Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Finished Mickey layout



Hello everyone !!! Today I am sharing this layout I finally finished !!! It's of us at Disneyland two years ago I was pregnant and it was hot !!! I am still Scrapbooking that trip !!! I started with one idea and then
 went in a completely different direction !! I tend to do that a lot !!! Thank you for stopping
by !!! I used my cricut on this with cartridges life is a beach and Disney Mickey and friends !!
Challenges : Simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com anything but a card ! Cutitupchallenges.blogspot.com ,
Scrappyfrogschallenge.blogspot.comCreativetimeforme.com , Diecuttindivas.blogspot.com , Stuckonusketches.blogspot.com , Myshericrafts.blogspot.com , Pileitonchallenges.blogspot.com , dianamlarson.blogspot.com , pinkbydesigns.com/blog

Monday, July 29, 2013

Yay !! Celebration time !!!

Hello everyone hope everyone had a great weekend !!! We had a very busy weekend with my sons birthday camp out !!! I have exciting news !!!! I was invited to be part of the design team on Pile it on challenges blog !!!! Thank you thank you !!! I am super excited !!!! I was also I invited to be a guest designed for craftin desert divas !!! Lots of fun and crafting !!!!

Friday, July 26, 2013

Work in progress

Hello everyone !!! It's Friday !!! Today I am sharing this quick layout I am working on ! I know I know second project I've showed that's a work in progress !!! The only defense I have is that when I get an idea or feel inspired I go with it !!! That means I usually have a couple of projects going at the same time !!! I also have some exciting news !! I'm just not sure I can share it yet ! I will share as soon as they let me k ow I can !! Lastly but most important I want to thank everyone once again for supporting my blog , my crafting , my projects !!! Especially the people that make the time to comment or send me a message with all my heart I thank you !!!

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Beach themed birthday card !


Hi everyone !! It's almost Friday !!!! I hope your week is going good ! I have been super busy and I 
still have a million things to do !!! I am making treats for my sons birthday and decorations !!! Today 
I am sharing this beach themed birthday card !! I had lots of fun making it !!! I sure made a mess out 
of my stuff though lol !!! I used my cricut and I added stickles in waterfall to the water to give it more dimension as well as embossing !! Thank you for stopping by !!! Challenges for fun make sure to check them out lots of great ideas ! Craftindesertdivas.com Birthdays! Jo's Scrap shack jwscrapshack.blogspot.com Summer ! Myshericrafts.blogspot.com Take a Trip !

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Finished pear and apple birthday card!!!



Happy Middle of the week !!! This week seems to be flying by ! My sons birthday campout is this weekend !! It's going to be a house full of boys (more than it already is ) ! Today I am sharing this shape card I made of two pears and an apple using my cricut and gypsy !!! I was inspired by the
FCCB challenge to use fruit and my mom has these really pretty decorative pears in her house ! I love how the card came out ! I would have never thought of using fruit cut out in this way !! I decided to make this a birthday card , since I have lots of August birthdays !!! Thank you for stopping by !!Challenges : Fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com Use Fruit, Diecuttindivas.blogspot.com 2of anything, Paperplaytime.blogspot.com Use patterned paper, doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com anything w ribbon 

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Altered box

Hello everyone !!! Today I am sharing this box I wrapped in wrapping paper for my diaper cake supplies ! It is an empty pampers box and I wrapped it in gray swag pattern paper . Really easy and I love how it turned out . I am still going to add some embellishments to it like ribbon and bling !! Thank you for stopping by !

Monday, July 22, 2013

Up close of the diaper cakes

This is the purple one up close ! I used purple wash cloths and rolled them up to look like rosettes ( hope they do ) ! And purple tissue paper to make flowers ! The pink one I also used tissue paper I make flowers . The bottoms of both diaper cakes are a receiving blanket !!

Finished diaper cakes !!!

Happy Monday everyone !!! Hope everyone had a great weekend !!! I was super busy, making diaper cakes and finishing my sister in laws baby shower invites , (pictures coming soon ) ,BBQ with family and a baby shower for twin girls !!!! Talk about busy !! But I did manage to finish the diaper cakes. I made a purple one and a pink one !!! I used pampers diapers , they are the best !!! And my Martha Stewart punches and cricut of course !!! Thank you for stopping by !!! Challenges for fun : 2creativechicks.com 3d !!, SimplyCreatetoo.blogspot.com Anything but a card !

