Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Saturday, March 10, 2012

DIY blinged out hello kitty

Decoden pic


Hello fellow's been a long time for me......I started a new job in November and 8 finally was hinted full time.
I love my new job but like a lot of people....I took a big cut in things are a little tuff right now.
I do get a lot of joy from looking online at everyone's projects also when I get a chance to play in my craft room.
I haven't made any cards lately... I've been obsessed with the japanese craft called Decoden.
Decoden is really cute and fun.... I will post a couple of my first attempts one I figure out how to do this on my IPad.....I got an IPad for Christmas and thought it would be so much easier now just to take the pics with the iPad....then upload......but of course...nothing is ever easy.....
Althought I haven't made any cards recently.....I have a couple new images I can't wait to color.

Sunday, October 2, 2011


Hello fellow crafters..
I really miss playing in my craft room and participating in challenges but more than that I really miss looking at all the creative cards you all come up with..
I spent a good part of my Sunday today blog surfing and the day went by so
I have been really busy working a lot of OT at my new job and also I have finally gotten myself back in the gym but it leaves a small window for my crafting......but I will get better.
This past week I have been searching for a way to get rif of the stray cats in my area.....they have never really been a problem until recently....usually they poop in the yard and every now and then....they get into the trash but this last week they have decided to rip up all the seat cushions on my pation furniture so now they have to go.... I have been looking for an organization that will come capture them for me,,,,,if you all have any ideas....let me for now I am not able to sit and enjoy my backyard....cant afford to replace the cushions
So even though it was a pretty day today I stayed inside and worked on a card...
The image is from Tiddly Inks and this was my first time coloring it....
it was kinda hard for me and I think I will try this one again soon. but here you go....

Monday, September 5, 2011

Charlie's Angels from Greeting Farm

Hello fellow crafters,
What a nice long weekend...hopefully you all had some good BBQ because I
My new job is super busy and my team has been working alot of OT but I did not go in this weekend and now Im glad I didnt....I had a great weekend and today I played in my craft room all day.
I worked on two cards but I finished one.
This card is for Dejua, my little niece has been in the hospital with HLH for a while now.
I get her little gifts every week....but this week I made her this card....
The images are from Greeting Farm.
I really have a hard time finding different paper, I only have micheals and Joann fabrics in my area and they seem to have the same paper all the time, so last week... on my way home from work I found a new craft store and bought this paper stack by GCD Studios called Spring in husband said it was too busy but I like it and I think Dejua will too.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

I miss Everyone

Hello fellow crafter,
Today is one of the first days that I came home from my new job and didn't shower and fall asleep
I hope that I am finally adjusting to working again.
I have also been working alot of over time so I haven't had time to color or even go to the gym but I am working on getting both back in my routine.
Chanel has recovered perfectly from her little grooming accident and she is running and jumping all over the house again.
I really miss following all the blogs and soaking up the fun and inspiration....I really feel like I'm missing out on all the new stamp releases...I am also working on getting a tablet so I can jump online on my lunch
anyway I will figure it out cause I miss my card making:)

bye for now

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Scrapbook Expo 2011

Hello fellow crafters,
Yesterday I went to my first scrapbook convention and it was FANTASTIC! of course I have nothing to compare it to but I thought it was great...there were so many vendors with different paper crafting things and ideas....of course I spent all my money within the first 40 minutes of being there...I couldn't help it.
There were tons of DP and embellishing flowers and to top it off....there was a booth selling Copic markers for 3.99!!!!!!!
I bought as many as I could
Unfortunately I didn't sign up for the workshops so I think I missed out on the best part but next year...I know what to expect and I plan of signing up early.
So today was going to be my day to play but I didn't get a chance to because Chanel was getting groomed this morning and the groomer accidentally cut a piece of her ear, so we spent a good part of the day at the Vet.
I do have one card to post this week, its an image from MDP for the easel challenge.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Back to work for me

Hello fellow crafters....
what a week so far! I got a phone call last Friday from a Mortgage company I really wanted to work for and they wanted to to start Monday...can you believe that! as much as I wanted to get back to work...I thought I would have time to get myself
I have been sleeping in for the past 6 months and playing in my craft room or going to the gym....basically just doing whatever I want....NO
Anyway....I am trying to adjust quickly, today is the first day I didnt come home, shower and stare at the TV.
So I am sorry If I am not able to follow everyone as much as I have been but I promise to to keep following.
I have a card to post that I made this weekend for my husbands boss....his wife is having a baby boy soon.
I also made a little box to put the card in.
The image is from Digital Pencil....I love this  little sleeping angel...
 I found a tutorial on how to make the box on Paper Crafting in Cocoa...Iris is very talented and there are lots of beautiful projects on her blog

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Second gel card attempt

Hello again,
I had to try another gel card, as fun as the first one was...I was not happy submitting it for the Tiddly Inks Challenge....and I learned alot from my first card.
I think I did better this time.
I cut out my snow globe with my cricut (I think it was doodle bug cartridge)...not sure because I used my Gypsy.
I inked my snow globe with Tim Holtz distressed inks.
I used a smaller plastic baggie and much much less hair gel.
I put Martha Stewart fine glitter in the gel and stamped a sea horse under the gel ( on the first layer of my hopefully  he looks like he is swimming happily under the
I used a Sugar Plum stamp image for my mermaid...and this is what I got.

