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Monday, December 17, 2012

It's Monday!!!!

You'all know what that means don't you? It is time for another Love to Create Challenge sponsored by QKR Stampede  and Dreariedolls.

I used an image from QKR and the title is Bundled Up..I just thought how I had bundled my kids up so many times when they were younger as we spent the largest portion of their childhood in Nebraska and often even Halloween costumes had to be bought to fit over the coats and mittens. Hope you enjoy and a very Happy Monday Morning to you :)


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

DCWV/Hampton Art Blog Hop


    • Hello and welcome to day one of the two-day DCWV and Hampton Art Holiday Hop! 

      DCWV and Hampton Art are two companies that go above and beyond to provide a wide selection of products from classic, to vintage, to trendy and modern. So, when we decided to team up it was only natural that we would want to show you some variety.

      Day #1 of our hop is all about vintage! Whether you are talking lace and pearls and soft weathered colors or distressed, grungy, and aged, if you love all things vintage we have some beautiful projects to show you today!





Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Craft Club December 2012

This is the final of a years worth of craft club meetings.  What happens is that we have 12 or 6 members each taking a month to sponsor/host making a meal for all and bringing an idea and base supplies for your craft that you are teaching. And BAM! It's chick night with food frolic /crafting ..can it get any better???? This December was at "Diane the Awesome" house/ compound and we had open pit BBQ and Dump cake in cherry and apple and smores and ...did i say cowboy soup ? Good grief! Thank you again Diane and Eddie. Diane supplied us with various cigar boxes and we went to crafting. This is my result as I had to take mine home half finished because I talked more than crafted..and ate..and then talked and laughed")



Monday, December 10, 2012

Love to Create Challenges "Anything Goes"

Okay we are up and running on this fine Monday morning and today over at Love to Create the theme is "Anything Goes" being sponsored by Sassy Studio . I created this first piece and am hoping to create an entire tag series for next year "because it is late in the seasonal game for me to be creating just about anything" :) Okay so before you ask my creation was made from gauze, copics, sizzix brick embossing plate, coordinations paper "sanded", metal embellishments and vellum. Enjoy and I hope to see more Christmas ghost by you next year ! ( I am trying to starting a trend)



Friday, November 30, 2012

Published in Somerset!!!!

I have been given the Go-A-Head..the show off! It's the big Kahuna! I am so excited /honored and all around proud . This was a while in the making and I am truly so blessed and honored to have had one of my pieces chosen. I love Somerset Studio ..all of their publication are truly the best of every medium that can and could be found and full of inspiration. The talent displayed with every issue makes this world a smaller place for me and it is a art family that I have yearned to  be a part of. So with that being said. I hope yet again that you all feel artsy today....GO forth and create!!!!

Monday, November 26, 2012

IT''s another Love to Create Challenge!!

This weeks sponsor is Meljen digital stamps. They are so whimsically cute and always interesting. I had no choice but to do the Yeti as this house is 100% big foot believers and YES....that show BFRO is watched every week!  Part of the challenges was to use non- typical Christmas colors. So ....pastel, lacy  paper and a teal and peach scarf wrapped it up. 

Sunday, November 25, 2012

DCWV The Evergreen Stack

Today I am showing you some little candies made from the "Evergreen stack from DCWV. Lots of fun and easy peasy. Cut 12x12 paper into 1" strips...fan fold on the half inch until you have entire strip folded. glue into flat rosette. Take sandwich bag or what ever you have on hand and tie each end..Wha La.....These also look great as a garland. Hope the rest of your weekend is festive and fun!


Monday, November 19, 2012

Give Thanks

Good Monday Morning to you!
Over at Love to Create this week we are doing a "give Thanks" theme and being sponsored by Robyn's Fetish's digital stamps....I colored this little basket of apples in a granny smith style and added some jute/button bow....Happy fall ya all!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Good Monday Morning!!!

