January 27, 2008

A little Dis & Dat....

I cased these cards from nightstamper on SCS.  Of course mines didn't turn out as nice as hers.  I love this stamp set from Stampin Up called Bundle of Joy.  I've been using it alot lately.  At least i'm putting them to good use.  Most of the products used on these cards are from Stampin Up.  

Thanks for looking!

More, More, More.....Workshop Projects

This one is a coaster calender.  There's magnetic on the back too.  Such a simple yet elegant project.

An elegant yet simple card.  Love it!

I forgot the exact name of this project card but it's very cute & easy-peasy.  

I'll have more to share later, especially one of the baby boy albums that I finished. I don't want to post it yet, my friend who ordered it hasn't seen it yet.  Still finishing up the other one.  OH, one more thing, I'll have pictures of my scrapbook room too.  I still want to tweek somethings but other than that it's working for me.  No more keeping my mom up late with my noise....:0)  

Lily went to the groomers on Saturday.  We're giving this new groomers a try and "i think" it's going well.  They said she was well behaved but I wonder if she'll ever get over the shaking upon getting there.  I'll post pictures of her new look too.  From what I heard they give the animals massages....OH how I would like to have one at the moment.  So you'll have to stop by again to see all these wonderful photos I have in store.

God Bless!!!

January 23, 2008


Mom: "Wake up pooh it's time to aum aum (my translation to eat)"
Lily: "I'm trying mommy but I'm still tired, leave me alone"
Mom: "Oh well.......she does look cute though"

Such a Stunning Card....:0)

Let's see where do I start.  I've been away from blogging for a few days, i know, i know, BUT I have a very good personal reason which I can't share here.  But now I'm back and I have some things to share with you.  So stay tuned.  

I couldn't make a Stampin Up' workshop that my demonstrator has holding on Saturday so I got to go over on Sunday and do some projects that was done at her workshop.  How cool is that.  However, this is NOT one of the projects that was given.  I just happened to see this card on the table & absolutely fell in love with it.  So of course, I had to make one.  My favorite pink & brown scheme and the pin w/ pearls.  I need to put that on my wish list.  I will be making more of these cards when I can get the supplies.  But I love how it's so elegant yet pretty.  

I have so many card ideas & projects just floating around in my head that I really need to get them out.  However, I need to really finish up those baby boy albums first.  Tomorrow I'll be sharing another card/project with you from the workshop.

Have a wonderful day!

January 19, 2008

Beates Sketch & "Casing"

I made this card awhile ago.  I came across one of Beate's cards & absolutely loved the look of it.  Of course mines does not measure up to hers.  Thank you Beate (if you ever read my blog) for your inspiration.  My cupcake is stamped a little crooked but it will do.  I really need to get stampin... can someone help me find my mojo juice!   My card stash is completely empty.  I just hate that.  Almost everything that I've used on this card is Stampin Up except the DP.  

Tonight my husband & I had to leave our "furry" daughter at home with my mom to babysit (heehee).  We went to his cousins wedding at the Halekulani Hotel.  We didn't quite make it to the wedding but the reception was very nice.  Of course I used the wedding card (in one of my posts) that I made....i just hope she likes it.  Her favors were very simple pillow boxes w/ a satin ribbon tied around.  Her center pieces were martini glasses, martini shaker & a beautiful stand to keep it in.  DARN, didn't win the center piece....my mother-in-law took it.  Overall, it was nice to see the family & just relax.  

Thank you for stopping by.....

January 15, 2008




BUSY, BUSY, BUSY........

Gosh, were has the day gone.  I feel as if I've gotten nothing accomplished today.  I'm still washing clothes, still putting together my cubbies for my scrap room, need to work on my orders & cards, and some other things on my to do list....ARGH!  Not enough time in a day.  The weather here is also very gloomy...YUCK!  So, because I'm busy today here's my baby albums that I'm working on (just to give you a peak) that I promised.

Have a joyful day!!!

January 14, 2008

My Lily-Pooh.......recent photo

Oh my goodness, she REALLY needs a haircut.  I actually left her hair long on the top so I could put it up w/ ribbons, but she's beginning to dislike it.  My husband & I thinks she got just slightly bigger but she, in our opinion is still very small.  This picture was taken a few days ago......

Goodnight & Rest Peacefully!

Short Post....Little Bit Stamps

This will be a very short post.  I just wanted to share these cards with you that I "cased" (again) from Lauren Meader.  She has such beautiful cards & inspiration.  Of course this is not as nice as hers....but I tried.  These cards are so cute that I don't want to give them away.  By the way, I have to say I love these stamps....SO CUTE!  I'm still awaiting my order from All That Scraps for the "new released" set of these cuties.  

Sorry, but maybe tomorrow I'll give you a sneak peak at my baby albums that I'm working on.  

