Monday, May 30, 2011

New Blog Name

Hi, I wanted to let all my followers and readers know that I have changed my blog name.  I have been wanting to do this for a long time, so now is the time.  I have a new blog banner coming to match the new name.  Please make changes to your blog roll or favorites to add my new blog name..thanks so much!

The new name is Paperie Blooms and the new address is...

http://paperieblooms.blogspot.com/

Mojo Monday Sketch-HI There


Happy mojo Monday to you, I am so glad you are here...your visits and comments make my day, especially a Monday..hehehe!  But, today I am off I will be coming home from our little weekend getaway, I hope to have pictures to share with you...*grin*.  It is circle or square week at the Mojo Monday Blog.......I have made my card a circle card; you know I luv these little guys.....it is super simple but cute, don't ya think?  I have used bakers twine and the amazingly gorgeous papers is Stella Rose by My Mind's Eye, I cannot stop using this fabby papers.  The sentiment is Verve's set Fabulous You......you know you are fabulous?......never stop believing that!  Be sure to head over to Verve, Julee is having a great sale...you don't want to miss it  I hope you are off from work for the Memorial Day holiday.....thank you to all the men and woman who have served and are serving.....I am one who is totally grateful!  Head over to the Mojo Monday Blog and check out the mojo makers awesome creations, show them some luv too....have a wonderful day...enjoy!   

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Stampers Dream-Deepest Sympathy


Good morning, thanks so much to all who visit and comment it really makes my day!  I wanted to share this gorgeous flower from JustRite, isn't it stunning?  I colored it with copics and then added Stickles glitter, not sure if you can see it.  You know I adore my glitter...hehehehe.  The shaped panel behind the flower is Spellbinders Nesties Labels Nine.  I added lace trim over the soft colored 5th Avenue designer papers this paper is from Melissa Frances, this paper pack is amazing!  The sentiment is from another wonderful JustRite set called Sympathy Nested Sentiments.  I added distressing to the outer edges and stitched down one panel only in the center, to make it unique.  I luv that word unique, we are all different in how on way and we should never try and be something we are not.....just be you!  I will be back in the am with anther post, be sure to stop by......make the world a brighter place and share some sunshine with someone today....enjoy!   
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Card Paterns-sketch/#115
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Stamps:  Mother Nature and Sympathy Nested Sentiments(Just Rite)
Paper:  Black, White(SU), and 5th Avenue Designer Paper(Melissa Frances)
Ink:  Black Soot Distressing Ink(Tim Holtz)
Accessories:  Lace Trim, Janome, Spellbinders Nesties Labels Nine, Stickles, Pearl, SU Square Punch, Distressing Tool, and 3D Foam Squares 

Happy Birthday

Happy weekend, I have played along with the MFT sketch using some of my favorite papers.  This is the Stella Rose collection from My Mind's Eye.  I used the dies from MFT, these all layer together nicely, luv the look!  I added embossing at the top of my card and bakers twine and stitching at the bottom.  I hope your weekend is fun, we will be heading out tomorrow.....I hope to have some pictures to share when I return.  Make the most of your day...enjoy!
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My Favorite Things-sketch/MFTWSC21
Paper Pretties-birthday/PWC155
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Stamps:  Bee Loved(My Time Made Easy)
Paper:  Sage, Very Vanilla(SU), and Stella Rose Designer Paper(my Mind's Eye)
Ink:  Really Rust(SU)
Accessories:  MFT Dies, Bakers Twine, Crocheted Flower, Gemstone, Janome, Embossing Folder, and 3D Foam Squares

Friday, May 27, 2011

Viva la Verve-Sympathy Card







Good morning and Happy Memorial Day weekend.....we are headed for a motorcycle getaway weekend....I am thrilled!  I will keep it short and sweet today, I am out the door for work.  I did want to share this weeks Viva la Verve sketch, I hope you will join us and play along.  Tosh is hostessing this week and the divas samples are amazing...check them out! You can get the deets here.  I have played along with the Color Throwdown colors, I have used the colors loosely, it states any combo of these colors.....I used the rose red and baja.  I hope your day starts and ends with lots of fun....enjoy!
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Color Throwdown-colors/CTD143
Stamp Something-sentiment