 Good Monday Morning folks! Yet again bright and early on this Monday morning"much the same as most Monday Mornings" here at Old enough 2 be a kid we are featuring the weekly challenge over at Love to Create Challenge

This week we are being sponsored by our beloved Sassy Studios and the Digi Garden  with the challenge being fancy edges....Won't you come join us? Because everyone is invited and the pay off is free digi's and a blinkie on your blog :)


Monday, November 5, 2012

Challenge #40 Love to Create Challenges

You call me a turkey like it's a bad thing ....?
This week over at Love to Create We are being sponsored by Bugaboo Digital Images with a fall theme to inspire all the turkeys in your life. Come on over ..Join in the fun and give it a go to win some really great digi's and be a part of all the fun!

Monday, October 29, 2012

Love to Create and Fresh Brewed


Today over at love to create challenges sponsored by fresh brewed wit the theme of layers I created this . My layered house with doors that open and shiny panes windows also has a blue clouded sky and fall leaves with bare trees....Come on over and join us.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Love to Create with Crafty Sentiment

Untitled-4It's Ghostly mayhem over at Love to Create Challenges..won't you join us in all the fun and games????

Monday, October 15, 2012

Scor Pal & DCWV Autumn Melody


 Good day my friends! Today along with my fellow design team members I  am giving a shout out to Scor Pal and my beloved DCWV . We have all made you a project using both items to both inspire and awe.....Are you awed??? :) My little book is made using the accordian fold technique on my Scor Pal. I know you have all mostly seen this before but still love the results! Go over to my fellow design team list and click away to see all of these fantastic ideas from us ...Your DCWV design team inspiration guru's :)
(UPDATE) I am sorry I didn't put the details on here further ya all. The mini is 3 X 3 inches. It is the accordian fold technique some call it meander  and I have to admit than when searching,  out of all the tutorials I found,  I prefer Beate Johns best. So here is her link and do have fun. This pattern has been around since the ..well since Oragami was used to tie toga's...or sarongs..or kimono's You get the picture. Have fun!


Sunday, October 14, 2012

Sassy Studio's over at Love to Create Challenges

That time of the week again and today over at Love to Create we have Sassy Studio's and some scary-cool images....I love this time of year :)  Mine is Ursula Honey and I got just a bit carried away with the green..and I am pretty certain that where ever she has been living is polluted.  I hope you enjoy.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Booney & Durc out of the weathered and worn stack DCWV




This is a regular 12x12 fold out purse...you could put more in it. I have seen files and some with lipstick tags, compacts and such....I did so much with the clasps and straps that I was plum tuckered by the time I finished....Maybe I will do more later. Enjoy!

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Random Blog Blatherings

Today whilst getting ready to pack my studio....I looked around to realize WHolly CRAP! That is a lot of crap! You are all aware that I am hands down a 100% product ho..I can't help if a bag of newly recieved or bought embellies,  paper or a random tube of something in a bazillion variables makes me feel complete. I have hocked merchandise for so long now that I feel almost dirty....I do ..HONEST! Right up until that next random box comes to the door...you all know the sound. Vroom vroom vroom the truck gears down , then you hear the small squeal of the impatient driver opening the slide door whilst plugging the emergency brake.....By this point your heart is in your throat and the body pause has commenced....(inner) voice asking, is it my house or next doors?? BZZZZZZZ inner squeal as you shoot into action towards the front door ..always a small bit o fear that he will leave with out leaving the goods. Ahhh satisfaction. Yes this is a feeling I have long been addicted to and have come to the very brave conclusion that it isn't the stuff in the boxes.....BUT THE HIGH OF THAT KIND OF EXPECTATION.  Instantly I feel the kind of excitement that makes my entire body pee shiver ") I wish you all a pee shivering great day!

Monday, October 8, 2012

It's EUREKA time !!!

Hello my fellow bloggers and card makers and stampers and colorist and well scrapping gals/fellas..Today over at Love to Create Challenges we are being sponsored by Eureka Digi's..and this is my example. Loved the stamps linear design and found that it works great both horizontally and vertically. Also being used is the Autumn Melody paper from DCWV . It just so happens that they have a paper that fits pretty much everything :)  Happy Fall Y'all!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Love to create challenges "Bugaboo-oooooo"

Over at love to create challenges we are being sponsored by Bugaboo. These whimsical and fun digi's are truly some of my favorites. Come on over enter your pretties and see if you can be awarded a few freebies:)

Saturday, September 29, 2012

DCWV The Sweet Blossom stack

Today's stack for Die Cuts With a View is (The Sweet Blossom) . This stack literally brought so many ideas to mind and it was hard to choose just one. It has a water colored motif with geraniums and poppies and the herringbone patterns AWESOME!!!! I also included some of our very own Blue Moon beads . Have fun, feel inspired and may your day turn out creative:)

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Wild Splendor stack from DCWV

Today's stack from DCWV is Wild Splendor. This fall stack is lovely and features a tag page in it's contents that can easily be made into artist trading cards. Today I made tags to display it's versatility. 

