Friday, January 29, 2010

SMC Blog Hop #2!!!

Welcome to the Sew Many Cards New Release Blog Hop!! We’re so glad you could join us this week for a chance to see Angela’s new releases and a chance at winning some great prizes!! We’d like to say hello and welcome to all our new followers, welcome back to all our supporters and to thank all of you for a wonderful first month at our new challenge blog!

Our sponsors this month is:

To win a $25 Gift Certificate to the Wags N’ Whiskers Store and a new release stamp from Wags N’ Whiskers you MUST comment on EACH design team members blog. We know we have a large team, but it’ll be well worth the hop to see all of our teams great projects and our sponsors awesome prizes!

Would you like to win a $10 Gift Certificate to Simon Says Stamp and the entire line of Sew Many Cards new releases…then we have a special challenge this week for you during our blog hop…You’ll find all the details on the last stop of our hop!

Here is my creation using the new image I received which is  Fawn Birthday Fishes!  It is just so cute!

Please stop by each of the Sew Many Cards design team members blogs and leave a friendly comment, and be sure to leave us an email or link to your blog when you finish the hop at our challenge blog!!

You have arrived here from Susanne K. Your next stop in the hop will be Gwen H

If you lose your way the list for the order is here and at Sew Many Challenges.

I also will be drawing after the blog hop is over from all the comments left on my blog for someone to win my image!  Enjoy the hop!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

LCOM Monday Card Challenge - Jungle Animals

This week's card team challenge over at LCOM was brought to us by Jessy!  It was to use a jungle animal on your card.  Here is my card!

Be sure to pop over to the blog and check out the rest of the teams creations!!  Also be watching at the beginning of next week for my LO for week 2 of SYTYCS, I am very happy with how it turned out!!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Card Patterns sketch #48 and SYTYCS Week 1!!

This week I decided to play along with the card patterns sketch #48 and do a card just for myself, not for any of my DT work.  I am very pleased with how it turned out!
Products used:
PP - Making Memories, Bo bunny, 3 bugs in a rug
Flower and lace - Prima
letters - We R Memory Keepers
Ribbon, bling swirl and pearls - Dollarama
Pin - Making Memories
Mica Flakes - Melissa Frances

Also over at LCOM they are having a So You Think YOu Can Scrap contest.  I have made it through week 1!!!  The challenge for the first week was to create a simple LO.  It was fabulous to see everyone's take on what simple means to them.  Here is my simple LO.
Prodcuts used:
PP - Basic Grey Wisteria
Felt Vines - Prima
Pearls - Dollarama
Pin - Making Memories
Tulle - jo Ann Fabrics
Letters - Making Memories mini alphas and basic grey

I also found out this week that i have made another DT!!  I am on the DT over at If the Shoe fits, scrap it!  It is a challenge blog and I am very exicted to be part of the team!!! Be sure to stop by tomorrow to see the LCOM card team reveal!!!  

Friday, January 22, 2010

SMC Challenge #2 - Purple, white and a splash of black!

Challenge number 2 at Sew Many cards was to create a card using an SMC image and the colours white, purple and a splash of black!  Here is my card!
Products used:
PP - Glitz Design, Crate paper
Flowers, stars and bling swirl - prima
Pearls - Dollarstore
Rubon - Making Memories

If you play along be sure to let us know over at the challenge blog so you can get in on the great prize package from:

The prize is a Jolly by Golly kit, check it out below!

Hope you will participate and don't forget to check out the store to purchase some great images and also the challenge blog for the freebie friday!!  

Thursday, January 21, 2010

LCOM Random Hearts contest!

Be sure to pop on over to the LCOM forum to check out the Random hearts contest to earn some points, have fun and win some prizes!!  The trick is you have to complete the challenge in order to get the heart!  Have fun!!

Monday, January 18, 2010

LCOM Monday Card Challenge - Music!

This week's challenge was brought to us by Emily!  We had to use music in some way to inspire our card.  For my card I used the Christmas song, it's beginning to look alot like Christmas.  I also used sketch #47 from Card patterns to make this card.  Thanks for the great challenge Emily!
Products used:
PP - My Minds Eye and Bella Blvd.
Trim/lace - making memories and prima
bling & Pearls - Dollarama
Bling center - Prima
Snowflake - Riff Raff
White Mica Flakes - Melissa Frances
Strip of bling - Marden's

Be sure to post on LCOM your creation and hop over to the blog to check out the rest of the team's fabulous creations!  Have a wonderful Muscial Monday!!

