Monday, January 31, 2011

Embossing then debossing

SCS was to embosses on card stock then you take your brayer and your versa mark and lightly go over the raised areas then embosses it with powder. I did my on some DP paper and I think it came out pretty cool. If you click on the picture you can see the embossing I used rainbow sparkles.
I antique the tag with vintage photo, the DP with antique linen. I colored the flowers in with my copics. Short and sweet tonight my MIL had her hip replaced today so I have been at the hospital most of the day. Thanks for stopping..... MEG

Saturday, January 29, 2011

3D Box

 I Had mention that I had done some 3d items and I wanted to share them with you today.

The first one was for VSN on SCS we were to make a luminary and I chose to do one with Noah Ark. I wish the picture came out when I had it all lite up, it was so nice and cute. All products are Debbie Mumm.
 My next one is a box using all punches, a circle punch for the handle and a punch for the boarder. The CS is SU and The image is from SU it is from Flower fancy it is a two-step stamp. First time that I remember ever using it I need a little practice. Hope you enjoy these items!  Thanks for stopping.... MEG

The Sweet Stop

Hi my friends sorry it has been awhile, I had diving championships this past Wednesday night. I didn't get home till late and got behind and I just never caught up till now. Oh my diver got third place althought he didn't have that good of a meet.
 This is the sweet card I made today for The Sweet Sketch Challenge At  The Sweet Stop. The image I used today is a digi from Mo Manning I love her digis..All card stock is from SU and the DP is from Debbie Munn. Thanks for stopping...   MEG

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Viva LaVerve Sketch

Hi I'm back with another card today. This is the card I made using the sketch challenge on the VlV blog. They ran a sketch challenge every week for the month of January. I will definitely miss this when it is over, I had so much fun playing this. They came up with some great sketches! For my card I used a digi image colored in with copics. I love using early espresso and cherry cobbler together,I just love the color combo. The rest of the card is pretty self explanatory. Like how I have the red card stock showing threw the hearts, just love that punch.Well I will have more for you tomorrow... Have a good night.. MEG

Because I Care

Hi today I wanted to share with you  one of the 3D project I did over the weekend.This gable box was so easy to make a couple of score lines and one punch and some folding. I have wanted to use this stamp that I had gotten for free last spring, can you believe it had not see ink yet! Well I had to show it a little love I stamped the background then ran the blue threw an embossing folder. Stamped again and colored in with my ink pads. I think I'm starting to get the hang of this. Although I still like my copics best.I know me if I don't like something I just have to keep trying till I can become better at it. Have a great day.... MEG

Monday, January 24, 2011


Good Monday everyone! I had another snow day today! We didn't get any snow but the temp was -19degrees. I can't recall if it has ever been this cold out. 
  This past weekend I had a bunch of fun playing VSN on SCS. The first challenge was to make a card with out a stamp the only stamp was for the sentiment, it has to be a flower you had to have a punch boarder and you could use ribbon. So this is the card I came up with.I will have another post for you shortly there is someone knocking at my door.  Thanks MEG

Thursday, January 20, 2011

I heart 2 stamp sketch

I make this card for a sketch challenge. She used to have them every week now she will have them once a month. I really enjoyed making this card. I love to color this little bear in. This little bear with his flowers is from Penny Black. The card stock is from SU and so is the DP. The flower is Recollections. The flower looks like it has washed out a little in the picture but in person it is not. Thanks for stopping.... MEG

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Mojo Monday

 Hi this is my take for for the sketch for MoJo Mondays. I love how this looks in person the picture just does not capture it right the hues of red for some reason just don't  come out that well for me. I stamp most of my cards at night therefore when I take the picture I usually have to use the flash. For the card base I used SU cs and K&Company for the dp.The stamp was one that I found in the dollar bin at Michaels. The heart and flower are old SU sets and the ribbon is SU also. Have a great day.. MEG

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Viva LaVerve Sketch

Ok I think I have got this right !! Three cards all at once, they are all for the Viva LaVerve Sketch challenge from different weeks.I wasn't very pleased with the brown card so I did another card with the same sketch, funny how you can use the same sketch and get a different look. 
My first card is Wild wasabi and barely banana and some beautiful paper from K&Company. Stamp set is from SU.
 The second card is,early espresso and daffodil delights. Again the DP is from K&Company all ribbon is from Michaels.
   For my third card cs is regal rose and crumb cake. The dp is from k&Company. I used a borderabilities in the middle with some pearls. These little birds are so cute!! Well thanks for stopping have a great day....    MEG

Waltzing Mouse Sketch

Hi, I have a few to post today, This is a card I made for the challenge over on the Waltzing mouse sketch challenge. This was a little tough for me, cutting the pieces of paper up and not having any measurements. I tend to be a bit obsessive about getting them just right.  All of the paper in today card is from SU. I wish I could give credit to the stamp company but I miss placed the wrapper  and I can't recall the manufacture  ,sorry.   Have A great day....   MEG

