Friday, December 31, 2010

Blast From the past!

Here are some pics from the past!  Connor was in Kindergarten here!  Connor and Ainslie have gotten sooo big!  They will be 9 and 10 this year! 

Close To My Heart Los

Here are a few layouts that I did with close to my heart papers! I am trying to use some of my old papers up so I can buy lots of new. The last lo uses other paper but a layout from the Imagine book from close to my  heart!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Halloween Project

Here is a halloween project that I found over on Family You use modeling magic, ballpoint pen, fake fingernail and nailpolish. YOu also use a toothpick to make the lines in the knuckles. Both of my kids will be doing this as their halloween craft this year!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Photo Shoot!

This is Kaitlyn's photo shoot from her birthday this past year. The bottom photo was funny because she had coconut boobs and they kept falling off! She could not stop giggling! This is for a personal scrapper crop! Go check them out at

Football 2009 Scrapbook Page

Well Football season in upon us and I am getting around to do a layout for last year's football photos!  Yes I know that I wait to long!  Oh well it is finally done!  Connor went to the varsity game last night because it was youth night and all of the grand ledge teams got to go onto the field before the game!  I did find out that Grand Ledge has the largest youth football program in the state of Michigan! 

School photos

Can you tell which of my kids is not happy about school! Lol! Connor is starting 3rd grade and kaitlyn is in 2nd! Here is to a happy year!

Sunday, September 5, 2010

CPS 183

Stamps: My umbrella from my favorite things
Paper: Rich razzleberry, whisper white, basic black and fontwerks patterned paper
Accessories: dazzling diamonds glitter, word window punch

Monday, August 30, 2010

Mini Scrapbook album

My son is in gymnastics and this is their yearly recital. He just moved up to pre team so he will be competing next year!


Paper: You Rock (close to my heart)
Ink: Night of Navy and basic black for distressing (su)
Accessories: Magic mesh, Green buttons, navy ribbon, Your rock overlays

Sunday, August 29, 2010

CPS 182- Dasher Christmas

Here is my card for cps 182.  I used Dasher and glad tidings, retired stampin up dsp, Polka dot ribbon, and silver embossing powder!

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Gobble Gobble

Here is a card from the new set from papertrey ink called gobble gobble! I used summer sun, really rust and whisper white cardstock. I used chocolate fine glitter and topped it off with some satin ribbon. Enjoy!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Christmas Card

Here is my card for the CPS 181 Challenge. It is my first christmas card of the year!

Stamps: Merry and Bright Additions-Paper Trey Ink
Ink: Taken with Teal and sahara sand
Paper: SU whisper white, taken with teal, sahara sand and retired dsp
Accessories: Rhinestone brads, dazzling diamonds glitter, word window punch

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Daisy birthday card

Another sweet sunday sketch! Check it out!

Paper: rich razzleberry, crushed curry, whisper white cardstock
Ink: chocolate chip
Stamp: on your birthday
Accessories: sizzix daisies #2, 5/8 inch brown grosgrain ribbon, flower brads and oval punch and scallop oval punch

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Beach scrapbook layout

I am all about clean and simple layouts so I did this for the jugs challenge! Check them out at, they have some great challenges.


Cardstock: Night of navy, very vanilla and bella bleu dsp (Stampin up)
Ink: Night of navy
Stamps: Varsity Alphabet, Enjoy every Moment
Acc: 1 3/4 punch, 1 1/4 punch, scallop circle punch

Another scrapbook page

I used no stamping on this one. I hope that you enjoy!

Paper: Sweet slumber dsp, kraft, pacific point and baja breeze
Ink: Chocolate chip ( I distressed all edges of the paper
Accessories: Circle cutter plus and thickers!

Friday, April 9, 2010

Clean and simple and a scrapbook lo

I have been doing some splitcoast challenges! The first is SBSC231 and the second is cas61. Thanks for looking!

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Color throwdown challenge

I did the color throwdown challenge:

Stamps:  Teeny Tiny Wishes
Sizzix embossing folders, butterfly punch, white gel pen

Color renovation-Out with the old in with the new

Introducing... The Color Renovation!

