Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tag - I'm It!

Helen at Let's Create tagged me. Please go check out her beautiful creations!

4 shows I watch
Swamp People
Biggest Loser
Ghost Hunters
Dateline 48 Hours

4 Things I am passionate about
Card Making
Friends & Family

4 words/ phrases you use a lot
Holy Cats

4 things you have learned about the past
It is much better to tell the truth. Lies are hard to remember.
Life is as wonderful as I let it be.
Never plan to sleep in because something always happens so I can't.
Chocolate cures everything!!!

4 places you would like to go
Texas (home)
Machu Picchu

4 things you did yesterday
Went to Costco - always an adventure
Took the truck in to get spray liner
Watched a beautiful morning form

4 things you are looking forward to
My custom closet
Class reunion
Summer fun
Visits from friends and family

4 things you love about Spring
The sound of the birds
Fabulous weather
Being able to spend time outside

Tag 4 people to play along
Penny at penguinstamper
Pam at Sweet Pea - Bunny
Erika at TwinTrouble's Creations
Becky at Inking Idaho

Hope everyone is having a great Tuesday! It's certainly wonderful here.

Always be happy! =]

Monday, April 25, 2011

Cuttlebug Sympathy

I needed a sympathy card for a lady at church whose dad passed away and of course, I went searching for ideas on quick and simple cards then found this card on SCS. I HAD to copy it. I love the simplicity of the pattern and it looks very classy to me. I used Very Vanilla and Certainly Celery card stock, Leafy Branch Cuttlebug EF, Close as a Memory stamp with Certainly Celery ink. The ribbon is the Certainly Celery poly twill from the ribbon bundle and the sentiment is raised with dimensionals.

Always be happy! =]Link

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Weathered Birthday

This could actually be a Thanksgiving card now that I'm seeing it on my blog. It is very simple and quick to make. I used Whisper White card stock, Close to Cocoa and Creamy Caramel inks. The images are from Happy Everything, Great Friend and Weathered SU! stamp sets. The 'buttons' are five 1/2" Circle punch SNAILed together with the top layer having been run through the Big Shot with the Square Lattice embossing folder. Dimensionals raise the strip they are placed on.

Always be happy! =]

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Thoughts and Brads

Sage Shadow, Basic Black and Kraft/Crumb Cake are the card stocks used here. The colors can be used for male or female cards and I am thinking about stamping the sentiment on the blank at the top. I like it but it looks like it may be lacking a little sumpin, sumpin. I may play with it a bit more and see if I come up with anything special for it. The Thoughts and Prayers is stamped with Versa Mark and then I used gold EP and Antique Brads.

Always be happy! =]

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Upsy Modern

Sometimes when I go shopping online I see such nice patterns and color combos that I think would make great cards. Here's one I found using Tempting Turquoise, Kiwi Kiss, Basic Black, Kraft or Crumb Cake, and Whisper White. I will add a sentiment later to the bottom patterned area. Unusual combos make nice cards.

Always be happy! =]

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Happy Birthday, Lily!

This is a simple little card for my soon to be 9 year old niece. She loves turquoise and I totally understand that. It's such a nice color. I stamped several flowers from the Season of Friendship stamp set and embossed it with the Petals-a-Plenty folder. The butterfly is from the Butterfly Prints set. Dots and sentiment from Garden Greetings. All SU! products. I need to learn to draw straight lines. =]

Always be happy! =]