Sunday, December 30, 2012

Paddle boarding-Maui

While in Hubby and the kids went paddle boarding in front of our hotel.They did an awesome job...and I got some awesome pics. Love the way this LO came together. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)

ps...I don't have the page numbers for the Cricut cuts this time as I used my Gypsy...although the cut sizes are all listed below. I welded the shadows for both fonts.


  1. Fancy Pants beach bum paper line
  2. WRMK-Sew Easy Ribbon tool-leaf
  3. American Crafts ribbon
  4. CTMH-outdoor denim ink, moonstruck ink
  5. SU-chili and night of navy markers
  6. Something to Celebrate-"Maui" font and shadow cut at 2.88"
  7. Just Because-paddle cut at 6.7"
  8. Billionaire-font and shadow for "paddle" cut at 1.94"
  9. Life's a Beach- Palm trees cut at 6.06"
  10. The stamp set that I used to stamp "boarding" has no label...I think it came from Walmart

Friday, December 28, 2012


These are the little placecards that I made for my Christmas table this year. They were quick and easy...just my kinda placecard.
Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. American Crafts-cardstock, twine, Merrymint paper line
  2. Computer font- printed names
  3. CTMH-Cranberry and Topiary ink
  4. My Creative Time-Warm Holiday Fun-Ornaments dies, From Our Family to yours-stamp set-holly
  5. Silver paper scraps
  6. White Signo gel pen

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Sweet Goodness!

Isn't this the cutest little gingerbread house? Love it! I actually used a tip that I saw on You tube...applying stickles with a paintbrush...awesome...great control...even application...I'm never squeezing again!
Happy Boxing day people!!!  Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. American Crafts-card stock, Merrymint patterned paper, twine and ribbon
  2. WRMK-Peppermint glitter brads
  3. Create a Critter 2-pg 73-all gingerbread cuts at 4", candy cuts at 4"(inside)
  4. Sizzix snowflake embossing folder and Gingerbread Man die
  5. Xmas red Stickles
  6. CTMH-cocoa and brown bag ink
  7. My Pink Stamper-Sweet Goodness stamp set
  8. Amy R-Winter Sentiments
  9. Glamour Dust
  10. Martha Stewart-Crystal fine glitter, border punch

Monday, December 24, 2012


Another cute little guy from Create a Critter it! I actually just worked with the background paper...placed my owl on the ornament line...added a little Glamour dust...and voila!  Happy Christmas eve everybody!! Lee-Ann :)


  • Create a Critter 2-all owl cuts at 2.5", pg 65
  • WRMK-Peppermint card stock and patterned paper and brads
  • CTMH-Chocolate ink
  • American Crafts-ribbon and border punch
  • CTMH-chocolate ink
  • EK Success corner punch
  • tan and brown paper scraps
  • My Creative Time-From our family to Yours stamp set
  • Glamour Dust

Friday, December 21, 2012

Seasons Greetings!

Ok...I just love this cart. I've been eyeing these cute ornaments...and thought...what the heck...I'm going to use this cart again. By the end of the holidays I think that I will have made all the Christmas cuts...I'm addicted to the cuteness! Thanks for dropping by... Lee-Ann :)


  • Elegant Edges cart-pg 42, oblong shift and shadow shift cut at 4"
  • Create a Critter 2-pg 72 all the ornaments cuts at 3"
  • Sizzix embossing folder-Peppermint Twist
  • MME-Limetwist-Fly a Kite-Soar twine
  • MME-12 Days of Christmas
  • Bazzill-kraft and black card stock
  • Silver card stock scraps
  • Martha Stewart border punch
  • EK Success corner punches
  • bling-Stamping Bella
  • Memento Tuxedo black ink
  • CTMH-brown bag ink and Peace on Earth Stamp set

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Die Cuttin Divas Holiday Challenge:Oh Christmas Tree...