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Stampers Dream and JustRite Blog Hop

 

The amount of inspiration you will get today during the Stamper's Dream/JustRite Design Team Blog hop is amazing!!  So grab your favorite jolt of caffeine and sit back and enjoy all the JustRite Projects from this UBER TALENTED group of designers!! And while your visiting each blog be sure to leave a little love for all their inspiring work.  Along the way we have 3 Mystery Blog Candies hidden somewhere along the Hop.  For your chance to win one of the fabulous prizes you must leave a comment on the mystery location blog post.  All 21 Locations are eligible locations for the Mystery Blog Candy!!  You can get all the details from Michelle's blog .  The birdhouse stamp is JustRite's Birdhouses set, be sure to check it out....so sweet!  I colored it with copics and added a little stickles, you know I like my glimmer...hehehe.  I used the fun designer paper from Websters Pages called Ladies and Gents.  I luv the fun stripes and the gorgeous colors...I also added stitching.  Have fun on the hop and have a wonderful day....enjoy! 
JustRite Inspiration Blog  
Becca Feeken
Michelle Rodgers
Eva Dobilas
Kazan Clark
Arlene Cuevas
Mona Pendleton
Amy Sheffer
Kellie Fortin
Michele Kovack
Tosha Leyendekker
Kathy Jones
Mariana Grigsby
Barb Schram
Stephanie Kraft
Teresa Kline
Heidi Blankenship
Christina Fischer
Angela Barkhouse
Lea Lawson
Sankari Wegman 

A Spoonful Of Sugar-wings/#153
Creative Card Crew-anything goes
Sketchbook Saturday-sketch
Tuesday Throwdown-stripes/#50
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Stamps:  Birdhouses and Happy Everything Mini(JustRite)
Paper:  Kraft, Vry Vanilla(SU), and Websters Pages Designer Paper
Ink:  Early Espresso(SU) and Copics
Accessories:  Janome, Spellbinders, Maya Road Ruffled Ribbon, Bakers Twine, Button, EK Success Border Punch, Stickles, SU Squares Punch, and 3D Foam Squares

Monday, May 23, 2011

Viva la Verve-Peace


Hello friends, I have created this for last weeks Viva la Verve sketch.  Charmaine brought to us this awesome sketch, this is a keeper for sure!I hope you will join us and play along.  I am working on a large order, so this is one of the cards I will be adding to that pile.  I have used a perfect sympathy set from Verve called Forever In Our Hearts.  I reach for it a lot when I am creating sympathy cards. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your comments, I am always thrilled and humbled by your sweetness...enjoy!
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Crafty Pad-lace & bows/#122
Viva la Verve-sketch/VLVMAY2011
Woodware-anything goes/#28
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Stamps:  Forever In Our Hearts(Verve)
Paper:  Chocolate Chip(SU) and Stella Rose Deisgner Paper(My Mind's Eye)
Ink:  Early Espresso(SU)
Accessories:  A Cut Above Flutterby Die by Verve, Ribbon, Burlap String, Button, Pearl, Spellbinder Nesties Seventeen, Sponging, Stylist, and 3D Foam Squares

