Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea Maui

This is a LO of the fabulous hotel that we stayed at in Maui. Our family loved this hotel... Gorgeous!!! Again...not the greatest pic. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Stone Script- font cut at 2.06" using my Gypsy
  2. Bo Bunny-Hello Sunshine paper line, Coffee dot
  3. CTMH-chocolate ink
  4. EK Success corner rounder
  5. American Crafts brown brads
  6. Scrapabilities flowers

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas Tic Tac Toe Challenge

The challenge this week over at the Die Cuttin Divas Design blog is to play Tic Tac Toe...just choose a row and use those elements in your project...Lot's of's your choices...

Hop on over and play with HERE and check it out...

I chose to use the center vertical row...buttons, 3 patterns and embossing...this is what I came up with...

I also entered this in the emboss it challenge at the Little Scrap Pieces Challenge HERE to check it out!

  1. Elegant Edges-layers cut at 4.41" using my Gypsy
  2. Hoot 'n' Holler-owl cut at 3.47" using my Gypsy
  3. CTMH-baby pink and ocean markers, Desert Sand and Chocolate inks and Colonial White Waxy Flax
  4. Echo Park-So Happy Together paper pad
  5. Recollections-brown, white and kraft card stock
  6. Cuttlebug Embossing Folders-Polka dot and Floral Fantasy
  7. My Pink Stamper-Biggie Punnies, Tweetie Hoo Puns stamp sets
  8. MME-Limetwist-fly a kite twine
  9. Maya Road wood buttons

Monday, February 25, 2013

Boat Cruise

While in Honolulu, we took a boat cruise and went Snorkeling from the boat. This is a quick LO on the cruise part. I loved the cruise part...not so much the snorkeling. Love how this turned out...I'm getting close to finishing this album...yeah!! The pick isn't the's hard taking LO pics!! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Pack Your Bags cart-pg 57-title-cut at 1.94", anchor stamp-pg 57 cut at 3.59"-cut with my Gypsy
  • Mickey and Friends cart-anchor border-cut at 1.59"...welded with my Gypsy
  • Artiste cart-buttons-pg 46- cut at 1"
  • Bo Bunny-Barefoot and Bliss patterned paper line, Dark Denim Dot and Orange Citrus stripe
  • Stampin Up-Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Pacific Point markers
  • CTMH-Distressed Backgrounds with flair stamp set, colonial white Waxy Flax
  • MME felt rick rack trim

Saturday, February 23, 2013


This is  a LO of the luau that we went to while in Maui. Fabulous food, activities...we all had a blast. Love how this LO turned out!!! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Bo Bunny-Mango Luau paper line
  2. Bo Bunny Coffee double dot card stock
  3. Bo Bunny flowers and buttons
  4. CTMH-Chocolate and bamboo waxy flax
  5. SU-Chocolate chip mark
  6. Billionaire Cricut cut-font(luao) welded with my Gypsy cut at 1"
  7. Ole Cricut cart-font cut at 1"

Thursday, February 21, 2013

You're Soda-lightful

I've been itching to use this sentiment from Joy' cute. This card was made for a teenage boy...They're so hard to do!! I used diamond glaze in the bottle cap...the ink bled...oh well...It's driving me nuts...but I'm going to leave it...kinda distressed looking. Anyone have a tip on what product to use to avoid bleeding...let me know. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Nifty Fifties Cricut cart -soda pg 63 cut at 5"
  2. Doodlebug-boys only paper pad and boy assortment Doodletwine
  3. Stampin Up-Ciao Baby and Pretty Petites stamp sets, 7/8" scallop circle  1" circle and mini curly label punches, bottlecap
  4. Cuttlebug-Seeing Spots Embossing Folder
  5. Joy's Yummy Punnies stamp set
  6. Diamond Glaze
  7. Star Dust Stickles
  8. EK Success tag punch
  9. CTMH-Moonstruck and Grey Wool ink, Card Chatter Birthday Occasions Stamp set

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas challenge

The challenge at the Die Cuttin Divas blog is to use a polar easy is that? Click HERE and join us in the fun!  I chose the polar bear from the Joy of the season Cricut cart. I was trying to not make a Christmas this is what I came up with... Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Elegant Edges layers cut at 4.5" using my Gypsy
  • Joys to the Season-polar bear cut at 2.62" using my Gypsy
  • MME On the Bright side paper pad, Miss Caroline fiddlesticks twine and Limetwist-fly a kite twine
  • Recollections kraft card stock and mini brad
  • sizzix embossing folder flourishes
  • American Crafts-Knockouts border punch
  • CTMH-colonial white waxy flax, Outdoor Denim and Desert sand inks
  • My Pink Stamper-That's Punnylicious stamp set
  • Pure innocence stamp set
  • Maya Road wood buttons

