Monday, December 31, 2012

Paper Pretties Monday


Good Morning!  It's New Year's Eve.  I hope you all have a safe wonderful New Years.  I know I am looking forward to a blessed New year.  It's been rough this year and I am praying for better.

Today is Paper Pretties Monday.  That means new release and new challenge as we enter the new year.  This week we created winter creationsI used Cocoa for my card.  I love hot drinks.


Have a great day everyone and be sure to stop by the blog...see the lovely DT creations and link up for your chance to win.

Take care.

 




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Friday, December 28, 2012

Happy Friday


Hi friends,

I'm glad this week is coming to a close.  Most of the stress is leaving me.  I still have a few holiday cards to share with you.  For 2013 I have decided I am going to make holiday cards all year round.

Today's card, uses an image from Di's Digi Designs.  I had won this image from the shop, she has some really cute images.


The sentiment is a dimensional sticker.

Have a great weekend everyone, take care.


Challenges entered:
Di's Digi Designs- Christmas
Digi Galore - Christmas
QKR Stamps - Let it Shine


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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Time for Tea


Hello friends.  Well, I survived the holidays. I cant get over how stressful this time of year can be.  We had an excellent day on Christmas.  Cee loved everything she got especially the waffle maker that Poppi gave her. We have been having waffles!!  My mom couldn't join us for the holidays.  She is sick, sick, sick.

I thought I would make her something to make her feel better.  So I followed a tutorial I found on line and made her a tea folder.  The image is from Pollycraft (now closed).  The sentiment from TLC Creations.


I hope you all are recovering from the holidays.  Get some rest.  Take care.


Challenges entered:
LMMS - Anything Goes
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Stamp N Doodles - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Tuesday Alchemy - Anything Goes



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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

It's My Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!

It's officially Christmas, so MERRY CHRISTMAS, everyone!!! I hope you and your family have a safe, happy and blessed holiday.
It is officially MY BIRTHDAY! So Happy Birthday to me! And since it is my day I am not going to share a Christmas creation with you today. Today is all about coffee! One of my favorite things. LOL!





I have used Dog with Empty Mug for my card. This is so me in the morning as I wait for the coffee to brew.

Since today is my day I am pulling out the good stuff, Godiva French Vanilla coffee, YUM!

I hope you all have a wonderful day,

Take care.




Sunday, December 23, 2012

Sending Christmas Wishes



Hello friends.  It's really busy time right now.  The clock is winding down to Christmas.  I have a card to share today using the freebie from Jen's Digi Stamps.


I hope you all have a happy holiday with friends and family.  Sending out some Christmas Wishes!

Take care.


Challenges entered:
Digi Haven - Anything Goes


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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Delightful Thursday - Anything Goes


Good morning! Welcome to Delightful Thursday with Digital Delights.  This week we're making it nice and easy...ANYTHING GOES!  We know you have a lot to do to get ready for next week's big holiday, so  this week do what you can.

I have used Gingerbread Slippy for my card.


Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season.  This challenge will run for two weeks.  Stop by the blog and see all the design team projects; they're gorgeous!

Take care.
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Monday, December 17, 2012

Paper Pretties Monday


Good Morning, it's Paper Pretties Monday!  With Christmas around the corner, we challenge you to "Create a Christmas Creation"!

This week I bring you two gift tags; I am in wrapping mode around here.



This little reindeer is into everything!

Head over to the blog to see the other lovely creations and enter your Christmas creations.

Take care.


Challenges entered:
Sentimental Sunday - Christmas Tags
Fussy and Fancy - Tags and Banners
Crafty Ribbons - Tags
Catered Crop - Tags
Crafter's Cafe - Tags
Sweet N Sassy - Tags





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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Handmade Christmas Ornament


Ok, I have been in denial all week.  I guess I thought if I didn't post for The Stamping Boutique I could deny it was happening, but I can't.  The Stamping Boutique will be closing it's doors at the end of this month.  I am so sad about this news.  I have been a fan for so long.  My heart is heavy.

This was this week's project.  It's late being posted over here but it's up on the Stamping Boutique's blog.  The challenge was Ornaments and I decided to make a handmade ornament.  I saw this wonderful tutorial using toilet paper rolls and decided to make one.  What crafter doesn't have toilet paper rolls hanging around?  LOL!


