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November 2012

November Online Project of the Month!


Q:  When is a card more than a just a card?  

A:  When you send it and it brings a smile to a special someone!

Whimsical designs, bright colors, fun folds, and 3-D designs create a winning combination. In this fun-filled class, you’ll make cards that are perfect for kids, friends, and family! With the cards and treat bag, you have truly spectacular gifts to give.

Click HERE for all the details and to purchas this month's Online Project of the Month!!

Divas Sketch Challenge #215

Good morning!  I can't believe Thanksgiving is only 5 days away!!!  Wow!  This fall is really going by quickly!

Today's sketch is brought to us by Ruthie!


This one was alot of fun to play with:


I also used the Fab Friday Color Challenge:

Great colors, huh?!!  And, they worked perfectly with the Comfort Cafe Designer Paper!

Here are the supplies I used:

Stamp Set:  Loving Thoughts

Cardstock:  Crumb Cake & Very Vanilla;  Comfort Cafe Designer Paper

Ink:  Midnight Muse

Misc:  Corner Rounder Punch

Head on over to the UDI Blog and see what my teammates came up with!!  Have a wonderful weekend!

Sketch Frenzy Friday!

Happy Friday!!  It's time for another challenge at Sketch Frenzy Friday!!  This sketch is clean and simple--LOVE it!!  It was designed by Deb:


And, here's my card:


Can't get much simpler than this!  But, I love the sparkle!  For some reason, I just can't get enough of this glimmer paper right now!  Hope you aren't tired of seeing it! :-)

Supplies used:

Stamp Set:  Petite Pairs

Cardstock:  Night of Navy, Whisper White & Silver Glimmer Paper

Ink:  Night of Navy

Misc:  Large Oval & Scallop Oval Punches;  Big Shot & Northern Flurry Embossing Folder

Have a great day!  Be sure to check out the Sketch Frenzy Friday Blog -- I hope you'll play along with us!!

Nacho Average Challenge #20

Good morning!  I hope your week is going well so far!!  This awesome Tuesday morning, the Nachos have a fun color challenge for you:


and, here's my card:


I just had to use my Snowflake Soiree Stamp Set!!  I think the colors look great as snowflakes! :-)  I also used last week's sketch over at Merry Monday, although I'm too late to enter it!

Supplies used:

Stamp Sets:  Snowflake Soiree

Cardstock:  Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit, Baja Breeze & Whisper White;  Silver Glimmer Paper

Ink:  Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit & Baja Breeze

Misc:  Midnight Muse Stitched Satin Ribbon;  Big Shot, Large Scallop Edgelit

Please check out the design team on the Nacho Average Blog!!!

Sweets & Treats Class!!

I have a fun class coming up!  It's called "Sweets & Treats"!!  It will be held Tuesday, Nov 27th @ 7pm.  Cost is only $18, and you'll go home with six projects!!!  (you'll make 2 each of 3 projects).  These will all be little giftable items--for stocking stuffers, teacher gifts, etc! 

Here's a sneak peek of one of the items:


Isn't it cute?!!!  I'm not giving out any details--you need to come to the class!! :-) 

Click HERE to register today!!!

Divas Sketch Challenge #214

Happy Saturday!!  I'm off this morning to Patsy's workshop--can't wait!!!  But, before I go, I need to share with you the Divas' sketch this morning:


Cute, huh?!!  The squares through me off at first--I wanted to put stamped images on them!  But, it just didn't work out!  So, I regrouped and used plain ole squares:


Supplies used:

Stamp Set:  World Treasures

Ink:  Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry & Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Write Markers

Paper:  Rich Razzleberry (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"), Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie & Whisper White (5 1/4" x 4")  The squares were punched out using the 1" square punch.

Misc:  Big Shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits

Head on over to the UDI BLOG for more inspiration!!!


Sketch Frenzy Friday!

Good morning!!!  Are you ready for another sketch??  I designed this week's sketch, and I hope you'll play along!


It uses the very popular banner theme!!  These are everywhere!!  I love them, too--a great way to use up those scraps of designer paper!!

Here's my card:


Supplies used:

I Dig You Stamp Set

Cardstock:  Crumb Cake, Not Quite Navy, Cajun Craze & Whisper White

Ink:  Not Quite Navy, Cajun Craze

Misc:  Big Shot, 3" Circle Die, Chevron Embossing Folder

Be sure and check out the rest of the team's work on the SKETCH FRENZY BLOG!