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Ice cream card

Hello everyone !! Happy Saturday !!! Today I am showing this card I am working on real quick in between making two diaper cakes !!!! As you can see its not quite done yet ! Have lots of running around to do ! Hopefully by tomorrow I will be done with this card and the diaper cakes and show you pictures!!! Have a great weekend !!!

Friday, July 19, 2013

Freshly made sketch card

Happy Friday everyone !!! I hope everyone had a nice week ! Mine went by super fast , having family visit and swim and just enjoying each others company !!! Now the weekend is here and I have some very fun projects to complete ! One is this card ,that I was trying to put together since the freshly sketch challenge came out and the paper players colors theme ! Like I said ,I am very new at this and I will keep practicing since the saying  goes "practice makes perfect" ! I also wanted to thank Robin from Robins Creative Cottage for the crinkle ribbon and beautiful flowers  she sent me when I won on the red white and blue FCCB crawl .I used the beautiful rose on my card  !!! Thank you for stopping by ! Have a great weekend !!! Challenges : Freshlymadesketches.blogspot.comThepaperplayers.blogspot.com

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Layout of my hubby and I

Happy Thursday everyone !!! Today I am sharing this layout I made of my hubby , my best friend !! He supports me in my love of Scrapbooking , and card making !! When I decide to paint the whole house he is there , when I decide to redo the kitchen he supports me !!! Love him and I am grateful and blessed that he is my husband !!! Thank you for stopping by !!!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

My trix treats

Happy Wednesday everyone !!! Today I am sharing these treats I had made for my nieces birthday back in March . Instead of making the Rice Krispie version I made them with Trix instead because we had a hello kitty theme and I wanted to make them colorful ! And I made the matching poms poms to hang !!! Thank you for stopping by !!! Have a great day !!!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Folded down 3d invite

I shared this picture earlier of my card folded down but not sure where it went !! So here it is again just in case you would like to see the folded down version !!! Thank you for stopping by !! Challenges for this card DL.Art dianamlarson.blogspot.com #113 Summer , hidinginmycraftroom.com/ use scraps and I sure did !! My fire and s'mores and tent are all from my scrap pieces of paper !! Pileitonchallenges.com water theme ! Thank you once again to everyone that takes the time to make a comment they mean a lot to me !!

3d camp out invitation




Happy Tuesday !!! Hope everyone is having a great day !!! I have been busy making up an idea for invitations for my sons birthday  . I knew we were doing a camp out for him , so I decided a step card with camping scene would be fun to make . And it was!  All  the details of course from my Cricut with Everday paperdolls, and create a critter to cut out the campfire moon and clouds and smores and I also embossed with my cuttlebug and Charles folder  ! Hope this inspires you ! Thank
you for stopping by !!!
Challenges : Fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com/ Create a scene ! ,Craftindesertdivas.com summer , Cardsformen.blogspot.com/theme ,Useittuesday.blogspot.com/  Birthday ,

Monday, July 15, 2013

Color throw down card




Happy Monday everyone !!! Hope you had a great weekend !! I enjoyed swimming and BBQ with my family! I am very proud of my sister she actually went in the pool and got over her fear of water !!!! Which inspired me to get over my fear of sketches !! I enjoy the sketch challenges and seeing what amazing cards people come up with, but for some reason when it comes to me doing the sketches I end up having a hard time putting things together ! I am trying and I will keep practicing and hopefully get to the point where I am comfortable !!! Thank you for stopping by !!!
Challenges: Colorthrowdown.blogspot.com/
Mojomonday.blogspot.com/ Sketch 302
Craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com/ Anything goes with a twist Thank you card
Stampedblessings.com summer theme

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Personalized storage idea

Good morning everyone and happy Sunday !!! Today I am sharing this idea that I use to personalize my storage in my scraproom . I purchased a painters pen in fine tip white at Walmart and I purchased the silver cups at target . I drew a flower on the front and added a pearl in the middle and its done !!! I did this to a couple of things in my scraproom to personalize and match my decor ! Hope you enjoy !!! Thanks for stopping by !!!

