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