Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas-Anything Goes challenge

This week you have to come over and play along with the challenge at DCD...it's "Anything Goes"...just click HERE...check out the DT projects and link up your latest creation. I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this cut fish bowl...too darn cute. Again...the awesome card base is from SVG cutting files...love the shape. The layers for these cards are also there to cut...fab and easy...gotta love it!


  1. Echo Park -Splash paper line
  2. Recollections black and kraft card stock
  3. Black Enamel Accents
  4. Glossy Accents
  5. Versafine black onyx ink
  6. SU-ribbon and label punch
  7. Doodletwine-Boy Assortment
  8. White button-?brand
  9. MME-Boy Crazy Enamel dots
  10. Kraftin Kimmie-Mermaid Sentiments stamp set
  11. Pure Innocence-All Occasion sentiment stamp set
  12. Miss Kate Cuttables-Fish in bowl-#39243-cut at 3.535x3.170"
  13. SVGcutting files-Arched2Chunky card base-cut at 5.225x8.075"

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Fell better

Another quick little card that I paper pieced using another sweet stamp set from Lawn Fawn...Love it! I actually used a Spellbinder die...I only have 2 sets...never use them...?? Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Copic R20
  • Echo Park Sweet Day paper line
  • Lawn Fawn-On the mend stamp set, Heart dies
  • Nina Solar white card stock
  • Polka Dot Cuttlebug embossing folder
  • My Creative Time-Doily Die
  • Doodle twine-baby girl assortment, Doodlebug sequins
  • Recollections kraft card stock
  • Spellbinder label 12 die
  • Glossy Accents
  • EK border punch
  • Versafine Onyx black ink

Friday, July 26, 2013


This is a quick little card that I paper pieced...no Cameo...or Cricut...GASP!!!! Love the cute colours and this sweet stamp set from Lawn Fawn. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Recollections kraft card stock
  2. Lawn Fawn-Year 3 stamp set,heart dies
  3. Echo Park-Sweet Day paper line
  4. Doodlebug sequins and Doodletwine baby girl assortment
  5. EK Success-border punch, chalk
  6. Signo white gel pen
  7. Nina Solar white card stock
  8. Copic Y19
  9. Versafine Onyx black ink
  10. Glossy Accents

Thursday, July 25, 2013

5 Months till Christmas Fun Blog Hop!!!

I was honored to be asked to be a part of this fun blog hop. I'm their guest designer today. The challenge is to use NON TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS COLOURS!! Lucky for me...my fav Christmas paper EVER happens to be all...non traditional Christmas colours...so this challenge was easy for me. Both of these cards are...Cricut-less and Cameo-less...shocking!! Both of these babies were paper pieced. Hop along and get some inspiration for your Christmas cards. Here's the list...check them out!!!
LeeAnn (Guest Designer)**Hey...that's me!!

Recipe Kraftin Kimmie Bunny:

  1. MME-12 Days of Christmas paper line and enamel dots
  2. Signo white gel pen
  3. SU-Crumb cake card stock
  4. Diamond Stickles
  5. Glossy Accents
  6. Ek Success border and corner punches
  7. Kraftin Kimmie-You're snow sweet stamp set
  8. Lawn Fawn-heart dies and Happy Everything stamp set
  9. Copic marker B00 

Recipe Lawn Fawn Bunny:

  1. MME-12 Days of Christmas paper line and enamel dots
  2. Signo white gel pen
  3. SU crumb cake card stock, green ribbon
  4. Diamond Stickles
  5. Martha Stewart border punch
  6. Lawn Fawn-Winter Bunny and Happy Everything Stamp set
  7. EK success border punch
  8. Versafine Onyx black ink
  9. Marvy-liquid applique
  10. Copic E15

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Sympathy cards

I know...morbid. Here's another Sympathy card...I made 4 of this design for my hubbies office. This design is from Lori Whitlock...I just chose the paper, embossed, inked and added a flourish as I think it needed something. I love those pre designed cards that you can buy in the Silhouette store. Sometimes it's nice to just create on auto pilot. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Lori Whitlock card-#2 Thank You card #24303- A2 size
  • Swirl-free cut on Silhouette-4.91 x 1.3"
  • Authentique genuine paper pad
  • Recollections-navy card stock
  • American Crafts card stock
  • CTMH-outdoor denim ink
  • Cuttlebug-embossing folder-swiss dot
  • Lawn Fawn-heart dies
  • Navy brad- ? brand
  • Hero Arts sympathy stamp sets

Monday, July 22, 2013

Everything is better in 2's challenge at DCD

This is my 2nd post of the day...You can pan down and check out the Silhouette Challenge post under this one.

The challenge this week at Die Cuttin Divas  is to use: 2 buttons, 2 patterns, 2 pearls, 2 ribbons, and 2 of your choice on your project. I decided to use to hearts on mine...plus all the others. Love how it turned out. Click HERE and check out the other DT projects and play along!!