Sweet Sunday Sketch

Hi, you have to love these snow days.. I have a couple of cards for you today that I had a chance to do yesterday. I love how this card turned out. What a fun sketch to work with I will definitely work with this one again.
the DP is from Basic Grey, the CS is from SU, the stamps are from rubber Stampede and the background stamp is from Hero Arts.
Have a great day! MEG
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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Two-Step Bird Punch

Hi this is the card that I was working on for the club I belong to. I used the bird punch from SU to create the rose buds. i had to come up with a valentines Day card and no Valentines stamps. What's a girl to do, My husband always gives my girls and I roses so I thought I would makes some. The cardstock is real red, old olive and whisper white. The other punch I used is also from SU is called pinking hearts boarder. Thanks for stopping by...   MEG

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Just a quick post tonight I am working on a swap that i have to have ready for a club I belong to on Friday night. So I do not have anything to post today, I worked a 14hr day today hopefully I will have something tomorrow. Have a great Monday night.....     Thanks   MEG

Thursday, January 6, 2011

All That Scraps, CC Designs, Tissue Box Cover


If you need help with the measurements you can head over to splitcoaststampers and in the resource section the have it all there. ( the lines went away on there on weird)  The image I used is the cute little swiss pixies line, this one is Birgitta.. All other supplies are SU besides cutting out the shapes with my nesties. Hope you enjoy this as much as I did in making it!  Thanks for stopping....   Meg
I preview this post and there are no line like there are when I am typing this but I see it is in 2 different colores go figure..

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Viva LaVerve Sketch SU Winged Things

It's Wednesday  half way through the week. I can not believe it time has really flown by..

 I have a card for you today that I did for the Viva LaVerve Sketch challenge. I love to make cards that are different in size than the norm, so this was right up my alley. For those of you that don't know I love dragonflies!!!! So when I get a chance to use them I will... I don't know if you can see the shimmer of the white card stock, I love coloring the image in with copics while using this card stock because the shimmer shows through. Then Icrystal effects to make it all shinny. My little one took the card and claimed it as hers as soon as I was done! LOL  Stamp is SU Winged things  the card stock is SU.  DP is some from my stash I can't recall the name of it... Well here is wishing you have a great Wednesday!  Thanks for stopping! 


Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Sweet Sunday Sketch

Hi happy Tuesday! Another day has begun, it is snowing here looking very pretty all white. I have 2 cards today I need to get some thank you cards done for some presents I received, so I thought i would use the sweet sunday sketch. 

The first card with the dragon fly I colored the wings in with shimmer paints. I wish I had captured the shimmery if that is a word lol  of the wings they look really cool. I have not used them in a long time!!
Funny how we forget things we have when then are not right in front of you.
The DP is Cosmo Cricket. The CS is SU I have used my nesties for the circle, and borderabilities for the two strips one is the negative of the other.
My second card is using the same sketch just more layers. This time I used My Minds Eye for DP and SU for CS, I did color it with copics. Hope you like my take on the sketch. Now that I have stumbled upon this sketch i will have to play every Sunday!  Have a great Tuesday..     MEG

Monday, January 3, 2011


Mojo Monday's

What a nice way to start off your week with a sketch. I love this little bunny holding a little potted heart!!

I was at the store the other day and saw that they had all of the valentines day stuff out!! I just took my tree down. There is no way I am going to put up all of my vanentines decorations yet, although my eight year old would love that... I like the open spaces after you take down Christmas, and get the house back in order!

OK on to the card.. I colored the image in with copics cut it out with nesties, the CS is SU and the DP is Cosmo Cricket, I went with the garden variety. I might go over and try the vera sketch have a great Monday! Thanks for stopping... MEG
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Sunday, January 2, 2011

CC Designs

Today I want to share a card with you I made for my niece who birthday is coming up soon. Have to get this out in the mail tomorrow. I just love cupcake kiki.  I colored her in with copics marker. SU cs, dp not to sure about from my stash last year! Hope you enjoy her as much as I do! We all relaxed today the lat day of vacation, can you say school. Yes we have to go back to school and work tomorrow after having a break for 2 weeks. It has been so nice have 2 weeks off and spending time with the kids. We really didn't do anything exciting a basketball tourny my son was in other than that just hanging out with the kids. Have a good Sunday, and Monday morning for those of us that have to go back to work!  Thanks  MEG

Happy New Year

I can not believe it is 2011 were did the year go to? Last I remember it was girls swim season and my daughter was doing good my teams was moving along all was well.  Then my daughter made States and it has been non stop since then. Emily did well the first time at states she placed 24th in NYS, not bad for a freshman. Then I had one day off and went into our boy season! Not a real strong one this year but that is ok. I do have 5 divers so they are  keeping me busy.
     I usually don't make to many New years resolutions, but the one thing I really want to try to do it write on my blog daily. Not to sure how many people actually read it. But I think it would be good for me to try to do this for me. I read so many blogs out there and hardly put anything into mine.  Lets see if I can turn it around I want to leave you with a picture of my kids and I around our big Christmas tree. I hope you  can see how big it is all15 feet of it!
my youngest son who is standing next to me is 6' 4" .  well I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a great New Year! My Daughter and I are gonna try to change my blog  background seeing that I have had the same one for a year i will have to start looking for some backgrounds.Thanks for stopping  MEG