Monday, January 31, 2011

~*~One by one the Flamingos are Stealing my Sanity~*~

I am so excited and happy to announce that Karel has picked her 
very first Design Team members, and GUESS WHAT.......
Can you Guess??? 
She picked ME!! I was so shocked, excited and nervous all at once!
I am still getting to know the other talented ladies that make up this great team

I want to personally say thank you to Karel, she is a wonderful lady, very talented and always has something exciting going on.
Take a moment and go visit Karel and the rest of her VERY FIRST Design Team Members.

~ Happy Birthday to Karel, Happy Birthday to Karel ~

Take it from me, you wont want to miss this one, February 1, 2011- February 28, 2011, stop by her blog each day at
Cricut Cartridge Chaos Challenge #3 
 Create A Critter
Here is my card I entered into this weeks CCCC # 3 Challenge with
The challenge was to make a card using the "Create a Critter" cartridge, and link it to
well that's a cart I still don't own, so here is what I came up with

Recipe coming soon:

Sunday, January 30, 2011

~*~Valentine Card~*~
I hope you enjoy this one
I made for a card swap I am in 
In no part is this my personal design, it's a free digi of Lilyboo, 
Can't remember the site I got this from
Let me know what you think.
Red & White cardstock
Pink scrapbook paper
Red ribbon
Clear stamp sentiment
i-roc bling
ATG tape runner
ink, scrapbook black pin for stitching. 

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

~*~Summer Theme Challenge # 4 ~*~
The challenge was to make a Summer Theme using Blue, Green and Yellow
This reminded me of our Family Vacation to California in 2002 with our girls.
Here is a 1 page 12x12 layout I made for the Challenge over at Holy Cricut
This is my first challenge, I was so nervous doing this, but glad I did!
12x12 Blue card stock
12x12 Green Patterned paper
Blue, Yellow & Lime Green card stock
Stamps: PKS for crab face and starfish face (I know, how cute??)
Market Street Stamps " Too many Martinis"  (stamped on lime green card stock)
Cart: A Child's Year (for crab & starfish)
Sizzix Sizzlets Graffiti for letters
Sizzix Sizzlets Scallop Tag & Oval Tag
Handmade paper flower (yellow & green)
Summer flip flop & Beach day stickers
Bling & Glitter Spray (on flower)
Ocean Waves: Hand painted, Metallic Blue Sapphire & Wicker White Acrylic paints
3 fun loving photos from 2002 in Venice Beach California.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

~*~Kich N BLeus Designs~*~

 I want to share a card I made with one of the Kich N Bleus digi stamps from her February line, if you have not been to her site, you need to go check it out, Kich is Abby from Scrapbookaholic Abby sister, I believe talent must run in their family.
 I am so happy I found Kich N Blues, even my 16 year daughter LOVES these digis, and she is not a craft loving teen.
 Go check out her site, she also has a DT call going on, here is the card I entered with one of the digis I received from her. Hope you like it..
Paper: g.c.d. studios Soft Vines Designer Paper
Digi from Kich N Bleus Designs
3-D Crystal Lacquer on the eyes and hearts
Pink & Red tiny glass beads
ATG tape runner
Red ribbon
2 clear stamps from my stash

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Happy Birthday card

Today is my favorite Mommy & favorite Mommy in Law's Birthdays
I made this card for my Mother n Law, she really loved it, 
I will post photo for the inside in the morning..
I will make my Mommy's tomorrow, 
she lives over 100 miles from me,so 
I wont see her till this weekend..
K&Company double sided cardstock paper
Pearl bling from Big Lots
Ribbon from Michales
Tim Holts Distress ink
Heidi Swapp edge distresser
Basic Grey flower stamp
Happy birthday stamp (random clear stamp)
Hope you all enjoy!!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

*~* My blog has Attitude baby *~*

I want to thank  Lyn from  Spyder's Corner has sent me this Award, go check out her blog, amazing!! It comes with a $5 gift certificate to spend at Digi's With Attitude store! How fabulously cool is that! To qualify for the $5.00 Digi's 'With Attitude!' Gift Certificate you must state 3 things that makes you different from everyone else, then nominate 5 blogs and let those 5 blogs know you've nominated them. Lastly, you must display the Blog Award Badge in your sidebar and link it back to the Digi's With Attitude!  For all the details of this and the Digi's With Attitude please visit THIS LINK

What 3 things do you not know about me??

1. I tend to live in the past, that's where I left all my friends..
2. I am forgiving but I never forget if you do me wrong...
3. I am a God fearing, Gun toting, country raised kind of girl that's stuck in the city for now.

The 5 blogs I pick are in no order, these are very talented ladies, go check them out, I love the inspiration I get from all 5 blogs.Thank you ladies for all your craftiness!

1. Gaby
2. Tracy 

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

~Flamingo Adventure's in Paris~
Entered into Karel's January Challenge
I had so much fun making this frame!

Frame: $1.00 kit from Michael's (about 4 yrs ago)
Paris Fabric Paper: From a craft G-sale a few years ago
Flower: Hot Pink from my Prima stash, white with black I made from paper
Pink bling & ribbon
Twinkle Toes cart, Flamingo
Potpourri Basket cart, Sign
Cloud Nine Stamp
3D Crystal Lacquer for Flamingo Bow & Tutu
Lace: left over from dress I made.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

~Happy Flamingo Birthday~

So I am going to "try" for the DT call over at my good friend Karel's blog
so here are the cards I just submitted, I am not to happy with how they turned out, I drew a big blank 
and could not think of anything,but I was determined to make something...hope you enjoy..

Recipe for both cards:

Paper: from my stash
Cart: Twinkle Toes
Stamps: My new Scrappy Moms (OMG, I LOVE them)
Ribbon & Bling: From my stash
Ink: My Tim Holts

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Check out my NEW BLINKIE

    I want to send a shout out and a big ~THANK YOU~ to one of my new scrap friends
 Christel over at Scrappin Sista , she made me my new BLINKIE for my blog, and I LOVE it!
She is so amazing to do this for me, go check out her blog, she is very talented! HERE
  Grab my blinkie and share it on your blog if you want to!