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Disney yellow black and white layout

Happy Saturday !!! Hope the start of your weekend is going good !!! I was just finishing up this layout of my boys and I including my Anthony (in my belly ) of us at Minnie's Plaza Inn breakfast ! We were there during summer for my oldest son Matias birthday and its a great way to start a day in Disneyland !
Thanks for stopping by !!!!
I was inspired by the dssketch#109 at deconstructing jens website and I used the colors from myshericrafts ! I also used my cricut of course !! And my Stickles in yellow, diamond, and lime green! Here are the challenges that inspired me :
Bittenbythebug2.blogspot.com/ anything Disney , pinkbydesignstamps.com summer food or drink, Deconstructingjen.com sketch ,  Myshericrafts.blogspot.com/ white , yellow, and black !

Friday, July 12, 2013

Stocking shaped card !

Happy Friday everyone !!! Hope you have a great weekend !!! Today I am sharing a stocking shaped card I made from Cricuts Christmas Cheer cartridge I also used my stickles to add glitter !  Any  chance I get to use glitter I do !!! I used an embossing folder from The paper studio company on the stocking I went over the swirls with my Stickles in true blue, thistle, and Xmas red!  Hope you enjoy my card !! Thanks for stopping by !!!
Challenges entered:
3GirlJam.blogspot.com/ shaped card and ribbon!
Christmascardchallenges.blogspot.com/ use a stocking !
Allthatstickles.blogspot.com/ use Stickles color true blue
Alwaysplayingwithpaper.blogspot.com anything goes Christmas in July
Cardsztv.blogspot.com/ Christmas in July
cutitupchallenges.blogspot.com/ Christmas in July
Make sure you check these challenges out they are great inspiration!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Woo hoo FCCB top5 !!!

More exciting news my fun 4th of July card was picked for top 5 at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog !!! Thank you to everyone for the support and comments and motivation to keep creating !!! Thank you !!!

Top blog award !!!

Yay I am jumping up and down once again my farm theme card was picked for top award on My Sheri Crafts blog ! Thank you Thank you I appreciate the recognition I absolutely loved participation in the challenge !!!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Side view of my Christmas card

Christmas in July Card

Hello everyone hope everyone's having a wonderful Wednesday !!!! I am sharing this Christmas Card today I created last night for a couple of challenges I have always wanted to hand make my Christmas cards now here is my first idea! I used the Cricut of course lol and the Christmas die cuts with a view paper stack !! I also used the Inkadinkado Christmas stamp set to stamp the Merry Christmas on the front !  Also I used my stickles !! Thanks for stopping by !! And thank you for all your wonderful comments they make my day !!! I also am trying new folding techniques for my cards this one I learned from frenchiesstamps on YouTube thank you !!
Simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/ Challenge 41 Christmas in July
Alwaysplayingwithpaper.blogspot.com Merry Monday Christmas Challenge
2creativechicks.com/ 3D Project

crafting-with-dragonflies.blogspot.com unusual fold card
Wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/Anything Goes
Kraftygirls.com/ use Die cut

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

My space my craft room !!!

Happy Tuesday !!! Today I wanted to take the time to share my work in progress my scraproom !!! I wanted to thank my amazing brother in law Joseph for putting up my chandelier this weekend I love it !!!! (Of course my hubby helped by holding the tools lol !!! ) thank you sis and brother in law for giving me the chandelier also ! This is now my creative space I love my scraproom !!! Thanks for stopping by !