Mojo Monday Sketch-Heartfelt Sympathy













Good morning mojo fans, Debbie has brought us an awesome sketch this week....I hope you will join us for the fun, to see the mojo makers creations head over to the Mojo Monday Blog!  I have used one of the gorgeous tags I purchased from Creativevisions on Etsy, be sure to visit her shop....the images are so amazing and full of detail!  I used the sympathy sentiment from the Verve set Blessings.  The gorgeous crinkled ribbon, stitching, and a purple paper flower complete my card.  One of my regular customers has put in a super large order of cards, this will go in that pile......I will be busy working on those over the next couple of weeks.  We had a great time at the dance recital, Gary granddaughter is so cute!  I also made my strawberry jam this past weekend too.  I made two batches and even froze a few strawberries to make homemade strawberry cupcakes later...yummy.  I will share more later, I hope your weekend was great and your Monday is even better....enjoy!  
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CR84FN-colors/#29
Mojo Monday-sketch/Mojo192
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Stamps:  Blessings(Verve)
Paper:  Kraft, Very Vanilla(SU),  Concord Grape Designer Paper(SU), and Designer Paper(PinkPaislee)
Ink:  Concord Grape(SU)
Accessories:  Tim Holtz Border Die, SU Oval Punch, SU Scalloped Oval Die, Ribbon, Paper Flower, Janome, Distressing Tool, and 3D Foam Squares

Saturday, May 21, 2011

A Passion For Stamps-CAS Birthday Wishes












ETA:Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe below.  Hi friends, it is the wonderful weekend....we have some fun things planned too....making strawberry freezer jam and the dance recital!  I will share more later about both later!  I have created this CAS card for several challenges, one I cannot remember where it is, if you know please let me know.  It is to use polka dots and stripes(the inspiration photo is shown).  I have used the sweetest cupcake digi, I adore the shape of this cupcake...so cute.  You can get yours here and be sure to check out the other digis that Ruth offers, cool stuff!  I have paper pieced part of it and added stickles for icing and pearl on top.  A super simple card from me today, I hope to bring you more creations this weekend so stay tuned....enjoy!
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Clean & Simple-sketch/FTL141
Friday MashUP-girly/ribbon and pearls
If The Shoes Fits-CAS/FF80
?-polka dots and stripes
SCS IC-pink sequin headband/IC285
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Stamps:  Digi Rose Cupcake(A Passion For Stamps)
Paper:  Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla(SU), and Stella Rose Designer Paper(My Mind's Eye)
Ink:  Early Espresso(SU)
Accessories:  Crinkled Ribbon, Pearl, Stickles, Janome, Button, Burlap String, SU Circle Punch, SU Square Punch, EK Success Border Punch, and 3D Foam Squares

I have had this recipe for over twenty years, it is so simple and so much fun....I hope you enjoy it!  This is so yummy with homemade bread.....hhhmmmmm.
Strawberry Freezer Jam
Mix in large bowl
     6 1/2 cups of sugar
     3 1/2 cups crushed strawberries

Mix in separate bowl
     3/4 cup of cold water
     to 1 box of sure jell....boil for 1 min or little longer

Add sure jell mixture to berry mixture, stir for 3 minutes.  Pour into containers, let stand for 24 hours and store in freezer.
May use any type of jar or container.

easy peasy......yummy!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Stampers Dream-On Your Birthday


Hello, I have created a very detailed card today, using all sorts of fabulous goodies from Stampers Dream.  If you have not been to SD, check it out.....Michelle has lots of new things coming in....they are must haves too....hehehehe.  I have used  JustRite sets to create this card, Just Because Mini Sentiments and Because I Care.  JustRite has wonderful stamp sets that coordinate with Spellbinders nesties, this set goes with the Fancy Tags 2.  I have used Melissa Frances trim, crinkled ribbon, a crocheted flower, glittered star, and Websters Pages hair pin...so sweet, and Websters Pages Netting, this is fun stuff too!  Lots to look at on this one, the wonderful soft papers is by Melissa Frances and it is called 5th Avenue....luv this paper pack!  I hope you like my card, I appreciate each and every one who visits and comments...thanks so much!  Your sweet thoughts mean so much to me....hope your evening is fabby......it is hump day you know...heheheh, two more days before the weekend!  ENJOY.
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Anything Goes-die, flower, ribbon/lace
Hand Stamped Sentiment-anything goes
Sketchbook Saturday-sketch
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Stamps: Because I Care and Just Because Mini Sentiments(JustRite)
Paper:  Pink Pirouette, White(SU), and 5th Avenue Designer Paper(Melissa Frances)
Ink:  Sage Shadow and Basic Gray(SU)
Accessories:  Spellbinders Tags 2, Crinkled Ribbon, bakers Twine, Glittered Star, Melissa Frances Trim, Gemstone, Button, Websters Pages Hair Pin, Websters Pages Netting, and 3D Foam Squares

