chocolate pears


I saw these chocolate covered pears on the cricut board and the gal used them for the bitten by the bug challenge to use the pear from home accents.   She was gracious enough to send me some of the pears.  Here what i came up with. I used a frosted sheetload card and then used staz on to stamp the sentiment.  

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october mcpt challenge


I got my envelope today with the mcpt images in it.  These images are so darn cute i am going to have fun coloring them in and making cards with them.  This is my first attempt at this challenge so i hope my card is up to the challenge.  You can find the mcpt challenge info over on the cricut.com message board in the cricut card section.  Here a link to this month challenge

cupcake challenge #38


I took up the cupcake challenge over on the taylored expressions blog.  The challenge is to use cupcakes on whatever the sketch is.  Well cupcakes just did not work out for me this week i used my new little monster set i won from hip hop thursday over on splitcoast.  Hope you guys like it even without the cupcakes. 

unity stamp love


Well yesterday was hip hop thursday over on splitcoast stampers forum.  Every thursday a great awesome company call unity stamps gives away about $300.00 worth of stamps.  You win stamps by activately participating in the all day long hip hop forum chat.  It way fun and well worth the day long investment.  They also have a blog hop to get you inspired to want to own these cute stamps.  I am showcasing my winnings that i won on my first ever hip hop thursday. I won these on 10/09 and they arrived this morning.  I hope to showcase my new creations with these adorable stamps over the weekend.  If you would like to attend the next hip hop head on over to 

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=197 and read up on the hip hop info and stop by next
thursday we will be there all day 8-midnight cst. See you on the hip hop.

cool in the pool layout


I been struggling to scrap pictures of my song playing with the hose this past summer.  We were filling the pool up and he wanted to get in so i said sure as long as the hose stays in the pool.  He had a lot of fun playing with the hose.  I remembered i had made a layout earlier in the summer about the pool that i had not put pictures on.  This layout worked out great for the photos i had.  Sometimes making layouts before you have pictures works out.  Let me know what you think. 

cuttlebug color challenge


the challenge this week over on the cuttlebug site is to use color with your embossed image. I used a brass rose stencil ran it thru my cuttlebug and then use various markers to color in the emboss image.  I also use a side border to make it a cute anniversary or wedding card.  Hope you enjoy this card and that inspires you to add some color to your embossed images. 

cucpcake challenge


Hi everyone i decided that i wanted to take on the cupcake challenge that can be found over on the tayloredexpressions.blogspot.com blog.  Every friday is cupcake time and you don’t have to use cupcakes but i think it a great chance to catch up on those celebration cards.  Here is my take on the sketch for this cupcake friday.