Sunday, September 23, 2012

DCWV and the Bouquet De Fleur Stack

Bouquet De Fleur


This blue  is only one of the wonderful color families in this stack, it also features pink,purple, and green all with glitzy glitter and patterns to compliment one another. I also used this months LO challenge sketch to make this layout a winner! 

DCWV and the Neon Chic stack


 Today I am featuring for DCWV a Flutterby Mirror  I have constructed for my Granddaughters room. I made the butterflies using some punches and spellbinders with the Neon Chic stack . The Butterfly centers were made from blue moon beads and the mirrors themselves are our very own DCWV Home line. (please excuse the small smudge as i didn't realize till late that it was there. This project was super fun and easy and will look great on her wall!

Monday Morning Love to Create Challenge

Today over at Love to Create Challenges
We are being sponsored by QKR Stamps and it's a anything goes theme. I made mine into a door hanger! Raggedy is mending her teddy . I also added some of the assorted packets of shaped buttons. Have a great day, or at least better than what Teddy is having ;) And I will see you real soon.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Love to create Challenges Has wings!!!

Over at Love to Create Challenges we are being sponsored by Meljen Design's. These whimsical and totally cute digi's are just what the season ordered. Today my example is colored in with my Copics  (as usual ) and I added some glossy accents and couple buttons from Blumenthal Lansing  findings pop it all on my DCWV bewitched stack and BAM! I have myself a flighted card :)

Friday, September 14, 2012

The Forever and Always stack by DCWV

 Today I have two cards for your viewing pleasure made from the Forever and Always stack from DCWV.  This stack is so perfect for all your elegant paper needs such as wedding favors, invites and even a few of those really neat paper chandeliers you see running about Pinterest...Have fun and enjoy!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Love to Create Challenge

Okay little late but better than never and just let me say i am not happy that my blog was being held hostage by google chrome:( But we are here and over at Love to create challenges we are being sponsored by Sassy Studios....Here is my example and i have to say this was a really fun image to color.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Back to school theme LTC Challenges

Here is my example this week for over at Love to Create. We are being sponsored by Bugaboo images "love you guys" . I have also cut out the chalk board area and added DCWV new chalkboard  paper...it works great for this and you can personalize any way you want:)  The pen I used was one of my old school chalk pens and it does erase with water and I could write something different! AWESOME!

Thursday, August 30, 2012

So Excited For My Friend!!!

Today over at Donna Downey my uber talented friend Amber has had her altered paint brush featured...I am over the moon with excitement for her and thought for further inspiration and such you should give hers and all the other kind ladies a little peek a boo.

To see more of Amber's talents go to http://portraitofagirlwhoscraps.blogspot.com/ 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

DCWV Autumn Melody LO challenges and more

Today is all about the stack titled Autumn Melody....This stack is truly perfect for all our fall needs . First I have a card i made with the Autumn Melody epoxy stickers set. Then I used some May Arts twine ribbon, Blumenthal Lansing buttons and it is all held sturdily together with Skor tape..whooo hooo!




Next we have a LO that was our August LO challenge .





Monday, August 27, 2012

It's a Love to Create Challenge!!!

Today over at Love to create challenges we are being sponsored by Crafty Sentiment...and we were challenged to make our own flowers....I kept it "ole skool" with some simple little punch out ones....Have fun and hope you enjoy")

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

DCWV Off the page for August


Somedays you just gotta have friends and today I made these little guys with our Bewitched stack over at DCWV. I literally crumpled the paper over and over and sewed into pillow pumpkins...add some popscicle fence and wire and your off to the patch....

Thursday, August 9, 2012

DCWV card challenges and all around goodness

Today I am featuring a card from the DCWV challenge using the Bewitched mat stack...Pure glitzy awesomeness....")