Sunday, March 31, 2013

Happy Easter Everyone!

Hi bloggy friends, 
I wanted to wish everyone out there a very Happy Easter!
Have a blessed day!!

Hugs, 
Tereese

Friday, March 29, 2013

New Direction

Hey Everyone,

I heard that there will be some changes that will be happening to blogger and I don't want to be left out in the cold.  Hehe!  Apparently, blogger will be removing the following and post button.  WTH!
That totally scare the pants off of me. :)
So, then I heard about joining a site that will view all the blogs you follow
called bloglovin.  Here is a link.

I thought I would join and get started.  Please start following me there.

I just wanted to share.
Happy Good Friday, Everyone!!

Thanks,
Tereese

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Easter Cards 2013

Hi my bloggy friends, 
Today, I'm here to share a card I made for family and friends for Easter this year. 
I can't believe that Easter is this weekend.  It was just St. Patties day.  Sheesh!!
Plus, My son's spring vacation is almost over and my daughter's will start next week.  
Go figure!  

Here is my card:

The bunnies are felt stickers I got at my Michaels.  I thought they were so cute and already made. LOL!!
They were on sale and it had chicks and leaping bunnies too in the package.  I couldn't pass it up.
But, I really like these ones best. 

I backed them with blue and pink cardstock from my stash.  Add a paper doily from my local dollar store.  Cut out pink and blue paper from my Spellbinders dies "Fancy Tags".  Added some pearls and silver flat backs to my card and called it a day.  I really love that doily. 

So, here is my Easter Cards for this year.  I hope my family and friends like them. 

Thanks for stopping by today. 

Have a Great Thursday!!

Hugs, 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Sweet Friend (WW Challenge "Pastels")

Hi my wonderful friends, 

I wanted share what I created for my Whimsical Design Team Challenge this week.
This week Whimsical Designs weekly challenge is "Pastels".  Oh fun, and so close to Easter I couldn't wait to create.  

We were to use this for inspiration
I love all the wonderful pastel colors.  

This week's sponor is
Beccy's Place

The lucky random winner will receive three (3) digi image of their choice.

Here is my card I created:
I used Beccy's Place image "Daisy Jug" for my focal.  Love it.  I colored it with my copics.  Cut it out with my Blossom Spellbinder die.  I inked the edges with Bashful Blue SU Ink.  I layered pastel color papers. 
Punched out some flowers and leaves and added some pearls and bling to them. Stamped "Sweet Friend" from Whimsical Designs set "Everyday Sentiments".  I used my SU punches to punched out the sentiment.

Love making square cards.  Next week's challenge will be a definite so come back and see. 

Have a great Wednesday Everyone!!

Hugs, 

Monday, March 25, 2013

Zipper Flowers

Hi Fellow Bloggers, 
I wanted to share something I was playing with today. 
I bought some zippers awhile back and been meaning to making some flowers with them and thanks with Lydia (ItripledogdareU) I made some. 

Here is a picture of it:

I think they turned out very pretty.  What do you all thing?

I will be on the search for zippers with metal teeth these had vinyl.  They still turned out pretty cute. 
I got them at a dollar store near me.  I had to try them out. 

I hope to use them on a project soon.  

Thanks for stopping by today.  
Have a great Monday!

Hugs, 

Friday, March 22, 2013

Mixed Media Tags

Hi my crafty friends, 
Happy Friday!!
I'm here today to share my tags for Bona's Mixed Media Tags Swap over at www.myscraproom.ning.com.
Gina (Scrappinology) is having guest host swaps over at her site and Bona (LiveLoveScrap) was the wonderful Hostess this month.  
We were paired up with a partner to do a one-on-one swap.  My partner is Lauren C.  She has a youtube channel with her very name on it.  Check her out. 

Here are the tags I made for her:


I love these Prima Doll Stamps.  

Please check out my Video for more details on the tags. 

Thanks Bona for an Awesome swap.  I heard from Lauren that she loves them as much as I do.  So, I'm really happy. 

Thanks everyone for stopping by today, 

Have a great Friday and take care. 

Hugs, 


Wednesday, March 20, 2013

WW Buttons and Bows

Hi my friends, 

Today is another challenge with Whimsical Designs.  This week we were asked to make something with Buttons and Bows.  I love them both and I couldn't wait to make a card with this combo. 
I was watching Colleen (47CMC) video (Cardlift Friday - #106) on youtube.  She made such a pretty card I had to try it out. She does weekly tutorials on making cards from various magazines every Friday.  Her videos are Awesome.  Check her out. 

