Friday, October 31, 2008

Non-Christmas papers

The challenge was to create a Christmas card using non-Christmas paper. Here's my card...

Materials: K & Co Neopolitan pp's, Nestabilies Snowflake, Hero Arts sentiment, Hero Arts bling, EK Success corner punch with trim removed for scallop

Christmas cards

I've gotten a good start on my Christmas cards this year. In years past, I mass produced a single design for my cards, but this year I am making most of them very different!

Materials: Bazzill CS, Basic Grey Wassail pp, Hero Arts sentiment, Quickutz flourish, American Crafts felt flowers, MM brads
Materials: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, Martha Stewart snowflake punch, Stickles, mini buttons, scrap ribbon, Bazzill CS, Darcie chipboard sticker

Thursday, October 23, 2008


and more cards!! I've been working hard to keep up with the challenges over at Cococat's. Here are a few more of the cards I've made for some of the challenges...

This one is for a pink & brown challenge...

Materials: Basic Grey Blush pp, Oval Nesties, Inkadinkado stamp, Prima's, RAK crystals

This Christmas card was for a card-lift challenge...

Materials: Bazzill CS, Cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder, Cuttlebug combo Christmas trees, Basic Grey Figgy Pudding pp, Stickles

This card is for an Anniversary challenge....

Materials: Bazzill CS, Cuttlebug combo sentiment & embossing, Walmart ribbon

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

In memory of...

When the phone rings at 1:46 am, it's never a good thing....

Ethel Lyrinda Herrick-Gehlsen
December 6, 1919 - October 14, 2008
Mother of Darrell, Carolyn, Janice and Duane
Grandmother of Rachelle, Ralynda, Teresa, Debbie, Evelyn, Coquille and Lawrence
May she rest in peace

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Having a good time

at Cococat's Cardmaking MB. I've been creating cards like crazy all weekend and loving every minute of it... here are a few the challenges I've finished!

This card is for a paper piecing challenge...

This is an "inspiration" card challenge...

These are for an "altered" challenge...

and this one is for a "photo" challenge...

The above card will be for his dad's birthday.... the inside will read "You're HOW old!!" LOL!!

Friday, October 10, 2008


I do love Autumn. The warm days and crisp nights. All the gorgeous colors of the leaves and flowers. The smell of smoke in the air as neighbors rake and burn their leaves... this is my favorite time of year!

Here's a quick pumpkin card I whipped up in honor of the season!!

Material: Bazzill CS, Michael's dollar stamps, MM brads

Friday, October 3, 2008

Fall is in the air

Happy Fall Yall!!! This is my favorite time of year! The warm days and cool nights. All the gorgeous colors and smells of the season! I have a friend who is not a card maker and she has requested that I make a card for her (she's also coming to my house in a few weeks for a girls card making day). So here's what I created for her... Materials: Debbie Mumm mat stack pp, Bazzill CS, Paper Bliss tag sticker, Studio G acrylic sentiment