Thursday, December 31, 2009

Top 9 of 09!!!!

It is hard to believe that today is the last day of 2009.  What a fabulous year!  Today I am going to count down my top 9 Layout and then my top 9 cards!!  Hope you enjoy!
(**warning: this is a picture heavy post **)
Top 9 Layouts of 2009 (in no particular order!)

Top 9 Cards of 2009 (in no particular order!)


Ok so the cards became the top 19 of 09' but I just love making cards to much!  I also have applied to the card patterns DT, they make their announcement tomorrow for the new team!  Looking forward to the announcement!!  Thanks so much for reading my blog in 2009 and leaving comments it truly means so much to me!  Wishing you and your family all the best in 2010!!  

Monday, December 28, 2009

Dec. 28th Card challenge!

This week's challenge for the LCOM card team was to use something new on your card that you got for christmas or to use a new technique.  I used some new PPs and the bling snowflake from my secret Santa on LCOM.  (Thanks Gisele!)  Here is my card:
Products used:
PP - Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses
Bling Snowflake - Basic grey
Tulle - Misc
Pearls and bling - Dollarstore
Star - Prima
Pin - Maya Road

The rest of the teams creations are fab, so be sure to pop over to the blog and check them out!  Hope everyone enjoyed their christmas and got to take advantage of the boxing day sales!!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas Eve!!

It is hard to believe that it is Christmas eve already!!  I should be getting my house ready for a party my husband and I are having here tonight, but I am procrastinating by posting on my blog :).  I just wanted to share with you the christmas ornament I made for my DH.  They are matching with our initials.  I hope that he likes them!
Products used:
Rubon letters - Making Memories and Heidi Swapp
Beads - Dollarstore
Ribbon - American crafts and Micheals
Bulbs - Micheals
Bling - Dollarstore

Have a Merry Christmas everyone and a safe, happy and prosperous new year!!!!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

LCOM card team challenge!

This week's challenge for the LCOm card team was by Darlene and we had to use at least 4 different patterned papers on our card.  This was a fun card and I used a fabulous sketch from cardpatterns.  I used sketch #43. 
Products used:
PP - Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses
Woolies - Basic Grey
Trim - Maya Road
Bling and Pearls - Dollarstore

Check out the lcom blog to see the rest of the team's creations!  Wishing you a merry Christmas to you and yours!

Monday, December 21, 2009

Some christmas work

Just wanted to share with you some things I have been working on for Christmas gifts.  Here is a card I made:

Also here are some gift card holders I have made out of some scraps of PP paper.  Various papers were used here from American crafts and autumn leaves.

Hope you are all enjoying these last few days leading up to Christmas!!!

Monday, December 14, 2009

Re-use it Christmas Card challenge!

My challenge for this week for the LCOM card team was to re-use something that you got in the mail, out and about during your christmas shopping, etc and incorporate it into your Christmas card!  The team rocked it this week!!  Some of the things used: coffee sleeves and plastic packaging from toys!  Can't wait to see what you ladies create!  I used sketch #45 from card patterns as a sketch for this card.
Products used:
PP - Cosmo Cricket
Coffee Sleeve - Starbucks
Pins - Maya Road
Snowflake and Pearl - Dollarstore
Ribbon - Misc
Pom poms - Bazzill
Pearl Swirl - Prima

Monday, December 7, 2009

Boys Only Card team challenge!

This week's card team challenge was brought to us by Rusha!  The challenge was to create a boy themed card (for any occasion) and we could not use flowers.  This was a tough one for me as I love to use flowers on my cards.  This card I made for my student teacher who is all finished his internship this week.  Be sure to pop over to the LCOM blog to see what the rest of the team created!
Products used:
PP - Fancy Pants
Buttons - Assorted
Stickles - distress stickles in vinage photo

Sunday, November 29, 2009

LCOM Snowflake card Challenge

This Monday (Nov. 30th) it was a turn for my challenge on the LCOM card team!  My challenge was for the girls cards to have at least 2 snowflakes on it.  Could be in the pattern paper or an actual snowflake!  For this card I used sketch 43 from cardpatterns.
Products used:
PP - Upsy Daisy Hot Chocolate
Snowflake - Little Yellow Bicycle
Pearls - Dollarstore
Letters - Doodlebug
Tulle - Jo Ann Fabrics
Pin - Maya Road
Buttons - American Crafts

Be sure to stop by the LCOM blog and check out the rest of the team's fabulous creations!

A Local Crop!!!!!!!