Friday, January 15, 2010

SMC Challenge #1 - Anything goes in the New Year!!

This week's challenge over at sew many cards was to use any SMC image we wanted and create a card with any theme.  I used the PJ the penguin image and created a holiday card to use next year, here is my creation; what a great image!
Products used:
PP - Chatter Box
Ribbon - Superstore
Pin - Maya road
Snowflakes -  Recollections
Pearls and bling - Dollarstore
White and Blue Cardstock

This weeks sponsor is Stamps Alive.  The prize for this week is from them is a Cuttlebugs Combo Folder - Damask, a $15 value!  Check them out here!

Also don't forget about this week's freebie Friday!  It is sure to get you inspired for Valentines day!!  Check it out at the new Sew Many Cards challenge blog!  Also be sure to check out the other fabulous images in the SMC Store!  Have a great weekend!!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Image Winner - SMC Blog Hop!

Congrats goes out to Tink for winning the Oliver the Scholar image from the blog hop!  Please be sure to contact Jeri at if you already haven't.  Thanks to everyone who participated in the hope and left comments!  Stayed tuned as we have many more great things coming up!  Be sure to check out the new challenge blot at

Monday, January 11, 2010

LCOM Monday Card Challenge - Cardstock, bling and STamps!

This week's challenge was brought to us by Allison cope!  The challenge was to use only cardstock, stamping and bling on your card.  This was a challenge for me but I did get to use my sizzix (thanks Heather!).  Here is my card:
Products used:
Cardstock - Kraft , brown and pink
Bling - dollarstore
bling swirl - Zva Creative

Be sure to pop over to the blog to check out the rest of the team's creations!  Also don't forget about Sew Many Card's blog hop going on Until Jan . 11th (see post below for details)

Friday, January 8, 2010

New Release Blog Hop - Sew Many Cards!

Here is my first creation using one of the digitial stamps from sew many cards!  This blog hop is to introduce Angela's new images and the one I had was Oliver the Scholar.  In this blog hop you need to visit EVERY design team blog and leave a comment on EVERY design team blog for a chance to win this prize package.  Each design team member will also be choosing a winner from the comments left on their blog and that winner will receive the image that was showcased on their blog. The blog hop will be held from Jan 8 until Jan 11th with Doodle Bean Stamps sponsoring our grand prize package, which will be a $10 Gift Certificate to Doodle Beans Stamps and a $15 Gift Certificate.

Doodle Beans Digital Stamps has a growing number of stamps for use in card making, crafts and scrapbooking. The images are unique and fun, and designer Randa Clay hopes you'll find them to be useful for all kinds of occasions and projects!

Here is my card using my image which was Oliver the Scholar.
Products used:
PP - Fancy pants and Creative Cafe
Flowers - Prima and Petaloo
Distress Stickles
Digital Stamp - Sew many cards 

Here is the blog hop line up so you can hop along and view the other great creations by our team!

Patricia G -- 
Patricia St. M --

Also don't forget about Freebie Friday!  To receive this week's freebie, sign up for the newsletter!  You will find the Sew Many Cards newsletter sign up on my side bar below followers.  Hope you enjoy the blog hop!

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

SMC Blog hop this weekend!!!

Sew Many Cards is having a blog hop this weekend for the release of their new images!!  There are some great ones so be sure to stop by and check out what the girls created with these great new images!  Have a fabulous Wednesday!!!

Monday, January 4, 2010

LCOM Card team challenge - flowers!

This weeks card team challenge over at LCOM was to make your own flower/flowers on your card!  I had made these kind of flowers once before on a card and forgot how much fun they were!   And since I was still in the christmas spirit I made a christmas card to get a head start on mine for next year.  And as always be sure to pop on over to the LCOM blog and check out the rest of the team's creations!
Products used:
PP - Jillibean Soup
Ribbon - Michaels
Pin - Maya Road
Button - My Little Bit of Whimsy
Jute - from Tink
Mesh - Marden's
Bling - Dollarstore

Bling swirl - Basic Grey

Also I have some exciting news to share I applied for the Sew Many Cards DT and have been selected to be part of their team!  They incorporate something digital stamps into cards, that I am not used to, so it is going to be a good challenge for me!