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Chocolate Covered Birthday Wishes


Hi peeps, I am so excited about my card today....I have made it for the theme of chocolate....hhhhmmm yummy!  I adore the fancy Paris Chocolat des Patissiers card I used on the front, I purchased it from an amazing Etsy shop... you can get yours here.  I used ruffled ribbon and made a ruffly lace flower, I also added crinkled ribbon with a bow and burlap string, I luv how this turned out!  The shabby vintage style really appeals to me.  The birthday wish sentiment is Verve, it is from the set Birthday Phrases.  I also played along with a monthly challenge hosted by my good friend Deb Horst, it is at the end of every month.......you can get the details here.  We have had lots and lots of storms and rain here today....the rain is much needed.  We planted tomato plants this past weekend so they are luvin the rain.  We do not put out a garden, just a few tomato plants, the dh and I both luv tomatoes.  I hope your evening is relaxing, I know I could use a little rest myself....enjoy!
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CASE Study-case Sarah/CSC38
Crazy 4 Challenges-chocolate/C4C87
Last But Not Least-sketch /LBNL4
OCC-naturals/buttons and lace
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Stamps:  Birthday Phrases(Verve)
Paper:  Very Vanilla(SU) and Butterfly Garden Designer Paper(PinkPaislee)
Ink:  Early Espresso(SU)
Accessories:  Ruffled Ribbon, Crinkled Ribbon, Lace, Burlap String, Button, SU Square Punch, Distressing Tool, Prima Flower, Spritz, and 3D Foam Squares

Monday, May 16, 2011

Mojo Monday Sketch-Trust


Good morning, it is Monday and that means another fabulous mojo sketch.  I have turned the sketch to make it a longer styled card.  I used my favorite color combo; chocolate, green, and ivory....this is a gorgeous combo!  I used distressing, stitching, lace, bakers twine, and ribbon to pull my card together.  The flower is Prima and I lightly spritz it with glimmer mist....I only have a two colors of mist, I think I need more.....hehehehe.  The Plain Jane is Verve, one of my favorites; Proverbs 3:5....the Plain Janes are awesome...if you have not gotten any check them out.  Have a wonderful day.....take time to show kindness to someone today...enjoy!
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Mojo Monday-sketch
One Stop Craft-ice cream colors..mint chocolate chip #131
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Stamps:  Proverbs 3:5(Verve)
Paper:  Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla(SU), and Misc Designer Papers
Ink:  Early Espresso(SU)
Accessories:  Priam Flower, Ribbon, Lace Trim, Bakers Twine, Distressing Tool, Janome, Nesties, Sponging, and 3D Foam Squares

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Life Is GOOD










Hi friends, the weekend once again is just about over, I do hope your was relaxing and lots of fun!  I have created a card to play along with several challenges.  I have been wanting to use the sweet kraft wrappers that come on the crinkled ribbon I purchase from a lovely lady on Etsy.  The background of this card is using those wrappers, I sponged around the edges to give it a more vintage feel.....luv the look!   You can get your crinkled ribbon here.  I used the sentiment stamp from the Verve set Hope Blooms.  The rest of my card is super simple, just a fun one for me.  Be sure to check back in the morning for this weeks Mojo Monday sketch.  Dream a little dream....enjoy!

