Monday, December 31, 2007

My Tme Sketch and Cps 45 Sketch

Well I hope every one is doing great to day this last day of 2007. I have been lazy for 3 days not doing much of nothing. My husband watched the cowboys lose to the redskins and I watched Discovery health channel. So here are my sketches for this weeks challendges. 1St card is for my time, My grandson julian will be turning a year old in 2008 so
I got out my cricut machine and zooballon carthridge cut the giraffe and grass at 3 inches . The cake is from Gina K make a wish. It is colored with some glitter markers that I bought from oriental trading back in the summer. Used My Su scalloped punch to make the scalloped circle and sponged around it plus the card. Happy birthday ribbon is from oriental trading. I used liquid applique for the frosting on both cards. Some how the giraffe card posted twice. The second card is for My niece Krystens 15 th birthday Where has the time gone I remeber when she was just a baby. Oh that means I am getting older. I used Gina Ks make a wish happy birthday ribbon from oreintal trading colored with the glitter markers I got from oriental trading I really like those markers. I will have to reorder another box of those. The poka dot paper is from MFT digi paper. I also used liquid applique for the icing sponged around the card and flower bling is from Hobby Lobby. Happy New Year yall. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

My Time, I heart to stamp and CPS sketches

First card is for Laurens My time Sat sketch, All cardstock and paper are from su. Stamps is from Gina K Make a wish set. Setiment is from a stickerbook I had. Second card is for i heart to stamp. All cardstock is from su. Ribbon is from oriental trading. Circle is from chip board piece from walmart. third card is for cps weekly sketch. Cardstock is from su. The colored cardstock is from MFTs digi paper that i downloaded from her site. Large oval is cut from marvy purple scalloped punch. I used papertreyinks square borders and also setiment is from papertreyink. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and yall have A happy New year. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

CPS Sketch

Here is my card for cps sketch this week. I needed a thank you card for my gift I received for my draw name. Cardstock and Dp are su. ribbon I got at oriental trading a while back. Butterfly sticker is from Micheals. Flower Bling is from Walmart. Setiment is from su all in a row stamp set, I think I can not find the stamps after I used them. I haven't benn feeling well since this weekend, I finally gave up and went to the dr yesterday. Of course it is my asthma, so I have three new prescriptions and thankfully my dr. gave all new meds off the 4.00 list at Walmart. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Saturday Sketches at My Time My Space My Stampedence I Heart to Stamp And Heartfelt Greetings

I have to agree with Lauren it is cold outside, Our first freeze this winter so far. I am sewing making cards and listen to Christmas Music
Card 1 is for Heatfelt greetings, Su Cardstock, Dp and ribbon is from Micheals Sticker Hearts from Walmart. Setiment is from Su So many Sayings.
Card 2 is From MY Time My Space. All cardstock is from Su. Stamp Sets Are Su So many saying. Paper Trey Inks stamp sets Border and Cornors Hearts and Squares. I used sizzix circle dies and sq punch from Marvy.
Card 3 Is for I heart to Stamp. Dp is from Micheals. Cardstock su I used my sq punch to punch windows out of the cardstock and Dp to create windows and then I stamp the floral border from su's Heart flutters. Setiment is from Su so many sayings Thanks for stopping By. Enjoy Susan

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Caardvarks Challendge

Here is my card for caardvarks challendge. Card stock is from su. Dp is from micheals. Rick rack from Walmart. I love making Valentine cards. The last 2 days here has been raining and more cold weather on the way for the weekend. My Christmas Party at work is Monday the 17th. My stamping club is the 21st and I look forward to it. Christmas is around the cornor. Is everyone finished shooping? Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Saturday, December 8, 2007

Sat sketches for my time my Space My stampendence and I heart to stamp

First card is for Laurens sat sketch. I like doing this one. The card didn't turn out the way I wanted. Ii have benn busy y todayt. It has benn in the 80's here. I got the yard mowed weed eated and cleaned up, while my husband was doing some repairs to the outside of the house. Tomorrow is when it starts to get cold here. So hopefully I will not have to mow until spring. We have and arce and half of land, so it can be a chore. We have a creek on our property so I always have to watch out for snakes. I havee found lots of rabbit nest to with cute little babies in them. On to the card Carstock is su. I used my circle punch and put a heart on it. I also used my sq scalloped punch for the inches. Setiment is a sticker from Walmart. I also used my hearts embossing folder from cuttlebug. Card 2 is for I heart to stamp. All cardstock is su. Dp is from micheals and stickers are from Walmart. So now I have a total of 5 Valentines cards made. That takes care of my 4 kids and Dh. Now I need to get busy on the 5 grand kids Valentines cards. Also I need to make my mom one , too. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Friday, December 7, 2007