A group I run at KVHS is hosting a crop on Saturday, Dec. 5th in Quispamsis, NB at Kennebecasis Valley High school from 9am-5pm in the cafeteria.  The cost is $25 dollars and includes a light breakfast, lunch and door prizes!  All the money raised will go to help send students to the Josten's National Renaissance Conference.  If you would like to register please do so by Dec. 2nd by e-mailing me at  Please feel free to pass this information along to anyone who you think might be interested!  Also Tanya will be there from Let's Capture Our memories with the store for you to shop!  We will also be having a silent auction of scrapbooking items!  Hope to see you there!!

Some LCOM Card team work!!

Ok ladies I have been slacking on the blog posts and I do apologize for that!  I have been very busy at work but here is what you have missed!  Last Monday's challenge was to make gift tags or gift card holders, here are mine that I whipped up!

The week before that challenge was to create a sympathy card.  Here is mine using some basic grey ambrosia papers and I also used sketch #40 I believe it was, from Card Patterns.  I love this paper line!

Also right now on LCOM we have a card sketch challenge going on using a sketch I created.  If you play along be sure to post your card and then you will have a chance to win a beautiful card kit created by Roberta.  Here are all the details!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

LCOM Monday card challenge

This past monday (Nov. 9th) our challenge was to use our oldest/ugliest winter paper. This was a great challenge by Roberta and the girls rocked it!  Here is my card:
Products used:
PP - Chatterbox
3D Sticker - K & Co
Bling and fibres - dollarstore

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great week!!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

LCOM Card Team call!!!

LCOM Card Team
 We are looking to add two new card makers to our present team. This is a 4 month term which will begin on December 1st and end on March 31st. International applicants are welcome. To apply, please email me three of your favorite cards before midnight (AST) on November 23rd, (these do not have to be new) at The card team members are expected to come up with one challenge every 8 weeks for the team, and to participate by making one card for the other 7 challenges during those 8 weeks and most importantly, you must love to make cards!!! We are looking forward to seeing your work.
Site -  This is a fabulous team to be on so get those applications in!!!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Last LO with LCOM Sketch team......

ere is my last LO with the LCOM sketch team.  It is sad to say goodbye to the team but they were so awesome to work with!  The ladies created such amazing sketches to work with every week and this last week is no exception!  Our last sketch is by allison and is fabulous!  Be sure to check our the blog to see the sketch and the rest of the teams creations!
Products used:
PP & flower- Prima
Bling swirls - Zva Creative
Pearls - Dollarstore
Pin - Maya Road
Tulle - Jo Ann Fabrics
letters - Pink Paislee and Jenni Bowlin

Monday, November 2, 2009

LCOM Monday Card Challenge!!

Today's challenge was by Dana.  It was a card sketch with a remembrance day theme.  Here is her fabulous sketch:

Here is my take on the card:
Products used:
PP - Basic Grey & Glitz Design
Bling Swirl - Zva Creative
Flowers - Prima
Bling (black and crystal) - Dollarstore
Letters - Pink Paislee
Ribbon - Misc
Pin - Maya Road

Be sure to check out the rest of the team's rockin' creations on the blog!  

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Crop Creations!!

Last weekend (Oct 23 and 24) I attended a local crop.  My mom came and we had such a great weekend, eating, scrapping and chatting with friends!  I just wanted to take a moment to share with you what I created.  I mostly did cards but did get one LO done.  I started by working with the basic grey indian summer card kit, what a fabulous kit!  Then here are a couple of other cards that I did.....
Products used:
PP - Basic Grey Bittersweet
Letters - Basic GRey Bittersweet
Tulle - Jo Ann Fabrics
Brackets - Pink Paislee
Pin - Maya road
Crochet flower - mde by Susanne Wilson (my mom, thanks!)
Pearl and individual bling - Dollarama
Bling Swirl - Zva Creatve (I love working with their products!!)

Products used:
PP - Basic Grey 
Buttons - American Crafts
Pearls - Kaiser Craft
Ribbon - Misc
Pin - Maya Road
Die cut - K & Co.

Products used:
PP - Basic Grey Boxer
Letters , stickers, pearls - Basic Grey
Flower - Prima
Ribbon - Misc
Pin - Maya Road

I also created a LO using photos that I had done at New River Beach on Sept 26 by Megan Stewart.  She does amazing photography and I just love this photo. This was one of the many that I loved that she took!
Products used:
PP - Glitz Design
Tulle - Jo Ann Fabrics
Flower - Prima
Bling Swirl - Zva Creative
Pearls - dollarama
Pins - Maya Road
Letters - Heidi Swapp
Black Cardstock

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great week!!