I am enerting this card if the following challenges:
Tiddly Inks Gel Card Challenge
Crafting for all seasons sea challenge
Try it on Tuesday beach challenge Spnsored by Once Stop Card Crafts
Make it Monday Challenge

My firts Gel Card

Hello fellow crafters
Its a very pretty Saturday morning and Ive decided to post the card I made 2 days
I'm going to give you warning.....its a hot mess....but its my first gel card and i spent two days on this card so I'm posting
Anyway there is a challenge at Tiddly Inks for a gel card and I had no clue what a gel card I checked out YouTube and watched a few videos then I was off to the dollar store to buy some hair gel...
This card came out horrible but I did have fun making it and I think I learned how to make it better for the next attempt....
Next time I will cut the window smaller and I will use less gel.teehee
Since I used a regular snack sandwich baggie, when I folded the bag to fit in my card....gel spilled all over the what a mess but here is my finished card.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Tickled Pink Feather Challenge

Hello fellow crafters, I have a card I wanted to post for the TP Challenge # 31
The challenge was to use feathers.
I happen to have these  yellow and orange feathers ......and I dont remeber why I bought these colors....I think I just liked the colors and they were cheap....anyway I had to make my card to match the feathers...
I dont think I would have chosen these colors for this image but it ended up working out.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Cute Card Thursday

This was my second challenge today because I had to make this card without using designer paper....WHAT???? that was so hard for me....
All I have in my small bit of stash is
so this is what I came up with.
I hope you can see the glossy accents I put on her wet slippery body and

My first Easel Card

Hello fellow crafters...
What a day I have had working on this project....It has been a card I have been putting off because I didn't quite know how to make it......I'm not even sure if I did it right.....but this is MY version right?
I colored one of the images 3 times today before I was kinda happy with
I also used Copic colors that I don't use too often....I don't even wear this color much....guess I'm not really a fan of brown.....that's funny coming from a brown person huh?
Well I used Images from All that scraps and I used Flowers...also this is my first time really using liquid pearls.....if you look can tell.
WAIT....first I have to show you a picture of what Chanel does when I'm in my craft room.....she is soooo cute....she makes me laugh every day....currently she is curled up in my lap while I'm typing.

I entered this card in the following challenges:

Copic Oz , its all about the hair.
All that scraps, anything goes.
Crafts and me challenge # 46 anything goes

Monday, August 1, 2011

Mo's Digital Pencil Umbrella image

Hello fellow crafters...this past week was a very busy one for me, with my family visiting....Its going to take me a couple of days to get my house back in order but it was well worth it!
So I have missed out on a couple of challenges but will try to make up for it this week. I just ordered 24 new Copic markers that I cant wait to get....that is always fun.
I saw that Joann fabrics has a really good sale going on.....anyone living in the Antioch area....our Joann Fabrics has Spellbinders  in store now!!!!! wooo hooo!!!! and a very good selection and 40% off!
Also I found a WONDERFUL crafting store in Brentwood called  Art Inspired Studios and this lady carries everything Micheals dosent....she has a large selection of Teresa Collins line, Tim Holtz and a TON of beautiful cardmaking/scrapbooking items......
So I did a little window shopping today to get out of the house but I did manage to make one card this evening.
This is for the Make it Colorful Challenge # 28
The challenge was to color an image with dark skin...
I used one of my favorites images from MDP...( I know I say that about all the images)

Saturday, July 30, 2011

The big O

Hello fellow crafters....
You wouldn't believe but its a little after midnight and I have been blog Well some of you WOULD believe because you do it also...
I have family visiting right now so I have not had much time to check out everyones creations.
Since I still say that I am pretty new to paper crafting and blogging....I do not really have a system yet.
I started following a ton of blogs to learn as much as I can, now I need a day...just to go through the blogs I'm following ...I absolutely Love looking at eveyones projects and I get so much information and inspiration from you now was the only time could could do it....this
I also managed to finish a card I started last week so I wanted to post it also.....She is one of my favorite people on TV.
This image is from Kenny K's

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tickled Pink Challenge # 29

Hello and good day..
.I have family visiting me from Mississippi, my aunt Dianne and uncle Beaver (nick name) so I just wanted to post my card I made last night quickly.
I made this card for the Tickled Pink Challenge....the challenge is to use stripes and dots...
TP has some of my favorite images and this is one of them...

Friday, July 22, 2011

Tiddly Inks Challenge # 58 Nature Movie

Hello and good Friday!
I am currently layed off but for some reason I am still very happy its Friday....probably because everyone will be at home for the next two me....
It looks like we are going to the movies tonight to see the new Captain America movie...hopefully its good.
I wanted to participate it the Tiddly Inks Challenge ....I love their images...the challenge was to have a nature movie theme...not to easy because I only have a few digis and I couldn't think of what nature move fit them since most of my images from TI are the steam
So here is what I came up with....the movie is Clan of the Cave Bear....remember that one? with Daryl Hanna...I know...I know.....I went REALLY far
Here is my card.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Make it colorful challenge# 26

Hello and good day!
I really had fun working on this card...I ve started making my cards bigger 6 x 6 in order to make room for fun embellishments and this is mt first attempt at adding
I will keep trying.
This image is sooo cute, she is from make it crafty also my candy stand is from MIC.
I am really starting to LOVE my Cricut Imagine...the balloons were sooo easy and already colored and cut, also flourishes very easy on the Imagine machine...
The challenge was to color the hair in a different color...not blond, black, red or my favorite...brown....So I went with orange...this image was really fun to color...I think I will be using her alot.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Digital Pencil challenge

Hello and good day....its so funny because I started working on a card today and got distracted with this Moe Manning image and ended up coloring it in and completed the card for it....
I still have the original card to
I saw that here was a black and white challenge on DP2 and wanted to give it a try....I need lots more practice of course but I still wanted to post my card because I just love this image.