I love how this turned out.  It was so easy to make and decorate.

I hope this inspires you.

Take care.



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Saturday, December 15, 2012

10 days until Christmas...


Christmas is coming way too fast.  I need just a little more time, how about you?  I am stoping in to share yet another Christmas project.  Yes, I still have a few to make.

Today's gift bag uses an image from Dustin Pike.  I love his work!  The sentiment is from Digital Delights.


I have to run dig out the christmas decorations.  No, there's no tree up yet, either!

Ok, take care.



Challenges entered:
Pike's Playground - Red and Green
Allsorts - O' Christmas Tree
Craftyhazelnut - Christmas Birthday or anything Goes with Christmas
Di's Digi Downloads - Christmas, but Anything But a card
My Sheri Crafts - It's a Wrap
Sweet Stamping - Santa Claus is coming to Town 


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Friday, December 14, 2012

Happy Friday!


It's Friday and this feels like such a long week.  I have been through the ringer, full of emotion and I am exhausted.  Christmas is coming and I am no where near ready for that.  We still have tree or decorations up!  We keep saying we're going to get it done...it's not done.  Ok, enough of  that.

I wanted to share a Christmas card today.  The image is from Fresh Brewed Designs and it's a cutie.  Love how this turned out.


 Hope you all have a wonderful day.  I am off to run errand.

Take care.

Challenges entered:
FBD - Christmas
Perfect Sentiment - Anything Goes with Christmas




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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Delightful Thurday!



Good morning and welcome.  It's challenge time at Delightful Challenges and have we got something pretty for you this week.  We want to see your Very Blingy (glitter sparkle & shine) projects this week.
Now who doesn't like a little sparkle in their life?

This week I used Eskimo Emily as my digi image.  I think she's gorgeous in her bling!


I hope you will join us this week and show off your sparkle and shine.  The other DT ladies made some pretty awesome projects, be sure to stop by and share the love.

Take care.



Challenges entered:

DS4J - "recipe" 1 image, 2 patterned papers, and three snowflakes 


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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Head Not Screwed on Tight


Ok, I admit it...I have totally lost it this week.  It's only Tuesday too, shameful.  Oh well better late than never.  Welcome to Paper Pretties Monday on Tuesday.

This week's challenge is to use Red, Green and your choice of color.  I made two projects this week. 

This one uses the image, Claus. He is such a cutie and goes along great with a gift I had picked up for my doggie loving friend.


Challenges entered:
Crafty Blogger - Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Christmas


My second project is with Noel.  He is another adorable image available in the Paper Pretties shop.


Challenges entered:
ABC Challenge - Let it Snow - Use Snow, snowflakes or snowmen
Forever Friends - Christmas



I hope you will hop over to the blog and see all the other lovely projects.  There is one more Christmas release and it's adorable too.  Join the challenge too while you are there.

Take care.

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Sunday, December 9, 2012

For my Coffee Loving Friends...A Gift


Hello Friends, I'm here to share a project for all my coffee loving friends. I have two projects to show you.  I've created this fun card with the Jen with Coffee image from Jen's Digi Stamps.

Challenges entered:
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes

And I have a coffee gift set to give, which I have used the adorable Coffee Sugar image to create a quick tag.

Challenges entered:
Catered Crop - Tags
Come and Get it - Tags


Both images are available in the store in the coffee section.  But I have a gift for you all today.  I am giving you the Coffee Sugar image for free.  Merry Christmas! (It will only be available a short time, so grab it quick.)


Freebie has been removed

 
There's quite a few more cuties in the store.  While you're there you should check out the full selection, I can't decide who to work with next!

Take care.

Lawren




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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Christmas is so close....

Hey Friends.  I've stopped in to share a card today.  I was just thinking that Christmas is so close and I am still making cards and we haven't take our annual Christmas picture.  I guess it will be a New Years picture instead.

Anyway, onto the card.  The image is from Digi Stamps 4 Joy.  I love this image of the angels.


The sentiment is from TLC Creations.


Take care.