  1. SVGcuttingfiles-card base-center step zig zag-5.395x8.325"
  2. KaDoodlebug-coconut drink-3.85x3.26"
  3. Authentique paper pads-fresh, strong and grace
  4. Basic Grey Paper cottage paper pad
  5. Recollections kraft card stock
  6. Queen and co pearls
  7. SU buttons
  8. CTMH-col.white waxy flax, brown bag ink
  9. AC white scallop ribbon
  10. Kaisecraft-blue organza ribbon
  11. Lawn Fawn-heart dies
  12. Amy R stamps-It's your birthday stamp set
  13. Versafine black onyx ink

Silhouette Challenges CH#3 "Faux Stitching"

for another Challenge over at

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

Ch# 3 Faux Stitching
Begins: Monday, July 1
Ends: Wednesday, July 31

Sponsors this month are:
Prize: GC
Digi Pack (Winner's Choice)

This week the challenge over at Silhouette Challenges is to use faux stitching. I decided to make the Ornate flower card designed by Lori Whitlock...using my awesome Cameo!! Love how it turned out. And sadly...you can never have enough sympathy cards on hand, just in case. So click HERE and check out the other DT members projects and maybe play along!!


  1. Crate Paper-Pretty Party 6" Paper pad
  2. SU button
  3. Recollections kraft card stock
  4. Hero Arts-Sympathy stamp set
  5. Versafine-Black onyx ink
  6. Signo white gel pen
  7. CTMH-brown bag ink
  8. MME-enamel dots and Soar twine
  9. Card kit Ornate Flower kit-designed by Lori Whitlock-#9182

Saturday, July 20, 2013

How Sweet it is....

Isn't this just too cute? I love Miss Kates Cuttables...all her designs are adorable. I also purchased all the card bases designed by SVG cutting files...I love all their shape cards. Again I have to say that I'm lovin my Cameo!!  Thanks for stopping by my happy place!! Lee-Ann :)


  1. MME-Fine and Dandy boy  paper line
  2. Black Enamel Accents
  3. SVG cutting files-Curved card base-4.195 x 10.85"
  4. Miss Kates Cuttables-birds in nest cut at 2.65 x 1.8"
  5. Versafine black onyx ink
  6. Signo white gel pen
  7. My Pink Stamper-Tweetie Hoo puns
  8. Glossy Accents
  9. Lawn Fawn-heart dies
  10. Simon Says Tilted banner die
  11. American Crafts white card stock
  12. Recollections kraft and brown card stock
  13. SU crumb cake card stock
  14. Cuttlebug embossing folder-spots and dots
  15. Pretty Paper and Ribbons-ovals sm cut at 2.48 x 2.86     2.705 x 3.895"    scallop circle cut at 3.275 x 3.63"

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Final Hawaii LO

My last Hawaii LO from my trip last summer. This is going to be my title page...I loved how this pic turned out! Thank goodness this album is finished!!

  1. LO inspired by the Reflections CTMH LO book
  2. Lucida Script font 7.22x1.485" and offset using my cameo
  3. Bo Bunny-Peacock paper line
  4. MME-Smile Twine
  5. Trendy Twine-pink
  6. My Creative Time stitched button dies

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Die Cuttin Divas challenge-Use ice cream

This challenge this week at DCD is to use Ice Cream in your project...easy peasy...just click HERE and check out the other DT projects and play along. This cute bear from KaDoodlebug Designs is actually supposed to be holding a snow cone...I just cut is as an ice cream cone. Love how cute it is! The card base is from SVG cutting files...lovin' these cool card bases...thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. KaDoodlebug designs-snow cone bear-3.77x4.47"-when assembled ~4"
  2. SVGcutting files-6.510x10.055"-center step fancy
  3. Recollections-kraft and black card stock
  4. American Crafts-white card stock, knockout border punch
  5. Echo Park-So Happy Together and Splash paper lines
  6. Signo white gel pen
  7. Glossy Accents
  8. CTMH-Desert Sand ink
  9. Diamond Stickles
  10. My Pink Stamper-Sweet Goodness stamp set
  11. Joy'slife.com Yummy Punnies stamp set
  12. MME-enamel dots
  13. My Creative Time-Stitched Ticket dies
  14. Lawn Fawn heart dies
  15. Versafine black onyx ink
  16. Cuttlebug Swiss dot, African Batik and Seeing Spots embossing folders
  17. Black Zig marker

Monday, July 15, 2013

Sympathy cards

The time had come for me to stock my hubbies office with Sympathy cards again. He's a partner in a International Accounting firm. Sadly...he has had a lot of clients pass away...or parents of clients. He likes to send out my homemade cards...soooo...that means a Sympathy card assembly line. Once I settle on a design, I usually make 24. I chose this cute thank you card designed by Lori Whitlock...I just removed the thank you and created my own sentiment and shadow using computer fonts...voila. I love using computer fonts to cut and weld titles and shadows...love this feature on the Cameo!! Thanks for stopping by my happy place...Lee-Ann :)


