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January 2014

Nacho Average Challenge #74

Good morning, and welcome to Tuesday!  As you all know, Tuesdays mean a new challenge from the Nachos!!  Be sure to check it out HERE, and play along with us!!  This week, we have a cool color combo for you:


I wanted to do a Valentine card--I know, kinda strange colors for Valentine's Day, but I think it works!


What do you think?!!  Let me know--leave a comment!


Unscripted Sketches #241

Good morning!!  and welcome to another sketch from Unscripted Sketches!  This is a fun one:

SK209 US241

And, my card:


Sweet and simple!! :-)  Here are all the fun toys I used to make this card:

  • Petite Petals Stamp Set (133152w or 133155c)
  • Perfect Pennants Stamp Set (133227w or 133230c)
  • Countless Sayings 2 Photopolymer Stamp Set (135893)
  • Strawberry Slush Classic Ink (131178)
  • Pistachio Pudding Classic Ink (131177)
  • Black Stazon Ink (101406)
  • Strawberry Slush Cardstock (131295)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Petite Petals Punch (133322)
  • Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
  • Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246)

I just realized that my card is not grammatically correct!!  It should read "you're" sweet!!  Oh well, the "your" was the only stamp I had!!!  So sorry!!


Good Morning!

I've been playing around with cards for my classes, and here's one I made for Valentine's Day!  I copied myself on this one--you can see the original card HERE.  This has been a very popular layout, and so easy to work with!!


Supplies used:

  • Countless Sayings 2 Photopolymer Stamp Set (135893)
  • Real Red Classic Ink (126949)
  • Coastal Cabana Classic Ink (131175)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock (120953)
  • Coastal Cabana Cardstock (131297)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Real Red Cardstock (102482)
  • Silver Glimmer Paper (124005)
  • Fresh Prints Designer Paper Stack (132996)
  • Real Red 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (126875)
  • Full Heart Punch (119883)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Hearts a Flutter Framelits (125599)


New Clubs Start this Weekend!!!

I'm so excited about this new club we're starting!!  We meet once a month for six months, and we're making all sorts of projects!  It's all up to YOU, the members!!!  For January, we're making two projects:

a Card in a Box:


and a Calendar in a clear case:


If you're interested in joining a club, there are just 2 spots left!!  Click HERE for all the details!!  If you aren't quite sure, but would like to "try it out", come as a guest!!  Click HERE to reserve your spot--these are limited!!  

I've also started a special, exclusive membership site for my club members!  I'll have pdf's of all the projects we do over the six months, along with loads of other projects just for you!!  I hope you'll join us!

Unscripted Sketches #240

Happy Saturday!!  I'm so excited--a coworker is having a baby shower this morning!  I can't wait to see all the girly stuff!! :-)  But, before I go, I wanted to share the new sketch from Unscripted Sketches with you:

SK208 US240


Nice, clean and simple!  My favorite kind!  Here's my card:


And, here are the fun toys I used on my card:

  • Starburst Sayings (133182w or 133185c)
  • Real Red Classic Ink (126949)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Coastal Cabana Cardstock (131297)
  • Fresh Prints Designer Paper Stack (132996)
  • Starburst Framelits Dies (132967)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Real Red 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon (119251)

Birthday Bash!!!


Nacho Average Challenge #72

Good morning!  How was your Monday?  Are you happy that it's Tuesday?!!  I am--mainly because that means there's a new challenge over on the Nacho Blog!!!  This week is a color challenge:



Love these colors, don't you?!!!  They remind me of the beach for some reason!  (maybe I'm just tired of being cold! LOL!)  Anyway, here's my card--which has nothing to do with the beach!!!


This is a fun new set from the Occasions MIni Catalog!  And, it has the matching framelits to go along with it--better yet, buy them in a bundle and save!!  Love saving!

Here are all the Stampin' Up! Supplies I used on this card:

  • Starburst Sayings Stamp Set (133182w or 133185c)
  • Starburst Framelits (132967)
  • Bermuda Bay Classic Ink (131171)
  • Crushed Curry Classic Ink (131173)
  • Chocolate Chip Cardstock (102128)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Neutrals Candy Dots (130934)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Decorative Dots Embossing Folder (133520)