Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Mojo Monday sketch #282

Happy Wednesday, everyone. I thought I'd try a sketch today.
At Mojo Monday there is a couple of great sketches, round or square. It's a simple one but fun.
I tried to put a picture of the sketch but I can't get it to upload
Anyway it's at Mojo Monday # 282. Here's my take on it.
51/2 x 51/2 square card base
Pagoda - branches cut at 1.43
spellbinders labels. stamped sentiment, hand cut rosette

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Monday, February 25, 2013

DT-3D flowers

You know the best thing about Mondays? We have a new challenge at BBBTB2. Our lovely and talented leader, Susan ,picked this fun challenge,
We are to use the 3D rose from Art Philosophy or any 3D flower from any cart. Hope you'll play along. Just remember to use your cricut. I decided to decorate a gift bag. Hope you like it.
Art Philosophy - 3-3D flowers cut at 1 @ 1/4 ,1 @ 1/2,  & one @ 2; twig with leaves cut 2x's at 2.41; leaves cut at 1.71
Sweethearts - "for you" cut at 3.47
border punch- MS, ribbon, extra punched leaves, Spellbinders corner and some bling
Hope you decide to join us.

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Baby Shower gift

Hi, all. Hope you're having a great week. I've been sick for almost 2 weeks and haven't created anything. Finally yesterday I felt like making something. About time, too. I needed a card and bag for a baby shower gift for my cousin's daughter.  This is her first and it's a boy. No way she was getting store bought.
Here's the recipe:
New Arrival - baby-card cut at 3.0, bag cut at 3.94; diaper pins-card cut at 1.51, bag-cut at 2.18; rattle cut at 3.15
Billionaire - name-Riley cut at 2.02
I hope she likes it.

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Monday, February 18, 2013

DT-amethyst and cake or cupcake

Hi, all. Can you believe February is almost over? Today I'm hosting the challenge at BBTB2.We're also welcoming our new DT member, Melanie Brown to the family. Lots of you know her. She was one of the first blogs I followed, Courtney Lane Designs, when I started my blog. Glad to have you, Melanie.
 I chose amethyst and a cake or cupcake for the theme. February is a very busy birthday month for my family. But I think I'm done with them. This one is for my great granddaughter, Alex, whose birthday is next month.
Here's the recipe:
Art Philosophy - postage stamp shape cut at 3.94
Home D├ęcor - cupcake cut at 2.18
Create a Critter - gift cut at 3.12
An Epiphany shape maker circle, flower punch and a little glitter and bling.

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Monday, February 11, 2013

Love is in the Air

Hi, everyone. This is a fun holiday. It makes me think of chocolate. YUM!!!
Today starts a new challenge at BBTB2. Our lovely and talented Brenda has chosen hearts and/or cupids for our theme. Today is also special for me because it's one of my son's birthday and my great niece's birthday too. So why not join in the fun? Just remember to use your cricut for the cuts. Here's mine.
MS Seasonal - heart cut at 3.59, Be Mine cut at 1.94
Sweethearts - Love cut at 2.41
a little bling and ribbon

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Simple Sunday

Happy Sunday everyone. I have a quick card for you today.
The Peachy Keen Stamps Blog  has an "anything goes" challenge which ends tonight. But I had this idea and decided to make it. That ever happen to you?
This really is a quick and easy card.
Wild Card - heart card cut at 3.94
Sweethearts - tie cut at .88 and glittered
face - PK Dolly Dumpling face  stamp
I think it came out pretty cute. I think my grandson might give it to his teacher.
Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Friday, February 8, 2013

Laikyn's Luau

Hi, all. Today's card is for my great niece who will be 2 on the eleventh. Her party is Saturday, the 9th and it's a luau theme. My niece picked out cuts from Life's a Beach and Luau for her decorations.
Here's her card.
Life's a Beach - hula girl cut at 3.24, palm tree cut at 4.18 and flamingo cut at 3.47
a little glitter and punched flowers


Happy Birthday, Laikyn!
Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie
Her party had to be postponed as her older brother and dad have the flu.  So we're trying for next Sat., the 16th. Glad she's only 2. She won't know the party is late. Now she's happy if you just give her a cookie.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Birthday card-son

Hi. Today is important in my life. Forty-two years ago today my first child was born. My life would never again be the same.
Today is my oldest son's birthday. He's interested in lots of things-music ,kayaking, fishing, golf, playing guitar among others. He even has a collection of guitars so I decided that would be the theme for his card this year.
Quarter Note - guitarist cut at 3.47, musical notes cut at 1.12 and .93, and guitar cut at 2.41
I hope he likes it.

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Get Well

Good morning, all. Hope you're all having a good week. I'm actually getting quite a bit of crafting done. I can use both hands and my mojo is cooperating. Yea!
I made a get well card for a neighbor who fell and broke her hip. She's 93 and they just moved her to a rehab hospital. But she's tough. I was glad to have a chance to use my new cart, Sophie.
Sophie - label 4-floral oval cut at 3.59, accent cut at 13.55 and 12.92
MS border punch - layered 3 times
paper is Studio G from Walmart and a little bling

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie
Little Scrap Pieces - Get Well Soon
Paper Playtime - use a border punch

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Treat Boxes

Good morning. I have some treat boxes I made for my young grandsons. Since these boxes are for boys, I tried not to get too frilly. But... it is Valentines. You have to have a little pink, but no glitter or gems.
Here's the recipe:
CTMH Artiste - boxes cut at 3,47
Don Juan - welded names cut at 1.37
Plantin - tags-3 cut at 4.18 and 3 cut at 3.94
George - hearts cut at 1.41. 1.18 and 1.02
assorted punched hearts
This is really a nice size box. It will hold a lot of goodies.

Thanks for stopping in. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie
FCCB - Queen of Hearts - use a heart
My Craft Spot - Valentines for kids

Monday, February 4, 2013


It's getting closer! What am I talking about? Spring, our talented DT sister, Carole, has chosen spring for our new BBTB2 challenge this week. The perfect6 time for it, right?
Want to join us? Just remember to use your cricut and follow our simple rules. I chose frogs for my spring card.
PDDU - frogs cut at 4.88, 2.88, and 2 76
Gypsy Wanderings - tall grass cut at 1.47
 EDPD - short grass cut at 1.0
some punched flowers, dragonflies and glitter

Thanks for stopping by. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Heart garland

Hi, all. How are you this Sunday afternoon? It's been beautiful here the past 2 days. Tomorrow the rain is supposed to return.
I was inspired by a punch to do this card. I searched my carts for a heart shape that can be linked like the punch. I found one on Tie the Knot.
Here's the recipe:
Tie the Knot - heart cut in 3 sizes-1.12, 1.47 & 2.06
Sweethearts - XO cut at 1.82

Thanks so much for popping by. Hope you liked the card. Hugs and God bless. Stephanie
This is being entered in several challenges:
My Sheri Crafts-challenge 103-Valentines
Die Cuttin Divas-anything goes
Simply Create Too-challenge 30-Valentines hearts
The Sisterhood of Crafters-hearts