  1. SU-Kraft cardstock, tiny circle punch
  2. Computer fonts-Times New Roman and Pacifico and the offset for the shadow
  3. Authentique-Blissful paper line
  4. Lori Whitlock #1 Thank you card-cut A2 size
  5. GooseBumpz Embossing folder-chain
  6. Cuttlebug Embossing Folder-Kassie's Brocade
  7. CTMH-Cocoa ink
  8. Hero Arts-Sympathy stamp set
  9. EK Success flower punch
  10. Signo white gel pen
  11. Making Memories pearl heart
  12. Versafine Black onyx ink

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Road to Hana

This is a LO from our family trip last August. While in Maui...we did the road to Hana drive...yikes...curvy and scary in a lot of places. Beautiful though.  This is just a quick LO of  it. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. Bo Bunny-Ad Lib paper line, flowers, Avocado and coffee dot card stock
  2. Basic Grey white buttons
  3. Going Places Cricut cart-sign cut pg 115-3"
  4. I designed the title using computer fonts on my Silhouette Cameo

Thursday, July 11, 2013

We are the WILD Life

My son asked me to make his friend a birthday card this morning...the party is tonight. He wanted a deer in headphones...I've learned not to ask. I told him...no way. A deer card, or a headphones card. He chose headphones...I chose to surprise him. Really turned out well I think. Good thing I have a Cameo, and could find the cuts I needed. I had to alter with the headphones a bit to make them fit the deer. Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  1. American Crafts-white and black card stock
  2. Recollections-kraft and silver card stock, black brads
  3. Core'dinations tank card stock
  4. Versafine Onyx Black ink
  5. Joy'slife.com-Wild Life puns stamp set
  6. CTMH-brown bag ink, Happy Birthday stamp set
  7. Patterned paper was all scraps...I think it's from Faren Foster designs...not sure though
  8. Mule Deer-cut @ 5.110x5.035", # 3281  Cameo Store, designed by Joel Pilcher
  9. Headphones-cut @ 2.48x2.535", #20233 Cameo Store, designed by Lori Leah Designs

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

DCD challenge-Ruby Red

The challenge this week at DCD is RUBY RED. Click HERE and check out the DT projects...and link up and play along. I had a hard time trying to decide what I was going to do for ruby red. I decided to use more of a muted red and a Creative Cards card cut from Cricut. Love how it turned out. Right now it's an Anniversary card for the hubby. But I might change the inside to Happy Valentine's Day...not sure yet. The butterflies are Stickled up to the max...love it! Thanks for stopping by...Lee-Ann :)


  • Creative Cards Cricut cart-cut at 5.5"
  • Recollections kraft card stock and black rhinestones
  • MME-Lost and Found-Union Square paper pad
  • Icicle Stickles
  • CTMH-brown bag ink
  • SU-Soft suede marker
  • Versafine black onyx ink
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder Juli's garden
  • Simon Says stamps and dies-Tilted Banner sayings and dies

Monday, July 8, 2013

Tags challenge at Paper Playtime

The challenge this week at Paper Playtime is to use a tag on your project. I chose to design a tag card. Come and check out the other DT projects HERE...and play along. You can design a tag...use a tag on your projects somehow...anything with a tag. Have a great day! Lee-Ann:)


  1. Something to Celebrate Cricut cart-pg 36-candles cut at 3.7"
  2. Art Philosophy Cricut cart-pg 60-tag card base cut at 5.5"
  3. AC knockout border punch
  4. EK Success banner punches
  5. SU ribbon, Pretty Petites stamp set and matching punch
  6. Basi Grey button
  7. MME-Hootenanny paper pad
  8. Glossy Accents
  9. WRMK-twine
  10. Versafine onyx black ink
  11. Amy R stamp set-It's your Birthday

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Holy Cow!!

Our priest at our church is relocating...so I thought I'd make him a little thank you. I actually got to use this cut on the Animal Antics Cricut cart. Love it!! Unfortunately, I had to make my own sentiment on the front...I really thought that I had a "holy cow"...go figure??


  1. Animal Antics Cricut cart-pg 29-4.75"
  2. American Crafts-white, black and red card stock
  3. Recollections-kraft and brown card stock
  4. Basic Grey-Paper Cottage 6" paper pad
  5. Lawn Fawn-Harold's ABC's, Heart dies
  6. My Pink Stamper-Even More Punnylicious, That's Punnylicious stamp sets
  7. CTMH-brown bag ink, A little of everything stamp set
  8. Versafine Onyx black ink

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Hope your day was AWESOME!!

It's my neighbour's 50th Birthday...and this is the quick card that I came up with. Love how quick and cute it tuned out. I can't say enough about my awesome Cameo Silhouette machine!!


  1. Birthday cake card designed by Kristen Magee(K.Becca designs) # 27520 in the Silhouette store. cut at 7.605x6.865"
  2. MME-On the Brightside-1 paper line
  3. SU-Every Little Bit stamp set, Crumb cake card stock, mini circle punch
  4. Glossy Accents
  5. Deco Art-Glamour Dust-Crystal
  6. Versafine Onyx black ink
  7. Lawn Fawn Happy Everything stamp set
  8. Simon Says-Tilted banner saying and dies
  9. Versamark ink
  10. Stampendous detail white embossing powder