Monday, February 18, 2013

Challenge #4 at Paper Playtime

Ch#4 Use a Sentiment Stamp
Begins: Mon, Feb 18
Ends: Sun, Mar 3
Prize sponsored by Lucy of CTMH
(must have a USA address)
Winner announced in the WINNERS Page Tab

Here's what I created for this challenge:

Thanks for stopping by my blog...why don't you pop on over to the Paper Playtime blog and join us in the fun challenge...just use a sentiment stamp. Click HERE...You'll also get to see what the other fab designers came up with...they always amaze me...Lee-Ann :)

  1. Create a Critter 2-pg 50-dog at 2.65" using my Gypsy
  2. Elegant Edges-layers cut at 4.06" using my Gypsy
  3. Echo Park Everyday Eclectic paper pad
  4. Recollections chocolate, cream and kraft cardstock
  5. Stamping Bella brown bling
  6. Celebrate it burlap ribbon
  7. CTMH-desert sand ink, chocolate ink
  8. American Crafts-knockout border punch
  9. Sizzix Embossing folder-chevron
  10. My Pink Stamper-Even More Punnylicious, That's Punnylicious and Biggie Punnies
  11. Pure Innocence Stamp set

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Life's short...

This is a cute little card that I came up with using a bunch of Doodlebug supplies that I always forget that I have. Love how it came together...the cute little face!!! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)

** I'm entering this at the Docerela Creations make a birthday cupcake here to play along!**


  1. Doodlebug-kitchen gadgets paper, doodletwine(boy assortment), petite prints-ladybug and swimming pool,baby boy 6 " pad sequins
  2. Once Upon a Princess cart-cupcake cut at 3.5" pg 49
  3. Peachy Keen Stamps-Paper doll basic faces
  4. StazOn-jet black ink
  5. Signo white gel ink
  6. EK Success chalk and border punch
  7. Crystal Glamour Dust
  8. brown cardstock scrap
  9. Action Wobble
  10. My Pink Stamper-Sweetest Cupcakes and Sweet Goodness stamp sets
  11. Amy R-Birthday Sentiments stamp set
  12. Stampin Up Markers-Tangerine Tango, Certainly Celery
  13. Tim Holtz distress markers-Broken China and barn door
  14. American Crafts-Chromatix marker-rouge 2

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day!!

I've been wanting this cart for a when Provocraft gave the old Circle members 50$ to spend on digital carts...I got it...yeah! I think I'll make all the snowmen! Love how this turned out...I hid the face on my Gypsy and used Peachy Keen stamps for the face...too cute! Thanks for stopping by my happy place...Lee-Ann :)

  1. Snow Friends Cricut Cart-snowman cut at 3.72" with my Gypsy
  2. WRMK-Winter Frost paper line and Crochet flowers
  3. CTMH-grey wool, autumn terracotta inks, Chocolate waxy flax
  4. SU-white grosgrain ribbon
  5. AC-white cardstock
  6. Bazzill-grey cardstock
  7. Amy R Winter Sentiments
  8. EK Success pink chalk and heart punch
  9. Peachy Keen Stamps-paper doll basics and everyday character face parts
  10. white glitter brad-?brand
  11. Martha Stewart border punch
  12. Star Dust Stickles
  13. Staz On jet black ink

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge

The challenge this week is to use...white with just one other, red OR purple...easy peasy. Hop on over and join HERE! The prize this week is from:

I chose to go with pink...this is what I came up with...not sure I love it....but here it is...


  1. American Crafts-white and pink card stock, ribbon and Knockout border punch
  2. CTMH-Waxy Flax-colonial white, cotton candy ink, Card Chatter Birthday Occasions Stamp set
  3. Basic Grey-button
  4. Glamour Dust
  5. Cuttlebug Happy Birthday Embossing Folder
  6. Cricut Cart-Home Decor-bee-1.59" using my Gypsy
  7. Kaiser Craft white pearls
  8. EK Success corner punch
  9. My Pink Stamper-Punny-licious stamp set

Monday, February 11, 2013

Hawaiian Canoe Experience

While in Maui, we had the opportunity to go on a Hawaiian Canoe ride at sunrise. I couldn't bring my good they said that you could get wet. These pics were taken with my H2O camera...not as good...but ok. It was fun...lot's of sea turtles, beautiful sunrise...and we saw Clint Eastwood's house...about 3 down from our hotel. As we're from Ontario Canada...we were wide awake due to the time change...we thought...might as well enjoy the sunrise...we're up anyway. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Life's a Beach Cricut cart-font cut at 2.06" and flower border cut at 2.06" using my Gypsy
  • Fun in the Sun Cricut cart-canoe guy cut at 2.73" using my Gypsy
  • Bo Bunny-Popsicle paper line, buttercup double dot and buttons
  • Light Carribean Coral Worldwin Cardstock-skin, Chocolate Recollections cardtsock
  • small white buttons from stash...?Walmart?
  • CTMH-colonial white waxy flax, goldrush, dutch blue and cranberry inks(inking)
  • SU-Tangerine Tango marker
  • American Crafts-Chromatix-rouge 3 marker
  • Diamond Stickles

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Have a Hoppy Day!!

