Saturday, October 30, 2010

Winner of Christmas Village cartridge from Obsessed with Scrapbooking

I can't believe I won this cartridge. I just love the Obsessed With Scrapbooking site. Joy makes the greatest cards and finds these great cuts on cartridges I own, but had no idea they were on there. When I get the cart I will post something I made with it...Thanks Joy!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Le Louvre

These were a few of the pictures my daughter took on her Louvre tour. She said she didn't have enough time to see even a tenth of it...but liked the tour very much.I think this page is missing's kinda shiney...certainly no pink!

  • Core'dinations cardstock-teal, red, brown and olive
  • striped paper-Bella Blvd-One Fall Day
  • Making memories  Panorama paper line
  • Making memories metal brads, pearl accents
  • CTMH Cherish layout book
  • Cricut cart- Calligraphy 

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Hofburg Imperial Palace

This is the Hofburg Imperial palace in Austria. Again gorgeous pics taken mostly by my girl. My fav is the one in the right look like it's crying ...doesn't it? I got to use Bo Bunny again...Yippee! I think this one is really pink...hmmmm?

  • Flutter Butter Bo Bunny line-paper, flowers and buttons
  • Stampin' Up buttons, slot and window and edge punch
  • CTMH cocoa ink
  • DMC chocolate embroidery floss
  • Making memories white metal accents
  • Paper Shapers corner punch
  • Gypsy Font

Monday, October 25, 2010

Doges Palace

This was one of the many palace stops on Chelsea's summer Europe trip. The Doges palace in Venice looked beautiful. My girl took some great pics. I even got to use pink again...yay!

  • Echo Park-Life is good paper line
  • Making Memories flowers and corners-Note-Worthy glitter clears
  • Prima teal flowers
  • CTMH-chocolate ink and school house alphabet
  • brown Bella Bling
  • Bazzill Basics In Stitches templates
  • DMC chocolate floss
  • Cricut cart- Storybook cart-tag, Old West cart- Flourish font
  • CTMH Layout book Cherish

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Pink Stamper Challenge

I made this card for The Pink Stamper challenge to use pink, purple and green. Not a colour combo I usually use...but what the hay? I think it turned out that Create a Critter Cricut cart!!

  • purple, pink, light pink, black and white cardstock
  • Say it with a Smirk-butterfly paper
  • DCWV  green card base 4.25x5.5"
  • SU edge, word window and slot punches, white grosgrain 1/4" ribbon
  • purple Bella Bling dots
  • CTMH Cotton Candy and Gypsy ink
  • lavender Stickles
  • Kraftin' Kimmie sentiment stamps
  • Cricut Cartridge- Create a Critter
  • EK Success daisy border punch and corner punches(inside)
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder-tiny bubbles

Saturday, October 23, 2010

The Hills Are Alive...

These are some of my favourite pictures taken in Innsbrook. It looks so beautiful there. It was my daughter's favourite stop on her School's Europe trip this summer. I can see why. Did I mention that her boyfriend went on the same school trip? Awefully convenient eh? I love how this one came together. As far as I'm can do no wrong using Bo Bunny.

  • Bo Bunny- Peacock Lane patterned paper, buttons and flowers
  • Bo Bunny purple double dot ribbon
  • white DMC embroidery floss
  • lavender Stickles
  • CTMH-pacifica ink
  • Making Memories white metal letters and brads
  • old mini letters rubber stamp set
  • Cricut cartridge-Calligraphy for tag cut
  • CTMH Imagine layout book

Friday, October 22, 2010

My son's 16th birthday card

I made this card for my son's 16th birthday. He plays senior football...I went with these colours to match the license plate on the card. I like how it turned out. Donna from Dat's loaned me her Sports Mania Cricut cartridge. (thanks Donna!)There are a lot of cool cuts on this cart...I was surprised!

  • Core'dinations cardstock-olive, white and chocolate
  • Karen Foster sports license plate
  • CTMH-olive ink and olive pen, chocolate ink
  • CTMH-Happy Birthday Stamp set                     
  • olive and brown brads
  • Amy R stamp-sentiment
  • Paper shapers tag punch
  • Cricut carts- Sports Mania, Base Camp

Saturday, October 16, 2010


Again...Chelsea took great pics in Paris. I think the paper really made this it!!! Pink and pretty...what's not to love?