Caarvarks Day 7

Here is my card for this last sketch. All paper is su except Dp which is from Micheals. Rickrack hearts and saying are from walmart. I am so glad it is Friday. It has been a busy week at work. Tomorrow we are cleaning up the yard and going to do some work on the outside of the house. I am going to mow for the last time. Sunday and for much part of next week it is going to be cold. Maybe a little winter mix. Still gotta do a few more xmas shopping and them I whope to be done. Need to wait on payday which is next week. 2 more orders out of the old catty from su and then the new one is out. My friend said there are some rubons in the new catty. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Caardvarks Day 6

Here is my card for today. Valentines day card. Cardstock is su. Dp I got from Micheals. Ribbon and Stickers from walmart. I so enjoy doing this eveyday. I get off from work and pick up Damian and we head for home. He plays his games, while I striaghten up the house. I then sit down to work on my cards. By then DH is home. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Caardvarks Day 5

Here is my card for todays sketch. I decided instead of Birthday cards to make a Valentine Card. Cardstock is from su. Rick rack, stickers are from Walmart. Heart paper Hobby lobby. Embossed the whole front of the card with my hearts embossing folder from cuttlebug. I have enough birthday cards I think up until May, but i need to start on my Valentine cards for my children and grandchildren. Thanks for stoping by. Enjoy Susan

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Caardvarks Day 4

Here is my card for todays sketch. I used tempting turqouise from su. Dp paper is from oriental trading the flower brads I got at Micheals and the flower is from oriental trading I think. I have had it for awhile. I like doing these sketches. Making cards is a stress reliver for me after a hard day at work. The state walked in yesterday for our full book. Hopefully they will leave tomorrow. Thanks for stopping by. enjoy Susan

Monday, December 3, 2007

Caardvards day 3 and cps sketch

Card #1 is for caardvarks day 3. Card stock is su. Dp is some I bought at Micheals a while back. Star is from Walmart. Happy birthday ribbon oriental trading. This was a easy sketch and went together fast. I love to make cards, even though I am not as good as the one I see on other blogs. Though it does help me learn new things. Practice makes Perfect. Card 2 Cps week 42 Another easy sketch. Cardstock su. Dp Micheals. Flowers I bought from a scrapbook cataloge I get in the mail. Setiment out a book of setiments. I like those books full of sayings and all you have to do is peel and stick. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Day 2 Caardvarks

Well to stay on track since I did todays card sketch yesterday I did yesterdays card sketch today. Cardstock is su along with Dp. Piece of metal is embossed with flower from the cuttlebugs enmbossing folder. Little pink redish flower is from Walmart. Ribbon is Happy Birthday from oriental trading. It is hot today. I saw in minnesota they had snow. It hardly ever snows here. We get ice. People think they can drive fast on ice here, but you really can't so they in up in the ditch. I would love some snow here Christmas day. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Weekend Sketchs at Caarvarks My time My Space And I heart to Stamp

My First card is for Laurens blog My time My space My Stampendence. cardstock is a piece of chocalate chip scored at 5 1/2. Dp is from micheals along with the brads and pink flower. Setiment is from a piece of ribbon. I bought from oriental trading last year. My second card is for caardvarks . It is one of 7 for the week I really didn't understand the page maps but i gave it a shot any how. If I read right we are going to be making a card each day,. Thats pretty cool as I need a bunch of birthday cards for the first of the year. My last card is for I heart to stamp Iused cardstock from su buttons from walmart Flower is from su stamp set be happy. Setiment from a book of setiments I bought at hobby lobby. Is has been a slow day here. My allergies are bothering me and I really haven't felt well the last few days. I have some Christmas shopping I still need to. I picked up my last block of the month from Suzys quilt shop in Garland today. I need to get that done and the quilt to gether. I took Damian to Walgreens is Saschse last nite to see Santa and he must have gone back three times to tell him more stuff he wanted. Well thanks for stopping by. Enjou Susan