Thanks Colleen for the inspiration!

This week's Sponsor is:
Miss Kate Cuttables is offering a $20.00 gift certificate to their site. 
That's so Awesome of them.

Here is my card:

I am making these cards for my Friends Yvonne (Scrapbliss) and Yvette (Dailyscrapper).  I met up with them this past Saturday and we had a blast crafting.  
You guys ROCK!!

I also made some altered clothes pins with matching papers for them.  And also some other stuff too. 
We usually go shopping but I told them that I have way too much stuff and I would rather hang out and craft instead.  They happily agreed.  That doesn't mean we didn't.  shhhh!!

I hope you all like this week's challenge and card.  Come on over to Whimsical Designs and join in on the fun.  Don't forget to check out the rest of the teams creations while you are there.   

Hugs, 

Sunday, March 17, 2013

A Circle Birthday

Happy St. Patricks Day Everyone!!

I'm here today not to share my card for this Irish Holiday but a card I made for a Brother-in-Law's birthday that's tomorrow.

Here it is:

I used paper from Hobby Lobby the MME Lost in Found collection.  I gave that pack to my good friends, Yvonne (scrapbliss) and Yvette (Dailyscrapper) yesterday.  I took these two patterns for this simple card. 
I used a spellbinders banner from Lacey Pennants and my Fiskars circle template.   Yes, I still use that thing.  LOL!! I also used stamps from Whimsical Designs "Everyday Sentiments". 

I hope you all are wearing green... ♥

Have a great Sunday too. 

Hugs, 

Friday, March 15, 2013

Let's Celebrate!

Hi Everyone, Happy Friday!!
Spring is in the air... Well, I think.  We just got another blast of cool weather and I hope it warms up soon.  
For those that follow baseball as we do, spring training has started. 
My hubby goes down to Florida along with his Dad and Uncle.  
You know male bonding stuff.  They go to the park and watch their wonderful team "The Red Sox" practice.  
Go figure, I'm glad I'm not there. 

Well, today I wanted to share a card I made for my Hubby's 93 year old uncle. 
He loves the Sox!!

Here is the birthday card I made for him:

Doesn't this just screams "PLAY BALL".  LOL!!
I make a baseball themed card every year now for him.  

Here is the recipe:
Cardstock::  Kraft and red Bazzil paper
Pattern Paper:  Lose Paper from AcMoore
Ink:  Vintage photo Distress Ink from Ranger
Die cuts:  Sizzix Dress Ups Baseball Gear Original Die
Sentiment:  Whimsical Designs "Everyday Sentiments"
Punch:  Creative Memories Tag Punch
Ribbon and staples from my stash

I hope you all like my card today.  Thanks so much for stopping by today.  
Have a great Friday and a wonderful weekend. 

Hugs, 

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

WW "Happy St. Patrick's Day"

Hi Everyone, 
Top of the Morning to ya!! 
Yes, you guessed it I'm part Irish.  Well, I am -  part... 
LOL!!

So, I'm here to share another challenge with Whimsical Designs today.  I don't know why but this one stumped me.  I guess I didn't have the right paper or something for the challenge but I really struggling with it.  It was driving me crazy.  Mind you I don't have all my dies and scrappy stuff readily available so it was definitely a challenge. 

This week we were asked to created something for St. Patrick's Day.  Including green, Four Leaf clover (shamrock) and/or a leprechaun.  

Here is my card I created:

I don't know, what do you all think?  Too busy?  I think so.  
The paper wasn't working for me and that ribbon.  I don't know what was wrong with me. 

Supplies:
Cardstock:  Bazzil (Green and Ivory)
Pattern Paper:  TPC Studios "Calendar March"
Luck Stamp:  HamptonArt "Clover Collage"
Sentiment:  Whimsical Designs "With Love" Set"
(I was going for Kiss me I'm Irish)
Shamrock border punch: I don't the brand (sorry)
Spellbinders Fleur De Li
Gingham Green Ribbon from AcMoore
Stampendous Green Tinsel Embossing Powder
last thin green ribbon from my stash

This weeks sponsor is 
They are offering 10 sets of pearls to the randum winner
That's Awesome!

Let me know what you think.  It would be great for you all to come by and try out our challenges they are Awesome!!  
Please stop by and check out my fellow designers on their creations.  

Thanks for stopping by today. 

Have a great Wednesday!!  

Hugs, 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

WW "Think Spring/Easter

Hi Everyone, Happy Wednesday!!