I made this one for the Die Cuttin Divas Holiday challenge over at their challenge blog...come and play along!! Go and check out the fab projects made by the rest of the design time!!
I had this stamp in my stash...I just had to use it with this adorable Christmas tree cut. I actually have all my Christmas cards made...these are all just gravy. Thanks for looking...Lee-Ann :)

  1. Elegant Edges pg 38 3.75"
  2. Create a Critter 2 pg 70 tree 3.5"
  3. Echo Park Holly Jolly Holidays paper line
  4. Amy R Winter Sentiments stamp set
  5. My Creative Time-From our home to yours stamp set
  6. CTMH- December word puzzle stamp set, cocoa and chocolate ink
  7. Celebrate it brown grosgrain ribbon
  8. Cuttlebug Seeing Spots embossing folder
  9. Stampin Up modern label punch
  10. Diamond Stickles
  11. MME Winter Wonderland Enamel dots
  12. Bazzill-chocolate white and yellow card stock

Sunday, December 16, 2012

May Your Holidays Sparkle and Shine

A quick sparkly Christmas it!! The frame around the reindeer is actually a printed piece of paper...I usually don't use paper like this...but it was super easy. Thanks for stopping by my happy place...Lee-Ann :)

  • Christmas cart-reindeer cut at 1.99w and 2.88h"-cut using my Gypsy
  • My Creative Time stamp set-From our home to yours
  • MME-All is Bright
  • Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Bazzill-brown scrap
  • Queen and Co-Twinkle Goosebumps
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder-babies breath
  • American Crafts-Black cardstock and ribbon
  • Glamour Dust
  • CTMH-Chocolate ink

Friday, December 14, 2012

Happy Holidays

I think I've really fallen in love with Jolly Holidays again...isn't this the cutest little snowman? The count down to Christmas has really started. My son's last exam is daughter will be home from university on the 18th. It will be nice to have both kids under my roof again...I sleep better...crazy eh? Anyways...thanks for stopping by...ho ho ho...Lee-Ann :)


  • Jolly Holidays cart-snowman cut at 3"
  • Elegant Edged cart-pg 55-oblong shift and shadow shift cut at 4"
  • BG pearls
  • Sizzix embossing folder-starry night
  • Bazzill-kraft and chocolate cardstock
  • CTMH-chocolate ink
  • SU-Word window punch, soft suede and chili markers
  • EK Success snowflake and corner punch
  • Kraftin Kimmie sentiment
  • Recollections black mini brads
  • Glamour Dust
  • White Signo gel pen
  • Carta Bella-Winter Fun 6" paper pad

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Warm winter wishes...tweet!

Another quick Christmas card made using Jolly Holidays...I love this cart, it has such sweet little images! Oh Oh...I think I might be stuck on a cartridge again.


  1. Bazzill-kraft and chocolate cardstock
  2. American Crafts-white cardstock
  3. Amy R Winter and Critter Sentiments
  4. Signo white uniball gel pen
  5. SU-red ribbon
  6. Sizzix embossing folders-Snow and Trees and Snow Flurries
  7. Cuttlebug tiny bubbles embossing folder
  8. MME Winter Wonderland enamel dots, 12 Days of Christmas paper line
  9. Elegant edges Cricut cart-pg 49-oblong shift and shadow shift cut at 3.75"
  10. Jolly Holidays Cricut cart- bird cut at 3"
  11. CTMH-chocolate ink and Peace on Earth Stamp set

Monday, December 10, 2012

Merry and Bright

This is a quick little Christmas card that I came up how it turned out! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)

  • American Crafts-Merry Mint Paper- silver buttons, red jute, green ribbon, Christmas cardstock pad
  • Jolly Holidays Cricut cart-gingerbread man cut at 3.75"
  • Sizzix gingerbread man inside
  • Glamour Dust
  • Amy R Winter Sentiments
  • CTMH-chocolate ink
  • WRMK green brads

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Waikiki Beach

This is a LO of Waikiki beach. Love how it turned out. My girlfriend Donna suggested the strip of surfboards...she was so right!! And...yes...that's me in a swimsuit...very few people have seen me this way...I prefer full body coverage. Great tan Thanks for dropping by my happy place! Lee-Ann :)