Monday, November 26, 2007

CPS Sketch 41

Well I am home today from work because Damian had a real bad asthma attack. We were on our way to school and he layed down in the back seat of the car and started crying because he couldn't breath So after 2 breathing treatments he seem to be breathing better. So I cleaned the house decorated for Christmas. Put the tree up. It is a vintage Aluminum tree with the color wheel. I put red balls on it. Reminds me of christmas with my grandparents. Here is my scketch for this week. All cardstock is from su. Chip board flower prayed with glitter mist from Ep. Seitment is from a book I got from Micheals. These sketches let me work on birthday cards for my family that have birthdays after Christmas. I got my nephews done this one and an anniversary card for my sister and her husband. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Weekend challendge at Laurens blog

Here is my card for weekend challenge. A very simple card. Really easy to make. All cardstock is su. Stamps is closer to a memory from su. Setiment is from Hobby Lobby. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. Did yall get all your shopping done on Friday? Most of mine is complete except for DH and DS, plus the two stockings we drew for. I still have to decorate the house. I got teachers gift made. Sister gifts made. Today is Damians birthday, he is 7. Enjoy. Susan

Saturday, November 24, 2007

CAard varks Challendge

Here is my card for the caardvarks challendge. It is red su cardstock with basic gray paper in the cornors. The middle scallop sq is cut using my spell binders die. The flower is a rub on that I purchased thru sizzix and then I colored with my su markers. The butterflies and hearts I think I got a t walmart a long time ago. The white ribbon i got some time back and it probably came from Hancocks. it is cold and rainy here. Most of my grandkids are gone with the exception of one which is leaving in the morning to go back to houston. That will leave me with the one grandson that I am raising and peace and quite. I hope yall had a great Thanksgiving. Enjoy Susan

Monday, November 19, 2007

CPS sketch 40

I am tired of making Christmas cards, already. I made this card for someones Valentine card. All card stock is from su. The stickers I got at Walmart last Valentine. This is a short week for me at work, I have a 4 day weekend. Will be hopefully get to do some shopping. DH will be fishing, like he needs more fish as it is, He already has a freezer full. He and my mom are the only ones here that eat fish, so I guess they will not be going hungry. I hope I get to see all my grand children on Thanksgiving Day, I know my oldest is coming up from Houston and spending 4 days with us. The other 2 are coming in from Bowie for the day. I think my youngest daughter has to work and so I will not get to see the baby. Enjoy Have a safe Thanksgiving and be safe. Susan

Saturday, November 17, 2007

weekend challendge at Laurens Blog

So I made this gift card holder, before it was all said and done I did two and messed up one. I took a picture of the front and the back. I used White su Card stock. a piece of scrapbook paper I had from one of those mega paks of paper, cut it out to fit the gift card holder and glued it all done. The red button is from Hobby Lobby. Enjoy Susan

Card Challendge over at fresh and fun

Well here is my take on her sketch. A piece of blue card stock from su. Some metal I bought at hobby lobby and used ranger ink cranberry ran thru using my cuttle bug mosiacs, and punched out a setiment form paper trey inks digi scrap book from world card making day with my purple punch. How does one go about getting published by a card magizine? Do you submit cards to them? Do they cruise the blogs? Or are you recommended by some one? I am just curious, thats all. Well thanks for stopping by. Enjoy your day. Susan

Monday, November 12, 2007

CPS Sketch 39

Here is my card for this weeks sketch over at CPS. The card stock is wild wasabi, pink paper is for K And Co. The setiment is one I found in a book I had. The flowers are some I bought from oriental trading awhile back. The gree distress part is metal that I distressed my self using rangers lettuce ink and black stazon and running my bone folder over after it dryed. This is a birthday card for some one in my family. I am trying to stay ahead on birthday card. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Sunday, November 11, 2007

3-D alterable over at My time My Place My Stampedence

Here is my version of the gift bag. I had a hard time with this one. Making stuff like this is a challendge for me. But I got it completed. The paper is from micheals and it is textured. My sisiter is the store manger at Micheals so this was on clearance and she bought me a whole box full of paper. I stamped the image in Whisper white su ink with the snow flake stamp that was in the winter mini. The decorations I got at Hobby Lobby some time ago. I sprinkled pink glitter on the ink while it was drying to give a sparkly effect. Enjoy Susan

Sunday Challendge over at Heartfeltgreetings

Here is a very simple card that I just made. It will be used for someones birthday in my family for the coming year. I have a huge family. We all have lots of kids. I used wild wasabi cards stock from su, dp from micheals I bought a while back , I think is is K and Company. The the picture is 1.00 stamp from the dollar bin and so is the setiment from micheals. I used my blue sq punch from marvy and my pink rectangle punch from marvy. The coloring of the balloons is done by my grandson Damian. He loves to help me in any way he can. It is a lazy day here in Wylie, Texas. The sun is out and its nice outside. I have one more quilt block to finsh for this month block of the month at the Bernina Sewing Center in Plano, Texas. I am going to give my niece a quilt for graduation in June of this next year. She is thinking about going to Texas Teck for college. Well enjoy your day and thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Friday, November 9, 2007