Here's a quick little card that I came up with at a fun crop with my gal pals. Love the clean and simple look. Everyone who knows me, knows that I have a serious love of puns...if I can...I'll put a pun on a card. Gotta love a pun!! This one was seriously fast...yeah!! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)

  • Cricut Cart-Boys Will be Boys-frog and square cut at 2.65" using my Gypsy
  • Recollections-kraft card stock and black mini brads
  • Simple Stories Snap Colour vibe and life paper pads
  • CTMH-topiary marker and Chocolate ink
  • American Crafts-green jute and Knockouts border punch
  • Stampin Up button
  • My Pink Stamper-Punny-licious, That's Punny-licious stamp sets

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Snorkeling in Hawaii

While on our family trip in Hawaii...we went on a snorkeling cruise. It was fun...although...I'm not much of a snorkeler...and I'm seriously afraid of sharks...Jaws...I know it's silly...but I swear that the whole time I was in there...that theme music was playing in my head...da dum...da dum...maybe it was my heart...I kept stopping and looking over my shoulder. But I did it...seriously amazing. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Art Philosphy cart-buckle-tag on pg 23 cut at 2.75"
  • Mickey Font Cart-Title cut in 1" with shadow
  • DCWV-Tahiti beach stack and 3D stickers and letters
  • Memento Tuxedo black ink(inking)
  • Making Memeories brads(blk)
  • Recollections large black brads
  • LO ideas inspired by Cherish LO book from CTMH

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas Sketch Challenge

This weeks challenge at Die Cuttin Divas is to use this sketch...that's easy is that? Come over and join us in the HERE!! 

Anyways...this is the quick card that I came up with using this simple sketch...easy peasy. This one was seriously fast...gotta love it when you can make a card in just a half an hour...start to finish. I used my Gypsy this I have the cut sizes...but not the page numbers for you. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)

  1. Elegant Edges Cricut cart-ovals cut at 3.82"
  2. Sweet Treats Cricut cart-ice cream cut at 3.24"
  3. Echo Park Country Drive line-patterned paper
  4. Recollections-kraft and brown cardstock
  5. Bo Bunny-Sweet Tooth brad and buttons from Love Bandit Collection
  6. Stampin Up-Pretty in Pink and Melon Mambo markers(to edge the die cuts with white edges...hate that!), ivory ribbon
  7. CTMH-Colonial White waxy flax, Desert Sand and Chocolate ink
  8. Cuttlebug-Seeing Spots embossing folder
  9. Doodletwine from Doodlebug-Baby girl assortment
  10. Joy'slife-Yummy Punnies Stamp set
  11. EK Success-corner and heart punch

Monday, February 4, 2013

Love is in the air!!

This is a card that I made for the challenge over at the Cardz tv challenge blog. This challenge is to use only red,white and black to create your project!! You have until noon on Thursday Feb 7 EST to link up your project.Click HERE to check it out.I'm also entering this in the Valentine challenge over at Jaded Blossom Challenge blog...check it out HERE! I'm also entering it in the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge just need to use a heart...check it out HERE!! I think this one turned out super cute...and I think I had the perfect sentiment too! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. American Crafts - red glitter tape, white card stock and patterned paper from Welcome Christmas paper pad
  2. SU-border punch, real red marker
  3. Black Staze-on ink
  4. Cuttlebug polka dots embossing folder
  5. Recollections-small black rhinestones and white card stock
  6. Bo Bunny-large black rhinestones
  7. Crystal Glamour Dust
  8. Stickles-Christmas red
  9. Kraftin Kimmie Sentiment stamps
  10. Elegant Edges-pg 63(oblong-s and oblong-s shadow)4.06", pg 23(centre of frame) 4.41" using my Gypsy
  11. Create a Critter 2-pg 31-cut at 2.76" using my Gypsy

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Happy Birthday Tanis!

I made this card for my good friend Tanis...we are the same age...but her Birthday is February 1st and mine is August makes me so much younger!!! Love how it turned out!! Thanks for dropping by my Happy place!! Lee-Ann :)
ps...The sentiment is funny...because I always remember her age...thats why there's a rhinestone 44!!


  1. Echo Park-Happy Days paper pad
  2. Recollections white and black card stock, black mini rhinestones
  3. Martha Stewart ribbon and border punch
  4. CTMH-Card Chatter stamp set and black ink
  5. Bo Bunny pearls
  6. Cricut carts-Suburbia-pg 49 cut at 5.17 using my Gypsy, Elegant Edges-pg 53 cut at 5"