  1. Echo Park-Paradise beach paper
  2. CTMH-chocolate ink and Magic LO book pg 106 for inspiration
  3. Scrapbook 45 antique typewriter stamps
  4. Life's a Beach -pg 74 -2.88" surfboards cut in half
  5. WRMK orange brads
  6. Suburbia cart- font at 2.29" welded with my Gypsy

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Surfing Waikiki

I spent the most wonderful day scrapping with my pals. We rented a hall and scrapped and yapped for 12 fun! I only got 3 and a half LO's done...what the heck? Although...there was a lot of snacking and talking going on...and laughing...I swear that I have so many super funny people that I scrap with. Anyhoo...We went on a family trip to Hawaii this summer and I'm finally scrapbooking it...this is my first LO.   Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Bo Bunny Denim and Kiwi dot
  2. Bo Bunny-Barefoot and Bliss
  3. Bo Bunny Buttons
  4. Promarkers-Midnight blue, cyan, pear green
  5. Cuttlebug embossing folder -spots and dots
  6. Bazzill In stitchz sewing template
  7. MME-Limetwist twine-Life of the party-Be you twine
  8. Navy floss
  9. Pack Your Bags cart-title-pg 51-2 &3/4"
  10. Jubilee-shadow 1 & 1/4" Wipeout
  11. Life's a Beach-pg 74-surfboard 6"
  12. CTMH layout book magic pg 114 for inspiration

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Die Cuttin Divas-Holiday Spirit-The Stockings were hung...

This is a card that I made with Holiday Spirit in mind. Join me at the Die Cuttin Divas Challenge blog and show us your Holiday spirit.

As soon as I received this stamp set from My Creative Time...I knew that I wanted to make this card. Still getting a kick from Create a Critter 2. I'm also still trying to use my embossing how the stockings look embossed. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Create a Critter 2-pg 66...each cut at 2.75"
  2. WRMK-Peppermint Twist paper line and cardstock
  3. CTMH-chocolate ink
  4. SU-Tiny tags stamp set and jewellry punch, holiday ornament dies
  5. hemp twine
  6. Signo white gel pen and silver gel pen
  7. Cuttlebug embossing folders-argyle, houndstooth
  8. Sizzix embossing folder-plaid
  9. black Recollections cardstock
  10. My Creative Time Warm Holiday Fun stamp set and dies, From our family to yours stamp set

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Stampin Up Christmas ornament

This is my version of the ornament on the front of the Stampin Up catalog. These took forever...I love the outcome...but Jeez!! I'm not the most patient person...these just took too long. I made 15 for my Christmas table. Thanks for looking...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Stampin Up-Ornament Keepsake bundle and Crystal buttons
  2. Tim Holtz Rosette die
  3. CTMH-olive and cranberry ink, the stamps that went with the Artiste and Art Philosophy cart(back of ornament)
  4. EK Success 2" punch
  5. Recollections Cream Cardstock
  6. red tulle-Walmart
  7. Hemp twine

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Merry Christmas to EWE!!

Well...another Christmas card posting for this season. I used Create a Critter 1 and 2 on this one...LOVE it! You know how I love a good pun...I just can't resist! The count down to Christmas is on! Lee-Ann :)

  1. Create a Critter-pg 71-hat cut at 4"
  2. Create a Critter 2-pg 71(i know...what a coincidence) sheep cut at 3"
  3. Elegant Edges-pg 23-scallop 1- cut at 2.75"
  4. Basic Grey-Dasher paper line and tag die cuts and fabric brad
  5. American Crafts-black, red and white cardstock, red twine
  6. Stampin Up ribbon
  7. CTMH-cranberry ink
  8. Memento tuxedo black ink
  9. Recollections-black brads and grey cardstock
  10. Sizzix embossing folders-plaid and divine swirl
  11. Stampin Bella bling-green
  12. Amy R-sentiment stamp
  13. Glamour dust