Saturday, June 29, 2013

Everything is SMORE fun with you!

I just love these flip cards...I found myself making another of them on my Cameo. So easy and fast. This cute little smore is from SVGcuts...a freebie...and too cute! Who doesn't love a little drippy chocolate? Thanks for stopping by my happy place...have a fab day! Lee-Ann :)


  1. Lori Whitlock flip sunburst card #28757  cut at 6.56x5.05"
  2. SVGcuts-Smore cut at 2.505x2.075"
  3. Jillibean-Apple cheddar soup paper line
  4. SU-crumb cake card stock
  5. Recollections kraft and brown card stock
  6. American Crafts-white card stock
  7. Maya Road-wood button
  8. Stamping bella brown bling
  9. Pure Innocence all occasion stamp set
  10. puns stamp set
  11. My Pink Stamper-Sweet Goodness stamp sets
  12. brown jute
  13. Glossy Accents

Thursday, June 27, 2013

You're a Classic

I made this quick card for my mother-in-law's husband for Father's Day. He's a big car lover. This card couldn't have been quicker or easier. Love how it turned out.


  1. American Crafts card stock-black and white
  2. Worldwin-light berry red card stock
  3. Stamping Bella silver bling
  4. Recollections silver card stock
  5. Versafine black onyx ink
  6. Diamond Stickles
  7. SU-Delightful Dozen stamp set
  8. Classic car card-from Samantha Walker-#10369-cut at Default size-9.63x6.955"

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

DCD-Birthday Challenge-use 3 Embellishments

This week the challenge at Die Cutting Divas is to make a birthday project with 3 embellishments. I chose to add a button, jute and enamel dots. Just click the Die Cuttin Divas blinkie in my sidebar and check out what the other designers have made...and maybe play along with us. SVG cutting files came out with these neat center shape step cards...just had to buy the set. The cupcake is actually cut using a Silder card file from SVG cutting files too. Super easy and fast using my Cameo. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • SVG Cutting files-Center curved step card cut at 5.5"x8.48", Cupcake slider card layers cut at 1.895"x2.14"
  • Lettering Delights- frame from Banner day set #56- cut at 2.91"x3.445"
  • Echo Park-All about a Boy paper pad
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder-seeing spots
  • American Crafts-white card stock and green jute
  • MME-Boy Crazy enamel dots
  • Bo Bunny clear button
  • CTMH-chocolate ink
  • Black Versafine ink
  • My Pink Stamper-Sweet Goodness and Sweetest Cupcake stamp sets
  • Icicle Stickles

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Birthday Blog Hop

This is my second post for the day...if you're looking for my Silhouette Challenge blog post...just move down to the next post.

Welcome to the 3 Year Celebration for Carson's Creations. 

 If you've come from Yvette's blog, you are in the right place! If you just came across the hop, please start at the beginning over at Carson's Creations.

Meanwhile...Happy Birthday Carson's Creations...

Today I'm taking part in a birthday blog hop for Carson's Creations. You have to use 3 of something...I chose 3 patterns.

  • Echo Park-Sweet Day paper line
  • SU-crumb cake card stock
  • American Crafts-knockout border punch, white and black card stock
  • KaDoodle bug designs-beach scene- 4.015x3.895"
  • SVGcutting files card cut at 10.93x4.22" side scallop card base
  • Glossy Accents
  • Signo white gel pen
  • Versafine black onyx ink
  • MME-enamel dots
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder-swiss dot
  • Kraftin Kimmie-Mermaid sentiments
  • EK Success heart punch
  • Signo white gel pen

Since this is 3 Years of blogging and crafting fun, we have LOTS of FABULOUS sponsors...

 stamp set

$15 gift certificate

dew drops

To qualify to win, you must:

1. Be a follower of Carson's Creations

2. Leave a comment on every stop of the hop

Winners will be announced at Carson's Creations on Thursday, June 27th.

Your next stop will be Cheryl

Here is the line-up: 




~     ***hey...that's me!






Thanks for joining us today for this 3 year celebration!

  • Have a great hop everyone!!!

Silhouette Monthly Challenge-"Print and Cut"

It's time for another challenge over at

A blog dedicated to the Silhouette Cutting Machines.
You MUST use a Silhouette somehow in your project.

Print N Cut
Begins: Saturday, June 1
Ends: Sunday, June 30

Sponsors this month are:
My Scrap Chick
Prize: GC
Tabitha Designs 
Digi Pack (Winner's Choice)
KaDoodle Bug Designs 
Prize: $15 GC

I was recently asked to join the awesome design team at the Silhouette Challenge blog. I'm so excited to be part of this wonderful design team. Especially because I'm a new Silhouette owner...and I'm lovin' this new machine!! Anyhoo...the challenge this month is to design a project using a print and cut file. I chose this cute little bear from Stinkin Cute Paper it. I almost felt like I was cheating using a print and cut...easy and so fast. Anyways...just click on the Silhouette Challenge Blog blinkie in my sidebar and check out the designs from the other team members and maybe play along with us.