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365-sketch
Color Throwdown-colors/CTD141
One Stitch At A Time-anything goes
Scrap, Stamp, Doodle-old supplies/ ribbon wrappers and twine
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Stamps:  Hope Blooms(Verve)
Paper:  Kraft, Very Vanilla(SU), and Stella Rose Deisgner Paper(My Mind's Eye)
Ink:  Crumb Cake and Early Espresso(SU)
Accessories:  Circle Nesties, Scalloped Circle Nesties, Twine, Button, Crinkled Ribbon Wrappers, Nesties labels Seventeen, and 3D Foam Squares

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Viva la Verve-My Glory











I have created a card tonight to play along with a few challenges, I have had a tuff week so I didn't get Amy a sample before Friday for the Viva la Verve sketch...I luv this sketch and had to play along!  I also wanted to play along with the gals over at FYI.  I have not had a chance to play along since the opening of the challenge....be sure to head over at check them out too!  This church is gorgeous, I use a serene scripture card to meet the challenge.  The scripture is from Verve, it is a Plain Jane Psalm 3:3.  I used the gorgeous 5th Avenue designer papers from Melissa Frances, check out the MF line at Stampers Dream...the lace is amazing too!  I also used the MFT rolled flower die to make my tiny flower, I need one of those rolling tools....this was not easy without it...lol.  I made my flower a little messy and scrunched, I can't help myself I like the shabby look.....hehehehe.  Tomorrow the new dirties will be announced at 12:00 PM EST, you won't want to miss the reveal; these two ladies are amazing!  May your evening be great ......enjoy! 
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Card Ideas-handmade flowers
Friday MashUP-monochromatic/#6
FYI-photo/FYI8
Totally Gorjuss-no squares/#81
Viva la Verve-sketch/VLVMAY2011 
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Stamps:  Plain Jane Psalm 3:3(Verve)
Paper:  Blue and 5th Avenue Designer Paper(Melissa Frances)
Ink:  Bermuda Bay and Soft Sky(SU)
Accessories:  Spellbinders Nesties Labels Nine, Crinkled Ribbon, Pearls, Janome, Distressing, Button, MFT Rolled Flower Die, and 3D Foam Squares

Friday, May 13, 2011

Stampers Dream-Forever Friends


Hello friends, I have been trying to share this card since Wednesday, blogger as you know as had some issues this week.  All in all blogger is great and it is free so I am not going to complain.  At last, I am sharing a card using a Melissa Frances vintage photo and the sweet sentiment is JustRite Friendship Blooms set.  A perfect card for a bff or sister, don't ya think?  I adore the JustRite sets that coordinate with Spellbinders, check them out!  I used the Floral Doily Motifs from Spellbinders for the background doily shape.  The lace is also Melissa Frances and the burlap string is by May Arts.  The designer paper is by Websters Pages, it is called Trendsetter.  I completed my card with stitching and distressing.  Make the most of your time this weekend, the weekends go by so quickly.  Squeeze in a little creating time and take a moment to soak up the gorgeous sunshine....enjoy!
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Cards & Things-sketch/#78
Cute Card Thursday-distressing/#164
Stamp Something-anything goes
Timeless Tuesday-anything goes/#117
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Stamps:  Friendship Blooms(JustRite)
Paper:  Kraft(SU) and Trendsetters Deisgner Paper(Websters Pages)
Ink:  Riding Hood Red(SU) and Pumice Stone Distressing Ink(Tim Holtz)
Accessories:  Spellbinders Floral Doily Motifs, Nesties, Janome, May Arts Burlap String, Melissa Frances Ribbon Collection, Button, SU Circle Punch, SU Scalloped Circle Punch, Distressing Tool, and 3D Foam Squares

Monday, May 9, 2011

Verve Diva Dare/Mojo Monday Sketch-Praying For You


 Good morning mojo fans, it is time for another mojo sketch and this awesome sketch is brought to us by Debbie...woohoo!  I am also playing along with diva Amy's Get Your Diva On Challenge...to use fabric.  Be sure to check out all the details of this weeks Get Your Diva On Challenge and play along with us!  I used fabric flowers by K & Company and layered them adding a large pink button and black burlap string.  I added stitching and the simple sentiment from Verve's Faithful Phrases.  Today's card is simple, but I do luv the completed look, the linen and lace flowers are gorgeous!  I hope your Monday is a great start to the week....enjoy!
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Crazy 4 Challenges-flower/C4C86
Verve Get Your Diva On-fabric
Mojo Monday-sketch/MOJO190
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Stamps:  Faithful Phrases(Verve)
Paper:  Pink, Very Vanilla(SU)
Ink:  Black Soot(Tim Holtz Distressing Tool)
Accessories:  Fabric Flowers, Button, Burlap String, Janome, SU Square Punch, Distressing Tool, Priam Lace, and 3D Foam Squares

