Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Challenge Blog Hop #13!! Create a LO following a sketch!!

I love to follow sketches so this was fun!!

http://scrapbooksnstuff.typepad.com/my_weblog/2009/09/are-you-ready-to-do-some-blog-hopping.html issued the final challenge on the blog hop and I had a lot fun creating the LO!

Challenge Blog Hop #12 "Kickin it Old Skool" LO

http://thecraftingpot.blogspot.com/2009/09/friday-sept-25th-blog-hop-challenges.html issued a challenge of going back to "old skool" for a LO!! Not fancy tools, machines..etc! LOL!! So I used a border sticker I got from WM last yr for the "embellishment"!! I don't always use my cricut but I do rely on it a lot for my titles!

Challenge Blog Hop #11--Make a Happy Fall Card

I used this cute scarecrow stamp I got last yr!! Fall is my favorite time of the year so I love using these "fall" colors to create!!

Challenge Blog Hop #10--Get down and Dirty!!

What a fun theme issued by

We used to go "muddin" all the time in the jeep!! Here is a LO showing Tara getting Muddy!!

Challenge Blog Hop #9 Alter any die cut!!

Okay...here I had a flower I cut from my cricut and turned it into a book mark (or tag..LOL) and added some stickles!!

This challenge was issued by:


Challenge Blog Hop #8 use any form of a die cut

this challenge was issued by http://practicalscrappers.blogspot.com/

They have great challenges by the way!

I used Oscar the Grouch from the Sesame Street cart and used my threading water punch!!

Challenge Blog Hop #7 Use a sketch to create a card

I used a PeachyKeen stamp for this...the challenge was also issued by PeachyKeen!

I used accent essentials for the circle cut out, and the center actually has some "pop dots" under it..

Challenge Blog Hop #6 Theme is "SWEET!!"

This challenge issued by http://chirperchallenge.blogspot.com/2009/09/challenge-blog-owner-blog-hop.html was to use the theme "SWEET" and use some type of stamping (which mine says Happy Birthday) and use some glitter! Stickles!! Yes!! I used my Hello Kitty Cart for the cupcake card!

Challenge Blog Hop #5--Use the horse image to create something!!

Okay..the horse image is sooo cute!! I actually cut the word off the image and placed it under the cute horse!!

Challenge Blog Hop #4 Use certain colors and create!!

You had to create something using those colors or as close to those as possible!!

What do you think?

Challenge Blog Hop #3--To make a treat bag using StoryBook Marquee

This was a fun challenge!! You had to make this treat bag that they have posted!! So cute and simple!

Challenge Blog Hop: Challenge 2: All about Me

For #2 the challenge was to scrap yourself, you had to "lift" a designer's LO..and you had to pick "What color are you?"

I chose RED! I tried to "lift" as much as possible! I didn't have a current pic of myself but the white square/rectangle on the top left is for a pic of myself..
Their site:http://itsallaboutmechallenge.blogspot.com/2009/09/challenge-blog-blog-hop.html

Challenge Blop Hop!! Scrapsketch's challenge

This was the challenge from them! Check it out!! You had to use a sketch and do the LO! Their site:

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A Layout!! Used Felt Flowers and Life's a Beach

Wow..I just put together a LO...I have a few more pics of Tara at cheerleading camp so I will do the other side later..

but I used these little felt flowers..and then I used Life's a Beach to cut the word out, cut at 2 inches..it is a little big but it works!!

The trail we walk!!

Here was the trail this morning when Bill and I went for a 3 mile walk.


He passed his license on the 21st!!

A new pic of the dogs

well more of Zeus! Buster isn't looking at the camera!!


I signed up for a swap on the cricut MB to make 50 things..it was to pick what I wanted to make so I decided to make ATC's..birthday themed..I put some glitter around the edge of my tag which I used A Child's Life Cart (the only thing I cut so far with it..) and I used some copic pens (I think..LOL) to color in the flame and candle of the stamp (which is SU)..and used a "skittle" on the top of the tag..

Tag Swap.."Other than Christmas" theme

Here is my last tag for the swap Crystal is hosting on the cricut MB..

Win a Gypsy!!!

Check out this site and enter to win!!!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Monday, September 7, 2009

Baby girl gift bag and card

One of the dentists at work just had a baby girl so I made the bag and card for the gift I bought them!!

September's Challenge to myself!!

Alright..I want to try and see if I actually post it on here if I can find time to scrap/craft!!!!!!!!!
1. Make a baby gift bag
2. make a congrats baby card
3. work on atleast 1 part of the new swap I am (pick your cart one)
4. Do atleast 3 LO's..single or double pg.
5. Order first day of school and pics of my son's new car..

I have some personal ones too...(while I am issuing myself a challenge..LOL)
1. EAT BETTER..(do good during the day then snack in the PM)
2. Continue to exercise 3 to 4 days per week..
3. Make time to scrap!! I am starting my challenges easy cause I haven't had time to scrap/craft lately, with the new job and all the running around we have been doing..

I posted this on the cricut MB too..If I reach these challenges, I will add more!