Thursday, January 31, 2013

My Creative Time Challenge

I decided to play along with the challenge at the My Creative time that blog. They have an awesome design team and fabulous products. Anyways...the challenge is to use:

  • One bow
  • 2 patterned papers
  • 3 buttons
Come and play along...HERE!
This is what I came up with...I used the trifold card die and sentiment from My Creative time...I just used the edge of the die so I had a decorative area to stamp my greeting. Love it!! Thanks for dropping by...Lee-Ann :)

  • My Creative Time Trifold card die and stamp set
  • Peachy Keen Everyday Character face parts stamp set
  • Amy R sentiment inside
  • American Crafts-cardstock-white, brown, gold, Patterned papers-Gardenia and Freshly Squeezed lines, jute and ribbon and buttons
  • CTMH-chocolate and cocoa ink
  • EK Success border and heart punches, chalk
  • Zig black marker
  • White uniball Signo gel pen
  • Glamour Dust
  • Bo Bunny white pearls
  • Create a Critter Cricut cart-bee cut at 3.29" using my Gypsy
  • black Staz on ink

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas "Anything Goes Challenge"

Todays challenge at DieCuttinDivas.blogspot is Anything Goes...My FAV!!! I love when there are no rules! Come HERE and see what the other design team members came up with...and maybe play along...

This is the card that I came up with. I had to make a boy birthday card...this particular boy is a video game junkie...I think it came together well. Thanks for dropping by...and visiting my happy place!!


  • CTMH-Outdoor denim and Cranberry ink, Goodtimes Stamp set
  • Wrap it Up cart-pg 30-cut at 3"
  • Bo Bunny-Blast off paper collection, Harvest dot and powder blue dot and button
  • American Crafts-white card stock and navy jute
  • Bella Bling-clear

Monday, January 28, 2013

Valentine Treat Tubes

I made these cute treat tubes using the "Who's your Valentine?" Close to my Heart promotion kit. Too cute!!
I actually got this just for the cute stamp set that came with it...but I decided to make half of the treat them! Thanks for dropping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • CTMH-Who's your Valentine? promotion kit, Hollyhock, blush, grey wool and cranberry ink
  • White Tulle
  • Cricut carts-George-all cuts on real dial size-Circles cut at 1.5", 1.75",  Rectangles cut at 2.25", Squares cut at 1.25", Hearts cut at 2.25"
  • EK Success 1" punch
  • Hot glue

Saturday, January 26, 2013

U R Tree-mendous!

I made this one for my girlfriend, who just recently got a new job. Love how cute this turned out. Gotta say....that Create a Critter 2 is so awesome! The pink ribbon actually matches better in person. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Create a Critter 2-pg 37-3.5"
  2. Recollections pink, black and brown card stock
  3. Studio Calico-Classic calico paper pad
  4. MME-Dwell paper pad
  5. Glamour Dust
  6. CTMH-Chocolate ink, Classmate Stamp set, Say it in Style stamp set, Colonial white Waxy Flax
  7. Sizzix embossing folders-hearts, chevron
  8. Kaisercraft pink organza ribbon
  9. My Pink Stamper Punnylicious stamp set 
  10. SU button
  11. Martha Stewart border punch

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Wishing you a Fairy Happy Birthday!

First off...I'd like to say that I'm a very poor colourer. With that said...this is the card I came up with using these cute Peachy keen stamps. I even paper pieced...which may I say...was no picnic. I won these stamps on a Peachy Keen blog hop. They stamp perfectly...even for me...the stamp challenged person that I am. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Peachy Keen-Mini Fairies and Girl Gnome stamp set
  • Artiste cart-tag cut at 3.25" on pg 58
  • Copic-e01, rv21
  • American crafts-chromatix-chestnut 2,3, skintone 3
  • DCWV-premade white A2 card base
  • EP-Sweet Day paper pad
  • Glamour dust
  • Diamond Stickles
  • EK Success border punch
  • CTMH-Hollyhock ink
  • Momento tuxedo black ink
  • SU-White grosgrain ribbon

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Die Cuttin Diva's Challenge

The challenge at Die Cuttin Divas this week is to use a border punch and ribbon. Come and play along!!