Eventually I want to start working on my scrapbook room.  My mom bought me some cubbies which I will be storing my paper, magazines & albums in.  I know what color I want to paint my room.....PINK.  I can't wait to get started!  That will be a work in progress.  Untill tomorrow..........:0)

January 11, 2008

Tadaaaa......My Wedding Card

I am so shocked at how this card came out....haha!  I really love it.  However, I'm a little disappointed in myself because I can never come up with my own ideas.  I'm really good at casing someone else's.....in this case it was nitestamper over at SCS.  I think I was drawn to this hobby to "case" other peoples ideas and that, in MY opinion is so sad.  Overall, I just have a passion for this hobby like everyone else.  Oh well...it's late and I'm probably not making any sense.
I had to make a wedding card for my husbands cousins wedding next week and I will be using this card.  

Stamps:  True Friend, Priceless, Unknown- "best wishes" stamp
Paper:  RiverRock, Bashful Blue, Ivory (non SU), Le Jardin DP
Inks:  More Mustard, RiverRock
Other:  Brads, Eyelets, Corner punch, Crop-a-dile, Stitched SU ribbon, Pebbles In My Pocket Jewel Tone Chalks, Rhinestone.

Once again, thank you stopping by & I'll have more to come a little later....Have a wonderful weekend!!!

Birthday Gift Set.....how did I do?

The "N" is her first initial of her name.....Natalie.
Set of 6 Monogram Cards in Multiple Colors. ( Color scheme is mostly from SU )
Altered Notepad w/ pen (not pictured).

Whew, I FINALLY finished this project I set out to do.  I didn't have everything I wanted to create all planned out BUT I do think the set came out nice.  I just hope she likes it.  She's not a scrapbook type of person, but she did like my scrapbook room....this gift set was for my cousin.  I forgot to include in her gift set some chocolates (which almost every gift loves)....DUH!  I also made a altered big paper clip & altered pen (not shown here).  I gifted this card set using those clear plastic boxes from Papertrey Ink.....gotta love these!  I plan on updating you when and if I hear from her if she liked it or not.  I know if I received this as a gift I'd love it!  

I have to give thanks to akjuda from SCS for posting her beautiful monogram cards.  I totally "cased" her idea.  Thank you for sharing!

Thank you so much for letting me share my creations.  I'll be back tomorrow with a wedding card.  This weekend I have my hands full with 2 orders.  Maybe I'll give u guys a sneak peak at the albums I'm working on for these orders.  

Have a wonderful & peaceful evening!!!

January 8, 2008

Lily's Teeth Cleaning Day

....okay so I'm a tad bit late posting tonight OR shall I say today...:0)  Well, I took Lily to have her teeth cleaned today.  Did you know they have doggie dentists.  Who knew.  She was quite the fighter when we got there, but when I went to pick her up, the dr. said she was wonderful.  Huh?  My daughter? Wonderful? Can't be.  I'm just glad she had a good teeth cleaning as it can lead to possible health problems.  She'll go back to have her teeth cleaned again in 6 months.  Well worth it in my opinion.  OH, and it's not the kind of cleaning of just brushing w/ toothpaste....he actually takes off the tarter build up & without putting the dog under anesthesia to.  Overall, this was a success.

I don't have anything to post today.  I'm working on some monogram gift cards as well as some other odds and end cards.  I'll post those as soon as I can.  I need to get busy on 2 scrapbook albums that I received orders for.  They are baby boy albums.  Maybe if I can get it uploaded I'll share the cover I started for one of the baby boy album.  

I'm still awaiting my new/current C.C. Design stamps.  I can't wait to play with them.  I've seen so many inspiring cards that I'll need to "case".  :0)  OH, and I can't wait to play with Stampin' Up's DP.  I'm in love with there new line of DP.  I think Ginger Blossom and Berry Bliss will be my favorites.  Okay, enough blabbling...will see you a little later.

Thank you for stopping by my blog & leaving your comments.

January 7, 2008

I'm Baaaack........

Here is a photo I took w/ my new Sony digital.  Not the best (i think) but it will do.  Of course the colors in the photo doesn't do the card justice.  It's much colorful IRL.  As I was blog lurking I fell in love with this card design by Dawn Easton (Treasure Oiler Designz) "Embracing Life".  Of course I changed it to my own creation but would like to give credit to her for posting her beautiful card.  The layout itself is from SCS Sketch Challenge.  I'm not confident enough to post my work there YET.  Maybe one day. :0)

Paper: Groovy Guava, River Rock, Certainly Celery, Cloud 9 DP
Stamps: Simply Said, Elegant Inspirations (inside of card), Punchy Words (Gina K.)
Inks:  Old Olive
Other:  Prima flowers, rhinestone elements, sewing stitching, stitched ribbon (unknown)

It has been SO frustrating without a camera.  I couldn't take it any longer and asked hubby if I could buy another one.  My original camera is a Sony digital Cybershot and it's only 3 years old.  I really love this camera, however, i'm not sure if it will be worth fixing.  The camera alone cost $400.  So I set out to buy another Sony digital and I did find one at a good price $125 but without a lot of the extra features.  It has to do for now until I can save enough money to buy a better one.  For now, I only need it to take picture of my work before parting with them ....:0)