October 21, 2009


Happy Hump Day all!!! I am soooo happy it's Wednesday.....because that means the last day of work for this week AND I get to leave to see my mom and sister, WHOOOHOOOO!!!! I am really looking forward to my short break and time away, I just know it will be fabulous!!! So, as promised I have another halloween card to share although not the one I originally planned. Why not, you ask??? Weeeeelllllll, my golden retriever decided that my sweet treats card was indeed sweet and HE ATE IT, UGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!! All I have left is the chewed up sweet treats cup and some really soggy card stock *sniff* I loved that card....that will teach me not to take a pic right away!!! Soooo, I have another to share that we made that night using the Batty for You stamp set which is such a favority for me. I just love it! And, I used the Big Shot Texture Plates as well - if you click on it, you can see the dots design on the Elegant Eggplant piece of card stock. And, to make the embossing pop even more, I too a sponge and sponged Elegant Eggplant ink all over the background as well!! I love how it looks!! Lots of fun colors on this one - all the colors of Halloween!! We had lots of fun making this card. Here is the recipe:
Card Recipe:
Paper - Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White card stock, Cast-a-Spell Designer Series Paper
Inks - Elegant Eggplant, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive classic inks
Stamps - Batty for You, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Accessories - Elegant Eggplant narrow grosgrain ribbon, Circle Scallop Punch, 13/8 inch circle punch, Modern label punch, Old Olive brads, white gel pen, Big Shot Texturz plates
Now, I am sure you are waiting for the next piece to the candy.....well, I have decided that tonight and tomorrow I will give you bigger pieces since I won't be posting while I am gone through the weekend(I will be back with a post on Monday). So, if you know me at all, you know that I LOVE LOVE LOVE butterflies, ladybugs, dragonflys, etc. I use them ALOT in my scrappin' and stamping and love all the different ones out there. Well, I decided to share some with the lucky winner and here they are - just check out all those fabulous embellies!!!! I decided to take a pic of these on their own, but they will be added to other goodies I have already shared. Now remember, to enter, you have to do three things - leave a comment ON THE POST AT THE TOP OF MY BLOG, sign in as a follower of my blog, and post a link to my blog on your own!! That's it - pretty easy!!! So, off to work now but I will be back to share a very special birthday set for a very special person in my life!!! See ya then and thanks SO MUCH for stopping by - you make my day!!!

October 20, 2009


Hi all!!! Well, I am back as promised and I want to share with you this fun hostess gift I made for a workshop I did a couple of weeks ago. My hostess Andrea asked me to do a Halloween theme and we had soooo much fun!! There were twelve of us there and we laughed, ate, stamped, and laughed some more....such a fun time!!! Andrea LOVES candy corn so I made this especially for her - and she loved it!! This is called a Diaper Fold Pouch and I found the pattern on SCS - VERY easy to put together! All the products used are Stampin' Up! and if you have a question or want to order any of them, just contact me! I used one whole sheet of 12x12 designer series paper from the Cast-a-Spell paper pack....I love this paper and designed the whole workshop around it!! I made the scallops using my Big Shot Die and my large scallop circle punch. The little ghostie(the sentiment says the ghostest with the mostest, too too cute!) comes from the set Batty for You stamp set and is filled with these cute little halloween figures and sayings. I topped off the whole thing with some basic black and pumpkin pie ribbon and added some white dotted accents to my scallops with my white gel pen!! Quick project but I thought it turned out cute and most importantly, my hostess loved it!! Now, tomorrow I am going to share a card we made at that same workshop using the sweet treat cups - sooooooo fun!!!!! But, for now I am going to give you another peek at what the lucky winner will find in the box of goodies I am filling for my blog celebration....are ya ready??!! Here it is: I have added a 6x8 scrapbook that has 35 pages - that is 70 pages total if you use both sides! I love these and have used several of them myself as gifts and for special occasions I want to highlight!! Now remember, in order to qualify for the drawing, you must do three things: (1) Leave a comment in the blog candy post(one at the top of my blog), (2) become a follower of my blog, and (3) leave a comment on your blog linking my post. That's it - easy peasy!! Now, I did notice that some of you all who left a comment and linked me did not become followers - remember, you have to do all three to qualify!! So, that's it for today folks, I will be back to share some more fun halloween creations tomorrow!! Thanks for stopping by, you all make my day!!!