Thursday, July 30, 2009


Earlier this week I received a package of SU Watercolor Paper that I won from Kerin's blog Stamps, Paper, Glitter! that you can find here.
Well, can I just mention how great this paper is?! I had some watercolor paper amongst my supplies from either one of my kids' leftover art classes which I thought was acceptable quality. But after using the SU variety, you just can't compare. Trust me. So this is a card I made for Splitcoast Stampers' weekly sketch challenge using Echoes of Kindness stamp set and watercolors. Only problem now is that it seems I don't have enough stamp sets to watercolor!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Mojo Monday #97

Here is the card I made for this week's challenge.
Mixing the old with the new colors and a stamp set
that says so much...

Saturday, July 25, 2009


This was a real fun challenge this morning - I wasn't too sure about the color combo but when I put it all together I was quite pleased with the outcome. I pulled out some older in-color paper, like when was the last time you used Groovy Guava and Purely Pomegranate? You can find Kerin's blog here with her challenge. She also has a weekly prize for participating.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Becky Roberts' Designer Desk Set Tutorial...

...or as I like to call it 'Thank God it's raining again!'. Yes for anyone who lives around the greater Montreal area, rain is what we have been getting. So I don't feel so terribly guilty being in my craft room plugging away at yet another of Becky's great tutorials. This one took me several hours, but I am quite pleased with the outcome. Check Becky's awesome blog Inking Idaho here

99% of supplies are from Stampin' Up!:
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla,Haiku DP
Stamp Set: Organic Grace, God's Beauty, Embrace Life
Accessories: Build a Brad, Various Punches
Ribbon: Old Olive GG
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Marigold

Thursday, July 16, 2009


Here is my entry for this week's Mojo Challenge. I'm not too keen on the way this card is photographed, but I was a little too tired to re-take the shot.

Today I won Kerin Sylvester's blog candy give away today for her 150,000 hits! You can find her blog Stamps, Paper, Glitter! here Congratulations Kerin.
Check her blog out, she is crazy talented and has fun give-aways too!

Monday, July 13, 2009

Kerin Sylvester's Challenge

I discovered a wonderful blog that belongs to Kerin Sylvester called Stamps, Paper, Glitter that you can find here
So this is the card I made for her challenge. Check out her blog, she has blog candy to be drawn July 19th for simply adding a comment.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer

I came across this stamp at Scrapbook Centrale last week and had to have it. It is a little melancholy as this song is which was sung by Stevie Wonder at Michael Jackson's funeral. I am posting it for someone that has passed away in November that was very dear to me at one time, but I only learned of his passing just a few days ago.
He was a very special person, enjoyed life and taught me alot. I think he would have liked this card.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Mojo Monday #94

Here is my entry for this week's challenge. I haven't done one of these in a while and must admit it is not one of my favorite cards, but I took so much time making it - you know when you spend too much time and then just get frustrated with it and just glue it altogether. Just sayin...
But still love this Razzle Dazzle stamp set and new DP.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Razzle Dazzle

Got the new colors and this really fun stamp set called Razzle Dazzle. Great for using with markers. So made this card just to show everything off. The new colors are great.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Welcome Little Sophie!

Our neighbors just welcomed a wee little princess into the world.
She is absolutely beautiful! Just a bit over 7 lbs but feels light as a feather. Here is the card I made to for her. The swiss dots are from using the Cuttlebug. I got the tutorial from Lauren Meader's blog that you can find here

Friday, July 3, 2009

Purse-onally Perfect Notes by Becky Roberts

Here is a project I have been working on that I got from Becky Roberts blog which you can find here. I had so much fun making this and wanted to do something a little different than Becky. For the flowers, I chose to use my embosslit die 'Simple Flower' by SU. I actually use this with by Cuttlebug and it works just fine. Super fun to make - I can't wait for Becky's next tutorial. She is amazing.

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