  • 3 Bugs in a Rug Paris paper, stickers and diecuts
  • black cardstock
  • pink Core'dinations cardstock
  • American crafts Pink Glitter buttons
  • Black embroidery floss
  • Stampin' Up slot punch
  • Stickles- Diamond and Black
  • Black dot ribbon (? brand)
  • cricut cart- Lyrical Letters-(Loop-Dee-Loo)

Friday, October 15, 2010


I really love all the pictures my daughter took in Venice. A funny thing happened to her in Venice...the one thing she wanted was to ride in a gondola....she was sooooo excited. She got on the gondola... and it all went wrong. She thought her Gondolier was not cute...not buff enough....AND HE DIDN'T SING!!!! What the heck?? She took a pic of what a Gondolier is supposed to look like cute, buff...singing.

  • Bo Bunny- Gypsy paper line, teal ribbon, Gypsy flowers and rhinestones
  • vellum
  • Making memories silver tags, thick staples
  • regular staples
  • Sentiment stamp from My Favorite Things
  • Remember this idea brand
  • CTMH- lagoon ink
  • layout from CTMH-Cherish book
  • Cricut cart- Opposites Attract

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Salzburg, Austria

My daughter thought the best part of her Europe trip was Austria. This is a layout to give an overall look at Salzburg. Again...I love the pictures. This paper felt European to me...what do you think?

  • Basic Grey Origins paper,stickers,buttons and clips
  • Cream cardstock as base
  • Making Memories rub on letters
  • DMC green and dark brown embroidery floss
  • In Stitches Bazzill templates-leaves
  • Making Memories Rhinestones
  • Cricut cartridge-Storybook
  • Layout from the layout book Cherish-CTMH

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Sound of Music Tour

A new layout for my daughter's Europe trip scrapbook. She went on the Sound of Music tour...and quite enjoyed it. Their tour guide had played the movie prior to was neat to see the places from the movie. My daughter loves musicals. I just love the pictures on this page...especially the Von Trapp house.

  • Bo Bunny Jazmyne paper line
  • Cream and purple double dot Bo Bunny
  • Bella Bling green pebbles
  • Stampin' Up slot punch
  • Cricut cart- Stone Script
  • layout from Cherish book-CTMH

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Donna's Birthday card

I made this card for my good pal Donna.(owner and operator of my fav scrapbooking store DAT'S and her cool blog) She is always on me about "Copic Markers"...I thought it would be funny to use only 3. I think the card turned out cute! I'm entering it in the Pink Stamper contest "to make something cute".

  • We R Memory Keepers- Retro Glam Paper
  • Bazzill swiss dot black
  • Stampin' Up black grosgrain ribbon
  • green satin ribbon from my stash
  • Acrylic image stamp from Say it With a Smirk by Kyla May
  • Black Momento ink 
  • CTMH black and cotton candy ink
  • sentiment from My Favorite Things stamps(american company)
  • Doodlebug black sequins
  • Glamour dust on her horns
  • copic markers: R85, E01,E57
  • Diamond Stickles
  • 2" circle punch
  • George Cricut cart for the circles

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Anniversary card for a teen

My daughter came to me with an idea to make a 2 year anniversary card for her boyfriend. Her idea of making it, is staying in the room and helping choose the paper. Well I think WE? made a cute card. The sentiment inside was all her idea. We surfed the internet to find a childs font, cute eh? The colours were chosen because his favourite colours are purple and orange. Cookie monster had to be blue...right?

  • DCWV-The Glitter Stack
  • Orange Bazzill
  • All other paper was from the scrap pile-Yahoo!
  • Cuttlebug Embossing folder-Polka dot
  • Stampin' Up Word window and slot punch
  • Stampin' up Eyelet border punch
  • CTMH Black ink
  • Kraftin' Kimmie sentiment stamp(front)
  • the U inside was an old alphabet stamp set ?
  • Lavender stickles
  • Cricut cart- Sesame Street font(Cookie monster cut)

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Thanksgiving Day card

I made this card for my adorable 18mos old nephew for Thanksgiving. Holidays are so important to the little ones. I like to make all of them exciting by spoiling him with little gifts...I know he's too little to appreciate them now, but soon I will be the favourite relative. I love how this card turned out...too cute!!!!


  • Imaginisce patterned paper-So Grateful, and leaf brad

  • Core'dinations cardstock to match

  • Black and Dark brown Bazzill

  • Stampin' up Brown grosgrain ribbon

  • Stampin' up Word window punch and slot punch

  • Kraftin' Kimmie sentiment stamps

  • CTMH cocoa ink

  • CTMH-Simple Stitches Stamp set

  • Martha Stewart Double Loop edge punch

  • Cricut cart- Create a Critter(turkey)