Sunday, January 27, 2013

Sentimental Sundays-Challenge 139

Wow - two posts in one day! That might be a first for me. I am popping in tonight quickly to post a card I made for a new challenge blog I came across called Sentimental Sundays. Very simple - make a thank you card. We can never have too many of those on hand!

White and black cardstock are from Stampin Up as is the stamp sentiment. Black ribbon is from My Craft Spot, tag die is Spellbinders. Those cute little white flowers were found in my stash - I believe I picked them up in the wedding aisle at Michaels Craft Store. You'd be surprised what you can find in that aisle - and very inexpensive!
That is it for me for this wet, icy Sunday evening.
Stay safe~

Hugs and Kisses

Good morning and happy Sunday. I was up early this morning - read a few more chapters in a book I'm reading by Lisa Gardner, over a nice, hot cup of coffee, visited a few of my favorite blogs, and finished another valentine card!

Black and white card stock is from Stampin Up, pattern papers and tag are from Authentique, key, ribbon and red dome stickers are from Michaels Craft store, twine and heart dies are Papertrey Ink.

I am always writing about the poor photos my camera takes. I have been saving for a better camera but haven't really read up on what is out there. You all take pictures and post them on your blog - can you tell me what brand of camera you use and why?  Just part of my study! I appreciate it.

I'm sure there will be more cards made this morning...I feel the itch of creativity and I hate to stop when that happens! Enjoy your Sunday~

Saturday, January 26, 2013

True Love

Dusted, vacuumed, bathrooms scoured, floors washed, laundry dried, folded and put away - whew! I swore I would not step foot into my craft room until all chores were completed. The last 2 weeks have been so busy for me at work. I've brought work home on the weekends too. Haven't had time to take care of the household chores!
So now that I can take a break and play with some new Valentine goodies I am here to post a card I just finished -

Pink and red cardstock is from Stampin Up, pattern papers are Martha Stewart, heart dies are Papertrey Ink, rub-on from Basic Grey, ribbon and flowers are from Michaels Craft Store.
I may be popping in here tomorrow with a few more cards. Weather forecast is calling for an ice storm in our area tomorrow so I plan to stay hunkered down here!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend~

Friday, January 11, 2013

..another birthday

Another Sunday is here already - boy, did this weekend go by fast! Maybe because my sweet little godson came to stay for the weekend! I treasure the time we spend together; whether it is playing with Lego's, building make-believe vehicles and ships with headless pirates and flying creatures or playing Mario Bros on the Wii - everything goes on hold while he is here. There is going to come a time where he will be 'too big' to want to hang out with his Aunt Nancy! So I'll take it while I can.
I made this card with a birthday theme in mind. But actually, I think it can be used for any occasion. I debated on adding some sort of sentiment on a tag in the lower corner but then I didn't. Which is why it can be used for any occasion.

It looks as if I took these pictures with black and white film but it's actually in color! The papers are gray with black, gray and white in it. The ribbons and lace trim are also from my stash as is the 2 little flowers glued to the center of the bow. The silver and  pearl doohickey is not a stick pin-believe it or not! It is actually connected to a flimsy piece of wire. I found these at Hobby Lobby. Very inexpensive, I might add!

Hope you all have a wonderful Sunday. I am hoping to be back with some Valentine cards to share -