Sunday, October 2, 2011

My First Christmas card this year

Hi All,
I decided to enter My Pink Stampers Christmas Challenge.  I've been wanting to start my Christmas cards but seem to have hit a creative block.  Entering this challenge forced me to get started.
For this card I used some patterened paper from a stack, the rest of the paper was printed on my Imagine.
I used Enjoy the Seasons for the colours, and I used Martha Stewarts Seasonal Cake art.
I'd also like to point out that I've had my Imagine since Christmas 2010, and use it often.  I finally had to change the ink cartridge for the first time.  I'm very impressed with the amount of time the ink cartridge lasted.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Wedding Dresser Card

Hi Everyone,
One of the girls in my office got married on Friday.  Here is a card I put together for her.  The dress and accessories came from a dimentional sticker pack by Jolee's boutique.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Baby Shower Cards

This is the first card of three I have made for a friend who is becoming a Grandma for the first time.
I used New Arrival on this card with the sentiment from Stampin Up, I used Locker Talk for the camera.
Dad and Grandpa are photographers.

baby shower cards

The second card, I was thinking of Grandma for this one.  Grandma is a great quilter/sewer.  She does some of the most beautiful work I have ever seen.  The paper was printed on my Imagine, as were the onesie.

baby shower cards

I've been asked to make some thank you cards for a baby shower.  I have done up three cards, I need 68 in total.  The third card is just a quick card for the majority of the guests.  I used some paper from Michaels, I stamped the image from CTMH It's a Zoo set.  I stamped the background strip with a stamp from stampin up, and the sentiment came from stampin up.
I used Mini Monograms for the circles and scallop.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Fathers Day Challenge for the Imagine

Tammy Skinner has a challenge posted.  The challenge is to make a Father's Day item with your imagine machine.  Here is my project.

I used my Imagine, and my Your Story Machine.  I cut some images from Imagine more for the paper inside the book.  I used Sports Mania for the Cover.

Please be sure to vote for me.  I'd love to win the Yummy Cartridge.

best wishes

get well

Variety of cards I made recently

Here are some cards I made recently.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Just Believe Birthday

Hi Everyone,  here is a card I made for my mother's birthday.  I cased it from Splitcoaststampsers (Amy),
I love the way the card turned out.
I used the Just Believe stampset, black brads, black paper, pattern paper scrap I had, and certainly celery paper, for ink I used versamark with black embossing powder, certainly celery ink, border blue ink and ballet blue ink.  Hope you enjoy.

Monday, May 9, 2011

MPS challenge 11

At long last I've finished the challenges.
I used Simply Charmed for this card.

MPS challenge 4

I used the Best Friends cartridge (Imagine) for this one.  I should have used my Imagine a lot more during these challenges, it was so quick.
Every mother needs some time to relax.

MPS Challenge 5

I used From my Kitchen, to create this recipe book.  I have made these before (I'm making 15 for family members, the idea is everyone puts their favorite family recipes in each book and then passes them to the next family member.

MPS Challenge 6

My friend is having a baby shower, I made these tags to put on her token gifts we are giving out.  Very quick and simple.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

MPS Challenge 7

Here is my Scrapbook page.  I've been working on sorting pictures for my husband's story.  Here is page 3.

MPS Challenge 1

Man one hour is not much time to plan.  Again, I'm not thrilled. but here is Challenge 1.  I used the Wild Card Cart for this.

MPS challenge 2

I can't say I'm thrilled with anything I've made for these challenges.  But its a chance to win my son's girlfriend an Image, so.............................

MPS Challenge 3

Ok this is the best challenge.  I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 1997, at the age of 35.  My mom and 3 aunts had previously died from the disease.  I purchased the My Story book last year and have never taken it out of the package.  I'm not finished, but I'm waiting for a cartridge to finish.

MPS Challenge 12

Here's my card for challenge 12.  The cart I used was Create a Critter. (One of my favorites).

