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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

More MoJo…

My mojo is still working overtime, so here are a few more cards I made.  Some of the images may look familiar, because I love to challenge myself to come up with something better.  I’ll let you be the judge…*gigl*
Hamburger Helpers…
Hamburger Helpers
Prima Ballerina…
Prima Ballerina3
Flower Fairy…
Flower Fairy3 Card Collections 8 008
As you can see, I’ve been busy. *gigl* 
Remember:  There are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.
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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Some More creations…

Wow!  This has to be the most productive weekend I’ve had in a while.  My mojo is still going strong (TUG).  Here are some cards that I’ve manage to complete.  TFL
These cards were inspired by a Sierra Mist bottle (*gigl*).
feeling sluggish Grumpy old man
Copic Markers
Liquid Pearls (on the snail)
Cardstock is from Bazzill
Snail image is from Crafty Sentiments 
The grumpy man is clipart I found online.
Sentiments from Create w/TLC
Red, White & Blue and TU too!
Red White Blue Thank U
Copic markers
Generic paperpack
Images are from Operation Write Home
Copic markers
Sentiment from Create w/TLC
Remember:  There are not mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity!

Saturday, June 26, 2010

More Creations…

Hello everyone,

My Mojo is working overtime today.  Here are some cards I did using Mo’s images, sentiments (expect one) from Create w/TLC and Copics. 

More Super Girls…

I loved this image when I bought it and now that Paulette @ Create w/TLC has created two awesome sentiments to go with it, I can’t stop using it.  Here they are in purple and blue…

Super Purple Kid Super Kid


Sometimes there is no place like home.  I’ve added my own twist to Dorothy and Toto’s popular tale by putting her in green and yellow.  I believe these colors compliment each other so well…inspired by Sprite’s lemon and lime colors.  However, I had to stick with the red shoes, because it is Dorothy after all.  I added some liquid pearls for accent and created my sentiment on the computer. 

No place like home


I have always love to dance.  Dancing to me allows you to be free.  Last night I went to a Toby Mac and Chris Tomlin concert and boy did I dance.  I praised the Lord and danced away all my stress and worries.  This card represents how I see myself if I would have pursued dance.  I would most definitely have been a prima ballerina…


Well, that is all that I have for now.  I will probably create more, because I am on a roll, but will post them later.  I truly appreciate you looking at my work and I hope that you enjoy them as much as I do.

TFL (again)


Remember:  There are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Super Girl!

I firmly believe that every little girl (and boy) needs someone to look up to.  Someone who can inspire and encourage them to be the best they can be.  However, sometimes these “role models” are not always easy to find.  Therefore, they must find the superhero within. This card was inspired by a sentiment I got from Create w/TLC and this adorable image from Mo’s Digital Pencil. 
I used Copics to color this cutie and the cardstock is a generic paperstack that I got from Michaels. 
Super girl
Remember:  There are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Fairy Wonderful

This card is one of my favorites.  I absolutely love this cute fairy from Mo’s Digital Pencil Too and the perfect sentiment from Creations w/TLC.  Her little bum is what makes this card toothache sweet. *gigl*

As usually, I used Copic markers to color her and the cardstock is from Bazzill.  The DP is from SU and I added some heart gem embellies.

Fairy Wonderful

I hope you love her as much as I do.  TFL.


Remember:  There are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Friday, June 18, 2010

My Cards


I hope that your day is going as well as my day is going.  The sun is shining and it is gorgeous outside.  I wanted to post a few cards that I created, but haven't put them on my blog.  I make so many cards and I'll post them on Splitcoastsstampers or Paper Craft Planet, but forget to add them to my blog. *gigl*

Anyway, I hope that you like them as much as I enjoyed creating them.


Remember:  There are no mistakes in cardmaking, only opportunities for creativity.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

My birthday post


Today is my birthday!  I am proud to say that the good Lord above has allowed me to see 38 years.  I am so thankful.  I awoke this morning thanking God for a sound mind.  I hear so many people talk about their parents having Alzheimer and Dementia and I’m just thankful that I know who I am and where I am when I woke up.

We should never take this for granted, because a mind is truly a terrible thing to waste.  You could have a million dollars, but if you don’t know you have it what good is it. 

Well, I’m off to enjoy the day!  Blog with you later. TFL.


Remember:  There are no mistakes in cardmaking, only opportunities for creativity.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Merging images using MS Word

Hello everyone,
I created the following toot below to illustrate how to merge images using MS Word.
Just click on the link Using MS Word to merge images.  Also, after you have made the images transparent, you can then move them around until you have your desired layout.