Another card for 2 challedges Fresh and Fun and Joy of Stamping

Hello, It has been a busy day today a t work and home. I started this card last nite and I was not sure of what I was going to do after I got the main piece on the cardstock. All card stock is from su. The main piece is ran thru my sizzix using a cuttlebug embossing folder and the embossed piece is a thin piece of metal. I used ranger inks metilliac pink and sponge all over it. I used my purple and pink scallop circle punches and stamped flowers on it and then I used some flower gems I got at Walmart for the flowers center. I used a sukura gel pen for the dots. Thaks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Thursday, November 8, 2007

CPS sketch 38 and Caardvaarks challendge on one card

It has been a busy week this week at work. You name it it has happen.My office flooded along with the one nexst door 3 times this week. Believe me the smell is not good. I also went to a program about tips and tools for autistic children sincd my boy is Pdd. I learned some neat stuff about autism. I hope to attend some programs on that subject. This week I made one card for both challenges at cps and caarvarks. I used real red cardstock, oval scallop punch from marvy,yellow cardstock river rocck cardstock and yellow enmbroidery string. I hope yall enjoy it. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy susan

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Sketch over at My Time My Space My Stampendence

Here is my card for Sat. sketch. Never to late to start on Valentine Cards, even though it is Nov. I have so many Christmas Cards made. I did not want another one. All the card stock is from su. DP is from Micheals or hobby Lobby I can not remember which one. I am a paper hoarder. The stamp set is from su and it is Heart Flutters. It is a nice lazy Sat. here in Wylie Texas. The weather is nice not hot not cold just in between. I am cooking supper Fried chicken navy beans potato salad and what ever else i can think of. Clocks fall back tonite an hour so that means an extra hour of sleep. I need to finsh my Christmas shopping. I just like Damian ,Sean and my husband. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Week end sketch at fresh and fun

Here is my card for this weeks sketch ar beate blogs. All the cardstock is from su and I not sure of all the colors except for the brown is chocalate chip. The ink is chocalate chip and the twine is from su. Cornors arre punched with the ticket punch. Stamps are wanted from su. At first I wasn't going to buy the wanted but the more cards I saw made from that set, the more I started to like it. It has been a lazy Saturday foe me. my Dh is fishing at the lake with his dad. I have not wanted to really do nothing. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy susan

Friday, November 2, 2007

Challedge at Joys blog

Here is my card for Joys blog . I made several cards one day for the residents at the Nursing home where I work, I was going to show them card making 101. This one is made with mellow moss cardstock from su big on christmas from su and colored with my glitter markers,how I love those markers. The top for the snow is crystal effects from su and cotton ball white fun flock. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy Susan

Monday, October 29, 2007

CPS sketch 36

Here is my card for this weeks sketch ribbon and lace I have had for awhile, I think I got then at Walmart. Cardstock is very vanilla from su and The paper and circle scallop is from a digi design that I down loaded on WMCD Day. I love Christmas.I love this pink card and the way it turn out. Well thanks for looking. I got some gift cards from Hobby Lobby for my birthday and on the way home from work i stopped and I found the basic grey fruitcake paper pak. So I was really excited over that find Enjoy Susan

Saturday, October 27, 2007

My sketch for beates blogs

Here my card is for beates blog. It was really easy to do. It is a Z card. I used daisy d's paper. The cardstock is from su and it is purely pomergrante the blue cardstock is from su . The stamp set, is from mft. Thanks for looking . Enjoy Susan

Saturday Sketch at My time My Space My stampendence

Here is my card for this weeks sketch at Laurens blog site. the card stock is su white. The snowflake is from papertreyinks digi paper and the blue poka dot is also from there. The stamp set is snowflake serenade. I just love that stamp set. The mega scallop punch and small square punch are from marvey. Yesterday was my birthday. I had to work but all in all it was an okay day. I am just another year older thats all. My Dh is fishing today and I actually have gotten alot done in the house with out him here. Enjoy Susan

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

A limit supply challendge at jami's blog

This is the first time that I am doing a challendge on her blog. The challendge is a limit supply challendge. I used Tag Team Holiday by su, cardstock very vanillia river rock and real red, by su real red ink and basic black from su. Paper piecing the cornors. ribbon is from my stash. Enjoy Susan