  1. Lori Whitlock-4 spring borders-grass border cut at 1.05"-#40183 in Silhouette Store
  2. Bear eating watermelon print and cut from Stinkin Cute Paper Piecing-#42583 in Silhouette Store cut at 2.305" x 2.815"
  3. Circle Flip card by Lori Whitlock cut as is...A2 size card...layers made with my Silhouette, # 28761
  4. Echo Park-About a Boy, So Happy Together, This and That paper lines                  
  5. Lawn Fawn heart dies
  6. My Pink Stamper-Fruit and Veggie Punnies stamp set
  7. Joy's Punnies stamp set
  8. Versafine Black onyx ink
  9. Black Zig marker
  10. Signo white gel pen
  11. Glossy Accents
  12. CTMH-chocolate ink
  13. SU-chocolate chip marker
  14. Cuttlebug embossing folder-Juli's garden

Thursday, June 20, 2013

With Sympathy

This is the last card...#20 on the Creative Cards Cricut cart. I think I have found my go to Sympathy card. I know that's a sick thought...but it was so simple and pretty. Perfect for a sympathy card...and using this cart...super quick. I think the embossing really helps it out. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)

ps I entered this at Craft Lovin Challenge Blog...the challenge is anything goes, click HERE and check it out!


  1. Echo Park-Sweet Day paper line
  2. Stampin Up-Crumb Cake card stock
  3. Cuttlebug embossing folders-Seeing Spots and Polka Dot
  4. Hero Arts Sympathy stamp set
  5. Versafine black onyx ink
  6. Lawn Fawn heart dies
  7. Kaisercraft rhinestones
  8. Creative Cards Cricut Cart-cut at 5.5"

Here's to you!!

We have to go to a grad party for a friend's son this month. This is the card that I came up with. I used this nifty cut from Kolette Hall studio on my Silhouette. Love the way it turned out. It even has a pocket inside to hold cash. The longest part to this card was apply in 2 layers of Stickles to the sentiment.


  1. American Crafts white, red and black card stock
  2. white Signo gel pen
  3. Star dust Stickles
  4. Reminisce "I made it" line
  5. CTMH-Limited edition stamp set
  6. EK success corner rounder
  7. Versafine black onyx ink
  8. My Creative Time-Scallop and stitched circle dies
  9. Create a Critter 2-pg 50-grad hat cut at 2.75"
  10. Card cut-Kolette Hall Studio-#27099 in silhouette store

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge-Refreshing Summer Treat

This week at Die Cuttin Divas...the challenge is "refreshing summer treat". There are so many to choose from...Just pic your HERE...and play along!!
I chose this super cute svg cut file from Miss Kate Cuttables...the cutest popsicle ever!!

I'm still really lovin this Cameo of cuts like a dream! Thanks for stopping by my happy place...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Doodlebug-Snips and Snails paper pad, Doodletwine-Baby boy assortment
  2. Maya Road button
  3. Recollections kraft card stock
  4. Signo white gel pen
  5. Lawn Fawn-Here's the Scoop
  6. Versafine-black onyx ink
  7. Glossy Accents
  8. American Crafts-black and white card stock, Knockouts border punch
  9. Bazzill scrap pink card stock
  10. Cuttlebug embossing folder-Seeing Spots
  11. SVG Cutting Files-Side Scallop card base cut at 5.5x8.5"
  12. Pretty Paper and Ribbons Scallop circle cut at 4x4.015" and 3.76x3.77"
  13. Miss Kate Cuttables-popsicle cut at 1.985x3.27"

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Congrats Dayton!

My best gal pal's son is graduating from high school. This is the quick little card that I came up with for him. His school colour is royal blue...and I tried to man up this card. there's a few rhinestones and a bit of know would've been so plain without it. Thanks for dropping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. American Crafts-black and white card stock
  2. Recollections-royal blue card stock, black and clear rhinestones
  3. Cuttlebug embossing folder-Swiss Dot
  4. Pure Innocence-All Occasion stamp set
  5. Glamour Dust-crystal
  6. EK Success star punch
  7. Grad Background-Snapdragon Snippets #9919 cut at 4.005" square
  8. Here's to You card kit-Kolette Hall Studio #27099 I just used the sentiment cut at 1.32x3.67"

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Outrigger Reef Hotel in Honolulu

This is a LO of the hotel that we stayed at while we were in Honolulu. Smack dab on Waikiki beach...great views!! Only 2 more LO's and then this album is done...thank goodness. I'm so behind. I used wahi tape to make a banner...I've seen this all over the the look... Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Echo Park-Paradise Beach paper line
  2. Designer Calendar cart-title Gypsy welded approx 2"
  3. Life's a Beach cart- charms cut at 2"
  4. CTMH-juniper ink, LO inspired by Cherish LO book
  5. Diamond Stickles
  6. SU-mini punch pack
  7. Copic markers-E13, R27
  8. MME washi tape and Lucky twine
  9. Zig chocolate marker

