama MORE! ;)

Now you can use any companys colors, you can use any CS, and ink you wish.. create whatever your heart desires, a card, layout, or altered goodie! Just be sure to link it at MOJO in the color challenge... to be entered to win.. and we have other challenges too you can play along with!

I am entering this in the following challenges-
Scrappin Mojo- Color Challenge
ABC Dt Challenge- Birthday
Alphabet Challenge- R is for Ribbon
Crafty Anns- Birthday Card
Fun With Shapes and More- Happy Birthday
Pixie Dust Studio- Seeing Polka Dots
Tellens Places- Embellish

Thanks for stopping by! Have a GREAT day!!!

Sunday, March 06, 2011

PIO - DT Share... Up Up and Away!

Happy Sunday! It is time for another PIO DT Share.. we had a FABULOUS sponsor again this week- Heart Song Designs. (THANK YOU!) They have such CUTE digital stamps!! One lucky winner that plays along this week will win 3 digis of their choice! Hope you will join us! :)

Here is my card and the challenges are all listed below I have entered it in!!




Challenges for Beth-
Pile It On- Up Up and Away
Bee Crafty- Spring Florals
Cute Card Thursday- Spring
PaperCrafting Journey- Things with Wings
Paper Shelter- Scrap It
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Peartree Designs - Ribbon
Pixie Cottage- Spring
Rubber Cafe - Real or Faux Stitching
4 Crafty Chicks - Real or Faux Stitching
Stamp Something - Something Digi
Top Tip Tuesday- Favourites (Ribbon and Pearls)
Wild Orchid Crafts - Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you have a GREAT day!!!

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Vintage FOAM Buttons- Gift Card Holder

Ok so this was NOT on my todo list.. I NEED to make some birthday cards.. but do you ever have times when something POPS into your head and you MUST create it to get it out! LOL! That happened just this AM! I was NOT going to play along this week with PTIs Make It Monday Challenge #4.. but then this idea snuck in.. and wouldnt leave! So I WHIPPED it up.. and now am off to work on birthday cards! :)

Thought it would be FUN to make a VINTAGEY gift card holder! Wouldnt a fabric store gift card be PERFECT in it!! :) ANYWAY.. wanted it to feel like you found this little treasure tucked in your grandmas sewing supplies! :) Used foam for the bottom button! Inked them up REAL GOOD! :) added a PTI button and some twine!

Supplies- CS, Ribbon, Stamps, Inks, ribbon, aqua buttons- PTI (Tim Holtz distressed ink is used too!) FOAM- from Michaels , Flower Prima, Little Pearl Pin- by ME! :)

THANKS for stopping by! Hope your week is GREAT! I am off to make birthday cards! :)

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Happy March!

Happy March!!! I can not BELIEVE how fast the year seems to be going already... But I must say I am READY for some SPRING weather.. ready to see flowers blooming.. days that the daylite last LONGER!! Oh my! HURRY Spring.. HURRY! :) I know be PATIENT it will arrive!!
(AFTER typing all this.. I look out to see it SNOWING... NOOOOO more snow please.. Thank you!)

So since last week I saw SNOW.. a few days.. I decided that I would make my own SPRING! :) My aunties birthday was yesterday so I made her up a bright cheery birthday card!! :)

I LOVED how that flower turned out I made.. I have another one all ready to share.. sorta.. gotta get it on a project.. who knows maybe I will just have to share a photo! LOL!!
PP-My Minds Eye (THANKS KIMMIE!), Stamps , dies, ribbon, and CS from PTI

I am entering this in the following challenges-

Card Makin' Mamas - Birthday
Crazy 4 - flowers
Crafty Anns - Birthday
Crafty sentiments - spring
Creative Cottage - fabulous florals
Lexis Creations - flowers
One stop craft - spring flowers
Papercutz - spring
Simply Create - power of flowers
Stamp something - flowers
Stampin with the Dragon - Birthday
Sweetstampin - oh so girly

I wanted to say a big THANK YOU for all the SWEET SWEET comments on my altered box and card below... :)
Have a GREAT day! THANKS for stopping by!!!