Friday, May 6, 2011

A Passion For Cards Digi














I have created this card using a digi image from Ruth's collection of images, called A Passion For Stamps.  Be sure to visit her blog to see all the images she has available.  I adore this flower it is called Drumstick Primula, the tiny petals are shaped like a heart, so cute!  I colored one petal in and added a pearl.  The sentiment is from Verve's set Fabulous You.  Have a super day...enjoy!
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CR84FN-colors
SCS-image/IC283
Paper Works-sketch
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Stamps:  Drumstick Primula(A Passion For Stamps)
Paper:  Very Vanilla and Misc Designer paper
Ink:  Early Espresso(SU)
Accessories:  Bakers Twine, Janome, Pearl, SU Square Punch, Distressing Tool, and 3D Foam Squares

Viva la Verve-Encouragement


Happy Friday peeps, I am so glad it is finally Friday!  I have worked ten hour days the last two days, getting up at 3:30 is really early.  Lets get to my card today, I am sharing my take on this weeks Viva la Verve sketch, brought to us by Maureen.  I used the Psalm 46:1 Plain Jane for  the main panel.  I used crinkled ribbon, stitching, distressing, and Prima lace trim.  The adorable butterfly is the Verve Flutterby Die.  I adore the sketch and had so much fun with this one.  This weekend is open for lots of possibilities for me and the dh....of course I will get in a little creating....hehehe.  I do have a gorgeous hanging basket and card for my Mom, I will be seeing her and the dh's Mom for sure!  have a great Friday night....enjoy! 
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If The Shoe Fits-green/FF78
Viva la Verve-sketch
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Stamps:  Plain Jane Psalm 46:1(Verve)
Paper:  Black, White(SU), and Misc Designer Papers
Ink:  Black Soot(Tim Holtz)
Accessories:  A Cut Above by Verve Flutterby Die, Janome, Crinkled Ribbon, Button. Gems, Distressing Tool, Prima Lace, Scalloped Circle Nesties, Blossom Nesties, Glass Glitter, Crystal Effects, and 3D Foam Squares

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Stampers Dream-Becasue I Care

Hi friends, I have created a favorite square card using a tag...so sweet!  I have also used the new stamps from JustRite called Family Garden....I adore this flower sprigs..it has so many possibilities!  I added the tiny flowers that come in the set with pearls scattered throughout.  The sentiment is from the set Because I Care.  I also used the wonderful stain on my tag, it is by Tim Holtz...it is awesome!  The bottle has a dabber on the end so it is super simple to apply.....no mess and the coverage is spectacular!  I distressed the edges and then went back over with more stain so that it is darker, the beauty of this stain...with each layer it is darker or with a damp cloth it becomes lighter....luv it!  I used a white doily, ribbon, and May Arts burlap string to complete my card.  I hope that your weekend plans include a little creating fun......get out also and soak up the sun...enjoy!  
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Card Positioning-sketch
CCEE-colors/CCEE1118
Paper Variety-inks or paints
Stamping 411-colors
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Stamps:  Because I Care and Family Garden(JustRite)
Paper:  Black(SU), Mella Tag, Steel  Rose Deisgner Paper(My Mind's Eye)
Ink:  Peeled Paint Tim Holtz Stain and Bermuda Bay(SU)
Accessories:  Doily, Ribbon, Pearls, Spellbinders Scalloped Nesties, SU Circle Punch, Distressing Tool, and 3D Foam Squares

My Time Made Easy-A Year In Review/May

Hello friends!  I am sharing with you today my last creation for my guest spot with My Time Made Easy, be sure to head over to Lauren's Blog to see who is playing along today!  I have used the newly released set Bee-Loved; I adore the images and sentiments in this set.....so sweet!  I have used the adorable Slip Cover Template to package the four cards and four envelopes.....this is an awesome template and so easy to put together.  It really makes the perfect gift for someone.  I also used the gorgeous digi papers from MTME, if you have not picked these up, I encourage to try them....they are gorgeous!  The blue and brown plaid I have used is Brisk Breeze.