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Sunsets in Maui

Another Hawaii LO...this is going to be my last page...I still have a couple to do...but this will be the concluding LO in the book. I actually cracked out the sewing machine. The large pic is one of my fav shots!!
Thanks for stopping by my happy place!  Lee-Ann :)


  1. CTMH-LO based on a sketch from Reflections LO bookpg 76
  2. Echo Park Splash paper line
  3. American Crafts-Black cardstock
  4. Basic Grey black buttons
  5. Doodletwine-Baby Girl assortment-yellow
  6. Lyrical Letters cart-letters welded with my Gypsy sized at approx 1"

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Purple and Pearls on Die Cuttin Divas

This week the challenge at Die Cuttin Divas is to use purple and pearls. Such a pretty combo...come play with us...Check out the Design Team projects HERE!! Love how this one turned out...the whole thing is a Silhouette Cameo card designed by Lori Whitlock. I cut it in the size  it was designed, the card ended up being 4.75" x 6".

Super easy!!


  1. Cameo Cut- #17803- "for you" card by Lori Whitlock
  2. SU-designer paper series, Wisteria Wonder cardstock and ribbon
  3. Bo Bunny Large white pearl
  4. Kaisercraft small pearls
  5. Cuttlebug Embossing Folders-Polka Dot, Swiss Dot and Kassies Brocade
  6. American Crafts white cardstock

Monday, June 10, 2013

Paper Playtime Challenge..."Anything Goes!"

This week the challenge over at the Paper Playtime Challenge blog is the easiest of all...ANYTHING GOES!!! Just click HERE and get inspired by the design team...and then play along!! This is the card that I came up with. I used a neat card base from and the cutest peas ever from PPbN Designs...too cute!! I'm just loving my new Cameo!!!
Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Wavy Card base-A2 size
  • PPbN designs-2 cute peas in a pod-#40264-cut at 3.35"x3.775"
  • Simple Stories-Snap Color Vibe and Snap Life 6" pads
  • Recollections kraft card stock
  • American Crafts-white and black card stock
  • My Pink Stamper-Fruit and Veggie Punnies
  • Versafine onyx black ink
  • Signo white gel pen
  • Echo Park-Sweet Girl paper pad
  • Glossy Accents
  • SU ribbon
  • Lawn Fawn heart dies

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Maui Ocean Center

Another Lo from Hawaii bites the dust. While in Maui...we went to the Ocean center...there we saw the only sharks to be seen in least when we were there..Love how this one looks...the paper is so bright and sunny. Thanks for dropping by my happy place...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Pack Your Bags cart-pg 63, title cut at 3.5" and little fish tank cut at 5"
  2. Bo Bunny-Barefoot and Bliss paper line, buttons, flowers, Blueberry double dot and Kiwi double dot
  3. CTMH-moonstruck ink, colonial white Waxy Flax
  4. American crafts-white and black card stock
  5. Kraft paper scrap
  6. Cuttlebug embossing folders-polka dot, seeing spots and swiss dot

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Good Fortune

Lovin' this new stamp set from Lawn Fawn. The fortune cookie and take out box are too cute!! LOve that you can choose different sayings for the fortune. Thanks for lookin' Lee-Ann :)


  • Lawn Fawn-Good Fortune stampset and dies
  • CTMH-grey wool marker
  • EK Success border punch
  • MME Funday twine and enamel dots
  • Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Versafine black onyx ink
  • Copic marker E31
  • American Crafts-dear Lizzy Neopolitan 6" paper pad
  • My Creative Time Doily die

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Die Cuttin' Divas Sketch Challenge

This week the challenge over at Die Cuttin Divas is to use a it is:

This week our challenge is being sponsored by Bombshell designs...I have used one of their images on my Christmas card...sorry...I'm not much of a get the idea... Come along and play with us...Click HERE and check out the other designs from the Design team.


  1. Elegant Edges-pg 31- scalloped square cut at 3.1"
  2. American Crafts-Hollyday patterned paper and red cardstock
  3. Pebbles-Welcome Christmas patterned paper
  4. EK Success border punch, folk heart punch
  5. Glossy Accents
  6. Diamond Stickles
  7. Bombshell Designs-
  8. Copic Markers- E11, E13, E15, E18, R27, R29, G28

Monday, June 3, 2013

Bee Mine!

This is another little 3" card that I made using Lawn Fawn stamps...they're so cute...and this little bee set is no exception.


  1. Lawn Fawn Bee Mine stamp set
  2. Versafine black onyx ink
  3. Memento tuxedo black ink
  4. Copic Y19
  5. MME-So Happy Together 6" paper pad and together twine
  6. SU crumb cake card stock

Saturday, June 1, 2013

You're so SWEET!!

This is a cute little 3" card that I made using the Lawn Fawn stamp set-Here's the it. I paper pieced the popsicle and coloured the stick with the Copic marker E31. The Paper is from MME-On the Sunnyside 6" pad. The enamel dots are also from enamel dots!!! Lastly the twine is again a MME product called Together. Thanks for stopping by my happy place!! Lee-Ann :)