Sunday, January 22, 2012

PIO Challenge- Lace!

Happy Sunday Blog Friends!! Our snow is MELTING.. now it is a BIG slushy mess.. BUT it is leaving.. that is what counts! LOL!! :)

It is time for a PIO share!!! This week our challenge is LACE! and our WONDERFUL Sponsor is Whoopsi Daisy Digi Stamps! (THANK YOU!) They have the CUTEST images!!! So so SWEET!!

Here is my card I made up for this weeks challenges!! All challenges listed below card!!

PIO- Lace
Whoopsi Daisy - Not Square (rectangle is hopefully ok! :) )
Cupcake Craftroom- Anything Goes
Make It Mondays- Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays- Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts- Bows
My Grafico- Valentines
My Time To Craft- Favorite Embellie (Bling and the Clay Goodies My DD makes!)
Wags N Whiskers- Valentines
Whimsical Designs- Anything Goes

I hope you will play along with us this week at PIO!!!
Have a GREAT day!!!! Thanks for stopping by!!!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Happy Friday!!

Happy Friday! Happy snow WEEK!!! if your my kiddos!! Oh my we have had snow this whole week.. it seems to be raining now! I am HAPPY! A week of snow is SIX days to many for me! HA HA!!!

BIG post today.. snow photos.. something Yummy and something Creative! :) I have a HUGE pinterest foodie post..but will save that for another time! :)

Snow Photos-
Sledding with Dad-

This is a photo on Sunday and 1 yesterday.. we had over 12 inches!
BUT I did find a BRIGHT spot... SNOW ICE CREAM! UM YUM! it really was good.. I did double the vanilla.. I would probably add more! (hopefully next year.. not this year! HA!)
HERE you can find the recipe I used!

Finally a Birthday Card share!! Our sweet neighbor turned 16 this week!! Here is the card I made her! Hopefully she will like it!! :)
The frame is all GLITTERY and PURTY!! Used a cupcake my girly made me.. added some mod podge and glitter!! Little Felt Flower.. I am so LOVING using Tulle on everything these days.. so I added one of my favorites.. some stitching and a some stamping and VIOLA! Sweet 16 Card!! :)

Challenges I am entering-
Make It Monday- Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays- Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge- Sparkle (glittery frame and cupcake)
Paper Minutes- Partytime/Anything Goes
Lets Ink It Up- Anything Goes/NO digis!
Sparkles-Something New (new number stamps!)
Alphabet Challenge- Y- You Choose!

Thanks so much for stopping by! If you made it through all my photos.. THANKS! :)
Have a GREAT weekend!!!!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Just the 3 of Us!!

Happy MLK day.. Happy SNOWY day if your us.. and I am sure a few other places! :) The kiddos are so EXCITED for the snow.. me not so much! I got my snow photos now I am READY for SPRING! LOL!! :)

So I got this FABULOUS idea from Renee .. LOVED it so much I asked some friends to join and they said YES! SOOOO... our first just the 3 of us share is here! (and YES I am SORRY I am a day late.. bad hostess that I am!! I wont be next month! HONEST!)

A big THANK YOU to Joni and Mara for joining me.. pop over to their blogs and see what LOVELINESS they created! (Joni got 6 goodies out of what I sent!!)

So here is the kit I sent
and here is what I created with it!!-A Valentine Treat Box!!! Used the PTIs - Around Town Tote!
The only rule we had was you had to use 4 of the items I sent!!!!
My SWEET GIRLY! Made up the clay hearts for me, to send in the kits.. she LOVES to create and I LOVE to be able to use what she makes.. Here is a peek at what she created for me.. AND the larger hearts are some AG Doll Cookies she made for a friends birthday! :)
I am going to enter my template in a few challenges-
Scrappin Mojo- Sketch
Make It Mondays- Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays- Anything Goes
Speedy Cat- Border Punch
Top Tip Tuesday- Anything Goes
Paper Play- Stitches
Polly Craft- Bingo (Pearl-s heart, Punch- Border, Flower- Felt Flower)
Delightful Inspiration - Heart
My Time To Craft- XOXO hugs and Kisses

If you made it this far.. THANK YOU!! :) Have a GREAT week!!! I have a few more shares for you so I will be back!!!! Thanks for stopping by!!

Sunday, January 08, 2012

PIO Challenge- Manly Cards!