I'm here today to share a card I made for Whimsical Designs.
This week we had to Think Spring/Easter.
  I'm so ready for Spring...I tell ya!!  This winter has been long and I'm tired of it.  Bring on the SUN!  We (I meant I) have been sick too many times this winter and I can't wait for the warmth of the SUN!!  

This challenge we had to make sure it had Pink and Yellow.  Also, we were also asked to use some SVG/JPG files from Design on Cloud 9.

In which, they are our Wonderful Sponsor this week.
They are offering a $20 Dollar Gift Certificate to their site.

Unfortunately, I don't own a machine that will cut SVG files.  I know... I'm so behind the times. Call me old fashion.  But you know what, I wish I did after making this.  LOL!!
I printed out the Birdhouse and Birdhouse 2.  I also printed out the Lovebirds.  
I then re-sized them on my computer, cut them out and then mounted them on different colored cardstock and fussy cut them out.
Whew... :-)

Here is my card:
This is so adorable.

I just love this card.  I can't wait for spring.  Oh, I already said that already.  I'm so over winter - can you tell!

I used some Kraft cardstock (from Michaels) as my base.  As I said above, I have printed, cut, mounted, and popped dotted the birdhouses, birds and couple clouds.  I used my Fiskars Small cloud punch with white cardstock.  Added some pastel color thin ribbon from my stash to the one birdhouse and at the top.  Stamped a sentiment from Whimsical Designs set called Whimsical Fun - Vol. 1
It's a simple but super cute card and I love it. 

Thanks Design for Cloud 9 for the images!!  
Thanks everyone for stopping by today.  Have a fabulous day!

Hugs, 

Monday, March 4, 2013

Super Hero

Happy Monday, Everyone!!
I hope everyone enjoyed our Blog Hop this past weekend.  I was Amazed with all those layouts.
I hope you all had a great time hopping with us.

Today, I'm here to share a birthday card that I made for my Son's classmates. 
I heard that he liked Superheroes and what 5 year old boy doesn't.  So, I made a super cute Superhero card for his birthday.

Here is my card:

I used a stamp set I got from my local Tuesday Morning.  I paper pieced the super hero's outfit with blue and red cardstock.  I colored the image with my copics.  I stamped the background with all the fun words in the set like POW!, WHAM! and BLAM!  I also stamped the yellow stars and fussy cut them out.  
I wrapped some red twine.  I think it turned out Super don't you? 

I totally love this set.  There is a little girl I can't wait to create with.  My son was pretty impressed with this card too.  He helped me with the stamping. :)  

Thanks everyone for stopping by today.  Have a Great Monday and a Wonderful week. 

Hugs, 

Friday, March 1, 2013

SOUS and Whimsical Design Blog Hop

Hi Everyone,  Happy Friday!!

I sure missed up this Blog.  I"m so sorry I'm extremely late posting this... I thought it was 12 noon not midnight.  My mistake. 

Today, Please join us with  SOUS on a March Blog Hop. You should be coming from Yvette.  If not, I have provide the list for you all, if you want to start from the beginning. 

Our Sponsors for this HOP are:
1. Patsy-Prairie Bird Boutique: http://www.etsy.com/shop/PrairieBirdBoutique
Winner will receive their choice of 1 pack of Shabby Crinkle Ribbon

2. Sonia Kertznus: http://www.shopskdigis.com
Winner will receive a $6.00 Voucher to Sonias stored

Here is the line-up for the Hop:
Stuck On You Sketches: http://stuckonusketches.blogspot.com

We are using this fantastic Sketch from SOUS Designer Sandy to inspire us today:

Here is my card I have made for this HOP!


I had to make a birthday card for my Father-in Law so I dug out one of my images I got from a swap I did over on Facebook. I think this image is Cafe Ian - not totally sure. I colored him with my copics (if you want to know the colors I used, please leave me a comment saying so) I will post it for you.
I used paper from Colobok that I got from my local Tuesday Morning. I really need to use my paper up. I wanted some distress blue paper and this pack was perfect. The name of that pack is called Rustic Earth Tones which went perfectly. The "Live it UP" diecut is also from that pack. Punched out some scallop circles from with Stampin UP punches. Added a button from my stash.
I also used two (2) sentiments from Whimsical Designs Stamp set called "Everyday Sentiments". One on the cover and one for the inside.

I hope you all like it.

Next stop is SUE... GO check out what she has created for us.

Thanks everyone for stopping by today.

Again My apologies for being late.

Have a Great Friday!!

Hugs,

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