This is the cute little card that I came up with. I always forget about the cart-3 Birds on many cute images!! Sorry about the least it was sunny out. Thanks for dropping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. WRMK-Winter Frost paper line and crochet flower
  2. American Crafts-white card stock, grey ribbon
  3. Bazzill grey, black and orange card stock
  4. SU-word window and label punch
  5. Cuttlebug embossing folder-swiss dot
  6. Sizzix-embossing folder-flourishes
  7. CTMH-grey wool ink
  8. Martha Stewart border punch
  9. glamour dust
  10. Kraftin Kimmie-winter sentiments stamp set
  11. My Pink Stamper-Tweetie Hoo puns
  12. Elegant Edges-pg 32-cut at 4.25"
  13. 3 Birds on Parade-pg 42-cut at 4"

Monday, January 21, 2013

The Perfect Pair

I've been super lucky lately...and have won a few bog hops. I used some of my winnings on this cute card. The actual card is made from a die from My Creative Time...too that company!!! The cute face is from Peachy Keen...they have the cutest stamps...and lastly...the milk and cookies and sentiments are from Jaded Blossom...awesome stamps!!! Love how cute and fast this one was...and no Cricut in sight...gasp!! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Peachy Keen Cherub face assortment
  2. Jaded Blossom Milk and Cookies stamp set
  3. My Creative Time 3x3"trifold card die
  4. EK Success heart punch and chalk
  5. Martha Stewart Valentine Mat pad and ribbon
  6. SU-chocolate chip Marker
  7. AC-Chromatix rouge 1 marker
  8. hemp twine
  9. white and kraft Bazzill Card stock

Saturday, January 19, 2013

You're a Great Catch!

This is the Valentine that I came up with for my Hubby for Valentine's day. I've had this card in mind...ever since I saw this cute cut and noticed that I had the most perfect sentiment stamp. Love how it turned out!! I wish the embossing showed up better, but C'est la vie! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Campin Critters-pg 24-deer cut at 4.18" with my Gypsy
  • Elegant Edges-pg 54-layers cut st 4.76" with my Gypsy
  • Cuttlebug Embossing folder-argyle
  • Martha Stewart -Valentine mat pad
  • DCWV-white pre made card
  • American Crafts-white card stock
  • Bazzill-brown card stock scraps
  • Kaisercraft white pearls
  • CTMH-chocolate and hollyhock inks
  • SU-Teeny Tiny sentiments, word window and label punches
  • EK Success-border punches
  • Joy's life wildlife puns stamp set 

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Owl Always love you!

This is a cute one that I came up with, love this Owl!!! I'm also seriously impressed with the Martha Stewart cut like butter in the Cricut...even the foil paper. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Create a Critter 2-owl-pg 37-cut at 3.25"
  • Spellbinders nestabilities-label 12 and scalloped rectangle
  • CTMH-March and February word puzzle stamps, Hollyhock ink
  • Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Kaisercraft pink rhinestones
  • Recollections black cardtsock
  • American Crafts white card stock
  • Martha Stewart Enchanted woodland matte pad and matching ribbon
  • SU-cherry cobbler marker
  • My Pink Stamper-tweetie hoo puns stamp set

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge

The challenge at the Die Cuttin Divas this week is a fun one...just use a penguin...come and join in the fun!!
This is my cute little penguin. Drop by the Die Cuttin Divas to see the other design team projects!!
Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Create a Critter pg 39 all penguin layers cut at 3"
  • Elegant Edges pg 46 oblong shift and shadow shift cut at 4.29"(using my Gypsy)
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder-seeing spots
  • Queen and Co-bling-twinkle goosebumps
  • WRMK-Winter Frost paper line and crochet flowers
  • Making Memories snowflakes
  • Martha Stewart Crystal fine glitter
  • Bazzill-white glitter brads
  • Kraftin Kimmie sentiment(inside)
  • Recollections-black brads
  • Bazzill-grey, orange and white cardstock
  • CTMH-Grey Wool ink

Monday, January 14, 2013

Poogie Bear

I made this one for my 18 year old son. When he was little...we called him..."Poogie bear". As he got older....we called him "the Poog"...or just Poog. They grow up too fast. Anyways...I tried to make this one not too's hard with pink...but...this is what I came up with. I think this bear is the cutest. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Create a Critter 2-pg 33-bear at 3.25"
  • Elegant Edges-pg 39-4.25"
  • Recollections-with love 6" patterned paper pad, brown, black and kraft card stock
  • Bazzill card stock-light tan
  • CTMH-chocolate ink, February  word puzzle stamp set
  • SU-cream ribbon
  • American Crafts knockouts border punch
  • Zig black marker
  • Sizzix embossing folder-hearts
  • Bella Bling-brown dots

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Hugs and Kisses!

This one I made for my friends other daughter. I love this Koala bear cut from Create a Critter 2...too darn cute...the whole cart is just too cute for words! I actually used Martha Stewart paper...this pad is fabulous. Thanks for stopping by my happy place...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Martha Stewart-matte stack-enchanted woodland
  2. American Crafts white card stock and pink ribbon
  3. Recollections black card stock
  4. Bazzill grey card stock
  5. CTMH-Hollyhock ink
  6. Memento tuxedo black ink
  7. Cuttlebug embossing folder
  8. Kraftin Kimmie-winter sentiments stamp set
  9. SU-Border and label punch
  10. Create a Critter 2-pg 30- cut at 3.02"  using my Gypsy
  11. Elegant Edges-pg 38- cut at 4.18" using my Gypsy

Thursday, January 10, 2013

You're the bees knees!!

