Saturday, December 29, 2007
I LOVE cupcakes! I think I've said that before...but they are delicious, of course, and just so sweet-looking and fun! I've always said that I'd love to open a bakery shop, so it's probably no surprise that I am always drawn to patisserie-styled images! The ones by justjohanna are really my favorites! The colors and layout of this thank you card just seemed to fit the cupcake image. Everything is sweet and happy! Hope you are having a happy Saturday! We are getting settled in with having two children now, and it's been a good day here. :)
Stamps: you take the cake, cherry cupcake (justjohanna). Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, Soft Sky, Petals and Paisleys DP. Ink: Black. Accessories: Sponge, Pink Rhinestones, Cotton Candy and Xmas Red Stickles, Pure Color Pencils, Blue Polka Dot Ribbon by May Arts.
Friday, December 28, 2007
Orange You Sweet
Saturday, December 22, 2007
Welcome, Katy Elizabeth!
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Sunday, December 9, 2007
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
To all of you, count your blessings. Thank God for them. Thank God for being GOD.
To all of you who are dear friends and/or family, I love you and thank God for you today.
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Baby Announcement Cards
Thursday, November 15, 2007
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas...
Sunday, November 11, 2007
Thanksgiving is Coming...
My Turkey Lurky is disguising himself as a pumpkin! :) Can you believe that there are only 11 days until Thanksgiving? Wow! Time really is flying! Hope you are enjoying the season despite the rush. It's so easy to get caught up in having so many things to do and to prepare for, so be sure to take some time to just....be thankful. God is good. And, thankfully, God is GOD.
Stamps: Turkey Lurky, Pumpkin Hat, hi pumpkin sentiment (justjohanna). Paper: Purely Pomegranate, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White. Ink: StazOn Black, White Craft. Accessories: Watercolor Wonder Crayons, Ribbon from Sherbet Ribbon Originals, Silver Brads, 1 3/8 circle punch, Corner Rounder punch.
Friday, November 9, 2007
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Wedding Dress Card
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Sunday, November 4, 2007
Happy Birthday, Mike!
Friday, November 2, 2007
Trunk or Treat!
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Monday, October 22, 2007
A Few Pickups!
This card was made for a (belated, unfortunately!) birthday card for my uncle. I watercolored the images and filled the bed of the truck with JustJohanna's mini cupcake! I popped a few cupcakes up on dimensionals and added dots to the Canvas background with a white Signo gel pen for interest. I added the crystal for a headlight (I've always thought the truck needed a headlight!).
Stamps: Mini Cupcake (JustJohanna); Loads of Love, Loads of Love Accessories (SU!). Paper: Brocade Blue, Whisper White, Basic Black. Ink: StazOn Black, Brocade Blue. Accessories: Celery Ribbon, Watercolor Wonder Crayons, AquaPainter, White Signo gel pen, Xmas Red and Crystal Stickles, Heidi Swapp clear jewel.
This card was sent for my Monday Mailer partner. I like the headlight on this card better, although it didn't turn out as great in the picture! I used a green Ice Rhinestone brad and it really looks cool on the card!
Stamps: Loads of Love, Loads of Love Accessories (SU!). Paper: Brocade Blue, Whisper White, Basic Black. Ink: StazOn Black, Brocade Blue. Accessories: Pumpkin Pie Ribbon, Watercolor Wonder Crayons, AquaPainter, White Signo gel pen, Ice Rhinestone brad, Black Brads.
My Gym Birthday Party
Okay, we really did have a busy weekend! But Cameron had a BLAST! People have always told me to get Cameron involved in a baby/toddler gymnastics class, and I've kind of bucked the idea. I mean, he's a boy, right? Gymnastics??? Then we got invited to a birthday party at a place called My Gym...HOW MUCH FUN!!! Cameron had so much fun running from activity to activity. He got lots of good exercise and just had fun! We were surprised at how well he did at some of the activities! His favorite was definitely the trampoline...and he doesn't even jump yet! :) I'll share a few pictures here of Cameron playing at My Gym... If you have itty bitties and ever get the chance to take them, GO!
Friday at the Museum
Cameron's Day with Nana and Grandpa
Friday, October 19, 2007
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOM!
Thursday, October 18, 2007
ALL Cards Need Glitter.