Monday, July 8, 2013

Ladybug invite pullout part

This is the second picture I wanted to share it shows the pull out tag that is inside the summer dress !!! Thank you for checking this out !! These are the challenges it is entered in just for fun!!
Fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com
Craftindesertdivas.com
Hidinginmycraftroom.com/
Paperplaytime.blogspot.com/
Diecuttindivas.blogspot.com

Ladybug invite


Happy Monday to everyone hopefully everyone had a great 4th of July weekend !!! I think I overdid the relaxing in the sun I am super sick now! That means extra bed rest but not to me I am crafting instead ! Today I am sharing a ladybug invitation I made for my sister in laws baby shower it's either going to be this one or a zebra one !
I used my cricut of course and I am entering this in a couple of challenges as always just for fun go on over and check them out they have great ideas !!!
Fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com Cute as a Bug theme
Craftindesertdivas.com Challenge#10 Summer
Hidinginmycraftroom.com/ Red and Green Challenge
Paperplaytime.blogspot.com/ Ch#14 Tags!!!
Diecuttindivas.blogspot.com Use Red !

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Crafting desert divas !

I am really loving this card I had such a blast making it it was picked for top five on the FCCB and I won a prize for it over on Craftindesertdivas !!! You definitely have to check them out ! Thank you very much Tara and Robin !!!!

Made top five !!!!

Good morning everyone and happy Sunday !!!! I have to start off by saying thank you to Robin from FCCB she let me know I made top five for my farm frame it step card this is super exciting for me as I am brand new to card making and this challenge was lots of fun !!!! Check out her blogs at FCCB and Robinscreativecottage they are amazing !!!! Once more thank you !!!!

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Layout of my son matias

I hope everyone is having a great weekend ! We are on our way to Lake Comanche to continue the 4th of July celebration! Today I am sharing This layout I did of my son Matias for my moms scrapbook album it was a quick page thank goodness to put together those are always the best ! Hope everyone has a great Saturday !!!

Friday, July 5, 2013

Layout of my son

Happy Friday hopefully you had a fun and safe 4th of July !!! We had an amazing time with family and friends swimming and BBQ our celebration did not end until a little past midnight ! Needless to say I'm exhausted today but I am sharing another layout I did for my moms scrapbook album this page is of my son David on the water slide (excuse the glare ), that's what summer is about water slides,swimming and BBQ and most important making memories !

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Mojo Monday 300th sketch card

This card took me a little longer than I thought it would its really hard to put a card together even when you are following a sketch but I did it and I'm glad it's finished !!! I am entering it in the mojo Monday 300th sketch challenge lots of fun seeing everyone's different take on this design !!MojoMonday.blogspot.com

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Thank you card

I want to start today by saying thank you to the people in my life that are supporting me through this adventure of blogging and sharing my passion of crafting ! And inspiring me to create a blog ! I appreciate all your support even when you don't know what a blog is you still follow me ! When you aren't able to make a comment for one reason or another you take time from your day and send me a text telling me you love what I made that means soo much to me ! My sisters aren't crafty themselves but absolutely encourage me and help me in any way I need I love you for that and soo much more !!! I am extremely blessed to have these women in my life ! I made this card with you in mind Thank you !!!! Challenges I am entering this card in check them out lots of great ideas : Frosteddesigns.blogspot.comGirls just wanna have fun! ThePaperPlayers.blogspot.com/ tic tac toe #152, Kraftygirls.com/ use mint!

Monday, July 1, 2013

Finished 4th of July card !!!

I am so happy I was able to finish the card and watch a movie with my hubby and kids that's a great way to start a Monday in my opinion !!! I used my Cricut for this card and I am going to participate  in a couple of challenges that will be listed below if you would like to check them out also !! Cartridges I used were cricut craft room basics , Everyday paper dolls for the shooting stars that
are supposed to be fireworks lol, Independance Day ,Home decor, Fancy Frames,Celebrations, and gypsy wanderings ! I am also linking this card to pinkcricut for the link it up party ! Thank you for taking the time to look at me projects !
Challenges
simplycreatetoo.blogspot.!Cutitupchallenges.blogspot.com/ , fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com/ , BittenbytheBug2.blogspot.com/,pinkcricut.com/blog/

4th of July card

Hope you had a great weekend!!! Mine was super busy last minute baby shower a surprise family day which is always super fun spent the whole day swimming ! Needless to say I didn't get a chance to go in my scraproom and boy was I missing it lol !!! But first thing today I came in and started working on a red white and blue theme card there are a couple of challenges I would like to enter for fun so this is my work in progress hopefully I get it finished tonight !!!
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