This is a little Valentine's card that I made for my friend's daughter for Valentine's Day. Love how it turned out...too cute!! Thanks for dropping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Create a Critter 2-pg 31-3"
  2. George cart-4.25"...used the outside of the cut
  3. We R Memory Keepers paper line-Heart Attack and border sticker
  4. Black and white cardstock scraps
  5. EK Success-heart punch
  6. Stampin Up-Every Little Bit stamp set, Something to Celebrate stamp set
  7. CC Designs-Bees Knees stamp set
  8. Memento tuxedo black ink
  9. Glamour Dust
  10. Zig black marker

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas colour challenge

There is a colour challenge over at the Die Cuttin Divas design blog. The challenge is to use light blue, gold and ivory. Why don't you head on over and join in the fun.

This is a bit of a departure for me...I would never usually use this colour combo...nor choose a cut like this...I even used flowers...this isn't usually me. With that being said...I kinda like it? Who knew? Thanks for stopping by my happy place...Lee-Ann :)

  1. Bloom Cricut cart-cuts at 3"
  2. Stampendous gold sentiment sticker
  3. DCWV-gold cardstock
  4. Recollections ivory cardstock
  5. WRMK-Merry January paper line
  6. Stamping Bella-gold balls
  7. SU-cream 1/8" ribbon, Soft suede marker
  8. Glamour Dust
  9. Spellbinders-embossing folder-Splendid
  10. Maya Road stick pin
  11. Antique brass brads ? brand
  12. Prima Flowers

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Pearl Harbor-Hawaii

When we were in Honalulu this past summer...we visited Pearl Harbor. It was neat...I enjoyed it. We were there a tad too long. A full day spent there was "Awesome" for my Hubby and son...Chelsea and I were in "Yawnsville". Although...I did want to see that I have....let's just's done. This is a little LO that I came up with to remember the day. Love how it turned out. Thanks for dropping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Bo Bunny-Detour paper line and trinkets, harvest and gingerbread double dot
  2. Stampin Up Cherry cobbler marker
  3. Making Memories silver eyelets
  4. EK Success border punch
  5. Cricut cart-Base camp dog tags cut at 2.18" using gypsy
  6. Cricut cart-Going Places-ship cut at 6.29" using gypsy
  7. Dog tag chain purchased at Michaels
  8. Tim Holtz woodgrain embossing folder

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Table setting

I've been asked to show my table setting for it is...
you'll notice the place cards and the ornaments on the glasses. Thanks for dropping by...Lee-Ann :)

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Beautiful Hawaii

This is a quick little LO that I made using some of the flower pics that I took while I was in Hawaii. They were so bright and beautiful. I love bright colours...I know this paper was kind of pushing it...but I love it. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Bo Bunny-Sunkissed paper line and flowers and buttons, Harvest and Grape dot cardstock
  2. White Signo Uniball gel pen
  3. Cricut carts: Lacey Labels-Beautiful and layers cut @3.87" using my Gypsy
  4.                   :Life's a Beach-Hawaii cut @3.71" using my Gypsy
  5. Colourbox- purple ink
  6. Stampin Up-markers-riding hood red,
  7. white DMC embroidery floss
  8. Stampendous clear embossing powder and Versamark pen 
  9. Recollections white brads

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas Sketch challenge

We are having a fun sketch challenge over at the Die Cuttin Divas challenge blog. It's being sponsored by Scrappy Moms Stamps...awesome stamp company. All you have to do is use the sketch and come and enter the challenge...Here's the sketch...
ps...Thanks for stopping by...Happy New Year!!!!

Here's my take on the sketch...


  1. Card measures 3.75" by 9", perfect for a legal envelope
  2. Stampin Up-Ice Cream Parlor buttons and ribbon, Daffodil delight and Pacific Point cardstock ,Designer paper pad-brights, Melon Mambo marker, word window punch
  3. MME-Limetwist twine
  4. Fiskars-crimper
  5. EK Success corner punch
  6. Martha Stewart border punch
  7. Glamour Dust
  8. Smiley Cards Cricut cart-smiley face cut at 2.41" using Gypsy 
  9. George Cricut cart-oval and shadow -ovals cut at 2.09" using Gypsy
  10. Create a Critter 2 cart-confetti pg 29 cut at 3 and 3.25"
  11. Cuttlebug embossing folder-spots and flowers
  12. Momento tuxedo black ink
  13. CTMH-Happy Birthday stamp set
  14. My Pink Stamper-Sweet Goodness Stamp set