I was needing a few cards all at once for some girls in our church youth group. Two are similar in style, layout, everything except for the stamp used! The third card is for a girl who loves bugs! I thought Bugs and Kisses would be the perfect set to use for her! The final card is one I made for the Monday Mailer program I am doing. I used the faux stained-glass technique on that one. With the stained-glass, you stamp your image on vellum, color the other side (watercolor, whatever you want...) and layer it on top of a piece of white cardstock.
Stamps: Eat Cake. Paper: Whisper White. Ink: Pretty in Pink, Pink Passion, Pixie Pink, Barely Banana, VersaMark. Accessories: Yellow Stickles, Stardust Stickles, Iridescent Ice EP, Pink Ribbon from either American Crafts or May Arts- I can't remember, Pink Jewel from Heidi Swapp, Distresser.
Stamps: Eat Cake. Paper: Whisper White. Ink: Basic Black, Orchid Opulence, VersaMark. Accessories: Stardust Stickles, Iridescent Ice EP, Black Polka Dot Ribbon, Distresser.
Stamps: Bugs and Kisses. Paper: Certainly Celery, Whisper White. Ink: Certainly Celery, Ruby Red, Garden Green, Ballet Blue. Accessories: Lime Green, Xmas Red, and Waterfall Stickles, Sponge, Scallop Punch, Celery, Red, and French Blue Ribbons.
Stamps: Doodle This, Loads of Love Accessories. Paper: Certainly Chocolate Chip, Vellum, Whisper White, Apple Cider DP. Ink: StazOn Black, Chocolate Chip, Really Rust, Garden Green. Accessories: Kraft Taffeta Ribbon, Antique Brass Brads.
This last picture was just something that made me laugh. I was doing the laundry and noticed that the label on one of my shirts is fading. I just bought this white t-shirt from Motherhood Maternity (I am pregnant, remember...) a couple of weeks ago, and it's one of those shirts where they print the label inside the shirt instead of on a tag. The name of the store USED to read "Motherhood". But after one wash, what does it say now??? Oh, yes.... "Otherhood". I guess I buy my clothes at the Other Hood now! Just made me laugh!
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
This first card is for Cameron's Sunday School teacher. She loves hot tea, so it will go along with a little gift we picked up for her. I am planning on creating a card similar to this one to submit for the JustJohanna design team call. Do you see the little vellum teabag tag? :) I stamped the little flower flourish on the tag and put Stardust Stickles on it for some shimmer.
Stamps: grandteacup, Allison little, steeped in love, floral flourish left(all justjohanna). Paper: Certainly Celery, Very Vanilla, Pretty in Pink, Chenille by Basic Gray, vellum. Ink: StazOn Black, Brilliance Graphite Black. Accessories: Watercolor Wonder Crayons, AquaPainter, Orange Peel and Stardust Stickles, thread.
I was actually just sitting here stamping my new images and had the idea to stamp just the bottom of the mini cupcake and put the pumpkin cap hat on top of it! It's a little PUMPKIN CUPCAKE! HA! I have a great recipe for that, so I will have to use this on tags, mini cards, etc.
Stamps: mini cupcake, pumpkin cap hat, hi pumpkin(all justjohanna). Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla. Ink: StazOn Black, Brilliance Graphite Black. Accessories: Watercolor Wonder Crayons, AquaPainter, Stardust Stickles, sponge, Very Vanilla ribbon.
This is just a quick card for my husband. He's not had the best day! :(
Stamps: Allison little, hi pumpkin, pumpkin cap hat(all justjohanna). Paper: Kraft, Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie. Ink: StazOn Black, Pumpkin Pie. Accessories: Watercolor Wonder Crayons, AquaPainter, Velvet Ribbon from Sherbet Ribbon Originals, and Stardust Stickles.
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
Pumpkin Picking in the NC Mountains
We visited Hickory Nut Gap Farm for pumpkin and apple picking, petting and watching the animals, and taking in the sights! Cameron has come to love pumpkins...and it is the cutest word to hear him say! :) He tried to pick up several of the pumpkins, which were too big for him! Of course he LOVES apples, too. He enjoyed sampling the cold fresh apple cider, and whenever he got his hands on an apple, he would put it straight toward his mouth! Yes, he did get a bite or two... Enjoy these pictures from our trip! And for those of you who know me, GUESS WHAT?? The farm is an ORGANIC one!! :)