Here’s a card I created by merging two images from Mo’s Digital Stamps. TFL.
Remember: There are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

My 1st Birthday


I am not posting any pics today, but instead wanted to share with you the story of how I ended up with 2 birthdays (yes 2!). As you have probably read in my profile, I come from a large family. My sibilings and I tend to laugh at the fact that each and every one of our birth certificates has a mistake on it. My birth certificate has the wrong birthdate. My mother claims (with great certainity) that I was born on June 15th; however, my birth certificate states June 9th. Therefore, I celebrate both days. I celebrate June 9th quietly by myself and the 15th with friends and family.

Having two birthdays fits my Gemini personality perfectly! I have always followed the motto that "two is better than one." Therefore, I've gotten two Associate degrees and two Bachelor degrees. I truly believe that having two of something brings order and balance to your life.

Anyway, that is my story (and yes I am sticking with it).



Remember: There are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Create w/ TLC

“Fish Out of Water” Challenge


Below is the card I created for Create w/ TLC’s “Fish out of Water,” challenge.  I used a technique called paper piecing (not to be confused with paper piercing).  I will post a toot on this technique.  It is very easy. 

The materials I used for this card are:

DP (designer paper) entitled Fish out Water by Create w/TLC

Copic Markers

Fish bowl charm (came with various other charms)

Cuttlebug embossing folders

Sizzix Fish bowl diecut with accessories

Fish out of water

Thanks for visiting,


Remember there are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Mo’s Digital Pencil Challenge

Challenge 34-Merge It!


This is my entry for this week Mo’s Challenge Blog.  The challenge was to merge two (or more) of Mo’s images.  I decided to use Mariko is Mad and Lacie’s Ice Cream.  I actually put the two together by mistake while I was arranging some other digis.  Nevertheless, they do work well together.  When I looked at them I thought that Mariko was mad, because she decided to trade her ice cream cone for Lacie’s bunny rabbit.  She then later regretted that trade and there were no take-backs so life isn’t always fair.

I think because Mo is a author her artwork always tells a story.  Her customers are lucky because we get to interpret that story however we please.  Below please find my interpretation of Life…isn’t always fair. TFL




Remember there are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Create w/ TLC DT Call


Good evening!

As you have probably noticed I have made a few changes to my blog.  I hope you like it!  Leave a comment…share your thoughts.

Speaking of sharing…I wanted to share with you a card that I created for multiple reasons.  I told you how I won a challenge over at Create w/TLC, well now Paulette (the owner) is having a DT call and I would love to be a part of her awesome team.  Therefore I created the card below, which I call “Rocky Road Cool Cream.” 

Here’s a list of materials I used:

DP (Designer Paper) called Rocky Road is from Create w/TLC

Sentiment “You’re way Cool” from Create w/TLC

MS Punch

Cardstock from Core’dinations

Digi is from Mo’s Digital Pencil too

Rocky Road Cool Cream

The other reason that I created this card was because I wanted to challenge myself to use the Rocky Road color combo (also from Create w/TLC) below to make a card.


I believe that I accomplished this challenge.  You should give it a try.  Use the color combo above and create your own Rocky Road masterpiece.  Paulette has Rocky Road digital paper over at her store.  You can also grab her other color combo swatches and other freebies by visiting her store.  Be sure to leave a comment, because she has quickie challenges and random drawings.  You don’t want to miss out on those.

Well, I’ll let you know whether or not I made the cut.  I think it would be a cool bday gift. *wink wink*



Remember there are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Woo & Hoo...Woohoo!!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Man, this was another tough one....thank goodness for my panel of judges. I loved each and every one of the submissions this week.....I loved Amy's because it was creative and different.....I loved Candy's because it looked most like a sundae I would love to eat, love the chocolate.......I loved Glitterbabe's because it was sweet and to the point......I loved Rhonda's because it is just beautiful and well done.......and I loved Anita's because it is clever and she used everything there was to use....BUT.....there could only be one winner.......(Creatively you are all winners in my book) ..... so without further adieu......the winner selected by my panel of judges is ....................
They felt that yours just looked delicious~! and my daughter just loved that you focused on the Pink and Green and how you used the paper on the bowl.
Thank you to everyone that participated.... me for your prize.


Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Happy June!


Hello all,

It is June!! Happy 1st day of the Month! I can't believe that half of the year is almost over.  I can't believe that I turn 38 in 14 more days!!  Wow!  Where did time go??  I have had so much going on in May that I can't begin to tell you about it.  

One of the most recent and exciting happenings is that I made a card for Create with TLC challenge( and I won her Sundae card challenge.  I get $10 worth of stuff!!  Oohh can't wait to make out my list.  You should really check her blog out because she has cool freebies, awesome digi sentiments and stamps, and cool color combo ideas.

Here's a pic of the card that I created.  Until then...thanks for looking. TFL


Sundae Best 001 copyMMMmmmm Sundaes!!  I love summer. 

WARNING:  Don’t lick the screen!


Remember there are no mistakes in card making, only opportunities for creativity!!

Sue Nelson and I

Sue Nelson and I
2009 Rubber Stamp Convention