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Mother's Day Challenge

Here is the Mother's Day card I made for my mother. 
I used Lori's Garden for this card.  I love the roses on this cart.  I cut all layers for the image.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter

Good Morning everyone,
This morning I realized that I had not prepared the Easter treats for my kids.  So I woke up and made these.
The boxes were cut from Tags, Bags, Boxes and more, the chick and one of the bunnies are from Simply Charmed and are cut at 3", the 2nd bunny is from Create a Critter, again cut at 3".  I cut the boxes on my expression and the bunnies, and chick on my imagine.
Have a great Easter everyone.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Expression2 give aways

Hi All just a quickie to let you know that Robyn aka Mypinkstamper and Joy and Melanie both have expression2 give aways.  Links to both sites can be found on my blog, mypinkstamper and holidays with cricut.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Thank you

Allstate (my employer) and the Ottawa 67's recently ran a hockey camp, it was a charity camp and all proceeds will be used to help under priviledged kids purchase hockey equipment.  This could not have been done without Chris Byrne, head coach of the 67's.  Here is the thank you card I made for him.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Recipe Book

I've started a project, I'm making 10 of these recipe books for my family.  I'm making one for each of my boys (who still live at home), I'd like to give them the books when they move out (if ever), I'll have it filled with all of their favorite recipies.  The others I'm making for my family, my hope is that each of my brothers families puts their favorite family recipies in them.  I will start and put our favorite recipies, then pass them to my oldest brother to put their favorite recipies in, he will pass them to my second oldest brother, and so on.
I think it will be a great "keepsake" for everyone.
The pot was from "From my Kitchen" and cut at 5", on the inside pages I used "hide contour" in Design Studio, so that the cuts in the middle of the pot did not cut.
I saw this on someone's blog, can't remember their name, but thanks.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Butterfly Kisses

I know this image came from the Nursery Tails cartridge, but when my husband and I started dating he use to give me butterfly kisses all the time.  I know he will love this card.

Thanks Monique and Wendy

Hi All, I watched Monique Griffiths (monkeydoodlecricut), Ustream a couple of weeks ago. Well I can't believe I won a paper pack. Well my pack arrived yesterday and I have to say I am thrilled. Thank you Monique and Wendy.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Spring Hanna from Pixie Cottage

I made this card from a stamp from The Pixie Cottage.  I love this line of stamps.  I coloured the stamped image with copics.  I'm not sure what I'll be using this card for yet, therefore I haven't stamped a sentiment yet.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Cricut Imagine Birthday

One of my Co-workers is a big cell phone fan.  She spends a lot of time on the internet, and a lot of time texting.  This card with made with the Best Friends Cartridge.

Thursday, January 13, 2011


One of my co-workers birthday is this weekend.  He loves baseball and playing poker.  This is a card I made for him.
The happy face is from the clip art in microsoft word.  The cards are from The Stamp Barn.
I didn't have a clue what I was going to do, but I love the way this turned out.

Thursday, January 6, 2011


My Walmart finally received the DUDE cartridge.  So with my son's birthday coming up in March I just had to have it.  Here it the card I made for him.  On the skater, I left the top layer off (just plain did not like it).  The card actually isn't finished yet, I thought I'd post it anyway.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Simply Charmed First Birthday

Hi everyone, my granddaughters first birthday is coming next month.  Tonight I thought I make her birthday card.
I used Simply Charmed for this card.  Hope you enjoy.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

my pinkstamper challenge

Robyn announced a new challenge.  The challenge was to use your favorite cartridge, pink, brown, green and one optional colour of your choice.
I started out making this porject with my expression, then decided I would make this card on my new imagine instead of the expression.
I used Freshly Picked (although it is not my favorite, its up there in my rankings).
I cut the petunias from page 33.  All cuts were cut at 3.2.
I tried to match stampin up colours (from RGB codes I got online), I have to admit the colours don't match, but I will post what each colour was suppose to be and the RGB code I used.

The card is a standard A2, 8.5 x 5.5 and folded in half at 4.25.  The base of the card is Pixie Pink from stampin up.
The next layer is from stampin ups Welcome Neighbor paper pad.
For the base/shadow layer I used RGB code 111, 84, 75 that was suppose to be earth elements.
The flower pot layer was cut using RGB code 165, 129, 112 and was suppose to be close to cocoa.
The centre of the flowers and the upper edge of the flower were RGB code 251, 213, 222 Pink pirouette -- this one is pretty close.
The base part of the leaves were RGB 201, 210, 148 which is suppose to be Certainly celery.
The outline of the leaves were RGB 157, 157, 81 Old Olive (this one is pretty close).
The Flowers were RGB 236, 110, 170 which is suppose to be Pink Passion.
The Sign is the same as the base layer of the cut out.
I took the centres of the leaves that were cut and ran them along the bottom of the card, and added some dollar store ribbon down the side of the card.
Happy Birthday was from Stampin Ups Warmest Regards set.  It was embossed using stampin up's white embossing powder.