Sunday, June 22, 2014

Happy Feet S.W.A.T Drill - 34

Oh my goodness talk about a fun challange this week over at It's all about Happy Feet. I will say though I don't like showing my feet in photos. I will also admit I've never taken photos of just fee to scrapbook, however, a few months back I took a photo of my daughter playing dress up and jusdt loved how had on her little heels.  It was just so sweet. Something about baby feet and little girls toes peeking out is just too cute.
When I first saw this paper I knew EXACTLY what photos I was going to use. Let's just say I HAD to have this paper when I saw it. It's from Imaginisce and it's called Little Princess. I love the purple and the teal combo. I will also say I love the fun little patterned paper. 
The fun little rhinestones are from Queen & CO. The twinkle toes was cust on the cricut. The other paper is a purple glittler from Pow and Bazzill.
I hope you enjoy and hope to see your project over at S.W.A.T
Have a fun!!!  
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Saturday, June 7, 2014

S.W.A.T. Drill #33

Welcome to Drill #33 fro S.W.AT. - This weeks challenge is to make a layout using a SELFIE.
To me it's actually funny because most people that know me know I don't own a cell phone and/or really am not into the whole Selfie thing. I can honestly say this is probably the 2nd "selfie" I've taking. I thought it would be a little fun to play around hence Selfie Fun.
Oh and trust me I had to look up the meaning of Selfie and see if I could get away with making it from a regular digital camera.
 I was also personally challenged by a friend to use these fun little Queen and Company wood venners (the dress, butterfly, and purse).  Ok so I made it fun. I added a few little arrows and a few flowers to just add to the page. I used the paper from Doodlebug. The stickers are also from Queen and Company.
Hope you enjoy and can't wait to see what you all create for your Selfie page.
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Saturday, May 10, 2014


So last week I took a fun call from Queen & Co. at the Great Lakes Mega Meet. The class was called Washi Wonderland. Let's just say I have my FAIR share of Washi tape. My daughter who is 5 has just about as many as I do. (Shhhh don't tell her I borrow hers some times).
The class was learning how to make a fun layout with Washi tape. I normally will add it for a little twist but I will say I also took the class to see what else I could do with WASHI tape. Well let's just say it fit perfectly with this weeks drill over at This week's challenge was to make our OWN flowers. NO store bought flowers here. I used stripes of Washi tape folded them in half and then made loops and from the loops made flowers. 
The mat on for the photo is washi tape, the borders at the top is washi tape, and the circles in the middle also washi tape. The flowers have a fun brad in the left and a fun Queen &Co. flair flat back button on the center of the other. I added some Queen &Co. bling and the fun new sticker.
I love all the fun colors of the washi tape so I wanted to keep my photo neutral so I used a black and white photo.
Don't forget to make a layout, card or canvas making your own flowers and link them up over at S.W.A.T.
Hope you enjoy.
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Saturday, May 3, 2014

S.W.A.T - DRILL #31 Color

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So this week's challenge/drill over at is to follow this color combo:

Might I just say I think this color combo is so fun. I used Bazzill pearl paper for my pink and blue.
I used just a basic black 12x12 paper for the 'back' ground.

I recently was able to buy a new TOOL - those that know me know how much I adore my Cricut. I mean adore my Cricut machines. Recently they came out with a new machine called the Cricut Explore - well yes I had to have it. I love this machine - it will take an SVG file and cut it cuts so nice and smooth. I'm still "learning" my machine but from what I've found/done I think it will be a new favorite.

I wanted to showcase my recent accomplishment I did. I ran - I mean walked my first 5k. It was a Martian marathon in MI - my daughter and hubby both ran too so I figured why not. While I didn't finish as fast as my hubby did (in under 24 minutes) I did it under an hour and I finished it!!! I thought this color combo was perfect match for this photo.

I used the Explore to cut out the chevrons from the pink paper, title, and the shoes. Wow talk about small and detailed cuts. I added a few sequins, enamel dots, and a fun little wood veneer.

Thanks for joining us today at S.W.A.T!!!


Monday, April 28, 2014

EEEEKKKKKK ---- Special Guesst Designer for My Creative Time

 So a few months back the ever so wonderful Emma from was hosting a DT call. I submitted several projects for her DT call using her wonderful stamps, and dies. I was not selected as a DT member but she did ask me to be a guest DT member. I was beyond thrilled that I was asked to be a guest DT. I have loved and supported Emma since she started her wonderful stamps. I have grown my collection of her stamps to an undisclosed number!!! I will say though they are some of my all time favorites. I absolutely love her stamps, dies and her EXCELLENT customer service.

This past week it was Administrative Professionals day and at the school where I recently started working the secretaries have gone  above and beyond. So I thought I would make this fun little card for them to thank them for all they do and have done for me and my family.

I used some of my favorite paper collections and paired it w/ one of my favorite stamps from Emma.
The paper is Doodlebug Springtime collection.

The stamps are from the Once Upon a time. Let me tell you I love the cute little "type" set - very simple but yet it makes fun statement. I added a little twine, and a few little sequins and had this fun little card.

OH I must say too - I couldn't just make those cards so I wanted to make a few more using one of my GO to stamps for quick and easy 3x3 cards. I love the cute little Small talk "frame" and made a few different cards with the sweet Birthday Buddies stamp set. I love the little Owl. I changed the sentiments and will give this little "set" to my daughter's teacher as a small token of my appreciation.

I hope you enjoy these sweet card and wanted to THANK EMMA  for allowing me to be a guest designer and showcase your products.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

April #30 Drill S.W.A.T

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Welcome to another drill/challenge over at Oh and it's a fun one let me just tell you. While it suppose to be spring time it sure doesn't feel that way here in MI. We had 3" + of snow the other day setting the all time snowest season. So lets reel back in spring with a fun challenge. For this weeks challenge it is to create a layout using F.L.O.W.E.R 
You will need to have a items starting with each letter of the word. Each item you list, needs to represent a different part of your layout.
(For example, you can't use white ribbon then use White for W & Ribbon for R.)

So without further ado here is my layout and my F L O W E R!!!


I used one of my new FAVORITE and I mean FAVORITE paper lines by Teresa Collins Daily Stories.

F - Fuchsia color paper (heart paper), Favorite paper
L - Lined paper /journal card
O - Overlay on photo
W - Wooden Vennar
E - Epoxy dots
R - Red Chalk

I hope you enjoy this challenge and play along with us.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

April Drill #29 S.W.A.T

 So for this week's challenge over at is to  play BINGO. I will say this challenge was so much fun.

First I determined which way I wanted to play. So then once I figured out what row I just started playing around and finally came up with this fun layout.

This is one of my favorite photos of my husband and I. It was taken a few months ago - in October before it was really cold here in MI. I will say I am in LOVE and I mean LOVE with this paper from Teresa Collins. It is called Daily Stories. (I will admit I used almost every single sheet in this collection on other projects).

I love the soft pink/coral and the gray.

I played B.I.N.G.O by completed the first vertical line -
Buttons -
Brads -
Bow (I cheated I know I put a bow in my buttons)

It was so much fun and I hope you join us over at S.W.A.T and play along.

Thanks for stoppin