Friday, July 30, 2010

Fabulous Friday Freebie #47


I am going to leave the Fabulous Friday Freebie posts at the top of my blog so they are EASIER to find for everyone!!! PLEASE scroll down to see my newest posts!!!! THANKS!!!

(yes, I know the date is has to be that way to keep this post at the top!!)

The lucky winner of last week's Friday Freebie of the NOOK & PANTRY goodies is...... LINDA

Congratulations Linda!!!! Please email me with your snail mail address so I can get Simon to send you your goodies!!!

This week you can win BALLERINA TILDA from the new Fairytale Collection!!! Isn't she GORGEOUS?!?!?!

Requirements: All you have to do to enter is:

1. play along in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog (this weeks theme is GOING DOTTY - go check it out!!!!)

2. leave me a comment here with a link to your post that states you've entered it into the SSS challenge

3. add my blinkie to your sidebar

(I CHECK!!!!)

4. COME BACK next Friday to see if you are the lucky winner!!!

& you can WIN these goodies!!! (includes shipping!!) !!!!!! Tell all your friends too!!!!

Thank you to Heidi, Steph, & the girls at Simon Says Stamp for being SO AWESOME to work with!!! You all work SOOOO hard to provide us with EVERYTHING we need for our crafting addiction, so I just wanted to say THANKS one more time!!!! LOVE YOU ALL!!!!
Good luck!!!!

Australia Notebooks....

As I have mentioned before, my sister and her family are moving to Australia in January for a year. I wanted to make them all some journals so they could document their adventures DOWN UNDER! I had the perfect digi images from ANGELS LANDING called Aussie Animals, so I decided to use those for their journals. I made this big one (350 pages; 8 1/2 x 11) for my sister, hopefully they have enough pages for the year!!! I left the little tag so she can write in the actual dates of when they are there.

There is a Kookaburra, a Flying Squirrel, a Wallaby and a Koala. I printed the map of Australia off the internet. Here is a side view so you can see how huge the notebook is!!! I hope they like it!!

I will have photos of the 3 smaller journals I made for the kids later....still not finished them all!!!! Thanks for stopping by!!!

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Designed2Delight challenge.....

This weeks freebie image (for those who participated last week) at Designed2Delight, is a cute set - Have a Mice Day. I used some scraps that I had on my table and I quite like how it turned out! Nothing fancy as I try to get my mojo back after being away for over a week!! LOL

Thanks for stopping by!

Have a mice day!


Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Simon Says...Going Dotty!!!


They are GOING DOTTY at Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!!! That is our theme this week, so get out your DOTTY papers, ribbons, flowers, punches, etc. and get DOTTING!!!

This week, the DT are showcasing PRIMA FLOWERS....and well, you all know how much I love my flowers!!!!! Simon Says Stamp has an amazing selection of Prima flowers... maybe TOO GOOD of a selection, cuz I seem to think I NEED every single one in every single colour!!!! LOL You don't have to use Primas for your challenge card but hey, if you have 'em, and love 'em...why not use 'em?!?!?!

I made another CD envelope as a gift for a friend who is going on a road trip this summer with her husband and 2 little ones to the East Coast (LONGGGGGG DRIVE!!!). I put a bunch of fun songs for them on a CD and wanted a nice little package to hold it. I used Travel Tilda & her suitcases & stamped the sentiment with my Karen Foster Snap Stamps. The pink dotty paper is super shiny so it is REALLY hard to photograph! The ribbon is dotty on the back but you can see it on the bow part!

Here is a close up of the front:

And the side view because Tilda is double pop-dotted up off her suitcase!!

And the inside pocket with the CD inside:

Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you will join us this week for this fun challenge!!! Head over to the Challenge blog to check out what the other DT members have created with DOTS & PRIMAS!!!! You can win this:

Remember, if you enter this challenge, come back here and enter to win my Friday Freebie giveaway!!!!! You can win great prizes and all you have to do is enter the SSS challenge!!!!

Have a great week!!!

(P.S. I would like to say goodbye to Dena, our DT teamie, who has left us. It was a GREAT pleasure and honour to work with such a great talent! You will be missed Dena!!! Stay in touch!)

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Donkey Smiles for Michelle

I'm not sure where I've been hiding but I just found out about Michelle Oatman's accident! Michelle was a big help to me when I first got my Copics, giving me tips and tricks to be a better colourer!!! Our birthdays are within DAYS of each other, and we always said we were going to do a joint birthday bash, but never got around to it!!! There are a few artists offering up free digis so we can make and send cards to brighten Michelle's days!!! This ADORABLE donkey image is from Karen's Doodles - check it out HERE. I also know MelJen's Designs has a freebie of a really cute donkey and some sentiments can check those out HERE. I am SURE there are more, as Michelle is very well known in the crafty world!!!! Anyway, here is the card I made for Michelle - hopefully she gets it soon!!! Wishing you all the best, Michelle...and a VERY speedy recovery!!!!! Sending hugs your way!!!


Monday, July 26, 2010

Squigglefly Challenge

This weeks challenge over at Squigglefly Challenge blog is to make a TENT TOPPER card!!! I haven't made one of these in AGES but I love them, they are so easy and so fun! AND they are a great way to showcase an AWESOME image!!! Here is my DT contribution for this challenge:

Again, I used scraps that were on my table for this card. I coloured the frog with copics and added stickles to the flower. The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp. You can find the tutorial for tent topper cards HERE. Head on over to the Squigglefly blog to check out the rest of the DT's tent toppers and join in on the fun!!!! You can head to Squigglefly to check out their GREAT images too!!!

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great week!!


Incy Wincy Designs Challenge - Sketch

Sponsored by our lovely Nikki - LIMITED RUNS. Prize is 4 digis from her shop. Sketch is also by Nikki!

Here is my card using Nikki's train cupcake image:

Karen's Doodles challenge

White, white, white, white!!!! THAT is your challenge for this week at Karen's Doodles USA challenge!!! Use only white, except in the image! I needed a wedding card for my niece so what better colour to use?!?!? Now, for some STRANGE reason, this doesn't look white at all..but trust me, it is!! I used white CS and white shimmer CS...the flowers are all white too!! Wasn't much colouring on this Beautiful Queen, just a lot of glitter!!!! LOL

I hope you will head to the challenge blog and check out the rest of the Design Team's beautiful creations!!!!Thanks for stopping by! Have a great week!!

Sunday, July 25, 2010

The Corrosive Challenge Blog - Pink & Blue

The Corrosive Challenge Blog Design Team is challenging you to use PINK & BLUE in your creation this week!!! This week I have used a Sweet Pea image and I coloured her with Copics and Shimmerz. I added lots of bling and a MS butterfly along with some flowers and pearls! I hope you will join us this week!!!!


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