Challenges entered:
DS4J - "recipe" 1 image, 2 patterned papers, and three snowflakes

Simon Says Stamp - snowflakes
Everybody-Art-Challenge - Christmas
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' -  must be Winter Holiday - Anything Christmas Goes 



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Thursday, December 6, 2012

All About Christmas


It's beginning to look alot like Christmas.....
Welcome to this week's Delightful Challenge.  We challenge you to create a project that is all about Christmas.

We have a wonderful new release this week as well.  I used the new image Sandie Smore for my card.


I love non-traditional Christmas colors.

Be sure to stop by the challenge blog and see all the lovely projects and enter the challenge for your chance to win.

Take care.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Tags, Tags and more Tags


Hello.  It's been a long day and I am exhausted so I'm making this quick.  Today I have some tags to share.  The images are from Whimsie Doodles and I love these little guys.  The best way to dress up a package to create a gift tag.


I cant wait to see these on my Christmas gifts this year.  These images are from the Tis the Season Set.

Take care.

Challenges entered:
Whimsie Doodles - Holiday Celebrations



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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Holiday Cards


Hello, It's challenge time at The Stamping Boutique.  This week we are making holiday cards! I used Chubby snowman for my sample.



Stop by the challenge blog and see what the DT has created and join us.

Take care.


Challenges entered:
Lollipop Crafts - Christmas or Winter holidays
ABC Challenge -Holiday Cards with Bling!
Craft Your Passion - Snow
Eureka Stamps - Winter Wonderland
There's Magic in the Air - Sparkle, Sparkle, Sparkle
 



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Monday, December 3, 2012

Paper Pretties - Use Ribbons


Good Morning and welcome to Paper Pretties Monday.  This week we have a sweet new release for you and a new challenge.  We want to see all those pretty ribbons you have in your stash, so pull them out and play along with us.

I used the new release, Diggity, for my card today.  This reminds me of our dogs and how my daughter dresses them us.



Be sure to stop by the challenge blog and see the other new releases plus the wonderful samples the DT created.

Take care.


Challenges entered:
Cards Galore - Christmas
Ladybug Crafts - Christmas/Winter
Natalie and Amy - Christmas or Winter
Lollipop Crafts - Christmas or Winter holidays
QKR Stampede - Christmas 
Lexi's Creations - Christmas
Hookedoncraft Challenges - Christmas
My Craft Spot - Merry Christmas
 


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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Happy Birthday Baby!


10 years ago today, I got the greatest gift I could ever have!  She was my Christmas and Birthday gift wrapped into one.  My daughter Sierra was born and my life has never been the same.  She is my greatest joy and will always be my baby; even though she informed me she is double digits today.

Happy Birthday Cee! 
  
I love you and look forward to many more double digit birthdays.



I will share one of Cee's many birthday gifts.  The image is a freebie from Pixie Dust Studios.



 Take care everyone, the birthday girl wants to go shopping.


Challenges entered:
Let's Create - Anything But a Card
Digi Galore - Anything Goes
Digi Haven - Anything Goes
Live and Love - Anything But a Card


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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Festivly Floral


Good Morning.  It's challenge time at Delightful Challenges.  This week we are going floral.  We want to see flowers on your creations.

This week I have used the super cure Ginger Baby image for my card.


I hope you will join us this week.  Be sure to stop by the challenge blog and see all the lovely projects, they are gorgeous!

Take care.

 


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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

WOW - Christmas is around the corner


It's so hard to believe Christmas is just around the corner.  I'm not nearly ready.  Time speeds up around this time of year and I never get done all that I need to.  My dad is on his way for his annual visit and I haven't even finished the cleaning.

Anyway enough whining.  I wanted to share a Christmas card I made using an image from Dustin Pike.  The sentiment is from TLC Creations.



Ok, have to run.  Take care.


Challenges entered:
Dustin Pike - Christmas
Lady Ann'e Challenges - Anything Goes with a stamp
Ladybug Crafts - Snowflakes
Digi Makeover - Christmas


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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Inspired by Music



Hello Friends.  I'm back with another project.  This week's challenge at The Stamping Boutique is a wonderful theme.  We want to see projects Inspired by Music.   Here is my sample.


Stop by the blog and see how the DT was inspired by music and link up.

Take care.


Challenges entered:

Papelitos - Girls
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Kids or Teens
Cute Card Thursday - Girls Only




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