Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Spring / Easter Cards

Hello to each and everyone of you.  I have been a little busy with family obligations and such, but I found some time over the last week to make a few cards.  I am just posting the cards at this time with out details on each due to time.  If you should like more info on how they where done or anything feel free to ask and I will oblige. 

 OK so there they are. I do have a few I can't show because they are for swaps and I do not want my recipient to see them, but will post after I know they have made it to the receiver.  Thanks for looking and stopping by.  

Until next time,
Crafty Hugs to all

Thursday, March 13, 2014

My Liebster Nominees

Good Morning, well I have come up with my Liebster Award nominations, all of which are so deserving.  I hope those of you I chose will pass the award forward as it is meant to be.  I am honored to know and call you all my blogging friends.  Congrats to all of you from me.   And Thank You again Greta for nominating me......

Linda -  http://ladybugstampers.blogspot.com/

Dewi - http://sundaymorningcard.blogspot.com/

Penny - http://www.pennywardink.com

Laurel (Loz) - http://laurelscraftyretreat.blogspot.com/

Mary  - http://carolinacardsbymaryh.blogspot.com

Chris - http://scrappinchris.blogspot.com/

Laural - http://lauralcrafts.blogspot.com/

Margaret - http://nutsandcats.blogspot.com/

OK Nominees, here are the rules for you to follow:
  1. Be sure to thank the blog that nominated you and be sure to link back to their blog.
  2. Answer the 8 questions that the blogger asked you.
  3. Nominate your favorite blogs with under 500 followers and ask your own number questions.
  4. Make sure to let each blogger know about your Liebster Blog nomination on their blog (leave a comment and link back to your Liebster Blog post)
  5. Add the Liebster Award logo to your blog

Here are the questions I would like you to answer:

1. Tell me your favorite three supplies you use most and why?

2.   How long have you been making cards?

3.   What do you do with all the cards you make?

4.  What your favorite technique to do when making cards?

5. Where does you creative inspiration come from?
6. What are your favorite colors combo's to use?
7. How long have you been blogging and what got you started blogging?
8. How does your family handle your craftiness?  Do they approve?

OK that's it from me.   If you want to know what the Liebster Award is about, go HERE ...I  never really knew what it was all about until now.  It is very much about paying it forward and honoring those who are so creative & have tried to make it in this world of blogging and have a small following.  I hope this gives you some new visitors and followers to your blog by honoring you with this fun fun award!  

Until Next Time,
Congrats to my Nominees  

What a nice surprise!

 Howdy crafty peeps.  I was given a nice surprise when I checked email this morning.  I was given the honor of the Liebester Award from another creative card maker, Greta, of GG Creations.  WOW, I am just tickled she thought that much of  my blog to honor me this way.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Greta.  Now if I understand I must pass this honor forward to other crafters that I feel deserve the honor and have under 500 followers.  And I believe I am to set up 11 questions for my nominees to answer so we can learn a bit about them.  So I am off to come up with my questions and my nominations and will pop back tomorrow with all of this done.  

Again Thank You Greta, I feel special today. :)   And thanks to everyone who stops by and leaves me such wonderful comment love, you are all so special to me.

Until next time,
Crafty Hugs to all

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Thank You's

Hi all and very rainy Saturday here and also very gray out.  Yesterday I decided to make a few Thank You cards.  I like to make 6 or 8 at a time in the same theme.  I use them a lot in my Pet Sitting biz, so make them several times a year.  The stamps I used about 1 inch square and they came with a set of Gelatos I purchased a year ago and have yet to play with.  I used Momento Ink on all and in shades that are lighter and darker than one another.  Added some ribbon (from Walmart) & paper flowers (Hobby Lobby) just above the stamping and then stamped the Thank You (Hero Arts, I think!).  And Voila a simple card.  Made these all up in less than 1 hour.  And here they are:    
So that's all for now.  Hope you all have a fun weekend.  I am off to work on some Christmas card Ideas.  Promised myself I would get mine done early this year, yeah I know, we'll see how it goes LOL!   
Thanks for stopping by and do leave some comment love, I promise I read them and appreciate all of you popping by.......

Until next time
Crafty Hugs

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Another RAK (Random Act of Kindess) Card

Hello all.  Boy have we been having a few days of cooler weather here in TX 43 right now.  But at least we don't have snow and below 0 temps, thankful for that much.  Well as you all know my card group has a weekly challenge, just for fun and here is my card for last week.  It was to be a card for a male and we had to use 4 items from a list of things.  I chose grey card stock, nature stamp, embossing folder and gate fold.  And here is the card.  
 So  I started by making the gate fold card base then embossed front flaps only.  Used SB EF.  I then added the grey and Yellow scrap paper from my stash and also added a few black gems to opposite corners.  Die cut a the white frame and cut grey card to fit inside the middle and stamped in black Momento ink the Poppies from Just Right Stamps, and attached this to one side of the front flaps.  I decided it needed more pop so I added more black gems to frame it a bit and the little tiny white flowers and a tiny white bow (from Wal mart sewing section).  Not sure how manly it is but there you have it.  This going to card making friend, who is male, and is a retired art teacher and who makes wonderful cards also.  The inside of the card says " You are in my garden of friends".     

That's all I have for now.  Still need to get my card for this week's challenge done, but I have been trying to organize my craft area and we all know how that can go, LOL.  Wish me luck.

Until next time
  Stay warm, where ever you are