29 of Stampin' Up's! current colors are retiring in June but not to worry (wait for it....) some of our past In Colors are returning along with 5 brand new colors, some of my favorite In Colors are coming back, WHOO HOO!!!

5 New Colors:

Marina Mist

Daffodil Delight

Cherry Cobbler

Cajun Craze

Early Espresso

Crumb Cake - previously known as Kraft, come July 1st, the marker and ink pad will now be available.

10 Returning In Colors:

Baja Breeze

Melon Mambo

Pink Pirouette

Rich Razzleberry

Riding Hood Red

River Rock

Soft Suede

Tangerine Tango

Wild Wasabi

These wonderful new color collections will be available to everyone with the new Stampin' Up! catalog in July... BUT if you are a DEMONSTRATOR you get to order them early!!!!! If your not a demonstrator yet you find out more information about joining my group by giving me a call or checking out my website

If you need to stock up on any of the current colors that will be retiring soon (see the bottom of this post for a list) make sure to contact me as soon as possible.  Rumor has it all of these colors maybe only available while supplies last so order early if you have favorites you can't live without!

Current Colors that will Retire in June:

Glorious Green

Green Galore

Gable Green

Yoyo Yellow

Only Orange

Pink Passion

Pixie Pink

Orchid Opulence

Lovely Lilac

Brilliant Blue

Close to Cocoa

Creamy Caramel

Really Rust

Ruby Red

Cameo Coral

Summer Sun

Bordering Blue

Brocade Blue

Ballet Blue

Taken with Teal

Handsome Hunter

Pale Plum

Blush Blossom

Apricot Appeal

Barely Banana

Mellow Moss

Sage Shadow

Almost Amethyst

Lavender Lace

Basic Brown

Going Gray

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Bunny Bag

Top note die, 1 1/4 and 1 inch punches, small and large oval punches
Paper:  whisper white, pretty in pink
Acc:  white gel pen, black marker (for whiskers) and small cello bag

Sunday, March 28, 2010


Ok my pic is really crooked but honestly I did not feel like taking it again! Here is my take on the sss 62. I use the mosiac technique for the flower from Fifth Ave Floral.

Stamps: Fifth Avenue Floral and Wings of Friendship
Paper: Cameo coral, barely banana, pumpkin pie and whisper white
Ink: Barely banana, pumpkin pie and cameo coral markers and versamarker
Accessories: sizzix top note, clear embossing powder

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Scrapbook LO

I was inspired by the sketch over on  Here is the inspiration:

Paper:  Sweet Pea dsp, whisper white, and pumpkin pie
Ink:  pumpkin pie, chocolate chip and old olive
Stamps:  Celebrate, define your life and teeny tiny wishes
Accessories:  buttons and hemp twine

Friday, March 26, 2010

Bunny Candy Holder

First I want to mention that I was inspired by this bunny jar at I just changed it up a bit to suit what I had available. The bunny jar is what I picked up at Hobby Lobby.

Cardstock: Pretty in pink, whisper white and basic black, su retired dsp
Accessories: 1 3/4, 1/2 and 1/4 in circle punches, wide oval and the small oval punch, basic black marker and white gel pen. I also used a half back pearl for the pretties kit

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Teeny Tiny Scrapbook

Here is the teeny tiny scrapbook inspired by Jan Tink. You can see the tutorial on or over at on the tutorial page! These are super cute and super easy to make! You can definetly use up some scraps with this!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Mojo Monday 161

Stamps:  Together Forever
Ink:  rich razzleberry, crushed curry, melon mambo
Paper:  razzleberry lemonade, melon mambo, whisper white
Accesories:  organza ribbon, oval punch and scallop oval punch

Sweet Sunday Sketch 61

Here is my submission for the Sweet Sunday Sketch! I used the retired paper East Coast Prep and Stampin up's And Many Mower stamp set. See Below for the all of the supplies used!