  I have used the Card Patterns Sketch and Twisted Sketch for these two.


  I have used the Sketchbook Saturday Sketch and the Sweet Sunday Sketch for these two.
 
This is a photo of the box and the four cards, I luv the Slip Cover template!

Thanks for stopping by, I do hope you are having a great week, mine has been busy and I am working a little OT...not happy about that...lol.  Be sure to check our the MTME shop for all the goodies.....enjoy!  
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Card Patterns-sketch/113
Sweet Sunday-sketch/SSSC115

Monday, May 2, 2011

Mojo Monday Sketch-Feel Better Soon


Hello mojo fans, I am so happy to let you know that we have a new mojo maker joining the team....please welcome the amazingly talented  Carole Burrage!  Be sure to head over to the Mojo Monday Blog and check out all the mojo makers fabulous creations.  I used the new sets Bloom and Grow and a sentiment from Hope Blooms for today's card.  I used blue, yellow, and kraft together with stitching and distressing.  My beloved glass glitter accents the flowers and a gemstone in the center.  I hope your week is awesome, Monday's mean there is a weekend coming....lol.  Can't wait to see what you create...enjoy!
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Let's Ink It Up-embellish it
Mojo Monday-sketch
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Stamps:  Bloom and Grow and Hope Blooms(Verve)
Paper:  Unknown Bazzil Blue, Very Vanilla(SU), and Stella Rose Designer Paper(My Mind's Eye)
Ink:  Bermuda Bay(SU)
Accessories:  A Cut Above by Verve Charming Oval and Floral Circle Dies, Janome, Glass Glitter, Burlap String, Gemstones, Buttons, Maya Road Corrugated Piece, EK Success Border Punch, Distressing Tool, and 3D Foam Squares

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Verve Diva Inspiration Blog Hop

Welcome to the May Diva Inspirations Blog Hop! Our Diva Inspirations team is here to start your month off right with a little Verve inspiration! Take a little peek at each of the fabulous blogs below for some Verve-alicious eye candy and you just might win some Vervey goodness of your very own!
Diva Inspirations Blog Hop
Master Hop List
1. Julee 8. Sony
2. Betty 9. Susan
3. Dawn 10. Teresa
4. Jen d. 11. Andrea
5. Jen T. 12. Charmaine
6. Lynda 13. Maureen
7. Shannan
We've hidden a little mystery prize on one of today's hop spots, so be sure to leave a little comment love as you hop around for a chance to win!
Comment Deadline: 11:59pm Mountain, May 5
Prize: $30 gift certificate to Verve
And since it's a new month, that means we've got a new Stamp of the Month to reveal!
In May we're featuring the sentiment set, Dare to Be. With 5 uplifting and encouraging sentiments, this set is perfect for graduation, congratulations or just a little pick me up. Or pair it with the To the Moon, Chicks Rule or Lucky Ducky sets for perfect little love notes to tuck into a lunchbox.
And at 40% off during the month of May, Dare to Be is a pretty big deal!

I have used Dare To Be, Just For You, and Bloom and Grow for my little note card set.  I also used the Cut Above Verve Dies; Charming Oval Die and  Floral Circles Dies.   Enjoy the hop!


Catered Crop Challenge-recipe/FTR11..polka dots, die cuts, just a note
Friday MashUP-punches/dies
Kraftin Kimmie-flowers
Sketchbook Saturday-sketch
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Stamps:  Bloom and Grow, Dare to Be, and Just For You(Verve)
Paper:  Black, Very Vanilla(SU), and Websters Pages Designer Paper
Ink:  Black Soot(Tim Holtz Distressing Ink)
Accessories:  A Cut Above Verve Dies Charming Oval, and Floral Circles Dies, Bakers Twine, Pearls, and 3D Foam Squares