Sketch 36 at CPS

Here is my card for the sketch at CPS.Ths cardstock is from su and is confetti white. the Dp is from Daisy ds. Ribbon and button from Walmart. Flower and flower brad I ordered from a scrapbook catty and I can not remeber where it is from. The setiment is from Micheals. Enjoy Susan

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Sat sketch challendge at my time my space my stampendence

This is the first time I have participated in her blog, she also is a awesome designer and infact I just saw her design in paper made easy I just got in the mail. Totally cool. So here is my sample of the sketch. White card stock is from Paper Trey Ink, all the paper and tree and circle punch is from the heaven digi I downloaded on world card making day. The snowflake bling is from hobby lobby. I think this might be my card for next months stamp club. Enjoy Susan

Challendge at Caardvarks and Joy of Stamping

Here is my card for both web sites Cps has a challendge for us to use die cuts on our cards and joy of stamping for glimmer mist. The white cardstock is from papertrye ink. Marvy large circle punch is for the sun and I got the die cuts from Micheals waves are made from my cuttlebug large embossing folder Divine swirls. Glimmer mist is iridescent Gold from Ep Sticlkes is waterfall from Ep. Sorry I have not fiqured out to link to yalls blogs and stores yet. I sprayed the gold glimemr mist on the sun and cardstock just to give it some shine because it just looked to plain to me. This card will eventually go to my Dh as he loves to fish any chance he can get. He has these big fish fries after a nite or weekend at the lake and all our family usually comes to our house to eat all the fish that he fries up in this big iron kettle on his grill outside. He says the fish taste better cooked outside than inside, and for me it is less messy and I don't have to clean it up. Enjoy the card. Susan

Friday, October 19, 2007

Weekend Sketch at Fresh & fun

This will be the first time I have entered one of her weekend sketchs. She is very talented a lady. I read her blog everyday, I admire her work.I only hope to one day be as good as some of the people who design cards. I made this card out of bodering blue su cardstock 8.5 by 4.5 folded in half. The oval puch is a digi design from papertrey ink that I downloaded on world card making day along with the blue dotted paper Iused my photo punch fron su. The flowers are from papertreyyink and they are velvet. the brads are from su. I had my card club tonite and as always had a fun time laughing and making cards. Just getting to be around a bunch of ladies that have and enjoy the same hobby as I is so rewarding. We meet once a month on a Friday nite, just the couple hours away fro DH and DS is always good. DS is autistic and can be a little hard to handle at times. There is a friend that works with a autistic child that has been helpful with ideals and suggestions that might help. I learn so much new stuff everyday about autistim. Well enjoy the card and have a wonderful weekend. Caarvarks has posted a new challendge and I need to work on that and get it posted tomorrow sometime. Enjoy Susan

Thursday, October 18, 2007

My card for Caardvarks Challendge

Here is my card for this micro challenge I hope yall like. Chipboard is from this cute little package I bought from walmart a while back. Paper is basic grey card stock su. Not alot going on here. enjoy Susan

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Sketch 35 over at CPS

Here is my card for this weeks sketch. the paper and embellishments are daisy d's, card stock is from papertrayink. I really like that card stock It is so heavy and makes great cards. The ribbon is some I have had for awhile and do not seem to remember where I got it. Christmas is my favorite time of the year. All the family is together under one roof, laughing, enjoying each others company, kids are all excited for Santa to come, good food and so forth. My mom makes this candy called Mexican candy and it is so good, I seem to eat alot of it when I am at her house. Well I hope yall like the card. Enjoy Susan

Monday, October 8, 2007

My Card for this Weeks Challendge at CPS

Good Afternoon everyone.Here is my card for this week. I hope yall Like it. The more that I do this the more easier it is becoming to make these cards. I am fairly new at this. I started witha piece of navy cardstock cut by 81/2 by 41/2 folded in to. made a piece of dps with stamps from papertryink. Cut a piece of green cardstock added a piece of ribbon cut out a star used gold glitter put it on dimensinals and use a sticker for the sediment. So here it is.

Enjoy Susan

Friday, October 5, 2007

New Challendge at Caardvarks

Well its Friday and it has been a hectic week at work. I made my grandson a baby book and I will take pictures later. it is the 1st time that I have ever attempted something like that. Here is my card I made for my card swap at the stamping club that I belong to. The paper is black and white cardstock from su Summer by the sea by stampin up basic black ink stampin up I painted the flowers yelloe for this challendge.