Happy Sunday Blog Friends!!! It is that time again.. a PIO DT share!! Our WONDERFUL sponsor this week was Dude Time Doodles (Thank You!) they have some GREAT images and sentiments!

Here is my MANLY birthday card! :) It maybe more BOYISH! But it is still manly right! LOL!!

Challenges for Beth-
PIO- Manly Cards
Dude Time Doodles-Anything Goes / Masculine Theme
Make it Monday- Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays- Something New (digi images)
Papertake Weekly- Anything Goes/New (digi images)
Inspire Me Fridays- Anything Goes

Hope you will join us this week and PILE IT ON!! :) Have a GREAT day and THANKS for stopping by!!!!

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Winter Wishes!

Happy January! I hope your New Year is off to a GREAT start!!

One of my goals this year was to create MORE! and enter even more challenges! and start using things I BUY! IMAGINE that! :)

Here is a card I whipped up... using my Winter Woodland Cricut Cart (big snowflake behind image), and of course my favorite from Accent Essentials for the center snowflake! Got that CUTE snowman just the other day from MelJen designs!! (ok so that is new.. but everything else I had!) that blue bling is probably 5 years old! YEAH! using it! HA HA! :)

The Card-Close-Up of all the SPARKLY snowflakes!!

Challenges I am entering-
Cooking With Cricut- New and Cricut Cut (snowman new, snowflakes cricut cuts)
MelJen Designs- Blue
PIO- Anything Goes
GingerLoft- Winter
My Craft Spot- Winter Wonderland (must use glitter)
Top Tip Tuesday- Anything Goes (Plus my tip this card.. to make that fluffy bow.. You just make to bows about the same size.. then tie in the center and cut the tails.. easy peasy and one of my new FAVORITE bows to make!)
Digital Tuesday- Winter Wonderland
Inspire Me Friday- Anything Goes
Make It Monday- Anything Goes
Scrappin Mojo Color Challenge- Blues/White
Secret Crafter - Anything Goes

THANKS for stopping by! Have a GREAT day!!

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Top 11 of 2011!!

I LOVE to see the postings of peoples favorites from the previous year... I was just looking at my posting this was my lowest postings in 4 years.. BUT with all that went on this summer.. I didnt post much.. THAT will change this year!!!

Most of my favorites seem to be boxes I have made!!

Here they are!! Enjoy!!!

#1 I LOVED this technique from PTIs MIM! Was EXCITED to be their daily pick..

#2 and #3 Mothers Day Card and Tulip Gift Box! I just still LOVE that ribbon and the picks.. and tiny tags.. oh my!!

#4- I whipped up these gift card holders.. I just LOVE the big tulle bow and sparkly tags!!
Now a run on captured card cases! (they are my FAVORITE you know! LOL!)

#5 This one I created for my Mom for Xmas! It was one of my very favorites.. it was one I didnt want to give away! BUT I love my mom so I did! :)
#6 and #7 LOVE making these big loopy bows.. inspired by PTIs die.. I made these without it.. Love how they turned out!

#8 Made up this captured card case in a smaller version and matching card!

#9 and #10 are my kiddos birthday cards! I love how they turned out this year!

#11 This was a blog hop project, I LOVE PTIs timeless templates so much... and the ribbon flower.. I have more upstairs to use.. I should!!
THANK YOU for stopping by! Have a GREAT day! and heres to a VERY CREATIVE 2012!!

Sunday, January 01, 2012

PIO Challenge- Anything Goes!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I hope you all had a WONDERFUL Holiday Season and have a VERY HAPPY and CREATIVE 2012!!

Today is our first challenge of the year for PIO!! Anything goes.. and we are sponsored by Simon Says Stamps!

Here is my card... for my SWEET SILs Birthday which is tomorrow!! I hope she likes it!!

Challenges for Beth-
PIO- Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays- Anything Goes
Make It Monday- Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp- Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss-Happy
ABC Challenge Blog- F is for Frosty
Paper Shelter- Tied Bow
Cutie Pie- Sentiment
Top Tip Tuesday- Anything Goes (my tip.. to make that cute sparkly frame I ran it through my xxyron UPSIDE down.. so the sticky was on the front of it and covered it with glitter! Fun Fast and Easy Sparkly Embellies!!)
Close up of the sparkly frame -
Thank You for stopping by! and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!